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Crème Brûlée French Toast Recipe at Epicurious. Web’s Tastiest PB&J Recipes. Making the same tired old peanut butter and jelly sandwich on sliced bread day after day, week after week can’t be exciting. And no matter how often the kids request it, can it really be all that thrilling to eat over and over again? We’re going to assume the answer to that is no. Consider The Web’s Tastiest PB&J Recipes for Kids our way of inspiring you to mix it up a bit! So go ahead, add bananas, throw the sandwich on a frying pan, roll the beloved duo into a wrap; kick lunchtime into high gear. PB & J and Banana Panini Placing homemade peanut butter and strawberry jam, along with fresh bananas on a grilled buttery brioche is like PB&J hit the lotto and went all fancy on us!

PB & J Sushi Rolls Nothing about a PB&J sandwich conjures up cravings for Asian cuisine. Peanut Butter and Jelly French Toast Sticks Who says you can’t have PB&J for breakfast? Inside Out Peanut Butter And Jelly Sandwich Bacon Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Cornflakes Crusted Grilled Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich. Pizza Cupcakes. Tuesday, April 17, 2012 Pizza Cupcakes I made these on a whim this weekend and they were a huge hit with FH and my brother. I love how they look and they taste just as yummy. Technically it’s not really a cupcake. It’s a savory muffin with mini pepperonis and mozzarella cheese inside. I think these would make great party food.

PrintSave Pizza cupcakes Yield: 12 Ingredients:1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons white sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 egg 1/3 cup milk (optional: additional 2 tbsp milk) 1 cup mini pepperonis 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheeseAdditional 1 cup of mozzarella cheese and 1 cup of mini pepperonis for toppingDirections:1. Mini German Pancakes. Here’s a fun breakfast you can make this weekend. My family love German Pancakes (at our house they are called Hootenannies). So when I saw the idea of making mini ones at a site called Gimme Some Oven I had to try them. Her recipe is basically the same as the one I make in my 9 x 13 pan, but you add the butter to the batter instead of the pan.

She also adds vanilla and orange zest. The great thing about the minis is they turn out as perfect little cups just right to fill with fruit. I also made mine in my Demarle muffin tin, so no need for greasing here. Mini German Pancakes 1 cup milk 6 eggs 1 cup flour 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. orange zest (optional) 1/4 cup butter, melted Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Idaho sunrise (baked eggs and bacon in potato bowls) I probably should have poured a nice stiff drink recipe for you all on this loveliest of lovely tax days. Especially for my fellow small business owners who just gave half of their revenue back to the government. Good grief, I won’t even go there. Instead though, I thought I’d offer my idea of a more comforting alternative. Pasta. When life is good, and when life gets crazy, I turn to pasta. And just as it has for years, this one hit the spot. Read more This past Friday night was meant for celebrating.

The weather was sit-out-on-the-deck-in-the-cool-evening-breeze perfection. And a very special birthday girl turned the big 3-0. Friends, meet Stacey. Read more TGIF, friends. Hope that you all have had a lovely week, and that a relaxing weekend lies ahead. Read more Ever since my friends and I met for a tapas happy hour at our neighborhood Spanish restaurant a few weeks ago, I’ve had sangria on my mind. Read more Read more I’ve always said that I like a good balance of cooking and baking in my life. The Comfort of Eggs in a Basket. Eggs in a basket was the first meal I ever cooked. I was in 5th grade, and it was a Sunday morning at my best friend's house after a sleepover. We woke up hungry, and for some reason his parents weren't home. This confused me--my parents would never do that--but more important than confusion was the fact that I was terribly hungry, and I didn't see how that problem was going to be solved, since his house never had any cereal in it.

"We'll make eggs in a basket," my friend said, pulling out a loaf of bread, a jug of oil, and a carton of eggs. The resulting breakfast was awesome: runny yolk and crisp bread dripping with oil (we filled the skillet so much oil it was basically deep-fried). Ideally, make this with slices of toast cut thick. I guess I have a fondness for very fast and simple eggs + bread dishes, my love of "eggy bread" evidence of this, which is basically French toast without sweetness or spices. What are your go-to quick meals when hunger looms?

Eggs in the Basket. Www.menshealth.com/mhlists/gourmet-sandwiches-for-guys/printer.php. From the molten yolk and bacon crunch of a hand-held breakfast, to the gooey charm of grilled cheese for lunch, nothing matches the simple pleasures of well-made sandwiches. They're quick to assemble, infinitely adaptable, easy to eat, and immediately satisfying—the very definition of good food.

