Mojito Panna Cotta

Mojito Panna Cotta

Panna cotta is a nice and easy dessert idea for any season. This mojito panna cotta is a perfect summer dessert that you can prepare anytime when you want to eat something sweet and easy to prepare. Here is the recipe: Servings 4 Ingredients:  For the Panna cotta: 11 grams (1 envelope) gelatin (or 3 […]

Key Lime Coconut Pie

Key Lime Pie

This key lime coconut pie is so refreshing and one of my favorite tropical desserts! It is so creamy and easy – simply delicious! Ingredients:  1 Graham cracker crust (store-bought or homemade – here is the recipe: LINK) 250 ml (1 cup) heavy cream 4 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar 5-ounces (1 can) unsweetened coconut milk 14-ounces (1 can) […]

Salmon with Nectarine Salsa

Salmon with Nectarine Salsa

Serve:            4 peoplePrep Time:   20 min.Grill Time:    8 to 11 min. The Ingredients Salsa 2 nectarines, about 450 grams total, cut into 1 centimeter dice 80 grams 0.5 centimeter diced red bell pepper  30 grams 0.5 centimeter diced red onion 6 grams finely chopped fresh chervil leaves  1 jalapeno chili pepper, seeded and finely diced 2 tablespoons finely […]

10 Plants to Repel Mosquitoes, Flies, Spiders, and More

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When it comes to the inevitable face-off between you and bugs, keeping them away from your immediate vicinity is probably top priority as they thrive during the warmer months. While there are always options like pesticides and bug traps, it certainly doesn’t hurt to explore potential natural solutions before trying harsher chemicals (even though they can […]

Perfect Graham Cracker Crust Recipe

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NEVER buy a store bought pie crust again when you can make this easy 4-ingredient Graham Cracker Crust. Use it for ANY pie recipe – bake or no bake! Prep Time 10 minutesTotal Time 10 minutesYield 1 crust INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs from about 9 whole graham crackers 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon optional Pinch of salt 7 tablespoons unsalted butter melted INSTRUCTIONS If you’re using whole […]

Wines to Drink with Spicy Food

Hot Tip Something to note about pairing wine with spicy foods: it’s important to be mindful of the amount of alcohol present. In food, chili heat tends to create a warming or burning sensation on our palate. The higher the level of alcohol in a wine, the more astringent (and uncomfortable) spicy food it will […]

Spanakopita

This spinach-and-cheese pie is encased in super thin phyllo pastry, for an extra crispy exterior that is a wonderful contrast to the melty filling. Ingredients 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 large onions, chopped 2 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach – thawed, drained and squeezed dry 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour […]

Lamb and Rice Stuffed Grape Leaves

These lamb and rice stuffed grape leaves (dolmas) take some time and effort to put together, so maybe make a double batch. In restaurants these are usually meatless, but I love the lamb in these. No matter what you use, how much rice you use will affect how much liquid you need. Ingredients 1/2 pound […]

How to Make an Omelet-Jaques Pépin

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Jacques Pépin is perhaps best known for teaching America how to make an omelet. Here, he shares two different techniques for making this perfect egg dish.

Buried Tea Leaves in Your Garden Can do These Amazing Things!

You’ll never throw out your used tea bags again! Do you have a green thumb and do you like to spend your afternoons working in the garden? Then this is the perfect tip for you. We usually throw out our used tea bags immediately after making tea. That’s a huge waste, though, because there are […]