CannoliThe delicious cannoli you find in Italian bakeries can be made at home using this easy-to-follow recipe, which includes lots of helpful hints. Make shells: Mix flour sugar and cinnamon together in a medium bowl. Cut in shortening until crumbly. Make a well in the center and add Marsala wine water vinegar egg and egg … [Read more…]
German Chocolate Cake IcingQuick and easy German chocolate cake icing is made with just five ingredients: butter, brown sugar, milk, coconut, and pecans. In a big saucepan, heat the milk, butter, and brown sugar while occasionally stirring. Boil for 10 to 15 minutes, or until the icing thickens and reaches 240°F to 245°F (115°C to … [Read more…]
Spicy Herb SeasoningTo serve in place of salt, keep this mixture in salt shakers. Excellent for a low-sodium diet! Crush or grind all the ingredients together. Let stand at least overnight before using. Keep this mixture in an airtight container.
Pan de Queso (Brazilian Cheese Buns)The tapioca starch used in this quick and simple gluten-free recipe gives these soft and cheesy Pan de Queso their distinct puff. Set oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees C). Butter two baking trays. In a large saucepan, bring the water, milk, oil, and salt to a boil. Remove … [Read more…]
Fried Mozzarella PuffsInstead of breading mozzarella sticks, try Chef John’s crispier, more contemporary recipe that starts with choux pastry. Salt, water, and butter should all be combined in a pan over medium-high heat. Flour is added all at once, the heat is then turned down to medium. Until a dough begins to form, stir with … [Read more…]
Chai LimeadeThis cooling chai limeade is ideal for hot summer days and combines chai tea, lime juice, and lime zest. Add chai tea bags to a mug of boiling water. Tea should be steeped for at least five minutes. Remove the tea bags. In a pitcher, combine lime juice and lime zest. Half the pitcher … [Read more…]
Colombian LentilsThis is a basic recipe for lentils with tomato, onion, and potatoes. Combine the lentils water tomato onion cumin salt and vegetable oil in a pot over medium heat; bring to a boil. Cook and stir at a boil until the lentils are soft about 30 minutes. Add the potatoes and cook until the … [Read more…]
Chef John’s PopoversThey have a crusty exterior and a tender interior. Popovers are a tasty and entertaining dinner roll to include on the festive table. Grease a 6-tin muffin pan with cooking spray and butter. In a small bowl, combine the cayenne pepper, salt, milk, and eggs and whisk until smooth. Fill each muffin cup … [Read more…]
Thanksgiving Jell-O SaladCottage cheese, crushed pineapple, Cool Whip, and Jell-O combine to make this recipe for the iconic Thanksgiving Jell-O salad. Stir pineapple cottage cheese and whipped topping together in a bowl; sprinkle gelatin mix over the top and stir until well-mixed. Refrigerate until chilled and set at least 2 hours.
Mexican Tomato-Flavored RiceUse this passed-down recipe to make light and fluffy rice with tomato accents that is flavored with onion and garlic powder. Oil is heated in a pan at medium heat. Fry rice in hot oil for 2 to 3 minutes, or until golden brown. While stirring the rice, pour water into the pan. … [Read more…]