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Category: Snacks

Popcorn Chicken with Basil and Sage leaves

Popcorn Chicken with Basil and Sage leaves

My apologies for not including step by step photos. But I figured a recipe post with 2 photos is better than no recipe post at all. A couple weeks ago I had tried popcorn chicken with basil from a bubble tea café in San Jose, […]

Kale Chips

Kale Chips

Since moving to Georgia, we’ve joined a farmer’s market co-op for a weekly basket of fruit and veggies. In our basket this week was a bunch of kale. Two things come to mind when I think of kale: Zuppa Toscana from the Olive Garden, and […]

Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Homemade Chicken Nuggets

These homemade chicken nuggets had the right texture, flavor and consistency of a standard McDonald’s Chicken McNugget. However, it still tasted leaner (healthier) probably because I trimmed all the fat off the chicken pieces. I used a mixture of chicken breast meat and thigh meat, […]

Peach & Berry Crumble

Peach & Berry Crumble

Since I opened my big fat mouth inviting suggestions of what recipes I should post (that were rejected by me due to laziness), here is the first one. Hehe…Luckily I have pictures of it 😛 And it was super easy to make. This also works […]

Cowboy Caviar!

Cowboy Caviar!

  I don’t eat beans. I think I’ve only used beans in, oh wait, I’ve never used beans! Maybe I’ve eaten soybeans or green beans, but that’s it. I never grew up with canned beans so I never think to buy them.  Then I tried […]

Phyllo wrapped appetizers with minced beef, onions and tomatoes.

Phyllo wrapped appetizers with minced beef, onions and tomatoes.

   Tired of making the same old appetizers? I know, really cheesy starting sentence 😛 But try something simple like these Phyllo wrapped appetizers! The seasoning packet is courtesy of the people of Amazing Taste! Check out their website, they have a variety of seasonings […]

Cherry Ice Cream (no eggs! no machine!)

Cherry Ice Cream (no eggs! no machine!)

Can it get any easier than that? I liked that first photo. It looks really gory. And who doesn’t like a bloody looking cutting board with large sharp knife and mysterious looking mass peeking out from the corner of a photograph to whet your appetite? […]

Stuffed Mushrooms.

Stuffed Mushrooms.

AKA, food to make really fast when you have a bunch of guests and dunno what to serve them due to total brain lapse. So I purchased a pound of white mushrooms from the farmers market, and I had a bunch of turkey bacon that […]