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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

  • newEaster Carrot Cake ~ Featuring Peeps
    Happy Easter my Chickadees!!!I have presented you with an Easter cake that will bring a smile to  the toughest bunny in your bunch as you sit at the table and enjoy. Make memories that last through the years; remember good memories are the priceless…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Apr 14, 1:15am -
  • Italian Coffee Cookies featuring Caffè Vergnano
    Living the Gourmet is pleased to present Caffè Vergnano, a high quality Italian Espresso Coffee.Caffè Vergnano offers delicious blends that are perfectly complimented with a simple Italian coffee cookie.Inspired by Biscotti Regina, these cookies ar…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 8:37pm -
  • Emmi's Gruyere Cheese
    "If we had planned this, it would never have happened." The happiest moments in life are those that come unexpectedly.It's been a long week, but Tuesday night was so enjoyable.  It was night well spent with family, a friend and some delicious cheese…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 8:36pm -
  • Croque Monsieur Panini featuring RealBeanz Iced Coffee
    This was the first time I ever made or had Croque Monsieur, and I was delightfully surprised to find out how unbelievably easy it is to prepare.  Rather than melting the white cheese sauce on top, I melted it inside the sandwich with the ham slices,…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 8:35pm -
  • Guilt Free Cheesecake
    *Adapted from Richard SimmonsThis is a cheesecake without all of the guilt and yet is delicious!!Ingredients:3 eggs9 oz. cottage cheese¾ cup cream cheese½ cup sugar¼ cup cornstarch1 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. vanilla1 tbs. grated lemon zest1 tbs. le…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 4:00pm -

Quinoa Recipes

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

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  • Colorful Quinoa Medley

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  • Quinoa Breakfast Cereal
    This is a great quinoa breakfast cereal recipe that is really simple.  It doesn’t take long to cook and you should feel free to add whatever fruit you like.  The recipe calls for apples and raisins but adding any other fruit should be ok.   I my…
    - , 28 Mar 11, 12:26am -

Bizzy Bakes

  • Pasta with Sausage, Spinach and Mushrooms
    I made this about a week after the funeral and it was probably the first food, we enjoyed.This is the kind of meal, hubby likes, when he arrives home from work.  It has a little bit of everything and is warm and filling.  I got to use up leftover c…
    - 50 days ago, 28 Feb 14, 1:24am -
  • Butter and Parmesan Linguine - Donna Hay
    Am I ever glad, the recipe for WWDH is an easy one, this week because this is my time to jump back in, not to regular posting but to just a little bit, tiny little footsteps.  We do eat and I do cook although, I don't have that adventurous feeling.…
    - 53 days ago, 25 Feb 14, 11:36pm -
  • Baking is Therapy
    I decided to bake the Milk-Chocolate Walnut Coffee Cake  selected by Eileen of One Hundred Eighty Degrees and organized by Joyce of  Kitchen Flavours.  You will find the other bakes at THB.Since hubby does not like chocolate, I used raisins and…
    - 68 days ago, 10 Feb 14, 10:50pm -
  • Love, Loss and Life and Ina Fridays
    I have been doing a lot of thinking of late and much of it brings peace and acceptance.  I have discovered that these three words, love, loss and life are intertwined and the lines can be blurred.  The sadness of the loss is powerful, the memories…
    - 68 days ago, 10 Feb 14, 3:57am -
  • Random Thoughts
    Although I am not up to blogging normally, I do realize, this is a good time to share random thoughts and perhaps to even share a little about the Jewish customs, at the time of mourning.  Right now, nothing seems real in my world.  I am functionin…
    - 73 days ago, 5 Feb 14, 3:09pm -

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                                                                        …
    - 18 days ago, 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

