Posts tagged ‘walnuts’

April 30th, 2014

Arugula Pesto

by Manasi

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Before I bought my food processor, I remember coveting one for years. I was so envious of people whipping up hummus, dips or whatnot in their food processors. It was always touted as the workhorse of the kitchen with limitless potential. Then I got one and realized one important thing that everyone had left out—it’s an absolute pain in the {ahem} to clean! Seriously!¬†Ingredients get stuck in the crevices, plus there are so many parts! I know it’s all dishwasher safe, but it takes up a lot of room in the dishwasher and if we don’t run it soon enough then I will inevitably need it again and have to wash all the parts before using them, then have to wash them again! I know, I know, First World Problems. read more »

April 15th, 2014

Raw Chocolate and Cashew Bars

by Manasi

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Are you a snacker? I am a person that HAS to have snacks. I’m in awe of those people that can eat nothing between meals–I become a crazy monster if I go too long without eating. Seriously–ask my friends. read more »

June 21st, 2011

Browned Butter Brownies

by Manasi

I feel like browned butter is a really hot ingredient. It’s in everything these days, from cakes, cookies, to being brushed onto cinnamon bread. I really love the process of making it–all of a sudden the butter turns a golden brown and smells so good. I’ll be honest though, with most things that I’ve gone through the trouble of browning butter, I’ve never really tasted the extra flavor. I figured that maybe I was just making dishes that were too strong to really appreciate the browned butter or that maybe my palate just wasn’t sophisticated enough. read more »