Summer parties need refreshments, and those refreshments need to be light and refreshing. No one wants to grab a drink to cool off on a sweltering hot day, only to feel weighed down by a dark and heavy beverage. This Raspberry Fizz Cocktail is exactly what your party, and your party guests need……..
When I started blogging 4 1/2 years ago I was married with two kids, two dogs, and a cat. My daughter had just graduated high school and was spending a year in Europe as a foreign exchange student and emailed me several times asking for her favorite recipes. Somehow in my mind that meant that I should create a blog…a food blog…and Cooking with Curls joined the ranks of thousands of other food blogs. My first recipes were family favorites that I had been making for years, like this Creamy Mushroom Chicken……..
You would think that summer had already arrived ,with all of the huge fruit displays at the grocery store. I opted to go with red, white, and blue color scheme of berries to create this crazy delicious, Very Berry Cobbler…just in time for Memorial Day. Serve it with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream and you have the perfect summer dessert……..
My birthday is in a few days, and I was in the mood to celebrate early with an amazing steak. There’s no surprise there, it is my favorite food group…but I wanted an over-the-top, truly decadent steak meal. A steak that would make an amazing, restaurant quality Dinner for Two meal without requiring a culinary degree to prepare! And the winner is…Steak Oscar……..
This Easy Blender Béarnaise Sauce has all the flavors of the classic French sauce, with simplified preparation techniques that anyone can master! Béarnaise Sauce made of clarified butter emulsified in egg yolks, wine, vinegar and flavored with herbs. It is one of the five French mother sauces, along with Hollandaise, Béchamel, Espagnole, Velouté, and Tomate…….
Summer is almost here, and nothing screams summer like watermelon! Visions of picnics and barbecues with table lined with delicious food and drinks. Well I am in the mood for a cocktail in this little fantasy of mine, and this Watermelon Moscow Mule is the perfect light and refreshing cocktail to enjoy on those hot summer nights…….
Steaming vegetables is not a difficult thing to do, but it does require pots and pans with boiling water. Or you could always cook it in the microwave, but you risk your asparagus turning to mush! Well this Instant Pot Steamed Asparagus is the answer to your hassle-free vegetable steaming desires. I am not kidding, you will be shocked at how simple this recipe is……..
I have a crazy confession to make. Well maybe not a confession per se, but an admission of how incredibly strange my food tastes are. I have never hidden the fact that I do not like spicy food. My taste buds can handle about as much spice as a typical five year old…when we are talking about spices and chile peppers. But when it comes to garlic, the spicier the better! How does that make any sense? This Classic Homemade Hummus puts this theory to the test……..
How would you like your eggs? The age old question asked millions of times each year. If your answer is scrambled, then you will be disappointed with this post. If you are looking for a simple way to prepare poached eggs that does not require boiling any water, then these Instant Pot Poached Eggs are for you! Now you can have poached eggs cooked exactly the way you like them in 2, 3, 4, or 5 minutes……..
Classic Eggs Benedict is a traditional American brunch or breakfast dish with a very fancy name, that is nowhere near as difficult to prepare as you might think. I have used some of my magical kitchen tools to create this decadent dish in the easiest way possible, because I don’t like standing around waiting for my breakfast to get done……..