Almond Pine Cone Cheese Balls For Thanksgiving And Christmas

Almond pine cone cheese balls

Almond pine cone cheese balls are delicious appetizers that we usually make with cream cheese and mayonnaise, for the end-of-the-year holidays. Like other cheese appetizers, almond pine cones are served with crackers, bread sticks or toasted bread slices. The original recipe is made with any type of cream cheese, blended with a slight amount of mayonnaise, and flavored with seasoning or fresh herbs. Basic ingredients: – 1 package of cream cheese. – ½ cup of mayonnaise. – 1 tbsp of olive oil. – Fresh rosemary springs. – 1 cup of…

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Fish Spices

Fish spices

For one who likes to try different fish recipes instead of buying from restaurants, it is important to have quick fish spices ready for shrimp, fried fish, fish soup, etc. The following recipe is what I usually use for fish and the brown rice which I love to introduce as a side dish. Ingredients: – 1 ½ tsp of garlic powder. – 1 tbsp of ground cilantro. – ½ tbsp of ground cumin. – 1 tsp of ground turmeric. – ½ tsp of ground ginger. – ¼ tsp of ground…

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Indian Biryani Spices

Indian Biryani Spices

Following my simple biryani spices, I decided to post the other ingredients for Indian biryani, and truly the give different and rich taste for the chicken and even the rice when cooked separately. You can try this recipe to spice up chicken, turkey, duck or even vegetable rice dishes. Ingredients: – ½ tsp of ground black pepper. – 1 tsp of ground cumin. – ½ tsp of ground cardamom. – 1 tsp of ground turmeric. – ¾ tsp of ground cilantro. – 1 tsp of ground ginger. – ½ tsp…

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Biryani Spices

Biryani Spices

Chicken Biryani is one of the favorite Eastern dishes that many people would love to try, and I use the below ingredients as a quick option when I don’t have the Indian Biryani Spices. – 1 tsp of cumin. – ½ tsp of ground pepper. – 1 tsp of turmeric. – 1 tsp of garlic powder. – 1 tsp of onion powder. – 1 tsp of ginger powder. – ½ tsp of ground clove. – ½ tsp of ground cinnamon. – ½ tsp ground cardamom. Mix the ground ingredients and…

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Chicken Spices For All Purposes

Chicken spices for all purposes

This is my own recipe for beef and chicken spice blend, which I use always when I poach meats or make quick roasts. The These spices are quite suitable for roast, fried, grilled or barbecued chicken. You can also add them to the cooked rice or the vegetable rice, for a wonderful taste. Ingredients: – 1 tsp of ground pepper. – ¼ tsp of ground cumin. – ¼ tsp of ground nutmeg. – 1 ½ tsp of garlic powder. – 1 ½ tsp of onion powder. – 1 tsp of…

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Beef And Chicken Spice Blend

Beef and chicken spice blend

This is my own recipe for beef and chicken spice blend, which I use always when I poach meats or make quick roasts. The ingredients are simple, yet very aromatic to add flavor for roasts, barbecued meats and any other recipes that depend on deep frying or slow cooking. Ingredients: – ¼ tsp of ground pepper. – ¼ tsp of ground Chinese cubeb “piper cubeba”. – ¼ tsp of ground cardamom. – 1 clove bud. – 2 bay leaves. – ½ tsp of fresh thyme. – a tiny dash of…

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Seven Spices Blend

Seven spices blend

The seven spices are considered the base for many dishes, roasts and other Arabian cuisine recipes. Some ladies like to add their own creations, depending on the variety of tastes they like to introduce on their dinning table. 7 spices ingredients: – ½ tsp of ground pepper. – 1 tbsp of mixed spices “from the market”. – ½ tsp of ground clove. – ¼ tsp of ground cardamom. – 1 ½ tsp of ground cinnamon. – ½ tsp of ground cilantro. – ¼ tsp of ground ginger. Mix the ingredients…

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Fajita Spices

Fajita spices

Everyone loves chicken or beef fajita with grated cheese in tortilla bread, but not many ladies know how to prepare at home. For those who seek the wonderful fajita taste, here are the ingredients: – 1 ½ tsp of onion powder. – ½ tsp of garlic powder. – ½ tsp of ground cumin. – ½ tsp of ground black pepper. – ½ tsp of ground clove. – ½ tsp of ground cinnamon. – 1 tbsp of paprika. – 1 stock pot cube “chicken or beef, depending on the type you’re…

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Grilled Pear And Cranberry Chicken Salad

This grilled pear and cranberry chicken salad is a good way to eat different greens and lean protein for your diet, yet have a delicious side dish with your lunch. The recipe contains a few high calorie ingredients that you can simply replace with your favorite choices, if you’re following a slimming diet. Ingredients: – 2 cups of mixed salad greens. – 3 tbsp of sliced olives. – 300 gm chicken breast, cooked and shredded. – ½ cup of dried cranberries. – ¼ cup of crumbled cheese, like feta or…

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