Fried cookies – Fallen Souffle http://fallensouffle.com/ Wed, 22 Jun 2022 17:46:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://fallensouffle.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/cropped-icon-32x32.png Fried cookies – Fallen Souffle http://fallensouffle.com/ 32 32 Where to Eat the World’s Most Iconic Foods https://fallensouffle.com/where-to-eat-the-worlds-most-iconic-foods/ Wed, 22 Jun 2022 14:19:03 +0000 https://fallensouffle.com/where-to-eat-the-worlds-most-iconic-foods/ Some foods are simply iconic. They become so associated with a specific place – listed on every blackboard menu in town, recommended by every bartender, raved about in every travel guide – that no visitor can leave without tasting. Travelers can’t miss the gooey cheese of a square of alla pala pizza in Rome; the […]]]>

Some foods are simply iconic.

They become so associated with a specific place – listed on every blackboard menu in town, recommended by every bartender, raved about in every travel guide – that no visitor can leave without tasting. Travelers can’t miss the gooey cheese of a square of alla pala pizza in Rome; the savory sip of perfectly fluffy noodles of smooth shoyu ramen in Tokyo; the adrenaline blast of a hot and spicy golgappa in New Delhi; or the sweet zing of a taco al pastor in Mexico City. These foods are woven into the fabric of a city, and while the word “destination” has been overused (rashly applied to Michelin-starred tasting menus and neighborhood brunches), it’s an apt term for meals that attract visitors as much as the historic architecture or the museum. exhibitions.

When tourists plan a trip to a cebicheria in Lima, a barbecue in Kansas City, or a pastry shop in Paris, they enter an ongoing conversation among local chefs, bakers, and diners about sustainable culinary practices. In these cities, a piece of fish tinged with lime, a burnt end or a delicate choux pastry is a totem to establish, reinforce and challenge a common identity, it is also an invitation.

For our summer travels, we’ve turned to cities with dishes that are destinations in every sense of the word, from Cincinnati chili to Puerto Rican mofongo, highlighting the restaurants that serve the best versions of those dishes. iconic. These places may be known for a signature item, but the expressions are endless – they are destinations worth visiting, again and again.



The 10 Best Chili Parlors in


Ever since the Kiradjieff brothers began pouring meat sauce over spaghetti a century ago, Cincinnati has gotten creative in serving up its famously spicy chili. Salons pile it on spaghetti with increasingly wild toppings in threes, fours and fives. They spread it on cones, fries and chili sandwiches. They layer it on lasagna, toss it on goetta, and pour it over corn chips. One thing that never changes: it’s always delicious.


The 19 best taquerias of


Tacos are an all-day activity in bustling Mexico City. Wake up to Norteño music and fire-roasted barbacoa overnight in brick ovens. Then find a canasta taco vendor on bikes for a scorching taco of chicharron with salsa verde, or squeeze into a stand-up counter for suadero or tripe from a bubbling cauldron. End the day with the late-night set crowding around trompos for tacos al pastor, filled with fiery salsas of overflowing molcajetes.


The 11 Best Places To Eat Poke


Of all the misconceptions about poke (how to spell it, that it should always include kale), the biggest mistake is thinking the dish has to be a flashy production. “This liquor store serves good poke” isn’t a phrase you hear on the mainland, but it’s par for the course in Honolulu, where great poke emerges from the humblest of settings: supermarkets, malls, docks. Choose the freshest option from the deli crate and enjoy your precious takeout meal to the beach.


The 14 Best Grill Restaurants in


Be prepared to wait at Seoul’s best barbecue spots, where wait times are measured in hours, not minutes – just remember that patience pays off. The city’s prized meat palates fire up grills to perfectly sear thinly sliced ​​hanwoo beef or frozen pork belly, among other signature high-quality cuts. Finish with a classic siksa like cold buckwheat noodles or kimchi jjigae, or more inventive options like omurice or instant rice stir-fried at the table with leftover banchan.


The 14 Best Pastries in


There is a complex taxonomy of French sweets on display in Parisian patisseries: flaky viennoiseries like croissants and pains au chocolat, choux-based sweets like eclairs and nuns, butter shortbread sandwiching a ganache or a creamy cheesecake, sparkling fruit pies and all kinds of cakes, cookies, buns. You might need help keeping track of it all, but you won’t need help finishing your sweet treat.


The 16 Best Ramen Shops in


Diners usually eat ramen quickly and move on, but a 15-minute meal belies the number of years top ramen chefs spend developing their recipes. Dig into the broth, which could taste with pork bones, shellfish, duck, miso, Parma ham or sardines. Or notice the kodawari, specialty ingredients like artisanal soy sauce, rare breeds of chicken, and noodles made with complex flour blends. If you can’t get it all in one bowl, you’ll just have to come back again and again.


The 12 best chaat sellers in


India takes her cat very seriously. In the capital – where chaat was introduced hundreds of years ago as a medicine – the Dilliwalas have favorite vendors for golgappas or aloo tikkis, fervent loyalties for chaat masalas and chutneys, and opinions well stopped at the spicy, tangy and crunchy snacks that feed the city’s millions. residents.


The 20 best pizzerias in


Rome tends to be overshadowed in the pizza world by Naples, but the Italian capital has some incredible world-class pizza. The city is home to indigenous styles like pizza in teglia, pizza alla pala, and pizza tonda; crispy yet chewy Roman-Neapolitan hybrid pizzas; bizarre creations caused worldwide sensation such as the trapizzino; high-concept pizza finished with tweezers; and pies that celebrate the regional wealth of Lazio.


The 12 Best Cebicherias in


Cebiche had its star turn in the 2000s, when it invaded almost every gourmet restaurant in the world. But it’s hard to replicate the experience of eating cebiche in Lima. Limeños don’t demand any fancy embellishments or splurges—they just want the cebiche to strike the perfect balance of acid, temperature, and spice on fresh, delicious fish. It’s not much to ask, but it is is lots of flavor.


The 15 best spots for Mofongo in


In San Juan, mofongo is prepared in every way imaginable. You can get it stuffed with bindings or on the side with a standout entry. You can get ripe plantains, yucca, or mashed breadfruit in the standard green fried plantains. You can get it with camarones en salsa criolla, chuleta kan kan, chillo frito or churrasco encebollado. Whatever you do, don’t forget the mayo-ketchup.


The 14 best barbecues in

Kansas City knows its meat. Burnt ends, briskets, beef and pork ribs, sausages, cured ham – the town’s pitmasters can do it all, and the omnivorous locals devour it all without prejudice. Chefs also feel free to get creative, showing off their skills by stuffing brisket and beans into locally made tortillas or infusing Thai flavors of lemongrass and makrut lime into pork sausages.


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Food Trucks and Street Food to discover in Milwaukee https://fallensouffle.com/food-trucks-and-street-food-to-discover-in-milwaukee/ Mon, 20 Jun 2022 20:54:51 +0000 https://fallensouffle.com/food-trucks-and-street-food-to-discover-in-milwaukee/ This story is part of our summer guide to the June issue of Milwaukee Magazine. To read our complete guide to summer fun, order your copy today! 1. Legacy MKE A drop of fresh burrata cheese sits on a salad of heirloom tomatoes and arugula with basil pesto, honey, truffle oil and toasted pine nuts. […]]]>

This story is part of our summer guide to the June issue of Milwaukee Magazine. To read our complete guide to summer fun, order your copy today!


