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How to Bake Carrot Cake Cupcakes

I love carrot cake and I love cupcakes. So why not put them together? These carrot cake cupcakes are the easy way to serve up carrot cake for either breakfast or dessert.   These carrot cake cupcakes can be made with either a buttermilk glaze or a cream cheese frosting. The recipe card gives the ingredients and directions for both. ... Read More »

Spicy Chocolate Beet Cake

  Beet cake is an old favorite. It is moist and you would never know that the secret ingredient is beets! Try decorating it with nuts and seed to stick with the theme of a root cake. My family loves chocolate and they love beets, so it is a marriage made in heaven! Print How to Bake Spicy Choco-Beet Cake ... Read More »

Chicken Rice Casserole

Chicken rice casserole is a family favorite. You can make it with any vegetables, and I particularly like to use peas or like to make a chicken broccoli rice casserole.  To make this on the healthy side, use brown rice instead of white and go easy on the cheese. This chicken rice casserole recipe uses Rotisserie chicken, which is a ... Read More »

How to Cook Pears and Butternut Squash Soup

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Pears and Butternut Squash Soup: 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and diced 3 ripe pears, peeled and sliced 2 onions, peeled and diced 2 tbsp fresh root ginger, minced 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 2 tbsp semi-sweet chocolate, chopped 5 cups water ¼ tsp ground ... Read More »

How to Make Root Beer Float Cake

Serves: 10-12 Preparation time: 1 hour Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Root Beer Float Cake: For the cake: 3 cups cake flour 1 cup butter 4 eggs 1 cup milk 2 cups granulated sugar 1 tbsp root beer extract 1 ½ tbsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 ½ tsp water ½ tsp salt For the vanilla ... Read More »

How to Cook Mojito Chicken

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Mojito Chicken: For the chicken: 1 (approx. 3 lb) whole chicken, skin on, backbone removed and flattened 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp onion powder 2 tbsp garlic powder 1 tsp paprika 1 tbsp dried oregano ¼ tsp ground cumin 1 tbsp freshly ground black ... Read More »

How to Make Tex-Mex Salad

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Tex-Mex Salad: 2 tomatoes, deseeded and chopped 1 can (15.5 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed 1 head romaine lettuce, shredded 1 ½ cups cheddar cheese, grated 1 ½ cups Monterey Jack cheese, grated 1 cup store-brought salsa 1/3 cup milk 1 large egg 1 box (8.5 ... Read More »

How to Cook Trout Amandine

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Trout Amandine: 8 (4 oz each) rainbow trout fillets  1 1/4 lb thin asparagus spears 2 lb small red potatoes, quartered 1 cup whole almonds, blanched 10 blades fresh chives, snipped Handful of fresh parsley leaves, finely chopped 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup milk 1 ... Read More »

How to Cook Margarita Chicken

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 4 hrs 10 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Margarita Chicken: 4 boneless chicken breasts, skinned 4 Kaiser rolls ¼ green cabbage, finely shredded 2 red bell peppers, roasted, skinned, deseeded and julienned ¼ red onion, peeled and thinly sliced 1 tbsp garlic, minced 3 tbsp fresh cilantro leaves 4 oz provolone cheese, sliced ... Read More »

How to Make Hummingbird Cake

Serves: 10-12 Preparation time: 50 mins Cooking time: 55 mins Ingredients needed to make  Hummingbird Cake: 2 ¾ cups all purpose flour, plus more for dusting 3 ripe bananas, chopped 1 cup whole pecans ½ cup fresh pineapple, finely chopped 3 eggs, at room temperature 1 ¼ tsp baking soda 1 ¾ cups granulated sugar ½ tsp salt ½ tsp nutmeg, ... Read More »