The mention of sweet and caramelly roasted garlic always grabs our attention. A full head of it is roasted in the oven so that it permeates every nook and cranny when spread over the bread. Paired with flavors inspired by the traditional Caprese salad made of tomatoes, mozzarella, and fresh basil leaves, the flatbread is… Read More »
Marleena can be found paging through cookbooks in local bookstores or rowing on the Charles River in her free time. Growing up around a family centered around food, she quickly developed a love for all things spicy and healthy from a young age – with an indulgent dessert thrown in there from time to time. Taking a break from a background in Ceramics, Marleena started blogging at The Flex Foodie as a creative release in the kitchen. She is currently an MLA in Gastronomy Candidate at Boston University, where she studies everything from Food Writing to deciphering those ever confusing food labels.
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Recipes & Blog Posts
Go meatless one night this week and sub in soybean-based tempeh for a protein source that may surprise you. Although tofu (which is also made from soybeans) is an excellent meat alternative, tempeh provides a bit more substance for a heartier dinner. The fermented bean cake is dense and chewy, with a slight nutty flavor,… Read More »
You’ll be able to achieve the smoky flavor of the outdoor grill in the comfort of your own home with this week’s Taco Tuesday recipe. Smoked paprika and cumin amp up the flavor of the dish, and Jessica makes sure to use chicken thighs for more depth of flavor. By roasting the base ingredients—chicken, onion,… Read More »
This glazed ham recipe will surely take the spotlight at your holiday gathering this year. It’s so simple and tasty that it could be used for any other special occasion throughout the year as well. Nicole breaks down her recipe into two sections, making it foolproof even for the most challenged of cooks. By using… Read More »
Up the ante on your french toast routine by swapping out brioche for Texas Toast. Assembling the ingredients the night before in a casserole dish turns it into a major timesaver in the kitchen. When you’re expecting a crowd of hungry people awaiting a full breakfast, preparing any dish in advance can be a lifesaver…. Read More »
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