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Zucchini, Corn and Basil Fusili with Bacon

Savor the last few weeks of summer produce with a recipe that really highlights its flavors. This dish a quick summer meal with minimal cooking, yet just as satisfying as something that took hours to prepare. Fresh corn is a must in this recipe. Frozen corn can’t even compare to fresh off the cob kernels...

Ultimate Veggie Burger

We’ve tried our hand at a good number of veggie burger recipes. Some work (Lentil Walnut Burgers and Eggplant Burgers), while some don’t (Black bean burgers… a crumbly mess on the bun can not be called a burger.) Finding the right combination of legumes, greenery, and various other forms of vegetation to simulate the patty-forming...

Mediterranean Orzo and Chicken Salad

We made this some time ago… but I felt this dish was good enough that it deserved to be posted (the fact that I can remember that it was good means it was indeed, good!). We’ve made it again, without the chicken as well, so it can easily be converted to a vegetarian dish or...

Leftover Ganache? Make Truffles.

First of all, I needed to get another post up here stat, as everytime I log on I am faced with that wonder that is the Petit-Four cake, and my cravings start all over again. Though, what I’m about to post won’t help much with those cravings. Sorry! Upon finishing the aforementioned cake, I found...

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...