I just received a lovely box of delicacies from Foods from Chile. I won it over on Kitchen Play becauseÂ Johanna from Momma CuisineÂ picked my suggestion for using the contents of her gift box to make an Once (Chilean tea time)Â feast. Thanks to everyone involved. I am sure I will enjoy the extra virgin olive oils, blueberry juice, mussels, onion jam, lip balm, apron, shopping bag and recipes, plus some healthy substitution tips on a handy magnet. I will use the olive oil in my next Once feast to make Poor Man’s Butter. It is one of my favourite treats. Gracias! It’s a bounty!
Got Bananas you need to use up? Tired of that same old banana bread? Try these Banana Bars made with Fage 0% Fat Greek Yogurt instead. They are made just that much more delicious here, by being topped with a Browned Butter Glaze. The original recipe for these came from my Aunt B as the most delicious Sour Cream Banana Bars (she is an awesome baker) so feel free to substitute sour cream for the Fage 0% Greek yogurt I use here if you want. I alsoÂ increased the pecans and vanilla extract to my taste in the recipe below. Banana BarsÂ – my way (makes one half sheet pan) 1-1/2…
Want a showy yet supremely easy and delicious dessert? Try this lovely cake filled with a divinely gooey chocolate center. This is basically a flourless chocolate souffle cake with a truffle center that turns into a melted pool of sauce when you cut into the cake. Several years ago they were the darlings of the restaurant world. I finally got around to making some and I wonder why I didn’t sooner. Some trends are worth it. First you must make some chocolate truffles. Don’t be afraid this is SO easy… Chocolate Truffles 1 cup of heavy cream 1 pound of best quality bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, finely chopped- I use…