New Orleans’ Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe
Feb27

New Orleans’ Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe

Like many things, even Mardi Gras is not without its own traditions. One of those traditions involves a cake called a ‘King Cake’ which has a baby hidden inside and as of tradition, whomever finds the baby has to get the cake for the next Mardi Gras season. So try it out for yourself with some friends and maybe even your kids. Recipe courtesy of Barbara Bakes Blog Ingredients 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 package (2 1/4 teaspoons)...

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Baked Crab Ragoons
Feb24

Baked Crab Ragoons

Baked Crab Ragoons Submitted by Olinda Gunther (via: Happy Living on Facebook) I know my favorite treat is Chinese food. I admit I like the taste and the texture and honestly it is one of those foods where the original can taste as good as the leftovers in the fridge. I love it, but it can be pricey too especially when you want to add sides on top of the meal itself!  So next time you choose to have Chinese food just make your own...

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Sesame Chicken
Feb24

Sesame Chicken

As I’ve mentioned before, I like Chinese food and sometimes its not always convenient to have the money to buy the food from an actual place. Sometimes it is easier to make the food itself. With kids, it can be challenging to find something that they like but in many cases there is the hope that the kids will also enjoy this delicious recipe. Sesame Chinese Chicken with Rice Recipe courtesy of Recipes and Me on Pinterest...

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Hibachi Styled Fried Rice
Feb24

Hibachi Styled Fried Rice

If you are having an Oriental food night then do not forget about the fried rice. This recipe is not only easy to make, it is a great way to make homemade rice so you don’t have extra hanging around, and it gives the rice in the fridge from dinner an extra use. Have fun and happy eating!   Recipe courtesy of Shawn Williams| Kitchen Swagger on Pinterest   PREP TIME:  25 MINS COOK TIME:  10 MINS TOTAL TIME:  35 MINS SERVES: 4-6  ...

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Dublin Coddle (Irish Stew) Recipe
Feb22

Dublin Coddle (Irish Stew) Recipe

Dublin Coddle (Irish Stew) Servings: 8 persons Calories: 526 kcal Author: Linda Ooi    Ingredients ½ lb (225g) bacon strips 1 lb (450g) pork sausages 2 onions sliced Pepper 12 oz (340g) leeks sliced 2 cloves garlic minced ½ tsp dried thyme ¼ cup chopped parsley 2 leaves bay 1½ lbs (675g) potatoes cut into chunks 3 cups ham or chicken stock Salt to taste    Instructions Cook bacon in a Dutch oven until just starting to crisp....

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How to Relive Your Childhood: Mac and Cheese Style
Feb22

How to Relive Your Childhood: Mac and Cheese Style

Childhood is a fickle thing that we wish as adults we can always go back to living. We enjoy the feelings of childhood and in many try to gain back our childhood with the use of bigger toys. Nerf itself turning into a game that not only 10 year olds play as today’s adults try to avoid ‘adulting.’ We also try to relive our childhood in the food that we eat as dinosaur nuggets make a comeback. In many ways instead of breaking out...

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