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Sunday Summary 4/11-4/16

This week I think that my favorite recipe was for these strawberry cobblers. They were absolutely delicious- and apart from yesterday’s versatile blogger post, it got the most views out of this week’s recipes! Simple and delicious.

This past week featured a lot of dinner recipes and some desserts- but no failures. But don’t worry ladies and gents, I’ve got a great failure lined up for next week where I had epic fail making some sauce for my lasagna that ended up way too spicy.

  • Rice Crispy Treats

    These were really fast and really good. A classic favorite, really. They’re good with some chocolate drizzled on top as well if you have any top of chocolate topping or chips that you can melt for it.

  • Strawberry Cobbler

    My first recipe using my ramekins that I bought! These were really easy and so delicious. I can’t believe how good they turned out. Very rich, though- like you won’t be able to finish just one.

  • Chicken Pie

    One of my dinner recipes! This is a very simple, semi-homemade chicken pie. It’s really delicious- and although easy, isn’t really a “quick fix”. Goes great with carrots and fried squash!

  • Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

    These accompanied my chicken pie. They, like everything else this week, turned out to be really good after I managed to drain out some of the glaze from my pan. If you like sweet or cooked carrots, then this is for you.

  • Strawberry Shortcake Parfaits

    Featuring a short cake recipe and some strawberry shortcake parfaits! I had strawberries to work with this week, so it’s the 2nd strawberry recipe. Absolutely divine.

  • Versatile Blogger Award

    Rufus thinks I’m a versatile blogger and bestowed upon me an awesome reward as such. Because of this, I decided to make a list of some of the blogs that I enjoy reading for others to check out.

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Ramekin Strawberry Cobbler ~ SUPER EASY!

Today I bought some ramekins- I didn’t have any, and found a set of 4 at TJ Maxx for only six dollars. So I got them, and then I had to figure out what on earth I wanted to do with them. I have been trying to figure out what to do with the leftover strawberries I had. I thought about making these Strawberry Cucpakes, but I wasn’t sure I had enough strawberries to make them. And, my dad just made a German Chocolate cake and told me that he didn’t want anymore cake in the house. I asked him what I could do with my strawberries, and he suggested doing something with my new ramekins.

My grandmother had this recipe she used to make easy cobblers- and he said I could do that in my little dishes. So I found a recipe online for strawberry pie filling and decided to use it as a guideline for making the strawberry part of the cobbler, since I already had the recipe for the cobbler part. This recipe was really simple and the product was incredibly delicious. I could only eat half of one because it was so rich and delicious. This is good with a dollop of whipped cream, too.

Strawberry Filling Ingredients

  • 1 lb strawberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/8th teaspoon salt

Strawberry Filling Instructions

  1. Boil 1/2 cup of water in a small pot.
  2. Slice 1 cup of strawberries and add them to the pot of boiling water.
  3. Crush the strawberries in the pot of water using a potato masher.
  4. Allow it to simmer for a few minutes.
  5. Heat another pan while the strawberries are simmering.
  6. Pour the strawberry mixture into the warm pan. Add the sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Continue to simmer until the mixture gets thick.
  7. After the mixture thickens, remove it from the heat.
  8. While waiting on this to cool, dice what is left of the strawberries. Put these sliced strawberries into 2 6oz ramekins.
  9. Pour the cooled strawberry mixture on top of the diced berries in the ramekins. Set to the side.

Breading Ingredients

  • 6 slices of bread
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 stick butter

Breading Directions

  1. Melt butter in the same pan you used for the strawberries.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in sugar and beaten egg.
  3. Tear the bread into small pieces and stir it into the butter/sugar/egg mixture.
  4. Cover the strawberry filling with the bread mixture.
  5. Bake the ramekins at 400┬░ until the bread is golden brown.

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