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Another Fine Meal

  • Salmon Croquettes
    It’s not often you find yourself with leftover poached salmon. It’s pretty light, and when served with veggies and a salad, is likely to be eaten up. This past weekend was the exception. Too much salmon. This is about 1-1/2 cups of salmon. Add 2…
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  • Cheesecake II (Junior’s Famous Cheesecake)
    When I was a youngster in Brooklyn (NY) there was a restaurant named Junior’s which was known for having the best NY style cheesecake. It’s still there and in fact, there’s a location now right in midtown Manhattan. Some time ago, over 30 years…
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  • Caramel Popcorn
    This is a recipe for caramel popcorn, very similar to Cracker Jack. By the case, this snack will set you back over $9/lb. But if you have the time and patience, it’s a small fraction of that. 1/2 cup butter (this is 1/4lb stick) 1 cup brown sugar 1…
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  • Southwest Veggie Nachos
    A few weeks back, along with the Stuffed Baked Potatoes, we had Southwest Veggie Nachos, an excellent low fat dish. 6 oz backed tortilla chips 1 can (15oz) black beans, rinsed/drained 1 diced green pepper 1/2 cup corn 1/4 tsp ground cumin 1/4 cup sli…
    - , 19 Mar 13, 11:00am -
  • Valentine’s Day Treats
    Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Here are some Valentine’s Day Treats I was inspired to make after looking through Real Simple’s Pinterest. What you will need: 1/2 stick margarine 1 10 oz. bag of marshmallows 6 cups rice Krispies cer…
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Diva's Cuisine

  • Menu for week of 4/29 - 5/5
    Have you made anything particularly delicious lately?   Always ready to to try something new.  Here's our menu for the week.  What's cooking at your house?Sausage & pepper stuffed shells; garlic bread, salad w/Italian dressing Sausage & Pep…
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  • Menu for 5/13 - 5/19
    Creamy Italian Pasta SaladOven bbq chicken; gnocchi w/butter & parm; steamed mixed veggiesBaked lemon pepper fish (whatever looks good and is affordable); couscous; oven roasted zucchini & yellow squashSavory crepes - chicken, wilted baby sp…
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  • Menu for week of 6/17 - 6/23
    Another simple menu-  I remember getting patty melts when out shopping at the Woolworth's counter.  (Yes, I'm dating myself).  I am not a huge fan of the food courts and miss the days when you could eat at your favorite department store.  Here's…
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  • Menu for week of 6/3 - 6/9
    Here is our menu for the week, pretty basic fare.  Have you tried any new recipes lately?Homemade honey mustard chicken nuggets or strips; roasted cauliflower; carrot & celery sticksHoney Mustard Chicken StripsSpaghetti carbonara; peasLentil…
    - , 30 Oct 13, 3:42pm -
  • Menu for week of 8/19 - 8/25
     More scorching days predicted, so another (fairly) light menu.  Here's our menu for the week-  what's cooking at your house?Grilled Hot DogAll you can eat soup, salad & breadsticks- homemade cream of chicken & gnocchi soup w/baby kale if I…
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Living The Gourmet

  • M&M’s® Red Velvet Candy Cupcakes
    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RedVelvetLove #CollectiveBias Valentine’s Day is the Holiday of Love, with whom almost everyone has had a Love-Hate relationship. Featuring cl…
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  • Asian Style Chicken Salad
    This dish is a healthy and delicious take on chicken salad, filling you up, not out! Leftover chicken is tossed with fresh veggies then served over a bed of rice and salad greens. If you find yourself wondering what to do with leftover chicken, I a f…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jan 15, 5:45pm -
  • Grilled Chicken Citrus Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette featuring Florida Grapefruit
    I’ve been writing a lot about health so far this year, and I had been planning on giving another glimpse into my journey for this post, another snapshot in words of my progress in chiseling out a New Me for the New Year. However, while perusing the…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 2:28pm -
  • Zucchini, Banana & Apple Breakfast Bread
    This moist, decadent breakfast cake is filled with zucchini and fruit, sprinkled with brown sugar and cinnamon, then baked to perfection to create a sweet sugar crust. For an extra special morning treat, grill this with a pat of butter and serve with…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 5:40am -
  • Spring Rolls w/ Sweet & Sour Cranberries
    Orange baked chicken tossed with shredded vegetables then wrapped and fried in a spring roll, makes for a different kind of comfort food. Paired with a sweet & sour fresh cranberry sauce, these spring rolls will leave you wanting more! I admit these…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 12:16am -

Quinoa Recipes

  • Quinoa Salad with Asparagus and Basil
    A new Quinoa Recipe:  Yesterday my wife and I got back from the gym and were completely starved.  Granted that we try not to eat late we couldn’t resist.  We had just completed a strenuous  workout and our bodies were begging us for some nouris…
    - , 9 Jun 11, 6:28pm -
  • Quinoa Corn Salad
    This is a ver easy quinoa recipe that is quick to make and tastes great.  I’ll probably go ahead and make it tonight!
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  • Quinoa Salsa Salad

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  • Colorful Quinoa Medley

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  • Quinoa Breakfast Cereal
    This is a great quinoa breakfast cereal recipe that is really simple.  It doesn’t take long to cook and you should feel free to add whatever fruit you like.  The recipe calls for apples and raisins but adding any other fruit should be ok.   I my…
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Bizzy Bakes

  • newChicken Apple Meatballs in Onion and Apple Gravy
    Meatballs with apples had instant appeal to me.  I particularly like that the apples are both in the meatballs and in the sauce.  There seem to be a lot of ingredients that go into this  but when I collected everything, it was all in the cupboard…
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 2:30pm -
  • Italian Sunday Brunch Bake - Joy Bauer
    I had not planned to make this but with a snow day, I had the perfect excuse to make it for brunch and we loved it.  As you can see, this will fill one up.  With the potatoes, onions and red pepper added to the eggs, we walked away completely satis…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jan 15, 1:32am -
  • Shotgun Wedding Soup -EwE Ellie Krieger
    Not too long ago, I made an Italian Egg Drop Soup with Mini Meatballs which is similar to the soup, we made tonight in our Ellie Krieger group, Eating With Ellie (EwE). I knew, I would like tonight's soup, Shotgun Wedding Soup which is also of Italia…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jan 15, 12:51pm -
  • spinach, feta and pine nut baked risotto - Donna Hay
    I selected this dish for this week.  It is the kind of dish that will always call my name.  Especially after refilling the arborio jar when it didn't need it is as  anincentive to make more risotto.  Who could turn away nice and creamy rice like…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jan 15, 12:51pm -
  • Parsnip, Potatoes and Spinach Casserole - Rachel Ray
    SNOWI made this during the week I cooked mostly Rachel Ray recipes.  I am happy to report that every recipe was filled with flavor and disappeared quickly.  Three cheers for Rachel.Right now, we are waiting for snow, snow and more snow and the temp…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jan 15, 12:51pm -