1. Legacy MKE

A drop of fresh burrata cheese sits on a salad of heirloom tomatoes and arugula with basil pesto, honey, truffle oil and toasted pine nuts. This beauty is what I see when I open my takeout container and it seems somewhat incongruous. Owners Pete (a former Supper Club executive chef) and Jess Ignatiev were originally supposed to open a restaurant, but then, well, COVID. They’ve taken their passion for seasonal farm-to-kitchen cooking inside this bright yellow truck, adding dazzling touches to simpler dishes like burgers, fish fries (cod) and cheese in fried grains. “We also like to do fun specials during the week,” says Jess, who says their own garden is inspirational.

WHERE: From Tosa Draft & Vessel bars and The Fermentorium to Milwaukee Makers Markets.

Burrata from Heirloom MKE; Photo by Chris Kessler
Bahn Mi by Heirloom MKE; Photo by Chris Kessler

2. Lawyer MKE

A trailer dedicated to this pop culture anthem, a toast to the avocado: how has someone not already done this here? Owner Evan Nevels grilled and crowned his first tribute to the trend last year – with a menu of 10 creations, from sweet to savory. Push me for a favorite and I’ll say Le Prosciutto, with very fine cured ham, honey, parmesan and fresh coriander.

WHERE: Brookfield and Greenfield Farmers Markets and many other events.

3. Taste Amir’s roti

This 2-year-old bright green truck specializes in halal Malaysian cuisine, which means the food has been prepared in accordance with Islamic law. Co-owner Amir Ahmad Mohamed Ali is a Rohingya refugee from Burma who spent part of his life in Malaysia earning a living as a cook. He and his wife, Majedah Yusuf, make some truly delicious dishes, many of which incorporate roti, a wheat flour flatbread, and dosa, a pancake-like pancake. The breads come with sweet or savory fillings. Try the murtabak, a large crepe stuffed with chicken or beef, cut into squares and served with a tongue-tingling curry-based sauce; and the Spicy Fried Noodles, crispy cucumber slices fanned on top.

WHERE: Wilson Park (1601 W. Howard Ave) | 414-595-8994

Taste Amir’s Roti; Photo by Jarvis Lawson

4. don pastor

Many Mexican food trucks are in the simple business of portable classics, by which I mean street tacos – double corn tortillas wrapped around a filling of meat sprinkled with raw onion and fresh cilantro, salsa and fresh lime. And many do them well. Don Pastor makes them great, but that’s not my favorite thing to eat at this Riverwest-based truck. No, I go for the tortas stuffed with meat, queso, refried beans, lettuce and tomato, avocado and sour cream. And I seriously dig their creamy, cheesy elotes — Mexican street corn slathered in mayonnaise, a rich, flavorful treat.

WHERE: East Center and West Pierce streets.

5. Pete’s Pops

From a single cart to three permanent locations, community-focused Pete’s has delivered on its promise to spread positivity through frozen treats. He — aka founder Pete Cooney — also makes super-fine soft drinks, in summery flavors like salted watermelon and pineapple jalapeno. (Avocado was one of his first flavors and still among his best.)

WHERE: Carts are also on the move regularly, at 68th and north in Tosa and Brady and Prospect, among other spots.

Pete’s Pops Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles; Photo by Brianna Schubert

6. Maya Ophelia

This nifty little culinary company fuses plant-based Asian and Latin American cuisines. As well as Thursday nights at Burnhearts Bar (4pm-10pm), they do a regular gig at Cactus Club on Sundays, with brunch (11am-3pm) – fun stuff too, including “beefy mami” – ramen vegan, Filipino-style congee (salted rice porridge) with a “faux” egg, peppery brown sauce cookies, Mexican concha cookies, and double chocolate donuts.

WHERE: Follow Maya’s whereabouts on Facebook.







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28 Father’s Day breakfast recipes the whole family will love https://fallensouffle.com/28-fathers-day-breakfast-recipes-the-whole-family-will-love/ Fri, 17 Jun 2022 21:25:00 +0000 https://fallensouffle.com/28-fathers-day-breakfast-recipes-the-whole-family-will-love/ Father’s Day can seem difficult to pull off. Do you plan a full program of activities? Do you let daddy relax? Are you taking her to dinner? Or Do you cook him a good meal? And how about a gift? Does he really need another grill set? How about a bunch of salami? The options […]]]>

Father’s Day can seem difficult to pull off. Do you plan a full program of activities? Do you let daddy relax? Are you taking her to dinner? Or Do you cook him a good meal? And how about a gift? Does he really need another grill set? How about a bunch of salami? The options are both completely overwhelming and completely limiting. Lucky for you, we have good news. Turns out all the dads really wants is a great breakfast.

Here are 28 foolproof morning meals to whip up for the father figure in your life this Father’s Day — from apple and pork sausage (with a side of eggs, of course) to the perfect waffles and pancakes. Serving a house menu alongside never hurts either.

1. Cinnamon brioches

Foodie dads will love these gooey cinnamon rolls covered in frosting, especially with a cup of freshly brewed coffee on the side.

2. Waffles

These waffles – with a soft, chewy interior and a golden, crispy exterior – are the kind you (and your dad) crave, and they’re a great alternative to the yeast type overnight (meaning you can prepare in the morning). .

3. Crepes

If your father is more of a pancake personmake it a super chewy pile with this whole wheat recipe (and don’t forget to heat up the maple syrup).

4. Breakfast Tacos

It’s hard to go wrong with these riff-able breakfast tacos — they only require a few ingredients, but you can add as many toppings as you want. Or better yet, whip up a range of all sorts of extras and let your dad mix and match.

5. Fried rice for breakfast

This contest-winning breakfast fried rice couldn’t be easier to make, but there’s one suggestion we’ll make: double the bacon (you can’t go wrong).

6. Speculoos Breakfast Cake

For more breakfast dessert vibes, make this easy speculoos cookie (if you’ve ever tasted Trader Joe’s Cookie Butter, that’s the flavor of speculoos cookies). This moist sheet cake, which tastes like rich, warm spices, thanks to the cookie butter in the batter, goes perfectly with a hot cup of coffee or an iced infusion.

seven. Apple and Pork Breakfast Sausage

Your dad will be so impressed that you made this sweet yet tasty sausage all by yourself (you know, instead of just picking up a package from the store). Made with tart apples, lots of herbs, Dijon mustard and ground pork, this sausage can be made days before the holidays and reheated in the morning. Our favorite way to serve it: With creamy scrambled eggs — with a little ketchup or hot sauce.

8. Shakshuka with cereals and feta

This spicy and hearty shakshuka is the perfect way to kick off Father’s Day festivities. As a bonus, it’s very easy to do. Cereal, tomato stew and perfectly poached eggs are all in one skillet, which means you’ll spend less time doing the dishes and more time spending time with Dad.

9. Old Cheddar and Mustard Leaf Breakfast Sandwich

This is not your average breakfast sandwich of dry scrambled eggs and floppy bread. This flavor-packed number gets its star power from Swiss chard – cooked until sweet and tart in mustard and heavy cream – with sharp cheddar, perfect fried eggs and fluffy biscuits. .

ten. Tofu scrambled breakfast

This tasty scrambled tofu breakfast is for you all with vegan dads. It’s bursting with flavor thanks to the garlic, nutritional yeast, and lots of spices, while maintaining that egg-like texture by using a combination of extra-firm tofu and chopped vegetables. If you’re feeling really ambitious, turn it into a breakfast burrito with tempeh bacon and fresh avocado.

