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Appetizing Events, Interviews, Places, Thoughts…

Traveling Light: Road Trip Picnic
It was Mint to Be
Appetizing Events: Donuts and Dumplings
Appetizing Thoughts: Dance Africa 2011
Appetizing Places: Peaches July 4th Cocktails
Appetizing Thoughts: Pearl Lee Q’s Vegetable Que
Appetizing Event: Tasting at Calle Ocho, NYC
Appetizing Thoughts: Demystifying Olive Oil
Appetizing Events: NYC’s Wine & Food Festival, Part I
Appetizing Events: NYC’s Wine and Food Festival, On Top of a Dream, Part II
Appetizing Events: NYC’s Wine and Food Festival, Jordan Vineyards Retrospective, Part III
An Intimate Panel Discussion by The Meaning of Tea
Bed-Vyne Wine’s Thanksgiving Tasting
Appetizing Thoughts: Kwanzaa Culinarians
Appetizing Events: Caviar and Smoked Salmon Tasting at Petrossian Restaurant
Appetizing Events: A Feast Inspired By Flushing, Queen’s Chinatown
Appetizing Places: BedStuy’s Latin American Beso
Appetizing Guest Post: Cookbook Author, Funke Koleosho of “Contemporary Nigerian Cuisine Cookbook”
Appetizing Thoughts: The Now and Future of First Fresh Olive Oil
Appetizing Thoughts: Taharka Bros. Ice Cream Saves the Day
Honoring Trayvon Martin: Ecclesiastes Three
We are Trayvon Martin
Appetizing Event: New Orleans Marches On, Part I | II | III
Appetizing Thought: London is Calling Sarina of
Appetizing Events: House of Mandela Wine Signing at Bed-Vyne Wine
Appetizing Thoughts: “Bless this Food, Ancient & Contemporary Graces from Around the World,” By Adrian Butash
Appetizing Thoughts: I wanted a Grill, and T-fal Delivered OptiGrill
Appetizing Events: Say Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese, Please
Appetizing Events:’s Private Chef Shuchi
Appetizing Event: Celebrating Pampano’s 10 Year Anniversary
Appetizing Events: Say Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese, Please
Appetizing Events: Judgement of Brooklyn
Appetizing Event: “Blues Crawl” Evening Inspires a Blueberry Hominy Salad with Dandelion Greens
Appetizing Thoughts: Warm Up to a Cup of Gullah Girl Tea
{Appetizing Event} Taste 15: Come with an Open Mind, Part I
{Appetizing Event} Taste 15: What’s a Dairy Farm, Part II
{Appetizing Event} Taste 15: Milk Does the Body Good, Part III
{Appetizing Events} The Taharka Brothers Summer Ice Cream, The CookUp, Takes the Take Cake

Appetizers/Snacks/Hors d’Oeuvres

Sweet Corn and Cheese Pasties
Cranberry Salsa
Toasted Spicy Pumpkin Seeds
Chili Spiced Goat Cheese with Tomato Corn Salsa Crostini
Cinnamon Goat Cheese with Fresh Summer Fruit Crostini
Sweet and Savory Chocolate Dipped Crackers with a Creamy Cheese


Buttermilk Cornbread
Apple Muffins
Banana Bread
Buttermilk Biscuits
Blackberry Wheat Muffins
Ginger Carrot Muffins
Sweet Potato Bread
Breaking Bread
Whole Wheat Bread
Blueberry Muffins with Almond Granola Topping
Lavender Apple Bread
Maple Butternut Squash Cornbread
Quick Buttermilk Walnut Bread
Sweet Potato Biscuits
Farro Yogurt Muffins
Maple Cumin Bread Clementine and Rosemary Quick Bread Earthy and Citrus Meyer Lemon Muffins
Honey Fig Cornmeal Muffins


