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15 Dumplings to Try Before You Die. I've driven up and down Geary Street in San Francisco hundreds of times, but it wasn't until last weekend that Seth and I took the time to experience it on foot.

15 Dumplings to Try Before You Die

After all, as many foodspotters know, there's no better way to get to know a neighborhood than by spotting your way through it. While there were many foods I'd never seen before, what really caught my eye as a so-called "Dumpling Expert" was how many kinds of dumpings I never even knew existed! I sampled pelmeni, which reminded me of mandu (Korean dumplings), and khinkali, which reminded me of Chinese xiao long bao except thicker. After enjoying these flavor-filled bursts of goodness, I set out to learn more about the "pocket-style" dumplings of the world beyond potstickers and pierogies... 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. It's All About The Food. Italian Grilled Cheese. Crispy Roasted Potatoes.

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries.

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

One Bowl Vanilla Cupcakes For Two. Let’s face it: sometimes we all need a dessert that only makes two servings.

One Bowl Vanilla Cupcakes For Two

Sometimes we just can’t handle 12 servings. Sometimes we eat them all by ourselves. Sometimes we eat them all by ourselves in two hours. Old Fashioned Potato Candy. Have you ever heard of candy made from a potato?

Old Fashioned Potato Candy

For years my mom has talked of this mysterious potato candy that she loved as a little girl. She would spend magical summers at her grandparents house gleefully running through grapevine arbors, relishing in the homemade jams and jellies made from the grapes. Hours would melt away watching and helping her grandmother work her magic in the kitchen. Whenever homemade mashed potatoes were served with dinner my mom knew that delicious potato candy wouldn’t be far behind. New England Through Yummy Mom's Eyes: Tutorial: Photo Wood Blocks. Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes Recipe.

As I mentioned on Friday, I have been doing some experimentation with the beer and chocolate combination.

Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes Recipe

The Guinness-chocolate ice cream that I made totally kicked butt, so I couldn’t wait to see how I liked beer and chocolate in my cake. The answer? I like it, a whole heck of a lot. This was my first time doing Guinness-chocolate cakes, and I was totally optimistic that I would love it, and I was definitely right. These cupcakes are fashioned after the popular drink that consists of a shot of Baileys Irish Cream and Irish whiskey dropped into a pint of Guinness. These cupcakes consist of a Guinness-chocolate cake base, which has a wonderful depth of flavor and is also supremely moist. While you can’t really taste the beer in the cupcakes (it serves as more of a flavor enhancer for the chocolate), you can definitely taste the alcohol in the filling and the frosting.

Simple Camping Recipes - Quick easy and free Canoe Camping Recipies. The Transitioning Vegetarian. Cinnamon Roll Pancakes. Updated 9/22/11 to Add: If you’re coming here to sample these delicious Cinnamon Roll Pancakes, you just might like the latest recipe that I’ve posted for Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Pancakes too.

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

And Gingerbread- Cinnamon Roll Pancakes too. Enjoy! Here’s a short video sharing how to make these delicious pancakes: If you’ve ever thought you needed a reason to eat pancakes, today is the day: National Pancake Day! Debra Weiner: How to Recognize Your Future Ex-Husband. The best way to avoid divorce, even before you get married, is to understand the power of the "R" word, i.e., rationalization.

Debra Weiner: How to Recognize Your Future Ex-Husband

This is the process of trying to create a sense of logic for something that we know is wrong. Oftentimes it is the quicksand that devours our ability to reason in the first few weeks and months of dating. When someone asks me to describe my new book, How to Recognize Your Future Ex-Husband in two sentences or less, this is what I tell them. The essence of the book is about understanding the rationalization process and how it obstructs our ability to identify the early warning signs of trouble ahead. 50 Mashed Potatoes : Recipes and Cooking. Mars Bars Squares. Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins.

Life's Instructions. Corn and Basil Cakes. If you are anything like me, you can’t get enough of the sweet corn and basil available at the Farmer’s Markets right now.

Corn and Basil Cakes

I always buy too much, I can’t help myself. This is an incredibly thoughtful way to use up what you might have left over. These savory corn-and-basil pancakes served as side dish with barbecued chicken or grilled steak are so good, you won’t be able to stop eating them. They are packed full of corn and the basil gives it a sweet, fresh flavor. Don’t leave these out of your summer line-up…they are so easy to make!

Whisk flour, milk, eggs, 1 Tablespoon oil, baking powder, salt and pepper in a medium bowl until smooth. Stir in corn and basil. Brush a nonstick skillet (I used my crepe pan) lightly with remaining oil; heat over medium heat until hot (but not smoking). Slather the top with a little butter and just….OMG. Whisk flour, milk, eggs, 1 Tablespoon oil, baking powder, salt and pepper in a medium bowl until smooth. Food that doesnt SUCK.