These recipes are a collection of my favorite recipes featured in the CHEFBear app. Each of them has been curated and thoroughly tested so they are guaranteed to be both simple and delicious. These recipes are like having me in kitchen as your sous chef. These recipes a great way to find your next ideal recipe and at the same time expand both your food knowledge and palate.
Everything you need for this awesome zucchini bread recipe is already in your pantry, except the zucchini and walnuts. The loaf is dense and moist, and has a pleasant coconut texture, thanks to the grated zucchini. It has brown sugar, sweet spices, and crunchy walnuts. Zucchini bread freezes well, so you can bake several loaves to freeze for later. Have it for dessert or a quick breakfast.
Once you try this Eggs Benedict recipe, you will no longer be too intimidated to make it. Poaching eggs is as easy as boiling them. After you toast the English muffins and heat the Canadian bacon, you layer them with a poached egg. With a little care, your Hollandaise sauce will be velvety smooth and delicious. Serve your elegant dish with a side of fresh greens and a simple vinaigrette.
Just imagine the faces of your family and guests when you present this gorgeous ham on a platter! For this recipe, semi-boneless ham is baked, then glazed with a succulent mixture of sweet apricot jam, ginger, vinegar, and a touch of brown sugar. After the ham is broiled with the glaze for about 20 minutes, it is browned to absolute perfection.
Once you try this recipe, you will be amazed at how simple it is to bake a blueberry pie! The mound of juicy blueberries mixes perfectly with sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice, and a pinch of cinnamon for zest. Blueberries stay intact and provide their own juices for the filling. The flaky pie crust is not difficult to make, and you can experiment with various crust topping designs.
Take the nutty goodness of rice, and mix it with crunchy pecans, and you have a dish that your whole family will enjoy. The rice is cooked in a flavorful chicken broth, with butter, onions, and aromatic spices. Make this recipe as a side dish for a pork roast, or a stand-alone dish for a simple supper. To make this pilaf vegetarian/vegan-friendly, opt for margarine and veggie broth.
I'm confident that my prime rib recipe will become a holiday tradition for your family! .A simple seasoning of garlic, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning and herbs de provence brings out the bold, smoky flavors of the tender meat. For an ideal drink pairing with this recipe, try serving a hearty ale.
This recipe is a sweet way to celebrate National Peach Cobbler Day with a modern twist. It has tangy, sweet peaches bathed in spices and their own juices. Prepare a simple biscuit dough topping, sprinkle it with sugar and spices, and watch it bake into a golden dream. The only way to improve this dessert is to add a generous scoop of vanillia ice cream!
If you enjoy the almond cookies at your favorite Chinese restaurant, try baking my tasty version! They have a delicious, buttery taste with the delightfully sandy texture of almond flour. Place a whole almond in the middle of each cookie for a yummy crunch. This recipe also freezes well, so you can bake them when you need a quick dessert.
Greek yogurt is an interesting additional to a traditional carbonara. The yogurt adds a creamy richness that pairs with rich and savory flavors of the guanciale and cheeses. While not 100% traditional – think of this dish as a cross between a carbonara and a quick alfredo. You are going to love it.
When shredded carrots are baked with cinnamon and other sweet ingredients, they bring a delicate nutty flavor to the recipe. This decadent trifle is inspired by the classic American carrot cake. Instead of cream cheese frosting, this version is layered with luscious dulce de leche and a generous sprinkling of chopped walnuts.
This upgraded version of the classic chicken cordon bleu is spiked with paprika and a rich white wine sauce. Swiss cheese and slices of ham are rolled into the chicken, breaded and pan-seared in butter, and then served with a creamy sauce. Try it with a glass of American barleywine. So delicious!
Instead of your usual PB&J, take it up a notch with this tasty recipe. Spread crunchy peanut butter on one slice of soft bread and your choice of sweet fruit jelly on the other. Grill your PB&J with a little butter in a pan until it is golden brown on both sides. Enjoy it with a cold glass of milk!
The only thing that could make a parfait better is to add a little chocolate! This easy recipe creates a velvety custard made with eggs, cocoa, melted white chocolate, and a kiss of coffee liqueur. Gently fold some whipped cream into the mix, and spoon it into parfait glasses. Top with some white chocolate bits, chopped nuts for crunch and a sprig of mint. Bon Appetite!
If your family enjoys Italian-style comfort food, why not consider this delightfully simple recipe? After cooking the spaghetti, mix it with freshly-ground bread crumbs, olive oil, and flavorful seasonings. Try it alone as a quick meal, or pair it with a delicious meat dish.
Quick breads, like my tempting date and honey cake, use fresh ingredients from your pantry and take a little over an hour from preparation to plate. Satisfy your sweet cravings with this comforting dessert featuring dates, honey, chopped chocolate and crunchy walnuts. Try a warm slice for a quick breakfast treat!
For a delicious pitcher cocktail, the classic sangria is always a crowd-pleaser. My quick & easy version blends a fruity red wine with slices of orange, lemon & lime. The tangy citrus flavor notes meld with the complex sweetness of the wine to create a cocktail that is as lovely to see as it is to taste.
The lemon in this cupcake recipe brings both an incredible tang and tartness to otherwise simple treat. For even more sweetness, we top each cupcake with a healthy dollop of a sweet cream cheese frosting. This is a perfect dessert for a Sunday brunch, or a festive afternoon tea party.