Oatmeal Goes Fancy
Buttermilk Pancakes with Caramelized Pears and Pecans topped with Vanilla Whipped Cream
Too Easy Apple Skillet Pancake
Breakfast Sandwich
Pancakes Whipped from Air
Breakfast Couscous with Dried Fruit and Nuts
The 10 Minute Breakfast Sandwich
Frittata with Baby Spinach, Sweet Potatoes, Young Fontina Cheese, Red Onions and Fresh Rosemary
Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes
Corn, Green Bell Pepper and Potato Frittata with Tomato Salsa
Baby Potatoes, Summer Squash and Turkey Bacon Hash
Sweet Potato Pancake with Pomegranate Seeds
Salads for Breakfast
Radicchio Frittata
Orange French Toast with Pears and Cherries
Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes
Baked Eggs in Enchilada Sauce
Raspberry Molasses Granola
Quinoa Pancakes with Meyer Lemon Syrup
Strawberry Coconut Granola
Creamy Cheesy Yellow Grits with Roast Brussel Sprouts and Sausage
Ricotta Cheese Pancakes
Parade Magazine: Nutty Butternut Squash Pancakes With Baked Apples
Maple Pecan Granola Cereal
Quince Apple Skillet Pancake
Parade Magazine: Celery Root and Ricotta Frittata
Baked Eggs in Harissa Spice Tomato Sauce with Quinoa and Kale
Parade Magazine: Brown Sugar and Honey Granola
Coconut Pancakes with Fruit Salad and Maple Cream
Parade Magazine: Chorizo, Potato and Kale Hash Quinoa Mango Bowl
Shiitake Mushroom Frittata
Cheddar Scallion Waffles with Sautéed Apples

Chicken, Duck & Turkey

Roast Paprika Chicken, Garbanzo Beans and Tomatoes over Couscous
Arroz con Pollo served with a Green Salad
Braised Red Curry Winter Vegetables and Chicken
Turkey Empanadas Served with Mango Tomato Salsa over Brown Rice and Black Beans
Jolloff Rice, A Senegalese-Inspired Dish for Africa Day
Saucy Enchiladas with Amaranth Greens and Corn
Lemon-Sage Chicken Served with Scallions and Pine Nut Rice
Chicken and Roast Eggplant-Tomato Tacos with Turnip Salsa
Chicken Pot Pie
Chicken Thighs with Ginger Rhubarb Sauce
Radicchio Chicken Salad with Rosemary Vinaigrette
Pretzel Peanut Butter Chicken Strips
Roast Red Pepper Chili Buffalo Wings and Blue Cheese Yogurt Dip
Asian-Inspired Roast Peanut Butter Chicken
Plum Cardamon Chicken Wings
Parade Magazine: Roast Butternut Squash and Chicken Tacos with Pineapple Salsa
Cumin Seared Duck Breasts
Dad’s Mexican-Inspired Skillet Taco’s Community Table: Blueberry-Coffee Rubbed Chicken Thighs
Provençal-Inspired Roast Chicken with Sweet Potatoes
Parade’s Community Table: Maria Zihammou’s Butter-Rich ‘French Bistro’ Cookbook and a Recipe for Vinegar Chicken
Maple Thyme Chicken Thighs and Pears Served with Wild Brown Rice and Baby Kale
Roast Curry Hard Cider Chicken and Cabbage
Parade Magazine’s Community Table: Celebrate Kwanzaa with Senegalese Chicken Thighs with Red Palm and Coconut Rice by Pierre Thiam