  • GIVEAWAY: Win a Young Living Premium Essential Oils Starter Kit for Mother’s Day!
    This Mother’s Day, you can get a gift of wellness for your entire family: a premium essential oils starter kit. And don’t worry about waiting to see if you win! If you purchase a premium kit during the giveaway period from any of the participatin…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 5:11pm -
  • Vitamix Giveaway from Pure Prescriptions!
    Disclaimer: I was paid to write this post and have an affiliate partnership with this sponsor. However, I only write posts about products I truly believe in. I’m so excited about this month’s giveaway. Wow! Who doesn’t want a Vitamix? I can ent…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Apr 14, 2:48pm -
  • Cloth Diaper Giveaway for Natural Mamas
    We’re having an awesome giveaway for new mamas who want to keep their baby’s bum covered in natural cloth. Check out this amazing cloth diaper giveaway with a huge bundle of amazing natural baby diapering products! Here’s what’s in the Cloth…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 10:56pm -
  • 10 Essential Oils for Hypothyroidism: How to Naturally Boost Your Thyroid
    I have a wonky thyroid. For the past few years I’ve been on increasingly larger doses of Synthroid. But last month, for the first time, MY DOSAGE WENT DOWN! In addition to changing my diet from fairly strict vegetarian to autoimmune Paleo (about 80…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Apr 14, 10:12pm -
  • Paleo Sunday Dinner: Candy Bacon Appetizers to Custard Dessert
    I absolutely love this Paleo Sunday dinner collection. You start the night with Candy Bacon as an appetizer and end it with a black rice pudding or pumpkin custard for dessert. There are plenty of sides, too, and a couple of main dishes—one for kid…
    - 18 days ago, 1 Apr 14, 2:00pm -


  • 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…
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  • 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 Easter Sweets
     Greek Easter is this coming Sunday and time for us to enjoy our Easter sweets! Tsoureki - Easter Cake or Bread - and lovely cookies!For the recipes, just click on the links.TSOUREKIEASTER COOKIESEat and Enjoy!ca-pub-5932202259726035
    - 3 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 11:58am -
  • Greek Paximadia with Aniseed
     This is a recipe for Greek paximadia, which are a kind of rusk. This recipe includes aniseed, which makes it a wonderful snack or 'nibble'!Ingredients1kg all-purpose four50g fresh yeast180g sugar10 tbsp olive oil2 tbsp aniseed350ml water1 tsp salt…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Apr 14, 10:56am -
  • 8 Greek Spinach Recipes
     Spinach is very popular in Greece - especially in pies. Fresh spinach is used and is an integral part of the healthy Greek diet, and you don't have to be Popeye to like it! Here are 8 delicious recipes you can try - just click on the names to go…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 9:34am -
  • 9 Most Popular Greek Sweets
    Greek sweets are so delicious - no doubt about it! There are so many of them and we have thousands of people checking out the recipes here, so we've listed the 9 most popular on our blog. To go to the recipes, just click on the links.1. Baclava2. Wal…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Apr 14, 9:06am -
  • This Month's 9 Most Pinned Greek Recipes
    These are the 9 Greek recipes from our blog that were most pinned on Pinterest this month. Many thanks to all you pinners!ca-pub-5932202259726035
    - 19 days ago, 31 Mar 14, 10:46am -

Ekusinero Food Blog

  • All About Vegetarians
    Are you a vegetarian? Vegetarians choose to be one due to specific reasons such as religious beliefs, insufficiency of meat supply, ethical beliefs, environmental and other reasons but majority shift to vegetarian diet to take advantage of the low-fa…
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  • Szechuan Tofu & Green Bean Stir-Fry Recipe
    This spicy vegetarian stir-fry is a great way to use green beans when they’re bountiful and inexpensive at the supermarket. You can also try it with other vegetables, such as broccoli or peppers, just make sure to cut them into small pieces so that…
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  • Sinigang na Hipon (Shrimp in Sour Soup) Recipe
    Sinigang is a Philippine dish famous for the variety of ingredients. Though considered a soup, it is not eaten as is, but rather combined as a viand with rice. Sinigang is typically sour. Sinigang often incorporates stewed fish, pork, chicken, shrimp…
    - , 7 Nov 09, 12:33pm -
  • Chicken Pork Adobo Recipe
    Adobo is the Spanish word for seasoning or marinade. The word is the first-person singular present indicative form of adobar, a Spanish verb meaning “to marinate.” Adobo is also the name of a common and very popular cooking process in the Philipp…
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  • Franchise Investigation – Five Things To Find Out
    Let us first understand what is meant by ‘franchise investigation’. These are the areas of information you need to discover before investing your hard earned money on a new franchise opportunity. This is sometimes called ‘due diligence’. When…
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Food Overdosed!

