Author Archives: Alana

Eggs Benedict with faux-hollandaise sauce and quick cheesy biscuits

This was quick and easy but required some multitasking. The whole thing take about 25-30 minutes. There’s a lot of steps but its just to explain the instructions, it isn’t difficult to make. Serves 2 people Tip: make the eggs … Continue reading

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Cilantro Garlic Butter

You guys… I think this is the best butter I’ve made so far. Its such a good flavor combo and goes well with so many things. You need a stand mixer for this recipe (you can use a hand mixer … Continue reading

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Banana pancakes with maple caramelized peaches

These are my go-to pancakes. They are easy to make and the peach maple topping really adds something decadent and unique to them. This recipes makes about 12 smaller pancakes or 6-7 regular sized pancakes Ingredients: Pancakes: 2 bananas mashed … Continue reading

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Tri-tip steak topped avocado salad

Ingredients: 2-4 pieces of tri-tip (4-6oz each) 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp soy sauce 2 tsp olive oil 1/2 tsp pepper 1/2 tsp corn starch 1 avocado 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh … Continue reading

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Cilantro shrimp with rice pilaf

This recipe will include both the shrimp and the rice. I suggest making the rice first because the shrimp are super quick. For the shrimp: Ingredients: 1 lbs of shrimp peeled and de-veined 1.5 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 … Continue reading

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Spicy butter

This butter has a nice little kick to it. It goes really well with seafood, but also other dishes. Unfortunately, I forgot to take a picture of the butter itself once I drained and squeezed all the buttermilk out. But … Continue reading

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Basil lemon garlic bread

Ingredients: 1 packet of yeast 1/2 cup warm water 1 tsp sugar 1 1/2 cups warm milk 1/4 cup honey 2 tbsp olive oil (and another 1/2 tbsp for brushing) 1 tsp salt 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 2 tbsp chopped … Continue reading

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Magic cake

This is a really cool cake. You make just one batter pour it into a baking dish and you end up with a 3 layered cake! I had never heard of this before, but apparently its been around for a … Continue reading

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Sweet & spicy bacon wrapped chicken with kale and caramelized walnuts

This meal was really amazing, especially considering that it came about from me thinking, “hmm what do we have in the house to eat?”. I has a really great flavor combination, its easy to make and it will leave your … Continue reading

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Homemade buttermilk rye bread with rosemary

You guys, this bread is soooo good! I actually slightly regret making it because I want to eat all of it. I used the buttermilk that I had left over from the butter I made last week, but you can … Continue reading

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