11. Carla Hall Buttermilk Puff Cookies

These are soft, flaky cookies that anyone (even beginners!) can make, thanks to endlessly helpful tips and advice from the chef and cookbook author, Carla Room.

12. Spinach Quiche

This spinach quiche is definitely a project – everything is carefully made from scratch, including the crust – but we can’t think of a better (edible) gift to wake up to on Father’s Day.

13. Egg sandwich with mayonnaise and chilli paste

This five-ingredient egg sandwich may seem simple, but it’s packed with flavor, thanks to Calabrian chili-infused mayonnaise, toasted bread, and runny fried eggs. We pretty much guarantee you’ll be asked to serve seconds.

14. Spaghetti Carbonara Frittata

Pasta for breakfast? We can’t think of anything better. “Have hot, warm, room temperature, or straight out of the fridge the next day,” says the Big Little Recipes columnist Emma Lawig“(if leftover pasta frittata sandwich with chili mayonnaise is wrong, I don’t want to be right).”

15. Banana Bread Scones from Samantha Seneviratne

This Genius recipe from the cookbook author and food stylist Samantha Seneviratne is the best of both worlds. “Think: all the comfort of banana bread, with crispier, sweeter edges and chewy, chocolatey middles — and ready in, oh, about half the time.”

16. Mashed Potatoes with Bacon and Eggs

Nickel & Dinner Columnist Rebecca Firkser takes a bacon and egg breakfast to a whole new level with this recipe, featuring crispy mashed baked potatoes, a spicy, creamy sauce, and greens for good luck. Plus, it will feed a family of four for less than $10.

17. breakfast casserole

“You’ve heard of breakfast for dinner, but have you come across dinner for breakfast?” asks recipe developer Ella Quittner. “If not, allow me to officially introduce you to a morning dish that has the structure and consistency of a real casserole, complete with your favorite breakfast parts.” This breakfast casserole is constructed like a lasagna, but has all the toppings of a breakfast plate (sausage, eggs, cheese, hash browns). Should we continue? I did not mean it.

18. Latke, egg and cheese sandwich

This latke, egg and cheese sandwich – which looks like it was practically made to please hungry dads – was actually born out of a collaboration between Manhattan restaurant B&H Dairy and Lawrence Weibman, also known as @nycfoodguy on Instagram. Whatever you do, don’t skip a generous drizzle of hot sauce and ketchup before eating.

19. Ham and Cheese Quiche with a Cheese Cracker Crust

This ham and cheese quiche (with a Cheez-It crust!) is an ideal morning meal because you can make everything the night before. In fact, it’s actually better after having had time to rest. Get creative with ham and cheese options if you feel like it: swap Taylor ham for crispy salted bacon or even chopped prosciutto; and if Gruyère isn’t your thing, try Cheddar, Gouda or Monterey Jack instead.

20. Grilled frittata

Another one Nickel & Dinner recipe, editor’s attribution Rebecca Firkser’s toast frittata is perfect for lazy Sunday morning brunches: it takes just 15 minutes to assemble and cook while you brew the coffee. The little extra: it’s as good warm as it is cold, so there’s no pressure to serve it right out of the oven. As is always the case with this column, it will serve four, for just $10.

21. Cream cheese omelette with any seasoning

Give dad the best of both worlds—the flavor of a bagel all with the luxury of a tender omelette—with this cheesy recipe.

22. Crispy Bacon Deviled Eggs

Even though dad isn’t exactly brunch, this mid-morning holiday staple has its name written all over it. The classic deviled eggs are each topped with a slice of crispy bacon, which makes us wonder why we haven’t served them this way from the start.

23. Double Streusel Coffee Cake

Father’s Day calls for a better than average coffee cake. This one has an extra layer of streusel in the middle. This will convert all dads who claim they don’t have a sweet tooth.

24. French Toast Baked Challah

If Father’s Day is a full-fledged holiday in your home, a family-friendly breakfast recipe is in order. That’s where this French Toast Casserole comes in. “Topped with fresh berries and a drizzle of maple syrup, the sweet layer makes a gorgeous centerpiece for any brunch,” writes recipe designer Leah Koenig.

25. Caramelized cream eggs

Dad deserves more than an ordinary serving of fried eggs for Father’s Day breakfast. Enter: these silky skillet eggs. Instead of frying eggs in oil or butter, they sizzle a puddle of heavy cream until the cream caramelizes and the whites are set.

26. Avocado toast

If Dad is planning to spend Father’s Day on a long hike or 30-mile bike ride, he might be grateful if you serve him something lighter for breakfast, like this slice. absolutely perfect avocado toast. Use really good crusty seed bread for the best bite.

27. Sweet and spicy sausage, egg and cheese

Want the father figure in your life to feel extra special? Make him a sausage, egg and cheese sandwich. But here’s the real kicker: the sausage is made entirely from ground pork, fresh rosemary, ground allspice, garlic, and red pepper flakes.

28. Crispy potato, egg and cheese tacos

Top off an early morning feast with hash browns, which instantly make any recipe here — from a sausage and egg sandwich to French toast — feel like a total holiday win. Here, the eggs are broken directly into the cheesy hash browns.

What are you Dad (or the father figure in your life!) doing for Father’s Day breakfast? Tell us in the comments below!

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What to Eat at the Twin Cities June 19 Celebrations https://fallensouffle.com/what-to-eat-at-the-twin-cities-june-19-celebrations/ Thu, 16 Jun 2022 20:58:47 +0000 https://fallensouffle.com/what-to-eat-at-the-twin-cities-june-19-celebrations/ This weekend, a series of events celebrating Juneteenth — the holiday that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved black people in the United States at the end of the Civil War — are taking place in Minneapolis and St. Paul. June 19 became a federal holiday in 2021, when President Biden signed legislation do so. But […]]]>

This weekend, a series of events celebrating Juneteenth — the holiday that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved black people in the United States at the end of the Civil War — are taking place in Minneapolis and St. Paul. June 19 became a federal holiday in 2021, when President Biden signed legislation do so. But it’s actually began on June 19, 1865, when a Union general arrived in Galveston, Texas to tell the African Americans enslaved there that the Civil War was over and they were free from slavery. (President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation had been issued more than two years earlier, in 1863.) Juneteenth has Other names, also, as “Freedom Day” and “Emancipation Day”. It has been celebrated in black communities since the end of the 19th century – and after nationwide protests for racial justice as the summer of 2020 sparked even greater interest in the holidays, celebrations across the country continue to grow.

The same goes for Minneapolis and St. Paul: this weekend, all kinds of June 19 celebrations are taking place in the cities. This guide highlights events where local restaurants and food trucks will be present — from movie screenings in Minneapolis public parks to block parties (and mini-carnivals, no less) on West Broadway. Here’s where to find deep-fried pound cake, Afro-Italian fusion dishes, specialty punches, smothered pork chops and more during the Twin Cities’ June 19 celebrations.

Did we miss something? Contact minneapolis@eater.com.

