Munchkin Meals…Challenges

I feel like my son (Garrett, 16 months) could be the walking billboard for eating challenges…..ok so he’s not that bad, but we definitely have a very picky eater on our hands which surprises me because when we first introduced solids…..he was a champ!  He’d eat pretty much any and everything we would put in front of him, but in the past few months, he’s just become very preferential when it comes to his food.  I apologize in advance, that I don’t have great pictures of his food, I always have good intentions of snapping pictures of what he’s eating, but you would see the same things over and over again, so I’ll spare you.

First things First.  Garrett LOVES his milk.  He would probably live on milk alone if we would let him, but we only give it to him 3 times a day, when he wakes in the morning, before his afternoon nap, and before bedtime….I’d say he drinks about 18-20 oz a day which to me seems like a lot, but he still eats…sort of…so I guess I’m ok with it.

He also drinks a lot of water and sometimes watered down apple juice so that’s a good thing too.

Even though we have a picky eater, we continuously try to incorporate new foods, with the hopes that he’ll find another food he likes, and we can add it to our small list, but he is no fool, and if something looks or feels new on his plate or tray, he usually just turns away from it, and sometimes, he’ll put it on his tongue, than make a face and spit it out.  Stinker.  So because I’m terrified that my son will starve if we try to give him something that he doesn’t like, and then refuse to give him anything else, we always keep his favorites on hand.  These include….pancakes, greek yogurt or yogurt pouches, bananas, toast, oatmeal, blueberries, mandarin oranges, peaches and pears.  He’ll pretty much eat any fruit, but absolutely no eggs, and although he loves milk, and he likes whole grain peanut butter cheerios, individually, he will not eat them together.  He’s getting better with a spoon, but he still doesn’t really understand how to scoop up the food on the spoon, so we’ll scoop and put it down on his tray and he’ll pick it up and eat it, say Mmmm, and hand it back.

Our lunch staples are sliced turkey from the deli, sometimes he’ll eat ham, cheese, bread, or any combination of the 3, i.e. grilled cheese, or grilled turkey and cheese, again pretty much any fruit, veggie pouches, peanut butter and jelly, yogurt, applesauce, etc.

He’ll get snacks of goldfish, yogurt melts, apples with peanut butter, peanut butter cheerios, or some sort of graham cracker bunny thing sometimes throughout the day.

His favorite dinners are spaghetti or ravioli (sometimes I can sneak turkey meatballs in there with it), macaroni and cheese, peas, corn, bread, sometimes he’ll eat pizza, or a chicken quesadilla if the chicken is shredded and sometimes black beans….some days he will eat every last bit of what we put on his plate, and others, even if it’s the exact same thing, he may hardly touch it.  Sometimes, I just don’t get him….but like I said, as long as we’re getting some sort of food in him, I’m content.  I’m really hoping this is just a phase and that he will outgrow it eventually….Lord knows his Dad and I eat a pretty wide variety of foods, so I don’t know where he gets it from.

On occasion, we will also give G a special treat.  These are definitely not every day occurrences, but include, soft serve ice cream or frozen yogurt, fig newtons,  cookies or a little bit of a cupcake or a dessert we may have around the house.  He eats all of these things right up….go figure, that’s why we only offer them on occasion.

Again, food challenges are a part of our every day life, but we’re hopeful that we will overcome them.  Here’s to hoping number 2, due at the end of December isn’t as picky as his big brother!

Anybody else have a very picky eater on their hands???  Do you have any suggestions for working in new foods?

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Smells Like Fall (Pumpkin Bread Recipe)

This blog post was featured on Momma Blogger, so that is the reason for the intro 🙂 Hope you enjoy!

Hi, I’m Jenny and I blog over at SweetBakesandBabyCakes. I am a Mom to one very sweet little boy and expecting another at the end of December! When I’m not busy taking care of my son (which doesn’t seem to be very often 😉 I love to bake, and Fall is my favorite season so when Susan approached me about being featured on Momma Blogger I jumped at the opportunity as it gave me a reason to test out a new pumpkin bread recipe I’ve been dying to try!

