Showing posts from December, 2015

Best Recipes of 2015

Just One Per Month It's such fun, looking back at a year's new recipes, picking out the favorites. I'm proud of this list, so many good dinner ideas! The standout is Cast Iron Meatloaf , my husband always grins knowing there's tender, flavorful meatloaf for tonight and cold meatloaf sandwiches for tomorrow but me, I'm always in for 2003's Most Useful Recipe of the Year, that's Easy Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas . PS For all who love vegetables, look through my Best Everyday Vegetable Recipes of 2015 at A Veggie Venture, too. A Baker's Dozen of Favorites from All Kitchen Parade's 2003 Recipes including Quick Suppers, Soups, Salads, Sides and Sweets. All Real Food, Made From Scratch & Family-Tested. Mostly Made with Simple Ingredients Relying on Pantry Favorites. Many Budget-Friendly & Weight Watchers-Friendly Recipes, One-Pot Meals, Year-Round Favorites, Seasonal Specialties.

Family Shortbread Recipe

If I were to make just one cookie for Christmas? It's shortbread. In our family, Christmas isn't Christmas without shortbread, spare, simple, ethereal English shortbread. Here I've collected all the family tricks and tips all in one place. Merry Christmas, All. May your season be remembered for kindness and generosity and if you're lucky, a piece of shortbread or two at the end of the day ... Simple, Crisp Shortbread, Ethereal In Its Simplicity.

Sugared Cranberries

Prepare to be stunned. Sugared Cranberries are a rush of sweet and sour, wet and dry. It's a big payoff from just two ingredients and a few minutes of time. So pretty! So special! Real Food, Fresh & Festive for Decorating Holiday Desserts and Charcuterie Platters. Beautiful Color. Just Two Ingredients.

Gingerbread Pudding Cake

Who else grew up with that old-fashioned brownie pudding cake, those magical layers of warm chocolate cake on top and warm chocolate pudding below? This is that cake except – be still, my beating heart – it's gingerbread. Special Dessert for the Holidays, Warm & Rustic & Homey

This Recipe Has Moved (Slow Cooker Chicken, Chickpea & Kale Stew)

This chicken stew? It’s great to come home to, just chicken, chickpeas and vegetables, a hearty, satisfying mix of color, texture and flavor. The recipe includes two ways to cook this easy one-pot chicken dinner, one on the stove and the other in your slow cooker. Real Food, Fresh & Flexible. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Weight Watchers Friendly. Low Carb (Just Skip the Chickpeas). Naturally Gluten Free. High Protein. Great for Meal Prep. This Recipe Has Moved! Chicken Stew with Chickpeas & Kale © Copyright Kitchen Parade 2015, 2019 & 2020

Old-Fashioned Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Recipe: It took a special recipe to turn me into a chocolate-chip cookie fan fiend. For starters, the recipe calls for cold butter, that's right, there's no waiting for the butter to soften! Second, the recipe follows an unusual mixing method that ensures the ingredients are very, very well-mixed. Third, it makes what to my taste is the most amazing chocolate chip cookie ever, tall and tender (but not cakey), slightly craggy and crispy on the outside while chewy on the inside. So if you're a fiend for fan of a plain but perfect homemade chewy chocolate chip cookie that's easy to make, you'll love this recipe. Read on. And that's just the cookie. If you're a cook who lives to evoke smiles? You'll get it. Read on. So yeah, this chocolate chip cookie, the cookie itself, grabbed my heart. It was the technique, the taste, the texture. But then? The real magic happened. Long-time cooks who love to feed people will understand. Don't