Horseradish and Blue Cheese crusted filet recipe with aprons

If you’re tired of having a boring old steak and want something that is restaurant quality, easy to make and doesn’t cost a fortune, you have to try these horseradish and blue cheese crusted filet steaks. You not only do not need to spend a ton because all types of filets will work, but it is a very low ingredient and low work recipe. This is another one I made up and am excited to share with you all. I’d also like to ask a favor before I share this recipe with you. Please look at the aprons below and click on them to find a million other styles at the stores. Each time you click through and shop without using a coupon code I’ll get credit for the sale which helps me to pay for this site. Remember, click the image of the apron and shop without a coupon and I’ll be able to continue to bring you new recipes.

horseradish and blue cheese crusted steak recipe

horseradish and blue cheese crusted steak recipe

steak aprons, aprons to cook steak in

steak aprons, aprons to cook steak in

Women’s apron to cook steaks in – $34.95

This floral apron may be pretty and danty, but even with it’s gorgeous magnolia flowers and beautiful red, black and white print and designs, it is also the perfect apron to cook steaks in for women.

Steaks can be messy and you can get splashed with blood, melted cheese, wine sauces, marinades and a million other things.  That’s why I love this as a perfect women’s apron for cooking steaks.  By wearing these color combinations, the women’s steak aprons are able to take most of the normal colored stains and hide them.  This way when your company comes or family sites down, your apron won’t look as messy compared to a white or other colored apron.  The red, black and white prints will help to hide all stains and help them blend in so you can look just as amazing as the steaks you’re preparing below.  That is why I love this as the perfect aprons for women to cook steaks in.

horseradish and bluecheese steaks

horseradish and bluecheese steaks

men's steak aprons - kiss the chef apron in red

men’s steak aprons – kiss the chef apron in red

men’s steak aprons – kiss the chef apron in red – $24.95

What I love about this one, besides that it is the red mens kiss the chef apron is that it is long enough to take almost any stain when cooking steaks and can easily be removed to serve food.  Perfect for cooking food or even just prepping steaks, this is the perfect mens aprons for cooking steaks in.  If you click through the image you’ll see that it also comes in black.
blue cheese horseradish crust steaks

blue cheese horseradish crust steaks

bluecheese and horse radish steak recipes

bluecheese and horse radish steak recipes

How to make a blue cheese and horseradish filet recipe

This is one of the most fun and easy recipes that I have created recently.  It only takes a few ingredients and not much prep time.  All you have to do is have a container like the one below and a lid to store it in the fridge for 24 hours (this isn’t necessary but I do it so the flavors can sink in.).

What you need to make a blue cheese and horseradish crusted filet steak.

  • 1 or 2 filets
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Crushed black pepper
  • Crumbled blue cheese
  • Prepared horseradish
  • Chopped garlic

The first thing to do is to pour extra virgin olive oil into a container and throw a few pinches of sea salt and pepper into it.  Now place the steaks inside the container and sprinkle some sea salt and pepper on the top of the steaks too.  In the next container mix a bunch of crumbled blue cheese, a few scoops of fresh prepared horseradish and about two tablespoons of crushed garlic and mix it all together.  Now take the steaks and place them in the container with the cheese mixture.  You can crust the cheese to the side or place it and stick it on the top of the steaks.  Now cover and set in the fridge for about 24 hours.  Take the steaks out and place them on a baking sheet in the oven at 350 degrees for about 20 to 25 minutes and they’re done.  Let cool and serve and you now have an amazing bluecheese and horseradish crusted steak.  Thank you all again for reading and please buy an apron without using a coupon code to help support this blog.  I don’t get paid unless you click my link and do not use a coupon.  =0)

How to cook eggs in peppers recipe & fun aprons

This week was all about breakfast.  Instead of doing something like my superman bacon and eggs recipe, this one is more for kids and adults.  If you do thin slices of bell peppers you can make them look like video game characters or flowers.  if you cute them thicker you can stuff the eggs inside the peppers for more adult flavors.  Then slice some fresh fruit and arrange it around the plate and it will look gorgeous for you to present or use fun leaves and herbs to create a fun and exciting look for your kids.  Before I teach you how to cook eggs in a pepper with this fun recipe, here are two aprons you can buy.  Remember, when you click through to buy an apron and do not use a coupon, I get credit for the sale which helps me to pay for this blog and to bring you new recipes that I work hard at making up each week.

zebra print aprons

zebra print aprons

Fabulous Black and White Zebra Print Apron – $31.95

Mornings can be a beast which is why you’ll love cooking eggs and making food with this fabulous black and white zebra print apron for women.  Not only is this zebra print apron perfect for cooking in the kitchen, it is the fun and stylish way to serve cocktails, beverages for everyone and stay fashionable.  Zebra print aprons are some of the coolest and cutest so get yours today before you need to cook for your next party.  Click the image to the left or link above to buy zebra print aprons for women.

fun pink and black modern apron for women

fun pink and black modern apron for women

Fun pink and black aprons for women – $34.95If you love fun and exciting food, you’ll love this modern and fun pink and black modern apron for women.  not only is it fashionable, it’s also fabulous!  The fun pink and black modern apron for women comes with a fabulous trip, a stripped waist belt and ruffle accenting the bottom and black straps over the back of the neck.  The actual fun pink and black modern apron for women features another pattern with classic chandelier styled black patterns on a pink background making the fun pink and black modern apron for women one of the best selling and most popular aprons around.

