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Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pulls A few weeks ago I shared my recipe for Cinnamon Roll Pulls, a sweet pull apart bread. In the post I mentioned a savory cheesy version. I had several requests for the cheesy bread recipe. Well, you asked for it, you got it! I went with a cheddar bacon ranch bread. Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pulls (a.k.a. 1 unsliced loaf of (round is preferable) sourdough bread 8-12 oz cheddar cheese, thinly sliced 3 oz bag Oscar Mayer Real Bacon bits 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 Tbsp Ranch dressing mix Using a sharp bread knife cut the bread going both directions.

Wallaby Darned So while I’ve been sipping on Melon Agua Fresca, Mango Lassi, Watermelon Frosties, Cantaloupe Agua Fresca and Mint Lassi, Eammon has had a different drink on his mind and in his hand. A couple of weeks ago we had dinner at Outback and Eammon enjoyed a couple of drinks called Wallaby Darned and he loved them so much he asked if I could make them at home. It didn’t take much searching as the recipe was all over the internet. So a quick trip to the store for ingredients and Eammon had his drink in hand. The drink is truly delicious but I have absolutely zero alcohol tolerance so I generally taste two little teaspoons full, adore the taste and get tipsy right away. Wallaby Darned (A copycat recipe of Outback Steak House’s Wallaby Darned) 8 oz frozen peach slices 1/2 cup Bacardi Fuzzy Navel Mix (found in the freezer section near the frozen juice concentrates) 1/2 cup ice 1/2 cup champagne 1/8 cup peach schnapps 1/8 cup vodka 1 TBS. sugar Enjoy!

Cottage Country Style Chelsea Buns There are two kinds of chelsea buns. There’s the traditional British style, which are sweet rolls with a sticky glaze and studded with currants. I’m sure they’re very good, but these aren’t those kind of chelsea buns. These are the kind of chelsea buns that you’ll find in small bakeries and Farmer’s Markets all over cottage country in the central Ontario regions of Muskoka, Haliburton and Kawartha Lakes (and probably beyond, but I can only speak with confidence about this area). For some reason, they’re almost always made loaf shaped. This recipe comes from a friend of my Mom. The best part of chelsea buns for me, is to eat them by unrolling them! Summary: These are the chelsea buns that are a staple in cottage areas of central Ontario. Ingredients Instructions Combine 2 1/4 cups of the flour, the white sugar, salt and yeast in a large bowl or the bowl of your stand mixer. Prep time: 15 min | Cook time: 35 min | Total time: 2 hours Number of servings (yield): 8 rolls/1 9×5-inch pan

10 Healthy Mexican Recipes Craving a mouthwatering Mexican-inspired meal that won’t derail your diet? We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite fiesta-inspiring dishes that are each slimmed down to under 300 calories per serving. From a juicy Fajita Burger to savory Next-Mex Tostadas and cheesy Bean, Spinach & Corn Quesadillas, these recipes will have you saying “Olé!” to healthy eating in no time. 300-Calorie Mexican Recipes: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Caramel Macchiato (Starbuck's Copycat) When I was growing up, there was no such thing as a coffee shop in my hometown, and while I was at college in Panama City going through my first degree program, we only had local coffee shops. There were two in town, and were the perfect little hometown type coffee shops where local musicians came to play, and people congregated inside and shared delicious homemade desserts while playing cards or old board games. When we came to Orlando to go to the University of Central Florida (now the second biggest college in the nation for enrollment), we couldn’t find a little coffee shop anywhere. I have had a deep love for Caramel Macchiatos ever since, but hate the calories and the high price tag. Caramel Macchiato Recipe Ingredients 2 tablespoons vanilla syrup (recipe follows) 1/2 cup fresh espresso 1 cup milk, steamed and frothy with foam 3 – 4 tablespoons caramel sauce (I used the same jarred caramel sauce that is sold as an ice cream topping) For the Vanilla syrup: Method 1. 2. 3.

Cherry Pineapple Dump Cake Recipe - Cupcakes and Cutlery Yeah. You read that right. This is called a dump cake. Here is a delicious Cherry Pineapple Dump Cake recipe. It only take a few ingredients to make a cherry pineapple dump cake. Are you ready for the amazing dump cake recipe? Pour a can of crushed pineapple in your baking dish. Sprinkle the dry cake mix over the whole thing. It will look like this when you are done. The hardest part of this recipe is melting the butter. You bake it for an hour and it gets all goldeny brown and bubbly. To serve, spoon a heaping portion in to a bowl. Ingredients: 1 can Crushed Pineapple (normal sized can, not a small one – do not drain) 1 can Cherry Pie Filling (Comstock brand is always a good choice. 1 box Cake Mix (Yellow or White) 1 cup butter (margarine only if you have to for allergy reasons – otherwise only use butter!) Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with Pam or other spray oil. You will not be disappointed!! *For the most part, I do not create recipes but share the ones I grew up with in my family.

