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Bacon adds a ton of flavour, texture and crunch to this zesty salad. 12 red new potatoes , cooked and cut in half 4 handfuls of baby spinach 4 slices bacon , cooked until crispy and cut into 1-inch pieces ¼ cup slivered almonds , toasted Dressing ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp. mayonnaise ¼ tsp. sambal oelek or your favourite hot sauce, to taste Salt and freshly ground pepper , to taste To make the dressing: Add olive oil, balsamic vinegar, mayonnaise and hot sauce to a small bowl. Whisk to combine. Season the dressing with salt and pepper.
Step aside, Kellogg. Better crackers coming through. CHEEZ-ITS are wonderful–and we all know this because we’ve been eating them since we were ten (unless you’re 75).
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William Curley's almond milk ice lollies dipped in nutty chocolate. Photograph: Jose Lasheras/Jacqui Small I love crunching through the dark (bittersweet) chocolate coating to reveal the creamy, almond ice cream. Makes 8–10 large lollies or 40 petit fours. Note: You will need an ice cream machine and lolly moulds and sticks. For the almond milk ice cream: 500ml (16fl oz / 2 cups) milk 60g (2oz / generous ¼ cup) lightly roasted almonds 200ml (7fl oz/generous ¾ cup) double (heavy) cream 125g (4½oz / generous ½ cup) caster (superfine) sugar 120g (4oz) egg yolks (about 6 eggs)
Ingredients 1 cup natural peanut butter 1 cup sugar 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Coarse sea salt Directions
Happy New Year!! It’s so hard to believe we are in 2012. I hope you all had a great New Years celebration. We just got home from visiting family in California and came home to party with other family members.
Recipe by: Kairockz This is the treat my children love to make themselves after a good term at school or when they have a friend staying. One cake is big enough to share between 2 children if you can convince them of it!!! Ready in 13 minutes Saved as a favourite by 489 cook(s) Ingredients
Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So of course you want to get off to a good, healthy start. However, anyone with kids knows that some mornings are just too special to worry about a properly balanced meal.
Face it: it's January. Dreary weather is matched only by the dreariness of a house stripped of holiday decorations. Children slog through the great dull stretch between New Year's Day and Spring Break, no longer distracted from their schoolwork by the excitements of the holiday season. December's crowded calendar gives way to January's social slump.
The following article was written by Ashley Palmer. Finger foods are my favorite kind of food—to eat but not to make. That's because they usually take a bit more work to put together than the full-size versions.
Tangy roasted lemons harmonize beautifully with chicken. They are also delicious chopped and sprinkled over fish. Per serving: 196 calories; 8 g fat (2 g sat, 4 g mono); 68 mg cholesterol; 6 g carbohydrate; 24 g protein; 2 g fiber; 502 mg sodium; 329 mg potassium; 0 g added sugars Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2 Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 3 lean meat, 1 fat
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Baked onion rings are a double whammy in my (very small) cookbook. I may pretend that I choose to bake them because I am opting for a healthier alternative… but, while partially true, the real reasons lie in the cost of frying. I just don’t want to buy tons of oil (nor do I want to store semi-used oil).
I have been saving this recipe in my arsenal for the next time I throw a baby shower. I do that fairly often. I see a recipe and think, "that would be perfect for a (fill in the blank with your choice of occasion - baby shower, Super Bowl party, cocktail hour, you name it). I am constantly researching new recipes and sometimes I see things that may not be right at the moment but will be one day.
How do you make bread even better? You stuff it with pepperoni and cheese. Then, you bake it in a bundt pan that allows you to pull off little chunks and dip them in pizza sauce. This is the perfect thing to bring to a party (and I did, where it disappeared quickly!)