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Sonata’s Restaurant of Scottsdale AZ is Worth a Fork

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Sonata’s Restaurant showcases Modern Lithuanian and Eastern European Cuisine. They also offer a full bar, a juice bar, take-out, indoor and outdoor seating. Sonata’s is a Glamorous Restaurant. The atmosphere is a mix of artsy masculine, feminine, woodsy with a dramatic open kitchen. In other words this is a NICE place. Even the glassware they use for water and iced tea is exquisite.

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I tried the Potato Pancakes topped with house made Smoked Salmon.

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This dish is listed as a small plate but as you see it’s not so small. The pancakes were different than I imagined they’d be. The pancakes were very light , seemed grease free and were not heavy a bit. The house made Smoked Salmon was clean tasting with a silky texture. What gave this plate that European Twist were the condiments of Shaved Brussels Sprouts Semetana (the cream) and Ljutenic (Ajar) a sweet and not so spicy vegetable chutney of peppers, tomatoes, eggplant and carrots. I thought this plate was very good and different.

My husband had the House Made Pastrami Hash with coal roasted Romesco Sauce, Eggs, Sauerkraut and Potatoes.

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I noticed that the pastrami looked like how I make pastrami so I knew right away the pastrami was made without added nitrates because of the beefy brown color. I tasted a small piece of the pastrami and it was very mild tasting. It was more like roasted beef meets pastrami.

Somehow we managed to save room for dessert and we shared Crispy Sweet Cheese Pierogis.

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The not-too-sweet Cheese Pierogis were nestled in this fresh tasting cloud of Hazelnut Chocolate Whipped Cream that was heavenly.

Service was over the top. Our waiter was there at all the right times, was very helpful and friendly. Almost everyone working there made conversation with us too. Everyone made us feel very welcomed. It was like being at a nice family’s home that cooks well.

I am looking forward to my next visit. Sonata’s Restaurant in Scottsdale AZ is certainly Worth a Fork!

Worth a Fork!

Worth a Fork!

Modern Eastern European Foods served in an upscale atmosphere with attentive service.

For more information please visit www.SonatasRestaurant.com

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Baked Scotch Style Eggs Spicy Turkey Asian Style Recipe

 

Spicy Asian Turkey Baked Scotch Eggs

Baked Scotch Style Eggs Spicy Turkey Asian Style

These Baked Scotch Style Eggs Spicy Turkey Asian Style come out moist, a little crunchy and Forking Delicious! If you are a fan of spicy Asian Food you will LOVE these scotch Style Eggs. This is an easy to make recipe but you do need some Asian ingredients that might not normally be in your pantry. I note that you should only make what you need within the week because whole eggs don’t freeze well so you can’t freeze leftovers. The recipe is easy but has steps that you should read before you attempt.

Ingredients for six servings

6 XL eggs (these are the centers of the Scotch Style eggs)

3 Tablespoons soy sauce

2 Tablespoons rice wine vinegar

1 Tablespoon shaohsing rice wine

1 Tablespoon garlic minced

2 Tablespoons gochujang

1 teaspoon red chili flakes

1 Tablespoon ginger – fresh grated

1 Tablespoon honey

1 Tablespoon dark brown sugar

1 teaspoon hoisen sauce

1/2 teaspoon sesame oil

1 lb ground turkey 85% lean

1/4 cup sweet onion minced

2 XL eggs – beaten (this is for meat mixture)

1 cup whole wheat panko bread crumbs (Plain not flavored)

1 Tablespoon kosher salt or sea salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

3 oz French Style fried onions (like French’s Brand – The onions are the coating)

non-stick spray – canola or vegetable

Directions

Put six eggs in a sauce pot and cover well with water. Put your pot on the burner and turn burner to high and as soon as the pot is at a full boil shut it OFF and put a timer on for 5 minutes. After the five minutes pour all the hot water out of the pot and add cold water and two  large glasses of ice. The eggs will be hard to peal but not impossible and will have nice moist creamy centers and in the baking process instead of chalky.

