Sunday, November 25, 2012

Winter Bucketlist

Winter Bucketlist

1. Holiday embroidery hoops
2. Listen to Elvis
3. Decorate Christmas tree
4. Set up Christmas train
5. Hide Christmas pickle
6. Decorate house
7. Cookie/treat swap
8. Decorate moms tree 12/11
9. The Great Dickens Christmas Fair
10. Donate to Toys For Tots
11. Decorate Grandma Sallie's house/tree
12. Christmas Eve jammies/movies/hot chocolate
13. Bake Christmas cookies for Santa
14. Fill stockings
15. Prime Rib dinner

Chicken Scaloppine

Chicken Scaloppine 

-4-5 Boneless skinless chicken breasts
-Poultry seasoning
-Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
-1/2 cup all-purpose flour
-2 tbsp. canola oil
-4 tbsp. unsalted butter
-1 (14.5-ounce) can chicken broth
-4 tbsp. lemon juice
-2 tbsp. chopped garlic
-1 tbsp. parsley leaves
-1 tbsp. cornstarch 

-Pound chicken breasts until they are about 1/4 inch thick. I used my damn big skillet.
-Season breasts with salt, pepper and poultry seasoning. Dredge in flour and shake off excess. Meanwhile, heat 2 tbsp. butter and oil in a skillet.
-Cook chicken 6-8 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Remove to warm oven.
-Mix cornstarch into COLD broth. Deglaze pan with chicken broth. Add garlic, lemon juice, parsley, and adjust seasoning.
-Cook sauce until bubbly and thick. Then add remaining butter to make the sauce silky and delicious. Serve over rice.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Nail Polish of The Week

Visited Sephora yesterday and picked up this new nail polish. It took 3 coats to be opaque.


Monday, November 12, 2012

Grilled Portobello Pizzas

Grilled Portobello Pizzas

-2 Portobello Caps
-1/2 cup Spaghetti sauce
-1/2 cup Mozzerella cheese
-3 Garlic cloves, chopped
-1 tbsp. Butter
-Parmesean cheese
-1 tbsp. Olive oil

-Remove mushroom stem and gills. Chop then sauté with butter, garlic, and salt.
-Brush caps with olive oil, season with salt and pepper.
-Grill 4 minutes on each side. Then start building your pizza.
-Sauce, sautéed mushroom stems, cheese, and pepperoni.
-Return back to grill for 4-5 minutes or until bubbly and melty.
-Remove then add Parmesean and red pepper flakes, if you like. 

*You can add any combination of toppings. Spinach and sundried tomatoes would be very good!

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

I love spicy food, like a lot! And who doesn't love buffalo wings? I decided to try something new in my crockpot. I made spicy-ish buffalo chicken sandwiches.

Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches
-6 Chicken Breasts
-1 Bottle Hot Sauce, I used Crystal
-1 Ranch Packet
-8 chopped cloves Garlic
-Havarti Cheese, Provolone would be yummy too!

Add chicken, ranch packet, and garlic to crockpot.
Add hot sauce. Cook 4 hours on high.
Shred with a fork or in a stand mixer. Serve on a roll with cheese.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Nail Polish of The Week

This week I let Michael pick out my nail color. He picked OPI in Miami Beet.

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Coffee Porn

I don't think I have to say much. White Mocha Frappuccino with Salted Caramel topping. DELICIOUS.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Beef & Pepperoncini Sandwiches

Beef and Pepperoncini Sandwhich

-3 pound Chuck Roast
-16oz jar Pepperoncinis, stems removed
-6 cloves chopped Garlic
-2 Beef Bouillion cubes
-Salt & Pepper
-Sourdough rolls
-Provolone cheese 

Add roast, bouillion, garlic, salt and pepper,& pepperoncini's including juice to crockpot.
Cook on low 6-8 hours.
Use 2 forks to pull apart meat.
Serve on rolls with cheese.

*This can also be prepped and frozen in gallon bags to double as a freezer meal!