Short ribs are a great hearty winter entree , as they are loaded with marbled meat that cooks extremely tender, packed with flavor and really easy to make. Peruvian food is a great melting pot of food as there is big influence from different migrations such as Chinese, European, Indian and Japanese immigrants in the past few centuries. In this peruvian-style short ribs, it is braised an asian-spiced sauce that fills the beef with a delicious flavor and comes out fork tender. The recipe can be done in either a slow cooker or in a dutch oven with the instructions below.
Every family is always looking for a quick and easy recipe that is also inexpensive. Sloppy joes is a favorite with everyone of all ages and is a classic americana meal that almost everyone has enjoyed. Sloppy joes is a great midweek dinner that is inexpensive and extremely easy and quick to make. The meal can be made ahead of time and reheated in a pan and tastes just as good. If you are looking for a healthier option, serve the sloppy joe mix over lettuce to cut the additional carbs from the bun.
The Orange Blossom Muffin is classic muffin that is simple to prepare and full of citrus flavor and crunchy pecan pieces. It's a great muffin if you are not a big fan of over sweet muffins but still has enough sweetness to enjoy. The muffins take about 10 -15 minutes to prepare and about an additional 15 minutes to bake and come out moist and fluffy. In a air tight container, they will last for a few days.
One of the most common sides is that the french fry. They are typically fried in oil and aren't that healthy, that's when oven baked fries come in handy with as a healthier option. These crispy oven potato fries, the preparation takes less time then the time for your oven to heat up and there is no need to par boil or soaking before baking. The oven baked fries are soft and tender pillows inside and crunchy on the outside with a delicious flavor from being tossed in thyme and ground coriander. They make a great side dish, appetizer or any time snack.
In this slow cooker italian meatball and tortellini soup, there is very minimal work to prepare the soup and let it cook all day while you are out at work or enjoying the day making it a great weekday dinner for the whole family. The pork sausage can be replaced with premade meatballs to even lessen the preparation of this soup. The soup is very hearty and has a delicious flavor from the tender pork meatballs and rich flavored tomatoes. The soup can also be made ahead of time, just leave out the tortellini and add them once you ready the soup to serve.
Looking for a easy and healthy meal to feed your whole family. Check out this chicken enchilada casserole. The casserole is packed with lean ground chicken, black beans and a savory tomato sauce that all covered with cheese. The chicken enchilada casserole takes about 45 minutes to bake. The chicken can easily changed to use lean ground turkey or beef if desired.
Hushpuppies are a small corn meal based savory balls that are fried and are typical served as a side dish or appetizer. They are more popular in the southern half of the US. In these crab hushpuppies recipe, the preparation is simple and quick with the use of ready-to-use cornbread mix. Using the cornbread mix cuts out a lot of extra ingredients to measure out. The batter can be made in about the same time the oil takes to heat up over a medium heat. Even if you are unsure of making hushpuppies, this recipe gives a great tasty result packed with corn and crab flavors, goes especially well with the Dijon honey sauce below.
Bananas and peanut butter is a classic combination. In this Banana Peanut butter bread, the standard banana bread is brought to the next level, especially if you are a peanut butter lover. (I have two of them in my house) The bread comes out super moist and tender, exactly what you are looking for in a loaf of banana bread. Plus the peanut butter adds a sweet and salty flavor that elevates the already great banana flavor. It is a great change up to the classic banana bread to make it unique but also delicious change that your family will love.
These Macadamia espresso cookies are crisp around the edges but soft and gooey in the middle packed with espresso and nut flavors. They are great treat for anytime, besides right before bed for obvious reasons. They are not the sweetest cookie, but with the addition of the drizzled chocolate helps balance out the flavors. They are a great grown up cookie to make that go great with a cup of coffee or milk.
Looking for an easy recipe that comes out looking like it comes from a fine dining restaurant. This mustard crusted pork loin comes out juicy and tender and have a great golden brown crust that is packed with a herb and mustard flavor that complements the pork great. The pork takes about 15 minutes to prepare and an hour to cook.
Hey everyone, I am Dan and Live in Minnesota. I am here to show you the wonderful world of cooking and baking. As being a young boy in the kitchen to being a chef for over 10 years, I will show you the great recipes I have used over the years and what I do next. Please stick around and Enjoy!!