How to cook eggs inside a pepper recipe and instructions how to cook eggs in peppers

eggs in peppers recipe

eggs in peppers recipe

 

how to cook eggs in peppers

how to cook eggs in peppers

 

how to cook eggs inside a pepper

how to cook eggs inside a pepper

 

eggs in pepper recipe

eggs in pepper recipe

 

eggs cooked inside red peppers

eggs cooked inside red peppers

Cooking eggs inside bell peppers is one of the most fun ways to prepare eggs.  The nice this is that the bell peppers hold the eggs in a mold and it is almost a fool proof recipe that makes everyone smile.  Here’s the trick on making them stuffed and to make sure they look fabulous.

  1. Slick your bell peppers into thick or thin slices.
  2. Make sure you do not keep the bottom on the bottom slice.
  3. Lay the peppers on a non stick frying pan.
  4. Place garlic, bacon, chives or anything else you want to have inside the eggs in the middle of the pepper slice.
  5. Pour the eggs into the pepper and make sure they fill it up.  If the pepper is to large, add a second egg.
  6. If you want the puffy fun look like I had, cover the eggs so the steam cooks the top part while the frying pan cooks the lower part.
  7. Sprinkle on cayenne, chili or whatever other peppers you want on top and you are now done.

Take the sliced with a spatula and lay them neatly on your plate.  This recipe is very fun, easy and always looks great when you do it the right way.  They are also easy to add flavors to by add the flavor below the eggs in the middle of the pepper so your guests get a fun surprise as they are eating.

Beer Battered Avacdo and Sesame, Garlic and Teriyaki Chicken Recipe

I was playing in the kitchen yesterday and realized that I had avocados I never did anything with.  Because I really don’t like letting food go bad, I looked around to see if there was anything I could do with them before I had to get rid of them.  I didn’t really have anything to do a fun recipe so I figured why not fry them.  Holy crap did they come out amazing.  I then cooked a garlic, sesame and teriyaki chicken breast to go along with the fried avocado.  Before I share the recipes, I’d like to ask that you please support this blog by buying an apron from below or using the navigation above.  When you buy one of our aprons, without using a coupon, we get a percentage of each sale so we get to bring you new recipes, pay for the site to be hosted, etc…  Even if you don’t need an apron right now, you could always go for an accessory or oven mit…they have some cool styles.  Here are two aprons that I love below and then the recipes for the fried avocado and garlic, sesame, teriyaki chicken.

red or black my wife's a hottie apron for men

red or black my wife’s a hottie apron for men


“My Wife’s A Hottie” Red or black apron for men.  Click here to buy – $24.95

green womens apron

green womens apron


Green women’s apron click here to buy it! – $25.95

Ok, now that you’ve seen two sample aprons to wear with this fun recipe for an easy to cook and quick meal, here are the recipes for the fried avocado and the sesame, garlic and teriyaki chicken.

Beer batter and fried avocado recipe.

  • 2 avocados (keep them in the fridge for a day or two)
  • 1 and 1/4 cup of white flour
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 bottle of irish red beer
  • Extra virgin olive oil

This recipe for fried avocados is insanely easy.  combine the flour with the salt and pepper and egg and about 3/4 of the bottle of beer into a bowl until it looks like a very thick pancake batter.  Now slice the avocado into slices after taking out the pit and the skin.  Dip the slices of avocado and cover them in the batter and then carefully place them into the frying pan that has extra virgin olive oil in it.  Once the batter is cooked and looks like the color below, it is done and you can pull it out.  Serve by itself or with whatever sauce you want.  I used the sauce from the next recipe.

Garlic, sesame and teriyaki chicken recipe.

  • 3 chicken breasts
  • Sesame seeds
  • 1 bottle of teriyaki sauce
  • chopped garlic (add as much to the chicken as you’d like)
  • extra virgin olive oil

Heat up a pan and pour in enough extra virgin olive oil to cover the bottoms of the chicken breasts.  Now place the chicken breasts into the oil and then carefully take a knife and slice the breasts while not burning yourself or cutting your frying pans so that the slices go almost to the bottom of the chicken and you create easy to rip apart pieces.  Now take the chopped garlic and using something like a large wooden fork or spoon, push it into the sliced of chicken so it soaks in.  Now cover the frying pan and let it cook on medium heat until the chicken is thoroughly cooked.  Place the chicken breasts on a plate and throw the sesame seeds over the chicken.  Now pour the teriyaki sauce on it and you’re done.

sesame and teryaki chicken with fried avacados

sesame and teryaki chicken with fried avacados

 

teriyaki chicken and fried avocados

teriyaki chicken and fried avocados

fried avocados recipe

fried avocados recipe

beer batter avocado recipe

beer batter avocado recipe

Peach and Pancetta Pizza Recipe and Floral Napa Wine Aprons

The other day I was playing with different flavors that would taste amazing together for a fun late summer pizza and came up with a wheat crust white peach and pancetta pizza.  The white peach and pancetta pizza is sweet, light and amazing to eat while you relax or a glass of wine.  It almost makes me think of Napa Valley which is why I paired this recipe with the napa valley and wine inspired aprons that you can buy to help support this blog and keep me posting new recipes.  Remember, to buy the napa valley wine aprons and support this blog, click through the image of the wine aprons you like and then purchase them without using a coupon or leaving the site.  This helps me earn money so I can bring new recipes to you.  Thank you for reading and the support.  Here are two napa valley wine aprons (or ones that make me think of napa valley) and a recipe that you would more than likely enjoy eating while drinking a glass of red or white on a picnic in wine country.

