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Braided Spaghetti Bread & The official blog of Americas 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 Americas 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. This was fantastic! Watermelon Lime Sorbet Slices. A sweet and tangy watermelon lime sorbet is a great way to cool off in the summer.

Watermelon Lime Sorbet Slices

As a bonus, this recipe is frozen back in the watermelon rind and cut off into slices. It’s hot. The type of heat where when you step outside the door and your skin is wet before the door swings shut behind you. It’s a hot that hangs in the air, letting you breathe it in, that is cured only by two things: being completely immersed in water or hiding indoors, the air conditioning cranked as far as it will go.I find that the heat makes me very unmotivated to do things like take a walk, water and weed the garden (though I have forced that one on myself) and prepare food and eat it. However, when the promise of cooking provides ice cold watermelon sorbet, I just may be convinced. When your simple syrup is cool and watermelon chunked, blend them together in a food processor or blender until smooth.

Cool the liquid completely in the refrigerator for a few hours. This then goes into the freezer. Truly, nothing. How To Cook Like Your Grandmother. I’ve tried lots of brownie recipes: Boxes, scratch, frosted, plain, nuts, chips, fudge … Each of them has something to like, but depending on my mood I might want a change of pace.

How To Cook Like Your Grandmother

Not any more. My wife found this recipe, and it’s perfect. I’m done looking. This is the brownie recipe that I’ll use from now on. Ingredients 1½ cups sugar ¾ cup flour ¾ cup cocoa powder (see note below) 3 eggs ¾ cup butter, melted ½ teaspoon salt (if using unsalted butter) ¾ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (see note below) Directions A NOTE ON CHOCOLATE: You’ll notice the list of ingredients is very short. The assembly is about as easy as you can get. Do this by hand, until the dry ingredients are just incorporated into the wet, and stop. Stir in the chocolate chips.

Line a 9×13 baking dish with parchment. Pour the batter and spread it out. Bake at 325° for 20-30 minutes. Very carefully lift the parchment out of the baking dish. Peel the edges and let cool for a few minutes before slicing. Like this recipe? How To Cook Like Your Grandmother. I’ve had plenty of banana bread in my day.

How To Cook Like Your Grandmother

But it always seems like more of a cold weather food. Go figure, a tropical fruit that makes a cold weather bread. Doesn’t make sense, but that’s how it is. This cake, though, is lighter than any banana bread I’ve ever had. And with the brown sugar buttercream frosting, it’s an amazing summertime treat. Ingredients 2 cups sugar ½ cup butter (1 stick) 2 egg yolks 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup milk 3 crushed bananas 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 egg whites, beaten Metric conversion (estimate) 500 g sugar 60 g butter 2 egg yolks 375 g all-purpose flour 7 g baking powder 4.7 g baking soda 2.4 g salt 235 ml milk 3 crushed bananas 5 ml vanilla 2 egg whites, beaten Directions Combine the sugar and butter and beat on low speed until completely combined. Add the egg yolks and beat on high speed until the mixture is smooth and fluffy. When you’re done, you should have a nice, soft, fluffy batter.

The Londoner: Slutty Brownies. Now I don't want to over sell this, so I'm going to be conservative and simply say, that these are...

The Londoner: Slutty Brownies

The Best Brownies In The WORLD. I know, big statement. They're called Slutty Brownies because they're oh so easy, and more than a little bit filthy. They're best served warm from the oven, with good quality vanilla ice cream (devastatingly I didn't have any in the freezer this time, so I guess I'll just have to make them again). They take about 45mins to make, including baking time. The ultimate comfort food, whipped up within the hour.

You will need... 1 Box of cookie mix, 1 Box of brownie mix, 2 Eggs, 2 Packs of Oreos (double stuffed ones are even better if you can find them) Some oil & your favourite ice-cream (optional) Preheat your oven to 350F, 180C, gas mark 4. Line a baking tray with grease proof paper. Squidge (technical term) the cookie dough into a lined baking tray, until it covers the bottom. Cover this layer with your Oreos. Mix up your brownie batter. & pour over your Oreos. Apple Pies & Jo In the Kitchen. I know, I’ve made a few pies lately. But see how these are different? Look at how adorable these are! I mean, come on. Could you resist? I sure couldn’t. We ate them before I had a chance to think about pictures. Oops. This is why I had leftover dough for that impromptu dinner.

