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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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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

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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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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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Try This Beef Brisket Roast

Monday, September 16, 2019 Food

Let’s try this Beef Brisket Roast.

The brisket is located between the shoulders and the forelegs of the cow .These muscles get a workout, which results in more flavor in the meat, and they are also well marbled with fat, adding even more flavor.

1 Prepare the brisket: On one side of the brisket there should be a layer of fat, which you want. If there are any large chunks of fat, cut them off and discard them. Large pieces of fat will not be able to render out completely.

Using a sharp knife, score the fat in parallel lines, about 3/4-inch apart. Slice through the fat, not the beef. Repeat in the opposite direction to make a cross-hatch pattern.

Salt the brisket well and let it sit at room temperature for 30 minutes.

2 Sear the brisket: You’ll need an ovenproof,  pot with a cover, or Dutc...

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Awesome Turkey Burger Recipe

Monday, August 26, 2019 Food

You Have To Try This Awesome Turkey Burger Recipe !!

What’s the Best Kind of Turkey for Turkey Burger ? Ground turkey is typically much leaner than ground beef. In order to keep the burger from being too dry it helps to use ground dark meat from thighs and legs if you can get it. Adding a little olive oil to the mix helps, too. As for flavor, ground turkey on its own just isn’t as flavorful as ground beef, even if you use ground dark meat. But jazzed up with some chopped fresh herbs, a little onion, and garlic? The result is AWESOME! So lets get to making us an herbed turkey burger !

Turkey burger recipe

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The Best Crab Rangoon

Monday, April 1, 2019 Food  No comments

This recipe is for my wonderful wife’s Crab Rangoon. She makes the best I have had out side of a couple resturaunts. When she tells me she is going to be making it my mouth tends to start watering. I am always excited for it to be finished so I can dive in. I could eat these things all the time. I must say she is the one who actually got me addicted to it. I had eaten it before in restaurants, but once she made her home made batch I fell in love with it. Our children love it as well. She can never make enough it seems. We all tend to hang around waiting for the first one to be done, and see who will be the first to get one. I hope you enjoy ! Drop a comment and let me know if you try it.

Crab Rangoon
This is a recipe for the most delicious crab rangoon y...

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HUBBY’S HEARTY TURKEY SAUSAGE SOUP

Monday, March 18, 2019 Food  No comments

This soup my beautiful wife came up with after we always ordered a similar soup from a restaurant. At first she made it just like the original recipe or what she thought it could be. Through many changes this recipe is the best one to date. In order to share this we had to measure out the ingredients because she doesn’t cook by measurements. So you can add or subtract ingredients to your desires. Once you make it you can change it to make it the way you like it. She has made it with potatoes instead of beans, Chicken broth instead of Beef.  It really is just a basic recipe that can be changed in accordance to your own personal preferences. So break out the dutch oven and get started !  

She calls this recipe the Hubby’s Hearty Turkey Sausage soup...

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Try This Indian Butter Chicken

Monday, January 28, 2019 Food

Butter Chicken simmers in a buttery tomato sauce and is punctuated by several special spices and herbs. Skip the Indian takeout and cook up your very own version of the popular dish!

Authentic Indian Butter Chicken Recipe

WHAT IS BUTTER CHICKEN?

Butter chicken is prepared with marinated chicken that’s first grilled and then served in a rich gravy made with tomato, butter, and a special spice blend as a base.

Unlike most Indian curries where the preparation of the base starts with a blend of onion and a ginger garlic paste cooked in oil, butter chicken uses tomato as a base and is cooked in butter, giving it a slightly sweet flavor. Cashews and ,add to the sweetness and richness of the dish.

The History of Butter Chicken

The roots of butter chicken are only as recent as the 1950s, when it was developed accidentally by the ch...

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Make Some Slow Cooker Chicken Stock

Monday, January 14, 2019 Food

There’s something so satisfying about making your own chicken stock, and doing it in the slow cooker is a total set-it-and-forget-it exercise.

After we’ve eaten our roasted chicken and all that remains is the bird’s carcass, I begin snapping bones for chicken stock.

