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Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken
Today is Cinco de Mayo and I wanted to take the opportunity to update one of my favourite recipes, this bacon wrapped jalapeno popper stuffed chicken with some new photos! The basic idea was to stuff chicken with all of the flavours of jalapeno poppers and then to wrap them in bacon and grill, fry or bake them. Jalapeno poppers are commonly filled with cream cheese and/or cheddar cheese and they are either coated in bread crumbs and fried until crispy or wrapped in bacon and grilled or baked until the bacon is cooked. I like a simple mixture of cream cheese, cheddar or monterey jack cheese and diced jalapeno peppers for the filling and the jalapenos can be roasted, fresh or even pickled. The original shot from 2012: Crispy bacon! Mmmmm... ooey, gooey melted cheese! Get ALL 8 Closet Cooking eCookbooks in a bundle for 60% off! Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 ingredients directions Nutrition by:

Pumpkin Cinnamon Overnight Pull-Apart French Toast with Vanilla Maple Butter If a crockpot is the equivalent of a set-it-and-forget-it dinner solution, this is the parallel equivalent for breakfast. I’m an advocate of as little as humanly possible to do in the morning and this is a recipe that even I can pull off when I’m bleary-eyed because the work is done the night before. And ‘work’ is a very loose term because there’s hardly any involved. Coffee is my usual breakfast of champions and the last thing on my mind on a busy weekday morning when I’m making sure shoelaces are double-knotted and hair is un-knotted is making French toast or pancakes. On weekends I still don’t feel very inspired to make a big breakfast because big breakfasts usually mean big kitchen cleanup and I’d rather just not. The afternoon or evening before you plan to serve it, make a marinade of melted butter, pumpkin puree, two eggs, cream, sugars, maple syrup, vanilla, and spices including cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and cloves, and give it a stir. Ingredients: For the French Toast Notes

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Gnocchi Mac n' Cheese This takes comfort food to a whole new level…wow. I thought I was in love with Buffalo Chicken Macaroni and Cheese and then I was smitten with Ranch Mac and Cheese. But this dish…oh my goodness this is the one.The best mac n’ cheese I have ever had. The little gnocchi make this dish so light and airy and puffy….it’s just….well, there are no words. While making homemade gnocchi is on my culinary bucket list, I used good quality purchased gnocchi for this dishand it was still out of this world. You just have to try it, you must!!! We can’t wait to have this again. Preheat oven to 375o F. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Combine Gruyere and fontina, then add by the handful to milk mixture, stirring until melted before adding the next handful. Pour sauce over gnocchi and sprinkle with Parmigiano-Reggiano over top. Bake gnocchi until they puff and cheese is golden and bubbly, about 25 minutes. Let gnocchi rest for 5 minutes before serving. Print Recipe Ingredients Directions

Peanut Butter Cup Granola You know what I kind of hate? Those “scan your own” grocery aisles. As if shopping wasn’t enough work, now I have to scan my own scallions as well? And not for nothing, the fact that I have this blog on the internet is something of a miracle in itself, because I am so very not computery. So when faced with a new thinking machine that I need to figure out, I’m basically playing a game of Russian Roulette with my Ben N Jerry’s. Oh yeah, and lady who sighs really loud behind me…I GET it. I am not on board with robot machines trying to take over the land. That’s why there are trained checker-outers. So instead of letting my Vidalia sit and twirl his mustache at me, knowing that I am bound to get stumped on his variety, I choose real life humans. All day every day. Except when they’re being rude. Guess where I was today? Moving on…Peanut Butter Cup Granola. Perfect for snacking. Perfect for emotional eating after being humiliated by a mustache twirling Vidalia. Mix them together in a small saucepan…

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Baked Wonton Tacos When I was a little kid, around every New Year’s, my mom and grandma would sit down and make Mandu {Korean version of potstickers or wontons} all day to make Teokguk {Korean version of wonton soup} and I’d just sit with them trying to help out. I remember trying to help out making my own Mandu, though not really successfully. Then my mom and grandma made their own mandu skins from scratch… And now… how grateful I am that I can get premade mandu skins so easily… although I think I should try and make my own skins sometime… It’s definitely on my to-do list. But until then, these premade wonton skins would do. I’ve been looking for ways to use these little yummies in different kinds of cooking. I’ve always used wonton skins for just wontons… Then I saw that you can use wonton skins for ravioli… So I thought there must be other ways to use the skins, too. When I saw that you can use wonton skins to make little tacos, I immediately experimented with the idea. Baked Wonton Tacos

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Manifest Vegan: Vegan and Gluten Free Recipes Authentic Tacos On Friday I posted my usual tacos that Mandi and I make most Thursdays. This past week however, we were trying to be healthy. We still wanted tacos, so we decided to make a more authentic Mexican version of tacos from the cookbook "Authentic Mexican" by Rick Bayless. I've had this book for a few months and we had yet to make anything from it, seeing him on top chef last week prompted me to finally open it up. While what we made isn't healthy, it is better for you then the tacos we usually make, and since it was different, we would be more conscious of not stuffing ourselves. It turned out really great and I think if we made it one or 2 more times it would be even better with a bit more kick in the sauce. I couldn't believe they had all these dried chiles at the store. I seeded them all. Put them into a hot pan just to sort of wake up the flavors and add a little char. Chunk of chuck and i look like a chipmunk With some oregano And cumin Add the soaked chiles And a cup of the soaking liquid.