The Sneaky ChefSummer is known as berry season, and along with the vibrant red, pink, and black ones we see on the berry stands, we also see those perky bright blueberries sitting there just waiting to be eaten. Blueberries are delicious, packed with nutrition, and have a longer shelf life than some other berries.
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As blueberries are great for snacking and cooking, they are not only the superfood of the season but one of the most nutritious berries in their field. Before getting to some of the many ways to play around with them, here are our top 10 reasons blueberries are your new best friends this summer.
TOP 10 REASONS TO EAT BLUEBERRIES:
• They're packed with more antioxidants than any other fruit or vegetable.
• They are bursting with vitamins A and C, zinc, potassium, iron, calcium, and magnesium, and they're also high in fiber.
• They boost our immunity against everyday illnesses.
• Blueberries contain 38 percent more heart-healthy anthocyanins than red
- The Daily Meal | Shine Food – Sun, Jul 21, 2013 12:19 PM EDT
The Sneaky ChefSummer is known as berry season, and along with the vibrant red, pink, and black ones we see on the berry stands, we also see those perky bright blueberries sitting there just waiting to be eaten. Blueberries are delicious, packed with nutrition, and have a longer shelf life than some other berries.Read More »from Supercharge Summer with These Delicious Blueberry Recipes
Flickr/susansimonHave you ever found yourself struggling to come up with something unique that will set apart the baby shower you're throwing? Take cue from celebrity hostess Eva Longoria, who threw a baby bash for Victoria Beckham, and plan a pink tea party (with pink food, of course) for the mom expecting a girl. Or if you're on decorations duty, ditch those tired table arrangements and create colorful mobiles to hang from the ceiling like Angie Harmon did for Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon.Read More »from Amazing Celebrity Baby Showers
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Whistling Straits Restaurant at Whistling Straits - Kohler, WI
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Honolulu Fish CompanyTony Maws, an American chef and restaurateur, urges the public to realize that when it comes to fish, "fresh" is not always related to how recently a fish was caught.Read More »from How Fresh is Your Fish?
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Maws first debunks the myth of freshness as a temporal quality by stating that most consumers would not want to eat a fish caught the same day it is sold. This is because fish go into a state of rigor mortis after they are caught, which gives their flesh a chewy toughness that makes for an unpleasant meal.
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Further, many fishing boats go out for more than a day at a time, and so your "fresh fish" may have actually
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Love the flower-ombré
Arthur BovinoWe just can't get enough of burgers. Whether we're eating them at our favorite restaurants, grilling them in our backyard, or frankly, just talking about them, they're always on our mind this summer.Read More »from 5 Must-Try Ways to Top Your Burger
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While lettuce, a slice of tomato, and a few rings of red onion is the traditional, and quite delicious, way to enjoy your burger, there's a whole other world of toppings that can elevate your burger into something new altogether. Toppings have the ability to redefine your burger, and can help you kill two
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With dinner party guests set to arrive in just 20 minutes, Chef Fabio whips up a flavorful and impressive ten-minute bruschetta appetizer with time to spare.
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--Cherry tomatoes are often one of the most abundant harvests from the home garden. Use this recipe to help use up some of your biggest crop!
--While almost any tomato will work for this recipe, cherry tomatoes are not only the easiest on your food processor; they're also the sweetest, with plenty of juice to help keep your tapenade smooth and moist.
--Kalamata olives are a fruity, meaty olive, which makes them perfect for this recipe: they can stand up to the food processor and still retain their texture, unlike some other olives. Just make sure you get the ones without pits!
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- Everyday Food | Shine Food – Fri, Jul 19, 2013 5:44 PM EDT
No-Churn Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe
It'll take you just 10 minutes to prep this satisfying and delicious homemade vanilla ice cream. The best part? You don't need one of those silly ice cream machines! Now that's magic, if you ask us.
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
2 tablespoons bourbon (optional)
2 cups cold heavy cream
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In a medium bowl, stir together condensed milk, vanilla, and Bourbon, if desired. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat cream on high until stiff peaks form, 3 minutes. With a rubber spatula, gently fold whipped cream into condensed milk mixture. Pour into a 4 1/2-by-8 1/2-inch loaf pan. Freeze until firm, 6 hours.
Cook's Note: Freeze, covered, up to 1 week.
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Even though we might not want to admit it, many of us get a small feeling of comfort when we see a McDonald's while traveling in a foreign country. The notion that even thousands of miles away from home, a double quarter pounder with cheese is not that far can be reassuring.
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Reinvent the campfire favorite with our grown-up flavor combinations--plus get more inventive ideas for camping treats.
Chocolate and Peanut Butter S'mores
Anyone who's outgrown classic s'mores will love this version: gooey-sweet melted marshmallow tempered by bittersweet chocolate cookies and salty roasted peanuts. Spread 1 tablespoon peanut butter (at room temperature, for easy spreading) onto a thin, crisp chocolate water (such as Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers). Slide 1 skewer-toasted marshmallow onto peanut butter. Top with a second wafer and squish down gently. Eat, licking fingers.Try Nutella
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Nutty Banana S'mores
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Make your own graham crackers!
Strawberry and Chocolate S'mores
Take the classic campfire dessert up a notch by adding strawberry slices to Graham crackers, dark chocolate, and roasted marshmallow.Ginger and caramel
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