True Belgian Waffles Recipe
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 5 servings
2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
3-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2 Eggland’s Best Eggs, separated
1-1/2 cups milk
1 cup butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Sliced fresh strawberries or syrup
- In a bowl, combine flour, sugar and baking powder. In another bowl, lightly beat egg yolks. Add milk, butter and vanilla; mix well. Stir into dry ingredients just until combined. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into batter.
- Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer’s directions until golden brown. Serve with strawberries or syrup. Yield: 10 waffles (about 4-1/2 inches).
Most of us are too young to know about old-fashioned dating habits. But if you’ve seen old movies, then you know men used to call a lady to ask her on a date several days before. Then come date night, he’d show up all dressed up at her door with a bouquet of flowers, and take her to the movies. What if old-fashioned dating habits came back in style?
#1. Getting picked up at the door.
No more of this texting or calling to say “I’m outside”, but actually getting out of the car and walking to the door. It takes just a minute and makes all the difference in the world. It’s a date, it’s special, and should be treated as such.
#2. Bring a small gift or flowers.
It’s thoughtful, kind, and a way of showing affection. Whenever I visit a friend, I always bring a little gift…
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Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids are the building blocks of a well functioning brain. Many seniors start to develop cognitive impairment as they age not because they are simply getting older, but because their nutrition is lacking. Aside from quitting smoking, staying active, and continuing to challenge yourself intellectually to keep your brain working well into your centenarian years, here is a list of foods, primarily those which contain monounsaturated fats or ‘healthy fats’, which can keep you reciting poetry from memory or recalling your childhood friends’ names like you just saw them yesterday.
This fruit/nut/vegetable helps to keep your brain working at top speed with healthy fats, lots of potassium, fiber, Vitamin E, B-complex and folic acid. The health benefits of avocados are amazing.
Peanuts, Walnuts, Almonds and Pecans
As long as you don’t have a tree nut allergy, peanuts, walnuts, almonds, and pecans are wonderful for boosting brain health. They…
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Vegetable oil for deep-frying
1 – can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated biscuits
1 – package (8 oz) cream cheese
8 – slices bacon, halved
Toothpicks or skewers
1/2 – cup cinnamon-sugar
- Heat oil in deep-fryer to 350°F.
- Separate dough into 8 biscuits; split each into 2 rounds. Gently stretch out each biscuit half just a bit; add small scoop of cream cheese in center. Wrap dough around cream cheese; seal edges.
- Wrap each stuffed biscuit with half slice of bacon; secure with toothpick.
- Fry bacon-wrapped stuffed biscuits in oil until puffed and golden brown on all sides.
- While warm, toss evenly in cinnamon-sugar. If desired, serve with maple syrup.
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Feijoada, Brazilian Black Bean Stew Receipe
1 pound (450 grams) dry black beans
4 Tbsp olive oil
1 pound (450 grams) pork shoulder, cut into chunks
2 large onions, sliced
1 head of garlic, peeled and chopped
1 pound (450 grams) carne seca or corned beef, cut into chunks
1/2 pound (225 grams) fresh sausages, such as chorizo or Italianvsausage
1 pound (450 grams) smoked sausage, such as linguica or kielbasa
1 smoked ham hock or shank
3-4 bay leaves
1 14.5 ounce can (411 grams) of crushed tomatoes
1 Pour boiling water over the black beans and let them sit while you prepare the rest of the stew.
2 Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat and brown the pork shoulder. When it has browned, remove the meat from the pot, set aside and add the onions to the pot…
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- 2⁄3cup picante sauce or 2⁄3 cup your favorite salsa
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1⁄2teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed
- 1 1⁄2cups cooked chicken, chopped
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 2 green onions, chopped with some tops (about 1/4 cup)
- 6(8 inch) flour tortillas
- 2 tablespoons margarine, melted
- shredded cheddar cheese, for serving
- chopped green onion, for serving
- picante sauce, for serving
- Mix chicken, picante sauce or salsa, cumin, oregano, cheese and onions.
- Place about 1/4 cup of the chicken mixture in the center of each tortilla.
- Fold opposite sides over filling.
- Roll up from bottom and place seam-side down on a baking sheet.
- Brush with melted margarine.
- Bake at 400°F for 25 minutes or until golden.
- Garnish with additional cheese and green onion and serve salsa on the side.
Brazilian meal Feijão-Tropeiro
- 500g dried pinto beans
- 250g smoked bacon
- 1 onion, peeled and chopped
- 2 garlic cloves – peeled and chopped
- 30g butter
- 4 eggs
200g toasted cassava (manioc) flour
Prep: 5min › Cook: 30min › Ready in: 35min
- Add beans to a pressure cooker and cover with water. Bring to high heat and cook the beans for about 20 minutes under pressure. Drain and set aside.
- Chop the bacon and place it in a large frying pan over medium heat; fry until crisp (approximately 5 minutes). Remove bacon from pan with a slotted spoon and set aside. Discard 2/3 of the fat in the pan and return pan to the heat.
- Cook onion and add garlic in the bacon fat for about 2 minutes, add the cooked beans and season with salt to…
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“Graham crackers with melted marshmallows and chocolate. Prepared over an open flame, this camping favorite is great for the holidays, too. Not recommended for the stove top.”
Original recipe makes 1 serving
- 1 large marshmallow
- 1 graham cracker
- 1 (1.5 ounce) bar chocolate candy bar
- Heat the marshmallow over an open flame until it begins to brown and melt.
- Break the graham cracker in half. Sandwich the chocolate between the cracker and the hot marshmallow. Allow the marshmallow to cool a moment before eating.