How to Make Chicken Stock in the Slow Cooker

I prefer to make chicken stock in the slow cooker on weeknights when we’ve eaten roasted chicken for dinner. I toss the newly disassembled carcass into the pot then add vegetables, herbs, and water.

Next, I set my slow cooker to low and let it simmer all night.

I typically strain it in the morning, but if I’m too busy, I continue to let it simmer away until my work day is done. Twelve to 24 hours is a perfectly reasonable amount of time for chicken stock to simmer.

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Pan Seared Pork Chops with Greens

Monday, December 31, 2018 Food

These pan-seared pork chops with a side of garlicky greens are the perfect one-pan meal. It’s ready in about half an hour, too! Brining makes all the difference with making juicy chops,

These pork chops, served with charred lemon slices, and greens, are quick to make, and a fabulous treat for any night.

WHAT PORK CHOPS SHOULD YOU BUY?

Thick pork chops about 1-to 1 1/4-inches thick are best for brining and cooking if you want to keep the meat from drying out.

The bone-in chops are my favorite—I think they have more flavor, like anything that is cooked on the bone. You can also use boneless chops, both are very lean, which leads me to the next point.

How to Pan Sear Pork Chops cook the chops

BRINNING THE PORK CHOPS MAKE THEM JUICIER

I was happy with the taste and texture of these cooked chops: perfectly moist inside with a touch...

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Hearty Vegetable and Chicken Stew

Monday, December 24, 2018 Food

1 Preheat the oven to 425°F.

2 Roast the veggies: Spread chopped mushrooms, carrots, and potatoes on a baking sheet in three separate rows, keeping each vegetable separate from the others—this will come in handy later when you have to add them to the soup in separate steps.

Drizzle 3 tablespoons of olive oil over the vegetables, then sprinkle with 3/4 teaspoon of salt, 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon harissa. Toss each individual row to coat.

Roast veggies in oven for 20 to 25 minutes. When they are fork tender, set them aside while you finish the soup base. ( You don’t actually want the vegitables to brown too much for this recipe; you want the colors to stay vibrant.)

While the vegetables roast, cook the chicken and begin assembling the stew.

Chicken Stew Recipe roast the veggies

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Items Every New Cook Needs

Monday, December 10, 2018 Food

Nothing is more frustrating than deciding you’re going to be all chef-like and cook a great dinner, then walk the aisles of a crowded grocery store for all the random ingredients you need for one recipe, only to find you actually don’t own a cast iron skillet. Thankfully, it’s the holidays, meaning this is the time to ask for new kitchen stuff, especially if you’re just now deciding to adult. Below, I have compiled a must-have list of go-to tools every amateur, cook needs in his or her arsenal.

Citrus Press,  on Amazon

When a recipe calls for fresh lime or lemon juice, this squeezer is a total dream. Just slice the fruit in half, then place it cut-side down into the well that matches the size of your fruit, and squeeze the handles together...

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Rotisserie Chicken Noodle Soup

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Food

This quick chicken noodle soup using rotisserie chicken is a winner if you’re cooking a family dinner. Kids love soup! You can make it quickly, freeze it, and even add a soft-boiled egg to take it up a notch.

We are in soup season, which is both good and bad news for parents. The good news is that it’s easy to make fast, healthy soups that kids tend to like. I’ve found soup, especially chicken noodle soup, to be a reliable dinnertime win.

The bad news? If you have little kids, it’s especially messy. Do you even know how far a two-year old can launch a spoon of broth?! You don’t want to know!

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Noodle Soup

EASY CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP

Making an all-day chicken noodle soup is one of my favorite ways to spend a lazy and chilly Saturday, but honestly, who has the time?

So, I won’t pretend that this...

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You Have To Try This Chili !

Monday, November 12, 2018 Food  No comments

It’s that time of year again Chili time! I have found a new way of making my famous Chili, I decided to give my pellet grill a go and I put my hamburger and veggies on the grill and smoked the ingredients.

I must say this had to be the best idea I have came up with. I am not sure if I will ever make it the old way again. There was so much more flavor.

I mixed up my hamburger with my seasonings and I also added some Pico de gallo in with my meat, mixing everything together like a meatloaf.

I cooked the meat till it reached an internal temperature of 165 degrees. I cooked everything at 225 degrees on the pellet grill...