  • Instant Carbonara
    Don't you just love pastas? I was craving for Carbonara the other week. While doing some grocery shopping, I came across this instant San Remo pasta Carbonara. I didn't think twice to get it. So as soon as I got home, I cooked it. All it takes is a c…
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  • Mucho Nacho
    This is what I came up while looking for some snacks in our fridge. I found some ground beef and tomato sauce. I'm thinking of cooking a red sauce spaghetti however we don't have pasta. So I kept on looking and found a half cut cabbage and some chees…
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  • Pastel Colors
    Don't you just love the colors of these M n' M chocolate candies? Yeah I know, these are not the typical colors we see everyday. Actually, these are Easter Bunny Edition candies of M n'Ms... Different color but still the same chocolate-y taste... Oop…
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  • Lechon Kawali
    Lechon KawaliI am craving for this food since last week. And guess what? I gave in! After loggin out of work yesterday, I went to Robinson's Supermarket's meat section directly. I asked the butcher to get me a nice country style meat and have it cut…
    - , 27 May 10, 10:39pm -
  • Fried Lumpiang Ubod
    Since I can't eat yet what I like, my mom prepared Fried Lumpiang Ubod for lunch... it's one of my favorite food also.This dish is just so easy to prepare. It is a Pinoy vegetable roll that is serve with a vinegar and garlic dip. There are no ingred…
    - , 20 May 10, 8:31am -

In My Kitchen

  • 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…
    - 52 days ago, 26 Feb 14, 1:35pm -
  • Foods For Lunch
    I've been wanting to lose weight but I think it's not possible if I keep cooking my favorite Filipino foods. Today I cooked hubby's favorite adobong pusit and my fave pinakbet for our lunch. I started cooking early because I'm a slow cook. I prepared…
    - 85 days ago, 24 Jan 14, 7:10am -
  • Purple Yam Jam (Halayang Ube)
    My youngest brother gave me quite a few purple yam (ube) from his yard. He knows that I love making  purple yam jam (halayang ube) and he had tasted what I cooked last time. Compared to what he made, mine tasted better. The reason is, I put more ing…
    - 99 days ago, 10 Jan 14, 3:00pm -
  • Refrigerated Cake
    This recipe is one of the family's favorites. We've been having this for years during birthdays and other special occasions. Hubby love it and my 2 nephews can't get enough of it every time I share it to them. It's a no bake cake and it's so easy to…
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  • Black Beans
    Beans is hubby's favorite. He love any kinds of beans but most especially pinto beans. It's not easy to find it here in the Philippines though. We only buy that when we go to SM. The grocery stores here don't have it. So as substitute, we often buy m…
    - , 12 Oct 13, 4:05am -

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…
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  • Kungfu – A Marathon Not A Spri…
    Kungfu – A Marathon Not A Sprint #RTW Republished by Blog Post Promoterfor more visit my website at
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  • Today in Italy is Mimosa day! …
    Today in Italy is Mimosa day! #OPP Republished by Blog Post Promoterfor more visit my website at
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Jenn Cooks

