Thursday, May 9, 2013

Top of the Heap!

Monday's Riddle served up some Bookworm Stew, and Lizzy's review of Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan set a course with plenty of delicious ingredients. Friday, Margo has something delicious to tell us about, and Saturday, we will eat up your comments on The DMS Wants to Know, so be sure to check back! Today, we want to share two of our favorite recipes with you!

This week's top of the heap: Awesome home recipes : ) 

Fairday: The serving dish is key! ~ F

Mom's Deviled Eggs
6 eggs
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon white vinegar
1 teaspoon yellow mustard
1/8 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper

Place eggs in a single layer in a saucepan and cover with enough water that there's 1 1/2 inches of water above the eggs. Heat on high until water begins to boil, then cover, turn the heat to low, and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat and leave covered for 14 minutes, then rinse under cold water continuously for 1 minute.

Crack egg shells and carefully peel under cool running water. Gently dry with paper towels. Slice the eggs in half lengthwise, removing yolks to a medium bowl, and placing the whites on a serving platter. Mash the yolks into a fine crumble using a fork. Add mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper, and mix well.

Evenly disperse heaping teaspoons of the yolk mixture into the egg 

whites. Sprinkle with paprika and enjoy!

Lizzy: This recipe is delicious, and healthy too! (sort of- lol.) ~ L

Dessert Pizza
1 package sugar cookie dough
8 ounces softened cream cheese
1 cup confectioners' sugar
1 large peach, sliced
1 large green apple, sliced
1 large orange, sectioned
1/2 pint fresh strawberries, sliced
6 ounces fresh blueberries
6 ounces fresh raspberries
1/2 cup white chocolate chips, melted
1/2 cup chocolate syrup

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Flatten cookie dough onto a 6-inch pizza pan. Bake until firm to touch, about 11 to 15 minutes. Cool. In a medium bowl, blend cream cheese and sugar. Spread the baked cookie with the cream cheese mixture and decorate with sliced fruit. In a small bowl, combine melted white chocolate with chocolate syrup. Top the pizza with remaining berries and chocolate mixture. Slice and serve immediately!

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  1. Mmm, dessert pizza looks yummy.

    I like adding some hot sauce to deviled eggs. But they're good no matter what, aren't they?

    1. M.Pax- Hot sauce sounds like a good addition to deviled eggs!

      Patty- I agree! :) ~L

  2. These sound amazing!! We're definitely going to try the dessert pizza! Thanks for sharing the fabulous recipes, ladies ;)

    ~Michele & Katertot

    1. Michele and Katertot- I hope you enjoy the dessert pizza. It is SO good. :) ~L and F

  3. That desert pizza is quite the recipe. Looks delicious. I will have to try it with my kiddos!

    1. Heidi- It is a favorite for sure. I wish I had a slice right now. :) ~L

  4. Oh, love! They look delicious :D Thank you for sharing. <3

    1. Carina- Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy! :) ~L

  5. Your recipes look delicious!!!
    I've always been too chicken to try and make deviled eggs.


    1. Akoss- Thanks! I know you can make deviled eggs. Maybe one day you will give them a try. :) ~L

  6. Delicious! Thank you for sharing the recipes.

    1. Barbara- You are welcome. Thanks for stopping by. :) ~L


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