Barbacoa Beef is beef the cooked in deliciously flavored chili packed marinate sauce that is cooked over hours until you can pull it apart with two forks. Barbacoa is typically made with beef, lamb or goat seasoned with dry chilies then cooked until tender. The barbacoa beef is great in all sorts of Mexican-style dishes, on salads, sandwiches or even just served over rice or pasta. The preparation is very simple and can be easily done before work or school and you can come to dinner ready and you home smelling absolutely wonderful. Check out the recipe below in post.
Muffins are one of the most easy breakfast foods for the person on the go. They are quick and easy to prepare in a short time and will last for days. These Blueberry-Almond muffins are a great change for the standard classic blueberry muffin. They are covered in a struesel that is packed with sliced almonds along with almond extract to give the muffin a full almond flavor that goes great with the blueberries. Then they are topped with a simple sugar glaze that gives a bit more sweetness as a treat. Check out the recipe below in post.
Pork tenderloin is a very lean cut of meat that is loaded with healthy nutrient and vitamins. however the tough part is to make pork tenderloin flavorful and tender without drying it out. This cumin orange glazed pork tenderloin gets it flavor from the marinate, then topped with a reduction of the marinate that really packs in the juices in and put a nice citrus and peppery glaze on the outside. The marinate takes less then a few minutes to make and the pork tenderloin can marinate over night or during the day while you are at work. The pork take under 30 minutes to cook and is a quick and easy meal with almost no effort needed. It is a perfect start for a weeknight meal for a busy family. Check out the recipe below in post.
Banana cake is one of my all time favorite kind of cake. To me its one of those cakes that has fruit so it seems like it is healthy and has the rich sweet taste from the cooked bananas that makes banana bread so good, but in cake form. The banana walnut cake comes out super moist and fluffy, great balance of sweet and richness and is topped with a great cream cheese frosting that isn't over sweet. Banana cake tastes even better after it has been in the refrigerator and is cold on a hot summer day like today. Check out the recipe below in post.
A quick and easy way to cook fish is to broil it in the oven. It is a hassle free way that takes very little effort and can be done in under 10 minutes. With the addition of the mayonnaise, the fish gets a nice golden crust and holds in the lemon-thyme flavor along with keeping the fish fresh and moist. Check out the recipe below in post.
Snickerdoodles are a popular cookie that is rolled in cinnamon sugar before baking. The cookies come out thick, super soft, buttery and full of flavor. They are one of my favorites with the ease of preparation as they can be made start to finish in about 30 minutes. They come out perfect every time and everyone loves them. Check out the recipe below in post.
When you typical hear about barbecued chinese pork you think of the red tinged pork that is a staple in every takeout chinese takeout place all over the states. This chinese barbecue pork is different preparation then typically done, but is still packed with flavor as it rubbed in the dry marinate then cooked slow for few hours and covered in a sweet glaze that caramelizes at the very last minutes. It is definitely worth the few hours to have this incredibly tasty, juicy and tender chinese barbecue pork. Check out the recipe below.
One of the easiest meals to prepare for a family or large gathering is a simple pasta dish. Pasta dishes are easy and very inexpensive to prepare and goes a long way. This Sausage and mushroom penne gratin is a great substitute for the standard pasta bake. It is quick to make since you cook everything on the stove top and bake really quick under a broiler to get the brown and bubbly you enjoy from a dish that has baked for a long time in the oven. Check out the recipe below in post.
A galette is a term in french cuisine for a flat cake or pie that is normally filled with fruit or a savory filling. As of right now, in the heat of the summer is the prime time for ripe fresh peaches and lucky for me its my favorite fruit. The sweet and tender peaches and the thin flaky pie crust is a perfect summer dessert with a side of vanilla ice cream. The peaches can be substituted for equal amount of apples, berries, plums, nectarines. Check out the recipe below in post.
In a biscuit, there are a few things you look for in one: A soft flaky texture that is moist, tender and rich in a buttery flavor. These buttermilk potato biscuits have a great savory flavor with the light, flaky texture and are rich which is a great biscuit. The potato flakes have starches that cut into the gluten structure which help keep them tender and light without having the extra water you would have in fresh potatoes. The plus is you can get potato flakes in a wide variety of flavors so you can have different flavors without tweaking the recipe much. Check out the recipe below in post.
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!!