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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…
    - , 30 Oct 13, 4:00pm -
  • 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

  • newPumpkin Soup
    With Autumn slowly sinking in a little more each day, it is time to break out our favorite cold weather recipes. This soup is not only seasonal, but it is full of warm spices, hearty ingredients and sure to satisfy the soul. So grab a cozy blanket, p…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 5:02pm -
  • Pancakes with Blueberry Ginger Sauce
    This is a breakfast, lunch or dinner that will satisfy and delight!! What better way to start the week off than with a stack of pancakes served with a sweet and tangy blueberry ginger sauce? Print Pancakes with Blueberry Ginger Sauce Prep Time: 5 min…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 3:51am -
  • Country Ribs and Orzo
    It is getting chilly but very nice here on Long Island. It is the weather I truly love. I started out thinking I would make a plain sauce with spaghetti for dinner. My mind wandered from the original intent but this seems to happen often. I am sure m…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 12:00am -
  • Adelphi Green Initiative – #AdelphiFreshAir
    Living the Gourmet is proud to be partnering and supporting Adelphi University’s #AdelphiFreshAir programs. Consistently at the forefront of energy conservation and recycling, Adelphi University makes certain to lead, and in turn teach, by example.…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 12:00am -
  • Zucchini & Asiago Cheese Panini with Cannellini Spread
    There are times you simply must take yourself to the coast of Italy; I do this without leaving the kitchen mind you…..This is a grilled sandwich that does just that. I think this is what Italy would “taste” like…… Print Zucchini & Asiago Ch…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Sep 14, 11:47pm -

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

  • newSpaghetti and Meatballs with Tomato Sauce
    One of my more embarrassing moments.  I can't find my Modern Classics 1 by Donna Hay.  I searched my house and it is no where to be found yet I remember exactly where I put it or at least, I thought I did.This is not the first time, I misplaced it.…
    - 3 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 12:48am -
  • newUntitled
    For Rosh Ha Shana, it is traditional to make honey cake.  So, what did I do.  I made a date cake and an apple cake.  This was supposed to be an upside down cake and I followed the directions except that I divided the batter into two smaller pans.…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:42pm -
  • Roasted Kabocha and Parsnips with Maple Glaze
    I am in the midst of my cooking for the Jewish holidays and I decided the easiest way to accomplish my goals is to use specific ingredients in several recipes.  For example, I made a large pot of rice and made four different dishes with the rice.  …
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 12:49am -
  • Cabbage, Potato and Chicken Stew
    I don't see the cabbage but I know, I put it in.I am not a big fan of stews but with chicken, this one took on a whole different look and taste.  It was much lighter than the beef stews, I have made and I liked each of the ingredients.  My preferen…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 12:49am -
  • Potage Parmentier
    I have a number of containers of cooked chicken soup in my freezer and I use this as a base for many dishes, especially soups.  Since the holidays are coming up, I defrosted a few and turned them into different soups such as this Potage Parmentier.…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 12:49am -

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

  • 15 Easy, Meatless Meals for Your Weeknight Table
    I love my Foodie collections. They’re so much fun to make and this month’s opportunity for meatless meals was just an amazing one for me to participate in. Since I have so many meatless favorites, it was hard for me to stick anywhere near just 1…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Sep 14, 11:50am -
  • Nasty Virus? Check out these Essential Oils
    Essential oils and other natural treatments can boost your immunity and may keep you and your kids from getting a virus. When it’s cold and flu season, we pull out all of the stops to keep from getting sick. We eat healthy, use healthy hygiene tech…
    - 22 days ago, 9 Sep 14, 2:05pm -
  • Super Moon Survival Kit: 5 Essential Oils to Calm Your Kids
    OK, we’ve got yet ANOTHER Super Moon tonight. I know, I know…haven’t we suffered enough this year? My kids are extra crazy during full moons, but Super Moons? I don’t even like to talk about it. They are nuts! So, I’m sharing with you today…
    - 23 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 3:04pm -
  • 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…
    - 47 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…
    - 47 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 5:20pm -


