Savage Feast: Three Generations, Two Continents, and a Dinner Table (A Memoir with Recipes) by Boris Fishman – Review

Savage Feast: Three Generations, Two Continents, and a Dinner Table (A Memoir with Recipes)Savage Feast: Three Generations, Two Continents, and a Dinner Table (A Memoir with Recipes) by Boris Fishman 

Publication: February 26th, 2019 by Harper
ISBN-10: 006286789X
ISBN-13: 978-0062867896
Genre: Autobiography – Memoir

The acclaimed author of A Replacement Life shifts between heartbreak and humor in this gorgeously told a recipe-filled memoir. A family story, an immigrant story, a love story, and an epic meal, Savage Feast explores the challenges of navigating two cultures from an unusual angle. Continue reading

Savage Feast: Three Generations, Two Continents, and a Dinner Table (A Memoir with Recipes) by Boris Fishman – Review

Savage Feast: Three Generations, Two Continents, and a Dinner Table (A Memoir with Recipes)Savage Feast: Three Generations, Two Continents, and a Dinner Table (A Memoir with Recipes) by Boris Fishman 

Expected publication: February 26th, 2019 by Harper
ISBN-10: 006286789X
ISBN-13: 978-0062867896
Genre: Autobiography – Memoir

The acclaimed author of A Replacement Life shifts between heartbreak and humor in this gorgeously told a recipe-filled memoir. A family story, an immigrant story, a love story, and an epic meal, Savage Feast explores the challenges of navigating two cultures from an unusual angle. Continue reading

Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol: A Book-to-Table Classic by Charles Dickens – Review

Charles Dickens's a Christmas Carol: A Book-To-Table ClassicCharles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol: A Book-to-Table Classic by Charles Dickens  – Published October 16th, 2018 by Puffin Books

Puffin Plated A Book-to-Table Reading Experience.

A deluxe, full-color hardback edition of the perennial Christmas classic featuring a selection of recipes for your holiday table from Giada de Laurentiis, Ina Garten, Martha Stewart, and Trisha Yearwood! Continue reading

Ginger Detox Water Recipe

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Ginger is a powerful detoxifier that can increase your metabolism. Lemons are also considered to be a detoxifier, since they have a natural diuretic that helps to remove toxins from your body.

  • 2 lemons
  • 2 inch (5cm) ginger root
  • 1 quart (1 liter) spring water

Grate the ginger and cut the lemon into wedges, then add them to a pitcher. Refrigerate for three hours before serving. Add ice if desired.

Lime Mint Water Recipe

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Water that is infused with lime is a good way to boost your metabolism. Limes contain a lot of vitamin C which is also good to prevent colds. I love adding this water to my diet no only for the detox benefits but the health benefits as well.

  • 2 limes
  • 2 quarts (2 liters) sparkling water
  • 1/cup fresh chopped mint

Slice the lime into thick slices and place at the bottom of pitcher. Then pour the sparkling water and add chopped mint. Cover and refrigerate for at least three hours. Strain the liquid before serving.

Earthquake Cake Recipe

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  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 box german chocolate cake mix
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 8ox package softened cream cheese
  • 1 box powdered sugar
  • ½ cup melted butter

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease bottom of 13×9 pan.

Mix pecans and coconut, sprinkle in bottom of pan.

Prepare cake mix according to package directions.

Pour mixture over coconut and pecans.

Mix vanilla, cream cheese, powdered sugar and butter until smooth.

Spoon over cake batter.

Bake 45 to 50 minutes.

No frosting is needed.

Broccoli and Chickpea Salad Recipe

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  • 4 cups chopped broccoli florets
  • 1 can chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. minced ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme leaves or 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/2 cup sliced shallots
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese

Steam broccoli until tender. Steam chickpeas just to heat through. Allow broccoli and chickpeas to cool slightly. Whisk together lemon juice, oil, garlic, ginger, and thyme in a large bowl. Add broccoli, chickpeas and shallots. Toss to coat and season with salt, pepper, and top with parmesan cheese.

 

Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

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  • 6 cups broccoli florets
  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 cup minced onion
  • 1/2 cup minced carrot
  • 1/2 cup minced celery
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 lb. cheddar cheese shredded (about 4 cups)

Steam broccoli. While broccoli is steaming melt butter in pot. Add onion, carrot, and celery. Cook until tender. Stir in flour to coat vegetables and cook for 1 minute. Slowly add broth while stirring. Bring soup to a boil and cook for 5 minutes. Slowly add cheese in 1 cup increments until melted. Allow soup to simmer but not boil then add broccoli. Cook for 1 minute and then serve hot.