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Lasagna Cupcakes When Intelligentsia Coffee opened in Pasadena recently, I was intrigued the lasagna cupcakes they served. The cupcakes are made by Heirloom LA, a catering business. About the size of a muffin, a single lasagna cupcake was a delicious meal. After seeing how much my daughter enjoyed them (she ate my entire cupcake and I had to order a second one), I decided I had to try making them at home. After a bit of research, here is my method. The ingredients are fairly simple. Spray or wipe the cupcake tin with olive oil for prevent sticking and add a little flavor. Once you filled in the first layer, gently press another wrapper in, forming another cup. Once you've placed the second wrapper, repeat the filling as you see fit. A bit of Mozzarella cheese on top of it all. I baked them for 20 minutes at 375° F and then come out perfectly browned. If you remembered to use olive oil, they should slide out easily with top crispy and the wrapper moist and tender. The small cupcake size works well for us.

Best Blender Reviews - All Blenders Reviewed By Experts Tasteologie Fluffy Pancakes This pancake recipe is the result of mixing and matching different recipes from many different sources. It is the result of trying and failing so many times, that I almost declared pancakes as the one breakfast recipe I couldn’t master. But I persisted, and this recipe is perfect – as perfect as a pancakes recipe can be, because making pancakes does involve frying, and frying is something that each of us needs to play with. It changes depending on your type of stove (gas or electric), on how hot the skillet is, and on how evenly hot you manage to keep it while frying multiple batches. But the instructions here are as close as it gets to “perfect,” and the result? This recipe makes 16-18 pancakes. Fluffy Pancakes Makes 16-18 pancakes. Dry Ingredients 2 cups all purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1.5 tablespoons baking powder (make sure it’s fresh) Directions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Serve with warm maple syrup and berries. (Just in case) –> More Pancake Recipes: Similar Posts:

10 Ways of Organizing Kitchen with Modular Fittings | Wicked Spoon Confessions Organizing—may sound a cumbersome word for some lazy bones (including me). But when it comes to organizing a kitchen, I want it done once and forever. Indian kitchens have come a long way from open firewood chulah days to a modular facelift. Modular kitchen fittings is a solution to so many nagging issues we face in the kitchen. This contemporary kitchen solution not only gives the kitchen a chic look but also harmonizes, neatens and helps in maximum utilization of space. Two rules I follow while organizing my kitchen is: 1. Before we embark on the organizing journey make a mental picture, and divide your kitchen in sections— electronic gadgets, serving dishes, crockery, cooking utensils, grains and pulses, stove area, oils, spices and condiments etc. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Decide judiciously and identify a spot which is away from water source, in order to avoid moisture dampening your stores. 7. 8. 9. 10.

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Piure: the world's strangest seafood? I've spent the last 10 days in Chile - hence the lack of recent posts. Most of my time was spent visiting wineries but I also found time to visit the Central Market in Santiago which I remembered from my last visit sports some of the weirdest seafood I've ever come across. This coral-like substance is called Piure. I've been looking for more information about it but it basically tastes something like a sea-urchin though much less delicate in flavour. They extract the flesh then serve it with onions and a good squeeze of lemon, both necessary to disguise the slightly bitter, soapy taste. There are other unfamiliar fish: pink clams called machas which the contestants in the World's Best Sommelier contest had to match with red wine (almost impossible) . . . Congrio or conger eel which is a popular basis for the very tasty Chilean seafood stews . . . Some very spooky octopus . . . And abalone, a much prized Chilean speciality, shown here boiled with mayonnaise

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