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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…
    - , 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 -

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…
    - , 30 Oct 13, 4:37pm -
  • 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…
    - , 30 Oct 13, 4:35pm -
  • 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…
    - , 30 Oct 13, 2:20pm -

Living The Gourmet

  • newChicken Burgers with Spiced Rub
    It is the weekend. Come sit down and enjoy the easy feel to a meal. Take a sip from the cool, cool drink and let yourself be. It is a good feeling to feel free from all the hustle that has encumbered me…
    - 1 hour ago, 29 Aug 14, 3:18pm -
  • Chocolate Chip Banana Loaf
    This banana loaf didn’t last very long – which is the sure sign of a good cake. Speckled with chocolate morsels, the real trick to this cake was the sour cream. A little sour cream goes a long way when it comes to baking certain cakes I find, and…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 3:04am -
  • Basil, Apple, Cheese and Honey Omelet
    I find omelets a comforting meal. They are uncomplicated and your imagination is limitless. Combine flavors that tickle your imagination. Make a good cup of coffee or tea to serve with it and sit down and rest a minute. Enjoy with Love, Catherine xo…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 5:53pm -
  • Cheesecake with Fresh Peach Topping
    This rich, decadent cake, topped with the season’s freshest peaches, is surprising simple to whip up and sure to wow! If there is one thing everyone can agree on, it’s cheesecake. It is an irresistible dessert that is suitable for almost any occa…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 4:07am -
  • Cilantro Dip
    The beautiful color, aroma and freshness of this dip makes the waning season of summer come to life once more. There really is nothing more relaxing than to sit with family and friends and enjoy and sunset. These times are not as frequent as one woul…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Aug 14, 8:31pm -

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!
    - , 3 Jun 11, 7:18pm -
  • 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…
    - , 28 Mar 11, 12:26am -

Bizzy Bakes

  • newRed Pepper Veggies
    It wasn't that long ago that I discovered sweet red pepper dip.  It was so good that I did not even try to recreate it.  I usually buy a container every two weeks and add it to a variety of dishes.  This particular dish was supposed to be spinach…
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Aug 14, 2:30pm -
  • newMelon-Goat Cheese Salad
    Summer is almost over and I am cramming in some delicious salads which can be served alone for lunch. This was a totally refreshing salad thanks to the cantelope.  Everything blended together and there was a subtle sweet taste.  Hubby had a gluten-…
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Aug 14, 2:29pm -
  • newPeanut Butter Maple Cookies
    This recipe from intrigued me with the unusual combination of ingredients. Maple syrup and peanut butter are new to me but they sounded as if they would "mate" well. Actually, I think the cookie would be better without the maple syru…
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Aug 14, 2:29pm -
  • Grilled Chili Chicken Cutlets
    I realized, I have put up only a few of the wonderful chicken recipes, I have made over the year.  I thought it was time to add at least one of them.  This is from the present summer and it took advantage of our barbecue.Hubby brought home a new ou…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 1:00am -
  • Spinni Minis
    There is something very special about making dishes in separate servings.  I think, the food looks better.  It is a lot easier to take a small dish rather than cutting something up.Of course, there is the "Cute" element.  The minute, something bec…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 1:00am -

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 -

Veggie Converter 365

  • 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…
    - 14 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 1:13pm -
  • Plantar Fasciitis Essential Oils Rub
      A year or so ago I joked that I was falling apart one piece at a time. Autoimmune conditions seem that way sometimes. So, when I developed plantar fasciitis in my feet, I was bummed but not terribly surprised. I started using PanAway essential oil…
    - 15 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 5:20pm -
  • Quick & Delicious Gluten-Free Pizza!
    So, sadly, Goose and I can’t eat gluten anymore. So we’ve been forced to make our own gluten-free version at home. Trouble is, Goose is also allergic to dairy. So we really can’t do a cardboard crust. It has to be delicious particularly for Goo…
    - 21 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 4:14pm -
  • REVIEW: Annedroids on Amazon Prime
    I was asked to review the new Amazon original kids’ series Annedroids. It  is aimed at children ages 4-7 and available on Prime Instant Video. Annedroids is a science based-action adventure series that follows eleven-old genius and kid-scienti…
    - 26 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 5:26pm -
  • 5 Back-to-School Essential Oils to Start the Year Right!
    It’s that time already. My oldest daughter starts kindergarten on Monday and our youngest starts Pre-K next week! That means it’s time to get ready for all the back-to-school fun and not-so-fun like the germy Petri dish atmosphere. Check out thes…
    - 28 days ago, 1 Aug 14, 6:40pm -


