Episode #229: Recipes We Make at Dwelling


Let’s discuss meals! Two years in the past, we did a cooking episode and so much has modified since then, so we’re updating our checklist of favourite issues to cook dinner.

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Present Notes:

Dishes for Date Night time at Dwelling:

Elsie – Detroit-style pizza and Stuffed crust forged iron pizza

Emma – Air fryer hen wings with Buffalo sauce, Broil steak, Air fryer steak, Chili and Rooster and rice with cashew hen sauce or candy and bitter sauce

Vacation Custom Recipes:

Elsie – Rooster Alfredo, Oatmeal cookie shot, Cinnamon Toast Crunch shot, Sugar cookies, and Gingerbread cookies

Emma – Recent pasta and casseroles

Sweets + Treats:

Elsie – No bake cookies and Ice cream

Emma – Comfortable peanut butter cookies and frozen cookies

At-Dwelling Cocktails:

Elsie – Aviation cocktail, Paper airplane cocktail, Painkiller cocktail, Jungle fowl cocktail, Inexperienced tea shot, Quaint, and Bee’s knees

Emma – Agroni and Spritz

What Do You Take To a Occasion?

Elsie – Chex combine and Pitcher mojitos

Emma – In a single day no boil lasagna, Home made focaccia, Caesar salad with dressing

What Do You Love To Make When Friends Come Over?

Elsie – Sugar cookies, Chili, Cheese boards, Queso, and Chocolate chip cookie dip

Emma – Dips, Salsa, Detroit-style pizza, Oreo dip, Dunkaroo funfetti dip

Breakfast Recipes:

Elsie – Breakfast casserole, French toast casserole, Roasted candy potatoes, and Air fryer candy potato

Emma – Tator tot casserole, Biscuits and gravy casserole, and Pancakes

Summer time Recipes:

Elsie – 7-layer salad, Creamy pasta salad, Margaritas

Emma – Mango salsa, No bake cookies

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Episode 229 Transcript:

Emma: You’re listening to the A Lovely Mess podcast, your cozy consolation pay attention. Let’s discuss meals. So two years in the past, we did a cooking episode and so much has modified since then. So we thought that we’d replace you on a few of our favourite issues to cook dinner at house. That is all house cooking. Issues we love consuming at house, recipe land. 

Elsie: So that you guys know, we’re in our meals blogger period now. Should you’ve checked out our web site not too long ago, and typically folks come who haven’t been for a number of years, they’re like, wow, that’s a number of meals. And that’s true. It’s.

Emma: And a number of booze. 

Elsie: I’m making an attempt to complete our cocktail archive this 12 months. And it’s enjoyable. I like it. 

Emma: Oh, yeah. A lot enjoyable. Properly, and we have now tons of photographs too. And sooner or later, we bought to {photograph} all these bomb photographs. I feel we talked about it slightly bit, which if you happen to don’t know, a bomb shot is the place you drop a shot right into a drink. They usually’re actually enjoyable to {photograph}. I used to be telling Elsie, it jogged my memory of photographing geysers in Iceland as a result of it’s explodes just like the liquid. And I assumed it was actually fairly and actually enjoyable to do.

Elsie: Your photographs have been actually good. Yeah, we nonetheless have yet one more, no two extra, that we have now to finish. However anyway, it’s been our meals blogger period. Should you want a recipe, undoubtedly go to A Lovely Mess now greater than ever. It’s undoubtedly like a wide selection nonetheless. I do suppose we have now a number of like essentially the most alcohol recipes ever. However that gained’t be ceaselessly. That’s simply what we’re on proper now.

Emma: She’s engaged on her grind.

Elsie: However anyway, yeah, we’re gonna undergo all of the totally different classes. Speak about all our favourite recipes, issues we wish to make at house. Little bizarre stuff. So if you happen to’re needing some inspiration to boost your private home cooking, this shall be episode for you. I at all times want that inspiration.

Emma:I do too. As a lot as I like cooking, I at all times get in a rut.

Elsie: It’s in all probability as a result of we do it professionally now. As a result of like while you do one thing professionally, you then don’t do it as a lot as a passion. Normally. 

