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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

  • Fresh Tomato Sauce w/ Sautéed Zucchini & Spaghetti {Featuring Baglio Di Pianetto Wines}

    - 2 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:56pm -
  • Stuffed Chicken Drumsticks
    There really is nothing better than enjoying a nice meal with those you care most about. Once again, I was not quite sure what to prepare for dinner until I saw fresh cilantro in the fridge. I thought about it, and concluded that the cilantro would m…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:52pm -
  • {No-Churn} Vanilla-Molasses Ice Cream Sandwiches featuring Smucker’s Natural Fruit Spreads
    Outside the air is crisp, and the foliage is ablaze with vibrant reds and warm topaz. Inside however, we’re still savoring the tastes of summer. Homemade Ice Cream is one of our year-long favorites. It is delicious on its own, with a drizzle of car…
    - 6 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:21am -
  • Midnight Musings /05
    Welcome to our fifth installment of Midnight Musings. Tonight we have a new poem by Catherine Pappas, narrated by Michael Pappas. We do hope you enjoy.
    - 7 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 12:26am -
  • French Apple Tart & 6 Years of Blogging
    October 14th marked the 6th birthday of Living the Gourmet. Life has been full and busy these days and the anniversary passed without me evening realizing it. What a blessing it has been to have this blog. It has brought me so much joy, many memories…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 5:46pm -

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

  • newTurkey Chili compliments of Hubby
    This was the best chili we have had and hubby proudly made it.  It was light with the turkey and zucchini as major players.  The original recipe was to be more spicy but according to the chef, it should not be that way so out went the chilies and g…
    - 23 hours ago, 24 Oct 14, 9:26pm -
  • Mashed Kobacha Squash - Emeril
    I love orange squash and I think that almost everyone does.  Most people generate to Spaghetti Squash, Butternut Squash and Acorn Squash but my favorite is Kabocha.  his recipe was written using butternut but I turned to my beloved kabocha.  I thi…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:27am -
  • Chocolate Truffle Cookies
    I was disappointed with the look of my last chocolate cookie although it tasted great.  I decided to try another recipe for some of my grandchildren.  I made a chocolate truffle cookie and so far, I have only tasted one while it was warm.  It was…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 2:22am -
  • Noodle Salad with Peanut Lime Vinaigrette
    Noodle Salad with Peanut Lime Vinaigrette (adapted from pound cooked al dente and cooled thin pasta 2-4 scallions, chopped 1/3 red bell pepper, chopped1/2 yellow bell pepper, chopped1/2 green bell pepper, choppedroasted pea…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 2:22am -
  • Patty Pan Rice with Sausage
    The photo above is to show you the adorable patty pan squash in the rice dish. The dish is a result of my independence in cooking. There was a time that zucchini was an exotic vegetable, to me. I stuck to green beans, yellow potatoes, carrots and oth…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 2:21am -

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…
    - 32 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…
    - 46 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…
    - 47 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…
    - 71 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…
    - 72 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

  • Greek Beef with Plums and Quince
     This is a delightful Greek recipe with a combination of beef and fruit. Try it - we're sure you'll love it!The grape syrup we mention in the ingredients is called Petimezi in Greek.Ingredients1kg beef (from a tender part) cut into 6 portions½ kg…
    - 20 days ago, 5 Oct 14, 10:29am -
  • 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…
    - 23 days ago, 2 Oct 14, 8:48am -
  • 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…
    - 23 days ago, 2 Oct 14, 8:45am -
  • 10 Most Popular Greek Recipes On Pinterest For September
    These are the 10 most popular Greek recipes from our boards in Pinterest this last month. Bean Soup (Fasolada) comes out on top! To go to the recipes, just click on the links. Follow us on Pinterestsymposio Bean Soup (Fasolada)Eggplant PapoutsakiaT…
    - 24 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 11:58am -
  • 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…
    - 34 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:11am -

