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Osmanthus Jelly With Wolfberries

Osmanthus Jelly With Wolfberries

The combination of the two wonder herbs makes this Osmanthus Jelly With Wolfberries (甜甜蜜蜜桂花糕) a delightful dessert, ending my dinner on a sweet note. Ingredients: 1 pkt of Konyaku jelly powder 600ml Water 1 tsp Dried Osmanthus 1 tsp Wolfberries Instructions: Soak Wolfberries till soft. Drain & set aside. Heat water & mix #Konyaku according to instructions on the box. Adjust water according to…

12 Unusual and Tasty Almond Butter Recipes

12 Unusual and Tasty Almond Butter Recipes

Yesterday we talked about how to make your own Almond Butter, and some really cool variations on the standard nut butter. Today we’re brainstorming on some great recipes to make with your almond butter!  Here are 12 clever or unusual almond butter recipes, from around the web.  And remember, you can generally substitute almond butter in many peanut butter recipes too. Links: Almond Butter Granol…

Cute chicken salad stuffed tomatoes (and other things stuffed)

Cute chicken salad stuffed tomatoes (and other things stuffed)

Love the attitude at Yammie’s Noshery @yammiesnoshery Quote: Guys, you just have to trust your feelings sometimes. You know, like a jedi. So add as much celery as you want. Cook the chicken any way you desire. Forget the tomato cups and have it on a croissant. Or try using roma tomatoes and just halving them longways so they’re shaped like potato skins (tomato skins?). Go Get the Recipe! And she…

Take 2: NEW new forms for submitting a recipe to Foodwhirl!

So, we had a few small issues with the forms I announced yesterday. Hopefully they are all fixed now–apparently 2 forms on the same page was causing problems. So if you submitted a recipe yesterday, I’m really sorry, but you’ll need to resubmit it. And now we have new and better forms! And, lucky for you, the queue is pretty empty right now since we’ve disallowed submissions for th…

New “Contribute a Recipe” forms!

We had some issues with our old forms, so we have 2 new forms for submitting your recipes to Foodwhirl. These are more ‘freeform’ so you aren’t tied to a particular format for writing up a recipe. Go check them out, and be sure to let us know if you have any problems using them.  Feedback would be much appreciated.  http://foodwhirl.com/contribute   Thanks! Dot      …

Shaved Ice Cupcakes (and more cupcake ideas)

Shaved Ice Cupcakes (and more cupcake ideas)

Need some cupcake ideas?  Here are some cute ones…. I love this idea for making faux shaved ice (snow cone?) cupcakes at Just Jenn: Here’s another cute idea:  Bees & Honey cupcakes… I love how all together they make a honeycomb! Or how about these cute Star Wars cupcakes? (Photo on Flickr) For the more gruesome (which I love) how about these molded silicone cupcake skulls? These Che…

Happy April fool’s day – Burmese mochi

Happy April fool’s day – Burmese mochi

Welcome to the month of April. It is one of my favorite months. Spring is finally here and in Northern California the rain is on its way out. April also the month of the Burmese New year, which used to mean there was lots of food in our house. Some of the food we will pass out to our neighbors or guests. A new thing I discovered in America was April fool’s Day. So I was thinking how I could cook a recipe that somehow woul…

Foolin' Food for April Fools

Foolin’ Food for April Fools

Don’t get caught in any tricks today! Here’s some fun ideas for food for your april fool’s day dinner… (Previously published on Dabbled.org) Top: This sushi is sweet, not fishy! Sushi (instructions) Middle: A hearty cupcake? It just looks like Eggs and Toast… Bottom: Your child will adore your for this Veggies and Fish Stick Dinner! Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup?

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New: “Contribute a Recipe” to Foodwhirl…

Spring is here and we’ve been doing a little spring cleaning on Foodwhirl. Along with some sprucing up of the main page and the menus, we also have a new Contribute a Recipe feature! Contribute a Recipe: So this is the official announcement…   If you’ve been following on facebook/twitter you may have seen my calls for people to help us test out this new functionality. Thanks to all who he…

“Smores”Troopers cupcakes

“Smores”Troopers cupcakes

I’m loving these Smores Trooper Cupcakes! I mean, you had me at Star Wars, right? Someone to get these cookie cutters for me for the next gift giving occasion! Out of the Star Wars cookie cutter set I’ve made Vader Egg Salad, Yoda Oreos and Boba Fett ice cream sandwiches, but I’ve yet to use the Stormtrooper. So I decided to make some homemade Graham Crackers (in Stormtrooper form of course) and use them…

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