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21 Surprising Things You Can Make In A Rice Cooker

21 Surprising Things You Can Make In A Rice Cooker

10 Cold Vegetarian Soup Recipes For Summer's Hottest Days If -- like most residents of the U.S. -- you're in the midst of a record-breaking heat wave, then these chilled summer soups are just the menu items you need to stay out of the kitchen. Plus, they are all meat-free. From fruit-based soups that require zero cooking to more complicated vegetable options that you can make ahead and freeze, turn to these cold dishes to stay cool all summer. And don't miss the dessert half of this series: 10 Cold Dessert Recipes for Summer's Hottest Days Vichyssoise is a classic cold soup -- and it doesn't get much more classic than Julia Child's recipe, made with just a few natural ingredients: potatoes, leeks, heavy cream, vegetable stock, and chives. The soup is a bit more labor intensive than some of the others here -- you have to simmer the potatoes for as long as 50 minutes, then blend them, then strain through cheesecloth -- but the end result is worth it.

While you were sleeping: Nurse falls in love with patient in coma Brianna Lytle never guessed when she started her nursing shift that she would fall for a patient in a coma Image Credit: Supplied picture His face was swollen and a mass of purple, green and yellow. He had a bandage around his head, but I could still see a long incision stapled together on the side of his skull. Converting your Passion into a Business By Francisco J Colayco You might recall my advice about choosing a business that is best suited for you. One main factor is the need for “passion” for the kind of business you choose. As time passes, I begin to see more and more how the word “passion” can be misinterpreted or misunderstood.

Creamy Roasted Carrot Soup « Food-Fitness-FreshAir Transportation problems. Life problems. January problems. This is the story of my winter every year. 10 Favorite Expressions of a Bisdaks Expressions make our day to day conversations more colorful. Bisdaks (from the words Bisaya and Dako to refer to people who speak the Visayan dialect) are frequently heard saying expressions as a way of letting others know how they feel. Here are some expressions of bisdaks that you might find interesting. 1. Pag chure oi! The word chur comes from the English word sure. Slow Cooker Bone Broth Recipe Asian In Asian culture, soups and broths are part of everyday meals. A traditional Japanese breakfast would include a bowl of Miso Soup to warm the body. Chinese restaurants feature a long list of house soups, from an appetite stimulating Hot and Sour Soup to even a light broth served after dinner to cleanse the palate and complete the meal. Growing up, Mom always had soup simmering on the stove. Every night, without doubt, there was a Chinese style soup on the table.

How to Make Earl Grey Salted Caramels, Step-by-Step Recipe - Home - Oh, How Civilized My sister suggested a tea infused candy for a post, so Queenie (my cooking/baking guru) and I came up with Earl Grey Salted Caramels. After four attempts and modifications, Queenie created this recipe which is AMAZING. They're soft, chewy, and the best part is that they don't feel like they're going to pull out your fillings. The Earl Grey flavor really comes through without being overpowering.

The Beautiful Bastards thegetty: We cannot know his legendary head with eyes like ripening fruit. And yet his torso is still suffused with brilliance from inside, like a lamp, in which his gaze, now turned to low, gleams in all its power. Otherwise the curved breast could not dazzle you so, nor could a smile run through the placid hips and thighs to that dark center where procreation flared.Otherwise this stone would seem defaced beneath the translucent cascade of the shoulders and would not glisten like a wild beast’s fur: would not, from all the borders of itself, burst like a star: for here there is no place that does not see you.

Tres Leches Cake I first made Tres Leches cake about five years ago, when my baby was still a baby and I was trying to find something yummy to make for my friend Ana for her birthday. Ana’s from Mexico and taught me how to make pico de gallo and guacamole, and I asked her what her favorite kind of cake was. “Tres Leches,” she said in her sweet Spanish accent. “Tres Leches?” I said. So what are we celebrating with these yummy healthy Turkish Carrot Truffles. Two reasons to celebrate. First of all my fractured bone has healed completely. I have to take some care and physiotherapy. And second reason is that one of our favorite cousin is visiting us after a very long time.

What I REALLY Think Of The Philippines... - I Dreamed Of This - One Way Travel To The Wonders Of The World A little girl taking a break from digging through trash in Intramuros, Manila You may be thinking that the Philippines I capture in my travel blog is nothing like the real Philippines - what (from a western perspective) you see on the news and read about in the papers...the poverty, the despair, the suffering. Well to an extent, this is true. 50 delicious Filipino dishes Filipino food may not be as famous as that of its Thai and Vietnamese neighbors. But with more than 7,000 islands and a colorful history, this archipelago has some delicious dishes of its own. Blessed with an abundance of seafood, tropical fruits and creative cooks, there’s more to Filipino food than the mind-boggling balut (duck embryo). You just have to know where to find them and how to eat them. Vote for your favorite Filipino food!

Incredible MS Paint Drawings Microsoft Paint or simply MS Paint, is a simple graphics painting program that has been included with all versions of Microsoft Windows. For its simplicity, it rapidly became one of the most used applications in the early versions of Windows—introducing many to painting on a computer for the first time—and still has strong associations with the immediate usability of the old Windows workspace. Working in MS Paint can be a really hard because you have only the elementary tools and only a limited undo steps so if you want to create a drawing that is more complicated than a cube, you should really have some awesome drawing skills. In this article you can see some incredible drawings that I found surfing on Deviantart.