purple napa valley wine aprons

purple napa valley wine aprons


Purple Napa Valley wine apron for women – $32.95

This first apron reminds me of everything you would imagine at any bed and breakfast in any wine country from Virginia to Napa.  With a gorgeous vintage wall paper look and feel on both prints, it is a timeless and classic look but has a modern twist with the cut and style.  It looks like it is fitted for a skinny lady, but this apron actually looks amazing on almost any figure and after I tried on the same cut and style, it actually works amazing at helping to make your curves look flawless if you’re a bit bigger like me.  This is probably one of the most elegant and gorgeous styles of napa valley wine aprons you are going to find and one that I love.

pink flower napa valley wine apron

pink flower napa valley wine apron


Pink flower napa valley wine apron – $25.95

This is one of my favorites.  The flowers remind me of asia or an antique 1970’s or early 1980’s print that you would see on a painting or wall paper.  The cut and style are modern and because of the colors and shape of this fabulous pink flower napa valley wine apron I had to include it in this post.  Not only does it accent the white peach and pancetta pizza perfectly, but when you walk out wearing it, everyone will turn.  If you want a gorgeous pink flower napa valley wine apron, then this is probably the perfect style for you.

Peach and Pancetta Pizza recipe.

The way I came up with this recipe is by combining my favorite late summer flavors, and because I really wanted to go to wine country for Labor Day weekend but everything was booked.  Instead of getting upset about it, I decided to pair my own unique wine country flavors with wines and have my own mini vacation like I was in wine country, but at my apartment.  The white peach flesh and pancetta pizza came out perfect and I’ll include some options for you to make it so that you will love it and add your own twist.

What you need to make a white peach and pancetta pizza recipe.

  • Fresh whole wheat pizza dough
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • Boars head or other diced pancetta
  • 1 or 2 large white flesh peaches
  • California figs
  • Balsamic glaze (raspberry, apple, cantalope or your other favorite citrus)
  • 1 large ball of sliced buffalo mozzerella
  • Parmesan or asiago cheese shreds

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and then start rolling out your whole wheat pizza dough to the size you want it.  Take two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil and pour it into the middle of the crust.  Now throw on a pinch of sea salt and a pinch of ground black pepper and push the liquid to the edges of the crust.  Now take about 4 tablespoons of your favorite sweet balsamic glaze and pour it into the center of the crust.  Rub it around the crust so that it comes almost to the edges.  If you need more than 4 tablespoons, feel free to add it on.  Now take your sliced buffalo mozzarella and lay it out across the pizza in slices.  Next take your white peaches and slice them in half so you can take the pit out.  Take each half and cut it into thin slices.  Now cut your California figs into quarters or into eigths and place them around the pizza on top of the mozzarella slices.  The last step is to take the diced pancetta and toss it over the pizza and then sprinkle the cheese shreds and place the pizza in the oven for about 15 minutes.  Once everything is melted you can turn your oven to broil and move the pizza to the top rack to brown the cheese.  Slice the pizza and let it cool.  Now serve it and enjoy with your favorite wine or if you are serving it to people under 21, try it with juice.  Thank you again for reading and please shop through the links without using a coupon to help support the blog and also feel free to leave a comment or share this post on pinterest, facebook or your other favorite social site.

peach and pancetta pizza recipe

peach and pancetta pizza recipe

peach and pancetta pizza

peach and pancetta pizza

fig, peach and pancetta pizza recipe

fig, peach and pancetta pizza recipe

 

Garlic, Basil and Avocado Chicken & Italian Inspired Aprons

My recipe for my garlic and basil avocado chicken is a brand new one that was inspired by a restaurant that opened up the street.  The restaurant does a garlic aioli on top of it, you could do a garlic mayo, but to be honest, when you modify it and make it the way that I do, there is absolutely no need to top it with this.  Before I give you this amazing recipe for garlic, basil and avocado chicken, I’d like to share two aprons with you that are Italian inspired.  Remember, by click through the links and shopping without using a coupon code I can earn a commission and keep this blog running with new recipes.  These Italian inspired aprons make great gifts for the holidays or just thinking of you.  If you know someone who might want one, you want to find a ton of other Italian designer aprons or that at least look Italian inspired, click through and buy something.

italian floral apron

italian floral apron

Green and pink Italian floral apron for women – $31.95

I don’t know why this pattern and print makes me think Italian, but for some reason when I see it I think of Naples or wine he country (even though the entire country is wine country).  I can easily see an Italian woman in the 50’s wearing this print or even from the 30’s, 60’s and possibly the 80’s because of the bold lines.  The pink flowers with the green accents make this gorgeous Italian floral apron for women a great gift for people who like vintage looks but with modern designs and cuts.
vintage italian floral apron

vintage Italian floral apron

Vintage Italian floral apron for women – $27.95

I don’t know why I love this one, but it reminds me of an old vintage or even antique and classic Italian pattern.  The gorgeous colors and flowers accent the three rows of ruffles and I love the ties around the neck.  The circular pocket with the bow on the front right hip looks classic and designer with an old world feel and modern twist.  If you’re looking for a vintage Italian floral apron without wanting a dirty, used piece of fabric.  This gorgeous design is available and usually on sale.  Click the image above or the link next to the price.

