17 05, 2014

Traditional Flan Recipe


Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 1 cup whole milk 3/4 cup half-and-half 3/4 cup whipping cream (regular whipping cream, not heavy whipping cream) 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk 3 eggs 2 egg yolks 1 tablespoon vanilla extract pinch of salt Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place a 9-inch round ...[ get the full recipe ]

27 04, 2014

Turning Leftover into Fast Lettuce Wraps

2023-01-15T21:40:11+00:00Cooking Blog, Recipes|

Tacos are often my go-to solution when I need a quick lunch or dinner.  But the other day I had some butter lettuce on hand and decided why not make quick lettuce wraps instead of traditional tacos. I quickly sliced a sweet onion, which is my favorite type of onion because they are delicious and ...[ get the full recipe ]

27 04, 2014

Chocolate Kiss Coconut Macaroons (Recipe)


Adapted from a Hershey's Kitchen recipe Servings:  40-48 cookies Ingredients 1/3 cup butter (room temperature) 8 oz. cream cheese (room temperature)  (note:  Hershey's only used 3 oz., but more cream cheese adds a tangy twist and makes for an incredibly tender cookie/candy texture) 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg yolk 2 tsp. vanilla extract (note: the original recipe ...[ get the full recipe ]

11 04, 2014

Baked Hash Browns with Cheese and Peppers (Recipe)


Ingredients 6 tablespoons butter 1 roasted Anaheim chile, peeled and diced 1-2 serrano chiles, finely diced (depending on how spicy you want it!) 1/3 green pepper, diced 1/3 red pepper, diced 1/3 yellow pepper, diced 1/2 onion, chopped 1 lb. 14 ounces frozen shredded, hash brown potatoes (1 bag) Salt and ground pepper 8 ...[ get the full recipe ]

9 02, 2014

Pecan Pie Cookies (Recipe)


The original recipe is from the book entitled The Christmas Cookie Killer by Livia J. Washburn. See the Cooking Blog tab to walk through the story behind these cookies. Servings:  Makes 40-48 cookies, depending on size. Ingredients Cookie Dough 3 eggs 1 1/2 stick butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 1/4 tsp. salt Pecan Pie Filling ...[ get the full recipe ]

26 10, 2013

Cornbread with Sour Cream and Butter (Recipe)


Adapted from a Food Network Magazine recipe This cornbread is second from the left in the photo. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal 1/4 cup flour 2 Tbsp sugar 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt 1 egg 1 cup milk 1 cup sour cream 2 Tbsp butter Instructions Preheat ...[ get the full recipe ]

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