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Chicken Enchiladas Verdes. I’m bracing myself for the back-to-school appetite explosion!

Chicken Enchiladas Verdes

Chicken enchiladas verdes are my first line of defense. During the summer, there aren’t a lot of structured meals in our house, other than dinner. Thai Basil Chicken and 5 Savory Basil-Enhanced Pasta Recipes. I plant basil in my garden every year.

Thai Basil Chicken and 5 Savory Basil-Enhanced Pasta Recipes

Which traditionally has translated to a bumper crop. But this year, meh. It was pretty much a bust. Build a Brush Pile for Birds. Collect and set aside fallen branches and logs to create a brush pile in the corner of your yard.

Build a Brush Pile for Birds

Birds and other wildlife can use the brush to take cover during extreme temperatures and severe weather year-round. Materials: Adult supervision required Fallen branches Fallen logs Optional: Cuttings from pruning trees or shrubs Steps: Best Spanish Rice Recipe - No Guilt Caesar Salad and Dressing - ALTON BROWN. No-Mayo Potato Salad Recipe. I’m not a big potato salad lover.

No-Mayo Potato Salad Recipe

When I see it on the tables at gatherings, it’s usually a big ol’ skip for me. I tend to go for the deviled eggs, the fruit salad, the bloody mary’s. Oh the bloody mary’s. Here’s my problem with potato salad: the ratio of sauce/dressing to potato isn’t always that great. I find that most of the time potato salads are sort of dry. If you, too, are sort of a potato salad hater, this one is for you. You don't have to drench potato salad in mayo to make it good! Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds fingerling potatoes2 teaspoons olive oil Salt 3 slices of bacon 1 small leek, thinly sliced and washed (ends discarded) 1 cup lightly packed flat-leaf Italian parsley leaves 7 mint leaves 1 anchovy filet 1/4 cup olive oil Juice from 1/2 lemon Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Thai Quinoa Salad. I think I’ve just been stung.

Thai Quinoa Salad

By the looks of the welt beginning to swell, I’d have to affirm that I indeed I just did. It’s what happens every year in spring. Wasps circle as the dogs try and nip them in mid air. This one got away from them, and headed straight to me. Strawberry Bread. I love strawberries, don't you?

Strawberry Bread

These delicious, sweet, red-colored delights always bring a smile to my face. Whether it's piled atop a slice of strawberry shortcake, blended into the perfect tropical smoothie, or even simmered down into a mouth-watering jam or jelly, nothing beats the taste of strawberries. With summer just around the corner, I seemed only right to find the perfect recipe using strawberries. Even better, thanks to our tantalizing Freeze Dried Strawberries, you could literally bake up this delicious treat any time of the year! Believe me, one bite and you'll be baking up this recipe as often as you can.

Ingredients: 1/2 tsp Salt 3 Eggs. 17 Easy Breakfasts You Can Make In A Muffin Tin. Skillet Chicken with Bacon and White Wine Sauce. Hello crispy, saucy, delicious skillet chickaennn!

Skillet Chicken with Bacon and White Wine Sauce

You guys, I’ve got to be honest with you. I’ve had some ups and downs with chicken over the last decade – okay okay okay fine, maybe it’s been mostly downs. But the good news today is that things are finally taking a beautifully crispy turn upwards. Cheers and applause! Maybe I do like chicken after all (read: bacon, white wine, shallots)? This skillet chicken recipe is my new IT recipe — starting with the fact that it’s made entirely in one pan with small bite-sized pieces of salty bacon and sweet caramelized shallots, and ending with the fact that it’s going to have that golden, crispy chicken skin after the chicken is pan-fried a little bit before taking a nice oven-bath in the white wine pan sauce. And will there be warm, crusty bread dipped in the white wine pan sauce in between bites of chicken? Cast Iron Skillet Corn Bread Recipe : Alex Guarnaschelli. Asian Grilling. Quinoa Tabbouleh with Chickpeas Recipe.

Dull knife = Dull life.

