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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

  • newSpaghetti with Anchovy, Fresh Spinach & Tomatoes
    There are so many ways to express what you are feeling; cooking a good meal is at the top of the list. Gathering the family with the aroma drifting from the kitchen is one way to bring a tender smile to your face. To see the joy that a simple meal br…
    - 7 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 4:13pm -
  • Brown Sugar Blueberry Muffins
    I fondly remember the first thing I ever baked was a blueberry cake. We have a little yellow stool that belonged to my great-grand mom, and when I was younger, I would move it into the corner of the kitchen to cook with my mom. One night, I decided t…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:15pm -
  • Roasted Pepper with Beans and Macaroni
    The table is set; the sun is lazily sinking in the sky. The breeze is comforting and the songs are familiar. You sit down to a meal of flavors and aromas the transport you. The simmering pot on the stove, the grating of the cheese, the fresh basil th…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 6:22pm -
  • Savory Apple Frites featuring Frites Cookbook
    Living the Gourmet is pleased to present Frites by Anne de la Forest, from Jacqui Small publishing. Frites is a cookbook devoted to a single food type — the ‘Frite,’ aka ‘Chips’ in the UK, or ‘French Fries’ in the US. The book opens wit…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 8:52pm -
  • Mint Coffee Frosty
    Making your own iced coffee drink couldn’t be any simpler or more delicious! Enjoy this not too sweet iced blend of chocolate, vanilla, coffee and mint. **I was given these products for review. All opinions expressed are my own. To learn more about…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:54pm -

Quinoa Recipes

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

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  • Colorful Quinoa Medley

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

  • newQuinoa Salmon "Meatballs"
    I was at my granddaughter's about a week ago and she served what looked like spaghetti and meatballs but they were not meat at all.  They were salmon and quinoa.  I loved them but never got to ask for the recipe although, I certainly intended to.Th…
    - 20 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 3:53am -
  • newCorn Cakes - Donna Hay
    I am impressed at the number of books, Donna Hay, has written. I have been reading two of her books with great pleasure.  I have been putting stickies on the recipes I like and I found a number that sound like something for our table.For my first r…
    - 20 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 3:53am -
  • newSoft Poached Eggs with Sweet Potato Hash Browns - Donna Hay
    Margaret of Tea and Scones chose Soft Poached Eggs with Sweet Potato Hash Browns. I broke this down in my head and realized, there were two items, I did not have. One was asparagus which hubby does not eat and the other was sour cream for the toppi…
    - 20 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 3:52am -
  • Indian Spiced Meatloaf
    Mostly, we have chicken for Friday night dinner but on occasion, hubby asks for a meat loaf.  That is what happened, this week.  I am a fan of Indian spiced foods so I looked for a recipe, combining the two, the Indian spices and the meatloaf. Fine…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jul 14, 12:51pm -
  • Tomato and Garlic Stew with Salmon - Donna Hay
    This is another recipe brought over from My Sweet and Savory. This is when a kosher site runs into difficulties. This recipe was meant to be made with shrimp and we don't eat shell fish. Salmon may be a poor substitute but it was good. I found thi…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jul 14, 12:51pm -

My Sweet and Savory

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

Veggie Converter 365

  • Taste of Nature Summer Tasting Party!
    It’s summertime, so it’s party time! And, thanks to Taste of Nature, we had a fun outdoor party planned with games and delicious Taste of Nature bars in six flavors: Brazilian Nut Festival, California Almond Valley, Quebec Cranberry Carnival, Can…
    - 21 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 5:06pm -
  • eCloth Bundle Giveaway and Car Cloth Review
    Mr. Meaty got a nice surprise this month when I received a great product for him to review: an eCloth Car Cleaning Kit. And we’re doing a great eCloth giveaway, too! The craziest part about this eCloth car kit? You’re supposed to be able to clean…
    - 30 days ago, 1 Jul 14, 9:02pm -
  • 5 Essential Oils for Fibromyalgia
    Last year, I was diagnosed with yet another autoimmune disorder, fibromyalgia. If you have an autoimmune disorder, you may know how life seems to progress. It’s a ping pong from specialist to specialist as your disorder progresses and new symptoms…
    - 42 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 10:09pm -
  • Sweet and Sour Summer Squash Pickles
    You may remember how much Bug LOVES cucumbers. Well, this week, we had a large summer squash in our farm share box. And he kids and I aren’t huge fans of summer squash in general. Mr. Meaty can take it or leave it. So, after taking a taste of fresh…
    - 46 days ago, 15 Jun 14, 7:02pm -
  • Aroma Diffuser Giveaway & Get Your Summer Essential Oils Goodie Bag!
      It’s summer time. Time to hit the beach and take walks in the woods. To get you fully prepared, some oily friends and I are hosting a diffuser giveaway and giving away some of our favorite summertime essential oils goodies that work great but ar…
    - 59 days ago, 2 Jun 14, 5:57pm -


