wasn't too difficult, the only problem I had is knowing how long to let the butter, sugar, and egg mixture heat up on the stove. It said "until thickened" but how much thicker was it suppose to get? I am not sure I let it get thick enough, but I was impatient so decided to mix it with the other ingredients anyway. Again, I still think it turned out deliciously, but not beautifully. I angled the picture so that it wouldn't look terrible, but it truly does. What does it matter though? Thumbs up.
Grandma's Red Velvet Cake
I would have to say that baking is my favorite for the most part. It's fairly easy, as long as you follow the recipe it always turns out perfectly. Because most people make cream cheese frosting to go with red velvet cake, I have never eaten it before. So was pretty excited to make it myself for the opportunity to try it. It was delicious. I don't think I used as much red coloring as the recipe calls for, but I think it still turned out pretty red. Honestly, I'm not sure why everyone raves about red velvet cake. Yes, it was good, but I didn't really taste that big of a
Northeast - Bakery - Cake - Dessert
Northeast - Bakery - Cookies - Dessert
Tortilla-Vegetable Chicken Soup
On a cold January night, soup sounded like the perfect dish for dinner. So I flipped throught the cookbook and ended up on this amazing dish in the Southwestern section (I knew that section would be my favorite!). This soup is full of vegetables. I used boneless chicken breasts and frozen vegetables (corn and carrots) because I thought it would be easier than cutting up the fresh vegetables (which is was). After I browned the chicken, sauted the onion, and heated up the carrots and corn, I threw everything in the pot with the chicken and beef broths and let it
Southwest - Soup - Chicken
Dinner & a Movie
Bringing you food and drinks so that you can make movie night that much more delicious.
"Food is essential for life; therefore make it good"
Shannon does it Julie & Julia style as she cooks through a cookbook and shares thoughts and recipes along the way.