Archive for April, 2016
Easy Baked Wonton Chicken Taquitos

5-Ingredient Easy Creamy Chicken Baked Wonton Taquitos
You’ll be amazed at how easy these Baked Wonton Chicken Taquitos are. They’re perfect for a quick and tasty weeknight meal or for an appetizer to enjoy during your favorite sports game.

Shredded chicken is super versatile for weeknight dinners, so I almost always keep small, 1 – 2 cup, portions of my favorite Shredded Tex-Mex Crockpot Chicken in the freezer. I love the flavor that this chicken adds to really simple at home Mexican fare, like these Easy Baked Wonton Chicken Taquitos. Don’t have time to slow cooker your chicken? No problem! You can purchase canned chicken or check the deli aisle of your grocery store for ready-to-go shredded rotisserie chicken.

Easy Baked Wonton Chicken Taquitos

For this easy recipe, basic kitchen tools are all you need. An AirPerfect Baking Sheet, Good Cook OvenFresh Mixing Bowls and Silicone Basting Brush is really all you need for prep and baking.

Easy Baked Wonton Chicken Taquitos
If you prefer homemade, try making your own
Easy Roasted Salsa Verde. Any favorite store-bought brand will work, too. To mix up the flavors, try regular red tomato based salsa in place of Salsa Verde and experiment with different cheeses.

I like pre-shredded Mexican blend cheese best, but you can use Monterrey Jack, Pepper Jack or even just regular cheddar.

5-Ingredient Easy Creamy Chicken Baked Wonton Taquitos

Once you have the chicken taken care of, all you have to do is combine a few ingredients (cream cheese, Mexican cheese and Salsa Verde) with the chicken. Then roll the creamy, cheesy chicken mixture into Wonton rolls. Then, brush with oil and bake.

Enjoy immediately from the oven for best results. Once cooked, you’ll have a baking sheet full of crispy-on-the-outside, hot-and-cheesy on the inside chicken bites. Perfect as an appetizer or serve them up for dinner.

I like to serve these Easy Baked Wonton Chicken Taquitos with bowls of guacamole, sour cream or Guacamole and Restaurant Style Salsa for dipping. So yummy!

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Easy Baked Wonton Chicken Taquitos

Preparation 10 Cook Time 20

Ingredients

  • Cooking Spray
  • 1/4 cup Salsa Verde
  • 1.5 ounces Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2/3 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 16 wonton wrappers
  • 1.5 cups cooked and shredded chicken
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro (for garnish, optional)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly grease a baking sheet, such as the 9x13 Air Perfect Bakeware Pan, with cooking spray. Set aside. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the salsa verde, cream cheese, and Mexican cheese blend. Stir until combined. Add the shredded chicken and mix well. Divide the mixture evenly between each of the wonton wrappers. Place the chicken mixture on the wrapper and roll up, leaving the ends open. Then, place rolled wrappers on the prepared baking sheet. Repeat until all wrappers have been used. Using a pastry brush, brush the tops of each rolled wonton wrapper with a small amount of olive oil. Place the pan in the oven on the middle rack and bake at 400 degrees F for 15 - 25 minutes, flipping them halfway through, or until crispy and golden. Place the baked taquitos on a plate and sprinkle with the chopped cilantro. Serve, immediately, with salsa and guacamole for dipping.

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Raspberry Cheesecake Pretzel Dip

Raspberry Cheesecake Pretzel Dip | Dessert, Appetizer, Easy, Party Recipes, Kid Recipe

Summertime menus are full of the most anticipated eats. But cooking in summer isn’t always fun. A hot kitchen in the middle of a blazing hot evening is enough to make even the dedicated of home chefs order in take-out.

Keep that stovetop off! Instead of baking up a cake or batch of cookies, whip up this refreshingly cool (and superquick) Raspberry Cheesecake Dip. From start to finish in less than 15 minutes, it’s an ideal treat for any summer evening and is guaranteed to keep your kitchen cool as a cucumber. 

Raspberry Cheesecake Pretzel Dip | Dessert, Appetizer, Easy, Party Recipes, Kid Recipe

With just 3 basic ingredients used in the base–sour cream, whipped cream and honey, you can literally whisk this recipe together in an instant. No need to plug in the beaters. No stand mixer required. Just grab one of our Good Cook Touch Silicone Whisks, whip together the filling, then spread into our beautiful Good Cook 9″ Ceramic Pie Plate.

Raspberry Cheesecake Pretzel Dip | Dessert, Appetizer, Easy, Party Recipes, Kid Recipe

Once the filling has been smoothed to perfection, you need just two more ingredients!

