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Crispy Kale Grilled Cheese with Fried Eggs

Crispy Kale Grilled Cheese with Fried Eggs.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 6, 2014 82<p>I made you a vegetable today!! With cheese and eggs. And bread. (and …

Creamy Fall Smoothie for Mom and Baby

Are you ready to experience fall in a glass? A glass full of <i>real</i> ingredients, not synthetic 'fake' pumpkin flavor?<p>Try this Pumpkin Pie Smoothie: it's delicious, creamy, and above all, healthy! If you have a little one living with you, they can enjoy it, too, and benefit from all the fiber, Vitamin …

Greek Yogurt Pumpkin Bread

The problem with pumpkin breads is that a lot of them don’t taste that much like pumpkin. They tend to taste like cinnamon, sugar and pumpkin pie …

Productive Living

Hi Folks,<p>Want to know one of the easiest ways to act on your creative ideas? Stop trying to hold them in your mind. Your mind is a great place to …

Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato, and Pumpkin Recipes that Prove Orange Really Is the New Black

It's time: pumpkins, butternut squash, and sweet potatoes are starting to appear at the farmers' market. Here are 22 ways to use this seasonally appropriate produce<p><b>It's almost fall—therefore, everyone is going bonkers for butternut squash, pumpkin, and sweet potato.</b> As well they should. These …

15 Hors d'Oeuvres for the Fall

<i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Weight Watchers, who celebrate gathering together around the table to enjoy wholesome, beautiful food.</i><p>Though you clung to it desperately, summer has finally slipped through your fingers. Fall has arrived and at this point, you've decided to accept it. …

All Of The Things You Can Make With A Can Of Pumpkin

As soon as the first, color-turned leaf hits the ground this fall, you will notice cans of pumpkin puree populating the grocery store shelves. The physical cans are hardly impressive; they don't compare when matched up against the gorgeous gourds their contents are made from.<p>But these cans deserve …

23 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

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Spinach and Tomato Frittata

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals that anyone can make -- whether you're in your first apartment or feeding a hangry family.</i><p><i>Today: Step away from the rice cakes. Make this frittata</i> …

12 Yeasted Bread Recipes to Conquer

Let’s admit something few are willing to: Breads that involve yeast can be a bit intimidating. You’re working with something that’s alive, after all. The risk of disappointment from a loaf that does not rise because the yeast is inactive or the conditions aren’t just right may lead you to take the …

5 Links to Read Before Cooking Rice

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come..</i><p><i>Today: A guide to the perfect pot of rice.</i><p>Rice is a fickle ingredient. Some days, it's overcooked and mushy, and other days, it's hard and stuck to the …

Vegan Pad Thai

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Make your favorite take-out meal at home. And make it vegan.</i><p>There’s nothing that makes me feel more smug as a home cook than the pride I take in having prepared a …

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Everything You Need to Know About Garlic

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: We're still all about alliums, and you should be too, assuming you've got a good head on your shoulders -- or a good head of garlic in your kitchen.</i><p>There are many, many varieties …

TELL VT: What’s your favorite veg Thanksgiving dish?

47<p>SHARES<p><b>What’s your all-time favorite veg Thanksgiving dish?</b> Share your comment below, and see what others have to say.

How to Make Addictive Flaky Bread—Plus Dips!

The warm, buttery, pull-apart 'flaky bread' at Brooklyn’s Glasserie is versatile and easy to throw together<p>There are certain restaurant dishes that become instant classics, even if the restaurant hasn't been around for long. The flaky bread from Glasserie in Brooklyn is one of those dishes. At the …

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Dragon Fruit Sorbet / Ice Cream

Pitaya (aka Dragonfruit) was on sale so I couldn't resist trying it. I always try to buy a random ingredient I've never used before and see how it …

Scallion-Ginger-Sesame Sauce (to put on everything)

I’m still getting used to my new work routine. I started biking this week, which is faster (and better for me) than taking the bus, but I still leave …

Honey Lime Sriracha Glazed Cauliflower Wings - Cupcakes & Kale Chips

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. Cupcakes & Kale Chips is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate …

Homemade Thai Green Curry Paste

| No comment<p>Making curry paste from scratch is well worth the effort and time. You can always adjust the level of spiciness to suit you, and they …

Chinese Yu Xiang Eggplant Recipe

Chinese eggplant recipe–Szechuan eggplants(Yu Xiang Eggplant) is often listed as Chinese eggplant in hot garlic sauce.<p>One of the representatives of …

Turkish Eggs (Cilbir)

Turkish Eggs (Cilbir)<p>Prep time<p>5 mins<p>Cook time<p>5 mins<p>Total time<p>10 mins<p>Poached eggs smothered in a creamy garlic dill yogurt sauce with a drizzle of …

Marble Chocolate-Cheesecake Brownies From 'The Everyday Art of Gluten-Free'

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>A dense, fudgy brownie seems easy enough to make without flour; after all, isn't there flourless chocolate cake? <i>The Everyday Art of Gluten-Free</i> answers that question with marbled cheesecake brownies that are still …

Shredded Kale Salad with Fried Chicken

Chili Garlic Shredded Kale Salad… with Fried Chicken. Yep.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 22, 2014 65<p><i>{pittsburgh friends! i’m signing books tomorrow, 9/23, at</i> …

Sweet or Savory, Martabak is the King of Indonesian Street Food

More<p>Pancakes<p>Serious Eats digs into pancakes around the world.<p>I've got to admit something: I wasn't a huge fan of the food in Java, the most populous of Indonesia's 13,466 islands. I really hate when things like this happen. I don't mean to offend anyone, and I'd love it if <i>all</i> the food in the world …

Marijuana-Infused Vinaigrette Will Make Your Salad Super Chill

If you're searching for a way to mellow out your salad, consider dressing it with a marijuana-infused white wine vinaigrette.<p>Mesmerizing<p>This Marijuana Mixed Greens Salad recipe, produced by The Savory, incorporates both white wine vinegar soaked with marijuana and crumbled, ground pot for texture …

Black Bean Burger

My husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary yesterday, and I’d say as marriages go, ours is pretty darn good. We have four kids, work pretty …

How to Make Rich and Creamy Fettuccine Alfredo That Won't Weigh You Down

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I'd always figured fettuccine Alfredo was about as authentically Italian as an Ellio's frozen pizza; something concocted by the Olive Garden's chefs at their Tuscan cooking academy, perhaps. But it turns out that the dish has quite a lengthy history …