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  1. Spice up old-fashioned pie with two kinds of apples and a brown-sugar crumb crust. Ingredients For the crust: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for the work surface 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cold and cut into pieces 3 tablespoons solid vegetable shortening, cold 3 to 6 tablespoons ice water For the filling: 1 pound Cortland, Empire, or McIntosh apples 2 pounds Granny Smith apples 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup granulated sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 cup (a
  2. Coat chicken in a light breadcrumb mixture and bake for a fast and healthy alternative to Southern fried chicken. Ingredients 1 3 1/2-to 4-pound chicken, cut up 1 1/2 cups buttermilk 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 tablespoons gin (optional) 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves How to Make It Step 1 Remove and discard the skin from the chicken. Combine the chicken, buttermilk, garlic, and gin in a large resealable plastic bag. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnigh
  3. Top a hot dog with mustard, crunchy bacon, and bread-and-butter pickles for a sweet and salty twist on a classic. Ingredients 4 hot dogs 4 hot dog buns 3 tablespoons yellow mustard 1/3 cup bread-and-butter pickle slices 4 slices cooked bacon, crumbled How to Make It Step 1 Cook the hot dogs according to the package directions. Step 2 Split and toast or grill the buns. Step 3 Place the hot dogs in the buns and, dividing equally, top with the mustard, pickles, and bacon. Hands-On Time 10 Mins Total Time 10 Mins Yield Serves 4
  4. Freshly baked potato chips complete the quintessential summer meal: a simple, well-seasoned burger Ingredients 1 pound new potatoes, sliced 1/8 inch thick 2 tablespoons olive oil kosher salt and pepper 1 pound ground beef 4 hamburger buns 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 pickle, sliced 1 small head butter lettuce 1 beefsteak tomato, sliced How to Make It Step 1 Heat oven to 400° F. Step 2 In a bowl, toss the potatoes and oil. Spread on a baking sheet and roast, stirring occasionally, until crisp, about 30 minutes. Sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon salt.
  5. A mix of earthy spices and fresh vegetables make this kid-approved meal perfect for grown-ups, too. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped 1 pound ground beef 1 6-ounce can tomato paste 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon 4 hamburger buns, toasted 1/2 cup grated Cheddar 1/2 cup sour cream How to Make It Step 1 Heat the oil in a large saucepan over med
  6. Mom’s classic gets a makeover with shredded Italian cheese and a barbecue sauce glaze. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 large celery stalk, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped with seeds 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 eggs 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup tomato sauce or ketchup 1 cup dry bread crumbs 2 pounds meat-loaf mix (1 pound lean ground beef, 1/2 pound ground pork, 1/2 pound ground veal or lamb) 4 strips thick-sliced bacon How to Make It Step 1 Hea
  7. These smooth, buttery biscuits make a no-fuss side dish. Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled 1/2 cup (1 stick) cold unsalted butter cut into small pieces 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup whole milk How to Make It Step 1 Heat oven to 400° F. In a food processor, combine the flour, butter, baking powder, and salt; pulse until pea-size clumps form. Add the milk and pulse just until moistened. Step 2 Drop 6 large mounds of the dough (about ½ cup each) onto a baking sheet. Bake until golden, 18 to 20 minutes.
  8. Dried rosemary lends its pungent aroma and flavor to basic cornbread. Ingredients 2 8 1/2-ounce boxes corn-bread mix 2 eggs slightly beaten 1 8-ounce container plain yogurt 2 7-ounce cans whole-kernel corn drained 1 tablespoon dried rosemary leaves How to Make It Step 1 Heat oven to 400º F. Lightly coat a 13-by-9-inch baking pan with cooking spray and set aside. Step 2 Stir all the ingredients together. Spoon the batter into the prepared pan. Step 3 Bake 25 minutes or just until golden. Remove to a wire rack to cool. Step 4 When cool, cut
  9. Brown sugar and molasses add a rich caramelized flavor to old-fashioned baked beans. Ingredients 4 ounces sliced bacon cut into 1⁄2-inch pieces 1 onion chopped kosher salt and black pepper 1 pound dried navy beans soaked in water overnight and drained 1/2 cup molasses 1/4 cup ketchup 1 tablespoon dry mustard 2 tablespoons cider vinegar How to Make It Step 1 Heat oven to 300° F. Cook the bacon in a Dutch oven over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until nearly crisp, 5 to 7 minutes. Add the onion, 1 teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper and cook,
  10. Crunchy bacon bits add a smoky twist to this herby and tangy down-home potato salad. Ingredients 3 pounds small red new potatoes (about 24) kosher salt and black pepper 8 slices bacon 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup sour cream 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar 4 stalks celery, thinly sliced 1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1/4 cup chopped fresh tarragon How to Make It Step 1 Place the potatoes in a large pot. Add enough cold water to cover and bring to a boil. Add 1 teaspoon salt, reduce heat, and simmer until tender, 15 to 18 minutes. Drain and
  11. This is something I just threw together one night with what we happened to have in the house and my hubby absolutely loved it. The Arabic seasoning is something we get pre-mixed from a small Arabian shop at our local City Market. I'm not entirely sure what's in it just yet to be able to recommend substitutions and the flavor is hard to describe, but it is worth finding if you have never had it lol. Our medium shrimp were 26-30 count per pound to give you an idea of the size. Ingredients 4 servings 2 tbsp pure olive oil 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
  12. Every year we have a special month, we fast until sunset, and this desert is a traditional dish all around middle east , hope you enjoy it. Ingredients 10 servings 2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup Semolina 1/4 cup sugar 3 cup water 2 tbsp Baking powder 2 tbsp Suger 1 cup Goat cheese(or any sweet or unflavored cheese) 1/2 liter vegetable oil(for frying) 2 cup sugar 2 cup water 1 tbsp lemon juice Steps 20 mins Put the sugar and the water and boil them, put the lemon juice and boil the syrup for 10 minutes, remove it until cool Mix all of the ingr
  13. Arabic Masala is used in most of the middle eastern foods. It can be bought in stores but in case you run out of stock, here is a little help. Ingredients 1 cup cumin seed, whole 1 cup fennel seed, whole 1/2 cup coriander seed, whole 1/2 cup pepper corn 1 cup cinnamon sticks, small broken 1/4 cup dried red chillies 1/2 cup turmeric powder Steps Add all ingredients into a frying pan and roast over a low flame, stirring it continously untill the spices turn golden brown. Grind in a blender after removing it from heat Store in an airtight container.
  14. This is another one of the traditional dishes that had been made for years and years in my family and it takes so good and it's very easy. ??? Ingredients 5 servings 250 grams Vermicelli nests 5 tbsp Veg oil (more if necessary) Water Sugar 1 tbsp Cocoa powder Steps 20 mins Gather all the Ingredients! Break the vermicelli nests into a large pan in the heated oil Stir continuously until golden brown. (At this point if you feel like there is not enough oil you can add more or like what I did for a better flavour is I added a small amount of butt
  15. Yummy!! Ingredients 1 cup Luke warm milk 1 1/2 tsp Instant yeast 1 tsp Sugar 2 1/2 cup All purpose flour 3 tbsp Sugar 1/4 tsp Salt 40 grams Butter - melted Filling ideas: Butter - cubed Jam Cinnamon paste Sugar syrup: 3/4 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Water 1 tbsp Honey Steps For the dough: Melt the butter and allow to cool but not completely. In a bowl add in the flour, salt, sugar, and the melted butter in a bowl. Mix well Combine the milk, 1/2 tsp sugar and yeast in a small bowl and leave for 5 mins until foamy Add it
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