Garlic, Basil and Avocado Chicken recipe.

garlic chicken basil and avacado sandwich

garlic chicken basil and avacado sandwich

This is one of the easiest and most amazing sandwiches you can make.  You can also serve it as a dinner or any other way you want.  Normally I cut the chicken straight through into pieces and then pile it on the bun when I serve it as a sandwich, but because I wanted to show you what it looks like with the breast in tact for dinner I placed the breasts sliced on the buns.  If you do make a garlic aioli or mayo, you can place it on the bun.

What you need:

  • 1 Avocado
  • 2 Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Vine ripened tomatoe (small works great)
  • Basil
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • A few cloves of garlic

Take your extra virgin olive oil and pour some in a pan.  Now take your chicken breasts and lay them in the olive oil so just the bottom of the breasts are covered.  Take a pinch of salt and throw it over each breast.  Now throw a pinch of pepper on each breast.  Next take a sharp knife and slice the breasts almost down to the bottom.  Let this start to cook on medium heat.

how to cook garlic chicken and basil

how to cook garlic chicken and basil

 

Now puree or chop your basil and mince or chop your garlic and mix them together.  take this combination and carefully rub it on the chicken breast and try to push it into the slices so everything has a ton of flavor.  Now cover the pan with a lid and let it cook.  While the chicken is cooking, slice a tomato, scoop out your avocado and slice it.  Arrange the avocado and tomato on a plate or place them on the top part of the bun or bread you are serving the chicken on.  When the chicken is done cooking, either place it on the bread or slice it through the rest of the way on a cutting board and line it up on the bread so it is easier to eat.  Place the avocado and tomato on it and serve.

garlic, basil and avocado chicken sandwich

garlic, basil and avocado chicken sandwich

 

This recipe for garlic, basil and avocado chicken is amazingly easy to make and everyone will love it.  The flavors blend together perfectly and everyone will crave it.  The presentation looks incredible and it tastes like it takes forever to make.  It is one of my new favorite recipes and I cannot wait to show it off for a dinner party.  Thank you again for reading and don’t forget to click through to buy an apron or any of the other fun cooking accessories like oven mits the advertisers carry.  Also, if you use a coupon code I won’t get credit so make sure to click through and purchase without leaving the site.

Spicy, Chocolate & Chardonnay Chicken Recipe & Matching Sage Apron

The other day I was dying for comfort food and didn’t feel like going to the store.  I also didn’t want to have to do much so I looked around at what I had in my kitchen and came up with a brand new recipe for a delicious and easy to make spicy, chocolate & chardonnay chicken recipe.  Not only is this recipe amazing comfort food, but because I sort of boil the chicken in chardonnay instead of frying it, I pretend its healthy for me.  Before I give you my spicy, chocolate & chardonnay chicken recipe, I want to share with you the perfect apron to match while you make and serve this delicious, decadent dish.  Remember, this blog is supported by your shopping for aprons without using coupon codes or clicking to another site when you shop, so please click the aprons link if you like this apron or want to find another and buy it without leaving the store to find a coupon or deal for the retailer.  they also feature a ton of other styles and accessories for you to choose from.

Yellow and Green Vintage Aprons for Women

Yellow and Green Vintage Apron for Women

Yellow and Green Vintage Apron for Women


Yellow and Green vintage apron for women – $25.95

Retail Price: $35.95
You Save: $10.00

This is one of my favorite aprons to have around and recommend when you are making either fish or a fabulous chicken dish like the one below.  Not only is it a fun vintage floral print with yellows and greens and pinks, but it is also fashionable.  With a pink, yellow and green vintage floral apron pattern on the main section, green straps for the neck and bottom ruffle that also feature a fun vintage floral aprons pattern and a pocket to store or hold all of your cooking utensils, you can easily serve this dish or plate it for a fun and relaxing meal by yourself or with the girls.  This pink, yellow and green vintage floral apron screams chocolate and comfort food and also makes me crave a glass of chardonnay when I look at it.  I absolutely love this design and the colors and know that you will too.  Click here to buy it online.

Spicy, Chocolate & Chardonnay Chicken recipe.

So I was stressed out and wanted something that wasn’t too spicy and was definitely comforting, but healthy.  I combined two of my favorite things, chardonnay and spicy chocolate with something I could eat for lunch, chicken.  This recipe is extremely easy to make and something I highly recommend if you want some easy comfort food to make on the weekends or after work when you just want a glass of wine and to relax.

Here’s what you need:

  • 1 skinless chicken breast per person
  • Dark cocoa powder (regular cocoa powder will work too)
  • Ancho chili powder
  • Sea salt
  • Pepper
  • Chardonnay
chocolate chardonnay chicken

chocolate chardonnay chicken

Take your chicken breasts and place them into a container.  Now toss on a pinch of salt and pepper to season it.  Throw on about a half to a full tablespoon of ancho chili powder onto the chicken breasts and then throw on a couple heaping tablespoons of cocoa powder over the whole thing.  Now shake it up so everything gets covered.  Now you have two options.

1.  Pour in chardonnay and let is sit in the fridge for about an hour (This will wash away the spices since they didn’t get to sit, but you’ll still be able to taste them.

