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Savory Spinach and Artichoke Bread Pudding Recipe : Emeril Lagasse. Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Savory Spinach and Artichoke Bread Pudding Recipe : Emeril Lagasse

Grease a 9 by 13-inch baking dish with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Bring a medium pot of water to a boil. Add the spinach and cook until just wilted, about 30 seconds. Drain and rinse with cold water. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Combine the eggs, cream, milk, lemon juice, remaining 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning, remaining 2 teaspoons salt, and remaining 1 teaspoon pepper in a large bowl.

Pour the bread pudding mixture into the prepared dish. 2 AM Chili. Hasselback Garlic Cheesy Bread. Hasselback Garlic Cheesy Bread First thing: this Calphalon Giveaway ends on Friday!

Hasselback Garlic Cheesy Bread

Enter enter enter! Second thing: this bread is the bomb. Last week, I got some evil Kerrygold Samples in the mail. Basically, it was a box filled with cheese and butter. Aw, shucks. What is a girl to do? To prevent myself from inhaling it all in a 24 hour period, I put some in the freezer, but then immediately thought of this bread I’ve been wanting to make. They hang out in my booty. {TMI? This bread is the very reason why I run. And believe it or not, this is super simple to make! So, that’s all the info you need to know, m’kay? First thing you’re going to want to do is grab all your ingredients. Into a mixer bowl, add in your water, yeast and honey. Once your yeast has gotten foamy, stir in the salt and the flour in 1/4 cup increments.

One hour later, I got me some purdy lookin’ dough! Punch that dough down and divide into two equal balls. Cover with plastic wrap and let it rise for 30 minutes. Hello, lover. A Duck's Oven. Spicy Chili con Carne. In honor of the approaching Super Bowl (and any other football game, especially one the Ducks are playing in), here is yet another option to serve hungry football (or commercial!)

Spicy Chili con Carne

Watchers. This is an incredibly delicious, spicy chili that's relatively easy to prepare. I'd like to emphasize that this is a spicy chili. Did I mention this stuff is hot? You can add less spice. Alright, to start, let's chop our veggies. Then some celery. Then some green bell pepper. Aaaand... a habanero pepper. Also, I forgot to take a picture of it. Then in a large stock pot, cook some ground beef. Strain it, and set it aside. Add the vegetables and cook until edges of the onions are translucent. Add some broth. A bottle and a half of some nice beer. Some black pepper, paprika, cumin, chili powder, and a little bit of cayenne pepper.

Some chopped thyme. And a can of diced tomatoes. And some tomato sauce. Then add the cooked ground beef and some bacon. And watch your football fans gobble this up. Directions 1. Cook, Shoot, Eat…a food photographers journey. How many different chili recipes have you encountered in your food journeys?

Cook, Shoot, Eat…a food photographers journey

If you’re anything like me, then the number is staggering. I mean, almost everyone I know has his or her own proprietary version of this comfort food classic. Restaurants, too. Not surprising, either. As with so many American standards, this favorite is flexible. So where does chili come from? I love chili. So, in the mood for simmering a big old pot of chili? The next thing to do is to get your hands on a fantastic recipe. It’s funny how some foods just have to be included in certain occasions and events. I also adore chili leftovers. Victor Ribaudo Chili Con Carne OK. Ingredients 1 T cumin seeds 2 medium (roughly 3 by 5 inches) chiles ancho 2 T pure chile powder 2 t ground Mexican oregano 4 strips applewood smoked bacon 2 ½ lbs. well marbled beef chuck cut into ½ inch cubes Salt 1 medium white onion, chopped 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 14-ounce can whole San Marzano tomatoes (preferable D.O.P 1 t sugar 1 t masa harina 1.

Grilled Smore Brownie. Cheap Recipe Blog » No-Bake Energy Bites Recipe. No-Bake Energy Bites Recipe I recently discovered this recipe for no-bake energy bites on Pinterest.

Cheap Recipe Blog » No-Bake Energy Bites Recipe

I’m always up for a healthy, no-bake dessert recipe. Especially ones that take just a couple of minutes to throw together. I’ve featured a couple of similar recipes on my blog before: These no-bake energy bites from Gimme Some Oven taste somewhat between chewy chocolate chip granola bars and oatmeal-chocolate chip cookie dough. Ready? Make These Into Energy Bars Instead You can also make these into bars that are vegan and healthy. Boeuf Bourguignon « The Food Fox. French Boeuf Bourguignon (picture by Tasha Seccombe) This is the classic recipe for Boeuf Bourguignon that featured in the 2009 movie “Julie & Julia” starring Amy Adams and Meryl Streep.