My Sweet and Savory

  • Temporarily Offline
    Due to the death of my daughter, I will be offline, for a while.  When stronger, I do plan to return.Thanks to all my fellow bloggers.Chaya                                                                        …
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  • Creamy Spinach Soup - Mark Bittman
    I have been a fan of Mark Bittman for years and I never tire of reading his column in the New York Times.  Even my husband, who is a foodie, only because he eats, follows that column.  I used to belong to a group that cooked Bittman recipes, weekly…
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  • Baked Cheesy Cauliflower
    I have always liked cauliflower and I love cheese with any vegetable.  This is a solid combination.  Beautiful cauliflower opens itself to challenge and I gladly took the challenge. I don't like making cauliflower highly spiced but I do like to ad…
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  • Creamy Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon IHCC
    I often make an eggs with salmon omelet and that still is my favorite.  I was sure, I would love these because they have the smoked salmon and although a good dish, it is nothing like, cooking the salmon so it gets crispy,  The creaminess of the eg…
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  • My Meatless Mondays - Creamy Tomato Pasta GF
    I have been waiting for Jamie Geller's new book, Joy of Kosher-Fast, Fresh and Family Recipes, and it arrived the other day.  I found a plethora of recipes to make and started with this creamy pasta.  I did not have all the ingredients and it did n…
    - , 20 Oct 13, 6:00pm -

Veggie Converter 365

  • 11 Scents of the Season: Essential Oils for the Holidays
    I’m a big fan of essential oils for health reasons, but sometimes I add a few scents to the diffuser just to have everything smell lovely. Especially after the kids have made it smell funky. Here are my 11 favorite scents and combinations of essen…
    - 69 days ago, 22 Nov 14, 9:35pm -
  • Delicious Thanksgiving Feast Recipes
    Check out 12 Delicious Thanksgiving Feast Recipes by Kristi Arnold at Thanksgiving is less than a week away, so it’s time to break out those pie recipes. You know, for testing purposes. Here are my all-time favorite Thanksgiving feast re…
    - 71 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 1:00pm -
  • 15 Easy, Meatless Meals for Your Weeknight Table
    I love my Foodie collections. They’re so much fun to make and this month’s opportunity for meatless meals was just an amazing one for me to participate in. Since I have so many meatless favorites, it was hard for me to stick anywhere near just 1…
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  • Quinoa Crumble Marinara Pasta
    I’ve been a longtime fan of MorningStar Farms products. One of my favorites? The veggie buffalo wings. Drool. I could practically live on those. So when I was asked to craft a 15-minute recipe with one of their new products, a Roasted Garlic and Q…
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  • Essential Oils Achy Foot Rub
    A year or so ago I joked that I was falling apart one piece at a time. So, when I developed achy arches on my feet, I was bummed but not terribly surprised. I started using PanAway essential oil on my arches whenever the pain gets bad. I also became…
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  • A Non-Review of the Willows Inn, Lummi Isl., WA: Locavore or Loco-what?
    While I do not do restaurant reviews or “serious” essays on IslandEAT, I have been thinking about a recent fine-dining “locavore” experience at the Willows Inn, Lummi Island, Washington.  It was one of New York Times’ 10 Restaurants Worth…
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  • Guest Post by Moby on I Can Haz Food Blog?
    I have been posting on IslandEAT for nearly one-and-a-half years ago – without any requests to do a guest post yet.  However, George and Jinja did an April Fools cat-food blog, but they already have their first guest cat food-blogger, Moby … Co…
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  • Avocado Sandwiches: Possibilities & Permutations
    Are you looking for an avocado sandwich recipe? I was not really until I came across a recipe in Australia’s glorious gastro-porn, delicious. In fact, I have hesitated to post about sandwiches, as they seem, um, well, so easy and … Continue readi…
    - , 8 Apr 11, 7:47pm -
  • George and Jinja announce their new food blog
    George and Jinja, who have more time to post than I these days, would like to announce their new cat-food blog, I Can Haz Food Blog? Check it out. IslandEAT will return next week with human recipes.  
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  • Chill-Out Brownies: High Temperature Baking + Ice-water Bath = Creamy Interior + Chewy Crust
    Are you looking for yet another brownie recipe? I was not, until I had come across one with a very unusual technique from the great Alice Medrich. I though my brownie recipe collection to be complete, what with the extravaganza that … Continue rea…
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Authentic Greek Recipes

  • 25 Most Popular Greek Recipes In 2014
    This is a look back at 2014 and the most popular recipes on our blog over the last 12 months. Thank you all for checking them out - we hope you enjoyed those that you tried. The recipes are listed in ascending order of popularity, with Tzatziki being…
    - 21 days ago, 10 Jan 15, 2:34pm -
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  • Merry Christmas!
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  • Greek Christmas Sweets
    Time to start thinking about getting those Greek Christmas sweets ready! Every year you'll find Melomakarona and Kourambiedes set out on the tables in every house. Along with this is the special Christmas Bread - Christopsomo (Christ's Bread). Which…
    - 48 days ago, 14 Dec 14, 8:56am -
  • Top 15 Absolute Favourite Greek Recipes
    We've put together here a list of the most popular Greek recipes on our blog over the last few years. We were originally going to make it the Top 10, but some of them were so close that we decided to extend it to the Top 15! To go to the recipes just…
    - 55 days ago, 7 Dec 14, 4:05pm -

Ekusinero Food Blog

  • How To Prevent (Food) Vitamin Loss
    Here are some tips on how to prevent food vitamin loss: Whenever possible, before peeling, wash vegeta¬bles whole under running water. Peel thinly or cook with skin on. Cut into large pieces. Raw vegetables and fruit salads: add a little lemon juice…
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  • Truffled Scrambled Eggs Recipe
    Ingredients: 1 small fresh truffle 4 large eggs salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 30 g butter 2 large slices of bread, toasted Procedures: Brush the truffle briefly under cold running water. Slice thinly, then cut into matchsticks. Break…
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  • Cashew Chicken Recipe
    Ingredients: 3 Chicken breasts, boned and skinned 1/2 lb. Chinese pea pods 1/2 lb. Mushrooms 4 Green onions 2 cups Bamboo shoots, drained 1 cup Chicken broth 1/4 cup Soy sauce 2 tb Corn starch 1/2 ts Sugar 1/2 ts Salt 4 tb Salad oil 1 pack Cashew nut…
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  • Bicol Express Recipe
    Bicol Express is a popular Filipino dish which originated from the Bicol region. It is a stew made from long chillies, coconut milk, shrimp paste or stockfish, onion, garlic and pork. It is said to have evolved from gulay na may lada, another Bicolan…
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Food Overdosed!

