Friday, January 29, 2016

BAKE PENNE CAPRESE PASTA


Is one of those last minute
creation when you know 
guest is coming by and 
you have to grab
what you have and 
make a simple staple
to a wow factor recipe
I got inspire by two recipe
on Pinterest I put together.
With the exception of my 
Creamy Ricotta and Homemade Sauce
These are my recipe

BAKE PENNE CAPRESE PASTA

BRAND I ALWAYS USE FOR ITALIAN MEALS
Barilla for my pasta use
BelGioioso for my Fresh Mozzarella
Sargento for my Ricotta Cheese

THE LINK TO MY HOMEMADE RED SAUCE


INGREDIENTS
1lb Penne Pasta (Barilla) Cook and drain
3 Cups Homemade Sauce Recipe above link
or you could use one that is your favorite
8 oz Fresh Mozzarella slice
9 Slices of Steak or Roma Tomatoes
9 Basil leafs
1 Cup of Creamy Ricotta (Recipe Below)
1/3 Cup of Parmesan


INGREDIENTS FOR CREAMY RICOTTA (MY RECIPE)
1 Cup of Ricotta Part Skim Milk Cheese (I use Sargento)
Hand full of Fresh Basil
Pinch of Salt and Fresh Ground Pepper
1 Egg
1 Teaspoon of Oregano
1 Teaspoon of Italian Seasoning
1/4 Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

DIRECTION

In a mixing bowl add the Ricotta Cheese, Basil, 1 Egg, 1 teaspoon of Oregano, 1 teaspoon
of Italian seasoning and pinch of Salt , Fresh Ground Pepper, 
1/4 Cup Of Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
Stir well until all ingredients incorporate and the texture is creamy.

Important Information
Egg help bond the ingredients

Image of Creamy Ricotta

DIRECTION TO MAKE BAKE PENNE CAPRESE PASTA

You could make the sauce ahead (I always have homemade in
my freezer for these types of recipes)

Cook Pasta in a large pot filled with water place over medium heat
when the water start to boil add salt when the salt dissolved add the
penne pasta cook stir occasionally let it cook for about 11 minutes
until pasta is authentic "al dente"

PREHEAT OVEN AT 350 DEGREES

DRAIN AND ADD BACK TO THE POT
TOSS THE PASTA WITH A LITTLE OLIVE OIL
FOR IT WON'T STICK 

ADD 1 CUP OF MY HOMEMADE SAUCE TO THE
COOK PASTA AND MIX WELL

ADD THE 1/2 CUP OF CREAMY RICOTTA CHEESE
MIX WELL

ADD ANOTHER LADLE OF HOMEMADE RED SAUCE
MIX WELL


IN A 9x13 BAKING CASSEROLE SPRAY WITH
NON STICK SPRAY SPREAD ONE LADLE
OF HOMEMADE SAUCE
ADD THE PENNE MIXTURE
SPREAD EVENLY 

ADD NINE DOLLOP  OF CREAMY RICOTTA CHEESE
3 ON A ROW

PLACE NINE SLICES OF TOMATOES ON TOP
OF THE DOLLOP OF CREAMY RICOTTA
THEN ADD THE NINE LEAVES OF FRESH BASIL
ON TOP OF TOMATOES

PLACE NINE SLICES OF FRESH MOZZARELLA CHEESE
ON TOP OF THE FRESH BASIL

SPRINKLE THE 1/3 CUP OF GRATED PARMESAN CHEESE

FINAL STEP
COOK FOR 30 MINUTES IN A 350 PREHEAT OVEN  OR UNTIL THE CHEESE IS COMPLETELY MELTED

ENJOY!

GIVE THESE DELICIOUS 
BAKE PENNE CAPRESE PASTA A TRY
THIS WEEKEND...

