I’m in love with my new cast iron skillet.
Last night’s salmon came out perfect.
I seared it on the stove top for 4 minutes on Med/High, flesh side down.
Then I flipped it over and put it in a 400 degree oven for 10 minutes.
Perfectly crisp on the outside and juicy in the middle.
(This was a pretty thick piece of fish. Reduce cooking time depending on thickness).
It paired nicely with some leftover from this week.
A potato cake and a side of vegetable soup.
Yesterday when I got home from work I found myself craving chocolate.
I got the urge to make a treat from my childhood.
On The Stove Cookies, No Bake Cookies. Whatever you call them, they were one of my favorite cookies as a kid.
And so easy to make. No baking required.
Boil ingredients on the stove, stir in peanut butter and tons of oatmeal.
You have yourself a cookie in 15 minutes.
The rough part is waiting another 15 for them to cool.
The best part is ‘cleaning’ the pan with a spoon
On Top of The Stove Cookies
makes about 2 dozen
- 2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup cocoa powder
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 cup milk
Boil ingredients together in a large pot. Once the liquid boils, stir for one minute.
Remove pan from heat.
Add 1/2 cup peanut butter and 3 cups oatmeal, and stir.
While the mixture is still hot, drop by spoonfuls onto parchment paper.
I realize these cookies have tons of sugar.
A few years ago I tried to reduce the amount. Not a good idea.
It threw off the texture of the cookie, and they never set correctly.
Sometimes you just can’t make a cookie ‘healthy’. And I’m ok with that.
I love these with a glass of milk. Or for breakfast.
I’m off to go eat my