  • 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.  
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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

  • Greek Eggplants with Tomato Sauce and Feta Cheese in the Oven
    This is another Greek recipe with eggplants and is very easily prepared.  Ingredients6 medium eggplants1kg very ripe fresh tomatoes grated300g feta cheese crumbled8 cloves garlic finely chopped3 tbsp fresh basil roughly cut200ml sunflower oil 2 tbs…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 9:01am -
  • Greek Rice Pudding - Rizogalo
    Greek Rizogalo is not a 'pudding' as such, but is a delightfully refreshing sweet that can be eaten at any time - for breakfast it is especially enjoyable! It is very easy and quick to prepare and can be served in small bowls (as in the photo) with c…
    - 19 days ago, 10 Aug 14, 3:25pm -
  • 'Supermoon' Over Ancient Greek Temple
    This weekend there was a massive full moon - known as a 'supermoon'. This short, rough video shows the supermoon over the Ancient Greek Temple at Cape Sounion.The moon appears brighter and larger due to its proximity to the earth during its…
    - 45 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 3:44pm -
  • Mediterranean Diet Manifesto
     This is a summary of the wonderfully healthy Mediterranean Diet, as presented by Elena Paravantes in What do you think?  ca-pub-5932202259726035
    - 50 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 8:49am -
  • Delicious Greek Dishes
    Some delicious Greek dishes accompanied by delightful music! Just to get you in the mood for the Greek summer! Delicious Greek Dishes by Slidely Photo Galleryca-pub-5932202259726035
    - 67 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 3:20pm -

Ekusinero Food Blog

  • Batchoy (Tagalog Version) Recipe
    Ingredients: 1/2 kilo lomo (pork loin), sliced to strips 1 to 2 pcs. pork kidney, sliced to strips 1 small packet misua noodles 2 thumb size ginger, cut into strips 2 large size sayote, sliced 1/2 head garlic, chopped 1 medium size onion, chopped 1/2…
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  • Different Types of Restaurant
    A restaurant is an establishment that serves prepared food and beverages to be consumed on the premises. However, the world of restaurants is extremely different. The alternatives can be a bit immense. Deciding on where to eat can sometimes end up in…
    - , 31 Mar 10, 6:26am -
  • Ginger-Spiced Cucumbers Recipe
    Ingredients: 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar 1/4 cup mirin (sweet cooking rice wine) 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 1 large English cucumber (about 12 oz.), peeled if desired, and thinly sliced 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onio…
    - , 7 Jan 10, 2:23am -
  • Peking Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe
    Ingredients: 12 dried shiitake mushrooms 12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breasts or thighs 1/2 cup chicken broth 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons dry sherry 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon chili oil or chili paste 2 tablespoons p…
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  • Steamed MayaMaya (Pinasingawan MayaMaya) Recipe
    This recipe is good for family occasion and is very easy to prepare. Ingredients: 1 kilo mayamaya 1 cucumber, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 carrot, sliced lengthwise 1/2 tsp ground pepper 1 cup mayonnaise 1 tsp salt 1 tsp white sugar Procedure…
    - , 7 Oct 09, 7:27am -

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 -

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…
    - 44 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 12:04pm -
  • 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…
    - 67 days ago, 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…
    - 92 days ago, 29 May 14, 10:08am -
  • 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…
    - 92 days ago, 29 May 14, 10:05am -
  • 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…
    - , 26 Feb 14, 1:35pm -

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…
    - , 9 Jul 13, 3:22pm -
  • 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…
    - , 7 Jul 13, 3:12pm -
  • 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

