When I first glanced at the recipe, I balked. This wasn't soup at all; it had peanut butter in it.
After a hot second, I revised my opinion because...guys...IT HAD PEANUT BUTTER IN IT. Also, I have recently come into possession of an immersion blender. And I was dying to take it for a little spin. ;) Read More
After a few botched attempts at learning to "cook" one thing extremely well, (granola bar edition), I'm happy to say that I've got two contenders! Read More
Okay, granola bars. Take two. I decided that the first batch, was too baked-good-esque and that I needed something a little bit more CHEWY! I still want to stick to my real food principles, though--no sugar substitutes, unnecessary fats, or additives allowed in these bars.
After surfing some blogs and cookbooks for recipes, I created my own little mixture. It subs out the wheat flour for rice krispies and leans on the side of a no-bake bar. Here's the recipe I followed. Read More
I'm going to interpret "cook" in this one pretty loosely. Because currently I want to learn how to make my own granola bars. More Betty Crocker than Wolfgang Puck, I know. But since most store-brand granola bars are candy bars in disguise, I like the idea that I could make my own with only the good stuff...real, pronounceable ingredients. I started with a recipe from Food Network's Ellie Krieger. I figure she's got some street cred :) Read More