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Taco Roll Ups

My Grandma used to make these all the time, they’re super easy and yummy! It’s a good idea for an appetizer for parties, etc.<p>You need:<p>a package of crescent rolls<br>• Some Hamburg and taco seasoning (I’ve used chicken and pulled pork with BBQ sauce before too)<br>• Some mexican cheese<p>Cook whatever meat/seasoning combo you decide to use. Place the crescent rolls on a cookie sheet, put some meat and cheese on the fat end of them (they’ll look like a triangle), and roll them up around the meat/cheese. Follow …

Coconut Milk Curry

I’m not sure if anyone has submitted a similar recipe before, but I don’t remember one, so I’m going to submit! This is very versatile, because you can use just about any protein or vegetables you want, and it tends to impress people if you serve it to them.<p>If you have an Asian grocery in your neighborhood, I recommend buying curry paste there, as you will probably find a larger selection of kinds at a better price. Check the labels carefully if you don’t eat meat though—lots of curry pastes …

Easy Egg Muffins

I always feel better when I have some protein with my breakfast, and I found this recipe and it’s really easy and doesn’t have to be expensive at all. Even if you don’t have a muffin tin you could easy make this in a baking dish or cake pan and cut out slices.<p>You’ll need:<p>12 eggs (for a 12-cup muffin tin)<br>• Cheese<br>• Diced vegetables, you can use as little or as much as you want (I had half a can of leftover diced tomatoes in my fridge that I threw in there, but broccoli, green onions, mushrooms, …

Yummy Quick Tostadas

I’ve spent all of my life completely loving the taste of lime. I sure by the end of this you will too. This recipe is a quick one, most of your time is spent chopping or watching the oven, perfect for a meditative state of cooking.<p><i>You’ll Need:</i><p>(1) Onions (red or white depending on your preference!)<p>Tomatoes (again, cherry, grape, regular, whatever you find easiest to chop)<p>(2) Limes (can also use lemon if you prefer their flavor or like a little sweetness)<p>Black Beans (canned are quicker, can also …

Spicy Peanut Noodles

This recipe is a family favorite, super fast and easy to make, and doesn’t really have specific amounts. This makes like 3 servings/meals if you use half a pack of pasta, the veggie amounts I included, and the volume of sauce to cover all that.<p>Half a pack of pasta or so<br>Peanut butter (the cheap kind works best, the organic/natural kind that is oilier kind of messes up the sauce)<br>Sriracha or other hot sauce<br>Hot water<br>Bell pepper<br>Carrot<br>Frozen broccoli florets<p>Cook your pasta, and throw a handful (or …

Creamy Chicken Pasta

The ultimate comfort food for sad days or cold nights! My mum used to make this for me all the time and my whole family absolutely adores it. It’s simple as hell and can be done relatively on the cheap. Not exactly freezable due to the chicken and cream, it will last a few days in the fridge and is just as delicious cold and straight out of the container the next morning. It’s quite heavy with cream and parmesan so it might be good/adaptable for people looking to add calories to meals..?<p>(Serves …

Bacon and tomato 'matricciana

This is a hearty family favourite pasta dish that my mother taught me to cook when I left home. It’s a bastardised version of a traditional Italian dish, so it’s quite easy and delicious. It’s very much a ‘throwing things together’ type of deal, so it can be varied for personal tastes, spice ratio, vegetarianism, etc. It is quick and freezes really well so you can make a lot of it and reheat it for other meals (ideal for students!).<p>(These ingredients are based on a four/five person …

Baked Yam/Sweet Potato + Carrot Soup

Time: About 1 Hour with prep and cooking<p>Tools needed:<p>Knife<br>• Pot or pan w/ lid<br>• Oven<br>• Baking tray<br>• Aluminum foil (any sort of re-usable baking sheet also works, but this gets messy, so foil is the best option)<br>• Stove or hotplate<br>• Blender<p>Ingredients:<p>2 Carrots<br>• 1 Yam or Sweet Potato<br>• 1 ½ C Water<br>• 1 Tsp Salt (optional)<br>• 2 Tbsp Butter (optional) (can be substituted with dairy-free alternatives)<br>• Brown sugar to taste (optional)<p>Directions:<p>Pre-heat your oven to 425F, stab your yam or potato all over with a knife or fork, …

Incredibly simple stir fry sauce or marinade

I can’t remember if I posted this already, so oops. Anyway, if you want a really quick sauce for stir frying or marinading, just mix some BBQ sauce with a little oil, lemon juice and soy sauce. The ratio I use is about 5 parts BBQ, 4 parts soy, 1 part lemon, 1 part oil. You can fry some noodles in this and it’s pretty nice with nothing else, just BBQ noodles. Or add whatever’s in the fridge - Spring onion, garlic, cabbage or pak choi, and bell peppers all stir fry fantastically. Most veg will …

Chickpea Salad Sandwich Magic!

