Fish Tips

by October 18, 2016 » Add the first comment.

Get pan up to 400º before even putting the fish into the pan. Oil should just start to smoke Don’t crowd the fish into your pan.


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Thanks to Martha Stewart for putting all this info together on Martha’s Cooking School. White Rice vs Brown Rice White rice is milled Brown rice has not been milled Jasmine Rice Long grain rice Very aromatic Used in rice pudding Used a lot in Asian cooking Read more »

Best Burrito Ever

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If you’ve ever wanted to use left-over filet mignon, here is the ultimate use.  No filet?  Use any good piece of beef. INGREDIENTS 1-2 oz Left-over filet mignon Optional: thinly sliced ham Shredded cheese – Mexican blend Salsa – strained for about 30 seconds Tiny bit of minced cilantro Read more »

Care of your Non-Stick Skillets

by October 17, 2016 » Add the first comment.

This includes teflon, ceramic, and all surfaces that claim to be non-stick. Please also review my post:  Care of your Cast Iron Skillets Teflon Tips Teflon, Ceramic and other non-stick finishes need to be taken care of.  Here are some tips that you may find useful. Wash and rub Read more »

Sticky Bars – In process

by October 15, 2016 » Add the first comment.

INGREDIENTS 1 C toasted pecans First Batter 1 C Brown sugar 1 stick of butter 2 eggs 1/2 tsp vanilla Sift together the below ingredients 1 C flour 1 tsp coarse salt 1 tsp Baking powder Second Batter 1 stick browned butter 1 C brown sugar 1 Read more »

Baked Apple Roses

by October 10, 2016 » Add the first comment.

Tip Hero Baked Apple Roses Almost too Beautiful to Eat. ALMOST! Tip Hero Recipe: Read more »

Eggs in Clouds

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Tasty Here’s the recipe: Separate the yolk from as any egg whites as you are making. In a chilled metal bowl, whisk the whites until stiff peaks form. Mix in whatever you want. Spoon the whites into even piles on a baking sheet and create a well in the center Read more »

Steak Stuffed Garlic Bread

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Steak Stuffed Garlic Bread FULL RECIPE:

German Apple Pancake

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Sherry Bates Yes, a Dutch baby! Try whipping eggs in blender for a minute, sugar, add 1/4 cup milk and flour for each egg, a dash of nutmeg , vanilla, and blend another minute. Good with peaches too! Sarah Thompson I’ve made these for years Rachel. Dutch babies are what Read more »

Easy Monkey Bread

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Easy Monkey BreadLittle bites of heaven <3 And the kids absolutely love helping with this recipe! Get the directions here:

Greek Nachos

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How To Make Greek NachosThese GREEK NACHOS will be devoured by your crew: FULL RECIPE:


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INGREDIENTS Corn from 1 ear of corn 1 zucchini 1 avocado – diced Tomatoes Red onion VINAIGRETTE 1 tsp Dijon mustard zest and juice from one lime 5 mint leaves – chopped 4 basil leaves – chiffonade strips 3 TBL EVOO – Emulsified into the other ingredients salt and Read more »

Chocolate Souffle

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INGREDIENTS 2 C Heavy Cream 1/2 C chocolate chips 3-4 Egg Whites Butter – softened Granulated Sugar STEP BY STEP Heat cream in microwave for 90 seconds Add chocolate chips to the cream – stir briefly Beat egg whites to soft peaks Butter ramekins liberally Pour sugar Read more »

Monday Stroganoff

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INGREDIENTS 1 (12 OZ) package egg noodles, cooked and drained 6 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced and sauteed 1 onion, chopped 1/4 C butter 2 pounds leftover steak – cut thinly – 4 TBL all-purpose flour 2 C beef broth 1 C sour cream 1 TBL Dijon mustard salt and Read more »

Tips: Peppers

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Before working with peppers, coat your hands with just a bit of olive oil.  This will protect your skin, and then you can just wash your glove off afterwards The seeds and vein contain most of the heat in a pepper Most of the seeds will be near the Read more »

Rustic Freeform Fruit Tart

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Use this link to make your Pastry Dough, or just use puff pastry. After you have your crust, toss your selected fruit with 2 C fruit, juice and zest from one lemon, 1/4 C sugar and 1/4 C fruit jam. Mix 1/4 C panko crumbs with 1/4 C sugar and Read more »

Mini Meatloaves

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You can make a personal meatloaf for each person. INGREDIENTS 1 onion 2 ribs celery 1 TBL EVOO GLAZE 1 C ketchup 1/4 C brown sugar 4 tsp apple cider vinegar MEAT LOAF 1 C bread crumbs 1/4 C buttermilk 2 tsp thyme 1 TBL salt 1 TBL Dijon Read more »

Buying Frozen or Canned Food

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Most food is flash frozen at the peak of ripeness. Berries – These have a very short season, so frozen is the best way to get ripe strawberries, blueberries, raspberries 10 months out of the year.  Thaw them overnight in the refrigerator. Spinach – Greens freeze very well.  You can Read more »

Cindy’s Eggs

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INGREDIENTS Tomato pieces Frozen chopped spinach Optional sliced ham Cheese Egg More Cheese STEP BY STEP Grease a muffin ring (or steel tuna can) Preheat your skillet to about 350º Put in about 1/4 C tomato pieces (heated) Put in 2 TBL chopped spinach (heated) Put sliced Read more »

Canoli Creme

by October 7, 2016 » Add the first comment.

INGREDIENTS 1 C Ricotta cheese 1/4 C powdered sugar zest from one orange 1/2 tsp vanilla Optional: 1/4 C semi-sweet chocolate chips STEP BY STEP Mix ingredients Pipe into canaloni shells or squished flat white bread