Tasty and Delicious Baked Mahi Mahi

There are a couple of fish varieties that are perfect for baking. One of them is mahi mahi. This is also known as the dolphin fish; some people also call it dorado.



Mahi mahi has a nice flavor and a nice, firm texture that seafood fans truly love. They are abundant in the Caribbean Sea and in the Gulf of Mexico. The peak season of this fish in North America is during spring to summer but in other parts of the world, mahi mahi is available fresh all throughout the year.

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How I Grow Brussel Sprouts

Planting brussel sprouts is not as taxing as it may seem. Even if you are a novice gardener, the process shouldn’t be too difficult as long as the right steps are followed. 

Setting up the Garden

You have to plant in compost enriched soil. The soil must also be a bit alkaline and fertile. Ensure the surface is settled after you have dug it up. If not, the plants will be too heavy for the soil to hold them.

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Banana punch.

Banana punch.

How to Prepare Delicious Cookies

The following recipe is taken from nutella cookie and is easy enough even novices should have little trouble making it. If you have never baked cookies before, this is a great way to get started.

Ingredients

1/2 cup chopped toasted & skinned hazelnuts
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 large egg
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
2/3 cup Nutella
1/3 cup light brown sugar
2/3 cup granulated sugar
7 tbsp unsalted butter (room temperature)
Pinch of salt
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour

Instructions

Preheat your oven at 350 F. Sift the salt, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, cocoa and flour. Put this aside. Cream the brown sugar, granulated sugar and butter. Keep mixing until they are fluffy and light.

Add the vanilla extract and Nutella. Beat in the egg. Add the flour next. Mix everything until they blend well. Toss in the hazelnuts and chocolate chips.

Prepare parchment lined baking sheets. Put tablespoonfuls of dough on the sheets. Space them a couple of inches apart. Bake the cookies for 10 minutes or until the edges set. Cool the cookies for five minutes on a baking sheet before putting them on racks.

A Simple Shortbread Recipe

To make these shortbread cookies  , you will need the following. 

Ingredients

1 teaspoon (4 grams) pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup (60 grams) powdered sugar or icing
1 cup (2 sticks) (226 grams) unsalted butter
1/4 teaspoon (2 grams) salt
2 cups (260 grams) all-purpose flour

Instructions

Whisk the flour and salt. Put this aside and ready your mixer. Put the butter in the mixer and beat it for 60 seconds. Throw in the sugar and beat for a couple of minutes until smooth.

Add the vanilla extract. Stir the flour in. Flatten the dough and shape like a disc. Put this in a plastic wrapper. Let the dough chill for 60 minutes.

Now preheat the oven to 177 degrees C / 350 degrees F. Place the rack in the center of the oven. Prepare the baking sheets. Lightly flour the table. Shape the dough into a .6 cm (1/4 inch) thick circle. Use a cookie cutter into the shape you like. Put these on the baking sheets.

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Cook Ribs in your Oven

Ribs usually take time to cook. The wait, however, is always worth it as the result is almost always a sumptuous, mouth-watering dish.



Learning how to cook ribs is important because your recipe can serve as a specialty dish that you can cook to celebrate important occasions.

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My Favorite Fruit.

My Favorite Fruit.

"My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people."

— Orson Wells

Easy Broccoli Rabe Recipe

 

Brocolli rabe is an interesting leafy vegetable that would make truly delectable side dishes for your favorite meat recipes. It is closely related to turnips rather than broccoli. However, it has a green bud that is similar to broccoli, hence, the name. But it is also commonly known as grelos or rapini.

For most people, a broccoli rabe recipe is all about sautéing the vegetable in olive oil with some garlic and seasonings. Others have found a way to mix it in and enfold its nutty and slightly bitter flavor into a meal. Here are some ways on how to cook broccoli rabe:

Easy Stir-Fry

For a stir-fry, all you need is a pound of broccoli rabe, minced garlic, and olive oil.

