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machellebelle

  • Location: Richmond, Virginia
  • Favorite foods: Korean food, Thai food, cheeses, fresh breads, desserts
  • Last bite on earth: A warm, flaky croissant.

Win a Copy of 'Baked Occasions'

Chocolate Cake Trifle!

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White chocolate covered pretzels!

Win a Copy of 'Eat: The Little Book of Fast Food'

Korean Ramyun-- with an egg, mandu, and rice cakes thrown in!

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Win a Copy of 'Mother Daughter Dishes: Reinventing Loved Classics'

We're big on cheesecake!

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Manner Matters: Help, My Friend Chews With Her Mouth Open

@Pupster-- On what would you blame your blanket statements and ignorance? Is it culture or your parents' inabilities to teach you about others?

Manner Matters: Help, My Friend Chews With Her Mouth Open

This might seem like a silly question to ask, but from what culture does your friend come? Some cultures see it as a sign of enjoying your food and showing respect to the person who prepared said foods.

Cook the Book: 'Feast' by Sarah Copeland

roasted brussel sprouts!

5 Great Places to Drink Cocktails in Richmond, VA

You should also do an article on the breweries-- one that doesn't just focus on Hardywood.

Two New Cookbooks To Download, Plus A Giveaway!

Double chocolate chip!

Jjigae Question...

The tofu is also different-- sundubu should have the silken tofu in it and doengjang should have the firmer, cubes of tofu. I tend to think of doengjang jigage as the less spicy version also. Both are equally delicious, but if you need your sinuses cleared, go for the sundubu jigae.

Father's Day Giveaway: Win a KettlePizza Pro 22 Kit

In his opinion...leaving me alone with the pizza long enough for me to pick all the mushrooms off and eat them :)

Turkey Burger ideas?

I like doing coriander, cumin, parsley and a little hot pepper with a sriacha mayo

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cherry tomatoes! popped into my mouth after a grab off the vine!

[Virginia] Any good BBQ place near I-85 & I-95

In Richmond, I'd suggest hitting up either Buzz and Ned's, Alamo, or Q bbq. Or take a trip down 64 and go to Pierce's Pitt or the County Grill.


http://buzandneds.com/
http://www.alamobbqva.com/
http://www.qbarbeque.com/
http://countygrill.net/
http://www.pierces.com/

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Samgyupsal (pork belly!)

Cook the Book: 'The Chinese Takeout Cookbook'

Bake the Book: Mad Hungry Cravings

Win a Copy of the Korean Restaurant Guide of New York

Cook the Book: 'Classic Snacks Made from Scratch'

goldfish crackers!!

Bake the Book: Edible DIY

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: La Quercia's Pork Belly Heaven Package

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Nutella Ice Cream Cake- help!

My sister got me an ice cream maker for xmas, and I'm going to be making her an ice cream caking for her birthday, which is the week before xmas, haha..but! That December baby requested a chocolate ice cream with white/vanilla cake, so I'm trying to think of what to do. I've already got my (errr..both our!) hearts set on nutella ice cream ( a la Chocolate & Zucchini), but I'm not sure what kind of cake to make..Any suggestions/ideas? Has anyone made a cake w/ frangelico??

thank you :)

If you had 4lbs of drumsticks....

For the sake of conserving money, I finally pulled the 4lb package of chicken drumsticks out of the freezer, and now I'm debating what to do with them. I was considering bbq sauce..or baking them with lemon and pepper seasoning..but I'm kind of stuck..and indecisive. They don't all have to be used, but I need healthy inspiration (Dad has high BP and cholesterol). What would you do??

Baguettes? Black Forest Cake? Weiner Schniztel?

I'm leaving for a short Euro trip next week (Germany, the Netherlands, France, maybe Spain if i can squeeze) and as I haven't been there in almost exactly 20 years, I'm very excited this trip. Personally, I could live off of baguettes and carbs for the entire trip, but I'd really like suggestions.
So far the trip is: 1 day in Frankfurt, 4 days in Munich, 2 days in Amsterdam, 1 day The Hague, 2 days in Normandy & the Loire, 2 days in Paris, 2 days in Nice and then either squeezing 2 more days in Spain or in France.
Soo, suggestions please! :)

I'm not a red meat or pork eater, health reasons and they make me ridiculously sick, but other than that I'm pretty open!


thanks!


And yes, I know weiner schniztel is Austrian.

Chicken Bouillon Help!!!!

I have a package of Knorr's Chicken bouillon, and I'm planning on making chicken pot pie tomorrow.
The problem is, I don't know how much water to add to make broth. The directions are in Arabic (I'm in Korea, I was lucky to find bouillon!) so I'm kind of SOL.
Anyone have an idea??

Mmm..donuts

What's your favorite flavor donut? Favorite place to get them?

Are you a frosting person? A sprinkles person?
Cream-filled? Purist, like myself?

Here in Seoul, there are a lot of Dunkin' Donuts places all over, and while I *rarely* have eaten from there in the States, it's much different here, and I've enjoyed the different flavors. My favorite so far has been a purple sweet potato

My favorite donut is a plain, old-fashioned donut from the Piseco Lake Lodge in New York State's Adirondack park..

Turkey..without an oven

Okay, I'm going to need a little help with this.

I'm currently living in Seoul, ROK, and I don't have an oven!
I'm here through April, and frankly, I'm too lazy and cheap to buy a convection oven for 6 months. They're overpriced here and I'd have to find someone to buy it.

My dad is here this week and he has access to the commissary, where I spotted turkey breasts.

Now, here's where you guys can help me out:

I'm freezing them til Thanksgiving and want to make a small meal for me and a few friends, but I need stovetop turkey recipes!! I only have a 2 burner gas stove.
No microwave (overrated), toaster, etc.
I'm putting others in charge of sides, so I just need a way to make them taste as good as the whole baked turkey...or as close to it as possible.

Thanks! :)

Is there a such thing as too much fried potato?

http://www.kfckorea.co.kr/menu/burger_01.asp?mc=3&ps=6


I went to a KFC here today, because I needed some grilled chicken.
While I was successful in it, I also stumbled across that.

It's a fried chicken patty with a hashbrown on top, all stacked into a sandwich. The meal comes with fries (what no fake mashed potatoes?).

Artery clogging? Yes.
Tastey? I have no idea.
Too much potato for one person? You decide.

Best Moments at Serious Eats World Headquarters from 2011

This collection of priceless moments just about sums up our year. Most of the photos fall under one of the following categories: cute dogs, cute babies, ridiculous quantities of a single item for a taste test (i.e. peanut butter, milk, and egg custards), Ed looking very pleased or displeased with a certain food, and many more snapshots of the SE family. Relive the memories with us! More

Gadgets: Automatic Dispensing Spice Carousel by KitchenArt

[Photograph: Amazon.com] The more kitchen gadgets you amass, the more organizational support you need to keep them all in order. I've seen tons of spice racks, but this fancy carousel by KitchenArt ($32 at Amazon.com) seems to do it all. Not only is it designed to save space and keep your spices in uniform containers like most other models, but this one has a quirky little dial that lets you automatically dispense by the quarter teaspoon. Brilliant? I think so. I like that KitchenArt makes their spice carousel in two colors (black and white) to match your appliances, but what's better is that you can screw in an extra piece (included in the box) to hang the whole thing... More