My Journey into Indian Cooking

I recently became obsessed with learning how to cook quick, healthy, Indian food that tastes good....more

Traditional Irish Recipes: Dublin Lawyer, Limerick Ham, Colcannon, Brown Scones and Irish Soda Bread

Irish Food Favorites: They're Not Just for Saint Patty's Day Anymore  The following link is to five traditional Irish recipes including Dublin Lawyer, Limerick Ham, Colcannon, Brown Scones and Irish Soda Bread. No one is quite sure how "Dublin Lawyer" got it's name. It's an old, Irish recipe that's decadent in every way and makes a great, romantic dinner. Dublin Lawyer combines butter-sauteed lobster meat with a Jameson Irish Whiskey flambe and rich, heavy cream. The recipe serves two and is served on the half-shell. ...more

The Easiest Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

Oh my goodness. Just yesterday I was complaining about the turn in the weather. I didn’t want summer to go, but lo and behold, today is a whopping 28°C (82°F). Melbourne’s weather is infamously erratic, but I can’t complain because it’s brought the sun out today (and tomorrow too, I hear)....more

Get your snap back!

<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: #783f04; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif;">Today I needed something extra. A bit of a treat. With a bit of heat and bit of sweet. Digging through my mental filing system I remembered a gem. Exactly the snap I needed...</span><br />...more

art and lemons: Profile of an Art and Food Blog

Say hello to Nikki Gardner, who shares recipes, photos and stories in her art and food blog called "art and lemons." ...more

I like seeing the face behind the blog a bit more.

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Hungarian Mushroom Barley Soup

I really wanted to make some Mushroom Barley soup, but many of the recipes called for BUTTER or SOUR CREAM.  Or, quite frankly, they looked a little bland.  So, I decided to overhaul a highly rated recipe on to make it lower in fat and dairy free.  The results were outstanding, so I feel compelled to share it with the world....more

Green Garlic: A Verdant Taste of Spring

To those of you still mired in the throes of winter around the country, I bring tidings from an early spring. Here in Northern California, spring vegetables are starting to show up in our local farmer's market, and, groundhog prognostication or not, they will be showing up in local farmers' markets all over the country very soon. The season is about to change, and with that change comes a fresh crop of bright new flavors. One of the spring crops I'm always excited to see is green garlic, a young crop of garlic that looks similar to a green onion but offers a subdued version of mature garlic's flavor....more

Julie, I'd love a report on that soup once you've made it -- it sounds delicious!

--- Genie, ...more

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Crawfish Etouffee' Easy & Delicious

1 lb bag frozen cooked crawfish tails (thawed)1 stick salted butter1 bell pepper chopped1 bunch green onion chopped (dark green ends reserved for garnish)1 medium yellow onion chopped1 tsp. salt1 tsp. red pepper1 T minced fresh garlic (or minced garlic in a jar is also fine)Cooked, long grain white rice (not converted) ...more

The Crepes of Wrath: Profile of a New York Food Blog

Say hello to Sydney Kramer, a newlywed and a food blogger from Queens, New York. One of Sydney's recipes went viral on StumbleUpon last year, generating 167,000 pageviews! Read on for Sydney's take on how that happened, it just might surprise you! ...more

I've been impressed with this blog since I first discovered it.

Kalyn Denny more