Posts tagged ‘baked’

October 23rd, 2013

Pepita & Spice Crusted Salmon {+ Butternut Squash Hash}

by Chrissy

Pepita Spice Crusted Salmon and Butternut Squash Hash_LYK5

As you all read yesterday, Lauren and Chris are back! I had missed them so much, and was so glad to fetch them from the airport, upon their return from their romantic and adventurous European honeymoon.

Now back to the food.

Pepita Spice Crusted Salmon and Butternut Squash Hash_LYK7

Fish. I was craving fish. Probably for two weeks. Then I saw some nice wild, fresh caught salmon fillets, ready for me to take home. Score.

Pepita Spice Crusted Salmon and Butternut Squash Hash_LYK1

Channeling a the spiced flavors of Fall, this salmon has rich … Read more...

March 25th, 2013

Coconut & Sage Sweet Potato Chips

by Chrissy

Coconut Sage Sweet Potato Chips_LYK4

Well, these didn’t last long.

Coconut Sage Sweet Potato Chips_LYK6

They are such a great thing to snack on, while dinner is cooking or perhaps during the day when you are contemplating digging into the pantry to get into things you know you shouldn’t be, including but not limited to: Teddy grams, Parmesan pita chips, a whole bag of Pirate’s Booty, Oreos, Chex Mix, thin mints…etc).

{brb – running to the pantry to snack on those aforementioned items}

Coconut Sage Sweet Potato Chips_LYK5

These crispy treasures are delish as is, … Read more...

March 20th, 2013

Banana Chocolate Chip Baked Doughnuts {with Coconut}

by Chrissy

I decided to whip these up when nobody was home. WHAT was I thinking???

Banana Choco Chip Coconut Baked Donuts_LYK7

Ummm, hello, a fresh batch of baked doughnuts, with no one around to help me eat them?

Terrible terribly good idea.

Banana Choco Chip Coconut Baked Donuts_LYK6

These aren’t just your average doughnuts, either.

No way, not a bit. They are packed with flavor, both inside and out.

Banana Choco Chip Coconut Baked Donuts_LYK8

These flavors hint at my very favorite baked item, banana chocolate chip bread.

Believe it or not (but, why would you not), the combo … Read more...

November 21st, 2012

Thanksgiving Meal Round-up: Desserts!

by Chrissy

Dessert is a valued item, which is absolutely necessary to end any great feast. Served with a hot pot of coffee, Spiced Cider, or just some more wine, here are some real winners…

 

Baked Brie Bites: Appetizer OR dessert, it doesn’t matter which one, just that they are included at your holiday meal.

Orange Zest Shortbread with Dark Chocolate Drizzle: Simple, elegant, absolutely delicious!

Spiced Wine-poached Pears with Nutella Mascarpone Filling: Fruity and decadent. These are ah-mazing.… Read more...

August 29th, 2012

Labor Day BBQ: Homemade BBQ Sauce and Bacon BBQ Baked Beans

by Chrissy

I bring to you part deux of the Labor Day Weekend BBQ series.

Now what you are about to see is a total BBQ home-run. Seriously, don’t forget to add these next few items to that list that you started yesterday.

 

Feast your eyes upon this.

As much as everyone loves Bush’s can of baked beans and the most lovable talkin’ golden retriever that you’ve ever seen to go alongside the must-have side dish, I say no. Partially … Read more...