My recipes,star-studded with more than five reviews! Make these with confidence, knowing they've been taste-tested by a panel of at least five different reviewers from the Recipezaar community. For the Zaar Stars Game.
Creamy, cheesy, spicy...and cooks up easily in your crockpot even if you don't have a kitchen. At your desk at work? Yes! Anywhere with an electrical outlet! This is not one of those "dump and go" recipes as you can't leave your crockpot unattended, but a tastier alternative to boxed mac and cheese. It is not, however, better texture or taste than from-scratch mac and cheese on the stove. This recipe was created for a crockpot cooking contest and truthfully, you will love it even more it you make the recipe in a pot on the stove. You can always transfer to a crockpot for party-style serving. Enjoy!
From the Essential Best Foods Cookbook: Recipes Featuring the Healthiest and Most Delicious Foods. Add an Indian flourish by swirling in cumin seeds sizzled briefly in hot oil. You can use additional chopped cilantro if you prefer to keep it practically fat free.
This is my favorite thing to order at Smokey Bones, a place popular for BBQ and watching sports. Darden Restaurants closed a lot of the locations and sold the rest to another company in 2008. This is my own copycat version of the salad, not an official restaurant recipe. This is very filling even as a vegetarian salad without the chicken or shrimp; at Smokey Bones they give you an unrealistically huge portion - making this recipe only serve four. Use any dressing you like; I really love Recipe#318828 however it's not an exact replicate of Smokey Bones' dressing.
Cheese and fruit plates-uh, so 20th century. Impress your guests to this berry-bursting, cheese-oozing taste sensation on your favorite crust or flatbread. Or, surprise your honey with a bottle (or two!) of good wine, romantic movie, candles and this pizza and see what happens. Add grilled chicken or thinly sliced prosciutto and it's filling enough that you won't have to go out for dinner.
Surprised this simple recipe isn't posted here already...I'm adding it for the Canada stop on the Summer 2008 Zaar World Tour. Of course you can substitute diet cola for "crown and diet". Crown Royal whisky is distilled in Gimli, Canada at the Gimli Distillery. Located on the western shore of Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba, Gimli has the natural resources that are key to making Crown Royal's perfect blend. Natural local grains, a pure water source and a climate that supports the distilling process all come together to contribute to the smoothness and quality of this excellent whisky.
Posted for the Central and South America stop on the Summer '08 Zaar World Tour. Chicharrones are a popular fried snack in Peru, and some chefs there are serving them with quinoa in the coating. This is a lighter version, using the technique of oven-frying to keep the coating from soaking up oil. The quinoa has a wonderful crunch, even without frying. Creator Robin Asbell used red quinoa for a dramatic look (this is a stunning photo in "The New Whole Grains Cookbook" and I'm sure a Zaar photographer can take an equally beautiful one using red or regular quinoa).
I was surprised to see this traditional Southern drink wasn't already posted here, except alcoholic and low sugar versions. These refreshing drinks are popular at the Arnold Palmer Invitational Golf Tournament.
The vibrant green hue will impress your friends and family that you're being OH so healthy, but close your eyes and taste a strawberry-banana milkshake! The easy way to get three of your daily fruits and veggies - both times I made this I felt great afterwards! These green drinks are expensive at smoothie places and the grocery store, so why not make your own at home - no juicer necessary. Originally I created this for the Ready Set Cook #11 contest but it was too ugly too enter.
Inspired by my favorite appetizer at the Chili's restaurant chain but these are baked,not fried. Two full egg rolls per person makes a nice dinner for T.V. night. For a dinner party you can also cut them in thick slices sushi-style. These can be frozen before they're cooked or afterwards.