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No-knead bread… at last!

It has been long overdue, but I finally made my first no-knead bread. A couple months ago, I bought a cast-iron dutch oven and Jim Lahey’s My Bread: The Revolutionary No-Work, No-Knead Method cookbook. I have been anticipating making my first no-knead bread for quite some time after hearing all these positive comments and feedback...

Happy Pi Day

Today is March 14, 3/14… that’s Pi Day! Pi is the symbol for the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Pi is an irrational number and is approximately equal to 3.1415926535… What better way to celebrate Pi Day than to bake and eat pies! Savory pies! Pizza pies! Sweet pies! Fruit...

Mini Gingerbread Cupcakes

For the holidays, I had two batches of miniature, bite-sized gingerbread cupcakes. The gingerbread cupcakes are vegan. The recipe is based on the Gingerbread Cut Out Cookies recipe from Post Punk Kitchen. On the other hand, the icing is not vegan and contains cream cheese. These bite-size cupcakes look so cute and tastes great! The...

Happy Holidays! (plus granola treats)

Happy Holidays from LookyTasty.com! Here are recipes for two delicious treats!Recipe 1: Granola is tasty as a snack by itself, or sprinkled on top of yogurt or smoothies. Add it in your cereal or oatmeal for extra crunchiness. Bake it in bread or muffins, or make granola bars.Recipe 2: I used a portion of the...

Pumpkin cheesecake muffin

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup whole wheat cake flour 1/4 cup rice flour 1 cup pumpkin puree cinnamon nutmeg cloves allspice 1 tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup quinoa, cooked* (detailed directions below) 2 oz cream cheese 2 oz ricotta cheese 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp sugar...

Clementine Oranges

Clementines are a variety of mandarin oranges. They are the tiniest of mandarin oranges. They are very sweet and usually seedless. The skin is thin and very easy to peel. They are very tasty to munch on. How to pick your clementines:Pick ones that have an even orange color. The skin should be healthy looking....

Breakfast Couscous

Usually I eat a bowl of hot oatmeal for breakfast. I would cook the plain oats and then sprinkle some cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg, and drizzle honey on top. Occasionally, I would stir in some raisins or currants, berries or slices of mandarin orange. I decided to try something new and make some breakfast couscous....

Pomegranate

Did you know that November is National Pomegranate Month? The pomegranate season is October to early January and November is the height of the season. This means it’s time to enjoy some pomegranates. About the pomegranateThe pomegranate fruit grows on shrub-like trees with glossy, narrow leaves and bright red tube-shaped flowers. The tree typically grows...