Emma: That’s true. Yeah. Like more often than not once I’ve had pals whose like dad was a chef or issues like that, they’re like they by no means cooked at house. They only made toast as a result of they have been drained. They have been like I cooked all day, you realize? And I’m like, yeah, I can perceive that. Primarily, I get sick of doing dishes greater than cooking. 

Elsie: The dishes are loopy. 

Emma: The dishes are loopy on the times you’re photographing. Anyway, so we have now a bunch of various sections. So we’ll simply undergo the sections of various issues. So first up is dishes for a date evening at house. I additionally consider this as identical to, for us, we don’t at all times eat our dinner with Oscar. We often eat with Oscar, our son, like we’re consuming the identical meals as him, but it surely’s like we have now a mini meal and he’s having his meal. After which we have now our actual meal after he goes to mattress.. That’s a number of what we’re doing, which I don’t know possibly is controversial for fogeys, no matter. You father or mother the way you need, I’m gonna father or mother how I would like. However I wish to eat my actual meal after he goes to mattress.

Elsie: Yeah, our children love consuming with us across the desk, however we don’t do it each evening. So I perceive. 

Emma: And there’s just a few issues he doesn’t actually wish to eat. And likewise, it takes lengthy sufficient to cook dinner and his bedtimes at seven. You understand, simply stuff like that, the place you’re like, properly you realize. So anyway, so these are dishes for simply my husband and so we are able to name it date evening at house. However to me, it’s like only a common Wednesday evening the place we’re about to activate Star Trek.

Elsie: Your favourite issues to make house. Okay, so I put down I feel the pizza recipes are very final. So the Detroit fashion pizza is my primary. And my quantity two is the stuffed crust pizza that’s within the forged iron. These are identical to, they’re so good. And you may make them in your oven so anybody could make them. You don’t have like a pizza oven or you realize something particular. 

Emma: We do so much in our airfryer. So we are going to make hen wings. And we’ll do totally different sorts of sauces. I not too long ago did like a selfmade buffalo sauce and we’ll use that so much. So I like hen wings. And it’s not one thing we feed our son. I imply, he might eat it, however he’s probably not a bones child. Yeah, so it’s extra our factor. After which we do a number of steak. So after we’re consuming it, like only a steak itself, we boil it and I’ve a weblog put up about boiling steak. And often actually my husband does that and I’ll make some form of facet like risotto or vegetable facet or possibly pasta, no matter. However a number of occasions I’ll make steak within the airfryer and we’ll minimize it up and we’ll use it as nearly like fajita or like toss it right into a stir fry. A number of occasions it’s like form of a taco like taco scenario. 

Elsie: That sounds good. 

Emma: Yeah, it’s actually good. After which my husband truly has particular dishes that he does so much. He’s a giant stir fry man. However his huge ones aside from the steak, which already talked about is he makes chili on a regular basis. We form of have this ongoing factor with the chili as a result of I like chili, however he makes it so typically and I by no means thought of it earlier than. However now that he does it so typically, I’m like, oh, I at all times considered chili as a fall meals. 

Elsie: I feel it’s a fall meals for me.

Emma:  I didn’t notice how a lot I hooked up it to fall.

Elsie: So that you guys eat chili all 12 months spherical? 

Emma: All 12 months spherical. He made chili this week. He simply makes chili on a regular basis and it’s good. It’s the chili that his dad made rising up. He’ll make it with hen. It’s good. It’s not totally different from the autumn, however I’m at all times form of like, oh chili, I didn’t notice how a lot that is, I advised him I used to be like, it’s nearly like inexperienced bean casserole to me the place I’m like, it’s not that it’s dangerous exterior of Thanksgiving and Christmas. I simply don’t suppose to eat it. It’s simply to me like a meals that you just eat at the moment of 12 months and I didn’t even register to me how a lot I considered chili that manner as a result of like a number of eating places have chili on the menu all 12 months spherical. Anyway, I don’t know if you happen to want a 15 minute phase about chili, however my husband makes actually good chili, however he makes all of it 12 months spherical. And I’m form of like oh, I’m a fall chili individual. I didn’t even know that till now. We eat it with Fritos. He eats it actually wholesome and I eat it with a lot of cheese and bitter cream. That’s our manner with that. 

