Scott is back in his time kitchen again. This time he takes on a cold oven pound cake, tomato soup cake, and a Turkish coffee inspired by Vincent Price.
Since it is Summer, I was looking for a light and cool dessert. A friend had been complaining that all the desserts she had tasted lately were all of the baked variety that were too sweet with frostings or glazes and the breaking was too dry. Since I have been cooking with eggs quite aContinue reading “Baked Custard”
Allan takes the gang by surprise and brings in their very first soufflé. Monterey jack cheese with a little bacon makes their day. They had a very good morning.
Last week on my radio show, the rest of the crew confessed that most of them had never tasted a soufflé. Well, of course, that was a challenge that had to be met. I decided to ease them in slowly and start with a basic cheese soufflé. I cheated and added some bacon. Let’s faceContinue reading “Soufflé – Monterey Jack with Bacon”
It is funny how many cooking adventures begin with “what if we added”. This is one of those cases. The conversation was originally about meatloaf variations. Since this conversation was taking place at the Italian festival, we began swapping out the ingredients. Once we had talked it out, there was really nothing more to doContinue reading “Simple Stuffed Shells”
At a recent dinner function, I noticed that we had a number of leftovers at the end of the evening. As we packed up, no one claimed the rice so I had a lovely idea, rice pudding. It is getting warm this time of year and rice pudding can be served warm or cold. WhileContinue reading “Simple Rice Pudding”
Scott decided to save some serious money this episode by making pizza at home from scratch. Yes, that includes making his own crust. Pizza Dough3 1/2 cups flour1 teaspoon salt2 1/4 teaspoons instant yeast1 tablespoon sugar2 tablespoons olive oil1 1/3 cups warm water (100-110F) Mix the sugar and water together. Once the sugar is dissolved,Continue reading “Cooking in a Tiny Kitchen: Season 1 Episode 7: Homemade Pizza”
Allan goes way outside the lines this week and takes a chance on mango chicken curry. Happily, the crew is impressed with his version of the classic dish and a great time was had by all.
Ingrediants 2 Mangos, pealed and diced2 Cups of diced chicken, thighs or breasts1 Large onion, diced1 Large bell pepper (green or red), diced1 13.5 oz. can of coconut milk3 or 4 cloves garlic, minced1 Tablespoon fresh ginger, minced2 Tablespoons white or apple cider vinegar1/2 Teaspoon of cumin1/4 Teaspoon of black pepper1/4 Teaspoon of salt3 TablespoonsContinue reading “Mango Chicken Curry”
Scott gets into the spirit of a true snack and dessert all rolled into one, the cake cookie. Cake CookiesAny standard box cake mix of your choiceTwo large eggs1/2 cup oilAdditional Optional Ingredients: Chocolate chips, Nuts, EtcMix everything together in a bowl until there are no dry streaks.Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes or untilContinue reading “Cooking in a Tiny Kitchen: Season 1 Episode 5: Cake Cookies”