JoAnne Black

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Slow-Cooker Pasta e Fagioli Soup Freezer Pack Recipe

From: EatingWell.com, February 2018<p>Your favorite restaurant soup just got easier and healthier with this freezer-to-crock-pot recipe. If you keep a …

Low-Carb Asian Chopped Salad With Garlic-Ginger Chicken

Preparation<p>In a small bowl, mix together sesame oil, garlic, ginger, and salt. Rub all over chicken breasts and place in a zip-top bag in the …

How to live like a Local in Florence

When Lonely Planet Local Nardia Plumridge first laid eyes on Florence as a teenager, it was love at first sight. Today, the Renaissance capital’s classic cafes, quaint cobbled streets and hidden churches are her daily inspiration, and the city's fantastic cuisine and culture satisfy her craving for</i> …

Italy

Lemon (or Lime) Curd Is Better Without Sugar—Seriously

The inspiration for Honey Lemon Curd came from (blogger and friend) Letty Flatt’s recipe for the same. I loved the idea of exchanging honey for sugar in a recipe where I knew that the honey would be a welcome flavor—in addition to being the sweetener. I decided a make-over of my own lemon curd …

How is This Genius Minestrone-ish Soup So Good, So Fast?

The first thing you’ll notice about this stew is that you can make it in about the time it would normally take for you to sauté greens. The reputation of stews and soups doesn't usually go this way—they simmer lazily; they develop flavor over time. But nope, not this one.<p>What gives? How does such a …

Food Preservation

24 Fresh and Delicious Foil Packet Recipes Perfect for Spring

Enjoy the season with our best and easiest foil packet dinners yet!<p>We're finally turning a corner into our favorite bright and blooming season, and …

Cooking

The 11 Best Ina Garten Recipes of All Time

Let’s face it: We can never get enough of our idol in all things cooking and life, Ina Garten. So put on your chambray button-down, grab a wooden …

The 11 Best Bourbons Under $25

It’s a bad time to be a thrifty bourbon drinker.<p>Thanks to a thriving bourbon market and rising prices, there aren’t a lot of great value buys left in …

Nom Nom Paleo’s Cumin Cilantro Cauliflower Rice Is a Perfect 10

Don’t get me wrong; plump grains of perfectly steamed rice are a glorious thing, but more often than not, I’ll take a skillet full of its cauliflower cousin over the real deal. When done right, cauliflower rice is quite tasty in its own right; it’s much lighter and provides tons of fiber, making it …

Food

This Fettucine Alfredo Has A Secret Ingredient That Makes It SUPER Healthy (And Vegan!)

Half Baked Harvest has long been one of the most drool-worthy blogs on the internet, and Tieghan Gerard’s long-awaited first cookbook, <i>Half Baked</i> …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A Rome Dining Guide From the City’s Only Female Michelin-Starred Chef

Cristina Bowerman is a force to be reckoned with. The renowned chef spends most days commuting between her restaurants, Glass Hostaria in Trastevere and Romeo Chef & Baker and Giulietta Pizzeria in Testaccio. Originally from Puglia, Bowerman found her culinary calling later in life, first studying …

Celebrate the Start of Summer With These 15 Popsicle Recipes - One Green Planet

Nothing quite makes us as nostalgic of our childhood summers as eating a good ‘ole popsicle. The frozen treat was actually invented in the 1900s by …

Recipes

21 Of The Healthiest Summer Snack Recipes On Pinterest

Nom, nom, nom

How To Lose Weight: The Military Diet And 5 Things To Know About The Strict 3-Day Regimen

Want to lose weight fast and believe you have the discipline of a solider? Try the three-day Military Diet that promises a 10-pound weight loss if …

The Genius Granola Trick You Haven't Heard of Yet

In 2012, I made the claim that if you can stir, you can make granola. And while that is still true—and a number one selling point of homemade granola, in addition to taste, customizability, and economics—five years later, I’ve learned <i>you don’t even have to stir</i>.<p>Because, while most granola recipes …

These 21 Recipes Look Impressive, But Are Really Easy

Fool your friends into thinking you're fancy.<p>It's dinner party time and you want to impress your friends...but you also want to be lazy. Thankfully there are some recipes that satisfy both the devil and angel on your shoulders—they're <b>easy but look like you slaved away for hours in the kitchen</b>. …

Cooking

Classic Chewy Oatmeal Cookies from America's Test Kitchen

Today is chocolate covered raisin day. In case you want to eat raisins in another delicious form, try these Classic Chewy Oatmeal Cookies from …

Stuffed Shells Are Here To Make All Your Dreams Come True

Spaghetti. Penne. Even a box or two of mac and cheese. We will admit to making all those things regularly in our kitchens. But, for all its cheesy …

Food

Stracciatella

Stracciatella is the Italian version of egg drop soup. This tasty one from chef Hugh Acheson includes shredded chicken, spinach, basil, peas, grated …

Cooking

Hotel Santa Maria

Patricia and Dennis Cleveland-Peck find the ideal place to stay in Rome Valentina and Paolo Gallo at Hotel Santa Maria Hotel Santa Maria Breakfast …

Italy

Bucatini with Lemony Carbonara

4 servings<p>Lemon makes the perfect foil for carbonara’s salty richness. You may never go back.<p>March 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>6 ounces guanciale (salt-cured pork jowl), pancetta (Italian bacon), or slab bacon, thinly sliced, cut crosswise into ½-inch pieces<p>2 shallots, finely chopped<p>4 …

Cheese

California Orange and Olive Oil Cake

Baking with olive oil has been a way of life for Mediterranean cooks, and it is gaining steam in America now. In California, where olive oil is …

15 Reasons to Use Your Slow Cooker in January

It’s too cold to not.<p>This winter, your slow cooker will be your best friend. Some quick preparation in the morning and by dinnertime you’ll have a …

Cooking

Gardening 101: Wisteria

<i>Wisteria:</i> “The Houseguest That Never Leaves”<p>You invited them to stay for a few days, and now it has been weeks. Although you asked them to stow their …

Why You Should Try Dukkah + How To Make It

Who doesn't appreciate a little extra crunch and flavor on, well, everything?<p>Enter dukkah, the Egyptian spice, seed, and nut blend that we'd be happy …

8 Attractive Recipes For Better Digestive Health

The timing for the idea of this post was coincidental to me. I myself suffer from a disruptive digestive system, and I am sure I cannot be the only …

Food

12 Pieces of Etsy Halloween Decor That Are Anything But Basic

You could head to a big box store for some truly terrifying Halloween decor, but you risk having the same seasonal display as everyone else on the block. If you're looking for something a little more unique, head to Etsy. We found 12 distinct Halloween decor items guaranteed to add that handmade, …

Decorations

Where to Stay in Italy: Accommodation Tips - SmarterTravel

Congratulations! You’ve decided to take a trip to Italy. Now, where to stay? Since tourism is one of the country’s largest industries and a major …

Italy

If You're Looking For a V-Day Dessert, These Cookies Are For You

Valentine's Day and chocolate go hand and hand. Once February 14th hits, our heads are filled with visions of love—dare we say, lust?—for the sweet. …

Dessert