The first step is to boil some salted water. While that is boiling, prepare your broccoli rabe. Rinse it through a steady stream of water. Then, cut about an inch off the bottom. The tops and stems must be coarsely chopped.

When the water is boiling, add the chopped vegetable and leave it there for about three minutes. After that, transfer the broccoli rabe onto a bowl of ice cubes to stop the cooking process. This step will help keep your vegetable’s crunch and bright green color.

When it is cooled completely, wrap it around in paper towels to take off excess water. Put it in a resealable plastic bag and put it in the refrigerator for 12 to 24 hours.

Before sautéing, the broccoli rabe must be kept resting out of the fridge for at least an hour. Then, you can heat the pan, put in some olive oil and garlic, and add the broccoli rabe. Season it with some salt and pepper. Make sure that the vegetable will not stay on the pan for too long to maintain its crunch but is cooked through and was able to absorb the flavors on the pan.

Fettuccine and Broccoli Rabe

The first recipe is too easy and simple to make. So we decided to give you another recipe on how to cook broccoli rabe. This mouthwatering dish involves fettuccine, sea scallops, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper, garlic, and olive oil.

The first step is to cook the pasta according to package directions. When the pasta is almost done, about two minutes into the cooking process, add in coarsely chopped broccoli rabe. Drain the water off the broccoli rabe and fettuccine mixture, then, set it aside.

In a pan, heat some olive oil, sauté garlic and sea scallops, then, season. When the scallops are cooked, add the boiled pasta and broccoli rabe, then, toss. Serve with parmesan cheese on top.

Facts about Cheese

Since I am cheese lover, here are bunch of facts about cheese. 

 

Cheese is an essential ingredient in everyone’s diet not only because it has valuable nutrients but also because it has exquisite flavors that foodies love. Do you want to know more about cheese? Well, you have to right page. We will even give you a treat by sharing with you a delicious home made macaroni and cheese recipe.

Way Back History

Do you want to know who invented cheese? Well, the origin of cheese was traced back thousands of years ago. Its origins predate its recorded history. So it is safer to say who discovered cheese rather than who invented it.

It was the nomadic tribes of the Middle East who discovered cheese. Not long after it was discovered, the practice of cheese making spread around the world, especially in Europe. In fact, as early as then, it became a sophisticated enterprise during the Roman times. Since then, people never looked back in producing and consuming this delicious ancient food that can be eaten alone and in a delectable recipe.

Cheese in Recipes

As mentioned, there are many great-tasting meals with cheese in it. If you want to give your dish a creamy taste and texture or your want to give it body, topping your dish with cheese is a good idea. Cheese is also quite popular, especially in Italian cuisines. Pasta and pizza can never get way without a luscious topping of cheese.

There is no denying, however, that when you say cheese, macaroni and cheese is a top favorite dish. So here, we will give you a simple recipe that you can do at home to enjoy the rich flavor of cheese.

Basically, macaroni and cheese is a casserole with pasta, meat, seasonings, and of course, cheese. It is so popular around the world that it is not difficult to find a ready-to-cook package of this recipe. But of course, nothing beats the home-cooked goodness. To give your family a treat, gather all your ingredients and start making your masterpiece.

Basically all you need is macaroni, white sauce that may include yogurt, skim milk, cream, butter, and cheese, plus meat. Any kind of meat from chicken to beef to pork will go well with this dish. If you want to make your recipe healthier, add some vegetables like carrots, corn kernels, and broccoli. That will help make your dish healthier. With the creaminess of this dish, it is not surprising that it will pile you up many calories that are hard to burn.

To concoct a sumptuous mac and cheese meal, you have to cook the macaroni first as per package directions. Then, you may cook the sauce by incorporating all the ingredients you want to add including meat and veggies. You should not forget the ingredients that create that creamy, sinfully good texture: milk, cream, cheese, and butter.

Assemble the pasta in a baking pan, top it with the white sauce, and spread some grated cheese. Pop it into the oven to cook for a few minutes or until the cheese on top melts handsomely.

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My breakfast.

My breakfast.