  • Instant Carbonara
    Don't you just love pastas? I was craving for Carbonara the other week. While doing some grocery shopping, I came across this instant San Remo pasta Carbonara. I didn't think twice to get it. So as soon as I got home, I cooked it. All it takes is a c…
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  • Mucho Nacho
    This is what I came up while looking for some snacks in our fridge. I found some ground beef and tomato sauce. I'm thinking of cooking a red sauce spaghetti however we don't have pasta. So I kept on looking and found a half cut cabbage and some chees…
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  • Pastel Colors
    Don't you just love the colors of these M n' M chocolate candies? Yeah I know, these are not the typical colors we see everyday. Actually, these are Easter Bunny Edition candies of M n'Ms... Different color but still the same chocolate-y taste... Oop…
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  • Lechon Kawali
    Lechon KawaliI am craving for this food since last week. And guess what? I gave in! After loggin out of work yesterday, I went to Robinson's Supermarket's meat section directly. I asked the butcher to get me a nice country style meat and have it cut…
    - , 27 May 10, 10:39pm -
  • Fried Lumpiang Ubod
    Since I can't eat yet what I like, my mom prepared Fried Lumpiang Ubod for lunch... it's one of my favorite food also.This dish is just so easy to prepare. It is a Pinoy vegetable roll that is serve with a vinegar and garlic dip. There are no ingred…
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In My Kitchen

  • Cassava Cake
    I was given quite a few cassavas for free the other day. The lady who often comes to the house and sell me veggies offered it to me for free. Of course I love freebies but I don't want to take advantage of her generosity because I know she needs to m…
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  • Frogs With Coconut Milk (Ginataang Palaka)
    It's been ages since the last time I ate frogs. What I'm saying is the edible and native frogs that my late grandma used to cook for us. I remember when we were kids, during rainy season, some vendors use to come to our house and sell live frogs to m…
    - , 23 Jun 14, 1:57pm -
  • Gift Ideas For Father's Day
    Father's Day is fast approaching and we are back in a dilemma what gifts we gonna buy for the fathers in our church. Last year we gave each of the fathers a hanky and they really love it. It’s usually a chore to buy gifts for adults in our churc…
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  • Squash With String Beans, Bitter Gourd and Ground Beef
    It's still squash season and my relatives with squash plantation gave me quite a few. I save a few pesos and I was so eager to cook my favorite squash with string beans, bitter gourd and ground beef. My hubby has learned how to eat veggies cooked the…
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  • Baking Time
    One of my favorite cakes is German Chocolate Cake topped with coconut pecan frosting. My hubby love this cake too. I'm not good in making this from scratch so the easiest way for me is to buy the ready mixed cake from the box. Hubby and I bought this…
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Italian Recipes Blog

  • How to make the Italian Brusch…
    How to make the Italian Bruschetta The Recipe of the original one #OPP Republished by Blog Post Promoterfor more visit my website at
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  • Italian strawberry risotto recipe Italian risotto recipe
    Italian Strawberry risotto recipe   This recipe makes a delicious risotto with strawberries. I have seen on the web that there are a lot of different strawberry risotto recipes. The secret for me is to keep it very simple and not to use any cheese o…
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  • Italian appetizer roasted bell pepper with eggs in green sauce
    Roasted red bell pepper in green sauce.   I like antipasto and at some restaurants in Italy when you order the antipasto you will be often surprised with a serving of different dishes that can equal a whole meal. Between them bell peppers, that can…
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  • Kungfu – A Marathon Not A Spri…
    Kungfu – A Marathon Not A Sprint #RTW Republished by Blog Post Promoterfor more visit my website at
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  • Today in Italy is Mimosa day! …
    Today in Italy is Mimosa day! #OPP Republished by Blog Post Promoterfor more visit my website at
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Jenn Cooks

  • Cherry Delight
    On most blogs now, you’re probably finding a lot of pumpkin or pumpkin spice related recipes. That’s apparently the “fall thing” to do. I’m not hugely crazy about pumpkin though, and I am in denial about the coming of cold weather, so inste…
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  • Philly Cheese Steak Casserole
    I feel like it is often hard to take an appetizing picture of a casserole, but hopefully I’ve managed to do this one a bit of justice! This recipe hit my to-make list fairly quickly after I found it, which isn’t always the case. To be honest, it…
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  • BLT Ranch Pasta Salad
    There are many versions of BLT Pasta Salad floating around out there. I’ve been intrigued by the idea for awhile, but all of the recipes I found were basically just using ranch as the sauce and that didn’t seem like it was going to be exactly wha…
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  • Key Lime Pie Bars
    My love for sour citrus is not limited to all things lemon. I’ve got plenty of love for lime as well! As soon as I saw the recipe for these Key Lime Pie bars, I knew I had to make them. Plus this is the first bar I’ve seen with a crust made out o…
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  • Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas
    These chicken fajitas are ridiculously easy to prepare and bake in the oven. Seriously, I made these fajitas, ate them, and cleaned up the mess in my kitchen before work this afternoon, and I am NOT motivated before work! I’ve watched the recipe fl…
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Steak N Potatoes Kinda Gurl

  • Buffalo Ranch Cheese Ball
    Hey there, friends!Happy new year! I know, I know... January is almost over at this point. I'm getting adjusted at my new counseling job and it's just been a crazy couple months. Really a crazy couple of years! It feels so good to finally be done wit…
    - 12 days ago, 19 Jan 15, 5:33am -
  • Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
    Happy holidays! Tis the Christmas season and I'm loving it as always. Aside from being busy and a lot going on in the past month - I left my job of 7 years and started my new full time counseling career on Monday!, passed my NCE counseling exam on F…
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  • Apple-Sage Stuffing Cups
    Happy Thanksgiving eve!!Making Thanksgiving dinner can be quite intimidating! I made my first Thanksgiving turkey a couple of years ago and used Pioneer Woman's brine. The skin got a little burnt but it was so juicy and flavorful, unlike any turkey I…
    - 65 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 9:33pm -
  • Pumpkin Donut Mini Muffins
    It's fall, yall! But quickly approaching winter so that means time to get in all the pumpkin we can!   Fall, to me, means caramel apples and Thanksgiving turkey and sweet potatoes. But most of all, fall to me is all about pumpkin!I gotta say, I lov…
    - 72 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 9:28pm -
  • Jalapeno Popper Deviled Eggs
    It's time for November's Secret Recipe Club.  :) This month I was assigned to Debbi's blog, Debbi Does Dinner Healthy. Debbi has so many good recipes, it was hard to narrow it down to one! In the spirit of fall and pumpkin, I was so tempted to make…
    - 75 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 5:00am -

The Chocoholic

  • $150 CASH Giveaway Event 1/11-2/1
    We are giving away $150 CASH $150 CASH Giveaway Event 1/11-2/1 About thisOne winner will be selected to win $150 to to PayPal (or Gift Card).What would you do with $150 CASH? sponsored by | | PlusSizePosh | M…
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  • Thanks for visiting!
    Enjoy your holiday gift giving with flowers.Did you also know that NORAD also keeps track of Santa on Twitter? You can follow along on your smartphone. As the excitement for the big day builds, take a look at NORAD’s trailer video, showing Santa a…
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  • Curves and Beauty
    Everyone always asks how to get some confidence when you have curves.I have to tell you that it is something you have to earn for yourself. There have been many famous curvy women.Think about Mae West or even Marilyn Monroe. Curvy and confident. The…
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  • How to travel with a dog
    I was watching a TV show about travelling with dogs and I started to think...what is so hard about doing that? Then I did a Google Search and I found out that travelling in a car with a dog is easier than you think it may be. It just takes a bit of p…
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Martha's Kitchen Corner

