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…
    - 31 Jul 13, 1:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 28 Jun 13, 10:03pm -
  • 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…
    - 6 Jun 13, 11:00am -
  • 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…
    - 12 Feb 13, 11:00am -

Mom's Dish

  • Simple Yakisoba Noodles Recipe
    Every year we take a cabin trip with my family. That's where I get a lot of recipe ideas from my sisters. My oldest sister studied to be a chef and she has always been my inspiration for cooking.While on the trip, she made this y…
    - 55 days ago 4 May 17, 2:36pm -
  • Our Getaway to The Lodges on Vashon
    This blog is brought to you by... :)Tim and I love to travel. We typically try to get further away from home, so we can forget about all the daily chores. The Lodges on Vashon was something new to us, it caught me by surprise, but q…
    - 96 days ago 24 Mar 17, 5:12pm -
  • Amazing Purple Cabbage Salad
    I first tried this recipe on the New Years Eve. My friend made it that night and I just loved it. It's not typical for salads to go first at a dinner table, but this was the case. I knew I had to share it with you guys, because th…
    - 100 days ago 20 Mar 17, 4:07pm -
  • A Healthy Lifestyle for 2017
    Over the last few months I've been frequently talking about switching to a healthy lifestyle. I want to share a bit of my story, maybe you can relate. I've always struggled with my weight and have always been the "fat" one in the gr…
    - 8 Mar 17, 8:37pm -
  • Sugar-Free Coconut Bars
    My friends laugh at me when I say - this is the best thing I ever ate. But it really is, and you'll understand why!If you love coconut, you will love these bars. The best part is that they're sugar-free and better yet, Whole30 ap…
    - 1 Mar 17, 6:05pm -

Living The Gourmet

  • newApple Blueberry Crumble
    Savor the sweetness of summer with this easy recipe bursting with blueberries mixed with apple slices then topped with a buttery crumble. A single line from the Fellowship of the Ring describes,...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
    - 16 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 4:32pm -
  • Salsa Fresca
    Welcome summer with the vibrant flavors of this Salsa Fresca alongside Mission Organics® Tortilla Chips! All opinions are entirely my own. “Learn to love change,” we are taught, and yet we, as a...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web…
    - 7 days ago 21 Jun 17, 4:04am -
  • Blueberry Spare Ribs
    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GetGrillingAmerica #CollectiveBias Kick up your summer grilling with this sweet blueberry bbq...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web…
    - 8 days ago 20 Jun 17, 1:58pm -
  • Wines from Hungary
    Thank you to Patricius Winery for sponsoring this post. All opinions expressed are mine. Transform some of your favorite seasonal dishes with the light, summery notes of wines of Patricius Winery!...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit…
    - 11 days ago 17 Jun 17, 7:58pm -
  • Twinkie Bundt Cakes – #BundtBakers
    A childhood favorite is turned into mini bundts with that same classic creme filling in a light spongey cake. I remember quite distinctly a quip from one of my professors, “One of the first bits of...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web…
    - 13 days ago 15 Jun 17, 4:49am -

Turnips 2 Tangerines

  • newWonderful Wednesday Blog Hop #232
    Welcome Back to Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop~I hope your summer is going well...I can't believe next week is the 4th of July!This week I've teamed up with some blogger friends for #CookoutWeek 2017~Enter the Giveaway for your chance to win andshare…
    - 10 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 11:05pm -
  • Pineapple Jello Rings #CookoutWeek
    On the Menu Today~Pineapple Jello Rings A 1950's Retro Recipe...Perfect to serve during #CookoutWeek!Get those grills fired up... because it's #CookoutWeek 2017!This week, I'm joining forces with over 40 food blogger friends,to bring you delicious re…
    - 2 days ago 26 Jun 17, 5:01am -
  • Hawaiian BBQ Bratwurst Kabobs
    On the Menu Today~Hawaiian BBQ Bratwurst KabobsKabobs are great for grilling andhere on Turnips 2 Tangerines,we have embraced the ease and deliciousness of kabobs.This recipe proves that any ingredients work well together,to make up a great and delic…
    - 4 days ago 24 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • Mediterranean Frittata
    On the Menu Today~Mediterranean FrittataWhat is a Frittata?Pronounced [frih-TAH-tuh]An Italian Omelet that usually has the ingredients mixed with the eggs,rather than being folded inside, as with a French omelet.It can be flipped or the top can be f…
    - 5 days ago 23 Jun 17, 4:00pm -
  • Apple Walnut Sourdough Muffins
    On the Menu Today~Apple Walnut Sourdough MuffinsGet the recipe here!
    - 6 days ago 21 Jun 17, 11:00pm -

