Tag | “Summer”

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

While some states are being buried in snow, here in Ohio, we’ve been enjoying a very mild winter. In fact, it was...
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Harry Potter Birthday Cakes | Two Ways | Week 06

Muggles, hold on to your hats. I think I might have fared well in potions class after the endeavor I undertook...
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Hibiscus, Rose, and Lime Cupcakes with Candied Violas | Flowers | Week 19

Alright, alright, I know. I've been really bad about keeping up with recipes this last week. Fortunately, I have a...
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Squashed Potatoes | My First Foods | Week 25

Once the potatoes are fork tender, drain then place into a large stand mixer bowl.When I was a kid, I was a picky...
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Bakso | Indonesian | Week 34

I've been on an Asian kick lately, especially with the weekly challenges consisting of Indian cuisine last week, and...
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Mexican Corn Salad

Corn on the cob is finally back on the menu. If there's one food that just screams summer to me, it's some...
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Pesto Pork Chops

I've been growing a lot of my own herbs, and with all of the rainy and warm weather lately, there's recently been an...
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Favorite Recipes - 100th Post Special!

Believe it or not, this blog started in 2011. It was created as part of an assignment for one of my classes my...
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Hermione Granger | Cherry Bakewell Cake | Harry Potter Recipes

If there's one thing I'm a superfan of, it's Harry Potter. The books mirrored my childhood and I read each of them a...
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Ron Weasley | Sponge Cake Sandwich | Harry Potter Recipes

Ronald Weasley is arguably one of the more underrated wizards of the Harry Potter universe. While he's not particularly...
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Sirius Black | Tropical Fruit Cake | Harry Potter Recipes

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was easily my favorite Harry Potter book, and it mostly had to do entirely...
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Baked Caramel Apple Pies

It's almost caramel apple season folks, which in my opinion, is waaaay superior than pumpkin spice season, which...
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Mango & Avocado Ceviche

Over the summer, Nick and some friends and I went on a Caribbean cruise. The seafood was the freshest I had ever...
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Cabbage Steak | Avatar: The Last Airbender Recipes

NOT MY CABBAGES!! Actually, I think this is a dish that the Cabbage Merchant would be particularly fond of,...
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Green Bean & Mushroom Casserole

Tis the season for eating together with your family and friends. If you are anything like me, you love to cook but hate...
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The Starving Chef's Favorite Recipes of 2015 | 200th Post

With the year coming to an end, everyone is looking back on their time and how they've spent it. For me, I can hardly...
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American Tries Poutine for First Time

Listen up Americans. Put down your ketchup and listen to what I have to say: Poutine. Why isn't this on more menus?...
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Winterfell Root Vegetables | Game of Thrones Recipes

Winterfell is ready for winter. As the snow and cold (and presumably the White Walkers) approach its stone walls, the...
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Baked Avocado Eggs with Tomato Herb Hollandaise

I have a slight obsession with Eggs Benedict. I’ve eaten it weekly for the past few years and have come to believe...
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Garlic Butter Shrimp Packet | Campfire Cooking

Summer is quickly approaching, which means I'm stockpiling my campfire recipes for all the cooking over an open...
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Campfire Cooking

It's summer, so that means cookouts and camping! Over the weekend I visited my parents in my hometown and made use of...
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Ginger & Garlic BBQ Shrimp Kabobs

Summer might be winding down, but that doesn't mean you can't still fire up the grill! I love anything sweet and spicy,...
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Eggplant Parmigiana

Summer has drawn to an end, which means it's harvest time! Last weekend, I decided to take down my garden, and got a...
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Zucchini Fritters

It's nearly winter and I'm still trying to use up all the zucchini I pulled from my garden this year! For my first...
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Bacon Wrapped Halloumi Jalapeños

Halloumi to introduce my new favorite appetizer: bacon wrapped cheese stuffed jalapeños. With the holidays right...
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Bacon Wrapped Halloumi Bison Bites

Recently, I discovered a magical cheese that doesn't melt in the heat: halloumi. It adds a burst of umami flavor...
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Best Recipes of 2016 | The Starving Chef

As 2016 draws to an end, many of us turn to reflect upon our journey through the last 365 days. For me, that means...
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Crock Pot Crab & Corn Chowder

It's January, which means I've hit my peak point of laziness when it comes to cooking in the winter. The next several...
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Southern Corn Salsa

The snow clouds are finally clearing, warmer weather and sunny days are here - which means summer is just around the...
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Simple Korean Bulgogi BBQ

A few weeks back, I took advantage of the warmer weather to whip up a batch of Korean ribs on the grill. Seeing as...
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Crispitos | Cafeteria Copy Cat

School may be out for the summer but the bell is ringing in my kitchen! This recipe comes straight from the halls of my...
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Sweet Tea Chicken Summer Salad

If there's one thing that's synonymous with summer time, it's sweet tea. But did you know that it's much more than just...
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Spiralized Hot Dogs with Gruyere & Spinach

It's finally starting to feel like summer up here in North East Ohio - and that means it's time to uncover the log...
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Rainbow Fruit Pizza

It's nearly sweet, sweet summer time, which means it's officially cookout season. Whenever I go to a backyard party,...
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Ice Cube "Cake" (For Dogs!)

