Cardamom is my new favorite flavor! I loved it in these cheesecakes and when I saw this pound-cake in Bon Appetit I knew that I had to make it. Little did I know of the trouble that this seemingly simple recipe would cause.
Finding cardamom pods in Douglasville can be a little difficult. I did find the pods at the Indian market. The anise pods were a little more difficult. Really the cake part was easy. It was the plum sauce that seemed to be just out of my reach. It took me several times to finally get the knack. The first go round produced plums that were just way too mushy. I did save that liquid and used the plums by pushing them through a sieve. The next time I cooked more plums using the liquid I saved. I shortened the cooking time greatly which worked.
Filed under Cake, Desserts
We all want that quick fix for dinner. I’ve found that perfect fix. Quesadillas!! They are fast, easy, so versatile and above all tasty. My students made these last week and they had a blast.
The photo is from my second period. I was so impressed with their work. I loved their extra effort and their super excitement in class. And yes they will get extra credit.
Oh Yes! Baked Wings you can make that will knock your socks off. And they are just in time for your Super Bowl party. You’ll be so proud of yourself for pulling this off without all of the calories of frying. I cannot think of anyone that does not love hot wings, but I’ll be the first to say that I cannot eat them without the guilt. We now can because of the recipe that I saw posted from my friend Diana last year during the super bowl from this fabulous blog. Yes, a year ago. I’ve made these a dozen times and have enjoyed them immensely. Today I made them for lunch and finally could take a decent photo. So here it is for all of you to try. You’ll never buy them again.
These are perfect for Sunday’s Superbowl Game! They’re so cute and so good. Think spicy pizza bites, but better. Carter said, “This is in the top three Mrs. Lupo!” Now that’s good! Two years ago I was introduced to this variation and they were a hit. I wanted to try them again but with a little change-up. It worked well. If you are trying to make out a Superbowl menu make sure you serve these little cups. They are super easy and will be a party pleaser for sure.
Cinnamon Rolls can make a grown man cry! With that said make these for the favorite man in your life. You’ll be queen for the day or maybe for the week. This can be a no-brainer if you can make basic biscuit dough. If you’ve never made biscuits before just cut yourself a little slack and practice, practice, practice!
My students love this lab! I’m not such a fan. I’m more of a savory person, but really can go for one of these with a good cup of coffee. So get in the kitchen and whip some of these mouth-watering cinnamon rolls up for someone special.
Last spring GI Joe and I were in Halifax on a very cold, blustery day and walked into a very busy coffee shop Cabin Coffee to be exact. Guess what we found? Cinnamon rolls going like hot cake made with biscuit dough not the usual yeast dough. They were cooked in a huge muffin pan and as soon as they came out of the oven they were flying out the door. I’ve never seen anything like it. So here you go – my Cinnamon Rolls in a Muffin Tin. Yes, this is something else that you can enjoy with your family in this coming week of frigid temperatures.
I came out of my comfort zone today with this salad. Adding fruit to fish or chicken is just not my style, but this salad is really good . It comes together in the ten minutes it takes to cook the pasta. If you really don’t care for the taste of canned tuna the apples and grapes turn it into a not so tuna salad.
So here’s how it came down for lunch…
Filed under Main dish, Salad