Cooks Illustrated is a magazine/website we subscribe to that is sort of my “go to” when I’m looking to try a new recipe that I want to be great. I love that they test and re-test until they get exactly the results they are looking for, and that they institute the science behind the cooking. I can honestly say that I have never made a recipe of theirs’ that I did not thoroughly enjoy.
Although this bread is not something that can be thrown together in a matter of minutes, I can assure you that the prep time is well worth the end result! The bread came out perfectly moist with just the right amount of “pumpkin-y” (yes I’m pretty sure I just made that word up) flavor; and I’m so glad the recipe yielded two loaves because I have another one in the freezer ready to pull out the next time we have company! Not to mention, it made my house smell divine while it was baking.

You Will Need: Two 8.5 x 4.5 inch loaf pans. If you are using 9×5″ pans (which I did) just start checking for doneness about 5 minutes before the timer goes off

INGREDIENTS
For the Topping: 
5 tablespoons packed (2 1/4 ounces) light brown sugar

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour


1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened


1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon salt

For the Bread: 
2 cups (10 ounces) all-purpose flour

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1(15-ounce) can unsweetened pumpkin puree (make sure you do not get the pumpkin pie mix)


1 teaspoon salt


1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


1/8 teaspoon ground cloves


1 cup (7 ounces) granulated sugar


1 cup packed (7 ounces) light brown sugar


1/2 cup vegetable oil


4 ounces cream cheese, cut into 12 pieces

4 large eggs

1/4 cup buttermilk

1 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped fine

INSTRUCTIONS

FOR THE TOPPING: Using your fingers, mix all ingredients together in bowl until well combined and topping resembles wet sand; set aside.

FOR THE BREAD: Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 350 degrees.

1. Grease two 8 1/2 by 4 1/2-inch loaf pans. Whisk flour, baking powder, and baking soda together in bowl

2. Combine pumpkin puree, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves in large saucepan over medium heat. Cook mixture, stirring constantly, until reduced to 1½ cups, 6 to 8 minutes.

3. Remove pot from heat; stir in granulated sugar, brown sugar, oil, and cream cheese until combined. Let mixture stand for 5 minutes. Whisk until no visible pieces of cream cheese remain and mixture is homogeneous.

4. Whisk together eggs and buttermilk. Add egg mixture to pumpkin mixture and whisk to combine.

5. Fold flour mixture into pumpkin mixture until combined (some small lumps of flour are OK).

6. Fold walnuts into batter. Scrape batter into prepared pans.

7. Sprinkle topping evenly over top of each loaf.

8. Bake until skewer inserted in center of loaf comes out clean, 45 to 50 minutes. Let breads cool in pans on wire rack for 20 minutes. Remove breads from pans and let cool for at least 1½ hours.

Serve warm or at room temperature adding butter or cream cheese as you please (In my opinion the bread doesn’t need any of that) The brown sugar crumb topping seeped down into the bread and gave it just the right amount of sweetness it needed to be delicious all by itself.

Happy Fall, Enjoy!

Weekend Wrap-Up

I hope everyone had a great weekend and that your Monday is starting off well!  We had a very enjoyable weekend filled with lots of sun and boating, some cleaning and some relaxing.

My in-laws were in town for a few weeks staying at the home they have in our neighborhood, which if I haven’t said it enough is sooooo nice!  I love having them around the corner!  We get to spend lots of time with them and they are such a big help with Garrett.  Unfortunately, they had to head back down to Pensacola yesterday to make preparations in case Isaac heads their way.  But they will be back in a few weeks so we’re looking forward to that!

We spent a lot of time with them on their boat this weekend,  They have a pontoon boat which is much easier to have G on than our boat is and we soaked up every minute of it, and even got to hang out with Susan, Nate and Caden on Saturday!

Playing in the water

Playing Captain with Daddy

I got up Saturday morning to get G his milk and just got a whiff of yuckiness when I opened the refrigerator door (I’m sure my pregnancy induced super senses had nothing to do with that 😉 but I decided right then and there that I was going to deep clean the fridge as soon as I was awake enough to do so.  Our fridge was in need of a makeover anyways so I did it.  I forgot to take a picture of everything in it before so here is the stuff on the counter that I took out.  Is it just us or does everyone feel like they have a ridiculous amount of condiments!

