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Elephantine: the baked mac and cheese. My favorite thing to eat, hands down, is noodles.

elephantine: the baked mac and cheese

Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai... whatever way you make it, I like it. But mac and cheese is high up there on the list, especially baked mac and cheese. Is there anything more comforting? First things first: cook the pasta. Fried Mozzarella Cheese Sticks Recipe. Healthy Homemade French Fries. Well – I was talking to my good friend yesterday and he said “Zesty…. why don’t you create a simple step by step way to create french fries – healthy style”.

Healthy Homemade French Fries

So I thought to myself and said “self lets do it”. If you’re anything like me – you love french fries. Below you will find a simple step by step set of instructions on how to create delicious homemade french fries that everyone in the family will enjoy and are not that bad for your waistline. Zesty tip: I use a Mandoline for quick and perfectly cut fries. Ingredients 5 Large Roasting Potatoes2 Tbsp. Method. Lightened Loaded Potato Soup. Soup Recipes. Broccoli and Cheese Potato Soup recipe. Baked Garlic Cheese Mashed Potatoes recipe. Garlic Stuffed Mushrooms recipe. Honey Fruit Salad recipe. Cheeky Kitchen » Easy Garlic Butter Breadsticks. If you've got 30 minutes, you've got time to bake up a batch of these simple, butter-slathered breadsticks.

Cheeky Kitchen » Easy Garlic Butter Breadsticks

There's nothing fancy or frou frou about them. They're just little poles of white bread dough cooked until golden brown then smeared in good flavors. To make things even easier, serve them right on the baking sheet, and let your family sop up the butter with their breadsticks. 1 packet yeast 2 cups very warm water 1/4 cup sugar 3 cups flour 1 stick butter, melted 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon sea salt 2 tablespoons grated parmesan 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley Preheat the oven to 300 degrees. Stir the flour into the mixture one half-cup at a time, adding just enough to make the mixture soft, pliable and not too sticky, but not so floured that it becomes a heavy hunk.

Pull a round of dough into your hands (about the size of a small apple). As soon as you remove your breadsticks from the oven, mix together the melted butter, garlic powder, sea salt, and grated parmesan. Recipe for Cheesy Twice Baked Potatoes at Life. Broccoli Bites for Kids. File this under the Onion Soup Mix Recipe category, though there is no Lipton onion soup mix in site.

Broccoli Bites for Kids

I may even serve these at my next dinner party, they were that good! While babysitting for my 6 year old picky eater niece, I had to come up with a good lunch that would be fun for the two of us to make together. She is not a big broccoli fan (or any vegetable fan), but I told her we would add melted gooey cheese and form the patties with our hands.

She was sold. Miniature Crustless Spinach Quiches. Tuesday, May 24, 2011 From time to time, my 8-5 job turns into an 8-10(pm) job and all intentions of eating balanced, healthy meals go out the window. This is one of those weeks. Dinner tonight was blueberries, popcorn, yogurt and wine. I’m not proud of myself. Scallion Cheese Puffs. Makes about 18 1 cup water 5 extra large eggs 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 cups gruyere cheese shredded 1/2 cup scallions- sliced thin- white and light green part 1 cup unbleached flour, sifted 1 t kosher salt. Garlic butter roasted mushrooms. A repeat offender in the lede-burier category, let me begin with what matters: this is absolutely my new favorite quick and obsessively delicious way to prepare mushrooms.

garlic butter roasted mushrooms

And now, a story. Once upon a time, I was a vegetarian who loved going to steakhouses. A friends birthday would approach and out of kindness to me, they’d start talking about gathering friends at a restaurant that had vegetarian options and I’d beg them to go to a steakhouse instead. “It’s your birthday! How to Make the Perfect French Fry - Science of Frying. Step One: The Raw Ingredients Success begins with a careful selection of materials.

How to Make the Perfect French Fry - Science of Frying

Karen Schaich, a professor of Food Chemistry at Rutgers University (currently in the process of publishing a USDA-funded paper on the chemistry of French-fry crust), says that selecting a good potato is one of the most important steps in making a good fry. How to Make Perfect Thin and Crisp French Fries. It's time for another round of The Food Lab.

How to Make Perfect Thin and Crisp French Fries

Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe experiments. Golden and delicious. [Photographs: J. N.B. Zucchini Fritters. There are several vegetables used to make fritters, but zucchini is the most prefered one in Turkish cuisine.

Zucchini Fritters

There are several reasons why Turkish women generally use zucchini for fritters. First, it helps digestion system of body. You don’t feel bloated when you eat fritters made of zucchini. There is another reason for Turkish moms to favour zucchini while making fritters. You know moms always wish their children eat all vegetables and zucchini is one of the vegetables that children hardly love to eat. Also, zucchini fritters enrich friend meetings in the afternoon. The last reason to prefer zucchini for fritters is that Turkish women want to put leftover zucchinis in use. Tracy’s KILLER Garlic Bread › shutterbean. While we’re on the subject of soups, I thought it would be nice to share my SECRET recipe for the most KILLER Garlic Bread.

Tracy’s KILLER Garlic Bread › shutterbean

What goes better with soups than garlic bread? Not much! My neighbor taught me to add dill in the garlic butter. Baked Potato Soup Recipe. Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits Recipe. This recipe was originally published on May 7, 2007.

Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits Recipe

Updated with new photos. This Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits recipe has been pinned 83,000 times! With the recent news that Red Lobster might be closing its door forever, I thought many people would love to have the recipe. Fried Pickles. Has the whole world been frying pickles behind my back and no one bothered to tell me about it? I saw these in a magazine and thought how brilliant, but something tells me this is not a new phenomenon. I love them. They are my new go to way of eating pickles. Bite Sized Greek Salad. Bite Sized Greek Salad by Rebecca Jul 20th, 2010 // Appetizers, Most Popular, Recipes I promised to bring an appetizer to a friend’s birthday gathering this week. Crispy Potato Wedges Recipe. Herb Butter Mushrooms With Smoked Mozzarella.

A few months ago when a friend requested I make mushrooms for an office potluck, I was instantly reminded of a recipe I had from my rounds at the city’s chic restaurants where the chefs demonstrate recipes, let you sample some and give you copies of the recipe. I loved going for these and making local foodie friends. Most places gave a bag of goodies and even spread out a buffet of the food demonstrated (much to my glee). At one such restaurant, I had the most delicious stuffed mushrooms topped with Danish mozzarella. Full of flavour and distinctly garlicky – YUM!

Crispy Onion Rings Recipe - How to Make Crispy Onion Rings. Marinated Mozzarella. This is another fridge staple here at home. Loaded Potato Skins. Broccoli Cheese Soup. Rosemary Roasted New Potatoes Recipe at - Holiday Vegetable Recipes. Cheesy Bread Recipe. Method 1 In a large bowl, mix together the cheeses and the green onion.

Stir in the mayonnaise and sour cream. Pineapple Fried Rice Recipe : Garlic Potato Fries. Mashed Potatoes with Bacon & Cheddar. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Peel potatoes, and cut into 1-inch chunks. Place in a large saucepan, and add enough cold water to cover by about 2 inches. Coffee Break with Liz and Kate.

It’s Thursday so that means it’s time for the recipe of the week.