Our 14 Favorite Go-To Websites For Making Home Cooked Meals Last week, I wrote about my top 10 favorite cookbooks that have taught me to love home cooking. After posting that article we had a commenter ask us to reveal what our favorite online cooking website were, which could serve as cheap alternatives to the more expensive hard (and soft) cover cookbooks. Personally, I’ve spent a ton of time over the last couple of years perusing food blogs — some VERY fancy ones meant for far more experienced chefs than I, and some simpler ones (which are more my speed). I go weak in the knees for beautiful food photography, and I’m always intrigued to see how food bloggers use text, lighting, and unique props to make their recipes sing.
Cooking Holiday in Greece: Cooking Vacations Poros, Greece About the location: The ancient Greeks were among the first to discover the benefits of adding herbs and spices to their food. This process was used not only to enhance the tastes, but also provided medicinal benefits. Greek food is still a unique mix of fresh, seasonal ingredients and a generous blend of herbs and spices such as thyme, rosemary and oregano, which grow all over Greece. Greece is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea and has one of the largest coastal areas of any country in Europe, and for this reason fish is an integral part of Greek cuisine. Fresh seasonal vegetables are also a significant element in traditional Greek cooking.
Best Travel Writing - Blog by Bill Giebler Packing It looks like a dance floor, a 30-foot-square section of smooth wood among the rough planks that make up most of the flooring, all surrounded by giant locomotive-like drying machines. I’ve been waiting at the cool, dark packing station just inside the front door of the tea factory, and alternately in the warm April Sunday morning sun just outside, for my packing shift. Packing represents the final step handled here at the factory, completing my education in the processing of my favorite tea.
Dulce de leche, so easy to make I was at my mom’s house this past weekend watching college basketball and helping her cook. She was going to make dulce de leche to use in several things she was making. Dulce de leche is incredibly easy to make. All you do is heat a can of sweetened condensed milk in water for several hours until the condensed milk transforms into this amazing caramel treat inside. My mom usually does this in a pan of boiling water for a few hours, but I told her I had seen it done in a crock pot. Travel Writing 101: Follow the Top 5 Travel Bloggers of 2013 Getting paid to travel the world is a fantasy many people have, especially when faced with the unexciting prospect of your average desk job. But you don’t have to settle for a fictitious escape via a Kauai coastline screensaver — you actually can profit from visiting the world’s top destinations. The secret to living the dream is to write about it. Travel blogging is a profession that could not only earn you a living but — as evidenced by the travel gurus listed below — could also lead to a six-figure income! As with anything else, the tricks of the trade are best learned from the top names in the niche. Follow these five travel bloggers and you’ll find that paradise is only a few blog posts away.
“Homemade” Dulce de Leche NOTE: Please read all instructions below. It’s very important to keep the water level above the cans at all times, as well as keep the heat on very low. (See alternate methods at the bottom of this post!) Dulce de Leche is a heavenly substance. 50 After-School Snacks : Recipes and Cooking 1. Sweet Bagel Chips Slice stale cinnamon-raisin bagels crosswise into thin rounds. Brush the tops with melted butter and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. Bake 10 minutes at 325 degrees F; flip, brush with more butter, sprinkle with more cinnamon sugar and bake 10 more minutes.
Chocolate Pizza Recipe cancel TOP Log In Sign Up Filters What's in Your Fridge? Browse By: Lemon-Basil Ricotta Stuffed Shells in a Champagne Cream Sauce: - StumbleUpon Can you EVEN believe I almost forgot to share with you this delicious baked pasta recipe? It was back in November when I made this pasta… and I remember the day perfectly… It was real sunny. My hair in a scrunchy, the stretchy grey comfy-pants are on, I was totally rocking the whole I-don’t-give-a-care-what-I-look-like-it’s-my-day-off look like nobody’s business.
Nutella Rolls Recipe cancel TOP Log In Sign Up Filters THE GRAPE GURU: British Columbia wine region a study in contrasts - Finger Lakes Times: Lifestyle The Okanagan Valley in British Columbia is one of North America’s most beautiful wine growing regions and often overlooked because of its remote location. Finger Lakes residents would feel right at home in this picturesque region because most of the wineries are on the shores of the long, narrow, deep, sparkling lakes in this valley surrounded by forested mountain ranges. Although this area and its small farm wineries have many similarities with the Finger Lakes, there are also many key differences. First, in contrast to our cool and wet climate, this area is quite arid and normally receives less than 10 inches of rain annually.
Spicy Sauteed Okra - Recipe for Spicy Sauteed Okra Sautéing okra over high heat with spices brings out its essential grassy flavor. This method also mitigates the "slime factor" that prolonged cooking or stewing can bring out. This recipe works equally well with small, young okra pods or larger okra pods cut into small pieces. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes 82 Clever and Creative Fred & Friends Products I'm sure you've come across Fred & Friend products before at your local indie store and might not have even known it. Last weekend I was cruising around town and stopped at an indie store only to find one whole corner of the place dedicated to Fred & Friend products. It was heavenly. I stood there for probably more than a half hour laughing and checking out all their cool stuff. A lot of creativity goes into the making of these products, and I think part of that cleverness is shown in the name of the product and the slogan.