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Chinese Marbled Tea Leaf Egg. The year of the rabbit.

Chinese Marbled Tea Leaf Egg

I had finally reached two cycles on the Chinese New Year calendar, and it was time to celebrate with my first New Year’s dinner attempt. My coworker suggested that I cook rabbit for my celebration, but somehow it felt unlucky to cook my own kind. I did want to create a feast though, something akin to the countless dishes my parents would make back home. I scoured the web for recipes and bombarded my home phone line with questions, and here I present to you the beginning of LJ Bistro #10, Chinese New Year style. Throughout my years of actual cooking, I’ve kept no secret my intense love affair with eggs and the many ways of cooking this fine protein. Tea Leaf Eggs are a popular street snack in Asia, and they are very easy to make at home. Ingredients: Quick zucchini sauté. My favorite side dish takes five minutes to make.

quick zucchini sauté

It has only three steps. No garlic or shallots get minced, nothing gets topped with butter, and shockingly, it involves no truffle salt. Torchons & Serviettes. Si vous êtes à la recherche d’une marinade qui sort de l’ordinaire pour vos blancs de poulet, côtes de porc, cuisses de lapin ou escalopes de veau, je vous propose cette recette très facile à préparer et qui donne un résultat à chaque fois succulent, pour l’avoir réalisée plusieurs fois… La marinade, sucrée grâce au jus d’abricot et au miel, pénètre moins vite.

Torchons & Serviettes

Il faut donc prévoir environ 2 heures de repos pour que les saveurs parfument votre viande. The Web’s Best Sandwich Recipes. Few foods allow for such creativity as the humble sandwich.

The Web’s Best Sandwich Recipes

By definition, it’s just bread and . . . stuff. Have Jar, Will Travel: Best Ideas for Meals in a Jar. Anchor Hocking. 50 Different Foods You Can Put in a Jar {Saturday Inspiration & Ideas} A couple weeks ago I posted 50 different things to do with mason jars…though all the ideas were creative and fun, none of them had anything to do with food.

50 Different Foods You Can Put in a Jar {Saturday Inspiration & Ideas}

I thought the whole concept of food in a jar deserved a post all of it’s own. Custom Printed Labels, Personalized Seals & Stickers. Put your names on our elegant custom-designed printed labels, envelope seals, favor tags and coasters to create beautiful personalized food or craft gifts, bath creations, wedding and party favors, CDs and DVDs and more.

Custom Printed Labels, Personalized Seals & Stickers

And, you can create personalized printed book plates as a gift that’s much appreciated and remembered. White Gloss Inkjet - Quote Bubble Labels - Thought Stickers - OL194 - 2.2609" x 1.9582" A mason jar meal (my 6th PFB challenge) UPDATE: You can VOTE FOR ME HERE, if you’re so inclined.

a mason jar meal (my 6th PFB challenge)

I love mason jars. They are perfectly portioned, retro, convenient, and reusable. They are affordable, accessible, versatile and stylish. They contain, shake, serve and store. And they travel. Salad in a Jar – SRC. Secret Recipe Club time, holla!

Salad in a Jar – SRC

There are a ton of us in this, not so secret club, now. It’s rad! I look forward to ‘reveal day’ every month to see all the fantastic recipes that have been made. Tea sandwiches Recipes at Epicurious. Moroccan Carrot and Goat Cheese Sandwiches with Green Olive Tapenade Recipe at Epicurious. Photo by Richard Gerhard Jung yield Makes 6 sandwiches active time 30 minutes total time 4 1/2 hours The inspiration for this recipe came from a tea sandwich one of our food editors discovered at Alice's Tea Cup, in Manhattan.

Moroccan Carrot and Goat Cheese Sandwiches with Green Olive Tapenade Recipe at Epicurious

It's surprisingly substantial — a bit like an overstuffed deli sandwich, but not nearly as heavy. For carrots 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons sweet paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup olive oil 1 1/2 lb medium carrots (8) For tapenade 1 1/4 cups green olives (6 to 7 oz) such as Cerignola or picholine, pitted 3 tablespoons drained bottled capers, rinsed 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 flat anchovy fillet, chopped 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh lemon zest 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 cup olive oil For sandwiches 12 slices good-quality pumpernickel sandwich bread 6 oz soft mild goat cheese (3/4 cup) at room temperature Preparation.

Our Favorite Sandwiches at Epicurious. W hat would school lunches be like without the requisite sandwich?

