Posts tagged "recipes"
Parsnip Fries with Roasted Tomato Ketchup

Parsnip Fries with Roasted Tomato Ketchup

Parsnips (much like brussel sprouts) are one of those things I didn’t really develop a taste for until I was older, but now I just love it!  I had a parsnip puree at a restaurant a few months back (paired with salmon – delicious) and it got me craving parsnips in just about any form.... (read more)
Sweets for Your Sweet!

Sweets for Your Sweet!

It’s that time of year — Valentine’s is right around the corner.  And whether you’re planning a romantic evening with your “sweet” or a night out with your best girls or just a relaxing night watching a movie, the evening should definitely include some fun treats.  (Even if it’s just a bag of conversation hearts... (read more)
Fruit Salad with Mint and Honey

Fruit Salad with Mint and Honey

I don’t know about you guys, but I think it’s time for a new year detox!  I’ve had enough cookies, cheesecake, champagne, and cheese and chocolate fondue to last me through all of 2012. So, in an effort to lighten my next few meals, here’s a terrific fruit salad recipe that is easy and delicious.  The... (read more)
4: Delicious Champagne Cocktails

4: Delicious Champagne Cocktails

Since we all know champagne is my drink of choice, here are a few champagne cocktail recipes to make for your New Year’s party:   Champagne Cocktail, from Martha Stewart Ingredients: 3 drops bitters 1 sugar cube 1 oz Cognac 4 oz chilled Champagne Directions: 1. Drop bitters onto sugar cube, let soak in.  Place... (read more)
Crispy Potato Roast

Crispy Potato Roast

Can potatoes be sweet and lovely?  I would generally say no, but this recipe definitely makes me say yes!  They certainly look so cute all sliced and stacked.  This dish would make a great addition to any meal — delicious to eat and pretty to look at. (And don’t even get me started on the... (read more)
Bacon Herb Cupcakes

Bacon Herb Cupcakes

I’m excited to make these savory cupcakes — they’d be a great Thanksgiving appetizer.  They just look so adorable!  And who doesn’t love bacon?  I’ll post an update once I make them to report back if they are as delicious as they look. **Update: They were a success!  The cream cheese frosting is really the perfect... (read more)
Salted Caramel Six-Layer Chocolate Cake

Salted Caramel Six-Layer Chocolate Cake

[photos found here and here] I’m a sucker for layer cakes.  They just look so pretty — the more layers the better.  I think it’s the architect part of me that appreciates the obvious skill and craftsmanship that goes into making a layer cake stand up without falling and looking lovely without looking messy.  This... (read more)
Cheesecake in a Jar

Cheesecake in a Jar

Too cute. Cheesecake in a Jar, from I Am Baker 8 oz cream cheese 14 oz sweetened condensed milk 2T lemon juice (adjust to taste) 1 tsp clear vanilla extract Fruit topping of choice 1 package of graham cracker crust Glass jars (can be found here) Directions Prepare graham cracker crust according to package directions. Fill each jar... (read more)
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