  • A Non-Review of the Willows Inn, Lummi Isl., WA: Locavore or Loco-what?
    While I do not do restaurant reviews or “serious” essays on IslandEAT, I have been thinking about a recent fine-dining “locavore” experience at the Willows Inn, Lummi Island, Washington.  It was one of New York Times’ 10 Restaurants Worth…
    - , 16 Apr 11, 12:41am -
  • Guest Post by Moby on I Can Haz Food Blog?
    I have been posting on IslandEAT for nearly one-and-a-half years ago – without any requests to do a guest post yet.  However, George and Jinja did an April Fools cat-food blog, but they already have their first guest cat food-blogger, Moby … Co…
    - , 13 Apr 11, 7:22pm -
  • Avocado Sandwiches: Possibilities & Permutations
    Are you looking for an avocado sandwich recipe? I was not really until I came across a recipe in Australia’s glorious gastro-porn, delicious. In fact, I have hesitated to post about sandwiches, as they seem, um, well, so easy and … Continue readi…
    - , 8 Apr 11, 7:47pm -
  • George and Jinja announce their new food blog
    George and Jinja, who have more time to post than I these days, would like to announce their new cat-food blog, I Can Haz Food Blog? Check it out. IslandEAT will return next week with human recipes.  
    - , 1 Apr 11, 8:30pm -
  • Chill-Out Brownies: High Temperature Baking + Ice-water Bath = Creamy Interior + Chewy Crust
    Are you looking for yet another brownie recipe? I was not, until I had come across one with a very unusual technique from the great Alice Medrich. I though my brownie recipe collection to be complete, what with the extravaganza that … Continue rea…
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Authentic Greek Recipes

  • 9 Greek Bread Recipes
    There are several types of bread traditionally made in Greece - some of them at particular times of the year. We've put together a list of 9 breads for you. Just click on the links to go to the recipes.Cheese Bread (Tiropsomo) A lovely bread with Gr…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:11am -
  • 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…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:10am -
  • 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 tbsp…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:09am -
  • Greek Sesame Cookies
    This recipe for sesame cookies (Koolooria me Soosami) is very simple and you'll find them really lovely to accompany your coffee or tea!Ingredients500g soft flour300g butter200g icing sugar1 egg50ml brandy/cognac2 tsp baking powder300g sesame seedsPr…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:06am -
  • Authentic Greek Recipes - Get Our Updated Kindle Book!
    We're happy to announce that we've just updated our Kindle Book - Authentic Greek Recipes! Lots of delicious recipes plus How to Make Your Own Filo Pastry!Click on the photo above to check it
    - 21 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 9:06am -

Ekusinero Food Blog

  • Paella Recipe
    Paella comes from Valencia, a province from Spain. The name Paella comes from the word “Paellera” – a flat round pan. Paella originally began as hearty fare for laborers. It was cooked on open wooden fires and eaten off the pan. This delicious…
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  • 13th Tour Of The FireFlies
    Your eKusinero joined this year’s Tour of the Fireflies which according to the organizer expected 12,000 participants from different parts of the country. This is a yearly event organized by the Firefly Brigade which promotes bicycle for clean air…
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  • Spicy Shrimp Gambas Recipe
    Ingredients: 1/2 kilo shrimps, fresh 1/2 cup tomato sauce 1/4 cup margarine or butter 1 onion, finely chopped 1/4 cup fresh parsley, minced 1 large head garlic, minced 1-2 pcs siling labuyo (red chili pepper) 1 tbsp bread crumbs Extra virgin olive oi…
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  • The Most Common Cooking Mistakes
    Every cook, being human, errs, bungles, botches, and screws up in the kitchen once in a while. If you have not “caramelized” fruit in salt rather than sugar, you have not suffered the most embarrassing mistake. The creative cook can often cook he…
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  • Crock Pot Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe
    Ingredients: 6 pieces boneless, skinless chicken breast 6 pieces thinly sliced ham Swiss cheese, shredded or sliced 1 can Cream of Chicken or Cream of Mushroom Soup 1 box of Stove Top Stuffing 1 stick of butter, melted Procedures: Combine stuffing mi…
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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…
    - , 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…
    - 77 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…
    - 100 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…
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  • Squash With String Beans, Bitter Gourd and Ground Beef
    It's still squash season and my relatives with squash plantation gave me quite a few. I save a few pesos and I was so eager to cook my favorite squash with string beans, bitter gourd and ground beef. My hubby has learned how to eat veggies cooked the…
    - , 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…
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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
    - , 3 Jul 13, 2:22pm -

