Banana Crumb Cake

August 5, 2015

Are you a fan of bananas? To me, they are only palatable one of two ways – almost green and starchy, or baked into chocolate chip banana bread. If it was going to be banana bread on my plate growing… Read More...

Understated Luxury At The Four Seasons Westlake Village

August 5, 2015

Just north of Los Angeles, off the busy Rt. 101, lies a hidden treasure – The Four Seasons Westlake Village.  This picturesque 5-star resort is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the… [[ This is a content… Read More...

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Latte di mandorla fatto in casa

August 5, 2015

Adoro le mandorle. Sono un meraviglioso alimento per il nostro benessere e andrebbero consumate più spesso. In cucina possiamo apprezzarle in diversi modi e preparazioni. Uno di questi è il latte. In Sicilia vendono dei panetti compressi da sciogliere in… Read More...

Village Inn Pancake House – West Tampa Diner Review

August 4, 2015

Village Inn Pancake House is a chain restaurant that seems to always be on everyone ‘late night’ or ‘early morning’ list for breakfast.  While the inside décor needs a bit of updating, we think that he food is actually pretty… Read More...

Dish That I Crave: Nasi Kuning Jengkol Pak Endi

August 4, 2015

Beruntung saya mendapatkan porsi-porsi terakhir. Nasi kuningpun saya pesan beserta lauk pauknya seperti semur daging, tahu, jengkol, serta sambal oncom.… Read More...

Healthy Blueberry Muffin Recipe

August 4, 2015

While there could of course be some debate on what constitutes a healthy blueberry muffin recipe, this is the version I came up with for my daughter.  I wanted a muffin for her that could stand in for the coffee… Read More...

Eat24: Free Taco Every Time Trump Says ‘Mexico’

August 4, 2015

  The first Republican presidential debate is taking place this Thursday, August 6th…which can only mean one thing: Time to sit back and watch the best entertainment on TV this summer, Donald Trump. Wondering what kind of words will come… Read More...

Feast Portland 2015: You Snooze You Lose

August 4, 2015

The most exciting food event in the Northwest, in America’s hotbed of culinary creativity and unparalleled chutzpah—Portland, Oregon. The post Feast Portland 2015: You Snooze You Lose appeared first on LunaCafe.… Read More...

Easy Back to School Party

August 4, 2015

As the school year quickly approaches, the to-do list begins to grow – shopping, school supplies, lunches, activities, and more. So keeping it easy is what we are doing today with this Easy Back to School Party.  This is a… Read More...

Caprese Salad + Balsamic Reduction

August 4, 2015

Fresh mozzarella has to be one of the best cheeses; it’s always pleasantly mild, cool and refreshing. Just add some organic heirloom tomatoes and fresh basil (both of which are arriving in Full Circle deliveries this week) and this simple… Read More...

Chocolate Chipotle Bacon Candy

August 4, 2015

Chocolate Chipotle Bacon Candy Bacon Candy! This stuff is CRAZY GOOD and will be ILLEGAL when the food police hear about it! We’ve put a spicy twist to it to make it even more addictive. We have had it with… Read More...

Motown Mac N’ Cheese Cook-Off set for Aug. 8

August 4, 2015

If you love mac ‘n cheese as much as I do, you do not want to miss the Second Annual Motown Mac N’ Cheese Cook-Off on Saturday, Aug. 8. I went last year and had so much fun! They even graciously invited… Read More...

Down the Hatch! 50 Fabulous Hatch Chile Recipes

August 4, 2015

We scoured the internet to find you 50 of the most delicious and creative hatch chile recipes around! My love for the hatch chile knows no bounds. I’ve grown them, cooked more hatch chile dishes than I could ever possibly… Read More...

Chalene Johnson’s 30 Day Challenge

August 4, 2015

I’m currently working on Chalene Johnson’s 30 Day Challenge to master organization and achieve your goals. I first heard of Chalene Johnson from her dvd series, Turbo Fire and Piyo. Then I found her podcast, The Chalene Show and I… Read More...

"The Daytripper" Texas BBQ podcast

August 4, 2015

Recently, I had the pleasure to be a guest on a podcast for my buddy Chet “The Daytripper” Garner. The topic was Texas BBQ, and my friends Jess “Burger Mary” Pryles & Daniel “BBQ Snob” Vaughn were guests, as well.… Read More...

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Get your hands on Birchware!

August 4, 2015

Tell us about Birchware:   In a world fighting climate change, toxins in the air and water, as well as massive waste in our landfills, we propose to be eco-friendly.  Our product is made only and completely from birchwood.  The birch… Read More...

Irish Great Taste Award Winners 2015

August 4, 2015

Great Taste 3-Star Awards Winners for Ireland Seven Irish Food Producers have come out on top with the coveted 3-Star Allocation, in this years’ Guild of Fine Foods Great Taste Awards for 2015, which were just announced today. The winners… Read More...