Friday and Saturday

The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board hosts several Events of June 19 during the weekend. On Friday, June 17, meet Harrisson Park from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for an evening of dancing, entertainment, music and scoops of I Scream Ice Cream. Also on Friday, Creekview Park is hosting a screening of the film The summer of the soul, accompanied by a smoked and crispy barbecue of Ralph’s Rib Cradle from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. On Saturday June 18, vendors Rollin Nolen’s BBQ and House of Refuge – the latter serving fish, chicken and chips – will be parked at Bethune Park from noon to 6 p.m., for a day of performances by local artists, children’s activities, vendors and exhibits.

A Juneteenth celebration at Bethune Park in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board

The YMCAs hosts a June 16 party at St. Paul’s Boyd Park on Saturdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Come hear music from artists like Jearlyn Steel, Thomasina Petrus and Beverly Cottman, plus an array of vendors and a COVID vaccination and booster clinic. For the food, the Y has reserved The Kitchen – The Turkey Chop House (cheeseburgers, catfish and turkey chops with fries), Nani’s sweets (fried pound cake), D’s kitchen (Vietnamese dishes like spring rolls, fried dumplings and fried rice) and 9-Yum-Yum (frozen treats).

Saturday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., the University of Minnesota welcomes its very first June 16 party. The day begins with a memorial parade from Willard Park to the Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center on Plymouth Avenue – from there a block party featuring roller skating, DJs, performance artists, books, free haircuts, vendors, teachers. ins, speeches, storytelling sessions, murals and artistic creation will ensue. As for gastronomy, Sammy McDowell of Sammy Avenue Restaurant will be there to serve its iconic clubs and subs, and Nashville Cooperative, the popular fried chicken spot that launched during the pandemic, will feature devilishly spicy Nashville-style hot chicken. Be sure to stop by Jambo Africa (serving dishes like oxtail, chicken with plantains and samosas) and save room for vegan double chocolate cookies, S’mores cookies, chai snickerdoodles and gluten-free dark chocolate caramel oatmeal cookies from Calm Bakery for Cats.

Two Chai snickerdoodles, tan-colored cookies speckled with brown, sit on a white plate against a black background.  A green plant is visible in the foreground.

Chai snickerdoodles from Quiet Cat Bakery.
Calm Bakery for Cats

Also on Saturday, Comforting Sweet Potato Pie presents his second annual pie baking, with local notables like Lutunji Abram, Gary Hines, Angela Rose Myers Moles and others as judges. On Lake Street, a day of storytelling with Aunt Beverly, percussion and music at Midtown World Market June 16 party is a great reason to grab some food from one of MGM’s many fantastic food vendors. Stop by and say hello to the people of Slice, the first black-owned pizzeria in Minneapolis, as they set up their new restaurant there. There are also June 16 celebrations with great food in the suburbs: Le cave cafe will serve its Afro-Italian fusion cuisine (think lamb tibsie, steak wraps and vegetarian curry) at June 16 Celebration in Burnsville Saturday. For more events in the metropolitan area, check out The WCCO roundup — and don’t miss the sumptuous peach cobbler (both buttery and vegan) from Lutunji Palace Bakery at Edina’s first June 16 celebration Sunday, June 19.

Sunday

The West Broadway Block Party hosted by BOB Rewards Club — a marketing company and database for Black-owned businesses — is set to be one of the Twin Cities’ biggest June 19 celebrations. The event kicks off on the morning of Sunday, June 19 with a Father’s Day brunch prepared by food vendors: stop by for classic breakfast items like sausages, eggs, hash browns, pancakes and waffles. The rest of the day, West Broadway’s array of food is stacked: Mama Sheila’s Soul Houseknown and loved for its buffet of fried chicken, meatloaf, candied yams, black-eyed peas and other southern-style staples, makes a solid spread of soul food. House of Refugea local church specializing in cooking, serving baskets of catfish and chicken, and at mama rose makes homestyle soul food like smothered pork chops and gravy.

In the barbecue arena, Bam Bam BBQ brings Texas-style wood-smoked meats to West Broadway, and Barbecue Rollin Nolens serves barbecue cuts in sauce. Last but not least, Philadelphia Station serves Philly cheese steaks and shaved ice. BOB’s Rewards Club, meanwhile, has a handful of local vendors selling punches, juices, and other goodies. They also have a mini carnival where kids can make popcorn, cotton candy and mini donuts. Find more details about the event here.

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Sammy’s Avenue Eatery Subs.
Sammy Avenue Restaurant

The Hook and Ladder Theater hosts a The soul of the Southside Juneteenth Festival Sunday, June 19 from 1-6 p.m. Beyond live music, poetry readings, speakers, live art, and the Black-Owned Business Marketplace, the festival will also be a hot spot for good food: Official Fried Chicken, which opened last week on Minnehaha Avenue, will serve its eminently crispy fried chicken and fries. Don’t miss what soul bowl is cooking (think soul food combos like mac and cheese, grilled corn, candied yams and jerk chicken). DuNord Social Spiritsthe first black-owned distillery in the United States, will also sell bottled spirits as a vendor.

The Rondo Center for various expressions hosts a June 16 party in the historic heart of the black community of St. Paul on Sunday, June 19 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. There will be a keynote address from CNN analyst Laura Coates, information booths and exhibits from the MN Science Museum, an awards ceremony, and music, dance and spoken word performances. Owned by Rondo Logan’s Catfish will be there to serve fried catfish, and the St. Paul College Culinary Program will be selling red velvet cupcakes.

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Quick and easy meals to start your day https://fallensouffle.com/quick-and-easy-meals-to-start-your-day/ Wed, 15 Jun 2022 03:15:00 +0000 https://fallensouffle.com/quick-and-easy-meals-to-start-your-day/ Perhaps one of the hardest habits to form is preparing a satisfying breakfast before the start of the work day. Every morning is a battle between waking up and your desire to sleep, and that often means that breakfast time is sacrificed in exchange for a few more minutes in bed. That said, here is […]]]>

Perhaps one of the hardest habits to form is preparing a satisfying breakfast before the start of the work day. Every morning is a battle between waking up and your desire to sleep, and that often means that breakfast time is sacrificed in exchange for a few more minutes in bed. That said, here is a list of quick and tasty breakfast recipes you can whip up with your favorite kitchen appliance, the air fryer.

To pull together this list of air fryer breakfast recipes, we turned to our favorite recipe source: TikTok. Here are the best dishes we’ve found and how to recreate them at home.

6 Delicious Air Fryer Breakfast Recipes

Air Fried Breakfast Tortilla Recipe:

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♬ Taste – Tyga

Derived from @airfrywithmethis recipe for an air fryer breakfast ply (or tortilla) basically combines scrambled eggs, cheese, and sausage in a wedge wrap.

Cook the sausage (or protein of your choice) in the air fryer, then add it to the tortilla, fold it up, and put it back in the air fryer. Breakfast, sorted.

Air Fryer Breakfast Cookies:

@lainiecooks

Air fryer breakfast cookies #easyrecipes #airfryer #healthy breakfast

♬ original sound – Biobele Braide, MD

We love breakfast cookies, as evidenced by this post about Jennifer Garner’s take on the dish. TikTok creator @lainiecooks shared her brekkie recipe made with bananas, oats, peanut butter, chia seeds and chocolate chips.

For our gluten-free friends, note that Lainie Cooks uses gluten-free oats in this recipe, so this is definitely an option for you.

