A recipe for one of my all-time favorite desserts, Churros with Cinnamon Sugar, from the new book, Sweet Paul Eat and Make, by Paul Lowe.
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The Michelada beer cocktail has confusing origins with too many variations to count — here I use chipotle hot sauce for a smoky, spicy, beer cocktail.
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One of my all-time favorite recipes: a Charred Jalapeño and Carrot Margaritas.
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If you caught yesterday’s TasteMakers interview with Delilah Snell, then you’re likely as convinced of her awesomeness as I am. She’s a rare breed as she’s one of a handful of Master Food Preservers in the nation and spreads the good word about preserving via her numerous endeavors from her store and blog to her line of preserves. Needless to say, when we met, it was quite clear Delilah and I were equally food obsessed and we have quickly become friends.
A few weeks ago I attended one of her pickling classes, which was a whirlwind of a day in which we made everything from kimchi and sauerkraut to preserved limes and spicy green beans. Of them all, this recipe for Mexican-style pickled carrots was a crowd favorite so Delilah is sharing the recipe here.
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As part of my week of healthy back-to-school ideas, here is a simple dairy-free chocolate pudding recipe that’s so unbelievably good, everyone can enjoy.
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By now it’s engrained in us: soda’s the enemy. Even so I still yearn for a cold fizzy drink when it’s hot out, like, for example, this week where temperatures have been nearing the triple digits. There’s only so much water I can down, so I’ve compromised by mixing up homemade nonalcoholic drinks. Making them myself allows me to avoid all the scary stuff while still satisfying my soda fix. These fizzies are an awesome alternative because they’re simple to make, just a tad sweet, and an easy way to get a few extra servings of fruit, which is why they’re part of my week of healthy back to school recipes. So, help your little ones stay cool and healthy and toast the new school year with these homemade fruit fizzies.
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I’m, like, totally a child of the 80s. For proof, look no futher than my first shoe purchase — a pair of pink jellies — and my first concert — the Los Angeles stop of the Bad world tour. Oh, the fact I was all but addicted to Jello-O pudding pops. My parents actually wouldn’t keep them in the…
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