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My Cookbook. Moroccan Vegetable Tagine. Entrees. Savory. How To Make Your Very Own Gummy Bears At Home. This Is Simply Brilliant! Food Porn. Savory Olive Oil Bread With Figs and Hazelnuts Recipe. Thirsty Thursdays: Frozen Cherry Lemonade. So…this is the third week in a row that the only blogging I’ve done is the Thirsty Thursday post.

Thirsty Thursdays: Frozen Cherry Lemonade

Sorry about that, guys…things have been busy, and I’ve been tired and under-motivated. Chicken recipes. Cookies. Buns. Recipes 8. Candies. Homemade candies. Candy. Wraps. Meatless monday. Spicy Curry Noodle Soup with Chicken and Sweet Potato Recipe. Simply Filling Recipes. Mains.

Soup recipes. Carrot salad with tahini and crisped chickpeas. I have been gushing in the margins about David Lebovitz’s carrot salad (pardon!

carrot salad with tahini and crisped chickpeas

Salade de carottes râpées) since I made it for the first time four years ago. It’s exquisite in its simplicity, just lemon juice, olive oil, a pinch of sugar, some salt, pepper, and rough-chopped parsley, all applied in that old-fashioned taste-as-you-go method that basically guarantees it will be perfectly seasoned when you’re done. (You do this with everything you cook, right? Yeah, I forget too.) And this week, as the carrots are towered high at markets, was the week I finally wanted to give it its due. I have zero regrets. Along with you and your best summer cheer, of course, I think it would be welcome at any cook-out, maybe with some lamb skewers or even just with grilled pita wedges.

Carrot Salad with Tahini, Crisped Chickpeas and Salted Pistachios Salad 1 pound carrots, peeled and coarsely grated 1/4 cup coarsely chopped parsley 1/4 cup shelled, salted pistachios, coarsely chopped. A Beautiful Mess. I love using cloth napkins to dress up our dinner table, and through the years I've grown even more fond of their sustainability and cost effectiveness.

A Beautiful Mess

Though, I'm not sure how cost effective it is if you keep buying more and more cloth napkins each year! This holiday season I thought it would be fun to look at how I could dress up the napkins I already own to give them an extra festive vibe. Check out three simple ways you can give new life to your table linens. Chocolate! Beautiful Bread. The night Pastor Ryan arrived, he jumped right in, throwing together a bread dough not using a precise recipe (though I’ll provide it for you tomorrow), but ingredients put together according to ratios.

Beautiful Bread

It looked lovely and plump and perfect. Easter Bunny Shaped Rolls. Mom Always Finds Out Easter Bunny Shaped Rolls February 25, 2013 by Nicole · 110 Comments 147.3K Flares147.3K Flares×

Easter Bunny Shaped Rolls

How to Make Cream Cheese at Home. After having nailed — if I do say so myself — how to make homemade goat cheese chèvre style, my confidence as an amateur cheesemaker has soared.

How to Make Cream Cheese at Home

In fact, for the past few months, every time I open the fridge, I can hear the collective gasp of all liquid dairy products. And they’re right to tremble in fear; my refrigerator has become the place where milks and creams from different animal species come to curdle and age. Homemade cream cheese is my latest project. Bread. Recipes Single. Mint & Mango Marinated Zucchini Spaghetti. It has been awfully quiet around here lately.

Mint & Mango Marinated Zucchini Spaghetti

We are sorry about that. The reason for the silence is that our life outside the blog has been very hectic, but also lots of fun. Here is a short recap on what we have been up to, instead of serving new recipes for you. First of all. We have started working together with two computer geniuses, on a project that hopefully will result in the Green Kitchen Cooking App for iPad! We have also been working on a guest post for Design Sponge. Last but not least, we took a road trip to Denmark to visit Luise’s family. In Denmark we had 5 days of summer weather, barbecuing, friends and family. Mango salad with rhubarb ginger dressing + chili almonds. It is surprisingly hard to make a house feel like a home.

mango salad with rhubarb ginger dressing + chili almonds

I’ve been cooking more and actually using our kitchen, which has been helpful. We inadvertently had our first dinner guest last weekend–a friend of both of ours that I ran into while frantically trying to make it into a Starbucks for the last 10 minutes of Frappuccino happy hour (TM) (I know, I’m bad to the bone). We had plans for curry and there was a fresh case of beer in the fridge, so it was one of those last minute “Why not?” Kind of things that feels easy to say yes to in the waning hours of a sunny weekend afternoon. Salad. Sweet Pies. A Little Saucy « Comfortably Domestic. ‘Ever have a day where you’re feelin’ a little bit saucy?

A Little Saucy « Comfortably Domestic

A day in which you don’t want to limit your choices to just one of anything? Appetizers and Side Dishes. Kiss Pies. Only 5 days before Christmas!

Kiss Pies

Woohoo, is everyone ready? What a great time of year. Lime Meltaways from ''The Martha Stewart Show'', Recipe from Martha Stewart Living, December/January 1998/1999. Soups. Soups and stews. Classiques. Orgasmic Confections. Soups. On The Side. Yeah, I'd eat that. Veggie Dishes.