Thursday, January 17, 2013

Marinated Antipasto Mushrooms


from my peeps

Marinated Antipasto Mushrooms 


Ingredients:
1 pound of brown or white mushrooms, or a mix of both 

4 tablespoons of good extra virgin olive oil, or more if needed 
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar 
2 cloves of garlic, minced  
1/4 cup of red onions or shallots, finely chopped 
2 tablespoons of fresh oregano, finely chopped 
2 tablespoons fresh thyme, finely chopped 
1/2 teaspoon of salt 
1/2 teaspoon black peppercorns

1/4 teaspoon coriander seeds (optional)

Instructions: 
Wash mushrooms well and remove stems. Boil mushrooms in salted water for about 10 minutes, drain and let cool. While mushrooms cool, combine all other ingredients in a jar, close the lid and shake until it's all combined. Add mushrooms, close lid and refrigerate overnight. Remove from the fridge at least 10 minutes before planning on serving it.
From Pink Bites

Monday, January 14, 2013

Tres Leches Cake

from my peeps

Tres Leches Cake

Here is another wonderful recipe from our South American adventure. It’s a delightful finish to a spicy Latin meal.

Ingredients:
1 ½ cup all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
½ cup unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
5 eggs
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups whole milk
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 (12oz) can evaporated milk
1 ½ cups heavy whipping cream
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
Directions:
Preheat Oven to 350. Spray 9 x13 with Pam or other cooking spray.
Stir flour and baking powder together and set aside.
Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add eggs and the ½ tsp of vanilla and beat well
Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture 2 tablespoons at a time. Mix until well blended. Spread batter into prepared pan.
Bake at 350 for 30minutes.When cake is out of the oven pierce all over with fork
Combine whole milk, condensed milk and evaporated milk together. Pour over top of cooled cake.
Whip whipping cream, the remaining cup of sugar and remaining vanilla together until thick. Spread on top of cake and sprinkle lightly with cinnamon. Be sure to keep refrigerated.— Enjoy and don’t tell your cardiologist what you are having for dessert.

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