Bacon and Egg Toast:

@emillyrosax3

Simple and quick breakfast 🐥#fyp #food #breakfast #airfryer

♬ Breakfast – Kelis

This air fryer breakfast recipe is one we’ve written about before, and for good reason. This is the easiest bacon and egg sandwich recipe you’ll ever come across.

Check out how @emillyrosax3 makes the quick and delicious dish in the TikTok clip above.

Recipe for french toast sticks:

@airfrywithme

REMAKE – AIR FRYER FRENCH TOAST STICKS 😋 instructions added! #airfryerbreakfast #airfryerguy #foodie #fyp #for you #thereforiam #recipeshub

♬ So I Am – Billie Eilish

If you’re a bit of a foodie, @airfrywithme has a breakfast recipe for air fried french toast, which you can make with very little effort. You like to see it, right?

It should be noted here that the recipe calls for baking the French toast in the air fryer at 375 – 400 degrees – converting to Celsius brings the temperature to around 190 – 200 degrees.

Air Fryer Breakfast Pizza Recipe:

@misslizheart

Breakfast Pizza! 🍕🍳 #breakfast #cooking at home #Egg #breakfast #eggs #airfryer #airfryerrecipes #Yum #momstock

♬ original sound – misslizheart

Who said you can’t eat pizza for breakfast? TikTok creator @misslizheart has shared a breakfast recipe for air fried pizza, and it looks damn delicious.

She uses parmesan, ricotta, lemon juice, naan bread, baby spinach, mozzarella, prosciutto and an egg to make this dish. It will only take you a few minutes and will instantly brighten up your mornings.

Yogurt toast recipe:

@cookingwithayeh

Chocolate or Berries?? #yogurttoast #cream bread

♬ Up Beat (Married Life) – Kenyi

One of the weirdest trends to come out of TikTok is this yogurt toast hack. It nails that balance between a sweet and savory breakfast.

This recipe by @cookingwithayeh steps things up with an air fryer. Try.

Have any other air fryer breakfast recipes you’d like to share with us? Pop them in the comments below. If you are looking for healthy recipes, here we have a list of high protein breakfast options.

This article has been updated since its original publication.

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How to Eat Through Blackstone Valley in a Weekend https://fallensouffle.com/how-to-eat-through-blackstone-valley-in-a-weekend/ Sat, 11 Jun 2022 21:30:00 +0000 https://fallensouffle.com/how-to-eat-through-blackstone-valley-in-a-weekend/ Cinnamon rolls getting a coating of frosting at Gingersnaps, a bakery in Lincoln, Rhode Island.Ginger biscuits What they make each day changes, but think the deluxe salted caramel brown butter cookies, Hollandaise apple pies and French macarons – chocolate ganache, cake batter, snickerdoodle, honey lavender, S’mores – freshly baked cookies – peanut butter chocolate chip, […]]]>
Cinnamon rolls getting a coating of frosting at Gingersnaps, a bakery in Lincoln, Rhode Island.Ginger biscuits

What they make each day changes, but think the deluxe salted caramel brown butter cookies, Hollandaise apple pies and French macarons – chocolate ganache, cake batter, snickerdoodle, honey lavender, S’mores – freshly baked cookies – peanut butter chocolate chip, midnight snack, chocolate almond biscotti, and yes, ginger – chocolate chip muffins, cinnamon donuts. Get your Golden Girls with a mini cheesecake – peanut butter, Oreo, turtle, blueberry. If you have a sweet tooth, this is your first stop.

182 Front Street in Lincoln, 401-475-2587, gingersnapsbakeryri.com.

SHANNA’S COUNTRY KITCHEN

If you love breakfast – and you know who is – head to Shanna’s. This is where you might find specialties such as Skillet Potato Benedict – poached eggs, skillet potatoes, bacon, mushrooms, roasted red peppers, jalapeños and cheddar cheese topped with Hollandaise sauce – French toast topped with blueberries , raspberries, banana – burritos or Belgian waffles or a stack of “crispy” pancakes with cooked granola, a rib eye Benedict with roasted peppers, mushrooms and onions, or a banana waffle sundae topped with ice cream, strawberries, nuts, strawberry sauce and whipped cream. A classic old fashioned breakfast: cash or check only, opens at 6am and no official website.

1517 Old Louisquisset Pike to Lincoln, 401-725-5670, facebook.com/ShannasCountryKitchenRI.

La Parrillada, a traditional Colombian mixed grill that includes beef, pork, chorizo, blood sausage, fried pork rinds, fries, plantains, fried cassava and cheese at La Casona.The Casona

THE CASONE

For the authentic Colombian: La Casona. Opened by “professional chef and Colombian mother” Doña Gloria in Central Falls in 2006, the restaurant serves authentic Colombian cuisine at their seats outside. You could have Huevos Revueltos for breakfast – scrambled eggs with hogao sauce served with corn arepa and cheese – or Calentado Casona – rice and beans, scrambled eggs, arepa corn with cheese and grilled beef, pork or chicken. Pair a cocktail with tapas — maybe chicken or beef empanadasChorizo ​​Picado (Colombian sausage with corn arepa) or Montaditos (shrimp, sausage, beef and pork rind on fried plantains with fresh guacamole.) Appetizers include parrillada — bites of beef, pork, chicken, chorizo, blood sausage, fried pork rinds, fries, plantains, fried cassava and cheese — and Minibandeja — beef, pork, chicken or ground beef with rice, beans, chorizo, fried pork rinds, sweet plantain, corn arepa and egg. Or go for something sweet: they have a pastry shop.

768 Broad St. in Central Falls, 401-727-0002, lacasonaus.com.

PARMA RISTORANTE

You don’t have to go to Federal Hill for good Italian in Rhode Island. Hit Parma Ristorante. Think live music and prime rib evening. In this family restaurant, you can start with Point Judith calamari, eggplant rollatinis or fried zucchini. Grilled pizzas include langoustines with prawns – grilled prawns, garlic butter and mozzarella – or Parma — goat cheese, caramelized onions, truffle oil. Gnocchi lovers rejoice: try brown butter, alfredo, cream of lobster, blue cheese and bacon, among others. And of course, the pasta: Lobster Mac and cheese — orecchiette with a cheddar cheese sauce, crispy bacon, grilled asparagus and freshly cracked lobster meat then topped and cooked with a panko breadcrumb topping — cappellini di mare — cappellini in a Spicy san Marzano tomato sauce with white wine, prawns, small necks, mussels and calamari. Appetizers include Lamb di Casa – grilled rack of lamb encrusted with Dijon mustard and panko breadcrumbs, then placed on a butternut squash risotto, topped with prosciutto-wrapped asparagus and served with mashed potatoes garlic – and cioppino – cooked shrimp, scallops, baby necks, mussels, haddock, calamari and lobster meat in a chicken broth, white wine and San Marzano tomatoes.

266 Putnam Pike in Smithfield, 401-349-0079, parmaristorante.com.

Lemon cupcakes and pastries at Wildflour, an all-vegan bakery and cafe in Pawtucket, RIwild flour

WILD FLOUR

For Cali vibes in Pawtucket, head to Wildflour Vegan Bakery & Juice Bar. Think Kilimanjaro coffee – cherry and chocolate flavors with hints of blueberry, whiskey and a bit of smoke – cardamom lattes, espresso and lavender syrup tonic. Smoothies range from Dino (spinach, kale, banana, blueberry, almond butter, almond milk) to Sgt. Pepper (avocado, pineapple, lemon, ginger, cayenne, orange juice) or Elvis (banana, peanut butter, granola, coconut milk, ice.) Add anything from spirulina to hemp seeds, and pair it with a blueberry scone, cinnamon knotbanana bread, maybe a cupcake s’moresWhere peanut butter brownie.