I took everything out, and threw away any condiment that we haven’t used in the last month.  Then scrubbed down all of the shelves and wiped down the inside

Then after it was squeaky clean and lemony fresh, we put everything back in

I feel like it still looks like we have a lot of condiments but we got rid of a bunch so you can only imagine what it looked like before.

After our day on the lake we came home to the upstairs AC not working and sitting at 83 degrees, luckily the downstairs was fine and it wasn’t too hot outside or else I would have been one very unhappy person.  The worst part of it was that we just had our AC units serviced at the beginning of the month and everything checked out just fine…..regardless, we called the same company that had serviced our units a few weeks ago and thankfully someone was out at our house fixing the problem (a burnt wire) within the hour and, because it had just been serviced, they did it at no charge to us!  We finished off our night with some Jets Pizza at the in-laws and came home to watch a few more episodes of Damages(our new favorite show) and were in bed by 9:30…..pretty lame, I know, but because I’m no longer napping during the day, I am beat by the time it is dark outside, and my husband is just a good sport 🙂

Sunday we went to out to breakfast, washed the  cars, and played.  I menu planned for the week, grocery shopped, and then Dan cooked dinner and we relaxed for the rest of the night

Sunday-Linguini Sorrento (adapted from one of our favorite authentic Italian restaurants)

Monday- Chicken cordon bleu with rice and green beans

Tuesday- Fish Tacos, Fresh Pico and Guacamole

Wednesday- Italian sausage sandwiches, homemade potato wedges and salad

Thursday- Chicken/broccoli stir fry and rice

And today has been pretty productive as well!  I walked 3.5 miles with my boys this morning then went to a spinning and strength class at my gym, ate lunch, took care of some housework and prepped a few things to munch on throughout the week.  And I got to talk to my Mom this morning and wish she and my Dad a Happy 35th Anniversary!!!!   35 years….how awesome is that!  They are such wonderful role models and I am so lucky to have them for my parents!

How was your weekend???  Were you productive today?

Munchkin Meals

My friend Brittany has done another link up for the Munchkin Meals segment
and since I haven’t participated in the last few, (my little guy decided he was going to become a less than stellar eater for a while there) I wanted to join in again.

As I stated earlier, my son’s eating habits have changed a bit, he’s starting to become sort of picky, or just preferential I guess, so in order for me to get him to actually eat we stick to what he likes. That doesn’t mean I’ve given up trying to get him to eat different things, but if he ends up just throwing his food on the floor then I know it’s time to resort back to our staples.

Here’s what yesterday’s eats looked like

Breakfast: (not pictured oops) was pancakes with a little bit of real maple syrup, a few bites of my Irish Oatmeal, and his all time favorite mandarin oranges

Lunch:

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Basically it was an un-assembled turkey sandwich; diced turkey breast, avocado and whole wheat bread with some watermelon on the side and water to drink. He also had a Plum Baby yogurt pouch

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Snack was some goldfish a fruit and veggie pouch and water. He doesn’t like to eat many whole veggies so we usually give him at least one veggie pouch a day just to make sure he’s eating some veggies

Dinner(which I also forgot to take pictures of while he was eating it so I took pictures of mine) was oven roasted chicken and vegetables(carrots, celery, potato, and onion) we try to just give G some of what we have for dinner

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He tends to prefer foods that have been seasoned (don’t we all) He ate tons of carrots and some chicken. He loves sweet potatoes but doesn’t really care for white potatoes, and we also gave him some pears after he ate everything else

He’s very tall (just over 34″at 13 months old) and he’s thin but he’s a happy little guy so I think he’s doing alright!

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Munchkin Meals:Breakfast Edition

I’m linking up once again with Brittany from A Healthy Slice of Life for another version of Munchkin Meals featuring breakfast items! I’m pretty excited about this one because we lack in the breakfast ideas as you will see from my picture. Our breakfasts are pretty simple and somewhat repetitive, but when I think about my own breakfasts they’re pretty much the same too so I guess that’s alright. G always starts his day out with a sippy of organic while milk and breakfast follows about an hour to 2 later.
Yesterday’s breakfast consisted of:

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Pancakes with a little bit of real maple syrup, cantaloupe and watermelon from the farmer’s market and some water to wash it down. I also gave G a few pieces of my whole wheat PB toast with sliced bananas on top and he liked that too.
Other breakfast staples for us are eggs with turkey and spinach (when he’ll eat it) he’s funny in that some days he will love eggs and others he won’t care for them at all. He’ll eat any fresh fruit I have around, oatmeal and organic breakfast fruit bars. I’m looking for ways to get more veggies in him at breakfast and hoping to snag a few ideas from fellow bloggers. So…there you have it, our very simple and somewhat boring breakfast

What are some ways you get veggies into your little one at breakfast??

