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Upping the ante on boxed pancake mix

Krusteaz is the best - haven't made anything else for years. Cinnamon, blueberries, apples, etc. are all easy to add and work great. A friend of mine worked for a big industrial food company and they tried for years to create a mix that people liked better than Krsteaz but never succeeeded.

Jul 08, 2012
larsobe1 in Home Cooking

Can I really bake dinner in a toaster oven?

I would give up my microwave but never the toaster oven. I use it almost everyday -- great for cooking for one or two people and saving energy. . I have a new Breville now and love it. - think this is my 3rd oven in 30 years. I use the top for warming dishes, meltting butter, etc,. while cooking.

Jan 23, 2012
larsobe1 in Home Cooking

CANCUN

A little touristy but good and interesting, slightly different food in a nice lagoon setting - I liked La Destileria. The tableside cooking makes for a fun atmosphere.

Harry's (steakhouse with seafood) had gigantic portions of typical steakhouse food, good service and atmosphere. The spool of cotton candy delivered at meal's end was a surprise.

On the lower end of the $ scale and very local atmospher , both located mid-hotel zone, Fish Frittanga and Pescador (?) had tasty seafood tacos, etc.

Apr 03, 2011
larsobe1 in Mexico

Spinach Meatloaf

Definitely going to try this combination.

Apr 03, 2011
larsobe1 in Recipes