I like to eat all types of food. What do you expect? I'm a half Trinidadian, 1/2 Puerto Rican woman who grew up with a Jamaican Stepfather who was a chef. Living in NY I had endless options when it came to food. NY is a Cultural melting pot. I frequented restaurants that served American food, loved Italian food and placed orders often at Chinese restaurants, lol. Man, my mouth is watering just thinking about…Continue
Added by Ronda on November 12, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments
I am a fast eater. Probably too fast. Most days it takes me longer to prepare a meal than it does for me to eat it. This comes in handy for all those times I eat lunch at my desk (especially since I don't seem to suffer from heartburn), but it is definitely not something I want my son to inherit.…
Added by Lauren Markman on November 4, 2014 at 6:26am — No Comments
The book is full of real life, really good recipes, but it's also really funny. If you loved the tv show Breaking Bad you'll catch a lot of the hidden jokes, starting with the book trailer,which cracked me up!
Added by Sheila English on October 27, 2014 at 5:17pm — No Comments
Very easy steak marinade that tastes great on the grill. 4 servings
1 cup lemon-lime soda
3/4 cup vegetable juice
3/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon horseradish
1 boneless beef sirloin steak (1 to 2 pounds)
Directions: 1. In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients. 2. Cut steak into strips and place submerged in the bowl. 3. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight, turning occasionally. 4.…Continue
Most nights, when I get home from work, I immediately start cooking dinner. The first hour after I get home is a bit of a blur: There is food to prepare, people to greet and those morning chores to complete (if I didn't finish them earlier). If I can get dinner on the table by 6:45, then it is a really good day.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on September 26, 2014 at 6:18am — No Comments
I like to cook. It is one of those skills I came by through watching my mother (thanks, Mom) and with a lot of practice in making meals when I was younger. It is something that I enjoy, find challenging and try to share with my son.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on September 19, 2014 at 6:28am — No Comments
Added by Kerry wilson on September 16, 2014 at 11:34am — No Comments
Mealtime is not just about…
Added by Ellie Hirsch on September 10, 2014 at 1:40pm — No Comments
** No matter the question, duct tape is ALWAYS the answer.
** I'm apparently a…Continue
My son and I are laying on the floor of the living room, looking through cookbooks. I am looking through a cookbook that my mother gave me ages ago and I haven't fully explored yet; he is looking through one with Cookie Monster on the cover (because Cookie Monster is cool).…Continue
When I was a kid, I had the kind of mother who would make cooking a big family event. We'd all get stuck in, slicing potatoes, cracking eggs, whipping up some unholy concoction in a bowl bigger than our heads. It was a great environment and soon the kitchen became a place of real community and laughter. The only time arguments occurred was when we were baking and everyone wanted to lick the batter out of the bowl at the end. There was a strict rota system for bowl-licking and an even…Continue
Added by Emily Buchanan on February 20, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
** The weatherman seems to be telling us all to go back to our warm beds until April.
** It would be AWESOME if I was the octopus my children seem to think I am.
** When you tell your husband to pick up "holiday-ish" paper plates at the grocery store, you evidently need to…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 13, 2013 at 12:56pm — No Comments
Enter to win Mrs. Fields Bakeware!Continue
Added by Victoria Sconion on October 19, 2013 at 3:29pm — No Comments
I found this recipe on All Recipes in a last minute search for a different kind of flavor instead of my go-to ‘Parmesan Tilapia’. While I could have just posted the link and called it a day, I of course didn’t follow all of their directions and…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on March 28, 2013 at 7:17pm — No Comments
Cod isn’t a fish I cook with often but I have no clue why! It’s filling, hearty and delicious. After making this dish, Cod will definitely be in the mix! When I came home from the grocery store with my ‘new’ found fish, I put a post on Facebook requesting an easy, fast & flavorful recipe! Of course, my lovelies (many…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on February 22, 2013 at 2:13pm — No Comments
I have a confession to make. Cooking is not one of my favorite things to do. In fact, I really kind of hate it. OK, maybe hate is a bit strong. I mean, it’s not as bad as scrubbing the shower floor or putting clean sheets back on the beds (raise your hand if you hate dealing with fitted sheets). But those…Continue
Added by Penny Roach on February 21, 2013 at 1:51pm — No Comments
Shopping last minute has it's downside. Last minute shopping at Wal-Mart is just plain horrific. This is my story about December 23rd at a local Wal-Mart. I saw shoplifting, child abuse, butt cracks...
It kind of just sucks the Christmas Spirit right out of a person. Why does Wal-Mart…Continue
Added by Megan Lynch on January 11, 2013 at 3:15pm — No Comments
I love that our little family now has a few traditions throughout the year and this is one of them! Monkey Bread. I only make it one time a year; on Christmas morning and this year I am especially excited for it (probably bc I’m pregnant and have been craaaaving it since December 1st!)
Monkey Bread is prepared on Christmas Eve and left sitting out on the counter until morning. Then, all you have to do when you wake is pop it in the oven, set a timer, and voila! 20 minutes…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on December 20, 2012 at 3:44pm — No Comments
it’s a soup made of beets. yes, you read correctly–beets. i remember the first time i was introduced to it. i thought it was strange yet very interesting. in my hispanic culture, beets are eaten on their own with a vinaigrette dressing or sometimes incorporated into potato salads. then i tasted this, and i instantly fell in love. my…Continue
Added by Raquel Molczan on December 4, 2012 at 1:05am — No Comments
Happy Thanksgiving to you all! If you fancy trying a different kind of Turkey this year, I've got a recipe for you from my new cookbook A Gluten Free Taste of Turkey...
Added by Sibel Hodge on November 24, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments