Chinese Sweet Bun Dough

Chinese Sweet Bun Dough

Chinese Sweet Bun Dough
Here’s the bread portion for making homemade Chinese-style baked pork buns, savory buns, or sweet bean buns. Fill these with your favorite Asian bun filling, and bake till golden brown. It takes a while, but it’s worth it.

In a sizable mixing bowl, stir the milk and sugar together until the sugar is dissolved.

Add the yeast and stir.

Allow the mixture to sit for 10 minutes or until a frothy layer forms on the milk.

The majority of the beaten eggs, vegetable oil, salt, and flour should all be combined well before adding more.

Save about 1 tablespoon of the egg for later use in a small bowl.

Place the dough on a lightly dusted work surface and knead for 10 minutes, or until it is elastic and smooth.

The dough ought to be a little bit sticky.

Put the dough in a sizable, oil-coated bowl, and then cover it with a damp cloth or plastic wrap.

Put the bowl in a warm location and give it 2 to 3 hours to double in size.

June 30, 2023

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Lola’s Horchata

Lola's Horchata

Lola’s Horchata
This horchata recipe is an easy way to make a refreshing Mexican drink with rice, milk, vanilla, and cinnamon that’s great served with spicy foods.

Rice and water should be added to a blender, and the mixture should be blended for about a minute.

For at least three hours, let the rice and water sit at room temperature.

In a pitcher, strain the rice water after discarding the rice.

Add cinnamon, milk, and sugar after stirring.

June 29, 2023

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Almond Flour Banana Bread

Almond Flour Banana Bread

Almond Flour Banana Bread
Enjoy this gluten-free banana bread made with almond flour and coconut oil without the guilt.

Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

Prepare a bread pan with cooking spray.

Mix eggs and vinegar together in a bowl; add bananas coconut oil honey and vanilla extract and stir until blended.

Sift flour cinnamon baking powder nutmeg and salt together in a large bowl; stir into banana mixture until well blended.

Pour batter into prepared bread pan.

June 28, 2023

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Keto Brownies

Keto Brownies

Keto Brownies
Coconut oil, almond flour, cocoa powder, and stevia powder combine to make these brownies a great chocolate fix if you’re on the keto diet.

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

Lightly grease an 8-inch square pan with coconut oil.

Whisk cocoa powder and baking soda together in a bowl.

Add 1/3 cup coconut oil and boiling water; mix until well blended.

Add remaining 1/3 cup coconut oil stevia and eggs; blend well.

Fold almond flour vanilla extract and salt into the batter.

Pour batter into the greased pan.

Bake in the preheated oven until top is dry and edges have started to pull away from the sides of the pan 30 to 40 minutes.

Let cool before cutting into 12 squares.

June 27, 2023

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Wedge Salad with Elegant Blue Cheese Dressing

Wedge Salad with Elegant Blue Cheese Dressing

Wedge Salad with Elegant Blue Cheese Dressing
The traditional steakhouse salad of crisp iceberg lettuce topped with a chilled and creamy homemade blue cheese dressing is made with this wedge salad recipe.

In a bowl, combine 1/2 of the blue cheese with the mayonnaise, buttermilk vinegar, sour cream, sugar, olive oil, garlic, and pepper.

Use an electric hand mixer to thoroughly combine the ingredients.

until serving, cover and chill in the refrigerator.

June 26, 2023

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‘Meat’s Too Expensive!’ Vegetarian Burgers

'Meat's Too Expensive!' Vegetarian Burgers

‘Meat’s Too Expensive!’ Vegetarian Burgers
Veggie burgers made with lentils, wheat germ, mozzarella cheese, and plenty of seasoning are a tasty and cheaper way to enjoy a ‘burger’ sandwich.

Pour enough water into a pot that will cover lentils and wheat germ; bring to a boil.

Add lentils and wheat germ reduce heat and simmer until lentils are tender adding more water if needed 20 to 25 minutes.

Remove pot from heat and cool slightly; mash lentil mixture until thick and lumpy.

Transfer mashed lentil mixture to a bowl.

Mix onion green bell pepper mozzarella cheese egg green chile pepper garlic salt and pepper into lentil mixture until thoroughly mixed; shape into 8 patties.

Heat about 2 tablespoons vegetable oil in a large skillet over high heat.

Lower heat to medium-high and cook 4 patties in the hot oil until golden brown about 3 minutes per side.

Repeat with remaining oil and patties.

June 25, 2023

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Valerie’s Fruit Dip

Valerie's Fruit Dip

Valerie’s Fruit Dip
An easy fruit dip made with pudding. Spear your favorite fruit on a toothpick and dip it in this fabulously easy, creamy vanilla dip recipe.

In a medium bowl, combine milk, cream cheese, vanilla pudding mix, frozen whipped topping, and confectioners’ sugar.

Serve cold.

June 24, 2023

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Spiced Plum Upside-Down Cake with Oats

Spiced Plum Upside-Down Cake with Oats

Spiced Plum Upside-Down Cake with Oats
This spiced plum cake is a makeover of the classic pineapple upside-down cake, with the addition of oats.

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

In a medium bowl, mix the water and the oats.

Give it 20 minutes to sit.

Add brown sugar.

Large bowl with 1/2 cup butter, white sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract.

Mix the oatmeal mixture before adding it.

flour, baking soda, and sift 1 teaspoon each of cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and allspice.

Include in the oats mixture.

In a 9-inch square baking pan, add 2 tablespoons of butter and melt it in the preheated oven.

After removing from the oven, top with sugar and cinnamon.

Spread the plums over the sugar evenly.

Over the plums, evenly spread the batter.

Bake in the preheated oven for about 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

June 23, 2023

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Easy Grilled Sticky Ribs

Easy Grilled Sticky Ribs

Easy Grilled Sticky Ribs
Chef John’s easy grilled sticky ribs recipe produces a caramelized, sticky rib that’s tender on the inside and perfect for summer parties.

Preheat the oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).

Mix salt sugar black pepper paprika and garlic powder for dry rub together in a small bowl.

Set aside.

Line a large sheet pan with heavy-duty aluminum foil.

Place rack of ribs on the prepared pan bone side down.

Poke all over with a sharp knife.

Make shallow slits across at an angle and then repeat the opposite way; this allows the dry rub to penetrate.

Coat on both sides with rub; flip back over ensuring the bone side is down.

Wrap tightly with foil.

June 22, 2023

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Easy Mediterranean Orzo Salad

Easy Mediterranean Orzo Salad

Easy Mediterranean Orzo Salad
With a simple lemon dressing, this orzo salad combines a number of Mediterranean flavors, including olives, chickpeas, pine nuts, and bell peppers.

Large pot of lightly salted water should be brought to a boil.

Orzo should be cooked for about 11 minutes in boiling water, stirring occasionally, until it is soft to the bite but still firm.

Good drainage Add olive oil with lemon flavoring to the orzo.

Insert olives Ricotta salata, artichoke hearts, chickpeas, roasted red peppers, and pine nuts.

Combine by tossing.

Refrigerate to cool and develop flavors.

June 21, 2023

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