These gluten-free, vegan Chocolate Banana Cupcakes don’t shy away from the chocolate! They’re easy enough to tackle on a weekday, but also special enough to warrant a celebration.Photography Credit:Megan GordonGrowing up, my mom always made her famous chocolate potato cake for each of our birthdays. I know, I know: it sounds very odd, but the truth is you never actually tasted the potato and it really just ensured that the batter was super moist, which I probably never appreciated as a kid but certainly do now.
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Weeknight Chicken Biryani! This stovetop version of the well-known Indian rice dish is made with chicken and seasoned with turmeric and ginger. Ready for the table in under an hour.Photography Credit:Sheryl JulianFeatured in 13 Quick & Easy Weeknight Meals with Chicken BrothBiryani is a beautiful South Asian rice pilaf often served at celebrations in India.
If you like some sweet heat, marinate your chicken thighs in this chili garlic sauce. They cook quickly on the grill and are especially good served with white rice.Photography Credit:Nick EvansIt’s finally grilling season and I couldn’t be more excited to spend afternoons outside with my friends and family, making great food on the grill.
BEST homemade chicken noodle soup! This version is made from scratch, so it& 39;s light and nourishing. Just what you need to recover from a cold or the flu.Photography Credit:Elise BauerIs there anything more comforting than homemade chicken noodle soup?It’s perfect for cold weather, and especially good if you are fighting off a cold or flu.
1 Turn on the broiler: Set an oven rack about 4 inches from the broiler element. Turn on the broiler.2 Broil the tomatillos, poblano chile(s), and garlic: Remove the husks from the tomatillos and rinse them under cool running water to remove the sticky residue. Lightly oil a rimmed baking sheet, then place the tomatillos, chile(s), and garlic on top.
Flourless chocolate cake spiced up with a bit of chipotle powder and cinnamon, a little like Mexican hot chocolate. Great kick at the finish.Photography Credit:Elise BauerThis flourless chocolate cake by Garrett is to-die-for. Almost like fudge. ~EliseFor a recent potluck for all the Sacramento food bloggers I decided to throw together this intensely decadent and very easy chocolate torte.
Looking for fun and easy chocolate dessert experience? Make chocolate fondue! Dip fresh fruit and other dip-ables into the hot, melted creamy chocolate mixture. Takes only 10 minutes to make!Photography Credit:Elise BauerFeatured in 13 Romantic Recipes for a Date Night InLooking for fun and easy chocolate dessert experience?
Shortbread cookies packed with chocolate and laced with orange zest.Photography Credit:Elise BauerPlease welcome Garrett as he shares the most chocolate-y of shortbread cookies. We ate them ALL. ~EliseIf you’re lucky, you have a certain special someone who surprises you with dinner when you get home and takes out the trash without being asked.
Spicy pumpkin soup! with Southwestern flavors of chipotle, cumin, oregano, and served with pepitas, crema fresca, and cilantro.Photography Credit:Elise BauerThis year on Halloween, in my typical do-it-at-the-last-possible-moment approach, I set out to find a carving pumpkin in the afternoon only to find all of the local stores completely sold out.
Rich, chewy, chocolate-y, hazelnut-y chocolate Nutella cookies, with chopped hazelnuts and Nutella spread.Photography Credit:Elise BauerPlease welcome Garrett McCord as he shares this utterly addictive Nutella chocolate cookie recipe. ~EliseNutella and I have a history together and most of it involves a spoon and late nights highlighting my textbooks in college.
Delicious chocolate bundt cake infused with bourbon whiskey.Photography Credit:Elise BauerChocolate. Bourbon. Cake.I think the moment my father spied this recipe in the New York Times he was a goner. (“You had me at chocolate.”)Nothing was going to stop him from making this cake. When he found out I possessed a 10-cup bundt pan, that was it, he was halfway to the store getting chocolate and instant espresso for the recipe.
These chocolate chunk cookies are made using brown butter and chunks of milk chocolate. Browning the butter is an extra step, but so worth it for these decadent chocolate chunk cookies!Photography Credit:Elise BauerI made a serendipitous discovery the other day, a discovery that countless bakers have made throughout time eternal.
Chocolate-Covered Pretzels are a fun and easy snack to make at home! Decorate with drizzles or sprinkles for a holiday treat.Photography Credit:Irvin LinFeatured in 15 Homemade Sweet Treats for your Easter BasketMy sister absolutely loves snacks that are both sweet and salty. Chocolate-covered potato chips and chocolate-covered peanuts are on the list, but chocolate-covered pretzels are her all time favorite.
Check out these Chorizo-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes! That& 39;s right: Russets aren& 39;t the only potatoes worth stuffing! Here, we& 39;re stuffing roasted sweet potatoes with a mixture of spicy chorizo, tangy cotija cheese, peppers, and onions.Photography Credit:Aaron HutchersonI love sweet potatoes. The natural sweetness is an inherent draw, and they lend themselves to so many different preparations.
1 Roll out the pastry: Set the oven to 375F. On a lightly floured counter, roll the pastry dough to a 12-inch round, giving it a quarter-turn after every few rolls so it does not stick to the counter.Lift the pastry onto the rolling pin and ease it into the tart pan. With floured fingertips, press the pastry into the corners and up the sides of the pan.
Baked macaroni with a sauce of cheddar and pepper jack cheese and Mexican chorizo.Photography Credit:Elise BauerMexican chorizo has been one of our family’s food staples for as long as I can remember.It’s spicy, soft, and usually some crazy vibrant orange red color from the chili the meat is mixed with.
Crunchy vanilla crumbles make this cherry almond granola extra special. They& 39;re not hard to make and they add a salty-sweet crunch to every bite. Time to up your breakfast game!Photography Credit:Summer MillerGranola is a morning staple for my family. It graces our smoothie bowls and tops our yogurt cups.
This easy chocolate sour cream cake is made with sour cream, cocoa powder, and hot coffee. It& 39;s the perfect balance of decadence and simplicity! Don& 39;t forget the chocolate frosting...Photography Credit:Alison BickelCake is a favorite among birthday celebrations, but there is no need to relegate it to a yearly treat.
Homemade cinnamon ice cream with a custard base, cream, milk, sugar, and cinnamon.Photography Credit:Elise BauerIs it ice cream season yet? Time to pull out the ice cream maker! Please welcome Our Site contributor Garrett McCord as he shares his recipe for cinnamon ice cream. We made it the other day and it was simply fabulous.
1 Steam clams and mussels: Steam mollusks (clams and mussels) in a small amount of water (about two cups) until they just open. Set aside. Strain and reserve the cooking broth.2 Prepare the cooked crab: Remove the crab legs from the body and use a nutcracker to crack the shells so that the meat can be easily removed once it is served (leave the meat in the shell).
BEST cilantro lime rice, no kidding! Better than Chipotle& 39;s. Perfect with Mexican and Asian food, great in burritos.Photography Credit:Elise BauerFeatured in 14 Citrus Recipes to Brighten Your DayCilantro lime rice is the best rice for burrito bowls, and pretty much any Mexican food, right? (Cilantro haters, please look away, this one’s not for you.