Monday, June 3, 2019

Side Dish - Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes 3

Mashed potatoes can be made almost completely ahead. Do nearly everything - boil, peel and mash; stir in milk and salt - up to two days ahead. Before serving, reheat. Adding butter at the last minute makes them taste freshly mashed.

Cheese - Simplistic Pepper Salad

The ingredients in this salad are so tangy that no salad dressing is needed, keeping the salad light - just how it should be. The sweetness of the red bell peppers complements the feta and cracked pepper so well. Has a kick - great for pepper lovers!

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Fruits And Vegetables - Hummus From Scratch

Bristol MILF
Garbanzo beans and soybeans are cooked until tender in a pressure cooker, then mixed with tahini and other flavors. Stovetop cooking instructions are included as well.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Cheese - Beefy Cheese Dip

Reminiscent of a zesty taco, this chafing-dish dip envelops ground beef and sausage with rich melted cheese.

Bread - Boston Brown Bread I

This is a whole wheat bread sweetened with molasses and raisins. Buttermilk acts on the baking soda to increase its leavening power.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Herbs And Spices - Tanyas Snickerdoodles

A wonderful, delicious cookie that makes everyone's mouth water.

Pasta - Restaurant Style Chicken Scampi

Toss together tender chicken morsels with spaghetti, a rainbow of bell peppers, loads of garlic, a little onion and creamy Alfredo sauce, and you get Chicken Scampi right in your own home.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Breakfast And Brunch - Kaiserschmarrn

Kaiserschmarrn (meaning 'the emperor's mishmash') is a traditional Austrian dessert. It is a caramelized pancake similar to a Dutch Baby, but made with rum-soaked raisins, eggs. flour, sugar, and butter. The pancake is split into pieces while frying, sprinkled with powdered sugar, and served hot with plum sauce or apple sauce on the side or on top.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Breakfast And Brunch - Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins

Muffins that combine the wonderful texture of apples with the warm taste of pumpkin. A simple streusel topping gives them a little something extra.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Herbs And Spices - Shemakes Instant Chai Tea

Instant tea, powdered creamer and sugar, infused with exotic spices. Makes a nice gift, or a quick instant hot drink.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Pasta - Quick Gnocchi

Make tender, delicious gnocchi using instant mashed potatoes to slash prep time. Blend egg, salt, pepper, flour and mashed potatoes into a dough, cut into bite -size pieces and cook in boiling water. Serve with the sauce of your choice.

Eclectic (Houston)

Eclectic Traditional Bedroom Houston

Friday, May 17, 2019

Herbs And Spices - Restaurant Style Taco Meat Seasoning

Austin Babes
This tastes very close to the taco seasoning favored by a very popular fast-food taco restaurant. You can make this at home, and let your family prepare tacos the way they like.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Breakfast And Brunch - Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread

Jacksonville Dominatrix
Spiced with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves, this bread improves with age, so plan to make it a day ahead if possible.

Santa Cruz Straw Bale House (San Francisco)

Santa Cruz Straw Bale House Contemporary Hall San Francisco

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Traditional New Construction (Chicago)

Traditional New Construction Traditional Dining Room Chicago

Herbs And Spices - Refrigerator Pickles

You will have to slice oodles of cucumbers for this great recipe, but when your finished and you take your first bite, you 'll want to slice up another bushel. Perfect to spoon over your favorite salad or top a grilled burger, or just to nibble for the heck of it.

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Herbs And Spices - Easy Cajun Grilled Veggies

Sexy Massage Bellevue
A light mixture of Cajun seasoning and Worcestershire sauce gives zucchini, squash and onion chunks a delicious, flavorful bite.

Wine Room (Minneapolis)

Wine Room Traditional Wine Cellar Minneapolis

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Desserts - Chocolate Cakes With Liquid Centers

Warm, soft and gooey chocolate cakes. Perfect for that ubiquitous chocolate fix. A good-quality bittersweet chocolate is necessary for the succes of these cakes.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Appetizers And Snacks - Creamy Goat Cheese And Honey

Creamy goat cheese is lightly dusted with pecans, honey, and rosemary. These are so delicious, light, and refreshing, they could be served as appetizers or an interesting dessert. Spread them on your favorite crostini, bagel chips, or melba toasts.

Destined To Be A Classic (Minneapolis)

Destined To Be A Classic Traditional Laundry Room Minneapolis

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Monday, April 22, 2019

Soups Stews And Chili - Italian Sausage Soup With Tortellini

Italian sausage, garlic, tomatoes, red wine, and tortellini - this soup combines favorite ingredients from an Italian kitchen. You can use sweet or hot sausage, depending on your tastes, and fresh herbs if you have them on hand.

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Bread - Very Simple Spelt Bread

Utterly Simple Spelt Bread made without yeast, so you won't have to wait all day to enjoy fresh bread.

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Herbs And Spices - Tenderloin With Spicy Gorgonzola Pine Nut Herb Butter

Filet mignon steaks are grilled outdoors and dabbed with a spicy, Gorgonzola, pine nut, and herb butter. You can make the butter in advance and just leave it at room temperature to soften as needed.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Cheese - Pizza On The Grill I

With this recipe, you'll make the garlic and basil pizza dough from scratch, and learn the tricks of grilling a perfect pizza that features tomatoes, olives, roasted red pepper, and basil. Makes two medium pizzas.