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Kitchen Secrets: How To Make Delicious Deep Fried Squash Blossoms

Our favorite part of squash season is cooking up their delicious and tender blossoms. Once deep fried to a golden brown these beauties are a delight to have on your plate! We love them with a simple herbed goat or ricotta cheese filling enjoyed on their own or atop a green salad.

All You Need to Know About Fish Sauce

Dark funky and fishy, fish sauce is the ubiquitous ingredient necessary for almost every Southeast Asian dish. At first, you might be taken aback by me even mentioning fish sauce but as any knowledgeable cook will tell you, they have a deep love for the stuff.

Come Celebrate the Blueberry

When you think of Maine, you have to think of the blueberry. These are not the more common high bush variety you usually see in the grocery store. Maine blueberries are a special wild variety that grows only in this beautiful state.

What's Black Garlic and How You Cook With It?

For better or worse, just like with fashion or technology, the food industry experiences fads.  These trends could be categorized as a cooking method like sous-vide or a specific ingredient such as Himalayan pink salt.

Peach Caramel French Toast

August is the month of plenty. It seems as if everything is growing and producing more than I can keep up with. So, my recipes reflect the seasonal foods and our dinner table is full of delicious things. All the hard work in the garden is finally paying off. 

Cheap and Plentiful From The Farmer's Market

Working with a food budget can be quite a challenge. Every cook knows that eating healthy is the most important thing we can do for our families, while being able to afford that diet can be a little bit harder to do.

Paleo Avocado Ice Cream

Paleo avocado ice cream is the easiest way to satisfy your craving for a sweet frozen treat.  Avocados are packed with over 20 vitamins and minerals and considered a superfood.

Peach Rosemary and Brie Tartlets

Juicy peaches pair so well with the herbaceous rosemary and creamy Brie that we had to share this lovely summer recipe from My Bottomless Boyfriend. The crispy, light puff pastry makes the perfect base for t

The Easiest Summer Cucumber Salad You Will Ever Make

Summer is ideal for light and refreshing salads with a crunch.  No vegetable gives quite a bite like the humble cucumber.  This simple cucumber salad will be your go-to side dish for the remainder of the season.

Easy Cheesy Chipotle Chicken

Easy cheesy chipotle chicken is a crowd pleasing meal for a family that enjoys a little spice at dinner time.  The heat from the chipotle peppers are balanced by the rich cream cheese to create a simple yet balanced cream sauce.

Nerdy Nummies Finally Becomes a Cookbook

Rosanna Pansino is a YouTube sensation.  With over 4 million subscribers, her hit show, Nerdy Nummies, plays to the kid in each of us.

5 Ingredient Grilled Chicken with Tomato, Soy and Sesame Seeds

The grill definitely has a season at our place. We brave the elements in the winter (or until the snow covers the grill completely) but nothing like when warmer weather hits and I can actually sue the grill to it's fullest.

Luscious Summer Cocktails

Summer parties are much less of a hassle to put together than during the winter months. It's time for easy conversation, warm breezes, and plenty of good, seasonal food. That's why I love summer inspired cocktails.

The Perfect Pitcher of Margaritas

Summer is jam packed with pool parties, cookouts, camping and other fun-filled activities.  My go-to cocktail for any of these events is a pitcher of margaritas.  Not only are margaritas super easy to whip up but they are a guaranteed crowd pleaser.

Easy Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole

If you are fresh out of ideas for chicken, give this quick and easy green chile chicken enchilada casserole a try.  Corn tortillas are layered with a creamy chicken mixture that is studded with fresh cilantro and spiced with cumin.

A Touch of France at the Top of Seattle's Queen Anne Hill

Serving French style wine in a neighborhood wine bar is certainly a touch of class that Robert Ramsay Cellars brings to Queen Anne Hill in Seattle. This is a terrific location, just five minutes up the hill from the Seattle Center.

Food and Wine Pairing: Kale Kimchi and Jordan Chardonnay

Kimchi, a spicy Korean vegetable dish, is known for its depth of flavor as well as its nutrients and probiotic benefits.

Going Bananas for the Ultimate Banana Split Burger

Dinner, Then Dessert has developed one of the most creative ways I have ever seen a banana split served - as a burger.  This one-of-a-kind recipe takes all the elements of a classic burger and transform them into somet

Summertime Chilled Tomato Soup With Guacamole

2 months agoFood & Drink / Cooking : Foodista

The wonderful thing about the garden season, is that you have such a variety of foods that need little done to them to taste wonderful. Try harvesting a few of your favorite veggies, and breaking out the hand blender to make the perfect appetizer or first course. 

The Most Perfect Summer Pie

2 months agoFood & Drink / Cooking : Foodista

What's light and creamy, full of flavor and has a crispy crust? It's summer pie eating time. From Sunday suppers to community picnics, everyone loves the pie table. Now, you can make some of these classic summer essentials yourself....

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