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VEGAN — 1-2 Simple Cooking. Recipe: Kick Ass Vegan Meatballs — Fo Reals Life. Makes about 35 8 oz tempeh 6 oz fresh spinach, chopped1 cup vital wheat gluten1/4 cup whole wheat flour1/2 cup nutritional yeast (or 1/4 cup flour if you don't have it / don't like it)3 large garlic cloves, minced1/2 cup pizza or tomato sauce2 Tablespoons tomato paste1 cup cooked brown rice1 teaspoon kosher salt1 teaspoon dried basil1 teaspoon dried oregano1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes1/2 teaspoon dried fennel Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.

Recipe: Kick Ass Vegan Meatballs — Fo Reals Life

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. Recipes. Thai Sweet Potatoes with Peanut Sauce. You know it.

Thai Sweet Potatoes with Peanut Sauce

Healthy Alfredo Recipe with Peas. A funny thing happens when you break your blender: You have to figure out how to live without it.

Healthy Alfredo Recipe with Peas

Waaaaaaaah. My favorite alfredo sauce requires a little blending as it tends to get lumpy in spots if I’m not vigilant. But when my faithful G&E blender of 7+ years busted on me last week and we’d promised friends who are new parents a pasta meal later that evening, I was forced to improvise. Luckily I was able to make a few adjustments and even managed to IMPROVE my original alfredo recipe! Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter Sauce. All I want in the winter is comfort food.

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter Sauce

This means that I often end up cooking any variation of mac and cheese, ridiculous grilled cheese sandwiches, or pizza. Fortunately, the Beast switches things up when he cooks for me. One of my favorite Beast creations occurred a few months ago when he made potato gnocchi for his Italian mother who came over for dinner. Only after he began the recipe did he realize we had no potato ricer, which is pretty necessary for gnocchi. Instead, he ended up improvising by cutting the potatoes really fine, and making the most amazing, melt-in-your-mouth gnocchi I’ve ever had. Bird & cleaver: fennel + orange cocktail. With the return of warmer weather comes one of our favorite pastimes; sitting on our duffs drinkin' on the patio.

bird & cleaver: fennel + orange cocktail

That statement probably paints an unfair picture of what actually goes on (most of the time), so, lest you get the (mostly) wrong opinion of us, I should elaborate. Nearly any warm weekend night you will find us right outside our backdoor enjoying the fresh air, a revolving door of good company, and often times, a tasty libation.

Pablo's Choice

Korean Designer Reimagines Food Storage, Preservation, Without A Fridge. Korean designer Jihyum Ryou reimagines food storage without a fridge.

Korean Designer Reimagines Food Storage, Preservation, Without A Fridge

In his project ‘Save Food From The Fridge’ Ryou uses traditional word-of-mouth knowledge and everyday objects to preserve food in an eco-friendly way, without the use of a fridge to keep the food fresh. “Observing the food and therefore changing the notion of food preservation, we could find the answer to current situations such as the overuse of energy and food wastage.” PROUD ITALIAN COOK: ITALIAN LEMON KNOT COOKIES!! These cookies have so many different names, but I only know them as “Lemon Knots”. They are also known as Italian Lemon Cookies, Italian Bow Knots, Anginetti, and Taralucci. Along with the many different names are the many variations of making them, but the end result is a soft, slightly crumbly, moist cookie, with the distinctive flavor of pure lemon throughout.

They are definitely an Italian tradition!! You can add nonpareils or not, it’s up to you, but the frosting is made with pure lemon juice, a little grated lemon peel, and powdered sugar. 5 cups unbleached flour 3 eggs 1 cup milk. Brown Sugar Cookies recipe. Best Pumpkin Cookies Recipe - - 185445. Covent Garden. Dulces bocados: Bolitas de pera con parmesano. Flaky Tart Crust. Recipe The fat in our tart dough is mostly butter with a little shortening.

Flaky Tart Crust

Many people think that an all-butter crust is the goal. But even Julia Child, America’s foremost champion of butter, recommends making crusts with a combination of butter and shortening. Butter for its inimitable flavor, and shortening because that’s what makes a crust flaky. We call for butter to be cut into ¼-inch cubes to make tart dough. Chocolate Basil Cake + $50 Williams Sonoma Gift Card Giveaway [Contest Closed] Basil is usually treated as a two dimensional commodity, which is upsetting for our sensitive friend.

Chocolate Basil Cake + $50 Williams Sonoma Gift Card Giveaway [Contest Closed]

It’s the shining star in pesto, the uniting factor in the group of pine nuts and Parmigiano, and trying to make caprese without basil is trying to conduct a chorus without harmony. Hipster Runoff. Tasty Travel: Zupa cebulowa (English version available) Punchfork — The best new recipes from top food sites. Do you know what kvass is? It’s a weird word, I know.

Do you know what kvass is?

Kvass or as we call it in Lithuanian “gira” (G like good not gin) is natural drink made by fermenting bread, berries, caraway seeds or honey, by adding sugar, yeast or natural ferment. It’s a very old drink, ancient in a way, which became particularly popular in the XVI century and was consumed by anyone from country folk to dukes. Traveling in Italy: Sfingi, Sicilian Puff Pastry Fritters. When you notice that everywhere you step on outside your house seems to have developed colored spots, it doesn't mean that the cleaners left on a holiday altogether nor there's a new city-wide fad of polka-dotted flooring.

Traveling in Italy: Sfingi, Sicilian Puff Pastry Fritters

It just means that Carnevale (Carnival or Mardi Gras) is just around the corner. This is also my reminder that it's time to hit the stores and do my share of the Carnevale festivities. Take my kids out costume hunting along with the other hundred parents and kids looking for the same thing. Princess and action hero costumes. Tiramisu ice cream. Tiramisu ice cream This is one of my recipes published in the February edition of Oprah magazine as part of the main food feature on ice cream. I have had a love affair with ice cream for 20 years which started when I first left South Africa to travel the world and realised what real super premium ice cream was all about. Brazilian coffee cocktail. Hunter Angler Gardener Cook.

Lemons and Anchovies. PPQ: Texas Tortilla Soup. Amanda chose this week’s Project Pastry Queen challenge: Texas Tortilla Soup. I was super happy to put this on the menu this week. Fork Knife Swoon. Spoon Fork Bacon. Caramel Sauce Recipe. Method 1 First, before you begin, make sure you have everything ready to go - the cream and the butter next to the pan, ready to put in. Salted caramel mocha. Infuse Your Booze: 5 Easy Steps to Better Flavored Vodka (or Gin, or Tequila) Reclaiming Provincial. Creamy tomato soup. Never Enough Thyme - Recipes and food photographs with a slight southern accent. Lacy Cornbread.

Pumpkin-Chocolate Tart. Banana Bread Recipe. Print This banana bread has been the most popular recipe on Simply Recipes for over 10 years. Butternut Squash Carbonara. Homemade Biscuits Recipe.