Happy Friday everybody! As some of you already know, I am from the midwest where we pour our hearts and souls into our Fish Frys. I still enjoy fish every Friday, but fried fish isn’t the best thing for a growing girl. Trying to stick to healthier food habits, my buddy suggested this Creamy Pesto [...]
Folks, you are in for a very special treat today. You are witnessing a part of Foodie McBooty history — a huge milestone in the cooking life of Foodie McBooty: I just bought my first basil plant! Before this, I have never attempted growing an herb garden — in fear of my cat eating more [...]
Crocs — Those funny looking shoes that are popular amongst medical staff. Made from 100% organic, non-toxic materials, it is rumored that you can eat these shoes if you’re ever stranded in the woods. So instead of eating your own limbs, you can boil your shoes and eat those instead. [ Which makes me wonder [...]
How did this all begin? Oh yes, Nick offered me a slice of pizza that I never did eat and the poor slice of pie ended up forgotten in the fridge at work. Day after day, it sat, waiting for some lone bacterium or mold spore to land on it to create a newly-found, thriving [...]
A couple weeks ago my friend and I made what some deem as the “World’s Best Pancake Recipe.” Who considers this the best pancake recipe? Who really knows. Never-the-less we made them anyway. Our pancakes turned out fluffy and golden brown, crispy on the outside and light and airy on the inside. Everything a [...]
It’s hot one out there! And heck, you deserve a cold margarita. Try this on for size. An absolutely refreshing watermelon margarita to you cool down on a hot summer day. ["Ahhhh........"] Recipe adapted from Hub Pages. Print Watermelon Margaritas Prep Time: 2 hoursCook Time: 10 minutes Yields: 4 Glasses Ingredients2 1/2 cups seedless watermelon, [...]
In celebration of Bastille Day, I am sharing a recipe I learned when I took a few cooking courses in France. …did I say France? I meant that I read a few French cookbooks in the dry state of Colorado. Woops. The following are two dishes that make me feel more French than I’ll ever [...]
Comfort Food is one of my biggest weaknesses (and equally strongest passion). Chicken and dumplings, Shepherd’s pie and (of course) macaroni and cheese. If the food takes me down memory lane and back to my youth, I’m a fan. I am constantly updating this recipe. Every time I make this dish, it turns out a [...]
In Wisconsin we love, love, LOVE our Friday fish frys! It’s a Catholic tradition that has extended into Wisconsin culture. Ever since I moved I moved to Colorado, fish fry Fridays are much more difficult to come by. In the spirit of the Wisconsin fish fry I created this delicious layer of buttery, lemony, crusty [...]
I’m a burger ADDICT. Lately I have experimented with healthier burger options. I have this belief that with meats like turkey or buffalo, you sacrifice a lot of flavor in a burger patty. Lordy, lordy, he hath proven me wrong! I never thought I would see the day when I, Foodie McBooty, falls in love [...]
Fans of whipped cream know that homemade whipped cream is very different than then stuff that comes from an aerosol can. It tastes better, looks nicer, and it has no preservatives, which is always a plus. The following is a step-by-step guide on how to create your own perfectly light and smooth whipped cream: First [...]
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