In a small bowl combine soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, shaohsing rice wine, garlic, gochujang, red chili flakes, ginger, honey, sugar, hoisen, sesame oil. Mix well. Use your quarter cup measuring scoop that you use for solid food to remove a “dry” 1/4 cup of the sauce and add it to your large bowl where you will be mixing up the turkey. They rest of the sauce will be used as a dipping sauce for the Scotch Style Eggs. Set in refrigerator.

In your large bowl where you have a “dry” 1/4 cup of spicy asian sauce add beaten eggs, onion, salt pepper and turkey and mix well. Once well mixed add the panko and mix well.

The mixture will be too soft so you have to refrigerate the meat mixture for about ninety minutes. During this time you should peal the eggs.

Now divide the mixture into six even portions. Kinda like this patty and start with one and sit an egg in it.

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Pull the ends of meat up, wrap around egg and roll in your hands like a big meatball.

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Repeat and do the same to the five remaining meat patties.

When you have them done.

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Use two bowls and divide the French Style crispy fried onions. You are using two bowls instead of one because it will be easier to divide up the correct amount fried onions to roll the meat coated eggs in. Roll one ball around in the bowl and eyeball one third of the onions on the ball. Roll your second ball and leave enough for the third ball. Now move on to your next bowl with the other three balls and repeat.

Now turn on your oven to 350 degrees F.

Spray your baking sheet(s) with non-stick spray.

Space out balls on the baking sheet(s)

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In my oven they were fully cooked and perfect in 20 minutes.

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Spicy Asian Turkey Baked Scotch Eggs

Spicy Asian Turkey Baked Scotch Eggs

Serve with a side of the sauce or just drizzle it on. You don’t need much sauce. A little goes a long way and it really is ….Forking DELICIOUS!

Even re-heated these Scotch Style Baked Eggs still come out awesome! (in my oven at 350 degrees F covered with foil 30 minutes).

Reheated and still a creamy soft center and moist meat.

Reheated and still a creamy soft center and moist meat.

These Spicy Asian Turkey Baked Scotch Style eggs are FORKING DELICIOUS. You will love them if you are a fan of Spicy Asian Food.

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NEW, Forking Weird, DifFerent and Special Edition Foods Out There October 2016

 

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There is always something new, weird, different or special edition out there in the markets. I never know what I will see. Here is Velveeta cheese-like products. in some sort of grilled-like cheese and some sort of Mexican Inspired Cheese-like bite. This is the kind of food that you eat when you hit rock bottom and don’t care if you see the next day. I can’t imagine eating this unless I lost all hope or committed a crime and was in prison. The cheese even looks like it’s forking weeping or vomiting.

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Deep fried Twinkies in the Frozen Food Department. I never even ate a Twinkie when I was a child. I know the filling is whipped cow fat, mixed with lots of chemicals and sugar. They just always grossed me out.  Just forking look at the box. I just can’t get my eyes off the box. Looks like the Twinkie on the left is farting a marshmallow and the Twinkie on the right is doing a number 2.

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Here is something from the snack food area called Pasta Bow Ties in Meatball Parm Flavor. How can they forking taste like meatballs if they don’t have meat in them. This snack is vegetarian and I actually purchased it. The bow shape puffs are hollow and taste just like pizza. Not too forking bad…They are tasty. They don’t taste like meatballs and really do taste like pizza so it’s an unexpected win.

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Spicy Sriracha Kettle Cooked Potato Chips. How the Fork can you live without something forking Sriracha flavored in your forking day?

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Even the Vegans can get a taste of Sriracha in their mayonnaise if they are too forking lazy to add Sriracha to mayonnaise themselves.

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Sriracha Horseradish Sauce…….?  Sriracha with Horseradish….that sounds harsh tasting to me…..

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Forking Sriracha Sauce in your Beans. …..How hard is it to just squirt Sriracha in your beans if you want Sriracha flavored beans???

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Cranberry Horseradish Sauce….and of course how can the world still spin without Sriracha Mustard?