Eatwell 101

  • newRoasted Chili-Lime Tilapia and Veggies
    Take your taste buds on a trip to the coast with this spicy and tangy roasted white fish dinner. Fragrant spices and lime come together for a flavor explosion ...READ →
    - 7 hours ago 28 Jun 17, 2:08am -
  • Zucchini Pizza Bites
    Pizza gets a gluten-free, low carb update in this comforting appetizer. These healthy, nutritious zucchini pizza bites come together in just 10 minutes with only 5 ingredients. It’s cheesy comfort without ...READ →
    - 1 day ago 27 Jun 17, 1:48am -
  • Oven Baked Zucchini Fries with Garlic Parmesan Crust
    Looking for an easy appetizer or snack you can whip up in no time? Try these oven baked parmesan garlic zucchini fries! These make a healthy treat that will ...READ →
    - 4 days ago 24 Jun 17, 1:00am -
  • Lemon Garlic Herb Shrimp in Foil Packets
    Want to try something new? Enjoy the hearty flavors of a nourishing dinner with these lemon garlic herb shrimp in foil packets. Shrimp with tomato and zucchini are marinated ...READ →
    - 5 days ago 23 Jun 17, 2:51am -
  • Tomato Spinach Chicken Pasta
    Anytime you are craving comfort food, give a try to this Tomato Spinach Chicken Pasta. Hearty and deliciously nutritious, it makes for a one pot dinner with the perfect ...READ →
    - 5 days ago 23 Jun 17, 1:01am -


  • 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…
    - 15 Jul 13, 8:01am -
  • 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…
    - 18 Apr 13, 8:54am -
  • 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.  …
    - 6 Apr 13, 10:35am -
  • 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...…
    - 10 Feb 13, 2:02pm -
  • 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 -

Veggie Converter 365

  • Beef and Chinese Green Beans
    Holy cow this dish was one of my better ideas. Beef and Chinese Green Beans popped into my head one recent weeknight when the kids and I were pondering what to make for dinner. We were kind of tired of our usual weeknight meals (Broccoli Beef, Curry…
    - 22 days ago 6 Jun 17, 7:40pm -
  • Curry Chicken Salad
    Who knew curry chicken salad could be so easy? Browned chicken, veggies and curry mayo mixed together in a bowl. Done. Finding proteins to put in the kids’ lunchboxes is sometimes a pain in the patoot. Especially as a longtime vegetarian, I struggl…
    - 72 days ago 17 Apr 17, 2:00pm -
  • Black Bean Tortilla Soup
    Tortilla soup is one of those Tex-Mex favorites that I’ve always wanted to love. I mean, how can you go wrong with a soup topped with avocado and pico de gallo? But, alas, I don’t really dig chicken and it’s almost always a chicken soup. So, I…
    - 99 days ago 21 Mar 17, 4:06pm -
  • Delicious Desserts with Essential Oils
    Delicious Desserts with Essential Oils You’ve probably noticed by now that I, like most humans, LOVE dessert. I also LOVE Young Living Essential Oils (learn more here). So it seemed like a no-brainer for me to start making desserts with essential…
    - 16 Mar 17, 2:55pm -
  • Paleo Lemon Coconut Balls
    Paleo lemon coconut balls? Yes, please! Lemon + coconut plus done in less than 30 minutes? Oh, yeah! I am not a huge chocolate dessert person. I mean, it’s yummy. But if I get to choose, I prefer citrusy desserts. I love lemon bars, but I don’t m…
    - 8 Dec 16, 5:58pm -