Lunch with Vegan Chili, Garlic and Herb Focaccia, Smashed Avocado Toast or grab a Kale Quinoa Salad, Sweet Potato Pudding or juice go.

727 East Ave in Pawtucket, 401-475-4718, wildflourbakerycafe.com.

Sweet and savory treats in the case at Wildflour in Pawtucket, RIwild flour

GOTTAQ SMOKER BBQ

If you hit #FoodTruckFriday at Roger Williams recently, you may have smelled the smoky goodness. GottaQ is the real deal (not just your friend who claims to be a grill master then microwaves A-1 sauce.) They “smoke our fresh meats daily over pure hickory low and slow for hours and hours”. The fries are cut by hand and the wings “go through a three-day prep.” Breakfast menu includes BBQ pulled pork or brisket with a cheese omelette, with homemade fries and toast; breast mince omelet; a classic ham, bacon and cheese breakfast sandwich; country biscuits and gravy with eggs and home fries, or maybe scrambled sausage, peppers and onions with cheese grits, toast and homemade fries. It’s not just the meats: they make chocolate chip pancakes, grilled cornbread, pulled pork, barbecued beans.

For lunch and dinner? Come hungry. We’re talking about a full rack of ribs; chicken, pork or pulled brisket, served with anything — chicken chili, collard greens, cornbread, potato salad and more. You could opt for a “Q” Ban sandwich – pulled pork, house-smoked ham, house mustard, Swiss on ciabatta, or a “Mac & Cheese Bowl” with pulled pork, chicken or brisket and bread crumble. corn.

2000 Mendon Road in Cumberland, 401-475-4227. gottaq.net.

A food distribution from Wright’s Farm in Burrillville, RI The farm celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2022.Wright’s Farm

WRIGHT’S FARM RESTAURANT

If you only know one restaurant in Blackstone Valley, it’s probably Wright’s Farm & Restaurant. Their family style chicken dinner is a Rhody institution. This is the type of place where you pass the cookies. Think of a table filled with homemade chicken or steak with pasta, fries and salad. Bring the whole team – if you run out of food they will serve you more at no extra cost. To buy fake in the gift shop before leaving.

84 Inman Road in Burrillville, 401-769-2856, wrightsfarm.com.

ROCCO’S

For creativity trendy pub fare like fried avocado or Mexican street corn dip with tortilla chips, or buffalo macaroni and cheese with bacon, arugula at Rocco’s Pub & Grub in Smithfield. Here, you might start with Philly cheesesteak imperial rolls (hand-rolled, with shaved rib eye, cheeses, peppers, onions, and chipotle ranch), BBQ pulled-pork brioche sliders, cabbage Kung Pao flower with cilantro-lime aioli. Wing people, it’s your dream: boneless or bone-in, with a few dips, from “Big Mac” to mango habanero, from garlic parmesan to Korean red pepper. For sandwiches, you can sink your teeth into a Cape Cod reuben with crispy cod, Swiss and coleslaw with tater tots or sweet potato fries, fried chicken and a waffle sandwich with maple aioli or bacon jam burger – maple bourbon bacon jam, gorgonzola, fried egg, arugula, tomato.

55 Douglas Pike in Smithfield, 401-349-2250, roccospubandgrub.com.

BLACK BAR AND GRILL

Describing itself as a modern, gourmet bar and grill with outdoor seating and live music, this is not your uncle’s sports bar. Specials can include house-made potato chips, grilled chipotle rib eye with key lime butter, or hand-cut poutine fries topped with local cheddar and gravy. Entrees include pistachio-crusted salmon, fish tacos, a hot or chilled lobster roll, or a Texan burger – Angus beef with Tennessee whiskey barbecue sauce, stacked with cheddar cheese, applewood-smoked bacon and hand-cut onion rings – or fig jam and prosciutto pizza on mozzarella flatbread. For dessert? Maybe a Banana Xango Cheesecake – cheesecake filled with a flour tortilla, fried, rolled in cinnamon sugar, finished with a drizzle of chocolate and caramel.

1697 Mendon Road in Woonsocket, 401-217-9392, blackbargrille.com.


Lauren Daley can be contacted at ldaley33@gmail.com. Follow her on Twitter @laurendaley1.

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Big Baby Delights to start serving seasoned dishes with a soul in Kalamazoo https://fallensouffle.com/big-baby-delights-to-start-serving-seasoned-dishes-with-a-soul-in-kalamazoo/ Fri, 10 Jun 2022 21:41:00 +0000 https://fallensouffle.com/big-baby-delights-to-start-serving-seasoned-dishes-with-a-soul-in-kalamazoo/ KALAMAZOO, MI — About five years ago, Jonathan “Big Baby” Frazier thought it was time for a change. A former All-State football player at Kalamazoo Central in the 1980s, who later played collegiate at Arkansas Pine-Bluff, Frazier’s body was now approaching 50. Years of heavy weightlifting and working out had taken their toll, resulting in […]]]>

KALAMAZOO, MI — About five years ago, Jonathan “Big Baby” Frazier thought it was time for a change.

A former All-State football player at Kalamazoo Central in the 1980s, who later played collegiate at Arkansas Pine-Bluff, Frazier’s body was now approaching 50.

Years of heavy weightlifting and working out had taken their toll, resulting in numerous surgeries and limited mobility; but in 2016, Frazier received the biggest blow, when his 16-year-old son Marsavious tragically died in a gun accident. At the time it happened, Frazier was in a hospital recovering from shoulder surgery.

Related: The teenagers were sitting next to each other in a meeting place when the gun went off

“It was a game-changer,” he said looking back. “I was going through all of this with my body, I had surgeries almost every two months for about a year and a half and something had to change.

“So I started cooking to keep myself busy. People started wanting to buy cookies and so I decided to enroll in a cooking school.

Frazier’s pastries caught on quickly, and it wasn’t long before he launched Big Baby Delights LLC. and began selling cookies, pies and pound cakes online and off. From there things quickly developed and before he knew it he was hosting private events and hosting Soul Food Sundays.

The evolution was natural for him.

For Frazier, aside from family and close friends, there had always been only two things that mattered.

“It was football and cooking, cooking and football,” he said. “I have been cooking since I was a child, I followed my mother in the kitchen. I learned a lot from my uncle and my father too.

Frazier, taking a page from his uncle’s book, invented his own seasoning.

Soon this seasoning – a perfect tenderizer for ribs, burgers, chicken or catfish – will be seasoning its meats in its first brick-and-mortar store.

The storefront, located at 1381 S Drake Rd. in Kalamazoo, in the same strip as Hungry Howie’s and TNT Pawn Brokers (just southeast of the Drake/KL intersection) won’t be open until sometime later this year , but Frazier will do a two-week soft opening, starting Saturday, June 11 in front of the storefront.

“I hope people see me here on the grill and stop by,” he said. “We will start serving at 11 a.m. every day until we run out of food.”

During the soft open, Frazier said he plans to serve ribs, short ribs and fries. He said it will be open five days a week except Monday and Tuesday.

