Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake

admin | 2014-08-27
  INGREDIENTS ¾ lb. rhubarb, trimmed and cut into 1 ½” pieces on an angle 1 ½ cups sugar 4 tbsp. unsalted butter, plus 6 tbsp. cut into ½” cubes and chilled 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice 2 tsp. vanilla extract ½ tsp. kosher salt 2 ½ cups flour 2 tsp. baking powder ½ cup vegetable shortening ⅓ cup milk 2 eggs Va... [More...]
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Homemade Banana Flips

admin | 2014-08-27
    Ingredients 1 package yellow cake mix (18.25 ounce size) 1 small box instant banana pudding mix (4.5 cups serving size) 4 eggs 1-1/2 milk 1-1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup butter (softened) 3/4 cup shortening 3/4 cup milk 1-1/2 teaspoon banana extract powdered sugar for garnish (opti... [More...]
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Sweet Potato Corn Cakes with Garlic Dipping Sauce

admin | 2014-08-26
Ingredients 3 lbs. sweet potatoes $3.17 1 cup frozen corn kernels $0.30 2 green onions $0.19 ¼ bunch cilantro (divided) $0.21 ¼ tsp cayenne pepper $0.02 1 tsp cumin $0.05 1 tsp salt $0.02 1 large egg $0.25 ⅓ cup yellow cornmeal $0.19 1 cup plain breadcrumbs $0.50 ½ cup vegetable oil (for frying) $0.43 1 cup plain yogurt $0.... [More...]
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MEXICAN CHOPPED SALAD

admin | 2014-08-26
INGREDIENTS Ingredients for the dressing: ¼ cup fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons honey ½ teaspoon cumin 1 clove garlic ½ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil freshly ground black pepper taste and add salt if needed Ingredients for the tortilla strips: 6 6-inch corn tortillas 1 ½ tablespoo... [More...]
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Jazzy Take On Water

admin | 2014-08-26
Do you ever forget to drink during winter? Yikes, it happens to me all the time and then by the end of the day I feel super dehydrated and very thirsty. It’s one of the simplest things to remember but somehow it’s the last thing on my mind during busy days. So the other week Balazs suggested that I should try jazzing up my p... [More...]
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Parmesan Baked Chicken Nuggets

admin | 2014-08-26
Ingredients 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1 pound total), cut into bite-sized pieces 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 1/2 cup *finely-grated or powdered Parmesan 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme coarse sea salt and freshly-cracked black pepper 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 large eggs, lightly beaten cooking spray (optional) sauc... [More...]
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Strawberry Chocolate Chip Muffins

admin | 2014-08-11
INGREDIENTS 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon instant espresso powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled 1/2 cup strong coffee, cooled 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed 1 large egg 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup diced ... [More...]
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Hummus and Avocado Toasts with Roasted Tomatoes

admin | 2014-08-07
Ingredients: 6-8 slices of bread [gluten-free, whole wheat, etc.] 1/2 cup hummus [store bought or homemade] 1 avocado – halved, pitted and peeled 4 plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise, cores and seeds removed 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar salt + pepper to taste Directions: Preheat the oven ... [More...]
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Zucchini Noodles with Pesto

admin | 2014-05-08
ingredients: 4 small zucchini, ends trimmed 2 cups packed fresh basil leaves 2 cloves garlic 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste Cherry or grape tomatoes, optional directions: 1. Use a julienne peeler or m... [More...]
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Baked Vegetable Egg Rolls

admin | 2014-02-27
Ingredients: 1 tsp olive oil 2 cups of savoy cabbage, chopped 2 cups of shredded carrots 2 cups of bean sprouts 1 can of water chestnuts, chopped 2 tbsp green onions, sliced 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp corn starch 1/4 cup water 14 egg roll wraps Sweet chili dipping sauce or sweet and sour sauce (for di... [More...]
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