A MUST HAVE KITCHEN TOOL:
Great tool to have in your kitchen
to get rid of the garlic smell on your hands is...
THIS SILVER PEANUT SHAPE NUGGET
All you do is wash your hand 
with soap and water than rub
it on this stainless steal
Peanut Shape Nugget
Garlic smell gone.
You could get any shape
or style as long it is
stainless steal.
You could find in any place
that sells kitchen essentials.

ALWAYS BEAUTIFY YOUR PLATE!



Thursday, January 28, 2016

AMAZINGCOSMETICS PERFECTION STICK REVIEW

Do you know the new trend for 2016
is wardrobing  is having multiple
products to create a flawless look.
To achieve is not always with one
product so here I bring to you

AMAZINGCOSMETICS
PERFECTION STICK 
They are chubby stick
that are easy to hold
and apply to contour
or conceal even use
to highlight above brow bone.
You can even use to outline
your lips to prevent lipstick from bleeding.
Prepping your eyelids.
They are also perfect to carry and touch up
and convenient to travel with.

You could find AmazingCosmetics
Perfection Stick
for 23 dollars each.
It comes in 4 shades
Fair, Medium, Tan and Deep
#NoSkinToneLeftBehind
These shades compliment
every skin tone.

If you decide to try it
hashtag the above and
share on your media.

I have the shade Fair is great to use as a highlighter
for your nose bridge, brow bone 
easy to apply and be precise
you cannot fail with this product.

I also have Medium Shade I use for
my dark circle it blend seamless
and disappear into the skin.
I like that you cannot see any trace.
I conceal with it on those days
I had less sleep 
and this is why
I highly recommend
this product works.  
If you like me prefer natural flawless look.
Try this AmazingCosmetics Perfection Stick
The only down it could break
if you expose to much from the pencil.
Paraben free light enough to wear
especially on the no makeup days.

HERE YOU SEE ME CONCEALING
MY DARK CIRCLE
WITH MEDIUM SHADE
IT HAS A ORANGE TINT TO IT.
PERFECT TO CONCEAL.

I like to highlight my brow bone
so the Fair Shade
is amazing 
to make my eyes pop.
Easy for me to apply
especially if I'm in a rush.

THE FAIR SHADE IS LIGHT
MEDIUM SHADE HAS A ORANGE TINT

Here you could see the difference
with white background.

I will have to say
"I'm very please"
with this product
It does what promise
easy to carry
blend without leaving trace
Make you look naturally flawless

MY NEW HOLY GRAIL PRODUCT
IN MY MAKEUP BAG!!!


Highly Recommend To All who want to
Contour without to much hassle.
 Conceal without leaving any trace.
Highlight that brighten and perk up your face.

Ladies will you consider Amazingcosmetics Perfection Stick?

DISCLAIMER: Got it by mail, The opinion is base on my experience in my own words.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

CUDDLED UP IN KNITS

CUDDLED UP IN KNITS

CUDDLED UP IN KNITS by beautify11 featuring a knit infinity scarf

Cold weather could put a damper in how we feel
but when you snuggle up to a soft knit
that keeps you warm you will
definitely sneak a smile.
So ladies
CUDDLED UP IN KNITS
Nestled yourself up to a fireplace
and enjoy the moment.


Ladies do you like wearing knits sweaters?

MANGO long sleeve shirt
$44 - mango.com


Paige Denim blue jeans
$145 - mytheresa.com


UGG Australia ankle boots
neimanmarcus.com


UGG Australia leather tote bag
nordstromrack.com



Wool mitten
$29 - bibico.co.uk

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

ROSE QUARTZ

ROSE QUARTZ

ROSE QUARTZ by beautify11 featuring a paco rabanne perfume

ROSE QUARTZ
Is a warm sweet color
every woman could embrace.
The Pantone color of the year.
What does the color mean?
Is a gentle tone that convey
compassion and a sense of
composure like a serene sunset.
Perfect to wear this Spring and Summer.

Ladies what Pantone color of the year you like?