Nicely Nutty, The Two Nutrition Nuts!

August 4, 2015

Nicely nutty, The Two Nutrition Nuts—an interview with Matthew Robinson and Kellie J. McKinney.   Please tell us about yourselves and how you came to be called the “Two Nutrition Nuts!”  Kellie and I became the “Two Nutrition Nuts” by… Read More...

Coconut, Almond & Strawberry Superfood Milkshake | Vegan

August 4, 2015

I’m going to come right out and say it: I’ve found my new favourite plant milk. If you’d asked me a week ago what my favourite plant milk was I might have told you almond, or maybe I’d have said… Read More...

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Non-GMO micro greens: Urban farming with City Hydro

August 4, 2015

Not only is City Hydro urban farming, they are growing the nutrient dense micro greens in their town house’s former back bedroom in the heart of the Fells Point/Canton neighborhood.  The no-GMO, micro greens grow in water, pure multi filtered… Read More...

Caprese Cherry Tomato Bites

August 4, 2015

I love the combination of tomatoes, mozzarella and basil (a taste from the Italian region of Campania) in these bite-size appetizers. The juicy explosion you get when you pop one into your mouth is the genuine taste of springtime. This… Read More...

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Free oysters on National Oyster Day at the Mt. Washington Tavern

August 4, 2015

Celebrate National Oyster Day at Mt. Washington Tavern on Wednesday, August 5, from 5 to 9 pm Shuck ‘til your heart’s content at The Mt. Washington Tavern on Wednesday, August 5 from 5 to 9 pm. Mt. Washington Tavern will… Read More...

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White Sulphur Springs Edition: Draper’s at The Greenbrier

August 4, 2015

“Conceived as a bright and colorful tribute to Dorothy Draper, Draper’s offers casual all-day dining with a menu that includes classic Dorothy Draper recipes as well as traditional southern dishes.” – Draper’s at The Greenbrier.So, I have written about Draper’s… Read More...

Our family holiday to Australia – Part 1: Melbourne

August 4, 2015

If I was an organised blogger, I would have had a couple of posts up my sleeve, scheduled them to publish whilst I was away, and you’d have been none the wiser. As I’m not, I thought I’d better explain… Read More...

Spicy Peach Spread

August 4, 2015

There is something about the month of August that makes me want to can.  I don’t care how hot it gets outside, my canner is letting off steam inside.  I love putting up jars of summertime goodness to enjoy all… Read More...

Spicy Chicken and Waffles Sandwiches

August 4, 2015

Nashville-style spicy, this crispy chicken is sandwiched between two waffles with a cool yogurt sauce for a fabulous southern slider. By Phillip Fryman Nashville is one of the best cuisine spots in the nation. Along with the city’s great innovative… Read More...

The Softest Slider Buns

August 4, 2015

Learn to create soft, squishy, fluffy bread to hold all of summer’s delicious grilled fillings. Get the full written recipe for slider buns here. The post The Softest Slider Buns appeared first on Honest Cooking.… Read More...

Ceviche with Serrano and Avocado

August 4, 2015

A big bowl of cool ceviche is a summer must. Toss with spicy serranos, cool cucumbers, and avocados for a flavorful appetizer. By Samantha Ferraro There is no better way to celebrate summer than to anjoy a big bowl of… Read More...

Castello Summer of Blue — Buffalo Chicken and Blue Cheese Slaw Burgers

August 4, 2015

PARTNER POST – Get inspired with creatively crafted Castello Blue Cheese as we celebrate a Summer of Blue with #BluesdayTuesday. The classic flavors of buffalo chicken hit a burger and are topped with a creamy blue cheese slaw. A stack… Read More...

Great Ways to Use an Abundance of Fresh Herbs

August 4, 2015

Fragrant fresh herbs are a fabulous way to liven up your favorite summer sips and servings. From parsley to oregano to cilantro, we can’t get enough. Add some extra green to your diet with these summery herb recipes that are… Read More...

ADRIFT by David Myers

August 4, 2015

Curious thoughts lead to curious places, so said the quote, which I saw (but don’t recall when or where). I imagine that quote to be one of the principles that David Myers, a chef, restaurateur, traveller and a self-proclaimed ‘Gypsy… Read More...

Aztec Chicken Soup

August 3, 2015

One of the catch-22’s of the growing season finally taking off is the fact that now we have to clear out the freezer and refrigerator in order to make room for the goods. Thankfully, Summer’s not going away any time… Read More...

Jamie’s Italian | Restaurant Review

August 3, 2015

Isn’t it wonderful when a restaurant meal utterly surpasses your expectations? That’s exactly what happened when Pete and I visited the Angel branch of Jamie’s Italian for a weekday evening meal. I’ll put my hands up and confess – one… Read More...

A Day at 99 Ranch

August 3, 2015

99 Ranch is our local Asian mega grocery store.  It has food from all over Asia (though primarily China) and a bit from the rest of the world too.  My first experience with 99 Ranch was actually in San Diego… Read More...

