Sunday, May 22, 2011
These cupcakes are AMAZING!!!!! The picture below is a chocolate cupcake with vanilla icing and a chocolate cupcake with peanut butter icing. I'm not quite sure how those ladies can get the icing to actually taste like real peanut butter. When you bite into the cupcake, it is like eating a wonderful surprise that taste just like a Reese peanut butter cup.
Tommie says to check ahead of time to see if they're going to have any cupcakes left, and of course I don't have the contact information for you right now. I'll put that on Tommie's 'to do' list for this week. Otherwise if you're in the area, stop in at the Chase Tower, they'll be selling the cupcakes up on the 2nd floor in the cafeteria area.
While we were shopping at Kroger the other day, Brandie and I noticed a bag of these pretzels in the clearance section. They were marked down to $2.99 from $5.99, so we thought we give them a try. It was a good decision. These are pretty good for $2.99, but the package is too small, in our opinion, for us to pay the full $6. This did cement our intent to try to make our own chocolate-covered pretzels this winter; maybe sooner, if I can bug Brandie into the idea.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
The GF dessert was AMAZING!!!!! Don't let the size of this treat confuse you - there is a lot of flavor in this small amount of yumminess. As a matter of fact, I'm not sure how much of this one could eat because it is that rich. It is a great dessert to share with another person.
The size of this cake is crazy. This could feed about 4-5, maybe even more, people. The downside, the flavor. The cake was lacking in the 'pow' of flavor and texture. I thought the cake would be moist, but it wasn't really - more sponge-like.
Which dessert won? The GF flourless chocolate dome - hands down!!!! Everyone at the table agreed. The GF option at PF Chang's is amazing and it would be a shame to leave without trying it.
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
It is kind of pricey, around $6 bucks but it is worth it. We cook ours on the George Foreman and put it on salad, toss it in a pita, heck it would even be great on a pizza with some feta.
Sometimes it is hard to find the product at Saraga, but no worries, they just started carrying the spice mix! The bottle has the recipe for kufta kabobs and you can make them for yourself at home. Of course we bought some so once we get a chance to use the seasoning we'll let you know how it goes.
Long story short- it's good and it's cheap. It is no secret that Tommie and I love Trader Joe's. They have great products for even greater prices and luckily they're just up the street from our house. Now, Tommie doesn't share my love for brie (he's odd that way), but he does recognize the cost saving benefits of eating Trader Joe's brie.
Never tried brie? Never tried goat milk cheese? Live on the wild side. Next time you're at Trader Joe's wander by the cheese area, pick up some cheese you've never tried (and may not be able to pronounce). Then head over to the cracker section, pick some GF crackers up and have a cheese tasting at home. Worst case scenario - you don't like it, in which case Trader Joe's will let you bring the item back with for a refund. No questions asked. However, I don't think you'll be doing that once you taste this lovely cheese.
Another great bonus, yep - you guessed it. They're gluten-free.
I would recommend this product for anyone looking for more fiber in their diet.