Buttermilk Pie III

Buttermilk Pie III

Buttermilk Pie III
The traditional buttermilk custard pie from the South, sprinkled with nutmeg.

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

In a large bowl cream butter and sugar until smooth.

mix in the flour eggs buttermilk and vanilla.

Pour filling into pie shell.

Sprinkle top with nutmeg.

Bake in the preheated oven for 60 minutes or until golden brown.

January 7, 2023

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Lemon Asparagus

Lemon Asparagus

Lemon Asparagus
For a quick and simple side dish, simply roasted asparagus is tossed with a lemon butter sauce.

Heat up the oven’s broiler while positioning the oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source.

Arrange asparagus on a baking sheet after coating with vegetable.

To taste, add salt and black pepper to the food.

15 minutes of roasting in a preheated oven should result in light browning at the tips.

In the meantime, combine butter, salt, and pepper in a bowl that can be heated in a microwave.

Stir to combine while heating on high in the microwave for one minute, or until butter is completely melted.

Sprinkle roasted asparagus with butter mixture and toss to coat.

January 6, 2023

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Asian Asparagus Salad with Pecans

Asian Asparagus Salad with Pecans

Asian Asparagus Salad with Pecans
Asparagus that has been marinated is served chilled with green onions and crunchy pecans.

Bring a medium saucepan of water to a boil and cook the asparagus until tender but crisp.

Drain and briefly immerse in cold water.

In a large resealable plastic bag mix the rice vinegar soy sauce vegetable oil sugar salt and pepper.

Seal the asparagus in the bag.

Marinate 24 hours in the refrigerator.

Sprinkle the marinated asparagus with pecans and green onion to serve.

January 5, 2023

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Air Fryer Ranch-Breaded Mushrooms

Air Fryer Ranch-Breaded Mushrooms

Air Fryer Ranch-Breaded Mushrooms
This air fryer recipe for breaded mushrooms with a distinct ranch flavor can be made with either portobello or white mushrooms.

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

Four shallow dishes should be set up as a breading station.

To the first dish, add milk.

In the second dish, combine the flour and seasoning blend.

To the third dish, incorporate ranch dressing.

In the fourth dish, combine dry ranch dressing and panko bread crumbs.

Each mushroom is first dipped in milk, then flour, with the excess flour shaken off.

After dipping, top with panko bread crumbs.

Spray nonstick cooking spray on a shallow air fryer pan or the air fryer basket before adding the mushrooms.

about 7 minutes, air-fry mushrooms until they are golden.

January 4, 2023

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Sun Dried Tomato Pesto (no nuts)

Sun Dried Tomato Pesto (no nuts)

Sun Dried Tomato Pesto (no nuts)
The addition of sun-dried tomatoes makes traditional pesto more colorful. For a quick weeknight meal, toss your favorite pasta with this red pesto.

Place sun-dried tomatoes in a small pot and cover with water; bring to a boil.

Remove from heat and let tomatoes soften about 10 minutes.

Drain.

Blend tomatoes basil Parmesan cheese garlic and salt in a blender until mixed.

Slowly add olive oil about 1/4 cup at a time; blend until smooth.

January 3, 2023

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Mahalabia (Lebanese Cardamom Pudding)

Mahalabia (Lebanese Cardamom Pudding)

Mahalabia (Lebanese Cardamom Pudding)
Cardamom adds a distinctive flavor to this delectable Lebanese milk pudding. Middle Easterners love the dessert mahalabia.

Combine 3/4 cup of the milk and cornstarch in a bowl and stir until smooth.

Pour remaining milk into a pot and stir in sugar and cardamom extract.

Heat over low heat stirring until sugar is fully dissolved.

Whisk in cornstarch mixture and simmer until thickened 5 to 10 minutes.

Pour milk mixture into 5 ramekins cover and cool to room temperature.

Chill in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours.

Combine water sugar and vanilla seeds in a pot and bring to a boil over low heat.

Stir until sugar is dissolved.

Allow syrup to cool.

Sprinkle each serving with pistachios and rose petals.

Drizzle with 1 tablespoon syrup.

January 1, 2023

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Fresh Cranberry Muffins

Fresh Cranberry Muffins

Fresh Cranberry Muffins
These moist cranberry nut muffins can be served with the suggested spread in place of rolls at a Thanksgiving table.

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

A muffin pan with 12 and 6 cups should be sprayed or greased.

Flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, orange peel, nutmeg, cinnamon, and ginger should all be combined.

Shortening is cut in; juice, vanilla, eggs, cranberries, and nuts are stirred in.

Fill muffin tins with the mixture, and bake for 25 minutes, or until golden.

Cranberry sauce, brown sugar, and margarine are whisked together to make the topping in a saucepan over low heat.

Cook until smooth and heated.

Remove from heat, then use as a muffin spread.

December 31, 2022

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Zucchini Bread with Cinnamon Sugar Topping

Zucchini Bread with Cinnamon Sugar Topping

Zucchini Bread with Cinnamon Sugar Topping
Golden raisins add flavor and texture to zucchini bread, and a sweet glaze of cinnamon and brown sugar adds sweetness. Two loaves result from this recipe.

Set oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit (165 degrees C).

Spray cooking oil in two loaf pans.

In a big bowl, combine the zucchini, sugar, vanilla extract, vegetable oil, and raisins.

Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon in a separate bowl.

When almost all the lumps are gone, stir the flour mixture into the zucchini mixture.

The batter should be divided between the two loaf pans.

When almost all the lumps are gone, stir the flour mixture into the zucchini mixture.

Divide the batter between the two loaf pans, then top with the cinnamon-brown sugar mixture.

December 30, 2022

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Sticky Monkey Brains

Sticky Monkey Brains

Sticky Monkey Brains
Everyone in your family will be impressed by this ooey, cinnamon pull-apart recipe! My boyfriend’s grandmother’s recipe for monkey brains has been modified in an easy—and when I say easy, I mean EASY—quick and tasty way. In order to make the cinnamon balls more ooey, I use six small Bundt pans rather than one large one. Fun to prepare and fun to consume!

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

Grease 6 miniature Bundt pans.

In a small bowl stir together the white sugar and cinnamon.

Set aside.

Use scissors or a knife to cut each of the biscuits into various sizes.

Each one can be cut into anywhere from 2 to 5 pieces.

Sprinkle about half of the pecans amongst the 6 prepared pans.

Roll pieces of biscuit in the cinnamon-sugar and place them into the pans distributing evenly.

Sprinkle any remaining cinnamon-sugar over the dough balls.

December 30, 2022

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“Eat Them Right Out of the Pot” Vegetarian Collard Greens

“Eat Them Right Out of the Pot” Vegetarian Collard Greens
This vegetarian recipe for collard greens with garlic and jalapenos doesn’t call for bacon or ham.

Olive oil, vinegar, seafood seasoning, and half a cup of water in a big stockpot.

Bring a substance to a boil.

Garlic, collard greens, jalapeno peppers, and water should be boiling when you add them.

Cover the stockpot, lower the heat to medium-low, and simmer the greens for 3 to 4 hours, or until very tender.

Drain the greens’ water, then mash the garlic cloves with salt and pepper.

December 28, 2022

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