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The Pie Hole: Mix the Shrimp with the Coconut.

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This month is National Sandwich Month and we couldn’t be more unaffected being every month is sandwich month for us. Nonetheless, we are slightly tingling from the idea of perusing through a slew of delicious sandwich recipes. The recipe being suggested today isn’t exactly a sandwich but when we laid eyes on this recipe from Jessica of How Sweet It …

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The Pie Hole: One Day Warranty.

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We try to take a healthy approach to food here at Quiet Lunch. When we’re not eating cheeseburgers and popping cupcakes like Tic Tacs, we’re finding ways to eat healthier while still maintaining the treacherous eating habits that we’ve fostered for much of our lives. Making our way over to Tang Mango, we found the ideal recipe for those of …

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The Pie Hole: Coldblooded.

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Okay, our last Pie Hole post required some baking and we’re guessing that some of you didn’t fancy that much. So, in effort to repent, we went in the complete opposite direction with today’s recipe. We stopped by E.A.T again and found the perfect recipe for those of you who are looking stay cool and get wasted at the same …

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The Pie Hole: See Man Go; See Man Go Bread.

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With the Hades-like heat dying down for just a little while, we decided to suggest this delicious mango bread recipe from the famous Dorie Greenspan. Usually going near the oven during  the summer would result in some sort of fatality but this time it results in nothing but delicious bread. Check it out before the temperature rise yet again. Mango …

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The Pie Hole: Just a Small Cup(cake) of Ice Cream.

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We’re not going to state the obvious about the intensity of this summer’s weather but we will say that the treats we’re about to show you may be responsible for you gaining 20 lbs by the end of August. Poached from Prepared Pantry, this recipe looks complicated but is actually quite simple. Ice Cream Filled Cupcakes.↓ • Cupcakes (instant or …

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The Case of the Costly Cupcake.

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Being the filthy rich struggling entrepreneurs that we are, we can easily shell out $28,000 for a cupcake. No problem. Of course we’d probably need 15 years time to collect the funds but you can guarantee that we’ll be wrapping our mouth around The Golden Phoenix by 2027. Created by culinary connoisseur and Bloomsbury founder Shafeena Yusuff Ali, the extravagantly delicious Golden Phoenix …

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The Pie Hole: Miso Spicy.

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We’ve got a 4-in-1 special for our readers today! Poached from the Lunchbox Bunch, this recipe takes some doing but is delicious once it’s done. Kale Avocado Wraps w/ Spicy Miso-Dipped Tempeh.↓ The Recipes.↓ • Miso Dressing • Miso-Dipped Chipotle Tempeh Logs • Raw Kale Salad • The Wrap (or you can do a tortilla-less version and serve in a bowl) Miso Dressing.↓ Ingredients.↓ …

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The Pie Hole: Bing Search.

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Bing Cherry & Apple Pistachio Crisp.↓ We know the heat is on but no matter what the temperature, anything with a mouth has time for apple crisp. We poached this oven baked treat from Delishytown. It is a variation of the traditional apple crisp recipe, custom fitted with cherries and pistachios. Ingredients.↓ • 3 Granny Smith apples • 1 lemon …

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The Pie Hole: Cool Fruit.

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A mini-heatwave is looming and just when we were getting used our comfy summer sweaters, weather has chosen to remind us that it is indeed the first day of summer. Needless to say, thanks to this recipe from Pip & Ebby, we are prepared for the upcoming hell on earth. It’s easy, too simple to be true and healthy! Fruit …

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The Pie Hole: Mexinese Cuisine.

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There isn’t a sushi eater alive that does not appreciate a good burrito. If you examine the two closely, you’ll notice they are practically twins, if not one in the same. Fortunately, we poached a recipe from Julia at No Face Plate that embodies the very same notion. Burrito Sushi.↓ Ingredients.↓ For filling: • Queso Fresco (Vegan darlings – try some Daiya …

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The Pie Hole: Capsized.

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Egg in a Portobello Mushroom.↓ You’ve more than likely eaten breakfast already but this recipe is so good, you won’t mind making it a late brunch. Poached from E.A.T., this recipe is simple, innovative, healthy and delicious. Ingredients.↓ • 6 Modestly Large Portobello Mushrooms. • 6 Eggs. • 6 teaspoons of Virgin Olive Oil. • Salt. • Pepper. • Thyme. On the Clock.↓ …

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The Pie Hole: A Thriller of a Chiller.

