I'm Maria Filosa from WDIY and you are listening to Tasty Seasonal Recipes for the Everyday Chef. Lately I've been trying to add more healthy treats to our household and I've come up with a few that would be perfect for a tea party, a birthday gift or even Easter. Now don't panic, I still use chocolate in my recipes but I've added a healthy flair to the mix.
I'm Maria Filosa from WDIY and you're listening to Tasty Seasonal Recipes for the Everyday Chef. Beer is one of the oldest known prepared beverages possibly dating back to 9500 BC. In fact, it is the most widely consumed alcoholic beverage and comes in third as the most popular drink with water and tea coming in first and second. Today, the brewing industry is a global business however, microbreweries and home brewing have given rise to more experimentation and diversity of flavors. This gives the cook a great opportunity to add uniqueness to recipes from meats to baked goods.
I'm Maria Filosa from WDIY and your listening to Tasty Seasonal Recipes for the Everyday Chef. Quinoa, although considered a grain, it is really the seed of the 'CHENOPODIUM QUINOA WILD' and is part of the goosefoot family of plants. These plants also include spinach, swiss chard and beets.
There is something magical about seeing a plate of holiday cookies sitting on the kitchen table. I love all the shapes and sizes, the colorful sprinkles or chunks of fruit and chocolate chips. As I move closer, I can smell the wonderful scent of cinnamon or anise and my taste buds start joining in the fun. Depending on the type of cookies I am about to eat, a cup of tea or a glass of milk, is the perfect complement to my joyful journey into decedent bliss. Cookies are a perfect snack. You can limit yourself to just a few or indulge in cookie mania but don't do it too often.
I'm Maria Filosa from WDIY and this is 'Tasty Seasonal Recipes for the Everyday Chef'. Today I want to talk to you about squash. So many people think that only certain varieties are edible. The truth is that most squash varieties including the vast array of pumpkins, are edible. Of course, the hard decorative gourds are really inedible but don't be put off by some of the more warty looking squash varieties you come across. My philosophy is 'when in doubt, just give it a try.' You might be surprised how delicious they are.