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

Cinnamon Sugar Apple Doughnut Muffins

Parenthood routinely puts me in my place. Any time I think I’ve got things under control, the kids show me otherwise. I plan a fun-filled weekend for the kids and it is, as planned, super fun ....more

How to start a food blog

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Fruit Cones

These fruit cones are like mini cornucopias and are perfect for a party. This weekend we had some friends over for a house party and one of the items I served were these mini fruit cornucopias. I had the idea pinned on my “party ideas” pinterest board for over a year and am happy...more

Meow Monday

Squeaky Fluffy Jack CONNECT WITH PLAIN CHICKEN ...more

Quick Gumbo with Grilled Corn Grits + Smoky Chilied Brown Butter.

So if there was ever a Monday meal you needed to make, this is it. The post Quick Gumbo with Grilled Corn Grits + Smoky Chilied Brown Butter. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest ....more

Havarti, Pear, & Smoked Ham Crackers

Buttery crackers topped with creamy Boar’s Head Havarti cheese, ripe pear, and smoked ham. This easy appetizer is perfect for fall entertaining....more

Clean Eating Crazy Good Stir Fry

Who doesn’t like a good stir fry? This delicious dish has flavor in spades thanks to the addition of coconut oil.(...)Read the rest of Clean Eating Crazy Good Stir Fry (329 words) © The… ...more

Slow Cooker Red Beans And Rice Soup from Kalyn's Kitchen

Greet the first day of fall with this delicious Red Beans and Rice Soup!...more

Zucchini Noodle Pad Thai “Zoodles” Recipe

The sound of zucchini pasta didn’t exactly entice our appetites. We’ve heard of zoodles, or zucchini noodles but had never tasted them. Zucchini pasta recipes? ...more

OMG a Recipe: Adventures in Cocktail Garnishes

Summer, we just CAN'T QUIT YOU. And why should we? It's still lovely outside ....more