2.  Place it in the fridge for an hour and let it marinade.

Now take a large pan that has a cover and set it on the stove at about medium high heat.  If you used option 1.  Pour the entire thing into the pan and cover it.  If you used option 2.  Place the chicken breasts into the pan and then pour in all of the remaining powder from your dry rub and then add your chardonnay so it just starts to cover the sides of the chicken breasts.  Now let everything slowly cook for about 20 minutes with the lid over the pan.  You may want to flip the breasts and check on them half way through.  Once the chicken is done cooking just take it out of the pan and you are ready to eat once it has cooled off enough.

I absolutely love this new recipe for spice, chocolate & chardonnay chicken and know that you will too.  Also, don’t forget to click through the aprons and buy one to help support this blog (without using a coupon or discount code) so I can continue to bring you new fun and easy to make recipes.  Also, feel free to leave a comment below if you like or have any other variations of this recipe you’d like to try or add.

Sundried Tomatoe & Gorgonzola Polenta & Tomato Themed Aprons

sundried tomato, gorgonzola polenta slices

sundried tomato, gorgonzola polenta slices

Ok, this is a fast fun and easy recipe that anyone can make.  I’ve also paired it with a fun and fabulous set of tomato aprons, well tomatoe red aprons that you can enjoy as you are making these amazing and fun sundried tomatoe and gorgonzola polenta side dishes and appetizers.  In the image to the left you’ll see what it looks like sliced.  I prefer them this way when I am serving them as a side dish.  If I am serving them as an appetizer, I make everything the same way, I just take the polenta and roll it into a ball and then push my thumb into the middle so it becomes a mini version of the shell or cup from a fingerprint cookie.  Here are the aprons (which if you buy them without using a coupon code) you’ll help to support this blog and keep me bringing you more recipes and fun things.

 

 

 

red tomato aprons for women

red tomato aprons for women

Spicy Red & Black Apron – $33.95
Retail Price: $43.95
You Save: $10.00
from: Spicy Aprons Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red Tomatoe Aprons for Women

Red Tomatoe Aprons for Women

Women’s Apron Sassy Red – $34.95
Retail Price: $44.95
You Save: $10.00
from: Flirty Aprons

 

 

Ok, here’s the recipe for my sundried tomato and Gorgonzola polenta.

  • 1 package of polenta (I buy the premade that comes in the plastic wrap so I can just slice it.
  • Sundried tomatoes
  • Gorgonzola cheese (I buy the wedge of it instead of crumbled but both work).
  • shredded Parmesan cheese
  • extra virgin olive oil

All you do is line a pan with wax paper, or you pour extra virgin olive oil on it (however your polenta will start out soggy but that goes away when you let it rest after the oven outside of the pan) and heat your oven to 350.  Now slice your polenta or bunch it up into bites with your thumb pushing it into a cup shape if you are doing bites for an appetizer.  Take your sundried tomatoes and chop them and mix them into the polenta.  If you are doing slices, you can julienne them and lay them across the slices.

Now take your Gorgonzola cheese and break of small chunks and either place them in the thumb prints or on top of the slices.  I usually place them in the middle because it melts across the slice.  Now take these and place them in the oven on the top rack for about 20 minutes.

After twenty minutes, take the polenta out and check the consistency.  If it is able to be easily picked up and almost done, cover them with the Parmesan cheese and then put them back in the oven for a few minutes on the top rack and then turn the oven to broil so you can brown and crisp the cheese for about 5 minutes (until the cheese starts to brown).  Now take everything out of the oven and serve.

My sundried tomatoe and gorgonzola polenta is an awesome appetizer and also a fun side dish you can serve.  Everyone will love them and you’ll love serving them in your new red tomato aprons.  I love having a theme and when I am serving dinner, I always like to have a matching outfit and things like these red tomato aprons are one of the first ways you can start to bring your theme together.

 

Caramel Apple Kits and Halloween Aprons

caramel apple instructions

caramel apple instructions

caramel apple kit

caramel apple kit

the fruit company caramel apple kit

the fruit company caramel apple kit

I just got home from Las Vegas and even though I didn’t win any money, I did come home to a surprise from one of my favorite stores, The Fruit Company.  The Fruit Company features my favorite holiday gift baskets, fruits and fruit gifts and they actually sort of beat my all time favorite Harry and David pears when it comes to the all around gift and quality you get.  I had no idea that the fruit company actually did these fabulous caramel apple kits so you can make your own designer caramel apples at home and what I love even more is that they give you seriously easy instructions on how to make them.  Here is a link to buy The Fruit Company Caramel Apple Kit.  It is seriously cool and perfect for Halloween and here is an apron that is perfect to make them in.  I don’t think they carry them year round, it actually wouldn’t make sense for them to carry make your own caramel apple kits, but they probably will have some in their clearance section on sale after the holiday or right before Halloween since demand will probably go down after.  One other thing that I really love about this company is that they normally have some seriously fun and creative food gifts that you cannot find anywhere else.  Who else could create a do it yourself caramel apple kit that comes in a coffin for Halloween and actually looks like an awesome and high end gift.

make your own caramel apples kit

make your own caramel apples kit

caramel apple kit

caramel apple kit

From the shiny and sturdy black coffin shaped box that the make your own caramel apple kit comes in to the amazing green granny smith apples, caramels and fun candies to decorate them with, this is one of the coolest Halloween gifts I have seen.  If I knew that The Fruit Company had these do it yourself caramel apple kits, I probably would have ordered them and sent them to my friends for Halloween.  Not only are they cool, but they are creative, easy to make and fun for everyone of all ages (as long as you have a parent to supervise when you melt the caramel down to dip the apples in.

