Chinese Tea Eggs Eggs, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee soft-boiled with some kaya toast dipped into the runny yolk. And scrambled with some herbs and melty cheese. And simply cooked over-medium in melted butter. It’s all about the side dishes Hi Everyone, they can make or break a meal. Very often, they are the most memorable things about a meal; without them, let’s just say that your meal will be average with the ham, turkey, roast pork, beef or chicken all standing alone. Lonely. Side dishes are headliners in their own right.
Pumpkin Pie Bites I’ve been in a mini-mood lately when it comes to baking and these bite-sized pies met my big craving. They are really, really easy. Let me show ya. Of course, it didn’t hurt that I used ready to roll refrigerated pie crust. Jennifer Segal: Broiled Salmon With Thai Sweet Chili Glaze - StumbleUpon This recipe is so simple and yet so elegant. Salmon fillets are quickly marinated in Thai sweet chili sauce, soy sauce and ginger and then broiled until caramelized on top. Begin by making the marinade. The only thing you have to do is grate the ginger because the other two ingredients come straight out of jars. Be sure to use a good quality sweet chili sauce. My two favorite brands, which are both widely available, are Mae Ploy (pictured above) and Thai Kitchen.
- StumbleUpon Who came up with the idea that we are supposed to drink orange juice at breakfast? And why, if oatmeal is so good for us, do we eat that only in the morning as well? Apologies to the Palinites, but nutritionists are starting to realize that you and I like our oatmeal and OJ before we start the day because we evolved to like it that way—because enjoying the two together is healthier than eating each of them alone. Epidemiologist David R. Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries Call me easily amused, but these little torch-topped cupcakes delight me. Besides being a cute novelty item for a party, I think they would add a little drama to the end of a romantic meal. I've been looking for something different to serve for Valentine's dessert, and this is definitely different. The strawberries are hollowed out and filled with a bit of liquor, then ignited with a match.
Creamy Chicken Marsala Pasta Do you ever look in your pantry and have an ingredient that you tend to use for the same dish every single time? When it comes to Marsala wine, my go to dish is naturally Chicken Marsala. I've made a few different versions but this Creamy Chicken Marsala Pasta is the most favorite of my husband. Strawberry & Chocolate Nachos I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: sometimes the best creations are the ones you don’t set out to create! This might be my new favorite thing. It’s the perfect easy, throw-together, family style dessert for summer. I did a local tv segment this week and made my Baked Cinnamon Chips and Fruit Salsa.
Savory Sweet Life - Easy Recipes from an Everyday Home Cook - StumbleUpon aramelized onions… need I say more? What’s a girl to do when she has a package of puff pastry staring at her each time she opens the door to her freezer? Well my friends, it’s your lucky day because I’m about to share with you an onion tart fancy enough to serve at your next dinner party and simple enough to enjoy at home any day you’d like. There is something magical about caramelized onions. It reminds me of the stages of a caterpillar turning into a butterfly.