The Culture Food Stir It Up!

  • Custard-in-a-pumpkin

    Tired of being assailed by cans of pumpkin purée everywhere you look, or maybe you just don't really care for pumpkin pie? Hollowed-out sugar pumpkins are filled with coconut custard in this delightful Cambodian dessert

  • Crispy buttermilk baked chicken

    It might not be exotic or innovative, but this crispy chicken, is a tasty, simple recipe you'll return to again and again.  

  • Fish and corn chowder

    This hearty chowder, chock full of potatoes, corn, fish and bacon, gets a sweet note when corn stock stands in for fish stock.

  • Pumpkin cranberry scones

    Pumpkin cranberry scones with orange zest icing made with self-rising flour and pumpkin pie filling are easy to make and have all the right flavors of fall.

  • Go bunless with wafu hamburgers

    Hamburger patties sans buns are now very popular with the low-carb/gluten-free set but the Japanese may have been the geniuses who thought of it first with their wafu hamburger.

October 30, 2014

Photos of the day 10/30

Hindu devotees pray while standing in the Arabian Sea as they worship the Sun god Surya during the Hindu religious festival 'Chatt Puja' in Mumbai, India. Hindu women fast for the whole day for the betterment of their family and the society during the festival.

More Stir It Up!
  • Apple fall salad

    Simple dinner salad chock-full with the flavors of autumn.

  • Harvest lasagna

    Use the abundance of summer's last vegetables to make a delicious lasagna.

  • Vidalia onion and goat cheese soufflé

    The sweetness of caramelized Vidalia onions pairs with marjoram and salty goat cheese for a light and creamy soufflé packed with flavor.

  • Winter squash and pear soup with sage

    The earthy flavor of sage complements the sweetness of this squash and pear soup. Use half and half or coconut milk to add a creamy texture.

  • Baked pumpkin doughnuts

    What better way to usher in fall than with warm, pumpkin-flavored doughnuts baked right in the oven?

  • Autumn apple nog

    This eggless, cocoa-like, nonalcoholic beverage is perfect for chilly autumn days when you want to warm up!

  • Baked potato skins

    Classic appetizer of hollowed out potato filled with cheese, bacon, and sour cream.

  • Spiced apple caramel crumb bars

    With a crumble crust and sweet syrup of apple juices, you might need a spoon to eat these decadent bars.

  • Braised chicken with artichokes and olives

    Bacon, marinated artichoke hearts, olives, garlic and lemon juice and zest combine with chicken drumsticks and thighs in this big-flavored braise.

  • How to make homemade spice blends

    Try making your favorite spice blends from scratch: garam masala, taco seasoning, Cajun spice, pumpkin spice seasoning, and more. All of these blends are easy enough to make at home using organic spices without any additives.