  • A Non-Review of the Willows Inn, Lummi Isl., WA: Locavore or Loco-what?
    While I do not do restaurant reviews or “serious” essays on IslandEAT, I have been thinking about a recent fine-dining “locavore” experience at the Willows Inn, Lummi Island, Washington.  It was one of New York Times’ 10 Restaurants Worth…
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  • Guest Post by Moby on I Can Haz Food Blog?
    I have been posting on IslandEAT for nearly one-and-a-half years ago – without any requests to do a guest post yet.  However, George and Jinja did an April Fools cat-food blog, but they already have their first guest cat food-blogger, Moby … Co…
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  • Avocado Sandwiches: Possibilities & Permutations
    Are you looking for an avocado sandwich recipe? I was not really until I came across a recipe in Australia’s glorious gastro-porn, delicious. In fact, I have hesitated to post about sandwiches, as they seem, um, well, so easy and … Continue readi…
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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

  • 'Supermoon' Over Ancient Greek Temple
    This weekend there was a massive full moon - known as a 'supermoon'. This short, rough video shows the supermoon over the Ancient Greek Temple at Cape Sounion.The moon appears brighter and larger due to its proximity to the earth during its…
    - 16 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 3:44pm -
  • Mediterranean Diet Manifesto
     This is a summary of the wonderfully healthy Mediterranean Diet, as presented by Elena Paravantes in What do you think?  ca-pub-5932202259726035
    - 22 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 8:49am -
  • Delicious Greek Dishes
    Some delicious Greek dishes accompanied by delightful music! Just to get you in the mood for the Greek summer! Delicious Greek Dishes by Slidely Photo Galleryca-pub-5932202259726035
    - 38 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 3:20pm -
  • 11 Greek Seafood Recipes
      The sea is everywhere in Greece, so it's not surprising that there are so many seafood dishes. We've put together a list with 11 seafood recipes for you. Just click on the links to go to the recipes.   'Bianco' Fish A simple Greek fish recip…
    - 72 days ago, 21 May 14, 9:49am -
  • 9 Easy Greek Recipes For Kids
      Want to find some easy Greek recipes for kids? We've listed 9 below that we have found to be favourites with kids. Just click on the links to go to the recipes. CHEESE PIE (TIROPITA) Nice, light and delicious.CHICKEN LEMONATO A simple and tr…
    - 86 days ago, 6 May 14, 12:30pm -

Ekusinero Food Blog

  • Lumpiang Ubod (Heart of Palm Spring Rolls) Recipe
    Ingredients: 500 g. of ubod 250 g. of lean ground pork 2 cups shrimps, shelled, chopped, heads removed 250 g. of boneless chicken thighs (skin on) 1 whole garlic, minced lettuce leaves patis (fish sauce) freshly ground black pepper & salt to taste 2…
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  • How to Make Perfect Gravy
    4 Steps to Making Perfect Pan Gravy Gravy goes on nearly everything on my plate at Thanksgiving dinner. Turkey, green bean casserole, the sweet potatoes. Hey, even if some gets on my pumpkin pie I’m OK with it. The most important thing about gravy…
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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…
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  • Cashew Chicken Recipe
    Ingredients: 3 Chicken breasts, boned and skinned 1/2 lb. Chinese pea pods 1/2 lb. Mushrooms 4 Green onions 2 cups Bamboo shoots, drained 1 cup Chicken broth 1/4 cup Soy sauce 2 tb Corn starch 1/2 ts Sugar 1/2 ts Salt 4 tb Salad oil 1 pack Cashew nut…
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  • Braised Pork & Chicken (Adobong Baboy at Manok) Recipe
    Adobo is one of the popular Philippine dish. Basically, it is pork or chicken or a combination of both although sometimes it can be a fish or beef. The meat is browned in oil and simmered until tender in a mixture of garlic, bay leaf, black peppercor…
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Food Overdosed!

