Belgium Diary: Window Shopping in Bruges & Brussels

February 28, 2015

Travel in Belgium is an absolute treat with something special to be found at every turn. Wandering the streets, almost every window display had been put together with such care; some windows were packed full of tasty treats while other were… Read More...

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The Big Chocolate Tea Party + Chocolate Teaser soufflé Recipe

February 28, 2015

I was a lucky child. Neither my sister nor I experienced any major accidents, illnesses or health issues. Our occasional visits to hospital were brief and easily dealt with by our local hospital or local health services. But some families… Read More...

McDonald’s adds mozzerella sticks & chicken selects

February 27, 2015

McDonald’s is adding menu items again and this time it looks more like appetizers than entrees. Mozzarella sticks and chicken strips are now being sold all around Broward County and we thought we’d give them a try. Mozzerella Sticks –… Read More...

Fun Food Facts #9

February 27, 2015

The eccentric lingoes of Singapore’s kopitiam culture. The nicknames of the drinks episode 1.… Read More...

Follow Your Heart Cheese is Very Good – Healthy and Vegan

February 27, 2015

Healthy Follow Your Heart Cheese Follow Your Heart non-dairy, vegan cheese is really good. I’m real picky on cheese, so I wasn’t sure what I’d think of this new product line that should be in a grocery store near you… Read More...

Friday Fourplay: Cap’n Crunch Doughnuts, Edible KFC Coffee Cups, Butter-Flavored Kit Kats, and Wooden Beer Bottles

February 27, 2015

The 4 most interesting food/drink-related things we saw this week. Continue reading →… Read More...

Top 3 Boba Tea Shops in Tampa

February 27, 2015

1. Naga Tea Naga Tea appeared out of nowhere and quickly has become a leader on the map of bubble tea or boba shops in Tampa. Although the tea menu is still small and growing, Naga Tea dedicated themselves to… Read More...

My Doctor on Demand Visit From Home

February 27, 2015

{I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Doctor on Demand.  I received a free trial coupon code to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me… [[ This is a content… Read More...

Eating with Chefs at Home – La Belle Assiette

February 27, 2015

A new European company, La Belle Assiette, brings talented chefs of all backgrounds into hungry diners homes for a meal they can enjoy without stepping outside. By Valentina Mariani Too lazy or too busy to cook dinner for you and… Read More...

Chewy Peanut Butter Fudge Brownies

February 27, 2015

I have baked a gazillion batches of brownies in my life, trying to achieve a truly chewy brownie. I’m surprised I didn’t give up at some point in the process. But there’s a persistent memory of a neighbor’s chewy brownie from… Read More...

Thirsty Planet beer + Franklin Barbecue brisket = happy tour group

February 27, 2015

After picking up a whole brisket at Franklin Barbecue earlier that morning, the first stop of our first private Texas Q Tours trip of 2015 was Thirsty Planet, one of our frequent tour stops. Our folks enjoyed their beers while they took… Read More...

Italian Garlic Chicken Skillet

February 27, 2015

This Italian Garlic Chicken Skillet with olives, rosemary, onions, and mushrooms is the perfect dinner for the entire family. 30 minutes is all you need. The moment I laid eyes on this Italian Garlic Chicken Skillet I knew it had… Read More...

Food Truck Marketing: Adopting The 4 Key Principles

February 27, 2015

Food truck marketing has become second nature for the most successful food truck owners. For the less successful, it’s become a bit more difficult. To help those of you struggling, we’ve compiled a list of the top four food truck… Read More...

Roasted Broccoli Salad with Pine Nuts and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

February 27, 2015

Hey hey, everyone – it’s Friday! That means it’s time for….broccoli! Oh, that’s not a thing? Well, it is now. You see, we have broccoli regularly. About once a week…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website… Read More...

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Pizza l’Vino Is a Primo Adult Pizza Service

February 27, 2015

It’s a chilly Thursday night and you’ve just returned from a trainwreck of a day at work. Cooking is out of the question given your own questionable mental state, so delivery it is for dinner. Those coupons for pizza from… Read More...

Cooking Delicious Dishes with Winter Citrus

February 27, 2015

Citrus is at its prime in the winter. For an all day burst of flavor, add a little bit of lemon zest to brighten up pancakes or fresh squeezed orange juice to marinate a mahi-mahi dinner. By Jovina Coughlin Shutterstock:… Read More...

Creamy Buttermilk and Orange Fudge with Rosemary

February 27, 2015

A sweet and tangy fudge with a fresh hint of rosemary to beautifully complement the orange flavors. By Patricia Conte This recipe for Buttermilk Fudge with Orange & Rosemary is sweet, citrusy, and full of fresh flavor. Rosemary might be… Read More...

