Easy Cinco de Mayo Recipe: Quesadillas!

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Let’s celebrate; it’s Cinco de Mayo! Not that you really need a reason to chow down on a protein- and/or veggie-filled quesadilla, but if you are of a mind to commemorate Mexico’s 1862 victory against France, here are a couple of easy Cinco de …
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The Schaum Torte

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If you live outside of Milwaukee, chances are you’ve never heard of the Schaum Torte, so let me make the introductions. Fit Bottomed Eats reader, meet the ridiculously easy-to-make, low-fat, gluten-free, economical Schaum Torte. The Schaum …
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A Day of Ugly Eats

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Presentation counts. A glistening puddle of sauce, a drizzle, a flourish, a sprig of rosemary precisely arranged on a plate --- these are the things that make our food look appetizing. Chefs turned artist take food presentation to the next level and …
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Healthfully Obsessed with Time Savor Solutions

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You’re well on the way to your fit bottomed life. You’ve carved enough time out of your busy schedule for exercise, you focus on strong and healthy --- not skinny --- you’ve learned to laugh at yourself and you honor your hunger. Excellent! So why …
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A Soup Cleanse That’s Just Splendid

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When you hear the word "cleanse," do you immediately think of celebrities going without food for a week, subsisting on nothing but, like, lemon juice and wishes? That used to be the case for me, I'll admit, but let me tell you --- not all cleanses …
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How to Cook Perfect Rice

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Boil, cover, simmer, fluff. The instructions seem basic enough, something even a novice could handle, but the perfect pot of rice often eludes even the most accomplished cook. For the record, impeccably cooked rice should be tender (think al dente …
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Rice: The Short, Medium and Long of It

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I’m not one to pass on the carbs --- pasta, bread, rice, potatoes --- bring ‘em on! Too few of those wonderfully starchy carbs and I feel sluggish and moody. At home I enjoy rice often and (gasp) it’s not always the brown variety! Mixing it up keeps …
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