Posts tagged "cooking"

Frisky Eats: 10 Ways To Drink Your Beer And Eat It Too

Here at The Frisky, we spend a lot of time talking about wine -- our favorite kinds, the crafts we can make with all the leftover corks, etc, etc -- but that doesn't mean we don't love us some beer too! And beer, like wine, is a surprisingly versatile ingredient in the kitchen.
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 17, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Ramps Recipes To Rave About

Apparently, I have been living under a rock for the past 28 years of my life.  This weekend, I tried ramps for the first time and I am smitten. At our Mother’s Day dinner at X20, I ordered risotto with mushrooms and ramps. I love mushroom risotto, but the leafy ramps stole the show.
By: Sophie Leon / May 13, 2014

Frisky Eats: 15 Fabulous French Fry Finds

French fries are my happy food. I have never met a French fry I didn’t like. Sometimes I order an entree simply because it comes with fries, like, if it's between a premium cut of steak with greens or a burger with fries … you get the idea. In high school I worked at a…
By: Sophie Leon / May 11, 2014

Frisky Eats: Who Wants A Wiener?

I have never been a huge hot dog fan. Years of seeing boiled hot dogs served up by lunch ladies left me with a sad impression of the traditional wiener. In recent years, the hot dog food trucks of New York City have opened my eyes to the possibilities. I may not jump at the…
By: Sophie Leon / May 9, 2014

Frisky Eats: 12 Surprisingly Simple Sorbets

For years, I have dreamed of making homemade ice cream, but I have never risen to the challenge.  Apparently you need a machine?!? A friend suggested I try ice cream's simpler cousin sorbet. No equipment required! Try one of these surprisingly easy and refreshing summer treats...
By: Sophie Leon / May 7, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Magnificent Muffins

This morning my father-in-laws baked me gluten-free blueberry muffins made with their garden grown blueberries! I forgot how much I enjoy a homemade muffin warm from the oven. Classic blue berry muffins are just the beginning. There are so many creative combinations to try. Check out these 10 muffing recipes.
By: Sophie Leon / May 4, 2014

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Watch “Gay Of Thrones,” Listen To Curtis Harding & Eat Mascarpone French Toast

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 3, 2014

Frisky Eats: 8 Easy & Delicious Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipes

Stuffed chicken breast is one of my favorite things to cook.As the chicken cooks, its juices enhance the flavors of whatever it's been stuffed with, so that each and every bite bursts with flavor. Don't be intimidated! Stuffed chicken breasts look fancy, taste yummy, and are idiot proof, seriously. Click for eight unique stuffed chicken breasts recipes...
By: Sophie Leon / April 30, 2014

Frisky Eats: 7 Yummy Huarache Recipes

With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, tacos are getting a lot of attention. I can’t blame the masses for craving those tasty little handfuls, but let’s not forget about huaraches! Huaraches are a very popular alternative to tacos, specifically in Mexico City. The masa-based dough is fried into oval…
By: Sophie Leon / April 29, 2014

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Read The Last Time I Saw You, Listen To Young Fathers & Sip On Tangerine Mojitos

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 26, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Tasty Meatballs

One day, I dream of having a party and only serving meatballs. Doesn’t that sound like a dream come true? (OK, maybe not if you're a vegetarian … sorry, Mom.) My Italian brother-in-law is the king of meatballs. His secret recipe cannot be beat or mimicked. I have long given up on mastering the Italian-style…
By: Sophie Leon / April 26, 2014

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Watch “Fargo,” Check Out Bodega Bamz & Make Butternut Squash Carbonara

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 20, 2014

Frisky Sips: Aaaahhh, Iced Coffee!

It's finally here! Iced coffee season! I don't even care that the weather randomly went back to being 28 degrees for a few mornings this week; I'm not going back to hot coffee until at least October. As Patrick Henry once said, "Give me refreshingly chilled coffee, or give me death!" Want to brew up some iced coffee…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 18, 2014

Frisky Eats: Pizzzzzzzzza!

I don't know how it's possible that we've never done a pizza recipe roundup for Frisky Eats, given that we all consider pizza a food group around these parts. Maybe it's so obvious that we forgot? Well, time to repair that oversight. Here are 14 pizza recipes you can easily make at…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 17, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Creative Whoopie Pie Creations

Cupcakes and macarons have had their day in the spotlight. I propose we elect these delightful little cakewiches -- yes, I just made that up -- as the latest "it" dessert. Easier to bake than a macaron and more portable than a cupcake, these treats have moved to…
By: Sophie Leon / April 13, 2014

Frisky Eats: Que-Que-Quesadillas!

You could basically put anything inside a tortilla, top it with sour cream and Tapatio, and I would eat it. And melted cheese inside? Girl. Hence my love for quesadillas, which can be stuffed with just about anything, including healthy crap for you kale and squash nuts. Here are 10 quesadilla recipes that will appeal…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 7, 2014

Frisky Eats: 8 Creative Artichoke Recipes

Admit it. When you think of artichokes, you think of spinach and artichoke dip. I don’t blame you, it's delightful, but I must beg you to stop limiting the artichoke. This fall and spring veggie has so much more to offer! Try these eight recipes out and see what I mean...
By: Sophie Leon / April 5, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Fish Recipes For Potential Pescatarians

I do a lot of cooking at home, but as a creature of habit, I have to sometimes push myself to try new things. In an effort to do just that, and cut back on my chicken and red meat intake, I've been trying my hand at cooking a lot more fish. Salmon has always been my…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 1, 2014

Frisky Eats: 11 Mouthwatering Kebabs For Food-On-A-Stick Enthusiasts

What's not to love about a kebab? First of all, it's common knowledge that anything served on a stick is instantly more delicious and fun to eat, but they're also great for parties, keeping kids' (or immature adults') attention at the dinner table, or just combining interesting flavors in a new way. It might be…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 28, 2014

Frisky Eats: Strong Drinks For Bad Ass Chicks

Sometimes in life, the only men you can rely on are Jim, Johnnie, Jack and José (along with some of their strong friends, of course). It's okay to set aside your wine spritzer or peach-tini to opt for something on the harder side. And lucky for you, we know just the right cocktails to light…
By: Katie Oldenburg / March 24, 2014
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