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10 Ways to Eat Pizza for Breakfast. I get bored for breakfast. I know this is absurd. There are no less than four thousand cereal flavor options in the store. There are endless arrays of items that go on top of oatmeal and alongside pancakes. But still, it can get a wee bit boring. Several weeks ago, I made a quick batch of Pizza Dough then baked it into a dozen personal-sized pizza crusts, tossed those crusts into the freezer, and let them sit there until they were needed. It wasn’t long before they were needed. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Zucchini Muffins with Nutella Swirl. Zucchini Nutella Swirl Muffins Baking Drama produces Zucchini Muffins with Nutella Swirl. Life and baking are one and the same. There are firm rules and other areas that offer plenty of room for interpretation. There are moments of triumph and toothsome rewards. There are devastating failures that you can’t fully grasp the depths of until the very end. Baking, like life, is a delicate balance of methodology and creative out-pour.

Dangerous, yet sweet. I often find little life lessons in my interaction with food. The latter I find to be the most difficult. There is something deep within me that often wants to fling “the process” off a cliff and not look back. In baking, as with life, the process matters. This zucchini muffin recipe in particular, was a refresher course in “trusting the process.” So now that my flaws are out on the table, let’s discuss what I did wrong. Batch One. Batch Two. Batch Three. Batch Four. Print Save Yield: 12 muffins Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes.

Timpano. I have wanted to make a timpano for a long time. I have seen Mario Batali make a few, and hmm where else have I seen one? These Italian pies are made for special occasions. There are a few different varieties, but really you could throw anything you want in there! I think I will probably make another one soon and just throw anything I can think of in. This dish is totally worth the effort, and honestly it isn't even that much work! More time consuming than anything.

When you unveil the pie from its baking container, it is just as much of an event as it is in that movie... So what topic am I skirting around in that first paragraph? If you are making a timpano, don't just throw a bunch of crap in there. We put the pasta and sauce on a sheet pan and stuck it in the freezer to come down to room temp. Butter your bowl good. This is just some puff pastry we had in the freezer.

At this point, Mandi and I both thought this was going to be a dismal failure and never come out of the bowl. Spinach Lasagna Rolls recipe. Spinach “burgers” « The Domestic Mama & The Village Cook. Spinach “burgers” I promised something a bit more “booty-friendly” and here it is! These are high in protein, low in carbs and absolutely delicious. Now, if you’re not fond of green things.. stick around. I have something pink and fluffy later. Mix well in a bowl like this: Now, form into burger-sized patties. Heat a non stick skillet over med-high.

Some may have to wait their turn, depending on your skillet size. Serve on your choice of bread product, or eat them “naked”. I you want to know how I like them, it’s with onion and ranch on a pita. maybe even a splash of hot sauce. This post was published earlier, but…. Spinach "burgers" Author: Michelle Keith/ The Village Cook Prep time: Cook time: Total time: 1 bag of thawed and well drained chopped spinach 2 egg whites 1 whole egg ¼ c diced onion ½ c shredded cheese ½ c bread crumbs 1 tsp red pepper flakes 1 tsp salt ½ tsp garlic powder Mix all ingredients in a bowl. French Fries: The No-Guilt Version. There’s nothing like a french fried potato. The taste, the texture, the dip-ability; it’s probably one of my favorite go-to comfort foods.

However, I don’t need the fat of an actual deep fried potato, and I certainly do not favor processed french fries that come from the frozen food section of the grocery store. Enter: Healthy French Fries* Step 1: Peel your ‘taters. This isn’t necessary, though, but if you decide you want the skin on make sure you scrub-wash them first. Step 2: Cut them into strips. Step 3: Place potatoes in colander and rinse the starch off of them. Step 4: Pat down the potatoes. Step 5: Drizzle Olive Oil over potatoes. Step 6: Salt those babies up. Step 7: Mix them up so they all get coated with the olive oil and salt. Step 8: Arrange them, on a baking sheet, in a single layer Step 9: Add anything else you like. Step 10: Place the potatoes into your preheated oven for 20 minutes. Step 11: Flip and continue to bake for 5-10 minutes. And then, voila… Healthy French Fries Enjoy! Authentic Mexican Tortillas Recipe.

Fontina, Spinach, and Bacon Shells and Cheese. Fontina, Spinach, and Bacon Shells and Cheese Kid Friendly Recipes, Main Dish, Pasta | 40 comments As I sit down to write this the snow is falling and wind blowing. I can’t help but think how perfect Macaroni and Cheese is for a day like today and I’m definitely tempted to make a change to our meal plan tonight.

Without any fontina on hand, I won’t be making this Fontina, Spinach, and Bacon Shells and Cheese, but I do have several other cheeses stashed in my refrigerator door and can easily whip up a new creation using these fun tips. 3 Steps to Fancy Mac n Cheese It’s time to get creative in the kitchen. Use Different Pasta Shapes Embrace your inner child, or appeal to your own children with fun and different pasta shapes. Fancy Up the Cheese I love to experiment with different cheeses in my mac n cheese. Lacking inspiration? Add a Few Mix-Ins Adding accent meats and vegetables turns macaroni and cheese into a delicious, one pot meal with lots of flavor and color. About the Author: Stylish Cuisine « Spinach and Chicken Tortilla Bake. My husband usually likes my food, but occasionally I make something that isn’t his favorite. The great thing about my husband is that he gives his honest opinion about everything he tries.

If he doesn’t like something, he’s very diplomatic, but he’s clear about his dislike. When I made this, I wasn’t sure what he was going to think about it because I’ve never made anything like it before. Well, you should have seen the smile on Charles’ face when he ate this. He said he loved it and wanted to know when we’d have it again. It has to be a really good recipe for Charles to be so enthusiastic about it.

We had it again last night, and boy was he happy. This recipe is spicy! This is a quick and easy dinner that will become a staple in our dinner rotation. Print This Recipe.