(Closed) What is the most amazing dish you make?? Toot your own horn!!

posted 8 years ago in Cooking
Post # 62
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I make a pretty awesome red beans and rice. FH would say that my red velvet cake is second only to his mom’s, which is saying something. 

Post # 63
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Ok not my recipe but my husband’s ham.  We have been requested to make it for Easter every year.  It’s really good (canned ham, brown sugar, 7-up).  And my tortilla soup with homemade strips.

Post # 64
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

Lately I make a Lasagna to die for!!! I’ve changed my recipe a few times but I don’t really have a set recipe.

I made my first homemade chicken noodle soup last week, boiled whole chicken and all 🙂

My SO makes the best stuffed mushrooms YUM!!!

Post # 65
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

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@SpecialSundae:  So my friend tells me the mincemeat cupcakes is from Mary Berry’s cupcake recipe book – and they’re mixed in.  She makes a cream cheese topping with Philadelphia as well.  They are lush!

Post # 66
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012 - the Columns Hotel

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@SpecialSundae:  Would love the recipe for oxtail ragu.

 

My legendary dishes are sausage lasagna, bacon jalapeño baked mac and cheese, smothered pork chops, and mydesserts. 

Post # 67
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

i love cooking fish and seafood, and always get tons of compliments for my mussles with fried rice, penne rigate with grilled shrimps and mackerel melted with parmesan. also i’m good at making a traditional lasagna bolognese and chili con carne with dark beer as a secret ingredient. 🙂

Post # 68
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

My guy loves my cooking and has a running list of favorites now medditeranean pasta (my own recipie), my mac n’ cheese (I add garlic, mustard, and ginger), manicotti, scrambled egg sushi (I’m allergic to fish), and his latest favorite is green enchiladas.

Post # 69
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

We’re a Low-Fat household, so I’ve had to take a lot of dishes and suit them to a healthier lifestyle.  And I don’t really have a name for them or a recipe, I usually just cook from my gut.

The ones that I get the highest acclaim for is shrimp/spinach/artichoke stuffed shells, Shepherd’s Pie, Super Low Fat Chicken Parmesean, Stuffed Green Peppers, and this stuff my mom calls Slumgullion.  I dunno what Slumgullion actually is, but it’s really awesome, mom says it was called “frenc hunter’s stew” but for the life of me, I can’t find any recipe out in the known world that is anything like it.  It’s a very strange recipe but delicious.

My FH is has become quite the chef too.  He specializes in grilled burgers (but he won’t tell me his secret) roast beef burritos, Alfredo Nachos, and this stuff called Flora Rosa – also, can’t find it’s real name or a recipe, but he got a ingredients list from the cook at the only restaurant we know that makes it.

uggggh!  Now I’m hungry.

Post # 70
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Cari, I’d love to have ur carrot cake recipe!!

I’d also love a great mac and cheese recipe!!

Post # 71
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

I make a good blue cheese cauliflower cheese.

Unfortunately the ingredients are so expensive here, that last time I made it (last thanksgiving – as the non-American I can make whatever I please!), I made a version with three small heads of cauliflower and it cost over $40 US

Post # 72
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

My crock pot Korean short rib tacos or crock pot honey mustard pork tenderloin which my Mother-In-Law goes bonkers over. For potlucks I’m known for my deviled eggs and buffalo chicken dip (as well as my Tastefully Simple dips but those don’t count lol). And my pumpkin bread!

Post # 73
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I make an awesome chicken picatta. I wish that I had pictures 🙁   but it is delicious!

Post # 74
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

The dish I make that always leaves people coming back for more is my colorful mashed potatoes with sea salt, goat cheese, black truffle oil, and rosemary. 

It has taken me all year to perfect this recipe, and Fiance loooves it. Goes great with tuna, chicken, steak, pork, pretty much everything, and sometimes I use so many little purple potatoes that the whole batch turns out dark purple!

The purple looks a bit weird (I think it is pretty but I could see a traditionalist turning up their nose at the color), but the flavor makes up for it in spades!

So there you go, toot toot!

Post # 75
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

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@Miss Archer:  I do it in the slow-cooker and it’s a minor footer, but it’s scrummy.

Ingredients:

  • about 1kg oxtail
  • 3 large carrots, cut into small (5mm) dice
  • 2 large onions, cut into small (5mm) dice
  • 3 large celery stalks, cut into small (5mm) dice
  • 2x 400g cans of tomatoes
  • 250ml wine
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method:

  1. Put all ingredients into the slow cooker
  2. Put on low and cook for 8 hours or overnight
  3. Leave to cool, pick out all the oxtail and remove the meat
  4. Return the meat to the pot and season to taste
  5. Reheat as required (or use to make a kick ass lasagna).

Post # 76
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

These sound great.  LOVE it when people post awesome recipes!

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