Traditional White Bread

Traditional White Bread

Traditional White Bread
A delicious white bread recipe with a very light center with crunchy crust. You may substitute butter or vegetable oil for the lard if you wish.

In a big bowl, combine sugar and yeast with warm water.

Salt and 2 cups of flour are stirred in.

Add the last 1/2 cup of flour, stirring thoroughly after each addition.

When the dough is ready, turn it out onto a surface that has been lightly dusted with flour and knead it for 8 minutes, or until it is smooth and elastic.

Large bowl should be lightly oiled before adding dough and turning to coat with oil.

Cover with a damp cloth and let rise in a warm area for about an hour, or until volume has doubled.

Grease two 9×5-inch loaf pans very lightly.

February 27, 2024

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Chocolate Hazelnut Rolls

Chocolate Hazelnut Rolls

Chocolate Hazelnut Rolls
These Nutella cinnamon rolls are a chocolate and hazelnut version of cinnamon rolls that will make all the chocolate-loving people in your life very happy.

Place the bread, milk, and sugar.

In a bread maker, combine 1/4 cup melted butter, egg, yeast, and salt; select the “dough” cycle, and then press Start.

Set oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190 degrees C).

Line a 9×12-inch baking dish with parchment paper and grease it.

Punch down the dough and transfer it to a floured work surface.

Shape the dough into a broad rectangle.

Top the dough with 2 tablespoons of softened butter and chocolate-hazelnut spread.

On top of the chocolate layer, scatter hazelnuts.

Cut the log-shaped dough into 12 equal pieces after rolling the dough around the filling.

Rolls should be arranged in the prepared baking dish.

Bake in the preheated oven for about 25 minutes, or until the rolls are thoroughly cooked.

February 26, 2024

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Verde Chilaquiles with Eggs

Verde Chilaquiles with Eggs

Verde Chilaquiles with Eggs
These incredibly simple salsa verde chilaquiles transform leftover chicken for brunch and are baked with cracked eggs on top for extra deliciousness.

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

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

Add onion and jalapeno; cook stirring occasionally until onion begins to brown about 10 minutes.

Transfer to a very large bowl.

Add salsa chicken chips olives and cilantro.

Toss to coat breaking chips slightly.

Transfer to a 9×13-inch baking dish.

Use the bottom of a custard or measuring cup to make 8 indentations in the chip mixture.

Crack 1 egg into each indentation.

Sprinkle eggs evenly with salt and black pepper.

Bake until eggs are set and tortilla chips are softened and browned at edges 20 to 25 minutes.

Sprinkle with cotija cheese radishes and avocado.

February 25, 2024

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Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Bites

Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Bites

Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Bites
Bites of buffalo chicken quinoa are a delicious crowd-pleaser that freeze well for a quick snack.

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

Butter 24 mini-muffin tins.

In a sizable bowl, combine the chicken, Buffalo wing sauce, cream cheese, egg, and egg white and stir to combine well.

Stir in the Cheddar cheese and green onion.

Quinoa is added to the chicken mixture.

Fill prepared mini-muffin cups with the mixture.

Bake for 18 to 22 minutes in a preheated oven, or until the edges are browned.

February 24, 2024

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Cookie Salad I

Cookie Salad I

Cookie Salad I
This is my mom’s recipe, and it is delicious! It can be served as either a salad or dessert. This recipe can also be used to make parfaits. Simply layer the salad, extra whipped topping, crushed cookies and repeat. Top parfaits with a dollop of whipped topping. Or, to serve as a pie, pour into a graham cracker or cookie crust and chill before serving.

In a large bowl mix together the pudding mix and the buttermilk.

Fold in the whipped topping.

Mix in the pineapple chunks and mandarin oranges.

Chill until ready to serve.

Crush cookies and mix in just before serving.

February 23, 2024

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Fettuccine with Creamy Roasted Beet Sauce

Fettuccine with Creamy Roasted Beet Sauce

Fettuccine with Creamy Roasted Beet Sauce
Fettuccine pasta is smothered in a creamy roasted beet and Parmesan cheese sauce in this vegetarian dinner dish.

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

In a bowl, mix the beets, onions, and garlic cloves.

Toss the vegetables in the olive oil, thyme, salt, and pepper.

Onto a baking sheet, transfer.

For about an hour, roast in the preheated oven until thoroughly cooked and tender.

After taking the beets out of the oven, let them cool for 10 to 15 minutes before handling.

Delete the beet skins.

Mixture should be added to a food processor.

Blend in the lemon juice and vegetable broth.

Move into a saucepan.

The beet mixture in the saucepan should be mixed with heavy cream.

About 5 minutes should pass before it starts to simmer.

Add 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese and stir until melted.

Place aside

February 21, 2024

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Dill Vinaigrette

Dill Vinaigrette

Dill Vinaigrette
This vinaigrette is made with red wine vinegar, dill, onion and garlic powder, and mustard.

In a blender combine the oil vinegar sugar dill weed salt onion powder garlic powder dry mustard and pepper.

Blend until smooth cover and refrigerate until chilled.

February 21, 2024

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Baked Mashed Parsnips

Baked Mashed Parsnips

Baked Mashed Parsnips
This recipe for a simple, tasty side dish uses parsnips that have been mashed with butter, cream, and sherry.

Put the parsnips in a big pot, add water to cover, and bring to a boil.

Simmer for 20 to 30 minutes until tender, reducing heat to medium-low.

Drain, then let it cool.

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

Parsnips, melted butter, sherry, heavy whipping cream, salt, and white sugar are all combined and thoroughly blended in a bowl.

Place in a baking dish, sprinkle with bread crumbs, and top with cubes of butter.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in a preheated oven, or until golden.

February 20, 2024

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Torsk (Scandinavian Cod)

Torsk (Scandinavian Cod)

Torsk (Scandinavian Cod)
Torsk is a Scandinavian dish of poached and broiled cod with butter. You can use frozen cod; defrosting is not necessary.

Set the broiler to high.

Grease a cookie sheet very lightly.

In a big saucepan, combine salt, sugar, and water.

Add the fillets to the water mixture; if necessary, add more water to completely cover the fillets.

Over a medium-high flame, bring water to a boil.

3 to 5 minutes of boiling.

Fillets should be taken out of the water and dried on paper towels.

Paprika is sprinkled after 6 tablespoons of melted butter have been applied.

For 8 to 10 minutes per inch of thickness, broil fillets in a preheated broiler until they are golden brown.

Using the remaining melted butter, serve

February 19, 2024

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Zucchini Noodle Salad with Lemon-Garlic Vinaigrette

Zucchini Noodle Salad with Lemon-Garlic Vinaigrette

Zucchini Noodle Salad with Lemon-Garlic Vinaigrette
This salad made with zucchini noodles (also known as “zoodles”) is nutritious, straightforward, and versatile.

Whisk lemon juice garlic Dijon mustard honey basil salt and pepper together in a small bowl.

Drizzle in olive oil and whisk until vinaigrette emulsifies; set aside.

Spiralize the zucchini into noodles using the thin blade.

The strands will be very long so cut them into manageable lengths with kitchen shears.

Place zucchini noodles in a large bowl and add cilantro.

Pour the vinaigrette over the noodles right before serving.

Toss to gently coat.

Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary.

Sprinkle with pine nuts and serve immediately.

February 17, 2024

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