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Skillet Steaks with Gorgonzola Herbed Butter Recipe. A big juicy steak just doesn’t get much better than when it is cooked in a hot cast iron skillet. Even though I’ve talked about the perfect steak before, a skillet steak will absolutely knock your socks off. Hearing the sizzle when a steak hits the hot skillet is music to my ears. I know my steaks are getting a good sear, forming a delicious crust if you will, and keeping all that juicy goodness right inside. The process to cook a skillet steak is really not that difficult at all. You just need a heavy, large cast iron skillet that is well-seasoned and cleaned, your steaks, a couple of seasonings, and a few minutes. Really. I like to season my steaks for a few hours before I’ll be cooking them.

I preheat my cast iron skillet over medium heat on my stove. Once my skillet is hot, hot, hot, I test it with a drop of water. Next, I drizzle olive oil into the bottom of the skillet and make sure it has been well-coated. Basically, here’s how the “face test” works: *according to USDA Guidelines. Chocolate Sheet Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe. Chocolate Sheet Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting I started making this Chocolate Sheet Cake recipe when I was in high school. It always came in handy when I needed a dessert to take to school sports banquets or when my friends were coming over.

It has been one of my “go to” cakes for years. I usually make a chocolate frosting, but I recently switched things up and made a creamy peanut butter frosting to top the cake. Best decision ever! This Chocolate Sheet Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting is my new favorite cake. I made this cake because we were having friends over for dessert. The peanut butter frosting really is the icing on the cake:) I like to frost the cake when it is still warm so the frosting spreads easily and melts over the chocolate cake. Our friends loved this Chocolate Sheet Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting. Make this Chocolate Sheet Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting…and be prepared to share!

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This meal is the best of pasta and Mexican. It is DELICIOUS! I had my doubts… but let me tell you, everyone in my family LOVED this meal! Chicken Enchilada Pasta A yummy spin on two classics! Ingredients 2-3 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded 2 Tbsp. olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium onion, diced 1 medium red pepper, diced 1 (4 oz) can diced green chilies ½ tsp. salt 2 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. cumin 2 (10 oz.) cans green chili enchilada sauce ⅔ cup red enchilada sauce 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup sour cream penne pasta Instructions Cook chicken, drain, and shred (you could use a rotisserie chicken to make it even easier).

Enjoy! Lemon-Lime Mousse with Fresh Strawberries. I adore Key Lime Pie and order it as often as it appears on a dessert menu. Most of the time I’m disappointed. It is usually too sweet, not tart enough and the texture just screams gelatin. When I took a bite of this mousse it reminded me of a super light key lime pie filling. The best part is that it doesn’t actually require key limes, which have a short growing season and the bottled stuff just leaves me flat. You can make this mousse with just lemons, or limes, but I thought the combination of lemons and limes gave the mousse a more complex flavor, that ended up tasting like the fragrant key limes. Lemon-Lime Mousse: 6 large eggs 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup juice and all the zest from the lemons and/or limes 3/4 cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Strawberries: 1 pound fresh strawberries, sliced thin 1/4 cup sugar 1 to 2 tablespoons orange flavored liqueur To make the mousse: The lemon curd is done when it is as thick as pudding and coats the back of a spoon or spatula.

White Chocolate, M&Ms, Pretzel Sticks.. | Humor Definition. Easy Bite Size Apple Pie Recipe. I've never made an actual pie. I would usually rather have something chocolaty, but there is just something about a warm, homemade pie in the fall that I love. I figured I better start small before jumping into full fledged pie making and I'm so glad I did. They were delicious! Easy Bite Size Apple Pies: Ingredients: 1/2 c. sugar 2 tsp. cinnamon 1 pkg. (14.1 oz..} refrigerated pie crust 3 tbsp. melted butter, divided 2 medium tart apples, each cut into 8 wedges Directions: In a small bowl, combine the sugar and cinnamon, set aside 1 Tbsp. Place on parchment paper lined baking sheet. Glaze (optional):3 and 3/4 cup Powdered Sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened Linked to: You can now find the NUTRITION FACTS for all of Six Sisters' Stuff's recipes over on their new site, MY RECIPE MAGIC!

On Six Sisters' Stuff (and many other bloggers' sites), there is a little "MAGIC" button below each picture. Cinnamon & sugar fries made with pie pastry. Ingredients • 1 frozen deep-dish pie shell • 5 ml (1 tsp) ground cinnamon • 10 ml (2 tsp) granulated sugar • 10 ml (2 tsp) butter, melted 1. Let frozen pie shell thaw at room temperature 15 mins. 2. In bowl, combine cinnamon and sugar; set aside. 3. Remove pie shell from foil pie plate onto clean, flat, floured surface. 4. For more visit, How to cook perfect garlic bread. "Anyone who says they don't like garlic bread must be fibbing" declare the authors of retro recipe bible The Prawn Cocktail Years – and, as usual, I'm in complete agreement.

