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Big Red Kitchen: Cinnamon Roll Pancakes. The original and unique Cinnamon Roll Pancake recipe created by Robin Sue!

Big Red Kitchen: Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

My little Deven loves pancakes and wants me to make them all the time, but I don’t often enough. Late last night my friend had spotted this Cinnamon Bun Pancake Recipe from the blogisphere and posted it on her Facebook status suggesting for her daughter to make them. Wow, Cinnamon Bun Pancakes, that would be a winner in my house too. So I went to bed with pancakes dancing in my head. I dreamed up ways to make this pancake recipe look and taste more like a cinnamon roll. I created a typical cinnamon roll filling and placed it in a pastry bag to be swirled over the pancakes as they cooked.

After pouring 1/4 cup pancake batter in a hot skillet, I swirled the cinnamon filling mixture over top. Cinnamon Roll PancakesFor the Cinnamon Filling… In a large bowl, using a hand mixer, mix until smooth: 1 stick softened butter, almost melty 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 T. cinnamon Using the hand mixer, blend until smooth. Breakfast pizza. My son’s favorite game in the whole world is Let’s Play With The Other Baby!

breakfast pizza

You Know, The One We Keep In The Mirror. We bring him over to this giant mirror in the hallway and he goes berserk, he paws at the “other” baby, kicks his legs, squeals and laughs. It cracks us up too. Babies: they’re so cute when they’re kinda confused! It took us a few weeks to realize how sad this game actually is. Meals. Meals. Chilli trick by Gordon Ramsay does work. You’ve probably noticed that most, if not, all my dishes that I’ve posted recently contained chillies.

Chilli trick by Gordon Ramsay does work.

Well I can’t help it that I love my food with kicks but mostly, you got to blame Gordon Ramsay for my chilli obsession. Well, through television, he taught the world and me the neatest way to seed chillies. This tutorial is for those without the privilege of a food channel… # – First, roll the chilli with the your palm on a chopping board for about 10 seconds. You can roll it between two palms too. # – Then cut off the top of the chili. Find recipes online   Martha Stewart Food. Organic natural slug control.

Slugs and snails are annoying pests, more so as they are “invisible”.

Organic natural slug control

They are rarely seen at work because they come out at night and hide in dark and moist places, mostly underground. I accidentally discovered this very easy and organic way of reducing and eventually eliminating slugs from the garden. Initially, I had a problem with a cat from the neighborhood. Mostly in spring when our small city patch is bare and being prepared for new seedlings, the cat would be inspired to dig in and do her business there.

I tried several tactics and one was to scatter squeezed out orange halves around the garden. Eventually, the cat stopped coming due to oranges, new seedlings planted, or other tricks. Now, whenever I make freshly squeezed orange juice, I scatter the halves around the garden edges and pick them later, usually few hours after dark. What to do with all the slugs? Coffee spray: make a weak coffee brew with ground coffee and water. Lavender Recipes - Happy Valley Lavender and Herb Farm. Lavender Recipes Here are a few Lavender recipes to try regardless if you are a beginner or a Lavender aficionado!

Lavender Recipes - Happy Valley Lavender and Herb Farm

Tasty and easy to make. Please use organically grown, non-sprayed "Sweet" Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) for best results. "Hidcote" Lavender will give you the best colour for any infusions eg. syrups, jelly or vinegars. Lavender-Cheesecake BrowniesLavender Sunshine CookiesLynda's Three Bowl Lavender-Chocolate CakeLynda's Lavender MarmaladeFrances' Secret Lavender Chocolate Chip Cookies!


Petite Lasagnas & Can You Stay for Dinner? Recipe slightly adapted from Hungry Girl (makes 12) 12 oz raw ground turkey ¼ tsp salt, divided ¼ tsp pepper 1 cup chopped onion ½ cup chopped mushrooms 14.5 oz can crushed tomatoes, or tomato sauce 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tsp dried oregano, divided ½ tsp dried basil 1 ½ cups part skim ricotta cheese 24 small square wonton wrappers (the kind near the tofu in the refrigerated section of the produce dept) 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese Preheat oven to 375ºF. Add the crushed tomatoes and 2 tsp of oregano. In a large bowl, combine the ricotta, a pinch of salt and pepper, the remaining teaspoon of oregano, and the basil.

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Snacks. Healthy Desserts. Muffins. Desserts. Printable Recipe Cards. Preserving Fruit. When we discuss food preservation, we are usually talking about canning, dehydrating, freezing or fermenting.

Preserving Fruit

But did you know that you can also preserve fruit in alcohol, such as brandy or vodka? It is a way of preserving the flavor or essence of the fruit for later use. This method consists of steeping fresh or frozen fruit in alcohol for several weeks. In the end, you end up with some “drunken fruit” (good as a dessert topping) and a flavorful alcohol that can be used to make dazzling cocktails, punch, deserts or sauces. But if you take it a step further and add a little sugar syrup to the mix , you now have delicious homemade liqueur!