I spent this past weekend in one of my favorite cities, Palm Springs. It’s about an hour and half-long drive east of Los Angeles, making it the most perfect weekend getaway to Angelenos. I really really love it out there, even in the summers when the temperatures soar above a hundred. In terms of aesthetics, it doesn’t get more beautiful. It’s a dreamy combination of mid-century meets Moroccan meets Spanish. Palm trees and bougainvilleas line the streets while old cars drive up and down quiet neighborhood roads.
Bourbon Sweet Potato Bisque with Brown Butter Cinnamon Sugar CroutonsHi hi. How are things? How was your weekend? What did you do? Where did you go?stuffed peppers w/ chipotle “cream”Hands down, our most popular post has been this enchilada recipe with creamy cashew poblano sauce. I posted it over a year ago and I’m still receiving emails about it. So today I’m really excited to share this new twist: cashew cream meets chipotles. A happy marriage, especially if you like spicy food.
Homemade Junk FoodHomemade Twix bars. Two for you, enough for everyone else. 19 Reclips 14 Likes Healthier goldfish (did you know Goldfish normally contain MSG?)Mushroom Melts with Mustard AioliWhat if I told you that this was the best thing I’ve eaten in weeks? I mean, I know I’m dramatic and all and according to some people, use the term “the best” way too loosely. And I’ve eaten many things over the course of the last few weeks, including but not limited to my fair share of burgers, multiple sushi rolls, pizzas upon pizzas and wine. I think I had wine for dinner one night, actually. It happens. But yeah.
Mini Maple Bacon DoughnutsThere are a million things going through my head right now as I think about these donuts. Like, are some of these guys for real on The Bachelorette? No, I mean, for real-for real.LaSaGnA TiMpAnOI went to see tUnE-yArDs on Monday night with some friends, and as always we wanted to cook a meal that somehow related to the show we were heading to. Sometimes this is hard to do, but other times it seems to come naturally. Finding culinary inspiration in Merrill's lyrics seemed like it would be tough, but my sister knew what she wanted to make without hesitation.Caramelized Chicken with Jalapeno CreamWant to know how to make one heck of a delicious chicken dish? Good. Because I was going to tell you anyway. First up. Chop up some jalapenos and other good stuff. Saute them in a little butter.
Whole Wheat Blueberry Bread - Sarah's Cucina BellaWho loves blueberries? We do! Blueberries are so good for you, filled with antioxidants, so my family has them regularly. When eating blueberries, I love those big, round sweet ones plucked fresh from bushes that are best in the heat of the summer when they are fresh. If they aren’t sweet, they just don’t hold the same allure. In baking though, everything is different.Mac and Cheese Cups - Cupcakes and Cashmere - StumbleUponShare this image Share It Pin It When I first graduated from college, and was living in a dreary little apartment, mac and cheese was one of my few specialties. Granted it was straight from a box, but it was one of those meals that made me feel like I was home.
Chinese Poached ChickenCantonese poached chicken with super tender texture and an interesting name—White cut chicken. If you visit Chinese restaurant from time to time, you may know tried this white cut chicken. Poaching is the special cooking method used here. And white means plain, indicating that there is no special seasonings added in this dish. Actually, white cut chicken really needs simple ingredients and techniques, yet it is incredibly delicious. I have introduced a Szechuan version of white cut chicken—mouth-watering chicken or Salvia Chicken.Pierogi RecipeOctober 2, 2010 My mom is obsessed with keeping a stocked freezer, but I guess I don’t really take after her, because my freezer tends to be relatively empty, aside from random containers of stock/ramen broth, frozen dumplings and pierogi. I admit, I store buy frozen chinese dumplings and pierogi for those times that I just don’t feel like cooking.
Make Flour Chips Recipesflour tortillas, ground cinnamon, vegetable oil and granulated sugar B 35 mins, 4 ingredients butter, flour, kosher salt, pure vanilla extract, sugar and mini chocolate chips B 50 mins, 6 ingredients butter, flour tortillas, brown sugar, cinnamon and jam B 25 mins, 5 ingredients