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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Recipe Love

Just some recipes I've tried lately and loved. Thought I'd share...

Tri-Color Pasta Salad
Very yummy. I couldn't stop! I added even more tomatoes because it added a nice freshness to the salad (this is coming from a girl who never used to like tomatoes at all!!) This recipe is a keeper! Kids did OK with it.

Cheesy Cauliflower Bake

Mostly I liked this. Kevin wasn't home that night. The kids didn't like the crunchies on top but otherwise I think it would've been okay for them. Also good with a little sour scream stirred in with it.

Cheddar Spirals
I usually use this recipe (super good!) for homemade mac n cheese but this was a new take using condensed cheddar soup and the crockpot. Kids approved! (sorry for the small pic, that's all there was)

Honey-Spiced Chai Bundt Cake
I made this for our MOPS brunch last week. Who says you can't have cake in the morning?! LOL I really liked this, especially with the delicious cream cheese frosting all over it. It's basically just a good spice cake. Real mild flavored and yummy!
Southern Mashed Potatoes
I've figured out how to make 'em "southern style" (from a girl who's not really from the south at all). LOL I suppose I'm comparing to what you might get at Cracker Barrell. Smash the potatoes with a mixer (learned this from Kevin's family and it's so easy that way). Add in lots of butter. For 4 potatoes, that's at least 1/2 stick of butter. Add milk to consistency and a moderate amount of salt. And here's what I learned, LOTS of pepper. Keep adding it 'til it tastes like what you want. It had to have been at least a teaspoon when I made it last. Soo good! (That was all so vague, did that even count as a recipe?? LOL)

*All the photos are from the recipe websites.

Have you tried any new recipes lately that have been delicious successes?? Do share!!

7 comments:

Mary said...

:o( Can't try any of them... right now.

In Light of the Truth... said...

Yup, they all have cheese in them! Arg, Mary, I don't know how you do it!!!

According to Kris... said...

I can't wait to try the cauliflower! Thanks!

Samantha said...

The pasta salad looks delicious!

Kathy said...

Yum-O!

Be Strong in the Lord said...

Can't wait to try the Cheesy Cauliflower Bake! I'm always looking for new ways to do veggies. And... I am from the south (Mobile, Alabama), and your mashed potato recipe looks about right to me.

Be Strong in the Lord said...

I decided to take you up of your invitation to share some of my favorite recipes from this last year. I have added them to my website. Check them out.
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