Sunday edition of What’s Cooking

Due to being busy with my oldest daughter’s theatre performance yesterday, I’m posting a Sunday edition of What’s Cooking.  Unfortunately we didn’t stop at the farmer’s market  since I wanted to make sure she got plenty of rest (they did two performances).

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Baked Rigatoni with Tiny Meatballs

Baked Rigatoni with Meatballs – After the good response to Smitten Kitchen’s apple pancakes I thought I would try another recipe.  This was a failure for it didn’t taste like I thought it would.. IT wasn’t the recipe but my error — I used vanilla flavored soy milk and vegetarian frozen meatballs.  The dish had a very sweet taste to it which I assume was the milk.  I will probably try the recipe again with different milk and a smaller amount so food doesn’t get wasted.  I can say that when I’ve bombed recipes before something helped to eat it all and it just didn’t work this time 😦  Once again it was my fault not the recipe for I love me some Smitten Kitchen!!!

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Inside Out Turkey Cheeseburgers

The August edition of All You magazine had a recipe for this burger and so I tried it out — SUCCESS — which was great after my failure at the pasta dish. So basically when you make your burgers you want to mold a hole to put shredded cheese and then seal the patty. I used ground turkey and shredded cheddar with some salt/pepper and dijon mustard to season the meat. The oven baked burgers were served with some oven baked fries and the yellow beans from the farmer’s market.

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Texas French Toast Bake

I actually made this recipe awhile back BUT never posted it.  My daughters asked for so I was happy I could now post it.  Can we say this Texas French Toast Bake is YUMMY and quite EASY, and it comes from blog Chew Out Loud.  Due to little K having a cinnamon allergy I substituted brown sugar which makes it extra sweet.  And since I typically have leftovers, I can say that it tastes good reheated the next day.

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Taco style egg rolls

These bad boys are not a new recipe but a twist on a family favorite – taco bundles.  I had extra bean mixture and egg roll wraps so thought I would experiment and worked great.  The girls liked the spin on the bundles and were asking for more 🙂

Did you try any new recipes this week?

Maranda

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