Sicilian-Style Broccoli Rabe

Sicilian-Style Broccoli Rabe

Sicilian-Style Broccoli Rabe
Broccoli rabe is sauteed in olive oil with garlic and red pepper flakes in this simple but tasty Sicilian-style side dish ready in minutes.

Cut thick lower stems off broccoli rabe and peel.

Reserve florets and leaves.

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.

Add 1 tablespoon olive oil garlic and red pepper flakes; saute until fragrant about 45 seconds.

Add stems; saute until coated with oil about 45 seconds.

Pour in water; continue cooking until stems are mostly tender 3 to 4 minutes.

Stir in florets leaves and salt.

Cover skillet and cook until tender about 5 minutes.

Transfer broccoli rabe and its juices to a serving bowl.

Top with remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil.

March 25, 2023

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Chilled Cantaloupe Soup

Chilled Cantaloupe Soup

Chilled Cantaloupe Soup
Cantaloupe is pureed with orange juice, lime and cinnamon to create this chilled soup. Serve garnished with a sprig of fresh mint.

Peel seed and cube the cantaloupe.

Place cantaloupe and 1/2 cup orange juice in a blender or food processor; cover and process until smooth.

Transfer to large bowl.

Stir in lime juice cinnamon and remaining orange juice.

Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour.

Garnish with mint if desired.

March 23, 2023

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Grilled Hawaiian Chicken

Grilled Hawaiian Chicken

Grilled Hawaiian Chicken
A family favorite will emerge quickly: grilled Hawaiian chicken marinated in a coconut-soy sauce concoction.

Combine water and soy sauce.

In a large glass or ceramic bowl, combine the coconut milk, brown sugar, green onions, white onions, sesame oil, and garlic.

Chicken thighs should be added and coated evenly.

Wrap the bowl in plastic wrap and marinate for four to eight hours in the fridge.

Lightly oil the grill grate and preheat the grill to medium heat.

Take the chicken out of the marinade and throw away the marinade.

Cook chicken on the preheated grill for 5 to 7 minutes per side, or until the juices run clear and the centre is no longer pink.

In the centre, an instant-read thermometer should register at least 165 degrees Fahrenheit (74 degrees C)

March 22, 2023

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Italian Herb Bread

Italian Herb Bread

Italian Herb Bread
This delicious herb bread is made with a hearty portion of Romano cheese and a winning combination of Italian herbs. Pizza can also be made with the dough.

Mix warm water sugar and yeast together in a large bowl; let sit until mixture is foamy about 5 minutes.

Stir 3 cups flour Romano cheese olive oil salt basil oregano garlic powder and onion powder into yeast mixture.

Gradually mix in remaining 3 cups flour until incorporated; dough will be stiff.

Knead dough on a lightly floured surface until smooth and rubbery 5 to 10 minutes.

Place dough into an oiled bowl and turn until the surface is coated.

Cover with a damp dish towel and let rise until doubled in volume about 1 hour.

Punch dough down to release air; shape into two loaves.

Place each loaf into a greased 9×5-inch loaf pan.

Let rise until doubled in volume about 30 minutes.

March 21, 2023

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Meatloaf that Doesn’t Crumble

Meatloaf that Doesn't Crumble

Meatloaf that Doesn’t Crumble
I have tried and tried meatloaf recipes they all fall apart before you get them out of the pan. This meatloaf is very good and sticks together to be served. Leftover meatloaf makes wonderful sandwiches with mayonnaise.

Set the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees C).

The bell pepper, onion, and celery should be combined in a food processor or blender.

Blend until very finely chopped but still dry.

Place in a sizable bowl.

Add the milk, onion soup mix, salt, pepper, sage, and cracker crumbs to the ground beef, pork, and beef.

If you have a stand mixer, use the paddle attachment to thoroughly combine the ingredients with your hands.

Place in a 9×5-inch loaf pan and shape into a loaf with a mound in the middle.

Put a thick layer of ketchup on top.

Bake in the preheated oven for 1 1/2 hours.

Serve warm.

Slice leftovers, then serve them cold in sandwiches.

March 20, 2023

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Gerry’s Chicken Enchiladas

Gerry's Chicken Enchiladas

Gerry’s Chicken Enchiladas
These enchiladas are filled with chicken first simmered in tomatoes, chile peppers, and creamy soup to seal in the flavors.

Cut chicken breasts into 1 inch strips.

Place in a medium bowl with desired marinade and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

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

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

Saute chicken and onions until chicken is evenly brown.

Stir in diced tomatoes with green chile peppers stewed tomatoes chile peppers soup and broth.

Bring mixture to a boil.

Reduce heat cover skillet and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.

March 19, 2023

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Super Easy Chicken and Dumplings

Super Easy Chicken and Dumplings

Super Easy Chicken and Dumplings
This easy chicken and dumpling recipe is delicious and couldn’t be more straightforward. You only need a few ingredients to enjoy this traditional dish.

Shredded chicken and condensed soup chicken broth are combined in a large saucepan and heated to a simmer over medium-high heat.

Slice each biscuit into fourths, then gently stir them into the hot soup.

Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the center of the biscuits is no longer doughy.

10–15 minutes

March 18, 2023

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Simple Peanut Butter and Tomato Sandwich

Simple Peanut Butter and Tomato Sandwich

Simple Peanut Butter and Tomato Sandwich
On whole wheat bread, an intriguing sandwich is presented that combines the flavors of tomato, peanut butter, and mayonnaise.

One slice of bread should be spread with peanut butter and dusted with white sugar.

On the other slice of bread, spread creamy salad dressing.

Add tomato slices on top.

Sprinkle salt and pepper over the tomatoes.

Enjoy putting the two sides together.

March 17, 2023

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Norwegian Sour Cream and Raisin Pie

Norwegian Sour Cream and Raisin Pie

Norwegian Sour Cream and Raisin Pie
Quick and easy to make, this unique pie is a slice of Norway, combining sour cream, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, white vinegar, and raisins into a surprisingly winning concoction!

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

In a medium bowl stir together sour cream and sugar until smooth and creamy.

Stir in eggs baking powder salt cinnamon nutmeg cloves vinegar and raisins; mix until well blended.

Pour mixture into pie crust.

Bake in a preheated oven 40 to 50 minutes.

Cool in refrigerator before serving.

March 16, 2023

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