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These Stuffed Bell Peppers Are Classic

Monday, March 9, 2020 Food

These Stuffed Bell Peppers are such a classic. They’re made with a mix of ground beef, rice, onions, tomatoes, and spices. No need to pre-cook the filling , stuff, bake, and serve!

Stuffed bell peppers a classic American dish that one can’t easily find in restaurants.

It’s essentially meatloaf stuffed into bell peppers and baked in the oven. My mom and dad have their own different versions, both delicious. This one is my dad’s.

 

The Best Peppers to Buy

These stuffed peppers can be made with any bell pepper. Red, yellow, and orange peppers are sweeter, because they’re riper, having been on the plant longer, while green peppers have a fresh bitterness that can make a welcome contrast to the meatloaf-like filling. Pick your favorite or mix them up!

Look for medium to large bell pe...

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You have to try these Soft Drop Keto Friendly Biscuits !

Monday, March 2, 2020 FoodGeneral  No comments

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Carnitas Mexico’s Version of Pulled Pork

Monday, January 27, 2020 Food

                                    Mexican Pulled Pork Carnitas

               If you’re new to Carnitas, let me be the first to welcome you to your new addiction.

                                                  What are Carnitas?

Carnitas are Mexico’s version of pulled pork. It’s the first thing you seek upon landing in Mexico.

Made by slow cooking pork fully submerged in lard, this confit method of cooking yields pork that’s unbelievably rich and tender with loads of crispy golden bits.

            I love me some pulled pork carnitas. here is a easy recipe to follow

 

Slow Cooking

Ingredients

  • 2 kg / 4 lb pork shoulder (pork butt) , skinless, boneless (5lb/2.5kg bone in) (Note 1)
  • 2 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 1 jalapeno , deseeded, chopped
  • 4 cloves ga...
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Ben & Jerry’s launches new ice cream flavor

Monday, January 13, 2020 Food

Ben & Jerry’s launches new ice cream flavor in partnership with Netflix

Ben & Jerry’s has teamed up with the original streaming service, Netflix, to create an ice cream flavor worthy of chowing down on while bingeing watching the latest hit show. 

The new flavor, entitled Netflix and Chilll’d, brings in a variety of flavors for any ice cream lover with a peanut butter base then mixed with salty pretzels and fudge brownie bites.

‘Just like Netflix, there’s something in this pint for everyone,’ the brand boasted online. 

Delicious: Ben & Jerry's has teamed up with the original streaming service, Netflix, to create an ice cream flavor worthy of chowing down on while bingeing watching

Delicious: Ben & Jerry's has teamed up with the original streaming service, Netflix, to create an ice cream flavor worthy of chowing down on while bingeing watching

Delicious: Ben & Jerry’s has teamed up with the original streaming service, Netflix, to create an ice cream flavor worthy of chowing down on while bingeing watching

Chowing down: The new flavor is called Neflix and Chilll'd. It is peanut butter ice cream mixed with pretzels and fudge brownies

Chowing down: The new flavor is called Neflix and Chilll'd. It is peanut butter ice cream mixed with pretzels and fudge brownies

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 Baked Ham is a Great Way to Feed a Crowd

Monday, January 6, 2020 Food

                                  Glazed Baked Ham is so Delicious!

 Baked ham is a great way to feed a crowd during the holidays.

A glazed baked ham is so delicious and one of the easiest things to prepare for a celebration. A half-ham can feed a dozen people with leftovers. There’s very little in the way of actual cooking that needs to happen, which makes the prep a lot simpler, too.

HOW TO CHOOSE A HAM

You have a lot of different choices at the store when buying a ham:

  • Whole ham or half ham
  • Shank or butt
  • Unsliced or spiral cut
  • Bone-in or boneless
  • Fully-cooked or partially cooked or uncooked

For this recipe, I prefer an un-sliced bone-in half ham, A half a ham will comfortably feed at least a dozen people, and cooking it un-sliced means that it’s less likely to dry out...

