Pasta Salad with Homemade Dressing

Pasta Salad with Homemade DressingPasta salad filled with veggies, cheese, and seasoning. Very tasty and versatile — is great to make ahead.Prep:35 minsCook:10 minsAdditional:8 hrsTotal:8 hrs 45 minsServings:8Yield:8 servings Ingredients Ingredient Checklist 1 (8 ounce) package uncooked tri-color rotini pasta 6 ounces pepperoni sausage, diced 6 ounces provolone cheese, cubed 1 red onion, thinly sliced … Continue reading Pasta Salad with Homemade Dressing

Okinawan Style Pad Thai

Okinawan-Style Pad ThaiThis is a famous dish popularized in Thailand. Although the recipe varies from cook to cook and region to region, this is a good attempt at recreating what I ate from Thai-owned hole-in-the-wall restaurants in Okinawa, Japan. Key to the flavor are the sugar levels, unsalted peanuts, peanut oil, and either oyster or … Continue reading Okinawan Style Pad Thai

Slow Cooker Collard Greens

Slow Cooker Collard GreensGot this from a coworker who made these for the office holiday potluck. Collard greens are cooked all day with ham shanks and pickled jalapeno. Yum!Prep:30 minsCook:8 hrsTotal:8 hrs 30 minsServings:16Yield:16 servings Ingredients Ingredient Checklist 4 bunches collard greens – rinsed, trimmed and chopped 1 pound ham shanks 4 pickled jalapeno peppers, chopped ½ … Continue reading Slow Cooker Collard Greens

California Melt

California Melt satisfying open-face vegetarian sandwich with avocado, almonds and mushrooms.Prep:15 minsCook:2 minsTotal:17 minsServings:4Yield:4 open-faced sandwiches Ingredients Ingredient Checklist 4 slices whole-grain bread, lightly toasted 1 avocado, sliced 1 cup sliced mushrooms ⅓ cup sliced toasted almonds 1 tomato, sliced 4 slices Swiss cheese Directions Instructions Checklist Step 1Preheat the oven broiler. Step 2Lay the … Continue reading California Melt

Tuscan Ragu with Pici | Meatless Ragu Recipe With Pasta (Vegetarian!) | Rachael Ray

Ingredients For the dried mushroom-enriched stock: 1 bulb garlic, ends trimmed 1 leek, quartered 1 onion, peeled and halved 2 carrots, quartered 2 ribs celery with leafy tops ½ bulb fennel 2 bay leaves 1 cup dried mushrooms, mixed or porcini A drizzle or spray of extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO) 1 teaspoon black peppercorns Salt For the Meatless Tuscan-Style Ragu: 2 tablespoons extra-virgin … Continue reading Tuscan Ragu with Pici | Meatless Ragu Recipe With Pasta (Vegetarian!) | Rachael Ray

Uzbek Plov, Lamb and Rice Pilaf

Uzbek Plov (Lamb and Rice Pilaf After searching everywhere for a recipe to recreate this amazing dish I tried at a Middle Eastern restaurant. I decided to try and make this myself. Though not authentic, still is amazing! Enjoy.Prep:20 minsCook:1 hr 40 minsTotal:2 hrsServings:8Yield:8 servings Ingredients Ingredient Checklist 2 cups basmati rice 4 heads garlic, … Continue reading Uzbek Plov, Lamb and Rice Pilaf

Smothered Cabbage

Smothered cabbage down-home dish is a family favorite. The addition of a ham hock and pork shank add richness and a depth of flavor that can’t be beaten. It’s perfect for a holiday or everyday meal, and leftovers freeze well.Prep:15 minsCook:3 hrsAdditional:20 minsTotal:3 hrs 35 minsServings:8Yield:8 servings Ingredients Ingredient Checklist 4 quarts water 1 medium … Continue reading Smothered Cabbage

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup Try this light and lemony homemade chicken soup for dinner tonight. 20 minPrep Time 50 minTotal Time 8Servings Ingredients 1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt 8 ounces boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 medium (3/4 cup) carrot, chopped 1 small (3/4 cup) onion, chopped 2 ribs (3/4 cup) celery, chopped 2 tablespoons freshly grated lemon zest 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves 32 ounces (4 cups) chicken … Continue reading Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup