‘Super Evil’ Bacon Meatballs I would like to ask my cardiologist to forgive me for what I am about to do … When ever you see a show about ‘extreme’ cuisine, or read an article about the ultimate (Insert Food Item Here), there is a pretty good chance that the ‘extreme’ item will include some bacon. Bacon has reached almost mythical status in the food world. Its presence in a recipe can create instant appeal and desirability.
Beef and Guinness Pie Recipe Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I don’t usually celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, but this year I thought I’d make something Irish themed. After all, I’m quite fond of Ireland–we share a love of potatoes. 77 Healthy Crock-Pot Recipes Crazy schedules, long work hours, and tempting takeout menus make it tough to even think about cooking most nights during the week. Despite the inconvenience, firing up the stove or oven is almost always cheaper and healthier than ordering in or eating out. How about a compromise?
How to Pipe Icing Roses I baked this spring bouquet of cupcakes for my Weekend Baker post on the Cooking Channel blog. I was limited in space and wanted to go into a bit lot more detail on how to pipe the icing roses. Creating these flowers is not at all difficult, but it helps to have some simple tricks of the trade. With a little practice and the right tools you can easily recreate these flowers. The contrasting color that tips the petals is one of those easy tricks that takes them from ordinary roses to extraordinary. Here is how I did it:
Infographic: Aromatics And How To Use Them It’s that time of year again, when even people who don’t cook much will be throwing down in the kitchen for the holidays. Luckily, CookSmarts has your back. The home-cooking resource continually comes up with great infographics, and its latest one explaining the world of aromatics is no different. Korean Beef Stir-Fry Try Kitchen View! Take your computer to the kitchen and view this recipe full-screen, with step-by-step directions. Enter Kitchen View 1 Combine mirin, soy sauce and cornstarch in a small bowl. 2 Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Spread steak out in the pan and cook until seared on one side, about 1 minute. Add garlic, jalapeño and ginger and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Orecchiette Bolognese Chilly evenings, to me, call for a big pot of Bolognese bubbling away on the stove. As soon as the cold weather sets in, there isn’t anything I crave more than this Orecchiette Bolognese. Maybe it’s the different meats and spices, maybe it’s the wine, or all of the above? I’m not quite sure but I’m pretty certain I give a little sigh after each and every bite I take. Fact: This is the fourth time I’ve made Nam’s recipe.
Spin on Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers: BBQ Peanut. These BBQ Peanut Sweet Potato Burgers are a spin on one of my fave veggie burger recipes. This time around, I added in some bold BBQ flavors via dry BBQ spices and smoky sweet BBQ sauce. Plus some nutty, amazing crushed roasted peanuts to pump up the burger texture. How To Make Baked Garlic Cilantro Fries These fries are a staple of AT&T Park home of the San Francisco Giants. They taste as good as they look and can be made by even the most novice of chef’s in under 30 minutes. Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 20-25 mins Ingredients (2-3 servings) 5-6 yukon gold potatoes, cut into thin fries2 Tbsp olive oil1/4 – 1/2 tsp garlic powder1/2 – 3/4 tsp sea saltpepper1/4 c. loosely packed cilantro leaves, finely chopped Preheat the oven to 425 degrees, and get a baking sheet with rack ready (if no rack, just line with foil/parchment paper and drizzle with olive oil.
Crispy Lemon Chicken Pasta Love crispy garlic chicken and buttery parmesan noodles in a fresh lemon cream sauce?? You will love this quick and easy Crispy Lemon Chicken Pasta! I love the combo of light angel hair pasta with this fresh creamy lemon sauce. And the crispy garlic chicken is the cherry on top! It’s so easy to make for a weeknight dinner, and all you need are a few fresh and simple ingredients. If you love lemon, chicken, and pasta, make this for dinner tonight! Bibimbap Try Kitchen View! Take your computer to the kitchen and view this recipe full-screen, with step-by-step directions. Enter Kitchen View