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Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites. Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites On Fridays, I teach cooking classes to two kids in our neighborhood.

Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites

They are pretty knowledgeable-so my job is easy:) I think it is fantastic that they want to learn how to cook at such a young age-they are in the 3rd and 4th grade. Since we don’t have any kiddos yet, I am glad I get to work with these kids. We have a great time in the kitchen. Homemade Soft Pretzels. A few months ago, I never in a million years would have believed that I’d be comfortable making recipes that involve yeast.

Homemade Soft Pretzels

I rarely tried it, thought it was scary, and spent my time mastering any and every shortcut around it instead. I figured that when I get married and finallyhopefullymaybe get a stand mixer, I could use the dough hook and give it a try. Well, like always I get impatient waiting to try this the easy way, give them a try and end up surprising myself. It really started when I made these Cinnamon Rolls. Monthly Meal Planning. Guess what?!

Monthly Meal Planning

I listened to your requests and, just for you, I wrote another meal planning post! Read through this one, enjoy it, and then click HERE for the newest addition! I have tried to answer many of your questions at the bottom of this post!! Scroll down to read the answers and feel free to ask more! The Proper Way to Cook a Hot Dog? By Blake Royer I hardly ever cook hot dogs at...

The Proper Way to Cook a Hot Dog?

I hardly ever cook hot dogs at home--it's the kind of food that I buy on a street corner in a rush. On the way to a concert. The 7 Best Healthy Snacks. If you’re feeling hungry between meals, a smart snack doesn’t have to be as boring as a bag of carrot sticks.

The 7 Best Healthy Snacks

Here are seven easy light bites that will please both your taste buds and your waistline. Campbell's® Healthy Request® Chicken and Pasta Primavera Recipe. Guide to choosing the right size bento box. So you ordered a bento box online, it arrives and you’re shocked at how tiny it is.

Guide to choosing the right size bento box

People try to tell you to just eat less, but you have a sneaking suspicion that you may have accidentally bought a bento box sized for a 2-year-old instead of an adult. Here’s how to tell: check the box’s total capacity against the gender/age/height guidelines in the table below (I translated them from a popular Japanese website that’s been getting a lot of media exposure in Japan — they’re based on official Japanese nutritional guidelines).

Bento for Beginners. On the Show - Lunchbox Makeovers. Just Bento Recommended Shopping. The following merchants are advertisers or affiliate sponsors of Just Bento.

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Regardless of our business relationships with these companies, we’ve personally ordered from them, and have always been happy with their service. We think you will be too! Note that some products links on the site are affiliate links. My First (and 2nd, and 3rd, and 4th) Attempt at Sand Tarts. It's been a while since my last post, and although the typical holiday hustle is in full swing, Erica and I have been doing an admirable job of not losing track of our goals and commitments.

My First (and 2nd, and 3rd, and 4th) Attempt at Sand Tarts

We're still making all our food at home, and although we've not had the time to be as creative with new recipes, we've been pulling from our reporitore and managing clean, healthy, and budget-conscious eating. So naturally, I've spent much of my free time over the past two weeks making very non-vegan, non-clean cookies. But just like everything else this year, I wanted to try something new.

Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry. Hamburger and Grape-Tomato Pizza. Thanks to frozen dough and ready-made sauce, making homemade pizza is easy as pie.

Hamburger and Grape-Tomato Pizza

Provolone has a richer flavor than mozzarella, so you don't need as much. Everyday Food, May 2008 10 minutes 30 minutes Serves 4 Add to Shopping List Ingredients 2 teaspoons vegetable oil, such as safflower All-purpose flour, for work surface 1 pound frozen pizza dough, thawed 3/4 cup store-bought marinara sauce 1 cup grated provolone cheese (4 ounces) 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved.

Three Safe-to-Eat Cookie Doughs: Chocolate Chip, Sugar, and Cake Batter! I’m siiiiick.

Three Safe-to-Eat Cookie Doughs: Chocolate Chip, Sugar, and Cake Batter!

If you follow Willow Bird Baking on Facebook or Twitter (you do, right?) Ham with Bourbon-Peach Glaze Recipe. Oreo and Peanut Butter Brownie Cakes. So, after being gone all last week, this has been catch up on the house week. Mostly laundry actually. How to Cook Cubed Steak- 5 Ways to Prepare Cube Steak. If you’ve never seen Food Network’s Alton Brown on his show Good Eats, be warned that the humor is pretty corny. Make no mistake though, the information is always good.

In this episode, divided into two video clips, Brown opens by telling us what cubed steak is, and where it comes from on the cow. I’ve done a summary for you. Cubed steak is perforated in order to make it tender. Technically “cubed steak” can come from any portion of the cow except the shank and heel. Cubed steak most commonly comes from the hind quarter of the cow, the “round”, which is made up of the top round, bottom round, and the knuckle. Brown recommends buying bottom round, and having the butcher it cut into ½” thick pieces. Brown demonstrates tenderizing the ½” bottom round steaks with a needler. Chicken-Fried Steak & Gravy. Chicken-Fried Steak Strips With Milk Gravy Recipe - - 37730. Untitled. How to Easily Treat Pre- Diabetic Insulin Resistance.

Reptar Bars. Serious Eats: Recipes: Eat for Eight Bucks. Healthy Weeknight Dinners : Recipes and Cooking. Easy Crab Cakes Recipe. Spicy Tuna Sushi Roll Recipe. Spicy Tuna Sushi Roll Recipe. Emeril's Inside-Out Spicy Tuna Roll with Special Sauce Recipe : Emeril Lagasse. Directions In a small bowl combine mayonnaise, chile paste, hot chile oil, and sesame oil and stir to combine. Place 1 piece of toasted seaweed on top of a sushi roller (makisushi), with the short end closest to you. Using lightly wet fingers, press enough rice onto the seaweed to completely cover the seaweed, and press firmly so that rice adheres to seaweed.

Turn seaweed over so that rice side now faces down. Arrange strips of tuna on top of seaweed, with the tuna strips running vertically in line with the short side of the seaweed, about 1/3 of the way into the seaweed sheet. Spread a small amount of wasabi on the tuna, then sprinkle with sliced scallions. Cut roll into 6 or 8 pieces and serve with dollops of sauce spooned on top, or alongside for dipping. Mitsuko's Perfect Sushi Rice: In a large bowl, add rice and cover with lots of water. While the rice is cooking, bring rice vinegar to a boil in a small saucepan, and then remove from the heat. Southern Fried Salmon Patties Recipe - - 137575.

Spicy Tuna Roll. A spicy tuna roll is a small piece of heaven! It probably comes as no surprise that this type of sushi originated in the United States. Did you really think that mayonnaise is a Japanese invention? The secret ingredient is the Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce. The Bramble. Copy Cat Recipes. Find recipes online   Swai recipes: 10 ways to cook the budget-friendly fish - Knoxville healthy food.

Swai fish is gaining in popularity, as budget-conscious cooks are drawn to its low price per pound. Kelsey's Favorite Stuffed Green Peppers Recipe.