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Spinach Kale and Pear Smoothie. Sweet & Savory French Toast BLT. Cheese Danish Revisited. Old-School Recipe: Make Your Own Strawberry Milk! Previous image Next image After I made this crazy hot pink Valentine's confection, one of the comments on the strawberry milk required for the cake was, "Why not make your own?

Old-School Recipe: Make Your Own Strawberry Milk!

" Now that was a great idea! Creamy, smooth and straight from the diner of my dreams, a glass of chilled, pink, and homemade strawberry milk will make your after-school snack gee whiz terrific! While preparing that cake I mentioned, I thought I fell in love with the bottled (eek, super artificially flavored!) Now I know better. This homemade strawberry milk is full of fresh fruit flavor and velvety smoothness. Ham and Egg Crepe Squares. Carrot Cake Pancakes. November 7, 2010 Carrot Cake Pancakes by IsaChandra Makes 12 three inch pancakes When you want carrot cake but it’s way too early to eat cake and retain your dignity…Carrot Cake Pancakes to the rescue!

Carrot Cake Pancakes

Spinach Caprese Salad Recipe. Crustless Chard and Bacon Quiche - Crustless Quiche Recipe. Serve this crustless quiche for brunch or breakfast, or with a sandwich or salad for an extra-special lunch.

Crustless Chard and Bacon Quiche - Crustless Quiche Recipe

Take a look at a larger photo of this quiche. Prep Time: 12 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 42 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup chopped purple onion3 cups chopped Swiss chard1/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper4 to 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled3 cups sharp Cheddar cheese5 large eggs, beaten. Recipe: Edamame Beans, Chickpeas, Shiitake Mushrooms and Spinach. High protein Edamame beans and nutrient dense spinach make make up the bulk of this high fiber nutritious hot salad.

Recipe: Edamame Beans, Chickpeas, Shiitake Mushrooms and Spinach

It’s been FAR too long since we shared a new recipe with everyone and we’re sure you missed us. This is the first of what I hope will be 2 new recipes each month as once a week was too much to keep up with in our busy lives. I’m sure you can all relate. We love color in our foods and varied textures as well. This one caught my eye in Extra Vegan Za as I was flipping around looking for something new the other day.

Edamame beans are green beans in large pods commonly known as Soy Beans. Adding to that the fact that 1 cup of chickpeas has 12 grams of fiber – and this dish packs a punch most people are lacking these days. Saute the onion in the oil on medium heat until it starts to turn translucent. In a separate bowl dissolve the arrowroot powder in some cold water, then pour the mixture into the pan with the beans. Gorgonzola Tart with Cranberry Orange Ginger Chutney & Candied Pecans. By now, the combination of marbled blue cheese with cranberries and pecans is nearly cliché.

Gorgonzola Tart with Cranberry Orange Ginger Chutney & Candied Pecans

But it’s a flavor profile I never tire of, and one that is not in risk of going out of fashion, at least not any time soon. (I hope.) The first time I tasted this trio of savory goodness, I had just moved to California and was working in a sleepy town outside of San Francisco, in Marin. My office was located in one of those small industrial parks that you can find in suburbia, you know, the ones that are vilified in movies like the cult favorite Office Space. It just goes to show you: you never know where you might find good food. Eggs Florentine Recipe : Emeril Lagasse. Directions Preheat oven to 200 degrees F.

Eggs Florentine Recipe : Emeril Lagasse

Prepare the Sauteed Spinach and keep warm while you prepare the remaining components. Prepare the Mornay Sauce and keep warm while you prepare the remaining components. Prepare the Crispy Potato Cakes and keep warm in the oven while you poach the eggs. To poach the eggs: break the eggs into individual saucers or cups. Sauteed Spinach: 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots 1 pound spinach, washed, tough stems removed Salt and freshly grated white pepper Pinch grated nutmeg. Creamed Spinach Recipe : Emeril Lagasse.

