Food

Japanese Hot Pot Sukiyaki!

May 3, 2016
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Today on Cook with April my mother-in-law Susan shares her recipe for how to make Sukiyaki.  Sukiyaki is a Japanese hot pot style dish similar to Shabu Shabu where the vegetables and meat are cooked at the table in a soy sauce, sugar and mirin broth.  Enjoy 😀

Ingredients:
Napa cabbage
Shitake mushrooms
Lotus root
Bamboo shoots
Green onions
Enoki mushrooms
Konnyaku
Fish cakes
Shirataki noodles
Tofu
Sukiyaki beef
Shrimp
Foo

Rice (optional)

Simmer sauce:
1 cup soy sauce
4 tbsp sugar
2 cups water
1/2 cup mirin

1/2 cup extra sugar to taste
More water to taste

Food

S’MORES COOKIES!

April 27, 2016
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Today on Cook with April I’m sharing how to make S’mores Cookies!  I love Smores and decided why not try them in the form of a cookie?!  If you enjoy graham crackers, Hershey’s chocolate, and marshmallows (and COOKIES of course) this recipe is for you!  Enjoy 😀

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JELLO WATERMELON!

April 20, 2016
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Today I’m sharing how to make a JELLO Watermelon with Chocolate Chip “seeds!”  It’s similar to how to make JELLO Orange Slices or JELLO Lemons and perfect for Spring and Summer! This is also a great alternative to Orange JELLO shots, Lemon JELLO shots, or Watermelon JELLO shots if you don’t want to add alcohol. Enjoy 😀

Food

CHOCOLATE MOUSSE!

April 12, 2016
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Happy Tasty Tuesday!  Today, I’m showing you how to make this delicious and easy Chocolate Mousse!

Ingredients:
1 Package chocolate wafers (9 oz)
4 cups heavy cream (1 cup in double boiler, 2 cups for whipped cream that will make up the mousse filling, 1 cup for whipped cream on top)
12 oz semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup white sugar (1/4 cup for mousse filling, 1/4 cup for whipped cream on top)
1/2 cup softened butter
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp salt

(Bake crust at 350F for 5 mins)