Double Cherry Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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November 28, 2017

I received so many requests on my contact page, and even personally as well to share the recipe for the double cherry chocolate chunk cookies. Every time, I served them with a cup of coffee my customers ask me for the recipe so here it is.

Double Cherry Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 2 cups Chocolate Chips
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2  1/2 cups Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon Cherry Heart Extract
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup Dried Cherries

Procedure:

  1. Melt 1 cups chocolate chips over double boiler – LOW heat. Take off heat and let cool for 5 minutes.
  2. Mix butter, sugar, brown sugar, and eggs, until smooth.
  3. Sift together flour, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Mix melted chocolate into butter, sugar, egg mixture.
  5. Add vanilla and cherry extracts.
  6. Mix in 1 cup chocolate chips and 2 cups dried cherries.
  7. Bake at 350 for 9 minutes.

Cioppino(esque) Lobster Lasagna

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November 16, 2017

Today, I will be sharing you the recipe of my personal favorite and most loved dish of Paul’s Kitchen.

Cioppino(esque) Lobster Lasagna

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups Cioppino Sauce
  • 7 ½ ounces Ricotta Cheese
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cup shredded Fontina Cheese
  • ½ cup shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan Cheese
  • ½ tablespoon minced Garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh Parsley
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 package of Lasagna Noodles, prepared according to package directions
  • 1 pound cooked and cubed Lobster meat
  • 2 cups cleaned chopped Spinach
  • ½ cup whole Basil Leaves

Cioppino Sauce:

  • ¼ cup Olive Oil
  • 1 small Onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 16 ounces can Tomatoes
  • 1 cup Red Wine
  • 1 cup Tomato Juice
  • 1 cups Clam Juice
  • 1 4 ounces can Tomato Paste
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Procedure:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the ricotta cheese, egg, half of the Fontina, half of the mozzarella cheese and half of the Parmesan cheese. Mix in the garlic, parsley, and pepper.
  3. Spread 1 1/2 cups of Cioppino sauce in the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Top with a layer of lasagna noodles. Arrange 1/3 of the lobster meat over the noodles, cover with 1/3 of the ricotta cheese mixture, then 1/3 of the spinach, then basil and then another layer of Cioppino sauce.  Repeat this process two more times ending with sauce on top. Sprinkle the remainder of the Fontina, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheeses over the top.
  4. Just shake the pan little bit, and cover it with aluminum foil and bake for 45 mins.  Remove the foil and continue baking for an additional 10 minutes or until the top is browned. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Procedure for Cioppino Sauce:

  1. In a large pot, sauté onions on medium heat in olive oil until soft.  Add the garlic and sauté 1 minute more.  Add canned tomatoes, red wine, tomato juice, clam juice and tomato paste.  Bring to a simmer and cook uncovered until mixture is reduced by half.  Add salt and pepper to taste.

How to Maintain your Kitchen Faucet

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October 20, 2017

Once you have bought a Kitchen Faucet for yourself, it is important that you take proper care of it lest it might get damaged soon and you would have to replace it with a new one. There are many things that one needs to look out for when trying to maintain their kitchen faucet which includes water stains, rusts, leakages, and so on.

There is no need to worry because we have provided you all the details here on how you can maintain your Kitchen Faucet and ensure a longer life for it.

Using a lemon juice to remove the stains

If you are not careful then your faucet can accumulate a lot of finger stains or water stains which will make it look dull and unattractive and in result will provide a not so nice look to your kitchen.

Stains from Kitchen Faucets

Sometimes the stains could also damage your faucet by causing it to rust but there is a simple way to fix this. Just use a lemon juice solution to wipe your faucets clean and it will be back to its stain-free, shiny self. Trust me, doing this regularly will keep your kitchen faucet look as good as new.

Using a vinegar solution to deal with clogging

A lot of times water gets clogged in the Kitchen Faucet due to the mineral deposits that have accumulated together in the aerator of the faucet. This can result in slow water flow or no water flow. No need to panic though, there is a simple way to fix a clogged faucet.

You just need to disassemble the kitchen faucet parts and then soak all the parts in a vinegar solution to remove the debris. Once you do this, the water will flow quite smoothly through your kitchen faucet and you don’t even need to call a plumber to fix it.

Protecting your faucet from scratches and stains

Another thing that you need to keep a check on is your faucet’s appearance. A Kitchen Faucet is prone to scratches and stains easily which is why it is important that you ensure a protective finish or coating on your faucet.

Water stains on your Kitchen Faucet can lead to corrosion which will end up in you need to replace your faucet so make sure you keep your kitchen faucet polished with an effective faucet finish and clean it with a dry cloth whenever you see any stains on it.