  • 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…
    - 3 days ago, 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…
    - 52 days ago, 26 Feb 14, 2:07am -
  • Pizza Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
    As promised, here is the idea that I originally looked up the recipe for Homemade Garlic Bread Spread for: Pizza grilled cheese sandwiches. If you’re around the internet much, you’ve probably seen several versions of this. Which is why this is le…
    - 76 days ago, 2 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • Spasagna
    I have to thank my best friend for bringing this one to my attention. I couldn’t come up with anything to add to the bread and diet coke that was on my grocery list, so I was browsing Facebook instead. She posted a link to this recipe, and her husb…
    - 83 days ago, 26 Jan 14, 10:25pm -
  • Homemade Garlic Bread Spread
    Recently I was searching for meal ideas so I could make a list for the grocery store when I came up with an idea that required me to be able to make a quick and simple homemade garlic bread. I did a google search, and man, are there some kind of comp…
    - 90 days ago, 19 Jan 14, 10:32pm -

Steak N Potatoes Kinda Gurl

  • Obsessions + Confessions
    Are you ready for my latest obsessions + confessions? Where I tell you about all things I'm currently obsessin over, and share my latest confessions and things going on in my little ole life. Finally getting over negative degree temps, but I'll still…
    - 23 days ago, 27 Mar 14, 12:24am -
  • Caramel Pecan Bars
    Today's my birthday! Happy birthday to me  :)This is my last year in my 20s so I better make it a good year. I can't believe it really. Time just seemed to start floating by after 21. I still feel 21 at least! Not sure if that's a good thing or a ba…
    - 26 days ago, 24 Mar 14, 6:55am -
  • Obsessions + Confessions
    Time for my latest obsessions + confessions. Ready set go!Oh Ben & Jerry's, you sure know how to sucker a girl in! Salted Caramel Core Ice Cream? MUST FIND THIS.Are these not the most beautiful cupcakes you've ever seen?Veggies disguised as fries. I…
    - 31 days ago, 19 Mar 14, 8:08pm -
  • St. Patty's Day Chex Mix
    Happy St. Patty's Day, friends!I'm spending St. Patty's Day at work, counseling clients, and in class. I'm not even wearing green! But I've brought you some St. Patty's Day Chex Mix as a snack to go with all that green beer. Don't you just love sim…
    - 33 days ago, 17 Mar 14, 6:45pm -
  • Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
    At the request of my man, here are some carrot cake cupcakes.  PJ's birthday was this past weekend! I love celebrating his birthday all weekend long  :)  We ate out ALOT and enjoyed every bit of it. Gotta splurge sometimes, he deserves it.He want…
    - 38 days ago, 12 Mar 14, 4:06pm -

The Chocoholic

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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.…
    - , 7 Mar 11, 10:55pm -

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

  • newGrilling - Part 2 - Marinades
    Now for those tasty, tenderizing marinades.  There are usually 2 reasons you use a marinade.  One is to add flavor and the other is to tenderize.  When marinating, it's important to know your beef cut and to plan ahead.  While the two different t…
    - 18 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 6:03pm -
  • Grilling - Part 1 - Rubs
    It's that time of the year again... Grilling Season!  I love to grill and love to try different rubs and marinades so I'm doing a two part post giving you suggestions for both.  I'll also give you a couple tips that hopefully you'll find helpful.Ru…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Apr 14, 9:48pm -
  • Setting Up a Kitchen Inventory
    I like to keep a list of pantry and kitchen food items that I use frequently or at least want to have on hand just in case a recipe calls for it.  The way I keep my inventory up is by printing out my list, taking an inventory of what I have and pin…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 10:48pm -
  • 4 Wonderful Tastes of Italy
    There's nothing like a bowl of pasta with tomato sauce flavored with garlic, topped with cheese and pesto.  These 4 ingredients are what you always want to have on hand when making your tasty Italian dishes.Tomatoes:Fresh - Tomatoes are at their pea…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 7:02pm -
  • Retirement
    I sometimes feel that I'm in the process of developing that horrible disease called Alzheimer, but I'm blaming my problem on too much going on in my head.  Daily, I'll go from one room to the next and have no idea what I went in there for.  Usually…
    - 22 days ago, 28 Mar 14, 6:21pm -