Raspberry Cheesecake Pretzel Dip | Dessert, Appetizer, Easy, Party Recipes, Kid Recipe

Raspberry jam is warmed in the microwave until softened, then stirred together with sweet fresh raspberries.Raspberry Cheesecake Pretzel Dip | Dessert, Appetizer, Easy, Party Recipes, Kid Recipe

Spread this mixture on top of the cream. Then grab a box of pretzel crackers–it’s time to dip into dessert!

Raspberry Cheesecake Pretzel Dip | Dessert, Appetizer, Easy, Party Recipes, Kid Recipe

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Ideal for potlucks, parties and great as an appetizer or dessert, we think this dish is a summertime must-try. Giving it a whirl? We’d love to see a picture! Snap an image of your Raspberry Cheesecake and upload it to Instagram #lovegoodcook. We might just feature you as Fan of the Week on our channel.

Raspberry Cheesecake Pretzel Dip

Fresh raspberries are folded together with jam and served on top of a fluffy sour cream custard for a quick and simple appetizer that's perfect for summer.

Ingredients

  • 1 (8 oz) tub whipped topping
  • 1 (16 oz) tub sour cream
  • 1/2 cup honey, agave or maple syrup
  • 1 (16 oz) jar raspberry preserves
  • 2 pints fresh raspberries
  • 1 box pretzels, pretzel thins or pretzel crackers

Instructions

In a large bowl use the Good Cook Silicone whisk to combine whipped topping, sour cream and honey. Spead mixture into the bottom of a Good Cook 9"Ceramic Pie Dish. In a medium microwave-safe bowl, microwave preserves on High, cooking for about 60-90 seconds until melted. Stir until smooth, then gently fold in raspberries. Spread raspberry mixture on top of cream mixture. Serve with crackers. Refrigerate until ready to serve, enjoy within 24 hours for best results.

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Grilled Bacon Cheddar Dill Hasselback Garlic Bread

Grilled Hasselback Cheddar Dill Garlic Bread
Grilling season is here. Time to pull out the marinades and rubs. Season those steaks and shish-kabobs. And don’t forget to pull out the garlic bread.

Whaaaaat? You wonder. Garlic bread and grilling don’t go hand in hand. Except. NOW THEY DO. In the most cheesy, melty, bacony way ever. Our Hasselback Garlic Bread is loaded with gooey cheddar, bursting with butter and the flavor of fresh garlic and dill. Utterly irresistible!

Ideal for grilling, you can prep this recipe ahead of time, cover it in foil, then toss on the grill when it’s time to cook. Or prepare it in the oven. No matter how you cook it, this simple recipe is guaranteed to be a crown-pleasing favorite. Check it out:

Here’s how to make this easy appetizer or side dish for your next shindig.

Grilled Hasselback Cheddar Dill Garlic Bread

With a sharp knife, cut a round loaf of sourdough bread into a checkerboard pattern, slicing about 3/4 of the way through the bread.

Grilled Hasselback Cheddar Dill Garlic Bread

Spread garlic-bacon butter into each section, slide cheddar slices into as many sections as possible, too.

Grilled Hasselback Cheddar Dill Garlic Bread

Cover loosely with aluminum foil and grill or bake until cheese is melted. Then, serve and enjoy!

Grilled Hasselback Cheddar Dill Garlic Bread

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From budget-friendly baking pans to bread knives, you can find all of the tools needed to make this recipe in our Good Cook Amazon Store. Click here to shop the collection.

Grilled Hasselback Cheddar Dill Garlic Bread

Bacon Cheddar Dill Hasselback Garlic Bread

If you like a bloomin' onion appetizer, this simple hasselbacked bread is about to become a favorite menu item. Great for grilling season, it can be prepped ahead, wrapped in foil, then tossed on the grill when ready to serve. Pairs great with grilled steak or chicken!

Ingredients

  • 1 large round sourdough bread
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup crumbled bacon
  • 2 Tbsp fresh dill, chopped
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 oz cheddar jack cheese, sliced thin into 1" squares

Instructions

Preheat grill to medium-high (or oven to 450 degrees). With the Good Cook Santoku or bread knife, slice through the top 3/4 sourdough bread, creating a checkboard pattern. In a small bowl, mix together butter, bacon dill and salt. Spread between each of the checkerboard cuts in the bread. Slide cheese between the slits in the bread. Cover loosely with aluminum foil and grill until cheese is melted, about 20 minutes. Or bake for 15-20 minutes, until cheese is melted. Serve immediately and enjoy!

