Looking for a strong coconut flavor in your coconut cream pie? I discovered that adding coconut milk powder to the recipe does the trick without adding too much moisture. You can find it at any Asian market, as well as online. I’ve linked to some options below the recipe.
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Nutiva, a brand of coconut, chia, hemp and red palm organic superfoods, recently launched bite-sized snacks called O’CoconutTM. Because I love coconut, I gratefully accepted a free sample to review for this site. They arrived while I was on vacation, so I’m not sure how […]
Pesto with Spinach and Feta Cheese
I was first introduced to pesto when I was 16. I thought the name was so funny. But once I tasted it I wondered why hadn’t Mom made this before! The garlic … yum! The smoothiness of the virgin olive oil … mmmm. And just a touch of crunch from pine nuts. I’m in heaven. Then, in my 20s I decided to experiment and added some spinach and feta cheese to the mix. Ah! Perfection. The tartness of the feta mixes nicely with the bitter of the spinach and the awesomeness of the pesto. I get chills just thinking of it.
The Chorizo Potato Burrito
When I first lived in Phoenix (I’ve lived there two separate times), I lived walking distance from a little shack-like Mexican restaurant called Eriberto’s. For breakfast, the served this burrito, which also had some eggs. It was DA BOMB! It was so good, I would beg my husband to take me there so I could have one … no matter what time of day it was! Later, I’d buy chorizo and some form of potato product (hash browns, fries or even tater tots) and make my own tortilla-less version. I’ve been to many Mexican take out places since, but found none that mix those three ingredients with the panache that Eriberto’s does. I miss you!
Banquet Dessert Bakes is a line of simple, make it yourself with a few extra ingredients dessert mixes. I recently tried their Coconut Creme Pie. Here are my observations: Prep Time It took very little time to prepare the dessert. I probably completed the whole […]