Munchkin Meals

Last week Brittany did a link-up with fellow Mommy Bloggers to share what our little ones are eating.

I got a few great ideas from other Mom’s but our meals were a little boring yesterday so I apologize in advance for the lack of creativity and the poor quality iPhone pictures.

Breakfast

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Scrambled eggs shared with mommy, turkey and cantaloupe

Lunch

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Annie’s organic bunnies and cheese, watermelon, and white meat chicken nuggets along with a veggie pouch(not pictured)

My Afternoon snack 🙂

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Carrots, cucumber and pretzels with hummus, shared with G

Dinner

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Cheese tortellini with marinara, sweet potatoes and pears

So, there you have it…lots of oranges and yellows/whites?? in these meals. I think tomorrow I will be sure to get some more color onto his plate

Have a Great Thursday!

Munchkin Meals

My friend Brittany over at A Healthy Slice of Life participates in a weekly What I ate Wednesday post and lately she’s been adding in what she feeds her 9 month old little girl as well.  These posts have generated lots of interest among other new Mom’s, myself included, as we’re all trying to come up with new ideas of what to feed our little ones.  That being said, she’s decided to do a post called Munchkin Meals featuring the meals that she and fellow bloggers give to their kids throughout a typcial day with the hope that we can bounce ideas off of one another and liven up our kids plates, and their palates.

munchkin meals

My son Garrett will be 1 on Sunday and he eats 3 solid meals a day along with a snack and about 3 cups/bottles about 6 oz each of milk.  I try as much as I can to give him what I am eating but sometimes that just doesn’t work.  He’s always been a great eater, and will try anything but he definitely has his favorites (as we all do)

Below you’ll find a snapshot of what G eats, although the foods obviously change, I try to make sure he gets a protein, a fruit and/or a veggie, and a complex carb at every meal.  This is what yesterday looked like for us!

At breakfast he is generally really hungry and eats a lot.  I put him in his high chair and give him some puffs or dried fruit to hold him over while I prepare his meal, and if I’m not fast enough….he lets me know!

We split yesterdays breakfast after our morning walk at 8:00 a.m.

  • Homemade blueberry pancakes with a little bit of butter and real maple syrup
  • a scrambled egg
  • pears.
  • I had orange juice, and Garrett had water.

G didn’t want to take his morning nap yesterday so when we were on our way home from the gym around 11:45 he crashed in the car and slept until 2:00 making for a very late lunch (he usually eats lunch around noon) so again, he was really hungry!

  • Half of a grilled turkey and cheese sandwich on whole wheat bread
  • Avocado cut into chunks

  • and more blueberries which should make for an interesting diaper!

Since lunch was late, so was dinner.  G usually eats around 5 but I didn’t feed him until 6 last night.  Again he ate what I ate

  • Grilled BBQ chicken
  • Corn on the cob, cut from the cob for G and cooked to perfection in the microwave!!! (Have you heard how to do this?  It’s amazing, and after it’s cooked you literally just shake the corn from the husks and silks and it comes out perfectly clean and deliciously sweet every time!!!!!)
  • Orzo pasta salad with tomatoes, yellow peppers, arugla, basil, goat cheese and little bit of Newman’s Own Light Red Wine Vinegar and Olive Oil (the orzo is a little difficult for G to pick up, but he at least gets the veggies)
  • Watermelon

I am trying to get him to learn to eat from a plate but I usually only put a little bit of food at a time or else it all ends of on the floor for the dogs to eat.