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Delicious Chicken Noodle Casserole Recipie

Monday, December 30, 2019 Food

                     Delicious Chicken Noodle Casserole Recipie

 I love chicken noodle and I like making casseroles, I always seem to want to try something different just to see how it turns out. One never knows till you try it.

This time we are making a Delicious Chicken Noodle Casserole.

1 Preheat oven and prepare the baking dish: Preheat the oven to 375ºF. Brush or spray a 4-quart (9×13-inch) shallow baking dish with oil.

2 Cook the chicken: In a wide, deep saucepan, place the chicken breasts skin side down, and add the peppercorns, 1/2 teaspoon salt, bay leaf, and 1 parsley sprig. Pour the stock over the chicken (the breasts should be covered; if not, add enough water to cover by 1/2-inch).

Bring to a simmer, uncovered, over medium-high heat...

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Low Carb, Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole Recipe

Monday, December 23, 2019 Food  No comments

                                  Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

 Low carb casserole recipes are one of the best, easy kept dinners. This is a low carb chicken bacon ranch casserole recipe that the whole family will love. You can throw it together in advance or make it last minute.There’s no arguing that chicken, bacon and ranch make an amazing, comforting low carb dinner!

I like making casseroles, They are easy and generally simple to make. I find myself always trying something different and mixing things together to see what the out come will be.  Let’s get started !!

Low Carb, Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

Ingredients :

3-4 Chicken Breasts

1 Pkg of Bacon

1 Broccoli head (Steamed)

1 cup of Ranch Dressing

2 cups cheddar cheese

1/2 cup heavy cream

1 tbsp Garlic powder

1 tsp Sazon

Salt / Pepper- to ta...

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This Queso Cheese Dip is so easy to make

Monday, December 16, 2019 Food

This Queso Cheese Dip is so easy to make, you’ll serve it at every party or friendly get together from now on.

                                                    Lets make Queso cheese dip !!

               I think a good queso cheese dip is smooth and creamy with a slight tang.

Not a lot of prep is involved making this queso cheese dip and – when topped with a cooked protein like taco meat or chorizo and served with chips or warm tortillas – it becomes a complete meal.

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Low Carb Beef Stroganoff Casserole

Monday, December 9, 2019 Food  No comments

These days people are more into the low carb diets, I have a pretty good recipe here for Low Carb Beef Stroganoff Casserole. If you are watching your carbs and like beef stroganoff then you should take a look at this and give it a try.Please leave feed back on your likes or dis- likes if you try the recipe

                               Low carb beef stroganoff casserole

1 1/2 lbs. ground beef
2 T olive oil, divided
1 lb. mushrooms, washed, drained dry, and cut into quarters (I used brown Crimini mushrooms)
1 large onion, chopped small
4 cups cauliflower rice (I used packaged fresh cauliflower rice. If you’re chopping cauliflower in a food processor to make the cauliflower rice, start with 6 cups cauliflower pieces.)
1 tsp. steak seasoning
salt and fresh-ground black...

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Banana Bread Pudding

Monday, December 2, 2019 Food

Making a batch of banana bread pudding doesn’t get easier than this! The slow cooker creates a smooth and custardy texture. This version is rich with bananas, warm spices, and caramel sauce.

Banana Bread Pudding In The Slow Cooker

In the mood for some sweet and gooey Banana Bread Pudding? It’s the ultimate comfort food ! Bread pudding, usually baked in the oven, is a cinch to make at home when using a slow cooker. This version uses, Banana puree, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar flavor the bread pudding, and then finish it with a drizzle of homemade caramel sauce.

Making caramel sauce from scratch is so simple. (You Can use store bought if you like also)You’ll want to generously drizzle it on top of the pudding...

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Instant Pot French Onion Soup

Monday, November 25, 2019 Food

Instant Pot French Onion Soup! French onion soup comfort food at its finest. Rich flavored broth with caramelized onions, topped with crusty, cheese-covered bread is sure to warm anyone on a cold winter’s night. Make this delicious soup in half the time by using your Instant Pot!

