There's nothing like warm, spiked coffee to keep the night going strong! The classic keoke coffee cocktail, given its Hawaiian name because the drink is loaded with Kahlua and crème de cacao, will transport you to the tropics, even during dreary Winter evenings. Watch the video to see how it's made, then print out the recipe to try it yourself.
We're all about working smarter, not harder, so naturally we're smitten with Fresh Tart's ideas for transforming one meal into many different enticing treats throughout the week.I've written before about the beauty of braising a pork shoulder one day, then crafting several meals from it as the week wears on. This version is more basic than the Pork Braised with Chiles & Cinnamon, which means you can eat it even more ways. Seasoned with onions, garlic, salt, and pepper, the finished roast can be eaten as is with its rich pan juices. (Mashed potatoes would be a perfect accompaniment.) Then the next day you can warm some of the pork with hoisin sauce and roll it in lettuce leaves with rice, scallions, pickled vegetables or kimchi, and a dab of chile sauce. Or ginger scallion sauce. Oh my goodness YES.
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We've just hit week four, and we're vowing to maximize the kitchen. What does that mean, exactly? In our minds, it means wasting less food while cooking, maximizing time efficiency in the kitchen, and making the most of space in tiny quarters.
Stay tuned all week for suggestions for everything from what to do with leftover wine to multipurpose tools that are guaranteed to make cooking easier. Got any special requests? Be sure to leave them in our comments below.
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Looking to expand your culinary repertoire in 2013? Once you've mastered the basics, you're bound to be craving more. For the next step, curl up with one of our favorite cookbooks that will guide you through subjects ranging from bread baking to stir-frying (and everything in between) and get cooking! Culinary resolution accomplished.
Kick up your caffeine fix with a few twists on your favorite drink . . . coffee! Branch out beyond Starbucks with these six recipes, which range from the sweet to the spicy. Try mixing coffee with peanuts, a dash of cardamom, Baileys, or whiskey. Here are two recipes for morning joe (and four boozy coffee cocktails) to reignite your love for the roasted bean.
Pumpkin Irish Coffee
Brazilian Coffee Cocktail
PB&J Blended Coffee
When it comes to weeknight dinners, there's nothing worse than a recipe that requires and lot of prep, let alone an outing. If heading to the store isn't an option, head to your pantry. Rather than resorting to costly takeout or a box of cereal, you can whip up a no-fuss meal with pantry staples. Click through to find out how easy it can be and what's for dinner tonight!
PooLovesBoo shows how black beans can have a place in chocolate brownies.These are perfect for the days when you want something sweet but don’t want to do too much damage calorie-wise.
For the recipe, check out her blog, then be sure to share your food photos in the YumSugar Community or by starting your own blog. If you're on Instagram, then chime in on the conversation with the hashtag #savorysight.
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