Elsie: Like it. My children love, that is like I feel it’s Midwestern, however at Steak and Shake they make just like the spaghetti with chili on high and my children like it. Chili Mac. They like it. Yeah, it’s factor. I made it at house and it was successful.

Emma: It’s good. It’s bought good taste. However one way or the other I’m at all times like smells like fall now.

Elsie: Yeah, that’s humorous. Yeah, I feel I’m in your staff. I’d not make chili. It’s already not the season for me till in all probability September after which I’ll be like very within the temper once more. So I like September by means of January. I really feel like on the Tremendous Bowl is the tip of chili season for me.

Emma: Yeah. After which the very last thing we’ll make pretty typically is actually it’s like sheet pan hen like baked hen, like minimize into items baked on a sheet pan and rice. Then I’ve a number of totally different sauces I make. So I’ve a cashew hen sauce. It’s on our website. And I’ve a candy and bitter sauce that I’ve on our website. Now our cities Springfield, Missouri is form of identified for Chinese language meals however like Springfield fashion Chinese language meals, Google it, it’s a complete factor. So for me, it’s a really like childhood factor. Should you go to the eating places round right here although, just like the takeout basic ones, it’s like fried hen, which I like. That’s undoubtedly a responsible pleasure meals for me for certain. Consuming out is like cashew hen, Springfield fashion cashew hen. However at house, we don’t fry it. We like bake it. It’s not breaded, so it’s slightly bit more healthy. It simply has the sauce and the hen and the rice and typically I’ll steamed broccoli or stir fries and bell peppers or no matter. 

Elsie: Good. That sounds good.Okay, let’s discuss vacation custom recipes. So this 12 months after Thanksgiving, it was additionally Emma’s like laborious Thanksgiving as a result of she was pregnant within the sick manner. So we had the concept we’d begin subsequent 12 months, as a result of she was like eww, making like all these Thanksgivings which I get. While you’re contributing to multiple Thanksgiving and also you weblog Thanksgiving. It’s simply, it’s an excessive amount of Thanksgiving,

Emma: You’re like what number of occasions can I make inexperienced bean casserole earlier than I’m like hey man.

Elsie: So we had the concept this subsequent 12 months, we’d do bizarre Thanksgiving, attempt to do some form of like a themed Thanksgiving or ultimately, possibly combine some conventional meals identical to the highest favorites with like some bizarre meals that make it extra. I like that concept. I really feel like that might make it like possibly slightly extra thrilling. 

Emma: I assumed we might possibly get Jeremy concerned too as a result of he likes to cook dinner like genuine, like spicy Chinese language meals or like various things like that. He’s had phases. I assumed that might be form of enjoyable. One thing like that. This 12 months for Christmas Eve, we did recent pasta. 

Elsie: It was such a vibe. We have been doing like our Nancy Meyers. It was such a vibe. I feel I’m gonna do this yearly now.

Emma: Yeah. Our brother and his spouse they did like this pink truffle sauce. We had meatballs. Yeah, I wish to do this yearly. So I’m like, okay, we form of have already got slightly little bit of like a pasta Italian theme going for Christmas Eve. So I really feel like Thanksgiving must be like Chinese language or Mexican or one thing totally different than that.

Elsie: I wish to have Chinese language for Thanksgiving. 

Emma: Properly i used to be like, possibly we might do dumplings. I imply, we are able to purchase frozen ones however possibly we might do like form of like a dim sum sort factor or I don’t know. I suppose you don’t want to listen to us brainstorm our vacation for subsequent 12 months. 

Elsie: The recipe that I’m gonna put down for this one are, we have now a hen alfredo recipe. That’s good. It’s just like the Nancy Meyers Christmas necessity.

Emma: It’s a fantastic any time of 12 months.

