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Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese Sandwich. La prochaine fois: what goes into making chocolate bowls. Leave it up to me to mess up every recipe in the world... but on the flipside, by experiencing everything that goes wrong, I end up learning the most.I had seen these bowls from Stephanie's Kitchen, and decided it was a fantastic idea for my food independent study. ingredients: chocolate, and balloons!

la prochaine fois: what goes into making chocolate bowls

First, a giant bar of chocolate all the way from taiwan! And it's -special- grade, whatever that means. Garlic-Lime Chicken « random anderson. I’m flirting with going vegetarian.

Garlic-Lime Chicken « random anderson

I’m reading up on different kinds of grains, beans and legumes. I dream about finding joy in bowls full of greens. I constantly (weekly) ask my husband if he thinks he could go meat-free (the answers are always inconclusive -or- NO). But for now, I’ll try and focus on eating healthier meats. Like chicken. If you’re anything like me, you eat a TON of chicken. I think chicken is the healthiest lean protein to eat (aside from fish – but I’m not in Seattle here) and one of the cheapest to get all natural, free range, or organic.

This is where I run into problems. Here’s one that’s great. TENDER CRUMB: My FAVORITE Chocolate Chip Cookie. I have experimented with countless recipes searching for that perfect chocolate chip cookie. The characteristics of the perfect cookie are a very personal matter, and here are my preferences: texture: chewy w. medium thickness --- everyone has their preference, and this is mine! Honey Glazed Chicken and Bacon Bites. I had an idea.

Honey Glazed Chicken and Bacon Bites

Actually, it was more like my three hundred and forty-sixth idea for this month and I now have the hips to show for it. No biggie, I consider it a small sacrifice for eating food that tastes this good. So I asked myself: “Would it be a really crazy idea to wrap loads of bacon around chicken strips and brush them with a spruced up honey marinade?”. Why yes, Kay, it would be. But frankly, I like crazy. See, now that’s what happens when you blog from your desolated home or kitchen (in the burbs). Anyway, it turned out nothing short of a phenomenal idea that I simply have to share here in my little corner of the www. Bacon Guacamole Grilled Cheese Sandwich.

Creamy Basil Pesto. A Two Bite Breakfast: Bacon & Eggs in Toast Cups. * Updated post from archive: Originally posted March 29, 2009.

A Two Bite Breakfast: Bacon & Eggs in Toast Cups

Gastronomer's Guide: Simple Tiramisu. For a lazy summer afternoon, tiramisu is the perfect pick-me-up.

Gastronomer's Guide: Simple Tiramisu

Its literal translation is pick me up (tira mi su). Tiramisu is one of those desserts that has as many different versions as there are mothers in Italy. This is my simple yet traditional version of the easy to assemble, no-bake, no-cook dessert. Mascarpone can be found in Italian specialty stores usually in an 8-ounce or 17-ounce container. Feel free to use all 17 ounces if purchasing the latter size. Note: Leave out the raw eggs if you are uncomfortable using them or use pasteurized eggs. 4 large eggs, separated1 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar16 ounces mascarpone cheese1-1/2 cups brewed coffee1/2 cup coffee liqueur40 store-bought ladyfingers1 cup heavy creamcocoa powderbittersweet chocolate In a large bowl, beat egg yolks and cup of sugar until light and fluffy.

In a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. In a small bowl combine coffee and coffee liqueur. Party Food! Pizza in a Bite. October 20th, 2008 by katie Getting together to watch a game?

Party Food! Pizza in a Bite

Or maybe watching a different sort of game? Pizza bites are awesome party food. This recipe makes three trays which means you can pop them in the freezer and always have a quick appetizer on hand. Although, they are usually so popular that you’ll wind up baking all three trays in one night! Pizza Bites 2 recipes pizza dough (or 2 cans refrigerated pizza dough)8 oz block mozzarella cheese4 oz thin sliced pepperoni2 tsp Italian seasoning (combine oregano, basil, parsley, and garlic)1/4 cup olive oil3 tbsp grated Parmesan cheesepizza or marinara saucePrepare pizza dough and roughly chop pepperoni.

I used to use the refrigerated pizza doughs for this recipe, but I actually find the homemade dough far easier to work with. Basic Pizza Dough 1 pkg active dry yeast (or 2 1/4 tsp loose yeast)1 cup warm water1 tbsp olive oil1 tsp salt2 3/4 cup flourCombine yeast and warm water, stir to dissolve.Add oil, salt, and flour.


Sex in a Pan. Sex in a Pan – crazy name for a dessert, but it’s one of the best desserts you’ll ever have, it’s mostly a pudding dessert with a crunchy pecan bottom crust.

Sex in a Pan

Don’t laugh at the name of this dessert! OK, you can laugh, it is funny. Hasselback Potatoes. These Hasselback potatoes looks beautiful, don't' they?

Hasselback Potatoes

Here, I also added several cloves of garlic to these Swedish version of baked potatoes to enhance the flavor. It turned out great, they were very delicious, crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.. Ham & Cheese Pretzel Bites.