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Spring Rotini with Ground Beef Dish (Recipe)

Hello everyone, I hope you are doing great and are super hungry because today I will be showing you how to make this awesome Spring Rotini with Ground Beef Dish.

  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 20 minutes

… Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups of garden rotini
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely diced
  • 1 large tomato, sliced into wedges, wedges cut in half
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • shredded parmesan cheese

Preparation:

1. In one skillet, brown ground beef, drain excess grease off and season with salt and pepper.

2. In sauce pan, fill halfway with water and pinch of salt. Bring to a boil and add in rotini. Cook for 10 mintues. Drain off water.

3. In large, deep skillet, on medium heat melt butter. Add in onion and garlic and cook for 3 minutes or until onion is tender and translucent.

4. Once ground beef is browned, add into 2nd skillet. Add in rotini and gently stir to mix together. Add in tomatoes.

5. Plate and sprinkle generously with shredded parmesan. Serve and enjoy!

*** As you can see from the picture, I steamed some fresh snow peas to accompany the dish!!!! ~ Pam

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Chicken Alfredo Pizza.

Do you love pizza? How about Chicken Alfredo? Well today you can have both as we’ll show you how to make this mouthwatering Chicken Alfredo Pizza.

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 17 minutes Total Time: 27 minutes

Ingredients:

  • Double pack of French bread
  • 14 oz jar of Alfredo Sauce (or can make your own Alfredo Sauce)
  • 1 medium size onion cut up into large pieces
  • 1 green pepper sliced into thin slivers
  • 1 red pepper sliced into thin slivers
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 stick of butter, softened

Prep:

  • 1. Cut up each chicken breast into cubes of approximately 1 inch and cook in skillet.
  • 2. While chicken is cooking, slice up onion, and each pepper and set to the side.
  • 3. Preheat oven to 250.
  • 4. Slice bread down the middle to make four slices of bread total.
  • 5. Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

Preparation:

  • 1. Take butter and spread butter onto front and crust side of each slice of bread.
  • 2. Place bread crust side up into oven for 5 minutes. Turn over and cook for 5 more minutes with crust side down.
  • 3. Remove bread from oven, sprinkle with chicken cubes.
  • 4. Add pieces of onion, red and green pepper around pieces of chicken.
  • 5. Spoon Alfredo Sauce over top of chicken, onion, and peppers.
  • 6. Place back into oven and cook for 7 minutes.
  • 7. Slice each piece in half and plate. (Each plate getting the 2 slices)

** Optional to add is mushrooms, olives and sprinkle of parmesan cheese.

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Asparagus: The Life and Love of Asparagus!

Asparagus: The Life and Love of Asparagus! Asparagus, a slender spear like vegetable, that grows in both thick and thin stalks. The plant grows what is considered both male and female reeds. Male stalks are thought to grow thicker because they do not expend the energy to produce seeds and the thinner female stalks use up so much energy by producing their seeds that it does not build up the extra bulk.

Asparagus is one of the few vegetables grown perennially and has an approximate 10 year life span. Although considered a native food of the Mediterranean and Asian Minor area’s, it’s exact place of origin is unknown. Earliest written pieces with asparagus mentioned go back to around 1000 A.D. in English print.

However, in 200 B.C. Marcus Porcius Cato, (also known as Cato Minor) a Roman Statesman despite having a longtime conflict with Julius Caesar, gifted to Caesar knowledge of excellent growing instructions to teach his slaves after Caesar brought this vegetable to Rome from Egypt with plans to cultivate it.

Romans such as Caesar and Augustus came to prize a wild variety of asparagus that is thought to have been brought to Rome by Marc Anthony after one of his first trips to Egypt. A favorite Roman saying was, ” As quick as cooking Asparagus.” which became common in referencing anything being accomplished quickly just as the quick blanch cooking method of asparagus that they used.

Roman Emperor’s kept special fleets prepared whose sole purpose was to sail out and retrieve more asparagus plants should one of their ruler’s plants die.

John Gerard, an English herbalist of the 16th century mention asparagus in one of his first betony writings. Asparagus was next noted in 17th century French cookbooks. During the Renaissance period, beds of asparagus could be found in Northern Italy. It is thought that Pliny, the Elder may have brought asparagus to Italy after his time in Rome as these elegant spears were considered a delicacy that only the most wealthiest of citizens could afford.

