Easy Cranberry-Orange Muffins

Easy Cranberry-Orange Muffins

Easy Cranberry-Orange Muffins
These straightforward muffins with cranberries and orange combine the fruity sweetness of orange zest and juice with a pleasant tartness from the cranberries.

Set the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees C).

5 muffin cups should be greased or lined with paper liners.

In a bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt until well combined.

Fill a measuring cup with vegetable oil.

Fill the cup with milk before adding the egg and stirring to combine.

Mixture of flour and oil should be poured into one another.

Orange zest and juice should be combined.

When the batter is barely combined, fold in the cranberries.

Fill each prepared muffin cup with batter so that it is about halfway full.

Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the tops spring back when lightly touched.

For five minutes, let the tin cool.

Move to a wire rack to completely cool.

June 17, 2024

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Asian Potato Salad

Asian Potato Salad

Asian Potato Salad
Would you like to try a brand-new, unique potato salad? then stop your search. Bok choy, cilantro, soy sauce, and sesame oil combine beautifully to give a potato salad a distinctive Asian twist.

Place bacon in a large deep skillet.

Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown.

Drain crumble and set aside.

Meanwhile bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.

Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm about 15 minutes.

Drain cool and chop into bite-size chunks.

To make the dressing mix together the mayonnaise sugar soy sauce sesame oil mustard powder and salt.

Combine the potatoes bacon bok choy red pepper green onion and cilantro in a large bowl.

Pour over dressing and mix well.

Refrigerate for at least one hour to allow flavors to blend and serve.

June 16, 2024

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Low-Carb Spaghetti Squash Alfredo

Low-Carb Spaghetti Squash Alfredo

Low-Carb Spaghetti Squash Alfredo
Homemade Alfredo cheese sauce with roasted spaghetti squash turns classic fettuccine Alfredo into a low-carb feast.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Pierce the spaghetti squash shells several times with a fork.

Brush 1 teaspoon olive oil evenly over the cut sides of the squash and season with salt.

Place spaghetti squash cut sides down on the prepared baking sheet.

Use a sharp knife to cut 1/4 inch from the top of the garlic.

Drizzle with 1 teaspoon olive oil and season with a pinch of salt.

Wrap in a double layer of foil and place on the baking sheet with the squash.

Roast in the preheated oven until squash shreds easily with a fork about 30 minutes.

June 15, 2024

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Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles
Turn leftover canned pumpkin puree into spiced snickerdoodles with this easy recipe that yields soft cookies that are light and airy.

Set oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees C).

Use parchment paper to line baking sheets.

Large bowl: Combine shortening and 1 1/2 cups sugar; beat with electric mixer until creamy.

Blend in the eggs and pumpkin puree.

In a bowl, combine the all-purpose, whole wheat, cream of tartar, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, allspice, and cloves.

Shortening mixture should be folded into until a sticky dough forms.

In a small bowl, add 1/4 cup of sugar.

Create small balls out of dough by spoonfuls.

Place 2 inches apart on baking sheets after rolling in sugar.

For about 8 minutes, bake in the preheated oven until just lightly browned.

Place on wire racks and let cool for 20 minutes.

June 14, 2024

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Oyster Mushroom Pasta

Oyster Mushroom Pasta

Oyster Mushroom Pasta
In this quick and simple weeknight dish, oyster mushrooms are simmered in butter and cream before being combined with pasta, parsley, and Parmesan cheese.

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.

Cook linguine at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite about 11 minutes.

Drain and transfer to a serving bowl.

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.

Add mushrooms; cook and stir until tender and lightly browned about 5 minutes.

Stir in parsley salt and black pepper; cook until flavors combine about 1 minute.

Pour in heavy cream.

Bring to a gentle boil; cook until sauce thickens slightly about 5 minutes.

Pour sauce over pasta in the serving bowl; toss to combine.

Add green onions and Parmesan cheese; toss until combined.

June 13, 2024

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Ground Chicken Burgers

Ground Chicken Burgers

Ground Chicken Burgers
These flavorful burgers made with ground chicken, Parmesan cheese, and garlic will keep you grilling from spring to fall.

Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.

Place bread crumbs onion garlic Parmesan cheese salt paprika black pepper and cayenne pepper into the bowl of a food processor; pulse until blended.

Combine chicken egg and bread crumb mixture in a large bowl until evenly mixed.

Divide and shape mixture into 4 equal patties.

Place on a cookie sheet and cover with aluminum foil.

Refrigerate for 5 to 10 minutes.

Cook patties on the preheated grill until cooked through at least 7 minutes per side.

An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center of the patties should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

June 12, 2024

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Instant Pot Steak Tacos

Instant Pot Steak Tacos

Instant Pot Steak Tacos
Your routine taco Tuesdays will get a new spin with these delectable Instant Pot® steak tacos!

Mix the marinade.

mix In a bowl with an airtight lid, combine 1/4 cup water and 1/4 cup oil.

When the steak is coated with marinade, add it, secure the lid, and shake.

Select the Saute function on a multipurpose pressure cooker (like an Instant Pot®).

Garlic is added after adding 1 tablespoon of oil to the bottom of the pot.

Transfer the steak to the hot oil after marinating it.

Add taco seasoning, squeeze in lime juice, and saute for 5 to 10 minutes, or until the meat is no longer pink.

Place the finished steak in a bowl.

June 11, 2024

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Russian Pelmeni

Russian Pelmeni

Russian Pelmeni
Making pelmeni, a traditional meat-filled Russian dumpling, is a popular family activity in Russia during the long winter months.

In a measuring cup, add the egg, vegetable oil, salt, and just enough water to make one cup.

Pour 3 cups of flour into a bowl, add, and knead into a dough that is elastic and smooth.

For 30 minutes, rest while being covered with a kitchen towel.

Add 1 tablespoon of flour and lightly dust a baking sheet.

Mix the filling thoroughly by hand or with a fork after combining the ground beef, onion, water, salt, and pepper in a bowl.

June 10, 2024

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Easy Skinless Fried Chicken Thighs

Easy Skinless Fried Chicken Thighs

Easy Skinless Fried Chicken Thighs
For a healthier take on Southern fried chicken, these skinless thighs are coated in seasoned flour and fried in corn oil.

Heat oil in a large deep skillet to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Combine flour salt pepper paprika and garlic powder in a large resealable plastic bag; mix well.

Pat chicken thighs dry with paper towels.

Add to flour mixture in the plastic bag; seal the bag and shake until thoroughly coated.

Fry chicken in hot oil turning occasionally until deep golden brown about 20 minutes.

Drain on a paper towel-lined plate.

June 9, 2024

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Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole

Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole

Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole
Sweet potatoes, spices and apples are baked with a sweet pecan crumb topping.

Place sweet potatoes in a large saucepan with enough water to cover.

Bring to a boil and cook 25 minutes or until tender but firm.

Drain cool and cut into 1/4 inch slices.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Lightly grease a 7×11 inch baking dish.

In a small bowl mix brown sugar cinnamon and nutmeg.

Layer sweet potatoes brown sugar mixture and apples in the prepared baking dish.

In a medium bowl mix flour brown sugar butter and pecans.

Sprinkle over the sweet potatoes.

Bake in the preheated oven 30 minutes or until lightly browned.

June 8, 2024

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