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A Girl and Her Fork makes Hawaiian macaroni salad.
I hadn't planned to post for the Hawaiian Mac Salad I made on Sunday, but after I posted about the Kalua pig, I got emails requesting the recipe for the macaroni salad I made to go with it.
Note: For those who haven't had it before, Hawaiian Mac Salad is not your normal macaroni salad from the deli. It's tangier and sweeter, the mayo is thinned out by milk, and its only extra ingredients are grated carrot, sliced scallions and bits of celery. Also, you have to use real mayo to make this, not the low-fat stuff or Miracle Whip (gack!).
Read more: a-girl-and-her-fork.blogspot.com
Food for the Soul offers photo tips.
Picture a double-decker cheeseburger. If photographed from above, we couldn't see the juicy patties, melted cheddar or bright ketchup dripping off. Try a side-on shot instead!
Now imagine a bowl of tomato soup. If we shot from the side, we'd only see a few croutons poking over the rim. But if viewed from above, the crunchy bread cubes, deep red soup and sprinkling of oregano would all be visible.
Read more: foodsforthesoul.net
Crazy for Crust shares a recipe for cheesecake French toast.
It's summer! Today is the last day of school. Jordan is going to be (gulp) a third- grader!
Let's not discuss the fact that, at this moment, I'm on an airplane to BlogHer Food and her last-day photo was taken by my husband. I'm not going to let the mom guilt get to me for missing today, because it's summer. And I can make it up to Jordan by making some awesome breakfasts for her.
During the school year, breakfast is such a rush. She begs for pancakes. For waffles from scratch. For French toast. She ends up with cereal. Not during summer. I'll make her things like this cheesecake French toast.
Read more: www.crazyforcrust.com