  • 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…
    - 16 Apr 11, 12:41am -
  • 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…
    - 13 Apr 11, 7:22pm -
  • 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.  
    - 1 Apr 11, 8:30pm -
  • 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…
    - 18 Mar 11, 12:03am -

Authentic Greek Recipes

  • 5 Most Popular Greek Recipes May 2017
    These were the most popular Greek recipes on our blog for May 2017. 1. Prawn Saganaki  2. Souvlaki    3.  Stuffed Vegetables (Gemista)4. Peinirli 5. Fresh Green Beans (Fasolakia)Eat and Enjoy! ca-pub-5932202259726035
    - 24 days ago 4 Jun 17, 11:55am -
  • 6 Highest Rated Greek Recipes
    These are the 6 Greek recipes on our blog that you, the visitor, have rated the highest. You will have noticed that at the bottom of our recipes we invite you to give your rating - up to 5 stars. Well, the following recipes received an average rating…
    - 42 days ago 17 May 17, 8:56am -
  • 5 Most Popular Greek Recipes April 2017
    These were the most popular Greek recipes on our blog for April 2017. 1. Peinirli  2. Stuffed Vegetables (Gemista)  3. Lamb Kleftiko4. Prawn Saganaki   5. Fresh Green Beans (Fasolakia)Eat and Enjoy! ca-pub-5932202259726035
    - 59 days ago 30 Apr 17, 10:23am -
  • Top 40 Greek Food Blog
    Great news!Our blog Authentic Greek Recipes has been included in the Top 40 Greek Food Blogs by Feedspot!Many thanks to all our readers who have made this possible!ca-pub-5932202259726035
    - 62 days ago 27 Apr 17, 11:11am -
  • Happy Easter!
    - 73 days ago 16 Apr 17, 8:59am -

Ekusinero Food Blog

  • Ways to Lose Weight Fast; 5 Tips to Know!
    Are you searching for ways to lose weight fast? Everybody has the need to be better, physically, of course, and with those activities that you have coming up, it is more vital than any time in recent memory that you look the best that you can. It doe…
    - 21 Jun 15, 8:48am -
  • eKusinero is Giving Away A Collection of Free Recipe Ebooks
    A few years back, I posted recipe ebooks for downloading and the response was incredible. It was enjoyed by people around the world! This time, a collection of recipe ebooks will be sent directly to your inbox. On the right column, input your email a…
    - 23 Apr 15, 6:22am -
  • Quick and Easy Vegetable Salad
    QUICK AND EASY VEGETABLE SALAD Ingredients: 1/2 head lettuce 1 hard-boiled egg, sliced 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 1 slice bologna (optional), cut into small pieces 1 slice cheese (any kind), cut into small pieces 12 green olives (optional) 2 tbsp.…
    - 10 Jul 11, 3:27am -
  • Szechuan Fried Rice Recipe
    SZECHUAN FRIED RICE RECIPE Szechuan Fried Rice is Chinese dish which is easy to prepare and is a great menu for your lunch or dinner recipe. Enjoy this flavorful dish with your friends and family. Ingredients: 6 cups cooked rice 1 cup Chinese chorizo…
    - 22 Jan 11, 8:39am -
  • Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe
    CHICKEN CEASAR SALAD RECIPE Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 thick slices white bread, crusts trimmed and cut into small cubes 1 chicken breast, cut into bite size 1 baby gem lettuce, or half a Cos or Romaine lettuce, cut into pieces 1 tbsp freshly gra…
    - 17 Jul 10, 3:57am -

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…
    - 6 Jun 10, 2:22am -
  • 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…
    - 6 Jun 10, 2:21am -
  • 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…
    - 30 May 10, 7:59am -
  • 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…
    - 20 May 10, 8:31am -

