Thursday, September 23, 2010

Apricot Rum Cookies

Yummy =) 

So I made these for gameday (UF vs Tennessee!) And they were wonderful

1 package sugar cookie mix
10-12 dried apricots
3tsp dark rum
1/2 cup margarine
1 egg

1. Follow instructions on cookie mix. Add in apricots and rum. Enjoy =)

What wonderful & fluffy cookies

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Crostata two ways

"A crostata is an Italian baked dessert tart, and a form of pie. It is traditionally prepared by folding the edges of the dough over the top of the jam/marmalade filling, creating a more "rough" look, rather than a uniform, circular shape" - Wikipedia

Before Baking =) 

So we made these for girls night. It was experiment inspired by a few of Giada's recipes.


1/4 cup apricot preserves
1/2 cup marscapone cheese
handful of dried apricots, diced.
1 refrigerated pie crust
sliced almonds for garnish


2 pears, peeled and thinly sliced
3 tbsp cream cheese
1/4 cup marscapone cheese
1/2 lemon zest
squeeze of lemon juice
sliced almonds as garnish
Cinnamon, Nutmeg
They were alright. Nothing special. The apricot one was a lot better than the pear one. Probably should have used apples since they are a sturdier fruit.  


Thursday, September 16, 2010

BBQ Pulled chicken

adapted from this recipe.

BBQ Pulled chicken

3 Chicken breasts
1/2 cup Honey Dijon dressing
12 oz Honey BBQ sauce
1 8 oz can pineapple tidbits
2 tbsp Worcester sauce
hot sauce to taste
1 sweet onion

1) Put everything (minus onion) in crockpot on low for 6 hours.
2) About 10 minute before you are ready to eat, sautee onion =)

This was so good. Sadly my camera skills suck hardcore. But It was delicious =)

Wednesday, September 8, 2010


I haven't forgotten about you. My new apartment has a horrible kitchen and I'm not really motivated to cook much.