Although this recipe is a little time consuming, it’s no harder than making any sort of real pie. It still involves slicing fruit. Rolling out crust and making it look pretty. Mixing fruit and sugar and cornstarch. And taking bites with your eyes closed so you can focus solely on each flavor. Please give these a try. Apple Pies Inspired by Pinterest 1 prepared pie dough, rolled out and sliced into strips 6-8 large apples (really any kind of apple will do) 1/3 cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling onto the crust 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 or 1/2 tsp cardamom, if desired 1 tsp cornstarch Juice of a lemon or lime, mixed with 1 cup of water 1 tbsp melted butter Preheat the oven to 375F. Like this: Like Loading...

Spaghetti and Meatball Pot Pie. Remember those meatballs I made for a “special idea” on Friday?

Spaghetti and Meatball Pot Pie

Here is that idea, Spaghetti and Meatball Pot Pie. I took the concept and figured if pizza was a good pot pie, then spaghetti and meat balls would be too. This isn't as much a recipe as it is a process. I started by greasing the inside of ramekins (1 cup sized, 3 1/2” in diameter). Then I put in a mix of white and mild cheddar cheese. Next I add in two of the meatballs and sauce. Top that with some vermicelli that had been tossed in the sauce too. Another piece of cheese.

For the crust, we made one order of our standard pizza dough and then cut out 3 1/2” circles. I rolled those out a little bigger and then pressed them over the top of the ramekins. Since I wanted the crust to be reminiscent of garlic bread, I made a glaze of butter, roasted garlic, parsley and thyme. I fired up Alexis' Big Green Egg to 450f and set it up in “convection oven” mode with the plate setter legs down.

About 15 minutes in, they started to brown. The Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper. Sugar and Charm: italian sodas. June 30, 2011 | Sweet Recipes | Comments Growing up, these Italian sodas were my favorite!!

Sugar and Charm: italian sodas

My mom and I would always stop by a little coffee shack on our road trips to Oregon. I remember ordering the blueberry Italian soda in the summer instead of ice cream because they were so refreshing. I hadn’t had one of these since I was a kid, so I wanted to recreate the easy recipe. I even made my own blueberry and strawberry syrup instead of using Torani. Photo Credit: Sugar and Charm. Design Crush & Popsicles! - StumbleUpon. Jun29 Not to sound full of myself, but I’m pretty sure this is the be all, end all of popsicle roundups.

Design Crush & Popsicles! - StumbleUpon

There’s a little something for everyone: the foodies, the purists, the ones who prefer frozen yogurt, the ones who prefer a little alcohol, everyone. Tweny-five options to be exact. The post I did last summer on the cold guys was one of DC’s most viewed ever, so I thought you’d all be up for another round – was I right? Click on the photo to be taken to the recipe. All photos and recipes copyright of their respective source unless otherwise noted. 155 Comments on “Popsicles!” Leave a Comment. General Tso's Chicken Recipe. At nearly any buffet or take-out place you can find General Tso’s Chicken.

General Tso's Chicken Recipe

General Tso’s Chicken is a perfect combination of sweet and spicy flavors. It is a very popular dish throughout the United States and Canada. This is probably one of the best and easiest recipes around, you will be surprised at how little time it takes to prepare. I decided to get brave and use the boneless skinless chicken thighs, and I wasn’t disappointed. However, If you want to use chicken breasts that would work fine as well. Ingredients: 1lb boneless skinless chicken thighs (cut into 1” chunks) 5 dried red chili peppers 3 green onions (sliced) 3 eggs (beaten) ½ cup cornstarch oil (for frying)Sauce-1 ½ tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons rice wine 3 tablespoons sugar 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons cornstarch Cooking Instructions: Step 1: In a large mixing bowl combine cornstarch and beaten eggs. Step 3: Heat deep fryer or wok to 375 degrees and deep fried chicken bits in batches.

Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: Chinese Buffet at Home. It is no secret that I have an obsession with Chinese cuisine.

Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: Chinese Buffet at Home

The place that started it all was a local Chinese buffet here in Michigan. After frequent visits to the buffet over the years, I finally decided to take a stab at cooking my own Chinese dishes at home. The majority of the dishes were delicious and I began cooking different Chinese meals every week, but I had always wanted more variety just like the buffet. I had always wondered, “what if I could create a Chinese buffet at home?” I have wanted to do this for along time so I was very excited when I was chosen to be part of the 24,24,24 event presented by Foodbuzz. In this article I will explain how to create your own Chinese buffet at home.

