Place the butter, sugar, vanilla extract, and orange zest in the bowl of an electric mixer. Mix on medium speed until the mixture is fluffy and pale. Set aside.Place the roasted pecans in the bowl of a food processor. Process until very finely ground (be careful not to overprocess the nuts or they& 39;ll turn into nut butter).
This Independence Day, get your grill outside its comfort zone and ditch the regularsAppetizer: Baba Ghanoush RecipeBaba ghanoush is an eggplant-based dish that originated in the Middle East. In North America, it’s used as a dip for pita and vegetables, but in Egypt it’s a side dish. Grilling the eggplant before peeling the skin gives it a delightful, smoky flavor.
RecipesIngredientsHerb and spiceSeasoning mixesI bet you already have these things in your cupboard. Pre-made blend may even have lots of added salt, by mixing your can cut down on salt in your cooking.4 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 1 small jar3 tablespoons dried oregano2 tablespoons dried basil1 tablespoon dried thyme2 teaspoons granulated garlicMethodPrep:3min ›Ready in:3minPlace all the ingredients into a bowl, and mix well.
Riots and gang violence over food have become the norm in Venezuela amidst a widening gap between the rich and poorWikimedia CommonsThe nation’s meager food supply is under armed guard but shelves are still empty.Venezuela is feeling the aftershock of a tanked economy after the authoritarian socialist regime known as “Chavismo” failed mightily, leaving the majority of Venezuelans struggling to survive and get enough to eat.
Pound Cake with Grand Marnier–Poached Apricots Recipe Beating the butter and sugar until light and fluffy is essential to this pound cake’s moist, tender crumb and the Grand-Marnier Poached Apricots add a boozy yet sweet kick.Ingredientscake2 cups (4 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan½ teaspoon cream of tartar¼ teaspoon ground cardamom1 teaspoon vanilla extractapricots and Assembly2 cups dried apricots (about 8 oz.