We can’t let grilling season pass by without putting the meat mincer attachment to use! Perfect for freshly made burgers using whatever kind of meat you want. We’ve used chicken thighs to create a flavorful and juicy burger stuffed with feta cheese and fig jam. Then we broke out the blender attachment to quickly whip up an arugula walnut pesto to go along with them. And if you really want to go all out, well, the mixer does an excellent job making homemade hamburger buns.
I’m not sure why monkey bread is called monkey bread, but it sure is fun to eat, pulling apart sections of bread. Usually monkey bread is sweet, with a sticky topping. But we’re going to the savory side with this one. Pesto in the dough and on the top and bottom of the bread, and a liberal sprinkling of cheese in the layers makes this a bit of comfort baking heaven. I apologize in advance if your grocery foraging situation is still wonky. As long as I don’t want beans or rice, I can usually find what I need now, although I have to go to the more expensive grocery stores for flour.Continue reading Pesto and Cheese Monkey Bread
Our first of the month posts are usually for blog subscribers only, but with all the upheaval in the world right now, we’re trying to do any little thing we can to help our fellow bakers and cooks out. This pesto recipe utilizes the blender attachment for the Ankarsrum mixer and gives lots of substitutes for ways to make pesto with what you might have on hand now.