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Baked Potato Grilled Cheese. Behold my latest creation…THE BAKED POTATO GRILLED CHEESE! After the glory that was the Brocolli & Cheddar Soup Grilled Cheese , I began racking my brain for what other wonderful things I could deconstruct into grilled cheese format. Soon enough I had envisioned this piece of grilled cheese heaven! I mean how can you go wrong with fried potatoes, bacon, cheese, sour cream and chives all made into a melty grilled cheese?

So here is how I went about making it. Chicken Satays » Living Lou. Is anyone tired of burgers yet?

Chicken Satays » Living Lou

Maybe you need a break from grilled sausages or steak? Or maybe you just want something that can be grilled in less than 10 minutes so you can get back to watching The Olympics? Red velvet cake ice cream. I have been reading about red velvet ice cream made by a couple of my favourite American ice cream manufacturers – namely Bluebell Ice Cream, and Ben & Jerry’s recently, but sadly neither of those premium ice cream brands are available in South Africa.

Red velvet cake ice cream

Since I have a deep love affair with ice cream, the only solution is to make it myself. I noticed that they were quite pale and pink in colour and looking more like strawberries and cream. I wanted my ice cream to be as dramatic and impactful as a red velvet cake is. For the red velvet cake, you can find my recipe for cupcakes here, or you could buy ready made ones. Two Peas & Their Pod. Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes. “Scalloped” is an attractive word, isn’t it?

Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes

When I hear it I think of several things: first, there’s scallops, as in the seafood—totally delicious. Then there’s the scalloped shape that can live on the edge of a pair of shorts or on the collar of a woman’s blouse—always pretty and dainty. And of course scalloped potatoes also comes to mind, which carries my imagination to a land of crispy potato skins drenched in a sea of cheese and cream. Ferrero Rocher-Stuffed Chocolate Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream. If you follow me on Instagram (Username: rachelconners), you’re probably familiar with these cupcakes.

Ferrero Rocher-Stuffed Chocolate Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream

The picture of the batter going into the oven got a few “OMG”‘s and the final product got a couple “Wow”s and a declaration of love. Yeah, they were good pictures, but these people haven’t tasted these cupcakes. I can vouch, these are “Wow” and “I’m in love” worthy cupcakes. Seriously. Nutella, AKA nectar of the gods, can mess with your head. I almost panicked when I went to make the buttercream, asked my mom to hand it to me, and she had the most guilty look on her face.

Yeah, Nutella is a big deal in my house. Recipe Diaries – Weight Watchers Recipes. I tried making baked mozzarella sticks using panko bread crumbs and that didn’t really work well.

Recipe Diaries – Weight Watchers Recipes

They ended up looking like this. A friend suggested to maybe try freezing the sticks made with panko bread crumbs for awhile so that they don’t turn out like baked mozzarella fingers. Budget Bytes: dragon noodles $2.04 recipe / $1.02 serving. Ooooh lawdie.

Budget Bytes: dragon noodles $2.04 recipe / $1.02 serving

This is my new favorite quick fix! It takes about 15 minutes, is totally rich, flavorful, and SUPER SPICY. Like, “burn a hole through your stomach” spicy. Mississippi Mud Brownies. Didn’t see this comin’, did ya?

Mississippi Mud Brownies

I can give you a moment to let it sink in if needed. And so that you can locate your eyeballs that have probably fainted right out of their sockets and are rolling around under your kitchen table right now with the dust bunnies. OMG was that too much? Beaches make me say weird things. Stay hungry my friends. Chocolate-Banana Melts. Slutty Brownies Recipe. Happy Hump Day!

Slutty Brownies Recipe

I know I’ve posted about these slutty brownies before… but I just made a video to go along with them and thought it would be fun to share! Happy brownie making A few weeks ago I was perusing the interwebs, mainly pinterest, because it’s my latest obsession and I spend an inordinate amount of time pinning things that I want to eat, and things that I want at my wedding. I’m not quite sure how people planned weddings before Pinterest. It’s kinda the greatest invention of all times. Baked Crisp Chicken Burritos. I have many “tried-and-true” recipes that I love and adore… and this is one of them.

