Posts tagged "food"

I Get Where ‘The Blonde Vegan’ Blogger Is Coming From, Because I Had Disordered Eating Gussied Up As Being “Vegetarian,” Too

Last month, a blogger named Jordan Younger announced in a blog post that she had eaten some fish. This wouldn't have been noteworthy, except the blog was called The Blonde Vegan and Younger's post was titled "Why I'm Transitioning Away From Veganism." Younger used to be a vegan for both health and ethical reasons. A…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 16, 2014

Frisky Eats: 15 Flavorful Fig Recipes

When I was a little girl, my grandmother would always put out a plate of cookies and figs for me to eat when I went to visit. Now my mom does it, and soon enough, I'm sure I'll do it for my kids. Not only are figs healthy, but they're sweet enough to be a…

By: Katie Oldenburg / July 16, 2014

Random Single Gal Recipe: Marinated Skirt Steak Tacos With Avocado

I'm pretty confident in the kitchen, but my red meat cooking skills are pretty hit or miss. I can roast the hell out of a pork tenderloin and make a super awesome cast iron chicken, but red meat gives me trouble. This weekend, I had a hankering for steak tacos and decided to take a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 15, 2014

Frisky Eats: 17 Sweet & Savory Crepes

Happy Bastille Day! As a woman of French descent, I feel it is my duty to celebrate the holiday with my favorite French street food. Crepes! Don’t be intimidated -- crepes are quite easy to whip up. The challenge is deciding what kind of crepes you feast on ... bon appetit, mes amis!

By: Sophie Leon / July 14, 2014

Frisky Eats: 9 Mouth-Watering Watermelon Recipes

I have a bit of a reputation for making watermelon basil margaritas and drinking them right out of the melon itself. Watermelon is hands down the most refreshing fruit around. It pairs well with sweet, tart, salty, and spicy flavors. If you haven’t tried watermelon with sour lime, spicy chilli powder, or salty feta, you…

By: Sophie Leon / July 13, 2014

BrusselKale Is Maybe The Vegetable Hybrid Of My Dreams

I love to cook and the vegetables I prepare by far the most often are Brussels sprouts and kale. Seriously, I eat sauteed kale and spicy roasted Brussels sprouts, like, 3-4 days per week, because they're easy and fantastic for you and filling and also fucking delicious. So naturally, my stomach started growling when I…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 12, 2014

Dream Or Nightmare: Coffee Wine In A Can

If you're a coffee lover and a wine lover, we're about to tell you something that will either completely excite or disgust you. Friends Fun Wine has launched a collection of low-calorie, low-alcohol coffee wines in cans: Cabernet Coffee Espresso and Chardonnay Coffee Cappuccino. I'm completely confused about how to feel about it. …

By: Katie Oldenburg / July 11, 2014

Frisky Eats: 8 Chicken Salad Recipes That Don’t Taste Like Mayo

I get the feeling most people under-appreciate chicken salad.  As a kid, my grandmother used to make tuna and chicken salad as dips for every party. With just a few ingredients, a flavorful dish can be made in advance and enjoyed all week long.  Although I grew up on chicken salad, at some point, I…

By: Sophie Leon / July 10, 2014

Brace Yourselves: Crumbs Cupcake Shops Have All Suddenly Closed

The formerly beloved cupcake chain Crumbs closed its doors yesterday, likely to never open again. The company's 48 stores in 10 states are suddenly gone, and countless Crumbs employees lost their jobs overnight. The cupcakery, which has been around since 2003, had a loss of $18 million in the past year. Does this mean the…

By: Claire Hannum / July 8, 2014

Frisky Eats: 8 Peach Perfect Recipes

Ripe peaches are juicy, tender, and versatile. Peaches make the perfect addition to salads, pizzas, baked goods, and cocktails. Here are eight ways to use them!

By: Sophie Leon / July 5, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Healthy Red, White And Blue Treats For Your Fourth Of July Party

For some stupid reason, I decided to start a nutrition cleanse this week, right before my friends hold their annual Fourth of July barbecue. To prevent me from regretting my decision to "get healthy," I've decided to put together a list of red, white and blue, health-conscious and yummy foods in hopes that they'll lure…

By: Katie Oldenburg / July 1, 2014

Dream Or Nightmare: Mountain Dew Doritos Cupcakes

Ladies and gentlemen, meet the Mountain Dew Doritos Cupcake, a hybrid of neon green soda, lemon cake mix, and nacho cheese chips. I think Claire put it best: "if ever a baked good captured the spirit of America, it is this one." The perfect treat to bring to a 4th of July picnic! Check out the video

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 29, 2014

We Obviously All Need These Edible Cupcake Wrappers

I'm a weirdo who eats her cupcakes with a fork, but thanks to these new edible cupcake wrappers, I guess I don't have to anymore! I can bite right into the side of the thing without having to worry about peeling the paper back without dropping half the cupcake onto the sidewalk (okay, wait, the…

By: Claire Hannum / June 28, 2014

Frisky Eats: Cooking With Key Lime

When most people think key lime, they think of key lime pie. But people, pie is just the beginning. Key limes can be used with poultry, seafood, and in cocktails! Check out these nine key lime recipes.

By: Sophie Leon / June 28, 2014

Frisky Eats: Make Your Own Ice Cream Sandwiches!

Once upon a time, I worked in an ice cream parlor called Scoops. On slow summer days, we would create ice cream sandwiches out of any and everything in the store. Homemade chocolate chip cookies with moose tracks ice cream dipped in fudge? Yes, please. What about lemon poppy pound cake with a cool layer…

By: Sophie Leon / June 25, 2014

Frisky Eats: A Blueberry Bonanza!

As a kid, I loved blueberry muffins but hated fresh blue berries. I always found tiny, tasteless and pointless. I don’t know what was wrong with me. This year, I have discovered my passion for blueberries. I have been buying them in bulk at Costco and eating bowls of them for breakfast! At first I…

By: Sophie Leon / June 22, 2014

Frisky Eats: 6 Easy Fixes To Add Oomph To Your Recipes

I cook the same dishes all the time, mostly because I like to stick to what’s easy. That being said, repetition leads to boredom, boredom leads to fast food, fast food leads to suffering. So I started using substitutions and fixes to make the same-old meals take new twists and develop flavors I didn’t mind…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 20, 2014

Where Can I Get My Hands On A Churro Ice Cream Sandwich?

Does anything sound more delicious than a churro ice cream sandwich (besides, maybe, a gold-encrusted sundae)? Yes, the trendy dessert craze can be overwhelming, overpriced and overhyped, but how else would we receive delicious summer treats like this hybrid churro delicacy? Created by chef Sylvia Yoo at Churro Borough, a catering company in LA, the sandwich consist…

By: Claire Hannum / June 16, 2014

Frisky Eats: 8 Yummy Things You Can Do With Tater Tots

There is something wonderfully nostalgic about tater tots. Tater tots were the highlight of my school cafeteria lunches -- nothing matched their crispy greasy goodness. These days, I prefer French fries, but these creative creations have me wanting to stock up and go to town...

By: Sophie Leon / June 14, 2014

A Menu Of Ice & Fire For Your “Game Of Thrones” Finale Party

GUYS.  The "Game of Thrones" finale is THIS WEEKEND.  How did the season go by this fast?  Why must we wait another year until we get our fix of our favorite Westerosis? OK, to be fair, I started binge-watching "Game of Thrones" in the beginning of April this year.  I’ve been sadly skeptical of the…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 13, 2014
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