Whole Foods MarketWho knew that there were so many ways to make gazpacho? Of course, if you ask the purists, they will say there is only one way to make gazpacho, and that is the Spanish way. That's how Vicky Cohen and Ruth Fox feel, authors of the blog May I Have That Recipe? Their Authentic Spanish Gazpacho recipe, which they made using fresh tomatoes from their father's garden in Barcelona, is a good place to start if you've never had this pleasantly refreshing chilled soup before.
But if it's not your first time having this summertime treat, you may be curious to try some new and interesting takes on it. Our collection of gazpacho recipes is a colorful one, with a beautiful Yellow Tomato Gazpacho that takes advantage of beautiful heirloom tomatoes, a Green Gazpacho with Spicy Croutons made with tomatillos, and even a Tricolored Gazpacho for those who just can't decide.
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And if fresh and fruity is more your speed, there are certainly a few
Whole Foods MarketWho knew that there were so many ways to make gazpacho? Of course, if you ask the purists, they will say there is only one way to make gazpacho, and that is the Spanish way. That's how Vicky Cohen and Ruth Fox feel, authors of the blog May I Have That Recipe? Their Authentic Spanish Gazpacho recipe, which they made using fresh tomatoes from their father's garden in Barcelona, is a good place to start if you've never had this pleasantly refreshing chilled soup before.Read More »from Great Gazpacho Recipes to Help You Chill Out
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Whether some people simply slip your mind or your venue space is limited, there are inevitably certain folks who always end up left off your wedding invitation mailing list.
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'Game of Thrones' Take The Black StoutOmmegang Brewery has announced its next "Game of Thrones" inspired beer, with this one is likely to satisfy those mercenaries with a taste for something stronger.Read More »from 'Game of Thrones' Black Stout Beer Announced
Titled Take The Black Stout (inspired by the series "Night Watch" guard), the brew follows the earlier successful launch of Iron Throne Blonde Ale back in March.
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Sporting a gorgeous label (by the same firm that crafted the series's opening credits), Ommegang Take The Black is a 7 percent stout "as dark as the winters that once engulfed Westeros, as robust as the men who swear their oaths at the Weirwood Tree. Chocolate and caramel sweetness are balanced by hop bitterness. Roasty, woodsy notes, and an earthy finish."
Due to the success of Iron Throne, Ommegang is ramping up production of Take the Black, which will be available in both 750-mL bottles and sixth barrel kegs.
"The Take the Black Stout follows the wildly successful Iron Throne Ale, which hit stores earlier
Paula DeenJust when we thought she was turning it around; Paula Deen has once more gone viral (with hashtag "PaulasBestDishes"), but the Food Network star may not be happy about this.Read More »from Paula Deen Allegedly Admits to Racist Jokes
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National Enquirer claims to have obtained a video from a May 17 legal deposition that shows the Southern chef confessing to using the N-word on several occasions, making racist jokes, and even wanting "black waiters to play the role of slaves in a wedding party she was planning."
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The issue hits stands tomorrow, but Radar got a sneak peak of some of the quotes. Deen reportedly gave several examples of when she used the offensive N-word and fesses up to making racist jokes about "Jewish people, rednecks, black folks... I can't determine what offends another person." Her defense is "they're jokes."
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Mike Wazowski has his eye on you! Don't take your "eye" off of these delicious Mike Wazowski-inspired treats - they'll fly off the plate fast! These are perfect for a Monsters University party this weekend!Read More »from "Monsters University" Hits Theaters on Friday! Celebrate with Mike Wazowski-inspired Cake Pops
Baked cake (your favorite box mix)
1 Can of frosting
Jumbo candy eyes
Small white pearl candies (for the teeth)
White candy hearts (for the horns)
Green candy coating
10 pieces of chocolate candy coating (for the mouth)
New and clean craft brush 1/4 inch
Brick of Styrofoam
Parchment lined baking sheet
Edible food pens
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1. Bake your cake according to the box instructions and set aside to cool completely. Prep your candy decorations by putting them into a small bowl or plate.
2. Crumble the cake finely into a bowl. Discard any hard edging of the cake that does not crumble neatly. Spoon in 1/2 - 3/4 of the can of frosting and use your hands to mix
flickr/ theimpulsivebuyPrepackaged breakfast cereals have come a long way from their roles as digestion aids that were supposed to be non-stimulating starts to the day. Boxed cereal was actually pioneered by two men with familiar surnames and conservative religious backgrounds: John Kellogg and Charles Post. Their products were meant to be convenient, healthy, and reflect certain religious traits like abstinence and humility. However, it didn't take very long for cartoon mascots, prizes, and ambitious advertising to pave the way for the modern landscape that makes up our choices for the so-called "most important meal of the day." The fact that a bland product with origins steeped in temperance mutated into confections marketed by animated, over-the-top, anthropomorphic spokes-creatures is fascinating and a little bizarre.Read More »from America's Most Sugary Cereals
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Calorie counts, which are already available on the Starbucks iPhone app, website, and in print brochures, resulted from U.S. Food and Drug Administration pressures forcing food chains with 20 or more locations to add calorie counts to their menus. Starbucks, which is looking to shift gears, selling more food and tea in addition to coffee, said adding calorie counts is the latest in a series of
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This recipe for jerk chicken is no joke -- we're talking serious heat! Even better news: The recipe couldn't be simpler. Adjust the amount of chile to suit your taste.
Jerk Chicken Wings
12 scallions, tops and bottoms trimmed, chopped
8 garlic cloves
4 dried bay leaves
1 habanero or 2 jalapeno chiles, chopped
1/4 cup red-wine vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh thyme, leaves
4 teaspoons ground allspice
Coarse salt and ground pepper
6 pounds chicken wings, cut in half at joint
Lime wedges, for serving
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1. In a food processor, pulse scallions, garlic, bay leaves, habanero, vinegar, thyme, allspice, 1 tablespoon salt, and 2 tablespoons pepper until coarsely ground. In a large shallow dish, toss chicken with jerk mixture and refrigerate at least 1 hour (or up to 1 day).
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The sweet taste of freedom!Summer is synonymous with popsicles and there's nothing like a sweet and cold treat to refresh you on a humid day. When the temperatures heat up it's a common sight to see my daughter and dog sitting outside on the porch covered in melted popsicles. These red, white, and blue popsicles are the best of them all. Made with pure fruit and healthy yogurt, this tempting treat is the perfect summer and Fourth of July dessert!Read More »from Fresh Fruit & Fireworks: Delicious July 4th Popsicle Treats
1 cup plain yogurt
2 tablespoons honey
1 pint blueberries
1/2 pound strawberries, hulled
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1. In a bowl, stir to combine yogurt and honey. Spoon two spoonfuls of yogurt and honey mixture in the bottom of a 10 count (3 ounce each) popsicle mold.
2. Place blueberries in a food processor or high powered blender. Process on high until a smooth puree forms, about 30 seconds to 1 minute. Pour the blueberry puree into the popsicle molds, leaving about 2 inches from the
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