Elsie: Sure. It’s for all 12 months. After which, for simply being humorous, I feel it’s hilarious to have a Christmas shot. And so these are the 2 I like to recommend both the oatmeal cookie shot or the Cinnamon Toast Crunch photographs. I really feel like they’re identical to, form of like vaguely, like cinnamony the oatmeal, you realize, identical to they form of style like that point of 12 months. So both for Thanksgiving or Christmas, do a kind of. It’s hilarious. It’s enjoyable. It’s foolish. After which the opposite issues that I’m so captivated with are sugar cookies and gingerbread cookies. Now I’m like slightly extra on staff gingerbread cookie, however each of them yearly, at all times and ceaselessly. 

Emma: I like it. And yeah, my husband’s household, we’re nonetheless going to do a really conventional Thanksgiving. I do love all the standard meals. It’s simply while you cook dinner them 4 occasions you’re like okay. We have now a fairly epic, in my view, casserole archive on A Lovely Mess. So if you happen to want stuffing, if you happen to want inexperienced bean casserole, if you happen to want funeral potatoes, if you happen to want any basic Midwest southern casserole you possibly can consider we in all probability have a model of it or we are going to quickly. We’ll subsequent 12 months as a result of I do love making casseroles and I do love consuming casseroles. I simply don’t actually wish to make the very same one 4 occasions whereas I’m nauseous. That was this 12 months, however that gained’t be every other 12 months. I’m not doing this being pregnant factor once more. That is it. 

Elsie: Yeah, no, that is smart. Subsequent 12 months, we’ll carry an replace again about how bizarre Thanksgiving seems as a result of I feel it’s a enjoyable aspiration. Okay, what about sweets and treats.

Emma: Sweets and treats, so I’m at all times in ceaselessly a cookie individual. We at all times have frozen cookies in our freezer. So we’ll make like a giant batch of one thing often the smooth peanut butter cookies that I’ve the recipe on the location. It’s Trey’s favourite. So we make that fairly typically. I even have a put up on our website that’s like find out how to freeze cookie dough correctly. And mainly, it’s you should freeze it within the balls. That’s the headline, however the ideas are, you want a cookie dough baller so you possibly can measure them out since you don’t need a complete bunch of various sizes. Since you’re gonna pull them out of a bag and simply bake a pair at a time and also you don’t desire a big one and a small one as a result of one is gonna get burnt and one’s gonna be too uncooked. So that you need them to be measured out. After which additionally you’ll wish to set them on some form of slicing board or baking sheet and pop them within the freezer uncovered for just a bit whereas, like half-hour to an hour. Then put them right into a Ziploc bag or a reusable bag, nevertheless you wish to retailer them. You don’t wish to put them in there instantly as a result of they’ll stick collectively and also you’ll find yourself with a giant clump of cookie dough. And that’s what you don’t need. Chopping by means of frozen cookie dough making an attempt to make even balls at that time is just not ideally suited. So that you wish to freeze them into particular person balls which are all the identical dimension. And we at all times have that in our freezer. And we are going to bake like one or two at evening, most nights actually. After which additionally if we have now folks over randomly or simply folks over and we’re like hey does somebody need some cookies, then we are able to throw a pair and it’s like 10 minutes and that’s it. So it’s good. It’s like a fantastic like little hack to at all times have cookie dough in your freezer. And you may freeze nearly any cookie dough. Like several cookie dough that you just bake. You’ll be able to just about freeze it. Most of them freeze properly. AS far as house cooking goes cookies is the place it’s at. 

Elsie: Yeah, I agree. I like studying cookie recipes. I feel it’s one of the enjoyable classes for certain. My husband’s favourite cookies, they’re not my favourite cookies to make however they’re so good is not any bake cookies. You understand they’re not aesthetic.

Emma: It’s in all probability my favourite cookie to make and eat. But it surely’s not Trey’s favourite however I make them so much myself. 

Elsie: Yeah, he loves them and Emma’s recipe is ideal. So undoubtedly attempt that one. I’m making an attempt to consider what my favourite dessert is. I simply wish to say, I feel I’m simply an ice cream individual. I feel I’m simply an ice cream individual. Yeah. 