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

  • Vegan Gnocchi Made of Tofu
    Not your conventional traditional Italian gnocchi recipe. Still these flavourful dumplings have the right consistency of gnocchi and a hint of tofu taste that makes the dish stand apart from any other gnocchi. When it comes to gnocchi it is all a…
    - 17 days ago 11 Jun 17, 9:36am -
  • Cavolo Nero and Ricotta Patties
    Cavolo nero is a a loose-leafed cabbage from Tuscany. Even though it is believed that it originates in my country, Italy, I am not very familiar with its intense flavour and wouldn’t be able to prepare any cavolo nero-based Italian traditional dish…
    - 38 days ago 21 May 17, 6:04pm -
  • Italian Freselle Salad
    I’m excited to show you a simple dish that is very popular in the Italian region where I was born and raised, Campania. Freselle, a rough, dried, whole-grain handmade bread baked twice. You should be able to find in all good Italian grocery shop…
    - 52 days ago 7 May 17, 5:58pm -
  • Tom Kha with Baby Eggplant
    Something happened today that reminded me of my blog. Something told me “you’ve got a blog, girl!”. I don’t know precisely what but I have the feeling that has something to do with me feeling relaxed again. With having time to cultivate and h…
    - 60 days ago 29 Apr 17, 3:35pm -
  • Soba and back to blogging
    I’m not even sure that I’m back, back for real. I’m here, now, after a long pause and it feels right. At last. Moving to a new country to start a full time job made me a even lazier person at the beginning. I’m adjusting to new rhythms and ne…
    - 20 Sep 15, 3:40pm -

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…
    - 25 May 13, 2:26am -
  • 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…
    - 25 May 13, 2:19am -

Stir Laugh Repeat

  • Your Body and Water - Part 7
    You May Need More Water If You're in a Hot AreaWater is essential for regulating your body temperature, so if you're outside on a hot day or stuck inside without air conditioning, you're going to need more water as the heat causes you to sweat more.…
    - 32 days ago 27 May 17, 6:19pm -
  • Your Body and Water - Part 6
    You May Need More Water If You're Physically ActiveIncreased activity like exercise or physical labor can increase the amount of fluid lost when you sweat. It's best to drink two to three cups of water before your activity begins and drink about on…
    - 34 days ago 25 May 17, 7:40pm -
  • Your Body and Water - Part 5
    You May Need More Water If You Can't Think StraightWater is essential for brain function. Studies show that a loss of about two percent of your body fluid can cause a decline in mental function, so if you're having trouble concentrating, it may be ti…
    - 36 days ago 23 May 17, 4:19pm -
  • Your Body and Water - Part 4
    There are some things that can cause bad breath like eating onions or garlic. But another potential reason is a lack of normal saliva production. Even mild dehydration can reduce saliva flow so if your bad breath is accompanied by a dry mouth, drin…
    - 38 days ago 21 May 17, 7:30pm -
  • Your Body and Water - Part 3
    Thirst is the desire to drink something. It can be triggered by the loss of fluid volume in and around cells and in the blood. Thirst is your body's way of saying you need water to avoid dehydration.Thirst has a behavioral component as well and can…
    - 42 days ago 17 May 17, 6:00pm -

The Peach Kitchen

  • newSis’s Birthday Treat at Marcia Adams Restaurant
    The weekend is always busy around here. Ever since peanutbutter♥ went back to work, we always spend the weekend going out and taking the kids someplace. Last Sunday was the exact day of Twinkle’s birthday but it was spent on a double celebration…
    - 23 hours ago 27 Jun 17, 9:44am -
  • Dried Fig and Walnut Granola
    This Dried Fig and Walnut Granola is filled with chewy figs and crunchy walnuts, perfect for munching as is, with milk, or topped on yogurts… Is it thursday? More adjustments? OMG. I started out pretty good last monday. I woke up in a fast because…
    - 6 days ago 22 Jun 17, 6:00am -
  • 5 Healthy Snacking Rules to Live By
    It’s not surprising that a lot of people have too many concerns when it comes to the topic on snacking. Snacking is throughout the day right? Does it make us gain weight? What are the best snacks to eat? I am are here to let you know that snacking…
    - 9 days ago 19 Jun 17, 11:15am -
  • Club Balai Isabel Breakfast Buffet
    Breakfast the last time we were at Club Balai Isabel were plated. This time around , Club Balai Isabel breakfast is buffet style (Read Part 1 and Part 2 of our trip here) I guess it depends on the number of guests that they are currently accommodatin…
    - 9 days ago 19 Jun 17, 10:57am -
  • Crabby Crab Salad Sandwich
    Creamy, crabby, flaky and has eyes only for you — all you want in a Crabby Crab Salad Sandwich… I am feeling a bit crabby today. No don’t laugh, seriously. Thank God it’s already Friday. It’s Ykaie’s first week of school and I am adjustin…
    - 12 days ago 16 Jun 17, 10:04am -

