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 11, 2014

5 Insanely Good Cupcake Recipes You Should Make Now (Since We Know You’re Jonesing for a Crumbs Fix)

 

Crumbs Happy Birthday Cupcake

Ok, since the announcement this week that Crumbs is (at least temporarily) out of the game, a lot of us have begun jonesing for a high quality cupcake fix. Fret not, loyal Chew On That readers – to soothe your urgent cravings, we have five of the finest, freshest cupcake recipes from our sister site, SavvyFork.

Check these beauties out now! Read the rest of this entry »

December 27, 2013

The Most Ridiculous Cookie Bars Ever

I love fattening foods. There, I said it. As much as I force myself to exercise, drink green tea, and try to be healthy, I can’t escape my attraction to butter, fat, and calorie-laden foods. One of my favorite fat foods is the humble cookie bar. You might call them blondies, but I call them heaven. Keep reading for one of the most outrageous, ridiculous, and absurd recipes for this fattening dessert that I could find. Trust me, you’ll probably need a wheelbarrow to move around after eating these.

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