  • Sorry!!!!
    I want to say how sorry I am that I haven't posted to this site in so long. Today is the 1st time I've been able to get into the site since April. Thanks for your patience and I will be posting.Martha A. Cheves, Author ofStir, Laugh, RepeatThink Wi…
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  • 10 Ways to Improve Your Memory
    I found these tips on EveryDayHealth and wanted to share1. Focus on what you're trying to remember. Take time to think about what you need to remember, whether it's a list of names, chores, or items to buy. Spending a few moments actively processi…
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  • Slow Metabolisms
    I found this quite interesting and wanted to share.LOSING IT! With Jillian Michaels Tuesday, February 08, 2011Too many lazy years: You've spent a lot of time on the couch. Don't blame your lagging metabolism just because you never exercised. Too…
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  • Fat Burning Foods & Drinks
    I ran across an article that listed the top 15 fat burning foods/drinks and decided to share them with everyone.Grapefruit: Half a grapefruit prior to dinner can help fill you enough that you can resist second helpings. Also, the soluble fi…
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  • Foods and Health Tips
    A friend sent a list of foods that are supposed to help different alignments. Some of you may already know these, some of you may have already tried them. I personally had never heard of most of them and haven’t tried any. So here we go. 1.…
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Mel's Delectable Delicacy

  • Ube Reminds Me of Home (Purple Yam)
    I made ube or purple yam fondant cupcakes the other day. I have sweet memories of ube since it is always available mixed in desserts in my country. I think what makes it popular is its attractive color most of all it's sweet simple taste. I though…
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  • Belated Happy Birthday
    In between moving from South Carolina to Maryland, in between packing and unpacking I finally found a time prefect for baking a birthday cake for my darling sweet daughter Heaven. This was my first attempt to make a doll cake out of fondant but I…
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  • Hey I'm Back
    After many months of not blogging I'm finally back to my blogging mood. I realize it's not easy to sit down, think and concentrate when you have too many things going on in your mind. I did not stop from making food. Every single day is a chance to w…
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  • Working Here
    Thanks for the guest post by Donn SchroederI love working here but because it’s such a small firm we don’t have tons of extra money to upgrade our systems or generally buy anything that’s going to help us do our jobs easier. I think it’s impo…
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  • My Cakes: My Canvass
    I love decorating cakes. I'm new at this but I am loving it. I decided to create a video of the cakes I made. It's so funny that my kids knew how to create a video before I did. Yes I am keeping up with technology which sounds funny. I have made butt…
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Stir Laugh Repeat

  • Surprising Ways to Use Honey
    This article was on the Today.Com site.  It's gives us Ladies, and some men too, multiple uses of Honey.  I personally am looking forward to trying some of these.MOISTURIZERExperiencing a rough patch? Mix equal parts olive oil and honey to create a…
    - 10 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 3:54pm -
  • How to Dodge the Flu
    It's too late for me since I'm just getting over the flu but hopefully this information from the Today Health will help you.  Here’s how you can minimize your chances of getting the flu:1. Wash your hands. It’ll protect you from all sorts of na…
    - 24 days ago, 6 Jan 15, 8:13pm -
  • Top 10 Foods Highest in Potassium
    Every new year millions of us make a resolution to eat better.  I'm one of those so I've Every new year I, as well as millions, make a resolution to eat better.  To do this I decided to check the foods that will benefit me the most and try, really…
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  • To Refrigerate or not To Refrigerate
    This article came to me via Today Health and I thought it worthy of sharing.Unopened salami or pepperoni: Room temperatureWhether part of a gift basket, or purchased for a cocktail party, all unopened salamis and related versions can be stored at roo…
    - 27 days ago, 3 Jan 15, 8:46pm -
  • Foods that Help you Sleep
    At some point in time most of us have those times when we just can't seem to sleep at night.  I know I do and am always looking for a safe way to let me get those much needed hours of rest.  Below is what I found on one of my favorite sites - Grand…
    - 29 days ago, 1 Jan 15, 11:19pm -

The Peach Kitchen

  • Strawberry Scones with Lemon Glaze
    The best thing about our trip to Baguio even if it was just overnight is that you get to bring home large, fresh strawberries that could live off your fridge for up to seven days and remain beautiful. I took home two kilos of strawberries. One kilo w…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Jan 15, 2:55am -
  • K & L Cafe by Blushing Cupcakes
    Blushing Cupcakes is one of my go to dessert shop when I am at the Sky Garden in SM North EDSA. That’s why when I received an invitation to drop by K&L Cafe by Blushing Cupcakes last December I told myself I’d just finish all my appointments and…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 6:58am -
  • Baguio Eats: O’ Mai Khan
    Our first stop the moment we arrived in Baguio last friday was O’ Mai Khan. We figured this is where we have to go to satisfy our hungry tummies. Our trip in Baguio was prompted by the need to fix the registration of Ianne A., our beloved Innova. B…
    - 10 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 6:33am -
  • Prawn Laksa
    Congratulate me. I feel energetic and I don’t feel sleepy…. not at all. Today was a no rice day for me. Lunch was this delicious hot bowl of Prawn Laksa and dinner was bread and Buffalo Wings. I tried a new hot sauce and a new recipe for Buffalo…
    - 11 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 12:32pm -
  • A European Feel at Vikings SM Jazz Mall
    Vikings finally opened up its sixth branch at SM Jazz Mall last December 19, 2014 but it was just this January when I was able to drop by. You know how much of a Vikings fan we are but we have a go-to branch which is SM The Block because it’s neare…
    - 12 days ago, 19 Jan 15, 5:38am -

Yummy as can Be

  • Product Review: AYL® Silicone Heat Resistant Grilling/BBQ Gloves Set
    I was very excited when I found out I was going to review the AYL® Silicone Heat Resistant Grilling/BBQ Gloves Set. I’m back to baking and these silicone gloves are definitely useful. Product Description - The Most Popular Silicone Cooking And Gri…
    - 10 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 8:41am -
  • Safe and Satisfying Dinner Ideas for Guests With Dietary Restrictions
    They are all around you: the gluten-free, the low-salt crew, the egg-free, the nut-free, and don’t forget the diabetics. What do you do when your dinner guests have more allergies or food intolerances than letters in the alphabet? You have to adjus…
    - 11 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 12:17pm -
  • Nutrition tips to help you stay healthy
    There are so many tips for those who want to stay healthy. Some choose to live unhealthy. We can hardly change their opinion. But if you fall in the ‘healthy’ or ‘I want to be healthy in the future’ category, we have some exciting tips for yo…
    - 15 days ago, 16 Jan 15, 4:10pm -
  • Ham-Apple-Cheese Open Faced Sandwich
    What to do with leftover ham? The kids are starting to get tired of eating it and I had to think of other ways to serve, or I’ll end up eating all of the leftovers by myself. Oh, I’m not complaining. I love a good Chinese ham, but my waistline…
    - 15 days ago, 15 Jan 15, 7:29pm -
  • Product Review: Hango Lunch Bags
    Today’s review is about the lunch bags from Hango. Two sizes were sent to me and unlike many of the lunch bags available for purchase which are made from cheap material, these lunch bags are fashioned from high density polyester 300D. Product Descr…
    - 23 days ago, 8 Jan 15, 3:53pm -

