Do you smell that? That sweet smell of caramelized sugar and bread in the oven? That’s your future calling. Whether you need to make something special for brunch in the next couple weeks – including Easter — or you want something sweet in order to get out of bed on Monday morning, these 15 treats are here to delight every part of your soul. From the ultimate butter and sugar pastry, Kouign Amann, to berry and jasmine scones (perfect for spring!), to pretzel cinnamon rolls, here’s your excuse to dust off your stand mixer and get serious about butter and sugar.
Oven-Baked Parmesan French Fries via @FoodNetwork:
When the dinner rush means you need to put a healthy, flavorful meal on the table fast, it’s time to consider a sandwich — or burger, or wrap. These vegetarian takes on the handheld meal deliver on satisfaction and give you the added bonus of an extra helping of veggies, beans, or grains. There’s a chickpea and sweet potato patty laced with the sweet heat of Sriracha, and a beet-based veggie burger that owes its savory essence to smoked paprika. If you’re looking for a wrap, an arugula, chickpea, and apple situation can be whipped up with ingredients you probably already have on hand. Here are 21 reasons we think you need to kick meatless Monday off with a sandwich in hand.
When people in 48 of America’s 50 great states hear “tenderloin,” they probably think filet mignon. Then there’s Indiana and Iowa, where the word means a crisply fried juicy cutlet of pork loin on a pillowy hamburger bun. Here’s where you can get the best tastes of Austrian schnitzel transformed into deep-fried Americana.
Homemade tomato sauce offers you good economic value as well as good nutrition. This flavorful sauce typically costs less per serving than a comparable cream-based or meat-based sauce because its main ingredient costs relatively little.
All you’ll need is a box grater to make this tomato sauce in less than 15 minutes.
Source: Recipe: No-Cook Tomato Sauce
Swap out the beef for some veggies in this delicious sweet potato burger!
Easter egg hunts are a time-honored tradition, but so is food poisoning from Salmonella enteritidis. Plus, here’s an easy-peel method.
A thick slice of lemon pound cake and a cup of strong coffee is one of my favorite things on earth. It’s the perfect afternoon snack, and if I had my way, it’s what I’d have in front of me every day around 3 p.m. Today, I’ll show you how to make my favorite pound cake. It’s soft and tender, but will still cut nicely into those thick slices. Lemon zest and juice guarantee a solid lemony flavor, while the sweet glaze poured over the top just gilds the lily. Whether you’re making this for a quiet afternoon treat or to take to a party, I think this lemon pound cake will make you very happy.