Oven Roasted Potatoes When I heard this month’s Kitchen Bootcamp Challenge was potatoes, I was pumped. Originally, I had great plans for the sweet potatoes still in my basement from last fall, but after researching and chatting with the hubby, I decided to go with Yukon Gold potatoes instead. My husband isn’t a huge fan of sweet potatoes and I wanted to make something he would enjoy too, so that’s how I settled on this oven roasted potato recipe. Yukon Golds are our favorite potato to grow in the garden and they absolutely melt in your mouth when freshly dug from the garden. I did some more searching through The Professional Chef and on the web and actually settled on a recipe from epicurious.com. Don’t get me wrong, there was nothing wrong with the flavor, just a personal preference as far as how potato-coated my hands were when I was done. Notes:The above link to The Professional Chef is an amazon affiliate link. You Might Also Like:
recipe detail This recipe is adapted from Bruce Aidells' "Complete Book of Pork." It creates a rich, aromatic crust in the style of a large celebratory roast. The pan drippings can be made into gravy as per the accompanying Fresh Pork Leg Roast With Herb Gravy, but substitute unsalted beef stock or broth for the low-sodium broth to compensate for the extra salt coming from the crust, and be sure to strain the pan drippings to avoid over-seasoning. To make rub: Put all the ingredients for the rub in the bowl of a food processor and process for 30 seconds. To make pork: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Set the roast in a shallow roasting pan, fat side up. When the roast has finished resting, transfer it to a cutting board.
Food - Recipes : Spiced pulled pork with sage and onion stuffing and barbecue... PictureTheRecipe Lemon Chicken Piccata Recipe Barbecued Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Homemade BBQ Sauce, Cole Slaw, and Frie... Directions Place the pork in a baking dish. In a bowl, combine the sugar, Essence, salt, cumin, paprika, pepper, and cayenne. Rub the seasoning evenly over the pork to coat. Preheat an oven or smoker to 225 degrees F. Bring the pork to room temperature and place in a roasting pan, fat side up. With a knife and fork or two forks, pull the meat apart into small slices or chunks. Essence (Emeril's Creole Seasoning): Combine all ingredients thoroughly and store in an airtight jar or container. Yield: about 2/3 cup Recipe from "New New Orleans Cooking", by Emeril Lagasse and Jessie Tirsch. Wet Mop Basting Sauce: The night before you cook the pork, combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and whisk well. Yield: 2 1/4 cups Barbecue Sauce: In a bowl, combine all the ingredients and whisk well to dissolve the sugar. Yield: about 2 cups Fried Pickles: Drain the pickles in a colander, then spread on paper towels to drain completely. Combine the buttermilk and hot sauce in a bowl. Serve hot. Cole Slaw:
Make the Tamales (III) Make the Tamales Hot Tamale Ingredients | Cook Tamale Meat | Make Tamales OK, you gathered the equipment, you went shopping with the My Hot Tamale shopping list, you cooked the meat, and you saved the broth. Now, for those of you who did not follow the part II instructions which clearly said to save the meat broth (you know who you are). . . your tamales are not going to taste as good as the people who did follow the instructions, and did save the broth. OK, enough of the chit chat. A) Make the Masa Dough Mix: Start with 2 lbs. of the Masa flour. Now put the 2 lbs. of Masa in a large bowl. 3 Tablespoons paprika 3 Tablespoons salt 1 Tablespoon cumin seeds 3 Tablespoons Gibhardts Chili Powder 3 Tablespoons garlic powder Mix the spices above into the Masa until it is completely incorporated. Now add: 2 cups of Corn Oil to the Masa and Spice mixture. B) Prepare the Corn Shucks Soak the shucks in a sink full of warm water for about 2 hours. C) Build the Tamales Congratulations!
