Archive | November, 2014

Puff Pastry Pinwheels

Puff Pastry Pinwheels

Puff Pastry Pinwheels – A Delicious Holiday Appetizer Puff pastry pinwheels make a great appetizer for any occasion. This is a great football food, or just a great snack when you need a little something to tide you over. These are awesome for any party and are quick and easy enough for RV tailgating. Pinwheels are easy to make and really delicious. What makes them so […]

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Campfire Baked Beans

Campfire Baked Beans

Within our first few months after launching Dirty Gourmet (almost 5 years ago!), we met a very nice man from Canada named Wayne Brinton who sent us the recipe to his famous old fashioned baked beans. That recipe has been looked at by each of us many…

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Homemade macaroni and cheese.

Mac and Cheese

Piggy Heaven Mac and Cheese A couple of years ago I used to frequent a brew pub on Camano Island that had some of the best mac and cheese. They had several recipes I wanted to reproduce and this is one of them. What made their version of this cheesy classic so good was that […]

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Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Simple Chocolate Hazelnut Spread 2 cups hazelnuts 3/4 cup cocoa powder 3/4 cup agave nectar 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup milk 2 tbsp olive oil roast hazelnuts for 15 minutes at 350°F, on a lined baking sheet let cool then add to Vitamix with half of the cocoa powder and agave nectar

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Supreme Breakfast Sandwich, eggs, bacon, sausage

Supreme Breakfast Sandwich

The Amazing Supreme Breakfast Sandwich There isn’t a fast food joint in town that’s got anything as good as this supreme breakfast sandwich. This delicious blend of sausage, egg, and bacon uses fresh ingredients to make a tasty breakfast everyone will love (unless you are a vegetarians of course). I really love breakfast sandwiches and this sandwich is a […]

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Sautéed Lahontan Cutthroat Trout

Sautéed Lahontan Cutthroat Trout

I would like to share a simple Sautéed Trout fish recipe with you that were caught by my husband and son. I’m not a big sea food fan, but this golden, crispy and juicy fried fish is one of the only fish I can eat because it’s so good. When frying, I…

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Hump Day Snack: Bacon-Crusted Beer Mac and Cheese

Hump Day Snack: Bacon-Crusted Beer Mac and Cheese

Mac and Cheese Done Right! The air is brisk, the leaves are changing and football season is in full swing. With college and professional games on TV almost every night of the week, why not bring the spirit of tipsy tailgates into your kitchen? This recipe for Bacon-Crusted Beer…

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Homemade cronuts.

Cronuts

Cronuts – The Easy Way Cronuts seemed like a daunting recipe, but I had heard so much about them that I wanted to try it. This recipe makes it easy to try your own cronuts.  The simplicity lies in the use of premade crescent roll dough. Just roll out the dough, fold it in a few times […]

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Curried Cauliflower Paleo Rice

Curried Cauliflower Paleo Rice

Curried Cauliflower Paleo “Rice” In the Paleo and Primal worlds, it’s common to use cauliflower as a rice substitution. You’ll need a food processor to process the cauliflower into something resembling rice. This recipe adds curry powder, garlic, and onions for a nice twist. Curried…

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