Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Chocolate Banana Muffins

1/2 cup butter, softened1 cup sugar2 eggs1 1/2 cups flour3 Tbs. cocoa1 tsp. baking soda1 tsp. salt1/2 tsp. cinnamon1 tsp. vanilla1 cup mashed banana1/2 cup sour cream1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts1 cup chocolate chips
*Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs. Add dry ingredients and mix well. Add vanilla, banana, sour cream, nuts and chocolate chips. Pour into muffin tins and bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
props to Rachel Cunningham for this recipe :)

Friday, November 7, 2008


This is a common appetizer or side dish in Brasil. Very easy to make!

First, you make some mashed potatoes. I assume everyone can make mashed potatoes, but if you go :

cut and peel potatoes and boil. I use a masher I got from Brasil, but you can mash them however you please. I like to mash them so they are fine and creamy. Add milk, sour cream, and garlic salt...mix. Let cool.


mix cooled mashed potatoes with flour until you get a dough like consistency. Roll into long strips, that looks like a long snake. cut into 1/2in to 1 in balls..add a little more flour to coat the balls. Heat oil in a fryer. Add a few balls and wait until golden brown, add parmesan cheese and COMER BEM!