Keeping a check on your Faucet Parts

This is an essential step in maintaining your Kitchen faucet, you need to always check your Faucet for any leaks or damages. Make sure that you do this regularly and fix any leakages or damages that you encounter in your kitchen faucet.

A lot of this might be because of damaged faucet parts so make sure you replace it as soon as possible. Keep a check on the water flow or weird noises that might come off your Kitchen Faucet. This will help you in keeping your Kitchen Faucet in a top notch condition.

5 Reassuring Grilling Tips to Help YOU Get Started

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August 25, 2017

Grilling is fun and easy and can provide you with one of the most delicious meals ever.

All you need is a grill and a few food items and you are good to go. But while grilling is easy and you might have one of the best charcoal grills in the market, some people tend to make a few mistakes which turn your food into a disaster.

So next time when you plan to grill, follow these few simple tips and you will end up with the perfectly grilled dishes.

1. Preheating your Grill

We all know that preheating your oven when baking a cake or cookies is important, so in a similar way, it is important to preheat your grill too.

A preheated grill will cook your food brilliantly while keeping the insides moist and juicy and will prevent any type of sticking too. Plus, your food is bound to grill quickly and will taste delicious due to the caramelization.

2. Clean your grill frequently

We all know that cleaning your grill can be a pain, especially those sticky food bits which have hardened over time. The best way to ensure that your grill remains clean and healthy is by brushing off the scrape off food pieces every time before you use the grill and after you are done with it.

To make your cleaning easier, just heat up the grill and then use a long-handled wire grill brush to scrape off the charred debris of food before and after the meal. This will ensure that the cleaning is quick and efficient.

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3. Oil your grill

If you have grilled before then you would know that food tends to often stick to the grill rack which tends to burn your food and is difficult to clean afterward. So to avoid your food from sticking to your grill, you can just follow a simple tip.

Every time you are about to grill, make sure that you oil your grill racks properly before putting your food on the rack to grill. You can take vegetable soaked paper towel and use it with the help of tongs to brush your rack with the oil.

4. Marinate it

If you want your grilled food to be perfectly infused with spices and flavors, then it would do well if you marinate your meat one night before the grilling.

Marinating your meat will ensure that it absorbs all the flavors and spices completely and so when you grill it the next day, you will find that your food tastes more delicious and flavorful.

Another benefit of marinating your meat is that it prevents the carcinogenic substances from forming on your red meat and saves you from the potential health hazards.

5. Get a thermometer

One of the best way to determine whether your food is adequately grilled or not is by using an instant thermometer to check your food’s internal temperature.

Poking your food too much could lead to a loss in flavor and may shift the heat from your food so it is always better to use a thermometer to check the readiness of the food than the poking.

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Starvation is not all about Detox Diet

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August 15, 2015

You are able to accomplish excellent outcomes having a cleansing while nevertheless experiencing all five organizations through some cleansing diets include liquid fasting or consuming organic mixtures:

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1. Bread there are many to eating out of this food group of choices as it pertains. The important thing would be to consume the sort that is best. Prevent something with white flour and stay glued to sprouted grains.

2. Veggies: Eating greens throughout a detox is among the methods that are greatest to speed your inner cleaning up. You are able to select from a broad number of veggies, but avoid starchy such things as squash and carrots and concentrate on more veggies.

3. Fruits: These likewise fall under detox category meals that are friendly. Consume them individual from meals that are additional to make sure you receive nutrients and the absolute most feasible vitamins. Consuming a berry shake each morning may kick start aid pace and your uniform system across the cleansing procedure.

4. Milk: It usually recommended to prevent dairy items throughout a cleansing, however, individuals get baffled concerning the health problems once they believe they’ve to get rid of a whole food group. What this portion of the meals chart really signifies when it comes to requirements that are vitamin is calcium. Calcium is simple to obtain from particular almonds, abundant vegetables and vegetables, and particular cereals. Since milk products are incredibly difficult to digest (all of the sides populace is lactose intolerant) it’s more straight forward to prevent milk entirely. If that’s no alternative, you can purchase cheeses and uncooked dairy which are a much better choice than pasteurized items.

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5. Protein: This team includes seafood, chicken, beef, eggs, beans and vegetables. Beef should truly be prevented throughout a cleansing, however, you will get all of the protein you need from beans and vegetables. To what lots of people believe the contrary, protein deficit isn’t a risk for that National that is typical. Actually, many Americans eat an excessive amount of protein within their diets that needs to be changed with veggies and fruits.

