Entries Tagged as 'Recipe'

Detox Raw Vegetable Salad Recipe

June 28th, 2012 · 3 Comments

One of the things I look for during summer is big platters of raw vegetables at parties, barbecues, and in supermarkets. They’re not super popular here in Italy (though I sometimes see them at aperitivo), and when I see pinzimonio (raw vegetable appetizer with a dipping sauce of oil, salt, and pepper, and sometimes vinegar) […]

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Tags: Entree · Food · Recipe

Homemade Quinoa Granola Recipe and a Road Trip to France

April 11th, 2012 · 10 Comments

I’ve cooked with quinoa for a while now, and I keep finding ways to use it in savory dishes. But what about sweet? I wanted to start using quinoa as a porridge in the mornings as I had been reading about, but since I have quite a lot of oatmeal around the house, and not […]

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Tags: Dessert · France · Recipe · Travels Abroad

How to Make Homemade Almond Butter

January 26th, 2012 · 23 Comments

I wrote on my healthy living site, Food Blogger on a Diet, about how much I’ve come back to eat (and let myself enjoy) nut butters recently. I probably have some every day, and now I make my own!

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Tags: Appetizer · Food · Recipe

Pepata di Cozze – Peppered Steamed Mussels Recipe in Puglia

August 25th, 2011 · 5 Comments

This is what I eat a lot of while I’m in Puglia – una pepata di cozze. Sometimes spelled impepata or ‘mpepata – “peppered” mussels, I think an alternative translation is steamed mussels, prepared with and garlic, and yes, pepper. So delicious. Quick and easy, only a few ingredients and one pot are needed to make this […]

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Tags: Discovering Food · Entree · Food · Italy · Recipe

Cookie Recipes & How to Host a Cookie Swap Exchange

December 13th, 2010 · 8 Comments

It’s the holiday season, so many of you are baking furiously, taking dozens of cookies into the office or to parties, and stockpiling your freezer with cookies! Read on for tips on hosting your own cookie swap party, cookie cookbooks I like, and cookie recipe ideas from this blog and many others! I love a […]

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Tags: Dessert · Food · Recipe · Tips