background preloader

1 Mug + 1 Microwave = 26 Delicious Recipes for Time-Starved Cooks

1 Mug + 1 Microwave = 26 Delicious Recipes for Time-Starved Cooks
Most people reach for it every day — their favorite mug. Whether yours is thrifted, love worn, DIY’d or impulse-purchased from a high-end boutique, one thing is certain: It’s a kitchen essential that can make your life easier. If the thought of dragging out mixing bowls and casserole dishes makes you want to run screaming out of your kitchen (we’ve all been there), never fear. The mug is here! With a few simple ingredients and a microwave, your cup can transform into a one-dish wonder. 1. 5-Minute Chocolate Fudge S’mores Mug Cake: If the mere thought of breaking out skewers and standing over a hot fire makes you sweat, meet your s’mores in a new way — the mug cake. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. Tell us: What’s been hanging out in your mug lately? Bethany Kosten is a freelance editor at Brit + Co. and an information junkie who is passionate about creating and consuming clever content. Related:  Food & Alcoholfood 2

9 Recipes That Make the Most of Your Muffin Tin - Food News - Aside from making delicious muffins, you can use your muffin tin as a smart and simple way to portion larger recipes into cute, individually sized helpings that are fun to pass around at parties and easy to freeze for future meals. If you’re sick of oversized chocolate chip, blueberry, and corn muffins from the corner store, try out these nine innovative recipes that make the most of your muffin pan.Bacon-Mushroom Mac and Cheese Bites photo and recipe from CHOW. Want more mac 'n' cheese bite recipes? Check out our Tex-Mex Mac and Cheese Bites and Chicken Parmesan Mac and Cheese Bites recipes. 1. This “meal in a muffin” idea takes cooked spaghetti and mixes it with eggs and Parmesan cheese to form a delicious crust in the bottom of the muffin well. 2. Our take on a miniature chicken Parm is extremely kid-friendly and makes an easy-to-pack lunch. 3. 4. This is a real culinary feat. 5. These tiny garlic-, spinach-, onion-, and feta-filled pastry puffs are as pretty as they are tasty. 6.

How to Make Hummus: 13 Hummus Recipes Hummus is a perfect recipe to make at home, good for a personal snack and perfect to have at hand when friends call round. It’s an ingredient that goes really well with lots of drinks and of foods and one that can be mixed in a number of different ways. Just take a quick look at this chart from The Infographic Creator that lists 13 different ways to prepare hummus. From a ranch hummus with dried parsley, garlic salt, greek yogurt and dill to a a greek style hummus with baby spinach, lemon, cinnamon and feta cheese. There’s some really fun suggestions, some that don’t even contain chickpeas. 31 Delicious Low-Carb Breakfasts For A Healthy New Year How to Prepare for a Hangover | FWx If you know that you have a big night of drinking ahead of you, follow Scar’s advice from The Lion King and be prepared. First, watch this video on Food & Wine in which chef Tim Love reveals his ultimate hangover cure. Then, stock up on everything you need to make your favorite hangover cure. That way you won’t have to painfully put on clothing and leave the safety of your house. Here, 10 surefire hangover cures, complete with shopping lists. (Note: These lists are made with the assumption that you already have butter, salt, pepper and other basic pantry and fridge staples on hand.) The Cure: Bloody Mary This potent, spice-packed Bloody Mary from New York City’s the Spotted Pig is even better if you make the mix the day before. Shopping List: Piece of fresh horseradish root1 lemon32 ounces tomato juiceVodka The Cure: BLT Fried Egg-and-Cheese Sandwich Look, there on your plate! BaconMonterey Jack cheeseWhite bread1 tomatoButter lettuceEggs The Cure: Baked Huevos Rancheros The Cure: Lola Burgers

Thug Kitchen I REALLY DON’T GIVE A DAMN that you slept through breakfast. That’s no excuse to eat cold pizza wheneverthefuck you eventually drag your ass outta bed. You’re blurring meal times, nothing wrong with that. 1 ½ cups tomato sauce (don’t accidently grab pasta sauce, that would be fucking gross. 1 cup vegetable broth 3 cloves of garlic 1 tablespoon chili powder ½ teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon oregano dash of cayenne pepper salt to taste 1 small bell pepper 1 small zucchini 1 fist sized wax potato (a red, white, or yellow potato. ½ a medium yellow onion 1 jalapeño 2 cloves of garlic 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon cumin 1/8 teaspoon oregano juice of half a lime 1 ½ cups cooked pinto or black beans 6 cups of water 2 cups of coarsely ground cornmeal (any cornmeal that says it is for polenta is cool here, just don’t grab any quick cooking shit) ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon olive oil Heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Now your big ass pot of water should be boiling.

