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The best guacamole  Plan to Eat - Brown Sugar Baked Asparagus. The Mothership Tomato Salad Recipe : Jamie Oliver. Directions This is an incredible tomato salad but there are two things to remember if you want to wow your guests with something so simple. The first is that you should try to get a mixture of different, tasty, local (if possible) tomatoes in all different shapes, sizes and colors. Second, the flavor is brought out by salting the tomatoes, so don't skip this bit. Some people get worried about putting this much salt on their food, but the bulk of it will drip off, leaving you with really beautiful, intensely flavored tomatoes. If you can get hold of some dried flowering oregano then do, as it has the most heavenly flavor. Depending on the size of your tomatoes, slice some in half, some into quarters and others into uneven chunks. Give them a toss, season again and give a couple more tosses.

Transfer the tomatoes to a large bowl and sprinkle over the oregano. This is a fantastic tomato salad, which is totally delicious to eat on its own. Untdown to Yorkshire Pudding Day – this Sunday | Cooked by. Being a Yorkshire chef I love it that Yorkshire pudding has its very own day – the first Sunday in February. So of course this Sunday will see the McBeath table full of delicious accompaniments to Yorkshire’s best…..The Yorkshire Pudding!!

Did you hear Radio 2′s Chris Evans coverage of the event ? There was some great banter between many chefs offering their versions of the Yorkshire Pudding recipes .My favourite was offered by our local Yorkshire chef James Martin, born and bred in the village next to us – its simple, delicious and regularly tried and tested. Here’s his recipe………… 8 Eggs ( yes 8 !!) Some interesting facts about Yorkshire pudding: For complete clarity on the perfect Yorkshire Pudding as per James Martin watch his video below: Sliders with Chipotle Mayonnaise Recipe : Bobby Flay. Greek-Style Oven-Roasted Lemon-Butter Parmesan Potatoes Recipe - - 137331. Zesty Oven Baked Fries Recipe - - 74730. Balsamic Roasted Red Potatoes. Welcome here! Never miss a recipe by signing up to receive new gluten-free recipes directly in your inbox or to receive our updated RSS feed.

Be sure to browse the Recipe Index for something to tantalize your taste buds before you leave. Thanks for stopping by! ~ Jeanine These potatoes make a great side dish. They are easy to do, have a great base flavour from the herbs & spices, and the balsamic vinegar gives them a really great kick of flavour at the end. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive or canola oil2 pounds small red potatoes, quartered1 tablespoon finely chopped green onion6 garlic cloves, minced1 teaspoon dried thyme1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/4 cup balsamic vinegar3/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper Directions: In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Source: AllRecipes. Cilantro-Lime Rice Recipe.

Chive Smashed Potatoes for Thanksgiving | Thanksgiving Recipes. With so many tempting side dishes (herbed stuffing?!) At Thanksgiving, the mashed potatoes often get over-looked. Add some texture and big flavor to your mashed potatoes by making these colorful and flavorful smashed potatoes - no bland looking or tasting potatoes here!

For more Thanksgiving Recipes and my step-by-step Thanksgiving Timeline & Checklist, click here! Chive Smashed Potatoesmade with red potatoes, serves 6-8 4 pounds of red potatoes, 1-inch cubes Sea Salt 6 tablespoons of butter 1/4 cup of heavy cream 2 tablespoons of chives, minced 1/4 cup of sour cream Sea Salt & Cracked Pepper In a large pot of water, add potatoes and about a tablespoon of sea salt. You will need to mix and 'smash' them in two batches. Adventures in Cooking - Journal - Baked Avocado Fries. Yep, I went there. I made the most delicious, buttery veggie even better! These are really addictive, and so delicious.

It's not even funny. I first saw this recipe [the deep fried version] on Circle B Kitchen. Sprinkled with parmesan....YUM! Before I go into the method for cooking these bad boys, I forgot to post pictures of the cutest little man in the world. Rider Matz! Ok now, on to the avocado fries! Slice 'em up! Start with the flour, then the egg, and lastly, the panko.

