PEAR AND GINGER SPARKLERS

January 31, 2019
A candy and sour pear shrub blended with vodka, lemon juice, honey, and champagne creates a delicious, sweet, and boozy New 12 months’s Eve cocktail!

PEAR AND GINGER SPARKLERS

First, allow’s communicate about this shrub. And that i’m not taking about a bush or a plant outside, that's actually what I notion of once I first noticed a shrub on a menu. It’s really this terrifi, flavorful juice that you could upload to cocktails to create a richer, more flavorful drink.

PEAR AND GINGER SPARKLERS

I recently had an first rate cocktail at a swanky cocktail bar in Chicago. It had a lot taste, sweet, sour, fruity, but was still smooth and balanced. It was literally addicting! I requested the waitress how it were given its taste and she defined they used a selfmade shrub. After doing a little research, I found out that shrubs may be made at domestic and are incredibly easy to make!

PEAR AND GINGER SPARKLERS

Ingredients
Pear and Ginger Shrub

  • 3 ripe pears chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons grated ginger
  • ½ cup unfiltered apple cider vinegar
  • 3 thyme sprigs optional

Pear and Ginger Cocktail

  • 2 ounces pear ginger shrub
  • 2 ounce of vodka
  • Juice of half of a lemon
  • Splash of honey
  • 2 inch piece of ginger skin removed and cut into chunks
  • bottle of prosecco or champagne
  • Pear slices for garnish


Instructions
Shrub

  1. In a medium sauce pan, integrate pears, honey, and water. deliver to a smooth boil. decrease to medium-low warmth and permit to simmer for 25 minutes. The pears will launch their juices and melt. do away with from warmness.
  2. add in grated ginger. cowl pan and allow to sit down for another 10-15 minutes so flavors can keep to meld collectively.
  3. pressure combination with a sieve to discard pair portions (urgent pairs into the sieve to extract their remaining juices).
  4. add aggregate lower back to pan at the side of apple cider vinegar and bring to low boil and simmer for two-3 minutes. eliminate from heat.
  5. Pour aggregate into air tight box and keep in fridge for up to two weeks.

Cocktail

  1. In a shaker, integrate all of the ingredient, except champagne. muddle the ginger for approximately a minute so it releases its flavor. upload ice and shake vigorously.
  2. Divide the aggregate among 2 glasses. pinnacle with champagne until glass is 3/4s of the manner full. Garnish with pair slice.
  3. Serve, sip, and revel in!

SPARKLING LIMONCELLO COCKTAILS

January 31, 2019
A sparkling limoncello cocktail that’s best for warm sunny days. It’s sharp, juicy, so refreshing and made with simplest three simple ingredients and garnished with mint leaves and freshly reduce lemon slices.

SPARKLING LIMONCELLO COCKTAILS

quite frankly, this sparkling limoncello cocktail can be enjoyed any time of the yr, i love it, it’s juicy, clean and lip smackingly dee-lish!

The lemon soda must be tart, candy and sparkling. i use Sanpellegrino sparkling Lemon Soda for satisfactory effects, if you can locate it in your supermarket or order it online it’s nicely well worth it. If no longer get something similar that’s very tart and lemony.

SPARKLING LIMONCELLO COCKTAILS

Ingredients
  • 1 shot (1.3 fl oz/40ml) Limoncello
  • 2 shots (2.7 fl oz/80ml) sparkling lemon soda , Sanpellegrino if possible
  • 3.3 fl oz (100ml) Prosecco
  • 1-2 ice cubes
  • 1 sprig of mint for garnish (optional)
  • 1-2 slices lemon for garnish (optional)


Instructions

  1. Add 1 shot of limoncello to a serving glass. Top with 2 shots of lemon soda and then top up with prosecco.
  2. Add the ice cubes and garnishes, serve.

INSTANT POT CHICKEN PARMESAN PASTA

January 31, 2019
This instant Pot chicken parmesan pasta recipe is an easy go-to weeknight dinner. all the flavors of conventional bird parmesan made into a one pot, comforting meal. 

INSTANT POT CHICKEN PARMESAN PASTA

Shuttle, homework, basket ball, guitar lessons immediate pot fowl pasta recipes are this kind of existence saver on week nights. 
i love my immediately pot a lot, that i've 2 special sizes and use it as a minimum five days in per week. 

