Archive | February, 2014

Fruit Filled Sponge Cake

  FOR THE SPONGE CAKE: 8 eggs separated plus 2 more egg whites(8 egg yolks plus 10 egg whites total) *separate eggs when they are cold and then bring them to room temp.* 1 cup plus 2 T. of cake flour 1 cup of caster sugar 1/2 tsp of salt 1 1/2 tsp of vanilla […]

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Lemon and Rosemary Herbed Roasted Chicken

You want a home cooked meal but don’t want to spend hours slaying away in the kitchen?? Well, HELLO! No need to look any further! My roasted chicken will fill you up and takes only minutes to prep! Ingredients: 5-5 1/2 pound whole chicken (washed and completely dried) Extra virgin olive oil one garlic bulb, […]

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Homemade Breadsticks (using pizza dough scraps)

As mentioned in my tutorial, this recipe was accidental. I didn’t want to waste any of my homemade pizza dough that took nearly 2 hours to rise so I thought, “hey, why the heck not??” These are yummy, soft, and SUPER CHEESY!! Did I mention, CHEESY?!? Ingredients: pizza dough scraps (or get the recipe for […]

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Meat Lovers, and Hawaiian Pizza

  Who doesn’t love a homemade pizza?!? If you’re saying you don’t, well then…we can’t possibly be friends! Honestly, I was never a fan on pizza until I started making them at home. I used to make pizza years ago and it was oh, so good! I lost the recipe though so I had to […]

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Marinara Sauce

  I’m sure everyone can name at least half a dozen things to make with homemade marinara sauce! My favorite (and my kids’ favorite) is chunky spaghetti sauce! What’s your favorite thing to make with marinara sauce?!? With this versatile sauce, the possibilities are endless! Ingredients: 1 can (28 ounces) of crushed tomatoes(preferably San Marzano […]

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Homemade Pizza Dough

Is there anything more glorious than homemade pizza dough?? Okay, maybe not everyone feels the same way as I do about pizza dough, but one thing’s for sure; homemade beats store bought ANY DAY! Ingredients: 1 cup of warm water 2 1/4 tsp of active dry yeast 1 Tbsp of extra virgin olive oil(plus more […]

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