Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Deep-Fried Blooming Onion



INGREDIENTS

1 large sweet onion
1½ cups milk
2 eggs
1½ cups flour
1½ Tbsp. garlic powder
1 Tbsp. paprika
2 Tsp. pepper
1 Tbsp. salt
3-4 cups canola oil
Dipping Sauce:
2 Tbsp. sour cream
2 Tbsp. mayonnaise
1½ Tbsp. ketchup
1½ Worcestershire sauce
1½ tsp. salt
1 tsp pepper
1 tbsp. paprika

Chicken Soup In A Tortilla Bowl



INGREDIENTS

Servings: 8
1 onion, diced
1 jalapeno, diced
3 garlic cloves, chopped
3 chicken breasts
1 can black beans, drained
1 can corn, drained
1 can diced tomatoes
1 can red enchilada sauce
4 cups chicken stock
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1 pack large flour tortilla
Vegetable oil for frying
Toppings (optional):
Cilantro
Monterey jack cheese
Lime wedges
Avocado slices

One-Pot Pasta Primavera



INGREDIENTS

Servings: 4
4 cups broth of your choice
10 oz uncooked linguine
10 oz broccoli florets
1 pound asparagus, chopped into 1-inch pieces
1 small onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
½ tsp red pepper flakes
Salt & pepper to taste
1 tsp olive oil
4 oz mushrooms, sliced
¼ cup heavy whipping cream
½ cup grated parmesan
3 Tbsp. fresh parsley, finely chopped

Chicken Bake Four Ways



INGREDIENTS

3–4 chicken breasts
Salt and pepper to taste
4–6 Tbsp. basil pesto
1–2 Roma tomatoes, sliced
1–2 cups mozzarella cheese

Monday, May 23, 2016

Cookies & Cream Puffs



INGREDIENTS

Servings: 15-20
25 chocolate sandwich cookies
2 egg yolks
2 cups half & half
¼ cup granulated sugar
¼ cup cornstarch
1 cup water
8 tablespoons butter
½ cup flour
4 eggs

Hasselback Steak



INGREDIENTS

Serves 1-2
2 tablespoons oil (for mushrooms)
1 shallot, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 cups mushrooms, quartered
1 teaspoon salt (for mushrooms)
¼ teaspoon pepper (for mushrooms)
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 egg yolks
¼ cup chives, chopped
1 sirloin steak
2 teaspoons salt (for steak)
2 teaspoons pepper (for steak)
2 tablespoons canola oil (for steak)
¼ cup grated Parmesan

One-Pot Teriyaki Chicken And Rice



INGREDIENTS

Servings: 4
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 chicken breasts, sliced
Salt and pepper to taste
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon ginger
2 cups + 1/4 cup water
1 cup white rice, rinsed
1/2 cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1/4 cup honey
2-3 tablespoon sriracha
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 cup broccoli
1 cup carrots
1/2 red bell pepper
Scallions for garnish (optional)

Salmon Wellington



INGREDIENTS

Serves 2
2 tablespoons butter
2 cloves garlic, chopped
½ medium onion, chopped
5 ounces spinach
1 teaspoon salt (for spinach)
1 teaspoon pepper (for spinach)
⅓ cup breadcrumbs
4 ounces cream cheese
¼ cup Parmesan, shredded
2 tablespoons dill, chopped
1 sheet puff pastry, softened to room temperature
1 salmon filet
1 teaspoon salt (for salmon)
1 teaspoon pepper (for salmon)
1 egg, beaten

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Mint Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Brownies



INGREDIENTS

Servings: 12
Cheesecake:
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
¼ cup sugar
1 egg
½ teaspoon mint extract
4 drops green food coloring
1 cup mini chocolate chips
Brownie:
½ cup flour
1 cup sugar
⅓ cup dark cocoa powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ cup butter, melted
2 eggs

Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings



INGREDIENTS

Serving Size: about 20 wings
2 pounds chicken wings
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
4 garlic cloves, finely minced
1/4 cup tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley

Mini Pizza Bites

 INGREDIENTS

Servings: 12
1 ½ cups marinara sauce
1/3 cup parmesan cheese
½ teaspoon pepper
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
½ teaspoon oregano
3/4 teaspoon salt
8 ounces shredded mozzarella
Mini pepperonis
4 8-inch flour tortillas

Chocolate Raspberry Cups


INGREDIENTS

Yields: 30
Raspberry Cream:
1 cup of raspberries
1/3 cup of powdered sugar
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
1 cup of heavy cream
4 ounce of cream cheese
Chocolate Cups:
1 cup of white chocolate chips
1/2 teaspoon of magenta food gel
Mini cupcake liners
2 cups of dark chocolate chips
Raspberries
Mint leaves

Saturday, May 21, 2016

French Toast Four Ways



Servings: 2-3 for each recipe (8-12 altogether)
First things first, you’ll want to make an egg wash for all the toasts

INGREDIENTS

4 eggs
1 cup milk
1 tbsp. Vanilla
1 tbsp. Cinnamon

PREPARATION

1. Wisk all ingredients together in medium-large bowl to create egg wash

Grab And Go Breakfast Muffins



INGREDIENTS

Servings 6 large muffins
3 cups flour
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
7 eggs
1 ¼ cup buttermilk
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1 cup sour cream
1 cup bacon, cooked and chopped
1 cup green onion, chopped
1 ½ cup cheddar cheese, shredded, divided

