Cilio Premium Fondue Set

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Cilio is a fine German brand headquartered in the famous steel town of Solingen and is well know for its high quality products. Cilio’s motto is “lifestyle at home”. This Cilio Premium Fondue Set is perfect for the chocolate lover in all of us.

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The 2-cup porcelain fondue pot rests on a porcelain base that houses a tea light. The set is topped off with 4 color-coded forks.
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The compact size is great for the perfect dessert and easy storage.

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As you can see, we had some fun with this! It was super easy to clean and worked really well!

Seared Steak

Seared Steak
 
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Ingredients
  • 12 oz steak
  • 6 oz broccolini
  • ½ oz dill
  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1 oz peanuts
  • ½ t cinnamon
  • 4 T butter
  • 2 T Olive oil
Instructions
  1. Bring pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the broccolini in the boiling water for 30 seconds.
  2. Fill a large bowl with water and ice cubes.
  3. Drain broccolini and transfer it to the ice water. When cold, set aside.
  4. Chop the dill.
  5. Peel the sweet potato and cut into 8 equal pieces. Add the sweet potato pieces to a pot with cold water. Bring to a boil, lower the temp, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Drain the sweet potato and return to the pot. Add 2 T of butter and cinnamon and mash with a fork.
  7. Season the steak with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. When hot, cook the steaks for 2 minutes on each side. Remove.
  8. Heat 1 T of oil and the remaining butter in a pan over medium heat. When the butter has melted, add the peanuts and stir for 1 minute.
  9. Add in the broccolini until hot and crispy.
  10. Serve the steak with the sweet potato and broccolini on the side. Top with fresh dill.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 649 Fat: 38g Carbohydrates: 35g Protein: 43g

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Homemade Spaghetti

 

 

Homemade Spaghetti
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 tsp minced onion
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 2 (10.75 ounce) cans condensed tomato soup
  • 2½ cups water
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (I used the one that had garlic, oregano, and basil seasoning already in it)
Instructions
  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Brown ground beef with the onion and garlic until meat is brown. Drain. Return meat mixture to pan with tomato paste, tomato soup, diced tomatoes, and water. Cook, stirring, until heated through and thickened, 5 to 15 minutes. Serve over cooked pasta.