We LOVE this pork loin roast stuffed with chopped apples, walnuts and cranberries. So festive, perfect for holiday entertaining!Photography Credit:Elise BauerLooking for a festive roast for a special dinner or a holiday celebration? This cranberry apple stuffed pork loin presents beautifully, and is easier to pull off than it looks.
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Easy chicken cutlets with caper sauce. 1 pan, cooks in 15 minutes!Photography Credit:Elise BauerSometimes, especially after a few days of heavy dinners, all you want is a light, good meal. “Light” as in you’re trying to cut back, and “good” as in, can we make it taste good even though it’s light?This chicken cutlet recipe, with a caper shallot sauce, is just that, flavorful, filling, and won’t weigh you down.
If you& 39;re a fan of blondies, and you should be, look no further than these chewy, slightly nutty, and utterly indulgent blondies made with tahini. The recipe was created by Adeena Sussman, for her cookbook Sababa.Photography Credit:Dan PerezThere are cookbooks, and then there are books you will cook from for life.
Quick and easy chickpea curry with Yukon Gold potatoes, stewed tomatoes, cumin, ginger, coriander and garbanzo beans.Photography Credit:Elise BauerThis is one of those pull-together-at-the-last-minute-from-the-pantry meals that is surprisingly good!Spicy, filling, and doesn’t break the bank.The recipe is slightly adapted from a recipe by my friend Ann Martin Rolke, who, with a young child underfoot, is always looking for easy-to-make nutritional meals that taste great.
Chicken Mulligatawny curry soup! So EASY to make and absolutely delicious, you will want to make over and over again.Photography Credit:Elise BauerHave you ever had mulligatawny? Best soup ever!It’s basically a curry soup, most often made with chicken, vegetables, apples, and rice. Not only is it absolutely delicious, it’s the perfect example of how one culture acquires food from another, and adapts it to their own taste.
Bacon-wrapped shrimp! Ridiculously good, grilled or roasted in the oven, and seasoned with chili and lime. Perfect for your next backyard BBQ!Photography Credit:Elise BauerLooking for a crowd-pleasing appetizer? Make bacon-wrapped shrimp! It’s kinda ridiculously good.I blame the bacon.Seriously, this one is really easy and crazy good.
Cherry frozen yogurt made with fresh or frozen cherries is EASY to make! The tart yogurt intensifies the sweet cherry flavor.Photography Credit:Elise BauerEvery year about this time my neighbor comes by with a bag of fresh Bing cherries from her tree and a plea to come pick more before the birds get them.
Tender, chocolatey chocolate banana bread! Double chocolate with cocoa and chocolate chips.Photography Credit:Elise BauerOne of the most loved recipes on the site is our banana bread, and one thing people seem to like to do to change it up is to add chocolate chips to it. That’s sort of a no-brainer, right?
Chocolate crinkle cookies! Chocolate dough rolled in powdered sugar and baked into a festive black and white cookie. They& 39;re the perfect Christmas cookies!Photography Credit:Elise BauerOne of the best parts about any holiday—be it Christmas, Thanksgiving, a birthday, Diwali, Columbus Day, whatever—is that you get an excuse to eat some of your favorite foods.
Method1 Preheat the oven to 350°F.2 Prepare the crust. Process the wafers and pecans in a food processor (or chop by hand) until fine, then add enough melted butter so that it holds together when you press a little in your fist.Press this mixture evenly into the spring-form pan along the bottom and halfway up the sides.
These homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies are the BEST! One special ingredient helps deepens the flavor and gives the chocolate chip cookies a chewier texture. It& 39;s that good. There were two major influences on this chocolate chip cookie recipe: the Nestle Toll House back-of-the-package recipe (which I think we can all agree is pretty much The Standard as far as chocolate chip cookies go) and a recipe from Christina Tosi’s cookbook Milk Bar Life.
Chocolate mousse is a great dessert for entertaining because 1) it looks pretty, 2) everyone gets their own serving, and 3) you can make it a day ahead of time.Photography Credit:Elise BauerThis Chocolate Mousse is thick, rich, creamy, and a perfect dessert for entertaining! Not only is it pretty, everyone gets their own serving, and you can make it a day ahead of time.
Circassian Chicken Salad is a classic mayo-free chicken salad with a creamy walnut sauce and paprika, garlic, green onions, and parsley.Photography Credit:Elise BauerPlease welcome guest author Hank Shaw of Hunter Angler Gardener Cook who shares one of his favorite chicken salads with us. ~EliseNot sure where I first heard of this variant on chicken salad, but I’ve been making it for years.
Ground pork formed into meatballs with minced bacon, garlic, eggs, bread crumbs, and oregano, cooked with a chipotle chili and tomato sauce.Photography Credit:Elise BauerSeveral years ago a Rick Bayless recipe for chipotle meatballs appeared in the Wednesday section of the New York Times. Fortunately we didn’t notice the recipe until a correction for it appeared in a subsequent paper, correcting the 2 cans of chipotle peppers the paper had published with the correct 2 chiles.
Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread! Made with pumpkin puree and warm fall spices, sprinkled with chocolate chips. Great for an afternoon snack with coffee!Photography Credit:Cindy RaheConfession: I am a late bloomer when it comes to my love for pumpkin.My mom doesn’t really like pumpkin, so the only encounters that I had with it before adulthood were in the form of store-bought pumpkin pies in those crinkly aluminum tins topped with a dollop of partially frozen cool whip.
Chocolate Truffles are EASY to make! Your sweetheart will LOVE these homemade truffles. Perfect for Valentine& 39;s Day!Photography Credit:Elise BauerFeatured in 13 Romantic Recipes for a Date Night InFeatured in 15 Homemade Sweet Treats for your Easter BasketWant to show me romance and sweep me off my feet?
Soft, chewy chocolate gingerbread cookies! Made with dark chocolate, cocoa powder, and fresh ginger.Photography Credit:Irvin LinWhen I bake these chocolate gingerbread cookies, the entire kitchen smells of wintry spices. It’s impossible not to feel like the holidays have arrived.Deep dark chocolate and fresh grated ginger sets these cookies apart from the other cookies on the holiday cookie plate.
Homemade chocolate pudding! Enjoy chocolate pudding the way it is supposed to be made, from scratch, with basic pudding ingredients of cocoa powder, sugar, milk, egg, and chocolate chips.Photography Credit:Elise BauerWhat to do on the last day of vacation with a kid who loves to help cook, a fridge stocked with whole milk and eggs, and a pantry with cocoa, chocolate chips and sugar?
This quick and easy-to-make chocolate French toast will turn any breakfast or brunch into a special occasion. Elevate things even further with fresh raspberries, chocolate maple syrup and a glass of real milk!This recipe is developed in partnership with Milk. Love what’s real. Valentine’s Day tends to be one of those polarizing holidays.
MethodPreheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).1 Drain the shredded zucchini: Set the shredded zucchini to drain in a sieve over a bowl. If no moisture drains out and the zucchini feels dry, sprinkle some water over it and let the excess drain.2 Whisk together dry ingredients: Vigorously whisk together the flour, cocoa, baking powder, soda, salt, and cinnamon in a bow, and set aside.
Cilantro lime shrimp! Simple sautéed shrimp with garlic, cilantro, green chile and lime.Photography Credit:Elise BauerOne of the things I love about shrimp is that it cooks up so quickly on the stovetop, perfect when you have hot weather and you don’t want to use the oven, or have the stove going too long.