Satisfying Ingredients of Flavored Nut Butter

Nut butter is now the new obsession of many people.

The aisle for them is always filled with delicious and heavenly mashed up almonds, maple syrup, or cinnamon. Many blends became a big hit in the market in the past years. Some people crave for them and can’t stop eating them.

The ethereal creaminess, the smoothness, and the blended ingredients all attract the tastes of many consumers. These blends are mixed with strawberries, chocolate, almonds, hazelnut, sunflower seeds, and cashews. The butter itself is creamy with chocolate and products of cocoa. Some even throw fruit into the mix to spice things up. Continue reading “Satisfying Ingredients of Flavored Nut Butter”

BBQ Chicken Recipes

These tasty BBQ Chicken Recipes are simple and flavorful. These different chicken-grilling methods will tantalize the taste buds.

BBQ chicken normally takes some time to cook. Due to the length of time chicken takes to cook, direct cooking over the heat source is not normally recommended. With the first recipe, direct cooking over the heat source is the exception, not the rule. For those who like to hover over the grill, this first recipe is perfect.

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Seared Sea Scallops with Artichoke Hearts and Vermouth Sauce

Vermouth — wine “aromatized” with botanicals — spikes the sauce for sea scallops and artichoke hearts in this recipe.

When you’re in a hurry, fish or seafood is the ideal main ingredient. In virtually all its iterations, seafood wants to be cooked quickly or it will dry out or, in the case of shellfish, become tough and overly chewy. Wine or fortified wines are common additions to seafood preparations.

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Stove-top Baked Steak

Time Saving Version of Classic Comfort Food

This recipe combines the traditional tastes of a Salisbury steak with mushroom and onion gravy with a one-hour preparation.

Baked steak, sometimes known as Salisbury steak, is considered a comfort food that often takes too long to prepare. Heating the oven, browning the steak on the stovetop and slow baking to tenderize a tough cut of meat have a way to relegating baked steak to a lunch out at a small-town diner.

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5 Easy Appetizers For a Company Party

After working hard all day at work, it’s always good to unwind and have some fun. And one of the best ways to do that is through a party. With friends and colleagues around, company parties are always special and have an exciting atmosphere. Another thing that makes it special, are the mouthwatering dishes that are served.

Before the main food for a company party is served, it is always good to start on a lighter note, and this is where appetizers come in. Appetizers are very important because they set the tone for the main dish that is to come. There are so many forms of great appetizers, but here are some of the best appetizers for your company party. Continue reading “5 Easy Appetizers For a Company Party”

How to Make the Perfect Cheese Board

To make a proper cheese board you need some essentials.

To start, you need to have the obvious ingredient of cheese! Select a few of your favorite types of cheese, but don’t go overboard with it. A maximum of 5 different varieties is perfect depending on the size of the board you are using.

You also need to have different styles of crackers and maybe one or two different types of cured meats and other additions. Continue reading “How to Make the Perfect Cheese Board”

Campfire Cooking: “Baked” Potatoes

  Basic method for “baking” potatoes in a campfire or wood-burning stove. (Also, includes directions for conventional ovens.)

Although campfires are common summertime events, many people still enjoy building up fires on cool fall nights – for a single evening or several nights running on a camping or hunting trip. Regardless of the season, campfires are generally accompanied by food. Hot dogs and marshmallows are common campfire fare, but a whole world of culinary options exist that use the open flame or piping hot coals. After all, before the advent of electric and gas ranges, cooking methods almost always used the heat, directly or indirectly, of burning wood.

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How to Make Beef Braised with Moroccan Spice

Cooks on a Budget Finds Unique Ways to Use Inexpensive Cuts of Meat.

An assertive blend of spices combined with a hint of dried fruit sweetness characterize many Moroccan or Moroccan-inspired dishes.

This is a great recipe for chuck roast or whatever is the least expensive beef in the market. These cuts generally want low and slow cooking to tenderize them. A slow braise is ideal for melding the complex of flavors in this Moroccan-inspired dish.

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Barbeque Marinades from Brazil

Marinating is a great way to infuse different flavours into meat, fish and poultry. It is especially suitable for game meat, and venison.

Sea salt is used in Brazil to season meat prior to cooking.

It can also be mixed with water to make a brine used to baste the meat. The combination works extremely well, especially for slow cooked beef, mutton, and lamb.

Whatever you’re cooking, season the meat first. Then add a marinade. Larger cuts of meat can be left for 2 or 3 days to marinate. Smaller cuts of meat may need only a few hours. Fish and poultry require as little as 30 minutes, depending on the size.

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Snacking Made Easy: The Top 10 Easy Snack Ideas for Kids

Any parent knows the struggle of keeping their kids fed, but it only gets worse when you try to keep the health of their growing bodies in mind.

There are a thousand brands on the market and all of them promise quality in some form or another. What do you trust?

The answers to all of this may end up being more simple than you may expect.

Today we will explore some of the best snack ideas for kids that can be quick, easy, and give your kids what they need. Continue reading “Snacking Made Easy: The Top 10 Easy Snack Ideas for Kids”