Sunday, March 24, 2013

Today I ate Key Lime cupcakes!!

I inherited a bunch of lines from work, so I had the idea to make Key Lime Pie cupcakes. I got the recipe from Pinterest and used Gluten free graham crackers for the crust. (Click Here for the Recipe) They are just a little too tart to eat too many so that will help with portions.

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Today I ate.... Corned Beef

Blech.. It's how I feel after eating it. I'm not going to post a picture because I forgot to take one. The first time I had corned beef is after a Saint Patricks Parade in Chicago. Cooked by an authentic Irish family. I had never had it before and wasn't a fan of the taste or texture. Tonight was the second time my husband purchased a slab of beef for corned beef. I did try it, yet again, and still do not enjoy the taste. I did add some mustard, which helped, but the overall taste isn't sitting well. Luckily, I don't have to have it until Saint Patricks day rolls around next year.

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Today I ate... Homemade Macaroni and cheese and homemade chicken nuggets

The macaroni and cheese is something I threw together. I made a roux, added some pesto Gouda and aged havarti from Trader Joes and added it to Schar Anellini pasta.

The chicken nuggets are from a few different recipes. I took a pack of ground chicken and mixed one egg, salt and garlic with it. I then formed them in nugget shapes and breaded them with Schar breadcrumbs. I froze them earlier so today I was able to pop them in the oven for 25 minutes at 350. After brushing the, with a little butter to help with browning.

When I was younger my grandma Viola would make the best homemade Mac and cheese and I can never seem to replicate it. I think she used velveeta and I'm a little afraid to use that now, who knows maybe someday.

*If anyone ends up reading this and is interested in recipes just comment and I'll be more specific regarding ingredients.