Emma: Ice cream is nice. 

Elsie: Yeah. Any form of ice cream. Okay, so at house cocktails. I’ve so many notes on this one as a result of it’s my zone for the 12 months. Okay, so for fancy. My high two are the aviation cocktail and the paper airplane cocktail. That’s if you happen to simply need like a cocktail that looks like it’s from a restaurant, like a elaborate hipster bar. You’ll really feel that with these and they’re so good. 

Emma: I’m a fan of various kinds of martinis, additionally taking part in the dry martini, no matter, however something in a martini glass, cosmo too.

Elsie: Hell yeah. 

Emma: Cosmo has a number of extra components although so it’s a must to form of be ready however yeah, these are scrumptious and you actually solely want one or two and also you’re  good. 

Elsie: It’s true. Okay, for tropical I’ll ship you straight to the painkiller. The painkiller is the place it’s at. I feel it’s one of the best one. I identical to love the nutmeg. The Jungle fowl is basically good too. 

Emma: I used to be gonna say jungle birds in all probability my high but it surely’s painkillers subsequent. 

Elsie: Yeah. After which for a shot, the inexperienced tea shot is every part. It doesn’t style boozy. It’s candy. It’s like summery, it’s good, it’s enjoyable. Should you simply wish to be taught like a basic, particularly if we’re having like a cocktail party or I don’t know, I really feel like if you wish to like impress somebody, I’d be taught the quaint. It’s simpler than it appears to be like. I’d be taught the Boulevardier. I like that one. It’s just like the previous vogue. It’s even slightly bit simpler. And the bee’s knees I feel is one of the best previous vogue like little coupe glass drink and it’s like tremendous easy. It’s like a honey and gin and lemon drink.

Emma: I additionally love a negroni.

Elsie: That’s all you had so as to add. 

Emma: Yeah.

Elsie: Negronis are nice too. 

Emma: I additionally actually love if we’re taking summer time drinks, I like a spritz. So I’ll purchase just like the little bottles of Prosecco. Some spritz are made with Prosecco. Some are made with various things. It simply relies upon. However for like a Prosecco, you realize, Aperol Spritz. I’ll purchase the little bottles since you don’t wish to open a complete big bottle of Prosecco if you happen to’re the one one. I imply, possibly you do. I don’t know however not me.

Elsie: Yeah, like, if you happen to’re not having a celebration, you in all probability wish to get the small bottles. 

Emma: Yeah, then you possibly can  have one or two.

Elsie: That’s frequent sense, she’s talking logic there.

Emma: Be careful.

Elsie: By the tip of the 12 months, we’ll in all probability have each fashionable cocktail recipe on the location. So there actually is nothing we don’t have. So if you happen to’re making an attempt to be taught one thing, there’s so many to be taught. You’ll have a lot enjoyable, identical to scroll by means of.

Emma: I like studying the historical past of them too nd studying, like the place they have been made the primary time. 

Elsie: The histories are enjoyable. 

Emma: And likewise, like if you happen to’re lacking one thing like what might you utilize as an alternative? Like a number of our recipes could have that. So I don’t know, I feel all of that’s like actually useful and simply form of like enjoyable to be taught. 

Elsie: Yeah, I agree. 

Emma: And you then look cool while you go on order, as a result of you realize, you realize what you need.

Elsie: You do look cool. Okay, what do you are taking to a celebration?

