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Chicken Tikka Masala. My husband is happy because I cook more at home. I kind of stopped cooking when I had my second boy… I’ve having sleeping problems since… and I still am. But it’s getting better… When you don’t sleep, you don’t usually have energy to do anything. Between that and taking care of two little ones, I just didn’t have energy to cook anymore. So we ate out quite a bit. And that’s not good for health. Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes Recipe. As I mentioned on Friday, I have been doing some experimentation with the beer and chocolate combination.

Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes Recipe

The Guinness-chocolate ice cream that I made totally kicked butt, so I couldn’t wait to see how I liked beer and chocolate in my cake. The answer? I like it, a whole heck of a lot. This was my first time doing Guinness-chocolate cakes, and I was totally optimistic that I would love it, and I was definitely right. These cupcakes are fashioned after the popular drink that consists of a shot of Baileys Irish Cream and Irish whiskey dropped into a pint of Guinness.

These cupcakes consist of a Guinness-chocolate cake base, which has a wonderful depth of flavor and is also supremely moist. While you can’t really taste the beer in the cupcakes (it serves as more of a flavor enhancer for the chocolate), you can definitely taste the alcohol in the filling and the frosting. Cinnamon Sugar Pull-Apart Bread. Looks yummy, right?

Cinnamon Sugar Pull-Apart Bread

And let me tell you, this cinnamon bread really is yummy! Immensely! I am actually so impressed by it that I would call it a gift from heaven. Okay, maybe not exactly from heaven since the original recipe was born in Joy the Baker’s kitchen. But that place actually, when I think about it, is a kind of little heaven… on earth. Dear friends, please prepare this delicious, finger-licking, soft, yeasty, cinnamony bread over the weekend for your family. Braided Spaghetti Bread » The official blog of America's favorite frozen dough.

We are carb lovers at our house, so when I saw the Braided Spaghetti Bread recipe in the Rhodes Home Baked Family Favorites with frozen dough cookbook I knew we would love it.

Braided Spaghetti Bread » The official blog of America's favorite frozen dough

This is a really simple recipe; it just takes a little planning for thawing the dough. It will take 2-3 hours for the bread loaf to thaw to room temperature or 1-2 hours for the rolls to thaw to room temperature. You will need: 1 Loaf Rhodes Bread Dough or 12 Rhodes Dinner Rolls, thawed to room temperature6 oz spaghetti, cooked 1 cup thick spaghetti sauce 8 oz mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2 –inch cubes 1 egg white Parmesan cheese Parsley flakes Spray counter lightly with non-stick cooking spray (or use parchment paper). Roll loaf or combined dinner rolls into a 12x16-inch rectangle. Cook spaghetti according to package instructions. Remove wrap from dough. Make cuts 1 ½-inches apart on long sides of dough to within ½-inch of filling. Begin braid by folding top and bottom strips toward filling. Cajun Chicken Pasta. Note: Since this recipe is featured on the Food Network episode this morning, I’m bringing it to the front for easy reference.

Cajun Chicken Pasta

The Food Yenta – {crock pot} curried coconut chicken noodle soup - The Food Yenta. 1 pound of boneless chicken breasts or pre-made shredded chicken 1 onion 1 red pepper sliced 6 cloves of garlic 1 tbl grated ginger 1 tbl curry powder 4 cups chicken or veggie stock 1 can of coconut milk 2 tbl peanut butter 2 tsp soy sauce 2 tsp sriracha 1 tsp brown sugar 1 tbl lime juice handful of fresh cilantro noodles i love anything involving curry, coconut, noodles and soup. if it has cilantro in it, well, that’s just an added bonus. for my 3rd crock pot recipe of the week, curried coconut chicken noodle soup. this is a great recipe to throw together when you have no time.

Homemade Junk Food. Homemade Twix bars.

Homemade Junk Food

Two for you, enough for everyone else. 19 Reclips 14 Likes Healthier goldfish (did you know Goldfish normally contain MSG?) 27 Reclips 18 Likes. Puff the Magic Onion Tart. Ok, so you know when I post one of those ridiculous recipes that I label 5 star and love so much and can't stop talking about?

Puff the Magic Onion Tart

Well this is one of them. It's from the November issue of Saveur with all the onion recipes and I've been staring at it ever since. It's not really a tart. It is a big ass popover or Yorkshire pudding. You preheat the pan with bacon fat then quickly pour the pancake batter into the hot pan, then cover with the cooked onions and bacon. This monster puffs up like a Dutch Baby around the sides and makes this yummy onion pancake sort of thing. Cheese Pinwheel Rolls. Sooner or later, all my conversations inevitably turn to food.

Cheese Pinwheel Rolls

Don’t believe me? Call me up sometime and try to, say, sell me some insurance. Baked Maple Cinnamon Donut holes.