Baked by Rachel

  • newMac and Cheese Cups with Broccoli and Bacon
    Easy macaroni and cheese cups with broccoli and bacon. A fun dinner for the entire family, ready in under 30 minutes! It’s so easy to get in dinner ruts. The same dinners week after week. Maybe not exactly the same things, but a few of the same rep…
    - 20 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 11:00am -
  • Lemon-Pepper Skillet Chicken
    Lemon-pepper seasoned chicken, cooked in a butter sauce. An easy and quick dinner for any night of the week! We made it through the blizzard! No loss of power or anything to complain about really, besides the amount of snow (32 inches)! I swear with…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jan 15, 11:00am -
  • Slow Cooker Corn and White Bean Chowder
    A cheesy vegetarian chowder, loaded with vegetables and beans. Red pepper flakes give this easy slow cooker dish a spicy kick! Winter has been pretty dull this year, until now. Normally we would’ve likely had several decent storms by now, but that…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 11:00am -
  • Slow Cooker Cauliflower and Potato Soup (Cookbook Giveaway)
    Creamy cauliflower and potato soup, made easier in the slow cooker! Perfect cold weather comfort food! I may not be the biggest fan of winter, but I sure do love soup season and with that, slow cooker season. But to be completely honest, I don’t th…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 11:00am -
  • Spicy Southwestern Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese
    This easy stovetop macaroni and cheese has a spicy kick from spices and Pepper Jack cheese. Plus, a fun Southwestern twist with corn, beans and peppers! It’s hard to believe that in nearly five years I’ve never shared a stovetop macaroni and chee…
    - 11 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 11:00am -

The Recipe Blog

  • Exploring Spanish Food
    My time in Spain, exploring and enjoying Spanish food is almost at an end. Soon I will return to the UK with my great ream of notes ready to start experimenting. I have eaten my way around Valencia, Murcia and Andalucia on this trip. It really has gi…
    - , 8 Nov 13, 4:09pm -
  • How to carve the perfect pumpkin for Halloween
    1. Ensure your pumpkin is ripe – when tapped it should have a hollow sound – and buy no more than a week before Halloween. 2. Draw your design on the pumpkin. 3. Cut the lid off the pumpkin approx. 2 inches from the stem and save for later. Cut a…
    - , 18 Oct 13, 10:32pm -
  • Celebrating Pink for Great Pink Bake Off
    Don´t forget tomorrow is the Great Pink Bake Off for Breakthrough Breast Cancer. I had intended posting a few more recipes this last few days but unfortunately have been stricken with influenza… so here are a few images to provide you with some in…
    - , 17 Oct 13, 10:00pm -
  • Perfectly Pink Pancakes
    Fancy getting up to a perfect breakfast during Pink October then be sure to try these wonderful Pink Pancakes. The lovely bright pink colour comes from the cooked beetroot but do not be afraid – beyond the beautiful colour you would hardly know it…
    - , 10 Oct 13, 9:21pm -
  • Mini raspberry melting moments
    As most of you are aware we will shortly be celebrating the Great Pink Bake Off in order to raise awareness for Breast Cancer. I have been planning to share some recipes for sometime for others to use on this occasion – and this is one of my person…
    - , 7 Oct 13, 9:06pm -

Eid Recipes

  • Haleem
    Print Haleem : Shama : Main :  30 mins :  1 hour :  1 hour 30 mins : 4   Ingredients 250 gms Mutton. 1 cup Wheat soaked overnight, drained, pounded & husked. A handful of channa dal(split gram), soaked for ½ hour. A handful of moong dal(green…
    - , 24 Jul 11, 11:09am -
  • Kheer – Rice Pudding
    Ingredients: 1 cup of cooked basmati rice (long grain rice) 8 green cardamom pods crushed 2 tablespoons rose essence 2 tablespoons ground pistachio nuts 71/2 cups of whole milk 12 tablespoons sugar 7-8 saffron strands Method: The rice is to be ground…
    - , 24 Jul 11, 11:01am -
  • Herbal Naan
    Ingredients: *1 cup fine flour maida *1 cup curd *1/2 teaspoon sugar *2 teaspoon oil *1 teaspoon salt *1 teaspoon green coriander leaves finely chopped *1 teaspoon mint finely dry mint *1 teaspoon basil leaves finely chopped *milk for kneading Method…
    - , 14 Jan 11, 1:42pm -
  • Colourful Raita
    Ingredients: *1/4 cup coconut grated *1/2 cup boondi *1/4 cup onion chopped *1/4 cup tomatoes chopped *4 green chillies *1 bunch of green coriander *1 teaspoon salt to taste *500 gms curd *1/2 cup paneer grated *1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) powder…
    - , 14 Jan 11, 1:39pm -
  • Tomato Chutney
    Ingredients: *1/2 kg tomatoes *1 cube Joggery *2 Teaspoons red chilli powder *salt to taste *1 spoon Haldi *Oil, hinge and mustard for garnishing Method: Wash tomatoes and cut them into pieces. Take 4 spoons of oil and heat it and add mustard seeds.…
    - , 12 Jan 11, 7:43pm -

Passionate about baking

Yummy Recipes

  • Skillet Mexican Cornbread
    In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Mexican cornbread, baked in an iron skillet. Full of cornmeal, eggs, Cheddar cheese, sour cream, whole kernel corn, and chopped green chiles, you can't miss with this one!Ingredients:2 cups self-rising co…
    - , 9 Dec 10, 6:07pm -
  • Scalloped Potatoes with Cheese
    In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make a large casserole of Scalloped Potatoes with Cheese. This is a perfect accompaniment to her dinner of Herbed Chicken Crunch, Sauteed Zucchini and Yellow Squash, fresh green beans from the Farmer's Market,…
    - , 9 Dec 10, 6:06pm -
  • How to Make Vegetable Pakora

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  • Onion Pakoda (Onion Bhaje)
    Onion Pakoda (Onion Bhaje) is a mouth watering indian snack. It is used as a strater snack in most Indian parties and large meals. It goes with imli chutney
    - , 9 Dec 10, 6:03pm -
  • Bread Pakora Recipe
    INGREDIENTS:Make 12 pieces4 firm white bread1 cup gram flour (besan)1 tablespoon rice flour1 teaspoon saltPinch of asafetida (hing)1 teaspoon cumin seed2 finely chopped green chilly1/4 cup chopped cilantro (green coriander)3/4 cup waterOil to fry
    - , 9 Dec 10, 6:02pm -

Food Recipe World

The Accidental Locavore

  • The Easiest Hot Chocolate Mix
    It’s taken the Accidental Locavore almost two years to de-tox from excessive amounts of hot chocolate. However, this year, it seem like I’m ready to get back into it. This recipe was on Smitten Kitchen (which I will forever think is Smitten Kitte…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jan 15, 4:20pm -
  • The Accidental Locavore Dines at Tavern on the Green
    When the Accidental Locavore’s friend Laura mentioned that her besties were getting together at Tavern on the Green, the thought that went through our heads was what a waste of a meal. However, a week later I was begging her to let me cash in my ho…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 2:00pm -
  • Lamb Shanks in Thai Red Curry
    After eating at Tavern on the Green, recently, the Accidental Locavore had the idea to make my own version of lamb shanks in red curry. This is an easy slow-cooker dish that served two with leftovers, but you can easily scale it up. 2 lamb shanks Sal…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 2:00pm -
  • The Accidental Locavore Gives Scrub Daddy a Try
    While the Accidental Locavore is waiting for GIR to get it right with sponges and scrubbies, I decided to take the Scrub Daddy for a spin around stacks of dirty pots and pans. If you’ve never seen it, it’s a smiley face emoji turned into a scrubb…
    - 12 days ago, 19 Jan 15, 2:00pm -
  • Caramel and Chocolate Tart
    While the Accidental Locavore isn’t usually much of a baker (no patience for following directions), occasionally one needs to come up with a dessert, especially around the holidays. I saw this from Dorie Greenspan’s new book, Baking Chez Moi and…
    - 16 days ago, 15 Jan 15, 2:00pm -

