Peaches and Cream: A Healthy Version

I love peaches. Just the word "peaches" makes me think of summer orchards in the country, full of plump, sweet peaches, ready to be picked and eaten. I consider myself one lucky girl when it comes to peaches, since I live in Georgia and near South ...more

5 Ways to Make Quick Pickles

As Alton Brown says, “If you’ll just take a little time to learn a few basic procedures, not only the whole produce section, but the whole world, will be your pickle … and good eats.” It’s true: Quick pickles all sort of follow a pattern. You’ll be ...more

How to Make the Perfect Cobb Salad

Many of the fresh summer veggies that are usually spilling off my kitchen counter at this time of year have yet to make an appearance, because it's been so darn cool this summer (at least where I live!). But has that stopped me from creating ...more

5 Healthy Breakfasts You'll Love

Do you hate eating breakfast? Then don’t come over to my house. This meal will often have me making 12 servings of oatmeal, two or three dozen eggs, three loaves of whole-grain bread, a one-kilo tub of yogurt, or 24 whole-grain waffles, plus ...more

3 Ways to Transform Traditional Pesto

One of the most simple, delicious sauces is a classic pesto. Traditionally, pesto genovese, which is named after its originating home in Genoa, Italy, is a simple sauce made from nuts, cheese, garlic, basil, olive oil, and salt. While pine nuts are ...more

12 Tips for Getting the Best Out of the Farmers' Market

My fear of the farmers' market isn't the market itself, but rather the fact that I have no idea how to navigate it. There is a skill to purchasing those fruits and veggies just like there is a skill to shopping a flea market or a consignment shop. So I did a little research, and I've come up with some tips that will assist in making your farmers' market experience enjoyable and fruitful (oh, how I love a good food pun). ...more

Yes, There is Arsenic in Rice (But Don't Be Scared)

I wrote a post about why people should eat more rice, and a few commenters raised the ol' arsenic concern. Listen, it's a valid concern. Who wants to knowingly and willing consume carcinogens? If you aren't aware of the arsenic and rice issue, let me get you up to speed. (Well, really, just read this.) Essentially, low-levels of arsenic have been found in all crops of rice -- brown, white, wild, regardless of the country they are grown, regardless of the farming methods (ie. doesn't matter if it's organic or not). ...more

Rich Rum Chocolate Mousse Served in Shot Glasses

This came about as a result of having a bowl of egg yolks lying in the fridge from all the egg whites I used for the my Brandied Strawberry Pavlova (recipe coming soon). It turned out as a luxuriously rich mousse, that I confess I have eaten, regularly and unashamedly, in bed—no sharing, of course! ...more

Guenoc Sauvignon Blanc | Weekend Wine Reviews #225

Guenoc Sauvignon Blanc, California, Buford Highway Farmer’s Market $7.99. ...more

Healthy vanilla coconut muffins with cinnamon sugar topping

Here I am with another muffin recipe! This one is simply fabulous, and it can be dressed up or down depending on your tastes. I happened to have some coconut milk left over in the fridge after baking another batch of eggless Nutella stuffed chocolate chunk zucchini muffins ....more

Spicy Apple Cheddar Grilled Cheese

Spicy jelly, extra sharp cheddar, sweet apples, and cinnamon honey butter, all melted together with a little fresh arugula on thick crusty bread, makes the most flavor bomb grilled cheese you will ever try! Guys! We’re officially seven days into our 12 days of apples! ...more

Cheesy Potato Chard Bake #SundaySupper

This casserole of potatoes, chard and two cheeses is a great vegetarian main course option. It’s deliciously rich so it’s very filling and, best of all, you can easily double or treble the ingredients to feed a crowd. Add a green salad, tomato salad or some grilled asparagus to round out the meal ....more

On Boats and a Cookery Class Experience in London

A cookery school makes sense to me now. Now,...more

What's For Dinner?

MONDAY Cornbread Crusted Chicken Tenders Crack Potatoes Take 2 TUESDAY Taco Pancakes WEDNESDAY Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Sliders THURSDAY Buffalo Chicken Wrap FRIDAY Italian Sloppy Joes SATURDAY Buffalo Style Skirt Steak with Bleu Cheese Sauce SUNDAY BBQ Beef and Cheddar Crescents CONNECT WITH PLAIN CHICKEN ...more

Caramelized Brussels Sprout Salad w/Blue Cheese, Bacon + Caramel Apple Vinaigrette.

So I know salads are not typically a Sunday thing. The post Caramelized Brussels Sprout Salad w/Blue Cheese, Bacon + Caramel Apple Vinaigrette. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest ....more

Sunday Supper :: 09.21.14

This week’s Sunday Supper features some of the best of both late summer and early autumn harvests. This is my favourite time of year to cook as nearly everything is ripe for the picking! We’re starting with a roasted grape and goat cheese...more

Spiced Pear Chips #RecipeRedux

When I saw that the theme of this month’s Recipe Redux was dehydrating, I had to laugh. I actually tried to dehydrate something (cherry and beet fruit leather) for last month’s lunchbox challenge. After several attempts that failed miserably, I gave up and went a different route instead (if you haven’t made those earl grey granola bars yet, what are you waiting for? ...more

Rocky Road Nut Bars

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