  • 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…
    - , 15 May 14, 11:02pm -
  • 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…
    - , 30 Apr 14, 11:51pm -
  • 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…
    - , 16 Apr 14, 7:41pm -
  • Lemon “Brownies”
    Lemon seems to be one of those things that you either love or you hate. I happen to LOOOOVE lemon. The more lemon the better. Lemon bars? Yes, please. New lemon flavored Oreos? Sign me up. I was heartbroken when Little Debbie’s lemon bars disappear…
    - , 26 Feb 14, 2:07am -

Steak N Potatoes Kinda Gurl

  • Cobb Salad
    What does summer mean to you?Summer to me means grilling and corn on the cob and light and refreshing meals like salads and fruits and veggies. Summer is Cobb Salad.Grilled Cobb Salad at that.It's one of my fave things. And this Cobb has grilled cor…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 6:42pm -
  • Grilled Mushroom-Crusted Steaks
    Happy Monday! And Happy Secret Recipe Club day!This month I was assigned to Kate's blog, Kate's Kitchen. She and Connie are the cutest couple! It was so fun stalking them all month. I was intrigued by so many of their recipes, like their Steak Sandw…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 2:02pm -
  • S'mores Galore!!
    Hey! I missed National S'mores Day on Sunday. What the?In honor of the ever-so-delicious summer treat we all love so dearly, I bring you a collection of s'mores recipes you'll be rushin to whip up before the summer's over!!Prepare for s'mores overlo…
    - 16 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 8:27pm -
  • Obsessions + Confessions
    Time for my latest obsessions + confessions!This may be the best thing I've ever laid my food-loving eyes on. JALAPENO CHEDDAR BUNS!!!Or fill it with a hot dog. This recipe and these photos have me re-thinking my supposed dislike of cucumbers. That…
    - 29 days ago, 31 Jul 14, 9:21pm -
  • Strawberry Lemon Cheesecake in a Glass
    Secret Recipe Club time! This month I was assigned to Manuela's blog, Manu's Menu. She lives in Australia! So cool! Her blog is filled with wonderful Italian recipes... lots of which were new to me and I had never heard of! I learned a lot perusing…
    - 37 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 2:17pm -

The Chocoholic

  • 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…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Aug 14, 9:37pm -
  • 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…
    - 68 days ago, 22 Jun 14, 4:25pm -
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  • Friday Friend and Follow 4/5
    How it Works• On the linky below, enter your name and what you are linking to. For example, Posh-GFC, Mel-Twitter• NEW! Add your Instagram too! Follows and/or likes• If you have more than one page to link to, go ahead and post them all separat…
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  • Friday Friends
    How it Works• On the linky below, enter your name and what you are linking to. For example, Posh-GFC, Mel-Twitter• NEW! Add your Instagram too! Follows and/or likes• If you have more than one page to link to, go ahead and post them all separat…
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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…
    - , 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 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…
    - , 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.…
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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…
    - , 19 Aug 12, 9:00pm -
  • 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…
    - , 19 Aug 12, 7:22pm -
  • 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…
    - , 10 Jul 12, 2:53am -
  • 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…
    - , 28 Mar 12, 2:15am -

Stir Laugh Repeat

  • newPraying Mantis
    This has nothing to do with food but I still had to share.  He/She was sitting on the hedge near my door.  It didn't seem to mind that I wanted to take its picture and would even turn its head to look at me while I took pictures.  This is the 1st…
    - 21 hours ago, 28 Aug 14, 7:21pm -
  • Aspirin Uses
    Yes, another Grandparent article. Aspirin - and you thought it was only good for headaches (well, I did too).Though willow bark has been used for thousands of years to relieve pain and inflammation, it wasn't until 1897 that a German chemist was able…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Aug 14, 7:37pm -
  • Tortilla Pizza
    Flour TortillasPizza SauceFavorite toppings:  Pepperoni  Ground Beef, cooked & crumbled  Sausage, cooked & crumbled  Bell Peppers, chopped  Onions, chopped  Mushrooms  Etc.Cheddar cheese, shreddedMozzarella cheese, shreddedOn tortilla spread a…
    - 7 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 6:44pm -
  • Apple Cider Vinegar Uses
    Yes, another Grandparent article that had to be shared.Next time you buy apple cider vinegar, skip the clear, refined stuff and go raw and organic. (Look for a brand that may look a little cloudy, and has bits of sediment in it; those are the enzymes…
    - 14 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 7:45pm -
  • Uses of Honey
    This is another interesting article from GrandparentsHoneyRaw, organic honey is one of nature’s superfoods, and you should definitely keep a jar on hand! If you can, buy honey that is produced locally. (Some of the honey sold in supermarkets has be…
    - 15 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 7:06pm -