The Peach Kitchen

  • Trying out SPAM Tocino (Limited Edition)
    Is this SpamSiLog or ToSiLog?? To my non-Filipino friends, SILOG is a term that has been coined from the Filipino breakfast staple SInangag (garlic fried rice) and itLOG (egg). Another syllable is prefixed in it, usually the first syllable of another…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Apr 14, 9:53am -
  • #EatLikeAViking at Vikings Megamall
    I don’t think Vikings Megamall still needs an introduction. Vikings Luxury Buffet has been the talk of the town ever since it opened its first branch at SM MOA. It has redefined the whole buffet experience, boasting of the largest buffet areas and…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Apr 14, 3:32am -
  • “Say Yes” to Extraordinary Flavors from Starbucks this April 2014
    “Say Yes” to Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccino and Banana Mango Frappuccino We are going to have an amazing and exciting Summer with these two new extraordinary flavors from Starbucks. I have yet to try them but they look like an oasis in the mid…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 4:02am -
  • Key Lime Pie Oatmeal
    Summer is definitely here. Summer means salads, eating healthier, going swimming, and running more. I was trying to eat healthier during the start of the year but I’ve failed miserably. There were too many family occasions, too many restaurant inv…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Apr 14, 12:58pm -
  • Inspire a Healthy and Stylish Change, Join the Search for CORELLE’s Women of Health and Style
    When it comes to healthy and stylish dinnerware, bakeware, and cookware, we all know that nothing comes close to the World Kitchen brands Corelle, Corningware, Pyrex, Visions and Snapware. As mommies, it’s one our partners in providing our families…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Apr 14, 10:05am -

Yummy as can Be

  • newPRETZEL CRISPS®: Time to Rethink Your Pretzel® {Review}
    Ever tried crispy pretzels? Oh, I’m one lucky gal because I was recently given a chance to taste and review Pretzel Crisps®. I received all the nine flavors of their Deli Style pretzels and I can’t tell you how excited I was to try each of them.…
    - 22 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:47pm -
  • Review: Raw Guru Organic Himalayan Sea Salt
    I’ve heard a lot of people make a buzz about the purest salt to be found on earth and for sure, you’ve already heard about the Himalayan Sea Salt. Apparently, the salt that was found in the Himalayan mountain range is very rich in vitamins and mi…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Apr 14, 10:03am -
  • 5 Macaron Flavors To Try At Your Next Party
    From green tea to crème brûlée, macaron flavors have only gotten bolder as their popularity grows. But how can you be sure which experimental flavors are worth the trouble? Here are five tastes so good you’ll order double for your next occasion.…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 3:22pm -
  • Best Wine Offers
    Wine can improve almost anything! From meats, steaks and even when you just consume it as is. The market has a great demand of wine because wine consumers know exactly the joy of buying wine. May it be an event or just a simple dinner gathering, a gr…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 2:05pm -
  • Marzetti Recipe Exchange
    Alright, I know that you love to eat and cook that is why you are here. But, if you love to pin as well, you might find this post interesting. Marzetti wants your recipe. By pinning your favorite recipe with inspiration on their Pinterest board, you…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 7:23am -

Baked by Rachel

  • Make Ahead Garlic Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes
    Easy and flavorful garlic cream cheese mashed potatoes that can be made ahead and reheated perfectly! Save valuable time and space for holiday meal prep! It’s hard to believe Easter is already creeping up on us! I swear it was just St Patrick’s d…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • Thick and Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Carrot Cake Cookies
    The perfect non-cakey carrot cake cookies! Thick and chewy spiced carrot cake cookies with oatmeal and chocolate chips throughout. We had a split weekend… gorgeous and gloomy. So we clearly took full advantage of the gorgeous day, spending the bett…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • Soft Batch Chocolate Chip Carrot Cake Cookies
    Your favorite soft batch chocolate chip cookie with a fun seasonal spiced carrot “cake” twist. I’m not a cake-y cookie person, unless it’s a whoopie pie. And that’s a whole other topic because those kind of aren’t really cookies. I’d cl…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • Banana Blueberry English Muffin Bread
    Your favorite English muffin turned into a loaf of bread, bursting with banana and blueberry flavor! If the hair and fashion from the 80′s wasn’t bad enough, I’m starting to introduce the kids to classics from then. And with that, realizing tha…
    - 12 days ago, 7 Apr 14, 10:00am -
  • Chocolate Carrot Patch Cupcakes
    Moist chocolate cupcakes with a surprise carrot filling! Fun and festive cupcakes for Spring gatherings. You know what’s funny about Spring? Okay, maybe not funny, more like exciting! Everyone starts thinking about flowers and what they’re going…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Apr 14, 10:00am -