Quinoa Tabbouleh with Chickpeas Recipe

And lots of band-aids at our house. We’ve spent a small fortune on cutlery in our home. We’ve tried lots of different brands and every various style. Chefs knives, carving knives, vegetable cleavers and santoku knives. Grilled Turkey Kofta Skewers with Yogurt Sauce. Food that is delivered in an unexpected way is always more fun.

Grilled Turkey Kofta Skewers with Yogurt Sauce

It must be true, because there’s even a cookbook all about the food phenomenon. Thai food has it’s skewered Satay, Mexicans love their mayo with cotija-dressed cob of corn on a stick and in China you can even find yourself a fried scorpion on a stick—if you dare. Thank you very much but I’ll “stick” with a good old American mustard-dipped corn dog. Probably one of the most universal foods on a stick is kofta, a simple blend of garlic-studded, spiced meat shaped on a stick that you’ll find in Greek, Persian, Indian and Lebanese cuisine. If you think that because it hails from an exotic land that it must be difficult to make, you’re wrong. And if you can shape a simple meatball, this skewered turkey kofta is going to totally hit your sweet spot.

Boozy Ice Pop Recipes - How to Make Margarita, Sangria, and Wine Popsicles. How to Make the Best Creamy Coleslaw. Potato Salad.

How to Make the Best Creamy Coleslaw

Baked Peans. My favorite Burrata and Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad. Those recipes have always made up my barbecue buffet table daydreams. But coleslaw? Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe : Alton Brown. Easy Cheesy Chicken Stromboli Recipe. Much like its culinary cousins (pizza and calzones), stromboli is a completely customizable creation starring your choice of meats, cheeses, sauces and herbs. Your classic pizza toppings simply become your stromboli fillings, which get tucked inside a pizza dough braid. I first dabbled in the world of homemade stromboli while attending the Artisan Bread Baking School of San Diego. Just one taste of the program’s star creation and I was instantly a stromboli super enthusiast, dreaming up both savory and sweet versions of this Italian favorite. First up: Easy Cheesy Chicken Stromboli featuring shredded rotisserie chicken, mozzarella, Parmesan, fresh basil and marinara sauce for dipping.

Best of all, this quick and easy chicken stromboli can be as homemade or as store-bought as your time allows. Making your own sourdough bread. Love bread? So does Vincent Wu, a third-year graduate student working toward a degree in microbiology, who has been making his own bread since his undergraduate years. We at the Clog chatted with him to find out his secrets to his delicious bread. Check out his tips and recipe below so you can start baking your own bread.

Daily Clog: When and why did you develop an interest in baking your own sourdough bread? Vincent Wu: I first started baking bread as an undergraduate. Oven Baked Parmesan French Fries Recipe : Michael Chiarello. Explore 15 Columbia Gorge Hikes In Google Maps. Waffles ... Really Good Waffles - ALTON BROWN. Instant Chocolate Cake Recipe. How to Create a Bird-Friendly Yard. We love our lawns. In the United States more than 45 million acres—an area eight times the size of New Jersey—are carpeted with them. And we’re adding 500 square miles of turfgrass every year. Maintaining all that lawn is a huge undertaking and, for many, a source of personal pride. Annually, the average U.S. homeowner spends the equivalent of at least a full workweek pushing or driving a mower. You could say the quest for perfect lawns—richly green, closely cropped, weedless, and insect-free—is almost as American as baseball. Alton Brown's Cocoa Brownies 2.0. Viking's Choice: Nervosas, 'Parallels' : All Songs Considered.

Nervosas. Courtesy of the artist hide caption itoggle caption Courtesy of the artist Nervosas. Courtesy of the artist. Alton Brown's Avocado Ice Cream Recipe. La Scala Inspired Chopped Salad with Marinated Chickpeas. The Best Bloody Mary Recipe and How to Build Your Own Bloody Mary Bar. How to make a mason jar bug repellent. Michigan Pasty (Meat Hand Pie) Summer Avocado Pasta Salad. Friendship Talk with Summer Avocado Pasta Salad This Summer Avocado Pasta Salad is perfect for any picnic, lunch, dinner, or a Memorial Day or Fourth of July potluck dish.

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