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Bite-sized Baked Brie. My hair is straight today.

Bite-sized Baked Brie

My hair is straight today only because a woman spent about two hours pulling, tugging, blowing, and spraying my hair into this state. It’s still curly on the bottom. It’s also still frizzy on the top. It would appear as though the outside of my head is as stubborn as my inside brain. Crispy Southwestern Wontons. I am a huge fan these crispy, restaurant-style wontons.

Crispy Southwestern Wontons

They’re such a fun treat for dinner, and so easy to whip up at home. Here’s one of our favorite recipes for hot, lightly fried wontons stuffed with a cheesy southwestern ranch filling. Hope you enjoy these! Here’s one of my secrets to make weeknight dinners quick and hassle-free. I keep frozen, diced vegetables on hand so they’re easy to grab and a cinch to throw into recipes. Great Pumpkin… seeds! Maple cinnamon pumpkin seeds. Homemade Chili Mac Recipe. Sometimes I get weird cravings.

Homemade Chili Mac Recipe

Yesterday I got a craving for Hamburger Helper. Cajun Dirty Rice. Thursday, August 25, 2011 Cajun Dirty Rice Well, it’s day 2 of our trek toNew Orleans.

Cajun Dirty Rice

Last night we spent the night inTallahasseewith a friend of mine from college! It’s always fun catching up with old friends! It was also super nice to cut the trip in half! Mini Mac and Cheese Pies and a Virtual Baby Shower. I’m relatively new to the blogging world.

Mini Mac and Cheese Pies and a Virtual Baby Shower

New to who’s who in the blogging world, the traditions, the etiquette, and the community. Wasabi Cheese Crackers. Wow.

Wasabi Cheese Crackers

It's been over a year since my last savoury recipe. I guess it's pretty obvious I have a raging sweet tooth! But all this healthier eating has left me craving all kinds of naughty snacks, not just cake and lollies, but cheesy and salty snacks too. I had this sudden urge to make cheese crackers, ones that were like goldfish crackers or dixie drumsticks. A little bit of google searching and I found the perfect recipe - it's super easy and you basically throw everything into a food processor. Chili Garlic Paste. Chili Garlic paste is a basic element for any kitchen.

Chili Garlic Paste

Every corner of the earth uses this combination some time or the other, and for various culinary uses. In Indian cuisine, (for those who use garlic in cooking, for there are many who do not), this basic paste is a must have, make ahead, store in the refrigerator kind of treasure. There are many uses to it – a a flavor enhancer in a curry, to use to make a chutney/spread/dips/sauces, for various marination, and as a rub for vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes. It works wonders when you have this ready and do quick rub on meat, cheese or vegetables before a summer grill, or reach out for that little container and add some of it to the curry sauce you are making. I know that the shelves of the grocery stores are well stacked with innumerable varieties of the Chili Garlic pastes and sauces and I myself use the Sriracha sauce ever so often – more for that extra zing while cooking than as a condiment. Chili Garlic Paste. Indian Spiced Nuts. I've gone NUTS !!!

Indian Spiced Nuts

Sometimes you feel like a nut... and sometimes you feel like A LOT OF NUTS !!! I'm addicted. i have loads of them every day. i even put these and the Mexican Spicy flavored ones on my yogurt and fruit in the morning. i eat them with chocolate...i eat them with cheese...


Pajeon (Korean Scallion Pancake. Are you one of those who love eating Korean food because of the many side dishes served?

Pajeon (Korean Scallion Pancake

I love Korean food because of the banchan served along with rice and the main dish. Banchan are full of surprises and there are always something new to look forward t0: kimchi, stewed potato, Korean rice cake, spicy anchovy, Korean scallion pancake (pajeon), omelet, and more. Дип с козе сирене и сушени домати. 225гр. крема сирене225гр. козе сирене1-2 стръкчета зелен лук1/3 чаена чаша сушени домати, нарязани¼ чаена лъжица чесън на прах2/3 чаена чаша натрошени орехови ядки Смесете в блендера козето сирене и крема сиренето.

