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
I make coffee ice cubes which solves the problem of the ice watering it down. :)more

Homemade Tomato Sauce (With a Secret Ingredient!)

This homemade tomato sauce recipe has a secret ingredient... and it is something you've probably been throwing away! Okay, you're right. Perfect tomatoes are THE MOST IMPORTANT ingredient, but that's no secret. I’ve added a little something else that adds a subtle layer of umami complexity. A Parmesan cheese rind. ...more
ZullyH Thanks for the Pin… and let me know what you think of the recipe. Funny how one little ...more

USDA Releases New Resources for Healthy Eating on a Budget

Late last month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture updated ChooseMyPlate.gov to feature more resources for eating well on a budget. For many families, it's a struggle to eat healthy, nutritious food that meets basic dietary guidelines without spending too much money, and this new resource provides lots of tips and tools to help change that for families around the nation....more
We are fortunate enough to have a real old-fashioned butcher very close to our home. We also ...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

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
I make coffee ice cubes which solves the problem of the ice watering it down. :)more

Chinese Baked Pork Bun (烘烤肉包子)

In my personal opinion, this was probably the most challenging dish I’ve done so far. Not only was it time-consuming; it was also physically and mentally draining, given the amount of preparations required beforehand as well as the amount of energy expended during the kneading. Take a look at the long list of ingredients to see what I mean....more

Home Preserving and Canning Adventures

Howdy. Today is the day Corazon Kitchen and Farm starts it on-line adventure. We are embarking on a journey here on this 1/2 acre homestead outside Denver. We grow 60-70% of our own food and we can, preserve and freeze everything we can for the winter. Now we want to share that with the community. We believe in nutritious, local and organic food. Our blog will help take the mystery out of making that happen in your home too....more

Homemade Chinese Style Fried Rice

The latest recipe on FoodieZoolee is Homemade Pork Fried Rice. ...more

How to Make and Store Your Own Dried Orange Zest

Have I ever told you about my love for my dehydrator? (Heh, Heh, of course I have.) Well here's yet another task it can handle for you! How to Make and Store Dried Orange Zest ...more

Top 10 Tips to Consider Before Starting Your Kitchen Remodel

So, you’re getting ready to remodel your kitchen and you can’t wait to get started. But you’ve heard far too many home renovation horror stories from friends and you’re determined not to be one of them. We don’t blame you!...more

Mediterranean Tomato Salad with Blueberry Vinaigrette

 Who doesn't love Mediterranean dishes? Vegans, Vegetarians and Omnivores will eat everything Greek.My favorite has always been Stuffed Grape Leaves. I can eat a whole can of them or I will eat a whole plate at a Greek restaurant....more

Blueberry Vinaigrette

I have met so many people over the years who hate salad dressings for various reasons. Some hate them because of the heavy taste, some because of the calories in the dressing and the list goes on!Personally, I don't like it because I get bored easily. Seeing and eating the same salad dressing everyday can be incredibly dull and predictable....more