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10 Incredibly Unusual Recipes. Food Granted, many of these recipes are not seen as “unusual” in their home towns, but to the average Westerner, there is something awful about each and every one.

10 Incredibly Unusual Recipes

Having said that, who are we to judge without trying? I just don’t want to go first! If you have had experience eating any of these dishes, please tell us about it in the comments. Caterpillar Pretzels. 19 Pretty Things To Make With Edible Flowers. Amish Friendship Bread. Biological Perspectives on Friendship Bread If you think about it, "friendship" recipes (possibly including sourdough bread ) are actually very bizarre hybrid biological / memetic symbiotes , which use their biological qualities ( ferment ing fungal culture ) to provide a benefit ( cake ) to the host organism (us) which results in the genetic (the culture) and memetic (the recipe) components of the "organism" being spread to new hosts (our friends).

Amish Friendship Bread

The parallels are not perfect. Let’s Go Moroccan. Spicy Moroccan Chicken, Liver and Lamb Meatballs I always loved this Sephardi dish I grew up with: In the finished dish the chicken breasts were diced, the chicken livers were whole and the lamb was shaped into meatballs.

Let’s Go Moroccan

I made it and it was quite delicious but a little messy. When I recently asked my mother how she kept every item so neat and presentable, her “secret” was just too time consuming. Next time around, I ground everything and made meatballs with the whole mixture, and I found making the dish much more accessible and low maintenance, and every bit as delicious . You can save time further by buying the chicken livers broiled: make sure they are broiled properly, not all dried out: We want them tender and creamy!

Absolutely Amazing Aromas: How to Extract Oil Essence at Home - Knoworthy. If you’ve ever used essential oils for their therapeutic benefits, you’re well aware of the amazing effects they can have on you.

Absolutely Amazing Aromas: How to Extract Oil Essence at Home - Knoworthy

From calming your nerves, to lifting your spirits, to even putting you in a frisky mood–these aromatic liquids contain properties that can work wonders. But as breathtaking as essential oils are, have you ever tried absolute oils ? Used for fragrances and aromatherapy, absolutes are similar to essential oils but are usually more concentrated and aromatic. If you haven’t tried your hand at these scented wonders, it’s time you give your nose something to feel happy about.

Better yet, you can try making a few at home to make the experience all the more rewarding (and fun!). Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cups recipe from Pillsbury. Tastes Like Spring — A recipe for Scallion Pancakes. “What are they?”

Tastes Like Spring — A recipe for Scallion Pancakes

Asked my son en passant. “Scallion pancakes; they’re a kind of fry bread.” “Can’t go wrong with fry bread!” How to Brew The Perfect Pot of Herbal Tea. Tea… a magic word that conjures up fantastic tales of romance and poetry; of clipper ships and trade routes; of intrigue and revolution.

How to Brew The Perfect Pot of Herbal Tea

It is “the Plant of Heaven” the “froth of liquid”; it is the “pernicious weed” the “base exotick.”It will keep you awake, it will put you to sleep. It will cure whatever ails you, it will cause your early demise. Some like it hot, some like it cold” – herbalist Edna Cashmore. Yes, there’s a knack to brewing that perfect pot of herbal tea. The Best Way to Handle the Coming Cicada Invasion? Heat Up the Deep Fryer. Grape Gumdrops.

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Grape Gumdrops

Take an 8x8 pan and line with greased foil, set aside.Place the grape juice, fruit pectin, and baking soda in a large, heavy saucepan. Heat on medium low heat until the mixture begins to boil. Amazing! This Bone Healthy Cream Cheese Makes Itself. A few days ago, I stumbled upon a recipe that really caught my attention.

Amazing! This Bone Healthy Cream Cheese Makes Itself

Not only because it’s super-easy to make and can be used in a myriad of ways, but also because it “converts” an acidifying food into an alkalizing food. I’ll explain. As you know by now, cream cheese (and all cheeses) are acidifying foods. Nigella Lawson's Eggs in Purgatory. A little secret about bone broths. One of the superfoods of the Paleo/Primal diets is the bone broth.

