Cajun Cabbage with Rice

Cajun Cabbage with Rice

Cajun Cabbage with Rice
Casserole with a kick! Spicy one-dish meal with beef, tomatoes, cabbage, and rice.

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

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

Brown together the beef green pepper onion and garlic until the meat is no longer pink and the vegetables have softened about 8 minutes.

Drain liquid from pan.

Stir in tomatoes tomato sauce rice salt basil oregano and the cayenne white and black pepper (adding more pepper to taste if desired).

Spread mixture into an ungreased 9×12-inch baking pan.

Top with cabbage and Colby cheese.

Cover and bake in preheated oven for 65 to 75 minutes or until the rice is tender.

November 24, 2023

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All White Meat Meatloaf

All White Meat Meatloaf

All White Meat Meatloaf
A spicy mix of ground turkey, chicken, and pork sausage makes for a great tasting meatloaf. Cover the meatloaf with cooked bacon slices before glazing if you like a smokier flavor.

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

Butter a 9×9-inch baking dish.

In a big bowl, mix the turkey, chicken, and sausage.

Add the saltine crackers and mix.

Barbecue sauce, half a cup One tablespoon each of mustard, liquid smoke, parsley, and dried onion.

Mix well the seasoned salt and garlic salt.

Put pressure into the hot pan.

November 23, 2023

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Air Fryer Grilled Cheese

Air Fryer Grilled Cheese

Air Fryer Grilled Cheese
The next time you have a craving for grilled cheese, use your air fryer. The sandwich is crisp and crunchy to perfection.

Preheat air fryer to 380 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Spread 1/2 teaspoon butter on each slice of bread.

Place 1 slice of bread butter side down in the air fryer.

Top with 2 slices cheese.

Place 2nd slice of bread butter side up over cheese.

Air-fry until golden brown 3 to 4 minutes.

Flip sandwich over and air-fry an additional 1 to 2 minutes.

November 22, 2023

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Chef John’s Fisherman’s Pie

Chef John's Fisherman's Pie

Chef John’s Fisherman’s Pie
My fisherman’s pie gives you flaky cod mingled with spinach in a garlic and lemon sauce underneath a browned crust of creamy, buttery potatoes. It tastes fantastic.

Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil; add potatoes to boiling water and cook until very tender about 20 minutes.

Drain well.

Mash in 3 tablespoons butter until thoroughly combined.

Season with nutmeg salt black pepper and cayenne pepper.

Mash 1/2 cup milk into potato mixture until smooth.

Drizzle olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat add spinach and season with a big pinch of salt.

Cook stirring occasionally until spinach has wilted about 1 minute.

Transfer to a bowl lined with paper towels to wick away excess moisture.

November 21, 2023

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The cuisine of the Philippines combines flavors and cooking methods from different parts of the world. This cheese-topped, slightly sweet steamed cake is delicious as a dessert or an afternoon snack when paired with fresh fruit, chocolate, or jam.

Grease small molds for cake puto or ramekins in a steamer.

Mix flour sugar and baking powder together in a bowl.

In a separate large bowl scramble eggs with evaporated milk and water.

Fold dry mixture into eggs until evenly blended.

Fill the prepared molds 2/3 of the way up with batter and top with shredded cheese.

Fill a wok or a saucepan that will hold a steamer basket with a few inches of water.

Bring water to a boil over medium-high heat.

Place the molds into a steamer basket and place over boiling water and cover.

November 20, 2023

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Buttermilk Crumpets

Buttermilk Crumpets

Buttermilk Crumpets
This is an American rendition of a classic British crumpet made with buttermilk. Serve with your choice of savory or sweet toppings.

In a microwave-safe bowl heat buttermilk and 1/2 cup milk to about 100 degrees F (37 degrees C).

Sprinkle yeast and sugar over milk mixture stirring once.

Let stand until yeast softens and begins to form a creamy foam about 10 minutes.

Combine flour and salt in a large bowl.

Add yeast mixture and stir to combine forming a soft dough.

Cover and place in a warm place for 40 minutes or until doubled in size.

Combine remaining 1/2 cup milk and baking soda in a small bowl.

Stir mixture into dough until incorporated.

Cover and leave for 30 minutes in a warm place.

November 19, 2023

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Blue Cheese and Grilled Pear Crostini

Blue Cheese and Grilled Pear Crostini

Blue Cheese and Grilled Pear Crostini
Blue cheese, walnuts, honey, and grilled pear slices come together in this simple crostini appetizer that is sure to impress your guests.

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

Slice pears into half-moons.

Cook pears on the preheated grill until nicely browned about 5 minutes per side.

Set aside.

Cut blue cheese slices into 8 equal pieces.

Spread cream cheese over bread slices.

Top with grilled pear slices and blue cheese.

Sprinkle with walnuts mint and pepper.

Drizzle with honey.

November 18, 2023

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Joanna’s Nut Roll

Joanna's Nut Roll

Joanna’s Nut Roll
A vintage recipe for yeast-raised nut rolls yields 6 of the golden brown, nutty treats. Honey keeps the sweet filling moist.

Heat 2 cups of milk in a saucepan over low heat until the milk just comes to a simmer; remove from heat and let cool.

Mash the cake yeast with the warm water in a bowl and set aside.

November 17, 2023

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Grilled Chicken with Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Salsa

Grilled Chicken with Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Salsa

Grilled Chicken with Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Salsa
This quick and simple recipe serves two people and tops grilled chicken breasts with a tasty salsa made from heirloom tomatoes, red onion, and avocado.

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

Combine onion powder garlic powder cumin salt pepper and chili powder in a small bowl.

Sprinkle chicken with spice mixture and rub until evenly coated.

Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil.

Arrange chicken on the preheated grill and grill for 8 minutes.

Turn and grill until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear about 4 more minutes.

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

Remove chicken from the grill and drizzle with remaining olive oil.

Let stand for 10 minutes.

November 16, 2023

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Tortiera di Alici (Italian Baked Anchovies)

Tortiera di Alici (Italian Baked Anchovies)

Tortiera di Alici (Italian Baked Anchovies)
In this baked Italian dish called Tortiera de Alici, fresh anchovies alternate with a mixture of bread crumbs, capers, garlic, and parsley.

Each anchovy’s bottom should be cut open, and the bone should be removed.

Place each fillet in the bottom of a shallow dish after opening it like a book.

On top, drizzle white vinegar.

Refrigerate for two hours while marinating.

Vinegar should be drained and discarded.

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

Olive oil should be lightly brushed on a baking pan.

In a bowl, combine the bread crumbs, capers, parsley, and garlic.

November 15, 2023

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