Baked Stuffed Pumpkin with Rice Pilaf Baked Stuffed Pumpkin Serves: 6 Pumpkin Prep Time: 15 minutes Pumpkin Bake Time: 1 hour Pilaf Prep Time: 5 minutes Pilaf Cook Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 5-6 pound Pumpkin 3-3/4 cups Water 1 cup Brown Rice 1/2 cup Wild Rice 1 Tbsp Butter, unsalted 1 cup Shallots, finely chopped 2 small...
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Pumpkin Dip Yields: 3-1/2 cups Prep Time: 10 minutes Chill Time: 1 hour Ingredients: 1 (8-ounce) package Cream Cheese, softened 1 (16-ounces) Pumpkin Puree or 2 cups fresh 1 cup Brown Sugar 2 teaspoons Pumpkin Spice 1 tablespoon Orange zest Directions: In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and pumpkin together either by hand or using an electric mixer. Add...
When I was introduced to pairing wine and chocolate, I thought I had died and gone to heaven. Not only do you get the dopamine "feel-good" rush from the chocolate, but also the soothing affect from the wine. Talk about a nice mellow buzz ;-)
The purpose of pairing wine with food is to compliment and enhance the aroma and flavor of both the food and wine. In the past, the general rule of thumb was to pair red wine with red meat and white wine with white meat. Today, wine pairing is based on the components and flavors of the food being served.
Today, I'd like to share my homemade potato salad recipe with you. BUT! You must promise not to share it with anyone else because it's a family secret and has been served by my family members for four generations.
When I say these margaritas are mind-altering, I am serious. Actually, I think the mind alteration comes from the fact these things are so incredibly smooth, you tend to suck them down rather than sip them. It's a little too easy to over-indulge, so be careful.
Spicy pecans are a must-have at Hurricane Parties. Actually, spicy pecans are great for any party and make excellent gifts as well! They are easy to make, require few ingredients, taste ever-so-yummy, and provide the body with essential fatty acids.
For those of us who live in Hurricane Alley, hurricane parties are a way of life. Typically hosted in a spacious home equipped with hurricane shutters and generators, people unite to have fun, reduce stress, and literally eat all the food in the house -- at least frozen and refrigerated foods ;-)
Spicy Boiled Peanuts are part of the Southern culture and a necessity at hurricane parties. They are super easy to make, but take a few hours to cook. You can make them plain or spicy. You can add beer or vodka or tequila. You can eat them hot (the preferred method) or cold and they can be frozen for up to six months.
There's nothing better than the rich, robust flavor of homemade salsa made from home-grown vegetables. However, if you don't have garden produce you can still enjoy this delicious recipe. Simply purchase the ingredients at your local grocery store, health food store or Farmer's Market.
What you are about to read is my highly regarded, and up until this moment, highly secret spicy garlic grilled chicken wings recipe. I have decided to share it with you today because that's what good cooks do!
This gourmet crab legs recipe is best prepared using an electric roaster. If you don't have one, these can be prepared in a large stock pot. We start with frozen crab legs, so if using fresh you'll need to reduce your cooking time by about 10 minutes.
Spring Vegetable Soup uses fresh ingredients which are available year-round. It's easy to prepare and makes a great pick-me lunch or light dinner.
Did you know that you can make your own gourmet flatbread pizzas for about half the cost of delivery pizza? This recipe can easily be adapted to suit your tastes. Final cost is less than $2.00 per pie!
Although most people are trying their hardest to avoid deep fried foods; few can resist the deep fried pickle. If you've never tried one, you owe it to yourself to indulge in this unusual culinary delight.