Louisiana-Style Jambalaya Recipe from the New Orleans School of Cooking ¼ C. oil 1 Tbsp. chopped garlic 1 cooked chicken, cut up or boned 4 C. long grain rice 1½ lbs. sausage 5 C. stock or flavored water 2 heaping tsp. 2 C. chopped green onions or tomatoes 4 C. chopped onions 2 C. chopped celery (optional) 2 C. chopped green pepper Part One: Season and brown chicken in oil (lard, bacon drippings) over medium heat. Part Two: For brown Jambalaya, either add heaping Tbsp. brown sugar to hot oil and caramelize, make a roux, or use Kitchen Bouquet. Part Three: Sauté (in vegetable oil) onions, celery, green pepper and garlic to the tenderness that you desire. If using Kitchen Bouquet for brown Jambalaya, add 1 to 2 tablespoons. Then add rice and return to boil. If using an electric stove, reduce cooking time by three to four minutes. SERVINGS: Makes 12

Homemade Bubble Gum Recipe My daughter asked me the other day if she could have some gum, but after a look, I realized we were all out. Her response was, “Let’s make some then.” Typically, when we are out of something, we can make it ourselves like bread, crackers, and even hot dog buns, but I had no clue if you could make gum. We went to the internet and after a quick search, we found that we could. We didn’t have all of the ingredients on hand, so going out to buy gum would have probably been more productive, but not as much fun. I’ll warn you. Before you get started, set the mood with some music! Homemade Bubble Gum Recipe You will need: Things you probably have on hand: 2 tsp corn syrupPowdered SugarApronRolling PinMeasuring SpoonMixing Bowl (small works fine!) Harder to find items: You can find the following ingredients at stores that sell cake and candy making supplies, such as Michael’s, Joann’s, Hobby Lobby, or Walmart. 1 TBSP Gum BaseFlavoring (powdered)Food Coloring Gel (optional) How you make it: Serves: 12

Apple and Pear Crisp Recipe : Ina Garten Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Peel, core, and cut the pears and apples into large chunks. Place the fruit in a large bowl and add the zests, juices, sugar, flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Pour into a 9 by 12 by 2-inch oval baking dish. For the topping: Combine the flour, sugars, salt, oatmeal, and butter in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Place the baking dish on a sheet pan and bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour, until the top is brown and the fruit is bubbly. 2007, Ina Garten, All Rights Reserved Stumblers Who Like 50 of the World's Best Breakfasts – Written by Victoria Philpott Not quite had your fill of breakfasts just yet? Check out our beautifully visual list of the 30 best breakfasts from around the world. Plan your next culinary adventure or just get a little adventurous with breakfast at the weekend. Salivating. If you’ve got a tasty recipe for a breakfast you’ve made in a hostel kitchen, let us know. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. Phew, and that’s it! Follow me on Twitter @VickyFlipFlop and let me know what you think of them all… And if I’ve inspired you to travel the world to sample them, remember you can always book your cheap hotels with us at Thanks to everyone for the images from Flickr. Related posts

Hot Apple Cider {From Scratch} | Amanda's Apron My house smells amazing right now. I love autumn scents and fill my house with them each year with candles and oil plug ins. However, when homemade apple cider is simmering on the stove, I cannot even describe the incredible aroma it produces! This cider is made from scratch, and is quite possibly the best cider I’ve ever had – even better than Starbucks, which is a big deal for me to say! I used a juicer to make this process a little faster, but if you don’t have a juicer, you can still get similar results with an extra hour of simmering and straining the fruit through a sieve or cheesecloth. Hot Apple Cider Recipe serves 4-6 7-8 apples I used 3 fuji, 2 honey crisp, 1 gala, & 1 granny smith 1 orange 1/4C brown sugar 4 cinnamon sticks 1 whole nutmeg 1/4t ground cloves zest from 1 lemon 1.5C water Quarter the apples and orange and juice them using a juicer. I love my Jack LaLanne juicer – it’s so easy to use and wasn’t terribly expensive as far as juicers go. Serve with a cinnamon stick and enjoy!