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Where does YOUR FOOD come from? A topnotch WordPress.com site. Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe - Food.com - 48627. Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip Recipe : Alton Brown. Easy Lemon Dill Potato Salad. Hot from my oven. Yesterday marked the first day of Chinese new year….. the Year of Rabbit.Xin Nian Kuai Le—may this year of rabbit bring in Joy, happiness and prosperity to you all…` So I decided to celebrate the New Year by cooking one of my favorite Chinese snack, Sesame balls I have tasted two versions of sesame balls,one filled with red bean paste n the other with cooked mung beans..

Hot from my oven

I am sticking with Mung bean filing .. The crispiness from Sesame..Chewiness from the Glutinous rice..and the sweetness of beans...it tastes soo yumm when you bite into this delectable snack. Homemade Pork Buns! « I made that! Dear Pork, We meet again.

Homemade Pork Buns! « I made that!

This time things got intense. Red Bean Bao/Chinese Steamed Bun [With step by step photos] Finally I made the Red bean bao..This has been in my todo list for a long long time!

Red Bean Bao/Chinese Steamed Bun [With step by step photos]

I am a big fan of the light and sweet steamed buns, every time I have it for breakfast I always wonder why I haven’t ever tried making this! As always I chose the easy method and got the readymade red bean paste . Sweet filled buns. I did a quick search so as not to clutter this board with redundant posts but only found post about savory filled buns. Here are some pictures and instructions for Swedish-style filled buns.

Wrapping the dough around the filling of these is a considerable hassle but the end result is worth the trouble! You'll need: Classic Biscuit Recipe: Butter Dips. This week we're turning away from all the holiday sweets to cook up some classic winter comfort food — food that is a little indulgent, perhaps, but nourishing nonetheless.

Classic Biscuit Recipe: Butter Dips

And I couldn't let the week go by without looking back at one of my favorite biscuit-y breads from childhood: Butter dips! Have you ever made these ultra-quick, ultra-easy biscuits? They're cloudlike and fluffy, with golden bottoms from baking in a pool of butter. Heavenly! Butter dips are an old Betty Crocker classic. Cheeky Kitchen » How To Make Butterflake Rolls if You’re Not Martha Stewart. Try as I might, I can’t make things perfect.

Cheeky Kitchen » How To Make Butterflake Rolls if You’re Not Martha Stewart

I can make one cupcake in a batch look pretty dang awesome. From time to time my junk drawer has all of the pens in the same slot. Cheesy Florentine Biscuit Cups. March 22, 2011 1:37 pm · Posted by Lauren G I looove refrigerated Pillsbury biscuits, mostly because I like popping open the can, but they're also delicious and easy to make.

Cheesy Florentine Biscuit Cups

I wanted something different than just your everyday biscuit, so I looked up some recipes on the Pillsbury website. Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Cinnamon Butter. Have you given up on making biscuits?

Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Cinnamon Butter

Do they seem like too much trouble for the end result? I was kinda in that boat. Flour Tortillas. When I was growing up in South Texas we had this neighbor who would, on Saturday afternoons, make her tortillas for the week.

Flour Tortillas

Believe me, I made friends with her children so I could make myself available for tortilla day. I think she enjoyed my enthusiasm and always had a few extra tortillas for me to take home. They were sublime! My family would fight over them, and no matter how many she sent home with me they were always gone before dinner. Greek Orzo Pasta Salad. If you saw Ole’s Greek burger post, you may have been left wondering what kind of summer salad you’d pair that with.

Greek Orzo Pasta Salad

(I know you were.) It’s not like a regular, ol’ creamy coleslaw would do the trick there. No Weird Stuff Simple Potato Salad. Calypso Sweet Potato-Fruit Salad Recipe - Food.com - 373500. Potatoes Romanoff – A Fancy Twice Baked Potato. I’m totally ready for fall.

Potatoes Romanoff – A Fancy Twice Baked Potato

I’m ready for super comforting meals that I get to eat while sitting at home, in my sweat pants, with my slippers on! And I’m ready for Thanksgiving. Too soon perhaps? Baked Mashed Potatoes with a Creamy Gruyere Topping. My friend Donna Natale Mason…what can I say other than that Texas is not nearly as colorful without her? She is a vibrant, loud, gorgeous bit of Texas stomping through the snow in Indiana in red cowboy boots.

We were debutantes together in Wichita Falls and she keeps threatening to come back to Texas and have a get together where we all wear our (very small sized yet shockingly poufy) deb dresses and eat lots of food and tell raunchy jokes. In the meantime she has given me a very decadent, yet simple recipe that is dear to her heart. You know I have a soft spot for recipes that are truly an embodiment of love.

This recipe not only yields a baked mashed potato dish that will make you tear up with delight, but the story behind it will make you a little weepy, as well. Skinny Mashed Potatoes. Mashed potatoes are one of my favorite things to eat on Thanksgiving, but this year since I am pregnant and on a really strict low carb diet (for my diabetes) real mashed potatoes are out (bummer). I recently started researching alternatives to some of my favorite dishes because there is NO way my plate will be without a big ole pile of mash potatoes.

I came across this recipe that uses cauliflower instead of potatoes. Hmmm not a big cauliflower fan so I wasn't sure. If there is a choice of either celery or cauliflower in a veggie dish 9 times out of 10 I will choose the celery. Horseradish and Dill Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes. A Cozy Kitchen » Portobello Fries. Not sure if you all recall, but a few months ago a reporter asked Kate Moss what one of her favorite quotes was. She replied with: “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.”

Umm…isn’t that hilarious…and sorta sad? Avocado Fries. Oh dear. I never should have done this. This may be one of my biggest mistakes all year. Can’t take it back now. So we’re totally enjoying our grilled avocados, but my husband innocently asks “What else can you do with avocados?” Green Bean Fries. Homemade Onion Rings « Straight from the Farm.

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Go ahead, take a shot of salad dressing.