Tag: Food

The Versatile Cookie

A dessert that works for every occasion except a wedding, and perhaps even then?  The sugar cookie fits the bill.  Who doesn’t like a sugar cookie? They have cookie cutters of every shape and size.  So you can customize them for whatever holiday or occasion.  They do not require refrigeration or special packaging. Sugar cookies…

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Seafood Gochujang Noodles

There is one type of food I love more than other kinds of food. Surprise, it’s Asian food. I can never get enough of Ramen, Onigiri, Curry, and ANY type of noodle dish.  I’ve been on a fish kick lately since starting to be healthier (haha at my diet) but I can tell you that I always come back…

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Mocha Almond Scones

Scones and biscuits are one of the quickest breads to make and this makes it ideal for breakfast. I love the combination of coffee and chocolate together. I started with the cream scone recipe from”The Martha Stewart Living Cookbook”.  I then substituted 1/4 of the flour for cocoa powder, added 1 T more of sugar…

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Veggie Fritters (Pancakes)

I really like potato pancakes and corn fritters; and I saw a blog on zucchini and spinach fritters on http://www.tastespotting.com/browse . Its my favorite food site.  Anyway, I didn’t have any spinach but I had some zucchini and then I began to springboard from there. I paired it with seared sea scallops with a simple white…

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Cinnamon Rolls

Some of the sweet options in this recipe could be to use different spices, like ginger with dried apples, or lemon zest with dried blueberries, or white chocolate pieces with dried cranberries. Or better yet, the best of both worlds, bacon and maple rolls! Oh the endless possibilities, I love baking. Ingredients 16.125 oz bread…

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Savory French Toast

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day.  No matter what time I eat my first meal, 6am up to noon-ish, I want breakfast.  I usually want something sweet, like doughnuts, but occasionally I try to add more nutrition to my day. The french toast part of this equation is the same, it’s just the…

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Chocolate Rose

If you like Tootsie rolls, you will love these chocolate clay roses. It isn’t hard to make either; really if you can manipulate play dough, you can do this.  And, if you mess up you just eat your mistakes. You can make them in all different colors and sizes.  You can also use this clay to…

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