The Peach Kitchen

  • newCornSiLog ( Corned Beef, Sinangag, Itlog) with Highlands Gold Corned Beef
    Today’s CornSiLog breakfast is brought to you by Highlands GOLD Corned Beef…. LOL! No, seriously. Friends from Highlands Corned Beef sent over a few cans of their new Highlands Gold Corned Beef yesterday. And I couldn’t think of a better way to…
    - 15 hours ago, 29 Aug 14, 12:59am -
  • Davao Gulf Boodle Feast at Blackbeard’s Seafood Island
    Before the month of August comes to an end let me tell you about how we celebrated my FIL’s birthday last August 1st. It was just a simple celebration but one that was filled with love …… — and rice! LOL! We had dinner at Blackbeard’s Seafo…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 7:12pm -
  • Breakfast Spaghetti with Bacon and Eggs
    It’s been 12 long days since I last updated this blog and to me it felt more like 12 months. A lot of things happened the past two weeks, both good things and bad things. Some got me excited, some got me upset: I got pregnant, we moved into our new…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 12:27pm -
  • Dundee Croc Tapa and Croc Sisig
    Believe me, there was a shock factor when I first thought about trying crocodile meat for the first time. But it quickly wore off as my adventurous palate got the best of me. peanutbutter♥ and I bought Croc Tapa and Croc Sisig to try at home. I’m…
    - 15 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 11:44pm -
  • Mister Kabab – Shawarma Cravings Strikes Again!
    My shawarma cravings struck again. And this time while we are on our way somewhere. It was around lunch time and we didn’t have one at home. It’s a good thing we were passing by West Ave. peanutbutter♥ asked me if I wanted to try Mister Kabab.…
    - 16 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 9:22am -

Yummy as can Be

  • Hainanese Delights, Robinsons Magnolia
    It was one rainy Saturday afternoon when we stopped by Robinsons Magnolia to buy a gift for my nephew before heading to his birthday party. Since it was way too early for the party, we decided to grab a quick lunch at Hainanese Delights. Their food i…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 9:06am -
  • Music Inspires Me
    Listening to classics really makes me feel good. It inspires me to write more when I do it while working. Couple it with a cup of coffee or tea, I wouldn’t even know that it’s time to stop and prepare the food supper. Do you also like listening t…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 8:31am -
  • Review: Eat Smart Precision Pro Digital Thermometer
    Everyone here at home is not fond of eating under cooked food except for my mom who likes her steak rare. Roasting chicken is also a challenge because I keep pricking the inside part of the thigh just to make sure that the juice coming from it is cle…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 6:57pm -
  • What Should You Know About Grass Fed Food?
    Nowadays meat producers do not actually send animals to be fattened with the use of grains, grass and organic supplements. Animals are artificially pumped and there are practically no natural pastures that are used. The alternative that now keeps gai…
    - 11 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 5:44pm -
  • Dolcelatte, Quezon Avenue
    Dolcelatte doesn’t just serve the yummiest croughnuts. Their food is also great. My family had a chance to finally go there and try their food. Here’s what we had. Dolcelatte Club Sandwich Php385 Foie Gras with Apple Cranberry Chutney Php 325 Put…
    - 12 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 2:39pm -