Emma: Okay, so I needed to say this too, so far as like, take to a celebration, my pals and I we additionally do a number of it’s referred to as meal prepare. I consider it’s a web site, mealtrain.com or is perhaps meal-train.com or one thing. So it’s a method to set up it. However mainly, anytime somebody has a child, or if there was a dying within the household, or simply one thing occurring, the place it is perhaps good to ship a pal, join and have pals carry them meals. That’s like a factor that me and my pals do. They usually all did it for me once I had my final child. And I’ve accomplished it for many pals as they’ve infants, and in addition a number of deaths within the household, issues like that. So I needed to say what I at all times make as a result of I don’t at all times carry meals to a celebration. It will depend on the occasion. Like if somebody’s like asking you to carry one thing like if it’s a brunch, or if it’s a dinner, however a number of occasions individuals are such as you simply carry a bottle of wine as a result of individuals are already doing what they’re doing. However that is just like the meal I carry for meal prepare. So if I’m bringing a pal a meal, that is what I at all times make. I’ve this in a single day no boil lasagna. It’s actually a quite simple, fundamental lasagna, but it surely’s scrumptious and it’s very comforting. And it’s on our website. After which I make selfmade focaccia which I don’t have a recipe on our website, however I at all times use the Bon Appetit one. I like use precisely the Bon Appetit one. It’s a fantastic recipes. The best way it’s formatted is just not my, it’s like slightly convoluted in a manner however if you happen to’ve by no means made focaccia earlier than then it has a number of like movies in it. It’s a fantastic recipe. So I do this. Generally I’ll form of do my very own topping scenario as a result of focaccia if you happen to don’t realize it’s the one that appears form of like bubbly. And you may add issues like olives or rosemary sprigs, or some folks will add like edible flowers. There’s so much you are able to do with focaccia, so I’ll typically form of do some form of variation. However at any charge, it’s like an enormous like 9 by 13 pan of focaccia bread so I’ll make the lasagna I’ll make the focaccia after which I’ll make a easy Caesar salad. And once I say easy I do wish to make my very own caesar dressing. It’s actually good. It’s value it. It’s not laborious, you simply throw stuff in a meals processor and mix it. That’s all you do. It’s actually not a giant deal. It does have uncooked egg yolks so if that freaks you out or when you have a pal who can’t have that possibly do one thing totally different. Should you can, I feel it’s value it. Recent caesar dressing is scrumptious and you then simply toss it on, you realize any greens you need. A number of occasions I’ll do kale partly as a result of it travels higher as a result of it’s hearty however I additionally simply actually like Caesar kale salad I feel it’s actually good. In order that’s like my meal prepare meal that I take folks on a regular basis and now you realize. When you have a child and also you’re my pal you’re getting lasagna.

Elsie: I do know I’m like how do I get this meal delivered to me?

Emma: You will want somebody to die I suppose. Undertake one other child.

Elsie: Not taking place, sadly. Okay, the issues I carry are chex combine. You bought to get the colours of the M&Ms to the theme. So like, on the Fourth of July household factor, I get the pink, white and blue. And at Christmas you get inexperienced and pink. Halloween orange and black, don’t be messing round. Yeah, you are able to do like pastels this time of 12 months. I feel chex combine with the themed M&Ms, it’s my foremost factor that I take, which might be saying so much about me. And the opposite factor I feel is so nice to take is the image mojito. So simply hear me out. Image cocktails are the right occasion cocktail. Like I simply don’t suppose that people who find themselves internet hosting can get sufficient assist with that. It’s good to have one thing moreover wine. So I feel pitcher cocktails are like a fantastic factor to take. And you then contributed one thing and took one thing else off the hostess plate.

Emma: I like it. 

Elsie: Okay, so what do you make when visitors come over? I feel that I don’t have like one factor that I often make so I put sugar cookies. After which simply relying on the time of 12 months, both like within the fall time I’d do chili, and within the spring and summertime, I’d do cheese boards often.

Emma: No identical. It relies upon if I’m serving a meal, like if we’re simply having like, a few pals over and we’re all going to take a seat down have dinner collectively or if it’s like an even bigger occasion. In that case, it’s in all probability going to be extra like cheese plates and dips. And we have now a number of dips on the location and a number of actually good dips, by the way in which. Additionally salsa like mango salsa and a bunch of different ones. So these are all good. However my primary factor to make if my pals eat dairy and gluten, which some folks don’t, and a few folks do, but when they do, then I at all times make the Detroit fashion pizza. Which I really feel such as you talked about earlier as a favourite at house meal. Nobody in my household likes pizza. My husband and my son don’t actually like pizza. So the Detroit fashion pizza is a waste on simply my household as a result of it’s simply me consuming it for like three days straight, which I’ll do. I’ve no disgrace. However, you realize, it’s like form of a number of effort only for your self. So if I’ve pals coming over who eat gluten and dairy then I make Detroit fashion pizza and a giant salad.

