When it comes to fried appetizers, it seems like most aren't worth the extra calories. However with fried pickles, they are worth it. The crunch of the exterior and the warm tangy flavor of the warm pickle inside is hard to just eat one. In these fried pickle bites, you get to enjoy the whole thing in one bite. They are great with or without the sauce, but with the addition of the dipping sauce add another layer of flavor to these great little appetizers that is perfect for your next get together or game day.
One of the most dredged vegetables out there is the brussel sprouts. It feels like most kids are tortured to eat these growing up. It seems like I was one of those kids that wasn't lucky, probably one of the reasons I enjoy eating them. Brussel sprouts are full of nutritious fiber, fatty acids and rich in antioxidants.
These Firecracker Brussels sprouts have a great pop of chili flavor, but does not overwhelm the taste of the brussel sprouts.. They are oven-roasted and full of flavor and crisp around the edges but tender inside. If you are ever on the verge of trying them, this recipe is a good one to bring them back to your plate.
This Buffalo ranch chicken Stromboli is packed with chicken tossed in hot sauce and ranch mixture then baked with mozzarella and blue cheese in a easy to use pre-made pizza dough. The Stromboli is baked in about 20 minutes making it the perfect easy week night dinner or a game day snack.
A taquito is type of rolled taco that is filled with meat and fried crispy. In these barbecue taquitos, they are baked in a hot oven quickly oven instead of deep fired making them a healthier options and still come out crispy and the chicken is tender and moist. The chicken mixed with the cheese and barbecue sauce fills each of the taquitos with plenty of flavor and makes a great game day snack or anytime.
As it goes These crab fluff balls are similar to the classic crab cake, but are lighter and fried to a light crispy crust wrapped all around. Each one is packed with delicious fresh crab and flavorful. The preparation is easy and simple and they fry up within minutes and come out light, fluffy and perfect for any occasion.
Here is Minnesota, the whole summer is ended by one of the largest state fairs in the county. The Minnesota state fair brings millions of people yearly (the largest single day is in the 270,000 people). Every year there is new and unique dishes that show up. For me, my favorite is the classic corn dog. The sweet corn breading around the hot dog is the perfect summer snack. Sadly this year it was cancelled due to the current situations going on so i had to make myself my own corn dogs. This recipe is very close to what you would get at the state fair. The preparation is simple and takes on a few minutes to make from start to finish. The honey give the corn breading a golden brown color and a perfect level of sweetness. Check out the recipe below.
Right after the french fry, the onion rings is one of the most popular sides for the burger in most cases. The crunch from the crispy coating the soft and tender onion makes a perfect balance inside your mouth. Soaking the onions in the cold buttermilk it helps to make the onions more tender and have a sweeter flavor to them. The double battering the onion rings makes a great crunchy coating that sticks to the onions wonderfully and come out perfect every time. The onions inside come out soft and tender that breaks with your bite, no one like when you get all of the onion in one bite the rips out of the coating. Check out the recipe below.
As this weekend is father's day weekend, why not make a classic great chicken drumette/wing recipe that is great and flavorful. These spicy ranch drumettes have a great bite to them with the ranch flavor soaked throughout them. The preparation is simple and takes minutes, the hardest part is waiting for them to marinade. The chicken comes out juicy and the skin crisps up and melts into the chicken making it perfect to make for the dads or anyone in your life.
If you are looking for something new to go with your lunches or dinner in place of the normal bread or crackers for your soups and chili. These scallion cornmeal fritters are the perfect accompaniment to soups and stews and are a great side for pretty much any dinner in place of bread. The fritters are basically a cornbread or hush puppy pancakes. The cornmeal fritters are extremely easy to make and takes about 15-20 minutes from start to finish.
As more and more people can start having backyard BBQ its time to make some great easy backyard appetizers that can wow you friends and family. These chicken satay with homemade peanut sauce is the perfect way to add that wow factor. The chicken comes out perfectly marinaded in a curry coconut mix the grilled to perfection on the grill. The the sauce brings everything up to the next level. The recipe takes little time to prepare, less than 15-20 minutes of work total.
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!!