Mistakenly Zesty Pork Chops

Mistakenly Zesty Pork ChopsYes, the title says it all! This recipe was created by mistake. While using another recipe as a guide, I made the mistake of using cocktail sauce instead of chili sauce. Well, this was the best darn mistake I have ever made. These pork chops had the most wonderful zip to them! … [Read more…]

Spicy Chicken and Black Bean Bake

Spicy Chicken and Black Bean BakeThis spicy chicken and black bean bake recipe is a great way to use up leftover cooked chicken for a Mexican-inspired weeknight dinner. Set oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees C). In a sizable bowl, combine the chicken, sour cream, cream cheese, taco seasoning, red bell pepper, red onion, … [Read more…]

Baked Stuffed Apple

Baked Stuffed AppleAn apple is filled with a cinnamon cheesecake center. I used a Braeburn apple but any variety will work. Great for a cold night! Serve with whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Set the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190 degrees C). The apple’s stem should be removed, then the … [Read more…]

Beef Jerky Trail Mix

Beef Jerky Trail MixThis beef jerky trail mix has a lot of texture and is sweet, salty, and packed with protein. Pack some for your upcoming hike or simply enjoy it as a snack. In a big skillet over low heat, add the coconut. For about 5 minutes, heat until toast is the desired doneness. … [Read more…]

Slow Cooker Chile Verde

Slow Cooker Chile VerdeCubed pork shoulder is simmered until tender and juicy in a flavorful tomato and jalapeo broth in this simple slow cooker chili verde recipe. Heat olive oil in a large skillet or Dutch oven over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic in hot oil until fragrant about 2 minutes. Add … [Read more…]

Honey Pie

Honey PieThis rich, custardy honey pie is baked with a buttery, flaky crust that’s sure to impress guests for dessert. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) with a rack in the middle of the oven. Place a medium bowl in the freezer to chill. Fit pie crust dough into a 9-inch pie … [Read more…]

Nantucket Cranberry Pie

Nantucket Cranberry PieTop this Nantucket cranberry pie with either vanilla yogurt or ice cream and enjoy how each bite delivers the perfect balance of tart and sweet. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Spray an 8-inch deep dish pie pan with cooking spray. Pour cranberries pecans and 1/2 cup sugar into … [Read more…]

Gefüllte Pfannkuchen mit Spargel (White Asparagus-Stuffed Pancakes)

Gefüllte Pfannkuchen mit Spargel (White Asparagus-Stuffed Pancakes)A classy German-inspired appetizer consists of savory pancakes stuffed with white asparagus and finished with hard-boiled eggs and parsley. Starting below the tips, use a vegetable peeler to peel white asparagus from top to bottom. Utilize a knife to trim any woody ends. In a large, wide saucepan, add … [Read more…]

Chocolate-Cherry Dump Cake

Chocolate-Cherry Dump CakeWhen you need dessert quickly, make this quick chocolate cherry dump cake using dark chocolate cake mix and cherry pie filling. Set the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees C). In a large bowl, combine cherry pie filling, cake mix, eggs, and almond extract by hand. Pour into a 9-inch square pan … [Read more…]

Jean’s Zucchini Salad

Jean’s Zucchini SaladZucchini, celery, and onion are tossed in a homemade vinaigrette creating a refreshing and colorful salad perfect for potlucks. Mix zucchini celery red onion and bell pepper in a bowl. Whisk sugar rice vinegar water both amounts of vegetable oil wine vinegar basil salt and black pepper together in a separate bowl. Drizzle … [Read more…]