These Cranberry Brie Bites are a super quick and easy, make-ahead, appetizer that is perfect for the holidays. The bites can be made ahead and baked right before your guest arrives and the best part is that it only has 4 ingredients and takes less than 15-20 minutes to prepare and bake, plus they are a serious crowd pleaser.
As the holiday are right around the corner, everyone is always looking for a great hearty side dish that will make your family and friends raving. In this millet stuffed butternut squash, the butternut squash comes out soft and tender and packed with a hearty millet filling packed with an assortment of great flavors. The squash is simple and can be prepared and assembled and cooked right before dinner is served.
These old fashion baked cake donuts come out tender and moist, then are dipped in cinnamon-sugar. They are a perfect treat for a cool fall day. These apple cake donuts are simple to make, similar to making muffins using mostly kitchen staples that most have in their kitchen already. The donuts are perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dessert. Who doesn't think starting a day off with a fresh warm donuts just makes the day better right off the bat!
Scones are a great addition to any breakfast. But depending on the recipe and technique, scones can be dry and sandpaper-y with flavor comparable to cardboard. They can also over-spread and taste pretty boring. However, these scones are packed with flavor and sweetness. This paradise scone recipe promises uniquely crisp and buttery scones with crumbly corners and a soft, flaky interior. The scones are packed with white chocolate chips, coconut and lime flavor in every bite. Perfect for parties or a breakfast or mid-morning snack any day of the week.
This easy prep sausage and egg casserole is the perfect dish for your next brunch or get-together. The casserole is packed with pork sausage, fluffy eggs and cheddar cheese. The homemade bread croutons soak in the egg and keep the casserole firm and moist throughout. There is no need to soak the casserole overnight and can be prepared and cooked all within one hour.
One of the best appetizers are crab cakes. They are extremely easy to make and always have the appearance of being a high end appetizer, at least in landlocked Minnesota. The chunks of lump crab meat and the crisp outer crust make a great summer dish. These Jalapeno crab cakes are extremely flavorful and a little bit spicy, however these will make a great impression on your friends and family. Serve it a few lemon wedges and sour cream to help mellow out the spiciness.
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.
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.
Now that the weather is finally getting warm, it is officially time to barbecue and have friends and family over for cookouts. For most people, you can’t have a barbecue party or a backyard party without some delicious pasta salad. This creamy chicken pasta salad is simple to prepare with just a few ingredients.The salad is packed with chicken, bacon, cheese and herbs and vegetables for color. Then all tossed in a great easy creamy homemade dressing.
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!!