French onion soup is a bistro classic for a reason—the combination of deeply savory, onion-packed broth and a cheesy browned crouton makes for a satisfying, comforting dish.

As the crouton sits in the broth, it becomes soft enough to break apart with a spoon, giving you cheesy, bready goodness in every bite.

This pressure cooker version comes together in just over an hour ” if you don’t have an Instant Pot, you can  make on Stovetop”.

What’s great is, it will stay hot on your pressure cooker’s warming setti...

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Chicken and Dumplings in the Instant Pot

Monday, November 18, 2019 Food

                                         Chicken and Dumplings in the Instant Pot

Nothing like Rich, creamy, chicken and dumplings that are made easy in the Instant Pot.

Have you ever thought about if you can make old-fashioned, chicken and dumplings in a Instant Pot or pressure cooker? The answer is a yes!

Whisk up an easy dumpling batter, add your vegetables, chicken, and broth to the pot, and you’re on your way to a rib-sticking dinner.

The Trick to Chicken and Dumplings in the Instant Pot is:

Pressure cooking chicken and dumplings can a bit of a challenge because thickened liquids either don’t come up to pressure at all, or they do, and you end up with scorching on the bottom of the pot.

To address the issue, I didn’t add flour directly to the broth in this recipe...

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Try This Classic Sweet Potato Pie !

Monday, November 11, 2019 Food

 Thanksgiving isn’t complete without the Classic Sweet Potato Pie! Roasting your own sweet potatoes adds depth of flavor and that extra something special to your holiday dinner. It’s easy to do, and  worth the extra step.

Sweet potato pie is pumpkin pie’s first cousin and like cousins, they’re best friends, practically identical twins, with just enough differences in flavor and texture to tell them apart.

Sweet potatoes are sweeter than pumpkins, and though the pies are usually made in the same way with eggs, cream or evaporated milk, and pie spices, sweet potato pie tends to be lighter, airier, and well, sweeter.

SWEET POTATO PIE or PUMPKIN PIE

Sure, you could swap sweet potatoes for pumpkin cup-for-cup in your favorite pumpkin pie recipe, but pumpkin is lower in sugar...

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Easy Graham Cracker Crust

Monday, November 4, 2019 Food

Easy Graham Cracker Crust

Putting together a graham cracker crust is not hard, and it comes together quickly. Use this recipe to make cream pies, key lime pie, cheesecake, or any other pie that could use a graham cracker crust! Homemade pies aren’t just for those people who were born with the domestic gene. After making this graham cracker crust, you will be making your own from here on out.

How to Make Graham Cracker Crust

This graham cracker crust is buttery, crunchy, and a easy to make. 

Just crush some graham crackers—you can do that, right? Now, mix them with a little sugar and melted butter, press them into a pie pan, and bake. In the words of the famous Ina Garten, how easy is that?

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How to Spatchcock a Chicken

Monday, October 28, 2019 Food

Ever wanted to know how to spatchcocked chicken? It’s easier than you might think! It’s the same method as butterflying, and you only need a pair of kitchen shears. Makes for more evenly cooked chicken with crispier skin ! Here’s How to Cook a Spatchcock Chicken


Have you ever spatchcocked a chicken before? All you need is a pair of kitchen sheers and a little gumption. The benefits are faster, more even cooking, and lots of gorgeous crispy skin.

To spatchcock a chicken is exactly the same thing as butterflying , but with a name that is way more fun to say! Either way, this simply means to cutting out the chicken’s backbone and pressing the bird flat so that it cooks in a single layer.

Why Should I Spatchcock a Chicken?

There are a major advantages to spatchcocking a chicken that, fo...

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Make Caramel Apples from scratch

Monday, October 21, 2019 Food

Halloween is upon us ! What goes well with Halloween?

Thats right Caramel Apples from scratch !

A Delicious And Favorite Childhood Treat!

