Category: Recipes

Seasonal Cooking: Two Celeriac Inspired Recipes

There is a wise old saying that “For everything there is a season” and perhaps nowhere is that more true than with cooking. Prudent chefs and home cooks know how to take advantage of fresh, seasonal offerings like winter vegetables into their menus. One winter vegetable that is plentiful and …

How to Cook a Perfect Turkey Every Time

OK, I am sure there are a lot of people who have written how to articles for cooking turkey, and maybe a few agree with my method, but this is tried and true. There are some simple, yet steadfast, rules for ensuring you have a perfectly cooked turkey. There is …

Beth’s Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe

Well it’s almost here; the air is getting crisp, the leaves are falling and my husband is bugging me every five minutes with the what’s for Thanksgiving questions. It took me several tries to perfect my turkey. I never did like stuffing the turkey. I always preferred to have my …

A Great Easy to Make Turkey Recipe

A Great Turkey Recipe for Thanksgiving or Christmas Ingredients: Turkey Orange x 1 large Satsuma x 1 Apple x 1 medium Carrot x 1 large Onion x 1 large Mushrooms approx 10 large Bacon x 1 pack Butter (real not margarine) 8 oz. Method: Pre-heat the oven to approx. 375F. …

Another Simple Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe

I have spent years looking for the best turkey recipe for Thanksgiving dinner. I have struggled to find a recipe that keeps the turkey moist while still allowing the skin to turn a lovely shade of golden brown. I have tried injecting the bird with different mixtures, rubbing it down …

Chicken in Wine Sauce Crock Pot Recipe

Crock Pot cooking was extremely popular back in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. In the past few years there has been a resurgence in preparing meals with crock pots, as people discover they can often start their meal before going in to work and let it slowly cook all …

5 Fall Fruits You Should Dehydrate

Autumn is already here, and it’s time to prepare for the winter. During those cold months, your favorite fall fruits won’t be available. If you want to have them on hand for your favorite recipes, it’s best to dehydrate them now. This is my must-dehydrate list. From the beginning of …

5 Delicious Fall Desserts You Have To Try

This season is filled with delicious fruits, and for me, that means that it is one big sweet season. No better time for experimenting with new and interesting desserts, and if you agree, you will love these fall desserts recipes I prepared for you! Cooking is one thing, and it …

5 Delicious Fall Breakfast Foods

You can’t let the most important meal of your day be something ordinary. Check out my favorite, tasty and extraordinary autumn breakfasts that will definitely make you enjoy the season! I understand that some mornings are tougher than others. You open your eyes, and it’s rainy and cold outside, and …

Tangy Glazed Turkey: A Savory Turkey Recipe

To be perfectly honest with you Turkey is my forte. When the family rotation rolls around to my address every few years, let’s just say it is looked upon with great anticipation. In years past in order to get out of Turkey duty, I have gone so far as to …

4 Mouth-Watering Fall Bread Recipes

Have you noticed that as soon as autumn comes, we all want warm food? There’s nothing lovelier than a piece of warm, delicious, homemade bread during these rainy autumn days. These 4 recipes are just the perfect addition to any meal, and they are easy to make! I love entertaining, …

4 Great Fall Sandwiches You Need To Try

Sometimes, there’s no time for complicated recipes that take forever. Sometimes you just want to indulge in some hearty, aroma-rich sandwiches, and if you keep reading, you will find my 4 best recipes for fall sandwiches. Recommended reading: Best Paleo Diet Cookbooks Yes, sandwiches are simple to make, but whoever …

4 Fall Foods You Need To Deep Fry

Not every food can be deep fried, and not every food should, but, you need to deep fry these 4 autumn foods! Preparation of these 4 takes little to no time, and the taste? Yum! As soon as the weather becomes a bit chillier, I tend to pull my deep …

4 Delicious Fall Sous Vide Recipes

Every fall I find myself acting like a child in a candy store, whenever I visit the grocery market. Why? All of that fresh autumn produce makes me want to cook the day away! Zucchini, squash, sweet potatoes… I can already feel my taste-buds tingling. If you share my autumn-enthusiasm, …

3 Fall-Inspired Healthy Juice Recipes

Whether you’re trying to build your immunity up a bit for the flu season, lose weight, find a perfect coffee replacement pick-me-up combo, or just looking for some tasty new drinks, these juice recipes will be your answer. You see, autumn fruits and veggies are not just tasty, they are …

Plantain Recipes – How to Prepare and Cook Plantains

Plantain: that one fruit that looks like a big banana, primarily found and used in and around Puerto Rico and other tropical locales. Sometimes green, sometimes light brown, but never quite seems yellow enough to look delicious. Maybe you weren’t paying attention at the grocery store and thought they were …

Best Glazed Tofu Turkey Recipe with Stuffing

Tofu Turkey is a great way to make meals different in the home. Also it’s a wise choice for the wallet and your family’s health. Both vegetarians and meat eaters alike benefit from eating tofu. Make it a Tofurkey night at your home with your family! Gather what you will …

Hot, Spicy, Tangy Cajun-Injected Turkey Recipe

Hot, Spicy, Tangy Cajun-Injected Turkey Recipe – Growing up in the northeastern U.S. and celebrating every Thanksgiving ravaging traditional NE America’s thanksgiving cuisine, you can not imagine the somersaults my mouth did when I first tasted a Cajun-injected Thanksgiving turkey. Because of job related responsibilities, I found myself held over …

