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.
In the fall time, sweet potatoes are a great seasonal side dish. These parmesan sweet potatoes, the sweet potatoes come out tender inside with a crisp and flavorful crust. These sweet potatoes are quick and easy for anyone to prepare. They are an amazing side dish, snack that can be made in about 30 minutes.
When you hear millet most think of bird seed or fodder for waterfowl before they think of a great simple and delicious grain for your personal consumption. Millet is a small pearl shaped grain that resembles couscous that is grown worldwide. Millet is packed with both soluble and insoluble fiber, which is very important in your daily diet. It is also a probiotic food, which helps support and create good bacteria in your stomach and intestines. Well enough of health class, now onto the recipe.
In this autumn roasted vegetable millet salad, the salad is packed with tender colorful vegetables, millet, sunflower seeds, dried cranberries all tossed in a simple honey lemon vinaigrette that is simple to prepare.
Oven roasting vegetables is a great way to bring perfectly cooked vegetables with almost zero effort. Sweet potatoes are packed with nutritious fiber and vitamins in every bite. The honey thyme glaze encapsulates the sweet potatoes making them even more delicious. The recipe will take about 30-40 minutes tops and there is under 10 minutes of preparation time. If you are looking for a darker coloring on the potatoes, just place the potato pieces after the cooking time.
As the summer us coming slowly to the end and one of the best fruits is coming into season here in MN, the classic apple. In this cranberry walnut chicken salad is a great on a sandwich, on a bed of tender greens or as a side dish for your late summer BBQ. The apples are a perfect addition to a salad as it is packed with a sweet, fiber filled crunch to the dish. The best part is the dish takes only a few minutes to perpare.
As summer is coming to a slow end, the tomato plants are producing so much that its hard to keep up. If you are in the same situation these quick and easy spiced pickled tomatoes are perfect. The pickled tomatoes are perfect on a crisp green salad, grilled meats and the best, crusty bread that soaked up the delicious pickling liquid with the tender tomatoes on top. These pickled tomatoes take no more than 30 minutes to prepare and a few more hours to soak up the pickling liquid.
As the season for peaches is in full swing and hot outside, it is the perfect time for some cool and refreshing peach salsa. This fresh peach salsa is simple to make, only taking about 15 minutes to prepare. I like that peach salsa is a little more sweet from the ripe peaches and plus it is a bit less acidic than a regular tomato salsa. Not only is it delicious as an appetizer with tortilla chips or it is also really good as a topping for chicken, fish and pork.
As we are hit with hot weather up here in Minnesota, there is nothing like a cool and refreshing side dish that can go with practically anything. In this Thai Cucumber Salad, the salad is simple to make, taking under 20 minutes to make. The salad is an easy and quite healthy side dish. The dressing is a sweet vinegar style that is packed with a bit of a heat that goes great over the cold crisp vegetables. The best part of this recipe is that it is indeed vegan and vegetarian.
Now that memorial day is here, it is officially summer time and time to get the barbecue out and have friends and family over for cookouts. To me, a barbecue is not complete with out a cool and refreshing pasta salad. This creamy Mexican pasta salad is simple to prepare with just a few ingredients.The salad is packed with black beans, cilantro, corn, bell pepper and tomatoes along with the pasta. Then all tossed in a quick and easy creamy southwestern dressing that brings a zesty flavor.
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!!