Our Favorite Sandwiches at Epicurious

Years ago, peanut butter and jelly, ham and cheese, and baloney satisfied most people, but palates change with age, and sometimes you want something bigger, better, and more sophisticated. Picnic Holidays & Celebrations at Epicurious. Kinfolk Dinner — Brooklyn, New York. Ribboned asparagus salad. Mini Ham & Cheese Quinoa Cups. Mini Ham and Cheese Quinoa Cups are poppable, gluten-free, and packed with protein. The perfect breakfast or snack! I had this whole spiel ready about how real men do, in fact, eat quiche, as demonstrated by Ben who housed nearly a dozen Mini Ham and Cheese Quinoa Cups that resemble wee baby quiche for dinner, but then I remembered that quiche have crust and Mini Ham and Cheese Quinoa Cups do not, so in reality they’re more like mini frittatas and well, all was tragically lost.

Ok, let me explain. First of all, Mini Ham and Cheese Quinoa Cups might be my new favorite thing on the planet. I may or may not have squealed with delight when they came out of the oven. May's Cooking Club Challenge: Avocado and Edamame Salad. Summer Picnic Recipes – Best Recipes for a Summer Picnic. Fremont Sandwich Restaurant. Tortilla Rollups. The first time I ever had a tortilla rollup was in the nineties. Picnic Sandwiches Slideshow. Best Picnic Sandwich Recipes. Guacamole Grilled Cheese Sandwich. Guacamole Grilled Cheese Sandwich Josh’s brother is visiting us from California and we are having a great time. Caleb sure loves having his uncle around and I love having another person to feed:) The other day the guys wanted a snack so I whipped up a bowl of guacamole and made homemade baked tortilla chips.

The guys were still hungry so I offered to make grilled cheese sandwiches. There was still some guacamole left so I asked them if they wanted a Guacamole Grilled Cheese Sandwich. I don’t know if they were crazy about the idea, but agreed to try it. I used crusty white bread to make the sandwiches. Easter Cupcakes Baked in Real Egg Shells. I watched my Grandmother’s face when she realized that I hadn’t handed her a hard boiled egg but rather a cake baked inside a real egg shell. Her eyes were filled with wonder and I could envision what she must have looked like as a tyke the very first time she saw a red balloon float across the sky or the the trunk of a giant elephant spewing a stream of water.

“Crack it on the table,” I told her. Eggs were cracked, cupcakes were eaten, and I was perceived as a cupcake Houdini. Update 3/19/2012: For the basic instructions on these Easter cupcakes, keep reading. To see another example of them with dyed eggs and cream cheese “yolk” filling, see my latest version of these Easter cupcakes. I modeled my cupcakes in egg shells after Nicky’s egg shell cupcakes from Delicious Days.

Yield: 10 large egg cupcakes What you’ll need: 9 large eggs (Only one will get used in the cake. To prepare the eggs: Carefully poke a small hole in the top of each egg. Turn the egg upside-down and dump out the contents. Outdoor Movie Screen, Movie Screen & Backyard Movie. Watching a favorite movie outdoors is a fun and special warm–weather activity for kids and parents alike. And all it takes are some simple materials — plus a little creativity — to transform your backyard into an outdoor theatre.

Setting Up Your Outdoor Screen What you need: 2 thick, white queen–size ironed flat sheets Top pole 1.5" diameter x 10' long Bottom pole 3" diameter x 10' long Rope — 2 different thicknesses Step 1. Start with two queen–size ironed flat sheets. Sew them together with white thread so the long sides are joined creating a tube.

Desserts for the Deserving. Lunch Sandwich Round-Up. Lunch Recipes: Wrap Sandwich and Burrito Recipes - Martha Stewart. Orangettes. Saturday, November 18, 2006 How to make orangettes: Slice ends off four oranges, score the peel from one end to the other, and remove the peels from the oranges. Slice the peels into thin strips and trim the edges. Using a medium size pot, place the peels in boiling water and blanch them for a few minutes. Rinse the peels, and repeat this process a second time. This is done to remove the bitterness of the peels. Prepare the simple syrup by combining 8 ounces water with 8 ounces sugar in a saucepan.

Melt 16 ounces dark chocolate over a double boiler. Recipe adapted from here. Sho-yu Tamago (Soy sauce eggs) Since many of you asked about the sho-yu tamago (soy sauce eggs) that my mother used to pack for me in my school outings bentos, here’s the recipe for them.