6. Oils fats, and Sweets Sweets: Support yourself. I’m going to let you know that you ought to drink much more acrylic and consume more candy. The best types of oils (these comprising EFAs which are low-hydrogenated) are now actually advantageous to your digestion and all around health. Grapeseed oil, avocado oil, and oil are among a few of the oils which are good for you eaten in amounts that are correct. As it pertains to candies, chocolate (obvious cut-cow and various from chocolate) is just a superfood. This implies it’s chocked high in vitamins and helpful antioxidants in its condition that is normal. You make use of the dust to create deserts, can purchase cocoa candy cafes, or create a chocolate shake. Avoid carbs that are processed.

Nutritional Foods for perfect Skin

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June 3, 2015

Choosing the right foods is a step in the right direction when it comes to having a healthy lifestyle.  Of course, it’s important to find the right foods when it comes to getting a healthy lifestyle because, without the right foods, you cannot have a healthy lifestyle.  So, which foods should you be eating?  Here are the top 10 nutritional foods you should eat each day to get the perfect looking skin.

What Foods Should You Be Eating For Perfect Skin?

  • Red Bell Peppers
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Coconut Oil
  • Salmon
  • Spinach

If you are looking to get fresh and perfect looking skin each day then these five are some of the very best foods to try.  For a start, you can find that red bells peppers are great because you can eat them raw or cooked and they have lots of vitamin C!  What is more, this really offers you the chance to up your vitamin B6 count and get enough fiber into your diet as well.  These do offer a lot of nutrition.

That goes with dark chocolate, spinach, salmon and coconut oil because they all can be great little items to choose.  These are nutritional foods and they do offer you the chance to get lots of vitamins, and an increase of blood circulation as well which all goes to ensuring perfect skin.  You even get an increase of antioxidants and good fatty acids which really helps to ensure glowing and fresh looking skin.

Nutritional Healing

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May 17, 2015

Many people suffer from certain illnesses and disorders. A lot of them seek help through doctors, over the counter medications, and prescriptions. Some people decide to take a different route that is more natural and based dominantly on eating certain kinds of foods. Here is some information on nutritional healing.

Nutritional healing is a science where diseases may be treated with certain foods, herbs, and types of bacteria. People who follow it believe that particular diseases like hypertension and diabetes are caused by poor nutrition. Having a diet rich in good and nutritious foods will help treat conditions such as acne, anxiety, and diarrhea according to this ideology. Under this, it is also thought that the way nutrients affect the natural hormones and chemicals in the body plays a role in overall health.

In this type of healing, medicine does play a part to address certain imbalances. Nutrients are used as therapeutic devices and things like fatty acids, minerals, and vitamins are advised. Other bioactive compounds, such as enzymes and herbs, are also recommended. These things are meant to help with the physical factors that may be responsible for the development of some diseases. All of these things can affect the hormone balance in the body and reduce the number of toxic chemicals inside. Taking them is supposed to improve the immune system.

Certain foods that contain particular substances are supposed to be avoided. For example, common substances contained in many foods that a lot of people have an intolerance or allergy to include gluten and corn. Some people do not realize they have a bodily aversion to corn and what may happen is that they may experience sinus congestion or irritation of their skin after consuming it.

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Tips for Top Foods

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July 26, 2014

Ideas for this week Menu

Did you ever found yourself in a doubt and in a place where you don’t have a slight idea what to cook that day or week? Or, are you one of those persons who likes to plan ahead and have a whole menu planned for the week. Well, if you are one of them, today, we are giving you some really nice menu ideas. There is some appetizers, some main courses, and, of course, some really yummy and delicious deserts. This can be really useful because it’s really easy to get bored with all the same food every day. The food items and the food itself doesn’t have to be expensive to be good, so, go ahead, and try something new! Presented here, are some of the top food tips, and you shouldn’t miss those. So, have a look at these amazing food photography, prepare some really delicious desert, and enjoy in amazing food!

Fresh Cherry Cheese Cake

Fresh Mozzarella Tomato & Basil  Sandwiched between Grilled Zucchini & Eggplant

Fudgy Double Chocolate Brownie dipped in Double chocolate sauce

Easy Summer Cocktails

These days, when we are all very busy with our days, and what not, one doesn’t have a lot of time to be in the mood for a fancy drinks and cocktails. People wanna go home, take some glass and pour themselves a nice refreshing and easy to make a drink, so, some really clever people came to the idea of making two ingredient cocktails. This is the great invention, and really everyone can make it! These amazing cocktails are super awesome for the summer, and for the lazy people, who loves cocktails and doesn’t like to spend much time making it. So, if you are into making your own drinks, don’t forget to bring some top food with your, cuz you might get hungry! Take a look, and enjoy!

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