Ekusinero Food Blog

  • Pork Stir-Fry in Fresh Veggies Recipe
    I love stir-fries because it’s easy to prepare. It’s also healthy because it needs less oil or none at all. And also the crispiness and freshness of vegetables may be preserved (depends on your preference).  And it’s the best answer to your hu…
    - , 29 May 11, 3:11am -
  • Korean Foods
    During eKusinero’s visit to Korea, it was noticed that most Korean foods are spicy (very spicy indeed!). Even those packed noodles are spicy. A better example is “kimchi”, this fermented vegetable is super spicy but Koreans include this stuff i…
    - , 12 May 11, 1:50pm -
  • Boneless Ham – Christmas Recipe
    A ham is considered a Christmas traditional dish. That’s why, prices go up especially during the holiday season. So, the best way is to create your own. Here’s a simple ham recipe which is just perfect for the occasion. INGREDIENTS: 2 kg pork mea…
    - , 20 Dec 10, 2:23pm -
  • Parmesan-Crusted Fish Recipe
    A parmesan cheese and bread crumb topping coats this baked fish. Panko bread crumbs are a Japanese bread crumb that is lighter and cooks up crispier than normal bread crumbs. Add carrots and greens to round out the meal. Ingredients: 4 skinless cod f…
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  • Best Franchise Start Up – Ten Tips To Find What’s Best
    Before you find the best franchise start up for yourself, you need to first understand the industry. Franchises are of three kinds consisting of services, products and wholesale distribution. There are certain factors which you will have to take into…
    - , 7 Oct 09, 4:29am -

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…
    - , 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…
    - , 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…
    - , 7 Jul 13, 3:12pm -
  • Kungfu – A Marathon Not A Spri…
    Kungfu – A Marathon Not A Sprint #RTW Republished by Blog Post Promoterfor more visit my website at
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  • Today in Italy is Mimosa day! …
    Today in Italy is Mimosa day! #OPP Republished by Blog Post Promoterfor more visit my website at
    - , 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

  • Salted Brown Butter Crispy Treats
    Time for this month's Secret Recipe Club!This month I was assigned to one of my fave blogs, Veronica's Cornucopia. I love Veronica! I've been a long time follower of her blog for a long time now and love her recipes, writing style, and all of her pos…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • Obsessions + Confessions
    Hey you!Time for another round of my latest obsessions + confessions! Ready? I know I am!It's fall, it's fall! Fall means apples. But wait, apple cider in margarita form? Pinch me please.Speaking of apple.... these Apple Cinnamon Pretzel Bites with…
    - 17 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 6:33pm -
  • 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…
    - 41 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…
    - 45 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…
    - 59 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 6:42pm -

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…
    - 63 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…
    - , 28 Mar 13, 9:31pm -

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

  • Chicken Cheese Spread
    When I cook chicken I always cook a little extra to use in making chicken salad.  This time I wanted to try something different so I came up with my Chicken Cheese Spread.  These are the ingredients I used.Chicken, cookedSour CreamLaughing CowMayoS…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 6:40pm -
  • Almond Buttery Pound Cupcakes
    As I always say, Think With Your Taste Buds, and that is exactly what I did when I wanted to make some cupcakes for a friend.  I remembered how good my Cream Cheese Butter Pound Cake turned out so I decided to make few simple changes and turn it int…
    - 14 days ago, 11 Oct 14, 7:18pm -
  • So Beautiful!
    No this isn't a food but it was too beautiful to let slip by and not share with my cooking friends.  If you're from the south you may recognize this picture.  I have to admit that I am from the south and if I had seen this without seeing the tree i…
    - 22 days ago, 3 Oct 14, 8:49pm -
  • 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…
    - 27 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,…
    - 31 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 9:18pm -

The Peach Kitchen

  • Complete Your Nutrition with Centrum
    I think it’s no secret to you that our family loves to eat. We love salads as much as we love bacon. We love fruits as much as we love chips and dip. We love pinakbet as much as we love chicharon. I think there’s nothing this family doesn’t eat…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 5:08am -
  • Easy Chicken Fajita and My Busy Weekend
    This Chicken Fajita is part leftover chicken, part leftover tortilla, part fajita seasoning… and a very busy day. This living in your own home thing  can be quite stressful, you know. You don’t run out of things to do and it keeps on piling up.W…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:01am -
  • Ramen Nagi with my L♥ves
    After attending the PLDT Gabay Guro Grand Gathering event at the SM MOA Arena last week, we decided to have dinner at Ramen Nagi in SM Mall of Asia. Ramen is all the craze these days but this is just the 2nd one I’ve been to so far. (The first one…
    - 6 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 1:54am -
  • Zombie Apocalypse Halloween Party
    I heard that  this week is the season premiere of The Walking Dead. I haven’t seen it yet because I’m too busy this week — AAARRRGGHH!! I hope we can watch it over the weekend, though. However since zombies, zombies and more zombies are back i…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 11:16pm -
  • Krispy Kreme and Jamba Juice are Now in Tomas Morato
    Last October 1, 2014, Krispy Kreme and Jamba Juice both opened a branch in Tomas Morato. A VIP night was held the night of September 30 to kick off all the fun and the good vibes. I was one of the lucky firsts who joined the fun that night. Jamba Jui…
    - 15 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 9:44pm -

