RecipeGirl

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Blog URL: http://www.recipegirl.com/

Only RecipeGirl enters the recipes. Users aren’t allowed to submit recipes on their own, but you certainly can email Lori to tell her about something fabulous that you think she should know about. So you won’t find 25 apple pie recipes and 18 versions of chicken parmesan… Just the best ones are posted.

Recipes on the site are either original, family recipes,  or have been adapted from magazines, cookbooks, newspapers, and blogs. [Read more]

Green Kitchen

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Blog URL: http://www.greenkitchenstories.com/

Welcome to our green kitchen. Here we cook and eat healthy and simple vegetarian food with natural ingredients, whole grains, good fats, fruit and vegetables.

Please e-mail David [david at greenkitchenstories.com] or Luise [Luise at greenkitchenstories.com] if you have any questions or just want to say hi! You can also find us on Twitter, like us on Facebook and check out our iPad & iPhone Apps. [Read more]

Healthy Green Kitchen

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Blog URL: http://www.healthygreenkitchen.com/

I’m Winnie Abramson. I have a degree in naturopathic medicine and I am the recipe developer, writer, and photographer here at Healthy Green Kitchen. I launched this blog in May of 2009 and it’s where I fuse my interests in home cooking, holistic nutrition, and green living. I enjoy sharing my favorite healthy, seasonal recipes on the blog, as well as my adventures in organic gardening, backyard chickens, and beekeeping. [Read more]

Pink Little Cake

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Blog URL: http://pinklittlecake.blogspot.com/

Baking has always been a passion of mine since I was a little girl,I love sugar, Nutella and good buttercream. Over the past few years I have cracked countless eggs most of them at night because that’s when I bake or make decorations for my cakes.
I have this little blog to share with you what I make and what I have learned in pastry or cake decorating classes. I am that popular,you may not find fancy videos, perfect pictures and daily post. But I am sure you can find something to inspire you, a cute cake or cookie to bake for your kids, friends or family. [Read more]

Brand Eating

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Blog URL: http://www.brandeating.com/

Brand Eating is a daily fast food (fast casual, quick serve, whatever you want to call it) news, culture, and review blog written with everyday people in mind.

There might be an occasional local fast food review thrown in, but for the most part, I try to keep readers up to date on the newest items coming to market (and how they taste!), the current deals to save you some money, and some of the neater bits of the fast food world, including regular coverage of dishes that some of your favorite brands are offering exclusively abroad. [Read more]

World Cuisine Express

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Blog URL: http://www.worldcuisineexpress.com/blog

We specialize in personalized dietary preferences for diabetic, low-carb and low-fat regimes. The finest quality nutrition-specific meals are delivered to your home or office. You make healthy choices from our menu for your low-carb, low-sugar, or low-fat dietary requirements.

World Cuisine Express will also cater at your home, office or special event. Chef Harold has put together a unique offering of gourmet delights in a fusion of tastes from all around the world. [Read more]

The Cookbook Chronicles

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Blog URL: http://www.thecookbookchronicles.com/blog/

Hello, and welcome to The Cookbook Chronicles, a blog that showcases the recipe-testing I’m doing for my first cookbook: The Newlywed Kitchen: Delicious Meals for Couples Cooking Together. The cookbook is published by Sasquatch Books, and will be in stores May 2010.

Ali Basye, the editor at Seattle Bride magazine is also contributing to this project. Our cookbook will be peppered by intimate stories from celebrity chefs and their spouses who shared their secrets to happiness in and out of the kitchen with Ali. Ali and I met when she featured our wedding in Seattle Bride. [Read more]

Oh My Veggies

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Blog URL: http://ohmyveggies.com/

Oh My Veggies is a vegetarian food blog, although my audience is much broader than that. I try to make my meals reasonably healthy and completely doable–I am not professionally trained and I know that after a long day of work, the last thing people want to be doing is spending hours on dinner.

I typically post two new recipes each week, one on Monday and one on Thursday. On Tuesdays, I alternate between informational posts, step-by-step tutorials, and updates on my square foot garden. Every Friday, I post What I Ate This Week, which highlights recipes from other blogs and magazines. [Read more]

Cherry On A Cake

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I love baking, cooking and cake decorating. And I love it more if the food looks good. That’s the reason for this blog. I have been slowing down lately but the recipes are still there for you to try and I will update when time permits. Meanwhile enjoy.
Thank you to all of you who have left kind comments and to those who have dropped by silently. I hope you’ll come back for more. A food blog is not a food blog without readers ~ like a party without people. [Read more]

3 Varieties of Vietnamese Food and Secrets That You Don’t Want to Miss

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Vietnamese food is known throughout the world for utilizing a diverse range of herbs and sauces. Conventional Vietnamese cooking is widely accepted because it makes use of fresh ingredients suitable for the healthy eating approach. The mainstream culinary traditions in Vietnam share some elemental features that include: the freshness of the food and the ingredients used; the presence of herbs and vegetables; the broths and soup-based dishes and; the traditional presentation.
Isn’t Vietnamese food the same as Chinese or Thai? All those oriental food tastes the same anyway, right? This statement is far from the truth. In fact after you review this Vietnamese food guide, you will discover three varieties of Vietnamese food and secrets that you don’t want to miss…
There are many varieties or types of Vietnamese food. Vietnamese food is so flexible and adaptable that you can be as creative as you want to be. In this article, we will review three specific varieties of food that are special to Vietnamese: soup, stir-fried dishes, and Kho (brined dishes). What makes Vietnamese soups or stir-fried dishes different from Chinese or Thai food? The difference is in the flavor and seasonings. One of the special seasonings that is commonly used by Vietnamese is fish sauce.
Soup is the first variety of Vietnamese food. There are many types of Vietnamese soups. Soup is an essential dish in an average Vietnamese meal. One of the most well known noodle soups is Pho. Pho can be a standalone meal while other soups such as tofu egg dropped are served with rice.
Along with soup, another variety of Vietnamese food that is frequently served during meals is stir-fry. There are stir-fried vegetables, meat, seafood, noodles, etc. To an average Vietnamese like myself, a meal is not complete without stir-fried vegetables such as spinach, cabbage, or cauliflower.
The third and not as well known type is Kho. Kho is a Vietnamese word for brine. Brine is saturated water containing large amounts of salt. Vietnamese country folks frequently serve brine dishes made with fish, meat, and/or vegetables. The meat is soaked and marinated for several hours in fish sauce, salt, and other seasonings. Although these dishes are very salty, the marinade enhances the natural sweetness of meats, seafood, and vegetables. In the Vietnamese cookbook, “A Vietnamese Kitchen: Family Treasured Recipes”, the author shares why brined food is so important to Vietnamese families and culture especially farmers.