Turkey Chili | foodsciencenerd.com

Turkey Chili and Easy Fried Rice (Two dinners for the prep of one!)

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This is an oldie-but-goodie post that I revamped with new pictures and slight recipe updates.  The turkey chili in particular is perfect for cold winter weeknights! Today marks the start of National Nutrition Month and the theme is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle”, so I’m breaking from my usual homework-gym-lab-class-lab-homework-dinner-homework routine to write a post containing […]

Soft Serve Popsicles | foodsciencenerd.com

Healthy Chocolate-Coated Soft Serve Popsicles

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There’s a lot of babbling at the beginning of this post- jump to the recipe here! It’s been blazing hot this summer- miserable inside with no A/C, and miserable outside in the frying sun.  But there’s one place the sun and heat are welcome- the beach!  This month’s Recipe Redux (see below for more posts!) […]

Whole wheat pasta with ragu | foodsciencenerd.com

Romantic Dinner at home: Handmade pasta with ragu, scallops with braised veggies, and chocolate souffle

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As we did last year, my boyfriend and I ate in this year for Valentine’s Day (and all other fancy date nights) because there frankly aren’t many nice restaurants in New Brunswick.  I’d been craving the pasta with ragu sauce (actually, the GARGANELLI Verdi al Ragù Bolognese & Parmigiano-Reggiano) from Mario Batali’s restaurant, Del Posto, in NYC, […]

Goat cheese gnocchi with pistou and vegetables | foodsciencenerd.com

Gnocchi with Beet Green Pistou and Blanched Vegetables: a Fine Dining Experience

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A while ago, I promised recipes from my weekend learning advanced culinary techniques.  For one particularly special dinner, I drew inspiration from my favorite restaurant in Boston, Bistro du Midi.  I combined techniques like making light but solid gnocchi, blanching and pureeing vegetables, toasting nuts, and getting everything to the plate in a beautiful manner […]