Asparagus root was used by Ancient Chinese herbalists to treat many maladies from arthritis to infertility. The root contains steroidal compounds which may have had anti-inflammatory properties.

Today we know that 1/2 a cup of cooked asparagus contains significant amounts of folic acid, vitamin C, potassium and beta-carotene. Folic acid helps prevent birth defects, several types of cancer, and heart disease. Vitamin C protects against cancer and heart disease and also helps boost the immune system. Potassium helps regulate the electrolyte balance within cells, and helps maintain normal heart function and blood pressure. An Italian researcher reported in 1991 a compound had been found in asparagus that had shown some antiviral activity in test tube studies. Asparagus is a natural diuretic, and a heart-healthy food, containing no fat, cholesterol or sodium.

There are two popular varieties of asparagus in the United States. The Green Asparagus which is most popular. It is used fresh to add to salads or munch on as healthy snacks. The more commonly found way is to blanch or steamed to add to stir-fry dishes, creamed for soups or with melted butter or covered in a hollandaise sauce.

White Asparagus, which is actually just asparagus that has been sun deprived as it grows but tends to be a bit more delicate and milder in flavor. It is rarely sold in its fresh state, but instead sold in jars in juices.

There are two other lesser known varieties found mainly in Europe and Italy. The Violet Spear which is an extremely thick stalked variety, and the Wild Asparagus which is a thin, reedy variety which grows as it’s name suggests wild in unpopulated area’s of Italy and Southern France.

Asparagus is available year round, but Spring is considered it’s prime season of growth. Spring and Early Summer it is found at local markets fresh and reasonably priced.

To prepare to eat fresh or to cook, gently wash by sloshing the stalks around in a water filled sink or bowl to remove sand and silt from the fern like spear tip. Drain the water and repeat until the water remains clear.

If a crisp tender texture for adding to salad or stir fry is wanted a quick cook method is best. Blanch the stalks by filling a large saucepan 1/2 full of water and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, and set asparagus down inside. Cover and allow water to come to a boil again, then uncover and cook for 5 to 8 minutes then remove from heat and drain water off and pat with a towel dry.

For tender stalks for creaming or eating in melted butter or hollandaise sauce then a slower method of cooking is needed and removal of some of the lower thicker white section of stalk. Steam by letting covered asparagus stand in 3 to 4 inches of boiling water for about 8 to 10 minutes (or until tips are tender). By standing the asparagus in the water, the thicker stalk will cook while the tips tenderize from the steam. This method is best used on younger tender asparagus.

Regardless of the method used, it is usually easier to cook the asparagus stalks tied in 10 to 12 per bundle to make adding and removal of stalks from water quick and simple.

Asparagus has the best flavor when served warm or at room temperature as refrigeration will have the natural juices inside the stalk move to its inner most section of stalk which will lessen the flavor.

When trying to buy enough to serve for a meal, keep this in mind:

1/2 lb of asparagus per person satisfy most as a first course or accompaniment. There are 15 to 20 medium-size stalks in a pound. One pound of asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1- to 2-inch lengths, will measure about three cups.

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Cooking Bacon with Thermite!

This is what happens when you combine two of the world’s most awesome things… Bacon and thermite.

 

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Quick and Easy Cajun Spiced Chicken Breast!

Are you in the mood for some spicy cajun chicken? Then you are in a tasty treat! Because today we’ll be showing you how to make this Quick and Easy Cajun Spiced Chicken Breast!

What you’ll need are!

Ingredients:
2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 halves of boneless/skinless chicken breasts

And it goes like this…

Preparation:
Combine the seasonings and oil to form a paste, adding more oil if needed. Rub all over the chicken breasts; place in a food storage bag or a covered dish and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Grill or broil the chicken for about 5 to 7 minutes on each side, depending on thickness. Chicken is done when juices run clear when pricked with a fork.

Serves 4.

** Goes great with herbed rice and steamed asparagus as side dishes!!!!

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Oven Barbecued Beef Brisket.