Fall Treats: Non-Cooking Recipes

Fall brings to mind apples and Halloween treats. The season is full of activities that keep you on your toes. Here are some recipes that don’t require you to cook. Just cut, dice, mix, throw together and viola, you served up a delicious fare. Party Apples 5 lb bag of …

Herbal Dry Turkey Recipes

While roasting, every turkey “sweats,” its pores open, and this allows moisture to escape, resulting in dry meat. Dry turkey rubs seals and seasons the skin of the turkey, reducing the amount of sweating and increasing the inner meat moisture. The fat from the turkey, combined with the rub, also …

Mom’s Homemade Apple Crisp Recipe

Apple crisp is probably my favorite dessert. It’s a wonderful fall comfort food, and a good way to sneak a little extra fiber or fruit into the reluctant child (or spouse!) I love it warm, right out of the oven. But make a double batch, because the left-overs are delicious …

Crockpot Turkey Recipes

Having a stove on which only two burners worked, with only one oven, would have made preparing meals difficult at the best of times. On Thanksgiving, it was a far bigger obstacle. I, however, am not one to be deterred by a challenge. I was determined to not only offer …

A Simple Thanksgiving Turkey

The best Thanksgiving Turkey in my household is always the easiest and least time consuming part of the meal yet the best tasting dish on the menu. For a simple Thanksgiving meal this year try my favorite recipe. 20-25 pound Turkey (frozen or fresh) If frozen be sure to thaw …

Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe: Roasted Herb Fried Turkey

Year after year we follow the same thanksgiving turkey recipes and end up with the same thanksgiving dinner. This year try something different and add a fresh new twist to your thanksgiving Turkey. Recipes such as the following will add that perfect twist to your family meal. My family has …

Cook with Tasty Asian Fruits You Need to Try

While you might be familiar with mangoes, papayas, pineapples, and bananas, there are still a slew of interesting Asian fruits to taste. Check out this short list of how to eat and cook with these tasty Asian fruits that you need to try. Make sure to use a pineapple corer …

Try Out Cinnamon Raisin Bread for Your Next Holiday Sale

Many people are creating fundraising events in different ways in order to encourage more people to help others. Instead of simply focusing on material things to sell, there are families who create a bake sale instead, which became popular in kids clubs, churches, and educational institutions. Do you know that …

No Cook Candied Orange Peels

Here’s a fun and easy recipe for candied orange peels that doesn’t require cooking. Kids can help with this fun, easy to make recipe. This associated content article recipe for candied orange peels features easy clean up as everything is made directly in one container. Orange peels are edible. Here’s …

Grandma’s New Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe

Deep frying the Thanksgiving turkey has become a big fad. Many people swear this is the only way to prepare the bird for the big feast. They claim that deep frying will give you a crisp outside, juicy meat and be the best turkey you will ever eat. However, there …

Michigan Apple Harvest: Healthy Goodness

Michigan’s apples are some of the best in the world. Loaded with vitamins, great in many recipes, delicious and versatile, it’s no wonder that the apple was the serpent’s weapon of choice for Adam and Eve. My native state of Michigan is home to hundreds of apple orchards, cider mills, …

Soft Diet Post-Operative and Sore Throat Recipes

After four tonsillectomy surgeries, two wisdom teeth surgeries and countless sore throats and soft diet prescriptions, I’ve gotten very good at cooking nutritious, post-operative meals. Here is my arsenal of soft diet recipes for healing. These recipes contain foods rich in vitamins and protein for post-op recovery, plus they focus …

Simply Asian: Teriyaki Chicken Recipe

Asian cuisine may appear daunting, but if you are properly prepared, Asian cooking can be fun and simple. The hardest part of creating an authentic Asian dish is probably finding the necessary ingredients. Before you begin planning your meal, be sure to find a grocery store or market that has …

Leftover Turkey Recipes Using Bok Choy

Do you need a unique and super healthy way to use up that leftover turkey? These two recipes use bok choy, or Chinese white cabbage which is a delicious vegetable similar to celery that is rich in nutrients. As well as being filling and satisfying, bok choy is very high …

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwich Recipe

The slow cooker lends itself perfectly to the desired “low and slow” cooking technique that is the mantra of every barbeque enthusiast. Southern style pulled pork is a form of barbecue characterized by slow cooking which results in tender, succulent meat. While the cuts of meat used vary by region …

3 Sweet and Easy Cooking Recipes for Kids

You’d be hard-pressed to find a kid out there who doesn’t love being ridiculous, and what’s more ridiculous than sweet versions of the foods they love to eat? Here are some recipes that will be both easy and fun for your child. Sweet sushi Here is a link on how …

7 Delicious Summer Salads with 5 Ingredients

Summer is the season for enjoying the beautiful sunshine, cooking outside on the grill and enjoying the long hours of daylight. For a quick meal for any night of the week, just grill up some of your favorite meat, prepared in any matter you choose and add one of these …

5 Simple Chicken Tips (and 2 awesome recipes)

Sometimes it’s good to have easy to read tips on the best ways to cook chicken, especially if you are in a hurry. Here are the chicken basics to enhance your cooking experience and get the best flavor out of your chicken. Best Cooking Methods For: Chicken wings: Broil, Grill, …

Healthy Food Substitutions for Everyday Cooking Recipes

Healthy recipe modifications zero in on unhealthy pantry favorites. This guide details 10 common cooking ingredients and healthy substitutions that can be used instead; cook up something that’s tasty and healthy! Who says living well has to taste like cardboard? Substitute Table Salt with Fresh Herbs and Spices Reaching for …