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Salted Caramel English Muffins…I can’t imagine them ….I certain they won’t be sweet enough for dessert and are certainly not savory enough for breakfast foods….I would serve these to house guest that are outstaying their welcome with me.

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Bitter Nuts……I don’t remember coming across these before so they are new to me but still unknown because Bitter nuts don’t sound delicious to me.

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Slim Jim meat stick in NEW Flavors of America..?….Buffalo, Philly Cheese Steak and Cali Taco.

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Eggplant Preserves with Walnuts…..I don’t recall seeing this one before. Now these sound like they could be tasty even though sometimes walnuts are too bitter for me.

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I didn’t know what Jallab was so I looked it up and on Wikipedia it states that Jallab is popular drink in some parts of the Middle East. It might be made of carob, dates, molasses and rose water. The drink might come with ice and be topped with floating pine nuts and raisins.

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New Oreos…….. here are thin Chocolate filled with Chocolate!

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Found Cauliflower Rice..No it’s not rice…It’s broken down Cauliflower that some genius is selling as Cauliflower Rice.

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WTF is this?

Cauliflower Cauliettes? It’s forking Cauliflower Rice.

Looks like smashed, broken  cauliflower in a bag to me. Guess the vegetable people make money off the broken parts of cauliflower and come out with lots of fun names to call it.

And if think Cauliflower Rice or Cauliettes was bad here is something worse.

This one is....FORKED UP!

This one is….FORKED UP!

Forking Broccoli Clovers.

WTFork is a forking Broccoli Clover?

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Oh it’s just sliced Broccoli Stems that some lucky genius bagged and sells them as Broccoli Clovers.

That was New, Forking Weird, Different and Special Edition Foods for October 2016. I never know what I’ll come across when I go to a store and never know what I’ll see next.

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Spicy Hatch Chile Cheesy Polenta Dip Recipe

Spicy Hatch Chile Cheesy Polenta Dip

Spicy Hatch Chile Cheesy Polenta Dip

Here in Phoenix Arizona we get these really delicious Hatch Chiles in the fall that are so delicious fire roasted. Most people love the aroma of these Hatch Chiles so we try to serve them any imaginal way. Here I came up with Spicy Cheesy Polenta that you can use as a dip if you care too. You usually have to pair the Hatch Chile with something creamy like cheese to balance out the heat. Hatch Chiles do come in mild, medium, hot, very hot and too hot. 80% of the time no matter what the chiles are marked you get hot or very hot so you have to be able to tolerate some heat to enjoy these chiles. For any recipe with hatch chiles they must be fire roasted with the skin, stem and seeds removed.

Ingredients for about 8 servings

6 oz hatch chiles – fire roasted with skin, seeds, stem removed and chopped (about 1/2 a cup)

1 cup polenta (not the instant kind)

4 1/2 cups water

1 garlic clove – grounded up

2 oz unsweetened butter – cut in a few pieces

1 teaspoon kosher salt or sea salt

1/4 teaspoon fresh epazote chopped fine (if you can’t find leave it out- it’s a very strong herb that should be used very sparingly but it adds an authentic taste to Mexican Style Foods)

4 oz extra sharp aged white cheddar – cut or sliced in small pieces

8 oz monterey jack cheese – cut or sliced in small pieces

fresh ground black pepper to taste

1 scallion – for garnish

1 Tablespoon fresh cilantro for garnish

Directions

In a sauce pot put the water with salt on to boil. Once the water is boiling turn down slightly and add the garlic, hatch chiles, butter and polenta. Keep stirring. The more you stir the creamier it will be. you will slowly be turning down the heat and you don’t have to stir the whole time but you do need to stir periodically. When the polenta starts to look like it’s getting thick…about 10 minutes. You should lightly cover the polenta with foil and turn down the heat to low. You still need to stir the polenta occasionally for about 1/2 hour and then slowly add the cheeses and the epazote. Real polenta takes 45 to cook. This polenta will come out thin for a just right cheesy dip. If you let it sit in the refrigerator the polenta will harden but you can still get it softer by reheating it but it will not come out as thin.

