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Pumpkin Buttermilk Scones. I really love making food from scratch.

Pumpkin Buttermilk Scones

There are so many great reasons to do so: a sense of accomplishment in the kitchen (that first successful pie crust, hello!) , a better understanding of where your food comes from, and the slow and meditative pleasures of cooking — something I am especially fond of during colder months. But pumpkin presents an interesting conundrum: while it’s frequently employed in all kinds of sweets and baked goods, the fresh stuff just doesn’t always hold up to the canned. It’s a little bit of a letdown to buy a fresh sugar pie pumpkin and wind up with a puree that is less pumpkin-y than a can of Libby’s. Interestingly, companies like Libby’s often use a variety of squash that we don’t think of as pumpkin. Kimberley Hasselbrink One solution is to go ahead and use butternut squash in your pumpkin baking adventures.

Pumpkin Buttermilk SconesYield: 8 scones To roast fresh squash: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. For the scones: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grilled Guacamole. Grilled Guacamole Happy Memorial Day!

Grilled Guacamole

I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday. We did a lot of yard work over the weekend so today we are going to relax. Well, I am going to try and make Josh relax. He seems to always find another project to work on:) We will be getting our grill out later this afternoon. Non Alcoholic Drinks - Alcohol-Free Party Drinks.

Stylish Cuisine « Spinach and Chicken Tortilla Bake. My husband usually likes my food, but occasionally I make something that isn’t his favorite.

Stylish Cuisine « Spinach and Chicken Tortilla Bake

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. Culinary Arts College & 100 Famous Restaurant Recipes You Can Replicate... Eating out is becoming a more and more popular phenomenon. With fast food taking only minutes out of a day and costing a few dollars, it can be convenient. Likewise, fine dining is also on the rise and can put a considerably larger dent in your wallet. But unless you were a master chef with a keen sense of taste, these recipes were lost to you. Done.JPG (1600×1200) Berry Cobbler. Last summer and fall, I can’t even begin to tell y’all how many requests we got for cobblers.

Berry Cobbler

I’m not sure if cobblers are largely a regional dessert or something, but aside from the traditional Dutch oven “cobbler” where you dump a box of cake mix, a can of fruit, and a can of Sprite into the Dutch oven and wait 30 minutes until it’s Business Time, I hadn’t eaten much cobbler. But I figure it’s full of things I like, so how could I go wrong? Last week when we were both in Seattle with our families, we got our kids and husbands together for the very first ever Our Best Bites family barbecue. We were pretty excited that our boys became instantaneous BFFs/explorers/Jedi Knights and that our 3-year-olds spent a great deal of time talking to each other without being interrupted and corrected by their older siblings (plus, I have reason to believe that they may be betrothed). So first, preheat your oven to 350. For the crust, you’ll need flour, salt, baking powder, sugar, Crack open two eggs…

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Lunch

Strawberry Limeade. Strawberry Limeade The summer is flying by, I can’t believe it is August already.

Strawberry Limeade

We are still enjoying the hot summer sun and temperatures in Utah. To cool down, I made a special beverage, strawberry limeade. It is very refreshing and so simple to make. Josh was working hard on our kitchen remodel and I sensed he needed a break, so I brought him a tall glass of strawberry limeade. This strawberry limeade is a little sweet and a little sour with fresh strawberry puree in the mix. Strawberry Limeade Ingredients:1-1/2 cups quartered fresh strawberries 1 cup fresh lime juice 5 cups cold water 3/4 to 1 cup granulated sugar (depending on how sweet the strawberries are)Ice cubesLime slices-for serving, if desiredDirections:1.

Deserts

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Flat Tummy Rich in digestion supporting ingredients, this smoothie will help prevent bloating and digestive stress that can sabotage your tummy flattening efforts. 3/4 c. papaya 3/4 c. sliced peaches 1/2 pear, sliced 1 tsp fresh ginger 2 mint leaves Water to thin Skin Saver Antioxidants in berries are known to help to fight wrinkles and other skin ageing signs. 3/4 c blueberries 3/4 c pitted cherries 5 strawberries 1/4 avocado, peeled and pitted 2 tsp wheat germ (optional) 2 tsp ground flaxseed Water, to thin Peanut Butter Energy Booster This protein-rich and minerals-filled smoothie will give you long-lasting energy. Bone Lover.

Breakfast

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