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Chicken & Tortilla Chip Dump Casserole

Chicken Tortilla Dump Casserole | Like chicken enchilada bake, but better. Because your whole family--kids included--will seriously beg you to make this super easy dinner dish. And it's so easy, you'll absolutely agree every time!

This easy Chicken and Tortilla Chip Dump Casserole is a super delicious fiesta in your mouth! Made by literally dumping ingredients in a deep roasting pan or cake pan and baking, you will save so much time with this cleverly delightful meal idea!

 Get Creative with Your Dump Dish

Here are a few more specific tips and tricks to pulling off any dump casserole:

  • substitute beef for chicken and use red salsa instead of cheese sauce
  • garnish with avocado instead of cilantro
  • add chile peppers if your crowd likes a little spicy kick

Chicken Tortilla Dump Casserole | Like chicken enchilada bake, but better. Because your whole family--kids included--will seriously beg you to make this super easy dinner dish. And it's so easy, you'll absolutely agree every time!

Bake it Up!

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Chicken and Tortilla Chip Dump Cassrole

Preparation 15 Serves 8     adjust servings

This easy Chicken and Tortilla Chip Dump Casserole is a fiesta in your mouth!

Ingredients

  • 12 chicken tenders
  • 2-3 cups of tortilla chips
  • 4 chopped tomatoes
  • 2 approx 14 oz jars of cheese sauce (we used Ragu)
  • fresh cilantro to taste
  • chopped black olives to taste
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

Layer the bottom of a deep dish baking pan with tortilla chips and top with chicken tenders. Sprinkle chopped tomatoes on top and cover with cheese sauce. Bake 400F for 30 minutes and then sprinkle with shredded sharp cheddar cheese. Top with more chopped tomato. Bake 400F until cheese is melted. Garnish with fresh cilantro and black olives. Serve and enjoy! It's a fiesta!

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Easy Taquito Enchiladas

Easy Taquito Enchiladas | quick dinner, kid friendly recipe, mexican, mexi, dinner idea, family

These 3-Ingredient Easy Taquito Enchiladas are the perfect dinner solution for your busy weekdays! Simply fill some flour tortillas with scrambled egg, shredded chicken or beef and some cheese, roll them up then smother in verde salsa, top with cheese and your dinner in a pan is ready for action! Bake at 325 for 15 minutes then top with avacado, green onions and cilantro. Dinner is served in the easiest way ever.

Get Creative with Your Enchiladas

Here are a few more specific tips and tricks to this recipe:

  • Stuff your taquitos with scrambled eggs, shredded chicken, sausage, shredded/ground beef or a tofu scramble and then load-up with shredded cheese of your choice.
  • Or make it even easier by using premade taquitos from the freezer section!
  • Garnish with tomatoes and cilantro if your crowd doesn’t dig onions or top with avacado and black beans

Cook Up a Batch

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Easy Taquito Enchiladas | quick dinner, kid friendly recipe, mexican, mexi, dinner idea, family

Easy Taquito Breakfast Enchiladas

Preparation 20 Cook Time 15 Serves 4     adjust servings

Bake up a batch of these incredibly easy 3-Ingredient Taquito Enchiladas in just 15 minutes. Serve them in the morning, or enjoy a bite of breakfast for dinner!

Ingredients

  • 10 flour tortilla shells
  • 6 eggs scrambled or 2 1/2 cups of shredded chicken or beef
  • 2 cups of shredded cheese for inside of taquitos
  • 2 cups of pepper jack cheese for topping
  • 1/4- 1/2 cup salsa verde
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup of chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion

Instructions

Stuff each flour tortilla with scrambled egg and a generous sprinkle of cheese then roll the tortilla up into a taquito. Place each taquito in deep baking dish then one you have lined the baking dish with all the taquitos, top with shredded cheese. Bake at 325 for 15 minutes and then garnish with chopped avocado, fresh cilantro and green onions to taste. Serve and enjoy!

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No-Bake Naked Cakes

No Bake Naked Cakes | Easy little pastries, made with donuts. Perfect for a kids kitchen craft or easy elegant party treat.
Naked Cakes are all the rage right now. From weddings to birthday parties, it seems everyone wants one of these pretty, trendy pastries.

Layer cakes frosted on the top, sides left un-iced, with an array of over-the-top toppings from flowers to berries, traditional naked cakes can be terrifically time consuming. So we decided to create a super-quick version.

