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The Italian Dish - Posts

The Italian Dish - Posts
I'm a big admirer of Thomas Keller and everything that he has created. He is so innovative and amazing so I think it's funny that one of his favorite desserts is a good old fashioned pineapple upside down cake. Of course, his version uses a fresh pineapple and dark rum but it's still a great classic dessert. You can also use almost any other kind of fruit in this recipe instead of pineapple. The recipe starts out with making what he calls a "pan schmear" - a combination of brown sugar and butter with other flavorings - that is spread on the bottom of the pan. The recipe will make more than you need, but it's difficult to make a small amount.

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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. Salt River Bars We are all about no-bake this week. In fact, ovens are for dorks. Not that it's really that hot this week (we obvy had to mention weather since it's kinda our thang) but we've decided only dorks are using their ovens this week. Make Your Own Vanilla Extract Merry Christmas! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday. As I've written before, every year we give a little Christmas Eve party and I give out some kind of homemade goodie at the end of the evening. This year I wanted to do the fun DIY thing of making your own vanilla extract.

The Italian Dish - Posts - For Tomato Season: Roasted Tomato Soup with Parmesan Crisps Homemade tomato soup is good, but roasted tomato soup is even better. With the abundance of tomatoes right now in the markets, this makes great use of all those tomatoes and may be the best tomato soup you will ever have. This method calls for roasting the tomatoes, along with some whole garlic, before making the soup. Delicious Recipes to Spice Up Your Dinner Rotation This post is in partnership with French’s Sweet Yellow Mustard and Spicy Yellow Mustard. I received compensation to write this post through the Sweet and Spicy Influencer Program. All content, photos, and opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting sponsors that allow me to create new content for Kevin & Amanda! Today I’m partnering with French’s Mustard to bring you this fabulous Honey Garlic Shrimp. This quick and easy dinner is SO fresh and light for summer!

About Briefly | Tell Me More | Getting Around | Deb | Family | FAQ | Contact | Press Briefly Fearless cooking from a tiny kitchen in New York City. Tell Me More The Smitten Kitchen, in its current physical incarnation, is a puny 42 square foot circa-1935 sort of half-galley kitchen with a 24 foot footprint, a single counter, tiny stove, checkered floor and a noisy window at the end to the avenue below.

Crazy Domestic: Popsicle Brownies Here's a super fun and easy idea for kids or for a summer party! My daughter's eyes were as big as saucers when she saw these! WHAT YOU NEED:•1 box brownie mix or your favorite homemade recipe•almond bark•food coloring•popsicle sticks•sprinkles HOW TO DO IT:1. Make the brownies according to the directions and let them cool completely.2. Cut brownies down the middle horizontally. Dinner Tonight: Garlic Shrimp with Basil, Tomatoes, and Pepper Flakes [Photo: Blake Royer] I'm not sure I'll ever quite tire of the magical combination of garlic and chile—when a recipe begins with a little olive oil and garlic and a pinch of crushed red pepper flakes, I know we're off to a good start. I'm even more inclined when the involved recipe requires about 10 minutes of cooking and hardly any chopping to boot. I pulled this one from So Easy by Ellie Kreiger, which is full of health-conscious recipes that pack a lot of flavor. Healthy it might have been, but more importantly, delicious. Even though it's December and the snow has been falling furiously in Chicago, the sweet bursts of the grape tomatoes (which tend to be pretty tasty even through the winter months compared to regular tomatoes) and fragrant basil brought to mind a summer picnic.

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. I am a mother of a boy and a girl who keep me busy and a freelance food writer, stylist and photographer. This blog is a journal of all my recipes, travels and life stories. My first cookbook “Small Plates and Sweet Treats” was published by Little, Brown & Company on October 23, 2012.

Cinnamon Roll Sugar Cookies? Yes! Have I got a treat for you today right before Valentines day! I was getting ready to cut my traditional sugar cookies in the shape of hearts for this post and a little light bulb went off! I don’t know if I was craving cinnamon rolls or what, but I thought to myself….I am soooo making these sugar cookies into cinnamon rolls! Brace yourself friends, you will NOT be able to stop eating these, they are that good. breakfast - Ahoy! Port City DIY Decided to mix things up and do a recipe. This is one I’ve made forever and I’m not 100% positive where I picked it up. It is always a crowd pleaser for brunch or breakfast. 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. And while the origins of this dish are disputed, it bears a strong resemblance to the English trifle. It is actually quite simple to make, but makes a great impression, especially when served in a large glass trifle bowl. In its classic incarnation, it consists of layers of pan di Spagna (sponge cake) moistened with a red liqueur called Alchermes (also spelled Alkermes) alternating with crema pasticcera, pastry cream.

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