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

    - 9 Dec 10, 6:04pm -
  • 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 -

The Accidental Locavore

  • Brunch at the Roundhouse
    Brunch re-imagined as a serious meal. When was the last time you had a great meal at a restaurant with a view, or in a picturesque location? I would have said the same thing until we had the best brunch ever at a restaurant with a beautiful view. The…
    - 2 days ago 26 Jun 17, 2:08pm -
  • What’s a Lemon LuLu Cake?
    I’d never heard of a Lemon LuLu Cake, but happily, that changed recently. To me, there’s nothing better than a surprise package arriving on my doorstep with something delicious inside! Sweet or savory, packages bearing food are always welcome! Al…
    - 9 days ago 19 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • Bounty from the Box, the CSA Farm Cookbook
    Another cookbook. Even with careful (and constant) pruning, they threaten to overtake my office. Because of that and the availability of almost everything online, I’m getting very picky about whether a cookbook get a seat at the table, shelves, flo…
    - 16 days ago 12 Jun 17, 1:14pm -
  • Pea Guacamole Recipe
    Yes, you’re right. Pea guacamole? I succumbed. But there’s a reason. A story. I needed something to take to a Mexican themed party. The hostess and I have had an ongoing thing about peas. She’s pro-, I consider them generally superfluous. She a…
    - 23 days ago 5 Jun 17, 1:00pm -
  • An Extraordinary Dessert Experience
    Dessert, the grand finale of the Chef’s Table at Mohonk Mountain House is truly spectacular and at some point in your life, you deserve it. After polishing off ten amazing savory courses, including a cheese course with “carbonated” grapes—yup…
    - 30 days ago 29 May 17, 1:51pm -

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

  • VeggieZip with Hydroliners from BluApple
    Having fresh greens in the  fridge is always a good sight  for me.  I miss having  them in my backyard but my garden in this new home is not fully develop yet so buying them from the store  is what we can do.  I do however don't like  the fact…
    - 12 days ago 16 Jun 17, 6:52pm -
  • After Recital Dinner at Chico Fiesta
    We attended the Torrence Music recital  last weekend and it was  awesome.  We always  go out for a dinner with friends  that we invited for the event but this time only one of them  could come to the recital but unfortunately couldn't  dine in…
    - 20 days ago 8 Jun 17, 11:00am -
  • Mother's Day Dinner at Theo Yianni's Restaurant #WhenInWeirton
    After attending mass  on  Mother's Day, we decided to eat at Theo Yianni's.  It's a family restaurant   here in Weirton that  serves Greek food.  They recently expanded and relocated to a new  and bigger  location.  Hubby and I  ate at thei…
    - 38 days ago 21 May 17, 2:00pm -
  • Mother's Day Bundle from Ozeri : ThankYou!
     This came in time for Mother's Day  so I consider this as  a special  treat from Ozeri.   This Mother's Day bundle  includes  a stove lighter, a  double wall insulated lunchbox, and  a corkscrew wine opener.  I love all these three especia…
    - 41 days ago 18 May 17, 6:19pm -
  • Family Dining Experience at La Cucina Italian Grill in Weirton
    The kids wanted to try the food  at La Cucina Italian Grill.  They opened  few months back but we've never eaten since it's reopening.  It used to be De Felice Brother's Pizza and we ate there before but  that one closed and La Cucina took over.…
    - 55 days ago 4 May 17, 6:29pm -

