Updated from the archives with new photos, first posted in 2008 when Elise’s mom was 73, she’s now 82. Happy Mother’s Day!Years ago I was asked to write about what I’ve learned from my mother about cooking. Since at the time I was living with my parents and cooking with my mom almost every day, this wasn’t a difficult exercise.
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An ode to blood oranges and a list of links to wonderful blood orange recipes.Photography Credit:Elise BauerThose of you who love blood oranges don’t need to be told how exquisitely wonderful they are. In the kingdom of citrus, blood oranges are royalty. You know that every bite is an explosion of sweet, deep orange flavor, with hints of raspberry.
Love olives? Join our virtual summer potluck by sharing a photo of your favorite summer olive recipe on Instagram and enter to win!Share your favorite olive dishes and be entered to win our Summer Potluck Photo Contest with California Ripe Olives! Each week from June 25th, 2018 to August 5th, 2018, we will be selecting two original photos that showcase green or black California Ripe Olives the best.
Yesterday we shared our pick for the best gluten-free pasta. A few of those gluten-free options almost convinced us we were eating wheat pasta – they were that good!One thing about gluten-free pasta that is definitely different than its wheat counterpart, though? How you should cook it.Gluten-free pasta has a tendency to get gummy, mushy, or stick together if it’s cooked for too long or too short.
Smoothies seem like they should be easy to pull off, and yet…I always long for the super creamy, vibrant smoothies you buy at juice bars and wonder why mine never turn out as well!So when I heard that Catherine McCord—Weelicious founder, business owner, and mama of three—had a new book, Smoothie Project, coming out, I was sold even before cracking the cover.
We spend so much time planning Thanksgiving dinner that breakfast is often neglected. A good breakfast, though, is part of a winning strategy.Starving yourself for turkey won’t help—especially if you’re charged with all the cooking. No one want to pass out face first in their gravy.Here are seven breakfast recipes to start your holiday off right.
This post is from our 3-part series exploring the Gozney Roccbox! Check out the other two posts: Spicy Sausage Pizza and 8 Things to Cook in a Gozney Roccbox Other Than Pizza.Some of my favorite pizzas in the world have come out of small wood-fired brick ovens. The ovens get incredibly hot and make deliciously crispy pizza crust in just a few minutes.
There are some comfort foods that just never get old and that make both kids and adults ridiculously happy. On the top of the list is macaroni and cheese.I have a very sophisticated friend who, upon arriving at my house for dinner, will say, “Is that mac and cheese I smell? Oh, please tell me that’s mac and cheese.
If there is a more convenient (and versatile!) convenience food than rotisserie chicken, I have yet to find it.Even the most run-of-the-mill supermarkets have them, not to mention price clubs and specialty markets. You can also find pre-cooked birds at many butcher shops, and depending on the butcher, these might even be free-range or organic chickens.
In the Midwest where I live, we like to eat cinnamon rolls for dinner alongside a steaming bowl of chili. The combination of sweet and savory satisfy our comfort food requirements for long cold winters.That being said, we also like cinnamon rolls for breakfast, brunch, bake sales, and other special occasions.
HomeCategoriesBook ReviewsAll Book ReviewsSummer MillerChewy Tahini BlondiesIf you& 39;re a fan of blondies, and you should be, look no further than these chewy, slightly nutty, and utterly indulgent blondies made with tahini. The recipe was created by Adeena Sussman, for her cookbook Sababa.
Have some leftover chicken broth? Freeze it in an ice cube tray for the easiest way to use it later!Photography Credit:Megan GordonYesterday we shared with you our favorite boxed chicken broth, because it’s always a good idea to keep a box or two of broth in your pantry! Many recipes only call for 1/2 to 1 cup, so what should you do with all that leftover broth?
Letterpress printed, illustrated 2017 Pie Calendar from Our Site and Wild Ink PressPhotography Credit:Elise BauerLooking for a truly special gift for a food lover, baker, or pie eater in your life? Take a peek at this limited edition, letterpress printed 2017 Pie Calendar! Every month is a different pie, with a recipe from Our Site, each illustrated by artist Rebekah Tennis, and letterpress printed at Rebekah’s Wild Ink Press studio in Chico, California.
All Product ReviewsOur Favorite Jarred Tomato SauceOverwhelmed with the sheer number of pasta sauces at the grocery store? Wondering which one is truly the best? The Simply team has you covered! We tested some of the top brands, and we& 39;re excited to share our favorites with you!Megan GordonOur Favorite Back-to-School LunchboxesBack-to-school lunch boxes!
A compact, collapsible bamboo cookbook stand - for only $13!Welcome to One Simply Terrific Thing, our ongoing series highlighting the small tools and kitchen goods that make life better!I’ve been cooking this last month from Andrea Nguyen’s cookbook Vietnamese Food Any Day (the first cookbook in our Summer Cookbook Club!
Looking for something special to take to your next holiday party? Look no further! Here are 10 of our very favorite recipes, from Eggnog Pound Cake to Rum Balls!Photography Credit:Elizabeth Stark, , Irvin Lin, Elise Bauer, Megan Keno, and Cindy Rahe‘Tis the season for holiday parties and all the sweet indulgences that come along with them.
All Our Favorite Kitchen ToolsCambria BoldEscali Kitchen Food ScaleA kitchen scale is by far the most accurate way by far to measure flour and other ingredients, and an essential tool if you want to take your baking to the next level. Here& 39;s the one we like!Cambria BoldKuhn Rikon Vegetable PeelerWelcome to One Simply Terrific Thing, our ongoing series highlighting the small tools and kitchen goods that make life better!
HomeCategoriesCookbook ClubLonging to travel but stuck at home? Looking for new recipe inspiration? You’re in the right place! One of our team’s favorite ways to learn about new cuisines and flavors is through travel, and since we’re limited this year, we thought we’d try exploring in a new way.You’re officially invited to join us for our first ever Summer Cookbook Club, where we’ll learn about a new global cuisine each month.
How many hours a day do you spend over a cutting board? Even if it’s only, say, 15 minutes, that time really adds up over the weeks. You deserve to spend it cozied up to a cutting board you feel good about—one that’s attractive, responds well as you chop, and is sized to match the task at hand.For such a simple item, there are a lot of factors to consider when selecting a cutting board.
Times, they are a changin’. If you are a regular follower of Our Site, you may have noticed that we’ve been posting a bit more than usual. I thought I would take this opportunity to let you know what is happening behind the scenes here, and to give you a little more back-story about the site.From lemons to lemonadeFirst the back story.