Monthly Archives: May 2015

Salted Brown Butter Rice Krispie Treats

If this recipe sounds familiar, it is because I have made it before. Before I bought The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook. When I made Salted Brown Butter Rice Krispie Treats, I made the Smitten Kitchen recipe adapted by another blogger. It … Continue reading

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Weeknight Ravioli Lasagna With Chianti Sauce. New Music From Rivers.

Feel like lasagna, but a bit short on time? Ravioli makes it a snap to put together this satisfying casserole. Mushrooms and roasted red peppers add lots of flavor as does the rich Chianti sauce. The original recipe calls for … Continue reading

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Sherry Martini. New Music From Rachel Taylor.

I love Lillet, that light, crisp, citrusy French aperitif. Here it gets mixed with some sherry and vodka to make a potent and infinitely pleasing riff on the martini. Sherry Martini Ingredients: 2 tablespoons Lillet Blanc 1/4 cup vodka 3 … Continue reading

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Short And Sweet. Frozen Peach Pie.

Q: Why do flamingos lift one leg when they’re sleeping? A: If they lifted both legs, they’d fall over. This is such an insane time of year. School is winding down and 2 graduations on the horizon, baseball season ongoing … Continue reading

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Stove Top Peppadew Mac-n-Cheese. Listening To The Crane Wives.

Super simple, creamy, smooth macaroni and cheese gets some crunch and subtle heat from the addition of tangy peppadew peppers. Stove Top Peppadew Mac-n-Cheese Ingredients: 1⁄2 lb elbow macaroni 4 tablespoons butter 2 eggs 6 ounces evaporated milk 1⁄2 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Oven Poached Egg Salad With Garlic Croutons. Listening To Flint Eastwood.

Make your Tuesday even merrier with this fun little salad. It’s basically a ramped up Caesar with the addition of some sliced avocado and a dreamy poached egg to top it all. To make poached eggs in a jiffy, try … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter And Pudding Pie. New Music From Pavo Pavo.

Can I interest you in some pie? I know that I have some hard core peanut butter fans out there judging by the popularity of the peanut butter dessert recipes I post. So, if peanut butter is your thing, I … Continue reading

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Prosciutto And Melon Salad. Listening To Martin Newell.

This light and bright salad is just right as a starter. Fragrant with basil, it’s a terrific take on the classic prosciutto wrapped cantaloupe. Prosciutto And Melon Salad Ingredients: Small bunch of fresh basil, a few small leaves set aside … Continue reading

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Broccoli Salad With Peppers, Pine Nuts And Halloumi. New Music From Heart/Dancer.

I don’t know why I find that photo so funny. How about some salad fun? Today’s recipe is a fabulous combination of flavor and texture. The crunch of pine nuts and sweetness from golden raisins perfectly complement the crisp tender … Continue reading

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Peppercorn Shortbread. New Music From Slightly Stoopid.

Shortbread gets all spiced up in this recipe for Peppercorn Shortbread. Three types of peppercorns are ground up to add a delectable twist to the melt in your mouth, buttery cookie. Peppercorn Shortbread Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, softened, … Continue reading

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