Hot and crisp from the oven, sodden with rich, punchy butter, it's the pleasure that never, ever palls. Even the plastic-wrapped supermarket version, pallid yet powerful, has its tawdry charms: it seems garlic butter can do no wrong. That said, not all members of the pungent pantheon are created equal: Nigel Slater's quite outrageously good parmesan garlic bread has been closest to my heart for some many years now – and has sustained many, many house parties over the years: a burnt tongue being apparently a small price to pay for seizing the first slice from the steaming foil, especially after a few drinks – but could there be something even better lurking quietly out there in a pool of delicious grease?

Bread: droves of loaves Nigel uses a baguette, the classic British choice. Garlic: a light bulb moment The vehicle. Cookie Butter Funfetti Triple Chip Bars. Beer Dip, Beer Dip Recipe — Balancing Beauty and Bedlam. Welcome! Come join us as we find beauty amidst the bedlam of every day life. We'll try and balance meal time, finances, home life, DIY and more. If you're new, you may like to subscribe for free updates. Subscribe via RSS to updates in your favorite feed reader, or via email to have new posts delivered directly to your inbox by email. Thanks for visiting. I'm glad we're on this journey together! Born and raised in Wisconsin, known for their cheese, beer and Packers, I would be remiss to not share this amazing Beer Dip recipe that my sister in law introduced me too.

This makes a fantastic game day food, and I planned on sharing it again when my Pack headed back to the Superbowl, but I won’t dwell on that heartache. The irony here is that I don’t drink any beer – never have, never will, and I don’t like the taste one bit, but that doesn’t stand in the way of me making this Wisconsin beer dip, a game-day favorite. I’m always on the hunt for recipes that whip up quickly. Enjoy! Ingredients. Brazilian Lemonade. This is my most favorite drink. Ever. Maybe I’d feel differently if I drank (as in alcohol), but there is nothing I love more than a warm, breezy afternoon and a pitcher of Brazilian lemonade. I didn’t try it for a long, long time because I was very put off by putting sweetened condensed milk in with citrus fruit.

It seemed very wrong. It starts off with fresh, juicy limes. You pop them in a blender with some sugar water and pulse just a few times. Pour the mixture from the blender through a strainer and into a pitcher, thus saving all of the flavorful liquid. Then the secret ingredient: sweetened condensed milk. Brazilian LemonadeOur Best Bites Ingredients: 4 juicy limes (try and find ones with thin, smooth skins; they’re the juiciest and the thin skin cuts down on the chance of your drink being bitter) 1 c. sugar 6 c. cold water 6 Tbsp. sweetened condensed milk Instructions: Mix cold water and sugar very well and chill until ready to use. Place 1/2 of the limes in your blender. Cauliflower Crust Pizza. I came across this cauliflower crust pizza on Pinterest, and was instantly intrigued. A low-carb pizza? Sign me up! I was skeptical, of course, but curious enough to try it and see how it tasted. I was pleasantly surprised by the results.

Now obviously, it is not quite the same as a traditional piece of pizza with soft, chewy crust, but it’s a great substitute when you’re watching your carb intake. Since the cauliflower is mixed with cheese, you mostly taste the cheese instead of the cauliflower, as well as the yummy veggies and meats on top of your pizza. My husband isn’t a huge fan of cauliflower, so I planned on making the pizza before he got home from work.

So the general conclusion…Healthy, tasty and husband-approved? Cauliflower Crust PizzaYields: 1 serving* Ingredients: 1 cup cooked, riced cauliflower 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese* 1 egg, beaten 1 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp crushed garlic 1/2 tsp garlic salt Olive oil (optional) *The original recipe makes 1-9 inch pizza. Confession: I've been making butter at home. | Veronica Armstrong. Brown Butter Double Fudge Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cookies. Little bit of a mouthful there. But it’s like a cookie on top of another cookie! Yeah. Like total dirty cookie on cookie action.

Except these ones down below wanted to try a few different positions. I dunno… they’re all mixed up. In order to solve a common I-want-a-chocolate-CHOCOLATE-cookie-but-he-wants-a-plain-chocolate chip-cookie dilemma that happens like, every single weekend here… I made both. Some of them smashed up against each other while others sat on top of each other but in the end, they all tasted… fantabulous. And then they tasted extra delicious after I spent two hours cleaning out the contents of our bar (take that as you will), after he spent three hours organizing the pantry (that was weird) and after we both needed to severely eat our emotions immediately post-Boardwalk Empire finale. WHAT was that. ??????? Why??? Then I tried to dunk a cookie in milk and failed. I need cookie dunking lessons, a redo on season 2 (thanks HBO), and a salad. [from giant rainbow cookies] Easy Philly Cream Cheese Recipes & Cooking Tips – Appetizers, Entrees, Desserts & Healthy Recipes | Kraft Philly.