Not pictured were the puffs and yogurt melts that he snacked on during our walk and our Target run!  So…nothing too fancy, and we do lots of repeat meals although I really do try to feed him what I eat, because it’s just easier for me.   Some other staples in our house are ravioli, diced ham, sweet potatoes, organic mandarin oranges, frozen peas, deli turkey meat, bananas, greek yogurt, and pretty much whatever fresh produce I have or what I’ve got in my fridge!  I’m looking forward to hopefully picking up a few new meal ideas!

And some after dinner entertainment with my favorite boys!

What are your staples for your Little Munchkin’s Meals??

Guinness Cupcakes with Baily’s Frosting

I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend!  Our weather here has been absolutely beautiful for the past several days so we spent quite a bit of time outside, but I did manage to try out this new recipe in honor of St. Patty’s Day.

I realize that had I been thinking clearly I would have done this post prior to St. Patrick’s Day, but I didn’t decide I wanted to try out these little bits of yummyness until the day of, and just because they have Guinness and Baily’s in them doesn’t mean that they can only be enjoyed on the actual St Patrick’s Day Holiday.  They were easy to make and very tasty.  However, I do believe that if you were to have a couple in one sitting that you could get a little bit buzzed.  So please enjoy….in moderation 🙂

I borrowed this recipe from SuzyBakes, (posted below) but actually cut it in half because I knew there was no possible way we would finish 2 dozen cupcakes.  FYI….if you would like to cut the recipe in half as well I highly reccommend converting the measurements into ounces, and using your food scale because it’s much easier to use half of 6oz then it is to try and measure half of 3/4c etc.

For the (full recipe) cupcakes you will need

1 bottle Guinness

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter

3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

2 cups all purpose flour

2 cups sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

3/4 teaspoon salt

2 large eggs

2/3 cup sour cream

Preparation:

  • Combine your flour, sugar, baking soda and salt into a large bowl and set aside.
  • Bring Guinness and butter to a simmer in large saucepan  over medium heat.
  • Add cocoa powder and whisk until mixture is smooth.  Cool slightly.
  • Beat eggs and sour cream in a large bowl with an electric mixer.
  • Add Guinness-chocolate mixture to egg mixture and beat until just combined.
  • Add flour mixture and beat on low speed.
  • Use a rubber spatula to make sure all ingredients are thoroughly combined
  • Divide  batter among cupcake liners, filling them 2/3 to 3/4 of the way.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 17 minutes rotating about half way through until your cake tester, inserted into center comes out clean,
  • Cool  cupcakes on a rack completely before frosting.

For the Frosting:

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened

 3 to 4 cups confectioners’ sugar

3 tablespoons Bailey’s Irish Cream

1 tablespoon milk

Preparation:

  1. Place the butter in a  mixing bowl and beat until creamy.
  2. Gradually add the sugar, 1 cup at a time, beating well  after each addition, until the icing is  thick enough to be of good consistency. You may not need to add all of  the sugar. (I probably used about 2 cups and my icing was creamy, not stiff, but that’s how I like it)
  3. After all sugar has been added, add Bailey’s and milk and blend until just combined.
  4. Frost once cupcakes are completely cooled and decorate as you wish

The cupcakes were deliciously rich with just a hint of Guinness flavor, and the sweetness of the sugar blended pefectly with the Baily’s to balance out the entire cupcake….although, just like any chocolate dessert, I highly reccommend a nice cold glass of milk to go along with it!

Have you ever used beer or another flavored liquor to bake with???

If so…please share 🙂

Blondies

I came across yet another fantastic recipe from Cook’s Illustrated a few years ago when I was searching for something sweet but a little different for me to bring to a bridal shower.  I had the All Time Best issue and decided to try their Blondies Recipe. 

You will need…

  • 1cup pecans or walnuts (4 ounces)
  • 1 1/2cups unbleached all-purpose flour (7 1/2 ounces)
  • 1teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2teaspoon table salt
  • 12tablespoons unsalted butter ( 1 1/2 sticks), melted and cooled
  • 1 1/2cups packed light brown sugar (10 1/2 ounces)
  • 2 large eggs , lightly beaten
  • 4teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 6ounces white chocolate chips (1 cup) or chopped bar, or 3 ounces each white chocolate and semisweet chocolate chips

1.  Pre-Heat your oven to 350 and line a 13×9″ baking dish with two sheets of aluminum foil overlapping one another and hanging over the edges to make for easy transfer from the pan to the cutting board.  Coat aluminum foil with nonstick spray and set aside. 