Welcome to Home Cooking Secrets! Today we’ll be showing you how to make this fantastic Oven Barbecued Beef Brisket. The approximate Prep Time is 15 minutes and the approximate Bake Time is 3 hours.

Here’s what you’ll need!

Ingredients:
1 – 3 to 3 1/2 pound beef brisket.
2 cloves of minced garlic.
1 1/2 Cup of your favorite bottled barbecue sauce.
3/4 Cup water.
1/2 Cup finely diced onion.
3 Tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce.
2 Tablespoon of cider vinegar or white wine vinegar.
1 Tablespoon of chili powder.
1 tsp instant beef bouillon granules.
And 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper.

And it goes like this…

Preparation:
Trim fat from meat an place in a 13×9 baking dish.

In a small bowl mix together water, onion, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, chili powder, bouillon granules, cayenne pepper and garlic. Pour over meat and cover with aluminum foil.

Baking:
Place in oven preheated to 325*F for 3 hours or until tender, turning once half way through cooking time. Pour barbecue sauce over meat and return to oven to cook other half of time. Take from oven and let meat rest for 10 minutes. Remove meat from pan and thinly slice meat across the grain.

Nutritional Information:
Per 2 1/2 ounces of beef with 2 tablespoons of the sauce poured over it : 244 calories, 7g total fat ( 2g sat. fat) 78 mg chol., 735 mg sodium, 13 g carbs, 29 g protein, 0 g fiber

Daily values:
8% Vitamin A, 3% Vitamin C, 2% Calcium, 17% iron

Exchanges: 1 “other” carbohydrate, 3 1/2 Lean Meat

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Dave’s Famous Turkey Meat Loaf

Dave's Famous Turkey Meat Loaf

Makes 6 Servings

Ingredients

– 2 lbs of ground Turkey
– 1 teaspoon of olive oil
– 1 diced Onion
– 1 teaspoon of Garlic(optional)
– 1/3 cup Dried Tomatoes
– 1 cup of Whole Wheat Bread Crumbs
– 1 Whole Egg
– 1/2 cup of Parsley
– 1/4 cup of Low Fat Parmesan
– 1/4 cup Skim Milk
– Salt and Pepper
– 1 teaspoon of Oregano

Directions

1. Cook the Onion with Olive Oil separatly
2. Mix everything together in a big bowl, add the cooked oignons
3. Put the mix in a big pan
4. Bake at 375-400 F for about 30mins

Nutritional Facts
(Per Serving)

Calories: 393
Protein: 46g
Carbohydrates: 14g
Fat: 17g

And there you have it! Dave’s famous turkey meatloaf! Now, we could stop right here, but what fun would that be? So, let’s talk about the nutritional value of this awesome meatloaf!

Keep in mind that this meatloaf makes about 6 servings and each serving contains 393 Calories, 46g of protein, 14g of Carbohydrates and 17g of fat. This is a perfect meal for bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts as it contains a low amount of carbs and a high amount of protein. Speaking of bodybuilding and fitness, at the beginning of this video we said that we had a free gift for you, didn’t we? Okay… Well Dave Ruel from Anabolic Cooking gave us a few copies of “Dave’s Top 10 Most “Anabolicious” Recipes” that he wants us to give to you for FREE!! So go to HomeCookingSecrets.com/AnabolicCooking to grab your free copy!

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Karen’s Easy Chicken and Dumplings

Karen’s Easy Chicken and Dumplings. Welcome to Home Cooking Secrets! Today’s Fan Recipe of the Week goes too…. Karen, for her Easy Chicken and Dumplings!

Ingredients
1 Cup Cooked Diced Chicken
1 Can Cream of Chicken Soup
1 Cup Frozen Peas and Carrots
1 1/2 Plus 1/3 Cup Milk
1 Cup Bisquick
Celery and Pepper to Taste
Paprika

And it goes like this…

Heat 1 1/2 C milk, peas and carrots, and soup to boiling, stirring frequently. Stir Bisquick and 1/3 C milk until soft dough forms. Drop 8 spoonfuls of dough onto chicken. Sprinkle with paprika. Cook uncovered 10 minutes. Cover and cook 10 minutes longer.

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