I love baked oatmeal and frequently make it with maple syrup. My husband had the idea of using coffee as a flavoring in place of the usual spices (but you can add them, too, if you like). I've made this as mini-cakes -- they can be hard to remove and fall apart if you don't use foil liners. (In other words, don't do what I did.) I've also baked it in a loaf pan and a round Pyrex dish. All work -- just let the liquid soak into the oats for a few minutes while the oven is heating. And press down on everything before you bake it so it compacts really well.
Chicken glazed with guava baked in banana leaf!
It refreshes you during summer and very adaptable. No banana leaf. no problem. use parchment. no parchment. use foil. find the recipe on http://www.thischickcancook.com/ and you can visit https://www.facebook.com/thischickcancook pair with brown rice and you are good to go.
Espresso baked banana doughnuts with chocolate espresso glaze
These are vegan doughnuts, but carnivores, don't be afraid! They're packed with banana goodness, and baked to perfection. Plus, there is espresso in both the doughnuts AND the chocolate glaze that goes on top... perfect for sleepy mornings.
Smoky baked penne
Most people say that after being veggie for a while you don't crave meat anymore ... not me! I was veggie for 13 years and still drooled as I walked past a BBQ joint or saw someone munchin on beef jerky. The smoked mozzarella in this recipe satisfied my carnivorous cravings while still maintaining my veggie lifestyle! You can get the smoked mozzarella in a 10oz. braided package at trader joes. http://www.consumatron.com/2008/02/trader-joes-smoked-braided-mozzarella-cheese-10-oz.html
Long-time readers of our blog will recognize this little number. Whenever the topic of favorite Best Bites recipes comes up, whether it be with friends, family, on-line forums, parenting boards, etc. Spicy Honey Chicken is
Tutorial: mashed potatoes
After Sara's fruit salsa a few weeks ago, you should be well-acquainted with the idea of Choose Your Own Adventure cooking! What it REALLY is is getting to a point where you're comfortable enough in
Overnight cinnamon rolls
Cinnamon Rolls are a favorite in our house. We seem to always get the cravings on Sunday afternoons, so after church when we're all home being lazy, I'll often whip up a batch. There have
Diner-style french fries (and fry sauce)
There is something about diner food, or even the suggestion of diner food, that seems to have magical powers over people. One morning a few months ago, I was watching Gilmore Girls and Lorelai and