The Recipe Blog

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

Eid Recipes

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

Passionate about baking

Yummy Recipes

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

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

Food Recipe World

  • Jawar Ka Uttapa (Quick, Healthy and Scrumptious breakfast delight) - Indian Recipe

    - 16 days ago, 3 Apr 14, 4:51am -
  • Chinese Noodles (Indo Chinese) Recipe

    - 16 days ago, 3 Apr 14, 4:51am -
  • I love Persimmons
    What is your favorite fruit? I love Persimmons! Advantage: Persimmon fruit contains high amounts of antioxidants and phytonutrient. These nutrients neutralize free radicals which cause many degenerative diseases like ages, cancer, cataract and mus…
    - 81 days ago, 28 Jan 14, 11:30pm -
  • Diet Fitness and Herbs - A Skin Care Remedy
    By Brue BakerThe idea of grabbing a plant and rubbing the leaves all over your face and the rest of your body may not be appealing to you, but be aware that herbal skin care is one of the most effective skin treatments out there. Specific herbs can b…
    - 81 days ago, 28 Jan 14, 3:45pm -
  • Relieve Stress With Healthy Eating Habits
    By Ann GattyEating well with proper nutrition is a great way to combat stress buildup and actually in many cases, relieve stress. People who are experiencing a good amount of stress may find that they are prone to overeat, or not eat or rely on junk…
    - 81 days ago, 28 Jan 14, 3:30pm -

The Accidental Locavore

  • The Accidental Locavore in Nice, at Le Victor Hugo
    The Accidental Locavore thinks that sometimes the old saying “no good deed goes unpunished” doesn’t hold true in France. Many of our most memorable meals  come when my husband and I have been exploring  places one of us has little or no inte…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 1:00pm -
  • David Lebovitz’s Salted Olive Crisps
    When the Accidental Locavore first saw this recipe in My Paris Kitchen, I knew I had to try it. There were a bunch of oil-cured olives in the fridge, so it was just a matter of finding some whole wheat flour and buttermilk. The buttermilk appeared in…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Apr 14, 1:00pm -
  • My Paris Kitchen
    The Accidental Locavore has long been a fan of David Lebowitz. If you’re not familiar with him, David is an American chef and food writer living in Paris. His blog is a great source of info on food, restaurants and the day-to-day quirkiness of livi…
    - 12 days ago, 7 Apr 14, 1:00pm -
  • Back to Butter – Got Culture?
    Since even regular homemade butter just isn’t trendy enough these days, the Accidental Locavore decided to try making cultured butter. The difference? Instead of beating cream until it turns into butter, there’s an aging/culturing process. It sou…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Apr 14, 1:00pm -
  • My Reverse Theory of Antibiotics
    The Accidental Locavore was having lunch recently with someone extremely involved in the local food movement. As good locavores do, we could agree on the merits of grass-fed beef, heritage pork, farm fresh eggs and raw milk, when the next animal in t…
    - 19 days ago, 31 Mar 14, 1:00pm -

