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This last Saturday and Sunday, has been a very long and somewhat productive for me. I managed to come up with a fantastic dessert and an Asian-style marinade for a beef roast(I promise to write about the marinade later). But I want to share this dessert with everyone first. This dessert is almost guaranteed to bring friends (old and new) to your doorstep.Strawberry Chocolate Creme Pie. Or should I call it Chocolate Covered Strawberry Creme Pie? Or Chocolate Strawberry Creme Pie? The latter two implies th... read more »
The strawberry compound butter is made by beating strawberries into softened butter. It can be eaten as is with the natural flavor of the strawberries as a sweetener or sugar can be added. If you don’t have strawberries (fresh or frozen, thawed) strawberry jam can be substituted. The strawberry butter adds an extra special touch and is also delicious on pancakes, waffles, biscuits, bagels or toast. This technique can also be used with cream cheese.Strawberry Butter1/3 to ½ c. Frozen strawberries, thawed ... read more »
For my birthday this year, it was decided that we would recreate birthdays of my youth, and head to the state fair.
In some peoples opinions, the state fair has changed for the worse.
We used to love seeing all the fish and watching bird shows in the so-called Conservation World. Unfortunately, this has been mostly replaced with Hair Glitter, FOID cards, and instruction tents on how to use a whip or a gun.
One of our most enjoyed activities was riding all the tamest rides and screaming in mock terror... read more »
Raise your hand if you like doing dishes.
I didnt think so.
And, as you may have seen, I am the not-so-proud-probably-a-little-ashamed owner of a perpetually full sink.
So, when I am presented with the opportunity to make something awesome that requires no plates or utensils to eat, I jump on it.
And being that homemade strawberry shortcake is almost as awesome as it gets, making strawberry shortcake that you dont need plates or forks to eat is out-of-this-world amazing.
Because who wants to do mor... read more »
Back in 2009, I took videos of how capable Binbin was when he was ONLY 3 years old. Below was what I wrote in that post almost 4 years ago: ~ I have always wanted to show you his craze over Fruits, especially Oranges. Most importantly, I wanted to record down his ability to PEEL, [...] read more »