Fresh curry powder adds flavor to this easy dinner
This curry takes less than 10 minutes to make. Using frozen chopped onions and prepared minced garlic cuts down the preparation time. Coconut milk adds a creamy texture.Microwaveable brown rice is used in the Rice and Scallions recipe, making this a very quick and easy Indian-inspired dinner.The curry powder sold in supermarkets is a blend of about 15 herbs, spices and seeds. This type of powder loses its flavor quickly. If you have curry powder that is more than six months old, buy a new one. It will add more flavor to the dish.Helpful Hints:— Boneless pork chops can be used instead of tender...
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Shepherd's pie packed with earthy flavor for Halloween
In the fall, I postpone turning on the heat in the house as long as possible. Instead, I turn on the stove burners to boil, simmer and stew. Likewise, the heat emanating from the oven means something good is baking, braising or roasting. Kitchen heat satisfies so much more than the closed-in feeling of heated rooms.Some of that satisfaction likely comes from the fact that I’m cooking comfort food meant to warm my friends and family — inside and out.In our house, comfort cooking usually begins with mashed potatoes. Simple, boiled potatoes, crushed with milk, soft butter and seasonings takes the...
Easy chicken dish has smoky flavor
Smoked paprika is made from chili peppers that are smoked, dried and crushed. It gives a smoky flavor to this easy chicken dish. The secret to keeping the chicken breast evenly cooked and juicy is to pound the meat with a meat tenderizer or the bottom of a heavy skillet to give the chicken breast even thickness. Sesame seeds add a crunchy texture to the dish.Caraway seeds and green beans add flavor and color to the noodle dish.Helpful Hints:— Any type of pasta can be used instead of flat noodles. Cook according to package instructions.— Broccoli florets can be used instead of green beans.Count...
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Colorful fish dish packed with flavor
Spice up cod fish fillets with a blend of cumin, paprika, garlic and red bell peppers. It’s a colorful dish packed with flavor. I used cod, but any type of white fish fillet can be used. The heat is up to you, if you like your sauce with more spice use a hot paprika instead. In a recent interview with Yaniv Cohen about his book, The Spice Kitchen, he explained how using just a few spices can help create a special dish with little effort. I adapted one of his recipes for this quick meal.Beets add an earthy flavor and color to the spinach salad side dish. You don’t have to cook raw beets. Cooked...
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Kazakhstan: KazakhMan brings local flavor to well-worn superhero format
Characters from KazakhMan (courtesy image)He is faster than a speeding bullet and can leap tall buildings in a single bound, but there is no certainty he will do any of it on time: KazakhMan!This latest addition to the rich constellation of animated superheroes marks a fresh attempt by comic book artists in Kazakhstan to offer heroic antics with a local twist.For KazakhMan to be a recognizably Kazakh superman, his creator, Beksultan Kazybek, explained to Eurasianet, he had to have a fighting spirit and a burning thirst for justice, but he could not be perfect. KazakhMan has a lazy streak and s...
Cinnamon Toast Crunch launches Cinnadust seasoning blend
Fans of Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal can add the flavor to just about anything now.The popular breakfast treat’s new seasoning blend, Cinnadust, has been released to the masses.The product, the cinnamon-sugar blend of Cinnamon Toast Crunch, is paired with sweet notes of caramel, vanilla and graham flavors, according to B&G Foods, which made the announcement late last month.The idea is for all the flavors inside of Cinnadust to combine and create the “unmistakable taste of a bowl of Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal.”The new blend is recommended for popcorn, coffee, ice cream, cookies and cake.With ...
New York Daily News
Make corn pop: Pan-roasting makes flavor a little sweeter, adds appeal
It’s getting so you can’t take a step without treading on an ear or two of corn.That’s a good thing. Of all the wonders that the Americas have given to the world, perhaps corn is the most wondrous of them all.We won’t fault you if you want to make a case for tomatoes. But right now, with corn as high as an elephant’s eye, and far more abundant, we’ll pick the sweet yellow (or white) goodness of corn.Unimportant but interesting digression: Corn always has an even number of rows of kernels. Also, there is one piece of silk for each kernel.You can boil your corn on the cob, and there is nothing w...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
FANTA PREMIER GRAPE - Less Sweet, With Natural Fruit Juice
The grape-flavored FANTAcreated by Fanta Japan went through a sophisticated make-over.FANTA GRAPEis one of those drinks that anyone should try at least once when coming to Japan. It has been around for many years and is a flavor unique to Japan.While it is tasty, like other Fanta drinks, it can be a little bit too sweet for some people's tastebuds. This is why Fanta Japan has created a new version of the beverage that meets the needs of a more "adult" clientele.The new FANTA PREMIER GRAPEis less sweet and contains 13% natural grape juice.The 380 ml bottle retails for 150 yen (before tax) and c...
Day Of The Dead Bread Is A Strange Yet Sweet Way Of Celebrating Death
In Mexico, if you want to go on a diet, you better start in January and work hard until September because from then on to the rest of the year we’re surrounded by the most delicious (not diet-friendly) meals. Of all of the great food we use to celebrate our most important traditions, the one that wins the trophy is the delicious pan de muerto, known in English as Day of the Dead Bread. Not only is this sugary treat extremely rich in flavor, but it’s also rich in history. So, why would such a yummy bread have such an eerie name? What’s the relationship between death and this bread? Keep reading...
Just in Time for Autumn! Haagen-Dazs’ Sweet and Comforting “Murasaki Imo Tartelette”!
Haagen-Dazs ice creams are popular as small luxurious treats. Many people scramble to see the new flavors each time a new product is released. The newly released flavor by Haagen-Dazs features an autumn theme - purple sweet potato flavor!Limited Edition Seasonal Flavor - "Murasaki Imo Tartelette"On Tuesday, August 20, 2019, Haagen-Dazs introduced a new product called "Murasaki Imo Tartelette". It is a new flavor in the Crispy Sandwich series and will be available for a limited time.This product was based off of tartelettes, which are small French desserts. It is made with a heaping portion of ...