Chicago Deep-Dish Pizza

Kid Friendly LCIngredients 2 teaspoons sugar 1 package dry yeast (about 2 1/4 teaspoons) 1 cup warm water (100° to 110°) 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 12.38 ounces all-purpose flour (about 2 3/4 cups), divided 1/4 cup yellow cornmeal 1/2 teaspoon salt Cooking spray 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided 2 precooked […]

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Grilled Provolone and Roasted Red Pepper Sandwiches

Ingredients 4 slices multi-grain bread (I use wheat) 4 (3/4-oz.) slices provolone cheese 2 roasted red bell peppers (from 7.25-oz. jar), drained, cut into 1-inch strips 1 tablespoon margarine or butter, softened Directions Top each of 2 bread slices with 1 cheese slice, half of bell pepper strips and another cheese slice. Top with remaining bread slices. Spread margarine […]

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling MAKES: 12-16 servings Ingredients 20 chocolate cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, divided 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup peanut butter 1-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar, divided 1 carton (16 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided 15 miniature peanut butter cups, chopped 1 cup […]

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Coconut Macaroons

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling MAKES: 9 servings Ingredients 1-1/3 cups flaked coconut 1/3 cup sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 egg whites 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions In a small bowl, combine the coconut, sugar, flour and salt. Stir in egg whites and vanilla; mix well. […]

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Garden Kabobs

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min. MAKES: 10 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup canola oil 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 whole cloves Dash dried basil 2-1/2 pounds pork tenderloin or boneless beef sirloin steak, cut into 1-1/4-inch pieces 2 dozen cherry […]

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Oreogasm No-Churn Ice Cream

TOTAL TIME: 5:15 PREP: 0:15 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 8 INGREDIENTS 3 c. heavy cream 1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk c. crushed Oreos (about 30 Oreos), plus more for topping 1/4 c. caramel, plus more for topping 1/4 c. chocolate sauce, plus more for topping DIRECTIONS In a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, […]

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Creamy Lemon Chicken with Wild Rice

TOTAL TIME: 0:35 PREP: 0:05 LEVEL: EASY YIELD: 4 SERVINGS INGREDIENTS 6–8 chicken thighs kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper extra-virgin olive oil 1 tbsp. unsalted butter 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 onion, chopped 1/2 c. dry white wine (such as Sauvignon Blanc) 1 c. low-sodium chicken stock 2 lemons 1/4 c. heavy cream 1 […]

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Stout & Shiitake Pot Roast

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 1-3/4 hours MAKES: 6 servings Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 boneless beef chuck roast (2 to 3 pounds) 2 medium onions, sliced 1 garlic clove, minced 1 bottle (12 ounces) stout or nonalcoholicbeer 1/2 ounce dried shiitake mushrooms (about 1/2 cup) 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce […]

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Malted Chocolate & Stout Layer Cake

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + chilling Bake: 35 min. + cooling MAKES: 16 servings Ingredients 2 cups stout beer 1-3/4 cups butter, cubed 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1 cup malted milk powder 1 cup baking cocoa 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) sour cream 4 eggs 3-1/2 cups sugar 3 cups cake flour 1 tablespoon baking soda 1 […]

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