These gorgeous little No-Bake Naked cakes are made from plain cake doughnuts and a little frosting. Check out how easy it is to hack today’s hottest dessert trend:

Get the Tools

A few helpful gadgets and accessories to make this recipe even sweeter.

Sweet Creations 11-Piece Treat Decorating Kit. Whether you simply want a perfect icing spatula, or plan to decorate like a pro, this kit has everything you need to frost your no-bake cakes in style.
Fine Mesh Strainer. Sift powdered sugar onto your naked cakes with this 2.5″ sieve.
Scallop Cake Board. Display your cakes on a bakery-style board. A beautiful way to share your creations.
Round Lace Doilies.Another creative display option. Share individual cakes on small plates, lined with these lacy paper doilies.
No Bake Naked Cakes | Easy little pastries, made with donuts. Perfect for a kids kitchen craft or easy elegant party treat.

More No-Bake Treats

A few other favorite recipes we think you’ll love.

No-Bake Naked Cakes

Preparation 15 Serves 6     adjust servings

The gorgeous little No-Bake Naked cakes are made from plain cake doughnuts and a little frosting!

Ingredients

  • 6-10 Doughnuts (2 Doughnuts per "cake")
  • Whipped Frosting
  • Fresh Fruit (blackberries and strawberries)
  • Powdered Sugar (optional)

Instructions

On a plate, lay out a layer of doughnuts. Frost the top of the doughnuts lightly with a layer of whipped Frosting. Once you have added a layer of frosting, top each doughnut with another doughnut. Frost this top doughnut and you have instantly made a cake! Top each cake with fresh fruit and if desired dust with a layer of powdered sugar!

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Sneaky Enchilada Bake

Sneaky Veggie Enchiladas | meatless monday, vegetarian, black beans, refried beans, kid friendly, sneak veggies, hidden veggies, family dinner, easy recipe, casserole, enchilada

 

Dinnertime can be a real drag. So many questions. So little time. What to serve? Which ingredients do you even have in the pantry? What will the adults love and kids not scrunch their noses at?

The answers aren’t always easy. Especially because, finding a dinner you feel good about serving doesn’t always translate to a meal everyone is cheering over.

Which is why we’ve spent this week focussing on fun ways to enjoy veggies, taking comfort food favorites and giving them a veggie-full upgrade. We’ve premiered our insanely delicious Rainbow Veggie Nachos  and super-quick and simple Quinoa Taco Peppers. Both are family-approved favorites worth trying.

Sneaky Veggie Enchiladas | meatless monday, vegetarian, black beans, refried beans, kid friendly, sneak veggies, hidden veggies, family dinner, easy recipe, casserole, enchilada

We wrap up our week with a dish full of cheesy, baked enchiladas. Don’t they look delicious? They are! Savory and scrumptious, we had a table full of kids begging for seconds and then thirds. What they didn’t know was that these vegetarian enchiladas also hide a pound or more of broccoli, cauliflower, sweet potato and carrots! Tune in below to see how we hid all of these vegetables inside:

Get the Tools

Here’s everything you’ll need to round up before prepping this dish:

    • 3-Quart Ceramic Casserole Dish. Microwave, oven and dishwasher safe, this versatile dish is the ultimate bake-and-serve essential.
    • 3-Piece Knife Set. Dice, slice and chop garnishes. This high-carbon steel knife set does everything needed in this recipe with ease.
    • 10×15″ Plastic Cutting Board. With non-slip sides for a stable cutting surface and a double-sided design including flat and grooved surface, this dishwasher safe cutting board makes it easy to prep all the veggies you hide inside this delish dish.

Sneaky Veggie Enchiladas | meatless monday, vegetarian, black beans, refried beans, kid friendly, sneak veggies, hidden veggies, family dinner, easy recipe, casserole, enchilada 

More Mexi-Inspired Twists

Looking for some more delicious ways to serve up tacos & enchiladas for dinner? Here are a few favorites:

Sneaky Veggie Enchiladas | meatless monday, vegetarian, black beans, refried beans, kid friendly, sneak veggies, hidden veggies, family dinner, easy recipe, casserole, enchilada

Sneaky Veggie Enchiladas

So many veggies hidden inside, but no one will ever guess! These delicious vegetarian enchiladas are a great way to sneak more greens into your family's day!

