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Dinner in 15 Minutes Flat. Potato Rings with Homemade Buttermilk Ranch. Baked Asparagus Fries recipe. Did you all have a good super bowl or puppy bowl?

Baked Asparagus Fries recipe

Madonna is scary, no? I’ve been seeing pictures of her from the Super Bowl, and it literally scares me. Nightmare scary. Anyway, asparagus fries are actually pretty neat. They are surprisingly crispy. Baked Asparagus Fries with Three Dipping Sauces Makes 1 pound. New England Clam Chowder recipe. Hey All!

New England Clam Chowder recipe

So the weather in LA has been kind of funky lately. We keep getting a weird blend of chilly and warm weather. Kimchi Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich. Hi All!

Kimchi Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich

Hope you’re all excited for the weekend! I definitely am. I’m not doing anything in particular, but I’m excited to relax, ride my bike to the beach, take little Dex to the dog park, and to eat out at great places. I love trying new spots and for awhile now I’ve been wanting to try this place “Rockefeller” which is minutes from my apartment. Baked Apple Pie Egg Rolls. Hi All!

Baked Apple Pie Egg Rolls

So juice cleanse is finally over and today is the first day I can introduce real protein, like fish, back into me diet. Today is a happy day, yay! Okay, so while on the juice cleanse weird things started happening and I’m not sure if this is normal or not: Lemonade. In a one gallon container, place sugar and hot water, and stir until sugar dissolves.


Add lemon juice and water to render one gallon. Stir well until well mixed. Pour lemonade over a glass of ice, squeeze slice of lemon on top, and garnish with a sprig of mint. Recipe courtesy Paula Deen. Mini Lemon Pork Sandwiches. Thaw rolls according to package directions.

Mini Lemon Pork Sandwiches

Rinse tenderloin and pat dry. Combine oil and next 5 ingredients in a large zip-top freezer bag or shallow dish: add tenderloins and seal or cover, and chill at least 4 hours. Remove pork from marinade, discarding marinade. Place pork on rack of broiler pan that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Bake pork at 400 degrees F for 30 to 40 minutes, or until a thermometer registers 160 degrees F. Reduce oven heat to 350 degrees F. Cut pork into 1/4-inch thick slices; serve with dinner rolls and Lemon Tarragon Mayonnaise. Lemon Tarragon Mayonnaise: Combine all ingredients. Sausage Pancake Egg Sandwich.

Heat a nonstick griddle to medium heat while you prepare the pancake batter.

Sausage Pancake Egg Sandwich

Combine flour and salt. Mix milk, eggs, oil together and add to flour mixture. Butter your skillet and then add 1/4 cup of oil to the skillet, which keeps butter from burning. Ladle about 1/4 cup of the batter, for each pancake, onto the skillet. The bottoms of the pancakes should brown in roughly 2 to 4 minutes. Reserve pancakes in a preheated 200 degree F oven until ready to serve. For the scrambled eggs: Preheat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat for 1 minute. For assembly: Place slice of American cheese on top of pancake, top with scrambled eggs. Chicken and mushroom marsala. This is one of those recipes that I have had bookmarked, and, well forgot about it… on purpose.

chicken and mushroom marsala

I passed it over because I was scared of chicken after having a run-in with a butcher experience that left my newly married, meat virgin status shaky and tormented, having recurring nightmares of exposed rib cages and raw meat; and then, well, why would you want boring old chicken when there were pulled pork sandwiches and tender pot roasts to be had? But when I did finally make this, I kicked myself in the shin and gave myself a long time-out. You see, I was afraid. Afraid of chicken, afraid I was going to be disappointed by bland, saw-dust tasting meat, and boy have I never been so happy to be wrong. I swapped out white meat for dark meat, as a just-in-case-this-goes-south-I-at-least-have-dark-meat but I don’t think it was necessary. One Year Ago: Tomato Sauce with Butter and Onion. Roast chicken with dijon and meyer lemon. I have decided it’s time to face some fears in order to be more self sufficient and more cost effective in the kitchen.

roast chicken with dijon and meyer lemon

My first begrudging task was chicken. I’m not a big chicken eater, I much prefer a steak, especially one with a red wine jus, but chicken is cheaper than most of the fillet mignon I stare down at the butcher hoping my laser eye force will somehow knock ten dollars off the price, but alas I still need to hone that skill, as it has yet to work. Creamy Carrot Casserole Recipe. Difficulty:Easy | Total Time: | Active Time: | Makes:4 to 6 servings Carrots star in this simple, flavorful casserole.

Creamy Carrot Casserole Recipe

Topped with crunchy brown-butter-and-garlic-infused breadcrumbs, they’ve never been so irresistible. What to buy: Panko is coarse Japanese-style breadcrumbs, available in many grocery stores. Game plan: The breadcrumb topping can be made up to a day ahead and kept in an airtight container at room temperature. San francisco garlic fries. Say 'Yes' to Pesto.