Baked Crisp Chicken Burritos

I really like cream cheese in main dishes and I love the combination of chicken and cream cheese together. I used to go to Taco Time when I was going to college in Idaho (It’s so sad that we don’t have Taco Time here in Northern California) and they had my favorite crispy burritos that tasted similar to this recipe. Like I said in many of my posts, I rarely deep fry anything. So I always try to find a way to bake instead of frying. These burritos are baked and crispy. I think that what might have made these burritos even better is a jalapeno ranch dressing that Taco Time has. These burritos are stuffed with shredded chicken, cream cheese, green salsa, green onions, cheese and yummy spices. These are super easy to make, too. Shred the cooked chicken thinly, add cream cheese, cheese, and the rest of the ingredients.

Crisp Chicken Burritos Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Soft, Fluffy Cinnamon Pancakes. The fluffiness of these pancakes rivals the softest cloud.

Soft, Fluffy Cinnamon Pancakes

Biting into one of these is like biting into a breakfast heaven of soft cinnamon. These pancakes only take a fraction more work than regular ones (as in, you need a separate bowl to whip your egg whites into submission) but are more than twice as good as your old regular stock. With a drizzle with maple syrup, a dusting of cinnamon with some fresh slices banana or berries on the side and I had a breakfast made by angels – well, actually made by me. Chocolate Banana Brownies. Ever since we got the horses we haven’t wasted a single fruit or vegetable. They pretty much serve as garbage disposals for celery butts and lettuce scraps. Composting has gone to the birds but that’s okay because they create plenty of their own compost if you know what I mean. Their favorite treat seems to be orange peels, followed closely by lettuce ends and the requisite carrot. They like cucumbers okay but only if peeled. » Spaghetti alla Ceci The Live-In Kitchen.

» Baked Macaroni and Cheese The Live-In Kitchen. » Spaghetti Aglio Olio The Live-In Kitchen. Few things in life are truly simple. My family is in the process of moving to a new house and I’m trying to simplify the process by selling the things that we come across and haven’t missed since we last saw it four years ago. Those now out of style shoes I never wore? Gone. Cooking is a Pain: Easy Pan-fried Beef Dumplings or How to get your husband to cook for you. Very early on in our relationship, I had to accept the fact that my husband would never be the kind of man who would ever surprise me with breakfast in bed, or a three course meal that he'd slaved over all day.

I was fairly certain that we would never be the kind of couple who indulged in synchronized cooking in matching aprons, one chopping, the other stirring, neatly stepping around each other to reach for ingredients, occasionally intertwining arms to sip from each other's tall glass of red wine or exchanging kisses. Nor do I ever imagine that we'd be the kind of people to cook amidst much laughter and rapid dancing to upbeat Latino music in the background, all of this giving way to a messy food fight involving throwing spaghetti in bright red tomato sauce on the walls, or culminating in passionate lovemaking on the kitchen floor.

2-Minute Chocolate Chip Cookie For One & Recipe & Zoom Yummy. This is one of those ‘I-need-a-cookie-right-now-or-I-die’ recipes that can be prepared in almost no time.We all know that kind of situation, don’t we? I definitely do, I confess.And you know what? This impressive cookie not only takes less than 5 minutes to prepare, it tastes really delicious. Just like a good chocolate chip cookie.The preparation is beyond easy… just have a look… First you need this stuff. 1. 2. 3. 4. Save a few for the top, if you wish to.5. 12 Ways to Forgive Your Parents for Doing Such a Crummy Job of Raising You. Swole.Me - The automatic diet generator. Design Crush & Popsicles! Not to sound full of myself, but I’m pretty sure this is the be all, end all of popsicle roundups.

There’s a little something for everyone: the foodies, the purists, the ones who prefer frozen yogurt, the ones who prefer a little alcohol, everyone. Tweny-five options to be exact. Jamie Olivers Food Revolution. Most favorited all-time - page 8. Buffalo Chicken Rolls.