Looking for a great recipe for your next backyard BBQ that doesn't involve much effort and you can spend more time with your friends and family instead of away cooking? This slow-cooker pulled pork is the perfect recipe for you. It has a great sweet and sour vinegar cooking liquid that cooks the pork to a super tender texture. The pork actually breaks apart with two forks with no issues and the flavor is amazing!!! Check out the recipe below in this post.
As spring is finally coming along and summer is on the horizon, the one plant in my garden that keeps showing up is tomatoes (even if I don't plant them haha). In about about a month or two I will have so many I will have no idea what to do with them since they do tend to show up all at once. This fresh tomato and spinach pasta is a great way to use those tomatoes that come all at once. The fresh tomato and garlic make the prefect light tomato sauce that is packed with flavor and vital nutrients. The meal can be made in under 30 minutes from start to finish and will make your house smell like a little bistro in Italy. Check out the recipe below in post.
Looking for a easy and flavor full chicken that is packed with flavor that your whole family will love. This roasted honey lime cilantro chicken is a super easy recipe that comes out perfectly moist every time. All of the bold flavors melt together and work perfectly together while it is hands free roasting in the oven. The recipe will take ten minutes to prep and will be out of the oven in 35-40 minutes. It can easy made for a weeknight meal for the busiest family. Check out the recipe below in the post.
Once again we are back to the eve of cinco de mayo and what else do you make for the holiday, TACOS. These chili rubbed salmon tacos are packed with heart healthy salmon, avocado, and a lime mayonnaise sauce all wrapped in a corn tortilla and finished off with your favorite toppings. The preparation is simple and takes no more then 20 minutes to table and enjoying them. Check out the recipe below and let me know what your favorite taco is.
Looking for a quick and easy dinner idea that takes less then 20 minutes? This spring chicken and vegetable stir fry is packed with vibrant green vegetables and tender chicken breast with a home made sauce made from fish and oyster sauce, fresh squeezed lime juice and a touch of chicken stock. This stir fry is finished off with fresh herbs and a bit of crunch from the cashews. Check out the recipe towards the bottom of the post and feel free to share with anyone you know looking for a light and healthy dish that is packed with great flavor.
There is two basic ways of making barbecue chicken. The first way is to use a dry rub and the second is using a wet sauce. Both have their ways of being great and bad. Both methods are very easy and simple but with dry rub you need to coat the chicken a second time or keep applying extra seasoning as you cook and with using a wet sauce the sauce either doesn't stick to the chicken or it will start to burn as it cooks. With this barbecue rubbed chicken recipe, you start by making a dry rub then turn it into a paste the will stick well to the chicken locking in the moisture and with caramelize into a glaze like you will get with the traditional dry rub. Check out the recipe at the bottom of the post.
With the summer grilling season just starting to get going, it is time to uncover that grill and get cooking. This monterey chicken is a fantastic grilling recipe. The marinated glazes the chicken and leaves a great light char on both sides. Then gets topped with swiss cheese, grilled onions, bacon and the fresh pico de gallo puts a fantastic final touch to the chicken. The recipe will also work great in a 400 degree oven too if you done have access to a grill or the weather isn't playing fair with you.
Tacos are one of the dinners most families keep as a staple for an easy family dinner. These fried fish tacos have a crispy golden brown crust while the fish inside is moist and full flavored. The best fish to use is a halibut or cod or other firm white fish. Then topped with the sriracha lime creme and picked cabbage add a great splash of color a mixture of heat and tangy-ness that complement the fish well. The use of soda does the same thing beer would do in a batter, but adds a bit of sweetness and helps with the golden color. The recipe can be easily expanded to feed more and the sauce can be made ahead of time to cut down on same day preparation. Check out the recipe below.
Some of the best meals are the meals that are made with a few simple ingredients and is simple to make in a short time. This Red Curry Peanut Noodles with Shrimp is a meal that has great simple ingredients that are pack with flavors and the whole meal can be made in under 20 minutes total. The heat of the meal can be easy adjusted by the amount of curry paste you use. The peanut butter does tend to tame the heat but there is a bit of heat that still makes it through. at the end. The shrimp can be easily replaced with chicken or some other protein that fits your preference more. This is a great meal for the peanut lover which my family is full of.
The Porketta sandwich has deep ties in Minnesota. The dish was made by Italian immigrants that came to northern Minnesota to work in the iron mines and has been a staple ever since. Porketta is a take of the Italian dish Porchetta, which is a whole pig that has been de-boned and stuffed with herb and slow cooked until tender. This porketta sandwich is a great meal, the pork is extremely tender and packed with flavor from the herbs and spices that the pork marinates in and cooks slowly with. The cooked fennel is tender and is tamed down and almost sweet like caramelized onions flavor. The fennel is one of the most important part of the dish. Top it with your favorite dressing, a typical one is a creamy horseradish sauce. Check out the recipe below.
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!!