Yummy as can Be

  • Jamie Oliver’s Chilli Con Carne
    Mexican food is another family favorite. We’ve done tacos, Burritos, Quesadillas and Enchiladas, but I never really tried cooking Chilli Con Carne from scratch. So here goes my version of Jamie Oliver’s. Print Jamie Oliver’s Chilli Con Carne In…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 3:18pm -
  • Music and Cooking
    Do you listen to music when you cook? I do. Music inspires me and I even sing or hum the song while cooking. I don’t really have a favorite song to play when I’m in the kitchen, I just listen to whatever is playing in my son’s room [it's loud e…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 2:44pm -
  • Cooking Tip #71
    Does the long cooking time leaves your grilled brisket dry? Here’s what you should do the next time you do a cookout. Fill a disposable aluminum pan with water and place it on the grill a few inches from the meat. When the grill lid is closed, the…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 2:21pm -
  • The Secret to a Juicier Watermelon
    Want to know the secret to a juicier watermelon? Before slicing it, I put a room temperature watermelon inside the fridge first for at least 3 minutes. That’s enough time for me to check a famous online guitar store for my son’s acoustic guitar.…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 1:37pm -
  • Review: Vienna Blend Whole Bean Coffee by Rigsby & Jones
    Today’s review is about Vienna Blend whole bean coffee by Rigsby & Jones. Product Description A blend of ethically sourced 100% Arabica beans from Guatemala and Columbia. Roasted in small batches by experts in the USA who care about quality and tas…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 5:07pm -

Baked by Rachel

  • Barbecue Chicken Enchiladas
    Sweet and spicy barbecue chicken enchiladas, featuring homemade sauce, tender shredded chicken, corn and much more! A perfect dinner for any night of the week! It’s been raining basically all week. Cats and dogs, if you will. Flooding galore, but t…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:00am -
  • JIF Salted Caramel Hazelnut Spread Review and Giveaway
    I have a confession to make. I’m a serial snacker. Okay, maybe not it’s quite as bad as it sounds. I don’t snack non-stop. That would be bad. But I do truly love snacking. And, I’m always looking for a fun new snack to try. It’s so easy to…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:00am -
  • Pumpkin Streusel Muffins
    Moist spiced pumpkin muffins with a streusel topping and vanilla glaze. The perfect Fall breakfast or snack! So I made you some muffins. Some really good muffins. But not before I had the chance to finally watch The Fault In Our Stars. So good. Of co…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 10:00am -
  • Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Blondie Bars
    Soft and chewy homemade chocolate chip blondie bars with a fun seasonal pumpkin spice twist! Can we talk pumpkins and Halloween for a quick minute? And I’m not talking about the orange or even off white variety. Teal. Teal? Yup. Teal is the color o…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 10:00am -
  • Spooky Black Caramel Apples
    Spooky homemade black caramel apples, a fun treat perfect for Halloween parties! It’s hard to believe we’re already less than three weeks away from Halloween! How on earth did that happen? As a kid, I was always excited for Halloween, for obvious…
    - 12 days ago, 13 Oct 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…
    - , 18 Oct 13, 10:32pm -
  • Celebrating Pink for Great Pink Bake Off
    Don´t forget tomorrow is the Great Pink Bake Off for Breakthrough Breast Cancer. I had intended posting a few more recipes this last few days but unfortunately have been stricken with influenza… so here are a few images to provide you with some in…
    - , 17 Oct 13, 10:00pm -
  • Perfectly Pink Pancakes
    Fancy getting up to a perfect breakfast during Pink October then be sure to try these wonderful Pink Pancakes. The lovely bright pink colour comes from the cooked beetroot but do not be afraid – beyond the beautiful colour you would hardly know it…
    - , 10 Oct 13, 9:21pm -
  • Mini raspberry melting moments
    As most of you are aware we will shortly be celebrating the Great Pink Bake Off in order to raise awareness for Breast Cancer. I have been planning to share some recipes for sometime for others to use on this occasion – and this is one of my person…
    - , 7 Oct 13, 9:06pm -

