Category: Recipes

Pain d’epices with confit orange

Pain d’epices is a warmly spiced honey loaf cake from France, rather like gingerbread but with milder intensity and a lighter texture. Our version has a pretty citrus topping using confit orange slices. A perfect tea time treat for Winter. For a pair of committed foodies, we found the Universe …

20 Best Whole Wheat Bread Recipes

If you’re looking for a collection of the best whole wheat bread recipes, you’ve come to the right place. We absolutely love making wheat bread. It’s delicious, wholesome, and very easy to make. Having your whole kitchen filled with the smell of freshly cooked whole wheat bread is amazing. Here …

Best Sweet and Sour Meatballs for Passover

Spring is almost here so that also means that both Easter and Passover is almost here. In the spring there is a chance for growth and a new beginning. Green seems to be one of the colors associated with spring and many other colors such as yellow, pink, and blue …

How to Preserve Cooked Beans the Right Way

If you are a working person who struggles to maintain a healthy diet based on home-cooked meals, then you came to the right place to look for effective ways to cook and save your meals for a longer time. We know that you are often too busy or too tired …

The Ultimate Guide to Making Subway Tuna

One of the staples of takeaway food, Subway Tuna sandwich is a great meal to have. If you’ve ever been curious or wanted to make it by yourself, we have meticulously made this guide just for you! Why would you want to know this recipe? Even if you’re not curious …

Cheese & Nougat Spread Recipe

Keeping your children happy is pretty much impossible when it comes to food. The path to their tummies is a dangerous one, laden with foods that they don’t want to eat or are sick of. The problem is, most children refuse to follow a healthy diet that is otherwise necessary …

Great Recipes for Canned Salmon

As great of a fish everyone considers salmon to be, it can sometimes be hard to obtain for some people. Some of us may not find an abundance of it in their local markets. Others simply cannot afford to purchase it because of their budget. Actually, a significant number of …

Root Vegetables: Winter Recipes

Cold, wet winter nights bring to mind warm comfort foods and root vegetables are wonderful ingredients in these two comforting classics. There are many nutritions and delicious root vegetables at their peak season during the winter months. Try one of these delicious comfort food recipes the next time you and …

Winter Foods: What’s Considered a Winter Food?

Have you ever wondered what foods are considered “Winter Foods”? Here is a list of foods that are considered to be winter foods, as well as recipes to make this winter. There are 9 winter food dishes that are very popular: Macaroni and cheese Creamed soups Cheese based casseroles Cheesecakes …

Van Dyken Christmas Roast

When selecting a Christmas Dinner we usually pick from the top 3, Turkey, Ham or Beef. If you’re selecting a succulent Roast Beef to share with your guests, this is a great recipe. When selecting a cut of meat it is important to pick something both flavorful and tender. Prime …

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Thanksgiving is on its way, and that means that everyone out there will be heating up their ovens, stoves, and deep fryers to get some food ready for all of the inevitable family gatherings. Everyone already expects the same old turkey, dressing, and cranberry sauce. So why not surprise everyone …

How to Make the Perfect Chinese White Sauce

Chinese food is one of the healthiest and tastiest foods in the world, that’s why I believe that having a Chinese Cookbook and some Chopsticks is essential in every kitchen. Once you try Chinese food and like it, you’re bond to become addicted to this cuisine. And if you’re already …

Autumn Recipes: Beef Stew

Autumn is coming, and with it comes cooler, crisper weather, with winter following hard on its heels. That makes it the time to get out the recipes for warming, filling comfort foods, and one of the old fashioned classics is beef stew. Making a pot of beef stew is easy, …

How to Cook Frozen Chicken Wings

Most of us use chicken as one of the main ingredients for cooking a lot of tasty dishes. That’s why you probably have some chicken wings stored in your freezer. But you don’t always have to know what to do with them. You just have them there, waiting. Your kids …

Apple Pandowdy Recipe

Making an Apple Pandowdy is incredibly easy! Here’s our favorite recipe for it: Ingredients: 2 cups sliced cooking apples 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 teasp. nutmeg 1/4 teasp. cinnamon 1/4 teasp. salt. Directions: Put the apples in a greased 8″ x 8″ x 2″ pan. Sprinkle with brown sugar, nutmeg, …

Recipes for Grilling in Early Fall

Tailgating parties are a popular early Fall pastime in our community, with thousands of people joining in the fun of parking lot grilling every time the Broncos play a home game. In the old days, a tailgating party consisted of nothing more than a cooler of beer and a bag …

Labor Day Holiday Grilled Desserts

What better way to say farewell to summer than with a grill party? And what party would be complete without dessert? Read on to discover some quick and easy recipes for dessert on the grill (and please don’t forget to clean your grill between the brats and sweets). Pina-Colada slices: …

Easy Fourth of July Recipes for the Grill

The summer months are fast approaching and no one should be caught unprepared for the prime barbecue season. Foremost in our collective mind is the Fourth of July Holiday and scenes of smoke rising from the grill, children running loose in bathing suits, and adults chatting under lush green canopies …

Best Baked Acorn Squash Recipe

Growing up under my mother’s roof, I got to try all sorts of different and unusual foods. While my mother wasn’t a big fan of summer squash, she always enjoyed winter squash, particularly acorn. I can remember watching her prepare acorn squash and the sweet smell that permeated the house …

Four Chocolate Squares Recipe

This is a very simple to make recipe that results in a gooey chocolaty dessert bar that is delicious plain or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. With only 5 ingredients it is a perfect recipe for youngsters to use to learn about baking. This recipe will …