Goat Cheese Stuffed and Roasted Peppers

February 27, 2015

Stuffed mini peppers are ideal for an appetizer or a side dish at dinner. Warm or cold these colorful bites are tangy, creamy, and delicious. By Nicole Cragun I love goat cheese and I love mini bell peppers…so it only… Read More...

Tiramisu Cake with Dulce de Leche

February 27, 2015

Buttery cake, dulce de leche mascarpone mousse and a chocolate Amaretto syrup used to soak the ladyfingers makes an untraditional, but totally delicious entremets. By Oana Olguta Having received a few cans of sweetened condensed milk has led to a… Read More...

Feed Your Creativity — Mushroom-Spinach Strata with Dill Havarti

February 27, 2015

PARTNER POST – Get creative with any of Castello’s uniquely crafted cheeses. Click here for a $1 off coupon to create your own gourmet masterpiece. A perfect breakfast or brunch to make ahead with leftover veggies, old bread, and delightful… Read More...

The Adelaide Swizzle Cocktail from the Swizzle Stick Bar, NOLA

February 27, 2015

Try the famous Swizzle Cocktail from Cafe Adelaide in New Orleans. By Michelle M. Winner Fresh juices in craft cocktails reign at the famous Swizzle Stick Bar in Café Adelaide in New Orleans.  Image Kurt Winner Right on the introduction page… Read More...

Nurukku Gothambu Paayasam / Broken Wheat Kheer

February 27, 2015

My Favorite paayasam….. Ingredients Nurukku Gothambu/ Broken wheat: 1 cupWater: 3 cupsJaggery : 500 gmsWater :1/2cupMedium thick coconut milk : 3cupsThick coconut milk: 1 cupCrushed Cardamom: 3 – 4Ghee: 2 Tea SpoonCashew nuts & Raisins: 1/2 cupBite size coconut pieces:… Read More...

Hong Kong Officials Consider Food Trucks

February 27, 2015

HONG KONG, CHINA – Members of the catering industry have expressed an interest in operating food trucks, as debate continues on where these vehicles should park and which department should investigate the idea. Simon Wong Ka-wo, president of the Federation… Read More...

Luck of the Irish Party Mix for St. Patrick’s Day

February 27, 2015

Today I have a delicious treat that is super easy to make and sure to be a hit for St. Patrick’s Day! Luck of Irish Party Mix is perfect for parties, to enjoy at home or even give as gifts!… Read More...

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Join the Calçotada with Rosita & The Sherry Bar

February 27, 2015

If you have never been to a calçotada, it’s about time you did. This seasonal celebration of the calçot hails from Spain’s Catalan region, where locals celebrate the humble allium with much merriment and greed every year. I first learned… Read More...

Cardamom Scented Treacle Tart

February 27, 2015

A divine twist on  a classic, this Cardamom Scented Treacle Tart will be the highlight of any meal or coffee break, and won’t break the bank either. I was kind of surprised when researching traditional treacle tarts that they are… Read More...

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Funtastic Friday #13

February 26, 2015

Yipee! Funtastic Friday is now live! I took on  more than I could finish last week, so I have several projects in small boxes in my dining room and living room. My goal for the week is to finish just… Read More...

Panda Express Chinese Restaurant Coral Springs 33067

February 26, 2015

Panda Express Chinese Restaurant recently opened in Coral Springs and this location is located in a brand new ‘strip mall’ at the corner of Wiles Rd and 441 (State Rd 7).  We were first puzzled by the location, but driving… Read More...

Italian Tuna Skillet Casserole Recipe

February 26, 2015

Dressed up a little, this classic dish is no where near what you would expect in a tuna casserole it’s better than ever Italian style. The flavors are rich and delicious almost Alfredo style but even creamier.  I love the… Read More...

Staycation: Marina Mandarin – Singapore (Meritus Hotels & Resorts)

February 26, 2015

Berlokasi tepat di jantung Marina Bay City yang kini menjadi bagian paling istimewa dari kota Singapura, Marina Mandarin seakan menjadi bagian yang tak terpisahkan lagi dari semua daya tarik ini. Marina Bay City kini telah dibangun menjadi kota komersil yang… Read More...

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Win Up to $500 in PeaPod Gift Cards, for Pinning Yummy Comfort Food!

February 26, 2015

There is nothing like warm comfort food on a cold winter day, from now until March 9th your love of comfort food could really pay off.  MomSpotted, What’s Cookin Chicago and Myself (Mom Foodie) have selected some of our favorite… Read More...

Going Veggie with Giveaway

February 26, 2015

Title:  Going Veggie Author: Tracy Slabosz Publisher: Ulysses Press Pages: 208 About: Going vegetarian is a lifestyle change that millions strive for. But it isn’t as simple as “eat this and not that.” Such a radical lifestyle change can be… Read More...