Everyone loves to eat them and now that you can buy a fun make your own caramel apple kit, you’ll love giving this gift and being able to let your friends and family enjoy them as well.   Next weekend when I have to go to a party, I am definitely going to invite people over here to get ready first and I am going to use my make your own caramel apple kit from The Fruit Company as a fun thing for everyone to eat before we go to the party.  I’ll also probably wrap one in plastic wrap and bring it to my friend who is hosting the party.

 

Black Sassy Halloween Apron

Black Sassy Halloween Apron


Spicy Black & White Flora Taffeta Apron – $33.95

 

black aprons for women

Black Halloween Aprons on Sale


Women’s Apron Sassy Black – $34.95

Retail Price: $44.95
You Save: $10.00


Sassy Black Lace Glove – $13.95

Retail Price: $23.95
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Cupcake Print Aprons & Strawberry Rhubarb Pies

Last week I decided it was time to make a pie and figure out the easiest way possible.  I searched online for the best possible recipes for easy to make crusts as well as fillings for a fruit pie and decided that I would take a tricky strawberry and rhubarb pie and make it as simple as possible.  I’m also excited that my cupcake print apron from Flirty Aprons also got here so I included it in the picture.   It’s the same cupcake apron from this post, and when my cupcake print apron finally came in the mail I was excited enough that I had to bake.  I have an amazing apple pie ready for you next week.  Anyways, I’ve already told you how much I love cupcake print aprons for baking and for showing off and unfortunately the picture with it laying flat doesn’t show how fabulous it actually is.  Flirty aprons also sent me a fabulous matching oven mit for the cupcake print apron they sent me.  Anyways, click the image or link below and you’ll be able to buy this same fabulous cupcake print apron and oven mit and please remeber to use FlirtyAprons.com Coupons apronsshop20 to save when you buy cupcake print aprons.

cupcake print aprons

cupcake print aprons

What I loved about baking in my new cupcake print apron is that it completely helped me to add love into my food.  When I was looking at the fun cupcake print on this apron I could help but smile.  I love how colorful it is, I love the trim and the red neck straps and yellow waist straps that tie into perfect bows.  Because you can tie the neck and waist straps to whatever length you would like, you can tie it to adjust the apron to fit your perfectly.  I also loved that the yellow waist straps on this cupcake print apron match the pockets on the front of the apron perfectly.  When my friends came over they smelled the pie instantly and more importantly I was still wearing the gift from Flirty Aprons and they all wanted to know where they can buy cupcake print aprons for themselves.  The pie and the fabulous cupcake print apron were both hits and I love my new favorite cupcake print apron to wear when I’m baking.  I’m actually wearing it right now while making the apple pie for next week.  Anyways, here is the easy to make and easy to do strawberry and rhubarb pie.

The first thing I did was find the easiest possible pie crust recipe on earth which turned out to be this one.  All it is is

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons milk

Then you just take your dry ingredients and throw them into a huge bowl, then mix in your wet ingredients and the easy to make pie crust is done in less than a minute.  You just have to mix it together so that it turns into dough.  Then roll it out and fit it to your pie pan.  I also did another one (which didn’t look as good because I messed up placing it on top of the pie before measuring it which you can see in the picture) and then you bake your pie in the oven on 400 for about 15 to 20 minutes.  If you brush a beaten egg on the top I think it would brown even more.  For the top crust, you could always add a bit of extra sugar or just place it on top of the pie to make the top crust a bit more sweet.

The filling.

For the pie filling I just mused everything up and left some strawberry chunks in for texture and then mixed in my favorite preserves and then got it to taste how I wanted, then threw it into the pie crust.  After that I placed the top crust on and put it in the oven.

The strawberry rhubarb pie was a huge hit.  It was sweet, tart and the crust was perfect for it.  I loved the recipe and everyone loved my cupcake print apron and I told them all to come here, click on my link to buy cupcake print aprons and also to use the coupon code apronsshop20 to save until 9/30 on cupcake print aprons at one of my favorite apron shops.

Japanese Cherry Blossom Aprons and Soy Sauce Ice Cream

The other week I was at a blogging show and one of the booths was from Kikoman Soy Sauce and they were serving soy sauce ice cream which they were trying to tell people tasted like Salted Caramel.  Unfortunately for them, the soy sauce ice cream did not taste like salted caramel at all but instead was pretty gross tasting.  If you try to tell yourself it tastes like salted caramel then it can start to taste like it, but if you have taste buds or like salted caramel you’ll be disappointed.  Although the soy sauce ice cream didn’t taste anything like Salted Caramel, it did eventually grow on me and I was sort of craving it when I got back.  Luckily they emailed everyone who stopped by their booth the recipe for soy sauce ice cream so I thought it would make a fun post to share with all of you as well as a fun Japanese cherry blossom apron for women.  I’ll show you the Japanese cherry blossom apron first and then I’ll post the recipe below the Japanese cherry blossom apron for women.

womens japanese print aprons Women’s Japanese Cherry Blossom Apron– $34.95The women’s Japanese cherry blossom apron is the perfect apron for prepping a fun Asian themed meal.  You’ll look amazing steaming dumplings, rolling sushi and serving or setting a table with fans, chopsticks and everything else.  Besides having a fun cherry blossom print, the designer kept everything extremely Japanese.Besides being red, black and white, this apron has a clean and simple design that reminds me of the artwork you see in Japan or at an authentic Japanese restaurant.  The apron has a red neck strap that ties in the back and solid black waist straps and trim on the bottom.  The black waist straps and trim accent the clean and modern Japanese cherry print on the main section of the apron and there is a large red pouch on the front for holding anything you may need.

