Shannon MacKenzie

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Obama Gets A Taste Of Jiro's 'Dream' Sushi In Name Of Diplomacy

President Obama kicked off the first leg of his tour of Asia on Wednesday with some sushi diplomacy.<p>He dined with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a revered and tiny temple of sushi in Tokyo called Sukiyabashi Jiro. The subterranean restaurant, with just 10 seats at the counter, was made …

Blueberry-Lemon Rolls

First of all, thank you guys so much for all of your kind comments on yesterday’s post on The Scoop. Thank you for reading it, thank you for sharing …

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 …

Israeli Pickles Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Einat Admony | Balaboosta | Artisan, 2013<p>In the States, people most often think of pickled cucumbers when they hear …

Dark Chocolate Cashew Sea Salt Cookies Recipe

Oft-overlooked cashews are the key to these dark chocolate chip and sea salt cookies.<p>There are just enough cashews to add texture without interfering with the overall chewy nature of the cookie<br>• You can substitute other nuts for the cashews, but I wouldn't. Cashews have a mildly nutty flavor that …

Asparagus Salad with Creamy Walnut Dressing

http://schneiderchen.de | © 2014 | http://angiesrecipes.blogspot.com<p>This is a simple and super-healthy salad starring fresh green asparagus, …

Roasted Garlic and White Bean Hummus - Vegan Appetizer

Roasted Garlic and White Bean Hummus, Served Warm<p>Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 15 minutes<br>• Cook Time: 30 minutes<br>• Total Time: 45 minutes<br>• Yield: 3 …

1 Bag of Red Quinoa, 5 Dinners

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples every which way.</i><p><i>Today: It's time to develop a deeper, more nuanced relationship with quinoa -- watch Melina Hammer turn one batch</i> …

10 Fresh & Filling Salad Recipes

I headed home from Minneapolis in my rumbling Honda yesterday morning. Once my iPhone directed me through the tangle of Minneapolis highways, I …

Roasted Broccoli and Cheddar Baked Potatoes

I needed someone to talk me into making baked potatoes. Silly, really. Why would I need someone to hold my hand through placing a raw vegetable in …

Pineapple, Greens and Tofu with Roasted Chile-Coconut Dressing

Fresh, hot, sour, salty, and sweet -- Thai cuisine, and this salad, hits every pleasure point. The dressing alone is like money in the bank, it …

Pulled BBQ Spaghetti Squash

This is a continuation of our grilled spaghetti squash fascination. We love the stuff. This came about after some leftover Spaghetti Squash Ribs were …

Lunch al Desko: Upgrade Your Midday Meal

With a few strategies, a bit of planning, and a little sea salt in your cubicle, weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting as any meal of the week. Here’s how to rethink the way you brown-bag it<p><i>Imagine an office meal you’re actually excited to break for (no hard feelings, turkey</i> …

Healthy Eating

Why Teaching Poetry Is So Important

The oft-neglected literary form can help students learn in ways that prose can't.<p>16 years after enjoying a high school literary education rich in poetry, I am a literature teacher who barely teaches it. So far this year, my 12th grade literature students have read nearly 200,000 words for my class. …

29 Gluten-Free Ways To Satisfy A Carb Craving

Who needs gluten when you can have Nutella bread?