Boeuf Bourguignon « The Food Fox

I watched the movie before I became a blogger, and before I knew who the legendary Julia Child was. A few weeks after, I strolled through a Le Creuset shop and picked up a leaflet with the original recipe that featured in the movie. I have since cooked it twice (adapting it slightly to suit SA supermarket ingredients), each time with great appreciation from my family and friends. Unfortunately I still don’t own the Le Creuset casserole that I really want to cook it in! The recipe is long, and it takes quite some time. Making it a day in advance is best for ultimate flavour development, then you can just reheat by the time your guests arrive. Bon appétit! Ingredients: Method: Pre-heat oven to 230 C. Serve with boiled potatoes (the traditional way) or steamed rice and buttered peas or beans if desired. Vegetarian Black Bean Soup. Let me start off this post, by asking you all dear readers about Canned Food.

Vegetarian Black Bean Soup

How often do you buy canned food? Do you use it in your cooking often? What do you think about its nutrition value? Recently at work, some of our colleagues were discussing about canned food, fresh food, frozen food its benefits its ease of use of each of them etc. It was not a heated argument or anything like that, just casual conversation with exchanging information. I do not use canned food often even if it is organic; I prefer fresh food. Now as far as frozen food is concerned, I have changed my outlook over a period of years.

Coming back to the recipe, I made this classic Black Bean soup using canned beans. Ingredients Note: Change the spices based on taste and preference. Directions Heat oil in a large pot. Authentically Inauthentic Thai Coconut Soup. Authenticity is often a measure of quality when it comes to food, as if being able to call something “authentic” somehow makes it better.

Authentically Inauthentic Thai Coconut Soup

There’s an amazingly insightful and interesting article by Todd Kliman in the first issue of Lucky Peach called The Problem of Authenticity. Kliman talks about how in a world of cultural homogenization, commercialism, and the vast emergence of generic things, we are becoming sentimental and nostalgic for things that are authentic, whatever authentic means. He challenges the perceived meaning of authenticity on many levels, and discusses the impracticality of seeking it. Kliman argues that “fusion” food, often wholly discredited, can be more genuine than food that is deemed “authentic”. He talks about how cuisine naturally evolves through fusion and that perhaps the meaning of authentic has more to do with a cooks experience and available resources, rather than the ability to seek and mimic traditional approaches. S'mores Cake in a Jar.

Oh friends. Hi. How are you? Judging from the above picture, you can assume I’m doing well. I’m not going hungry, that’s for sure. Guess what? S’mores jar cakes clearly top dinner recipes. Let’s talk mason jars. More on mason jars? Just so we’re clear, s’mores jar cakes have buttery graham crusts covered with fluffy double chocolate chip cake and pillowy marshmallow toppings that are so perfectly browned and bubbly you can taste the campfire and smell the midnight July breeze. Need more convincing? S’mores Cake in a Jar makes 4 16-ounce mason jar cakes for crust: 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/2 stick butter pinch of salt Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt butter and mix in graham crumbs and salt. For cake: (from peanut butter hot fudge cupcakes) 1 1/8 cups all purpose flour 1/4 cup dark cocoa powder 1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon heavy cream 1/2 cup butter, melted 2 tablespoons sour cream for topping:

- StumbleUpon. The Ultimate Sandwich Recipe: Feast your eyes on this! First things first, the CellarVie Wines team cannot lay claim to being responsible for the making of the ‘Ultimate Sandwich’.

The Ultimate Sandwich Recipe: Feast your eyes on this!

This remarkable feat of culinary engineering, complete with the beautiful pictures displayed below, arrived in our inbox courtesy of an anonymous email chain on Tuesday afternoon. Jamie Oliver would undoubtedly and perhaps quite correctly, not endorse this as a healthy meal, and it certainly isn't for the faint-hearted but we thought it was a bit of fun nonetheless. So feast your eyes on the ‘Ultimate sandwich’… Ingredients (a guideline) 1 hard crusted Italian bread 3 rib eye steaks 500g mushrooms 1 onion 8 rashers of unsmoked back bacon Swiss Cheese slices Worchester Sauce, Dijon Mustard, horseradish or condiments of your choosing. Salt and pepper to season. Method [See images below] Line up the ingredients and brace yourself for something very special indeed. Hollow out the hard-crusted Italian bread. Rare cook the steaks [they will continue to cook whilst in the sandwich]. Most favorited all-time.

