Ginas Skinny Recipes - StumbleUpon. Chunks of all white meat chicken breasts coated in breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese then baked until golden.
An easy chicken recipe your whole family will love. What can be more kid friendly than chicken nuggets, even the pickiest kids like them. Serve them with ketchup, bbq sauce or whatever you like to dip your nuggets into. Adults can serve them over your favorite salad for a satisfying lunch. Kids love finger foods or anything you can eat with toothpicks so when my daughter was young I would make her a dish of bite sized goodies she liked such as tomatoes, olives, pasta, etc. and served them with toothpicks and she always cleaned her plate!
Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries - StumbleUpon. Call me easily amused, but these little torch-topped cupcakes delight me.
Besides being a cute novelty item for a party, I think they would add a little drama to the end of a romantic meal. I've been looking for something different to serve for Valentine's dessert, and this is definitely different. The strawberries are hollowed out and filled with a bit of liquor, then ignited with a match. For the cake portion, I chose a One Bowl Chocolate Cupcake recipe because 1. it's quick 2. it is easy, and 3. it fits my prerequisite for a light ending on date night.
I should say, a light ending provided you don't eat too many. The cakes are just sweet enough, and have a light, fluffy crumb - the perfect vehicle for rich chocolate buttercream. Notes for flaming strawberries:Any alcohol below 80 proof will not ignite well. Shaina made a margarita version of this on Babble Food.
Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries Yield: About 20 cupcakes [click to print]Cupcakes: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Meyer Lemons — The Salty. I owe a debt of gratitude to Moroccan cooking expert Kitty Morse.
After all, she’s the one who taught me just how easy it is to make my own preserved lemons. How easy? So easy that you don’t even need a real recipe for it. I took a cooking class at Draeger’s years ago that Morse taught. It was there that she turned me on to the endless wonders of preserved lemons. They cost a tidy sum if you buy them already made in jars in fancy gourmet stores. I always use Meyer lemons just because I love the floral, complex, and less puckery taste that they have.
Whatever lemon variety you choose, I guarantee you will have a fascinating time making preserved lemons. Indeed, the first time I wrote about making preserved lemons years ago in the San Jose Mercury News, I admitted I couldn’t stop looking at my lemons as they transformed themselves. So how do you make them? Make two cuts in each lemon so that the quarters created remain attached. My FAVORITE Chocolate Chip Cookie. I have experimented with countless recipes searching for that perfect chocolate chip cookie.
The characteristics of the perfect cookie are a very personal matter, and here are my preferences: texture: chewy w. medium thickness --- everyone has their preference, and this is mine! Chocolate to cookie ratio: 50/50 --- I really enjoy having a lot of chocolate in every bite chips vs. chunks: chunks --- I like sizeable pieces of chocolate in my cookie. type of chocolate: bittersweet --- I like using Valrhona 61% extra bitter nuts or other add-ins: NONE!!
With the above criteria in mind, this recipe is the closest I've come to experiencing CCC perfection. . - Don't substitute the pastry and bread flours w. . - Hand chopped chocolate chunks, NOT premade chips - I will purchase a hunk of the best bittersweet chocolate that I can afford and hand cut them into chunks. . - Chill the cookie dough at least 24 hours (I let my dough sit anywhere from 2-3 days) before baking. Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip. It seems that I may be a little addicted to hot cheesy dips.
Last week I made a hot sweet onion dip and while I was looking for recipes for it I came across some recipes for hot spinach and artichoke dip. This new dip filled with cheese, cream cheese and mayonnaise sounded so good that I had to try it right away. But, with both spinach and artichokes in it, it is just a little bit healthier. ;) One of the things that I liked about this recipe was that I would get to use artichokes again and I had been looking forward to doing so. The last time I used fresh artichokes and this time I got to try canned ones. This dip is super easy to make; you just mix all of the ingredients and bake until bubbling and golden brown on top. This recipe appears in the Game Day Party Food eCookbook along with 19 more of the tasiest snacks on Closet Cooking and 5 all new drool inducing treats!
Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip Servings: makes 4 servings Printable Recipe Ingredients Directions. A Two Bite Breakfast: Bacon & Eggs in Toast Cups. * Updated post from archive: Originally posted March 29, 2009 If you where to ask me what is my favorite meal of the day without a thought my response would be breakfast!