Monthly Archives: June 2014

Caramel Toffee Banana Bread With Caramel Glaze. Catchy New Music From Stargroves.

You learn something new everyday. Don’t miss his monkey shorts! When asked what recipe they might like to have paired with their music, Stargroves, a project from New York City-based singer-songwriter Teddy Watson, requested banana bread. The band’s self-titled debut … Continue reading

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California Rice And Beans. My New Favorite Song From The Ruminaters.

Today’s California recipe is as light as yesterday’s was rich. The classic southern Creole rice and bean dish gets lightened up with a mix of roasted vegetables served with brown rice, sprouts and a garlicky, parsley-studded bean purée. Just add … Continue reading

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California Burritos. New Music From Jonathan Boulet.

You are either going to love this video or hate it. I am fan of this kind of snarky attitude, so I enjoyed it. Created in Southern California, the California Burrito consists of grilled meat (carne asada), cheese, French fries … Continue reading

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Giant, Nutty, Chocolate-Studded Pavlova With Strawberries And Cream. Fun New Music From Changing Modes.

“If we consider that all we deal with represents constantly changing sub-microscopic, interrelated processes which are not, and cannot be ‘identical with themselves’, the old dictum that ‘everything is identical with itself’ becomes in [today’s understanding of the universe] a … Continue reading

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Mango, Avocado And Arugula Salad. Hot New Music From Buffalo Sunn.

Every time I have a mango, I wonder why I don’t eat them more often. A perfectly ripe, juicy mango is just pure fruit heaven. The merry mango features in this eclectic salad that combines the sweet fruit with buttery … Continue reading

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Mexican Beef Casserole

This cracked me up. I assure you that you will want to sink your teeth into this Mexican Beef Casserole. Much tastier than your average footballer, it’s packed with beans and vegetables layered between corn tortillas, sour cream and taco … Continue reading

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Key Lime Pie With Slivered Almond Crust. Nuts About Wye Oak.

So is a good Key Lime Pie recipe. What sets this particular Key Lime Pie apart from others is the addition of slivered almonds in the buttery, graham cracker crust. The crunch of the nuts contrasts wonderfully with the smooth, … Continue reading

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Tamale Pie. New Music From Shy For Shore.

Q: Why can’t you hear a pterodactyl go to the bathroom? A: Because the “P” is silent. Sometimes Monday just needs that kind of humor! Here’s an easy recipe that has the flavors of tamales baked up in a one … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Salmon With Spinach & Coconut. Hot New Music From Kitten Pyramid.

This is one of those recipes that had all ingredients that I love, but I wasn’t sure I would love them served together. The cookbook assured that “the pan juices are so delicious that you won’t want to waste a … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Caramel Rice Krispies Treats.

If you can get your hands on Kraft’s new Caramel And Vanilla Swirl Marshmallows, you can make the yummiest Caramel Rice Krispies Treats in less than 5 minutes. Just 3 ingredients. Sweet. Caramel Rice Krispies Treats Ingredients: 2 1/2 tablespoons … Continue reading

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