Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup raisins, soaked in warm water for 30-45 minutes to plump 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup light brown sugar, packed 1/4 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon molasses 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon Pinch of nutmeg 3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats Instructions In the bowlContinue reading “Oatmeal Raisin Cookies”

No Beef Meatloaf

Ingredients Loaf 1.5 pounds ground pork 1 pound ground turkey 1 medium onion, diced 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon ketchup 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Glaze 3/4 cup ketchup 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard 1Continue reading “No Beef Meatloaf”

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Instructions 4 large portobello mushroom caps 5 ounces fresh spinach, chopped 1 block (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 teaspoons Adobo seasoning 1 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese Instructions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. CleanContinue reading “Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms”

Glazed Ranch Carrots

Ingredients 16 ounces baby carrots 3 tablespoons butter, melted 2 tablespoons ranch seasoning 1 tablespoon honey Instructions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. In a large bowl, toss the baby carrots with the remaining ingredients until well coated. Spread the coatedContinue reading “Glazed Ranch Carrots”

Air Fryer PB & J Puffs

Ingredients 1 package (2 sheets) puff pastry 5-6 tablespoons peanut butter or other nut butter 5-6 tablespoons jelly or jam of your choice 1 egg, beaten Instructions Preheat air fryer to 350 degrees. Unwrap puff pastry and cut both sheets into 5 or 6 equal pieces, depending on your technique (I used an Uncrustables cutter,Continue reading “Air Fryer PB & J Puffs”

Jalapeño Popper Dip

Ingredients 5 jalapeños, diced 1 tablespoon oil or bacon grease 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened 1 cup mayonnaise 1 can (4 ounces) diced green chiles, drained slightly 4 ounces shredded pepper jack cheese 4 ounces shredded Italian cheese blend 3/4 cup plain panko crumbs Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In aContinue reading “Jalapeño Popper Dip”

Chicken Salad

Ingredients 2 cups cooked chicken 3/4 cups mayonnaise 1/4 diced onion 1 teaspoon Adobo seasoning 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/8 teaspoon smoked paprika (more if you like the smoky flavor) Instructions Dice the cooked chicken into bite-sized pieces and set aside. In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, onion, Adobo, parsley,Continue reading “Chicken Salad”

Sourdough Corn Muffins

Ingredients 1 cup (250 grams) sourdough discard 1 cup whole milk 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter, melted 2 large eggs 1 cup flour 1 cup cornmeal 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degrees and prepare about 18 muffin liners in a muffin tin or silicone muffin cupsContinue reading “Sourdough Corn Muffins”

Jalapeño Popper Pasta

Ingredients 1 box (16 ounces) pasta 2 tablespoons olive oil 6 jalapeño peppers (2 sliced; 4 diced) 1 medium onion, chopped 2 tablespoons flour 1 cup chicken broth 3/4 cup heavy cream 1 block (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1-1/2 teaspoons Adobo seasoning 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese, divided 1/2Continue reading “Jalapeño Popper Pasta”