Lets Make Some !!

Caramel Apples from scratch are easy and a delicious and a favorite childhood treat, Dipped in delicious homemade caramel sauce, perfect for Halloween! I remember as a child I loved eating these. Sometime I would help make them just so I could be the first one to try them.

They are one of those things that are as much fun to make as they are to eat! 

 We kept making them simple , but you could easily dress them up with chopped nuts, raisins, M&Ms, or candy sprinkles.

What Kind of Apples Work Best?

For this you want an apple that is firm, tart, and crisp. Tart apples will  help balance the sweetness of the caramel...

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Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Are A Hearty Comfort Food

Monday, October 14, 2019 Food

Stuffed cabbage rolls are a hearty comfort food at its best! Stuffed with ground pork, onions, garlic, egg, rice, and spices, and braised in a tomato sauce.

Have you ever had them with sauerkraut? A classic dish that takes some time to prepare, but the result is Awesome!

What are stuffed cabbage rolls?

 Leaves that have been stuffed and cooked with a mixture of ground pork, onions, paprika, and other spices, and braised in tomato sauce. They are typically served with a sour cream-based sauce with plenty of sauerkraut.

This is comfort food at its best. The sweet, sour, and savory flavors — tangy sour cream and sauerkraut with sweet tomatoes and savory onions and pork make for an Awesome combo. 

How to Make 

This recipe has several steps, but is totally doable!

The leaves need to boil for...

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Time To Make Some Easy Chicken Parmesan

Monday, October 7, 2019 Food

Looking for a easy quick dinner for tonight? Well I have something for you.

 Time To Make Some Easy Chicken Parmesan

1 Start the sauce: Heat the olive oil in a saucepan on medium-high heat. Add the onions and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the minced garlic. Cook until fragrant, about a minute more.

Then add the crushed tomatoes, oregano, red pepper flakes, and sugar. Bring to a simmer; reduce the heat to maintain the simmer. Cook, uncovered while you prepare the chicken (about 10 to 12 minutes).

Baked Chicken Parmesan Recipe cook the sauce

2 Preheat oven to 400°F.

3 Pound cutlets thin: Place the chicken cutlets one at a time between two layers of plastic wrap or wax paper. Use a meat hammer, mallet, rolling pin, or even a heavy empty wine bottle to pound or roll the chicken pieces to an even thickness of 1/4 to 1/2-inch...

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Grandma’s Pan fried pork Chops

Monday, September 30, 2019 Food

Who remembers being at your Grand parents house and Grandma making her pork chops? My grandma made some of the best pork chops I have eaten. I can even remember the smell that came from the kitchen when she would be in there cooking. So today we are going to make us some of Grandma’s Pan Fried Pork pork chops

Let’s Make Grandma’s Pan fried pork Chops

Pan-fried pork chops on the stovetop are so quick and easy! You can use a homemade dry rub to really bring out the flavor of the chops.grandma's perfect pork chop

Sometimes the best food is really the simplest.

How to Season Pork Chops

We will be using a dry rub recipe That includes: cumin, black pepper, coriander, sugar, and salt.  We will be heating the whole spices to release their aromas, and grinding them in a blender or spice grinder.

The dry rub instructions mak...

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Try This Delicious Chicken and Rice Casserole

Monday, September 23, 2019 Food

Looking for something to make with that chicken you have in the refrigerator? Do you like to make casseroles? Casseroles are great because sometimes you have left overs and that makes for a good lunch. Well do I have something for you,(Chicken and Rice Casserole)This is a easy recipe to follow and simple to make. So lets jump in.. 

                                       Chicken and Rice Casserole

1 Preheat oven to 375°F.

2 Brown the chicken: (I like to use boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut up like cubes or chunks) Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large sauce pan on medium high or high heat (hot enough to brown but not burn). Season the chicken pieces all over with salt and pepper.

Working in batches, brown the chicken pieces on both sides, about 1 to 2 minutes per batch...

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