Honeycrisp Salad !

Honeycrisp Salad :

This gorgeous Salad is full of flavor and texture, with fresh Honeycrisp apple slices, crunchy candied pecans, chewy dried cranberries, and salty blue cheese, all dressed with a tangy-sweet apple cider vinaigrette atop a bed of your favorite salad greens!

This gorgeous Salad is full of flavor and texture, with fresh Honeycrisp apple slices, crunchy candied pecans, chewy dried cranberries, and salty blue cheese, all dressed with a tangy-sweet apple cider vinaigrette atop a bed of your favorite salad greens!

Ingredients :
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil or light vegetable oil (such as canola)
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup unsweetened apple juice or apple cider
2 to 3 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
3 medium Honeycrisp apples (about 1 pound), thinly sliced
Juice of 1/2 lemon
12 ounces salad greens (spring mix, baby spinach, arugula, baby romaine, or a combo of your favorites)
1 cup pecan halves, toasted or candied
3/4 cup dried cranberries or dried cherries
4 ounces crumbled blue cheese

Directions :
To prepare Apple Cider Vinaigrette, measure all ingredients into a mason jar. Tightly screw on lid and shake vigorously until everything is thoroughly combined. Alternatively, you may briskly whisk the ingredients together in a medium bowl, or blend them in a blender or mini food processor.
Place apple slices in a large plastic baggie and squeeze fresh lemon juice over them. Close bag and shake to coat. In a large salad bowl, layer salad greens, apple slices, pecans, dried cranberries, and blue cheese. Just before serving, dress with desired amount of Apple Cider Vinaigrette and toss until salad ingredients are evenly coated.
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Yield: 8 to 10 servings

Italian Pasta Bake

Italian Pasta Bake! This was so good!

Ingredients :
2 pounds ground beef
1 large onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 jar (24 ounces) spaghetti sauce
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
3 cups uncooked medium pasta shells
3 plum tomatoes, sliced
3/4 cup shredded provolone cheese
3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions :
In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce, diced tomatoes, mushrooms and Italian seasoning. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Add to beef mixture and gently stir in tomatoes.
Transfer to an ungreased 13×9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with cheeses. Bake 25-30 minutes or until bubbly and heated through. 8 servings

KILLER CREAMY COCONUT PIE

If you’re COCONUT PIE lover, then this restaurant-worthy dessert recipe is for you !! this scrumptious coconut cream pie is so easy to make and perfect for special occasions !!!

TO MAKE THIS RECIPE YOU’LL NEED THE FOLLOWING INGREDIENTS :

  • Graham cracker crust: 1 (9 inches)
  • Instant vanilla pie filling: 1-1/2 (5.1oz, approx. 7.5oz.) boxes
  • Frozen whipped topping: 1 (8 ounces) tub *thawed
  • Shredded coconut: 1/2 cup *sweetened
  • Vanilla flavoring / extract: 1 teaspoon
  • Cold milk: 2-3/4 cups
  • Additional toasted shredded coconut

STEPS TO MAKE IT :

STEP 1:

In a large bowl, whisk together the instant vanilla pie filling, whole milk and vanilla flavoring / extract for 2 minutes. After that, make sure the whipped topping is folded in and 1/2 cup coconut.

STEP 2:

Finally, go ahead and pour it into the crust and sprinkle it with toasted coconut. Always remember to chill until serving & ENJOY !!

Mouth Watering Meatloaf

Recipe for winning meatloaf for the family !! This very simple recipe for cooking meatloaf will definitely appeal to the whole family. Not to mention, it’s part of our top 5 original meatloaf recipes.

Hearty and rich meatloaf is one of the most beloved meals in modern American history. For such a simple name, there seem to be countless ways to prepare this perfect comfort food.

This classic recipe from Simply Recipes is no ordinary. Italian pork sausage (half sweet, half spicy) added to the plate, mixed with ground beef. The key to many good Italian meals is the “sofrito base”, which consists of chopped carrots, onions, celery and garlic. The extra effort pays off; The smaller the mincing, the better the loaf of meat will hold together. Cut the loaf into thick slices, because you will definitely need more.

  • You will need:

° 340g of ground beef or veal

° 1 large egg, lightly beaten

° 8 ml of salt

° 1/2 onion, finely chopped

° Nutmeg or ground mace: a pinch

° Ground cloves: a pinch

° 3ml (12 teaspoons) appetizer

° 125g (4 1/2 ounce) salted bacon or ground pork

° 12 cup (125 ml) of bread crumbs or rusks

° 1/4 cup of lemon (for juice)

° 1/4 cup (65 ml) hot tomato juice

  • Steps to take:

Step 1:

With your fists, you will need to place ground meat, eggs, salt, onions, nutmeg, cloves, salted bacon, bread crumbs, and lemon juice in a bowl. After that, be sure to mix with your hands until the preparation becomes homogeneous. Distribute it immediately by pressing into a loaf tray.

Step 2:

Well now, you can bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius) for 2 hours and please smear it several times with hot tomato juice.

Enjoy & share !

The Best Texas Toast Sloppy Recipe Ever

My Homemade Texas Toast Sloppy recipe is the most deliciously easy no-fuss weeknight meal that everyone will love !! The best thing about this recipe is that it’s easy to make and takes less than 20 minutes to cook, jus give it a shot !!

