Archive for July 2014
Roasted fennel bulb, sausage and apple - would that work?">Roasted fennel bulb, sausage and apple - would that work?
Oh I am so yearning for this right now! Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Eating like a Chowhound on $3 a day – Week 1 menu and recipes">Eating like a Chowhound on $3 a day – Week 1 menu and recipes
ROFLMAO!!!! WOW, even in 2007 when this article was written it was from some fantasy land of BS. Just wow. I barely survive on disability and I have $90 for my food budget for the entire month. There is NO WAY any of this 'food' can be bought on this...Read more
You could steam it on the stove with the right stuff. I'm Laos/Thai. We use sweet rice for steaming on the stove. And sticky rice in a pot or the stove too. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
I seriously thought I posted this yesterday... can't seem to find it?? Was gifted a TWO pound package of whole wheat spaghetti. Giftee wanted to try it but didn't care for it much... WHY buy 2 POUNDS?? Package has typical cooking instructions... LOTS of boiling/SALTED water, cook 9-11 minutes till al...Read more
The simple answer to your problem is to use half a sheet of nori. That way your sushi roll diameter will be smaller. I use a sushi making kit I bought at my local Daiso store for $1.50, best of all no rice spreading. Fill the plastic container with rice halfway...Read more
How to fry potstickers without burning the bottoms?">How to fry potstickers without burning the bottoms?
I do this all the time... 1) oil your pan with a light coating 2) layer your potstickers on 3) turn on to med-high heat and let those suckers sizzle 4) after a few minutes, they should start browning to your desired color 5) add a small bowl of water and cover the pan (leaving...Read more
Photo Guide to School Lunch -- A Walk Through the School Nutrition Association Expo">Photo Guide to School Lunch -- A Walk Through the School Nutrition Association Expo
I recently attended the annual meeting of the School Nutrition Association, the trade group that represents the 55,000 food service workers who have the thankless job of feeding millions of schoolchildren every day. While there, I... Read more
What's for dinner #315 - Summertime... and the living is easy. [through July 31, 2014]">What's for dinner #315 - Summertime... and the living is easy. [through July 31, 2014]
Congrats to the parents and grandparents! Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
What's for Dinner #316 - the Hot August Night edition">What's for Dinner #316 - the Hot August Night edition
There's a little something for your Wayback Machine, folks. ;-) While it's actually quite pleasant in my area, I do know that many are dealing with scorching heat - hopefully you're making something nice and cool for your meals as we enter the dog days of summah. What's cooking?...Read more
Banana ice cream analysis and suggestions, please!">Banana ice cream analysis and suggestions, please!
Hi all, I've been on an ice cream kick this week and I made David Lebovitz's roasted banana ice cream. I love his book but this was the first recipe from the book I made that was not with egg yolks. The ice cream flavor itself is great-- and...Read more