Easy Crock Pot Baked Apples Recipe

This recipe works well whether your apples are fresh and crisp or a little on the mellow side. It’s an excellent fall dish, but perfect any time. It’s easy to make in your crock pot. It ‘s a good choice for a healthy dessert! It can stand alone as a …

Fail-Proof Baked Chicken with Crispy Skin

After being married for several years, I now have a few easy, fail-proof go-to recipes. Ones that I can make with my eyes closed, I know everyone will eat – and like, and I know I probably have everything I need already in the kitchen. One of the best recipes …

3 Types Baked Beans Recipe

To complete our picnic I make baked beans. This was one of my mother’s favorite meals and we think of her as we sit down to dinner. We have changed our baked bean recipe through time and have adjusted it to suit our taste. There are certain things that are …

Recipe for Baked Salmon with Miso

Salmon is fast and easy to prepare. Seasoned with a little salt and pepper, a salmon steak will cook in minutes under a broiler or on your grill. But why stop with just salt and pepper? You can add an exotic flavor to salmon that will leave your dinner guests …

Sweet Potato Recipe with Baked Apples

If you are tired of the old candied yam recipe and want to try something new with sweet potatoes, this recipe is for you. It is a real crowd pleaser and is perfect for dinner. This sweet potato and baked apples recipe is a favorite of my family. I have …

Toddler Friendly No Bake Snowball Cookie Recipe

Looking for an easy cookie recipe that you can do together with your toddler or preschooler. This is one of my favorites. It is quick, easy and very tasty. My son especially loves using his toy hammer to crush the graham crackers! Super Yummy Snowball Cookies Ingredients: 3/4 cup peanut …

Chicken Kiev Dinner and Baked Apple Dessert

Despite its Ukrainian name, chicken Kiev was first made by a French chef named Nicolas François Appert. This gentleman might best be known to you as the man who discovered the idea of canning, pickling and otherwise preserving food. Chicken Kiev: Ingredients: 3 boneless chicken breasts 4 tablespoons butter, softened …

No Bake Peanut Butter Krispies

Peanut Butter and Rice Krispies are the two main ingredients for making these delicious cookies! They are some of the easiest and simplest treats you can make, and you do not even have to bake them! Let your kids help you make these. They may just remember the two of …

Easy Zucchini Bake Recipe

Recently I prepared my Aunt Vi’s “Zucchini Bake” for a holiday luncheon at work. The next day, I gave the recipe to six people. I’ve been thinking about putting the recipe on Helium, and this clinched it. I tried finding another recipe similar to this one, but I simply didn’t …

Vegetarian Beer Pairing: A Night Out at the Grill

I’m not a vegetarian, but a good friend of mine is. Recently I had a beer tasting party and cookout, and she came and indulged. I had the beer, she had the (mushroom) burger. Together, we had a tasty vegetarian beer pairing. Read on to duplicate the experience: The Beer: …

Al Roker’s Grilled Glazed Donuts

If you are looking for a dessert you can put on the grill, you can try this fun recipe for grilled glazed donuts! This is a very easy recipe to make, and your family and friends might love this unusual grilled treat! This recipe is, or at least was, one …

Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less: Chicken Mozzarella

Need a fast and nutritious recipe for dinner tonight? This recipe is ready in 30 minutes or less! Try chicken mozzarella with grilled boneless chicken breasts smothered in Italian-style tomatoes and topped with mozzarella cheese. Pair this hearty main dish with salad and fresh bread from the grocery bakery. Save …

Awesome Grilled Pork Loin Recipe

It’s Sunday afternoon, and you want something quick and easy. A pork loin or tenderloin is the perfect thing to put on your grill, and can be accompanied by a variety of sides (I prefer grilled vegetables-see my other article about grilling vegetables). By using this recipe, I was able …

Awesome Grilled Chicken Breasts Recipe

It’s about 4:00, and you’re headed home early to surprise the family. You get home, and the chicken breasts are still frozen, and you’ve got less than an hour before dinner is supposed to be on the table. Relax, and follow these simple steps. Marinade. You can use one of …

Summer Sweet Grilled Peach Green Salad

Looking for a healthy and quick dinner recipe, try this sweet grilled peach salad. Preparation time is approximately 15 to 20 minutes and all ingredients can be found at your local market. Ingredients: 1 package (6.5 oz) of sweet butter lettuce mix 2 ripe peaches, sliced ½ cucumber slices (cut …

Easy Smoked Cabbage Recipe

Should you want to add a great side item to any meal Smoked cabbage is the answer. This is especially good with the holiday ham because the flavors compliment each other so well. Cabbage prepared this way is always great when served with other grilled foods such as steaks, brats …

Best George Foreman Grill Recipes

My girlfriend and I received a George Foreman “Lean Mean Fat-Reducing Grilling Machine” from my sister as a going-away present when we began graduate school last summer. In the six months since we received the George Foreman Grill, we have experimented with many recipes. The George Foreman Grill allows us …

Great Recipes for Grilling with Lean Beef

Good, healthy recipes for lean beef on the grill are really quite hard to find. Especially for grilling, we tend to want plenty of fat on our cuts of beef, because it adds to the moisture and flavor of the meat. Unfortunately, it can be a bit hazardous to the …

Wisconsin-Style Pork Ribs with Sauer Kraut

This is one of the easiest recipes in existence, but quite tasty, if you’re a sauer kraut person. Ingredients: 1 rack pork ribs (or equivalent amount of country-style ribs) 1 (12oz) bottle of beer (the darker the better) 2 cans sauer kraut (or enough to cover ribs) Recommended reading: Best …