We all need a go-to easy to throw together appetizer in our arsenal, this is mine at the moment.
I see this cake making an appearance on Christmas morning. Something to throw in the oven while the coffee brews and then share slightly warm after most of the presents have been opened. I would serve as I did here, in generous wedges
Today we are paying homage to a granola bar that has saved the day more than once this past month. I am very serious. This will save you from yourself.. As in save you from the vending machine in the lunch room, fries at the arena kiosk, from another bowl of cereal, from near starvation when mom has not made it to the store yet….
This Cucumber and Feta salad is like a deconstructed tzatziki sauce
This is simply iced tea sweeten with fruit and fruit juice. It’s like a kid friendly cocktail. A fancy punch. And it cuts down on the copious amounts of juice kids can easily consume sitting around the pool on a hot day. And it’s cheaper. No more juice boxes.
I’ve made and written about various versions. Homemade granola bars are fairly easy and these don’t need any oven time. Which means 15 minutes, tops.
So my best sous-chef and I found this Coconut Jerk Shrimp recipe on the #Tkeveryday Recipe Challenge. It’s made with lite coconut milk. While you will rarely see seafood and fish on this blog, it is something that lands on our menu from time to time. And Gav happens to be a huge shrimp fan. Actually, he considers himself a “crispy shrimp expert”.
… just throw them in the oven for a while and walk away. Caramelized onions require babysitting a pan on the stove top. Oven roasted well, not so much. In fact, they actually give you time. Time to read a book. clean up the hall closet or do a load of laundry kind of time.