If your nuts are not already toasted you’ll need to put them on a cookie sheet and pop them into the oven for a few minutes (until they’re fragrant. 

2.  Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt together in medium bowl; set aside.

3.  Whisk melted butter and brown sugar together in medium bowl until combined. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well. Use a rubber spatula to fold dry ingredients into egg mixture until just combined making sure to not over mix 

Fold in chocolate and nuts and turn batter into prepared pan, smoothing top with rubber spatula.

4.   Bake until the top is shiny, cracked, and light golden brown about 22 to 25 minutes.  Be careful not to overbake or else your blondies will be dry, and fall apart. 

Cool on wire rack to room temperature. Remove bars from pan by lifting foil overhang and transfer to cutting board. Cut into 2-inch squares and serve.

The recipe is relatively easy to follow, and these tasty treats are sure to be a hit wherever you may take them!

Are you a Brownie or a Blondie type of Person?

My Top 10 not so common Kitchen Gadgets

I can’t count the number of times when I’ve been at my in-laws and my Mother in-law has whipped out some handy kitchen gadget that I’ve never seen or sometimes even heard of, but that makes so much sense, and I immediately say….I have to have that!  And usually the next time I see her…..she shows up with one for me!

Some of my favorites are staples in probably most kitchens,  however, I do have a few that perhaps you have never heard of but may make a lot of sense to you as well. 

So…here are my top 10 (not so common) kitchen gadgets

1.  Avocado pitter

 This one made my top ten because even though it’s not a “must have” it sure makes the job much easier.  The smaller end is great for scooping the pit out without removing any meat from the avocado, and the wired end makes the perfect avocado slices.  It’s also great because it can be used for tomatoes, cantaloupe, melon, and just about any other fruit or vegetable that has a soft flesh.

2.  Potato Masher

This one made my top because it too is a multi-tasker and does a great job not only mashing potatoes (to your desired consistency) but aslo avocados for guacamole 🙂

3.  Cookie Scoops

The cookies scoops are great because who doesn’t love something that will give you perfectly shaped and sized cookies with every drop, but I also love the larger one for cupcakes.  It forces me to make sure I don’t overfill my cupcake tin which brings me to my next one

4.  Cupcake Transporter

I LOVE my cupcake carrier.  It’s kind of an all in one gadget that gives you your nonstick cupcake tin, a stand to carry them on, and a container that not only snaps on and keeps them from shifting when you’re taking them to a friends, but also keeps the frosting soft and creamy for days after you make them!

5.  Cheese Slicer

I’m not sure if you can tell from the picture but the silver thing is the handle that holds a taught piece of wire.  You lift the handle and put the cheese on your board and your slicer will create perfect slices every time!

6.  Panini Press

Yes this is great for actual paninis or just plain old grilled cheese sandwiches, but we like to use it to cook sausage links.  Each groove is the perfect size for a sausage link and because you press the top down the heat is distributed evenly and the cooking time is cut in half!

7.  Spaetzle Maker

 If you’ve never had or heard of spaetzle, I highly recommend you try it (maybe I’ll do a post on it sometime) It’s a German side dish that’s part noodle part dumpling and all deliciousness!  Not exactly healthy but sooooo good.  The metal grate looking thing sits on top of a boiling pot of water and you pour your dough on it (spaetzle dough is thick) you use the small spatula looking thing to smooth it over the holes so it drops into the water to cook.

8.  Instant Read Thermometer

Simply put it takes the wait and the guessing out of a regular thermometer.

9.  A Good Set of Sharp Knives

 So probably not that uncommon in the sense that most people know how important they are, not only because they make the job easier, but also safer.  A dull knife makes for a longer chopping process and a much more dangerous one as well.  Spend the money….you won’t regret it

1o.  Garlic Press

 I don’t know about you but my least favorite thing about cooking with garlic is the way my fingernails seem to hold on to the smell no matter how many times I wash my hands.  With my garlic press I don’t have to chop and I can spare my hands the smell

I could probably go on and on about my favorite appliances, but that would make my post even longer than it already is and I won’t put you through that 😉

What is your favorite kitchen gadget?

Can it be used as a multi-tasker?