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

  • Roasted Peaches with Dulce de Leche and Roasted Walnuts
    Time for another month of Secret Recipe Club!This month I was assigned to Gloria's blog, Canela Kitchen. She lives in Chile and shares her recipes in both English and Spanish! She's been blogging for a long time so she had tons of delicious recipes t…
    - 16 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 4:26am -
  • Sizzling CHA! French Onion Dip
    This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of CHA! by Texas Pete for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.Sometimes when I just need to jazz up a recipe or snack, a little hot sauce is all that's needed. Texas Pete is great to use as an ingr…
    - 21 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 3:15pm -
  • 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…
    - 34 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…
    - 35 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…
    - 48 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 8:27pm -

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…
    - 38 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…
    - , 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…
    - , 28 Mar 12, 2:30am -
  • 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

  • Easy Watering Fix While You're Away
    Another smart idea from Grand ParentsWhy ask a friend to water your plants when you're out of town, when all you need to create your own automatic plant watering system is paper towel and a glass? According to Liz Foreman of (who hea…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Sep 14, 6:19pm -
  • I Didn't Know That - Worcestershire Sauce
    Nearly 100 ingredients are processed to make Worcestershire Sauce.  Some of them are red onions, cloves, hot chilies, anchovies, garlic, tamarinds, and shallots.  The sauce is not cooked, but is aged in wooden casks up to two years.  After aging,…
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  • I Didn't Know That - Horseradish
    Available as a fresh root, horseradish can be dried minced or prepared and bottled.  Prepared horseradish is a mixture of finely grated horseradish root and vinegar.Add grated fresh or prepared horseradish to melted butter; serve over grilled or bro…
    - 10 days ago, 21 Sep 14, 12:08pm -
  • I Didn't Know That - Ginger
    Ginger is the root stalk of a tropical plant.  Available as a fresh root, powdered, preserved, or crystallized, it has a sweet, fragrant aroma.  Ginger root does not have to be peeled before using. Use to flavor tea, adding a strip of lemon or oran…
    - 11 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 4:24pm -
  • I Didn't Know That - Curry
    Curry powder is a combination of many spices.  It may have as few as 5 ingredients or as many as 40 or 50.  Turmeric is probably the most common base.  Other ingredients can be ginger, coriander, caraway, cayenne pepper, cumin, fenugreek, dill, ma…
    - 14 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:44pm -

The Peach Kitchen

  • Chocolate Quinoa Pudding + Myra Holistic Skin Care
    Today, I was inspired to move and work my ass off.  — Yeah, small miracle. I figured it’s about time to work out again after quite a while of not doing it. 30 minutes was all I can do and man, was I out of breath! I figured it’s enough (for no…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 9:04am -
  • Starbucks Reserve Signa, The Clover Brewing System, + New Food Items
    After I’ve seen the first Starbucks Reserve branch open in Tomas Morato, I couldn’t wait to see the rest of the Starbucks Reserve branches. The latest branch that opened last September 24, 2014  is Starbucks Reserve Signa Designer Residences in…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Sep 14, 4:26am -
  • Spooky Halloween Recipes from The Peach Kitchen (Halloween Party Food Ideas)
    Woohoo! A few nights wink and it’s October! It’s Halloween month, baby! I love the Halloween month as much as I love Fall! It’s the time of the month when I can make spooky, creepy, and scary food — and I completely have an excuse for it. Tim…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 4:03am -
  • Office Wall Quotes
    To adorn the walls with impressive and powerful words for the staff Since the economy is recovering slowly, most of the businessmen and individuals are in search of affordable ways to decorate the office and home walls with sayings written in vinyl a…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 11:35am -
  • Share your Best Mommy Moments with Pambatang Solmux 200mg #BestMOMents Promo!
    Like all you wonderful mommies out there who want their children to be the best that they can be, I also want Ykaie to be the best kid and to maximize her potentials. That is why I do the best that I can to guide her, to support her in her interests,…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 8:44am -