This is an easy immediately pot bird parmesan recipe with the addition of pasta. A meal this is regularly asked via the kiddos and has come to be a reader favorite.

INSTANT POT CHICKEN PARMESAN PASTA

Ingredients
  • 2-3 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite sized chunks
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 and 1/4 cups marinara sauce, I used Prego
  • 1 cup water, refer notes
  • 8 ounces penne pasta
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspooon salt, refer notes
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • chopped parsley or basil, to garnish (optional)


Instructions

  1. Set instantaneous pot to saute placing. whilst warm, upload olive oil after which chopped onion and garlic. prepare dinner, stirring often for 1 minute. upload hen portions and cook, stirring regularly for 2 mins. 
  2. Press cancel after which add marinara sauce, water, pasta, Italian seasoning, salt and floor pepper. Stir nicely. close and lock lid (making sure that valve is ready to sealing). pick guide setting (or stress cooker) for 7 minutes. 
  3. After 7 mins, let instant pot inside the warm mode for 10 minutes.  turn valve to venting to launch stress. Open lid, sprinkle each cheeses, near lid and permit cheese melt for one minute. 
  4. Open on the spot pot, stir to mix in melted cheese and serve hot with chopped parsley or basil.

SLOW COOKER CREAMY TUSCAN CHICKEN

January 31, 2019
Gradual Cooker Creamy Tuscan fowl is the richest, creamiest crockpot meal you will ever eat. And it's so simple to make.

SLOW COOKER CREAMY TUSCAN CHICKEN

Creamy Tuscan chicken has an enough amount of creamy, thick sauce that tastes first rate served over pasta or mashed potatoes.

More than one jars of alfredo sauce are used for the sauce. Solar-dried tomatoes, Italian seasoning, Parmesan cheese, and crimson pepper flakes upload masses of flavor. On the quit a bag of toddler spinach receives mixed in. not most effective does it upload a few coloration, however also a few proper nutrients.

SLOW COOKER CREAMY TUSCAN CHICKEN

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 (15-ounce) jars Alfredo sauce with roasted garlic
  • 2 (3-ounce) packages slivered sun-dried tomatoes, NOT in oil
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 (5-ounce) bag baby spinach leaves


Instructions

  1. soften butter over medium-excessive warmth in a nonstick pan. Season bird with salt and peppers. add bird to pan and prepare dinner till browned on each sides.
  2. area chook in a gently greased 6-quart sluggish cooker.
  3. In a medium bowl mix collectively alfredo sauce, sun-dried tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, and pink pepper flakes.
  4. Pour combination over chicken. cover slow cooker and cook dinner on LOW for three to four hours.
  5. Open sluggish cooker, mix in spinach. cover and cook five more mins. Serve.

CREAMY GARLIC CHICKEN BREAST RECIPE

January 31, 2019
Clean and delicious comfort food at its greatest. gently floured boneless fowl breasts are pan fried in butter and oil until golden and crispy earlier than being brought to a mouth watering garlic cream sauce. full of caramelised flavour, you may love how clean this is!

CREAMY GARLIC CHICKEN BREAST RECIPE

Crispy, golden chook at the outside  smooth and succulent at the interior  gently simmered in a creamy sauce with a lot flavour. The mixture of your desires! hen breasts generally tend to have a bad recognition for being too dry, chalky or tough to swallow. however, this recipe yields flawlessly juicy breasts lightly floured and pan fried.

With all of the creamy sauce recipes i've on this website (Creamy Garlic Tuscan Shrimp, Creamy Dijon hen, Creamy Salmon Piccata, or Creamy Parmesan Shrimp), this one stands proud from the group!

