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Hey Foodies! Welcome to FoodieQT.

I'm Chio, I'm wife and mother to a family of 4. When I'm not busy making crafts, I'm cooking in the kitchen. These meals are designed for everything who wants to make a meal homemade quick. I'm not a trained chef, just a home cook who loves to cook and bake. I start my day with cooking for scratch for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

This is the place where food and flavors meet, then you EAT...

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Whipped Cream Frosting

For my mom's birthday, I decided to make her cake. My mom is very picky, she doesn't like chocolate cake or anything to sweet. I made a homemade whipped cream frosting that was too sweet and could hold up to a vanilla cake.

2 cups of heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup of sugar
1/2 tsp of vanilla
bowl & mixer

1. I placed my heavy cream, vanilla, sugar ( slowly ) into the mixer, you probably don' t need that much vanilla because you don't want to tint frosting.

2. Mix well, until heavy cream has fluffed, roughly 6 mins. Make sure sugar has dissolved in frosting, so you won't taste granulated particles. Let set in fridge, covered, for 10-15mins. Frost on cooled cake.

Mexican Drinks: Strawberries and Cream drink

Growing up, this drink was a great treat. I remember I preferred this drink over Horchata. With this recipe you can use it to make ice cream pops or a drink.
2 pounds of strawberries, clean sliced, pureed thru blender but reserve a handful for finishing drink
1 can of evaporate milk
2 teaspoons of sweetened condensed milk ( 2 tsp for every 2 cups of your pitcher)

1.  Pureed strawberries and run through mesh once is enough.

2. In a pitcher add strawberry mix add sugar and add evaporate milk in slowly while stirring. Then, add sweetened milk. Slowly add water while stirring. 

3. Add sugar to taste. Add ice, chill for about 1 hr before serving so flavors can marry. 

Friday, July 13, 2012

Simple stir fry

I'm in the mood to get some stir fry flavors and get it done quick. I decided to make a couple of options for this dish. It can be done with thin cuts of steak, pork, or chicken, and if you wanted to make it with vegatables only.

1 pound of meat, thin cuts
1 bag of veggies for stir fry
1 small bag of snow peas
1 1/2 cup of bean sprouts
asian mixture: 1 1/2 teaspoons of each; Soy sauce &fish sauce
2 teaspoons of sherry
1/4 cup of water
2 cloves of garlic minced

served over rice (optional)
1. Cook your meat in a wok, with a little asian mixture sauce.

2. Pop your veggies in the microwave and steam them for rougly 3 mins, so theyre not too soft, but will finish cooking in wok.

3. Toss them in and add rest of sauce. You can add anything else, pineapple, tofu, but not any other meat. Toss a couple more times.

4. Serve over rice.