Vanilla Bean Whiskey Cocktail The other day my mom asked me if I would make cocktails for Christmas Eve dinner. My response? "Of course! I already bought all the stuff." This cocktail is strong, but very flavorful. You sold yet? Vanilla Bean Whiskey Cocktail, serves one 2 ounces vanilla bean infused whiskey 1/2 an ounce Dr. Pour the whiskey, vanilla liqueur, bitters and lemon juice into a cocktail shake with ice. To infuse my whiskey I used about half a bottle of whiskey and one full vanilla bean. I hope you have a wonderful, safe and festive holiday! Credits// Author and Photography: Elsie Larson

The Ultimate Food Guide You’re Not Going To Use But You Feel Healthier Just By Reading It TL ; DR – Bookmark and forget it 1 : This is how one serving of fruit really looks like 2 : 7 five-minute dinners nutritionists eat 3 : Hey , is this paleo ? 4 : This is how you check to see if your Avocado is ripe 5 : How to make the perfect smoothie 6 : Only three ingredients smoothie recipes – yummy 7 : The perfect salad ?? 8 : Learn how to make your tea just right 9 : Homedae soups for dummies – the easy fast way 10 : Wanna make a yummy salad dressing ? 11 : The ultimate healthy grocery list for one 12 : Learn to cook grains 13 : Learn how to portion like a chef 14 : add these 12 vegetarian proteins to your meals 15 : Did you know there are 56 different names for sugar ? 16 : What 200 calories of nuts look like 17 : Science says that romaine beats kale 18 : The definitive guide to homemade hummus 19 : Marinating times 20 : Healthy recipe substitutions for baking 21 : 30 mix and match salad combos 22 : Which Vitamin is good for what 23 : Know your super foods from A to Z Source: Imgur

21 Perfect Food Recipes To Make You Fat - Classy Bro When it comes to food and food porn, we’ve got you covered. Thanks to human ingenuity, we are able to enjoy the following creations and your taste buds will thank you for it. Enjoy! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. Seared Salmon with Oranges and Fennel Recipe & Video advertisement No Thanks Keep In Touch With MarthaStewart.com Sign up and we'll send inspiration straight to you. Martha Stewart takes your privacy seriously. Close Under 30 Minutes Seared Salmon with Oranges and Fennel Not only does the salmon take mere minutes to cook, but a refreshing seasonal topping also turns it into a sophisticated supper. Prep: Total Time: Servings: 4 FacebookMORE TwitterGoogle+ Source: Everyday Food, January/February 2008 The Food Newsletter Great tips & recipes delivered to your inbox. Sign Me Up Ingredients 2 navel oranges, peeled, and segmented, plus 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice 1 small fennel bulb (stalks removed), halved lengthwise, cored, and thinly sliced crosswise, fronds reserved for garnish (optional) 1/4 cup pitted green olives, halved 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons olive oil Coarse salt and ground pepper 4 skinless salmon fillets (6 ounces each) Directions Cook's Note To segment an orange, slice off the stem and blossom ends. Fave It

Chicken Vegetable Stir Fry a la Your Daily Vegetable Intake April 29, 2010 Chicken Vegetable Stir Fry a la Your Daily Vegetable Intake I don’t know about you, but when I’m craving something healthy, that’s lower in fat and calories than my typical fare, I tend to think of a veggie stir fry (and salad; man have I got a great main course salad to share in the next couple days, but that, of course, is for another post). There’s just something about throwing multiple species, colors, and flavors of vegetable into a wok and cooking them up just so, that gets my taste buds a waterin’. Even my kids enjoy stir fry (although for some reason they like to have their rice separate from their meat and veggies). It could also be that I put a homemade chocolate chip cookie on a stick and dangle it in front of them promising a bite if they’ll just eat the dinner on their plates. So here’s what you’ll need to make your family smile AND feel good about their meal after the fact: Ingredients Needed: Now, on to the good stuff. And then I added the rest of my veggies.