WHAT YOU NEED :

– Lean ground beef: 1 lb

– Onion: 2.5 cup (chopped)

– Garlic powder: half a tsp

– Ketchup: 3/4 cup

– Tomato paste: 2 tsp

– Worcestershire sauce: ½ tsp

– Brown sugar: 2.5 tsp

– Salt & Pepper – to taste

– Green Mill Texas Toast: 4 pieces

– Cheddar cheese: 1oz (shredded)

Preparation:

  1. Your oven’s temperature should be set to 375 degrees.
  2. Then brown your ground beef, and onion over medium heat on stovetop. Immediately, drain.
  3. You’ll want to add in ketchup, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, and salt and pepper. And please stir everything well to combine.
  4. Once done, you need to cook over medium heat until mixture has thickened according to your taste.
  5. In the meantime, make sure Green Mill Texas Toast is placed into preheated oven.
  6. Ok, go ahead and bake toast until golden brown, it takes around 5 to 6 minutes.
  7. At this point, your Sloppy Joe Mixture should be placed on top of your golden-brown Texas Toast.
  8. To finish, top each piece of toast with ¼ oz of Cheddar Cheese.

Deviled Eggs Recipe

Mmmmmm, a healthy appetizer and snack recipe ready for the masses !! This classic recipe for Deviled Eggs is perfect for the holidays, Easter or parties…Make sure to follow along with the recipe below and to try out this amazing recipe.

I USE FOR THE RECIPE :

  • Eggs: 8
  • Mayonnaise: 6 tablespoons
  • Mustard sauce: 2 tablespoons
  • Hot sauce: 1 tablespoon (or the desired amount)
  • Chives: 2 stalks
  • Paprika powder: 2 tablespoons
  • Pepper: 1 pinch
  • Salt to taste

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Place the eggs in a pan with enough water, then cook over high heat for 10 minutes, once it reaches boiling temperature.
  2. Once done, remove the eggs from the heat and let them rest in the same saucepan for 5 minutes.
  3. After this time, place ice and water in a different bowl.
  4. At this stage, you can remove the eggs from the hot water. Then place them in the bowl with ice and cold water; leave for 5 minutes. This makes it easier to remove the shells.
  5. Be sure to remove the shells from the eggs and cut them in half. Always remember to remove the yolks and keep the whites in the shape of a canoe.
  6. Then you’re going to get a bowl, mash the yolks with a fork. You can then add the mustard, the mayonnaise, the hot sauce, pepper, and salt.
  7. Alright now, you have to put the previous mixture in the eggs in the place of yolk previously.
  8. Make sure the chives or parsley are washed and cut into small pieces.
  9. Use paprika powder and chopped chives or parsley to sprinkle the stuffed eggs.
  10. Finally, put the stuffed eggs in the refrigerator for no less than half an hour. Serve it cold.

Easy Creamy Cucumber Salad Recipe !

Ingredients:

• 4 large Cucumbers
• 1 medium Sweet Onion
• 1 cup Mayonnaise
• 1/2 cup White Sugar
• 1/4 cup White Vinegar
• Salt and Pepper to taste.

Directions:

• Wash, peel and thinly slice 4 large cucumbers. Use a mandoline for uniformity.
• Thinly slice 1 medium sweet onion.
• Place the sliced cucumbers and onions in a ceramic, glass or plastic bowl that has a lid.
• In a small bowl combine mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar. Mix until smooth.

• Turn the mayonnaise mixture into the cucumber and onion mixture, combine well.
• Salt and pepper to taste.
• Cover with a lid, shake lightly.
• Allow to marinate in the refrigerator for a minimum of 6 hours (overnight works well).
• Refrigerate leftovers.

Makes 6 servings of Creamy Cucumber Salad

Grilled Garlic and Herb Shrimp

“My dad gave me this recipe, and every time I make it I have people begging me for the recipe.”

Ingredients

2 teaspoons ground paprika
2 tablespoons fresh minced garlic
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning blend
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
2 pounds large shrimp (21-25 per pound), peeled and deveined

Directions

Whisk the paprika, garlic, Italian seasoning, lemon juice, olive oil, pepper, basil, and brown sugar together in a bowl until thoroughly blended. Stir in the shrimp, and toss to evenly coat with the marinade. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours, turning once.

Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat. Lightly oil grill grate, and place about 4 inches from heat source.

Remove shrimp from marinade, drain excess, and discard marinade.

Place shrimp on preheated grill and cook, turning once, until opaque in the center, 5 to 6 minutes. Serve immediately.

Big Mac French Toast !

Big Mac French Toast :

Ingredients :

4 eggs
½ cup milk
½ cup cream
½ tsp garlic powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
3 slices bread
1 tsp oil
1 tsp butter
Pinch of sesame seeds
4 slices American style cheese
2 cups burger mince
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper

Instructions

Whisk the eggs, milk, cream, garlic powder, and seasoning together to make the French toast batter. Dip the pieces of bread in and let them soak.
Heat the butter and fry the three pieces of bread – top one with sesame seeds and the other two with cheese.
Mix the mince with the salt and pepper and fashion into large, square burger patties.
Add a little more oil and fry both at the same time then layer up the Big Mac French toast.
Start with the first piece of French toast then top with sauce, onion, lettuce, and the first burger. Cover with pickles then the second piece of French toast, followed by sauce, onion, lettuce, and pickles. Add the final layer of French toast and eat.

Italian Love Cake

Ingredients :

1 box marble cake mix
2 pt ricotta cheese
3/4 c sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
3 3/4 oz instant chocolate pudding
1 c milk
8 oz whipped topping

Directions :

  1. Mix Cake mix as directed on box. Pour this into a 9×13 cake pan that is greased and floured.
  2. In a bowl combine the ricotta, sugar, eggs,and vanilla. Mix well. Spooon over top of unbaked cake. Bake for 1 hour in a 350 degree oven. Cool completely.
  3. Mix pudding with the milk and fold in whipped topping. Spread over cake and then refrigerate until topping is set or ready to sevre.