The Best Summer Recipes For Kids

RECIPES FOR KIDS

When cooking for kids, you need to use ingredients that are good for your family’s health and your child’s appetite. Luckily, there are a few simple recipes that are perfect for kids. Mothers look for summer recipes for kids since they can be fussy and refuse to eat regular food during the summers. Children may also indulge in more play and activities in the summertime and show less interest in food. Sometimes, they may avoid eating certain foods that make them feel more thirsty.

Best Tips For Cooking Christmas Dinner

There are several best tips for cooking Christmas dinner.  Most children don’t eat much on the day of the holiday, as they’re too excited and have probably already overeaten chocolate. However, many aspects of the dinner can be prepared the day before. For example, you can cook the stuffing, carrots, and sprouts and make the gravy and sauces ahead of time. You can even start roasting vegetables a day or two before so that they’re ready to finish cooking on Christmas day.

The Best Oven Chicken Breast Recipes

Oven Chicken Breast Recipes

Whenever you want a quick and easy dinner, you can turn to the best oven chicken breast recipes. You can use this meat in various dishes and save the leftovers for another time. Moreover, chicken breast is naturally lean and is an excellent source of protein. Besides, cooking it at a high temperature allows the caramelization process to occur, leaving it moist and tender. Listed below are the best oven chicken breast recipes.

For a crispy crust on the outside, you should use butter. This will make the chicken breasts cook evenly.

Apple Pumpkin Muffins

These Apple Pumpkin Muffins are a perfect combination of fall flavors. These muffins didn’t take the most perfect picture, but don’t let that fool you they are delicious. I diced the apples a little too thick but they were still really good. Apple Pumpkin Muffins Recipe Type: Breakfast Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 45 mins Serves: 18 3.4.3177  

Chicken Garden Medley

With summer coming to an end I thought it was a good time to past an end of the summer garden recipe. I thought this Chicken Garden Medley dish was really good and my wife absolutely loved it. Give this one-dish recipe a try before the summer vegetables are history for the year. Chicken Garden Medley Recipe Type: Main Author: Larry Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 40 mins Serves: 4 3.4.3177 Adapted from Taste of Home Magazine

Easy Ground Beef Chili

This time of year a hot bowl of chili goes great on a cold winter night. This chili recipe is simple and doesn’t take hours to prepare. I like chili on the thick side so this recipe fit what I like pretty well. This recipe has quit a bit of heat but if you like your chili hot just add more chipotle chile in adobo sauce. Easy Ground Beef Chili Recipe Type: m Author: Larry Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 50 mins Total time: 1 hour 5 mins Serves: 4 3.4.3177 Adapted from Cooks Country

Ratatouille with Chicken Recipe

What a great time of year for recipes that utilize the use of fresh produce. This Ratatouille with Chicken Recipe is delicious and is a great way to use some of that summer squash and eggplant. This is a simple recipe that is easy to prepare and cooks fairly quickly so you can have supper on the table in less than an hour. Enjoy Ratatouille with Chicken Recipe Recipe Type: Main Cuisine: Italian Author: Larry Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 45 mins Serves: 4 3.4.3177  

Blueberry Crumbles for Two

I love the fresh berry season and blueberries are one of my favorites. This Blueberry Crumbles for Two recipes is just right for two people. This recipe requires very little prep time and bakes in less than half an hour. Serve it warm with ice cream and it is a delicious desert. Blueberry Crumbles for Two Recipe Type: Dessert Author: Larry Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 30 mins Serves: 2 3.4.3177 Adapted from Cooks Country Cooking for Two Cookbook

Brown-Sugar-Glazed Winter Squash

Brown sugar and butter blazed over winter squash – absolutely delicious. Every year I look forward to the winter squash varieties with my favorite being the butternut because of its smooth texture. However, this recipe will work just as well for almost any winter squash. Brown-Sugar-Glazed Winter Squash Recipe Type: Side Dish Author: Larry Cook time: 60 mins Total time: 1 hour Serves: 2 3.4.3177 Adapted from Cooks Country Recipe Book

Bite Size Apple Fritters Recipe

[KGVID]http://cullyskitchen.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/new-fritters-4.mp4[/KGVID] Turn your extra apples into a bite size delicious treat. This Bite Size Apple Fritters Recipe is simple, and quick to prepare, and are, “I bet you can’t eat just one” delicious. I made my wife hide these because I was on my way to devouring them all. “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” well it appears this old saying comes pretty close to reality; Check out this article on all the health benefits of apples – 34 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Apples   Give this one a try, it’s well worth the time. Enjoy   Bite Size …

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Chocolate Zucchini Bread Recipe

This Chocolate Zucchini Bread Recipe is a chocolate lovers dream. Cocoa and chocolate chips go into this recipe to create a rich chocolate flavor, and the zucchini turns into a nice and moist delicious treat. If you looking for a great end of the summer recipe give this Chocolate Zucchini Bread Recipe a try; it is delicious. Chocolate Zucchini Bread Recipe Author: Larry Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 50 mins Total time: 1 hour 5 mins 3.4.3177 Adapted from blogchef.net – check out the cool Facebook video to see this recipe come together.