212. Creamy Parmesan Corn | Simply Gourmet I love this side dish. I have always been a huge fan of corn and this dish is by far my favorite corn dish. I used to make this without bacon, but then we all know that bacon makes everything taste that much better. I like this recipe best cooked in a slow cooker for a few hours verses heating it up on the stove top. In the slow cooker it gets nice and creamy and the corn has a chance to drink in the flavors of the parmesan and cream cheese. Leftovers, if there are any, are the best. I have only used canned corn to prepare it, so if you try to use fresh corn please let me know. A simple side dish of corn turned into a gourmet treat for your family. Recipe: Creamy Parmesan Corn 3 cans of corn, drained 1 (8oz.) package of cream cheese, soft 1/2 stick of butter, soft 1 cup of parmesan cheese, finely grated 1/2 pound of bacon, cooked crispy Salt and Pepper to taste In a slow cooker add the above ingredients. Cook on high for 3 hours, stirring occasionally or on low for 6 hours. Serve immediately.

Gluten Free Quiche | Egg Recipes Calories Calories are just a unit of energy. If you eat more than you use you can gain weight, or lose it if you don't eat enough. How much you need depends on your weight, gender and how active you are, but it's around 2,000 a day. Carbs Carbs are a great source of energy and, excluding foods such as potatoes, are made from grains - like bread, pasta and cereal. Sugar We all deserve a treat sometimes, but try to limit your sugar intake. Fat We all need to eat a small amount of fat because it protects our organs and helps us grow. Saturates Saturated or "bad fats" are in beef, pork, chicken skin, butter, cream and cheese. Protein Protein helps our muscles to grow and repair, as well as providing you with essential amino acids.

Pizza Roll Ups These cheesy 5-ingredient pizza roll-ups come together so quickly and easily without the fuss. Perfect for snacking or game day! After making those mini deep dish pizzas, I’ve been on a major mini pepperoni kick. After all, I still have about 3 more bags of those pepperonis to use up after my last hoarding experience. And with a lingering can of crescent rolls I found in the back of my fridge, these epic roll-ups were created. Best of all, these roll-ups require just 5 ingredients. And if you can’t find those mini pepperonis, you can still whip these up with the regular-size ones. Oh and the string cheese. After you roll up these bad boys, these babies get baked to golden brown perfection… Slathered with buttery goodness. From there, all you have to do is dig in while that cheese is amazingly stringy, oozing with all that pepperoni goodness. Just be sure to double the batch for game day because I promise you – these will be the first to disappear! Ingredients Instructions Notes

17 Recipes Every Lazy Girl Needs To Know | Low Boredom It’s not cheating, it’s just maximizing your post-meal nap time. Rachel Sanders 1. Get the recipe: Lazy Girl Chicken Pot Pie 2. Wine, orange liqueur, raspberries, and club soda. Get the recipe: Lazy Girl Sangria 3. Get the recipe: Halloween Candy Croissants 4. Just four ingredients (and one of them is water). Get the recipe: One-Pot Cacio é Pepe 5. This one has a white chocolate base with crushed Oreos mixed in. Get the recipe: Cookies n’ Cream Mug Cake 6. All you need is ravioli, meat, sauce, and cheese. 7. Also vegan and gluten-free, for good measure. Get the recipe: Lazy Girl Peanut Butter Cookies 8. Get the recipe. 12. Just use a cheese grater to make nice little zucchini ribbons, then sauté for a minute with peas and pesto. 13. The ultimate lazy girl breakfast: Mix rolled oats with milk or yogurt before you go to bed and let your fridge do the rest. Get the recipe: Easy Yogurt Overnight Oats 14. With avocado, edamame, and more yummy stuff. Get the recipe: Lazy Sushi Bowl 15. 16. 17.

Related: