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American Goulash

American Ghoulash

Ask anyone, and their recipe for this meal and their secret recipe is going to be different; which is part of the fun of tradition, amiright?

Beasts
Taco Seasoning - Gluten Free, Allium Free, Nightshade Free, Soy Free, Corn Free, Nut Free

NAG-Free Taco Seasoning

Got a craving for tacos, but can’t find a safe seasoning at the store? Me either! So I developed this stupid simple version and it’s better than what McCormick can offer! Visits: 2

Seasonings

NAG-free Italian Sausage

This is a very versatile Italian sausage which can be used in many different ways. You can take it from mild to hot and it’s very easy to use. If using ground turkey, you’ll have to coat your skillet with a little grease or oil before cooking as it has very little fat and will stick to skillet. Visits: 0

Recipes
Baked KETOghetti || a spaghetti bake without all the carbs

Million Dollar KETOghetti Bake

Baked Million Dollar ‘Spaghetti‘ is creamy with a melty cheese center, topped with meat sauce and extra bubbly cheese. This yummy baked ‘spaghetti‘ casserole will be requested again and again for potlucks and family gatherings. Visits: 0

Beasts

Candy Apple

Ingredients: 1 part DeKuyper® Pucker® Sour Apple Schnapps 1 part DeKuyper® Peachtree® Schnapps 1 part Cranberry Juice 1 Orange Wheel Directions: Shake ingredients with ice. Serve in chilled martini glass and garnish with an orange wheel. Courtesy of DeKuyper Visits: 0

Cocktails
Balsamic Avocado Toast || dimpledkitchen.com

Balsamic Avocado Toast

Pretty, versatile, and delicious! 90 second bread recipe. Cut in half and toasted in a pan with butter. 1/2 avocado 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp olive oil 5 cherry tomatoes 1 Tbs balsamic vinegar 1 green onion sliced Red pepper flakes, Salt, and pepper to taste Mix avocado, olive oil, garlic and onion powder, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes and mash. Top toasted 90 second bread, garnish with tomatoes and onions. Drizzle with Balsamic. Get creative add mozzerella, fresh basil, red peppers or top with an egg! Visits: 0

Breakfast
Loaded Baked Cauliflower || dimpledkitchen.com

Loaded Baked Cauliflower

Super easy, delicious and won’t leave you bloated. 1 medium head cauliflower, cut small pieces 1 tablespoon avocado oil pink himalayan salt 4 slices bacon (uncooked), chopped 1 green onion, diced (extra to garnish) 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese Preheat oven to 400 degrees and cover a sheet pan with parchment paper. Toss cauliflower with avocado oil and spread on sheet pan. Sprinkle with salt. Add bacon and green onion to pan. Bake for 25 minutes. Take out of oven and add cheese, bake 5 more minutes. Garnish with more green onion. Visits: 0

Side Dish
Eggplant Pizza || dimpledkitchen.com

Caprese Eggplant Pizza

Don’t wanna bother with Fathead dough? Try these alternative mini personal pizzas instead! These eggplant pizzas are really easy to make, you simply slice the eggplant and roast or grill the slices until the eggplant just starts to turn tender, top it, and then bake them until the cheese gets all melty. Mmmm, I’m drooling. Don’t skip sweating the eggplant. The salt removes excess moisture; you will see beads of moisture sweating from the eggplant as it sits. … Since the eggplant has less moisture in it, it is able to soak up the oils used when cooking. The result […]

Meatless
Delicious Keto Kake || dimpledkitchen.com

Delicious Keto Kake

Who says we Keto folk can’t have our cake and eat it too? This decadent concoction will help lure your friends to the keto side… We have cookies too 😉 Visits: 0

Dessert

Bodacious Broccoli Salad

A slightly healthier version of broccoli salad, but absolutely divine. At our house we ALL love ‘trees’ so this never lasts long. It’s better the next day, so make ahead! Visits: 0

!!, Side Dish
Keto Alfredo Sauce || Dimpled Kitchen - Deliciously Imperfect

Easy Keto Alfredo Sauce

Whenever we decide to have shrimp; I usually drag this recipe out; as I am not personally a fan of store bought alfredo sauce; it tastes funny. Plus, there’s nothing in here to make my body flare! Visits: 0

Chutzpah
Blackberry Lemon Fatbombs || dimpledkitchen.com

Blackberry Lemon Fat Bomb

Why Fat bombs? Fat bombs are great when you want to kick the junk food and sugar cravings and stay full longer. Plus they are quick and easy to make. Blackberries can be your best friend on a keto diet. They are one of the lowest carb fruits so you can still enjoy them without feeling guilty. Protein often turns to sugar on a low carb diet and can stall weight loss due to the gluconeogenesis process. Eating enough fat will keep you full, and allow your body to burn off the excess fat it already has. Visits: 0

Snacks

Irish Coffee

Irish coffee (Irish: caife Gaelach) is a cocktail consisting of hot coffee, Irish whiskey, and sugar (some recipes specify that brown sugar should be used), stirred, and topped with thick cream. The coffee is drunk through the cream. Visits: 0

Cocktails

Sautéed Citrusy Broccoli

Broccoli does NOT requiring boiling before sautéing or stir-frying IF you implement the steaming method. Trapping hot air in the pan is what helps soften the broccoli so it doesn’t just appear cooked on the outside. That’s not to say broccoli won’t cook if not covered, but it may run the risk of burning before becoming sufficiently tender. It’s also important to note that boiling can cause some nutrients to leach out, like vitamin C. (Vitamin C is water-soluble and quite sensitive to heat.) Therefore, sautéing can help vegetables retain some of their more delicate nutrients. Visits: 0

Side Dish

Swiss Basic Salad & Dressing

Never hurts to have a barebones salad recipe base to build from. The following is just that. (Also, I have no idea why it’s called Swiss; maybe because it’s almost as flexible as the infamous knifetool?) Visits: 4

Side Dish

Learning to Cook… Online?

Almost everything is available to do virtually now, including learning how to cook. There are several accredited courses you can take online that will make you a chef! One of the primary benefits of online education is that it provides flexible learning on a schedule that can fit your busy home and work life. As we move into a more technological world, more institutions are trading in the classroom for the world wide web, and their degree programs are following them. Culinary schools are no different. Online culinary schools offer all the training you would receive if you practiced at […]

Education
Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen

Children and kitchens can sometimes seem to be oil and water, but the only way they’ll learn to cook is by joining you in the kitchen. When children grow into adulthood, they eventually have to rely on themselves for everything, including feeding. Without cooking skills, they will be tempted by drive-thrus, freezer meals, and other less savory eating habits. Helping in the kitchen builds confidence and early skills of independence. Most kids feel proud and important when they help prepare food. Sharing in family tasks helps them feel that they belong in the family. Children are natural kitchen helpers. They […]

Education
#atozchallenge - Ice Cream Aisle

Ice Cream Aisle Explained

There are many commercial brands of ice cream and frozen desserts that can be great substitutes if you don’t have the time or desire to make your own. Many supermarkets carry a variety of gourmet ice cream, sorbet and gelato. Many of these interesting flavors can even provide inspiration for homemade frozen desserts. Visits: 5

Education
#atozchallenge - High Altitude Cooking

High-Altitude Cooking

What’s the big deal with High Altitude? The change of air pressure makes things in the kitchen act a bit differently. At high altitudes: Air pressure is lower, so foods take longer to cook. Temperatures and/or cook times may need to be increased. Water boils at a lower temperature, so foods prepared with water (such as pastas and soups) may take longer to cook. Temperatures and cook times may need to be increased. The atmosphere becomes much drier. Moisture quickly evaporates from everything. The air has less oxygen and atmospheric pressure, so cooking takes longer. Visits: 0

Education
#atozchallenge - Garbage, Compost, & Spoilage

Garbage, Compost, and Spoilage

A great deal of household garbage is produced in the kitchen. As part of the preparation process, inedible or unappetizing parts of food— peels, seeds, bones, shells, rinds, fat, gristle and stems—are removed for disposal. All sorts of metal, glass, paper, cardboard or plastic packaging is accumulated. After a typical meal, food scraps remain. Understanding that different types of waste can—and should—be managed differently creates opportunities for reducing the environmental impact of the waste generated in North American kitchens. Visits: 0

Education
#atozchallenge - Eating Etiquette

Eating Etiquette

Etiquette affects almost every aspect of dining. Dining etiquette rules apply before you ever take your seat and continue after you excuse yourself from the table. Table manners play an important part in making a favorable impression. They are visible signals of the state of our manners and therefore are essential to professional success. The point of etiquette rules is to make you feel comfortable – not uncomfortable. Visits: 0

Education
#A2Z CHALLENGE - Diet Descriptions

Diet Descriptions

People like to eat; but not everyone eats the same way. Some eat a certain way due to health problems, and others are following the latest weight-loss trend. And yet others follow a lifestyle. Visits: 0

Education

Converting Measurements

It doesn’t matter whether you’re increasing a recipe or decreasing it — the procedure for adjusting the ingredient quantities for a different number of portions is the same. We call this scaling a recipe. When scaling a recipe it’s important to know how to convert back and forth between different measurements. The first thing you need to do is calculate your conversion factor, which is a number you’re going to use to convert all the quantities. There’s a tiny bit of math involved, but it’s OK to use a calculator — that’s what they’re there for! To find your conversion […]

Education
#A2Z CHALLENGE - Bar Stocking Basics

Beverage List for a Full Bar

There is of course no ‘initial fix’ to a fully stocked bar. It is an ongoing process requiring the addition of certain liquors etc. at a time when there becomes a demand for them. Most or all of the ingredients below are considered essential bar-stock, and should act only as a foundation to a well stocked bar. Keep in mind, some of these can be skipped if you or your ‘patrons’ (Read: drinkking buddies) don’t like them. But it’s always fun to have some room to experiment. Visits: 0

Education
Abbreviations Used in Recipes

Abbreviations Used in Recipes

Deciphering between the different cooking abbreviations and their proper unit of measurement can help make sure your dish comes out exactly as imagined. Often times, different books will use different abbreviations, which can cause confusion when putting together a dish.

Charts, Education

Green Shamrock

Ingredients: 1 part DeKuyper® Peachtree® Schnapps Liqueur 1 part Midori® Melon Liqueur Directions: Build over ice, stir gently, and serve. If desired: Top with soda water or lemon-lime soda. Visits: 0

Cocktails
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Foreword

Hi! So glad you found us! My website was created as a resource for anyone who is interested in good food, new drinks, some how-to, and every day cooking in particular. I create step by step recipes that anyone can follow. Recipes here cover all types of cuisine from all around the world and local specialties from many different regions. There are recipes for all occasions, including holiday traditions, party food, kid approved snacks, picnic food, freezer meals, and formal dining. I have been collecting recipes for over 10 years; and it’s time to share. Physical cards, cookbooks, pins, printed […]

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