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Try this Sous Vide Sesame Chicken

Friday, October 19, 2018 Food

If you love take-out Sesame Chicken, then you’ve got to try this sous vide version. The chicken stays tender and juicy, plus there’s no need to deep-fry. A quick toss with a spicy sauce brings it all together.

Cooking this sesame chicken sous vide offers several advantages over your typical Chinese takeout meal, which is fried and then tossed in a sauce. With sous vide, frying the chicken isn’t necessary, so you can enjoy a much healthier version! A quick sauce brings it all together, and you don’t even miss the fried exterior.

Even better for those short on time? You can prep the chicken well in advance (you can even freeze it!) and then just toss the chicken in the water and cook sous vide a few hours before dinner.

Once the chicken is cooked, it’ll be tender, juicy, and seasoned...

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Try this Smoky Vegan Lentil Stew

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Food

Two ingredients—smoked salt and smoked paprika—can make a big flavor change in this smoky vegan lentil stew. Serve with crusty bread and a green salad.

When it comes to vegetarian and vegan cooking, lentils are a favorite ingredient of mine. Lentils are fairly inexpensive, and they’re a total workhorse in recipes. I’ve been known to use them as a vegan sloppy joe base, make them into meatball-like bites, and put them to work in about fifty different versions of soups, chilis, and stews.

Plus, unlike their bean counterparts, lentils don’t need to be soaked and can go from pantry to bowl in about 30 minutes!

Vegan Lentil Soup

WHICH LENTILS TO BUY

I like to keep three different varieties of lentils on hand: red, brown, and black:

  • Red lentils are actually lentils that have been split in half...
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Roast Pheasant, Chocolate Roulade

Saturday, September 29, 2018 Food

  • Roast pheasant, chocolate roulade and this sublime soup… a new book features spectacular dishes from a decade of MasterChef champions

    This mouth-watering roast pheasant is perfectly paired with the autumnal flavors of a chestnut and apple cider sauce

    The rich flavor of roast pheasant pairs beautifully with a black pudding and bacon stuffing, served alongside the autumnal flavors of a chestnut and apple cider sauce.

  • Serves 4

    For the stuffing

    smoked streaky bacon rashers, finely chopped

  • 75g (2¾oz) unsalted butter
  • 2 banana shallots, finely chopped
  • 3-4 sprigs of thyme, leaves picked
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped or grated
  • 100g (3½oz) fatty black pudding, crumbled or finely chopped
  • 150g (5½oz) panko breadcrumbs

For the pheasants

  • 2 plump hen pheasants
  • 50g (1¾oz) unsalted b...

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Delicious Eggplant Caponata

Thursday, September 27, 2018 Food

This Eggplant Caponata is a delicious Italian relish made with eggplant, onions, garlic, tomatoes, pine nuts, olives, raisins, capers, and parsley. Perfect spread for bread or a dip for breadsticks!

Caponata is a wonderful Italian eggplant relish that can be used as a spread on bread, a dip for breadsticks, or a sauce to toss with pasta.

There are as many recipes for eggplant caponata as there are cooks! There are two main approaches for preparing it — finely chopped and used as a relish on bread or polenta, or coarsely chopped and served almost like an Italian version of ratatouille.

Caponata Ingredients

The only constants in caponata are eggplants, onions, olive oil, vinegar, and some sort of tomato product, either tomato sauce or fresh tomatoes or both.

You can also include pine nut...

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Discover Caramel the Delicious Dark Side of Sugar

Thursday, September 27, 2018 Food

Think of caramel and you probably think of sweets like caramel apples and ice cream sundaes, which makes sense, since caramel is basically just cooked sugar. Even light golden caramel has a nutty, toasty nuance beneath its buttery-sweet richness, but when you take it to an amber shade and beyond, the flavor becomes deeper, darker, smokier, and more bitter, which makes it perfect for featuring in savory dishes.

On the Sweet SideMaking Caramel Is Easier Than You Think and We’re Here to HelpLots of savory foods become caramelized, one of the prime examples being alliums; when they’re cooked in a specific way (low and slow), their natural sugars oxidize, giving caramelized onions their sweet, dark, golden-brown charm...

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