Elsie: Make that subsequent time I come over, I would like it. 

Emma: It’s so good. It’s form of like focaccia however with pizza on high. It’s very saucy, however not like Chicago fashion pizza. That’s a complete totally different factor. To me extra like a lasagna or soupy in a manner. It’s good, but it surely’s totally different. The Detroit fashion although is my high. 

Elsie: Okay, I’ve to name out particularly out of the dips, the queso after which the chocolate chip cookie dip. I feel these are like my favourite. 

Emma: I make the queso so much. 

Elsie: The queso, it’s identical to basic and it’s good. And like nobody doesn’t like queso you realize what I imply. And the chocolate chip cookie dip is sort of a enjoyable. It’s form of like a child pleasant recipe. It’s good for like a child bathe or like that kind of factor. Prefer it’s a candy dip so it’s like don’t make it for your loved ones at house. Make it for a celebration for certain. 

Emma: It’s good to have one thing candy round and also you may not wish to like go to the difficulty of baking a complete dessert or one thing. So having a candy dip is sweet. And the cookie dough one might be my favourite however we even have an Oreo one and there’s a What am I making an attempt to say, not funfetti.

Elsie: Dunkaroo, it’s referred to as Dunkaroo funfetti dip I feel.

Emma: That’s what it’s and that one’s actually good too. It’s very like child nostalgic. So if you happen to’re wanting like one thing simply to have one thing candy round at a celebration, I feel a candy dip is a extremely good method to go. 

Elsie: I agree. Okay, so for breakfast recipes. I simply must say Emma has like, she’s just like the breakfast casserole queen. So we’ll checklist all of them out on the web site or on the present notes and also you’ll be like what the hell. She has like so many truly, actually good breakfast casseroles.

Emma: I get essentially the most compliments on my breakfast casseroles from my father in legislation too, which implies so much to me. He’s a really complimentary man like I feel he would complement something I’d make however I can inform that my breakfast casseroles, the tater tot casserole and the biscuits and gravy casserole particularly he loves. He’ll come over for Christmas or no matter and have seconds and I’m like Invoice’s loving it. 5 stars from Invoice and it means so much ot me.

Elsie: Let’s attempt to bear in mind there’s one simply referred to as breakfast casserole. There’s one referred to as french toast casserole.

Emma: Tatertot one is definitely, it’s not technically a breakfast. Like you may do it for dinner too. Should you needed. I simply often serve it as a breakfast casserole. It’s actually good. It matches any time. 

Elsie: Yeah, it’s the Midwest in us. We have been raised within the church, what do they name it like Sunday dinner sort of tradition. It’s a casserole tradition. So it’s how we have been raised. It’s part of our childhood.

Emma: And to me tater tots anytime a day, apparently. 

Elsie: The breakfast recipe I take advantage of typically is rather like candy potatoes like roasted candy potatoes. And I additionally put them in skillet, I additionally airfryer them. So I can put that within the present notes. I feel we have now it all of the other ways, however candy potatoes for breakfast are the sh*t like with rosemary I like them.

Emma: Yeah, and right here fairly quickly we gained’t hyperlink this as a result of it’s not there but. We have now one recipe. However we’re going to do a pancake grind. And I’m very excited as a result of actually, pancakes is form of my husband’s factor. Like I’ve talked about his chili already. However he’s additionally the pancake man at our home as a result of he has a griddle. So some individuals are a griddle pancake household and a few individuals are pan pancake household. We grew up we have been pan. So like pancakes have like a crispy edge round it. You understand, it’s like variety of a complete totally different factor. Whereas griddle pancakes are extra wish to me like a McDonald’s pancake. They’re extra even and the entire thing is smooth. That’s extra his vibe. However he’s the pancake man at her home and he makes pancakes with our son no less than as soon as every week. They made them this morning. Oscar at all times will get to choose the colour. At this time it was yellow. Normally it’s blue. However anyway, we’re gonna do a pancake grind. I do know we have now one recipe on the location already. That’s fairly fashionable. That’s like selfmade pancakes that doesn’t have milk however typically you’re out of a random ingredient and you should know find out how to make pancakes. So we’re gonna undergo a collection of these and identical to the perfect pancake recipes, which I’m enthusiastic about.

