When you tend to hear the word casserole you think of a heavy rich dish packed with some type of condense soup sauce. Even though those are great and a staple here in Minnesota, you can have a casserole on the lighter side as well. In this teriyaki chicken casserole, the dish is packed with chicken, fresh vegetables, rice and covered in a delicious homemade teriyaki sauce that your whole family will love. The dish is simple to prepare and the oven does all of the hard work.
Looking for an easy restaurant quality meal without breaking the bank and taking all day to prepare. Pork chops are the perfect meat to use. Pork chops are a tender cut of meat that benefits from higher heat cooking for a short amount of time. In these Mediterranean stuffed pork chops, the pork chops are filled with a simple spinach and feta cheese blend, then coated with a balsamic and rosemary glaze. The pork chops come out juicy and tender and packed with flavor.
As life is getting more and more back to normal and being a lot more busy, it seems like I am always looking for a snack that will get me going and not packed with sugar and salt. In these chocolate peanut protein bars, they are packed with protein to give you a boost of energy and a bit of sugar to fix the cravings. Plus these protein bars are super soft and chewy and require not much more than a couple bowls and a spoon to mix everything together. Once you make your own, you will never go back to the store bought ones.
As summer is in full swing and all of the great vegetables are starting to ripen it's a perfect time for this recipe. In this Cajun Shrimp, Sausage and Vegetable Sheet Pan, the preparation is super quick and easy making it the perfect dish for any day of the week.
The dish is packed with bold colorful vegetables, tender shrimp and delicious pork sausage. Plus it's all tossed with such amazing bold cajun flavor! This is a healthy and delicious meal that is also great for meal prep as it will be more than enough for a week's worth of lunches or dinners.
A key to a great chicken wing is a sauce the grips onto the chicken wing and is in very bite. In these honey chipotle chicken wings, the marinade gives the chicken a great balance of sweet and heat making it one delicious chicken wing. As the chicken wings the marinade gets real stick and doesnt come off. The wings take almost no time to prepare and they grill perfectly charred on the grill. These chicken wings are a true crowd pleaser and is perfect for your next get together with friends and family.
As we are hit with hot weather up here in Minnesota, there is nothing like a cool and refreshing side dish that can go with practically anything. In this Thai Cucumber Salad, the salad is simple to make, taking under 20 minutes to make. The salad is an easy and quite healthy side dish. The dressing is a sweet vinegar style that is packed with a bit of a heat that goes great over the cold crisp vegetables. The best part of this recipe is that it is indeed vegan and vegetarian.
One of the things I love is cornbread muffins right out of the oven. They are packed with a rich and buttery flavor, however what is even better is these honey blueberry muffins. The muffins have a slight crunch and savory flavor of the cornmeal make a perfect backdrop for blueberries, which burst as they bake, creating pockets of juice that keep the muffins tender. They are extremely simple to prepare, about 15 minutes to mix everything up and under 30 minutes to bake.
In these Hawaiian fried chicken, the flavors are endless. The dish is really easy to prepare and everyone will love them. The chicken thighs are marinated in a mixture of soy sauce and pineapple juice, finely chopped ginger and garlic, brown sugar, and sesame oil. Then they are coated in a mixture of cornstarch and baking powder and rested as the excess marinade soaks into the cornstarch mixture. The chicken comes out nicely golden brown and crispy. The dish is finished up with a quick and easy dipping sauce.
As the weather is getting warmer it is time to find some easy desserts that keep us nice and cool. Semifreddo is a perfect dessert to accommodate that. A semifreddo and ice cream are both made with a custard, however semifreddo is not churned so it only freezes to a semi hard state. The texture is close to what you would find in a soft serve ice cream. This lemon semifreddo is packed with lemon flavor and topped with macerated berries making it a great summer treat. A semifreddo is perfect and quick dessert that doesn't require any ice cream making equipment to get a similar texture and flavor, making it perfect for anyone.
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!!