I was at the grocery store finding ingredients for my banana waffles and I found myself staring at the flour aisle for 15 minutes. It wasn’t that I could not find the all purpose flour that I needed, it was just the sheer amount choices for flour that gave me pause. Does my cookie and…
Month: September 2012
Crockpot Curried Pork Over Basmati Rice
First, I have to admit that there are times when I am in such a rush that I would forget an ingredient or forget to add an ingredient (or sometimes two). In this case, it was ginger, luckily the taste of the dish didn’t seem to be amiss from the lack of it. In addition,…
Basic Banana Bread
Ingredients 1 cups granulated sugar 4 tablespoons butter melted 1 2/3 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 4) 1/4 C low-fat milk 1/4 cup sour cream 2 large eggs 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup all purpose whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt Cooking spray Preparation 1. Preheat oven to 350°. 2….
Oven Baked Chicken w/Roasted Apples and Mashed Cauliflower
5 cups chopped peeled Braeburn apple (about 1 1/2 pounds)
1 teaspoon chopped fresh sage
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
4 garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
8 chicken thighs (about 2 pounds), skinned $
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Chopped parsley (optional)
Preheat oven to 475°.
Combine first 5 ingredients. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt; toss well to coat. Spread apple mixture on a jelly roll pan coated with cooking spray.
Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper, and arrange on top of the apple mixture. Bake at 475° for 25 minutes or until chicken is done and apple is tender. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm.
Partially mash apple mixture with a potato masher, and serve with chicken. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired.
Qui’s Notes: The apples made this dish, so I would double the amount of apples (and corresponding spices) called for.
Also, I used season salt instead of salt and pepper to flavor the chicken and I us