Baked beans over time have had less and less meat added to the beans. These meaty baked beans are loaded with tender pork that is pulled and combined with the beans can be a hearty meal in itself or a great side dish. Homemade baked beans are a very easy dish to make and tastes better then the pre-made ones you can get in the store. With the addition of the brown sugar adds a sweet flavor that is balanced out the the tangy spice of the dijon mustard. Check out the recipe below in post.
Zucchini fritters are very similar to the style of a potato pancake. They are very vibrant in color and are a great choice to make once you garden is overflowing with zucchini's in the late summer. These zucchini fritters come out tender and light with a crispy exterior. The creaminess of the feta adds a great boost in the flavor and goes great with the zucchini and herbs within the fritters. The fritters go great with marinara sauce or the more tradition yogurt style dipping sauce that most recipes include. Check out the recipe below in post.
Halibut is a very versatile fish, you can grill, poach, pan fry and the easiest roasting in the oven. This walnut dijon crusted roasted halibut is very simple to prepare, start to finish it can be done in 15-20 minutes. The oven does all of the cooking. The only thing you have to is top the halibut fillets with the crust topping. Halibut is a very lean fish however, so make sure you don't let the fish get overcook and dries out. Check out the recipe below in post.
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.
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!!