Monday, May 10, 2010

Today's Special: Cinco de Mayo

Blackened Salmon Sandwich- New Recipe. Wow this was really great. A big surprise as far as flavor and it's healthy too! I would definitely make this again.

Nogales Steak Tacos- This was the second time I've made this. So so good and easy to make. You do have to plan ahead of time (the onions and steak need to marinate overnight), but it makes for a fast meal that's full of delicious flavor.

Brats and Sauerkraut- New Recipe. So I don't know that this really counts as a recipe as there isn't much added to the brats or sauerkraut. I mainly saw "Brats and Sauerkraut" and thought it sounded really good. I served this on fancy hot dog buns from the bakery (which I later saw were labeled at 'Brat Buns'), and mustard. It was really good and hit the spot.

Homestyle Macaroni and Cheese- Favorite. I LOVE this mac and cheese. I've tried a lot of homemade mac and cheese recipes and they are usually bland and don't have much flavor. This stuff is awesome. The Dijon mustard gives it an extra little kick of flavor and matches really well with the cheddar. This is one of my favorite recipes.

Bonus: Dessert

Ginger-Lime Coconut Cake with Marshmallow Frosting- New Recipe. After looking at about a million cake recipes, I chose this one to make for my mom's birthday. It was a bit time consuming, but turned out really good. I thought it was kind of a "key lime pie" cake. The lime curd filling was really good and the frosting was addictive. I kept eating the leftovers out of the bowl... it was just like marshmallow fluff. The cake turned out a lot more dense than I thought it would, but it was still really good. It was a really beautiful cake and I was really pleased with how it turned out.


It's Me said...

The pics turned out really good! Why don't you just send me some samples on down to AZ? That cake looks so yummy and beautiful. Would you make it again?

AnNaRicHiE said...

Wow! Your blog makes me hungry.what do you call this white thing?I am Anna from Virginia.thanks

Karen said...

I would make the cake again, especially the marshmallow frosting. I'm actually not big on marshmallows normally, but that stuff was awesome and really easy to work with. The lime filling was also really good. Although the cake was good too, I think maybe I would try to find a white cake that was a bit less dense.

Hi Anna! I'm not really sure what "white thing" you're referring too... Something on this post?

heidi said...

Ooo... those limes pictured next to the cake make it all look so gorgeously irrestible.

(Maybe the "white thing" is the coconut the cake seems to be covered with?)

Lots of X's and O's!--HJ.

Holly said...

I am definitely going to try the Macaroni and Cheese! It looks SO delicious! Beautiful cake!