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Entries in Food (33)

Saturday
Jul302011

Fast Food Donuts

Cook delicious donut holes at home without even turning on an oven! Make jelly donuts, puff pancakes, mini cinnamon buns and more. A handy injector is included to give your donuts a variety of fillings such as jelly, cream or caramel. Use your imagination and have fun! On sale for $20 here.

Images via Tumblr 1234.

Monday
Jul182011

Avocado Fries With Cilantro Lime Dip

Ingredients Avocado Fries:  Oil For Frying 2 Avocados 2 Eggs, beaten 1 and 1/3 Cup Bread Crumbs 1 Teaspoon Lemon Pepper 1/2 Teaspoon salt 1 Teaspoon Lemon Pepper 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 1/4 Teaspoon Cumin Cilantro Lemon Dipping Sauce: 5 Tablespoons Mayonnaise 3 Tablespoons Fresh Cilantro, chopped Juice from 1/2 of Lemon

In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the bread crumbs, lemon pepper, salt and cumin. Set it aside. Cut the avocados in half and then slice them vertically into 4 inch by 1 inch wedges. Set them aside. Heat the vegetable oil to 335 degrees Fahrenheit in a large frying pan, adding enough oil so that the oil is about 3 to four inches deep. Dredge the avocado slices in the breadcrumb mixture, then in the egg mixture, then in the breadcrumb mixture again. Place them in the hot oil and fry them for about 2-3 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove them with a slotted spoon or tongs, and set them on a plate lined with paper towels to absorb the excess oil. Allow them to dry for 10 minutes, then transfer them to a serving tray and serve them immediately with the Cilantro Lemon Dipping Sauce.

For the Cilantro Lemon Dipping Sauce, place the mayonnaise, cilantro, and lemon juice in a blender and mix until smooth and creamy in texture.

Check out this recipes original posting at adventurescooking. There you will find step by step photo instructions, comments from others cooks and plenty more tasty dinner ideas. 

Monday
Jul042011

Play With Your Food

Play with your food recipes 1. Banana Split Mini Bites 2. Watermelon Shark 3. Fast Food Hamburger Cakes 4.White Chocolate Covered Strawberries 5. Sail Into Summer With Ice Cube Boats 6. Tea Cakes

Handmade Is Best /// This Ikea baking book contains 30 classic swedish baking recipes everything from small biscuits to large cakes. The pages were inspired by Japanese minimalism and focus on the ingredients, rather than the final product. Try cooking in a new fashion with this warm and bright spin on the traditional cook book. 

Client: IKEA, Joel Idén Agency: Forsman & Bodenfors Art director: Staffan Lamm, Christoffer Persson Copywriter: Fredrik Jansson, Anders Hegerfors Account director: Susanna Fagring Account manager: Ewa Edlund Planner: Tobias Nordström Photographer: Carl Kleiner / Agent Bauer Retouch: F&B Factory, Henrik Lagerberg Stylist: Evelina Bratell

Monday
Jun132011

My New Roots

A holistic nutritionist and vegetarian chef, Sarah Britton is the creative force behind mynewroots, the award-winning blog that has become an online destination for foodies everywhere, not only for its one-of-a-kind recipes, but also for its amazing nutritional information and mouth-watering photography. Sarah is currently a chef at two prominent organic restaurants in Copenhagen, Denmark, where she has earned praise for her creativity and adventurous recipes. A Certified Nutritional Practitioner, Sarah is also the founder of New Roots Holistic Nutrition. The goal of New Roots is to educate others to be an active participant in their own health and healing.

It only seems natural that I would stumble upon this blog while devouring the most delicious, homemade cheeseburger!

Tuesday
Jun072011

Om Nom Nom

Kuhn Rikon watermelon knife $24.95 at Williams-Sonoma.

Ice cream peach cobbler cone. Full recipe and photo tutorial on SugarDerby

Bacon & caramel syrup from Taseologie.

Quick Dinner Fixins: Bubble Up Pizza recipe at Passthesushi


Zucchini Pizza Bites from skinnytaste.

The best tomato sandwich from food52.