Archive | June, 2013

Three Cheese and Spinach Phyllo Rolls

I don’t know about you guys, but sometimes I get intense cravings for something crunchy AND buttery! And in those desperate, dark hours…I turn to phyllo dough! So simple and so easy…all you have to do is thaw it out overnight, and voila’! It’s ready to be used! I’m pretty sure it’s foolproof too, because […]

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Easy Banana Buttercream

Usually, I’m not CRAZY for American buttercream because of how overly sweet it is, but for this recipe…I think I could make the exception. The important thing to note is, to always use good butter with at least an 80 percent butterfat content. I like to use Darigold’s Chef’s Choice Salted Butter. It’s affordable and […]

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White Sandwhich Bread

Nothing beats coming home to the smell of homemade bread! A good tasting bread recipe is easy to come by…one that is not dense, yet light and fluffy is another story. Just like you, I’ve scoured the internet and tried countless recipes, searching for a light and airy sandwich bread, yet none prevailed. Over the […]

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Watermelon and Pomegranate Slushy Drink

  For the watermelon ice cubes: 4 cups of chopped watermelon 2 Tbsp of sugar To make the drink: 7 watermelon ice cubes 1/2 cup to 2/3 cup of pomegranate juice 1 scoop of Pure Stevia Extract 2 sprigs of fresh mint A splash of lemon juice   Make your watermelon ice cubes and place […]

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Mini Fruit Tarts

Ingredients for the crust: 1/2 cup of all purpose flour plus 2 Tbsp more 1/4 cup of pecans 2 pinches of salt 1 1/2 Tbsp of sugar(I used brown sugar in the video cause I ran out of regular sugar) 1/2 stick(4 Tbsp) of cold, cubed butter 1-2 tsp of cold, ice water For the […]

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Pan Fried Tilapia with Ginger and Soy Sauce Glaze

This recipe is a MUST try for all FISH LOVERS!! And talk about a fancy looking way to dress up an inexpensive fish! Every time I serve this, I get rave reviews before anyone even takes a bite! The presentation alone, is enough to want to make you want to dig in, HEAD FIRST. The […]

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Croissants and Pain au Chocolat

So, I’ve been thinking about making my own croissants from scratch, for quite sometime now. The thought alone always frightened me and I was sure that my first attempt at them would be a disaster! But to my surprise, my first attempt didn’t turn out too bad! While I was researching recipes and reading COUNTLESS […]

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Homemade Pho

I don’t know about you guys, but I’m pretty sure that all I need to survive is my hair straightener and pho. I can assure you that even in 90 degree weather, you can catch me in my kitchen hovering over my stove cooking up a big pot of pho. Since I married into a […]

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Redesign!

Welcome to my new and improved blog!  Please don’t mind the maintenance as I get up and running.  For the time being, please visit my previous blog: eatnowcrylater.blogspot.com Thank you!

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