Crowd-Pleasing Coolers | August BSFIC Roundup

August 30, 2015

What a damp squib August has been. Yeah, we’ve had a few days of sunshine here and there but the traditional run of hot summer days has felt distinctly autumnal (and wet) much of the time. Still, some of you… Read More...

Curried Sweetpotato, Ginger, & Coconut Bisque

August 30, 2015

Today, sweetpotatoes have a respected place in the LunaCafe kitchen. I have learned to use their inherent sweetness, creaminess, richness, and gorgeous color as a foil for numerous complimentary ingredients, particularly bold, spicy, and acidic counterparts. When a savory sweetpotato… Read More...

Cute DIY Lined Snack Bags : Easy Sewing Project

August 30, 2015

I adore cute reusable fabric snack bags (and sandwich bags) for my daughter’s lunches.  Nicely made ones with liner that helps with food freshness can be pricey though.  I decided to make my little diva some myself this year.   I… Read More...

Sa Ri One Korean Restaurant

August 30, 2015

Korean cuisine seems to be increasing in popularity and we noticed that Tampa has a higher than average number of Korean Restaurants than other cities we’ve visited. We recently headed over to Sa Ri One Korean Restaurant in Tampa’s Westshore… Read More...

Hajime Ramen – From Tokyo to Jakarta with the steak ramen as its best!

August 30, 2015

Sebetulnya terbilang jarang bagi saya untuk bertandang hingga ke wilayah barat Jakarta untuk berpesiar kuliner karena satu dan lain hal. Namun di siang hari yang terik itu, saya mendapat alasan spesial untuk memacu sang kuda besi untuk sebuah jarak yang… Read More...

Merry Monday #69

August 30, 2015

Welcome to the Merry Monday Link Party #69 We’ve updated the party rules Please read the new updated rules to see if your post(s) fits the new party rules. We would like to keep the party focused on crafts, DIY… Read More...

New Hot Sauce & BBQ T-Shirts Available at ChileheadTees.com!

August 30, 2015

ChileheadTees.com, the web’s #1 source of chilehead-related t-shirts for both men and women, is back with new designs! Are you a heat freak? Whether you love hot sauce, chile peppers, buffalo wings, BBQ, bacon, or anything dealing with fiery &… Read More...

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Lammkoteletts mit Salsa Verde, Süßkartoffeln und Feigen aus dem Ofen

August 30, 2015

Tweet Vergangene Woche schien es, als habe der Herbst bereits Einzug gehalten. Mit morgens 11 Grad vor meiner Tür, wurde das Herbst-Gen in mir aktiv. “Bitte, bitte! Jetzt etwas Herbstliches”, setzte es sich in meinem Kopf fest. Dann kam der… Read More...

Cheese Pizza on Sourdough

August 30, 2015

I always love getting kids in the kitchen, and when I was given the chance to bring a touch of Home Ec to the little(r) ones at Summer Camp, I wanted to give them something they would have a fun… Read More...

Onyx at The Four Seasons Westlake Village

August 30, 2015

My family had a chance to try the cuisine at Onyx at The Four Seasons Westlake Village, a new restaurant offering a variety of Japanese-influenced dishes in an elegant, laid-back setting, perfect for… [[ This is a content summary only.… Read More...

Lemon Zested Brussels Sprouts

August 30, 2015

With the summer months coming to an end I have to admit I have been enjoying patio season and not in the kitchen as much as normal, a good thing being outside but it does leave you a bit light… Read More...

Trail Mix Fun Facts

August 30, 2015

The internet is full of fabulous facts about everything from current events to the history basket weaving. As we research for our daily content on food trucks, food carts and street food, we stumble upon some items of knowledge that we… Read More...

Best BBQ in Pharr?

August 30, 2015

On with our list of Texas’ biggest towns. What’s the best BBQ joint in Pharr?… Read More...

Heat in the Hills Chili Cook Off

August 30, 2015

The Heat in the Hills Chili Cook Off was held Aug. 22 with more than 20 competitors vying for a chance to get to the World Championships in Reno, Nevada. All proceeds went to benefit Empty Bowls. Cooks came in from Wisconsin,… Read More...

Flavorful Pulled Tandoori Chicken

August 30, 2015

Cooked low and slow until tender in a homemade tandoori sauce, this chicken is taken to the next flavor level with a touch of spice. By Arman Liew Let me preface by saying I love pulled meat. Pulled chicken, pulled… Read More...

Smoked Brisket – Southern Style

August 30, 2015

I don’t know about you, but I just can’t get enough of that delicious brisket. Also known as the “National Meat of Texas”! Especially when it’s slow smoked! And of course, I always have to come back to that southern… Read More...

