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Gmail. Feed Your Craving for One Last Taste of Summer with these Watermelon-Feta Cups. Photos: Adam and Joanne Gallagher Summer may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean we won’t see a few more hot days!

Feed Your Craving for One Last Taste of Summer with these Watermelon-Feta Cups

These easy watermelon cups will go fast at your next outdoor party or barbecue. Almost-Famous Green Bean Fries. Directions Make the dip: Puree the dressing, cucumber, horseradish, milk, vinegar, wasabi powder, cayenne pepper, and salt to taste in a blender until smooth.

Almost-Famous Green Bean Fries

Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Prepare the beans: Fill a large bowl with ice water. Bring the broth to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Add the green beans and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Whisk the egg and milk in a shallow bowl. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Heat 3 inches oil in a deep pot over medium heat until a deep-fry thermometer registers 350 degrees F. Cruft: Lasagna Cupcakes. When Intelligentsia Coffee opened in Pasadena recently, I was intrigued the lasagna cupcakes they served.

Cruft: Lasagna Cupcakes

The cupcakes are made by Heirloom LA, a catering business. About the size of a muffin, a single lasagna cupcake was a delicious meal. After seeing how much my daughter enjoyed them (she ate my entire cupcake and I had to order a second one), I decided I had to try making them at home. After a bit of research, here is my method. The girls love them and take them to school as lunch. The ingredients are fairly simple. Spray or wipe the cupcake tin with olive oil for prevent sticking and add a little flavor. Once you filled in the first layer, gently press another wrapper in, forming another cup. Once you've placed the second wrapper, repeat the filling as you see fit. A bit of Mozzarella cheese on top of it all.

I baked them for 20 minutes at 375° F and then come out perfectly browned. You can do pretty much anything you want as filling from more meats to a vegan version. Greek Garlic-Lemon Potatoes Recipe. About a month back, a dear reader Sudha asked me for a Potato recipe which is my all time fav.

Greek Garlic-Lemon Potatoes Recipe

She said she loved roast potatoes and that which makes it often. She asked me if I had a twist to regular roast potatoes. This recipe "Patates sto Fourno" is a Greek recipe for Garlic and Lemon Potatoes. Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Gouda Cheese Sauce. This morning I was looking at my home page and I realized that there is a lot of orange sweet potato and pumpkin going on.

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Gouda Cheese Sauce

Considering the time of year I think it is very fitting. Maybe I should go red and green when Christmas comes around? Got any green and red recipes that I can try out for Christmas? In keeping with the autumn orange theme I got the idea to try a sweet potato gnocchi covered in gouda cheese sauce. The idea was to do it in a stovetop mac and cheese kind of style. Parmesan Roasted Potatoes Recipe. Ok fine.

Parmesan Roasted Potatoes Recipe

I’m officially ready to make the transition to fall. And I thought, what better way to do it than with my all time favorite Parmesan Roasted Potatoes! These are like candy. 100% addictive. Once you stop, you just can’t stop. Pepperoni Pizza Puffs. If I ask my kids what they want for dinner, there's a ninety percent chance they will say pizza. They love it, as most kids do. I guess I have an affection for it too, but we don't indulge too often. If I had to choose a favorite pizza, it would be the Hawaiian, but no one else in my household appreciates its flavors like I do, too bad for them. So when my kids came home from school and I had this afternoon snack waiting for them, they were pretty excited to be having pizza at 3 PM. Twice Baked Potatoes, Two Ways. Hiiii Abby!!!

Twice Baked Potatoes, Two Ways

This blog post is dedicated to Abby. Abby emailed me a few weeks ago requesting a recipe that could be made in the microwave. You see…Abby is shacking it up in a dorm this year with only two kitchey-type tools at her disposal: a microwave and a mini-fridge. And since she wants to spend her money on more important things like booze, shoes textbooks, she wanted it to be budget friendly. Potato Rings with Homemade Buttermilk Ranch.

If french fries and onion rings ever got married and had a baby, I think it would be something like this…a potato ring.

Potato Rings with Homemade Buttermilk Ranch

You have a light and crispy outer coating with a soft potato and caramelized onion center…why? Because we can I guess, who knows…but it’s kind of fun, right?! My boyfriend and his friends have this thing where every super bowl they have a “Deep-Fry Fest” where, well they deep fry everything; so if you’re anything like my boyfriend you now have another “Deep Fry Fest” recipe to use! Two things I can’t stress enough is: 1) the importance of having the potatoes completely coated; no holes please, or the mashed potatoes will pour out of the holes once they hit the oil. 2) the importance of the rings being frozen solid before entering the oil…it just helps with the frying, that’s all. 31 Grilled Cheeses That Are Better Than A Boyfriend. 31 Grilled Cheeses That Are Better Than A Boyfriend.

Fingers de mozzarella al horno. Receta. Oven-Fried Onion Rings. Onion rings, anyone?

Oven-Fried Onion Rings

And what about some oven-fried ones? Oh, you need to know some more about them to be able to decide. Alrighty, I’ll be glad to tell you. These onion rings are crunchy, flavorful and very delicious. The tempting potato chips coating, full of spicy flavor, is a nice contrast to the tender and sweet onions. Yes, You Can: Make Your Own Pastrami! Amuses bouche. Tapas Espagnoles. Une tapa, c'est un amuse-bouche, froid ou chaud, vite servi, vite absorbé... et dégusté dans la majeure partie des cas, avec les doigts.

Tapas Espagnoles

Découvrez des tapas routes aussi délicieuses qu'originales qui vous permettront de créer une ambiance Espagnole chaleureuse... piments farcis, patatas bravas, gaspacho andalou, tortilla… Croquettes de crevettes Note Moyenne : 3.8 / 5 Mélangez la farine et le sel dans une grande jatte et faites un puits au milieu. Dans un bol, dissolvez la levure dans l'eau pour former une pâte légère et...

Lire la suite Paella traditionnelle Note Moyenne : 3.9 / 5 Rincez les moules à l'eau courante, froide, brossez-les et grattez-les soigneusement, puis enlevez les barbes ». Lire la suite Tortilla de patatas Épluchez et découpez les pommes de terre en rondelles d'environ 0,5 centimètred'épaisseur. Lire la suite. Pour L’apéro.