apple empanadas

Quick Apple Empanada Recipe

  Quick Apple Empanadas 2 Granny Smith apples1/2 cup granulated sugar3 tablespoons flour1 teaspoon cinnamon1 package empanada discs2 cups cooking oilTopping:2 tablespoons sugar1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Peel apples and place on cutting board to core and slice the apples.Once peeled and cored, cut any remaining core that was not removed. Using…
smothered pork chops

Smothered Pork Chops Recipe

Smothered Pork Chops 4 tablespoons oil (divided)2 tablespoons butter1 shallot2 garlic cloves (whole)2 pork chops (3/4 inch thick, center cut, bone-in)1 1/2 tablespoons cayenne pepper1 1/2 tablespoons garlic powder1 1/2 tablespoons onion powder1 teaspoon ground sage1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper1/2 cup flourFor the Gravy2 tablespoons sautéed shallots and garlic1 cup…
banana pudding

Banana Pudding Recipe

Banana Pudding 1/2 cup milk1 cup vanilla pudding (Follow Aunt Carmen's Vanilla Pudding recipe, halve the ingredients.)1/2 can sweetened condensed milk1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla2 cups whipping cream (use more if runny)1 box vanilla wafers (reserve 10 wafers)6 bananas In a medium sized bowl, add milk, vanilla pudding, condensed milk, and…
vanilla pudding

Vanilla Pudding

Vanilla Pudding 1/2 cup granulated sugar2 tablespoons cornstarch1/2 teaspoon salt2 cups milk (divided in half)2 egg yolks2 teaspoons vanilla extract4 teaspoons butter (melted)1 teaspoon banana liqueur (optional) In a medium sized mixing bowl, add sugar, cornstarch and salt. Whisk together.Add ½ of the milk and whisk together.Add eggs and vanilla,…
homemade whipped cream

Whipped Cream

Whipped Cream 2 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract1/4 cup confectioners sugar Place the mixing bowl and whisk attachment in the freezer for 5 minutes. (If it is glass, place it in the refrigerator.)In a stand mixer with whisk attachment, add whipping cream to the cold mixing…
bourbon chicken

Bourbon Chicken Recipe

Bourbon Chicken 4 boneless, skinless chicken thights1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepper1 1/2 tablespoons sesame oil2 tablespoons olive oil1 tablespoon garlic (minced)2 teaspoons ginger (finely chopped)1 teaspoon crushed red pepper1/3 cup apple juice1/4 cup brown sugar (packed)2 teaspoons ketchup1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar1/2 cup chicken broth1/3 cup soy sauce1/4 cup teriyaki…
Lobster Ravioli Recipe

Lobster Ravioli Recipe

  Lobster Ravioli Ravioli Filling Ingredients2 cooked lobster tails (small chunks)1 cup ricotta cheese1 tablespoon sage leaves (finely chopped)1/2 teaspoon onion powder1/2 teaspoon garlic powder1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 cup lemon juicePasta Dough - follow Aunt Carmen's Homemade Pasta RecipeBoiling Pasta4 cups water2 cups broth1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 cup water (for brushing shaped…
cinnamon rolls

The Best Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

The Best Cinnamon Rolls Dough Ingredients:1 cup warm milk2 1/2 teaspoons dry active yeast1/2 cup sugar5 tablespoons melted butter1 egg1 teaspoon salt5 cups flourFilling Ingredients:13 tablespoons melted butter (divided)3/4 cup brown sugar1 1/2 tablespoons cinnamon1/2 cup milk1/2 cup raisins or cranberriesFrosting Ingredients:4 ounces cream cheese3 tablespoons butter (softened)1 1/2 cups…
Hash Brown Breakfast Sandwich Recipe

Hash Brown Breakfast Sandwich Recipe

  Hash Brown Breakfast Sandwich 4 medium sized Russet potatoes (shredded and rinsed)2 1/2 tablespoons flour1 tablespoon onion powder1 tablespoon garlic powder2 teaspoons smoked paprika1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper1/4 cup sharp cheddar cheese (shredded)1 egg1/2 cup oil1 tablespoon buttereggs (scrambled)bacon (cookied) In a large mixing bowl, add shredded potatoes, flour,…
chicken parmesan

Chicken Parmesan Recipe

  Chicken Parmesan 2 boneless chicken breasts (butterflied and halved)2 tablespoons onion powder2 tablespoons garlic powder1 tablespoon salt1 tablespoon pepper1 cup Italian breadcrumbs1 cup panko breadcrumbs1 cup flour3/4 cup parmesan cheese ((reserve 1/4 cup))2 eggs3 tablespoons mayonnaise2 tablespoons oil2 tablespoons butter2 cups marinara (divided)2 cups mozzarellafresh basil (for garnish) Clean…