Stovetop Green Beans
The traditional green bean casserole can be replaced with this dish’s combination of green beans, onions, bacon, and cheese.
Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until some of the fat renders into the pan about 5 minutes.
Stir onion and garlic into the bacon and continue cooking until the bacon is crisp and the onion is translucent about 5 minutes more.
Stir green beans water vinegar salt and pepper into the bacon; cook at a simmer until the liquid is mostly evaporated 10 to 12 minutes.
Top with bread crumbs and cheese; stir gently.
To quickly flavor grilled meats, make this teriyaki marinade with sweetened soy sauce, Worcestershire, ginger, onion, and garlic.
Combine soy sauce water sugar onion flakes Worcestershire sauce vinegar oil garlic powder and ginger in a medium bowl.
Stir until sugar dissolves.
Vanilla Wafer Cake IV
Instead of flour, this amazing tube cake uses a box of vanilla wafers. It is especially tasty because of the pecans and coconut!
Set oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit (165 degrees C).
A 10 inch fluted tube pan, such as a Bundt®, should be floured and greased.
Coconut and ground pecans should be combined and set aside.
Butter and sugar are whipped together in a sizable bowl until light and fluffy.
One at a time, beat in the eggs.
The milk and crushed wafers are added in alternate batches.
Add the ground pecans and coconut together.
Fill the pan with the batter.
A toothpick inserted into the center of the cake should come out clean after 60 minutes of baking in the preheated oven.
Syracuse Salt Potatoes
Syracuse salt potatoes are a classic Upstate NY specialty dating back to the salt mines in the 1800s. Not only are they easy but they are tasty too.
Wash potatoes and set aside.
Fill a large pot with water; stir in salt until fully dissolved and no salt sinks to the bottom of the pot.
Place potatoes in the pot and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender but firm about 15 minutes.
Drain; cover to keep hot and let the salt crust develop.
While potatoes are cooking melt butter in a small pan over medium-high heat or in the microwave.
Drizzle over hot potatoes.
Apple Crumble with Halva Topping
This apple crumble is delicious with plain sesame halva on top, but you can use it with any fruit crumble or crisp. As it cools, the topping becomes deliciously crunchy.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Grease an 8-inch or 9-inch baking dish.
Mix together apples lemon juice brown sugar cinnamon and nutmeg in a bowl.
Evenly spread fruit in the prepared baking dish.
Mix halva oats flour and salt to a crumbly consistency.
Sprinkle over the fruit and cover with aluminum foil to prevent top from browning too quickly.
Bake in the preheated oven until bubbly and well browned about 45 minutes.
Let cool to allow the topping to harden.
Caramel Pecan Cookies
Cookies that are great for kids of all ages are made by encasing caramel candies in cookie dough and rolling them in pecans.
The butter, 1 cup of white sugar, and 1 cup of brown sugar are smoothed out in a large bowl.
Stir in the vanilla after beating in each egg one at a time.
After combining the flour, cocoa, and baking soda, thoroughly stir it into the sugar mixture.
Add 1/2 cup of the pecans and stir.
Dough should be covered and chilled for an hour or until firm.
Set oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190 degrees C).
The remaining 1/2 cup of pecans and 1 tablespoon of sugar should be combined in a shallow bowl and left aside.
Each caramel covered in chocolate should have 1 tablespoon of cookie dough pressed around it to form a ball.
Place the pecan side up and two inches apart on ungreased baking sheets after dipping each ball in the pecan mixture on one side.
Whole Chicken In a Pan
A tasty, pan-fried whole chicken can be made in an hour or less if you know how to butterfly a whole chicken.
Place the chicken breast-side down on a cutting board.
With a poultry shears or sharp knife make two vertical cuts about 1 1/2 inch apart on each side of the backbone all the way from the neck to the tail.
Cut through the bones and remove the backbone and tail.
Open up the chicken so it lays flat.
Slow Cooker Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding
A rich and custardy apple bread pudding is made in the slow cooker using all the ingredients for bread pudding and apple pie.
In a slow cooker’s crock, combine apples and bread.
In a bowl, beat the eggs together.
Pour beaten eggs over apples and bread after incorporating milk, brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
Cook for 3 to 4 hours on high heat until custard forms.
Prawn Banh Mi
A prawn banh mi is a Vietnamese-style sandwich made with prawns, pickled vegetables, and cilantro sauce between layers of baguette.
In a bowl, mix the carrot, celery, and scallions.
Vegetable mixture should be coated with vinegar before being set aside to marinate.
In a bowl, combine the cilantro, mayonnaise, yogurt, lime juice, and cayenne pepper.
On the bottom piece of each baguette, spread about 2 teaspoons of cilantro sauce.
Using a slotted spoon, remove the vegetables from the vinegar and throw the vinegar away.
Vegetables are placed on top of a layer of baguette with cilantro sauce.
Ten prawns are placed over the vegetable layer after being mixed with the remaining cilantro sauce.
Cucumber slices are then added on top.
Make a sandwich by placing the top piece of baguette over the layer of cucumber.
Thai-Inspired Vegan Coconut Curry
Panang curry paste, tofu, green beans, and potatoes bring Thai-inspired flavor to this vegan coconut curry dish.
In a nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat, warm 1 tablespoon of oil.
Fry the tofu for 5 to 7 minutes, until golden brown on all sides.
Get rid of the heat.
Remaining oil should be heated over medium heat in a different pan while the tofu is frying.
Cook onion for 5 to 7 minutes, or until soft.
Add curry paste and stir.
Bring to a boil before adding the coconut milk and vegetable broth.
Add the potatoes, lower the heat, and simmer for 10 minutes, loosely covered, or until the potatoes are halfway cooked.
After adding the beans, simmer the mixture for an additional 5 minutes, or until the potatoes are almost soft.
Add the tofu and cook for about five minutes more.
Serve in separate bowls.