Baked by Rachel

  • Meat Lover’s Pizza
    Homemade thin crust pizza, topped off with two types of cheese, bacon, ham, pepperoni and hot sausage! A must make for meat lover’s. I’m just a tad excited. Why? Because tomorrow I’m going away. Eek! Heading away somewhere top secret with the M…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Aug 14, 10:00am -
  • Pesto Knots
    Tender homemade rolls, shaped into knots and topped off with a fresh basil-pesto sauce. A perfect addition to your dinner plans! I’m in the midst of another decision. One that isn’t as simple as which color nail polish do I like more than others…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 10:00am -
  • Salted Caramel and Chocolate Chunk Cookies
    Chewy homemade cookies, loaded with caramel bits, chocolate chunks and topped off with a sprinkling of flaked sea salt. A few random thoughts for your Friday… I’m obsessed with THIS song. So much fun. You can’t not dance to it. I dare you to tr…
    - 7 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 10:00am -
  • Funfetti Cake Batter Pancakes
    Fluffy homemade cake batter pancakes with rainbow sprinkles throughout, topped off with whipped cream. I like sprinkles. Okay… I love sprinkles. And I figured with not only so many kids going back to school, but also everyone needing breakfast in g…
    - 11 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 10:00am -
  • Spinach-Ricotta Stuffed Shells
    Jumbo pasta shells stuffed with spinach and ricotta. An easy and flavorful dinner for any night of the week! It’s so easy to get in dinner ruts, or just a rut for any meal of the day, really. But we’re talking dinner today. Typically we rotate th…
    - 14 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 10:17am -

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

    - , 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 -

Food Recipe World

The Accidental Locavore

  • Gazpacho, As if You Needed a Recipe
    While it may not seem possible to have too many tomatoes, there are times (like now) when you might be facing a pile of very ripe tomatoes that would be a shame to waste. The Accidental Locavore ended up with five pounds from the CSA this week and kn…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Aug 14, 1:00pm -
  • A Storytelling Evening at Farmigo
    If, like the Accidental Locavore, you spent a lot of time in New York City, the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn was not somewhere you’d go on a whim. However, in the search for hipster space it (like so many other places) has been cleaned up and is now a…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 1:01pm -
  • Playing With Food: Salami and Cheese Crisps
    The Accidental Locavore was reading a recipe recently for an extremely big, complicated sandwich, part of which included a “frico” with salami and provolone. Since we had some very attractive salami and some normal-looking provolone, it seemed li…
    - 8 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 1:00pm -
  • Noshi’s Coney Island
    Like the Accidental Locavore did, you could pass Noshi’s for ages without it registering in your consciousness. But if you did that, you’d be missing out on a really good local hot dog joint. At the end (or the beginning) of Main Street in Poughk…
    - 11 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 1:00pm -
  • Grilled Salt and Vinegar Potatoes
    Maybe it’s my New England upbringing, but the Accidental Locavore loves vinegar on fries and potato chips! If you took a look at some of my recipe files, or Pinterest “Things to Try” board, you’d find a bunch of recipes for salt and vinegar p…
    - 15 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 6:00pm -

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

  • newStuffed Bell Peppers
    As I was doing my morning walk in the treadmill yesterday, I was thinking of what to cook for dinner. I remember   the left over crab meat from our dinner the previous night.  I still don't have solid idea what to cook it with though because it w…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 14, 2:01am -
  • newBaked Potato Hash
    After one week of school, both of my Burritos have sore throats already (sigh). Sickness is what I am not fond of when the kids goes back to school.  No matter how  you prepped their immune system during the summer time, sickness still hits them as…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Aug 14, 4:51am -
  • newSmoked Salmon with Salsa for Breakfast
    Yesterday was another busy weekend at home, cleaning, doing laundry, cooking, and doing some repairs.  I bought a pack of smoked salmon  at Wholey's  a couple of weeks ago and  prepared it for breakfast yesterday.  I baked it for twenty minutes…
    - 11 mins ago, 29 Aug 14, 4:08pm -
  • newSalsa
    Do you know how to "do" salsa?  I can make salsa but can't do the salsa dance hehehe.  My poor feet are both left so I have no rhythm at all.   But anyway, I wish I could have some of the professional's salsa lessons santa monica.  It would be s…
    - 16 mins ago, 29 Aug 14, 4:03pm -
  • General Tso's Chicken
    I found and bought  some General Tso's chicken seasoning mix at Giant Eagle's Farmer's Market the last time we went there.  Yesterday, I tried  to make   the  menu  through following the recipe at the back of the seasoning mix with a little twi…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 4:18am -