Cardamon Vanilla Pound Cake
Lavender Pound Cake
Granny’s Sweet Potato Pie
Almond Salty Butter Cookies
Lemon Yogurt Cake
Chocolate Addiction: Hazelnut, Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
Buttermilk Pound Cake
Matcha Lemon Cake
Sweet Potato Orange Cake
Citrus Fruit with Star Anise Syrup with Mango Sorbet
The Niceness of Almond Poppy Seed Cake
Sugar Cookies for Megan Gordon’s Banana Pudding from “A Sweet Spoonful”
Orange Cornbread with Greek Yogurt and Blackberry Sauce
Salted Peanut Cookie and Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwich
Have a Berry Special Weekend
A True Blueberry Pecan Cake
A Surprise Birthday Cake with Mango Cream Cheese Icing
Spiced Golden Plum Sorbet
Banana Mango Sorbet
Nectarine Pecan Buckle Cake
Sweet Potato and Chocolate Cream Bars
Peanut Butter Cookie and Chocolate Cream Sandwich
Apple Pear Pie with Pecans
Orange Pomegranate Sandwich Cookies
Vanilla Chai Ice Cream
Boozy Banana Brownies
Chocolate Chip Yogurt Cookies
Cornmeal Lime Cookies
Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
A Taste of Chobani Apricot Yogurt Popsicles
Chocolate Coffee Cake and
White Chocolate Peanut Butter Yogurt Ice Cream
Summer Honey Peach Ice Cream
Chocolate and Walnut Multigrain Oatmeal Cookies
Mascarpone Ice Cream with Green & Black’s Organic Espresso Chocolate Shavings
Umoja: Orange Palm Sugar Cake
Salted Peanut Butter Coffee Cake
Orangesicle Ice Cream and Roast Bananas with Rum Caramel Sauce
Chili Spicy and Nutty Brownies
Plum Buttermilk Ice Cream
Hummingbird Cake with Mascarpone Frosting
Strawberry Walnut Cookies
Butternut Squash Pie with Nairn’s Oatcake Cracker Crust
Rustic Ginger Almond Pear Pie
Saffron Olive Oil Cookies with Blood Orange Glaze
Rhubarb Cornmeal Upside Down Cake
Vanilla Strawberry Shortcake
Strawberry Lavender Sorbet
Very Vanilla Cherry Pistachio Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Coffee Almond Ice Cream and Brownie Cake with Chocolate Ganache
Parade Magazine: Dirty Chai Pumpkin Muffins with Chocolate Ganache
Parade Magazine: Maple Almond Pear Tarts
Parade Magazine: Dark and White Chocolate Brownies with Candy Cane Cardamon Snickerdoodles
Pecan Bars
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake
Parade Magazine: Philly-Inspired Root Beer & Pelzer’s Pretzel Float
Grapefruit Coconut Cake
Ginger Almond Plum Galette
Matcha Sea Salt Cantaloupe
Cacao Benne Cookies
Mazao Fruit Salad with Cultured Whipped Cream
“Strawberry Pecan Galette
Parade Magazine’s Community Table: A German Chocolate Cake Soulfully Revised for the Modern Cook by GrandBaby Cakes
Cardamon Cake with Vanilla Chocolate Cream and Cashew Butter Frosting
Star Anise Pumpkin Ice Cream
Hot Chocolate


Got Time? Italian Turkey Meat Sauce (Bolognese Inspired)
2010′s New Year’s Dinner for Two: Roast Chicken and Root Vegetables, Brazilian Collard Greens and Black-Eyed Peas over Brown Rice
A Sunday Kind of Love: Roast Chicken, Mashed Parsnips and Southern Collard Greens
Quinoa and Sausage Stuffed Peppers with Tomato Peanut Sauce
Cornbread Chili Pot Pie with Oregano Corn
Black-eye Pea and Wild Brown Rice Risotto with Seared Baby Lamb Chops and Saute Swiss Chard
Basil Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry


Zucchini Tomato Ricotta Pizza
Wine and Food: NY Autumn Apple Prosciutto Pizza and Riesling
Sweet Potato, Caramelized Shallots, Smoked Mozzarella Pizza with Wilted Arugula
Yellow Beet and Parsnip Wheat Pizza
Eggplant Tomato Pizza with Cornmeal Crust
Hodgson Mill’s Tomato-Chili Sauce Pizza with Wheat Cornmeal Crust
Parade Magazine: Roast Sweet Pepper Pizza
Pineapple and Duck Prosciutto Pizza


