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Priya's Easy N Tasty Recipes. My Grandmother's Kitchen. Stonesoup — 5 ingredient recipes. Recently I’ve been reading a fab little book by one of my blogging friends.

stonesoup — 5 ingredient recipes

It’s called ‘The Butcher and the Vegetarian’. It chronicles my friend’s journey from vegetarian to occasional meat eater for health reasons. And it’s a great read. Tara talks about growing up, when her mother was all about making everything as healthy as possible. They often ate steamed veg with brown rice and NO oil or salt. It made me a little sad because I think there is often a misconception that healthy food can’t be pleasurable. The thing is, if you eat broccoli and actually enjoy it, you get the same health benefits as if you ate it like it were a badge of honour. So today I wanted to share my favourite tricks for making veg taste amazing… Because aren’t we all more likely to eat more veg if we actually enjoy them?

6 Ways to Make Vegetables Taste as Good as Potato Chips* 1. Yes, our old friend salt. Really it makes a HUGE difference. Baking = love. Fat mum slim. Life in an RV. Mummy, I can cook! Making house a home. Hot Buttered Pretzels. Simply Recipes Food and Cooking Blog. Chicks with Knives Sustainable Supper Club - CWK Los Angeles. Peruvian Cuisine. Green Tea Cupcakes with Black & White Frosting. Halloween is just around the corner so there’s really no better time than now to indulge in a couple sweet treats.

Green Tea Cupcakes with Black & White Frosting

These little green tea cupcakes with black & white frosting not only look the part, but also satisfy my sweet tooth without giving me a cavity. I’m not usually a big fan of cupcakes, but it’s most because either they’re way too sweet or just way overloaded on buttercream frosting. These green tea cupcakes aren’t too sweet at all and I have to admit, the white chocolate cream frosting with black sesame powder is finger-licking good. The little bit of ground almonds in the cupcake batter help keeps the cake moist and gives it some extra flavor. If you want these cupcakes to look even more ghoulish and spooky, you can top them with Halloween icing candy, candy tombstones, or gummy spiders.

For the Green Tea Cupcakes: For the Black & White Frosting: Preheat the oven to 350°F. In a small mixing bowl, add 2 teaspoons water and sprinkle on the gelatin. The Food Librarian. Tuesdays with Dorie. Berlin's Whimsy - The Danish Baker. And then I worked as a baker at a small, artisan bakery.

Berlin's Whimsy - The Danish Baker

Initially, I envied the owner of the bakery. I only worked two days a week during the summer tourist months, allowing her a few days off. But there was one caveat to my baking aspirations: I am not a morning person. In fact, I take to early mornings like a slug takes to a salt lick. And in my third season of baking, I realized my inner clock would never adjust. That same summer, I discovered Aebleskivers. My daughter played along, too---no surprise since she loves anything with jam. One weekend, my Dad telephoned in the midst of my making them. What?! So my Great-Grandfather was a baker. Well. And today, we made Aebleskivers again. I'm also working on a savory Aebleskiver recipe for our Christmas eve hors d'oeuvres... In the meantime, here is our traditional recipe: Danish Aebleskivers You will need an Aebleskiver pan. Jell-o. Valentine's Day is the most romantic day of the year. All those cherubs and roses! Have you decided what delectable delights you will eat by candlelight tonight?

As always, Curly Wurly has some entirely serviceable ideas that will undeniably set a distinctive mood. Heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and lobster tails have been done. Why not take a spin on these Jell-O brand menu wheels? Feeling like Chicken tonight? Making Pork Chops tonight? There's no group of food that is more romantic than seafood; oysters, lobster, and shrimp have long been linked to love.

It's never too early in the holiday season to make the ham. Or, there is always the Carrot Cheese Ring, which is also great with any ham dish. As many cookbooks have revealed, the best way to a man's heart is through his stomach. Another hamburger salad option is the Red Red Salad. The Longhorn Salad is practically an extension of the steak dinner. The Cookbook Challenge starts next week 16/11/09. Eggbeater. The Hunger. Exclusively Food. The Pioneer Woman. Smitten kitchen. Playing House.

Eat, Live, Run. Dinner: A Love Story. From Karen's Kitchen - an online resource for all who love to bake and entertain. Planning With Kids — 2 parents, 5 kids, organised chaos. 52 Cupcakes: Cupcakes and Layla...What more could anyone want?