This is one of the best selling aprons and one that everyone loves for their Asian themed parties and even for fun.  Everyone will love the vintage pattern with the modern cut and they’ll be even more excited for your food when you’re ready to serve it.  You can also buy the matching oven mits by clicking on the image of the apron or the link above.  Buy it for a gift or just for fun and you’ll fall in love with it when you are prepping your next meal.

Soy Sauce Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 5 tablespoons brown sugar, divided
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kikkoman Soy Sauce

Instructions

Using 3 bowls, place 3 egg whites and 2 tablespoons brown sugar in one bowl. Heavy Cream and 2 tablespoons brown sugar in another bowl. Finally add 3 egg yolks, 1 tablespoon brown sugar and the soy sauce together in the third bowl, simply stir to combine. Whip egg whites with brown sugar until it peaks. Whip heavy cream and brown sugar until it peaks. Combine whipped egg whites to the whipped heavy cream, mix thoroughly with the egg yolk mixture. Freeze until firm in a freezer safe container.

Buy Cupcake Aprons and Fun Cookie Monster Kids Dessert Recipes

Last week I was at a Blogging show and one of the merchants there gave me a cupcake print apron for women.  Not only is there cupcake print apron for women one of the cutest and coolest cupcake aprons out there, but it also inspired me to create a fun dessert dish to help get your kids to eat more fruits and actually enjoy them.  First I’m going to show you the cupcake print apron for women that I got and then I’ll walk you through how to create these fun fruit sesame street and cookie monster face desserts.  (If you do it on a cake or something larger you can use more detail and make them look better).

cupcake print aprons for women

cupcake print apron for women

Cupcake print apron for women – $34.95This fabulous womens cupcake print apron is available in womens sizes and we also carry it in girls sizes for your daughter.  You can also buy the matching oven mits if you really want to complete the outfit.The matching mother and daughter cooking aprons are absolutely perfect for a day of baking and bonding and something that will help you both really learn to love cooking with each other and spending time with each other.  You’ll both look forward to baking food on the holidays or even prepping for a fun party with friends and family or even just for the two of you to enjoy a fun girls day in with desserts and a movie.Buy cupcake print designer aprons for women by clicking on the image to the left or the link above.  Thank you again for reading this post and buying an apron so I can continue to bring you new and fun recipes as well as aprons for you to love.

Cupcake aprons are some of the best selling womens aprons around.  With shows like cupcake wars on the Food Network and cupcake shops opening up all over the country, everyone wants to have the perfect fun and flirty apron to match their new favorite dessert.  Cupcakes are perfect because they are small enough that you don’t eat an entire cake and they are able to satisfy your craving without letting you go overboard.  There are hundreds of flavors and decorations and icings you can use as well as sizes so you can get your fix all day long.  In some cities you even have cupcake trucks like curbside cupcakes here in Washington DC which help you to get your cupcake cravings under control.  That is one of the reasons I love these cupcake aprons for women.

They are cute to look at, fun to wear and extremely colorful so they can actually help to inspire you to do more in the kitchen and be more creative.  The fun cupcake print apron I got from the blogging show definitely has inspired a few new recipes to make fruit fun for kids as well as ways to decorate and arrange everything from pizzas to cakes and even sandwiches by coloring them.  I love when things are colorful and can help to inspire new designs and styles and make things fun for everyone and that is why I love this cupcake apron for women.

Sesame Street Fruit Desserts for Kids

cookie monster fruit cup dessert

cookie monster fruit cup dessert

One of the hardest things to do is to get your kids to eat healthy…especially when it comes to fruit for dessert instead of cake.  That’s why I like to mix the two together to make a dessert that is fun to look at and for your kids to eat.  Here is an example of a single serving cookie monster dessert for your kids.  I’ll also give you tricks on how to make Oscar, Elmo, Big Bird (with vegetables), The Count, The Orange one and a couple more.

You’ll need:

  • 1 sugar cookie or chocolate chip cookie
  • Whipped cream
  • Blueberries
  • Blackberries
  • Strawberries

First you bake your cookies or take a pre-made cookie and lay it in the bottom of the serving dish.  Then you can do a layer of cake above it or you can add in a layer of buttercream icing or even just some whipped cream.  If you want it to be healthier, then pour in more blueberries.

Once your serving dish is filled to the top with blueberries, take your whipped cream and make two large ovals towards the top.  Now cut the tops off of two blackberries and place them towards each other on the bottom of the eyes.

Now take a few blackberries and start arranging them into an oval that covers the bottom part of the serving dish.  You may need to take out some blueberries to get them to stay.  The middle picture is laying on top and the bottom is with them arranged in the blueberries.

