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Yes, You Can Be a Garlic Goddess. Photos: Jaden Hair A friend recently bought a jar of already-roasted garlic, thinking it would be great warmed and stirred into mashed potatoes.

Yes, You Can Be a Garlic Goddess

“It’s already roasted and it’s so easy!” She exclaimed. “Yeah, but it also cost you $4.99 and has absolutely no taste to it,” I replied. It’s true, pre-roasted garlic is a rip-off, and with the bulbs having spent weeks crammed in a jar, it had the texture of baby food ... and tastes about the same. Roasting your own garlic only takes 3 minutes of hands-on time and costs just maybe 30 cents. To roast garlic, lop off the top of the garlic just like this: Place the bulb on a piece of tin foil, and drizzle about 2 teaspoons of olive oil right on top. Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Gouda Cheese Sauce. This morning I was looking at my home page and I realized that there is a lot of orange sweet potato and pumpkin going on.

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Gouda Cheese Sauce

Considering the time of year I think it is very fitting. Maybe I should go red and green when Christmas comes around? Got any green and red recipes that I can try out for Christmas? In keeping with the autumn orange theme I got the idea to try a sweet potato gnocchi covered in gouda cheese sauce. The idea was to do it in a stovetop mac and cheese kind of style. I have never made a potato gnocchi before.

First and most important you need 1 pound of sweet potato. In the photos I as preparing a double recipe so that is why you see so many potatoes. Pierce the potatoes with a fork. Microwave the potato for 5-6 minutes on each side, until tender. Slice the potatoes in half and let cool. Scoop out the flesh of the potatoes and mash, you need 1 1/2 cups of mashed potato. Add Parmesan cheese, brown sugar, 1 teaspoons salt, and nutmeg; mash to blend. You have made a roux! Gnocchi. Pasta Carbonara Recipe - Womans Day.

12 ounce(s) linguine 3 large egg yolks 1/2 cup(s) grated Parmesan or Romano (2 oz), plus more for sprinkling 6 ounce(s) sliced bacon (7 slices), cut into 1/4-in. pieces Cook the pasta according to package directions.

Pasta Carbonara Recipe - Womans Day

Reserve 3/4 cup of the cooking water and drain the pasta. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together the egg yolks, Parmesan, and 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper. Gradually whisk in 1/4 cup of the warm reserved cooking liquid. Cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp, 6 to 8 minutes. As in many carbonara recipes, the heat of the pasta in this one cooks the eggs, but not fully.

Here are some alternate versions of this recipe created by our wonderful community of chefs! How to Make Proper Barbecue Chicken. There's a lot of misconception when it comes to "barbecue.

How to Make Proper Barbecue Chicken

" 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.

Which brings us to barbecue chicken, a staple of the summer grill. The sad fact is that often times the answer is no. Cooking Momofuku at home - Momofuku for two - StumbleUpon. October 2, 2010 My mom is obsessed with keeping a stocked freezer, but I guess I don’t really take after her, because my freezer tends to be relatively empty, aside from random containers of stock/ramen broth, frozen dumplings and pierogi.

Cooking Momofuku at home - Momofuku for two - StumbleUpon

I admit, I store buy frozen chinese dumplings and pierogi for those times that I just don’t feel like cooking. I tell myself it’s because of ease and convenience, but really, I just love the taste of frozen pockets filled with deliciousness. Pierogi are fast, tasty, and ideal for when I let myself get too hungry and become a crazy unthinking monster. (This happens more often than you would believe). Loaded Baked Potato Soup Recipe. Soups are definitely a highlight in the winter.

Loaded Baked Potato Soup Recipe

They are comforting, warming and so good. I like to make baked potato soup as it really reminds me of eating a baked potato as a side in the summer. If you have potatoes that need to be cooked and have no idea what you are going to make with them, definitely give this loaded baked potato soup recipe a try. Serve with a sandwich like Rachael Ray’s Chicken Club Sliders (made indoors) or alone as it is very filling. This is not one bit healthy, but that is okay. Loaded Baked Potato Soup Recipe Total Time.