Easy Whipped Cream Frosting

Light fluffy whipped cream frosting makes it easy to create a beautiful cake in minutes and is a delicious alternative to buttercream. I especially love it on my springtime cakes!

Light fluffy Whipped Cream Frosting makes it easy to create a beautiful cake in minutes and is a delicious alternative to buttercream.  I especially love it on my springtime cakes! (Hint – save this recipe for Valentine’s Day and Easter!)

Have you ever had a cake with light fluffy frosting and wondered what magic had been cooked up?  Chances are you had a delicious Whipped Cream Frosting which is incredibly easy to make!

I’m a faithful buttercream frosting lover but sometimes I […]

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Top 10 Posts of 2016

The numbers are in for 2016 and it’s time to count down the top 10 posts. These are the most popular recipes from the entire year! Are any of your favorite Mirlandra’s Kitchen recipes on the list?

It has been another great year here at Mirlandra’s Kitchen.  The numbers are in for 2016 and it is time to count down the top 10 posts from the year in true Near Year’s style.  You guys definitely had some favorites!  Drum roll please……..

 

 

#10: How To Make a Perfect and Easy Prime Rib Roast

In just 29 days you guys made this the 10th most popular post for the YEAR!  29 days…  To be fair, it is that good […]

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How To Make Kimchi at Home

Making Kimchi at home is easy and fun. This authentic Korean recipe is simple to follow and makes a simple Kimchi that can be adapted to your personal taste.

Making Kimchi at home is easy and fun.  This authentic Korean recipe is simple to follow and makes a simple Kimchi that can be adapted to your personal taste. 

Ok guys, you can’t laugh at me.  I absolutely refuse to try Kimchi but I make it all the time!  Jonathan is half Korean and loves all his mom’s home style Korean cooking.  When we got married I wanted to make the food my husband loved but I had never heard of […]

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Creamy One Pot Pasta: A 15 Minute Dinner or Side Dish

Have you had time to breath lately? Get some more wiggle room in your schedule with this simple Creamy One Pot Pasta Dish. Rich creamy sauce and light savory herbs make this a 15 minute dinner win!

Have you had time to breathe lately?  Get some more wiggle room in your schedule with this simple Creamy One Pot Pasta dish.  Rich creamy sauce and light savory herbs make this a 15 minute dinner win!

I love Thanksgiving and Christmas as much as anybody else, but sometimes all the holiday “stuff” can leave me feeling pretty tired and drained this time of year.  By now I need to recharge and breath and connect with my own nuclear family again.

This […]

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Teriyaki Tofu Triangles

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Teriyaki Tofu Triangles are easy to make and popular as an appetizer or meatless main dish.  Keep them in mind for your Holiday Parties and the Super Bowl! 

Teriyaki Tofu Triangles are a big hit at our house.  Jonathan’s mom made this a lot when he was growing up and it remains one of his favorites years later.  We enjoy it as a side dish when we are making Asian food or as a quick appetizer for various events.  The sweet […]

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Creamy Black Bean Dip

This Creamy Black Bean Dip is simple, nutritious and high on protein. We use it as a dip for fresh veggies and corn chips at lunch time or as an appetizer at parties! This recipe is my go to when I need easy, healthy food that I can toss together for quickly for my lunch with my toddler.

This Creamy Black Bean Dip is simple, nutritious and high on protein.  We use it as a dip for fresh veggies and corn chips at lunch time or as an appetizer at parties! This recipe is my go to when I need easy, healthy food that I can toss together for quickly for my lunch with my toddler.

I’m not quite sure where the last 11 months have gone but somehow my son is a full fledged toddler and my days […]

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Forgotten Cookies: (Dairy & Gluten Free Cookies)

Gluten free cookies have had always had a bad rap at our house but Forgotten Cookies are the exception! We love these delightful, crunchy almond meringue inspired cookies! They are simple to make and don't require any special ingredients!

Gluten free cookies have always had a bad rap at our house but Forgotten Cookies are the exception! We love these delightful, crunchy almond meringue inspired cookies!  They are simple to make and don’t require any special ingredients!

Forgotten Cookies were popular about three generations ago and it seems these days that everybody has forgotten about them!  Now, with so many dietary restrictions and the need for excellent gluten free cookies these tasty treats are ready to shine again!

They really are […]

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Anise Snaps (Licorice Cookies)

These old fashioned Anise Snaps are a rare treat. Soft, buttery cookies with a hint of licorice flavor offer something a bit different for the cookie plate.

These old fashioned Anise Snaps are a rare treat.  Soft, buttery cookies with a hint of licorice flavor offer something a bit different for the cookie plate.

I don’t like black licorice at all so I was hesitant to even try these cookies.  However, good friends insisted they were not only great cookies but some of their personal favorites.  In the spirit of being adventurous about food I gave them a try and was totally captivated.

The Anise Snaps were buttery and […]

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Secret Ingredient Lemon Snowflake Cookies

These bold Lemon Cookies have several secret ingredients for powerhouse lemon flavor sure to please any lemon lover. You can't go wrong with this easy classic.

These bold Lemon Cookies have several secret ingredients for powerhouse lemon flavor sure to please any lemon lover.  You can’t go wrong with this easy classic. 

Who else is tired of bland, boring, lemon cookies?  If a cookie is supposed to taste like lemon it should burst, explode, sing across your tongue!  Ok, maybe I’m a bit wrapped up in this problem but as a serious lemon lover the struggle is real.

These cookies pack a wonderful lemon flavor punch!  A combination […]

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How to Make a Perfect & Easy Prime Rib Roast

Making a special Prime Rib Roast is easier to make than you might think. This recipe has simple instructions and tips to make the perfect roast that will amaze all your dinner guests. This is the holiday roast people will be telling stories about ten years from now!

Making a special Prime Rib Roast does not need to be intimidating.  This recipe has simple instructions and tips to make the perfect roast that will amaze all your dinner guests.  This is the holiday roast people will be telling stories about ten years from now! 

In my family of beef lovers there is no meal so treasured as a perfectly cooked Prime Rib Roast.  It is the treat I make for a special birthday dinner or Christmas.  It was the […]

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