October 31, 2014

Unholy Cannoli!

Today, June Media’s Chicago editorial team – among them some of the very same luminaries responsible for the content on Chew on That – found itself under siege by a what can probably best be described as a multi-warheaded, Halloween-inspired monster – the cannoli-bomb. Read the rest of this entry »

August 5, 2014

Zucchini Obsession: 14 Zucchini Recipes that Make Amazing Summer Meals

When I bring up my seasonal obsession with zucchini – which, incidentally, is in full effect at the moment – I always marvel at how many people describe the delicious summer squash as either tasteless, or perhaps even more astonishingly, as boring and difficult to work with. Tasteless? Boring? Difficult to work with? Hearing those kinds of comments, I instantly know that the people making them are woefully uninitiated in the many sublime pleasures of the deceptively simple vegetable.

Growing up the grandson of a Neapolitan grandmother, I was introduced to zucchini as an ingredient in a multitude of meals at a very early age. When properly prepared, zucchini serves as the basis for an enormous number of mouthwatering dishes. In fact, if anything, the difficulty of working with zucchini is often having too many meal directions to choose from. Read the rest of this entry »

July 26, 2014

3 Very Cool No-Bake Berry Cheesecake Ideas

Berry Cheesecakes

Earlier this week, Recipe4Living published a useful piece featuring twelve very enticing no-bake berry desserts. Being in the mood for something cool but luscious for this weekend, I thought three recipes from the article were particularly appealing. Read the rest of this entry »

July 23, 2014

Super-Fast, Super-Easy Coconut Deliciousness: Delectable Baked Cocadas

Cocadas

For us at Chew on That, this recipe has it all. Sweet and scrumptious. And did we mention fast, relatively low calorie, and simple-to-make (considering that our version has only three basic ingredients)?

And, folks, we’re not talking cake from a can. We’re talking wholesome summertime goodies with a Latin flair – baked cocadas! Read the rest of this entry »

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