Monday, October 19, 2009
What I made this weekend...
A recipe review for ya :)
I made four things this weekend and can highly recommend three of them :)

Chicken Enchilada Soup
(I found it here, on Tasty Kitchen)
Let me tell you what made me want to make this: HOW EASY IT LOOKED
And it was. Super easy!
But, I did change a few things: First of all, I made it on the stove in about an hour and secondly, no red peppers because I effing hate them and last, no cheese.
The soup? Good!

Pumpkin Bourbon Bread
(also on Tasty Kitchen)
So I don't know what bourbon is.
I went to the liquor store on my way home on Friday knowing I wanted to make this. Because I am not afraid to, I asked the sales girl where the bourbon was and she motioned over by the whiskey. [An aside: I hate whiskey. The first time I ever got shitfaced drunk it was on whiskey and I threw up for days. Mr. Jack Daniels and I hung out a few years ago and had to forget about ever being friends. Most recently, I bought whiskey last year to make our homemade eggnog with and realized finally that I just don't like the stuff.
Hey! Guess what bourbon is?
I toyed with getting spiced rum instead. I [heart] spiced rum. I use it for my eggnog now too. BUT because I wanted to give the recipe a fair shot, I got the bourbon instead and... I really like this. I made two loaves and they are gone. I didn't put the pecans in there because I hate nuts. And I really hate nuts in my bread. They smelled FABULOUS while cooking and I will probably make again this week when the temperature goes back down. And I will probably try and make it with the spiced rum.

Ok, don't laugh...
Cinnamon Swirl Muffins...

If someone out there has a recipe for these with the cinnamon swirl awesomness, PLEASE EMAIL ME IMMEDIATELY. Especially if your recipe is fat and calorie free ;)
So freaking good.

Do you know how much it bums me out that the thing I was looking forward to making THE LEAST this weekend had the best pictures? Ugh!
Deep Dish Pecan Pie
I don't like nuts.
I especially don't like pecans.
But I do like the dudes with whom I work and when their birthdays roll around, I try and always make them a cake or pie or whatever as my gift to them.
So when Crazy Boy at work wanted a pecan pie I was like FINE! FINE! I'll freaking do it. And I did.
The crust is a cream cheese crust...
Check out how the sunlight kissed my cooking pics...

It KILLS ME that I am posting this many pics of freaking PECAN PIE.
Anyway, it is currently in the fridge at my job and I won't know how good it turned out until tomorrow when OTHER PEOPLE tell me. Because I won't be eating it. Yuck.

There you go :)
Next? Pumpkin Scones Baby!

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