Monthly Archives: February 2015

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks

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Hola!

I hope everyone had a wonderful Valentines Day. We went out for Valentines breakfast and spent the rest of the day at home just resting and hanging out. The older I get the less I want to go out when it’s cold so I was so ok with staying home all day!

Today is Presidents Day and I don’t have to go to work. It’s going to be a day of studying…I hope!

Years ago when Julissa was a little girl, maybe about 6 years old, something terrible happened. We were eating mozzarella sticks and she started choking! She started pointing at her throat and had a terrifying look on her face. I literally put my hand down her throat and pulled out the cheese. So scary! She hasn’t eaten mozzarella sticks since then.

I saw a recipe for homemade mozzarella sticks and figured I would make them. It’s a good thing Julissa wasn’t home!

Before frying they kind of look like frozen fish sticks.

They taste waaayyy better than frozen fish sticks!

It was fun making these cheese sticks. Just knowing they go from more of a solid to nice and melty…YUM! Who doesn’t love fried cheese (well, except for Julissa!).

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks

Ingredients

  • 16 oz block whole milk mozzarella cheese
  • 2/3 cup Italian style breadcrumbs
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 2 extra-large eggs

Directions

Cut the block of cheese into 1/2 inch sticks.  I had about 12.  Place the eggs in a bowl and whisk to combine.  Place the bread crumbs in a second bowl, and season with a pinch of salt and pepper.

Take each cheese stick and dunk it into the egg, letting the excess drip off.

Then coat in the breadcrumbs, shake off the excess, and place on a plate.  Repeat with the remaining cheese sticks.  Once those are all done, take each cheese stick through the egg and breadcrumbs again for a second coating.  Place the mozzarella sticks in an airtight container and freeze for two hours.

Heat up a fryer. I don’t go to any certain temperature, I just make sure it’s super hot and fry for about 30 seconds until golden brown.  Serve with marinara or your favorite  sauce.

These we sooo good. Julieta and I polished them off! We didn’t want to leave any evidence for Julissa.

Happy Monday!

Besos,

Flor

Recipe source Fifteen Spatulas

Valentine’s Tag

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Hola!

How is everyone? I passed my vision screening exam last month! I was so happy to finish studying…just to start studying for the hearing screening exam! I’ve been working hard and dealing with home stuff. I’ve also been kind of feeling the winter blues! I can’t wait for spring! I have had my fill of snow for the winter. I can’t wait to open the windows and let a nice warm breeze come in…

It’s almost Valentine’s Day! I absolutely love Valentine’s day. This year things don’t seem so festive with studying and dealing with personal issues but I am sure things will get better so that I can enjoy Valentine’s day.

We are doing Secret Cupid at school. I absolutely love doing Secret Cupid. I love getting little gifts each day. It’s surprising how one little gift can make your day.

I made this tag to attach to my recipients bigger last day gift.

This tag was really easy to make and turned out so cute.

Do you have Valentine’s plans? We try not to spend too much on ourselves when there are other more important expenses, but I still try to do a little something for my husband!

Have a great day!

Besos,

Flor

Supplies: Stampin’ Up!, Wilton’s, misc supplies