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

  • Slice N Easy Cake Cutter from Love Cooking Company
    Although my husband, who is the number one sweet tooth in the family, is on diet right now, I am glad that Love Cooking Company sent me this Slice N Easy Cake Cutter by  Mrs. Fields.  I wish that I could have know this when I still used to  host b…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 8:23pm -
  • App Technology
    I  always admire these  smart people who develops certain apps that  people can use.  The recent one I know of that is useful for real estate agent is the go connect app where which aims for  real estate checklist and other functions.  I think…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 5:04pm -
  • 5 Foods You Didn't Know Were Genetically Modified (GMO)
    GMO stands for "genetically modified organism" and denotes any organism, most often food crops, which has been genetically modified to make them resistant to disease, spoilage, pests, and pesticides. Scientists accomplish this by inserting genes from…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Apr 14, 1:28pm -
  • Double Wall Thermo Glass from Ozeri
    I have another awesome product from  Ozeri.  I am a big fan  of their  high quality but  affordable products for the kitchen, health or fitness products,  or home products in general.  I got this Moderna Artisan  series of 8oz Double Wall the…
    - 12 days ago, 7 Apr 14, 5:07pm -
  • Meatloaf #A-Spice-A-Day#94
    I am not really crazy about meatloaf so I seldom make it,only when  hubby is craving for it hehehe.  I made this  last month, it was actually really good!  Hubby usually   eats this with mashed potatoes or green bean casserole but I like eating…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Apr 14, 4:55pm -

Recipes by The Wicked Noodle

  • newquinoa stuffed peppers {with goat cheese}
    Red bells stuffed with lemon quinoa, asparagus & cherry tomatoes with a goat cheese surprise inside!
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 9:55pm -
  • chicken chipotle
    This chicken chipotle dish is one of the very first I ever prepared. You may recall that I’ve only been cooking for just under ten years, just before my first daughter was born. And that I had zero, zilch, nada of a clue what I was doing when I fir…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Apr 14, 9:30pm -
  • quinoa granola
    A healthy granola with the twist of quinoa.
    - 5 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 7:10pm -
  • tell me your story to win $1,000!
    Do you like paying-it-forward? Tell me how and you could win the $1,000 prize!
    - 5 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 5:13am -
  • incredibly edible edamame dip
    A recipe for incredibly edible edamame dip from the BLENDER GIRL's fantastic new cookbook!
    - 6 days ago, 13 Apr 14, 2:51pm -

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

  • Raspberry and Lemon Curd Mascarpone Stuffed French Toast #SundaySupper
    I just love a leisurely brunch on the weekend!   . And one of my favorite recipes that has already been published Raspberry and Mascarpone Stuffed French Toast (click here for the recipe), is a beloved recipe that I wanted to tweak to try someth…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Apr 14, 11:00am -
  • #GIVEAWAY! An Italian Spring Cooking Class with Domenica Marchetti in Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    A Spring Evening Cooking Class with Italian Cookbook Author, Domenica Marchetti It’s not every day that an international cookbook author is in your tiny little neck of the woods!   I don’t live in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Rome…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Apr 14, 5:00am -
  • St. Patrick’s Day “Green” Recipes
      By now I’m sure you realize that I am not Irish. But I have an amazing amount of wonderful Irish relatives . . . many in my family are drawn to the witty, fun, and outgoing Irish, fall in love with someone and become blessed by marriage!  We ha…
    - 38 days ago, 12 Mar 14, 5:03am -
  • Fontina Polenta with Sauteed Porcini Mushrooms #SundaySupper
    We’re trying to reduce the amount of meat (primarily beef) in our home . . . and it certainly is not easy!  Coincidentally this week’s theme for #Sunday Supper is ‘meatless meals’.  So I decided to make a rich, cheesy, mushroom-y polenta si…
    - 41 days ago, 9 Mar 14, 6:00am -
  • New Orleans Bread Pudding with Caramel Whiskey Sauce #SundaySupper
    Hello gorgeous Bread Pudding!  Why do you visit so seldomly? So simple and humble, so comforting and delightful, yet always leaving my family and guests with united sighs of “m-mmm’s and a-hhh’s” on top of tears of gratitude and joy for your…
    - 48 days ago, 2 Mar 14, 7:00am -

