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.
Looking for a quick and easy appetizer or even simple meal. Then you need to check out this sizzling roasted shrimp scampi. The shrimp takes less than 10 minutes to back and the preparation is about the same length. The ingredients are very simple and there is no wine or alcohol in the recipe making it perfect for anyone to make. The shrimp are cooked in a garlic, lemon and herb infused butter that bakes into the shrimp coming out super tender. Serve it over rice or toss in pasta and it will be a simple dinner too.
As spring is here, one of the first things that come up in the garden is rhubarb. I feel like rhubarb gets a bad reputation, but I think its a great ingredient that adds get flavor and texture to sweets and desserts. In these raspberry and rhubarb muffins, each bite is packed with flavor from both the raspberries and the rhubarb. The muffins come out with a great red speckle throughout the muffins making them look delicious. Making it a great morning breakfast or snack throughout the day.
As this spring has been cool and rainy so far this year here in MN, there is nothing like a smell of cooked cinnamon to warm you up. This cinnamon raisin bread takes a bit of time to make and not the most attractive exterior, however the inside is flavorful and looks amazing and is perfect for breakfast all week (if it last that long). The bread comes out soft and packed with raisins and cinnamon sugar all throughout the loaf. The bread is amazing toasted with just butter, honey, or peanut butter spread over it.
In these blueberry and lemon sweet rolls, the rolls come out soft and packed with sweet blueberries and lemon flavor. Then on top of that, it is covered with a sweet lemon infused cream cheese frosting that oozes down the sides of each of the roll. The rolls are perfect for any breakfast and they will stay soft for a few days when packed into air tight containers. It is worth every second of the wait while making them.
As Easter is this weekend, its only fitting to have a Easter spring time dessert. The classic carrot cake has always been a spring time cake that is filled with a rich brown sugar and spiced cake filled with chopped walnuts and shredded carrots throughout. All topped with a creamy cream cheese frosting.
In these carrot cake swirl bars, it has the classic flavors of a carrot cake, but with a orange infused cheese cake batter swirled throughout the bars. The cheesecake batter gives the flavors of the cream cheese frosting within every bite. They are a perfect addition to any Easter brunch or afternoon snack this spring.
When it comes with breakfast, one of the best is a big american breakfast with eggs, bacon and potatoes fried up. It is the ultimate comfort food on a nice weekend morning. The only issue is the amount of preparation to get the whole meal all together at the same time. Plus the amount of pans it takes to fulfill the task. With these twice baked potato bowls, you get the essentials of the whole breakfast neatly packed into a potato half. Plus the preparation time is small and the clean up is only a couple dishes at the end.
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!!