Other equipment needed:
6 cup large muffin tin

Ham & Cheese Chicken Rollups



INGREDIENTS

2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 teaspoon salt (for chicken)
¼ teaspoon pepper (for chicken)
1 teaspoon garlic powder
4-6 slices ham
4 slices provolone cheese
1 cup flour
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup breadcrumbs
3 cups broccoli florets
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoons pepper

Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo–Stuffed Shells



INGREDIENTS

Servings: 24
2 cups rotisserie chicken, diced
2 cups cooked broccoli, cut into small florets
15 oz alfredo sauce, 1/4 cup set aside
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
24 jumbo shells, cooked al dente

Crunchy Taco Cups



INGREDIENTS

Servings: 12 taco cups
1 pound lean ground beef
1 envelope (3 tablespoons) taco seasoning
6 ounces diced tomatoes
1 (4 ounce) can diced green chiles
1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
6 large flour tortillas

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Mini Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler With Buttermilk Cream Cheese Biscuits

Mini Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler With Buttermilk Cream Cheese Biscuits

INGREDIENTS

Servings: 12 mini cobblers
3 cups strawberries, chopped
3 cups rhubarb, thinly sliced
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon flour
1 tablespoon cornstarch
½ lemon, juiced
½ tsp cinnamon
3 cups flour
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
¾ teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
4 ounces cream cheese, cold and cubed
4 tablespoon butter, cold and cubed
Other equipment needed:
12 jam jars

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

One-Pot Broccoli Pasta



Servings: 2

INGREDIENTS

150g penne
150g broccoli (cut small)
70g sundried tomatoes
2 cloves garlic, crushed
Juice of 1/2 lemon
2 tablespoons pesto
100g feta (plus more to serve)
Handful of fresh basil leaves

Eton Mess Sponge



Servings: 9

INGREDIENTS:
140g caster sugar, plus 1 tbsp extra for coating
140g unsalted butter
3 eggs, beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
200g plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
100g crushed meringue
Pinch of salt
200g strawberries
75g icing sugar
250ml double cream

Chilli Key Lime Pie



Servings: 4-6

INGREDIENTS 
150g melted butter, plus extra for greasing
350g digestive biscuits
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, plus more for topping
3 egg yolks
1 lime for zesting, plus extra for topping
400ml condensed milk
150ml lime juice (6-8 limes juiced)
2 jalapeño chillies (seeded and finely chopped)
300ml whipping cream

Breakfast Enchiladas



INGREDIENTS

Servings: 4-5
Cheese sauce:
1/3 cup butter
1/3 cup flour
3 cups milk
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chiles, undrained
3/4 teaspoon salt
Enchiladas:
1 lb. package hot ground pork sausage
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 onions, diced
Green pepper, diced
2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
7 large eggs, beaten
Salt
Pepper
5 8-inch flour tortillas
1 jalapeño, diced
Cherry tomatoes, halved

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Salami And Cream Cheese Roll-Up



Servings: 10-12 slices

INGREDIENTS
180g cream cheese
180g salami, very thinly sliced
2 spring onions, chopped
Crackers to serve

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Sticky Garlic Chicken Bites




Servings: 2

INGREDIENTS:
2 chicken breasts
1 egg, beaten
100g panko breadcrumbs
Salt and pepper
4 tablespoons soy sauce
4 tablespoons honey
4 garlic cloves, crushed
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon sriracha
1 tablespoon grated ginger
Spring onions (garnish)
Sesame seeds (garnish)

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Coconut Prawns With Orange Chilli Dip



Servings: 3-4

4 tablespoons marmalade
6 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce
Salt
Pepper
1 pack prawns
100g plain flour
100g desiccated coconut
100g panko breadcrumbs
2 eggs, beaten
Coconut oil

Thursday, May 5, 2016

BBQ Bacon Meatballs



Servings: 2-3
Ingredients:
250g beef mince
250g sausage meat
75g breadcrumbs
40g chopped onion (half a normal-sized onion)
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 egg
1 pack grated mozzarella
6-8 rashers bacon
BBQ sauce

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Slow Cooker Lemon And Garlic Chicken



Servings: 4

INGREDIENTS
1 whole chicken (based on the size of your slow cooker - a 1.3kg chicken should just about fit into a 3.5L slow cooker - while a 6.5L would probably fit a 2kg chicken)
4 lemons
10 garlic cloves divided (8 whole and 2 halved)
4 sprigs rosemary
Salt
Pepper

Monday, May 2, 2016

Pesto and Mozzarella–Stuffed Risotto Balls



Servings: 10-12 balls

INGREDIENTS:
2 Chicken stock cubes
Pinch of saffron
50g butter
1/2 onion (diced)
300g arborio/risotto rice
125ml white wine
25g parmesan (grated)
70g mozzarella - 35g diced and 35g of slightly bigger chunks to stuff the arancini balls with
50g pesto
3 eggs (for coating)
175g breadcrumbs (for coating)
Oil (enough to deep fry)