Once Bib Baby Delights is built and ready to open, it will have one side dedicated to its baked goods and another to its barbecue and other culinary delights, such as fried turkeys, wings, and baked macaroni.

For more information and to keep up to date with opening and grand opening information, visit bigbabydelights.com or follow Big Baby Delights on Facebook. To place a catering order, visit bigbabydelights.com or call 269-332-0337. Please call at least 72 hours in advance for a catering order.

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Schools in Kalamazoo step up security measures amid recurring national gun violence

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Pumpkin Blossom: Nutrients, Benefits, and Uses https://fallensouffle.com/pumpkin-blossom-nutrients-benefits-and-uses/ Wed, 08 Jun 2022 17:42:48 +0000 https://fallensouffle.com/pumpkin-blossom-nutrients-benefits-and-uses/ Pumpkin blossom is a type of vibrant edible flower produced by pumpkin plants. Pumpkin plants produce both male and female flowers, both of which are distinguished by their large, funnel-shaped blooms. These striking flowers take on a bright orange or yellow hue (1). Although many people think of eating pumpkin fruit or seeds, pumpkin blossom […]]]>

Pumpkin blossom is a type of vibrant edible flower produced by pumpkin plants.

Pumpkin plants produce both male and female flowers, both of which are distinguished by their large, funnel-shaped blooms. These striking flowers take on a bright orange or yellow hue (1).

Although many people think of eating pumpkin fruit or seeds, pumpkin blossom can be a nutritious and tasty addition to a healthy diet.

This article will take a closer look at the nutrient profile of pumpkin flower, as well as the potential benefits and uses of this versatile ingredient.

Although low in calories and fat per serving, pumpkin blossom can help boost your intake of several important nutrients, including fiber, copper, folate, and vitamin A.

One cup (134 grams) of cooked pumpkin blossom contains the following nutrients (2):

  • calories: 20
  • Crabs: 4.5 grams
  • Protein: 1.5 grams
  • Big: 0.1 gram
  • Fiber: 1.2 grams
  • Copper: 15% Daily Value (DV)
  • Folate: 14% of DV
  • Vitamin A: 13% of DV
  • Magnesium: 8% DV
  • Vitamin C: 7% of DV
  • The iron: 7% of DV

Pumpkin blossom is particularly rich in copper, an essential mineral your body needs for energy (3).

It also contains a good amount of folate per serving, which is a B vitamin that plays a key role in protein metabolism and DNA synthesis (4).

Additionally, pumpkin blossoms provide about 13% of your DV for vitamin A, which supports the formation and function of the heart, eyes, and lungs (5).

summary

Pumpkin blossom is low in calories but high in several important nutrients, including fiber, copper, folate, and vitamin A.

Although little research remains on the effects of pumpkin flower, it is a very nutritious ingredient. Therefore, pumpkin flowers may provide several health benefits.

Rich in antioxidants

Pumpkin blossom is an excellent source of antioxidants, which are compounds that can neutralize harmful free radicals and reduce inflammation in your body (6).

In particular, pumpkin blossom is rich in several types of antioxidants, including (1):

  • anthocyanins
  • carotene
  • flavonoids
  • phenols

In addition to reducing oxidative damage to your cells, antioxidants may also help prevent chronic disease (seven).

Additionally, many of the different types of antioxidants found in pumpkin blossom may have additional health benefits.

For example, pumpkin blossom contains a high amount of carotenoids, which may help improve your brain function, support your heart health, and provide protection against certain types of cancer and chronic diseases (8).

Still, more studies are needed to assess how the antioxidants found in pumpkin blossom may impact your health.

May promote healthy vision

Pumpkin blossom provides a healthy dose of vitamin A in every serving. Your body needs vitamin A to maintain optimal eye health.

In addition, a vitamin A deficiency can have serious repercussions on the health of your eyes. Poor eye health is often characterized by problems like night blindness and dry eyes (9).

Additionally, some research suggests that increasing your vitamin A intake — from supplements or nutrient-dense foods like pumpkin blossom — may be associated with a lower risk of age-related macular degeneration. a condition that can cause vision loss over time. (5, ten, 11).

May support red blood cell production

Pumpkin blossom contains several nutrients that are involved in the production of red blood cells by your body.

For example, your body needs copper to produce hemoglobin, a type of protein that carries oxygen through red blood cells (12).

It also contains iron, another key component of hemoglobin that your body needs to build healthy red blood cells (13).

A deficiency in either of these nutrients can cause anemia, which is characterized by symptoms such as weakness, pale skin, dizziness, and fatigue (14, 15).

Incorporating more foods rich in these essential minerals – like pumpkin blossom – into your diet can be beneficial in preventing any nutritional deficiencies.

summary

Pumpkin blossom is high in antioxidants and contains several nutrients that may help promote healthy vision and support red blood cell production.

Pumpkin blossom is generally considered safe. Enjoy it as part of a healthy, balanced diet.

However, keep in mind that many pumpkin blossom recipes are breaded, fried, or stuffed with high-calorie ingredients like cheese.

While these dishes can certainly fit into a balanced diet, you may want to moderate your portion sizes if you’re trying to maintain a moderate weight or achieve a healthy calorie deficit.

Additionally, while pumpkin blossom can also be enjoyed raw, it’s important to clean it thoroughly before consuming it to remove any dirt or debris, especially if you’re picking it from your own garden.

Most people prefer to carefully remove the spiny leaves from the flowers, along with the pistil and stamen, to enhance the flavor of the flower.

Like other types of edible flowers, note that the pumpkin flower has a very short shelf life and begins to wilt within 24 to 48 hours of picking.

Because they’re not readily available at most grocery stores, pumpkin blossoms can be hard to find. They can also be very expensive.

Check your local farmer’s market or consider growing your own pumpkins at home if you want to add the flowers to your diet.

summary

Pumpkin blossom is often fried, breaded, or stuffed with high-calorie fillings. It also has a short shelf life, can be difficult to find, and must be cleaned thoroughly before consumption.

Raw pumpkin blossom has a subtle, slightly earthy taste. Chefs can use it to add a splash of color and flavor to salads.

It can also be breaded and fried to make fritters, which are often enjoyed as an appetizer or snack.

Pumpkin blossom is also used in quesadillas or cooked with other vegetables and spices to make a stir-fry.

Many people also fill the blossoms with ricotta or mozzarella before baking or frying them to make stuffed pumpkin blossoms. You can try making this dish at home using the recipe below.

Ingredients

  • 10–12 pumpkin blossoms
  • 1 cup (260 grams) ricotta cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup (60 grams) breadcrumbs
  • salt and pepper to taste

directions

  1. Rinse each pumpkin flower and carefully remove the prickly leaves, pistil and stamens.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the ricotta cheese with a beaten egg, salt and pepper.
  3. Pour the breadcrumbs into another bowl. Add the remaining two eggs to a separate bowl and use a fork to whisk well.
  4. Use a spoon to stuff each flower with the ricotta filling and twist the top to close.
  5. Next, dip each flower in the egg mixture, then in the breadcrumbs. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  6. Bake in 400°F (205°C) oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and flowers are light brown and crispy.

summary

Pumpkin blossom can be eaten raw or cooked. It’s often added to salads and used to make donuts, stir-fries, quesadillas, or stuffed pumpkin blossoms.

Pumpkin blossom is a vibrant and fragrant ingredient that has a slightly sweet and earthy flavor. It works well in a variety of dishes.