Yummy as can Be

  • Funny Face Swag Bag Prize Pack Giveaway (ends Oct. 11)
    This Funny Face Swag Bag is super cool and cute. Join below for a chance to win a pack. Hosted by: Queen of Savings, Here we go again, ready?, Mommy Makes Time & Michigan Savings & More Sponsor: Funny Face Cranberries Prize: Funny Face Cranberries Sw…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • Away From Home Cooking Cookbook Giveaway (ends Oct. 8)
    Would you like to win this awesome cookbook? Join below for a chance to win. There will be 5 winners! Extended Stay America recently named Lauren Wyler America’s Top Away From Home Cook for her recipe for Baja Fish Taco Tortas with Smoky Cilantro S…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 5:25am -
  • Lea & Perrins Isang Kutsara Challenge: Adobong Dilaw sa Gata
    Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce is a staple in my pantry. I use it when making sauces, when cooking steak, and sometimes, as a condiment. I’ve never really used it in my everyday cooking and it was only when I was invited to join the Isang Kutsa…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 8:22am -
  • Simple Ways to Shop for Fresh Fruit
    Eating right is highly important for staying healthy. To this end, one’s diet must include a variety of fresh fruit. Regularly consuming fruit is a great way to receive the nutrients necessary for maintaining long-term health. When it comes to frui…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 5:12am -
  • Prawns in Chili Sauce
    Print Prawns in Chili Sauce Ingredients1kg black tiger prawns (fresh shrimps can be used, too) 7 to 8 thin slices ginger 3 spring onions, cut into 1-inch length 1 onion (cut into wedges) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 chilli (sliced) optional Vegetable oi…
    - 11 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 10:23am -

Baked by Rachel

  • Slow Cooker Pumpkin Beer Chili
    Comfort food at it’s best. An easy and flavorful slow cooker recipe, perfect for any night of the week. This hearty Fall chili is loaded with pumpkin, spices and a hint of beer. I hate to break it to you but… It’s almost October. What?! Where d…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 10:00am -
  • Pumpkin Gingersnap Ice Cream
    Creamy homemade pumpkin ice cream with gingersnap cookie crumble throughout. A perfect frozen treat for Fall! I’m not trying to sound like a broken record. Really, I’m not. But the weather is weird in New England. You’d think I’d be used to i…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 10:00am -
  • Square Pastel Layer Cake
    Six layers of moist pastel tinted cake, surrounded by fluffy homemade vanilla buttercream. A fun cake for a birthday or any celebration! September is a busy month for us. I bet everyone has months that are especially busy. Families with loads of birt…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 10:00am -
  • Pumpkin Apple Bread
    Moist spiced pumpkin bread with tender apples throughout. A perfect loaf for breakfast, snack or dessert! I’ve held off on posting anything pumpkin for as long as I possibly could. This year I’ve been itching to share some fun new pumpkin recipes…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 10:00am -
  • Buffalo Chicken Potato Bites
    Bite size loaded potato skins, stuffed with a creamy and spicy buffalo chicken filling. A perfect game day snack! I’ve been talking a lot about Fall lately. The weather getting cooler, the leaves starting to turn and so much more. But there’s one…
    - 12 days ago, 19 Sep 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…
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  • 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…
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  • Celebrating Pink for Great Pink Bake Off
    Don´t forget tomorrow is the Great Pink Bake Off for Breakthrough Breast Cancer. I had intended posting a few more recipes this last few days but unfortunately have been stricken with influenza… so here are a few images to provide you with some in…
    - , 17 Oct 13, 10:00pm -
  • Perfectly Pink Pancakes
    Fancy getting up to a perfect breakfast during Pink October then be sure to try these wonderful Pink Pancakes. The lovely bright pink colour comes from the cooked beetroot but do not be afraid – beyond the beautiful colour you would hardly know it…
    - , 10 Oct 13, 9:21pm -
  • Mini raspberry melting moments
    As most of you are aware we will shortly be celebrating the Great Pink Bake Off in order to raise awareness for Breast Cancer. I have been planning to share some recipes for sometime for others to use on this occasion – and this is one of my person…
    - , 7 Oct 13, 9:06pm -