Eid Recipes

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

Passionate about baking

Yummy Recipes

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

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

Food Recipe World

The Accidental Locavore

  • (Not Really) Potato Salad, but Better! Way Better!
    As prep for a visit to the pop-up shop at the French Cheese Board, the Accidental Locavore was looking at the recipes on their website and came across this one for what they call “Warm Potato Salad With Raclette.” It looked easy and delicious so…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • A Visit to Hudson Valley Distillers
    If you’re anything like the Accidental Locavore, you’ve probably chatted with your best friend about any number of potential business ventures and never pulled the trigger, figuring the friendship was more valuable than the business idea. This is…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • Slow-Cooked Pork in Cream and Parmesan
    The Accidental Locavore has always been curious about a traditional Italian dish: pork cooked in milk, so when Food & Wine had a pork dish cooked in cream and Parmesan, it needed to be tried out. This needs time and some attention at the end, but mos…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 1:34pm -
  • GIR: Cool Kitchen Gadgets & Pink For a Cause
    Are you of the belief that there can’t be too many kitchen gadgets? The Accidental Locavore is always open to playing with cool new gadgets (especially when they look good and work well!). So I was excited when a big package from GIR (Get it Ri…
    - 12 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • Naomi Pomeroy’s Wedding Chicken
    This is a chicken dish supposedly so delicious that Naomi Pomeroy served it on her wedding day, so the Accidental Locavore had to give it a try. It’s a pretty simple dish and I made it easier by eliminating a lot of chopping. It does need time to m…
    - 16 days ago, 9 Oct 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

  • Tomato Soup
    I picked all of the tomatoes in my garden.  There are so many greens but they are starting to ripen up now.  I have a medium sized basket full of ripe cherry tomatoes so I decided to make a tomato soup.  This is something that I have never made be…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 4:57pm -
  • Fried Rice with Kimchi
    This is what we had for dinner tonight.  Hubby love the fried rice with kimchi I made last night that he wanted to have some again tonight.  I have never  made fried rice with kimchi before but watching the Korean Food Made Simple hosted by Judy J…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 2:49am -
  • Turkey Meatloaf
    As you may have noticed, the price of the beef is  getting so expensive these days.  We  replaced ground beef with ground turkey because of the price.  It's not as good as the beef but her, you have to do what you have to do to  make your budget…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • No-Bake Energy Snacks
    I was blog hopping  last night and saw this simple  recipe of no-bake peanut butter  energy snacks.  I thought of trying it but I did not have peanut so I used the left over  trail mix that we have in the kitchen.  Here's what you need:2 cups…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 3:02pm -
  • Chicken Fajita With Fried Rice for Dinner
    Fried rice with kimchi and chicken fajita is what we had for dinner tonight.  It was my first time  incorporating kimchi into a fried rice and it was a hit, my son even  loved it!  I always ask my husband's opinion whenever I made something new s…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:05am -

Recipes by The Wicked Noodle

  • Mushroom Barley Soup with Shaved Parmesan
    This easy Mushroom Barley Soup uses three types of mushrooms, a bit of sherry and shaved Parmesan to up the flavor ante. Less than 10 ingredients, too!The post Mushroom Barley Soup with Shaved Parmesan appeared first on .
    - 3 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:15pm -
  • Beef, Spinach and Arugula Lasagna
    I learned a LOT about beef in the past week. And I was one who thought I knew most things about beef and didn't believe I could learn much more. Turns out it was one of those "you don't know what you don't know" situations.The post Beef, Spinach and…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:45pm -
  • Cheesy Baked Potato Gnocchi Recipe
    This Cheesy Baked Potato Gnocchi Recipe is easy to make and has a ton of hot, cheesy flavor. A great weeknight meal recipe!The post Cheesy Baked Potato Gnocchi Recipe appeared first on .
    - 11 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 8:45pm -
  • Chuck Roast with Balsamic and Dijon
    This Chuck Roast recipe takes just minutes to prep and has the winning flavor combination of Balsamic and Dijon to make it extra special.The post Chuck Roast with Balsamic and Dijon appeared first on .
    - 15 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing {plus 20 ways to use it}
    Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing is so much more delicious than store-bought. Try this recipe and get your list of 20 ways to use it (not one is a salad)!The post Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing {plus 20 ways to use it} appeared first on .
    - 16 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 7:52pm -

