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9 Drinks to Cool You Off This Summer - Remaking June Cleaver No matter where you are – this time of year can get hot. Baseball games, beach trips, outdoor parties and even play time with the kids. It’s hard to enjoy yourself when you’re trying valiantly to stay cool. Here are 9 delicious drinks to cool you off this summer. 1. Mango Smoothie with Chili and Lime – TasteFoodBlog.com 2. 3. 4. 5. The Gonzo Gourmet Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Gouda Cheese Sauce This morning I was looking at my home page and I realized that there is a lot of orange sweet potato and pumpkin going on. Considering the time of year I think it is very fitting. Maybe I should go red and green when Christmas comes around? Got any green and red recipes that I can try out for Christmas? In keeping with the autumn orange theme I got the idea to try a sweet potato gnocchi covered in gouda cheese sauce. The idea was to do it in a stovetop mac and cheese kind of style. I have never made a potato gnocchi before. First and most important you need 1 pound of sweet potato. In the photos I as preparing a double recipe so that is why you see so many potatoes. Pierce the potatoes with a fork. Microwave the potato for 5-6 minutes on each side, until tender. Slice the potatoes in half and let cool. Scoop out the flesh of the potatoes and mash, you need 1 1/2 cups of mashed potato. Add Parmesan cheese, brown sugar, 1 teaspoons salt, and nutmeg; mash to blend. You have made a roux! Gnocchi

Finds: Awesome Cake Designs Posted by C on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 · [via thisisnthappiness.com] I’m not really that big fan of cakes. The other day, I found these really amusing cake designs that make me want to taste one! Would you want to try that hot chocolate cupcake up there? Or this chocolate flower cake below? [via pinterest.com] For LEGO lovers out there, this cake is for you guys! [via i.imgur.com] Or if you’re an aspiring photographer, you could try this one. [via designswan.com] For the girls who adore bags, this one’s perfect for y’all! [via ehow.com] Ain’t that a literal piece of cake, huh? [via threadcakes.com] [via theletter.co.uk] And oh, speaking of literal, this is a sponge cake. Oops! Warning. This is not edible. Actually, it’s a sponge designed to look like a cake! Probably you could use this to clean your plates after eating the real cakes! Happy eating everyone!

Cajun Chicken Pasta Note: Since this recipe is featured on the Food Network episode this morning, I’m bringing it to the front for easy reference. This really is one of my favorite recipes here on The Pioneer Woman Cooks, and I regularly hear from people who’ve made it with great success. Crowd-pleaser! This is an exceedingly yummy, decadent pasta dish with chicken, vegetables, and lots and lots of scrumptious carbs. It’s a cinch to throw together, and if you don’t have prepared Cajun spice in your cabinet, you can just throw a few spices together to make your own combination. Just remember: part of the deliciousness of this pasta dish is the spicy kick. Here’s how you make it. The Cast of Characters: boneless, skinless chicken breast, olive oil, butter, Cajun spice (make your own or buy the prepared stuff; whichever you prefer), salt, pepper, red onion, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, garlic, fresh parsley, low sodium chicken broth, white wine, and heavy cream. Oh. Then slice the pepper down the middle.

Calzone! Uh-oh…this calzone shouldn’t be a calzone. Nope. It totally should be a picture of a pizza…topped with layers of ricotta, melted mozzarella, cubes of roasted butternut squash and broccoli rabe. That was the plan. This pizza was supposed to convince me that broccoli rabe isn’t this gross, bitter leaf situation…well that failed. I was gonna post it anyway, thinking some of you lunatics actually might like it…but I dunno…looking at the pictures of the pizza bummed me out, so I decided to turn the leftover ingredients (from the pizza) into something more awesome!! Meet this calzone… Have you ever noticed that Taco Bell works with, like, 10 ingredients. And then they just re-invent different burrito crunches, XXL chalupas, etc. with those same ingredients–it’s pretty genius. Their chefs kinda remind me of those people that you can hire to come over and look in your closet and pair your already existing clothes together, creating brand-new outfits. Calzones remind me of those taco bell inventions.

(>^_^)> 32 Colorful Rainbow Food Designs >> from The Endearing Designer : Design Tips, Tricks, Tutorials, Tools and More... The Endearing Designer Summary: A mouth-watering display of rainbow-colored foods… [dropcap style="2"]W[/dropcap]e are spoiled by choice. Foods today come in so many colors that they’re often blinding to look at. This article displays a collection of 32 colorful rainbow food designs that will either leave your mouth watering, or rob you of it through sheer amazement… (via Mrs Happy Homemaker) (via Luuux) (via The Two Savvy Sisters) (via Little Toewsies) (via Off the Meat Hook) (via Visualize) (via Pinterest) (via Sweetapolita) (via Parents) (via Beezy) (via Sapphire Candy) (via TomKatStudio) (via Candice and Ezra) (via I Am Baker) (via Pinterest) (via Visualize) (via Tedi17) (via Richard Forward) 20. (via Rebellious Streak) (via ionea76) (via Tryxiana) (via High Heels and DDP) (via Awesome Food) (via Wedding by Color) (via Cakes for Weddings) (via Mighty Strawberry) (via Colourful Imagination) (via SugarSoiree) (via CutestFood) (via The Art of the Cookie) (via The Breakfast Club)

Prime Rib Recipe 1 Remove the beef roast from the refrigerator 3 hours before you start to cook it. Sprinkle it with salt all over and let it sit, loosely wrapped in the butcher paper. Roasts should be brought close to room temperature before they go into the oven, to ensure more even cooking. 2 If your butcher hasn't already done so, cut the bones away from the roast and tie them back on to the roast with kitchen string. This will make it much easier to carve the roast, while still allowing you to stand the roast on the rib bones while cooking. 3 Preheat your oven to 500°F (or the highest temp your oven reaches less than 500°F). 4 Place the roast fat side up and rib bones down in a roasting pan. 5 After browning the roast at a 500°F temperature in the oven for 15 minutes, reduce the oven temperature to 325°F. Roast in oven until thermometer registers 115°F for rare or 120°-130°F for medium. Check the temperature of the roast using a meat thermometer an hour before you expect the roast to be done.

Fluffy Vanilla Cake with Whipped Vanilla Bean Frosting 8640 minutes, 144 hours, 25 loads of dishes, 7 recipes, 8 pounds of butter, a few tears, a couple of happy children, and 1 relieved husband later, I have finally found it: a new favourite classic vanilla cake recipe! The perfect fluffy vanilla cake and creamy vanilla frosting–sounds simple, right? Well, yes and no. After I baked, frosted, and then ate some (it’s been known to happen) of each cake, I thought I’d succeeded in finding a really light and fluffy cake, but, then upon second taste, I was a bit disappointed with them and I wasn’t inspired to share them with you for that reason. The thing is, I couldn’t help but wonder if there was a recipe out there that yields a fluffy vanilla cake, you know, one that is as close as can be to the boxed white cake we all love so much (yep, I said it!). This method is found in many of the cakes in Rose Levy Beranbaum’s book entitled The Cake Bible , and it really does yield an incredibly fluffy cake. Transporting Cakes 1. . 2. 2. 3. . 4. 1. 2.

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