Eid Recipes

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

Passionate about baking

Yummy Recipes

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

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

Food Recipe World

The Accidental Locavore

  • Eggplant Parmesan My Way
    Do you ever wonder why there are so many recipes for great summer produce that involve cooking them forever, or for that matter cooking them at all? It’s always a bit of an issue for the Accidental Locavore, especially with cabbages and eggplants.…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • Grilled Cabbage With a Thai Inspired Dressing
    The Accidental Locavore always wonders what to do with cabbage when it’s hot out. Earlier this summer one of the guys at the farm said he roasts his (which wasn’t really a solution to the cabbage in August dilemma), I’ve been thinking about roa…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 1:00pm -
  • Taste New York
    If you drive the Taconic Parkway, you may have noticed a lot of renovation being done on one of the “Park N Ride” stops. Governor Cuomo rescued the abandoned building and opened it earlier this summer to showcase local New York products. As this…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 1:00pm -
  • Silky Smooth Baba Ganoush
    The Accidental Locavore picked up a couple of beautiful eggplants from our CSA recently, with the intention of blackening them on the grill and then… Looking through some eggplant recipes, I was intrigued by one claiming to be the best Baba Ganoush…
    - 13 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 1:00pm -
  • Portland(ia) “Is it Fruity?”
    It’s been an awfully long time since the Accidental Locavore found herself in Portland. Back then, it certainly wasn’t a hip and cool place, just a small Northwestern city with no direct flights from New York. How things have changed! While it ma…
    - 16 days ago, 15 Sep 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

  • newPan with Ceramic Coating Derived from Nature.
    Cooking is something that I learned to love.   I hated cooking when I was   single but when I got married, I started to explore the kitchen and now I love it.  Having  the right kitchen utensils also adds excitement when you cook.  That's why I…
    - 9 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 6:56pm -
  • newFried Okra
    I am not very fond of Okra  because of it's slimy texture  but this year, I decided to plant some in my garden so I could introduce it to my children.  As expected, they did not like it but I don't want to  waste the fruit so I ate them myself lo…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 1:54pm -
  • newBaked Salmon Fillet with Herbs and Veggies
    I had a pack of salmon fillet in the freezer so I cooked it yesterday for our dinner. Lemon zest, lemon juice, and tomatoes are my key ingredients so the fishy taste is not over powering.  My husband is not very fond of fish so I  have to do someth…
    - 17 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 10:42am -
  • Crabs Cooked in Coconut MIlk
    During our 11th wedding anniversary,  we went to Strip District and  shop at places we have never shopped before.  We went to Wholey's, bought some seafood and ate lunch there.  One of the  few seafood that we bought are these crabs.  After get…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 12:23pm -
  • Caramel Apple
    Caramel apple is good but I prefer eating  the apple  sliced or  fresh without the sticky caramel lol.  But for the love of my daughter I made this  because she loves caramel apples.  Son and I  are the same, I mean we can eat it but we prefer…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 3:51am -

Recipes by The Wicked Noodle

  • newApple Crisp {plus Truvia’s Baking Star Contest}
    This Apple Crisp recipe has thick slices of juicy, tender apples with a thick topping layer made with oats, butter and lots of sweet goodness!The post Apple Crisp {plus Truvia’s Baking Star Contest} appeared first on .
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 5:39pm -
  • Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies
    Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies are an easy 3-ingredient recipe. Rich peanut butter flavor and naturally gluten-free!The post Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies appeared first on .
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 3:49pm -
  • Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake
    You already know that Alfredo sauce is creamy, cheesy and rich. Try it in this luscious Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake for a delicious meal!The post Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake appeared first on .
    - 6 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 5:15pm -
  • How to Find the BEST Recipe Keywords for Food Bloggers
    Hey guys! If you’re reading this, you’re most likely a food blogger. And although this tutorial was created with food bloggers in mind, the method will certainly work in any genre. If you’re a new food blogger you may be thinking “I really do…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Sep 14, 3:07pm -
  • Cherry Banana Oatmeal Cookies
    Cherry Banana Oatmeal Cookies - made with steel cut oats, quinoa, bananas, dried cherries & pecans. They taste great and are super healthy for you!The post Cherry Banana Oatmeal Cookies appeared first on .
    - 15 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 5:00pm -

