I love scalloped potatoes and potatoes au gratin. Who am I kidding? I love potatoes done any way you care to cook them. I would sneak the leftover boiled potatoes out of the fridge when I was little and furtively take them to my playroom to snack on. Potatoes are full of potassium, cheap, and a great filler when your kids hit that eat-everything-in-site phase. I don’t eat them often now because my body likes to store carbs in a big way. A big, BIG way. Continue reading
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What is it about sticky, sweet, tangy, spicy sauces on chicken breast? It’s sort of like peanut butter and jelly, chocolate and peanut butter, or vodka and tonic – they just go together.
The first time I had PF Chang’s caramel chicken I thought I was in Heaven. Well, sort of. I am sure if it was heaven Ryan Gosling would have been the waiter and since he wasn’t let’s just say I was really darn close. Tangy, sticky, sweet, and slightly spicy chicken with mango and … and… well whatever else was in there. It was delicious. That very night I swore to find out how to make caramel chicken or die trying. I am very happy to say I have maybe a few more good years left. Continue reading
Everyone needs a fantastic recipe, that is super-simple, and is so delicious that everyone loves it. Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches meet Restless Chipotle readers. Restless Chipotle readers meet Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches.
Two ingredients, people. TWO ingredients.
The images are not the best – The sun insisted on going down before I was ready. I think you will get a mouthwatering idea of how yummy these are, though. Continue reading
Hawaiian Wedding Cake has a couple of different forms. A lot of the time it starts with a yellow cake mix and ends with Cool Whip and that just isn’t my style. I wanted something with the flavor, a limited amount of the stuff I try to stay away from, and it had to be easy. I didn’t want to go through all the steps of making a homemade yellow cake, making pudding, etc.
Again. It had to be easy. And good. Continue reading
Swedish apple pie – I don’t know if it is Swedish or not, or the recipe just showed up one day in my 1940s cookbook. This is a pie for streusel lovers. Because of the way it is made the streusel about as thick as you handle – more like a crumbly cake… no bread… no cookie… no… well, you’ll just need to try it. Continue reading