Daily Eats Hyde Park Tampa – Diner Review

August 3, 2015

Daily Eats Hyde Park has to be one of the most popular spots we’ve found to grab Breakfast and Brunch in South Tampa.  Like their name, our suggestion is to arrive early to beat the “daily” rush for “eats”.  Located in… Read More...

Homemade Sour Cream Recipe

August 3, 2015

Did you think you had to buy sour cream when you just may have these ingredients already in the refrigerator to make it in no time at all? Well check this out and maybe next time you have some leftover… Read More...

Black Forest Breakfast with Avocado Citrus Salad

August 3, 2015

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Weave Made Media®, and  Hillshire Farm®, but all my opinions are my own. #weavemade #HillshireNaturals http://my-disclosur.es/RgFrEH Mornings are one of two things – either a drag because you… Read More...

Blueberry Salad with Baby Lettuce, Burrata & Blueberry Ginger-Lime Vinaigrette

August 3, 2015

This beautiful blueberry salad literally screams SUMMER. But it must be made with local, juicy, ripe blueberries and crisp baby greens for optimal deliciousness. It’s summer in the Pacific Northwest and burrata cheese is popping up on menus all over… Read More...

How to Make White Barbecue Sauce – Alabama Style BBQ

August 3, 2015

Starting to Lather on the Alabama White Barbecue Sauce  In Alabama and other places in the South, white barbecue sauce is popular. It’s a mayonnaise based barbecue sauce and very rich. It’s also sinfully tasty. White barbecue sauce is a… Read More...

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Qi’a Superfood Snack Bar GIVEAWAY! @NaturesPathOrganic #OnMyPath

August 3, 2015

Need a healthy snack to tide you over until dinner after the BBQ fest of the weekend? Or perhaps, like me, you’re one of the early morning gym rats who needs an empty stomach to work out but afterwards find… Read More...

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Body After Baby #2: Jillian Michaels Ripped in 30 Review

August 3, 2015

When I reached the end of my pregnancy with Mila, I was so ready to 1. have my baby and 2. get back to working out. I made a promise to myself that I would really rest until I was really… Read More...

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New BBQ Restaurant opens in Woodlawn

August 3, 2015

Friend and chef for many years here in Baltimore, Benny Gordon has partnered with Edrich Premier Foods to create GEB’s BBQ Restaurant. Chef Gordon has volunteered numerous hours to working with kids interested in culinary and children at risk.  Ingredients… Read More...

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How do you want your book to look?

August 3, 2015

We are working on cover designs for the Cookbook Love Kitchen Memories book. Ideas so far have included: A collage of recipes, cookbook covers, and vintage appliance photos. Era-inspired drawings of people cooking in their vintage fripperies.  A simple, clean… Read More...

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August is Virginia Craft Beer Month

August 3, 2015

For my readers who just LOVE tasting craft beers and like weekend getaways this just might be ideal. From the press release: With more than 100 breweries in place and more opening every year, Virginia has become a magnet for… Read More...

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Baltimore Farm Fling dinner at James Beard House

August 3, 2015

Baltimore chefs are once again cooking at the James Beard House in New York City. The James Beard Foundation is the pinnacle of the culinary world, offering out awards yearly to the top chefs in the country – the equivalent… Read More...

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Backyard BBQ: pork ribs

August 3, 2015

I made a Texas Q Tours stop at Louie Mueller Barbecue in Taylor on Saturday. Later that day, in response to a tweet, one of my former students, who is from Taylor, sent me a pic of some pork ribs… Read More...

Chimichurri sauce – a best friend to beef

August 3, 2015

This Argentinian condiment is quick, easy and is the perfect fresh compliment to rich, beefy steaks. Sometimes, it’s fun to stand in the kitchen for hours burying yourself in dirty pots, expensive ingredients and complicated techniques. And sometimes you just want to make… Read More...

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Charleston Edition: The Block Restaurant and Wine Cellar

August 3, 2015

The Block Restaurant and Wine Cellar has replaced the former large, vacant yellow Cafe de Paris space at the corner of Quarrier and Capitol streets in Charleston. Upon my first real adventure to Charleston, that space struck me – prime… Read More...

Leafy Green Salad with Blueberries and a Blueberry Basil Vinaigrette

August 3, 2015

This leafy green salad is studded with gorgeous summer blueberries, then drizzled with a creamy blueberry basil vinaigrette. It’s a salad that tastes as light and refreshing as it looks, and with blueberries at the peak of their season here in Seattle, I’m… Read More...

Poll: What is Your Favorite Meat to Smoke at a BBQ?

August 3, 2015

Beef, Chicken and Pork there are so many great meats to place in a smoker. For our weekly poll I was wondering which one is your favorite? Also of Interest: Asian Inspired Honey Bourbon Sriracha Sauced Grilled Chicken Wings BBQ… Read More...

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