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

  • Cassava Cake
    I was given quite a few cassavas for free the other day. The lady who often comes to the house and sell me veggies offered it to me for free. Of course I love freebies but I don't want to take advantage of her generosity because I know she needs to m…
    - 15 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…
    - 38 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…
    - 64 days ago, 29 May 14, 10:08am -
  • Squash With String Beans, Bitter Gourd and Ground Beef
    It's still squash season and my relatives with squash plantation gave me quite a few. I save a few pesos and I was so eager to cook my favorite squash with string beans, bitter gourd and ground beef. My hubby has learned how to eat veggies cooked the…
    - 64 days ago, 29 May 14, 10:05am -
  • Baking Time
    One of my favorite cakes is German Chocolate Cake topped with coconut pecan frosting. My hubby love this cake too. I'm not good in making this from scratch so the easiest way for me is to buy the ready mixed cake from the box. Hubby and I bought this…
    - , 26 Feb 14, 1:35pm -

Italian Recipes Blog

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

  • 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…
    - 77 days ago, 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…
    - 84 days ago, 9 May 14, 1:25am -
  • 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…
    - 92 days ago, 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…
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  • 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…
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Steak N Potatoes Kinda Gurl

  • newObsessions + Confessions
    Time for my latest obsessions + confessions!This may be the best thing I've ever laid my food-loving eyes on. JALAPENO CHEDDAR BUNS!!!Or fill it with a hot dog. This recipe and these photos have me re-thinking my supposed dislike of cucumbers. That…
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 9:21pm -
  • Strawberry Lemon Cheesecake in a Glass
    Secret Recipe Club time! This month I was assigned to Manuela's blog, Manu's Menu. She lives in Australia! So cool! Her blog is filled with wonderful Italian recipes... lots of which were new to me and I had never heard of! I learned a lot perusing…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 2:17pm -
  • Strawberries and Cream Pancakes
    Hello there, long lost friends!I'm back and I've brought you breakfast.Well, if you want to call this breakfast. Maybe dessert is more fitting?Whatever you call it, you'll call it YUM.You can easily make homemade pancakes, or go the Bisquick route l…
    - 13 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 6:36pm -
  • Broiled Goat Cheese Arugula Salad with Grapes and Candied Pecans
    Sometimes you are lucky to come across something that will forever be in a part of your life.   This salad is one of those things for me.I was so lucky to have Debra's blog (oh, don't forget her cat Eliot!), Eliot's Eats, for this month's Secret Re…
    - 38 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 2:45pm -
  • Classic Banana Bread
    Banana bread!!!!!! We made this delicious banana bread for PJ's mom on mother's day. It turned out super delicious, though a bit dense. I think I may have over-stirred the batter. So the results were a flatter, heavier, more dense banana bread that w…
    - 38 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 2:44pm -

The Chocoholic

  • 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…
    - 39 days ago, 22 Jun 14, 4:25pm -
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    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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    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…
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  • Slow Metabolisms
    I found this quite interesting and wanted to share.LOSING IT! With Jillian Michaels Tuesday, February 08, 2011Too many lazy years: You've spent a lot of time on the couch. Don't blame your lagging metabolism just because you never exercised. Too…
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  • Fat Burning Foods & Drinks
    I ran across an article that listed the top 15 fat burning foods/drinks and decided to share them with everyone.Grapefruit: Half a grapefruit prior to dinner can help fill you enough that you can resist second helpings. Also, the soluble fi…
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  • Foods and Health Tips
    A friend sent a list of foods that are supposed to help different alignments. Some of you may already know these, some of you may have already tried them. I personally had never heard of most of them and haven’t tried any. So here we go. 1.…
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Mel's Delectable Delicacy

