Monthly Archives June 2011

Beef Bourguignonne / Garlic Cheese Bread / Creamy Mashed Potatoes



For our wedding someone got us a gift certificate for Williams Sonoma with a jar of Beef Bourguignonne Braising Paste. I typically like to make most sauces from scratch but I gave it a try on a wet, cold, long day at work. It was very easy. One of these days I will try the real recipe since I’ve only tried the jar. Recipe below...
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  • Vitamin A found in watermelon is important for optimal eye health, can help prevent night-blindness, and boosts immunity by enhancing the infection-fighting actions of white blood cells called lymphocytes.

  • Vitamin B6 found in watermelon helps the immune system produce antibodies. Antibodies are needed to fight many diseases...
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Spicy Brittle

Recipe from Sugar Baby – Sandra Bullock’s Sister is the Author – Gesine Bullock-Prado, their childhood treat that she and her sister Sandra still love…
Makes about 1 1/2 lbs.

2 cups sugar
1/2 cup corn syrup
1/4 cup unsalted butter
1 tsp. salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 tsp. cayenne pepper
3 cups salted, dry-roasted peanuts

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper...

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Cauliflower Chinese Rice

– Olive oil – 2 tablespoons
– 1 head of cauliflower graded to look like rice, I use food processor
– 1 pack of mushrooms chopped (Portabella)
– 1/4 cup red or white onion onion diced
– 2 large eggs
– 1 tablespoon diced garlic
– 1 bunch of leeks finely chopped
– Low Sodium soy sauce
Sriracha – hot chili sauce
– 1 can of baby corn, cut them in thirds (drain out liquid)
– Salt & Pepper to taste
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