The 25 sandwiches you're about to meet can be thrown together during the average basketball halftime or, with practice, during the seventh-inning stretch. (Who needs hot dogs, anyway?) Use each recipe as a basic road map, but bring your talent for finding creative routes. You'll easily reach your final destination: a full belly and a satisfied smile. Think BLT, but better. More on MensHealth.com: 20 Ways to Stick to Your Workout 2. Layer pieces of ciabatta or a sturdy sandwich roll with grated fontina or mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced prosciutto, sliced figs, and arugula.

More on MensHealth.com: 100 Ways to Live Forever 3. More on MensHealth.com: 33 Simple Ways to Turn Her On 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Ethan Allen Sandwiches. Yes, I am still working my way through my post-vacation “cook every great thing I had to eat while in Vermont” syndrome. I think this might be the end of it, but it is a delicious and easy one. I should begin by saying I am a big fan of The Grilled Cheese Sandwich. If a grilled cheese sandwich ever runs for public office, I will vote for it. They are crunchy and creamy and comforting and classic. So whenever I see an unusual one on the menu, I just can’t resist.

So when we were at the Little Rooster Cafe in Manchester, Vt, they had a grilled cheese sandwich on the menu that was named the Ethan Allen. I’m not sure why, unless he was also a big fan of grilled cheese, but whatever. So this concludes my retrospective of Meals I Ate On My Vermont Vacation. Ingredients Two slices country bread (I used ciabiatta bread) 1/4 cup shredded Vermont cheddar 2-4 slices thin-sliced ham (or more, if you want) 3 thin slices Granny Smith apple Butter Directions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Caramel French Toast. Caramel French Toast July 20, 2010 by Kate 15 Comments French toast is the teenager’s all-time favorite, and I make it a LOT. I can almost make it in my sleep at this point, that’s how often she comes into the kitchen with those puppy dog eyes and says, “Mommy, can you make me french toast?”

It’s the “Mommy” part that just kills me. She’s 17 and I still instinctively whip my head around whenever I hear a little voice call out “Mommy!!” In a crowded store. Anyway. Now, a few weeks ago I did a post on all fabulous Stonewall Kitchen goodies, and among other things I mentioned this stuff. Which was the perfect accompaniment to caramel french toast.

Print Caramel French Toast Ingredients 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 6 tablespoons (packed) golden brown sugar 1 1/2 cups whole milk 3 large eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 8 1-inch-thick slices French bread Powdered sugar Fresh blueberries and raspberries Your choice of syrup Comments. French Omelets. Why are these called French omelets? Je ne sais pas. (That’s French for, I have no earthly idea.) But that is what the recipe calls them, and so who am I to argue. I love omelets. Or I should say, I love EATING omelets. I have a love/hate relationship with actually cooking them — when they come out looking good I feel very very good, and when they are bad, they are horrid. And so. The first will probably horrify half of you and make the other half of you laugh, but I promise you, it WORKS.

Washington Post’s Omelet in a Bag For those of you who prefer cooking an omelet with the more traditional skillet on the stove approach, I highly recommend the French Omelet recipe (and that is the omelet you see resting in that lovely bed of baby spinach above). FRENCH OMELETS, adapted from a Cooks Illustrated recipe Ingredients 3 eggs 1 tablespoon butter, diced and put into the freezer f0r 10 minutes 1/4 cup shredded Gruyere cheese Fresh ground pepper Chopped parsley Directions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Ham and Egg Crepe Squares. I am a complete sucker for any recipe that does something out of the ordinary with eggs…provided that it stays within my weekday “must be able to be made in 30 minutes or under rule.” I love and adore eggs (which works out so conveniently with my love and adoration of bacon), but there’s only so many poached/fried/scrambled eggs a girl can eat, and variety is the spice of life, and all that.

So when I happened on this recipe for crepes that are baked with ham and an egg inside, I moved straight to the top of the recipe pile. I have to admit, I was a teeny bit intimidated by the whole making of the crepe part, but as I was getting ready the Southern husband commented that it was probably like pancakes…the first one would be a bust, and then I would get the hang of it and it would all go just fine. I snippily reminded him who the food blogger/expert chef was in the house, and he smartly retreated to the other end of the house.