Fankhauser's Cheese Page. Here is an abbreviated (roughly) alphabetized table of recipes on this site.

Fankhauser's Cheese Page

Note that some are homesteading recipes beyond cheese: Links? News flash: Culinary Institute of America Kids website features Fankhauser's Neufchatel recipe here. Here is a new page for beginning cheese makers which lists a series of cheese making projects starting with the simplest to the more challenging. If you are new to cheese making, and wish to try this rewarding cottage craft, go to Beginning Cheese Making.

Homemade Spaghetti-O's! Untitled. Untitled. Untitled. Takarabukuro (宝袋) is a treasure bag.

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Untitled. This has to be one of the easiest and tastiest ways of preparing Chinese or napa cabbage (hakusai) that I know of.

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All you taste is the fresh essence of the cabbage, with the heat of the red pepper and the slight twist of the orange zest. Did I say easy? Wash and chop up the leaves, mix together the flavoring ingredients, dump all in a plastic bag, shake then massage. That’s it. It’s ready to eat right away, though the flavors to meld a bit better if you can manage to keep it in the fridge for at least an hour before eating.

Untitled. Okonomiyaki is getting slowly more popular outside of Japan.

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It’s often described as a Japanese pizza, but it’s more like a savory pancake. Untitled. Cool potato salad is one of the great summer dishes, though I can eat it on any day of the year. Every culture that eats potatoes probably has its own unique recipe for potato salad. While potatoes are not really part of traditional Japanese cuisine, it's now a fixture in everyday cooking. When I was in junior high in the suburbs of Tokyo, our school's sandwich concession even had something called a 'vegetable sandwich', which was actually a mound of potato salad between two slices of white bread.

Potato salad is often tucked into a corner of an obento box (lunch box), and it's also a popular beer or sake snack. My ideal Japanese-theme picnic would include onigiri (rice balls), some chicken karaage, and potato salad for sure. Japanese potato salad has a mild, creamy flavor, with no acidic undertone; unlike American or German style potato salads, no vinegar is used. Japanese Potato Salad In the meantime, slice the cucumber and the onion very thinly.

Untitled. I've promised an article on what to do with okara, the fiber-rich fluffy byproduct of making soy milk or tofu. This is not it. But I thought I'd kill two birds with one stone and show one way of using okara in everyday cooking, in a dish that can be made in under 30 minutes, making it suitable for Is My Blog Burning edition 24 hosted by Too Many Chefs. These meatballs are very light and soft, thanks to the okara, tofu and chopped shiitake mushrooms. They are deep fried because the meatball mixture is so soft, and trying to stir-fry them makes them fall apart. Untitled. I haven't participated in Is My Blog Burning, the original food blogging event initiated by Alberto, for quite a while. Untitled. Chicken nanban is fried chicken that’s been briefly marinated in a sweet-sour-salty and slightly spicy sauce or dressing called nanban sauce. The recipe for basic, make-ahead-and-stock nanban sauce is over on Just Hungry.

Normally chicken nanban is deep-fried, but my bento friendly versions are either shallow-fried or simply panfried, cutting down a bit on the fat as well as avoiding the Fear of Frying that many people have. Quite a lot of popular Japanese bentos have deep fried items in them, but I usually to re-interpret the recipes so that they can be pan-fried or shallow-fried. Untitled. Untitled. Untitled. Steamed buns with roast pork filling (Steamed pork buns, or char siu bao, or chuuka manjuu, or nikuman. Untitled.

Untitled. Untitled. Nikujaga, stewed potatoes with meat, is a staple of Japanese home cooking. Basics: Tamagoyaki or Atsuyaki Tamago, Japanese sweet omelette. Untitled. Untitled. Untitled. Syrup and Tang — La Macaronicité 1: an introduction to the macaron. Cabbage and mushroom galette. Shakshuka. Hot and smoky baked beans. Leek bread pudding. Coleslaw: You Could Be a Star.