Author: The Handsome Chef

You Can Now Make Reservations at the Taco Bell Test Kitchen

We live in an age of crazy food trends, from Taco Bell burrito wrapper wedding dresses to Unicorn Frappuccinos (eye roll). The latest of those trends, in brick-and-mortar form, is that the Taco Bell test kitchen in Irvine, California, is now accepting reservations. So if you’re looking for a super-trendy place to impress a new date (or your date just really loves Taco Bell), look no further. Starting on Cinco de Mayo, there will be 32 reservations available to TBTK for a tasting event on May 19 that will feature brand-new products that haven’t been released to the public...

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Quick & Easy Cauliflower With XO Sauce

Want a quick side dish for Chinese food or just a tasty, simple weeknight meal? Cauliflower is versatile and gets a big burst of flavour from XO sauce. This cauliflower with XO sauce is ridiculously easy and made in 20...

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A Revisit To Bather's Pavilion, Balmoral

It has been around 9 years since I last visited Bather’s Pavilion (coinciding with our move from Mosman to the Eastern suburbs) and it was a friend’s big birthday that brought us here to see what it was like. How had things changed? And was the food still as...

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Chia Seed Pudding with Toppings

  4 cups coconut milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup honey or maple syrup 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Pinch of salt 1 cup chia seeds Suggested Toppings: Strawberries Blueberries Blackberries Raspberries Bananas Mangos Apples Peaches Oranges Granola Dried Fruit Nuts Chocolate Chips Blend the first five ingredients (through salt) in a blender on high for 1-2 minutes. Pour into a large bowl. Whisk in the chia seeds. Cover; refrigerate for at least four hours. Top each serving with your desired toppings. Sponsor: Jamba Juice...

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Haylie Duff Hates This Common Salad Topping, & She's Kind of Right

As an actor, singer, writer, TV host and fashion designer, Haylie Duff is a powerhouse. While she’s certainly got plenty of work to do, her real passion is food. She wasn’t always talented in the kitchen, but with time and perseverance, she found her friends were regularly asking her for recipes. So she started her blog, Real Girl’s Kitchen, which led to The Real Girl’s Kitchen Cookbook and a TV show called — you guessed it! — The Real Girl’s Kitchen on the Cooking Channel. But what’s really going on in her refrigerator? We asked her to give us the details...

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