  • Ube Reminds Me of Home (Purple Yam)
    I made ube or purple yam fondant cupcakes the other day. I have sweet memories of ube since it is always available mixed in desserts in my country. I think what makes it popular is its attractive color most of all it's sweet simple taste. I though…
    - , 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…
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  • Working Here
    Thanks for the guest post by Donn SchroederI love working here but because it’s such a small firm we don’t have tons of extra money to upgrade our systems or generally buy anything that’s going to help us do our jobs easier. I think it’s impo…
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  • My Cakes: My Canvass
    I love decorating cakes. I'm new at this but I am loving it. I decided to create a video of the cakes I made. It's so funny that my kids knew how to create a video before I did. Yes I am keeping up with technology which sounds funny. I have made butt…
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Stir Laugh Repeat

  • newMore Info for Less Cholesterol - Refining Our Meals
    These are few ways to refine our meals to reduce fat and cholesterol:1.  Use fresh vegetables whenever possible.  If it is necessary to used canned or frozen, read the label to insure that the product does not contain saturated fat, such as lard, b…
    - 9 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 2:23pm -
  • More Info for Less Cholesterol - Poultry and Fish/Seafood
    Now that I know I'm ok in the red meat dept. it's time to look at the meats that I do eat the most which are poultry, fish and seafood.  One of these may be the cause of my raised cholesterol level.  So here is what I found.Skinless, white poultry…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jul 14, 4:59pm -
  • Yogurt Chicken Salad
    1 baked, boneless, skinless chicken breast2 Tbsp. Fresh Food Concept Spinach Dip5 almonds, slicedLettuceCut chicken into bite size pieces.  Mix in dip.  Sprinkle with almonds.Comment:  Recently I saw a Dr. Oz show where his guest talked about losi…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 2:13pm -
  • More Info for Less Cholesterol - Red Meat
    I got a call from my Doctor (yes, I have a rare doctor who calls me.)  He called to tell me my blood test results were back.  Good news, my iron count was up some.  Bad news, my cholesterol was up over 50 points or whatever they call them.  So I'…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 1:20pm -
  • Book Resque
    As many of you already know, I rescue books.  All books.  Any book.  I simply can't stand to see a book destroyed.  This started when I went to a thrift store and the owner told me her church had a room full of books.  She said there were over 1…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 12:37am -

The Peach Kitchen

  • BDO Visa Credit Card Holders Get 45% Discount at Lugang Cafe
    Last December was the first time that I’ve dined at Lugang Cafe with my friends Rizza and DJ. It was unforgettable not only because I’m with two great friends but because we were eating delicious food. I remember the Steamed Pork Xiao Long Bao, W…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 11:36pm -
  • Bangus En Totcho (Milkfish in Fermented Tofu)
    Bangus En Totcho, or simply Totchong Bangus, is something I never EVER thought I’d crave for nor something I’d miss.  I guess my tastebuds are kinda maturing and I am now craving old Filipino recipes from the back of my head. For those of you wh…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:23am -
  • OKF Aloe Vera King,Healthy and Refreshing! + a Giveaway
    My first encounter with Aloe Vera being added to drinks was  in one of those milk tea bars that are so popular right now. The service crew asked me if I wanted to add aloe vera in my drink. I said yes eventhough I found it weird because I was curiou…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 12:21pm -
  • Lunch at Abe’s Farm in Pampanga
    Abe’s Farm is located in Magalang Pampanga. Sis and I wanted to go there for the longest time. So when a trip to La Union was planned and booked, we saw a chance to give Abe’s Farm a visit. It became our stopover and we stayed there for one night…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 12:31pm -
  • The Philippines Starbucks Card, Tiramisu Frappuccino, and New Food Items for July 2014
    The First Edition Philippine Starbucks Card In celebration of the Starbucks Card’s 1st year in the country, Starbucks is finally releasing the first edition Philippine Starbucks Card! The card is inspired by our national bird: the Philippine Eagle…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:53am -

