I finally have another Food Friday post for you today. I have been kind of undecided by what to share in terms of recipes. I have cooked a bunch of Crock Pot recipes but want to try out some more before posting my review. So in honor of the first big upcoming holiday I decided to make these fun Halloween inspired sugar cookies with royal icing.
The reason I have decided to use royal icing for my cookies is that other than frosting it dries hard and doesn´t smear all over the other cookies.
I have never worked with royal icing before. It wasn´t to hard but you definitely have to get adjusted to working with it and it´s also a time race as it starts to get hard the minute you stop stiring. I got a big package of white royal icing and colored it with Wilton Icing Color – these are my favorites. I bought a whole set including a ton of different colors. The colorful lines on the bats and smaller pumpkins are made of chocolate. I got different colored chocolate pens to draw on the cookies. And since it is made of chocolate is cool very quickly and doesn´t smear.
The sugar cookie recipe is from Rachel Parcell´s blog Pink Peonies and it is enough for plenty of cookies. It is enough to make about 6 to 7 batches.
This is my Halloween contribution for this year. I wanted to make a really cool and spooky drink for you guys but just haven´t had the time to figure something out. But I will definitely have one for you next year.
If you are decorating your sugar cookies like I did make sure to tag me on Instagram @madame_schischi.
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I am sharing another Food Friday blog post over here today including one of my favorite meals ever. Whether it is for breakfast as a snackor even for dinner. Having an avocado toast is not only a trendy but healthy choice.
I was first introduced to avocado´s visiting a befriended family in Florida about 12 years ago. Long before the hype started. They grew a huge avocado tree in their garden and made sure to eat one a day. The couple is from Guatemala and told us that besides a shot of tequila every day, avocado´s would benefit your health a lot. Maybe the tequila thing is wrong but avocado holds many health benefits.
To name a few….
– avocado´s are incredible nutritious
– avocado´s are loaded with heart-health fatty acids
– avocado´s are loaded with fiber
– avocado´s are loaded with powerful antioxidants
Just to name a few. Here is the full article about this powerful nut. Yes, they belong to the family of nuts.
So for my favorite avocado toasts I made one with smoked salmon and one with scrambled eggs and mozzarella cheese. These are my favorite two combinations ever.
In fact you could pair a lot more with your avocado like lentils or tomatoes if you like. The options are endless.
Do you have a favorite combo for your avocado toast or aren´t you on the team??
Thanks for stopping by and have a nice weekend eveyone.
I am by now out and about on my way to go brunching with a dear old friend but of course I do have a delicious treat for you – in fact I have two.
Who else doesn´t love side dishes ? In fact I love them more than my main dish at 90 % of the time so I love to try out new ones and if they are delicious there is nothing better than sharing with you guys. But for today I have not only one, but two great sides.
– purple onion
– feta or mozzarella cheese
– olive oil
White Bean Mash
– a can of white beans
– cottage cheese
– red pesto
– parsley and chick peas to garnish
– salt and pepper for seasoning
Both are quick and easy made. Each is under 10 minutes , I promise. Just throw eyerything together and enjoy. If you are planning on making one or both let me know or tag me.
I haven´t posted a Food Friday post in a long time and I really don´t know exactly why. The last couple of weeks were really hard for me in terms of finding delicious meals to cook cause it was just to hot for me and I am not hungry at all with these temperatures so I made my usual meals and tried nothing new. But then my Crockpot arrived from the amazon Prime Days and the temps also dropped so I got back my sense and happiness for cooking and saved so many new recipes I wanted to try. Absolutely going to write a full review on my Crockpot but that is another post.
Anyways since this pie is no Crockpot recipe it is a total different theme here today. I am a lover of all things pie. In my opinion these are the most versatile cakes. Just fill your crispy pie crust with whatever you crave that day. For me it was a simple but also as delicious buttermilk pie. We love a gooey cake at the Reisinger house so this was so perfect and also tasted super fresh for summer time.
I got the recipe from the Southern Living blog and you can view it here. They also share the story about this totally underrated pie we love so much. Definitely going to make this pie again.
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Wishing you a great weekend. Thanks for stopping by.