Дип с козе сирене и сушени домати


Tomatoes. Grits Cakes - Dirty Gourmet. Grits Cakes 6 Comments » | Posted by Mai-yan on Friday, August 5th, 2011 It seems like just a week ago I was lamenting the fact that Emily had announced to the world wide web that I was officially old. Thai Spiced Baked French Fries Recipe: Healthy Sweet Potatoes & Russet. Guess what? My Thai Spiced French Fries have made it to the Alexia Foods top four in the semi finals of the Reinvent a Classic blogger contest. That means you can vote for them to become the next fry flavor to hit the stores in 2013. You can cast a vote every day (one time per 24 hour period) from now until March, 30th 2012. Salata cu piept de pui si avocado. Stiu ca va plac retetele rapide si care nu va dau mari batai de cap. Si mie imi plac. Si imi plac salataele improvizate pe loc, cu ce-ti trece prin cap, pe moment… si cu ce ai prin frigider pe moment. Asa se face ca o astfel de salata nu iese niciodata la fel.

Asta-i si farmecul ei. In plus, se mananca asa de repede incat e tare greu s-o imortalizezi.


Rosemary Gougere Recipe. Weeks ago, as Sam and I were leaving my mom’s cabin to head back to our respective cities, we stumbled upon something pretty great. Something unexpected, largely because most little towns in Vermont aren’t necessarily known for wood-fired bakeries serving Intellegentsia coffee, perfectly flaky croissants and traditional cannelés. All of that and one of the lovelier open kitchens I’ve ever laid eyes upon. Tart with chicken and peas kinds Sweets ~ Incercand sa ne acomodam cu "traiul de acasa" :)) de dupa concediu mai facem si cate ceva de mancare. Pentru astazi va propun o reteta de tarta cu carne care se face face foarte usor si rezultatul este delicios. Noua ne-a placut, sper sa va placa si voua. ;) Pentru baza acestei tarte am folosit un aluat simplu de paine, pe care il folosesc de obicei si la pizza, dar se poate inlocui cu orice aluat va place voua.

Un aluat fraged, de exemplu, ar fi excelent. Broccoli and Tofu Stir-fry with Thai Red Rice (Low Glycemic Meal) I'm glad that I got the habit of reading health related articles and books from my dearest Dad. So when my DH asked me to read this book on "Healthy for Life" by Ray D Strand, MD, I willingly accepted. I strongly believe in this quote “Prevention is better than cure”. Below are some insights I gathered from this book. The way to manage weight and maintain healthy life is to consume protein rich food combined with complex carbohydrates and to avoid high sugar and refined flour food. Our diet plays an important role in managing the insulin levels in blood. The opposing hormone to insulin is Glucagon – a fat releasing hormone stimulated by the intake of protein. Knowledge from this book has inspired me to add more protein, and create a meal around protein.

Print recipe hereIngredients. A Palate and a Passport - lime battered fish with tzatziki.


Pizzas. Roasted Corn, Chicken and Coriander Soup. Summer's too hot for soups? Hmpfh. I don't think so. But I do prefer clear soup instead of the rich and creamy ones for summer. This one started with a minimalist quick chicken broth, to which I added roasted corn, coriander and some citrus juice at the last minute. Recipe - 1 chicken, broken down to quarters, excess fat removed - 1 clove of garlic, crushed - 3 cloves of shallot, thinly sliced - a big bunch of fresh coriander, chopped - 4 ears of corn (or you can used canned corn kernels) - 1 lemon - cooking oil, butter, salt, pepper, sugar, nutmeg, water (or chicken stock if you want it more intense) In a stock pot, saute chicken, garlic and shallot in a bit of oil and butter until fragrant. Sauces. Crostini with Brie and Cranberry Chutney. How to Make Your Own Labneh Cheese. Labneh is a wonderful Lebanese low calorie alternative to cream cheese, made from strained yogurt.

By Tamara Novacoviç. Taking it easy and stayin’ alive. Pav Bhaji (Spicy Vegetable Mash & Buttery Indian Rolls) My affair with street food has always been quite serious and never ending.