Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe If you can find it, use fine white cornmeal, which is the primary cornmeal used in the South. Buttermilk adds flavor and tang, but is not strictly necessary. Method 1 Cut unpeeled tomatoes into 1/2 inch slices. 2 Heat the peanut oil in a skillet on medium heat. baked coconut chicken strips. « Dinner « Meals « back to her roots Babyface has a “thing” for sweet foods. He rarely dislikes food I make, but on those rare occasions, his complaint is almost always, “it isn’t sweet enough.” I don’t care if we are talking about cookies or chicken, it all needs to have an element of sweetness to satisfy his tastebuds. Now contrast that with me. Almost every recipe that crosses my countertop gets it’s sugar content cut dramatically. I definitely have a sweet tooth, but I’d rather my sweet tooth be satisfied in controlled and well-balanced doses. Needless to say, it has taken quite a few years to perfect dishes that happily satisfy both of us. Of all of our culinary compromises, this coconut chicken may be the pièce de résistance. These chicken strips are kinda like us a couple—contrasting, yet totally complementary. Also, to satisfy both of us, they are baked, not fried. You might be tempted to skip the sweet chili sauce, but I promise you, it is worth it! Baked Coconut Chicken Strips Inspired by Budget Bites Serves Four
Sour Cream Apple Pie Recipe at Epicurious For the topping 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour For the filling 1 1/3 cups sour cream 2/3 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 large eggs 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 5 large Granny Smith apples (about 2 1/4 pounds) Preparation Roll out the dough 1/8 inch thick on a lightly floured surface, fit it into a 10-inch (6-cup capacity) pie plate, and flute the edge decoratively. Chill the shell while making the topping and the filling. Make the topping: In a small bowl blend together the butter, the sugar, the cinnamon, and the flour until the mixture is combined well and chill the topping, covered, while making the filling. Make the filling: In a large bowl whisk together the sour cream, the sugar, the salt, the vanilla, the eggs, and the flour until the mixture is smooth, add the apples, peeled, cored, and sliced thin, and stir the filling until it is combined well.
Roman-style Chicken Recipe : Giada De Laurentiis Directions Season the chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. In a heavy, large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. When the oil is hot, cook the chicken until browned on both sides. Remove from the pan and set aside. Keeping the same pan over medium heat, add the peppers and prosciutto and cook until the peppers have browned and the prosciutto is crisp, about 5 minutes. If serving immediately, add the capers and the parsley.
14 Things to Know About Cooking Beans - A Mighty Appetite 14 Things to Know About Cooking Beans It's taken a long time, but a few years ago, I finally got to a place where cooking a pot of dried beans didn't make me run for the hills. Much of my education is based on trial and error, with a little help from bean experts such as Rancho Gordo's Steve Sando. During my schooling, I've noticed a dramatic increase in bean interest not only because they're a cheap form of protein but because they're good for you. (Hello, fiber, amino acids and calcium!) 2. 3. 4. Unfortunately, there's no way of deciphering the age of a bag of beans on the supermarket shelf, which is why I urge bean lovers across America to explore the world of heirloom beans - older, wiser and brimming with personality, yet generally sold within one year of harvest, which in the dried bean world is a pretty fresh bean. 5. 6. Cooking 7. 8. 9. 10. Seasoning 11. 12. 13. 14. And as always, I invite you to spill the beans.
Ooey Gooey Butter Cookies Who doesn't love an ooey gooey cookie that just melts in your mouth? Priscilla over at Priscilla's Baking Adventures posted an amazing receipe for "Ooey Gooey Butter Cookies" that I am dying to try and thought I'd share with you in case you felt compelled as well. "Gooey Butter Cookies" 1 8oz. pkg. cream cheese 1/2 c. butter, softened 1 egg 1/4 tsp. vanilla 1 yellow cake mix 1/2 c. powdered sugar DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. And just as proof, don't these look amazing!??! I'm thinking these would make some amazing cookies for Operation Baking Gals, Round 5. If you like this recipe, you will love my post on holiday cookies. Thanks for visiting! The best new recipes from Smitten Kitchen | punchfork.com Slow Cooker Italian White Beans 1 16 oz. pkg dry beans white bean (Great Northern) 4-6 garlic cloves, peeled and minced or pressed 6 cups water or low sodium vegetable broth 1 large onion, chopped 2 large bay leaves 1 1/2 tsp. dried basil or 1 tablespoon fresh, minced 1/4 tsp. dried oregano 1/2 tsp. fresh Rosemary, minced 1/3 tsp. cracked black pepper or coarsely ground 1 cup sun dried tomatoes in oil, finely chopped 1 cup cured black olives in oil, pitted 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil Cooks Note: Broth may be added to water to make six cups if the full amount is not available. Low sodium broth will help avoid toughening of the beans caused by salt. One half cup black olive tapenade or one cup ripe black canned olives may be substituted for the cured olives, but we recommend using cured olives for the fullest flavor. Wash beans and pick over, discarding any mismatched or broken beans or debris. Combine ingredients except for olive and tomatoes in a slow cooker. Set slow cooker to high setting.