Sunday, November 13, 2016

Spinach Puffs






Serving: 12 puffs
Ingredients
1. Frozen Chopped Spinach - 14.5 oz package
2. 2 Puff Pastry Sheets - 17.3 oz package
3. 2 Eggs
4. 1/4 cup of Minced Onions
5. 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil 
6. 1 teaspoon of Crushed Garlic
7. All Purpose Seasoning to taste (I used Emeril's Original Essence)

Directions
1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees
2. Squeeze all of the water out of the spinach in order to prevent soggy puffs.
3. In a mixing bowl, stir spinach, minced onions, olive oil, and crushed garlic.
4. Season to taste with your all purpose seasoning.
5. Mix in 1 egg.
6. Spray your 12 muffin cup tin (or lightly dab  with olive oil) to prevent puffs from sticking.
7. Slice your puff pastry into squares and place inside each muffin cup allowing the corners to stick up.
8. Fill each cup with spinach mixture.
9. Fold over the puff pastry ends.
10. Beat second egg in a bowl and brush on top of the puff pastry to give a nice gloss.
11. Put spinach puffs in the oven for 25 minutes.

~Happy Thanksgiving~

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Steak Tacos



Serving: 5-7
Ingredients
1 pound of London Broil 
14 Corn Tortillas
3 Radishes
Mikee's "Srirachanaise" or Spicy Mayo to taste 
2 Avocados
3 tablespoons cup of Olive Oil
Trader Joe's Everyday Seasoning (or a blended seasoning of your choice)

Directions
1. Season the london broil. 
2. Heat a large skillet with olive oil. 
3. Place the london broil in a skillet and cook for 5 minutes on both sides for medium rare. 
4. Warm tortillas in the skillet or wrap in tin foil and place in the oven on 350 degrees for 5 minutes. 
5. Slice the steak against the grain and place a few pieces on each tortilla. 
6. Thinly slice the radishes and place a few pieces on each tortilla, along with a few slices of avocado. 
7. Top off each taco with "Srirachanaise" to taste. 




Sunday, June 26, 2016

Blackberry Mojito




Serving 4-6
24 oz box of Blackberries
1.5 cups of Rum
6 cups of Club Soda
3/4 pack of fresh Mint Leaves
5 Limes
6 tablespoons of Sugar
6 cups of Ice Cubes

1. Place mint leaves in a mixing bowl. (Leaving a small amount for garnish)
2. Add blackberries. Mash until blackberries become a liquid and mix well with the mint.
3. Add sugar and squeeze in the juice from the limes. Mix well.
4. Pour mixture into a large pitcher. 
5. Add rum, stir mixture. 
6. Add club soda, stir mixture. 
7. Once you're ready to serve the mojitos add ice to each cup. (Do not pour the ice into the mojito's because it will dissolve quickly and water down the mojitos). 
Cheers!



Sunday, March 6, 2016

Maple Glazed Garlic Roasted Carrots

 

  


    
Serving: 4

Ingredients
2 bunches of raw Dutch Carrots
2 tablespoons of pure Maple Syrup
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 teaspoon of crushed garlic
Parmesan cheese to taste


Directions
1. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Thoroughly wash carrots. Trim the top and set them aside.
3. In a small mixing bowl, add the maple syrup, olive oil and crushed garlic. Mix well.
4. Place the carrots in a baking pan and pour the syrup mixture. Lightly toss.
5. Place the carrots in the oven for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven. Flip the carrots and place back in the oven for 15 minutes.
6. Plate carrots. Garnish with finely chopped carrot greens and add parmesan to taste.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Cookie Dough Cupcakes



Serving: 20 cupcakes

Ingredients:
2 1/2 cups of flour
2 sticks of margarine
2 1/4 cups of sugar
4 eggs
1 cup of 2% milk
1 1/2 tablespoons of vanilla
12 pieces of pre cut cookie dough

Direction:
1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
2. Cream 2 sticks of margarine and mix in 2 1/4 cups of sugar until fluffy. 
3. Add 4 eggs (one at a time), constantly beating the batter.
4. Add 1 cup of milk and vanilla. 
5. Add the flour to the mixture. 
6. Evenly spread the batter into the cupcake holders. 
7. Place a piece of cookie dough in the center of each cupcake. 
8. Bake for 30 minutes. 
9. Cool for 25 minutes before serving. 

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

How Far We've Come...

We know you've missed us! It's been a while since we've posted recipes, but we will be back this month with new easy recipes. We started this food blog in 2012, and it's crazy how far we've come. From food styling to food photography, we are thrilled with the positive feedback we've receive over the years. To take a look back, below are UPDATED photos of our FIRST recipe.

~Cookie Dough Cupcakes~






Ingredients:
2 1/2 cups of flour
2 sticks of margarine
2 1/4 cups of sugar
4 eggs
1 cup of 2% milk
1 1/2 tablespoons of vanilla
12 pieces of pre cut cookie dough

Direction:
1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
2. Cream 2 sticks of margarine and mix in 2 1/4 cups of sugar until fluffy. 
3. Add 4 eggs (one at a time), constantly beating the batter.
4. Add 1 cup of milk and vanilla. 
5. Add the flour to the mixture. 
6. Evenly spread the batter into the cupcake holders. 
7. Place a piece of cookie dough in the center of each cupcake. 
8. Bake for 30 minutes. 
9. Cool for 25 minutes before serving. 


Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Spicy Sausage & Baked Beans


Serving: 8-10
Ingredients
2 (16 oz) can of pinto beans
1 yellow onion
1/2 cup of hickory brown sugar barbecue sauce
1/2 cup of onion crunch
1/4 cup of olive oil

Directions
1. Pre heat oven to 375 degrees.
2. Chop onion into 1/2" pieces. 
3. Slice sausage in bite size pieces
4. Place onions and olive oil in a large frying pan. Sauté on a medium-high heat. Once the onions begin to brown, add the sausage, and sauté for 10 minutes on a medium heat. 
5. Pour the beans, and sausage mixture into a baking pan. Add the barbecue sauce. Mix well. Place in the oven for 45 minutes. 
6. Take the baking dish out of the oven, and add onion crunch over the top. Place back in the oven for 10 minutes.