Sweet Green Tea Latte
Hibiscus Tea
Cantaloupe Aqua Fresca with Green Tea
Lemon Ginger Tea
Hot Spiced Chocolate Coconut Milk
Wonderful Super Herbal Tea (Review of The Republic of Tea collection)


Smoothie No. 1: Matcha Pineapple
Smoothie No. 2: Strawberry Mint
Smoothie No. 3: Mango Ginger
Smoothie No. 4: Cucumber and Lemon Balm
Smoothie No. 5: Blueberry and Peach
Smoothie No. 6: Mulberry and Peach
Smoothie No. 7: Mango and Coconut Milk
Smoothie No. 8: Banana and Almond
Smoothie No. 9: Blueberry and Pomegranate with Yogurt
Smoothie No. 9: Raspberry Yogurt
Smoothie No. 10: White Peach and Pineapple
Smoothie No. 11: Pumpkin and Apple Cider
Smoothie No. 12: Pomegranate Orange
Smoothie No. 13: Persimmon
Smoothie No. 14: Blood Orange
Smoothie No. 15: Rhubarb and Kiwi with Coconut Water
SmoothieNumbers 16: Grapefruit Blueberry
SmoothieNumbers 17: Cucumber Grapefruit JuiceSmoothieNumbers 18: Smoky Spicy Mango
Knockout Peanut Butter Smoothie Sweepstakes: White Chocolate and Peanut Butter Hibiscus Smoothie
Knockout Peanut Butter Smoothie Sweepstakes: Maple Peanut Butter and Earl Grey Tea Smoothie
Knockout Peanut Butter Smoothie Sweepstakes: Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter and Coconut Smoothie
Knockout Peanut Butter Smoothie Sweepstakes: Cardamom Honey Peanut Butter and Pineapple Smoothie
SmoothieNumbers 19: Minty Peach
SmoothieNumbers 20: Cherry Almond
#SmoothieNumbers 21: Fig and Coconut Milk
#SmoothieNumbers 22: Cardamom Blackberry and Asian Pear
#SmoothieNumbers23: Blueberry Coffee
#SmoothieNumbers 24: Raspberry Apple Cider
#SmoothieNumbers 25: Maca Blood Orange & Pineapple’s Community Table: Superfood Smoothies & a Creamy Orange Smoothie Recipe
#SmoothieNumbers 26: Turmeric Mango
#SmoothieNumbers 27: Raspberry, Hibiscus Tea and Fresh Coconut
#SmoothieNumbers 28: Pineapple Carrot and Guava


Lamb Chops with Apple Cider Sauce over Couscous with Dried Fruit
Rosemary Lamb Chops with sauté Beet Greens, Roast Beets and Artichoke Risotto

Marinades, Sauces and Pestos

Cilantro Almond Pesto


Roasted Vegetable Tomato Sauce over Pasta
Pasta with Creamy Pesto Sauce, Peas, Zucchini and Chicken
Serving Roasted Asparagus and Lemon Chicken Pasta at a Vegetarian Potluck
Butternut Squash Ravioli with Shrimp and Ginger Sauce
Peanut Sauce with Udon Wheat Noodles, Vegetables and Shrimp
Ground Turkey and Spinach Stuffed Shells Baked in a Creamy Cheese Sauce
The $50 Macaroni and Cheese Dish
Roast Garlicky Butternut Squash with Chicken and Wheat Pasta
A Tale of Two Lasagnas
Mint Meyer Lemon Risotto with White Asparagus
Sweet Potato and Rosemary Pasta, Harissa Roast Tomatoes, Collard Greens, and Chickpeas
Pasta with Artichokes, Leeks and Olives
Turkey Bolognese Sauce Lasagna with Ricotta Cheese, Swiss Chard and Mushrooms
Truffle Mustard Mac and Cheese
Linguine with Clams and Shrimp Spinach Fettuccine with Basil Pesto Shrimp Tortellini with Basil Pesto, Cherry Tomatoes and Mozzarella