Elsie: That’ll be enjoyable. I like pancakes. It’s like a high breakfast meals for certain. Okay, let’s discuss summer time recipes. 

Emma: So some high ones for me is mango salsa, which mangoes are extra in season within the winter, no less than right here the place I stay, totally different hemispheres, totally different no matter. However you possibly can nonetheless typically discover them and the mango salsa recipe we have now on our website has some ideas if you find yourself with mangoes that aren’t fairly ripe but, how one can ripen them at house. As a result of that does occur on occasion. I’ll additionally level out if you happen to simply wish to swap the mangoes for peaches. You are able to do peach salsa. It’s only a one for one swap it out folks. However I like dips and salsas and to me, dips might be like a complete meals class, particularly throughout heat climate occasions. It’s form of like, what’s the character in Solely Murders within the Constructing and he simply eats ideas on a regular basis. I’m like, that’s me in the summertime. I’m like, I’ll simply eat dips, I’ll simply eat, you realize, no matter dips on a regular basis. In order that after which we’ve already talked about no bake cookies, however that’s to me ceaselessly and at all times a summer time factor. I make all of them 12 months spherical. But it surely’s as a result of rising up there was this complete period possibly it’s nonetheless occurring I don’t know the place if our air conditioner was on our dad didn’t need us to make use of the dryer or the oven in any respect. It was a conserving power factor. And it’s like your invoice can get form of costly if you happen to’re like operating all these various things. So if the air conditioner was on, which was at all times on in like July, August, prefer it will get highly regarded and humid within the Midwest, the place we’re from, then we couldn’t use the oven or the dryer. Clothesline and no bake cookies have been like form of the one cookies you may make, something no bake. So to me, it’s like a summer time like I really need cookies, however the air conditioners on okay, I’ve to make no bake cookies.  It’s simply at all times gonna be you realize, gotta hold the bedsheets on the clothesline and have a no bake cookie. It’s July. like simply at all times imprinted in me due to my childhood. I truly actually like it. It’s like a really like particular little factor to me. 

Elsie: Okay, my two favourite summer time salads are the seven layer salad. It’s like a really southern recipe, however I like it. I stand by it. I feel it was scrumptious. And I’ll undoubtedly be making it yearly. After which my favourite pasta salad that we have now proper now’s the creamy pasta salad. It’s a mayonnaise based mostly pasta salad. And I like them each methods. I just like the oil based mostly ones too. However I’ve no issues with mayonnaise in any respect. I like mayonnaise. I understand how do folks stay who don’t like mayonnaise? 

Emma: I don’t know, what do they eat? 

Elsie: After which the opposite factor that I feel is ideal for summer time is margaritas. So we have now our basic margarita, selfmade margarita combine. After which I simply made a number of extra however I’m beginning a margarita grind. So I’m going to do like twenty extra margaritas this 12 months. All of the flavors.  And it’s so enjoyable. Prefer it’s like such a easy, however superb drink. And when you learn to make one, then studying all of the totally different flavors, it’s identical to really easy. So it’s gonna be enjoyable.

Emma: Something with salt I’m fairly excited about like a salt room or cookies with salt on it. However yeah, citrus and salt. That’s the place it’s at. 

Elsie: Completely. 

Emma: Properly, now it’s time for a joke or a truth or meditation with Nova. 

Elsie: All proper, this week Marigold is with us and she or he needs to do her joke. 

Marigold: What did the tree put on to the swimming pool? 

Elsie: What? 

Marigold: His swimming trunks.

Elsie: Oh, that’s one. Good job. Thanks a lot for listening. We shall be again subsequent week with a consolation rewatch of Mamma Mia. Oh my gosh.


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