Category: Intermediate

Beef Bourguinon

June 22nd, 2015
  Ingredients1 tbsp olive oil1/4 lb. thick-cut bacon, cut into 2 inch strips2 lbs. beef shoulder steaks, cubedSalt & pepper, to taste1 medium onion, chopped2 tsp thyme3 bay leaves4 cloves garlic, minced1/2 cup fresh parsley leav… more »

Coriander Pork Chops with Sauteed Apples and Caramelized Onions

June 15th, 2015
  Ingredients3 tbsp butter, divided1/4 cup vegetable oil2 medium onions, sliced1 tsp salt1 tsp black pepper2 Rome apples, peeled and cut into wedgesSauce4 tbsp ground coriander2 tsp ground cumin4 tbsp dijon mustard4 tbsp honey… more »

Jack Daniel's Brownies

May 11th, 2015
  IngredientsBrownies1 box (18 oz.) brownie mix1 egg1/3 cup oilTopping Directions more »

Lemon-Garlic Cream Fettuccine

April 20th, 2015
  IngredientsTopping3 tsp grated lemon peel2 tsp minced fresh parsley2 garlic cloves, minced8 oz. uncooked fettuccineSauce1/4 cup butter1 small onion, chopped2 garlic cloves, minced1 tsp grated lemon peel1 1/2 cup heavy… more »

Triple Cheese Balls

February 16th, 2015
A single base mixture serves to create three different flavors of cheeseball.  All three are great, though my personal favorite is the Gorgonzola-cranberry. Yield: 20 servings   Ingredients4 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened2 cups… more »

Goat Cheese Cranberry Appetizers

February 9th, 2015
  Ingredients4 oz. soft goat cheese, softened4 oz. cream cheese, softenedPaprikaOreganoDried cranberriesCrackers DirectionsCream together the two cheeses with the spices.  Spoon into a pastry bag.Using a star tip, pipe onto the… more »

Stuffed Chicken Rolls

February 2nd, 2015
  Ingredients5 boneless, skineless chicken breasts, 1/2 lb. each1/2 lb. sliced ham1 lb. sliced provolone cheese1/4 cup flour1/2 cup grated parmesan, divided1/2 tsp sage1/4 tsp paprika1/4 tsp pepper1 can (10 3/4 oz.) condensed cream… more »

Grilled Pizza

January 19th, 2015
My step mother shared this grilled pizza recipe with us.  It's a great alternative to traditional pizza, with a thin crust and whatever toppings you can dream up. Yield: 6 pizzasIngredients1 3/4 cups warm water4 1/2 tsp yeast1 tbsp molasses… more »

Grasshopper Ice Cream Cake

January 5th, 2015
Ingredients40 crushed Oreos, divided1/2 cup melted butter3 1/2 - 4 cups vanilla ice cream, softened2 cups heavy whipping cream1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow fluff1/4 cup milkPeppermint flavoringGreen food coloring6 whole Oreos Directio… more »

Sweet Potato Bake

December 29th, 2014
  Ingredients6 large sweet potatoes (or 4 huge sweet potatoes)3 tbsp butter1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple, undrained1/2 cup dried cranberries, divided1/3 cup orange juice3/4 tsp salt2/3 cup miniature marshmallows1/3 cup chopped pecan… more »

Homemade Twinkies

October 20th, 2014
  Ingredients Directions   Adapted from Cake Boss. more »

Tomato Basil Mac and Cheese

October 13th, 2014
  Ingredients1/4 cup balsamic vinegar1/4 cup sugar1/2 of a white onion, chopped28 oz. grated cheddar, jack, colby, or provolone cheese (Or a mixture of them ) Directions more »

Rum Squares with Bacon

October 6th, 2014
  Ingredients1 lb. bacon1 1/4 cup flour1 3/4 cups sugar1/4 tsp salt1 1/2 cups egg whites1 tsp vanilla1/2 cup powdered sugar1/2 cup rum1/2 liter cooking oil Directions   Adapted from Epic Meal Time. more »

Panzanella Pasta

September 22nd, 2014
  Ingredients4 oz. uncooked spaghetti1/2 cup + 2 tbsp olive oil, divided6 cups cubed french bread (1" cubes)1/3 cup red wine vinegar2 tbsp spicy brown mustard1 tsp salt1/2 tsp black pepper4 cups grape tomatoes, halved2 yellow bell p… more »

Maltball Cake

September 15th, 2014
  Ingredients1 box (18.25 oz) german chocolate cake, with ingredients listed on the box1 can (16 oz) caramel frosting1 can (12 oz) chocolate frosting2 packages Whoppers (12 oz. each) DirectionsPrepare cake mix according to package ins… more »