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 oz) can refried beans or refried black beans, drained
  • 3 cups shredded sharp cheddar
  • 1 1/2 cups broccoli, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups cauliflower, finely chopped
  • 1/2 medium purple onion, finely chopped
  • 8 large flour tortillas
  • 1 (15 oz) can enchilada sauce
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 3 (4.25 oz) jars sweet potato and/or carrots baby food
  • 1/4 cup green onions, diced
  • 1/4 cup sliced black olives
  • nonstick olive oil spray

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl, stir together refried beans, 1 cup cheddar, broccoli, cauliflower and onion. Spoon into tortillas and wrap burrito-style. Place in a Good Cook 9x13" ceramic casserole sprayed with nonstick. In a medium bowl, stir together enchilada sauce, taco seasoning and baby food until well mixed. Spread over the top of the enchiladas, sprinkle remaining cheese, green onions and olives on top. Bake for 25-35 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly. Serve and enjoy!

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Quinoa Taco Peppers

Enchilada Baked Peppers with Quinoa | Vegetarian, Kid-friendly recipe, Meatless Monday, Easy dinner, Vegan, Black Beans, Family Meal

Everyone loves enchiladas! Did you know enchilada recipes are some of the most searched-for recipes online? Maybe that’s not much of a surprise. Classic and comforting, enchilada recipes are crowd-pleasing and easy to riff on. Making them a go-to eat that’s always welcome at the dinner table.

With this in mind, we thought enchiladas would make a perfect base that makes it easy to enjoy veggies, too. We took all the classic flavors you already love, then served up a superquick vegetarian twist, stirring in quinoa instead of rice. The result is a batch of tasty peppers, baked until tender and perfect for Meatless Monday–or any night you need a tasty dish in 30 minutes flat!

Quick & Tasty Twists

If you love the idea of this recipe, but can’t live without meat, try adding any of the following for a protein-packed flavor punch:

  • Stir in 1 cup shredded rotisserie chicken
  • Stir in 1 cup grilled, diced chicken or steak
  • Stir in 1 cup pulled pork or carnitas
  • Try adding 1 cup cooked crumbled Italian sausage
  • Stir in leftover shredded beef roast
  • Boost the plant-based protein content by adding chili beans or hemp hearts

Enchilada Baked Peppers with Quinoa | Vegetarian, Kid-friendly recipe, Meatless Monday, Easy dinner, Vegan, Black Beans, Family Meal

The Ideal Casserole Dish

The Good Cook 3-quart Ceramic Casserole  is the perfect pan for casseroles, baked dinner recipes and these Baked Quinoa peppers. Six peppers fit perfectly in the pan, the deep sides offering stability which keeps them upright while baking. Microwave, freezer, dishwasher and oven safe, with a red glazed exterior, this dish is made for bake-and-serve convenience. Pull it straight out of the oven and place it on your table for a stylish touch.

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Enchilada Baked Peppers with Quinoa | Vegetarian, Kid-friendly recipe, Meatless Monday, Easy dinner, Vegan, Black Beans, Family Meal

 

Quinoa Enchilada Baked Peppers

Preparation 10 Cook Time 35 Serves 6     adjust servings

Make your meatless Monday more delicious than ever with this tasty meal. It takes just minutes to prep!

Ingredients

  • 6 bell peppers (red, yellow or green)
  • 3 cups cooked quinoa
  • 2 cups cowboy caviar or black-bean-and-corn salsa
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar jack
  • 1 (15 oz) can enchilada sauce
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped cilantro

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Slice the top 1/2" from peppers, remove pith and seeds. Discard tops. Place peppers upright in a 3-quart Good Cook casserole dish. In a large bowl, stir together quinoa, cowboy caviar, cheese and enchilada sauce. Salt and pepper to taste. Spoon mixture into peppers. Top with additional cheese, if desired. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until peppers are tender and filling begins to bubble. Garnish with cilantro before serving.

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Loaded Veggie Nachos

Veggie Nachos

Know you should be eating veggies, but finding it hard to reach for greens when there are so many other comfort food options for dinner? Have a table full of finicky, picky eaters and can’t get them to eat anything colorful? 

No matter what your veggie-based conundrum, this dish is about to have you (and everyone at your dinner table) begging for more vegetables! Believe it or not, when you slice ’em and dice ’em just right, then serve a rainbow of fresh veggies between layers of cheese and corn chips, you end up with an irresistible plate of Rainbow Veggie Nachos so good, they’ll have everyone begging for more!

Rainbow Veggie Nachos-- a quick and healthy dinner idea, perfect for Meatless Monday. Kid-friendly vegetarian eating, made fun!

The secret to this delish dish is a clever cut combo of zucchini, corn, cabbage, green onions, corn and red peppers. When julienned, shredded and diced just.right, you end up with a pan full of tasty, crisp and melty nachos that even the most particular of eaters will enjoy. Check out just easy this dish is to pull together for dinner:

Rainbow Veggie Nachos-- a quick and healthy dinner idea, perfect for Meatless Monday. Kid-friendly vegetarian eating, made fun!

The Perfect Nacho Pan

The Good Cook 9-inch Ceramic Pie Plate  is the pan we used to test this recipe. Large enough for all the ingredients, one batch of nachos fit nicely in the pan, serving up 4-6 servings. Microwave, freezer, dishwasher and oven safe, with a red glazed exterior, this dish is made for bake-and-serve convenience. Pull it straight out of the oven and place it on your party table for a stylish touch.

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Rainbow Veggie Nachos-- a quick and healthy dinner idea, perfect for Meatless Monday. Kid-friendly vegetarian eating, made fun!

Loaded Rainbow Veggie Nachos

Preparation 10 Cook Time 20

A garden full of veggies, baked between layers of cheesy corn chips. This easy dinner is great for weeknights when you need something quick--but also want to make sure you get your greens.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup diced red pepper
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1 zucchini, julienned
  • 1/2 cup diced green onions
  • 1/4 purple onion, finely shredded
  • 3 cups sharp cheddar or jack cheese
  • 1 pound bag white corn chips

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a Good Cook 9" Ceramic Pie Plate, spread a layer of corn chips, top with a sprinkling of red pepper, carrots, corn, zucchini, green onions, cabbage and cheese. Layer again with corn chips, veggies and cheese, repeating until pie plate is very full and ingredients are fully used. Bake for 12-17 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbling. Serve and enjoy!

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Overnight S’mores Lasagna

Overnight Smores Lasagna- The perfect pan dessert to feed a crowd. Great for potlucks, parties and picnics. Bring a taste of summer to your next event. Dessert 9x13 treat sweet smores graham chocolate hot fudge

One pan desserts are the star of summertime parties. Whether you’re hitting a neighborhood potluck or community picnic, when it’s time to tote along a treat, this dessert is the quickest way to win the title of “Potluck Queen”.

Quick and simple to make, you can whip up a 9×13 pan–enough to feed 12-16–in about 15 minutes, then refrigerate and serve when you’re ready to share. For extra convenience, the Good Cook 9×13″ Covered Cake Pan has a snap-tight plastic lid, which makes it perfect for toting anywhere.

Overnight Smores Lasagna- The perfect pan dessert to feed a crowd. Great for potlucks, parties and picnics. Bring a taste of summer to your next event. Dessert 9x13 treat sweet smores graham chocolate hot fudge 

To make this recipe, you’ll need a few basic ingredients: 3 boxes of cream cheese, 2 large containers of marshmallow fluff, a 16 oz carton of whipped topping, chocolate pudding mix, chocolate and honey graham crackers, hot fudge and chocolate chunks. 

Overnight Smores Lasagna- The perfect pan dessert to feed a crowd. Great for potlucks, parties and picnics. Bring a taste of summer to your next event. Dessert 9x13 treat sweet smores graham chocolate hot fudge

Once you whip up the marshmallow fluff and cream cheese center, simply spread and layer with chocolate grahams, adding chocolate pudding to the final 1/3 of the marshmallow mixture, then layering with honey grahams. Top with whipped topping and refrigerate. Easy peasy.

All you need now, are a dozen friends and a fork. Enjoy!

Overnight S'mores Lasagna By Good Cook | dessert treat recipe smores chocolate hot fudge graham crackers marshmallow cream cheese

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Overnight S'mores Lasagna

Preparation 15 Serves 16     adjust servings

This dessert doesn't just feed a crowd, it treats a crowd! If you're looking for a real crowd-pleaser, this sweet s'mores inspired overnight cake is about to become a favorite

Ingredients

  • 2 (13 oz) containers marshmallow fluff
  • 3 (8 oz) boxes Challenge cream cheese, softened
  • 18 full graham crackers
  • 18 full chocolate graham crackers
  • 1 (3.56 oz) box dark chocolate pudding
  • 1 (16 oz) container whipped topping
  • 1 cup hot fudge sauce, divided
  • 1/4 cup crushed graham crackers (for garnish)
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chunks (for garnish)

Instructions

In a large mixer, combine marshmallow fluff and cream cheese until smooth. Line the bottom of a Good Cook 9x13" pan with chocolate graham crackers. Spread 1/3 of the marshmallow mixture on top. Cover with a second layer of chocolate graham crackers. Spread half of the remaining marshmallow mixture on top. Line with a row of graham crackers. To the mixing bowl with the leftover marshmallow mixture, add chocolate pudding, 2 cups of whipped topping and 1/2 cup hot fudge sauce. Spread on top of graham cracker layer. Cover with a final layer of graham crackers. Spread remaining whipped topping over the top of the pan. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Before serving, drizzle with remaining hot fudge, crushed graham crackers and chocolate chunks. Slice and enjoy!

