Hey Ya'll

I love to cook. It is an expression of love for me. I hope you will enjoy the recipes I post. May the Lord bless and keep each of you!



Prov. 31:15 She rises while it is yet night and provides food for her household and portions for her maidens.

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Chopped Beef Patty with Cherry Brandy Mushroom Mustard Glaze




































Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!  - Psalm 34:8




An ej original!



4 large beef burger patties, I used ground chuck
1/2 c sliced mushrooms 
1 diced Shallot 
3 T of butter
Cracked black pepper, to taste
3 T Cherry Brandy
1/2 c chicken stock
2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 t Dijon mustard
1/2 t chopped chives
Salt to taste

Melt 2 T of butter in a skillet on medium heat, add beef and sear 3 minute on each side.
Remove to a plate.
Add the rest of the butter.
Throw in the shallots and mushrooms, cook until slightly tender.
Mix the wet ingredients, except chicken stock, together in a small bowl.
Add to skillet.
Then add the stock, cook another minute on medium heat.
Add beef back in.
Reduce heat and simmer down to a glaze.
You are in for a delicious treat.
Serve over garlic mashed potatoes.

Peperoncini Caper Dressing Pasta Salad































I sought the LORD, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.  - Psalm 34:4




This was a delicious American Test Kitchen knock off recipe!

1/2  lb Italian Fusilli pasta, I bought mine from World Market
Cook, drain, cool

Dressing
1 t roasted Garlic
1/4 t Anchovy paste
1/4 t Red pepper flakes
1/8 c extra virgin olive oil

Heat in microwave covered 30 seconds.

1/2 c Peponcini, sliced into rings, set aside

Process
3 peperoncini, 
2 T Capers

2 T brine and warm oil mixture, pulse

Add to pasta  

Add-ins
1/2 c sun dried tomatoes, thick chopped
1/4 c black olives
1/2 c thick chunked hard salami, I used Boars Head, I bought a thick slice and chopped myself
1/2 c fresh mozzarella balls

Add right before serving
1/2 c torn baby greens
1/4 c fresh torn basil
A few Ringed peperoncini 
Toss



Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Chicken Fajita Nachos

































Remember your mercy, O LORD, and your steadfast love, for they have been from of old.  - Psalm 25:6




2 Rotisserie chicken breasts, shredded 
2 T olive oil
1 Onion, slice paper thin 
1 Bell pepper, sliced paper thin
1 T Adobo seasoning
1/2 t Black pepper
3 T Double concentrate tomato paste
1/8 c Bourbon 
1 t apple cider vinegar
1 c Water
1 c Fajita cheese


In the oil on medium heat, sauté the onions and peppers.
Add the seasonings then the vinegar, tomato paste, Bourbon and water.
Next add chicken.
Sauté until liquids are absorbed.
Then add cheese.

Toppings
Smashed Avocado Aioli , recipe this blog under dip tab
Sour cream
Sweet 100 cherry tomatoes, sliced
Lime tostado chips

Shrimp and Chicken in Black Bean Sauce



































14 For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust. 
15 As for man, his days are like grass; he flourishes like a flower of the field;  - Psalm 103:14-15




2 c Shrimp and 2 Chicken tender sliced very thin

Dredge

1/2 t Aleppo pepper
2 t Corn starch 
2 t Egg white
2 t Oil for frying( one T for each)

Make 2 things of dredge, set aside.
Fry chicken and shrimp separately. 
Cook 2 minutes on each side.
Remove from pan.
Set aside.

Veggies
1/4 c Thin sliced Onion 
1/4 c thin sliced Red bell pepper
1/4 c thin slicedCabbage
1 small thin sliced Carrot 
1 t roasted Garlic 
1 t Ginger
1 t Oil or clarified butter for sautéing 

Sauté veggies and remove.
Put veggies and meats back in together.
Add the below sauce and cook 2 minutes.
Serve over sticky rice.

Sauce
1 T Clarified Butter
1 t Black bean sauce
1/4 t Anchovy paste
1 at Molasses 
1/4 c Mirin
1/8 c Mushroom Soy sauce
1 T Sesame oil
2 T Honey
1/2 c water 
1 T Corn starch 

Whisk sauce and set aside.

Monday, July 8, 2019

KitchenAid Morello Cherry Ice Cream



































Let your mercy come to me, that I may live; for your law is my delight.  - Psalm 119:77





Oh my goodness!! Yum!

3 c half and half
1 can eagle brand sweetened condensed milk
1 t vanilla flavoring
1 t almond flavoring

Cherry mixture
1-1/2 c morello cherries with 2 T juice
Stir in 2 T powdered sugar

Using ice cream bowl attachment which comes with a dasher and a mixer attachment, hook up to mixer, turn on machine in stir setting, as it spins, add liquid ingredients.
Churn 10 minutes on #2 speed.
Then add cherry mixture.
Churn 10 more minutes.
Ice cream will be soft serve for now.
Place ice cream in a plastic bowl. 
Freeze for at least 4 hours.
This allows it to become firm so you can use an ice cream scoop.