The classic Potato skin is a staple in bars and restaurants across the country. These simple crispy baked potato skins are baked tender then hollowed out, then topped with cheese and baked crispy under a broiler. These are a serious crowd favorite as a game day or family friendly snack. It is a save bet to start off making two batches from the start. Check out the easy recipe below in this post.
Chicken parmesan is a classic italian dish that is tender chicken that is coated in a breadcrumb crust that is usually pan fried them topped with melted cheese and sauce. In the slow cooker chicken parmesan, the procedure is done backwards. It has the chicken breast cooked in a easy homemade tomato sauce then topped with cheese then sprinkled with crispy bread crumbs. The chicken comes out just as tender and has the same delicious flavor from the crisp bread crumbs and cheese and sauce topping that everyone is use to. Check out the recipe below in this post.
As the holiday season is slowly creeping toward us, we will find our self involved in work potlucks and large family event. Most of the time you need a tasty easy dish you can bring with you. These apple streusel are very easy to make and require no par-baking of the cookie crust which makes preparation very quick. The bars have a great spiced apple flavor that is very tender and has a great crunch with the cookie crust and streusal topping that gets golden brown in the oven. This is a great change to the normal apple crisp. Check out the recipe below in this post.
The perfect weeknight recipe is a meal that can be made in under 30 minutes and is simple ans stress free. This simple lemon pepper chicken pasta is a meal that can be made in well under 30 minutes and will feed a large family. The recipe is easy to make and has only easy to find ingredients that are inexpensive, and pack a great creamy lemon flavor that your whole family will like. It is a great change from the same old spaghetti dinner we are all used to. Check out the recipe below in the post.
As the holiday season is coming up and families coming together, you need a good easy breakfast that is filling and delicious. Overnight french toast is a great hassle free breakfast that keep everyone together in the morning. Its is very little prep to set up the night before and is only a few minutes in the morning putting it in the oven. The cranberry overnight french toast has the perfect blend of tart from the cranberry and richness of the custard, then topped with a sweet streusel that really finishes it off. The hardest part is smelling it cook as you are hungry in the morning, check out the recipe below in this post.
Apple hand pies are a great fall dessert. they are similar to a apple turnover, with the exception of using a pie crust instead of puff pastry like a turnover. These apple hand pies are coated in a sugar glaze that gives a great boost of sweet as you bite through the buttery and flaky crust. They are great for a occasion where you are on the go or a fall picnic where you don't want to use plates. I enjoy them for a easy breakfast when I am going out the door, its a great wake me up. Check out the recipe below.
In the all butter pie crust, the crust comes out super flaky and packed with buttery flavor that comes out great each and every time. With an all butter crust you don't get that greasy flavor and mouth texture. The key for this recipe is to freeze the butter slightly so the butter is very firm and never gets warm throughout the mixing. The dough should be specked with butter chucks. As the dough bakes it gets golden brown even without a wash before baking.
Spatchcocking is a form of butterflying technique for preparing poultry. It involves removing the backbone but also popping the breast bone out to secure the bird in a flat position. It is a fantastic way of cooking poultry so everything comes out equally tender and you don’t have to rotated the whole bird to ensure no dry spots. It is also great because it can cook in a shorter space in the oven, which is great for holidays like thanksgiving when the oven is full of different foods.
Chicken francaise is a american dish that is full of italian and french influences. The dish is pan fried chicken cutlets that are rolled in flour then egg then straight into a pan skipping the last flouring step. The egg coats the chicken in a thin layer and leaves a great browned color on the outside and sealing the juices inside making the chicken very tender. The final step is it is coated in a lemon butter sauce with capers and fresh thyme. Since the chicken is pounded thin, it cooks quickly which makes it a fast dinner that tastes like it takes double the time. Check out the recipe below in this post.
As winter is coming it is nice to be able to have a warm hearty meal that is easy to make and flavorful. This chicken lentil soup is very easy to make, has very simple ingredients and can be made in about an hour or so. This soup is perfect for the occasions you have a leftover chicken or can use leftover turkey in place for an after thanksgiving meal. Lentils are a very healthy legume that is packed with fiber that help thicken the soup slightly and make this soup very filling. Check out the recipe below in this 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!!