Spicy Hatch Chile Cheesy Polenta Dip

Spicy Hatch Chile Cheesy Polenta Dip

Spicy but Forking Yummy!

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Enchanted Pumpkin Garden Carefree Arizona It’s a Free Event….GO!

 

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October 17th – 31th 2016 is the 2nd annual Enchanted Pumpkin Garden in Carefree Arizona. This is a free no cost event.

Pumpkin Artist Ray Villafane is the genius behind these whimsical pumpkins that take over the beautiful Carefree Desert Gardens. If the name Ray Villafane sounds familiar it’s probably because you’ve watched him on Food Network’s TV Show called Halloween Wars where he transformed Pumpkins into amazing lifelike creations.

Besides strolling threw the gardens-

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the Enchanted Pumpkin Garden’s Events have grown to include a craft beer garden, a few food trucks ( I saw four and one was ice-cream) –

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Hayrides, a pumpkin pie eating contest and face painting.

For more information please visit www.CarefreePumpkinGarden.com or just Forking Visit the Gardens…BECAUSE it’s FREE

! There are a few shops and a few cafes in walking distance that you can do afterwards. beautiful Cave Creek is only a couple streets away and you can easily spend some time there too. Lot’s of tourist shops and bars with cowboys and want-to-be cowboys Cave Creek is a very southwest kind of town and is lots of fun for visitors and for people that truly enjoy the south west.

Here are a few pictures of what I saw this year.

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This week should even be better because the artist will be carving all the pumpkins can. The pumpkins only last for up to FOUR days in our Arizona Weather. They actually mist the pumpkins with water to get them to last a mere four days.

Here are a few photos from 2015 Enchanted Pumpkin Garden

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Carefree’s Enchanted Pumpkin Garden…Just Forking Go…It’s Free!

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Taj Mahal Restaurant and Lounge Scottsdale AZ is Worth a Fork

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An intoxicating aroma of exotic spices  fills the air inside the restaurant and suddenly I get excited to try Indian Cuisine. The dining room is modern and clean. Indian Television and Lively Music are on at the same time…… At the time of this review (October 2016) Taj Mahal Restaurant and Lounge is a newly opened Indian Restaurant and Lounge located in Old Town Scottsdale. Here you park in the street in pull in spaces or in one of the free garages.

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The owner is very friendly and welcoming and takes our order.

In reasonable time our plates arrive that we share. The decorative plates look small to us but really held just enough food.

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We received Fish Vindaloo (maui maui), Chicken Biryani and Garlic Naan. I’ve had Chicken Biryani at a number of places and although there are endless variations of this dish….. this dish of Chicken Biryani seemed the most complex and interesting that I tried so far. To start out the chicken was above average. It was tasty juicy, flavorful,  boneless chicken thigh meat. This style of Biryani had the just right amounts of sweet golden raisins, toasted almonds and fresh herbs to balance all the spices and heat. It was the best Biryani I remember tasting so far.

The Fish Vindaloo came with potatoes in a spicy, tangy, tomato based sauce. The fish seemed fresh tasting and was flaky and moist. I thought the extra sauce was a yummy treat with the garlic naan.

Service was efficient.

Portions are right on.

Pricing is on the high side…..Biryani $15.99 & Vindaloo $17.99 …..The proteins are either higher quality or were prepared with more expertise than from other similar places I tried.

It’s premature to rate because they are so new but I couldn’t find a thing wrong with anything so it seems that Taj Mahal in Scottsdale AZ is Worth a Fork!

Worth a Fork!

Worth a Fork!

I didn’t include this is my review……..

The owner told me that people travel hours to come here for his Specialty Dish the Chicken Masala. He is confidant that he serves the absolute best Chicken Masala that there is out there and he tried to get me to order it..( The truth is that I like Chicken Masala but it’s not my favorite Indian Dish so I didn’t try it this time)….He told me that I must try the Chicken Masala next time. Maybe next time I will try the Chicken Masala and see if I feel differently about that dish after I try it here….