The Menu:Main course- Sesame Chicken Orange Chicken Kung Pao Chicken Meat on a Stick (Chicken Skewers)Appetizers- Crab Rangoons Egg RollsSide Dishes- Garlic Green Beans Fried Rice Egg Drop SoupDessert- Buffet Style Doughnuts The Recipes: Sesame Chicken- Cooking Instructions: Orange Chicken- One Bowl Vanilla Cupcakes For Two.

Let’s face it: sometimes we all need a dessert that only makes two servings. Sometimes we just can’t handle 12 servings. Sometimes we eat them all by ourselves. Sometimes we eat them all by ourselves in two hours. Sometimes we eat them all by ourselves in a matter of minutes. Sometimes it’s the best thing ever. FYI: I have no idea what that is like. Haven’t you always wished you could make just enough dessert for yourself? Or… just yourself? Me too. But more often than not, I’ve found it to be a hassle to drag out the mixer, cream the sugar and butter, sift the dry ingredients and all that fun stuff for a measly two cupcakes.

What can I say? Well, I was lazy. It is definitely your typical white cake; fluffy and soft, full of vanilla flavor, and the perfect vehicle for some fluffy white frosting. And it only takes one bowl! I think what I love most about these cupcakes is their customizability. [print_this] One Bowl Vanilla Cupcakes for Two serves 2 1 egg white 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 cup flour. Better-Than-Crack-Brownies. I’m sorry for doing this to you. I really am. But see, last Friday while I was on a 10-hour road trip heading for vacation, I received this recipe from a reader named Liz. Liz, I love you. That’s all I have to say. I was tortured by this recipe for a full 8 days before I could make it. So it was the first thing I made when I returned home. These are an absolute sin. I really don’t have any words, other than you must try them. They may also change your waistline too.

But that’s okay. It’s all in the name of chocolate. Better-Than-Crack Brownies 1 batch brownies (boxed mix or oooey gooey brownies) 1/2 cup salted peanuts (if don’t have salted, add sea salt) 1 cup chopped Reese’s peanut butter cups 1 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips 1 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 tablespoon butter 1 1/2 cups Rice Krispies Cereal Mix brownies according to directions, and bake for 20-25 minutes in a 9 x 13 baking dish. While they are finishing baking, melt chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter. Mr. Good Morning Muffins. Yummy muffins. Yum. I’ve made these several times—usually using all shortening, but a couple of times (today included) using half butter, half shortening. I believe the muffins are better—a bit lighter—with all shortening. But they’re perfectly delicious with the half/half mixture.

I will now stop talking. Well, I’ll still talk. Here’s what you’ll need: Flour Sugar Baking powder Shortening Orange Marmalade Orange Juice Eggs Vanilla Cinnamon Nutmeg SaltButter To begin, sift together 4 cups flour, 1/2 cup sugar, and 2 tablespoons baking powder. I love action food shots. Mount St. Place the dry ingredients into a mixing bowl and add 1/4 cup regular butter and 1/4 cup shortening OR 1/2 cup shortening, which is my preference.

Use a pastry blender or two knives to cut the mixture together. Keep going until it’s all mixed. Now, measure 2 cups orange marmalade. Throw the marmalade into a bowl and pour in 1 cup of orange juice. Stir this together. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla. 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon… Oh! Mocha and cream cheese brownie & Cooking Blog - Find the best recipes, cooking and food tips at Our Kitchen. - StumbleUpon. 28th October 2010By GuestPhotography by Adam Much to the delight of the blog team we have a new member, Genevieve. Genevieve has just started in product development for cooking products as a product evaluator. She hails from Samoa where her mother owns her own catering business and with a food science background we’re expecting big things! Anyway over to Genevieve and her heirloom recipe: “There is something about brownies that makes me go gaga over them and lose all my willpower.

Throughout the years I have come across different chocolate brownie recipes but always with the uncertainty of how well they would turn out. Alas I found two “absolute best” brownie recipes in my opinion and upon noticing they had a cream cheese version I knew this was the one! To suit my taste preferences, I used Whittaker’s Mocha chocolate with 70% cocoa as I wanted to use this opportunity to incorporate a coffee flavour into my brownies —but you’re welcome to use any chocolate flavour you prefer. -- 1. StumbleUpon. Supercook: recipe search by ingredients you have at home. Punchfork - The best new recipes from top food sites. Get your cook on. Feed your eyes - StumbleUpon.