CREAMY GARLIC CHICKEN BREAST RECIPE

Ingredients
For The Chicken:

  • 2-3 large boneless and skinless chicken breasts halved horizontally to make 4
  • 4 tablespoons flour (all purpose or plain)
  • 4 tablespoons finely grated fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black cracked pepper

For The Sauce:

  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 whole head of garlic peeled and divided into 10-12 cloves
  • 1 1/4 cup chicken broth (stock)
  • 1 1/4 cup half and half or heavy cream (or evaporated milk)
  • 1/2 cup finely grated fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, to serve


Instructions

  1. Season the chook with salt, garlic powder and pepper.
  2. In a shallow bowl, integrate the flour, parmesan cheese. Dredge chook in the flour combination; shake off extra.
  3. warmness 2 tablespoons of oil and 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium-high warmth until pan is sort of smoking. Swirl pan to coat evenly. 
  4. Fry 2-3 bird breasts until golden on each side, cooked via and no longer crimson (about four-five minutes each facet, relying on the thickness of your bird). transfer to a warm plate. Set aside.
  5. Wipe pan over with a sheet of paper towel. Repeat with closing oil, butter and hen breasts. while cooked, transfer the chook onto the identical plate.
  6. lessen warmth to medium. Sauté the onion in the last oil/juices in the pan until softened. 
  7. ruin 6 complete cloves of garlic with the blunt fringe of the lower back of a knife 
  8. add the ultimate oil to the pan and warmth via, mixing it thru the onions. Sauté smashed garlic cloves and whole garlic cloves until fragrant, about 2-three minutes. upload the broth to deglaze the pan. Scrape up any browned bits and let simmer and decrease to half of, about 5 minutes.
  9. reduce warmth to medium-low. Pour inside the cream. bring the sauce to a mild simmer for about 2-3 minutes, combining all of the flavours collectively.
  10. mix within the parmesan cheese. maintain cooking gently for approximately 2-3 minutes until cheese melts, whilst stirring now and again. Season with salt and pepper on your flavor. 
  11. add the chicken again into the pan and let simmer for a further 2-3 mins to thicken the sauce for your liking. The hen breast will take in all the delicious flavours.
  12. Garnish with parsley and a touch black cracked pepper. 
  13. Serve over pasta, cauliflower mash, zucchini noodles, rice or mashed potatoes.

APPLE FRITTER BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

January 31, 2019
Let me start via announcing, this Apple Fritter Breakfast Casserole Recipe is out of this world top notch!

APPLE FRITTER BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

I'm able to’t take all of the credit.  With layers of flaky croissants, caramelized apples and cream flavored with Musselman’s Apple Butter all baked to perfection.  pinnacle that with sweet glaze  there may be no manner that this Apple Fritter Breakfast Casserole will be whatever but delicious!

APPLE FRITTER BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

The chunks of sparkling apple add texture.  at the same time as the Musselman’s Apple Butter affords the focused apple taste.

This recipe is perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch.  With minimum effort, you can serve up this Apple Fritter Breakfast Casserole to your hungry own family and pals.  And don’t forget that mother’s Day is right around the nook.  show your mother that you admire her with a surprise brunch.

APPLE FRITTER BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

Ingredients
Apple Mixture

  • 4-5 Fuji Apples - peeled and chopped 5 cups
  • 6 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 packed Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Corn Starch
  • 2 Tablespoons Warm Water

Casserole

  • 5 Large Croissants - sliced in half across the middle about 12 ounces
  • 1/2 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 Cup Musselman's Apple Butter
  • 3 Lightly Beaten Eggs
  • 1/8 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

Glaze

  • 3/4 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons Heavy Cream


Instructions
Apple mixture

  1. soften butter in a huge sauté pan, over medium warmness. upload brown sugar and stir until completely integrated. transfer chopped apples to pan and stir until coated with sugar aggregate. cook for five minutes while stirring frequently. In a small bowl, stir collectively the corn starch and heat water. upload the corn starch combination to apples and maintain to cook dinner/stir for five greater mins. cast off from heat and set apart at the same time as prepping the alternative substances. The apples ought to be gentle and the liquid might be a syrup consistency.

Casserole

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. Whisk collectively the heavy cream, Musselman's Apple Butter, eggs and cinnamon. Spray 9x11 casserole dish with non-stick. vicinity the bottom halves of the croissants in a fair layer. Pour half of of the apple butter/cream mixture over the croissants. pinnacle with half of of the caramelized apple combination. arrange the croissant tops in a fair layer. top with the final cream combination and apples. Pour all the syrupy apple aggregate over the casserole. lightly press down at the pinnacle with a wooden spoon or spatula. Bake at 375° for 25 minutes. as soon as gently browned on top; eliminate from oven, glaze and serve.