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

  • Fuzzy Navel Peach Smoothie
    “Life is better than death  . . . because it has fresh peaches in it.” ― Alice Walker   Here’s a sweet, smooth and refreshing way to start your morning or to enjoy for lunch — a peachy, banana Fuzzy Navel Peach Smoothie. Juicy peaches are…
    - 16 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 9:09pm -
  • Peaches with Prosciutto and Balsamic Glaze

    - 17 days ago, 13 Sep 14, 5:44pm -
  • Asiago Cheese Bread
    Asiago Cheese Bread has to be one of my greatest weaknesses in the world of carbs! I’ve always wanted to bake this bread at home and recently I was given the chance:  I was contacted by the Asiago Cheese Consortium which represents all Asiago ch…
    - 24 days ago, 7 Sep 14, 11:24am -
  • 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…
    - 46 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 they…
    - 47 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 4:00pm -

Seaside Simplicity

  • Christmas Sale!
    Hello friends! I've been crazy busy getting the new shop going. I had decided last week I would take Sunday mornings for my blog time to write and catch up on all your posts for the week, but I wanted to pop in today to let you know about the little…
    - 10 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 4:40pm -
  • My Little Seaside Shop
    The last week or so has been crazy! I've been busy getting ready for the grand opening of my Instagram shop @Little_Seaside_Shop. I finally went live last night with a welcome post and a preview of the items I will be listing this week for the openin…
    - 17 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 2:55pm -
  • Delicious Easy Salsa
    This is a healthy and delicious salsa that I have posted in the past. Now that football season has arrived I thought it was a good time for a recipe repeat. This easy salsa will be making an appearance for our football buffets often. It's super simpl…
    - 25 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 7:20pm -
  • Tailgating Time!
    Welcome to the 5th annual Tailgating Time link up! I can't believe it's been 5 years since I started Tailgating Time! I wasn't even going to post it this year, but my friend Tamy at Savory Kitchen Table decided to keep up the tradition. She did all…
    - 26 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 12:15am -
  • Menu Plans
    I don't use much as far as canned foods or packaged foods go, but I do keep one cabinet stocked with those kind of items just in case. When I was cleaning out all the food cabinets last week I went through that cabinet too and found about half the st…
    - 29 days ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:40am -

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

  • Japan Matsuri, London 2014
    Even though I was feeling kind of sleepy and weak this morning I forced myself to jump out of bed and get ready for Japan Matsuri, the much-loved Japanese festival that this year took place in Trafalgar Square, right in the center of the British Ca…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Sep 14, 4:21pm -
  • Easy Palak Paneer
    Let me introduce you to Mr. Palak Paneer, a North Indian cuisine dish where Paneer (Indian farmer’s cheese) is immersed in a thick curry sauce based on pureed spinach with garlic ginger and garam masala. Guess what does Palak mean? Yeah, spinach. P…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 2:06pm -
  • Curried Zucchini and Carrot Soup
    As a consequence of my recently new status of “unemployed person”, lately I have been quite often home alone.  I am in search of opportunities, the right job opportunities, and I’m a lazy job hunter (maybe I fear rejections?) who from a jo…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 3:07pm -
  • On Boats and a Cookery Class Experience in London
    A cookery school makes sense to me now. Now, not in the past. I always believed that reading a recipe (most of the time from an online source) would be more than enough to make me able to replicate a dish, whether its culinary origin is. I had to g…
    - 10 days ago, 21 Sep 14, 9:27am -
  • My Mango Sticky Rice
    Although at first glance this dish can be mistaken for  a Thai Sticky rice, this is not “it”.  Not in the traditional way, at least. First of all, I haven’t used Thai sticky rice to make my sticky dessert. Also, I haven’t added any sugar…
    - 17 days ago, 13 Sep 14, 5:12pm -