Blood Oranges, Grapes and Italian Pistachios in Rose Water
Black Beans, Corn, Feta Cheese, Cosnes and Shrimp Salad with Cilantro-Yogurt Dressing
Bosc Pear Avocado Salad with Ginger Vinaigrette
Apple Fennel Salad
Quick Chicken Dill Salad Served with Mustard Vinaigrette Green Beans
A Pantry Staple Salad: Black-eye Pea and Chickpea Salad
Asian Cabbage and Carrot Salad with Peanuts
Spring Shrimp Rolls with Peanut Sauce and Pineapple Tomato Salad
Green Salad with Feta Cheese and Herbal Dressing
Hurry to D.C. Curry Chicken Salad
Grated Raw Beet Salad
Red Beans, Corn, Tomato and Feta Cheese Salad
Zucchini-Fennel Slaw
Macoun Apple and Gorgonzola Salad Served with Savory Biscuits
Southern-Style Collard Greens
Radicchio and Pear Salad
Wheatberry Salad with Mint, Roast Asparagus, and Blood Oranges
Quinoa with Roast Vegetables, Kalamata Olives, Black Beans and Feta Cheese
Red Cabbage and Snow Pea Salad
Broccoli Escarole Salad with Warm Mustard Vinaigrette
Butternut Squash and Kale with Red Quinoa with Ginger Vinaigrette
Blackeye Pea and Pearl Barley Salad
Shredded Kohlrabi, Watermelon Radish, Pear Salad with Arugula
Red Bean Salsa Nachos with Avocado Yogurt
A Sweet Salad of Medjool Dates, Oranges, and Gorgonzola Cheese
Tarragon and Pink Peppercorn Chicken Salad
Watermelon and Queso Fresco Cheese Salad
Star Anise and Orange Duck Salad
Orange and Yellow Beet Salad with Kalamata Olives and Oregano
Parade Magazine: Watermelon and Shrimp Salad with Vanilla Balsamic Vinaigrette
Creamy Herbal Potato Salad
Parade Magazine: Heirloom Tomato and Green Beans with Ginger Vinaigrette Citrus Orzo Salad with Smoked Salmon
#HealthyHoliday Soul Food Blog Carnival: Mediterranean-Inspired Salad with Cauliflower Couscous Blackeye Pea and Kale Salad with Chickpea Dressing
Roast Coriander Cauliflower, Pomegranate and Grilled Chicken Salad
Parade Magazine: Roast Brussel Sprouts and Wild Brown Rice Broccoli and Pear Salad with Ginger Yogurt Vinaigrette Baby Kale Salad and Roast Lemon Shrimp tossed with Kelsey Kinser’s Green Bean Fries Tortellini with Basil Pesto, Cherry Tomatoes and Mozzarella
Blueberry Hominy Salad with Dandelion Greens’s Community Table: Italian-Inspired Salad Bowl
West African-Inspired Salad


Grilled Cheddar Cheese and Apple on Raisin Bread Sandwich
Open-Faced Sandwich with Saute Mushrooms and Amaranth Greens
The Ultimate Hoagie Sandwich
Mediterranean-Inspired Open-Faced Sandwiches
Parade Magazine’s Community Table: A Globally-Inspired Southern Rice Pilaf and an Interview with Nicole Taylor of The Up South Cookbook


