Who is cooking for Valentine’s Day???Healthy Living
Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
2. My spouse or significant other
3. Going out to eat
4. What is Valentine’s Day?
Need an idea???
Try Baklava for Dessert. It is one of the most popular dishes of the Mediterranean, and I made it for Valentine’s Day this year and it seemed to go over well :)
Makes about 10-12 pieces
- 8 ounces of walnuts or pistachios, ground
- 4 ounces of almonds, ground
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 pound phyllo dough
- 6 tablespoons butter
- 1.5 cups water
- 1 cup sugar
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Grind the walnuts and almonds (can do it separately since almonds may take longer and you don’t want the walnuts too ground) and mix with the cinnamon.
- Remove Phyllo dough from plastic and cut it into 9×12 inch pieces
- Take 6 sheets of the Phyllo dough and butter both sides and place into a 9×12″ baking pan.
- Add the nut and cinnamon mixture.
- Pat the mixture down to make sure it is flattened.
- Add 6 more sheets of of the buttered Phyllo dough (make sure to butter on both sides) to the top of the baking pan.
- You can cut them into pieces prior to placing in the over (can also freeze before cutting which will make it easier).
- Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until Phyllo dough looks golden.
- While the Baklava is baking, begin to make the syrup.
- Boil the water and then add the sugar to the mixture and stir.
- Remove Baklava from over, and add the syrup to it.
Use a brush to add themelted butter to the phyllo dough