It's summer time, which means my doggos are spending lots of extra time outdoors. Not that they haven't been tramping...
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Jalapeno & Sweet Corn Tortellini Salad

It's tailgating season (...apparently, I don't sports) despite the fact that it's getting colder and colder. We may be...
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Gendry's Bowl O' Brown | Game of Thrones Recipes

"In Flea Bottom we called them 'bowls of brown'. We'd pretend that the meat in them was chicken - we knew it wasn't...
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Benjen Stark's Elk Meatballs & Shallot Gravy | Game of Thrones Recipes

"You're right. The wildlings are no different from us. A little rougher, maybe. But they're made of meat and bone. I...
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Strawberry Gummy Bears

Gummy bears are a perfect way to preserve the fruits of your summer labor! If you're like me and suddenly have an...
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Zucchini Bread: Cinnamon Spice & Triple Chocolate

The end of summer means sweet, sweet zucchini bread. This year, for my dad's birthday, I made him delicious...
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Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Stew

Even though the weather would have you think it is still summer, we are already weeks into fall and on our merry way to...
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Cranberry Orange Balsamic Chicken | One Pan Meals

I'm warming up to the holiday season with an easy one pan dish to eat while you plan Thanksgiving dinner. With a tangy,...
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Olympic Torch Ice Cream Flambé

If you're anything like me, you are eagerly awaiting the premiere of the Opening Ceremony for the Winter Olympics!...
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One Pan Smoky Citrus Shrimp Pasta

It’s springtime, which means it’s time to infuse your food with the freshest flavors of spring, with a hint of...
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KNOW YOUR: Herbs & Spices

Everything that is exciting and healthy seems to have twenty-five ingredients or more! What gives? Well, turns...
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Lemon Dill Salmon with Capers & Asparagus

If you asked me to give you all of the flavors of springtime in one dish, this would be it! Fresh salmon filets,...
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Puppy Popsicles | PUPSICLES

My dogs love to hang out in the backyard, no matter how hot it is outside. So to help keep my dog chillin' outdoors in...
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S'mores Dip | ONLY 4 INGREDIENTS!

S'mores are synonymous with summertime. But if you don’t have a campfire to toast your marshmallows, this...
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Creamy Lemon Basil Shrimp Noodles

All the best flavors of the summer are coming together to play out the season on a flavorful note. One of my...
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Lemon Basil Shrimp Noodles

I'm craving warmer weather, if you can't tell. It's barely winter and I'm already wishing it were summer - that's where...
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Caprese Benedict

My vegetable garden is pumping out more tomatoes and zucchini than I know what to do with, so I’m trying to get...
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Instant Pot Pulled Pork Apple Cider BBQ

Summer may officially be over but that doesn’t mean you can’t still whip up a batch of BBQ pork! I...
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Tomato & Ricotta Flatbread

Spring is just around the corner (hopefully), which means it's time for me to start gathering up my garden...
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Cast Iron Corn & Spinach Casserole

Corn casserole in cast iron - all my favorite things! Whether you're still cooking on the grill or using an indoor...
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Lemon Dill Orzo with Asparagus

The flavors of spring are in full force. Fresh asparagus is the star of the dish; highlighted with bursts of...
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Jorah Mormont's Mutton Meatloaf | Game of Thrones Recipes

"The common people pray for rain, health and a summer that never ends. They don’t care what game the high lords...
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31 Game of Thrones Recipes - MAESTER LIST

This is it folks. The long night approaches. What is dead may never die. Winter is here. I've been cooking up a...
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Fiddlehead Fern Risotto

Today we are heading out of the kitchen and into Stardew Valley for some of the most relaxing simulated home cooking...
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All-American 'Gourmet' Red Skin Potato Salad

Forget buying potato salad by the tub, this “gourmet-style” enhances traditional ingredients to take a standard...
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Mango Habanero Salsa

Today we are making a HELLA spicy mango salsa. This fruit salsa is made from mangos, strawberries and English...
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Ostrich Burger

Yes, you read that title correctly. Ostrich. Like the giant bird that buries it's head in the sand - THAT kind of...
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Summer Sangria

It's the easiest sangria you'll ever make. I used to not like wine. Maybe it was because I was raised on "church...
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Avocado Turkey Melt

A classic panini perfect for the summer. I recently acquired a panini press and let me tell you - I. Am. OBSESSED!...
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Faux Big Mac Recipe (with Beyond Meat!)

The future of meat is looking...plant-based. Move over beef, there's a new "beef" in town. If you haven't tried...
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Strawberry Watermelon Limeade Sorbet

Summer may be winding down but that doesn't mean we can't take advantage of the last of the summer flavors! Sorbet...
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Easy Corn Salsa

Today we are making summer sweet corn salsa. its the perfect blend of sweet and spicy; using a mix of fresh and canned...
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Luna Lovegood's Radish Salad | Harry Potter Magical Recipes

Every year, I dedicate the last week of July to the boy who lived by making delicious recipes and concoctions inspired...
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Harry Potter's Lemon Ice | Harry Potter Magical Recipes

Harry Potter week continues here in the Starving Chef's kitchen! Today we join Harry Potter himself for a sweet treat...
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Cast Iron Spinach Artichoke Dip

I love summer because it means I get to experiment with cooking outdoors. Nothing beats grilling out on a summer...
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Jamaican Jerk Garden Salsa

Garden harvest season is upon us and my garden is pumping out more tomatoes than I know what to do with! This...
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Instant Pot Apple Butter

Forget pumpkin spice, apples are the one true king of fall flavors. Apple butter churning is made simple by using the...
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Apple, Sausage & Smoked Gouda Quiche

Today we’re going full on fall brunch-mode with this apple, sausage and smoked gouda quiche. Drizzled with a...
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