The last step is to take your strawberry and cut off the top.  Now slice it in half and place the rounded part up for the tongue.

Then all you need to do is serve it to your kids.  They will absolutely love these desserts and you’ll love that they are eating fruit instead of just sugar and other desserts.  You can also get creative and use strawberries or cherries for Elmo (pit the cherries though), light purple grapes for the Count, green grapes for Oscar or you can use sliced Kiwi’s which looks better, Corn and carrots (slice the carrots into long strips) for big bird, use orange slices for the orange character and you can pretty much make any of the sesame street characters easily by finding fruits that are around the same colors as them.

Thank you again for reading and don’t forget to share this post on Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook by using the icons at the top of the post.  I’d also like to thank you for buying an apron or accessory through my link to help pay for this blog and the recipes I create.  However, if you use a coupon code, I don’t get credit for the sale so please check out directly after clicking through.  Thank you again and feel free to leave a comment below.

Ventian Floral Vintage Apron & Crab Mushroom & Cheese Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

Ok, I came up with the idea for these tomatoes because I was craving crab cakes and pizza but I am also trying to watch how many carbs and how much bread I eat.  Normally I would have put sourdough or another bread into the mixture, but instead I sweated the mushrooms and added a three cheese blend to make the filling.  Before the recipe though, let’s look at this gorgeous Venetian, Floral Vintage apronthat I found and will look perfect serving these stuffed tomatoes.

This womens apron from the Marilyn line is called the Venetian Rose.  I love the vintage apron venetian pattern that is used on the main part of the apron.  The neck straps have a gorgeous antique looking pattern to complete the top while the bottom of this venetian vintage apron has three layers of ruffles with the fabulous antique looking pattern and material making up the second layer.  I cannot get over how amazing this vintage venetian apron looks and they actually have a matching one for girls so that you can have a cooking day with your daughter in matching venetian vintage aprons.  This venetian vintage apron also features a small pocket on the right hand side with a patterned bow that matches the neck straps and middle ruffle to complete the entire piece.

vintage venetian floral print apron for women

vintage venetian floral print apron for women

Venetian Vintage Apron for Women– $25.95This fabulous design will look amazing when you are serving salads and the delicious cheese, mushroom and crab stuffed tomatoes.  Not only will the dish look fabulous against the background of your venetian vintage apron when you carry it out to your guests or the dinner table, but if you are serving a cocktail or beverage, the colors and patterns will accent the pitcher and glasses as you are serving them.What I love about this vintage venetian apron is that it is so classy and classic looking, but it is also perfect for just about anyone.  It has a gorgeous cut and three ruffles for a trim and is an absolutely timeless look.  If you remember the movie A League of Their Own, I could completely see Gena Davis’s character Dotty Henson wearing something like this.  It’s not only gorgeous, classy and elegant, but it is also functional and will help to show off how amazing you look.the colors are all very neutral which is perfect because it can match and look great on just about anyone.  Unlike other styles, patterns and colors, you don’t have to have a specific hair or skin type to look good in this.  It is basically a universally fabulous style and pattern and one that you cannot pass up.  Click on the image or link above and you’ll be able to buy this vintage venetian apron for women and really show off the crab stuffed tomatoes below.

Cheese, Mushroom and Crab Stuffed Tomatoe recipe.

cheese crab and mushroom stuffed tomatoes

cheese crab and mushroom stuffed tomatoes

I know this is what you all are waiting for. It is absolutely unbearably hot here in DC, so I wanted to make something cool and seasonal for fun. When I got to the store I found some great looking produce and fresh lump or bakfin crab meat and was inspired to make these tomatoes. This was the first time I made them and I didn’t use bread because I am trying to limit my carbs, but you could easily add bread into this to make it more meaty feeling and taste even better with a more full texture. You could also toast the bread lightly before adding it into the mixture as well.

You will need:

Tomatoes – I used regular vine ripened. You could also do small campari, roma or any type really. It depends how you want to serve them.
Crab meat – Do not use imposter or fake.
Basil – chopped or pureed.
Garlic – chopped
Three cheese blend – I prefer asiago, parmesan and fontina.
White button mushrooms
Red onion

Preheat your oven to 425 degrees. Now carve out your tomatoes so that you remove all of the seeds and as much juice as possible. Now chop up your button mushrooms and sweat them in a pan or pot to remove as much moisture as possible. Put the mushrooms into a bowl and add in cheese and crab meat. You can add as much crab as you’d like to taste. Throw in garlic to taste (I use 1 tablespoon for every two medium sized tomatoes) and if you want some chopped red onion. Now mix all of this together and stuff it into the tomatoes. Set the tomatoes in a souffle dish, cupcake pan or just on a cookie sheet (I like the souffle dishes because they stop the tomatoes from breaking) and place them in the oven for about 25 minutes or until everything is cooked. Now take them out and sprinkle some cheese on top of the tomatoes and place on the top rack under the broiler to get a nice cheesey crust on top. If you’d like, you can add the chopped or pureed basil around the top or place it on the side to dip in. Now you have some amazing crab, mushroom and cheese stuffed tomatoes.

Don’t forget to buy the gorgeous vintage venetian apron for women to wear while making these amazing tomatoes. Buying the venetian vintage apron will also help pay for this blog so I can continue to share recipes with you. You can also share this on Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook by using the icons above.