Kaniz Farzana Zinia

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Indian Spices 101: How to Work With Dry Spices

Many of my friends, new to Indian food, think that it's all spice and fire. But that's not true. Sure, there are spices, but it's not all chili. It's cumin, cinnamon, cardamom; fragrant spices, robust ones, peppery ones. And they're used carefully and thoughtfully. Each has its own aroma and adds …

Manner Matters: Dealing With the Drunkety-Drunk

<i>Dear Molly,</i>I'll keep this simple: What should you do when a member of your party has very clearly had too much to drink and is making a scene and drawing unwanted attention (might I even say <i>glares</i>) from other diners?Looking forward to your take, Friend of Boozy<p>Dear Friend of Boozy,<p>We all have our …

The Best Fried Dumplings in Chinatown, NYC

GalleryThe Best Fried Dumplings in Chinatown, NYC<p>The Winners!<p><b>#1: Tasty Dumpling</b><p>‪54 Mulberry Street‬, New York NY (map); (212) 349-0070<p><b>#2: Prosperity Dumpling</b><p>46 Eldridge Street, New York NY (map); (212) 343-0683<p><b>#3: Vanessa's Dumpling House</b><p>118 Eldridge Street, New York NY (map); (212) 625-8008;<p>I'm in …

Some new ideas for old things

Did you know that nail polish can be used as an invisible glue? No, me neither?<p>Or that you could use shower caps (the ones found in hotels) as shoe …

Nails

Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs

Well, that's about as straightforward a title as you're going to find. Penned by renowned photographer Henry Carroll, <i>Read This If You Want To Take</i> …

Crunchy Maple Walnut Butter Cups

As a child, there’s something slightly exciting about spending a day off school sick. Not, of course, if you’re seriously unwell, entirely bed-bound …

Meditate For 5 Minutes A Day: It Can Change Your Life

Five minutes a day can change your life. I know so many people who don’t meditate simply because they have no clue as to what meditation even means. …

The Power of Mantra

The sages tell us that our essential nature is truth, consciousness, and bliss, and that the source of our misery is estrangement from our essential …

50 things you can make at home and not buy!

On a limited budget and struggling to feed a family? Then you should try this list of 50 things that you can actually make at home and not spend …

Savemoney

Want To Be More Creative? Sleep Like The Ancients Did

Artificial Light, like the light from the screen you are looking at right now, is like a drug that we’re all addicted to. And this addiction has taken its toll on modern society in the form of unnatural sleep patterns.<p>Computers, phones, light bulbs…they all attack our eyes with artificial light, …

Basement Home Office Design And Decorating Tips

If you have ever spent some time working at home, then you know that it is a harder proposition than most people assume it to be. For starters, the …

How to Make Your Own Pickled Ginger from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: With help from Molly Yeh of My Name is Yeh, pickled ginger is stepping out of wasabi's overbearing shadow.</i><p>I feel sorry for pickled ginger.<p>It’s …

Ginger

When Someone You Know Is Struggling With Depression, Remember This

There is nothing more frustrating than going through a bout of depression. It’s like an inner battle within your mind between the light and the dark …

Macaroni and Cheese Waffles Recipe

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or a bit of playful light bondage, but it's certainly …

The Best Chocolate Cake I've Ever Had

Place the pecans in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake at 350 F for about 8 minutes, or until toasted.<p>Grease a 9 x 9" baking dish.<p>Melt the …

Dark Chocolate Brownies • A Sweet Pea Chef

Heat oven to 350 degrees.<p>Butter an 8x8-inch (2 quart) baking dish and set aside.<p>In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Once melted, …

Dessert

Chewy Chocolate Brownie Bark

Preheat the oven to 325°F. Line a baking sheet or jelly roll pan with parchment paper.<p>In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, salt and baking …

Double Chocolate Cocoa Melts

For the past few months, I’ve had a jar of coconut butter staring at me each time I open my pantry. I go into that pantry around 4 times a day, do …

Irish Cream Chocolate Cheesecake

<b>Irish Cream Chocolate Cheesecake</b><p>Serves 12<p>Ingredients:<p>1 items on sale Choose your zip, pick favorite stores<p>1 1⁄2 cup chocolate cookies, crushed into …

Easy Chocolate Mousse

This recipe for Easy Chocolate Mousse is equally delicious and versatile. Eat it on it’s own, or layer it in a trifle or cake…it’s a creamy no bake …

Dessert

How to Make Your Own Cookie Shot Glass

Introduction: How to Make Your Own Cookie Shot Glass<p>About: Hi! I'm Karin*, an actor/writer/director living in Los Angeles. Other passions include …

Dessert

Double Chocolate Cookies

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats.<p>In a medium bowl sift the flour, cocoa powder, …

Chocolate Bundt Cake with a Cream Cheese Swirl Recipe from Barbara Bakes

Prepare cream cheese filling<p>In a small mixing bowl, beat 1/4 cup sugar and cream cheese until smooth. Add one egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla, and beat at …

Chocolate Mocha Cake

"There is no exquisite beauty...without some strangeness in the proportion." <br>~ Edgar Allan Poe<p>I'm completely aware that my blog is prone to impromptu …

Molten Chocolate Cakes: The Dignified Way to Eat Cake Batter

Notes<p>This recipe can be halved to serve 4; do not halve further to serve 2. The cakes can be prepped up to 24 hours in advance and baked just before …

Cake Donuts with Chocolate Glaze

March 25, 2014<p>When I worked at the accounting office in Edmonton, we would have our staff meetings on Monday mornings. Whoever was the last person to …

Easy Whipped Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe~ The Best!!

Chocolate buttercream frosting is one of my FAVORITE kinds of frosting, especially when its whipped! Although I’m usually not crazy over frostings …

Raw Cinnamon Swirl Cheesecake

This velvety cheesecake literally MELTS in your mouth.<p>With such a smooth and creamy texture, it’s almost impossible to believe the cheesecake recipe …