Chocolate Strawberry Patties
Stop and read a card youre you remember now you were dying to try 6 months back. Somehow when it came to your home filing system you just never got to the kitchen. Now is the time to take action and get all those recipes organized! Paper Recipes: As Im sure you have found printed recipes come in many shapes and sizes. In order to begin your recipe home filing system collect all your recipes together in one place. You will then begin by sorting them into categories. For example: vegetables appetizers main course and desserts. You can either choose your categories before hand perhaps with the help of a cookbook or choose them as you begin to sort. Its possible your categories will become obvious while you sort as everyones recipe collections are a little different.
First the recipe box or book can get lost. This is especially true after moving from one residence to the next. Also a recipe box or book can be destroyed due to fire or water. And once its gone its gone forever. But there is another method of safe-guarding your recipes for the long term: an electronic recipe keeper. And when I say "electronic recipe keeper" I am not referring to the cheap poor quality ones that you can buy for a few bucks. Those are like the personal organizers that were popular a few years back. Modern electronic recipe keepers are far superior. One major difference from the previous versions (and the main benefit over recipe boxes and books) is the ability to store a back up copy of all of your recipes online. So even if your electronic recipe keeper were to get destroyed or stolen all of your recipes would still be safe. Sure youd have to purchase a new electronic recipe keeper but youd have access to all of your beloved recipes. But having all of your recipes backed up isnt the only benefit.
Whether you handwrite recipes or print them out they should be easy to read. Do not print recipes in a cursive font. Will your gift or gifts include samples? If you share cookie recipes your gift may include a dozen cookies. Bread recipes may include a loaf of French bread. Jam and jelly recipes may include a sample in a decorative jar. At this time of year cooking supply manufacturers produce holiday jars decorative lids and tins. Do you need to credit a cookbook author or relative? This is a precautionary measure and you may not have to do it. Still its nice to credit a family member or friend. You may credit the person in the title such as Aunt Ediths All Beef Meatloaf. Its my understanding that making three changes to a recipe title measurement ingredients make the recipe yours. Are you going to add something extra? You may put a collection of slow cooker recipes in a new cooker. Candy recipes may be packaged in a candy dish or jar. Casserole recipes may include a lasagna pan. When I made cookbooks for family members I included a rubber spatula with each one. Once you start thinking about extras you will come up with dozens of ideas. Dieting is never easy but with the growth of the internet its definitely become easier. You dont have to sit around flipping through book after book to find a good recipe.
Now you can just Google it and hundreds of recipes come up. Many recipes come with ratings and comments from readers who have made the recipe and improved on it. This makes it much easier for you to make your own version of that recipe! The low carb diet is no different from other diets in this regard. Thousands if not millions of low carb recipes are readily available online. A quick Google or Yahoo! search will reveal all that you need to know. If youre looking for good low carb breakfast foods then just Google that phrase. Many larger websites even have different types of recipes broken down into different categories. So breakfast foods may be an entire page by itself with lists of different types of recipes. Ive found some of my favorite breakfast foods this way. For example I was just browsing through someones dieting blog when I came across a photo of a bacon egg bake. It looked delicious and the recipe was easy to follow. You basically just wrap a piece of cooked bacon around the inside of a muffin pan then crack an egg inside it.