Slow Roasted Tomatoes I have had a bumper crop of Roma Tomatoes this year. A dream come true. I have bottled whole tomatoes, salsa and tomato jam. I went out to my garden to find MORE tomatoes. 100 Useful Search Engines for Chefs, Cooks and Food Lovers By Alisa Miller While everyone has to eat, only those true foodies are absolutely devoted to their food. Whether you make it professionally, as a hobby, or just love to eat good food, you will find search engines from this list below to make your nose and tongue sing. From recipes to ethnic foods to restaurants to local farmer’s markets to wine and beer, these search engines will help you find exactly what you want when it comes to creating and appreciating delicious food and beverages.
Features This salad is so good, but it is not a salad you make for yourself. This is a salad you make for ten people because the amount of washing, peeling, chopping, and otherwise prepping it requires is not worth it for one person. Unless, of course you make the salad for one person who will eat it at every meal for three days straight, making that almost the equivalent of ten people. I might (or might not) have or might have done that… [click to continue…] Happy National Medjool Date Day!
DIY Anaerobic Glass Fermentation Vessel Build A Glass Anaerobic Fermentation Vessel March 6, 2013 from left to right: empty 5-gallon vessel, 2-gallon vessel with unground idli batter, 1-gallon vessel with water kefir Building an all glass, anaerobic lacto-fermentation vessel is extremely easy. All it takes is the creation of single 5/8″ hole, an objective simply accomplished with a hand drill. If (for some reason) you have access to a drill press, this already rudimentary project is made even easier! Educated Palate — Giuliano & Lael Hazan's Blog April 15th would have been Marcella Hazan’s 90th birthday. To celebrate her life and continue her legacy, we are proposing a “group hug” and asking those who wish to be included to make one of Marcella’s recipes. The recipe we’ve chosen is Pasta alla Busara, from Marcella Cucina.
Equipping The Homestead Kitchen If you’re just getting started building a homestead, there are some homesteading supplies for the kitchen you may want to put on your list. Just like in any kitchen, plates, bowls, glasses, cutlery, a knife set et al are still going to be used. But there are some additional items that are used in the process of cooking and food storage that you will find valuable.
2012 NPR cookbook roundup AND additional shortlist recommendations « cookbooks for dinner Hold on to your hats! The NPR holiday cookbook roundup, my go-to guide for the overlooked gems, rightfully-hyped showstoppers, and perfect steals of the cookbook world is now out! In addition to the top 10 I chose for NPR, you’ll find here all the ones that I loved for one reason or another but couldn’t fit in the top ten. It’s a glorious jumble, and there’s something for every cook on your list. (If you want to learn more about how these books are chosen, you can check out the 7-point rating system.)
cheesecake Daring Bakers first: The April 2009 challenge is hosted by Jenny from Jenny Bakes. She has chosen Abbey's Infamous Cheesecake as the challenge. I was really excited by this month's challenge. We were given a basic cheesecake recipe and allowed to do whatever we wanted to it. Mini Butterfinger Cheesecakes Mini Butterfinger Cheesecakes ~ Small in size, big in flavor, this no-bake cheesecake is flecked with gold and is likely to produce to euphoric food high. Okay, I lie. It’s flecked with a sweet and salty combination of crushed Butterfingers and pretzels throughout the peanut butter cheesecake portion and is bottomed-out with a crust made of the same crushed combo.
Holiday Cookbook Giveaway! Christmas time's a-coming and in the spirit of holiday giving I'm wrapping up some of my favorite cookbooks for YOU! Decorating Cookies is written by cookie-making guru Bridget of Bake at 350. It's such a beautiful book with big, glossy images. You'll have no trouble creating cookie masterpieces with her clear instructions and tips for success! I'm seriously in love with those mushroom cookies on the cover!
Zuppa inglese (Italian Trifle) Zuppa inglese, literally “English soup”, is actually neither English nor a soup. It is a classic Italian dessert, but the name is apt nevertheless. Its texture is very reminiscent of the bread-thickened soups so typical of the cookery of central Italy, only sweet and cool rather than savory and hot—a kind of cousin to the more familiar tiramisù and an even closer cousin to the much less known Tuscan zuccotto. Cannelle et Vanille I am Aran, a Basque ex-pat living in the US since 1998, and this is Cannelle Et Vanille, my baby, my blank canvas for creating anything and everything sweet that comes out of my heart. Why the name Cannelle Et Vanille? Because those are the smells and tastes of my childhood and this blog is very much filled with nostalgia.
101 Cookbooks - Healthy Recipe Journal About 101 Cookbooks The premise this site was built on is best summed up in two sentences: When you own over 100 cookbooks, it is time to stop buying, and start cooking. This site chronicles a cookbook collection, one recipe at a time. 101 Cookbooks started in early 2003 when I looked up at my huge cookbook collection one afternoon and realized that instead of exploring the different books in my collection - I was cooking the same recipes over and over.