This recipe is an awesome alternative to the egg-salad sandwich. It’s great for vegans, but can be made either vegetarian or vegan depending on your preference :)<p>Ingredients:<p>½ can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed<br>• 2-3 T vegan or regular mayonnaise (apparently tahini or hummus works too!)<br>• 1 T lemon juice<br>• half a stalk of celery, chopped super fine (optional)<br>• half a carrot, chopped super fine (optional)<br>• salt & pepper and/or hot sauce, to taste<p>+ toast! (or whatever you would like to spread it on)<p>In a …

Super Easy Guacamole

So my husband’s family has been using this really easy recipe for years and it is ridiculously easy. I love it because there are only four ingredients and not much measuring to do as it is all done to taste!<p>You will need:<p>Avocados (I usually do one per-person but you could do just half per person if you wanted)<br>• Salsa (Doesn’t matter what kind, freshly made, from a jar, hot, mild, chunky, just pic your favorite)<br>• Lemon (fresh or from a bottle, again it doesn’t really matter)<br>• Salt<p>Dicrections:<p>Scoop out …

Single Serving 10 minute Couscous

This works great as a side dish, quick lunch, or mid-study snack. It only takes a few minutes to put together with a microwave, and the ingredients are really cheap!!<p>You’ll need:<p><b>½ Cup dry couscous</b>, the small kind rather than the pearled/Israeli kind. I buy it in bulk for a little over $2/lb at a grocery store near my college.• <b><br>1 Cup water, chicken or vegetable broth</b>. I like chicken best!• <b><br>½ Tbsp olive oil or butter</b><p>Optional:<p><b>Herbs/seasoning</b>: Recommended combos include basil/oregano, thyme/cajun …

Red Wine and Honey Marinade

This is a family recipe that my father would always make to use up red wine that had sat open a little bit too long. You don’t have to open a fresh bottle—if you’ve got half a bottle on the counter that’s starting to taste a bit vinegary, it will work fine for this.<p>Also, this is a good marinade for steak or cheaper meats like chicken or pork. It would probably also be good on vegetarian meat, but I haven’t tried it that way.<p>You need:<p>about 1 cup red wine<p>2 tbsp honey<p>1-2 cloves garlic<p>Coarsely chop …

Fast Japanese Pickles

<i>I subscribe to the Splendid Table (available on Tumblr and as a podcast). This was one of their submissions and it sounded really easy to make and pretty tasty. It can be made in your dorm if you have access to a refrigerator.</i><p><i>*Fun story, when I was in college in the 80’s, I shared a small fridge with my roomie, a culinary student. One day, she complained to me about a smell coming from the fridge. Turned out she decided to make quick pickles…and forgot about them. She found them in the back of</i> …

PEANUT SOUP

ALRIGHT MOTHERFUCKERS, BUCKLE UP.<p>Y’ALL WANT SOME EASY AS PISS FOOD THAT MAKES YOU LOOK LIKE A CULTURED FART? YEAH?? GOOD. CAUSE I GOT THE RECIPE FOR YOU.<p>ALRIGHT KIDDOS, HERE’S THE STUFF WE’RE GONNA NEED:<p>6 CUPS OF YOUR FAVOURITE BROTH. DO I CARE WHAT IT IS? NO. CAUSE THIS DINNER’S FOR YOUR FABULOUS ASS.<br>• 1 ONION<br>• BUNCHA GREENS<br>• GARLIC<br>• CHUNKY PEANUT BUTTER? IN A SOUP? YOU BET YOUR SWEET ASS<br>• TOMATO PASTE [HINT HINT, I CHEATED AND GOT THE ITALIAN ONE CAUSE I DIDN’T WANT TO SEASON FURTHER]<br>• YOUR FAVOURITE HOT …

Turkish red lentil soup

This recipe makes a TON of soup using a lot of ingredients you might already have! I like to make a batch on Sunday to use for lunches throughout the week. I also like that, even though there’s a lot of prep work, you can just leave it on the stove and go do something else while it cooks.<p>The soup is vegetarian and can easily be made vegan by using sea salt.<p>You’ll need:<p>1 cup red lentils<br>• 1 onion<br>• 1 carrot<br>• 1 tbsp. tomato paste<br>• 1 tsp. salt<br>• 1 tsp. crushed red pepper (less or more depending on how spicy …