Seaside Simplicity

  • 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 orde…
    - , 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…
    - , 1 Oct 13, 9:34pm -
  • ID & EGO Creations Giveaway
    Just a quick reminder about the great giveaway from ID & EGO Creations. You can enter for your chance to win this Seafood Boil party package - or $76. store credit. It's your choice!The deadline for this giveaway has been changed to Friday, S…
    - , 19 Sep 13, 12:45pm -
  • Seafood Boil Party Giveaway
    Good morning friends, I hope you are having a wonderful weekend. Today I'm bringing you the Seafood Boil Dinner Party Giveaway (or the option of a $76. credit for anything in store) from my friend Heather over at ID & EGO Creations.Here is what'…
    - , 15 Sep 13, 2:40pm -
  • Sneak peek and a chance to win
    Congrats to JoJo at Tahoma Beadworks and Photography for the win on the Beautiful Beachy Giveaway - and a big thank you to all who entered. If you weren't the winner but love Madelleine Grace Boutique as much as I do be sure to go over to check thing…
    - , 14 Sep 13, 1:24am -

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

  • Brown Rice Saffron Risotto (and why Brown Rice is better than White Rice)
    I’m in Naples right now, in my home town to spend the Easter holidays among familiars. Weather and family time are not the only reasons for me to be happy to be back, as you can imagine food is a big part of my life and I’m now more than excited…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Apr 14, 3:43pm -
  • Healthy Beetroot and Apple Juice: Love at First Sip
    The sweetness of the apples is in perfect harmony with the slightly sour taste of the beetroot. The ginger adds a pungent and aromatic touch. The flavor of this drink won me over.The post Healthy Beetroot and Apple Juice: Love at First Sip appeared f…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Apr 14, 3:11pm -
  • How To Create A Mouthwatering Food Blog
    This post features all the information and instructions you need to build your own mouthwatering food blog today.The post How To Create A Mouthwatering Food Blog appeared first on Food Recipes HQ.
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  • A Pizza For Breakfast
    This week I wrote many blog posts but published only one. I have written a lot in my mind but not here. Does this happen to you as well? It’s when you have a stream of consciousness, a flow of thoughts that emerge wild and untamed, beyond your cont…
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  • Chipotle Mexican Risotto
    I have recently told you about a new trend spreading very fast here in London: fusion food, a cuisine that mixes up elements of two or more different culinary cultures to create something original. Unless you find yourself mixing ingredients in the…
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It's Best Served Hot

  • 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,…
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  • 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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  • 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…
    - , 25 May 13, 2:18am -
  • My Iron Chef Competition.
    Imagine 15 teams with 2 - 3 people on each team battling head to head all the time cooking their hearts out to win bragging rights. Now imagine all of these people using the same limited ingredients. That's what I participated in, and this is my stor…
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Mom's Dish

  • newBroccoli Crab Salad Recipe
    Instructions  #1 Dice all vegetables into small cubes. If you a have vegetable dicer, it can c…
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  • Dumpling Casserole Recipe
    Instructions  #1 Cook dumplings per package instructions. In most cases, you would boil them i…
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  • European Easter Bread Recipe
    Instructions  #1 This are the ingredient you would need. Note: if you plan on adding raisins,…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 4:52pm -
  • Dulce De Leche Macarons Recipe
    Instructions  #1 In a bowl of a standing electric mi…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Apr 14, 7:26am -
  • Chicken Kotleti Recipe
    Instructions  #1 Dice one of the onions into tiny pi…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Apr 14, 8:50am -

Eatwell 101

  • new5 Things To Try This Weekend
    We always love to see which of our tips you’re trying, so don’t forget to share with us how it turned for ... READ MORE ►
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  • Recipe: Chilled Green Pea Soup Sippers
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  • 10 Ingenious Ways To Recycle Plastic Bottles
    Learn about recycling from a new perspective! If you have some plastic bottles on hand, instead of trashing them, recycle. From hanging ... READ MORE ►
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  • Recipe: Chicken Tortilla Roll Ups
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Tonight's Dinner Recipes

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

Food Recipe Index

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