March 24, 2018

Easter Party!

Since Easter is right around the corner I thought I'd share this fun old post again now, enjoy!


I just couldn't resist throwing a party after making these adorable stuffed carrots! Tell me these aren't the cutest things ever?!! I originally came across these over at Hungry Happenings, what a great idea!

We always make egg salad on Easter to use up some of the massive amounts of colored eggs we make. When I saw these I knew I had to give them a try!

Just slice crescent roll dough into thin strips and wrap around ice cream cones covered in foil and greased (or use molds for cream horns if you have them). Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes. Once cooled spray with orange cake decorating spray...


Or brush with a mixture of yellow and red food coloring - or just use an egg wash if you don't like to use food coloring. Of course I had to make them orange for the party!

Stuff the cones with egg salad, ham salad, chicken salad, whatever you like best. Use sprigs of dill (or other greens) for the tops. That's it! So simple, so cute and so much Easter fun!


I'd love to see what you are cooking up for Easter too!

March 02, 2018

Korean Beef Rice Bowls


I made such a yummy dinner last night that I had to come share the recipe with you!


Korean Beef Rice Bowls

Ingredients

2 pounds ground beef 

4 garlic cloves, minced

¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar

¼ cup soy sauce

2 teaspoons sesame oil

1 teaspoon sriracha sauce

1 teaspoon honey

¼ teaspoon pepper

2 cups hot cooked rice

sliced green onions, red pepper flakes, and sesame seeds for garnish



Directions

Brown ground beef until fully cooked, add garlic and pepper about halfway through browning. Whisk the soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil, sriracha sauce and honey in a small bowl. Pour over beef, mix and simmer for 3-5 minutes. Serve over rice. Garnish with green onion, red pepper flakes and sesame seed.

Notes: This dish was inspired by a recipe at Taste of Home. This also works great for lettuce wraps!

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In other news, yesterday I was invited to join the Cirtyk VIP team! For me being a VIP will mean tasting events, other special events, giveaways, sponsorship, and more!


Have you heard about the new app Crityk? It not only tells you where to eat, but what to order! If you haven't tried it yet, be sure to check it out! Join me in rating the dishes when you go out to eat and you could be invited to be a VIP too! 

February 01, 2018

Cheesy Ham and Egg Biscuit Bake

Hi blog buddies! Yes, I did it again. I pulled the unannounced disappearing act. Once again, it wasn't intentional. On my last post back in November I had mentioned that my youngest son had just moved back home from New Mexico. Of course we were so happy he came back, but my office along with my one and only computer were invaded full time by 'The Gamer' until he found work. Now I can get to my computer during his work hours at least.

The holiday season has come and gone since my last appearance here. I hope all of you had a great Thanksgiving, Christmas, and kick off to the new year!

I started a new food Instagram account back in November. You can take a peek on the widget on my right sidebar. That account has taken off quickly in the short time I've had it. I want to give it another boost by linking my blog and posting the recipes here. It will be good motivation to keep me blogging too. Let's get started shall we!





Cheesy Ham and Egg Biscuit Bake

Ingredients

1 package refrigerated biscuits

1/2 pound thinly sliced deli ham

6 eggs, beaten

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

3/4 cup milk


Directions

Preheat oven to 350. Grease a 9 x 13 baking dish. Mix beaten eggs, milk and shredded cheese together. Cut each biscuit into quarters and add to mixture. Pour into baking dish, weave slices of ham around each biscuit piece. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes, then uncover for another 20-30 minutes.

Notes: This makes a casserole suitable for a large family. Ingredients can be cut in half for a smaller casserole. This makes a great no fuss holiday breakfast too. I had a small amount of leftover baby spinach in the fridge that I threw in too. This can work with all different substitutions or additions.

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My son will be home from work soon, so I'll close for now so he can get back to his gaming adventures. I'll stop by to catch up with all of you while he's working tomorrow.




Wishing you a great evening from beautiful Florida!