I sprayed these with olive oil (non-stick spray would also work), so they would brown evenly. They were out-of-this-world crunchy, and so soft and buttery on the inside. **Update 5/2012: Cooking avocado definitely changes the taste of it! Dinner last night was a vegetarian feast! I know I say this all the time, but you can eat so much better at home if you just make the effort- trust me. Grated parmesan for serving (optional) Preheat oven to 450. Coat avocado slices in the four, then egg, then panko. 25 Baked Alternatives To Potato Chips And French Fries. Potato cakes recipe. Beer Battered Asparagus. Thank you to California Grown for connecting me with California growers and encouraging California consumers to “Choose California Grown” when they can. When I go to the produce section at the grocery store, I look to see where things are from. It is important for me to buy produce that has grown here in California.

I know that it was picked recently and it did not travel for a few months to get to the grocery store. If you do not see “California Grown” on the produce or don’t want to spend a lot of time looking at everything, just ask your grocery store and they will be happy to show you! This idea of buying local has come from my mom and grandma. Another great reason to buy local is that it keeps your money in the local economy and keeps the family-owned businesses thriving during a difficult economic time.

Now, I was sent some asparagus as a way to promote California Grown produce. Beer Battered Asparagus with a Lemon Herbed Dipping Sauce -Dipping Sauce -Beer Battered Asparagus. Over Ripe Avocados? Don't throw them out! Last week there was a great deal at my local grocery for avocados ($1 each!) , so I bought a bunch of them! A few were ripe so those were used in my mango salsa a few nights ago. The rest I let sit to finish ripening to freeze! Most people do not realize you can freeze these whole food beauties! Just cut in half and remove the seed.

When you are ready to use them thaw in the ice box overnight. Enjoy! ***UPDATE: July 10, 2012*** I just used this bag of avocados last week. Google will not allow me to post a comment or reply to any of them left unanswered! Mozzarella, Tomato and Avocado Salad. Hello my dear friends, I want you to do me a favor, ok? Please go to the market today and buy the ingredients and make this.

You won't regret it and I think it will become a staple in your home. I like to toast a baguette to go along and dinner is served. Mozzarella, Tomato and Avocado Salad 1 container cherry tomatoes, cut in half 1 carton fresh mozzarella cheese pearls, drained 1 avocado, peeled and diced 1/3 cup basil, julienned 2 tablespoons fresh parsley 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil salt and pepper baguette-optional 1) In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, mozzarella, basil and parsley, Set aside. 2) In a small bowl, whisk the lemon juice, oil, salt and pepper.

Crispy Sweet Potato Fries & Sriracha Mayo Dip. Right here, right now I am going to teach you how to make crispy sweet potato fries. But first … Let’s get one thing straight. A sweet potato french fry is not a real french fry. I like them, I’ll eat them … but they’re not a real french fry. They are french fry substitutes to be eaten when a real french fry can’t be found. Yes, I know. I have been eating, making and lusting after french fries for as long as I can remember. Best way to eat a french fry? But … if you’re on some sort of stupid meal plan, or you’re all out of regular potatoes, or you just feel like having something a little different, why wouldn’t you cook up some Sweet Potato French Fries? Because they’re soggy messes. I’ve oven baked them, par boiled them and deep fried them and they don’t get crispy.

Finally, I’ve figured out how to make crispy sweet potato fries and the best part is you can do them in the deep fryer or the oven! But like with most things, you’re more guaranteed if you do them in the deep fryer. See? Hasselback Potatoes. These Hasselback potatoes looks beautiful, don't' they? Here, I also added several cloves of garlic to these Swedish version of baked potatoes to enhance the flavor.

It turned out great, they were very delicious, crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.. Updated: November 26th 2013 This is an updated post with a new video guide on How To Slice Hasselback Potatoes Hasselback Potatoes (Printable Recipe) Ingredients 6 Medium Size Potatoes 2 - 3 Cloves Garlic, thinly sliced 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 30 g Butter Maldon Sea Salt Freshly Ground Black Pepper Method Preheat the oven to 220˚C (425˚F). Arrange the potatoes in a baking tray and insert the garlic in between the slits. Bake the potatoes for about 40 minutes or until the potatoes turn crispy and the flesh is soft. Oven Roasted Potatoes. When I heard this month’s Kitchen Bootcamp Challenge was potatoes, I was pumped. Originally, I had great plans for the sweet potatoes still in my basement from last fall, but after researching and chatting with the hubby, I decided to go with Yukon Gold potatoes instead.

