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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. To maximize an apple's flavor, let it come to room temperature before eating it. Design Crush & Popsicles!

Jun29 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. 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. 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.

I can think of no better place to exist, actually. So when I came across TK member Shelbi Keith’s recipe for Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes, I knew we were going to become fast friends. Crock Pot Chicken Taco Chili. There is nothing like a lazy Sunday when you have a meal cooking all day in the crock pot and the aroma of food is in the air, or coming home from work on a weeknight and having dinner ready when you get home.

Crock Pot Chicken Taco Chili

I love my slow cooker and this chicken chili is a delicious, low point, high fiber meal. It's so easy to make and it is great over rice, with multi-grain chips, topped with low fat cheddar cheese or low fat sour cream. This makes a lot and it is even better the next day for lunch! Crusty Bread. I must begin by saying where the recipe originated, if in fact it originated anywhere...really.

Crusty Bread

I think bread has been baked for centuries using flour, salt, water, and yeast or other form of leavening. As far as I know the recipe for "No-Knead" bread dough was printed in the New York times. I don't know what month, day, or year. The originator is Jim Lahey of Sullivan Street Bakery. That's all I know. 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. Parmesan, Herb, And Garlic Pull-Apart Bread. The smell from your oven which will permeate through the air when you bake this delicious Parmesan, Herb, And Garlic Pull-Apart Bread is unlike anything else!

Parmesan, Herb, And Garlic Pull-Apart Bread

The smell and taste of this bread is just fantastic when it's done. Simply flavored with some rosemary garlic butter, it's so easy to make and everyone will just love it! Parmesan, Herb, And Garlic Pull-Apart Bread. Homemade Protein Bars « askGeorgie.com - StumbleUpon. There are plenty of reasons to make your own protein bars.

Homemade Protein Bars « askGeorgie.com - StumbleUpon

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 - HealthCastle.com - StumbleUpon. Better Than Takeout Orange Chicken - StumbleUpon. Yesterday as I stood in the kitchen trying to figure out what to make for dinner I wondered to myself, how do those people do it on those shows where they are given random ingredients and are suppose come up with something genius.

Better Than Takeout Orange Chicken - StumbleUpon

I think I stood there for a solid 20 minutes looking in the cupboards and staring into the freezer hoping that I would be struck by some ingenious idea. Then I saw the oranges, and it hit me “O-raang Shh-ikun”….that is orange chicken if you can’t understand the accent. I love orange chicken, and I almost always order # 14 Orange Chicken when we order Chinese take out and I wondered to myself if I could make it better at home. Onion & Cheese Bread - StumbleUpon. This bread is simply delicious. 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. But see how these are different? Look at how adorable these are! I mean, come on. Could you resist? I sure couldn’t. Gimme some oven - StumbleUpon. I probably should have poured a nice stiff drink recipe for you all on this loveliest of lovely tax days.

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. When life is good, and when life gets crazy, I turn to 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! 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. Easy Salad Rolls. Easy Salad Rolls Monday, Sept 12 was Moon Festival and we celebrated by making one of our favorite Asian recipes!

Salad rolls are typically a lunch meal or an appetizer, but my family likes them so much that we make a ton and make a meal out of it! Food Pyramid Submissions (Raw Image) - StumbleUpon. Top 10 Recipes of 2011. Billy Corgan to open tea house in Highland Park. *Simply Scratch*: :Sugar Crusted Chocolate Chip Muffins: 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 - DinnerTool.com - StumbleUpon.

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Caramelized Chicken with Jalapeno Cream. Two really helpful food sites.