Cinnamon peach topping

My house is surrounded by fresh fruit. Right now we have peaches that are as big as a softball. I had vanilla ice cream and felt like making peaches to put on top. I forgot to take a picture of them in the boiling water but seriously, you put them in boiling water and pull them out, use your imagination. I don't have a picture of the peaches on the ice cream because I was so damn excited to eat it I just plain forgot. But just picture a bowl of heavenly goodness and you will get the point!

About six peaches
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tbsp butter
3 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Place a large bowl of ice water next to it. Working two at a time put the peaches in the water for 30-40 seconds. Pull them out and put them into the ice water. Wait about 10 seconds and pull the peaches out. Using your fingers peel the skin off. it should slide right off. If not put them back in the boiling water for another ten seconds and repeat with the ice water. Slice peaches in half and remove pits. In a large non stick pan slice peaches into 8 pieces (more for larger peaches). Cover peaches with lemon juice. Place butter, brown sugar and cinnamon in pan and turn heat to low. Walk away. I let them simmer on low for about 20 minutes, came back and stirred and let them go another 10 minutes. While stirring check for seasoning, you might want to add more cinnamon depending on the flavor at that point. The end result will look like peaches in a syrup. While it is still hot pour peaches and syrup over vanilla ice cream. Eat, enjoy, gain 5 pounds.

(Side note, this is an awful picture of me peeling. I had already peeled all of the peaches before I remembered to take a picture of this step so I was attempting to peel a half eaten peach for you, but the next picture shows how the skin should come off.

Sandwich sushi

This week I finally decided to try out sandwich sushi. I saw a picture online and was so bored with Brandons lunches I figured why not. My first round I just did bread meat and cheese. Brandon doesn't like mayo so I couldn't use that. I used deli sliced white american cheese and turkey so it would roll up easier. Brandon came in and tasted it and said, "how about cream cheese," so the second time around I added some softened cream cheese. I for sure recommend using very fresh bread on this or it will crack when you roll it up. Brandon gave it two tiny thumbs up!

Asian Chicken Wrap

4 large tortillas
2 cups cooked white rice
2 cups cooked chicken, cubed
2 cups romaine, chopped
¼ cup carrots, sliced
½ cup cucumbers, chopped
¼ cup slivered almonds
¼ cup sesame ginger salad dressing
4 wonton wrappers
½ cup vegetable oil

1. Slice wonton wrappers into small strips. Heat vegetable oil over medium high heat. Add wonton strips and cook about a minute or until golden brown. Remove from oil and allow to drain on paper towel.
2. In a large bowl combine chicken, romaine lettuce, carrots, cucumbers and almonds. Toss with salad dressing.
3. Arrange wraps by laying tortilla flat. Spread out about ½ cup of rice on each tortilla top with salad mixture then wonton strips. Fold up like a burrito.