Thursday, April 21, 2016

143.0...Brie Saute with Green Onions

 My annual swap party was last night. Just in case you’re not sure what a swap party is…you bring all your clothes/shoes/accessories that you don’t want or wear anymore and let everyone have at it! No rules….just take what you want. New clothes for free! :)

Besides clothes, I also have everyone bring a heavy appetizer to share. After I had Brie Sauté with Green Onions in cooking class recently, I knew then that that’s what I wanted to make for my party. 

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Brie Sauté with Green Onions (Serves 4-6)

Recipe from Phillis Carey

Ingredients:

1 (8 ounce) round Brie

1 egg, lightly beaten

1 cup plain dry breadcrumbs

4 Tbsp unsalted butter, divided use

1/2 cup chopped green onion tops

1 small bread baguette, sliced

Directions:

1. Dip the cheese in egg and then coat with breadcrumbs. Repeat on second side. Melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium high heat in a small nonstick skillet. Add the green onions and toss briefly.

2. Add remaining butter to skillet. When foamy, add the breaded cheese. Brown well on both sides, 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is warm.

3. Place cheese on a serving platter. Pour butter and green onions over top of cheese and serve immediately with bread slices.

Printable Recipe

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I may have overcooked the onions a bit but it was still outstanding!! 

For Tuesday’s dinner, I pulled some leftover Ground Beef and Pasta Casserole out of the freezer to reheat. I made a Caesar salad to go with it. Easy!

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Breakfast on Wednesday:

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I took the kids to school then went to the grocery store to get stuff for my swap party. I grabbed some sushi for lunch.

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It was time for the swap party to start! Everyone bought their clothes and we had a great time “shopping”, eating and enjoying some wine.

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For dessert I made another cooking class winner: Blueberry Lemon Bars with a Shortbread Crust (recipe coming).

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While I was enjoying all the delicious eats, Silvana made out like a bandit! 

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Today’s breakfast: 

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I got to sleep in because the kids are officially on spring break! Yes!!

I was able to get some sushi for lunch with Alicia  at Love Boat. Miso soup:

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Tuna Nigiri:

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Salmon and yellowtail nigiri: 

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Marine Boy Roll:

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Wasabi Roll:

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I think I could eat sushi every day and not get sick of it.

When’s the last time you cleaned out your closet?

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