Pineapple Crisp

Pineapple Crisp

Pineapple Crisp
With crushed pineapple and a topping of buttery, brown sugar, and cinnamon, this pineapple recipe creates a delectable, juicy, and tropical crisp.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Spread well-drained pineapple into a 9×9-inch square baking pan.

Mix together flour sugar baking powder salt and egg in a medium bowl until well combined and crumbly.

Spoon mixture evenly over pineapple.

Pour melted butter over mixture then sprinkle with cinnamon.

Halloween Eye of Newt

Halloween Eye of Newt

Halloween Eye of Newt
Bubble, bubble. Toil and trouble. This appetizer is commonly known and used but, I have put my own little twist on this recipe. It is deviled eggs made to look like the eyeballs of a lizard. It a hit with the kids at my Halloween party.

Put all of the eggs into a sizable pot, allowing them to lie flat on the bottom.

Just enough cold water should be added to cover the eggs.

Bring to a boil, then turn off the heat, cover, and let the mixture stand for about 15 minutes.

Let the eggs completely cool before rinsing them in cold water or adding ice to the water.

Peel the fruit, then halve it lengthwise.

Broiled Tomatoes

Broiled Tomatoes

Broiled Tomatoes
In this simple side dish recipe, ripe tomatoes are broiled with a cheesy mozzarella, Parmesan, and crunchy bread crumb topping.

Oven rack should be positioned six inches below the oven’s top.

Place tomato slices on a baking sheet lined with foil, then turn on the broiler.

Olive oil, basil, oregano, garlic, salt, and pepper are combined in a bowl and applied to the tomatoes’ tops.

In a small bowl, combine the bread crumbs, mozzarella cheese, and parmesan cheese.

Sprinkle the mixture over the tomatoes.

Place the topping under the broiler for 3 to 4 minutes, checking it frequently to prevent burning.

Transfer tomatoes to a plate, then serve with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.

Chewy French Baguette

Chewy French Baguette

Chewy French Baguette
Learn how simple it is to make French bread without a machine using affordable, basic ingredients that you most likely already have in your pantry!

Dissolve sugar into the hot water in a 2-cup measure; add yeast and stir gently.

Let dissolve until top is foamy about 5 minutes.

Whisk flour and salt together in a large bowl.

Make a well in the center and pour in the yeast mixture.

Stir gently starting from the middle until mixture is sticky.

Knead by hand adding more flour if needed until dough is elastic and no longer sticky about 10 minutes.

Oil a large clean bowl and place dough inside turning to coat.

Cover with a towel and let rise in a warm place until doubled in volume about 1 hour.

Pakistani Chapli Kebab

Pakistani Chapli Kebab

Pakistani Chapli Kebab
Chapli kebabs are shallow-fried beef patties with mint, cilantro, tomato, and onion that have been seasoned with coriander and cumin.

Coat a small skillet with cooking spray and place over medium-high heat.

Cook and stir beaten egg in the hot skillet until scrambled and set 3 to 5 minutes.

Combine scrambled egg beef onion chopped tomato cilantro mint ginger-garlic paste coriander seeds salt cumin and cayenne pepper in a large bowl; mix by hand until well combined.

Shape mixture into patties.

Press a tomato slice into the center of each patty.

Heat oil in a deep skillet to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Cook patties in hot oil in batches until charred 4 to 6 minutes per side.

Steamed Pork Buns

Steamed Pork Buns

Steamed Pork Buns
A ginger- and garlic-seasoned ground pork filling stuffs these steamed pork buns–a Chinese New Year specialty!

In a bowl, dissolve the yeast in the water.

Add the milk, then the butter and sugar, and combine.

To create a dough, add flour and stir.

Dough should be kneaded until a uniform ball forms.

For about 30 minutes, cover and leave to rise in a warm environment until it has doubled in size.

A large skillet should be heated to medium-high.

Cook and stir ground pork in a hot skillet with the garlic ginger paste for 5 to 7 minutes, or until it is browned and crumbly.

Drain and get rid of grease.

Place aside.

Fill a saucepan with water until it is just below the bottom of the steamer insert.

Water is brought to a boil.

Don’t allow the surface of the steamer to contact the boiling water.

Sweet and Spicy French Dressing

Sweet and Spicy French Dressing

Sweet and Spicy French Dressing
Get a homemade Catalina-style French dressing quickly and easily by blending ketchup, vinegar, and oil with seasonings.

Blend vegetable oil sugar vinegar ketchup salt celery seed paprika and dried minced onion in a blender until smooth.

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad
Fresh mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, and fresh basil are the main ingredients in this light, fresh salad. It is the ideal quick and simple side dish for any summertime meal.

In a big bowl, combine the mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, basil, and olive oil.

Add salt and pepper to taste.

Classic Candied Sweet Potatoes

Classic Candied Sweet Potatoes

Classic Candied Sweet Potatoes
A sweet potato with brown sugar recipe that is simple but seriously delicious. Makes a perfect side dish for the holiday table or potluck meal.

Set the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees C).

2 inches of water should be brought to a boil in a large pot with a steamer basket inside.

Whole sweet potatoes should be placed in the steamer basket, covered.

Cook for about 30 minutes, or until tender.

Cool and drain.

Sweet potatoes should be peeled and cut into 1/2-inch slices lengthwise.

A 9×13-inch baking dish should be used.

In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt the brown sugar, butter, water, and salt.

Pour the sauce over the potatoes once it has bubbled and the sugar has dissolved.

For one hour, bake the potatoes in the preheated oven, occasionally baste them with the brown sugar sauce.

Caper Chicken Cacciatore

Caper Chicken Cacciatore

Caper Chicken Cacciatore
Basic cacciatore–tomato, onion and mushrooms in wine -is made grand with capers, pepperoni and olives. It is a terrific party entree, and takes additions and substitutions well.

Heat oil in a big skillet over medium heat.

Chicken pieces should be salted and peppered to taste before being browned in hot oil.

Take the chicken out of the pan.

Place aside.

Sauté mushrooms and onions in the same skillet until they are translucent.

Add the wine and chicken back to the skillet.

Also, add the tomato soup.

Add the pepperoni, green olives, black olives, capers, and liquids when they begin to simmer.

For 30 minutes, simmer the skillet with the lid on.

Set oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees C).

When the chicken is tender and the juices run clear, remove the skillet’s lid, pour the mixture into a 9×13-inch baking dish, and bake in the preheated oven for about 15 minutes.