Yummy as can Be

  • Review: Kernel Seasons Popcorn and Oils
    A movie night at home is never complete without popcorn. My kids and I love trying out different flavors. I was planning to shop for popcorn supplies this weekend when a package arrived at my doorstep. My friends from Kernel Seasons sent me a bottle…
    - 13 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 6:08pm -
  • Healthy and Nutritious Meals from The Good Box
    I only have 2 grown kids. That doesn’t mean though, that my life is “easy peasy” because they are grown up and they are only two. I also have to tell you that my first born is a single mom. She and her twin daughters are staying with us. So, th…
    - 15 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 8:33pm -
  • Review: Menopause Support Formula by Natural Goal
    There are so many things in your body that change during the perimenopause period. You suddenly become irritable, you tire easily, you suddenly become hypertensive, you gain weight, there are hot flashes and night sweats (causing you not to sleep bet…
    - 17 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 5:48pm -
  • Seeds that are superfoods and then some
    Searching for some healthy ways to get better nutrition into your diet, try some of these super seeds.  They can be easily integrated into your eating plans or diet with out too much fuss. Organic White Chia Seeds Called a superfood by some, Chia se…
    - 21 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 7:28am -
  • Review: Oregano Premium Oil Capsules
    I grew up having to endure taking a tablespoon of freshly squeezed oregano extract whenever I had a cough. My mom would pound the leaves and squeeze it to get the green juice. It was bitter and I never liked the taste, but it did help ease my cough.…
    - 21 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 6:10pm -

Baked by Rachel

  • Chocolate S’more Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting
    Moist chocolate cupcakes with a graham cracker crust and homemade marshmallow frosting. A fun s’more cupcake for Summer! I think I jinxed our New England Summer. Last week I talked about how amazing the Summer has been. But then it rained and is ra…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • No-Bake Mini Banana Cheesecakes
    Easy no-bake banana cheesecakes featuring a vanilla cookie crust, fresh whipped cream and a caramel drizzle. A perfect Summer treat! New England Summers can be hit or miss weather wise. Thankfully this year, the weather has been pretty spectacular, w…
    - 7 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • Cinnamon Graham S’more Cupcakes
    A small batch recipe for cinnamon graham s’more cupcakes with marshmallow filling and chocolate buttercream frosting. My s’more definition: 1. A classic Summer treat. 2. A dessert consisting of some combination of chocolate, marshmallow and graha…
    - 11 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • Blueberry-Vanilla Cheesecake Ice Cream
    Creamy homemade cheesecake ice cream with blueberries and graham cracker crumbs throughout. A fun frozen treat, perfect for Summer! Who else is starting to count down until Scandal starts back up again? I know it’s months away, but it’s months cl…
    - 14 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • French Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
    An easy recipe for creamy custard based homemade vanilla bean ice cream. A classic ice cream flavor everyone should know how to make! It dawned on me not too long ago that I hadn’t shared a single plain ole vanilla ice cream recipe. Sure, I have pl…
    - 18 days ago, 14 Jul 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

    - , 9 Dec 10, 6:04pm -
  • Onion Pakoda (Onion Bhaje)
    Onion Pakoda (Onion Bhaje) is a mouth watering indian snack. It is used as a strater snack in most Indian parties and large meals. It goes with imli chutney
    - , 9 Dec 10, 6:03pm -
  • Bread Pakora Recipe
    INGREDIENTS:Make 12 pieces4 firm white bread1 cup gram flour (besan)1 tablespoon rice flour1 teaspoon saltPinch of asafetida (hing)1 teaspoon cumin seed2 finely chopped green chilly1/4 cup chopped cilantro (green coriander)3/4 cup waterOil to fry
    - , 9 Dec 10, 6:02pm -

Food Recipe World

The Accidental Locavore

  • newPickles Two Ways (Easy and Easier)
    When you’re two hours away from a decent pickle (think Gus’s in the city), your CSA has pickling cucumbers and all the dill you can pick, making your own sour pickles seems like a pretty good idea. The Accidental Locavore found a couple of recipe…
    - 11 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 1:00pm -
  • Stepping Away and Saying Goodbye
    What happens when a chef steps away from the stove? In the case of a couple of the Accidental Locaovore’s old favorite restaurants, it may be time to say adieu. Long ago, it was the death of chef Antoine Magnin  of L’Ami Louis in Paris that too…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 1:15pm -
  • Cooking for Show: The Easiest Fruit Tarts
    Men…! Close to the last minute, the Accidental Locavore’s husband said we were expected to bring dessert for thirty-six to a Saturday party. I can generally whip up respectable desserts for dinner guests, but in no way do desserts count as one of…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 1:00pm -
  • Jacüterie: Local Charcuterie at a New Farmers’ Market
    In the Accidental Locavore’s mind, there is almost no such thing as a bad farmers’ market. Interestingly, size generally has nothing to do with the quality of the offerings. Such is the case with a small, but well-stocked market that started last…
    - 10 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 1:00pm -
  • In-N-Out on the East Coast? DIY Animal Burgers
    Sorry, no East coast In-N-Outs coming soon, but the Accidental Locavore’s husband Frank found this recipe for the notorious Animal burger. All he had to do was mention it before we were all clamoring for him to start cooking. It’s pretty easy, (d…
    - 14 days ago, 17 Jul 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

  • newSemi-Vegetarian Treat
    Our neighbor gave me a summer squash.  I don't really know how to cook the kind of squash that's available here so I  tried  this for the first time.  I sliced them  with the skin still on, I just washed it good.  Then I stacked them as shown i…
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 9:53pm -
  • newEggs In a Veggie Bowl
    My kitchen is my "Science Lab" at home. I do  different experiments on food that I cook.  I am horrible with  following recipes because whenever I am preparing it and I don't have the ingredient I need, I always end up using different thing and co…
    - 4 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 7:20pm -
  • Green Beans Rolled in an Egg Sprinkled with Cheese
    I have abundance supply of green beans from our garden so  I look for ways on how I could prepare it differently and serve it to my kids.  Here's is what I came up with this morning.Ingredients:2 eggsA handful of fresh beans, blanchedCheese (this s…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 4:19am -
  • Ravioli Lasagna
    My  Burritos are  craving for some ravioli and my husband want some lasagna so to  compensate the two desires, I make this Ravioli Lasagna.  I found the recipe  at the  can of the ravioli.  I dunno how to make ravioli so I  use the canned one…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 8:22pm -
  • Birthday at Home
    This is a long over due post coz yeah,  I am a  slacker.  I just have so many things on the plate when my kids are on school break.  I don't  blog as much  when they are home because they want to do a lot of things everyday. But anyhow,  on m…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 1:44pm -

Recipes by The Wicked Noodle

  • Bacon Blue Cheese Bread
    Bacon and blue cheese is a fantastic flavor combination! Try this bacon and blue cheese bread for a delicious appetizer or as an accompaniment to soup or pasta.The post Bacon Blue Cheese Bread appeared first on .
    - 6 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 4:40pm -
  • Buffalo Chicken & Potato Skillet
    This Buffalo Chicken & Potato Skillet uses my favorite method for cooking potatoes that turn out crispy on the bottoms and soft on the insides! It's a dinner or appetizer that comes together quickly and that your family will love!The post Buffalo Chi…
    - 10 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 1:21am -
  • Zucchini Ribbons with Lemon & Black Pepper Vinaigrette
    Zucchini ribbons need to be on your go-to zucchini recipe list. A healthy lunch or tasty side has never been so easy!The post Zucchini Ribbons with Lemon & Black Pepper Vinaigrette appeared first on .
    - 10 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 3:47pm -
  • Sweet Tea Sangria {with fresh peaches & raspberries}
    sweet tea sangria with fresh summer peaches and raspberries - the perfect summer cocktail!The post Sweet Tea Sangria {with fresh peaches & raspberries} appeared first on .
    - 13 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 2:15pm -
  • Meringues with Berries & Vanilla Creme Fraiche
    meringues with fresh summer berries and vanilla crème fraiche - an easy and elegant make-ahead dessert.The post Meringues with Berries & Vanilla Creme Fraiche appeared first on .
    - 14 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 4:15pm -

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

  • Superb and Easy Mango Pineapple Salsa
    There are mango salsa recipes . . . and then there is THIS mango salsa recipe that not only includes the elusive mango, which often intimidates people who aren’t familiar with tropical fruit, but also includes wonderful, fresh, and sweet pineapple…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jul 14, 1:08pm -
  • Fried Green Tomato Stacks with Jalapeño Pimento Cheese
    “Splurge once a week (or every other week)” say so many of my friends and family who, like me, are constantly working on losing weight! When it comes to food, splurging is just not very hard for me to figure how to do!  And undoubtedly, this rec…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • Pizza Margherita: A Neopolitan Classic
      SUMMERTIME!  And the livin’ is easy! And so is the grillin’ of a home-made Pizza Margherita with all of those ripe tomatoes from the garden. Pizza Margherita originated in Naples somewhere around 1899.  A guy named Raffaelle Esposito crea…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • AUTHENTIC Pure, Simple and Fresh Italian Marinara Sauce
    This has proved to be a banner year for tomatoes in our gardens.  YAY!   So I decided it was time to make a pot of AUTHENTIC, pure, simple and FRESH Italian Marinara Sauce . . . a recipe from the late Marcella Hazan (author of “Essentials of Ital…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 2:22pm -
  • Creamy Parmesan Zucchini and Rice Gratin
    We planted only ONE zucchini plant and that thing is producing like it’s on crack!   Seriously, it’s just insane! But wow, do I ever know how to use it up in this recipe for Creamy Parmesan Zucchini and Rice Gratin!  This puppy uses up 3 POUND…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:00am -

