Category: Recipes

St. Patrick’s Day: Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Irish Soda Bread is a staple food in Ireland. With the biscuit type quality, it is great warm from the oven with butter and jam! The cross cut on the top was marked so the bread could be divided into equal portions. This bread is very easy to make, no …

St. Patrick’s Day Dessert Recipes

St. Patrick’s Day has always been one of my favorite holidays! The number one reason is because my family has lots of Irish heritage. so I really make sure I wear green and I will pinch you if I catch you not wearing green! The second reason is because green …

Osso Bucco, the Hollow Bone: An Italian Favorite

Ok, ok, I know what you’re thinking, if you’ve read my stuff before, you know I like things simple and straight forward, and already “Osso Bucco” sounds way to fancy. In addition, GASP!, it’s VEAL. Well, PC I am not, and this is my all-time favorite dish. This evening, I …

A Green Menu for St. Patrick’s Day

Two years ago in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, my sister and I went on a quest for the perfect St. Patrick’s Day recipes. After a disappointing Internet search, we decided to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with green food. Our delicious menu of green food certainly made the day more …

African Recipe: Peanut Butter Soup

Peanut Butter Soup is a delicious West African dish. It is a simple yet flavorful stew that is different than anything you have tasted before. Although this dish may be new to you, I assure you this is comfort food. I had eaten it many times but never personally prepared …

Baked Baccala – Simple, Easy, Delicious

Baccala is an Italian word for salted cod fish. In the days before refrigeration salt was used to preserve many food staples including meats and fish. When you buy baccala, try to look for pieces of similar thickness as this will allow for the most even cooking. Baccala needs some …

Two, No Sodium Added Soup Recipes

If you are like me, you love soup during cold winter months but cannot eat soup with salt in it (canned soups are out of the question for me, even though I love my can opener), you can make your own soup, have it taste great, and not add any …

Thanksgiving Roasted Turkey Recipes

I always roast our turkeys for Thanksgiving because I don’t own a deep fryer large enough to cook a turkey. I normally roast my Thanksgiving turkey in the oven. I did one year have a turkey small enough to put in my George Foreman rotisserie. I normally rub it with …

Jerk Chicken: A Meal for Any Season

During these cold and sometime bleak winter months. Things have a tendency to slow down. Way down! Including your spirits. But have no fear, Randy’s here! With an island cure to help lift ya spirits now! You know Just because its cold outside and snow is on the ground, that doesn’t …

Thanksgiving Deep Fried Turkey Recipes

When I worked at Albertson’s, there was a deli manager who fixed a deep fried turkey for the employee Thanksgiving dinner. He used a seasoning rub that his family from Louisiana had used for generations. He deep fried it in the deep fryer in his department. That was the first …

How to Make Valentine’s Cookies

Cookies are a great way to show your significant other that you care about them. If your sweetheart enjoys both coffee and chocolate (and you don’t want to impress her with a chocolate fountain), then use this amazing recipe to keep them satisfied. Recommended reading: Best Cookie Cookbooks Ingredients List …

2 Very Easy Air Fried Turkey Recipes

Try these delicious and healthy roast turkey recipes for Thanksgiving day. I) Turkey Roasted in Herbs: Ingredients:- -1 whole bone-in turkey breast (2.5 to 3 kg) -2 tablespoons olive oil -1 tablespoon minced garlic (3 cloves) -1 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice -2 teaspoons dry mustard -1 tablespoon chopped fresh …

How to Easily Roast Delicious Cremini Mushrooms

It is hard to go wrong with oven roasted vegetables. However, of all of my delicious roasted vegetables recipes, I think this one for Roasted Garlic Mushrooms is one of the best yet. I have been eating loads of cremini mushrooms lately, as they are one of the few locally …

Kidd Kraddick’s Brown Bag Turkey

What you will need: Turkey Onion Garlic Carrot Big Brown Paper Bag The most important part of the recipe is the Brown Paper Bag. You cannot use a plastic bag or you will end up steaming the turkey and not roasting. The second most important part of this recipe is …

How to Cook Chicken on a Smoker

Been craving that smoked chicken you had at a restaurant the other night? Bought a smoker but want to start by cooking something rather easily? Well this guide is for you. Delicious, smoked chicken done right in your backyard done just like the restaurants! Recommended reading: 20 Grilling Essentials you …

Southern Turkey Recipes for Thanksgiving

Turkey recipes for Thanksgiving have as many varieties as there are places that celebrate the holiday. Here are some of my favorite southern turkey recipes that will work perfectly for your family on Thanksgiving. You can also check out my Southern Fish and Seafood Recipes. Classic Southern Stuffed Turkey 1 …

How to Make Sugar Cookies!

Have you ever caught yourself raiding the best compact refrigerator for a mouthwatering, tasty midnight snack!? If not, maybe you find yourself stumped in the kitchen deciding what type of snack to make your family. Well what’s better than a delicious homemade sugar cookie and a glass of milk? Follow …

New Year’s Eve Punch and Cocktail Recipes

Who says New Year’s Eve punch recipes have to wintery? Why not warm up the holidays with some festive traditional and non-traditional punch and cocktail recipes? Here are sangria, Wassail bowl, plantar’s punch, cafe mocha and other fun recipes. Festive New Year’s Sangria punch: The holidays are the perfect time …

Make Ahead Cinnamon Buns and Christmas Macarons

My family absolutely loves this recipe for cinnamon buns. They are softer and a bit smaller than a traditional cinnamon roll. My husband prefers them this way! Every Christmas, I make these using the “to freeze” method for my mommy friends. What better gift to give my busy, exhausted mommy …

Blackened Turkey Recipe for Thanksgiving

It’s every cook’s worst nightmare: a burned Thanksgiving dinner. But with this recipe, it’s o.k. to burn your bird. The “Blackened Turkey” will be a moist and tender delight for your Thanksgiving guests. It will also scare the heck out of them if they take a look in the oven: …

How to Cook a Perfect Holiday Ham

Making a Christmas Ham is a tradition in my family. Every year we will make our Christmas ham along with homemade garlic mashed potatoes, stuffing with sausage, scalloped potatoes, vegetables, and the whole nine yards. Each year our Christmas ham is always different because I enjoy making different marinades for …

Charcoal Grilled Thanksgiving Whole Turkey Recipe

What you will need: One 10-12lb turkey, fully thawed and innards removed Apple wood or Hickory wood chips One square aluminum pan filled ½ inch deep with water Six 6-inch rosemary sprigs Two whole oranges, halved Two whole lemons, halved Olive Oil – enough to generously cover the bird (Could …

Southern Thanksgiving Turkey

The turkey is the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving meal and everyone has high hopes that it is going to be wonderfully delicious and juicy. Southern Thanksgiving Turkey is easy to make and is really delicious. Southern Thanksgiving Turkey 12 to 18 lb turkey, thawed 1 apple, chopped 1 celery stalk, …

Simple Turkey Recipe for Anyone

First when it comes to cooking large roasts, turkeys or even a whole chickens it is best to cook the meat slow and for a long length of time to make sure it is cooked properly. I learned this over time of course, since in my earlier years all the …