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- Day Three: A book/ebook/fanfic/reading material
- Day Four: A Site
- Day Five: A Youtube Clip
- Day Six: A quote
- Day Seven: Whatever Tickles Your Fancy
I like to cook & bake, however I am a messy and sometimes dangerous cook. See cupcake baking incident of 2006.
So here are some recipes that I would like to share.
Chicken & Peanut Noodles
1 TBLSP of Peanut Oil
1 Lb boneless chicken breast (cut in ¾” strips)
3 Cloves minced garlic
¾ cup. Reduced fat creamy peanut butter
2 cups water
2 TBLSP Balsamic Vinegar
1 TBLSP Soy Sauce
¾ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
2 packages chicken flavored ramen noodles
1 season packet from the ramen noodles (toss the other one)
½ LB red peppers (slice)
2 Carrots (sliced)
1 small sliced onion
Heat oil in a Large skillet. Add Chicken & Garlic; stir fry for 3 min. until it is just cooked through. Removed skillet from heat and removed the chicken from the skillet
Add peanut butter to the skillet, whisk in water, vinegar, soy, pepper flakes, & season packet from ramen noodles Bring this to a boil.
Break up the ramen noodles and then add them to the skillet.
Add chicken, onions, carrots & peppers.
Cover & simmer for 5-7 minutes (or until piping hot). Stir to separate noodles
Sprinkle peanuts on top.
Pumpkin Cookies & Caramel Frosting
2 cups flour
1 TBLSP baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp salt
~Sift all these dry ingredients together
1 cup shortening butter (or use butter flavored Crisco instead)
1 cup sugar
~Cream these together
Add 1 cup pumpkin pie filling & Add 1 egg to your creamed mixture.
Slowly add dry ingredients.
Mix in 1 tsp vanilla & ½ cup walnuts
-MIX this bad boy all together
Drop rounded spoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.
BAKE 350 for 12-17 minutes
(makes about 3 ½ to 4 dozen small cookies)
½ cup brown sugar
6 TBSP butter
¼ cup milk
Cook & stir in saucepan until boiling.
Add 1 tsp vanilla, then slowly add approximately 2 cups of powdered sugar.
Stir until smooth.
Spoon frosting over the cookies!
*note: the frosting sets quickly, you may need to warm up the pan half way through frosting the cookies.
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