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Technique: Steaming Eggs

This test of the best ways to cook ‘boiled’ eggs from Serious Eats was life changing! I now only steam my eggs, rather than boil them. It’s faster & easier. From the site: “Lower your eggs straight from the fridge into already-boiling water, or place them in a steamer insert in a covered pot steaming […]

Christmas Potted Plants Potato Salad Potluck Recipe
Christmas Potted Plants Potato Salad Potluck Recipe

It’s fun, it’s tasty, and it’s healthy! Let’s celebrate the festive season with these delicious Potted Plants Potato Salad! Add a dash of contemporary flair to your plain potato salad, and make your party an unforgettable one for your guests. And yes, of course these are edible potted plants! Aren’t they cute?

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Beef Migas

Beef Migas is a shaggy, raggy, rustic breakfast that normally uses up leftover tortillas and pairs it with scrambled eggs. I’m making it more beefy, and we’ll cook it with onions and peppers for flavor, and cheese and pico de gallo for a garnish. It’s basically a delicious excuse to use stuff up. (Hmmm, isn’t […]

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Artichoke and leek frittata

A delicious frittata with lots of seasonal vegetables inside! Easy step by step recipe (Gluten-free, vegetarian) Get the Recipe: Artichoke and leek frittata

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Crema Pasticciera (thick Italian custard)

This is a thick Italian custard, perfect for filling, but also a quick home-made dessert. Easy step by step and fully illustrated recipe (also in Italian). foodfulife.com Get the Recipe: Crema Pasticciera (thick Italian custard)

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Chocolate Blender Mousse

Creamy, dreamy 10-minute chocolate mousse is easy enough for a child to make, but sophisticated enough for adult appetites. The hardest part is waiting for it to set. Perfect no-bake summer dessert. Get the Recipe: Chocolate Blender Mousse

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Mother’s Day Savory Smoked Salmon Caviar Tart

This Mother’s Day, say it with Black Gold! Many Asian old folks do not have sweet tooth and aren’t really into cakes. So why not make her a savoury tart instead, filled with Caviar? Get the Recipe: Mother’s Day Savory Smoked Salmon Caviar Tart

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Vegetable Frittata

If you’re looking for something a little different than the usual scrambled eggs, omelet, or sunny side up egg breakfast, this vegetable frittata recipe is the perfect alternative. This under 30 minute recipe features a colorful trio of vegetables with a splash of balsamic vinegar that brings the recipe together. This is one of my […]

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Twin-Egg Henaff French Pate

I had prepared twenty of these Twin-Egg Henaff French Pates for my students’ big day, using Henaff Chicken Liver Pate with Port Wine as it’s more economical. So if you can’t afford foie gras, this is a great alternative! Get the Recipe: Twin-Egg Henaff French Pate

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Spanish Tortilla

Spanish Tortilla or Spanish omlette is something completely different to Mexican Tortillas. Mexican tortillas are flatbread made using flour, whereas Spanish tortillas are omlette cooked with potatoes. This simple omlette is an ideal filling breakfast on a lazy sunday morning or you can also pack these for your picnic, since they are good even when […]

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Farmer’s Market Scramble

The Olympics does this to you. You’ll be sitting on your butt eating Cheetos and then… blammo. You realize you’ve been eating nothing but complete crap your entire life and, DUH, if you just ate organic free-range celery, you would totally be (and look like) that beach volleyball player. Enter: the farmer’s market trip on […]

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Yummy Shrimp Omelette

I’m an egg fanatic & enjoy eggs of different sorts. Are you an egg lover like me? Ingredients: 4 Eggs 150g shrimps (peeled) 1 slice of Red Pepper/Capsicum (shredded) ½ Carrot (shredded) 1 stalk of Spring Onion (chopped) ½ Salt Dash of pepper ½ minced Garlic 2 tsp Extra-virgin Olive Oil Instructions: Whisk eggs lightly […]

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Croissants you can conquer

This recipe stems from Julia Child’s traditional Croissants and Pain au Chocolat recipe. It might seem a bit daunting at first, but you realise that’s because each step is really detailed out, to help walk you through the entire process. It makes something so complicated and challenging quite a cakewalk. And you’re sure to feel […]

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Fried Egg with Truffle Salt

This is the best egg I have EVER eaten! I made it for breakfast one day, and couldn’t stand it and made it for lunch the next day. From the original site: It doesn’t matter what meal you eat this for, it will make you completely happy!  There is nothing –I repeat, NOTHING! — better […]

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A Waffled Croque Madame

The Novice Chef  is one of my fave food blogs!  Check out this idea: What is the difference between a Croque Madame and a Croque Monsieur? Eggs. It’s how I always tell them apart…and the easiest way to remember. A Croque Monsieur is basically a type of bread, a type of swiss cheese, and ham. […]

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Creepy Halloween Food Roundup

Into interesting Halloween Food?  Check out Superpunch’s awesome roundup of spooky Halloween eats! (Several of my own creations are in the list, so keep an eye out for them!) Here’s a few photos from the Roundup to whet your appetite, but head on over to read the whole thing and get the info on making […]

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How to Cook Perfectly Boiled Eggs

Please welcome Jennifer Locklin of Jane Deere! We love her blog (we featured her Chicken Tikka Masala the other day), and this is the first in a series of “Techniques” posts from her.. so stay tuned!  See the whole series. Looking for the perfect hard, medium, or soft-cooked egg? It’s really very simple…just follow along […]

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1971 Cookbook: Special Day Dinner

Reader Appreciation Contest ends Monday! Go comment to enter! Another entry from our classic 1970’s cookbook!   According to the cookbook this is the menu for a Special Day Dinner (where you’ll be feeding 2 dozen people!).  On the menu?  Eggs en Gelée, Standing Rib Roast Supreme, Crisp Potato Tree, Romaine-Red Onion Salad, Pumpkin Mousse, […]

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Scottish Eggs

Traditionally, a Scotch egg consists of a hard-boiled egg, peeled, wrapped in sausage, coated in bread crumbs and fried. What’s not to love. Prepare ahead of time, wrap and bring on a picnic! Ingredients: one dozen eggs 2lbs bulk breakfast sausage breadcrumbs oil Boil eggs until completely cooked.  Chill and peel shell. Rolls eggs in […]

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Cute! Mock Sushi Eggs

Hopefully you’ve used up all your leftover easter eggs by now, but if not, this is a cute idea! Did you know you can reshape a boiled egg in an egg mold (even after it’s been used as an Easter egg)? Over at Hapa Bento, Debra explains how! And here are some she reshaped in […]

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How to boil an egg (so the shell peels off easily)

Anyone who has ever tried to peel an egg shell easily (and unsuccessfully)  knows that this isn’t as intuitive as one may think. 1. Place eggs in deep pot. 2. Cover eggs with cold water.  Cover pot with lid. 3. Place on stovetop over high heat.  Bring to boil. 4. Immediately at boiling, move pot […]

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April Fool: tromp l’oeil Eggs & Toast!

Happy April Fool… Do you have any fun April Fool Food ideas like this one from Eggs on Sunday? See below for the scoop on what it really is, and the link to the How To! …that are really meyer lemon pudding, meyer lemon curd and toasted cinnamon cake slices! I saw this recipe from […]

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Spotlight: Hen and Chicks Boiled Eggs

OK, St Pat’s is over, and it’s time to start thinking Easter!  This is SUCH a cute idea for Easter, from one of my favorite new food blog finds, Eye Candy Food Blog!  (thanks Niki for the pointer!) Are you looking for Easter dishes that are easy and fun to make? If yes, then these […]