Blackened Salmon Fillets Recipe 30 Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches April is National Grilled Cheese Month and I have 30 amazing grilled cheese sandwich recipes for you, one for every day of the month! Grilled cheese sandwiches are so easy to make and always good, especially when you add tasty extras to them like bacon, avocados, BBQ pulled pork, etc. As easy as they are to make there is a huge difference between a poorly made grilled cheese sandwich and a well made one so check out my tips on how to make the perfect grilled cheese sandwich! I am a huge fan of grilled cheese sandwiches and I have over 60 recipes for them on my site so it was difficult for me to choose just 30 of them but all of these sandwiches are truly amazing! Get your grilling gear ready and celebrate National Grilled Cheese Month the proper way, by having at least one grilled cheese sandwich every day in April! How to Make The Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwich More Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Looking for more grilled cheese sandwiches? Melty Grilled Cheese eCookbook
Naan Recipe: If You Can Make Pancakes, You Can Make Naan Naan is one of my favorite components of an Indian meal. Sometimes when I go to an Indian buffet, I’ll hit the buffet one last time for naan only so that it is the last flavor in my mouth when I walk out the door. What is Naan? Naan is an Indian bread that is similar to pita, but so much better (don’t even try to debate it with me)! Why Did I Make a Naan Recipe? How Did the Naan Recipe Compare to Naan I’ve Tried at Indian Restaurants? I won’t say that this naan recipe was better than that of the naan I get at my favorite Indian restaurant. The Naan Recipe Naan Recipe: If You Can Make Pancakes, You Can Make Naan Ingredients 3 1/2 C all-purpose flour 1/2 t salt 1 t instant yeast (It is VERY important that you use instant yeast. Instructions Dissolve the yeast and sugar in the milk. Roll out into triangles, dusting lightly with flour as needed. Will There Be Naan Cupcakes?
Homemade Red Enchilada Sauce Red Enchilada Sauce Every time I make the sauce for my favorite enchiladas, I feel like it deserves its own post. Believe me, people. I guarantee you will never go back to the canned store-bought stuff again. Just make sure that you pay the extra dollar for some good-quality chili powder. Did I say you’ll love it? Update 3.31.14 — SO many of you readers have used and loved this sauce over the past few years that I decided to post some new photos of the sauce, after making it for the 492th time. :) Also, a number of people have commented on the color of the sauce. Just be sure to buy chili powder (not cayenne, also known as “crushed red chili powder”), and simmer the sauce for however long it takes to reach your desired thickness. Enjoy! This homemade red enchilada sauce is WAY better than anything you can buy in the can, and quick and easy to make as well! Ingredients: Directions: Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. *I consider this sauce pretty mild.
Bistro Cheeseburgers See Also Bistro Cheeseburgers Total Recipe Time: 30 minutes Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 pound Ground Beef 4 slices sweet onion (1/2-inch) Vegetable oil 4 slices Swiss cheese 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard 4 crusty rolls, split, toasted Romaine lettuce, tomato slices Instructions 1. 2. Cook'sTip Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Nutrition information per serving, using 80% lean ground beef: 555 calories; 33 g fat (11 g saturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat); 97 mg cholesterol; 627 mg sodium; 28 g carbohydrate; 2.3 g fiber; 33 g protein; 6.0 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.3 mcg vitamin B12; 3.4 mg iron; 18.7 mcg selenium; 5.4 mg zinc; 73.4 mg choline.This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc; and a good source of iron and choline. This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of choline.
Cinnamon Toast Rolls - Circle B Kitchen The USDA released its new food pyramid the other day (which is actually a plate now instead of a pyramid), and I am sorely disappointed to report that cinnamon rolls did not appear anywhere on that plate. I think by now most of us know what should be on our dinner plate in terms of healthy, well-rounded nutrient-laden meals, but it is my considered opinion that our breakfast plate should include cinnamon rolls now and then. And not just any cinnamon roll, mind you, but how ‘bout a homemade cinnamon roll hybrid that is a cross between a cinnamon roll and cinnamon toast, is super easy to make and gosh darn delicious. In honor of their ancestry, I call these little gems cinnamon toast rolls, and here’s all you need to make them… Yep. Trim the crusts off of the bread Roll the bread really flat Brush both sides of the bread with butter Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar Roll in any fashion you like (I’ve also folded them into little triangles) Cinnamon Toast Rolls Click here for a printable recipe