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Monday, 20 January 2014 11:19

Food Gawker App

Here's the mobile companion of the popular foodie website FoodGawker.com! Full of “food porn” (tastefully taken pictures of food and drink that make you want to eat right now), this app has photos and recipes for food and drinks, searchable by keyword...or you can browse randomly.

 

This app is for serious foodies or foodie wannabes. If you're looking for simple, 20 minute, one-pan, one-spoon recipes to make between soccer and band practice, keep walking bub.

Pictures, recipes, food blogs and restaurant reviews you can save, email or share on a number of social media sites.

 

FREE - iTunes

Friday, 17 January 2014 08:03

Pottsy Then and Now

Whenever the subject of 'weight loss' comes up on the Wave Morning Show, Dan asks everyone if they have seen Pottsy's "fat picture"?  

For those of you who haven't see it, here is the side-by-side of Pottsy in 2000 at 305 pounds and in 2014 at 188.  

 

 

Thursday, 16 January 2014 19:17

Vegetable Quinoa Soup

Vegetable Quinoa Soup

Makes 10-12 servings

 

3 Tbsp. olive oil                                                       

1 lg. onion, minced

4 cloves garlic, minced

2 carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch dice

2 lg. zucchini, rinsed and cut into 1/4 inch dice

2 potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch chunks (optional)

1 cup dry white wine

3 cups canned tomato chunks

5 qt. vegetable stock

2 cups quinoa

1 lb. fresh spinach, stems trimmed, leaves cut into thin strips

1 lg. can (1 lb. 3 oz.) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped

Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Freshly grated Parmesan cheese

 

Heat the oil in a large stockpot over medium-high heat. Stir in the onion, garlic, carrots, zucchini, potatoes and cook, stirring frequently for 10 minutes, add the wine. Stir in the tomatoes and cook 5 minutes longer. Pour in the stock and then add the quinoa, spinach, and beans. Simmer the soup uncovered, stirring occasionally, for 45 minutes.

 

Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve in large bowls with parmesan cheese.

Using big shopping carts, ignoring your freezer and not knowing the prices of the things you buy the most are just three of the biggest mistakes we make at the grocery store.  Food Network host and author, Melissa d'Arabian, shows us what we're doing wrong at the grocery store.  Click here for the full story.

 

 

Monday, 13 January 2014 11:37

FLIR One iPhone case

One of the coolest things to come out of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show is the FLIR One iPhone case! FLIR is a brand name for thermal imaging cameras. This case will fit an iPhone 5 or 5s, has a FLIR camera built in as well as a battery pack that extends your battery life by about 50% (or 2 hours of continuous use). The FLIR One iPhone case is expected to be available later this year and should retail for around $350.

 

 

Uses: Checking for drafts or poorly insulated areas of your house, locating your friends in a dark campground or hunting for bigfoot.

Friday, 10 January 2014 06:35

Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

 

Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

Makes 1 loaf

8 oz. unsalted butter, room temperature

1 cup granulated sugar

4 large eggs, room temperature

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 ½ cup All Purpose flour

¼ teaspoon salt

Zest and juice of two lemons

¼ cup poppy seeds

 

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter and flour the 9x 5 loaf pan and set aside.

Using a kitchen stand mixer cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and lemon juice and mix until combined.

Sift together dry ingredients and add to the egg mixture, be careful not to overmix once the flour is added.

Fold in the lemon zest and poppy seeds. Pour or scoop batter into prepared pan. Bake until center of loaf feels spongy or a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, approximately 35-45 minutes.

 

Icing:

1 cup powdered sugar

3 Tablespoons lemon juice

Stir together until combined. Drizzle over pound cake.

 

Tuesday, 07 January 2014 06:54

Alarm Clock that Actually Wakes you Up

Wake N Shake is an alarm clock for your iPhone.  To turn it off, you have to violently shake the phone.  There is no snooze button because...well, try falling back asleep after that workout!  

 

$1.99 on iTunes

Thursday, 02 January 2014 10:06

Grilled Chicken with Orange Mustard Glaze

Grilled Chicken with Orange Mustard Glaze

 

Serves 4

4 chicken breasts, pounded thin
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
2 Tablespoons fresh ginger, peeled, grated
 
Place chicken in a plastic freezer bag with the other ingredients and allow chicken to marinate for 1-2 hours. 
 
Remove chicken from marinade and place on a preheated grill on direct medium heat. Grill until center of chicken registers 165 degrees F.
Take raw marinade and place in a small sauce pot. Cook marinate until boiling (212 degrees F) and allow to boil for 6 minutes.  Use fully cooked marinade as finishing sauce for chicken.
 
 
Sesame Green Beans
 
Ingredients
1 1/2 pounds green beans, washed and trimmed
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
Salt and pepper to taste
 
 
Put up a pot of water and allow to boil.   Get ready a large bowl of water with 1 cup of ice cubes in it.  Place green beans into the boiling water for 2-3minutes only.  Immediately place them into the bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process.  Drain from water completely. 
Heat a large nonstick sauté pan over high heat.  Add 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil and 1 teaspoon sesame oil to pan.  Allow to heat.   Add beans and crushed red pepper flakes and quickly sauté for 3 minutes.  Remove beans from pan and toss in a bowl with sesame seeds and salt and pepper to taste.
 
Friday, 27 December 2013 06:55

Paganini's Pantry: Marinated Olives

Ingredients

1 lemon, juice & zest

2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp. fresh rosemary
1/2 tsp. fresh thyme
2 bay leaves 
1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 cups mixed olives 

 

Instructions

Heat olive oil in a small sauce pan with lemon juice and zest, garlic, rosemary, thyme, bay leaves and crushed red pepper. Remove from the heat and poor over olives and toss well. Place olives in the refrigerator to marinate overnight. 

Friday, 20 December 2013 12:02

Geek of the Week: Santa Tracker

This app show's Santa's path of travel, his current location, current speed AND what he's doing...he might be delivering presents, he might be out for supplies if you look at the app before Christmas eve...he might be sleeping on the 26th.

 

 

GooglePlay – “Santa Tracker Free”

iTunes – “Santa Tracker Christmas Free”

 

Both offer paid upgrades

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