The morning of New Year's Day, while we weren't feeling entirely seedy, we were craving something greasy and delicious. I didn't have enough eggs in the fridge to do a stock standard bacon and eggs breakfast, but I also needed to use the bacon pretty soon. Then the lightbulb came on: bacon pancakes.
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Turning sweet cider into hard cider, a refreshing adult beverage, is crazy-easy, requiring only a few tools and a bit of patience: you take raw juice, protect it from the environment, and wait. After a brief chemistry/food science lesson, and you're sold on the idea of making your own booze, I can show you how!
I celebrated the first night of Hanukkah with my bestest buddies, both Jewish and gentile. Now most of you might remember that I am kitchen-challenged. So I was shocked when my friend Kimmy told me that she would be putting me in charge of making the chocolate dreidel treats a la freaking Martha Stewart. Homies, you'll be so proud: with a LOT of coaching and hand-holding, I made the chocolate marshmallow dreidel and, therefore, so can you!
I discovered cauliflower soup when I was looking for a healthier alternative to one of my go-to winter meals, potato soup. Cauliflower has fewer calories than potatoes, so using it as a substitute drops the total caloric content of your soup by three quarters. Calories aside, it also has fewer carbohydrates than potatoes, so the soup doesn't leave you feeling bloated and ready for a nap afterwards. Plus, it's good for people who can't have dairy because you don't need milk. Vegans can swap out the butter and stock for their preferred substitute.
Are you too broke to fly home for Thanksgiving? Do you, like me, not know how to cook a Thanksgiving meal for yourself? Homie BobbityBets has a brilliant idea: throw an easy-peasy Charlie Brown-style Thanksgiving!