Quick Beer Pizza Crust | Bluebonnets. If you love to bake, I hope you know who King Arthur Flour is. I’ve waxed poetic on why their flour is some of the best in the business, and they’re the only flour I use in my kitchen. Did you know King Arthur Flour has a blog too? The talented bakers at King Arthur Flour take to WordPress and post some pretty awesome recipes each week.

When PJ Hamel’s Quick Beer Pizza Crust came through my RSS feed, I knew I had to make it. I’ve had years of pizza experience – worked for some famous chains and some family owned pizza restaurants all through high school. But it’d been a long time since I felt the pillow-y softness of perfectly proofed dough in my hands. Kneading dough can be a fantastically cathartic experience. The addition of beer in pizza crust is both inspired and insane. From King Arthur FlourMakes 1 large pizza or 2 smaller 12 fl oz room temperature beer (1 glass bottle) Knead the dough either with your hands or a mixer with dough hook. Preheat the oven to 450F. Guest Post – Margarita Bars | Bluebonnets. I’m away for the next five days or so in sunny Key West, FL. Several of my blogging buddies are filling in for me. First up: Tracy from SugarCrafter. Tracy and I first met at Big Summer Potluck last year, though I’d been a long time admirer of her site.

I can attest to just how lovely she is in person – and it comes across on her blog. Anyway, are y’all ready for Memorial Day? The second reason I love Memorial Day is, of course, the food. Hope you have a wonderful weekend, and have a happy Memorial Day! Serves 9-12. For the crust: 1 cup flour 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 tsp salt 1/2 cup butter, melted For the filling: 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup granulated sugar 2 Tbsp flour 1/4 tsp salt 2 Tbsp tequila 1 Tbsp triple sec 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice 2 tsp lime zest 1 drop green food coloring (optional) Powdered sugar, for dusting Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease an 8×8″ baking dish.

Reduce the heat to 300 degrees. After removing the dish from the oven, lightly dust with powdered sugar. Mini Ham & Cheese Quinoa Cups. Mini Ham and Cheese Quinoa Cups are poppable, gluten-free, and packed with protein. The perfect breakfast or snack! I had this whole spiel ready about how real men do, in fact, eat quiche, as demonstrated by Ben who housed nearly a dozen Mini Ham and Cheese Quinoa Cups that resemble wee baby quiche for dinner, but then I remembered that quiche have crust and Mini Ham and Cheese Quinoa Cups do not, so in reality they’re more like mini frittatas and well, all was tragically lost. Ok, let me explain. First of all, Mini Ham and Cheese Quinoa Cups might be my new favorite thing on the planet. I may or may not have squealed with delight when they came out of the oven. THEY ARE SO CUTE!!!! They’re basically mini frittatas containing eggs, egg whites, cooked quinoa, shredded zucchini, cheddar cheese, and diced ham, but I couldn’t name them Mini Ham and Cheese Frittatas because Ben won’t knowingly eat frittatas.

Are you still reading? Plus, they’re so versatile. Mix. Almost too cute to eat! Recipe: buffalo chicken ring. I love all things made with Frank’s Red Hot (or any hot sauce, really. But especially Frank’s Red Hot) I also love cheese. And crescent rolls. And ranch dressing. So this recipe? Is basically my dream come true. It’s perfect for parties or football games or really could be a nice, quick tasty dinner (served with a salad on the side, perhaps?) First, you make a funky circle-type thing with the crescent rolls. Then chop some celery. Then mix some cream cheese with half a packet of ranch dressing mix (more if you’d like, but half is probably plenty) Next is the chicken.

And then: HOT SAUCE. Mix it all together: the cream cheese mixture, the chicken, the celery, and the hot sauce. Now comes the art portion of our project. Then slowly go around the circle, wrapping the chicken mixture in the dough. (It doesn’t have to look this pretty. Bake it for 15-20 minutes at 375 degrees or until the crescent rolls are starting to brown. Serve the chicken ring with ranch and hot sauce for dipping. Caramel Brownie Cheesecake. Crusty Bread. Baked Buffalo Chicken Taquitos. Idaho sunrise part two « Strawberry Kiwi Fruit Leather | FoodBabbles. Deep Fried Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough… Baked Egg Boat recipe. Salt and Vinegar Potatoes with Rosemary. Broccoli Cheese Soup: Panera Bread Copycat Recipe. Mac and Cheese Cups.

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