Brown Eyed Baker | Sweet. Savory. Sinful. Paneer: Homemade Indian Cheese Recipe : Aarti Sequeira Directions Line a large colander with a large double layer of cheesecloth, and set it in your sink. In a large wide pot, bring the milk to a gentle boil over medium heat, stirring frequently to avoid burning the bottom (a nonstick pot works really well for this purpose). This will take a little while so be patient! Add the lemon juice and turn the heat down to low. Stirring gently, you should almost immediately see the curds (white milk solids) and whey (the greenish liquid) separate. *Cook's Note: If the milk doesn't separate juice some more lemons and add another tablespoon or two. Remove the pot from the heat and carefully pour the contents into the cheesecloth-lined colander. Grab the ends of the cheesecloth and twist the ball of cheese to squeeze out the excess whey. Twisting the ball to compact the cheese into a block, place it on a plate with the twisted part of the cheesecloth on the side (this will ensure your block of cheese is nice and smooth!)
Thanksgiving Turkey Cake Recipe Whether this Thanksgiving centerpiece incites horror, amazement, or laughter when it’s served, it’s certain to evoke some kind of outburst. Warning: This dish is not recommended for people who require an inch of space between food groups. It’s a savory layer cake composed of an entire turkey dinner: ground turkey filling, mashed potato “icing,” with stuffing, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, and more. before you begin, you’ll need to make the mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, sausage stuffing, and gravy before you begin; the sweet potatoes can be made ahead as well. This recipe was featured in our 6 Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes, Traditional to Trippy.
Recipe4Living: Easy Recipes, Cooking Tips, Food Ideas and Menus Chicken Paprikash Chicken paprikash is one of those dishes that is nothing but comforting. Don’t let the word paprikash intimidate you by any means. It basically translates to paprika, so when you are done slow cooking this dish, you end up with Hungarian paprika chicken. I have been wanting to make this dish for quiet some time as I knew my wife, and I for that matter, would really love it. Tender and succulent chicken that is bathed in a creamy sauce and cooked on a thinly sliced bed of onions, need I say more? Let’s get started: (Serves 6) Ingredients: [Print this Recipe] 1 large onion, thinly sliced1 tbsp sweet paprika1/2 tbsp hot paprika1 tsp dried red chili flakes1 1/2 tsp salt2 whole chicken breasts, boneless and skinless6 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless6 tbsp all-purpose flour1/4 cup of canola oil2 1/2 cups of chicken stock1 tbsp tomato paste8 oz sour cream2 tbsp all-purpose flourCooked Gnocchi or your favorite short noodle pasta1 tbsp unsalted butterFresh parsley, chopped
The Gutsy Gourmet - International Recipe Source Go Bold with Butter Pepperplate Perfect Iced Coffee Iced coffee is my life. When I wake up, often around the time party animals on the west coast are just heading home, I start each day not with a cup of freshly brewed hot java, but with a tall, blessed glass of creamy iced coffee in a glass. I’ve been an iced coffee freakazoid for years and years. Iced coffee is a complicated thing, and there are many different approaches. 1. Given the previous set of facts, one would assume that the logical solution would be to brew hot coffee, then transfer the brew to the fridge, allow it to cool, and use it to make iced coffee from there. There are reasons this method results in a smoother, richer, more delicious concentrate than simply brewing strong coffee and refrigerating it. (Note: I’ve totally adapted/tweaked coffee/water amounts to suit my own tastes. I start with a big ol’ container. You can use a big bowl, a large pitcher…even a really clean bucket will work if you’re going for a huge quantity. Rip open a pound of ground coffee. Glorious.
I Heart Chocolate Tarts Chocolate Overload? Hi Melinda, Did you have your fill of chocolate over the Easter weekend? This dessert is actually a perfect post-Easter treat. This recipe is so quick and easy that it may appear in my upcoming cookbook "Easy Chocolate Dessert Recipes" to be released on Kindle very soon. I hope you enjoy this week's recipe. Yours in Baking,Mrs. I Heart Chocolate Tarts Go ahead and use your imagination with this recipe - the variations are endless! 1 package frozen tart shells 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 12 ounces chocolate, chopped 1 cup nuts, chopped (pecans, pistachios, cashews, hazelnuts) 1 cup dried fruit (cranberries, raisins, cherries) 1/3 cup toffee bits Bake tart shells according to package directions and allow to cool. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan over low heat, bring cream to a simmer. Spoon chocolate mixture into tart shells and sprinkle with toffee bits. Enjoy.
Todd Wilbur's P.F. Chang's® Chicken in Soothing Lettuce Wraps It is certainly important to have a very hot flame under a well-seasoned wok for this recipe to work the absolute best, but it is certainly possible to produce a very close re-creation of these famous lettuce wraps even without special equipment. If you don't have a wok, use a well-seasoned cast iron skillet. Finding the right ingredients is the most important step. Black mushroom soy sauce is what contributes the dark caramel color to the lettuce wrap filling, and be sure to use Lee Kum Kee brand hoisin sauce and oyster sauce if you can find it for the closest match in flavor. Heat your wok (or a large skillet) up until it smokes and keep your ingredients moving around over the heat so nothing scorches. This recipe was developed using information gathered on the 8th episode of Top Secret Recipe on CMT. 1 to 1 ½ cups fried maifun rice sticks (see Tidbits)4 to 6 cups vegetable oil (for frying maifun)6 iceberg lettuce cups Directions1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Serves 3 as an appetizer.
Death By Oreo Cupcakes They are probably the best Oreo cakes I have ever tried. A lot of cake's that I have experimented with before are like a vanilla cake with bits of Oreo in them, which didn't really give them enough Oreo flavor. But these were a lot better. I used a dark chocolate fudge cake mix instead of just a regular chocolate cake mix, which went really well with the cookies and gave the cakes just a little more flavor. So, in this recipe there is Oreo's in the cake, in the frosting, and at the bottom is a Oreo surprise. Ingredients 1 package Oreo Cookies, regular size 1 package Mini Oreo Cookies, for decoration (optional) 1 package chocolate cake mix (mix according to directions on box) 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), room temperature 3 3/4 cups powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract cupcake liners Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together butter and cream cheese. foodsnots.com
Back to the Cutting Board - Recipes and food photography Todd Wilbur's KFC® Original Recipe Fried Chicken This recipe is for deep frying. If pressure frying, cooking time will be shortened to 12 to 14 minutes. 1 frying chicken cut into 8 pieces Brine8 cups water1/3 cup salt1 tablespoon MSG 6 to 10 cups soybean oil (vegetable oil) Breading 9 ounces all-purpose flour1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon MSG (monosodium glutamate)2 teaspoons granulated sugar2 teaspoons ground tellicherry pepper1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper1/2 teaspoon paprika1/2 teaspoon ground savory1/2 teaspoon ground sage1/4 teaspoon ground ginger1/4 teaspoon ground majoram 1/4 teaspoon onion powder1/8 teaspoon garclic powder1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper Dredge4 eggs2 cups skim milk 1. If you want to keep the chicken warm until it's all cooked, place the fried pieces on a rack on a baking sheet and keep them in your oven set to 200° F. *Recipes by Todd Wilbur taken from CMT's Top Secret Recipe have not been reviewed for accuracy or endorsed by the applicable restaurant or food service provider.