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Orecchiette Carbonara with Charred Brussels Sprouts Recipe - Bon Appétit

Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in a large skillet over high heat. Working in batches, add brussels sprout leaves and cook, tossing occasionally, until charred in spots and crisp-tender, about 5 minutes; transfer to a plate and set aside. Wipe out skillet.

Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water, …


A Desserts and Baking Food Blog in Portland, Oregon: Matcha, White Chocolate and Macadamia Cookies

Matcha, White Chocolate and Macadamia Cookies

Riding my bike has always been a part of my life. My family relocated to the Netherlands when I was …


Super Chocolatey Cupcakes w/ Matcha Green Tea Frosting

There are two things–no wait, three things you should know about me:

1. I cry during every episode of Parenthood.

2. I love to take secret, sneaky …


Recipe: Green Tea Cupcakes with Matcha Cream Cheese Frosting


3/4 cup all-purpose flour*
• 3/4 cup cake flour*
• 2 teaspoons baking powder
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room …


Matcha Black Sesame Cheesecake

Divide batter into two equal portions. Add 2 tablespoons matcha powder to one, and black sesame powder to another. Mix until well combined.

Pour the …


matcha oreos


Matcha-Almond Layer Cake with Meringue Mushrooms

I've been having disorganized pantry shame for a few months now, so last Friday I decided to do something about it. I went in armed with a roll of …


Flower Cupcakes [Roses, Zinnias, and Hydrangeas]

Even though there is still snow on the ground, it is beginning to feel like spring. We are decorating the house for Easter this afternoon, and there …


Banana Cream Puff

To learn more about this recipe, see our related feature, Best Pastry Chefs 2012, in our National edition.

Banana Cream Puffs

Yield: 60 to 70 one-inch …


Cappuccino Biscotti | Cooking with Thas


Dry Ingredients

All purpose flour- 2 cups
• White sugar- 1 cup
• Baking powder- ½ tsp
• Baking soda- ½ tsp
• Salt- ½ tsp
• Ground cinnamon- ½ tsp



Espresso Brownies Recipe : Giada De Laurentiis


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Spray a 9 by 13-inch baking pan with nonstick spray. Whisk 1/3 cup of water, oil, eggs, and 2 tablespoons …


Brazilian Cheese Puffs in a Muffin Tin

Every couple of years or so we find ourselves at a Brazilian BBQ restaurant - sometimes called a churrascaria. If you're not familiar, gauchos come around with hot rotisserie meats cooked on skewers and carve pieces off at your table. There is also a huge buffet of hot and cold items (and this is …


Vegetarian Lasagna with Kale and Collards - Bon Appétit

Welcome to the second annual Bon Appétit Readers’ Choice Week, where we’re committed to celebrating the people who make what we do all worthwhile (that’s you!). As part of the festivities, we’re creating five brand-new recipes for, based on what you’re craving most. Every morning for


The Coconut Bar of Your Dreams

If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.

Today: A coconut-topped shortbread bar that's dreamier than George Clooney, circa 1990.

You go to the grocery store for ingredients to make


15 High Tech Gadgets For The Advanced Home Cook.

Collection of 'High Tech Gadgets For The Advanced Home Cook' from all over the world.

Nomiku Sous Vide: Nomiku lets you cook restaurant quality food …


5 fabulous sites for free and printable recipe cards

Whether you want to write out an heirloom recipe, pass cooking instructions to a friend or make an edible gift more meaningful by providing the ingredients and how-to, recipe cards are handy things to have around.

We found five fabulous designs from some talented (and generous) designers that are …


This is the confection of all confections! Check out this beautiful layered caramel cake - tastes just as great as it looks - and you'll be the center of attention at any celebration you bring it to!

Delicious Southern Dessert: Sky-High Layered Caramel Cake

Caramel cake is a Southern specialty that is created by stacking layer upon layer of thin …



It's been a while since I posted my macarons essential tips until now to post the basic macaron recipe. I've drafted the post since a while ago but I …


Japchae, South Korean noodles recipe

Holiday feasts and social outings in South Korea simply aren’t complete without japchae, a delicious tangle of veggies and noodles

Japchae is a side dish of noodles made from sweet potato starch, beef, shiitake mushrooms, carrots, spinach and bell pepper. It’s served at room temperature and usually …


Chocolate Glazed Espresso Cheesecake

1. Preheat the oven to 325°F. Lightly grease the base of a 10-inch springform pan with nonstick spray.

2. Make the crust: In a large bowl, mix the …


Eat Macarons for a Cause

March 20 just got even more delicious on our calendar. The list of reasons for joy is long: the first day of spring, National Ravioli Day, Bock Beer Day and now the first annual Macaron Day PDX. Led by patisserie and café Nuvrei, 15 of Portland, Oregon’s best pastry shops will be celebrating the …


Easy Piping Techniques for Cupcakes

Hi friends! Today I'm doing something a little different. I'm going to show you a few of my favorite piping techniques for cupcakes. I even made a …


Hazelnut Coffee Cupcakes with Irish Coffee Frosting | F&B Department

I fully intended to NOT do a St. Patrick’s Day recipe. It’s one of the most dreaded holidays for bartenders to work because too many use the holiday …


Zucchini Carpaccio – Recipe

The general idea for this lightly cooked zucchini carpaccio came from Paul Bertolli's magnificient Cooking by Hand, which I've reviewed here. I was …


Mushroom and butternut squash frittata recipe

Quick to make and full of vitamins, this spicy frittata is the ideal mid-week dinner


2 tbsp olive oil
350g butternut squash, washed, deseeded and cubed
250g brown closed-cup mushrooms
1 clove of garlic, crushed
½ tsp dried chilli flakes
6 eggs, beaten
50g mature cheddar …


Cream Cheese Pound Cake

posted by Joanne Ozug in Dessert, Most Popular Sweets and Desserts

I find it hard to explain why I love pound cakes so much, as there is nothing really …


Oatmeal Walnut Caramel Coffee Cake Recipe

Oatmeal Walnut Caramel Coffee Cake Recipe

A satisfying nutty cake perfect for breakfast, or a snack.

Author: ©Amy Johnson | She Wears Many Hats

Recipe …


Matcha Snickerdoodles

There are those things we eat, make, read, and gush over that are just too good to keep to ourselves. Here, we resist the urge to use too many exclamation points and let you in on our latest crushes.

Today: A non-gimmicky green cookie for St. Patrick’s Day -- and every day.

At first glance, William …


Gluten-Free Cookie Recipes So Good, You'll Never Notice The Difference

Going gluten-free is hard. But giving up cookies, that's near impossible. What's a life without chocolate chip, peanut butter or plain ol' sugar cookies? Not a delicious one, that's for sure. Luckily, just like with cakes, there are so many great cookies that can be made without flour. Some of them …


Chocolate Crazed Espresso Cupcakes | Mom, Can I Have That?

Satisfy those chocolate cravings with these crazy – amazing, low carb, gluten-free, casein-free……


Whipped Bittersweet Chocolate Ganache Frosting!

I …