Showing posts from October, 2023

Seasonal Sundays (Week 44) November Bucket List

It's a bucket list! Seven recipes to cook up during November from Kitchen Parade's 20+ years of late-fall recipes, not a single turkey-day recipe among 'em lest we forget that "30 Days Has November" and only one is Thanksgiving.

Simple Dill Pickle Slaw

Here's a quick, everyday coleslaw to throw together for a quick side salad, a picnic take-along, an easy side for carry-out bbq. This cabbage slaw is all about the chopped pickle and pickle juice from the jar. It's definitely a pickle lover's salad ... and oh man, it's pickly good! Homemade Slaw, Made from Scratch. Real Food, Fast & Flexible. Mere Minutes to the Table. An Easy, Healthy Side Dish. Fun Picnic Food. Year-Round Kitchen Staple. Budget Friendly. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Perfect When Cooking for One or Two But Scales Up To Be Potluck & Party Friendly. Vegetarian & Easily Converted to Vegan. Naturally Gluten Free.

Seasonal Sundays (Week 43) Chickpeas

Hey, y'all! Let's compare notes, how many cans of chickpeas in your pantry? how many bags of dried garbanzo beans? If the answer is zero, acckkk! let me suggest you fix that asap because today I'm sharing seven recipes that call for one or the other. Oh? And who's seen fresh chickpeas? Come see.

Picadillo (Cuban Ground Beef Skillet Supper)

An easy fall supper, when the sun sets early and the evenings begin to cool. “Cuban” is a new cuisine for me. Until now, I’ve fixated on the “Cubano” – a wonderful pork and ham sandwich hot sandwich with pickles and mustard that I’ve found impossible to perfect at home, despite many tries. So I was most happy to discover that Picadillo goes together quickly with pantry ingredients. It’s homey comfort food. Whole Food, Fresh & Filling. Another Quick Supper , a Kitchen Parade Specialty. Budget Friendly. One-Pot Meal. Great for Meal Prep. High Protein. Weight Watchers Friendly. Naturally Gluten Free.

Seasonal Sundays (Week 42) Soups to Sustain the Spirit

Heaven knows we can all use a little comfort food right now so I've gathered some simple homemade soups to gird the spirit for what's happening, what's ahead.

How to Cook Frozen Steaks

An America's Test Kitchen Recipe Hello, Meal Procrastinators. Hey, Spontaneous People. Want to cook a steak, like right now? like ASAP? Just pull a steak or two from the freezer and an hour later, you'll sit down to perfectly cooked steaks. No thawing needed! Hello, Picky Planners. Because cooking steaks from their frozen state yields the perfect steak – seared on the outside, evenly cooked all the way to the center . Intrigued? Read on! This is effortless cooking with fine, fine results. These steaks? It's like you've pampered good meat for hours. How to Cook a Frozen Steak Straight from the Freezer Without Thawing or the Microwave. "Plain" But Perfect. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Perfect for Date Night & Cooking for One or Two . Another Quick Supper , a Kitchen Parade Specialty. Low Carb. High Protein.

Seasonal Sundays (Week 41) Special Sweets for Fall

Cooler weather ... open windows ... changing colors ... falling leaves ... pumpkin patches ... firepits ... sweaters! There's so much to love about fall but the list definitely includes all the special desserts we bake just once a year. So here are seven special recipes for fall sweets, not just perfect for fall but only for fall. Call it a "fall baking bucket list" if you will and what's mine (so many long-time favorites!)... is now yours too.

Thanksgiving Cake

A small Bundt cake packed with all our favorite fall flavors like pumpkin, apple, cranberry, pecans and fresh ginger plus fall spices like cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. It's barely sweet with a moist crumb, a cake to return to all autumn for a casual snacking cake (just one thin sliver at a time, yes?) or a dessert to carry for fall gatherings. For everyday, consider baking this "loaded" pumpkin bread in a loaf pan, too. An Approachable Home-style Cake, Fresh-Baked & Family-Approved. Beautiful Color! A Long-Time Family Favorite Especially for Favorite Recipes for Fall Baking . Extra Welcome When "Supper's a Little Skimpy". Fun Fall Picnic Food. Budget Friendly. Potluck & Party Friendly.

Seasonal Sundays (Week 40) Fall Sides for Everyday & Canadian Thanksgiving

"Sides" are having a moment, so today's collection includes a lucky-seven side dish recipes for early fall, many perfect for weeknight fare but also for casual Thanksgiving tables across Canada in another week.