My husband isn’t a huge fan of sweet potatoes and I wanted to make something he would enjoy too, so that’s how I settled on this oven roasted potato recipe. Yukon Golds are our favorite potato to grow in the garden and they absolutely melt in your mouth when freshly dug from the garden. But oddly enough, I’ve never actually roasted them in the oven. Of course, I’ve added them to a roast with carrots and onions and celery, you know the usual, but never on their own. So that was it. That was going to be this month’s challenge for me. I did some more searching through The Professional Chef and on the web and actually settled on a recipe from

You Might Also Like: Crash Hot Potatoes. Man, do I love Australia. First, my oldest daughter was conceived there on our honeymoon…and while we’re on the subject, have I ever shared with you that we almost named her “Sydney” as a nod to her point of origin? In the end, I chickened out, though—I thought that might be a little corny, and truth be told, I think she was actually conceived in Brisbane.

But I’ll stop there. This is a family-friendly website. Anyway, I just love Australia. They’re so simple, it’s terrifying. For now, though, let’s take a chill pill and make Crash Hot Potatoes! The Cast of Characters: New Potatoes (or other small, round potato), Olive Oil, Kosher Salt, Black Pepper, and whatever herb you like. Begin by bringing a pot of salted water to a boil. Add in as many potatoes as you wish to make, and cook them until they’re fork-tender. Oh! Next, generously drizzle olive oil on a sheet pan. This will mean the difference between the potatoes sticking and not sticking, so don’t be shy here. Or something. That’s it! Mushroom Skewers. Mushroom Skewers I’m the only mushroom eater in the house. So when I made these skewers, I ate one serving as a side and had a whole bunch of leftovers laying around in the fridge for an unknown, unplanned use.

The next day, I tried them in a sandwich. Two days later, in another one. They were a delicious change from my usual lunches and a great way to cut back on meat a bit. A quick whisking of harissa, olive oil, balsamic vinegar and oregano yielded a very flavorful marinade for these baby bellas. Roast or grill them. On a newsy note, I’m knee-deep in redesigning the blog with the help of a very talented designer, as well as jotting down ideas of what to bake for Dinners & Dreams’ upcoming second birthday. Both the new look and the celebratory cake are coming soon! Roasted Mushroom Medley. Roasted Mushroom Medley Roasting any vegetable caramelizes them which brings out the full flavor. I like to mix a combination of mushrooms together, such as portabella, shitake and oyster mushrooms.

You can mix your own favorites, or simply just use one. These mushrooms are just as good at room temperature as they are served warm. This is a great side dish for grilled or roasted meats. Buon Appetito! Roasted Mushroom Medley Yield: Serves 4 - 6Prep Time: 15 minsCook Time: 40 mins Roasting mushrooms brings out their natural earthiness, enhancing their flavor. Breaded Mushrooms. Published by Tattoo3658we on May 12, 2010 Delicious Mushrooms rolled in a cheesy breadcrumb mixture and then baked to a golden brown makes a great appetizer to start that tasty meal. This is a really easy breaded mushroom recipe to make in only 20 minutes. Breaded mushrooms have a delicious taste and they are really simple to make. The best way, I think to make this breaded mushroom recipe is to choose a mushroom You like and go from there.

Once You have selected Your preferred mushroom simply follow this easy recipe below. Ingredients 8oz mushrooms (stalks removed) 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese (freshly grated) 4 tablespoons white breadcrumbs (dried) pinch of garlic salt pinch of ground black pepper 1 tablespoon flat leaf parsley (freshly chopped) Preparation Start by preheating the oven to 475°F.

Then add the garlic salt and black pepper. Powered by. Mushroom Pasta Sauce. Garlic Mushroom Bruschetta. Homemade Mushroom Soup.