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From The Kitchen: Croissant Croque Monsieur. Earlier on in my blog, and shortly after Henry and I had returned from Paris, I did a post giving my recipe for Croque Madame - this is a version of that, without the egg, and made using croissants.

From The Kitchen: Croissant Croque Monsieur

It is unbelievably good - and not for the faint of heart (or high of blood pressure or cholesterol...) It is super-indulgent, and one croissant is plenty for breakfast or lunch, or even dinner with a simple green salad. Save for special occasions, and serve with dijon mustard. 4 croissants 8 slices good quality ham.

Baked French Fries. I have a total obsession for French fries.

Baked French Fries

No matter how hard I resist them I just cannot stay away; they always make me weak in my knees. Darn I hate it! I need them when I am happy and of course when I am not happy and everything in between. There is absolutely no control of any kind here. This cycle is a delicious cruelty. Parmesan Chicken Nuggets Baked. Four years ago I held him in my arms for the very first time.

Parmesan Chicken Nuggets Baked

I still remember those little tiny toes and those big bright eyes. Today my precious little angle is a four year old little man. Four years ago, I sang him Happy Birthday for the very first time; I wish I sing to him every year for rest of my life…. “Happy Birthday My Precious!!!” Today I want to share with you all, the recipe for my son’s favorite chicken nuggets, “Parmesan and Herb Baked Chicken Nuggets”.

Falafel - Traditional Recipe for Chickpea Falafel. In Israel, falafel stands are as numerous and plentiful as McDonalds here in the U.S.

Falafel - Traditional Recipe for Chickpea Falafel

Falafel is the unofficial “national snack of Israel.” If only we had half as many falafel stands in the U.S. as we do McDonalds, I’d be a very happy girl. Smoky mixed-potato wedges. Close Buying sustainably sourced fish means buying fish that has been caught without endangering the levels of fish stocks and with the protection of the environment in mind.

Smoky mixed-potato wedges

Wild fish caught in areas where stocks are plentiful are sustainably sourced, as are farmed fish that are reared on farms proven to cause no harm to surrounding seas and shores. Mumbai potato wraps with minted yogurt relish. Chile Lime Chicken Tenders recipe from Betty Crocker. A 2 1/2 Hours No Knead Bread Recipe | Italian Chips. I have prepared this no knead bread recipe for so many times…always with excellent results.

A 2 1/2 Hours No Knead Bread Recipe | Italian Chips

I prepared it dividing the dough and making three loafs, I did it as small round bread balls, and I did this today, dividing the dough in two, resulting in a larger loaf (I ate a slice for snack with a thin layer of salted butter and it was delicious). This bread can be eaten for breakfast, with butter and/or jam; can be used to a snack and also served with main meals. If you keep it into a plastic bag, it last for two or three days and are excellent when re-heated.

An important thing: do not use baking paper. I noticed that without it, the result is even better, as the crust remains crispy and the inside very soft. Delicious potatoes with sundried tomatoes and basil pesto. I firmly believe that to make any type of entertaining stress free there is only one magic ingredient required and that is to serve food which is incredibly delicious to taste and is astonishingly simple to make.

Delicious potatoes with sundried tomatoes and basil pesto

Period. Holiday anxiety is my best friend, always on time and never leaves me alone… But with some super easy and scrumptious recipes, I keep this baby far away from my kitchen. Baked French Fries. Chermoula Shrimps. So we are almost here, it is almost the time to say goodbye to 2012 and welcome 2013.

Chermoula Shrimps

Santa is on his way back to north pole to get some much needed rest and me back to my desk to complete all the task that I intended to before I step into the new year. Time flies but every moment that has gone taught us something new and bought hope for the future. No-Bake Chocolate Crunch Cookies. I found this recipe via Savory Sweet Life.

No-Bake Chocolate Crunch Cookies

Not only is there no baking involved, but these cookies only call for three ingredients. It doesn't get much easier than that. Mediterranean Spinach Artichoke Dip…and it's a tad healthier! I LOVE Chips.

Mediterranean Spinach Artichoke Dip…and it's a tad healthier!

Potato chips, tortilla chips, corn chips, taro chips…….I can’t get enough of them. So you can imagine my utter glee when I received a big box of TOSTITOS® Artisan Recipes™ Tortilla Chips as part of the Foodbuzz Tastemaker Program. And what goes hand in hand with chips? DIP, of course! Spinach Artichoke Dip is definitely one of my favorites—though I rarely indulge in it. Roasted Red Pepper and White Bean Dip. Roasted Red Pepper and White Bean Dip I’ve always been a sports fan.

My dad and brother taught me at a young age to love sports. I played basketball in Jr. High, but chose to be a cheerleader in high school-no laughs please. I had fun cheering and I got the best seats for free. White Bean and Artichoke Dip and BlogHer Food Recap. White Bean and Artichoke Dip and BlogHer Food Recap I have been blessed with unbelievable friends throughout my life-siblings, school pals, college buds, roommates, co-workers, and blogging acquaintances.

I enjoyed the BlogHer Food conference for numerous reasons, but spending time with blogging friends was definitely the highlight. Sitting in a room with hundreds of my friends evoked emotion that I cannot put into words. It was refreshing to surround myself with friends that inspire and motivate me to become a better person. Olive and Goat Cheese Turnovers. Bacon Cheese Potatoes (Slow Cooked) Fried Mozzarella and a Giveaway! After frying for the first time a few months ago, I've officially conquered my fear of it. For those of you that know me, you know I'm afraid of a lot of things. I often think with a "what if" mentality. Homemade Nutella | Reclaiming Provincial. I am kind of freaking out at the moment. In a good way. Freaking out because I have a ton of posts lined up, and I want to show them all to you NOW. Honey Walnut Banana Bread. Spicy Firecracker Shrimp. French Dip Crescents with Easy Au Jus.

Cinnamon Sugar Pull-Apart Bread. Favorite Recipes from 2011. Baked Sweet Potato Fries. Involtini: Feta & Prosciutto Rolls. Hot Buttered Fluffy Pretzels. Honey Cinnamon Roasted Chickpeas | Roasted Chickpea Recipe. 22 Ways To Get Your Vegan Snack Attack On. Feta Borek. Grilled Salt & Vinegar Potatoes Recipe.