First of all, welcome to all my new followers and subscribers! I’m thankful for a lot of things in my life (like my husband and kids) but right now, I want to give a big thanks to WordPress.com for featuring Kitchen Tested on Freshly Pressed! I was truly honored to be “FP”- First Page. If you haven’t voted for Kitchen Tested in the Kosher Food Blog Awards, you have until January 11. Just click here!
I’ve been wracking my brain trying to decide what to bake with my beautiful new Mountain Rose Apples from Mikuni Wild Harvest. These extremely rare and limited apples are currently grown in the Mount Hood River Valley of Oregon only once a year and when I found out that they were in short supply, I had to have them! The price is, um, a bit insane but it’s Chanukah time so I just bought a special gift for myself and ordered a package of these special apples. As soon as the box came, I sliced in to one of the delicate green apples to reveal a bright rose-colored center all the way through. Before even taking the first bite, I had to smell the apple since I read that they smell like cotton candy. Can you believe it?!? A cotton candy scented apple! The apple tasted a little bit tart, a little bit sweet and, dare I say it, reminded me a bit of a strawberry. Inspired by the scent and flavors of the apple, I could only think of one thing…a carnival! And what is my favorite thing to eat every time I got to a carnival? That’s easy. Caramel Apples! So here is my deconstructed version of a caramel apple with decadent homemade peanut butter caramel. This recipe truly features the elegance of my new unique fruit. Continue reading
Who’s ready for Feature Friday? Submit your favorite unique and interesting recipes for the chance to be featured on Kitchen Tested!
Every Friday, a new recipe will be posted on Kitchen Tested but it won’t be one of my adventurous concoctions. It’ll be YOURS! All you have to do is send me an email with your own kitchen tested recipe, along with some pictures of your cooking process, and submit it to email@example.com. Each week, I will choose a new submission to be featured and it could be yours! Don’t worry if your recipe doesn’t make the cut right away because you could be next in line.
The first guest recipe will be posted on Friday, September 16th.
Basic information you will need to submit a recipe:
1. A recipe that is uniquely yours
2. A story behind the recipe
3. Measurements and clear directions
4. A picture of the finished product and possibly some step-by-step pictures along the way
5. Bio of the author and picture, if available
6. Link to your website, Twitter, and/or Facebook page, if available
I can’t wait to receive your submissions and start reading all of your individual and exciting recipes! Good luck.
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