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Homemade Milano Cookies. Posted June 19th, 2012 by girlversusdough Remember that one time we made Homemade Milano Cookies and they were EVEN BETTER? Aw yeah, me too! Forget what you think about the store-bought cookie, because one bite of these homemade chocolate-filled sandwich cookies and you’re going to wish you’d known about this recipe a lot sooner. But no worries! Today is The Day. Doughnuts.doc. Beet. Watermelon, Ricotta Salata.

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Storage. Let's Do (Soup) Shots. Amuse-bouche meets Animal House in the soup shooter.

Let's Do (Soup) Shots

Part shot, part flavorful intro to dinner, the soup shooter works as an exciting, alcohol free amuse-bouche. While serving an amuse-bouche course may seem too chef-y (If I'm not sure how to pronounce the name of the course, should I be serving it?) , soup shooters can be a fun way to transition from cocktails to a holiday dinner. A soup shooter is also an opportunity to highlight local, in season flavors, like the carrots and beets I found at the farmer's market over the weekend.

Shallot Confit Recipe - Ben Ford. Make your own freezer burritos! Two words: FROZEN BURRITOS I found out how easy it is to make & freeze burritos when I was pregnant.

Make your own freezer burritos!

When I got the nesting bug (which came mainly in cooking form) I stocked up our freezer with these burritos from Everyday Food. Two months after Cooper was born, I found a batch of them in the back of my freezer and they were like gold! Three minutes in the microwave and this momma was nourished just like that! The best part was that I was able to feed my husband…who really deserved a home cooked meal after all the countless diapers he changed! While some of us have a whole weekend afternoon dedicated for cooking for the week, most of us don’t.

This is how I do it: I make a batch of rice in my rice cooker. On this batch, I have a can of refried beans, black beans, grated cheese, fresh cut cilantro & a hot sauce/greek yogurt combo for my sour cream. I take a dish cloth and run it under the faucet to moisten it, making sure to squeeze out any extra liquid. 1. 2. 3. 4. How To Make Soup from Almost Any Vegetable. How To Make a Quick, Vegetarian, One-Bowl Meal. Previous image Next image This template for a quick, vegetarian, one-bowl meal is endlessly adaptable This is our go-to dish for busy weeknights.

How To Make a Quick, Vegetarian, One-Bowl Meal

Depending on the contents of your fridge and pantry it can be made with a little planning ahead or none at all, from a large variety of ingredients or just a handful, for one person or several. Make or Buy? Canned vs. Homemade Beans. Beans are absolutely and without a doubt one of the cornerstones of our cooking.

Make or Buy? Canned vs. Homemade Beans

Light summery pastas, hearty soups, potluck salads: you name it and we'll put beans in it. With so many bean dishes coming through our kitchens, do we make our own or rely on canned? We thought we'd do a three-way comparison on this one. Let's take a look at Goya canned black beans, Goya dried black beans, and Rancho Gordo midnight black beans. Goya is our preferred brand of canned beans and their dried beans are inexpensive and readily available in most grocery stores. All costs were taken from Peapod Online Grocery except for the Rancho Gordo beans: • Peapod Online Grocery• Rancho Gordo New World Specialty Food We'll also use our oven-cooking method for cooking the homemade beans. Flavor Builders: How to Caramelize Onions.

Few things will skyrocket the flavor of your dish quite like caramelized onions.

Flavor Builders: How to Caramelize Onions

These tender, candy-sweet — yet savory! — morsels turn anything from a burger to a bowl of fresh pasta into something instantly, deliciously gourmet. Accept no imitations: caramelizing onions at home is easy to do. All you need is a few onions, a pat of butter, a pan, and some time. You can't rush true caramelized onions. Nope, the only way is to grab your biggest pan, set a burner to medium heat, and let those pungent alliums cook slooooow. Don't feel that you have to hover by the stove. I usually cook 3 or 4 big onions at once, which takes about an hour. The Onions Any onion will caramelize, so don't be shy about experimenting.

The Skillet I highly recommend using a stainless steel or cast iron skillet when caramelizing onions. The Fond. From the Files: Recipes that Freeze Well. Many of you have been asking for more recipes that freeze well, and we're happy to deliver!

From the Files: Recipes that Freeze Well

Making big batches of food and freezing the leftovers is a good way to capitalize on abundant seasonal ingredients, reduce waste, and save time down the road. Below the jump, we have some tips on freezing whole dishes and a round-up of our favorite freezable recipes from the archives. Tips for Freezing Pre-made Foods: • Dishes based on grains, meats, and/or vegetables freeze very well. • Dishes with milk and other dairy don't tend to freeze very well. . • Freeze food in serving-sized portions. . • Fill the container that you're going to freeze. . • Don't forget to label everything!