One of my favorite take-out restaurants on the island and one of my fave bentos to go. BBQ bento from Tokyo En! Sesame salad dressing is absolutely delish.
An awesome side dish!
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
4 tablespoons brown sugar
Peel, core, and cut apples.
Soak them for 5 minutes in cold lemon water to prevent browning then drain and pat dry with paper towel.
Heat butter until bubbly then fry apples until they begin to brown.
Add brown sugar and cook until apples start to carmelize and are tender.
Serve warm as a side dish. Yummy!
Recipe adapted from: recipetips.com
A tasty, tangy, crunchy, any time snack!
1 red apple, sliced thin
1 local orange (Green Orange Kahet)
2 local lemons (Lemon Kannu’on)
Used my handy little ‘Pampered Chef juicer’ to juice orange and lemons, then poured juice over apple slices, and chilled in refrigerator for 30 minutes. Yummy!
Recipe adapted from: letstalkfitness.com
I love buffalo wings too! And these buffalo fries look delish!
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1/2 bag of frozen shoe string french fries
1 teaspoon cayenne powder
1/2 teaspoon cajun seasoning
1 tablespoon of buffalo wing sauce plus extra for drizzling
Crumbled blue cheese
Garnish: green onion and cilantro, finely diced
Bake fries in a single layer on a baking sheet according to the package.
When the fries are nice and crispy, put them in a bowl and toss with the cayenne powder and cajun seasoning (you can add more cayenne here if you want a the fries to be spicier).
Drizzle 1 tablespoon of buffalo hot sauce over the fries and toss again so that they are lightly coated (don’t go too heavy here!).
Arrange the fries on a plate and drizzle more buffalo sauce across the entire dish.
Top with some crumbled blue cheese, green onion, and cilantro.
Serve with a side of ranch dressing, and enjoy!
Yummy Yum Yum! Now this looks simple enough for me to make. I am def gonna try it!
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1 pound of ripe strawberries
1 bag of white chocolate candy melts (or a bag of white chocolate chips)
1 cup of confectioner’s sugar
1 tablespoon of milk
1 tablespoon of light corn syrup
Blue food coloring
Wash and completely dry the strawberries.
In a pot, simmer 1-2 inches of water and place a glass or metal bowl on top of the pot to create a double broiler.
Slowly melt half a bag of the candy melts.
When the melts are completely melted, remove from heat, add the second half of the candy melts, and incorporate until smooth.
If the mixture has cooled down too much to melt everything nicely, simmer the pot of water again and let everything warm up a little bit.
Once the white chocolate is completed melted, dip strawberries about 3/4 of the way and then set on a baking sheet lined with waxed paper for chocolate to harden.
After you’ve dipped all the strawberries, in a separate bowl, mix together the confectioner’s sugar, corn syrup and milk.
Then add as much blue food coloring (two drops at at time) to get the right shade of blue you want.
If you want a thicker icing, use less milk.
And if you want a thinner icing, add more milk.
Then spoon icing into a piping bag (I used a ziplock bag).
If you are using a ziplock bag, cut a very small hole in the corner.
Once the chocolate on the strawberries is completely hardened,
drizzle the icing back and forth on the strawberries until about half of the white chocolate area is covered.
If it’s easier, hold the strawberry by the stem/top as you drizzle so you can rotate it easily to make smoother lines.
Let the icing set, then grab one for yourself, take a big bite, and enjoy!
Jello shots are a fun addition to any party. Believe that!=)
1- Mix 2 cups of BOILING water and 1- 6oz. package of Jello.
2- Let cool to room temperature.
3- Add 2 cups of vodka and mix well.
DO NOT add vodka until water is completely cooled.
4- Pour into paper or plastic cups or shot glasses.
Shot glasses – Lightly spray the inside of shot glasses with PAM so that Jello slides out easier.
Plastic Cups w/ Lids – Turn upside down before refrigerating.
Paper Cups – My choice for easy consumption.
5- Chill for at least 6 hours or until jiggly.
6- Keep away from children!
Children will love these! It’s also a creative and colorful snack addition to any party.
1-Slice oranges in half and spoon out the inside.
2-Follow instructions on Jello package and prepare Jello mix.
3-Pour Jello mix into the orange peels.
5-Slice orange halves into threes and serve.