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Banana Bread Pudding

Monday, December 2, 2019 Food

Making a batch of banana bread pudding doesn’t get easier than this! The slow cooker creates a smooth and custardy texture. This version is rich with bananas, warm spices, and caramel sauce.

Banana Bread Pudding In The Slow Cooker

In the mood for some sweet and gooey Banana Bread Pudding? It’s the ultimate comfort food ! Bread pudding, usually baked in the oven, is a cinch to make at home when using a slow cooker. This version uses, Banana puree, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar flavor the bread pudding, and then finish it with a drizzle of homemade caramel sauce.

Making caramel sauce from scratch is so simple. (You Can use store bought if you like also)You’ll want to generously drizzle it on top of the pudding...

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Try This Classic Sweet Potato Pie !

Monday, November 11, 2019 Food

 Thanksgiving isn’t complete without the Classic Sweet Potato Pie! Roasting your own sweet potatoes adds depth of flavor and that extra something special to your holiday dinner. It’s easy to do, and  worth the extra step.

Sweet potato pie is pumpkin pie’s first cousin and like cousins, they’re best friends, practically identical twins, with just enough differences in flavor and texture to tell them apart.

Sweet potatoes are sweeter than pumpkins, and though the pies are usually made in the same way with eggs, cream or evaporated milk, and pie spices, sweet potato pie tends to be lighter, airier, and well, sweeter.

SWEET POTATO PIE or PUMPKIN PIE

Sure, you could swap sweet potatoes for pumpkin cup-for-cup in your favorite pumpkin pie recipe, but pumpkin is lower in sugar...

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Try This Delish Eggnog French Toast

Monday, December 3, 2018 Food

Can’t get enough eggnog? Make this Eggnog French Toast! It’s a great way to use up leftover eggnog in a festive holiday breakfast.

One of the biggest debates amongst my friends during the holidays is eggnog. Is it the best thing ever, or one of the worst things about the season?

I lean to the “best thing ever” side of the debate, but I can’t drink too much eggnog all by itself because it’s too rich on its own.

However, I can have endless amounts of things made with eggnog, such as  French Toast!

French Toast with Eggnog transfer to wire rack

How to Make Eggnog French Toast

Classic French toast is fairly simple to make, and eggnog French toast is just as easy. You simply swap out the milk for the eggnog.

This also appeals to my sense of frugality, as I usually have a carton of eggnog in the fridge from the holidays that I ...

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Pressure Cooker Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Sunday, October 7, 2018 Food

Perfectly cooked steel cut oats in the pressure cooker? Yes, please! Cooked with apples and cinnamon, this recipe is a great breakfast for chilly fall days.

Whenever I make oatmeal on the stove, I end up with a boil-over or a scorched pot. Not so when I use my electric pressure cooker!

Steel cut oats cook perfectly in the pressure cooker, without any kitchen disasters. And without a terrible mess!

In the fall and winter, I make this hearty version with steel cut oats, apples, and cinnamon. It’s the ideal breakfast to warm you from head to toe on chilly mornings.

Pressure Cooker Steel Cut Oats

STEEL CUT OATS IN THE PRESSURE COOKER

Steel cut oats normally cook for upwards of a half hour on the stove, with constant stirring required...

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Plan the Perfect Fall Brunch for Family and Friends

Friday, September 28, 2018 Food

fall brunch pumpkin pancakes

‘Tis the season to indulge. When the temperature drops and the leaves begin to change, your wardrobe isn’t the only thing that requires a cozy fix.  Now is the perfect time of year to snuggle up with a warm drink and a filling dish—especially when it comes to brunch.

Since there is a slight chill in the air—and you can’t seem to part ways with your warm blankets—you might not be as inclined to wait on that long line for an order of pancakes. Plus, leggings are all-too inviting when you’re about to stuff your face. So what better way to celebrate your favorite season and favorite meal than with an at-home brunch?

Here are a few tips for your mid-morning get-together that celebrate all things autumn. Happy munching.

Channel the season at the table.

fall pumpkin serving dishes

Food is simply one way ...

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Apple Pie recipe

Friday, September 21, 2018 Food

1 Make the pie crust: To make a homemade crust, in a large bowl whisk together 2 1/2 cups of flour, 1 teaspoon of salt, and 2 teaspoons of sugar.

Add the cubed butter and use your clean dry hands to toss to coat with the flour. Using your hands work the butter into the flour, pressing the cubes of butter between your thumb and fingers. Continue to work the flour until the mixture is shaggy and the largest pieces of butter are no larger than a kernel of corn.

Make a well in the center and add the sour cream to it. Use a fork to work the buttered flour and the sour cream into each other until the dough begins to clump.

Separate the dough mixture into 2 equal sized piles and work each one first into a ball, and then into a disk. Sprinkle with flour and wrap with plastic wrap...

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