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…
    - 54 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 10:55pm -
  • Hash Browns!
    I APOLOGIZE! I REALLY DO I'M SORRY!Ok, I know... I know.. I'm a horrible person for not updating!! So sue me (don't really please.. I'm broke!). A lot has happened since I posted! For what you might ask? Well for 1: I graduated college! Yay me! For 2…
    - 54 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 10:55pm -
  • Skittle Vodka
    No; I am not an alcoholic... I am a liquor connoisseur - trust me. This recipe takes time, effort, and the ability to have a good time - with of course the vodka. I made this with a friend of mine who absolutely loves candy and to party (I mean hey,…
    - 54 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…
    - , 25 May 13, 2:26am -
  • Peanut Butter
    Who loves peanut butter?? Correction. Who doesn't love peanut butter?? I'll admit that I may or may not have an addiction to this delicious snack. It dawned on me to recently try to make my own peanut butter rather than continually use the same ole s…
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Mom's Dish

  • Slow Cooker Beef Roast
    Instructions  Dice veggies into larger chunks. You can leave onions as a whole. Cut the top o…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 7:51am -
  • Lazy Cabbage Rolls
    Instructions  Dice onions and saute them on a prehe…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 5:30pm -
  • Creamy Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe
    Instructions  Grate all the cheese, dice mushrooms and prepare the rest of the ingredients.…
    - 8 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 5:17pm -
  • Oatmeal Plum Cake Recipe
    Instructions  Prepare the ingredients for the cake, leave butter soften in a room temperature…
    - 13 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 5:20pm -
  • Quick Cheesy Tortilla Pockets
    Instructions  Prepare a set of ingredients.…
    - 15 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 6:06pm -

Eatwell 101

  • newGrilled Cheese Sandwich with Candied Onion, Mushrooms and Apple
    → Sign up for our free newsletter and get new recipes and fresh ideas every week   Ingredients list for the Grilled Cheese Sandwich Makes 2: 1 cup button mushrooms, sliced 1 medium ...READ →
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:21pm -
  • new10 Fun Halloween Luminary Must-Haves
    If you’re looking to add a fun touch on your ghostly decor for Halloween, consider using luminary sets. Easy to carry and arrange, they are a really fun and inexpensive way ...READ →
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Sep 14, 2:07pm -
  • Cozy Up Your Table: Navajo Patterned Goods
    We’re not going so far as to pray for snow or anything, but we must admit that the thermometer dropping a bit makes the perfect excuse to cozy up ...READ →
    - 1 day ago, 29 Sep 14, 6:20pm -
  • Grape, Walnut, Banana Breakfast with Honey
    → Sign up for our free newsletter and get new recipes and fresh ideas every weekSometimes getting out of bed is hard on the weekdays. This is especially true ...READ →
    - 1 day ago, 29 Sep 14, 6:17pm -
  • Inside a Mellow Monochrome Kitchen in New York
    Modest and neutral, yet cosy and friendly, this rental kitchen is a renovation project by The New Design Project, an interior design firm in New York. Vintage industrial is ...READ →
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 1:30pm -

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…
    - , 15 Jul 13, 8:01am -
  • Summer Fun Staycation Foodies
    My son and his cousins beat the summer heat.  Photo courtesy of my cousin Mia. Summer, though its temperature can be quite alarming and unnerving at times, is still the most favored season of all ages.Outings and vacations are only a few of what oth…
    - , 18 Apr 13, 8:54am -
  • Trader Joe's Speculoos Cookie Butter
    "You have to taste it to understand"And indeed TJ's Cookie Butter's tag line stands true.  One really has to taste to understand.I have been seeing photos of this new spread and have been hearing good reviews.  Cookie butter does sound heavenly.  …
    - , 6 Apr 13, 10:35am -
  • Palawan's Special Treats
    My little boy and I, together with family and friends, spent 4 days in Palawan for a conference.  Since hubby is from the province known as the city in the forest, I know the whereabouts and the must-try delicacies of this beautiful island.  So...…
    - , 10 Feb 13, 2:02pm -
  • Grilled Mackerel
    Since having mackerel for lunch sounded appetizing to me, I decided to have a go. I , therefore, bought a pound of mackerel. My only concern was I have no idea what to do with it. It was, in fact, my first time to buy fresh mackerel.Thank God for G…
    - , 22 Jan 13, 7:17am -

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 →
    - , 8 Aug 13, 11:26pm -
  • 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 →
    - , 8 Aug 13, 8:40pm -
  • 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 →
    - , 8 Aug 13, 3:38am -
  • 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 →
    - , 6 Aug 13, 11:14pm -