Recipes for Moms

  • Jack-O-Lantern S'mores
    I was given the chance (and some free cereal) to create a fun Halloween treat thanks to Betty Crocker. The following Jack-O-Lantern S'mores recipes is what I (actually my husband) came up with and it was featured at Betty 4 jack-o-…
    - , 5 Oct 12, 8:38pm -
  • Chocolate Marshmallow Cake
    Serves: 8-101/2 c. butter2 squares (1 oz. each) unsweetened chocolate1 c. flour1/2 tsp. baking powder1/4 tsp. baking soda1/4 tsp. salt2 eggs1 c. sugar1/2 c. unsweetened applesauce1 tsp. vanilla1 pkg. (10.5 oz.) mini marshmallows, dividedGlaze:1/2 c.…
    - , 18 Apr 12, 8:12pm -
  • Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies
    Makes: 9-12 brownies(depending on the size of your cookie cutter)*I have halved these measures from the original recipe in order to fit it in a 9x13 pan. This does make for some interesting measurements so just do the best you can.Red Velvet Layer:1…
    - , 18 Apr 12, 8:11pm -
  • Loaded Baked Potato Soup
    Serves: 61 lb. bacon, roughly chopped1 medium onion, diced1 carrot, peeled and diced3/4 c. celery, diced4 large potatoes, peeled and diced4 medium red potatoes, diced1/4 c. flour2 c. chicken brothGenerous salt & pepper, to taste4 c. whipping cream *(…
    - , 18 Apr 12, 6:00am -
  • Hashbrown Bake
    Serves: 8-101 bag (2 lbs.) frozen, shredded hash browns1 can cream of chicken soup2 c. grated cheddar cheese2 c. sour cream1/4 c. butter, melted1 tsp. salt1/4 tsp. pepper2 T. minced onionTopping:1/4 c. butter, melted3/4 c. cracker crumbs, crushedMix…
    - , 12 Feb 12, 10:30pm -

Spice Up Your Life

  • Baked Potatoes, Wild Rice, and Breaded Fish
    Baked Potatoes, Wild Rice, and Breaded Fish, one yummy dinner we had this month at home.  I have been trying cooking fish and  chicken and less red meat for the past  few weeks but today, I am making a pot roast. I started  slow cooking it since…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jan 15, 3:15am -
  • Key Lime Cupcakes
    School is closed since yesterday so my little chef got a little  productive by baking us some treats, key lime cupcakes.  We did not have enough ingredients that she needs so she just made  them small.  I am not sure how she made them but they we…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jan 15, 1:46am -
  • Java Me Up - Coffee with a Bite
    Disclosure: The author of this blog was NOT financially compensated to write this review. Opinions expressed is solely my own and may differ from others. The product/s being described in this review was provided for FREE for evaluation purposes only…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Jan 15, 11:27pm -
  • Ice Cream Cake
    Mr. Burrito wanted a n ice cream cake for his birthday so that's what we  got.  We bought it at Dairy Queen.  I must say that it was pretty good!I love the cookie crumble or oreo crumble in the muddle of it. The only thing about ice cream cake is…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 2:54am -
  • Chicken Fajita with Rice
    My husband love the breakfast burritos that I used to make but whenever I don't have the ingredients to make it, I just make  chicken fajita.  To mimic the breakfast burrito, I usually   add steamed rice on the tortilla before putting the  chicke…
    - 10 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 11:20pm -

Recipes by The Wicked Noodle

  • newPigs in a Blanket
    Classic Pigs in a Blanket - we serve these at every get-together, even dinner parties! Everyone now expects them and they're always the first thing to go.The post Pigs in a Blanket appeared first on .
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 7:47pm -
  • Thick and Beefy Beanless Chili
    This easy beanless chili has loads of beef and even more flavor! The recipe is mild but can easily be spiced up to your tastes.The post Thick and Beefy Beanless Chili appeared first on .
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jan 15, 6:05pm -
  • Bacon Wrapped Tater Tots with a Sticky-Sweet Spicy Glaze
    Crispy tater tots, surrounded by sticky, sweet, smoky, spicy bacon. Just four ingredients between you and a hot, tasty and truly addictive treat.The post Bacon Wrapped Tater Tots with a Sticky-Sweet Spicy Glaze appeared first on .
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jan 15, 9:50pm -
  • Candy Apple Snickers Salad
    Candy Apple Snickers Salad has just FIVE ingredients! It's an easy, quick dessert to throw together and can be tailored to your tastes.The post Candy Apple Snickers Salad appeared first on .
    - 3 days ago, 27 Jan 15, 7:45pm -
  • 18 Fabulous Scallop Recipes Guaranteed to Impress Your Valentine
    Looking for an easy, impressive dish to serve at home? Try one of these eighteen scrumptious scallop recipes!The post 18 Fabulous Scallop Recipes Guaranteed to Impress Your Valentine appeared first on .
    - 4 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 8:30pm -

Happy Cheesecake

  • Quick Party Delights: Parmesan cigars
    Hello there readers! There will be times when friends are visiting and you just don’t know what to give them. You don’t have enough vegetables or crackers to make dip. Or perhaps, you want to be more fancy than your usual platter of nibbles. Parm…
    - , 19 May 11, 10:40pm -
  • Pea soup
    Pea soup. What else can I say about it? The name describes it all. I decided to whip up this delectable green soup because firstly, my fridge is running thin and secondly, I wanted a light dinner that isn’t loaded with calories but is also filling.…
    - , 18 May 11, 9:12pm -
  • Sushi Cat
    I first discovered Sushi Cat while attempting to procrastinate my way through an essay. This game is unbelievably easy to play and ultra fun. It doesn’t require much thought and a good relaxer if you just need that 10 minutes to unwind and do somet…
    - , 17 May 11, 9:24pm -
  • charlie lima oscar sierra echo listening
    This may seem like a strange post for HappyCheeseCake but it is for a good cause – a class project/competition. The aim of this post is to track how far this poem can travel and how much it can transform over the course of its travels. I have two w…
    - , 17 May 11, 2:07am -
  • Clean, Fresh and Tasty Sausage Rolls
    Sausage rolls are awesome. They crunch, the crackle and is filled with meaty goodness. I’ve tried store brought pre-frozen sausage rolls before. But that was in the days when I didn’t know any better. By making your own sausage rolls, you can sea…
    - , 16 May 11, 11:21pm -

