The reason cupcakes took the baking world by storm a few years ago is because, in short, they are awesome. A sweet little package of moist, crumbly goodness topped with a dollop of creamy, fatty frosting ‚Äî I understand my four daughter’s (and America’s) obsession.
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Social media is lighting up on the possibility that, at long last, Colonel Sanders’ 11 herbs and spices have been revealed. KFC says it hasn’t, and the original source, a relative, now says he doesn’t know. Anyway, here it is.
The 11 spices:2/3 tablespoon salt
1/2 tablespoon thyme
1/2 tablespoon basil
1/3 tablespoon oregano
1 tablespoon celery salt
When Labor Day swings around, it’s the cue for a final summer food fling ‚Äî one last late-night barbeque and a fond farewell to the garden’s seasonal bounty.
Perhaps the saddest good-bye is to summer tomatoes. Although they’re available year-round, they never quite taste the same. Right now, they’re at peak deliciousness.
The reason cupcakes took the baking world by storm a few years ago is because, in short, they are awesome. A sweet little package of moist, crumby goodness topped with a dollop of creamy, fatty frosting ‚Äî I understand my four daughter’s (and America’s) obsession.
The scent of Thai curry cooking is very possibly one of the greatest kitchen smells ever.
Ingredients like lemongrass, chilies, garlic, ginger, coconut milk, and spices like coriander and cumin all mingle together to create a heady perfume that pulls people to the table.
Have you ever whipped up a spicy dish chili, for example and realized when it’s too late that you somehow overdid it and added way too much of the hot stuff? Happily, there are two very simple ways to restore some equilibrium: adding dairy and/or sugar. It’s a balancing act performed all over the world. The Indians serve their vindaloo with yogurt.
If you ask a chef what his or her favourite steak is, chances are the answer will be rich, beefy skirt steak.
Autumn might be the official season of the one-pot wonder. Kids are back in school, the office watercooler gets crowded as we trickle back from summer vacations, and suddenly dinnertime feels like more of a time-squeeze.
Sixty per cent of kids don’t eat enough vegetables and fruit, so adding shredded vegetables to everyday foods helps. It also add moisture and flavour.
“Once you’ve got meatballs there’s five or six different ways you can turn that into a lunch,” says registered dietitian Carol Harrison.
There is nothing better than an ear of simply steamed or grilled fresh corn in the late summer.
Except for this Mexican Grilled Corn.