Blackberry Muffins Recipe

Fresh from the blackberry patch and into the oven – these Blackberry Muffins are moist and delicious. This is a simple recipe that requires very little prep and cooking time. Serve them warm topped with butter and they turn into a special breakfast treat! Blackberry Muffins Recipe Author: Larry Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 25 mins Total time: 35 mins Serves: Makes 10 3.4.3177 Adapted from Rasa Malaysia

Fresh Blackberry Cream Cheese Pie Recipe

Fresh blackberries, cream cheese, and a hint of lemon make this no bake blackberry pie a delicious treat. Blackberries are very abundant her in Upper Michigan this year and I like to use as many of them fresh as possible. It has been years since I have eaten a no bake blackberry pie. I was getting ready to bake a regular blackberry pie, but it was so hot outside I was reluctant to fire up the oven for a long period of time – so I decided to do a little surfing and came across this  Blackberry Cream Cheese Pie …

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Sauteed Chanterelle Mushrooms and Zucchini Recipe

Wild Chanterelle mushrooms and zucchini fresh out of the garden adds up to a delicious summertime treat. This is a simple side dish recipe that doesn’t require much prep or cooking time. If you’re not a mushroom forager purchase them from the store and substitute Portabella mushrooms for the Chanterelle’s. Sauteed Chanterelle Mushrooms and Zucchini Recipe Recipe Type: Side Dish Author: Larry Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 25 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 8 ounces Chanterelle mushrooms (large ones sliced or quartered) 1 medium onion (coarsely chopped) 1 …

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Sauteed Summer Squash Recipe

This Sauteed Summer Squash Recipe is quick and simple to put together and a great way to use up that extra zucchini. The squash is sliced thin so it cooks quickly. This is a delicious side dish that would go great with almost any grilled meat or fish. If you have summer squash on hand give this one a try; its really good.   Sauteed Summer Squash Recipe Recipe Type: side dish Author: Larry Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 20 mins 3.4.3177 Adapted from Cooks Illustrated

Fresh Chanterelle Mushrooms with Shallots Recipe

Foraging for mushrooms is one of my favorite hobbies this time of year. With the right amount of moisture they are very plentiful. I was out doing a training session with a new English setter puppy we purchased for bird hunting when I came across a large batch of Chanterelle mushrooms. That ended my training session in a hurry; I took the dog back to the house, grabbed a knife, and went for the mushrooms. Chanterelle mushrooms are one of my favorites. This is a simple and quick sauteed mushroom recipe that is delicious over grilled steak. If you have …

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Ham Steak with Red-Eye Gravy

My son has cooked this dish a number of times when he has been home for the Holidays and has the recipe posted on his Blog (blogchef.net). It is really good so I decided to put it on the supper menu for last night’s supper. This is a simple recipe that requires very little prep, and cooking time. The end result is a delicious ham steak dinner. If you don’t want to deal with a whole ham this would also be a great recipe for the Holidays. The next time you are looking for a quick and easy recipe give …

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Brown Sugar Glazed Butternut Squash Recipe

Squash is supposed to be really good for you – and I guess it is until you add all the good stuff to it like brown sugar and butter, but it’s so good!! If you want a great recipe for a Thanksgiving Day side dish here it is. Brown Sugar Glazed Butternut Squash Recipe Recipe Type: Side Dish Author: Larry Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 45 mins Total time: 55 mins 3.3.3077 Adapted from cookscountry.com

Mexican Macaroni Salad Recipe

With Labor Day approaching I thought this would be a good time to post another side dish recipe. This is a simple recipe to prepare and will feed a good size crowd. The recipe is mildly seasoned so if you want to heat it up a little bit, it should work out well; Jalapenos would be a good addition to this recipe. If you looking for a good side dish give this Mexican Macaroni Salad Recipe a try. This is a good recipe for pot luck, or a Labor Day picnic. Mexican Macaroni Salad Recipe Recipe Type: Side Dish Cuisine: …

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Brats and Beer Recipe

It’s a beautiful day here in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan so I decided to fire up the grill. I have quite a few brat recipes on my blog already, but this one was a little different so I decided to give it a try. it is a little more work than just throwing the brats on the grill and cooking but it works the extra time and work because they are tender and delicious. The flavor may vary a little bit depending on the brand of beer you are using. I happened to have a locally made dark beer …

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