The Chocoholic

  • We're giving away $150 to AMAZON!
    It's time for another great giveaway!We're giving away $150 to AMAZON! The cohosts and sponsors of this event | |Miki's Hope | TheSugarFreeDiva | DinedandDashed | Mel from FreebiesCodesCouponsAndDeals| Pl…
    - 3 Jan 17, 6:30am -
  • We're giving away $150 to AMAZON!
    We're giving away $150 to AMAZON! The cohosts and sponsors of this event | |Miki's Hope | TheSugarFreeDiva | DinedandDashed | Mel from FreebiesCodesCouponsAndDeals| PlusSizePosh| Becky Hanes | TheChocoho…
    - 5 Nov 16, 3:25pm -
    We're giving away $100 CASH!!$100 CASH GIVEAWAY!The sponsors of this event | | TheSugarFreeDiva | DinedandDashed | Mel from FreebiesCodesCouponsAndDeals| PlusSizePosh| Becky Hanes | TheChocoholicsDiaryT…
    - 10 Jul 16, 3:25pm -
  • $100 Walmart eGiftcard Giveaway Event!
    Welcome to our $100 Walmart eGiftcard Giveaway Event!We are giving away $100 to Walmart! sponsored by | |Michigan Saving and More | TheSugarFreeDiva | DinedandDashed | Mel from FreebiesCodesCouponsAndDeals|…
    - 28 Jan 16, 5:30pm -
  • Sephora $150 Gift Card Giveaway Event
    Sephora $150 Gift Card Giveaway Event We are giving away $150 to Sephora!!! One winner will win $150 to Spend at Sephora.The cohosts and sponsors of this event are:Thank you! | | PlusSizePosh |The Chocoholic's Diary…
    - 31 Oct 15, 5:48pm -

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…
    - 25 Jul 11, 12:12am -
  • 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…
    - 12 Apr 11, 11:10pm -
  • Slow Metabolisms
    I found this quite interesting and wanted to share.LOSING IT! With Jillian MichaelsTuesday, 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 man…
    - 4 Apr 11, 4:08pm -
  • 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…
    - 23 Mar 11, 10:16pm -
  • 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.…
    - 7 Mar 11, 10:55pm -

Baked by Rachel

  • Piña Colada Ice Cream
    Creamy homemade piña colada ice cream, bursting with coconut and pineapple flavors. A fun dairy-free frozen treat to cool off with! We’re in the final stretch for the school year. Just three days left… or two and a half if we’re getting specif…
    - 9 days ago 19 Jun 17, 8:00am -
  • Lime Sherbet
    Creamy homemade lime sherbet, bursting with flavor! A fun frozen treat to cool off with. Puppy update! She’s still ridiculously adorable and super fun… and growing like a weed! Seriously, I hadn’t expected how fast she would really grow. I’m…
    - 23 days ago 5 Jun 17, 8:00am -
  • Strawberry Meringue Ice Cream
    Creamy homemade strawberry ice cream with swirls of fluffy meringue throughout. A fun frozen treat, bursting with flavor! Our sweet Lucy has been with us for less than two weeks and she’s already amazed me so much. Not only is she the worlds best s…
    - 44 days ago 15 May 17, 8:00am -
  • Margarita Cupcakes with Lime Curd Filling
    Moist homemade margarita cupcakes with fresh lime curd filling and tequila-lime buttercream frosting. A fun dessert for Cinco de Mayo or any day. Happy May 1st! It’s technically been spring for a while now, but I feel like May really starts to feel…
    - 58 days ago 1 May 17, 8:00am -
  • Lime Curd
    An easy recipe for homemade lime curd. A perfect addition to your favorite desserts and morning pastries! Rain boots are amazing… until they’re not. I’ve only had rain boots for a handful of years but they’ve come in SO handy. If you don’t…
    - 62 days ago 27 Apr 17, 8:00am -