German Chocolate Cake Mix Recipe

August 29, 2015

Coconut has always been a favorite of mine in anything. What a bonus to have this thick delicious sweet and yet creamy frosting over a chocolate style cake. If you haven’t had it before you’re in for quite the treat!… Read More...

F.A.Qs: Kimberly Toureiro of The Kitchen Sprout

August 29, 2015

Our interview this month features compelling culinary writer and food enthusiast Kimberly Toureiro of the Kitchen Sprout. For longer than I can remember, her original recipes and reviews of restaurants throughout the Toronto area have kept me coming back for… Read More...

Fun Food Facts #32

August 29, 2015

Fun Food Facts #32: BRIEF FACTS ABOUT MUSTARD GREENS… Read More...

Five Hour Sauerbraten

August 29, 2015

If you’ve ever had the tangy-sweet German pot roast known as sauerbraten, you know how delicious it is, but because it takes several days to make–three days to marinate, when slow… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my… Read More...

BBQ with Franklin: Fire & Smoke

August 29, 2015

When you’re cooking with fire, you’d better have good wood. Aaron covers the major types of wood used in Texas BBQ, gives some tips on building a fire, and shows a twist on using smoke for more than cooking meat.… Read More...

Herbed Sourdough Pizza Dough

August 29, 2015

Is there a person who doesn’t love pizza? The idea of a topped flatbread is so appealing that it spans cultures, generations and dietary preferences, leading to regional “standard” favourites like Chicago deep-dish and blistered, cracker-thin Neapolitan as well as… Read More...

Review: Fire-N-Smoke – O’Fallon, IL

August 29, 2015

I’m going to tip my hand right away and say this about my trip to Fire-N-Smoke.  I don’t care if you trim your brisket before or after you cook it, but for the love of BBQ trim it before you… Read More...

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White Hot Party at Sullivan’s in Baltimore – A farewell to summer

August 29, 2015

Here's a last fling for your summer whites. Sullivan’s Steakhouse Baltimore is bidding farewell to the summer season with the annual White Hot Party on Friday, September 4 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm. Guests can dress in their favorite summer white attire and enjoy… Read More...

Kentucky Fried Chicken jumps on the presidential bandwagon

August 29, 2015

Kentucky Fried Chicken has ressurrected the Colonel Harlan Sanders persona in recent advertising starring with Saturday Night Live former cast member Darrell Hammond. Hammond did a good job. Now the fried chicken dynasty has switched mid-pressure fryer to comedian Norm… Read More...

State Fair of West Virginia

August 29, 2015

My first trip to the State Fair of West Virginia did not disappoint. In addition to seeing the animal barns, playing games and checking out the carnival rides, I walked the length of the fair taking in all the food… Read More...

Grilled Corn with Lime and Parmesan

August 29, 2015

Think creamy. Think crunchy. Think cheesy. Think corn on the cob with great lime and parmesan flavor. Serve at your next summer gathering for a versatile side everyone will enjoy.  By Josephine Chan Let me let you in on some of… Read More...

Chocolate Coconut Mousse Crêpe Cake

August 29, 2015

This many-layer crêpe is filled with a coconut chocolate mouse and topped with whipped coconut cream and fruit. It is light, sweet, and just so happens to be dairy-free, too. By Anja & Sandra Dear The layers in this cake… Read More...

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Caipirinha Cocktail Recipe

August 29, 2015

This soft & smooth Caipirinha Cocktail recipe will take centre stage at your next get together. Not only is it simple to make and uber tasty, you don’t need a lot of fancy cocktail paraphernalia either.The last time I had… Read More...

UK Diary: Warkworth, Northumberland

August 29, 2015

When I shared a post all about Amble and Coquet Island a couple of days ago, I mentioned briefly that from the waterfront you could see a castle in the distance. At the time, I knew nothing about this particular castle but… Read More...

Happy Onam

August 28, 2015

Wishing all a very very Happy Onam.  Below is the sadya prepared by me yesterday for Onam.  Description about the dishes is given below. Uppu (Salt)Varathupperi (Banana chips)Sarkara Varatti (Sweet Banana chips)Cabbage Thoran  (Cabbage stir fry with coconut). For Recipe Click herePayar… Read More...

Salt Lick (Texas) sues Salt-Lick (Georgia)

August 28, 2015

The Salt Lick (Driftwood, TX), an iconic, longtime Texas BBQ joint, has sued a Georgia sausage company, Salt-Lick Sausage Company, for trademark infringement. Read all about it here.… Read More...

