Sunday, August 26, 2012

Homemade BBQ Pizza With Pepper Jack Cheese & Chicken Sausage

Making a zesty BBQ pizza had been on my mind for some time and today it finally became a reality. Not only that but it turned out super nice and zesty just like I had imagined for which I couldn't of been happier. Yes, this was a happy BBQ pizza made with pepper jack cheese in place of mozzarella, sausage in place of pepperoni, and BBQ sauce in place of tomato sauce on top of a homemade crispy crust. Talk about gourmet and something entirely different from your everyday pizza.

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Baked Apple Banana Split

Recently I celebrated Christmas in July with quite a feast including a Sweet Potato Souffle inside a baked apple. The funny thing about this is the fact that I didn't really enjoy it but it inspired me to do this exciting baked apple dessert. Instead of sweet potatoes though I used creamy vanilla ice cream in its place combined into a traditional banana split. Albeit with a slight twist of ingredients which included melted marshmallow. The result was an extraordinary dessert that will be in my dessert lineup from now on. To make all this even better, this one of a kind dessert is very simple to make.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Gourmet Appetizers: Pinions (AKA) Fried Pickle & Onion Ring Balls

I had a little foodie fun tonight. While frying up some onion rings to go with my turkey burger dinner, I went Food Crazie again. It seems like I'm on a roll lately so I decided that while I already had the mess of the deep fryer out, why not try a unique appetizer. The thought immediately came to mind, since I also had the pickles out, that I could combine onions with pickles with a little cheddar cheese added to the mix. How to make this work though so everything would stick together in the fryer? Easy, with a lot of help from flour I'll show you step by step how you can make what I'm calling Pinions, also known as Fried Pickle & Onion Ring Balls.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Fried Pineapple Rings

Fried Pineapple Rings? Really? Yes, I had been thinking about trying this for some time now as a stand alone dessert. Finally decided to give it a go today to see how it would turn out. It was interesting to say the least and it would depend on the persons taste to determine if it was good or bad.

In other words, it didn't turn out quite as I expected but I'm awhile back when I first started this blog, I promised to post any recipes (I come up with) good or bad. That's what makes this blog an interesting concept because sometimes you have to experiment with a combination of different ingredients to come up with the next best dish which could be a winner.

Sunday, August 5, 2012

The Great Potato Skin Burger

Sometimes a foodie inspiration just hits you like a sack of potatoes. That's exactly what happened today when I was cruising the grocery store trying to think of what I wanted to do for my next post. It all came together when I walked down the frozen aisle and noticed potato skin appetizers. You know the ones with cheddar cheese and bacon on top? I've never tried them and I especially wouldn't try the frozen variety but that's besides the point. When I saw those potato skin appetizers... a thought occurred to me, how can I improve on that concept and take it to the next level.

Didn't take long before I decided that adding Angus Beef to the mix and using two potato skins as a bun would work out just fine. That's how, what I'm calling the Great Potato Skin Burger was born. And what a Great Potato Skin Burger it turned out to be. Not too hard to make and super tasty to the max. Soon after getting home from the store I was in burger potato in heaven. You can be too because this is so good, you're going to want to try it the first chance you get.