Shrimp and Mushroom Linguini with Creamy Cheese Herb Sauce

Shrimp and Mushroom Linguini with Creamy Cheese Herb Sauce

Shrimp and Mushroom Linguini with Creamy Cheese Herb Sauce
Sauteed garlic, cream cheese, fresh parsley, and a dash of basil are mixed with cooked shrimp and thinly sliced fresh mushrooms. Serve as a sophisticated starter or main course after tossing with hot linguini.

Large pot of lightly salted water should be brought to a boil.

Cook the linguine for 7 minutes or until it is tender.

Drain.

Meanwhile, in a big skillet over medium-high heat, melt 2 tablespoons of butter.

Add the mushrooms and stir-fry them until they are tender.

Place on a plate.

Melt half a cup of butter and the minced garlic in the same pan.

As the cream cheese melts, stir it in, breaking it up with a spoon.

Add the basil and parsley after that.

5 minutes of simmering.

Add boiling water and stir until the sauce is smooth.

Add cooked shrimp and mushrooms and fully reheat sauce.

Serve the linguini with the shrimp sauce.

Maria’s Rice

Maria's Rice

Maria’s Rice
Rice is baked with French onion soup, beef broth and butter, for a rich and hearty side dish.

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

In a 9×9 inch baking dish combine rice soup and broth.

Place butter slices on top of the mixture.

Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.

Remove cover and bake 30 minutes more.

Cornish Hen with Tart Cherry Sauce

Cornish Hen with Tart Cherry Sauce

Cornish Hen with Tart Cherry Sauce
While herbed Cornish hens bake in the oven, a rich, tart cherry sauce simmers on the stovetop. Make during the week or serve to your preferred dinner company.

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

In a bowl, combine paprika, rosemary, garlic powder, sea salt, and black pepper.

Hens should be placed on a baking sheet and covered with 5 tablespoons of butter.

Rub the spice mixture on the hens.

Bake hens in a preheated oven for 1 1/2 hours, basting with white wine every half-hour, or until the juices run clear and the meat is no longer pink at the bone.

180 degrees Fahrenheit should be displayed on an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh, close to the bone (82 degrees C)

Cowboy Cookie Mix in a Jar

Cowboy Cookie Mix in a Jar

Cowboy Cookie Mix in a Jar
Layered cowboy cookies in a jar make a lovely mix that’s perfect for gift-giving or bake sales.

In a 1-quart jar, arrange the ingredients in the specified order.

Before adding the following layer, firmly press the previous one into place.

A card with the following instructions should be included.

A jar of cowboy cookie mix: 1.

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

Grease baking trays.

2.

Combine 1/2 cup melted butter or margarine in a medium bowl.

1 egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.

Add the entire jar’s contents and stir.

To complete the mixing, you might have to use your hands.

Make balls the size of walnuts.

Place on prepared cookie sheets 2 inches apart.

3.

Bake in the preheated oven for 11 to 13 minutes.

Transfer from baking sheets to wire racks to cool.

Apple Pie Jelly

Apple Pie Jelly

Apple Pie Jelly
Homemade apple jelly spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg will taste just like mom’s apple pie but have endlessly more uses as a topping or filling.

Check six half-pint jars for cracks and rust on the rings, and discard any that are damaged.

Immerse until jelly is ready in simmering water.

Clean rings and new lids in warm, soapy water.

In a large saucepan, combine the apple juice, maple syrup, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

Add the pectin, then boil the juice vigorously until the pectin dissolves.

Add sugar gradually while re-bringing the mixture to a rolling boil over high heat.

Boil for exactly one minute.

Remove the mixture from the heat and use a metal spoon to remove the foam.

Spicy Sweet Potato and Coconut Soup

Spicy Sweet Potato and Coconut Soup

Spicy Sweet Potato and Coconut Soup
With coconut milk and curry paste, sweet potato soup is prepared in the Asian style. This soup is incredibly tasty and simple to make.

Set the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees C).

Place the sweet potatoes directly on the rack and bake for 45 minutes, or until they are easily pierced with a fork.

Take the food out of the oven, then let it cool.

Over medium heat, warm the oil in a sizable soup pot or saucepan.

Cook and stir the onion and ginger for about 5 minutes, or until they are soft.

After heating for one minute while stirring in the curry paste, add the coconut milk and vegetable broth.

Boil for a few minutes, then simmer for about five minutes on low heat.

Ground Beef and Rice with Cheese

Ground Beef and Rice with Cheese

Ground Beef and Rice with Cheese
Ground beef, condensed tomato soup, and a liberal dose of chili powder combine to make heaven on a spoon.

Bring water and rice to a boil in a saucepan.

Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer until the rice is tender and the liquid has been absorbed 20 to 25 minutes.

Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

Grease a 2-quart baking dish.

While the rice is cooking heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and stir in the ground beef.

Cook and stir until the beef is crumbly evenly browned and no longer pink.

Drain and discard any excess grease.

Stir in the condensed tomato soup and chili powder; cook until heated through.

Asian Flat Iron Steak

Asian Flat Iron Steak

Asian Flat Iron Steak
An Asian-inspired dish is flat iron steak marinated in a soy sauce-based marinade with green onions and garlic. Mix of Asian vegetables is served!

Whisk soy sauce vinegar brown sugar green onions garlic and mustard powder together in a bowl; pour into a resealable plastic bag.

Add the steak coat with the marinade squeeze out excess air and seal the bag.

Marinate in the refrigerator 3 to 4 hours.

Remove steak from marinade and discard remaining marinade.

Heat a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat; cook steak just until outside is browned and seared about 1 minute per side.

Continue to cook until desired doneness is reached about 5 minutes more per side.

An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 140 degrees F (60 degrees C).

Remove skillet from heat and allow steak to rest before cutting 3 to 5 minutes.

Sprinkle sesame seeds over steak.

Cabbage-Carrot Casserole

Cabbage-Carrot Casserole

Cabbage-Carrot Casserole
This old family casserole recipe delivers a cheesy side dish full of cabbage and carrot.

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

Dissolve bouillon cubes in water in a large pot over medium-high heat.

Cook cabbage and carrots in the seasoned water until tender 20 to 30 minutes.

Drain reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid.

Transfer cabbage and carrots to an 8×11-inch casserole dish.

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat.

Stir flour into melted butter until hot about 1 minutes.

Pour reserved cooking liquid and milk into the flour mixture; stir until smooth.

Add cheese to milk mixture; cook and stir until cheese is melted and the mixture is smooth and thick.

Pour cheese sauce over cabbage and carrots; stir to coat.

Season with paprika.

Prawn Malai Curry

Prawn Malai Curry

Prawn Malai Curry
In this rich curry recipe, prawns are combined with coconut milk, tomato, onion, ginger, and garlic pastes, and freshly ground spices. Include some steamed basmati rice with it.

To make the fresh garam masala, grind the cardamom seeds, three whole cloves, and three cinnamon sticks into a fine powder in a coffee grinder.

Place aside.

Over medium heat, warm the vegetable oil in a skillet.

Include the 4 whole cloves.

2 cinnamon sticks and 4 cardamom pods should be briefly fried (take care as cloves tend to pop out of the pan).

Heat reduction to medium-low is achieved by stirring in the grated onion.

Cook and stir for about 5 minutes, or until the liquid evaporates and the onion stops smelling raw.

Stirring frequently, cook the ginger and garlic pastes for 2 minutes.