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Boston Organics: Tips. Apples Refrigerated apples last much longer than those left at room temperature.

Boston Organics: Tips

Apples emit ethylene, a naturally occurring gas that speeds ripening. To prevent apples from speeding up the ripening process of other items in your produce drawer, store them in a plastic bag. Conversely, if you want to speed up the ripening of bananas (or any other ethylene sensitive produce) you can place an apple in a bag with the bananas. Design Crush & Popsicles! Not to sound full of myself, but I’m pretty sure this is the be all, end all of popsicle roundups.

Design Crush & Popsicles!

There’s a little something for everyone: the foodies, the purists, the ones who prefer frozen yogurt, the ones who prefer a little alcohol, everyone. Tweny-five options to be exact. The post I did last summer on the cold guys was one of DC’s most viewed ever, so I thought you’d all be up for another round – was I right? Hasselback Potatoes. These Hasselback potatoes looks beautiful, don't' they?

Hasselback Potatoes

Here, I also added several cloves of garlic to these Swedish version of baked potatoes to enhance the flavor. It turned out great, they were very delicious, crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.. Updated: November 26th 2013 This is an updated post with a new video guide on How To Slice Hasselback Potatoes Hasselback Potatoes (Printable Recipe) Ingredients 6 Medium Size Potatoes 2 - 3 Cloves Garlic, thinly sliced 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 30 g Butter Maldon Sea Salt Freshly Ground Black Pepper Method Preheat the oven to 220˚C (425˚F).

Arrange the potatoes in a baking tray and insert the garlic in between the slits. Bake the potatoes for about 40 minutes or until the potatoes turn crispy and the flesh is soft. Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes. “Scalloped” is an attractive word, isn’t it?

Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes

When I hear it I think of several things: first, there’s scallops, as in the seafood—totally delicious. Then there’s the scalloped shape that can live on the edge of a pair of shorts or on the collar of a woman’s blouse—always pretty and dainty. And of course scalloped potatoes also comes to mind, which carries my imagination to a land of crispy potato skins drenched in a sea of cheese and cream. Crock Pot Chicken Taco Chili. One of my most popular recipes!

Crock Pot Chicken Taco Chili

This is the perfect slow cooker dish because you just dump all the ingredients in, turn it on and come back to the best tasting meal! No prep, super easy, freezes well and the kids love it! We love it over rice, or served in a bowl with multi-grain chips, topped with reduced fat cheddar cheese or avocados. Crusty Bread. Jan. 1, 2015: Just released.

Crusty Bread

Instructional video for the Crusty Bread recipe. Crusty Bread 3 cups unbleached all purpose flour 1 3/4 teaspoons Kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon Instant or Rapid-rise yeast. Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: Chinese Buffet at Home. It is no secret that I have an obsession with Chinese cuisine.

Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: Chinese Buffet at Home

The place that started it all was a local Chinese buffet here in Michigan. After frequent visits to the buffet over the years, I finally decided to take a stab at cooking my own Chinese dishes at home. The majority of the dishes were delicious and I began cooking different Chinese meals every week, but I had always wanted more variety just like the buffet. Parmesan, Herb, And Garlic Pull-Apart Bread. Homemade Protein Bars « - StumbleUpon. There are plenty of reasons to make your own protein bars. First, it’s economical ! You’ll save a lot of money, particularly if you have a habit of buying single bars one a time. Even better, you can customize your bars to your taste preferences, avoid any allergens, and leave out ingredients you don’t want. You can make a bar with high quality protein, whole grains, real nuts or fruit, flaxseeds, whichever sweetener you prefer, and skip all the long-named chemical ingredients (preservatives and fortifications) that you may not need or want in your snack.

Nutrition Advice by Registered Dietitians - - StumbleUpon. Better Than Takeout Orange Chicken - StumbleUpon. Onion & Cheese Bread - StumbleUpon. This bread is simply delicious.

Onion & Cheese Bread - StumbleUpon

It's a great snacking dish, so pull some pieces off and enjoy the cheesey goodness. Yield: 8 servings Ingredients 1 sourdough loaf, 2 lbs.1 lb. Apple Pies & Jo In the Kitchen - StumbleUpon. I know, I’ve made a few pies lately. Gimme some oven - StumbleUpon. I probably should have poured a nice stiff drink recipe for you all on this loveliest of lovely tax days.

gimme some oven - StumbleUpon

Especially for my fellow small business owners who just gave half of their revenue back to the government. Good grief, I won’t even go there. Instead though, I thought I’d offer my idea of a more comforting alternative. Pasta. Punchfork - The best new recipes from top food sites - StumbleUpon. Baked Parmesan Tomatoes -EW. Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin Recipe - CHOW - StumbleUpon. Baked Egg Boat recipe. 50 Healthy Recipes to Kick Off 2012.

Happy New Year!

50 Healthy Recipes to Kick Off 2012

Many of us are thinking about our New Year’s resolutions and healthy eating is often at the top of the list. If you are setting a goal to eat healthy in 2012, here are 50 healthy recipes to help you get started. Beverages Easy Strawberry Mango Smoothie Berry Banana Smoothie Blueberry Mango Smoothie Breakfast Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Whole Wheat Kefir Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce Pumpkin Granola Roasted Plums with Greek Yogurt, Honey, and Almonds Broiled Grapefruit Steel Cut Oats. Easy Salad Rolls. Food Pyramid Submissions (Raw Image) - StumbleUpon. Top 10 Recipes of 2011. Billy Corgan to open tea house in Highland Park. By charles berman Sun-Times Media December 30, 2011 4:00PM Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins perform at the Chicago Theater Nov. 18.

Corgan announced plans this week to open a tea house near his home in Highland Park. | Sun-Times photo by Tom Cruze storyidforme: 23494377 tmspicid: 8683469 fileheaderid: 3916315 Updated: February 1, 2012 8:08AM Smashing Pumpkins front man Billy Corgan plans to open a 1930s Chinese-style tea house in the spring in the former Ravinia neighborhood post office in Highland Park. *Simply Scratch*: :Sugar Crusted Chocolate Chip Muffins: After the holidays I have the hardest time falling back into the rhythm of my normal life.

The best new recipes from The Kitchn. Better-Than-Crack-Brownies. How to Make Your Own Energy Bars. How To Cook Like Your Grandmother - StumbleUpon. Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos Recipe.

Best Recipes for Party Hosting: 25 Sophisticated-Looking Meals Recipe - - StumbleUpon.


Caramelized Chicken with Jalapeno Cream. Want to know how to make one heck of a delicious chicken dish? Good. Because I was going to tell you anyway. Two really helpful food sites. Two really helpful food sites.