Chris' Recipes

Bon Appetite!

Archive for the 'Helpful Hints' Category

Stuffed Zucchini Boats

I always stuff peppers but when I recently found some relly good looking zucchini at the grocery store, I thought they would make a different kind of healthy meal.  By this time of the year, I’ve usually already prepared zucchini in so many ways including sautéeing, slicing into ribbons and a lot of grilling, so […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Pressure Cooker Spaghetti Squash

My folks used a pressure cooker when I was a kid, but it seems like they only used it while canning.  I was always afraid of using one – only because I had heard that they could blow up – But in reality the new generation pressure cookers have considerably more safety features than the […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Popovers

I received some popover pans as a gift some time ago and wondered what is the difference between popovers and Yorkshire pudding?  The batter is almost the same as what I use for making crepes so no wonder I love them!  Yorkshire puddings are savory and they are usually made with fat drippings either from […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Roasted Prime Rib

I rarely have an epic failure while in the kitchen, but a few weeks back – I was terribly disappointed with a rather large cut of meat I was cooking while following instructions, rather than going with my heart… and it really ticked me off!  No, it wasn’t a prime rib roast, but it was […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Fresh White Bean, Lemon Salad

I decided to make this salad after taking the recent pressure cooker class.  I wasn’t tasked to prepare the beans themselves that day, but did help assemble a salad similar, preparing the vinaigrette.  Green, black, white, pink, or red and shaped like tiny spheres, strings, or kidneys: Beans come in all colors, shapes, and sizes. […]

Read the rest of this entry »