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When Life Gives you Lemons…Make Bread

When Life Gives you Lemons…Make Bread

Good morning foodies! Today I woke up early  (yes I do act like a real adult on occasion) and felt like baking. Guess what? It didn’t result in a hideously disfigured culinary disaster! This is progress good people. Feast your eyeballs on this luscious lemon poppy-seed […]

It’s Taco Time!

It’s Taco Time!

Ummm guys, is it bad if I’m trying to celebrate “Taco Tuesday” on a Friday? You know what, don’t care. This is happening. When are tacos ever a bad idea? Answer: NEVER.   These aren’t as magical as the tacos from back home but I don’t […]

Gelato… Ciao bello

Gelato… Ciao bello

Happy Summer Solstice everyone! It’s officially the first day of my favorite season! Unfortunately for me, warm weather is just one more excuse for me to eat ice cream. I’ve been trying soooo hard not to eat ice cream like every single day.  Still trying to achieve that Summer body ya know? Well, the other day I had a moment of weakness. I was doing my grocery shopping and I thought that I’d just peek to see if any ice cream was on sale. Just…out of curiosity. Wasn’t planning on buying anything. Walked past Dreyers. Nope. Walked past Breyers. Nada. Turkey Hill…Store Brand…Ben & Jerry’s. Negative. But wait, what’s this? Talenti Gelato…Buy 2 for $7. It would be wrong not to get it!

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This was my first time trying Talenti. This stuff ain’t cheap! But my friends have always said that this stuff is to die for. Let me tell you, I’ve found love in the frozen food aisle. This creamy magnificence is definitely Netflix binge watching material. Chill guys, I didn’t eat this all by myself. I shared the Caramel Cookie Crunch yesterday and believe it or not the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough is still in the freezer (not for long!). I have to admit though, I found myself forgetting to share. The gelato is perfectly creamy with rich swirls of caramel woven throughout. As if that wasn’t bad enough, there are countless crunchy little cookie balls mixed in (can we get a yum in here?). You know the moment when you’re relentlessly scraping the bottom of the container with your spoon and the person next to you is saying “Hey, it’s gone.”? But you don’t want to listen to them because you don’t want to wake up from your ice cream induced coma. That may or may not have happened. But guys, I know I’m not the only one that does that. I know you do it to!

As I said before, Talenti isn’t cheap. But if my grocery store continues to have sales like this, let’s just say I’ll probably be wearing t-shirts to the beach this Summer.

Until next time food lovers!

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I Like ’em Crunchy!

I Like ’em Crunchy!

Show of hands, who loves French Toast? French Toast is probably my favorite breakfast food. And biscuits. Ok, anything that’s bread and carbolicious. Yup we’ve just added another word to the Foodie Dictionary. Now French Toast is pretty simple right? You’ve got your eggs, bread, […]

Don’t Touch My Ramen!

Don’t Touch My Ramen!

Guys can we talk about ramen for a second? I’m not talking about Cup of Noodles or any of the other salt laden junk that we college students live on. Okaaay I love the salty junk! We all do! Ramen makes up like 40% of a […]

It’s National Blueberry Cheesecake Day!

It’s National Blueberry Cheesecake Day!

Happy National Blueberry Cheesecake Day! In honor of the day I made…blueberry muffins. Yeahhh…it’s at least something with blueberry in it.

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Ok here’s the thing, I just finished making blueberry muffins and was randomly scrolling through Twitter and discovered that it’s what??? National Blueberry Cheesecake Day! Geeze that’s a mouthful. We’re going to make this an acronym folks. From here on out it’s NBC day. Ooooh ok…that’s not gonna work. Ok, Happy NBCD! Anyway, I’m sorry to disappoint you food fans. If I can find an awesome blueberry cheesecake recipe today I’ll give it a shot! Do you guys have a cheesecake recipe for me? Leave it below so we can celebrate NBCD right!

Until next time food lovers! Happy NBCD!

Did Someone Say Brunch?

Did Someone Say Brunch?

Brunch is probably one of the greatest concepts known to man. I feel like it was made for people like me: people that don’t always feel like being real adults and occasionally start their day after 10 am…okaaay sometimes noon. And because Brunching (yeah I […]

My Scoop’s Bigger Than Yours…

My Scoop’s Bigger Than Yours…

Aggghhh who’s ready for Summer?! 🙂 I am! Me! This girl right here! It’s not feeling like Summer quite yet in Pennsylvania but I just can’t take it any longer. I’ve gotta break out the flip-flops. This is exactly why I need to go home guys. I […]

A Little Queijo in Rio!

A Little Queijo in Rio!

♫ Lemme take you to Rio Rio! ♫ But seriously can we go? Pleeeaseeee?

Alright so we can’t actually go to Rio. (Sigh) I can dream. But how about bringing a little taste of Brazil into your home? Sound good? Today I present to you a fantastic recipe for Pao de Queijo which is Brazilian Cheese Bread. My mom and I made these for our girl’s night in and it was actually really simple. Yes guys, I didn’t fail. There’s hope for me. Today our star ingredient is… drumroll please… Tapioca flour! Have you guys heard of this? Am I the only one that didn’t know that it was a thing? Alrighty good people, let’s get to it!

Pao de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)

1 egg

1/4 cup oil

1/2 cup milk

1 cup Tapioca flour

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup shredded cheddar or mozzarella cheese

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Blend all ingredients in a blender except the cheese!! Blend cheese in at the end. Pour batter into mini muffin tins and bake for 15 mins.

*Just a tip: I noticed that when we used brand name cheese, it sunk to the bottom of the bread. But when we used cheese that came from Sprouts (a healthy grocery store) the cheese was finer, floated in the batter, and was evenly distributed throughout the bread when it was done cooking. So consider going to your local farmers market or a store like Trader Joe’s.

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Ta Daaaa 🙂

 

Aren’t they cute? They taste even better than they look! Nice and crunchy and cheesy on the outside and somehow delightfully airy yet flavorful on the inside. Imagine a cheesy crunchy coating around a cloud. Then you bite into the cloud and there’s what… more cheese inside! Was that a weird image? That sounded a lot better in my head. Go ahead and try making these yourself! Maybe then my weird description will make more sense. Or not.

Do you have any simple Brazilian recipes that I could try? Comment below!

Happy Sunday! Until next time food lovers!

Coney Island Cravings

Coney Island Cravings

Ok so this isn’t from THE Coney Island (Random fact: I’ve never been to New York. Crazy right?). This cheese laden creation comes from Coney Island in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This little spot has been serving up hot fresh chili-cheesiness since 1926. What we have here […]