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Cool your britches and your palate with this delicious Cucumber-Lemonade Chiller that’s satisfying enough to have it’s own table at your next party. Using the freshest ingredients you can find, this gin and rosemary-infused cocktail is the best thirst quencher you could want simply because the lemonade is like an homage to the summers of your childhood’s past. Ingredients.↓ 3 large …

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The Pie Hole: Memorable Chicken Salad Sliders.

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Happy Memorial Day, Lunchers! We all know this weekend will be filled with the three best “Bs” to kick off the summer–beer, bud(dies), and barbecue–so in honor of the holiday we decided to feature this super easy recipe for bomb-ass chicken salad sliders; so simple you can make them when you’re already drunk! Borrowed from our favorite buttered up Southern …

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The Pie Hole: (Pac)king On the Pounds.

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Pac-Man’s anniversary came and went yesterday and we’re kind of ashamed that we missed it. The iconic Tōru Iwatani brainchild made its debut in Japan on May 22nd 1980 and made its North American debut later that Fall. According to the Davie Brown Celebrity Index, Pac-Man has the highest brand awareness of any video game character among American consumers, recognized by 94 percent of them. …

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The Pie Hole: Ice Cream, You Scream!

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Summer is the perfect time of year to enjoy the always delicious, never disappointing frozen treat of all man kind: ice cream! And you don’t need a fancy schmancy machine to make this velvety smooth concoction. Borrowed from culinary couple, Kevin & Amanda, this recipe for Cinnamon Bun ice cream takes little effort to make and even less effort to …

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The Pie Hole: Bet. What’s the Spread?

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White Bean Cauliflower and Spinach Spread Quesadilla.↓ Chelsey from The Paper Mama made an nifty adaptation to an already delicious Martha Stewart recipe and we couldn’t help but bring it our readers. Ingredients.↓ • 1 medium head cauliflower, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces • 5 garlic cloves, unpeeled • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving • Coarse salt and …

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The Pie Hole: Mamma Mia!

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Although we here at Quiet Lunch feel everyday should be celebrated in honor of our mothers, this Sunday marks the one time of year where you are expected to spoil the woman who gave you the shot in hell. Whether celebrating indoors or outdoors, no mom can resist a great party complete with her children and loved ones, and delicious …

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The Pie Hole: What-a-(melon) Gazpacho.

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Gazpacho, what was once a traditional Latin American appetizer, has now made its rounds in the US and has taken on new and innovative forms. Lifted from the Food Network online, this recipe comes courtesy of chef Tyler Florence and it features an always favorite summer time treat: watermelon. Cool and refreshing, healthy and still oh-so-delicious, this watermelon gazpacho has …

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The Pie Hole: Keen On Quinoa.

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Spring Herb Quinoa Patties.↓ Inspired by a recipe in Super Natural Every Day, by Heidi Swanson. Ingredients.↓ 2 cups cooked quinoa (about 3/4 c. dry) 2 eggs 2 Tbsp chopped green onion 2 Tbsp chopped mint 2 Tbsp chopped parsley 1/2 c. grated strong cheese – we used an aged sheep’s milk cheese 1/2 c. bread crumbs 1/4 tsp salt   Directions.↓ …

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The Pie Hole: Hello Kitty Sushi.

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What’s better than life itself? That’s right, bitch, Hello Kitty sushi! This only adds to the list of cool thing about Japanese culture. In fact, we’re going to spend the majority of day the turning Japanese as homage to the Land of the Rising Sun. While we do that, take a look at this video and learn how to make your own …

The Pie Hole: Chicken & Mango, Make You Wanna Tango.

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Nothing ushers in a summer fiesta better than finger foods of the Latino persuasion. Borrowed from the Tasty Kitchen, this Mango Chicken Quesadilla is quick and easy to make; and a guaranteed delicious lasso to keep guests coming back for more. Now, bring on the tequila! Ingredients.↓ 2 tablespoons olive oil 6 whole chicken tenders or 2 chicken breasts sliced …