Friday, November 14, 2014

Cooking with Us - e31 - Fruit Tarts

Woot Woot!

Hi Guys!

Today marks the two year anniversary of
my first blog post ever on!

So I busted my bum to make an update ready for today!  In the following video, Brigly and I tried our hands at fruit tarts, for the first time ever!

As you can see on the right, they weren't the most perfect, but they were still darn good.
- A valiant first effort, if we do say so ourselves!

Please watch the video in full screen, Hi-res, and of course - share, subscribe, and comment!

When you're taking on a job as big as a pastry
(you guys know I cannot bake!)
it's important to have the right helper.
As you can see, Brigly is making sure the butter is at room temperature.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Cooking With Us - e30 - Brussel Sprout Butternut Squash Stir Fry

Ahoy mateys!

This time I did an off the cuff stir fry using somewhat seasonal veggies, and it turned out darn good and healthy!

Also, I cooked some chicken in Mrs. Renfro's salsa - which if you haven't tried - is fantastic!
(The salsas, but cooking with them rocks too!)

As you can see from the video still - I'm a big Mrs. Renfro's fan!
This is a short one which I enjoyed making with Mr. Brigly.
It gave us some quality time to cook together before the big puppy got home! ;)

As always: share & subscribe... After you, of course, watch this in high-res n full screen!

More info/pix/etc after the jump!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Cooking With Us: e29: Beet and Chickpea Salad

Hola gang!

Welcome to another episode of Cooking With Us!

This time we decided to make something super healthy using beets - which is typically thought of as a summer vegetable, but is pretty grow-able all year round, especially in more northern climes!

So I made a "salad" of sorts using beets, chickpeas, and a variety of other goodies!
What you get is something healthy, flavorful and delicious served warm or cold!

Below is the video you should watch High-res, full screen, and like, and share! And subscribe ;D

As always, the photo essay, recipe, and transcript are after the jump!

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Cooking with Us: e28: Ness's Chardonnay Cupcakes

Hi Gang!
Guess what?
If the title didn't tell you how awesome this is already,
you're in for a super-delicious treat!
My twin sister visited and we made her exceptionally awesome 
jam-filled chardonnay cupcakes with powdered sugar frosting!

Twinkies! And Cupcakes! ;D
Now, I know I am always telling you to watch the video high rez and full screen,
 but this time you really do have to! 
How could you miss out on our awesome opening song and dance number?
Or our cracking up in the middle?
Or Brigly in a top hat?
Need I say more?

I left the original image thumbnail youtube chose (I was planning to use the image above) because it was so darn cute!

After the break, the photo-recipe, recipe, and transcript.
As always, share and subscribe!

Monday, August 25, 2014

Cooking with Us: e27: Teriyaki Salmon

For a long time I've had this recipe pinned on my food board on Pinterest!

Teriyaki salmon with sriracha cream sauce, topped with green onions!  What's not to love?

Especially since we caught the salmon ourselves! 

Coming up on Cooking With Us - a really delicious recipe with a bit of a controversial ending (which I found funny!)

I entreat you guys to watch Hi-res, full screen, share, subscribe, and please try and make this yourselves, I would love to know your opinions!

From fresh caught to cooked up!

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Pizza with Mushroom Cream Sauce, Corn, Ham and Basil!

Hello, Beautiful!
As you might have guessed by now, my video posts are far and away my favorite. Maybe because, in what sometimes feels like another life, I was a video editor for TV shows for 10+ years, and also just because I think they're fun to make, and I love to edit them!

However, for the greater good of all you food lovers out there, I could *not* let our latest creation slip by without sharing!

We didn't photo it to be a post, but I just had to share the fantastic-ness that is the 'mushroom cream sauce, corn, ham, and basil pizza'!

My husband started by making dough from this recipe:

To which he also added equal amounts of dried oregano, basil, and garlic powder. 
It turned out quite good!
(Yes, we made three small pizzas that night, but I am just sharing the most interesting!)

Friday, August 15, 2014

Cooking with Us - e26 - Spaghetti with Bratwurst

Want a big ol' American ethnic food mash-up!?
 Here comes Spaghetti, Thai style, with Wisconsin brats - on this episode of Cooking with Us!

Please watch in high res, full screen, and share. And subscribe! (^ psst, that's the video)

My last post was on an appetizer Nee made us (on her birthday!) that was fantastic!  If you missed it, please do yourself a delicious favor and check it out here!

That same night, she made us a main course of her own invention: "Thai style" spaghetti with bratwurst!  Why bratwurst?  Well, first of all, we live in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and secondly, it was in honor of 'brat days' - an annual festival that was happening that weekend! ^^

Is your mouth watering yet?
I bet it is!
Let's get to the photo recipe after the jump!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Cooking With Us - E25 - Meung Khum

Yippie! A brand new episode of Cooking With Us!
Back with some of our fave people from a recent dinner Nee made for us!

And on her birthday no less!

 Hanging out with sassy 10 year olds makes cooking show intro's way more fun!

 (as always, uprez, full screen, and subscribe!)
What did we get to gorge on this time?
Meung Khum!

It's fantastic, and really not that tough to make!

Here's a sneak peek for you:

Photo-recipe and transcript after the jump!

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Theron's Deep Dish Pizza

Ever since my sister made her pizza video for Cooking With Us, Theron has been obsessed with making pizzas.

The other night he decided to try his hand at altering the dough recipe a bit and making a deep dish pizza.

Boy did he succeed!

Look at that puppy! --->

I took most of the photos with my cell so sorry if the quality isn't the greatest. I also started taking them after he was done making the dough, but I can provide the recipe for you at the bottom.

Let's do our photo post!

Theron mixes the dough, ingredients already added.
(2 cups self-rising flour, 1 pack yeast, 1 egg, 
olive oil by eye, salt to taste, 1ish cup of water, 1 T of sugar)

More after the jump!

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Cooking With Us - E24 - Chipotle Chicken

Finished Product!
Ready for a short n sweet (well, spicy) cooking with us? OK!

We made chicken with chipotle sauce and tons of cheese!  Do I have to say it was delicious?
It was.
You know that though, you're smart people:)

 It's so easy to make and so yummy, why not try it out?

Here is the video. High res it, full screen it, share it!

When you're an editor sometimes you do weird things, like this:

No, not eating bad Mexican cheese, it's a freeze frame of a push from one piece of video to another.
Anyway, watch the video and you'll see what I mean ^^

Everything as always below the break!