Spaghetti Squash with Sautéed Herbs and Shrimp
Sherry Scallops over Sautéed Spinach
Steamed Salmon Served with Herbal Yogurt Sauce, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, and Green Bean and Walnut Salad
Saute Scallops and Corn over Fresh Lima Bean Puree
Thai Curry Shrimp with Roasted Eggplant over Brown Rice
Nicoise Salad
Thai Curry Shrimp with Roasted Eggplant over Brown Rice
Steamed Salmon, Sweet Potato Colcannon and Asparagus with Roasted Pistachios
Tilapia, Chickpea and Fennel Salad with Couscous
Stir Fry Bok Choy, Shrimp and Peanuts over Coconut Rice
Salmon with Red Currant Salsa
Seared Tuna served with Black-eyed Peas and Peach Salad
Spicy Saffron Heirloom Tomato Sauce with Clams and Shrimp
Cornmeal-Crusted Flounder with Saute Swiss Chard, Tomato Salsa and Cilantro-Almond Sauce Tacos
Herbal Tuna Salad
Peach Salsa Spaghetti and Seared Scallops
Truffle Oil Roast Salmon and Mushrooms
Tarragon Sweet Potato Crepes with Roast Asparagus and Shrimp topped with Parmesan Cream Sauce
Ginger Peach Tea Mussels and Shrimp
Kale and Friseé Salad with Matcha Green Tea Vinaigrette and Seared Tuna
Seared Scallops in a Fresh Blueberry Ginger Sauce
Kale and Friseé Salad with Matcha Green Tea Vinaigrette and Seared Tuna
Spicy Tomato Sauce with Shrimp, Chickpea and Roast Asparagus
Parade Magazine’s Community Table: Learn About Haitian Cuisine With This Refreshing Seafood Salad
Angry Orchard Summer Ale Hard Cider Beer Shrimp Boil
Parade Magazine’s Community Table: Holiday Entertaining Made Easy with JeanMarie Brownson’s Chorizo and Seafood Stew

Soups & Stews

Veggie Chicken Soup
Slow Cooker: Chicken Stew (a twist of the Coq au Vin classic)
Slow Cook Recipe: Chicken Stew with Roast Brussel Sprouts
Asian Noodle Shrimp Soup
Fighting Stress with Spice: Curry Chicken Stew in a Slow Cooker
Cream of Mushroom and Chicken Soup
An All-Season Tortilla Soup
Cream. Chicken. Corn. It Makes a Delicious Chowder.
Gazpacho with Shrimp Cucumber Salad
Cold Mulberry Soup with Ginger Yogurt
Sage Butternut and Apple Soup
Spicy Delicata Squash Soup with Cilantro Lime Yogurt
Ginger Lentil Soup with Eggplant Puree
Miso Soup with Sweet Potato, Bok Choy, and Shrimp
Red Beans and Chicken with Wild Rice
Duck and Turnip Stew with Dandelion Greens
Chicken Braised in Wine and Rosemary
Peanut-Tomato Chicken Stew Saffron Butternut Squash Soup
Ecuadorian-Inspired Chicken Stew with Cilantro and Green Pea Rice Classic Chicken Stock and Wonton Soup with Bok Choy and Edamane
Parade’s Community Table: Morocco on Plate’s Chicken Stew with Potatoes and Olives
Not a Bland Chicken Soup with Farro


Roasted Japanese Eggplant
Bosc Pear Avocado Salad with Ginger Vinaigrette
Cold, Quick Greens
Fried Sage and Green Tomatoes
Maple Rosemary Roasted Acorn Squash
Roast Turks Turban Squash and Duck Bacon Risotto
Fried Zucchini Flowers Stuffed with Ricotta Cheese
Deviled Eggs with Smoked Paprika and Peppadew Peppers
Fried Cornmeal Okra
Baked Yuca Fries with Sweet and Spicy Peanut Sauces
Orange Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Hazelnuts
Apple Cider Green Beans with Bacon
Mash Celeriac Root and Potatoes
Baked Cumin Sweet Potato Latkes
Couscous with Roast Cauliflower and Shrimp
Rustic Kale and Chanterelle Pie with Parmesan Cream Sauce
Zucchini Flower Quesadilla 3 Ways to Spice Up Your Acorn Squash Debbie Matenopoulos’ Lemonates Patates
Bryant Terry’s Smashed Potatoes, Peas and Corn with Chili-Garlic Oil
Slow-Simmered Green Beans and Turnips with Smoked Turkey
Freekeh Stuffed Heirloom Tomatoes
Blueberry-Coffee Spice Grilled Okra