For more information please visit www.TajMahalPrescott.com

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Indian Inspired Leaner FORKING DELICIOUS Turkey Meatballs Recipe

Indian Spiced Turkey Meatballs

Indian Inspired Turkey Meatballs

These Indian Spiced Turkey Meatballs come out light, fluffy, juicy, flavorful and spicy. Go ahead and make a big batch because they will get gobbled up as soon as they come out of the oven. Gave my husband a sample bowl and he marched back in a few times for repeats. Should you have any leftovers they freeze well and reheat juicy.

Ingredients for about  12 servings

2 lb ground turkey 85% lean

1/2 cup sweet onion – finely chopped

2 Tablespoons ginger – fresh grated

1 teaspoon ground turmeric

2 very hot hatch chiles – fire roasted, stem, seeds and skin removed – chopped small

1 teaspoon chili powder

10 cashews – crushed to powder

3 garlic cloves – grounded

1 teaspoon garam masala

4 branches fresh curry leaves – chopped fine

4 XL eggs – beaten

2 cups whole wheat panko bread crumbs

1 cup water

2 teaspoons black pepper

2 Tablespoons kosher salt or sea salt – slightly scant

non-stick spray canola or vegetable

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

Spray non-stick spray on your baking sheets.

In a large mixing bowl add the turkey and bread crumbs.

In a medium mixing bowl combine everything that’s left but the non- stick spray.

Mix in medium bowl’s contents to the large bowl and mix till incorporated. I do note the mixture will be VERY SOFT and you will have to use a small scoop and not your hands to make the meatballs.

Pinch of about the size of a marble and pop it in the microwave for about 16 seconds and check the seasons or place in the oven on a sheet pan and wait for it to be cooked threw and then try. After you decide the seasons are correct for you then get your small scoop and start laying out the meatballs like this. Sixty meatballs.

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After twelve minutes in my oven they were done but oven do differ so make sure yours are done.

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Delicious, light, fluffy and juicy!

Indian Inspired Turkey Meatballs with Green Chutney (Chutney is just handful mint, handful cilantro, 1/2t cumin seeds, 2 garlic, 1t lemon J. salt)

Indian Inspired Turkey Meatballs with Basic Green Chutney (Chutney is just handful mint, handful cilantro, 1/2t cumin seeds,3 hot peppers, 1/2 onion, water, 2 garlic, 1t lemon J. salt, sugar to taste

Indian Inspired Turkey Meatballs with Green Chutney on toasted, oiled and garlic my own Boule Bread

Indian Inspired Turkey Meatballs with Green Chutney on garlic, oiled and toasted my own Boule Bread (this was FORKING Delicious)

If you can handle a some spice and a little heat you will FORKING love these Indian Spiced Meatballs! These came out Forking DELICIOUS!

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Happy Birthday to The Planter’s Peanut – Mr Peanut Turns 100

 

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Mr Peanut is the mascot that represents the Planters Peanut Company that turns 100 in 2016.

The Planters Company was founded by Amedeo Obici an Italian Born American of Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania.

The Planters Company some time back merged with Nabisco and currently (2016) is owned by Kraft Foods American Food Company.

I was very excited to hear about the “Nutmobile” touring for Planters 100th. The Planter’s Peanut Man was very iconic from commercials but mostly (for me) from being one of the hight lights from Atlantic City New Jersey’s Board Walk from my childhood.

Photo from Pinterest

Photo from Pinterest

The above photo shows you a little bit of what Atlantic City Board Walk was like. The Planter’s Peanut Store is on the left.

This is how I remember it looked liked from the outside with the Peanut man always there.

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You had no choice to stop here when you were on the board walk. The aroma of fresh roasting peanuts was intoxicating like a drug. They smelled so good…you can’t imagine unless you have smelled fresh roasting peanuts. They smelled so good that you were hypnotized ….you had to get some.  The Atlantic City Board Walk also got mighty chilly at night and the hot peanuts were also very comforting to warm your hands and stomach from the chilly, misty, sandy shore air. (Photo on the left was from Monicastangledweb.com and photo to the right was found on Pinterest)

I couldn’t find a photo of the inside of the Planters Store but there were some animated Mr Peanuts inside doing things that were fun to look at. They sold fresh roasted peanuts…I think I remember some toys or games….other things I don’t remember and Mr Peanut Collectables.