Steak N Potatoes Kinda Gurl

  • Grilled Steaks with Ginger Hoisin Sauce
    Welcome to this month's edition of  The Secret Recipe Club. This month I was assigned to Jane's blog, The Heritage Cook. I was in foodie heaven looking through all of her recipes. Seriously, the list was so long and hard to narrow down! Her photos…
    - 20 Jul 15, 4:08am -
  • Garlic Lemon Dill Salmon
    It's time for another month of  The Secret Recipe Club.This month I was assigned to Heather's blog, It's Yummy to My Tummy. I was so tempted to make her Funnel Cakes, because it's summer and all I can think about is festivals and state fairs with f…
    - 15 Jun 15, 4:05am -
  • Tomato Avocado and Onion Salad
    Hey blog friends!I'm back for another month of The Secret Recipe Club. This month I was assigned to Nayna's vegetarian blog, Simply.Food. She has lots of fun recipes and since I'm a meat eater, it was nice to see new-to-me recipes. What really caugh…
    - 18 May 15, 4:12am -
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars
    Time for another month of The Secret Recipe Club!This month I was assigned to Kara's blog, Happy Go Lucky. So many yummy recipes to choose from, like her Pizza Casserole, Samoas Milkshakes, and Jalapeno Pimento Cheese Spread... can I have them all?!…
    - 20 Apr 15, 4:00am -
  • BLT Stacks with Buttermilk Bleu Cheese Dressing
    Hey you!Time for another month of the Secret Recipe Club!This month I was assigned to Jenna's blog, The Painted Apron. Ooooh my goodness, she has sooooo many good, unique, creative recipes on her blog! (She's also an amazing painter...check out her…
    - 16 Mar 15, 5:26am -

Bizzy Bakes

  • Thai Chicken San Choy Bau
    It says, "thai" so I have to like the Thai Chicken San Choy Bau that we are making this week in our Donna Hay Wednesday group.  It was a bit spicy and the chopped chicken was a nice change of pace. Kayte selected this recipe from On the Shelf on pa…
    - 28 Oct 15, 2:15am -
  • Cabbage Casserole
    I have been trying with a minimum of success to share with you the recipes I made for the jewish holidays.  I look at my photos and unfortunately, in some cases, I have no idea what they are.  Kugels and casseroles have similar looks.  I am guessi…
    - 26 Oct 15, 2:51pm -
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts (Broccoli) with Parmesan and Vincotto
    This week, Gaye chose Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Parmesan and Vincotto from the Donna Hay magazine, Jun/Jul 2015 on page 88. I have a few stores where I do my food shopping and it all depends on where I am at shopping time which one I go to.  …
    - 21 Oct 15, 10:19pm -
  • Honey Dijon Baked Salmon
    I make salmon, so often, it is easy to confuse my recipes. We love salmon so I admit, it is hard for us to consider almost any salmon recipe, a failure. Some are not particularly good looking but tasty, they are. This one, my guests also loved, so…
    - 21 Oct 15, 1:18pm -
  • Mini Pumpkin Jar Cakes
    Peggy selected a unique recipe, Mini Pumpkin Jar Cakes found on page 291 in Weeknight Wonders.   This was easy or quick to make, and I used pumpkin pie spice in place of the various individual spices which made it even easier.I ate it hot out of th…
    - 16 Oct 15, 4:06pm -

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                                                                        …
    - 1 Apr 14, 10:38pm -
  • 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…
    - 24 Oct 13, 8:58pm -
  • 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…
    - 23 Oct 13, 4:30pm -
  • 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…
    - 21 Oct 13, 2:06pm -
  • 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 -