Recipes by The Wicked Noodle

  • Bread and Tomato au Gratin Recipe with Bacon & Blue Cheese
    Crispy bread, soft summer tomatoes with parmesan, bacon & blue cheese combine to make this au gratin recipe the only one you will ever want!The post Bread and Tomato au Gratin Recipe with Bacon & Blue Cheese appeared first on .
    - 10 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 6:15pm -
  • Crispy Smashed Potatoes, Sexy-Ugly Style
    This easy recipe for Smashed Potatoes will become your go-to potato recipe. Smashed Potatoes can be made mostly ahead of time then just toss them in the oven!The post Crispy Smashed Potatoes, Sexy-Ugly Style appeared first on .
    - 11 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 4:30pm -
  • Turkey Meatloaf Recipe with Roasted Veggies and a Chipotle Glaze
    This Turkey Meatloaf Recipe combines ground turkey breast, Italian sauage and diced roasted veggies then it's topped with a chipotle glaze. Amazing flavor!The post Turkey Meatloaf Recipe with Roasted Veggies and a Chipotle Glaze appeared first on .
    - 14 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 6:00pm -
  • Warm Raspberry Peach Cobbler Recipe with Crunchy Pecan Topping
    This Peach Cobbler Recipe has just enough sweetness without taking away the flavor of the summer fruit. A crunchy top makes it the best peach cobbler recipe!The post Warm Raspberry Peach Cobbler Recipe with Crunchy Pecan Topping appeared first on .
    - 15 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 4:50pm -
  • Smoky Summer Corn and Tomato Au Gratin
    This au Gratin recipe is like none you've ever tried. A creamy, smoky sauce combines with fresh corn and summer tomatoes for the BEST au gratin recipe!The post Smoky Summer Corn and Tomato Au Gratin appeared first on .
    - 16 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 3:00pm -

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

  • Panzanella Tuscan Tomato and Bread Salad
    Bread is perfect for mopping up sauces and broth!   . That’s the basic idea of this wonderful, traditional Italian, fresh tomato and bread salad known as “Panzanella”.  A salad that is frugally made with crusty, hefty, day-old bread chunks to…
    - 13 days ago, 16 Aug 14, 9:00am -
  • How To Roast and Freeze Red Peppers
      RED!   Such a beautiful color that visually POPS in any dish to entice your visual senses! Truth is . . . I’ll take a red pepper any time over a green pepper since I’ve come to love their sweet taste!  Oh, and not to mention how healthy th…
    - 15 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 4:00pm -
  • Tomato and Zucchini Gratin with Asiago and Pimento Cheese
    Have I ever got a delicious post for you that includes:   a delicious and ooey, gooey CHEESY vegetable recipe. . . . a generous CHEESY GIVEAWAY . . . . and one more extra added into the winning prize:  a fantastic ITALIAN COOKBOOK! . What a year w…
    - 20 days ago, 9 Aug 14, 10:00am -
  • Classic Bruschetta with Tomatoes, Basil and Garlic
    One of the BEST things about summer’s juicy, ripe tomatoes fresh from the garden or farmers’ markets, is that you can enjoy Classic Bruschetta with Tomatoes, Basil and Garlic like no other time of the year! This traditional Italian appetizer reci…
    - 22 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 10:00am -
  • Grill-Roasted Corn, Black Bean and Avocado Salad with Cilantro Viniagrette
      As my husband and I were having breakfast at our favorite local diner, our server said to us earlier this summer in July, “Happy 4th!  Aren’t you excited about all of the good eats on the grill today?” I thought about her statement and the…
    - 23 days ago, 6 Aug 14, 10:00am -

Seaside Simplicity

  • Menu Plan Monday
    Menu planning is one of those things I got out of the habit of doing and it's the first to go back on the list of re-establishing good routines. I can't tell you what a huge difference it makes.Taking an hour once a week to check what I have on hand,…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 3:45pm -
  • Sunday Snipets
    Now that I'm back to blogging I thought doing The Simple Woman's Daybook prompts on Sundays would be a good way to catch up a bit. Join me and the others who play along!   FOR TODAYOutside my window... it's a bright sunny summer kind of day. The wi…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 5:00pm -
  • Surprise!!
    Hello? Is this thing on? Anyone still out there in the land of blogs?! It's been almost a year since I've been here! My account was set to private and I haven't added a single post or reader since then as well - it's a long story. I won't get into th…
    - 10 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 1:30am -
  • 25% off at Tervis - Today only
    This is one of the biggest savings events of the year, it's happening today only, Wednesday October 16. It's the Cyber One Day event encouraging customers to get all of their holiday shopping done now! Hurry over to get 25% off your entire order at T…
    - , 16 Oct 13, 11:15am -
  • We have a winner!
    Last Friday a winner was selected for the ID & EGO Creations giveaway. So far our winner has not responded to the notification email. If the current winner has not responded by midnight on Friday, October 4th a new winner will be selected.Even if y…
    - , 1 Oct 13, 9:34pm -

