Posts tagged "recipes"

The Aurora Borealis Cocktail Is The Coolest Drink Ever

Want to know a neat trick? Apparently if you add pink lemonade concentrate to gin (or vodka) and tonic, you’ll have a pretty pink cocktail that turns into a crazy bright aquamarine OUTER SPACE DRINK under a black light. So round up your friends, mix up some of these Aurora Borealis cocktails, re-watch the footage…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 17, 2012

8 Easy Shmeasy Recipes For People Who Hate Cooking

I love to cook, but most of my friends don’t, and the way they tell it, figuring out meal ideas that don’t involve Chinese takeout containers is a constant struggle. So let’s talk easy recipes, shall we? I rounded up eight recipes that will have you in and out of the kitchen in 30 minute…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 9, 2012

Random Single Gal Recipe: Cherry Compote Cocktail

One of the weird byproducts of my ADD is that sometimes I cook just because I need to do something and making something — in this case, edible — gives me a beginning, middle, and end to focus on. So this weekend, out of the blue, I felt a deep, burning desire to focus my…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 1, 2012

Weekend Project: Cookie Dough Crispy Treats

I just started watching “Friday Night Lights” (I know, you guys, I know), and obviously I’m obsessed with Tami Taylor. Best. Mom. Ever. Who else can give amazing advice, crack brilliantly sarcastic jokes, serve as the moral compass of an entire town, maintain a flawless hair style, and whip up 200 Rice Krispie treats at…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 28, 2012

10 Recipes For Summer Sangria We Want To Sip Right Now

Question: is there anything better than a glass of sangria on a summer night? Answer: no, of course not. Sangria is delightful to drink and shockingly easy to make–whether you’re into white wine or red wine, citrus, berries, or tropical fruits, we found 10 sangria recipes guaranteed to look gorgeous and taste amazing. Click o…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 27, 2012

Random Single Gal Recipe: Roasted Pork Tenderloin & Kale Salad

My favorite thing about Random Single Gal Recipes is how randomly I post them! Anyway, I love to cook and I live alone and just because I’m single doesn’t mean I don’t deserve an extravagant home-cooked meal, okay? So sometimes, when I come up with something yummy to eat and easy to make I post…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 24, 2012

10 Fresh Summer Salads We Want To Eat Right Now

When it’s this hot out, the last thing we want to do is turn on the oven and braise a pot roast–give us some chilled white wine and a fresh, simple salad and we’re good to go. In honor of the latest heatwave, we’ve rounded up 10 salad recipes that are delicious, easy, and healthy.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 23, 2012

“Pintester” Is Messing Up Pinterest Tutorials So You Don’t Have To

I love Pinterest, but certain recipes and DIYs make me a little suspicious. Crockpot tiramisu? Really? Five-minute French tip manicure? Riiiiiight. My Pinterest side eye has been hilariously validated by a writer named Sonja Foust, also known as the “Pintester.” For the past six months, Foust has been testing recipes, crafts, and style tips she…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 13, 2012

10 Boozy Popsicles We Want To Lick Right Now

Ever since we discovered the awesomeness of red wine fudgesicles, we’ve been eagerly gathering up more recipes for boozy popsicles. Sometimes called “poptails,” these sweet, frozen cocktails-on-a-stick are fun, delicious, and super easy to make. Basically they’re the perfect summer food (drink? Whatever). From sangria to bellinis to mojitos to margaritas, here are 10 mouthwatering…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 12, 2012

Instagraham Crackers Are Addicting And Delicious

If you have Instagram, you know how addicting it is to snap artsy photos of food, sunsets, and good hair days and share them with friends. In fact, the only thing more addicting than Instagram might be these Instagraham crackers, which combine the adorable camera logo with the sweet crunch of homemade graham crackers. Make…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 7, 2012

Weekend Project: Red Wine Fudgesicles

Based on a very unscientific opinion survey, approximately 90% of people think red wine fudgesicles are proof of divine intervention, while the other 10 percent (ahem, Julie) gags at the thought of them. If you’re part of the majority who would love a refreshing lick of wine and chocolate on a stick, check out the

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 23, 2012

Weekend Project: Root Beer Float Cookies

Whether you had a rough week or the best week ever, when Saturday rolls around, you totally deserve a cookie. Might we suggest these strangely refreshing root beer float cookies? Guaranteed to fill you up and quench your thirst. Cheers! [Six Sisters’ Stuff]…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 2, 2012

Weekend Project: Highway To Heaven Cupcakes

The Sugar Cube is a food cart in Portland that serves the most ridiculous and amazing sweets you’ll ever eat. Case in point: the Highway To Heaven cupcake, a chocolate cupcake injected with salted caramel, topped with bittersweet ganache, drizzled in coffee syrup and more caramel, and finished off with Ruffles potato chips. It’s not…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 19, 2012

Reader Recipes: Our Favorite Recipes From Mom!

Recently we asked Frisky readers to send us their favorite recipes from Mama — or, you know, a suitable maternal-like figure. Everyone’s mom has some special recipe that brings you right back home whenever you eat it. In honor of Mother’s Day (this Sunday, don’t forget!), we’ve collected half a dozen yummy recipes from readers’ mother…

Jessica Wakeman / May 11, 2012

Weekend Project: DIY Vanilla Extract

Not only does this DIY vanilla extract look delicious, it’s just about the easiest thing in the world to make, and if you have some vodka in your liquor cabinet, all you need to complete the recipe is a few vanilla beans. It takes a few weeks to darken up and bring all of that…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 5, 2012

5 Delicious Cinco De Mayo Dishes You’ll Be Dying To Make (And Eat)

While Cinco de Mayo really may be more of a French holiday, for most of us it’s just the best excuse ever for a round of margaritas and delicious Tex-Mex cuisine. The zest and the spice of the fare makes for one hot holiday, and with the fifth of May falling on a Saturday thi…

The Stir / May 3, 2012

Reader Call Out: Submit Your Favorite Recipe From Your Mama!

Maybe it was her special chicken dish. Maybe it was her rice and beans. Maybe it was the hot cocoa she made after you came in from playing in the snow. Everyone’s mom had some special recipe that brings you back home whenever you eat it. In honor of Mother’s Day (May 13, don’t forget…

Jessica Wakeman / May 2, 2012

Weekend Project: No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Here are a few things I believe to be true: Baking is good, but not baking is better. Chocolate is good, but chocolate and peanut butter is better. Complicated recipes are good, but ridiculously easy recipes are better. Surely now you can understand how I’ve deduced that this recipe for no bake chocolate peanut butter…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 7, 2012

Weekend Project: Homemade Cadbury Creme Eggs

I know it’s super easy to go out and buy a lifetime supply of Cadbury Creme Eggs, and it may be a little Pinterest-y of me to suggest that it’s always better to make something yourself than buy it premade, but in this case, I’m pretty sure the extra work is worth it. First of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 24, 2012

Recipes From Grandma

Giada-who? Rachael-what-now? Forget about the celebrity chefs you see on the Food Network — the recipes that get our mouths watering the most are usually by the woman we called “Grandma.” Little Old Lady Recipes is a collection of dishes that will do your Nana proud. Whether you need an appetizer, a main dish, or…

Jessica Wakeman / March 1, 2012
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