Anyway. And they all lived happily ever after. Ingredients 9 eggs. Cinnamon Roll Waffles. Cinnamon Roll Waffles I’ve had a tough time forgetting about those Cinnamon Roll Pancakes that I posted a few weeks ago. So much so that I started wondering what else I could do to replicate the Cinnamon Roll. “Why not waffles, too?” I thought. I experimented… but it was a flop. I went with a buttermilk waffle… plain, with no cinnamon filling added. I drizzled the cinnamon-sugar filling on top. I figured… why not? My ideal cinnamon roll always has cream cheese icing, so a cream cheese icing drizzle was in order too. Lots of cream cheese icing, please. I could hardly wait to take a bite… to see if this whole Cinnamon Roll Waffle thing worked out. That’s about all I could eat. Print Recipe Save Recipe Cinnamon Roll Waffles Yield: About 12 (4-inch) wafflesPrep Time: 30 min Cook Time: 20 min Completely decadent breakfast treat- like a deconstructed cinnamon roll, turned into a waffle.

Red Velvet Crêpes. I rolled my eyes at the red velvet cake trend, but now I can’t get enough. I’ll make any excuse to have ‘cake’ for breakfast– here’s my take on a classic. Red Velvet Crepes (Makes about 24, 8″ crepes) Ingredients: – 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour - 1 teaspoon baking powder - 1/2 teaspoon baking soda - 1/4 teaspoon salt - 3 tablespoons sugar - 2 cups butter milk - 1 1/4 cup whole or lowfat milk - 1 large egg - 1 teaspoon vanilla extract - 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa powder, sifted - 1 tablespoon red food color gel - 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted + 2 tablespoons cooking oil (for pan) *Update: Because the buttermilk lends to the acidity of this batter, do not substitute the baking soda for extra baking powder.

If you add more baking powder, and omit the baking soda, you’ll end up with a heavy and dense crepe. In order to activate the baking soda, it requires an acidic substance, which the buttermilk provides. Directions: For the Mascarpone Filling:1. For Chocolate Ganche Sauce1. 2. 3. 4. How to Make Proper Barbecue Chicken. There's a lot of misconception when it comes to "barbecue. " The problem is the word itself. It's used as a synonym for grilling, refers to the grill itself, or to the meat being grilled; it also has a sauce named after it; and sometimes it's just the word for the party itself held outdoors in somebody's backyard. What, actually, is "barbecue"? American purists see things a little differently.

To them, "barbecue" is a wonderful Southern tradition of slow-cooking with indirect heat and woodsmoke to transform cuts of meat, often inexpensive ones, into succulent, unbelievably delicious results. That's true barbecue. Anything else on a grill cooked hot and fast rather than low and slow is called grilling. Which brings us to barbecue chicken, a staple of the summer grill. The sad fact is that often times the answer is no. The problem, and the result, is charred all over the place, a crapshoot for succulence, often dry and sad. (makes 2 cups) Now, the chicken. Crème brûlée french toasts. Filed under the very large category of Things Pretty Much Every New Yorker Already Knew About But Was News To Me (don’t bother trying to hail a cab after noon on a Friday, filthy stoops are irresistible for the chill-minded set, etc.), the City Bakery on 18th Street has some astoundingly good French toast on Sunday mornings.

It’s also astoundingly expensive, as things will go at a bakery with sweets like you can’t find anywhere else and an iron grip on its original recipes. Their version is a ridiculously thick wedge of battered bread with a caramelized lid that requires no syrup or other accompaniment — well, except maybe some crispy salty strips of bacon — to make it sing. Of course, I’m not trying to make their French toast, I would leave that to their expertise. The snafu me and my poor little middle fingertip — leading to countless, “Look what I hurt today!” Crème Brûlée French Toasts Makes 6 servings Topping 2/3 cup granulated sugar Preheat oven to 325. Jamaican Banana Fritters - ThatsSoYummy.com. There’s a thing in my house that when you have ripe ol bananas either you make banana bread or banana fritters. These delicious tasty treats can be eaten morning, noon, or night, as a snack or as dessert.

These fritters are so easy to make and will satisfy any craving you may have. So if you have a few of these bananas lying around your hose… don’t toss them, put them to GREAT use! Enjoy! Peel and mash the ripe bananas. Beat egg, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Next, blend egg mixture with mashed bananas. Make sure it is all incorporated. Then sift flour and baking powder into the banana/egg mixture. Mix it all together. If the batter seems to be too thick add a little milk… I added about 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup of milk. Add oil to a frying pan and place on medium high heat. Drop spoonfuls of the banana fritter batter into the hot oiled frying pan. Flip when you see the edges starting to get brown and golden.

Lastly, combine cinnamon and sugar together to create your cinnamon sugar. Ingredients. Fluffy Pancakes | Blogger For Hire. Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese Sandwich. Grilled Chicken and Roasted Red Pepper Panini. Italian Grilled Cheese. Ham and Cheese Muffins.