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

  • Easy Zucchini Ricotta Cakes
    I had very little expectations about this recipe. I was 85% sure the recipe wouldn’t work, the ricotta wouldn’t be firm enough to bind the ingredients and, in the end, the patties/fritters would crumble and take apart in the pan. I was mentally p…
    - 7 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 5:16pm -
  • Potato Locro aka a very popular Ecuadorian Potato Soup
    This a creamy yet very light soup. I cleaned the pot with my fingers to have a preview of its taste. After licking off the soup from my fingers I reckoned I could add some fats by drizzling extra virgin olive oil on top. It was almost “too” lig…
    - 14 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 11:33am -
  • Corn Tortillas made with Polenta
    …And while my cute little banana bread is rising in the oven showing off its golden crumbly top, I take some time off from my loved/hated readings to pass you the recipe of the tortillas here pictured. Although I’ve been meaning to make corn…
    - 16 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 1:31pm -
  • Creamy Vegetarian Tuscan Bean Minestrone
    Let me start by telling you that this week you can find “me” at Vegan Miam. I was very happy about guest posting for Rika: she is the author of my favorite vegan food + travel blog. I only wish I was able to announce this earlier (I’ve…
    - 20 days ago, 9 Aug 14, 3:32pm -
  • The Lighthouse of my Dreams
    Here I am again, revealing myself in a pic. I’m gaining confidence as proved by the casually inclined head and the vacant smile or, more probably, I’m just getting used to it. Last weekend I went camping on the coast (almost on the coast) nearby…
    - 24 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 10:00am -

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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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,…
    - 22 days ago, 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

  • newEasy Homemade BBQ Sauce
    Instructions  Prepare ingredients for the sauce.…
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  • Russian Stuffed Bell Peppers
    Instructions  These are the ingredients you will be needing for this recipe; it's not to coun…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 7:33am -
  • Cheesy Zucchini Breadsticks
    Instructions  Squeeze all of the juices you can, ou…
    - 8 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:51am -
  • Apricot Farmer Cheese Cake
    Instructions  These are the ingredients you will need for the cake. Butter should be at a roo…
    - 10 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 7:42am -
  • Zucchini Vegetable Slice
    Instructions  These are the ingredients you would need. Zucchini is small/medium in size, abo…
    - 15 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 7:07am -

Eatwell 101

  • newRecipe: Pomegranate Lemonade Soda
    Sign up for our free newsletter and get new recipes and fresh ideas every weekSo fresh! This alcohol free pomegranate spritzer is a simple, refreshing and perfect way to ...READ →
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  • 15 Salt & Pepper Grinders That Work!
    Sculptural tabletop art with a timeless function, salt and pepper grinders are the exclamation marks of the kitchen or dining table! To convey warmth and style on your dinner ...READ →
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  • Recipe: Cherry Tomatoes With Roasted Shrimps
    Sign up for our free newsletter and get new recipes and fresh ideas every weekBaked cherry tomatoes with roasted shrimps, feta cheese and fresh parsley. This mediterranean inspired dish ...READ →
    - 1 day ago, 28 Aug 14, 3:30pm -
  • 15 Crowd-Pleasing Labor Day Snacks That Will Make A Hit
    Don’t dread the end of summer. Celebrate it and throw a memorable Labor Day Party with family and friend! Serve up one of these fantastic snacks while the grill ...READ →
    - 1 day ago, 28 Aug 14, 12:18pm -
  • Recipe: Coconut Chocolate Mounds Bars
    Sign up for our free newsletter and get new recipes and fresh ideas every weekHomemade candy is always better for you right? So here’s a quick and healthy solution ...READ →
    - 2 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 5:46pm -

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...…
    - , 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 -

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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