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These might be older collectibles I think from before my time. I remember stuff like Mr. Peanut Mugs, Banks and other things, some were colorful. I think I remember Mr. Peanuts store goods made in Pink, Red, Blue and Yellow colors. (Photo found on Pinterest)

I saw this Mr. Peanut Bench on the internet. I don’t remember it but it might have been there. Behind the glass is a Boardwalk. But that little bit of Greenery by Mr. Peanut’s hand doesn’t look like the Atlantic City Beach to me?

Photo found on Pinterest

Photo found on Pinterest

Well Atlantic City is a different Place now and Mr. Peanut has said good riddance to Atlantic City some time back but you can find him on a Jar or Can of Planter’s Peanuts almost anywhere.

Back to our time in Phoenix Arizona!

Here was the Mr. Peanut 100th Birthday Celebration.

I never seen the “NutMobile” before and never heard of it either. We drove to the celebration and luckily it wasn’t too far from my house.

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Was the scent of fresh roasted peanuts going to fill the air?….Nope 🙁

Where they going to celebrate with slices of Birthday Cake?…..Nope 🙁

Was there going to be a band?….Nope 🙁

Were they going to hand out keepsakes?…………Nope 🙁

Were they going to give out samples of airplane size packages of peanuts?……Nope 🙁

Was I FORKING GOING TO SEE MR.PEANUT?….nope….Nope and Forking Nope. 🙁

There was nothing but $1.00 off coupons for purchasing jars or cans of Planter’s Peanuts. 🙁

Nuts!…….. Mr. Peanut turned 100 and all they did was give out $1.00 off coupons.

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Wikipedia

Planters.com

 

 

How to Make an Icing Rose and a Forking Easy Drop Flower

 

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Making an icing rose is easy but it might take a whole night of practice before you get it down. You also need to know that your ornamental icing must be very thick with lots of sugar or it will be too soft for decorating and will fail.

So pick up a decorating kit and give it a try if you care too.

First you get a pastry bag …with a Rose Tip.

Both tips are for roses but I used the bigger #104 Wilton Brand Tip

Both tips are for roses but I used the bigger #104 Wilton Brand Tip

I used a 104 Wilton Tip…..I prefer the disposable pastry bags…because the reusable pastry bags are hard to clean and will always split on you when you least expect it….so you will have to replace them after a few times anyway.

You snip the end of the bag for your tip to fit in (or add a coupler to use with multiple tips)….and curl down the ends so they stay clean.

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Insert frosting and twist the end so frosting doesn’t fall out.

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Get a Frosting  and apply pressure to the frosting bag and make a blob of frosting on the nail.

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Now go slightly above the blob and spin the nail in your hand while squirting out the frosting  around the frosting blob and make it look like a rose bud center.

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Start a little lower and squirt out three petals around the bud center.

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Start near the middle and make around five petals.

Then near the bottom make about seven petals.

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Remove the flower with a small spatula or butter knife or a scissors by cutting into the rose bottom and releasing on the cake.

If this sound like too much trouble no fear…….

Russian Decorator Tips are budget priced and easy to use. I think  I was searching on eBay for the style tips I used when I worked in a bakery that I liked better than what I have and accidentally came across Russian Decorator Tips. I thought they were interesting and including shipping they were around $5.00 so I thought I’d give them a try.  They look so unusual to me. I’ve never seen tips like these before.

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I think most of the tips look like drop tips. Most of the tips look like how you make press cookies.

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I used the above tip to make the drop flower. I didn’t notice numbers on the tips so it seems you have to recognize the design of the tip to know what you want. I just applied a small amount of pressure and wah-la my flower was done.

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Pretty easy and no practicing.