It is rich in antioxidants and contains several other important vitamins and minerals, including copper, folate and vitamin A.

Consider adding this tasty edible flower to your next shopping list and give your favorite salads, soups and stir-fries an exciting update!

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Best Summer Trader Joe’s seasonal products to buy https://fallensouffle.com/best-summer-trader-joes-seasonal-products-to-buy/ Mon, 06 Jun 2022 21:00:35 +0000 https://fallensouffle.com/best-summer-trader-joes-seasonal-products-to-buy/ Tangerine Cream Bars Your favorite summer popsicle got a makeover. Instead of using the typical orange found in classic creamsicles, this version from Trader Joe relies on tangerines for a sweeter, juicier exterior. The citrus juice on the outside still envelops a smooth vanilla ice cream, making it a nostalgic staple for summertime frozen dessert […]]]>

Tangerine Cream Bars

Your favorite summer popsicle got a makeover. Instead of using the typical orange found in classic creamsicles, this version from Trader Joe relies on tangerines for a sweeter, juicier exterior. The citrus juice on the outside still envelops a smooth vanilla ice cream, making it a nostalgic staple for summertime frozen dessert cravings.

Sweetcorn, Burrata & Basil Ravioli

Trader Joe’s has plenty of ravioli, but this sweet corn version only appears in the summer. This pocket of pasta is filled with the creaminess of burrata and golden corn, which would feel sweet and heavy if it weren’t for the grassy green of basil and the saltiness of parmesan and white cheddar. It would go well mixed with pesto or served with roasted cherry tomatoes.

Coconut cold brew coffee concentrate

If you’re someone who relies heavily on Trader Joe’s Cold Brew Concentrate, but want to mix it up this season, get this coconut version of the best-selling. It comes with the same ease as the original – just mix one part concentrate with two parts milk or water – but has a more nutty flavor. Experiment with different syrups for the perfect summer iced coffee.

Unsalted All Beef Hot Dogs

Are these the hottest hot dogs I’ve ever eaten? Probably not. But for the convenience of picking them up quickly at Trader Joe’s for a barbecue, they’ll do. These hot dogs aren’t too salty, making them the perfect vehicle for a drizzle of mustard, chopped raw onions and generous dollops of relish.

Brioche Hot Dog & Burger Buns

And if you really want to take your hot dogs to the next level, get a pack of Brioche Hot Dog Buns from Trader Joe. They’re chewy and buttery, but solid enough that drizzling condiments on them won’t make them wet. If you’re more of a burger lover, they also have brioche burger buns.

Ranch Crunch Vegan Salad Kit

If you’re looking for an all-plant-based salad kit for a party (or just for yourself), the vegan ranch crunch kit is a winner. The base contains green and red cabbage, kale, romaine, carrots and green onions and is dressed with sunflower seeds and fried onions. Toss it all in with the vegan ranch, which is tangy and not too creamy, and a perfect lunch is served.

Spicy Mango Lemonade

What I really like about Spicy Mango Lemonade is that it’s actually spicy. With the addition of jalapeño and cayenne, each sip packs a punch softened by the sweetness of mango. You can drink it straight or add tequila for a summery, easy margarita.

Patio Potato Chips

In the summer, there’s nothing better than sitting on a patio with friends and enjoying a hot summer meal, unless you add Trader Joe’s Patio Fries to the mix. . This eclectic seasonal item combines all the flavors of barbecue in a singular bag. You’ll find dill, ketchup, barbecue, sea salt and vinegar crisps all in one and the sweetness, smoke and tangy flavors balance each other out.

Joe-Joe’s Strawberry Lemonade

It wouldn’t be a new season if Trader Joe’s didn’t release a new version of their Joe-Joe’s. This summery take on strawberry lemonade takes a lemon cookie base and sandwiches it between strawberry cream sprinkled with real dried strawberries. It’s sweeter than tangy, but still lighter than the original chocolate cookies. This would be a great low rise option for an afternoon tea service.

Rainier cherries

Summer is cherry season and what better way to celebrate than with Rainier cherries? These yellow cherries are kissed with a hint of pink and invitingly sweet on the inside and crispy on the outside. Rainier cherries have exceptionally short seasons, so if you see a bundle at Trader Joe’s, grab it while you can.

Asparagus Risotto

This asparagus risotto is perfect for a weeknight summer dinner. It only takes five minutes to get started: just add a dash of water and the frozen contents of the bag to a saucepan and cover for five minutes. The asparagus continues to crunch, while the creamy sauce coats the rice beautifully. This frozen dish will go perfectly with lemon shrimp or salmon.

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A Restoration Program with Future Prospects for Vulnerable Liberian Girls | https://fallensouffle.com/a-restoration-program-with-future-prospects-for-vulnerable-liberian-girls/ Sun, 05 Jun 2022 04:01:52 +0000 https://fallensouffle.com/a-restoration-program-with-future-prospects-for-vulnerable-liberian-girls/ “My name is Agnes Kenderman. I am 19 years old and live in New Kru Town, Monteserrado County with my mother and son. My community selected me for the training program. My mother is in poor health and my father died a long time ago during the civil war. I have an older brother. We […]]]>

“My name is Agnes Kenderman. I am 19 years old and live in New Kru Town, Monteserrado County with my mother and son. My community selected me for the training program.

My mother is in poor health and my father died a long time ago during the civil war. I have an older brother. We didn’t grow much, we searched here and there for food and survived in the community, like everyone else, thanks to the hustle and bustle.

One afternoon, I think I was about five years old, and I was helping my brother fry some fish that our mother would later sell at the market. I don’t know what happened that day but before I know it,

I had fallen into hot oil. I’m lucky my brother saved me before my face got burned. I don’t know what would have happened to me.

surviving domestic violence

Our mother was a merchant who sold fish, pepper and other small things like vegetables if she had any. I cooked and took care of the house when she was at the market, and my brother and I didn’t go to school.

She married another man after our father died. He was not nice to us at all and he drank a lot of alcohol. I remember how he beat our mother several times.

It was painful and I was still calm and afraid of him, but my brother was trying to stop him from beating our mother, and he would turn around and hit my brother hard. Whenever he or anyone tried to harass me, my brother protected me.

After about five years, he decided to leave us alone. Then our mother fell very ill and she could no longer support the family, life was hard.

Now my brother is married with his own wife and children. He had to move on his own. And now I’m the only one looking after our mother here, and also my son.

Helen Mayelle/Spotlight Liberia Initiative

Agnes-Joséphine Kenderman and her son outside her home in Liberia.

Cooking for a better future

My life has improved since I was selected to participate in this program. I’m much happier and getting respect from the community.

I learned catering – which is cooking, making bread, shortbread, cookies, pastries and different things. I trained for three months. After the training they gave us flour, oil, butter, sugar, milk, yeast, flavoring, measuring cups, baking powder and milk. These articles lasted a month.

You had to get up very early in the morning to go to the training center. But when I thought about what the training would make me tomorrow, the benefits for me and my family, I quickly got up and ran!

In the future, I want to continue learning. I’m really interested in making cakes and icing for cakes for weddings and birthdays, and I also want to cook special fried rice and salads.

People love to eat and if you make something sweet and tasty they will come back again and again. At Christmas and New Years, I made so much money from sales!

This training allowed me to be independent. I can now support my family with money and other expenses”.

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