The Best Way to Cut an Avocado

Do you have an OBSESSION with avocado like I do? Ever since I was pregnant it has definitely been one of my favorite foods! Not only because it's delicious but because of the numerous health benefits it offers. Avocados are rich in vitamin A, B, C, E ...more

What to Do When Herbs Take Over Your Garden

So, I have to tell you all about my new favorite kitchen accessory. It was a gift from my soon-to-be mother-in-law. These Ball jar freezer cubes are ahhh-amazing!!!  ...more

A Child's Look at the White House Kids' State Dinner

Grillin' Out Veggie-Style Black Bean Burger.  "What! You Don't Like Tofu?" Stirfry.  Barack-oli and Mich-room Obama-lette.  These are just three of the 54 recipes that made it into the 2014 Kids' State Dinner at the White House on July ...more

The Secret to Crispy Sweet Potato Fries!

Sometimes I like to mix it up a bit and go for sweet potato fries instead of its less colorful cousin. The problem, though, is that they generally don’t get all that crispy. They just kind of lay there.  ...more

Homemade Chocolate Chip Ice Cream in 15 Minutes

This ice cream is a cinch. An absolutely cinch. No cooking, no cooling, no churning, no icy lumps. It’s in the freezer within 15 minutes and ready to eat just two hours later. It’s incredibly soft and creamy while being rich and decadent from the ...more

5 Benefits of Planting Your Own Food Garden

Most people don’t enjoy going to the grocery store. It’s a mundane chore you put off all week, and when you finally venture out on Saturday, all the produce is picked over. The muted, pinkish tomatoes sit blankly in their rows. The wilted lettuce doesn’t look very appetizing. You can’t even find an apple without an ugly bruise. Now try getting your kids to eat those fruits and vegetables. ...more
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How to Make a Perfect Cup of Iced Coffee

There is nothing like a cup of really good iced coffee on a warm summer day. You know you are in for a treat when the barista hands you a cup filled with liquid that sparkles like a dark diamond. Taking that first refreshing sip, the flavors slowly blossom, starting with the robust, toasted notes of the coffee beans and ending with a slightly sweet flavor that lingers on your lips. There is no need for sugar or milk; with one sip, you are totally in the moment. ...more

10 Summery Lasagna Recipes for National Lasagna Day

Just like Garfield, I hate Mondays and love lasagna. National Lasagna Day falls on a Tuesday this year—so I am practically purring with delight. I've collected 10 ideas that run from cheesy classic to super-vegan, with lots of smart variations (and even dessert!?) in between. ...more

10 minute chili

 This chili is my go-to meal when I've gotten distracted and forgotten to make dinner, when I'm short on time, or when I really need to go to the grocery store and all I have available is canned and frozen goods.It really does take only 10 minutes.  That time even includes opening the cans.  It's that easy.  And Good too.  I could easily eat this all the time.  If I have extra time I'll make some corn muffins to go with it, but they aren't necessary. ...more

10 minute chili

 This chili is my go-to meal when I've gotten distracted and forgotten to make dinner, when I'm short on time, or when I really need to go to the grocery store and all I have available is canned and frozen goods.It really does take only 10 minutes.  That time even includes opening the cans.  It's that easy.  And Good too.  I could easily eat this all the time.  If I have extra time I'll make some corn muffins to go with it, but they aren't necessary. ...more

Happy 34th Birthday Harry Potter! + Butterbeer Recipe

“Why don’t we go and have a butterbeer in the Three Broomsticks, it’s a bit cold, isn’t it?” — Hermione Granger You don’t have to be a bookworm to recognize a classic when you see one! It goes without saying that Harry Potter has become an international icon whether you read the books, saw the flicks, or if you’ve ever left your house in general. A very special shout out to our main wiz: Harry Potter! ...more

Beef Rendang

Beef Rendang, is an aromatic caramelized beef curry traditionally served during festive occasions. Make it at home with detailed instructions in this video. The post Beef Rendang appeared first on Roti n Rice ....more

Double-Fed Sweet Levain Bread - An Amazing Sourdough Bread

This Double-Fed Sweet Levain Bread is, to me, a revelation. I can't stop walking into the kitchen and slicing off a sliver, slathering it with butter, and taking another taste.My theory is that if you eat it in tiny slices it doesn't count. It's practically zero calories, right?When it was baking, the aroma was amazing ....more

Crack Pie Class With Christina Tosi

Last week I came across Momofuku’s tweet about a demo class with Milk Bar’s chef Christina Tosi in Toronto. Without any hesitation, I immediately reserved my spot and made plans with foodpr0n to attend the class together. I cannot say I am a huge fan since I only visited NYC’s midtown location in 2010 and my taste memory is fuzzy ....more

Cool Summer Guacamole with lemon & cucumber. Eat More Guac.

There are two dishes that I simply must have around in the laid-back, warmed up season of summer: hummus and guacamole. Both of these easy-to-make dishes are diverse in their delicious uses. Both can be used to add flavor and nutrition to salads, sandwiches, toasts or basic snack platters for dipping! ...more

Meatball Sub Casserole

If you never had Meatball Sub Casserole before, you definitely want to add this to your dinner menu soon. ...more

No-Churn Biscoff Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Simple and creamy Biscoff Ice Cream that doesn't require an ice cream maker! The addition of mini chocolate chips will send this ice cream over the top! Does it feel like ages since we've last conversed?That's because it has ....more