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Pistachio Marzipan Petit-Four Cake

I am officially a stalker. A recipe stalker, that is. When I saw this recipe posted on Smitten Kitchen two months ago, I immediately started drooling and bookmarked it in my ever-growing, rarely shrinking, “Stuff To Make” folder. Usually when a recipe goes into that folder it stays there, as I tend to forget it...

Feed Us, Day 5: Orange-Chipotle Glazed Tofu with Confetti Rice

Last day of our Feed Us challenge. We actually received a few more tempting recipes, ones that came in after we got back from the grocery store. Stay tuned, we might be doing more of those next week. :) This was a delicious recipe, submitted by Thaxton. We’re always looking for new tofu recipes, and...

Feed Us, Day 3: Eggplant Veggie Burgers

I’ll do just about anything to avoid eating a ground-beef burger (with a few exceptions – like In-N-Out!). And so when Emily sent us her summertime burger creation, I knew we had to give it a go (be sure to visit her lovely blog for many more delicious recipes.) The verdict on these burgers –...

Feed Us, Day 2: Pasta E Fagioli

Day two, and we’re eating pasta. What got me about this one is how creamy the sauce looked and tasted, with absolutely NO CREAM. That’s what I’m talking about. We added some fennel, which combined with basil and oregano and tomatoes, smelled, as Taylor put it, like a pizza parlor. Unfortunately, we went a bit...

Feed Us, Day 1: Chicken & Basil Stir-Fry

Day 1 of our Feed Us experiment. This recipe, a lovely and ridiculously simple chicken and basil stir fry was submitted by Lilie of A Planet 4 Creation (truly awesome jewelry), and Asian Buzz (her blog). Thanks for feeding us, Lilie! :) We added a bit of sugar and spice to the chicken marinade, in...