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Bob’s Butter Steak

 This is About to Become the BEST STEAK You've Ever Made. Ever. Ever. dinner steak recipes easy simple grilling grilled sirloin supper family dad recipe maldon flank tenderloin butter garlic

We know you’ve had a lot of great steaks in your life. Tender slices of tenderloin. Pricey cuts of bacon-wrapped filet mignon. But this steak. Well, we don’t want to overstate our promise here. But. It’s about to become the best steak you’ve ever eaten in your life.

This is About to Become the Best Steak Recipe You've Ever Made

Inspired by two simple recipes, this steak doesn’t just taste great, it also comes with a good story, too.

  • STORY 1: Bob. It’s been more than two decades now since a simple, unassuming diesel mechanic named Bob prepared a plate of what he’d termed “Bob Steaks”. His pride and joy, he’d spent years honing the perfect grilled cuts. A surprisingly simple combination of butter-slathered, thick-cut beef, peppered profusely and cooked over a feisty hot, preheated grill for the most incredible results ever. Perfectly cooked steaks with a crisp crust and medium-rare meat that simply melted in your mouth. Three years after our first Bob steak, Bob got the boot from my sister (who’d been married to him at the time). Though we lost track of Bob, we’ve never lost our love for Bob Steaks. His prep method has inspired many a grilling session ever since. Because it’s simply the best darn steak we’ve ever eaten.
  • STORY 2: Bar Nestor. Or rather, it was the prizewinning steak of our lives…until a trip down a dark alleyway in the seaside town of San Sebastian, Spain introduced us to chuleta. In a tiny, ramshackled old room which sits shuttered for most of the day is a restaurant which serves just 3 menu items–plates of blistered pimento peppers, olive oil drenched tomatoes and barely cooked cuts of chuleta–a thick steak ribboned with fat, seared until crispy and served with more flaked sea salt than you ever knew edible. Cut into the stuff and your knife slides and crunches through the white crust, brining the tender meat beneath. Fork it into your mouth and you can’t help but close your eyes and hum.

These two insanely delicious steaks came together to create one recipe. The one you can print at the bottom of this post.  Seasoned with fresh garlic, browned in butter, topped with layers of flake salt. The result is steak perfection.

This is About to Become the Best Steak Recipe You've Ever Made

When making this steak, the method is as important as the ingredients. Be sure to follow these quick tips to ensure an incredible final result.

  • Choose the Right Cut. Select a fatty cut of steak. Thick cut ribeye, sirloin or t-bone works best.
  • Dry Before You Season. To cook a well-crusted piece of steak, pat the outside dry with paper towels, then season generously with pepper (and lightly with flake salt).
  • Cook in Cast Iron. Preheating a grill pan is incredibly important for a perfect cook. Cast Iron is ideal for high-heat cooking, and the Good Cook 10.75″ Square Black Cast Iron Grill Pan is a great way to get those grill marks, too.
  • Have Accessories On Hand. This recipe comes together quick! Pull out everything needed, so you have it on hand when it’s time to flip or transfer steaks to your serving platter. For indoor cooking, Good Cook Touch 12″ Tongs have nylon grips that won’t melt when flipping hot foods. For outdoor cooking, the extra-long Good Cook BBQ Tongs are high heat safe with a sturdy base for moving meat from grill to plate.

This is About to Become the Best Steak Recipe You've Ever Made

Ready to give it a try? We can’t wait to hear how this recipe worked in your kitchen. Is it not among the tastiest steaks you’ve ever eaten? There are legions of eaters who’ve hit our kitchen and come away raving. Even the sister once married to Bob agrees that this recipe is just as good as the original Bob steak…”okay, it’s better” she remarked, reaching for a second steak.

We totally agree.

This is About to Become the Best Steak Recipe You've Ever Made

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Bob's Butter Steak

Preparation 5 Cook Time 10

Sometimes the simplest ingredients make the best meals. Such is the case with this delicious butter steak. Just a handful of simple add-ins, so much flavor.

