Moroccan Fig Pork Roast

Moroccan Fig Pork Roast

Moroccan Fig Pork Roast
This succulent, savory and sweet pork roast would pair perfectly with a vegetable rice or couscous.

Set the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees C).

Pork roast should be dried with a fresh towel.

In a small bowl, combine the curry powder, turmeric, garam masala, ground ginger, chili powder, cumin, cayenne, salt, and pepper.

Rub the pork roast with the spice mixture.

Eggnog and Apple Bread Pudding

Eggnog and Apple Bread Pudding

Eggnog and Apple Bread Pudding
Turn leftover bread and leftover eggnog into something beyond ‘leftovers’ during this holiday season using this bread pudding recipe.

Set oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190 degrees C).

Butter should be used liberally to grease a 9×12-inch baking dish.

The prepared baking dish’s bottom should be covered with bread.

Over the slices of bread, distribute the apple pieces evenly.

In a bowl, whisk the egg yolks and eggnog together; pour over the bread and apples.

Wrap the dish in aluminium foil.

Bake in a preheated oven for 30 minutes, then remove the foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes, or until browned and somewhat set in the middle.

Copycat Panera Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Copycat Panera Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Copycat Panera Broccoli Cheddar Soup
For a rich and creamy, restaurant-quality meal at home, try this recipe for broccoli Cheddar soup, which uses onions, carrots, celery, and cheese.

Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a skillet over medium-high heat.

Add onion; cook and stir until tender and translucent about 5 minutes.

Set aside.

Whisk 1/4 cup melted butter and flour together in a large saucepan over medium-low heat.

Continue to whisk and cook adding 1 to 2 tablespoons of milk if necessary to keep the flour from burning 3 to 4 minutes.

Gradually add milk while whisking constantly; stir in chicken stock and bring to a simmer.

Cook until mixture is thickened about 20 minutes.

Add broccoli carrots celery and sauted onion; simmer until all the vegetables are tender about 15 minutes.

Gunk on Noodles

Gunk on Noodles

Gunk on Noodles
My mother came up with this wonderfully simple dish on a snowy Michigan night when all she had on hand was a pound of ground beef. My father and I just loved it, and when Dad asked her what it was called she laughed and said ‘Gunk on Noodles.’ The silly name stuck, and I’ve been making it for my family for 25 years. A quick meal made with items we all have on hand.

Large pot of lightly salted water should be brought to a boil.

Egg noodles should be added to the pot and cooked for 6 to 8 minutes, or until they are al dente.

Cook the ground beef in a sizable skillet over medium-high heat for 10 minutes, or until it is evenly browned.

Add the onion and garlic mixture, and cook until the onion is soft.

Add the tomato paste, mushrooms, sugar, butter, and Worcestershire sauce and combine.

Add salt and pepper to taste.

Cook and stir for an additional five minutes, or until bubbly and thoroughly heated.

Serve the prepared noodles over.

Braised Cucumbers

Braised Cucumbers

Braised Cucumbers
Six ingredients make up this delicious recipe for braised cucumbers, a mouth-watering side dish that goes with almost any main dish.

Place cucumbers in a shallow baking dish and sprinkle kosher salt over the top; toss to coat and let rest 30 minutes to 1 hour.

Drain cucumbers and discard any accumulated liquid.

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

Cook and stir cucumbers in hot butter until cucumbers are heated through and color starts to change 5 to 10 minutes.

Transfer cucumbers to a serving dish; season with lemon juice mint and black pepper.

Avocado Salad

Avocado Salad

Avocado Salad
A crowd-pleasing, colorful salad is made with ripe avocados, cilantro, green pepper, tomato, and lime juice in this recipe for avocado salad.

Combine avocados onion bell pepper tomato cilantro and lime juice in a large bowl.

Gently toss until evenly coated.

Season with salt and pepper.



Oysters, onions, tomatoes, soy sauce, and lemon juice are marinated in olive oil and combined to make this tangy seviche. a wonderful starter.

Over medium heat, add sliced onions and just enough water to cover in a saucepan.

Just long enough to soften, bring to a simmer.

Turn off the heat and drain.

Drain after rinsing with cold water.

On the top and bottom of the tomato, score an X.

Place in the same pot that you used for the onions and cover with water.

Cook for about 5 minutes, or until soft and the skin begins to peel.

To make the tomato cool enough to hold in your hand, remove it and rinse it under cold water.

Gently peel off the skin using your fingers or a knife.

Blend the peeled tomato in a blender until smooth.

Joni’s Leftover Turkey Salad

Joni's Leftover Turkey Salad

Joni’s Leftover Turkey Salad
This leftover turkey salad is a delicious, quick, and simple option for lunchtime salads or sandwiches. It includes sweet relish, Dijon mustard, almonds, cranberries, and seasoning.

Mix turkey mayonnaise sweet relish Dijon mustard and sugar together in a bowl.

Fold in almonds and cranberries.

Season with salt pepper and celery salt.

Chill for at least 1 hour before serving.

Sopa de Fideos

Sopa de Fideos

Sopa de Fideos
This recipe for sopa de fideos (tomato soup with crispy pasta) is simple and easy to make at home. Tastes just like the one at Mexican restaurants.

Place tomatoes onion and garlic into a blender; pulse several times to get the mixture moving then blend until smooth 30 seconds to 1 minute.

Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-low heat; stir in fideo pasta.

Fry pasta gently stirring often until golden brown 2 to 5 minutes.

Remove from heat.

Pour tomato mixture into a large saucepan; stir in chicken broth and noodles.

Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until noodles are tender 7 to 8 minutes.

Season with salt and pepper; stir in cilantro and cook until warmed through.

Apple Pie in a Jar

Apple Pie in a Jar

Apple Pie in a Jar
Give an apple pie in a jar to your family and friends! All they’ll need is a crust if you prepare this sweet, sour, and spicy apple pie filling and process it in boiling water.

Examine the seven 1-quart jars for cracks and rust on the rings, and discard any that are damaged.

Spend 10 minutes submerged in simmering water.

Clean rings and new lids in warm, soapy water.

Remove the jars and let them dry naturally.

In the meantime, combine in a big pot 10 cups of water, sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg.

Cook 10 to 15 minutes, stirring frequently, over high heat until thick and bubbling.

Turn off the heat and then whisk in the lemon juice.