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

  • Rustic Apple Crostata with Caramel Streusel Topping
    If you like apple pies and tortas, then you are going to LOVE this Rustic Apple Crostata with Caramel Streusel Topping . . . an Italian take on pie (with a twist of German flair that I added for my German-Scottish husband)!  Last month I made a peac…
    - 20 days ago, 5 Oct 14, 5:54pm -
  • 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…
    - 41 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 9:09pm -
  • Peaches with Prosciutto and Balsamic Glaze

    - 42 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…
    - 48 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…
    - 70 days ago, 16 Aug 14, 9:00am -

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…
    - 35 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…
    - 41 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…
    - 50 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…
    - 51 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…
    - 54 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

  • Glazed Butternut Squash in Thai Peanut Butter Sauce
    It’s a final countdown for me in London and I cannot hide I’m feeling a bit nervous about it. This is a kind of reboot. Can I see myself changing home, friends and city again in 4-5 years from now? I don’t think so. It ‘s time to grow roots…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:29pm -
  • Quick Veggie Loaded Whole Wheat Calzone
    It was a rainy gloomy Sunday in London when I decided that the best thing that could occur to my vegetables would be to get wrapped in a yeast-free whole wheat crusty dough. Let it be Calzone! Allegedly I am a food blogger and as such I’m suppos…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 1:55pm -
  • Chickpea and Cauliflower Veggie Burger (Vegan)
    Since I made these tortillas my appreciation for cauliflower grew significantly. I guess now that I am able to eat cauliflower I can finally consider myself a grown-up. I think. I just need to find a job and, et voila’, I’ll be catapulted right…
    - 11 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 12:07pm -
  • Maple Coconut milk Iced Coffee (Vegan)
    I always pay extra attention when it comes to coffee recipes since I am well aware that the word “coffee” is too generic to direct the reader to a specific coffee-based recipe. What kind of coffee? How should the coffee be brewed? These are…
    - 15 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 2:20pm -
  • Roasted Cauliflower Stuffed Tortillas
    Not long ago I promised to show you the newest product from Old El Paso – the Stand N Stuff soft taco. Here they are: soft flour tortilla made into a boat shape ready to be filled with whatever you like without having to worry about it all spil…
    - 23 days ago, 2 Oct 14, 10:36am -

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…
    - 79 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…
    - 79 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,…
    - 79 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

  • Turkey Necks Recipe
    Instructions  Optionally, cut turkey necks into smaller pieces.…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:50am -
  • Banana Almond Whoopie Pies
    Instructions  Prepare all Ingredients for the cookies.…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:31pm -
  • One-Pan Roasted Chicken & Potatoes
    Instructions  Peel potatoes, carrots and onions. Cut all vegetables into medium size pieces.…
    - 9 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 7:00am -
  • Chocolate Nutella Banana Cake
    Instructions  Prepare ingredients, be sure that butter is at a room temperature. In a bowl, c…
    - 11 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 7:44am -
  • Creamy Chicken Pasta with Broccoli
    Instructions  Season chicken with salt, garlic powder and black pepper. Bake the chicken or c…
    - 13 days ago, 13 Oct 14, 8:13am -

Eatwell 101

  • 5 Things To Try This Weekend
    We always love to see which of our tips you’re trying, so don’t forget to share with us how it turned for you via our Facebook page. Happy weekend!
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 11:58am -
  • 5 Elegant Pendant Lamps to Make Your Dining Space More Stylish
    In a dining space a pendant light is the ultimate fixture to create a balanced focus on your table and give height to your set up. Whether your style ...READ →
    - 2 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:07pm -
  • Caramelized Oranges Dessert
    → Sign up for our free newsletter and get new recipes and fresh ideas every weekThese juicy oranges slices drizzled with a fragrant caramel makes for an elegant and ...READ →
    - 2 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:05pm -
  • Video: Indoor Garden Design with Shane Powers
    Indoor gardening can be a great hobby for many reasons. It’s enjoyable, you don’t need much space, it can make your home more appealing and there is less work ...READ →
    - 2 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:43am -
  • Pumpkin Chutney
    → Sign up for our free newsletter and get new recipes and fresh ideas every week Ingredients list for the Pumpkin Chutney Makes approximately 4 to 5 9oz (250g) jars of ...READ →
    - 2 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:40am -

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 →
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