Roland Mouret rose dress
$1,080 - stylebop.com


Casadei shoes
thecorner.com



Annoushka diamond jewellery
$3,710 - harrods.com


Paco rabanne perfume
falabella.com.ar

Monday, January 25, 2016

WET N WILD NEW MAKEUP


Wet N Wild New Makeup
You could find in drugstore
I found all in Walgreens.
Here are the newest products
and product you should try
Some are dupe for high end.

WET N WILD
MELLOW WINE 328B
PEARLESCENT PINK 325B

This color collection existed they improve it and
the packaging is bigger you get more in this product
it also come with a small makeup brush.
They improve in the pigmentation, color and size.

Here is the Before package for shade Pearlescent Pink
This one is very glittery.

NOTE
The new one is less glittery long lasting
and the pigmentation in outstanding.
GREAT IMPROVEMENT.

NOT REALLY A DUPE FOR NARS ORGASM
They said is the dupe for Nars Orgasm to be honest
I do not see it, I have both Nars and this one and I
do not see any similarity to it.

WET N WILD
MATTIFYING POWDER
If you have oily skin
this product is for you
I like to set my under eyes
and it work very well for me.

DUPE 
They state is the dupe for Dermablend and
Laura Mercier Secret Lighting Powder
I see why with Laura Mercier is very
similar in texture and color.

WET N WILD
CONTOURING
PALETTE CONTOUR
750A Caramel Toffee
This Contouring Palette
comes in two shade Caramel Toffee 
 and Dulce de Leche (749A)


Is to contour and highlight your face
love these shade it has amazing pigmentation for the price
and the highlight I prefer with a little more sheen to it.
This one is flat great to use under eyes and to conceal.

 On Your Left Highlight
and On Your Right Contour

DUPE
They state it comes very close as a dupe for Makeup Forever Contour Palette
For this reason long lasting and how it works but the color not even close.
Wet n Wild is more chalky but is a great alternative if you want
to try for less money.

 WET N WILD
MEGAGLO
ILLUMINATING PALETTE ECLAIRAGE
SHADE CATWALK PINK (320)

This product also got improve
from their old one
glad they did I absolutely love it.
This one is bigger more convenient 
to grab is long lasting and gives a 
subtle luminous glow to the skin.

Image of Before Illuminating Palette


 It comes with four shades it could be
worn alone or together
easy to blend.
Here are closer look to the shades
This one is more gold 
perfect for a soft bronze look
with a touch of gold
look like a goddess.

 Pink all the way but not harsh
add some extra glow to the cheeks

Soft Pink perfect to highlight corner of eyes
 and brow bone

 This one give a touch of highlight
perfect for cupid bow above your lips.

The Catwalk Pink is the popular palette
 due to being the dupe for
Ofra exact color creamy consistency
and the look of it very similar. Here is
another that is dupe for
  Hour Glass Ambient Lightning Palette (the three shade in the palette)

Wet n Wild Illuminating Palette is
great alternative if you like to save your money.

Wet n Wild
Coverall Correcting Palette
Comes in four helpful shade 
starting from your left top
Purple shade normalize is the
opposites of 
Yellow to cover and to cancel
any unwanted bruises or under eye circle
and yellow spot.
Green Shade Neutralize is the
opposite of red use green on any red issues
in your face, zits, and blemishes and so on.
White brightens any color great to highlight
your brow bone or add as a shade for 
eye shadow.

This Correcting palette is  not new but has a creamy consistency
and it has a high rate in review I decide to share with you all
in case you looking for a reasonable corrector that works.

HERE ARE OTHER NEW PRODUCTS
BY WET N WILD
I COULD NOT GET MY HANDS ON.
IT WAS GONE IN ALL OF MY NEAR BY
DRUGSTORE.

NEW
WET N WILD
SETTING SPRAY
WET N WILD
MAKEUP 
BRUSH COLLECTION

Ladies had you try any of these product if so share your opinion?
Ladies share if you know more dupe for any of these makeup products.