A little secret about bone broths

Drinking it as-is, or cooking stews with it will provide the individual with a lot of minerals and other nutritional advantages: from calcium, to phosphorus, and collagen and Magnesium. Mark Sisson has a great article about the how and whys of bone marrow broths. However, I have a little known secret about how to get a good bone broth, at a fraction of the price of grass-fed beef bones. 【Rocket Food】 One Piece Chicken! Cook for Monkey D. Luffy at Home Tonight with this Simple Recipe. One Piece fans the world over will have no doubt lost count of the number of times they’ve seen Monkey D.

【Rocket Food】 One Piece Chicken! Cook for Monkey D. Luffy at Home Tonight with this Simple Recipe

Luffy chomping on a big hunk of meat. Keen food fans that the RocketNews24 writers are, we can’t help but feel a little peckish every time we see the wide-grinning captain tucking into his meals, and we always find the food he eats, dished up by chain-smoking pirate chef Sanji, absolutely tantalising. But now, thanks to the equally food-loving team at sister site Pouch, we have just the thing to placate our growling stomachs while we watch our One Piece DVDs or flick through our ever-growing stack of comic books: from Chef Sanji’s very own cookbook, egg-stuffed chicken!

It’s simple, nutritious and boy is it tasty. Full ingredients and recipe all after the jump > Sandwich constructor « Later On. DIY Lotions - Survival Life. Survivalists often fall into the trap and stereotype of being so rugged that they view rough, calloused hands as a trademark of preparedness and forget that their skin is the first line of protection against all sorts of ailments. This protection falls short if the skin is not kept in good shape.

While our ancestors used a variety of oils and greases to keep their skin healthy, most of us think of lotion as a luxury that you can only get from the salon or a store. But the truth is you can and should create your own lotions… its actually quite easy and really fun! Orange Mousse in Phyllo Baskets with Citrus Punchsietta - Chic Made Simple. My kitchen houses many of the books in my cookbook collection. On the second-to-lowest shelf is one of my many Martha Stewart Living cookbooks, with a photo of Martha on the spine. When my daughter was a baby, she used to point to the photo and exclaim, “Look, that’s Bubby!” My Kosher Pop-Up Dinner Club by Ariel Pollock. One chef’s adventure bringing exciting, experimental kosher cooking to Chicago Read More By Ariel Pollock / December 17, 2012 The clock suddenly read 7:25 p.m. and every burner on the stove was going full blast. The Kosher Prairie Oyster: The Ultimate Post-Hanukkah Party Hangover Cure.

The Prairie Oyster(TwinCocktails) If your head happens to be stinging the morning after an awesome Hanukkah party (like this morning perhaps), may I humbly recommend a Kosher Prairie Oyster, which is my variation of the original famous hangover cure. The exact origin of the drink is tough to track although it made appearances in David O. Selznick’s A Star Is Born, the Bond flick Thunderball, and Capra’s Mr. PEMMICAN. Chanukah Corn Latkes. What’s Chanukah without fried food? Potato latkes, jelly doughnuts, more potato latkes, more jelly doughnuts . . . after a day or two I’m ready for some variety. After all, it’s the oil we’re commemorating, not the potatoes! So, let’s try some crispy corn latkes.

Fresh corn on the cob is what makes this recipe spectacular. I’m not a canned-veggie fan in general, and when it comes to corn there is definitely no comparison! Easy Jelly Doughnuts (Dairy) - Doughnuts - Sufganiyot. Sufganiyot - Doughnuts - Sufganiyot. Day-After-Thanksgiving Turkey Carcass Soup Recipe. Chanukah Recipe. Tea Bread. How to Make an All-Instant Thanksgiving Dinner. Not Your Bubbe’s Recipe: Cuban Thanksgiving Turkey by Jessica Fisher. Constitution. In Her Hand. Remembering Hanoch Bar Shalom, the Chef Who Reinvented Israeli Cuisine. Tablet Magazine. How To Smoke a Cocktail. It’s Time for Fall Foraging and Hunter’s Moon Tea. Serious Eats: The Food Lab. At-home Activity.