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Superfood Week- Blueberry, Cinnamon and Maple Chia Breakfast Bowl

February 26, 2015

If you’re looking for a healthy breakfast that is satisfying and sweet- this is the recipe for you. No more chia seeds sitting in the back of your cupboard, this is the perfect way to use these nutritional powerhouses.  Chia… Read More...

Shape-Shifting Noodles, Coupons, & A Request

February 26, 2015

Do you like surprises? What about food surprises? You know, when you think you ordered garlic noodles but then the food shows up and PLOT TWIST: the noodles were actually soup the whole time. WTF? You just got M. Night… Read More...

A Shout Out to Our Awesome Customers

February 26, 2015

We promised, and now we’re going to deliver (GET IT!!!!???). In our last weekly email, we said we’d give a special, custom-made shout-out to anyone who asked us nicely. Well, here it is.  If your name isn’t listed here, don’t worry.… Read More...

Vegan Sweet or Savory Crêpes

February 26, 2015

With a touch of spice, create delicate sweet or savory crêpes without the use of eggs or butter. By Sasi Balaraman Yes, this recipe is VEGAN! No eggs, no butter and it works with all kinds of milk – almond/soy/regular.… Read More...

New Look and Reader Survey

February 26, 2015

Hello my friends! I’m going to interrupt our regular schedule for some exciting news! Hoosier Homemade has a new look! We have been working hard behind the scenes to update the look of the blog, but more importantly to make… Read More...

Hock Farm in Sacramento

February 26, 2015

Hock Farm 1415 L St. Sacramento, CA pear salad My sister was in town which gave us yet again another opportunity to try out a nice restaurant in Sacramento. My sister has been eating healthier and so we decided to… Read More...

F.A.Qs: Jaleh Najafali of A Famished Foodie

February 26, 2015

Anyone who’s been following this blog for more than fifteen minutes knows by now how much I respect and admire the passions of a well-traveled eater. Jaleh Najafali, creator of food blog A Famished Foodie, is someone whose foodie passions… Read More...

The Stuffed Chicken Wing Guys Are Back!

February 26, 2015

Ramone Dickerson and Corey Simmons are back on the airwaves in “2 Fat 2 Fly” this Saturday, February 28 on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) at 10pm/9c. This 8 episode series takes a look at how these two best friends… Read More...

Five Tactics To Save Your Food Truck’s First Quarter Profits

February 26, 2015

Like many of your food truck vending peers, you entered 2015 full of optimism. This was the year you moved to the next level. So, when you sat down at your desk this morning and saw the big gap between… Read More...

Sloppy Joe Bashed Potatoes

February 26, 2015

Sloppy Joe Bashed Potatoes 3/4 lbs ground beef 3/4 lbs ground pork 1 Tbs minced garlic 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 celery ribs, chopped 1 orange or red bell pepper, diced Olive oil Salt & pepper 1⁄4 cup packed… Read More...

Cinnamony Baked Oatmeal Bars with Blueberries

February 26, 2015

I’m a collector of baked oatmeal recipes of all kinds, and completely fun plates. As a child, my mom would serve bowls of oatmeal with brown sugar and milk, or cream of wheat topped with real butter, sugar and cinnamon.… Read More...

Texas BBQ Wannabe: 128

February 26, 2015

128. Texas Smoke Barbecue (Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey) Updated list:  1. Texas Smokehouse (Decatur, AL)2. Hill Country Barbecue (Manhattan)3. Dallas BBQ (Manhattan)4. Tim’s Texas Bar-B-Q (Beijing)5. Capital Q (Washington, DC) – RIP6. Little Texas (Iasi, Romania)7. Back Forty Texas BBQ (CA)8.… Read More...

Product Review: Royally Approved Mustard

February 26, 2015

Wait a second?!? A mustard review?!?! I thought this was a grilling site?!? You are correct this is a grilling site but mustard is a big part of grilling. Whether it be just simply using it on hot dogs or… Read More...

Simple and Iconic Apple Crumble

February 26, 2015

Standing the test of time, the apple pie is a world famous pastry that has adapted to times of limited ingredients with alterations like the crumble. By Veronica Lavenia photo by. G. Giustolisi The most delicious sweets, at least for… Read More...

Blood Orange Cheesecake

February 26, 2015

Soft, sweet cheesecake combines with tart blood orange syrup for a refreshing dessert with a fun touch of bright color. By Trisha Jones Cheesecake is one of those delicious baked goods, that really fills you. For me, if my sweet… Read More...

Feed Your Creativity — Enchiladas and Tomatillo Salsa with Jalapeño Havarti

February 26, 2015

PARTNER POST – Get creative with any of Castello’s uniquely crafted cheeses. Click here for a $1 off coupon to create your own gourmet masterpiece. Baked enchiladas with a tangy homemade tomatillo salsa, chicken filling with sweet caramelized onions and… Read More...

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