Crockpot curry

Aside from some chopping , this recipe is really low energy. I had a craving for something curry-like and decided to just throw some stuff in a crockpot and hope for the best.<p>I used:<p>1 can coconut milk<p>1 vegetable bouillon cube<p>2 cups water<p>2 cans chickpeas (you could use less but they’re a good source of protein so I decided to use a lot.)<p>2 diced potatoes<p>broccoli<p>kale<p>carrots<p>snap peas<p>red onion<p>green onion<p>curry powder (I had ‘mild’ so that’s what I used, I imagine pretty much any curry powder would …

queenkatiee:

<b>Good afternoon! I wanted to share what I made for lunch today since sometimes I get questions asking about what I eat.</b><p>This isn’t the healthiest of meals, but if you’re craving something fried and you’re not trying to eat greasy, gross fast food, these zucchini chips are the way to go and are super easy to make.<p><b>What you need:</b><br>1. Flour (or Italian breadcrumbs, not as healthy)<br>2. 2 eggs<br>3. Olive oil (vegetable oil works too)<br>4. Any spices you want to use for flavor (I used garlic salt and italian …

Apricot Chicken

sounds intimidating, but fear not! It’s actually really easy and a great way to impress people with your kitchen skills without breaking your back. you don’t even need to chop anything!<p>Ingredients (for 2 people or one very hungry person)<p>- 20g Flour<p>- 2 chicken parts of your choice. Like thighs? Use those! Prefer Breast? Perfectly legit!<p>- some oil (about 2tbs)<p>- 160g dried apricots<p>- 300ml water (or if you wanna go real fancy, white wine/hard cider. Or mix to your liking. It’s your dinner after all)<p>…

Vietnamese-style Veggie Rice Paper Wraps

<b>Vietnamese-style Veggie Rice Paper Wraps - a no-cook recipe!</b><p>These are so easy to make, yo. And very very cheap. The most exotic ingredient is the rice paper wraps, which can be bought for like 1-3 dollars - and you gets tons in one package. You can get ‘em from a store in Chinatown. If not, try online.<p>This is a flexible recipe and you can put many different things in these wraps, up to you. It is great when you have random veggies you need to use up.<p>Otherwise, you will need:<p>(aforementioned) …

New York City's top shopping strips

<i>This is an excerpt from the Shopping chapter of Lonely Planet's</i> <i>New York City</i> <i>guide.</i><p>To the question ‘Where do I shop?’, NYC answers ‘How much you got?’ Well-funded shoppers head to Midtown’s Fifth Ave and the Upper East Side’s Madison Ave. SoHo has high-end boutiques stocking the wares of …

The High Line: Local tips to make the most of NYC's elevated park

In the early 1900s, the western area around the Meatpacking District and Chelsea was the largest industrial section of Manhattan, and a set of elevated tracks were created to move freight off the cluttered streets below. As NYC evolved, the rails eventually became obsolete, and in 1999 a plan was …

Exploring Midtown West: a Javits Center survival guide

If you attend a conference in New York, chances are that you'll end up at the Jacob K. Javits Center, New York City's IM Pei-designed, trade-fair go-to since 1986. Like thousands of others, you'll find yourself wondering what to do and how to have fun nearby. Fortunately, the opening of the 34th …

One perfect day: 24 hours in New York City - NYC travel

Twenty-four hours in New York is nowhere near enough, but if that’s all the time you’ve got, we’ve got a locally designed itinerary designed to help you make the most of every New York minute.<p>Morning<p><b>8am</b> – Start your day on the Upper West Side with a pilgrimage to the granddaddy of New York Jewish …

A brunch-lover’s guide to New York City

Ahh, brunch. One part omelette, two parts mimosa, three parts coffee – life’s sweet distraction when the workweek is nigh. Though not a uniquely New York 'thing' <i>per se</i>, there’s no other city that takes its breakfast-lunch combustion quite as seriously as the Big Apple and every visitor should take …

New York City food trucks: a new way to bite the Big Apple

New York City's iconic hot dog carts are sharing increasingly crowded curbs with high-end food trucks dishing up Belgian waffles, Korean barbecue, gourmet whoopie pies and new interpretations of American classics. New York street food has evolved beyond the traditional $2 pizza slice, bagel with</i> …

5 Best 24-Hour Restaurants in New York

By NewYork.com<p><b>Where to eat after hours in the city that never sleeps</b><p>New York is the city that never sleeps. And that's a good thing for any visitors trying to do it all in a place with infinite opportunities to experience food, theater, shopping, culture and world-class nightlife. Bars generally …