I suggest purchasing a coupler with the Russian Tips. The Russian Tips are very large and changing them in the bag is a major production.

I showed you how to make an Icing Rose and a Forking Easy Drop Flower…isn’t that sweet 🙂

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Reign of Pumpkin, Pumpkin Spice and Halloween HORROR 2016

 

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It’s time for the reign of Pumpkin,  Halloween and Pumpkin Spice EVERYTHING. A new forking Oreo comes out what seems like every month. Here’s your Oreo’s with 5 Halloween designs and   “DIED” (LOL) orange cream.

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Here’s Pumpkick Ale. Haven’t tried tried it….???

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Weird Sodas, Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, Pumpkin and Werewolf flavored sodas…Booooooo!

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All Natural Crispy Pumpkin Chips

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Pumpkin Carmel flavored Pizzelle

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More Pumpkin Pizzelles

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Pumpkin Spiced Apple Cider

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Pumpkin Molasses BBQ Sauce

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Pumpkin CheeseCake Sandwich Cookies….these sound tasty…..don’t know if they are…

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Pumpkin Vinaigrette….This one doesn’t sound appetizing to me….

Apparently Pumpkin and Halloween has gone to the Dogs Too!

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Howl-oween Dog Treats…..cute!

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More Halloween Dog Treats….also stupid but cute!

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Witch’s Pumpkin Brew, Monster Munch, Creepy Crunchies and Pumpkin Dessert Jaes.

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Boo Stew Halloween Feast, mini Ghost, and Scary Berry treats for dogs.

Now back to people food….

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Pumpkin Spice Crispbreads

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Looks almost like a toy…..

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Pumpkin Chocolate Bark

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Pumpkin Preserves……might be yummy on Limited Edition……

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Pumpkin Spice English Muffins…

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Pumpkin Panettone…?

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Pumpkin Macaron Mix and Pumpkin Monkey Bread

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Pumpkin Muffin Mix and Pumpkin Scones Mix

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Pumpkin Seed Tortilla Chips

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And MORE Pumpkin Seed Tortilla Chips

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American Made Israeli Couscous with Pumpkin Seeds….

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Pumpkin Pie Almonds and Pumpkin Coconut Caramel Clusters…?

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Pumpkin Spice filled Chocolates…?

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Pumpkin Spice Yogurt Pretzels….(ICK!)…and Pumpkin Spice Monster Trail Mix..?

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Bunnies & Bats fruit snacks….now that is a weird combination….and Halloween Bunny Grahams….also very strange.

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Chipotle Pumpkin Soup Mix…?

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Vegetable Chips shaped like ghosts and bats for the Trick or Treaters….? Not sure how this would go over with children….? Might get bricks thrown at the house if you give out treats like this.

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Eek Butterfingers peanut butter chocolate skulls doesn’t look appetizing to me.

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Dove Chocolates are shaped like ghosts and Hershey now makes Spooky Chocolate Kisses with Halloween messages on the white banner wrapper.

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The Halloween Exploding Pop Rocks are flavored orange for Halloween.

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Pumpkin Spice Special K and Pumpkin Spice Mini Wheats

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Pumpkin Spice Cheerios

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Here’s FIVE Pumpkin Spice flavored things for you. Pumpkin Spice Snap Cookies, Pumpkin Spice Coffee, Pumpkin Spice Carmel Dip and Pumpkin Creamer.

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Pumpkin Spice Meringues

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Pumpkin Spice Nuts

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non-traditional Pumpkin Spice Biscotti

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More Pumpkin Spice Biscotti

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Pumpkin Spice Marshmallows

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Locally Made Pumpkin Spice Ice-Cream

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Chocolate SCREAM Twinkies, Scary Cakes and Glo Balls …..

There’s a whole lot of Pumpkin, Pumpkin Spice, Halloween and FORKING PUMPKIN EVERYTHING out there! And that was The Reign Of Pumpkin, Pumpkin Spice, Halloween Horror 2016

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 The Forking Truth

The Forking Truth