Many people have told me that I make the best scrambled eggs recipe. Recently my husband was making himself a scrambled egg sandwich and asked me how I make my eggs taste so good. I had never really thought about my eggs being any different than your standard run of the mill scrambled eggs. How Are These Eggs Better? So - I asked my husband what was different about MY eggs vs other people's eggs. He said that they were simple and most importantly they were the perfect consistency. . . .
Each year the Expo West Natural Product Expo is something we look forward to. We spend two days pounding the pavement to meet new brands, and sample lots and lots of delicious foods. We love learning about new ideas and trends, and then sharing them with you guys! Des and I also love working together and enjoy spending that weekend together. Today we want to share our top 3 favorite products that we learned about at the convention. EXPO WEST REVIEW Foodie Friends Before we get to the goods . . .
Pickled red onions and vegetables definitely do not get enough credit. They need to go on your to-try list NOW! I promise you wont regret it! They are so easy and incredibly tasty - adding a punch of flavor to any dish! A few years ago I visited the Yucatecan peninsula in mexico for a trip. After hiking the the mayan ruins we settled down for a delicious lunch at a hacienda. It was where I first became obsessed with pickled red onions and led to loving all the picked vegetables we often . . .
Homemade fries are one of our favorite quick weeknight sides we turn too. Throw some delicious meat in the instant pot and bake up some fries. We love all varieties like these cheesy potato fries and sweet potato fries. However, these garlic parmesan fries often take the cake! How to make garlic parmesan fries Here are some tips to making garlic parmesan fries POTATOES: Leave the skin on the potatoes for extra crispiness. Also choose potatoes that are shorter they make the perfect . . .
One thing I always call my mom and ask her is how to make hard boiled eggs. It's a simple task, but one I can never remember how to do. Recently I started making my eggs in the pressure cooker, and I'm converted. I'll include stove top instructions for the traditionalists, but I'm telling you - eggs in the pressure cooker are perfection. Simple Ingredients The ingredient list is pretty simple when it comes to hard boiling eggs. Water and eggs. To avoid cracked eggs, always start with . . .
Des and I been playing around with offering meal plans for a very long time - so we thought we would give you guys a little taste and see how you like it. The Dinner Time Curse I hate to admit this...but even as a food blogger...there are times I really struggle to get dinner on the table. I go thru times where I REALLY don't want to make dinner. Ordering a pizza or having my husband pick something up just sound a lot more appetizing that chopping, cooking, and cleaning it all up! But . . .
2017 has been a GREAT year for OSD. We have had many exciting successes and high moments. But just like every business & life we have had our discouraging moments and failures too. We are grateful for all this year has taught us in both the highs and the lows. Most of all we are so grateful for all of our readers who support, encourage, interact, comment, come back, and of course MAKE OUR FOOD! We have some great new projects for 2018 (can't wait!!) but before we move on we want to share . . .
My mom attended a cookie exchange every year at my grandma's house. All of her cousins, aunts, and friends were invited. They went BIG and baked a dozen cookies for each person in attendance. She would come home with laundry baskets full of cookies. Some delicious, some that went in the trash, ha ha! But it was an event that everyone looked forward to. In recent years I've attended cookie exchanges where each person brought a dozen cookies and left with a dozen assorted cookies. . . .
Tis the season for baking and cookie making. This time of year it seems I am making cookies for holiday parties, cookies for the neighbors, cookies for class treats, and cookies for my family to enjoy. With all of these cookies, there has to be a better way to package them than on a paper plate with plastic wrap! Today I'm sharing some cookie packaging ideas that I like to use. I am a big fan of pretty packaging - I love to wrap presents and I am always a sucker for a makeup item in . . .
We know that big shopping day is coming up - so we thought we'd give you a heads up about what is on our list this year! The image below is clickable, so you can shop from your couch! Which is what I'll be doing! Mu husband likes to brave the crowds, while I prefer to shop with my laptop. So without further ado - here is what we recommend for Black Friday. iRobot Roomba 614 robotic vacuum - $199 regularly $299 Dyson V6 Animal - $249 regularly $499 BLACK+DECKER 8-serving griddle . . .
That time of year is right around the corner - crunchy leaves, sweaters, spiced cider, cinnamon candles, costume shopping, feast planning, pumpkin patch visiting...fall! My very favorite season! And with fall comes pumpkin everything! I adore pumpkin cookies, bread, steamers, pie...I could go on forever. Whenever I say the word pumpkin I feel like I should say it 'punkin.' When I was dating my husband we had this strange experience where we say a black jetta on several occasions with . . .
Halloween is my verrrrrrry favorite holiday!!! I love the decorations, the costumes, and the food! Today I want to share a treat that whipped up for our little Halloween Party. I call it Candy Corn Popcorn - but really it is a twist on our Marshmallow Popcorn Recipe. Find the recipe HERE, or check out the Halloween version below. Candy Corn, Love It Or Hate It In all reality, I hate candy corn. There are candy corn lovers, and there are candy corn haters. I fall into that hate . . .