Eggs are not just for breakfast anymore! Perfect for dinner as well as your next brunch, this savory skillet will be sure to please. Smoky bacon and rich cheeses combine with hearty chicken, mushrooms and tomatoes for a delicious one-dish meal. Experiment with different ingredients to make your own special version.
Fresh rosemary, dijon mustard and minced garlic combine to make a fabulously moist pork loin. The mixture makes a slight “crust” on the pork, and the acids in the marinade penetrate and tenderize the meat for a mouth-watering main dish.
Fresh from my father’s garden, these thin, sweet Chinese long beans combine perfectly with hearty ground beef, bound by a delectable soy bean sauce. The different layers of soy beans and sauces add a complexity to an otherwise simple dish. Find these beans now at your specialty grocery store. Serve with fresh steamed rice for a satisfying and tasty treat.
Grapefruit and berries add a light, fresh touch to spinach and portobello mushrooms. Lightly sauteed red onions add rich sweetness, while a citrus/balsamic vinaigrette marries all the ingredients together.
Not many things can beat chicken fried in lard. Ah, the virtues of lard – but that’s another post! The resulting flavor and texture are simply unmatched by any other frying method. The crispy skin and moist meat with have you coming back for more. Hot sauce gives this chicken some extra kick without adding too much heat (thank you, Paula Deen!). A few of my own secrets are also revealed in this recipe! So c’mon and treat yourself!
Lean and tender, venison backstrap is best served medium rare. A quick marinade with a simple balsamic vinaigrette tenderizes and removes any gaminess. Sweet, caramelized onions accent the rich, velvety texture of this delicious meat.
Dried bean curd sticks are the “skins” that result when cooking soybeans. Their firm, noodle-like texture is perfect for soups. The basic stock benefits from the long, slow cooking of both pork and chicken, making this a perfect crock pot recipe. Dried turnips and shiitake mushrooms bring an earthiness to this family favorite. Simplicity is the rule here, so that each ingredient can ring through to your taste buds!
Rich, creamy and delicious, this layered cheese torte will be the hit of your next party. Salty olives and sun-dried tomato pesto strike a balance with soothing hummus. Pine nuts add texture, while fresh basil and parsley add bright, lively notes to the decadent mixture of feta, goat and cream cheeses. Serve with toasted baguette slices or crackers.
Succulent shrimp are bathed in a rich, tangy sauce, spiked with fresh ginger and garlic. Salted black beans bring an earthiness to the mix, while simple braised iceberg lettuce provides a soothing, crisp contrast to the zesty shrimp.
Looking for a way to use up all those boiled Easter eggs? Here’s a tasty twist on an old favorite. Pecans and olives add fresh texture and flavor, while mayo, mustard and paprika bring this recipe right back home. If you have any filling leftover after mounding it into those wonderful whites, put it on some toasted bread for a terrific sandwich!