Makan-Makan @ Mariuca

  • Dinner @ Shell Out *
    One night, B and I decided to dine at the newly-opened Shell Out seafood restaurant near our home. Actually, the restaurant was my suggestion since I read about their food on a random blog and I was kind of enticed. I was especially keen to taste the…
    - , 16 Jul 13, 9:55pm -
  • Fat Aunty's Char Kuey Teow *
    Puffy eyes or not (thanks to a terrible sinus attack), there was no stopping me from having one of my delicious morning adventures with B a few weeks ago! We braved the morning rain and hungrily made our way to visit our favourite Fat Aunty in Kelana…
    - , 5 Jul 13, 3:11am -
  • Sweet & Crunchy Chicken Salad *
    I’ve been having a bad case of yummy chicken salad craving, which got stronger and stronger until I could not take it anymore. So this weekend, we did a massive grocery shopping spree and I brought home all the ingredients needed to make some delic…
    - , 23 Feb 13, 8:14pm -
  • Sweet & Sour Prawns with Pineapple *
    Happy 12-12-12! I’m not really sure what’s written in the stars for this date but 12-12-12 sure looks cool to me and to mark its uniqueness, I decided to cook Sweet and Sour Prawns with Pineapple for dinner.   Truth be told, I’ve been craving…
    - , 12 Dec 12, 3:59pm -
  • Quick Lunch @ Italiannies!
    I have to say, both B and I thoroughly enjoyed our Italiannies lunch @ The Curve recently!   Itallianies, The CurveWe’ve not eaten here in ages and since I love Italian food, I was more than happy to oblige when B suggested we check out the Quick…
    - , 23 Sep 12, 2:33am -

Kitchen - The Heart of our Home

  • Quick, Easy and Affordable Gourmet - Quality Desserts
    This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Private Selection. All opinions are 100% mine. Quick, Easy and Affordable Gourmet-Quality Desserts , For a wife, it is happiness to satisfy her family with her cooking. Being a…
    - , 1 May 13, 2:00pm -
  • Gardening, My Most Fave Thing To Do!
    This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Scotts Miracle-Gro. All opinions are 100% mine. What do you have in mind when the last frost of spring ticks? When springtime arrives, one thing that comes to our mind is growing some v…
    - , 1 May 13, 8:00am -
  • Contact the Consumer Portfolio Services Now!
    For the past few years and  at present time we have watched the country's economy down. Many companies filed up bankruptcies. It is really sad and bad for the country as well as its people. Many lost jobs and unemployment rate went down. So if y…
    - , 19 Apr 13, 2:31am -
  • Get Connected Through National Funding
    With all the things that is going all over the nation, I really think it is time for us to help and share whatever we have. Be it time, effort, money and other financial resources. We can do that by joining the National Funding. At National Funding,…
    - , 19 Apr 13, 1:38am -
  • Visit Five Point Capital Now!
    If you plan on putting up your own business and in need of help financially, there is a company that can help you. Whether you are starting a small or large business,  the Five Point Capital is there to help you every step of the way. The provide ac…
    - , 16 Dec 12, 4:52am -

la bella vita

  • Pretty in Pink Grapefruit and Pear Smoothie
    The big bad boy that I have fallen in love with moved in over the weekend, with my husband’s approval!   One of those power blenders that is!  Those that should purify everything but metal!  (Brand name withheld). With baby steps of trepidation…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Jan 15, 3:30pm -
  • Monday Morning Musings
    I’m in love with a bad boy!  And my husband approves!  He even lives with us! His name is VitaMix (and the company doesn’t even know I’m writing this).  But after waiting for his delivery, I’m finally getting to learn about about all of th…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 3:26pm -
  • Monday Morning Musings
    Time. Just where does this precious resource seem to go? I don’t know about you . . . maybe it’s age . . . but I increasingly seem to have less time. Days filled with work, commuting, (deep) house cleaning, and running errands just seems to keep…
    - 11 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 12:03am -
  • Classic Italian Risotto in Bianco
    Rice! To over HALF of the world’s population, the amazing grain of rice is LIFE! So important to many cultures, rice is often offered in feasts and ceremonies, even considered ‘the food of the gods’. Most Americans think that all of our rice is…
    - 13 days ago, 18 Jan 15, 6:50am -
  • Monday Morning Musings on Wednesday — My Dog Died
    I realize that it is Wednesday and not Monday. Two things happened to delay my post on Monday: Classes resumed, which I absolutely despise. Secondly, but more importantly, my golden retriever, “Buckeye”, passed away and it has been very difficult…
    - 17 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 2:24pm -

Seaside Simplicity

  • New Pup and Big Sale!
    Yep, I'm still around - extremely busy but still here! To top things off we also just got a new puppy. Between my small zoo, running the shop, the house, and family stuff I just haven't had a spare moment for much of anything!Here's the new pup. He's…
    - 90 days ago, 2 Nov 14, 4:55pm -
  • Early Bird Christmas Sale
    Hello friends! I've been crazy busy getting the new shop going. I wanted to pop in today real quick to let you know about the little Christmas sale I will be having this afternoon over at my Little Seaside Shop! Just click on @Little_Seaside_Shop to…
    - , 20 Sep 14, 4:40pm -
  • My Little Seaside Shop
    The last week or so has been crazy! I've been busy getting ready for the grand opening of my Instagram shop @Little_Seaside_Shop. I finally went live last night with a welcome post and a preview of the items I will be listing this week for the openin…
    - , 14 Sep 14, 2:55pm -
  • Delicious Easy Salsa
    This is a healthy and delicious salsa that I have posted in the past. Now that football season has arrived I thought it was a good time for a recipe repeat. This easy salsa will be making an appearance for our football buffets often. It's super simpl…
    - , 5 Sep 14, 7:20pm -
  • Tailgating Time!
    Welcome to the 5th annual Tailgating Time link up! I can't believe it's been 5 years since I started Tailgating Time! I wasn't even going to post it this year, but my friend Tamy at Savory Kitchen Table decided to keep up the tradition. She did all…
    - , 5 Sep 14, 12:15am -

Bed Stuy Foodie

  • New Website
    Hello Everyone,I have recently spent a lot of time launching a new website with a domain I own. The new site is simply, . It is much more user-friendly and, though I am sad to leave blogger, I think it will be better in the long…
    - , 7 Aug 13, 6:22pm -
  • Vegan Mango Coconut Muffins (Whole Wheat)
    According to Rich these are the best muffins, vegan or otherwise, I have ever made.  They are light and sweet. The crumb topping is something I don't often do, but it is a nice treat. The pieces of mango keep the muffins moist and add their sweet, t…
    - , 30 Jun 13, 1:42pm -
  • Vegan on the Road
    Vegan on the Road: What's a Vegan Girl to Do?Clearly I have been slacking lately. I am getting married in less than 3 weeks and on the nights I used to blog, I am doing wedding planning. :) I have been on the road a lot lately and had trouble f…
    - , 26 Jun 13, 12:54am -
  • Vegan Banana Peanut Butter Muffins
    We were pretty much out of food last Friday before going out of town, hungry, and too tired to go to the grocery store. I decided I would make something with the few ingredients I had in my house. First, I tried avocado muffins with the two overripe…
    - , 12 Jun 13, 2:24am -
  • Vegan Meatball Recipe
    This vegan meatball recipe is made using a few simple ingredients. In fact, I really wanted to make vegan meatballs but I did not have the proper ingredients for any one recipe. I made my own version using ingredients we had in the house. I was prett…
    - , 30 May 13, 1:00am -