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 -

la bella vita

  • Coconut Lime Pineapple Coolers
    It’s SUMMER and it’s sizzling! And on a lazy Sunday summer afternoon, an ice-cold, frozen cocktail just sounds so perfect!  Just sipping on this creamy, fruity drink takes me away to a tropical island splashing my feet while walking along the be…
    - 20 days ago 8 Jun 17, 5:00am -
  • GIVEAWAY! Picnic Bag, Cookbook and CASH! It’s In The Bag!
        Well, I’ve been away for awhile due to focusing on spring semester finishing up at school….my students come first until I retire!  I’ve also been packing things for the time that we’ll be spending in the Midwest for some of the summer.…
    - 33 days ago 26 May 17, 12:00pm -
  • Strawberry Bellini for The Love of Cocktails Event in Las Vegas
      Most cocktail enthusiasts are aware of the famous bellini made famous by Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy.  You know!  That delicious, bubbly combination of white peach juice and Italian prosecco.     Now, in springtime, it’s fairly difficult…
    - 69 days ago 20 Apr 17, 1:17am -
  • Beautiful Venetian Masks and Costumes for Carnevale
    Many things come to mind when we think of Venice, Italy:  a city of canals and water, gondola rides, delicious food traditions (risotto, polenta, cicchetti, bacala, gnocchi, tiramisu, Bellini, carpaccio, fritelle, seafood and more), St. Mark’s Squ…
    - 25 Feb 17, 6:59am -
  • Spring Pea and Asparagus Salad
    Spring is just around the corner!  The daffodils and forsythia on the acreage are blooming and popping up to joyfully announce the change in seasons!  It’s always so much fun for me to plan for spring garden planting when the seed catalogs arri…
    - 8 Feb 17, 10:00am -

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…
    - 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 -

Recipes by The Wicked Noodle

  • Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Cherry Salsa
    THANKS TO SMITHFIELD MARINATED FRESH PORK FOR SPONSORING THIS POST (AND TO MY READERS WHO HELP ME SUPPORT THE BRANDS I LOVE)! I didn’t think I could love pork more than I already do, and then along came this easy Grilled Pork Tenderloin wit…
    - 2 days ago 26 Jun 17, 5:06pm -
  • Korean Meatball Sliders
    These delicious Korean Meatball Sliders are a 15-minute dish that your family will devour! This post is sponsored by Cooked Perfect. All opinions are my own. There’s a restaurant near me that serves Waygu beef sliders…and I have become obse…
    - 6 days ago 22 Jun 17, 4:25pm -
  • Chorizo & Chicken Tostadas
    The combination of chicken and chorizo is pretty close to perfection.Read Chorizo & Chicken Tostadas.
    - 7 days ago 21 Jun 17, 5:17pm -
  • Easy Olive Bread
    This post is sponsored by California Ripe Olives. Although I was compensated to write this post, all opinions are my own. Last month I had the good fortune to visit Napa Valley and spend some time with some CA Ripe Olive growers. I’ve always…
    - 16 days ago 12 Jun 17, 4:10pm -
  • Easy Blue Cheese Balsamic Pizza
    Thank you to Safeway for sponsoring this post. And thanks to my readers for helping me to support the brands that I love! Today has been one of “those” crazy kind of days, where everything that could go wrong/take up more time than I have h…
    - 21 days ago 6 Jun 17, 10:12pm -

Former Chef

  • Classic Potato Salad
    Spring has sprung and after a thankfully wet winter, the water-wise front yard we installed two years ago is bursting with color. What a difference a couple of years and a wet winter makes, right? Click on the link to see the “before” photos. I…
    - 67 days ago 22 Apr 17, 7:24pm -
  • The Salvation Cocktail
    Last summer we visited Seattle for the first time and had a blast eating and drinking our way though many of the fabulous restaurants in that city. One restaurant stood out, called Heartwood Provisions, in downtown Seattle. They’re known for pairi…
    - 18 Feb 17, 6:33pm -
  • Chocolate Spiced Pear Cake with Cream Cheese Filling
    This is not the most beautiful cake I’ve ever made. It may not be Pinterest-worthy or inspire a thousand “likes”. It’s no tart dressed up for the prom (see what I did there…tart…get it…oh never mind…). The cake is rich with dark choc…
    - 23 Oct 16, 10:00am -
  • Roasted Chicken Thighs with Berbere Spice and Orange
    If you read my recent post comparing the meal kit services of Home Chef and Blue Apron, you might have noticed that one of the most enjoyable perks of using these companies was being able to learn about and try new ingredients and cooking methods wit…
    - 2 Oct 16, 12:17am -
  • Roasted Garbanzo Beans with Rosemary and Garlic
    Happy Summer! Here’s a dish that’s so simple it can be prepped and cooked within 15 minutes, and eaten at any temperature. It works as well for a crowd as it does for a simple weeknight side dish. There’s really not much a of a recipe, but I lo…
    - 4 Jul 16, 10:16pm -

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