The pumpkin pie is a fall classic custard pie that is found almost everywhere. In this walnut crumble pumpkin pie, the classic pie gets a new twist with a crunchy walnut streusel topping and walnut-graham cracker crust. The addition with the walnut, it gives the pie another level of flavor to the pumpkin that makes it amazing. The pumpkin filling is silky smooth and delicious while the walnut crumble topping gives it a great sweet crunch.
For birthdays , I enjoy making people some of their favorite desserts or meals. I feel like its a more personal gift that they really enjoy. With my moms birthday this week I decide to make one of her favorite deserts a pecan pie. This time I decided to make this bourbon pecan tart to make it something different. The sweetness of the filling and the smokiness of the bourbon really bring out the flavor of the pecans. I mean who doesn't like a little bit of booze in there dessert!! The tart can be made booze free with the substitution of apple juice for the bourbon.
When it comes to weekday meals, everyone thinks you can have a restaurant-style meal at home within minutes. This Italian stuffed chicken breast is a super quick and easy recipe that is overflowing with flavors that takes minutes to prepare and cooks in under 15 minutes. The chicken comes out juicy and tender and pairs amazing with the mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes, spinach and of course the gooey mozzarella cheese.
As fall starts to creep in, one of my favorite fruits become ripe, the apple. Apples are an amazing ingredients to cook and bake with all of the sweetness and great texture. These homemade apple pancakes are a great easy breakfast for these upcoming fall mornings. The pancakes come out light and fluffy and the apple topping adds a great apple flavor and sweetness with the butter and brown sugar sauce. It's a great fruit filled breakfast that even kids will love.
If there is one baked dessert that defined summer, the peach cobbler would be a strong contender for that spot. The fresh peaches baked into a soft tender cake served with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream is picture perfect on a hot summer night. In this classic peach cobbler, the peaches are tossed in a cinnamon sugar spike with bourbon that really brings out the flavor of the fresh peaches. then the batter wraps around the peaches hiding them in every bite.
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.
When you think of Quick breads they are usually full of some type of fruit and filled with sugar. With this bacon and cheese quick bread, the bread is a savory loaf that is packed with salty bacon and creamy swiss cheese. It is perfect for those occasions that you need to have something salty and savory. As it being a quick bread, it is very easy to make and is delicious with only about 20 minutes of preparation.
Bread puddings are a great easy all-american dessert that is packed with a great rich flavor and the flavor combinations are almost endless. In this blueberry bread pudding, the great fresh blueberries are combined with a simple buttermilk custard that can be prepped and in the oven in less than 15 minutes. The oven does all of the hard work and comes out with a great semi-solid rich flavored custard and the bread is light toasted to a golden brown. Check out the recipe below.
When most people think of scones, they think a dry and hard triangle that is lacking flavor and mouth feel. The key to making scone is very similar to making pie crust, you need to have the butter cold and well distributed throughout the dough to get that tender and flakiness that makes both a great. These lemon blueberry scones are tender and flaky and packed full of flavor. They are amazing right out the oven, and with making small batch of six in this recipe it is perfect since they all will be enjoyed most likely right away. If you have ever doubted scones, you need to try these!!
As the spring comes around and lent is in full force for many people, these easy mini crab cakes are a great appetizer for any gathering and is a true crowd pleaser. The mini crab cakes are full of lump crab meat, which is a necessity for any crab cake and is full of citrus flavor. The recipe also uses a cream cheese base in place of the mayo that helps the crab cakes firm up when they are baking. Baking the crab cakes make all edges nice and crispy with no effort and wont need to spend time frying them each.
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!!