Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Chicken and Apples

I love to cook Chicken with apples. and man it taste so good together.


2 tablespoon flour

salt and black pepper to taste

1 1/2 teaspoons McCormick Sage Rubbed

1 teaspoon McCormick Garlic Minced

1 teaspoon McCormick Thyme Leaves

1/2 teaspoon McCormick Allspice Ground

1/2 teaspoon McCormick Paprika

4 pork chops 1-inch thick or 1 1/2-inch thick

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 medium onion, thinly sliced

2 red apples, thinly sliced

1/2 cup apple juice

2 tablespoon brown sugar

How to fix

Mix flour, salt and seasonings in small bowl. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with 1 tablespoon of the seasoned flour.

Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; brown on both sides.

Remove from skillet.

Add onion; cook and stir 3 minutes or until tender. Add apples; cook and stir 2 minutes.

Stir in juice, sugar and remaining seasoned flour until well mixed. Return pork chops to skillet.

Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 5 minutes or until desired doneness.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Swedish Meatballs

2 slices bread

2 lb. ground beef, 85% lean

1/2 cup onion, finely minced

2 clove garlic minced

2 eggs

1/2 teaspoon allspice

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/4 cup beef stock

4 tablespoons vegetable oil


1/3 cup flour

3 1/2 cups beef stock

3/4  teaspoon salt

3/4  teaspoon ground black pepper

1/2 cup sour cream

Nine Steps:

1.  Add the bread to a food processor and pulse until you have fine bread crumbs.  Set aside.

2.  In a large bowl, combine the beef, pork, onion, garlic,eggs, allspice, salt, pepper, stock, and bread crumbs.

3.  Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

4.  For each meatball, use 1/4 cup of the meatball mixture and shape into balls.  Brown the meatballs in the skillet, on all sides until no longer pink on the outside.

5.  Transfer the meatballs to a bowl.  Set aside.

6.  Add the flour to the skillet and whisk for about a minute.

7.  Add the stock and whisk until blended.  Add the dill, salt, and pepper.  Stir until thickened.

8.  Return the meatballs to the pan, cover, and cook for 15 minutes over medium-low heat.

9.  Remove the pan from the heat.  Uncover and stir in the sour cream.  Taste and adjust the seasonings if desired.  Serve immediately.