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

  • Strawberry Meringue Roulade from “The Underground Cookery School”
    Here it is, as promised in this previous post, my cookery class at the Underground Cookery School in the heart of London. It wasn’t a black and white experience, I swear, but an event full of laughters and tasty bites that I am here documenting…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 12:40pm -
  • Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese
    It is easy and versatile to use and it comes with a tasty meat-like texture. It’s a quality source of plant protein (no cholesterol). It’s a nutritionally healthy protein source – low in saturated fat and high in protein and it uses 90% less g…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:31pm -
  • Summer with a Caprese Salad
    This is not a recipe but many things more than that. First of all, it’s a bit of me when I’m hungry and there is sun outside and even though this sun is shining over London and not over Napoli it still feels like summertime. It’s another blinki…
    - 15 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 12:35pm -
  • Quinoa Enchilada Bake
    Sometimes before writing a blog post I have clear in mind what I am going to say. Those are the times when I  forget my original writing objectives and go off track, though. Before I forget, I’d better write now want I want to tell you today: 1) H…
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  • Berry and Turmeric Smoothie
    I just got back from the gym and I would like to tell you about my incredible records, of a long strenuous workout consisting of several exercises such as  ballistic swimmers stretch (!?), back extensions, abs, squats… and above all fast and long…
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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…
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  • 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

  • Best Coffee Cake Recipe
    Instructions  #1 Prepare all ingredients for the cake. Coffee is not part of this picture, it…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 6:29am -
  • Tomato Lentil Soup with Meatballs
    Instructions  #1 Bring a pot with three quarts of water and lentils, to a boil. Reduce heat to…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 6:10am -
  • Creamy Orzo Bacon Pasta Recipe
    Instructions  #1 Cook orzo pasta per package instructions.…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 8:30am -
  • Putting Together The Camp Menu
    Last week we took a four night camping trip to Lake Chelan, WA. The city of Chelan isn't quite large, but they do have a Starbucks, Walmart and Safeway, so it makes life easier while camping. The lake itself is beautiful, with crystal…
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  • Pizza Rolls Recipe
    Instructions  #1 Prepare the pizza dough the night b…
    - 13 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 5:13pm -

Eatwell 101

  • newDIY To Try: Chalkboard Serving Trays
    Surprise your guests with a magical touch! Inspired by the new chalk board craze, these DIY chalkboard serving trays will be perfect for serving cheese, cookies, or any other ...READ →
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 6:30pm -
  • newRecipe: Fruit-Infused Water
    Sign up for our free newsletter and get new recipes and fresh ideas every weekHealthy, hydrating, and homemade — Say goodbye to soda, juice and sugary drinks: Natural fruit-infused ...READ →
    - 11 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 12:15pm -
  • newA Great Kitchen Shelving DIY Project On The Cheap
    Looking for a super easy and totally cheap way to add storage space to your kitchen? For a little bit of DIY fun, Ashley from the blog My Perfect ...READ →
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Jul 14, 11:48am -
  • DIY to Try: Painted Coasters
    Painted coasters are a fabulous way to bring a pop of color or a nice accent to your table. Easy to make with a little paint, but perfectly eye-catching, ...READ →
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jul 14, 3:56pm -
  • How to Keep Lemons Fresh For A Whole Month
    To keep lemons fresh and juicy for a whole month, seal in plastic bags and store them in your refrigerator. This will prevent them from drying up and you’ll ...READ →
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jul 14, 3:54pm -

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…
    - , 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 →
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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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