I've always wanted a mandolin because I dreamed (I really did) of making my own potato chips. The price of the big ones was something I wasn't willing to purchase, which was around $40. Plus the fact that I don't like collecting a lot of appliances...they take up too much space. But I did buy a . . .
This hamburger was an inspiration of Bobby Flay (my hero). This is no ordinary burger. It is cooked over a charcoal grill, topped with melted bleu cheese, crispy bacon, beef steak tomatoes with a little kosher salt and cracked black pepper, avacados, and dressed greens. All on a toasted hamburger . . .
The 4th of July is just around the corner...are you planned for it? This is where planning your meals gets fun. I write in my planner up to 2 weeks in advance what I want my holiday to look like. That entails if you want to entertain, the menu, the guest list, drinks, the decore...it can go on for . . .
Tomato Basil FocacciaThis makes an amazing dinner for sandwiches, or along side a salad. It's one of those fun foods I love making if I'm having the girls over for lunch. My favorite, basic focaccia recipe is from Williams-Sonoma's, Essentials of Baking. Then I top with what I feel like. For dinner . . .
This recipe is killer. This brownie is no ordinary brownie. It is a chocolate overload with chocolate, chocolate chips, and coffee; these remarkable threesome make for an over-the-top brownie that will impress!They are poured into a baking sheet. A full baking sheet, people! Baked and then . . .