Perfect Mac-n-Cheese « My Cooking Quest. November 13, 2008 by joejhorn A few weeks ago I started a quest for some good mac and cheese.

Perfect Mac-n-Cheese « My Cooking Quest

Nancy makes a killer mac-n-cheese but I wanted my own. I’m sure I frustrate the crap out of Nancy sometimes because I’m always looking for something better when it comes to food and recipes. Now mind you , this mac-n-cheese is not Bobby Flay mac-n-cheese with some crazy-sexy ingredients, but it is really, really good! I would make it for any of my friends and be proud. My first attempt was with a Jamie Oliver version that didn’t include a bechamel sauce but instead called for mixing the cooked pasta with the cheese and then baking it. The second version, I made a few nights ago for my best bud Chad, Nancy and the boys. Chad is up from San Francisco and has been visiting for the past week. Last night was particularly funny though since you can customize your player characters. Well back to the mac-n-cheese. Perfect Mac-n-Cheese (serves 4 as a side dish) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Like this: Baked Tomato, Garlic, and Basil Bruschetta Bites.

Finger foods are my favorite kind of food—to eat but not to make. That’s because they usually take a bit more work to put together than the full-size versions. Luckily, that’s not the case with these delicious bruschetta bites. They’re bursting with flavor and can be assembled in 15 minutes or less! So, preheat your oven, grab a loaf of your favorite baguette, and get out the cutting board. Bruschetta bites are the perfect edible addition to any gathering, and they’re great to serve at holiday parties.

Baked Bruschetta Bites 15 sugar plum tomatoes, diced 12 basil leaves, cut into ribbons 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 Tbsp. onion powder 1 tsp. olive oil 1 tsp. soy sauce 1 tsp. black pepper 1/2 loaf French baguette, thinly sliced Preheat the oven to 350ºF.In a bowl, combine all the ingredients except the bread and mix well. Makes 4 servings. Cauliflower Crust Pizza & Stick a Fork in It. 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. 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) Pizza sauce Mozzarella cheese, shredded Other additional toppings of your choice *Many people have commented and said that the amount of cheese can be reduced by half, and still taste just as good! Source: Eat. Pip & Ebby - Pip &Ebby - Crack&brownies.

Have you ever tried crack? Yeah, me either. After eating these brownies, though, I feel like I would probably be less addicted to crack. I mean, how can that not be the case with brownies, peanuts, marshmallows, Reese's peanut butter cups, chocolate, peanut butter and Rice Krispies all present in a single bite?! This recipe comes from my very good Heather, and I am very grateful that she shared it!

Prepare 1 package of brownie mix according to the package directions. While the brownies are baking, chop enough Reese's peanut butter cups (I used minis) to make 1 cup. Add on top of the baked brownies: 1/2 cup salted peanuts 1 cup Reese's peanut butter cups, chopped 2 cups miniature marshmallows Return to the oven and bake at 350 degrees F for an additional 5 minutes, or until the marshmallows begin to puff and brown and the chocolate begins to melt.

In a medium bowl, combine: 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter Pour mixture evenly over the brownies. Pasta Pie - StumbleUpon. With the enthusiasm my children showed for this recipe, you would have thought I reinvented the wheel. I guess rigatoni standing at attention has a way of impressing children? It is kind of cool. Leave it to Martha to come up with another bang-buster of an idea to get my house in a tizzy. The key to this recipe, as far as taste goes, is using quality ingredients. Good quality pasta, cheese and ESPECIALLY crushed tomatoes. Your family is going to love this when you place it on the table on a cake pedestal with garlic bread and a salad. Let’s put this together: You will need: Crushed tomatoes, fresh garlic, Parmesan cheese and mozzarella. Ground beef, rigatoni pasta, olive oil, butter, salt and pepper are also needed.

In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook 1 pound rigatoni pasta until slightly underdone (I cooked mine for 12 minutes when the box indicated 14 minutes). Heat remaining 1 Tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Butter a 9-inch springform pan. - StumbleUpon. Not Beans Again - find a recipe from your ingredients - StumbleUpon. Recipe: Milk chocolate haystack ice cream loaf - Recipe: Milk chocolate haystack ice cream loaf - Recipes - Food &Entertaining.

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