Glaze

  1. blend powdered sugar and heavy cream together with a fork until smooth. Drizzle over the Apple Fritter Casserole. (these measurements yield half cup of glaze.)

FREEZER BREAKFAST BURRITOS

January 31, 2019
Meal prep over the weekend for the fine burritos at some point of the week. Loaded with tater little toddlers, eggs, beans and cheese, of route!!

FREEZER BREAKFAST BURRITOS

This horrific boy is filled with all that is right and natural refried beans, eggs, cheese, breakfast sausage, and of route, tater children.

Simply make certain to freeze them after assembling, not after they pass within the oven.

You also want to make sure to apply room temperature elements to keep away from any sogginess.

They may be frozen a month in advance in person servings, wrapped in aluminum foil dated and stacked in a Ziploc bag.

FREEZER BREAKFAST BURRITOS

INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 cups frozen tater tots
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 links breakfast sausage, casing removed
  • 8 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup half and half
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 (16-ounce) can refried beans
  • 8 (8-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 stages F. gently oil a baking sheet or coat with nonstick spray.
  2. prepare dinner tater children in step with package deal instructions; set apart.
  3. heat olive oil in a big skillet over medium high warmth. upload sausage and cook until browned, about three-5 minutes, ensuring to crumble the sausage because it chefs; drain extra fats, booking 1 tablespoon inside the skillet.
  4. upload eggs to the skillet and cook, whisking, until they simply begin to set. gently whisk in half and 1/2; season with salt and pepper, to taste. keep cooking until thickened and no seen liquid egg stays, about 3-five minutes; set apart.
  5. unfold beans down facilities of tortillas; top with tater tots, sausage, eggs, cheeses, tomatoes and cilantro. Fold in contrary sides of every tortilla, then roll up, burrito-fashion.* place, seam-facets down, onto making ready baking sheet; cowl.
  6. location into oven and bake till heated through, approximately 12-15 mins.
  7. Serve right away.

CREAMY HERB CHICKEN RECIPE

January 31, 2019
This Creamy Herb bird turns into your preferred chicken recipe! without a heavy cream and dairy loose alternatives and simply over 300 calories consistent with serve!  How much easier ought to it get?

CREAMY HERB CHICKEN RECIPE


by accident, and by the way, this recipe is low carb and gluten loose with just beneath 5g carbs in step with serve! What did I do? picture this: Juicy, tender hen breasts, simmered in a flavourful and creamy herb sauce with a hint of garlic  howdy clean weekday meal.

So thick and creamy, this creamy herb sauce pairs flawlessly over rice, pasta, or Creamy Mashed Potatoes. To keep the entire meal low carb, try it over cauliflower mash!

CREAMY HERB CHICKEN RECIPE

Ingredients
For The Chicken:

  • 4 chicken breasts (pounded 1/2-inch thin)
  • 2 teaspoons each of onion powder and garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon fresh chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon each of dried thyme and dried rosemary
  • salt and pepper , to season

For The Sauce:

  • 4 cloves garlic , minced (or 1 tablespoon minced garlic)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon each of dried thyme and dried rosemary
  • 1 cup milk (or half and half)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper , to taste
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch mixed with 1 tablespoon water , until smooth


Instructions

  1. Coat hen breasts with the onion and garlic powders and herbs. Season generously with salt and pepper.
  2. warmness 1 tablespoon of oil a large pan or skillet over medium-excessive warmth and cook dinner bird breasts until opaque and not crimson internal (approximately 5 mins every aspect, depending on thickness). switch to a plate; set apart.
  3. To the identical pan or skillet, heat another 2 teaspoons of olive oil and sauté garlic, with parsley, thyme and rosemary, for about 1 minute, or until fragrant.
  4. Stir in milk (or cream); season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  5. bring to a boil; upload the cornstarch aggregate to the centre of the pan, quickly stirring, till sauce has thickened slightly. lessen warmness and simmer lightly for a further minute to permit the sauce to thicken extra.
  6. return bird to the skillet. Sprinkle with greater herbs if desired. Serve immediately.

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