Ingredients

  • 2 large boneless thick-cut ribeye steaks (or preferred cut)
  • 2-3 tablespoons flake sea salt (like Maldon), divided
  • (fresh-ground pepper to taste)
  • 4 cloves fresh garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 stick Challenge butter
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley

Instructions

Pat steaks dry with paper towels. Spread garlic on both sides of the steak. Season lightly with sea salt and generously with pepper. Heat a Good Cook cast iron grill pan over medium-high heat. Add 1-2 tablespoons of butter to the pan and quickly place steak on the grill. Cook fro 4-6 minutes, or until the edges of the steak become golden and crispy. Transfer steak to a plate. All pan to reheat, add 2 more tablespoons of butter, then cook the second side of each steak until outside is crispy and golden and inside is desired doneness (about 3-4 minutes for medium, 4-6 minutes for well done). Transfer steaks to a clean serving plate. Turn heat to medium low. Melt remaining butter in pan. With a spatula or wooden spoon, work any cooked garlic bits into the butter. Drizzle melted butter over steaks. Garnish steaks with a generous sprinkling of flake salt. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired.

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Bloody Mary Shrimp Shooters

 Shooters

When it’s time for a party…it’s time to PARTY! Which is why we created an appetizer guaranteed to start any soiree off with a bang. 

Easy Appetizer: Bloody Mary Grilled Shrimp Shots

Whether you spike them with booze or simply use mixer without liquor, these Bloody Mary Shrimp Shooters are guaranteed to wow your guests. Super simple to prepare, these tasty two-bite shooters are about to become the life of any shindig. The salty kiss of Bloody Mary mixer, the smoky flavor of butter-grilled lime shrimp–this recipe is a go-to favorite for any occasion.

Easy Appetizer: Bloody Mary Grilled Shrimp Shots

Here’s how to prepare a batch for your next party. Grab some pre-made Bloody Mary mix. Traditional, spicy, organic, homemade. Any sort will do. You can also use V8 or flavored tomato juice, as well. If desired, spike with tequila, then pour into the bottom 1/3 of wide shot glasses. 

Easy Appetizer: Bloody Mary Grilled Shrimp Shots

 Time to prep the shrimp! Thaw 12 large, peeled, raw shrimp. Gently dry off with a paper towel until the moisture is mostly gone, then generously pepper. Add a pinch of cayenne and celery salt, as well, for extra flavor boom.

Easy Appetizer: Bloody Mary Grilled Shrimp Shots

Melt 4 tablespoons of butter in a Good Cook Smart Choice 7 7/8″ Fry Pan and cook until shrimp is pink and cooked through, with golden brown edges. 

Bloody Mary Shrimp Shooters- The Perfect Party Appetizer!

Remove from heat, toss with lime juice and zest. Allow to cool slightly, then skewer two shrimp on 4″ Frilled Toothpicks or Cocktail Skewers. Gently slide into the prepared shot glasses and garnish with parsley. 

The beauty of this app is it can be served warm or cold. So feel free to prep ahead of time, or make them on-demand once guests arrive.

Easy Appetizer: Bloody Mary Grilled Shrimp Shots

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We’re big fans of simple, delicious recipes around here. If you need more tried-and-true party pleasers, these 5 are some of our favorites:

asy Appetizer: Bloody Mary Grilled Shrimp Shots

Bloody Mary Shrimp Shooters

Preparation 5 Cook Time 10 Serves 6     adjust servings

It's time to party! And this appetizer looks as good as it tastes. Savory Bloody Mary mix paired with butter-lime shrimp. A total must-try.

Ingredients

  • 6-9 ounces Bloody Mary mixer
  • 3-6 ounces tequila (to taste) (optional)
  • 12 large, raw, peeled shrimp (thawed)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh-ground pepper
  • pinch of cayenne
  • pinch of celery salt
  • 4 tablespoons Challenge Butter
  • juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 6 sprigs parsley

Instructions

If using tequila, mix tequila and Bloody Mary mix together over ice in a cocktail shaker (if not using alcohol, simply shake mixer). Pour into six 3-ounce shot glasses. Set aside. Pat shrimp dry with a paper towel. Pepper generously, add a pinch of cayenne and celery salt. In a Good Cook skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add shrimp to hot butter and cook until pink. Flip and cook the other side until cooked through. Remove from heat, drizzle with lime juice and zest. Allow to cool slightly, then skewer two shrimp each onto six 4" toothpicks or cocktail skewers. To serve, slide shrimp skewers into prepared shot glasses. Garnish with parsley. Serve warm or cold.

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