Posts Tagged ‘sugar’

Ginger Salad Dressing

August 10, 2010 by andrea | 8 Comments | Filed in Asian, Condiment, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Salad, Sauce

Here’s a great salad dressing that will go perfectly with your next Asian-inspired meal. I got the recipe out of Top Secret Restaurant Recipes 2by Todd Wilbur. This recipe is his version of the dressing served at Benihana restaurants. I’ve been to Benihana and several other hibachi grill restaurants, and they all serve salads with a similar ginger dressing. […]

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Quick Apricot Jam

August 4, 2010 by andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in Breakfast, Condiment, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sauce, Summer

Apricot jam…I love it! Not only is it great on toast but you can use it as a filling for coffee cake and scones and as a glaze for everything from pies to grilled meat (like chicken and pork). Here’s an easy-to-make recipe for Quick Apricot Jam that’s a perfect use for all those ripe summertime […]

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Sesame Green Bean Salad

July 28, 2010 by andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in Asian, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Salad, Side Dish, Summer, Vegetable, Vegetarian

This simple yet tasty recipe is a great way to dress up humble green beans. And, it’s perfect for summer entertaining because the recipe can easily be doubled and made ahead of time. The original recipe calls for cooking the green beans in boiling water for 8-10 minutes but I think that is WAY too long so I changed […]

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Fresh Strawberry Syrup

June 7, 2010 by andrea | 15 Comments | Filed in Breakfast, Condiment, Dessert, Recipes, Sauce

Recently, I bought one of those mongo 6 pound packages of fresh strawberries to use for strawberry shortcake. After making the shortcake, however, I still had 2 pounds of the precious berries. Not wanting the leftover berries to go to waste, I decided to make some strawberry syrup. Not only is it easy to make, but it’s way better […]

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Double Chocolate Pudding

May 21, 2010 by andrea | 27 Comments | Filed in Chocolate, Comfort Food, Dessert, Kid-friendly, Recipes

Pudding is comfort food, and in this case it’s delicious, chocolatey and super easy to make. A small amount of this pudding goes a long way because it’s so rich. Normally, I’d serve the chocolate pudding with some lightly sweetened whipped cream but since I was making it for my munchkins, I didn’t bother. My […]

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Sour Cream and Lemon Pound Cake

May 3, 2010 by andrea | 25 Comments | Filed in Baking, Cakes, Dessert, Recipes

There’s nothing like a good, homemade pound cake served with fresh berries.  This recipe for Sour Cream and Lemon Pound Cake is easy to make, moist and velvety, and has a light lemony flavor. It’s a great dessert for Spring and Summer celebrations and gatherings. The first time I made the cake, it seemed a bit […]

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Japanese Beef Bowl

April 12, 2010 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Asian, Beef, Quick Cooking, Recipes

I love Japanese food so I was intrigued when I saw this recipe for Japanese Beef Bowl. It’s a tasty stir-fry that only takes a few minutes to make — perfect for a weeknight meal. For beef stir-fry, I usually use a flatiron steak because it stays tender. For easy slicing, let the meat freeze for 20-30 […]

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