Claudia’s Grilled Chicken Spinach Roasted Pepper Sandwich

August 28, 2015

When I was on vacation I had a similar sandwich in our favorite restaurant there. I decided to try it tweaking it just a bit and making it to my taste. The biggest difference is how I cooked the chicken,… Read More...

Friday Fourplay: Pantone Smoothies, A Birthday Cake Transforms, 121-Year Old Whisky, and Improving Chocolate Mouthfeel

August 28, 2015

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

Foodie Quotes #49

August 28, 2015

“That without experimentation, a willingness to ask questions and try new things, we shall surely become static, repetitive, moribund.” ― Anthony Bourdain… Read More...

How To Attract Customers With Facebook Offers

August 28, 2015

Facebook’s implementation of the Facebook Offers feature for businesses pages has given food trucks the ability to offer deals on their food truck Facebook pages. At first the “Offers” function was limited to a few select businesses.  If you have a… Read More...

Regional BBQ Sauce Styles Infographic

August 28, 2015

Although there are no hard and fast rules, and U.S. geographic-based barbecue sauce styles and flavor profiles can cross lines and get blurred, there are definitely some favorite types based on the regional of the country you’re in. The following Regional… Read More...

Bohemian Rhapsody: Star Wars Edition

August 28, 2015

We take a momentary pause from our regular food-related programming to share the greatest YouTube Video ever… By the way, if you’re enjoying this recipe, please subscribe to our free newsletter! We’ll send seven amazing dinner recipes and a shopping… Read More...

United Methodist Men’s BBQ

August 28, 2015

I have a friend at church who competes on the BBQ circuit.  He typically mans the grill when the United Methodist Men (UMM) meet during the summer.  Last month, after a succesful meal of grilled pork steaks, the guys decided… Read More...

How to Clean, Prepare and Stain your Deck

August 28, 2015

There’s no need to be afraid of staining your deck.  Here are our tips, easy to follow directions and list of tools you will need to clean, prep and stain your deck…like a PRO! We recently had the opportunity to… Read More...

Leadership Duties: The Most Critical For Food Truck Owners

August 28, 2015

As the owner of a food truck, you are required to wear many hats.  There are numerous activities that need to be completed every day and many times you are the only person who is capable to get them done.  The vendor… Read More...

Great Labor Day Barbecue and Grilling Recipes: 2015 Edition

August 28, 2015

Labor Day marks the un-officially end of summer, but we are always grilling and barbecuing all year long. But for those who might want to have a end of summer bash but aren’t sure what to grill or barbecue and… Read More...

New Food Trucks You May Have Missed – Aug 28, 2015

August 28, 2015

You may have missed it, but the mobile food industry is growing faster than anyone would have ever guessed. It can be difficult to keep up with the new food trucks and carts as they pop up throughout the world.… Read More...

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Starting a tour at Thirsty Planet!

August 28, 2015

Last month, I led some incoming UT-Autin MBA students on a 3-stop tour. First stop was Thirsty Planet Brewing Company (Austin, TX), a frequent tour stop. The students enjoyed several craft beers, played some Jenga, & took a brewery tour.… Read More...

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Camden Park

August 28, 2015

Camden Park is West Virginia’s only amusement park. It’s not a huge amusement park – think more of like a step above a local carnival or fair. Riding the Big Dipper is on the 55 unique things to do in… Read More...

Apple Pay Will Open Up Payment Options For Food Trucks

August 28, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – You can pay with a credit card at some unusual places these days: taco trucks, flea markets, baby sitters. Soon, smartphone and watch payments like Apple Pay and Google Wallet will also work outside of traditional retailers… Read More...

Mofo Gasy: Madagascar Pancakes

August 28, 2015

A slightly sweet cake or bread, mofo gasy is served as a breakfast street food with coffee in Madagascar. Think of it like a pancake. By Pavani Hideout I found this recipe from Madagascar for Mofo gasy, meaning ‘Malagasy bread’,… Read More...

How to Make Sous Vide Yogurt

August 28, 2015

Making yogurt means rearranging the curds and whey of milk. It takes two ingredients and a water bath to make a smooth bowl of yogurt perfect for a sauce base or snack. Find the full written recipe here. The post… Read More...

Katsu Fried Chicken and Rice Burger

August 28, 2015

Ditch the usual wheat bread bun. Crispy fried katsu chicken is served with a Japanese curry sauce and served between a chewy rice bun. By Ai Ping Mos Burger is a fast food restaurant chain originated from Japan. They serve… Read More...

Recreate the In-N-Out Burger

August 28, 2015

No matter how far you are from the iconic In-N-Out Burgers of the west coast you can create a copycat version with this genius recipe. By Leigh Anne Wilkes This article has been posted with permission and originally appeared as… Read More...

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