Food Recipes HQ

  • My Dream Kitchen
    I have never talked about the place where I spend most of the time (bedroom excluded), the place where all the posts of this blog are born and take shape. I’m talking about the kitchen. The reason why I haven’t covered the topic is that I’…
    - 10 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 9:55am -
  • Soba and Yellow Split Peas Salad
    I lived without Soba noodles for decades. Until one day I decided to move to London. Now the famous japanese buckwheat noodles are in my life and the universe of ingredients and flavours I have discovered in the British capital makes me feel lucky…
    - 12 days ago, 19 Jan 15, 4:28pm -
  • Mascarpone Cheesecake with Strawberry Glaze

    - 23 days ago, 8 Jan 15, 5:00pm -
  • 10 Amazing Vegetarian Soups to Kick Off the New Year
    It’s not a secret that I’m spending less time in the kitchen since I left London. It seems that the more I stay away from the kitchen the more I get to appreciate food. In fact, as a result of a rather strict self-judgment, I am never too enth…
    - 36 days ago, 26 Dec 14, 6:29pm -
  • Thai Cooking Class in Chiang Mai
    I feel truly blessed to be here in Malacca city, 148 kilometres south east of Malaysia’s capital city Kuala Lumpur. This is one of the cutest cities I have visited during my Asian trip, definitely a more walk-able and pedestrian friendly place w…
    - 52 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 8:07am -

It's Best Served Hot

  • Sweet Potato Mash
    This Sweet Potato Mash recipe is amazing and will bring you right to the holiday mind set. It's great enough to make year round, but a great additional to the Thanksgiving and Christmas table.What You'll Need:4 Medium Sized Sweet Potatoes3 tblsp butt…
    - , 7 Aug 14, 10:55pm -
  • Hash Browns!
    I APOLOGIZE! I REALLY DO I'M SORRY!Ok, I know... I know.. I'm a horrible person for not updating!! So sue me (don't really please.. I'm broke!). A lot has happened since I posted! For what you might ask? Well for 1: I graduated college! Yay me! For 2…
    - , 7 Aug 14, 10:55pm -
  • Skittle Vodka
    No; I am not an alcoholic... I am a liquor connoisseur - trust me. This recipe takes time, effort, and the ability to have a good time - with of course the vodka. I made this with a friend of mine who absolutely loves candy and to party (I mean hey,…
    - , 7 Aug 14, 10:54pm -
  • Pulled Pork 2: Better, tastier, and more amazing.
    A New Challenger has arrived!Hello fellow food lovers. I have decided that I will take on "Man Food's" Pulled Pork with my own pulled pork recipe. Though this might cause a little rivalry in the family at Best Served Hot, I welcome it with open arm…
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  • Peanut Butter
    Who loves peanut butter?? Correction. Who doesn't love peanut butter?? I'll admit that I may or may not have an addiction to this delicious snack. It dawned on me to recently try to make my own peanut butter rather than continually use the same ole s…
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Mom's Dish

  • newSesame Chicken Salad
    Instructions  Marinate chicken with Sweet & Sour sauce. The one I am using is from Costco, on…
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  • Sauteed Mushroom Appetizer
    Instructions  Clean mushrooms and let them dry on a paper towel, don't let mushrooms soak in…
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  • Waffle Iron Hacks (Video)
    You've probably heard this before - we love our waffle iron! We haven't had much luck with them; lost a few while on trips and ruined one of them... don't ask how. The other day I made dinner in a waffle maker. Tim was shocked when h…
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  • Creamy Potato Soup Recipe
    Instructions  To prepare all ingredients for the so…
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  • Cream Jam Tarts
    Instructions  Prepare all ingredients for the cookies.…
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Eatwell 101

  • new5 Things to Try This Weekend
    We always love to see which of our tips you’re trying, so don’t forget to share with us how it turned for you via our Facebook page. Happy weekend!
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  • newStuffed Sweet Potato With Vegetable Chili
    → Sign up for our free newsletter and simplify your dinner timeHearty without the meat — This baked sweet potato packed with a nutrient-dense vegetarian chili makes you feel good ...READ →
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  • newDIY Inspiration: Handcrafted Wooden Candle Holders
    Would you believe it if someone said you can make candle holders from the wooden feet for your sofa? Honestly we did not until we saw this. Watch the ...READ →
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  • Cider Glazed Chorizo Tapas
    → Sign up for our free newsletter and simplify your dinner timeThese apple cider glazed chorizo slices are easy, bite-size servings of tapas and make the ultimate Game Day ...READ →
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jan 15, 6:03pm -
  • 5 Chic DIY Makeovers for Your Dining Chairs
    Are you like us, desperately longing for spring? As people who love color, we can’t think of any better way to add pizazz and personality to your dining room ...READ →
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Tonight's Dinner Recipes

  • Beans Mexicana
    I saw this recipe on a flyer given by Del Monte Kitchenomics.  It sounds yummy.  A fusion of Filipino-Mexican-Western Cuisine.  Now, who wouldn't want to try that.  Upon reading the recipe, I found that it uses regular daily ingredients that we w…
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  • Summer Fun Staycation Foodies
    My son and his cousins beat the summer heat.  Photo courtesy of my cousin Mia. Summer, though its temperature can be quite alarming and unnerving at times, is still the most favored season of all ages.Outings and vacations are only a few of what oth…
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  • Trader Joe's Speculoos Cookie Butter
    "You have to taste it to understand"And indeed TJ's Cookie Butter's tag line stands true.  One really has to taste to understand.I have been seeing photos of this new spread and have been hearing good reviews.  Cookie butter does sound heavenly.  …
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  • Palawan's Special Treats
    My little boy and I, together with family and friends, spent 4 days in Palawan for a conference.  Since hubby is from the province known as the city in the forest, I know the whereabouts and the must-try delicacies of this beautiful island.  So...…
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  • Grilled Mackerel
    Since having mackerel for lunch sounded appetizing to me, I decided to have a go. I , therefore, bought a pound of mackerel. My only concern was I have no idea what to do with it. It was, in fact, my first time to buy fresh mackerel.Thank God for G…
    - , 22 Jan 13, 7:17am -

Food Recipe Index

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  • Cabbage Pulav
    Ingredients: 3 cups of Rice 1/4 cup Ghee/Butter 2 tbs Oil Whole Garam Masala 1 Bay Leaf 2 Green Cardamom Pods 2 Cloves 1 Cinnamon stick 1/2 tsp Black Cumin Seeds 1 big Red Onion Shredded Mint Leaves Chopped Cilantro…Read more →
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  • Thotakura Pappu
    Ingredients: 2 tbs Olive oil 1 tsp ghee/butter 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 4 curry leaves 3 dry red chilies 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 green chilies, slit lengthwise 1/2 tsp red…Read more →
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  • Palak Paneer
    Ingredients 1 tbs Oil 1/2 tbs Butter 1 Onion Whole Garam Masala (1 Cardamom, inch of Cinamon, 2 Cloves) 1 tbs Jeera (Cumin Seeds) 3 Green Chilies 2 Garlic Pods 1 tsp Ginger and Garlic Paste 1/4 tsp Turmeric Salt…Read more →
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  • Pesar Dosa
    Pesar Dosa/Green Moong Dal Dosa Ingrediants: 1 cup Green Moong dal 1/4 Cup Rice 1/2 inch Ginger Salt to taste 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds 4 number Green Chilies Process: Soak Green Moong dal and Rice together for 6- 8 hours.…Read more →
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