5 Must-Try Recipes for the Home Chef

Cooking is an art, and it has been practiced for centuries, and with the rise of social media platforms, it has become a way to express oneself and connect with others. Cooking is not just about food, it is also about having fun and trying new things. If you are a beginner or a trained chef, Spicyum always has new recipes for you to try out. In this blog, we will share four perfect Recipes for the Home Chef

1. Libby’s Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Libby’s pumpkin bread recipe is a classic fall treat, perfect for breakfast, dessert, or a snack. Following are the steps to make delicious bread:

Ingredients:

  • 1 can (15 oz) pumpkin puree
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Instructions:

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Grease two loaf pans.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine pumpkin puree, eggs, vegetable oil, water, and sugar.
  • In a big bowl, whisk together the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the pumpkin mixture, stirring until well combined.
  • Divide the batter between the oil grease pans.
  • Bake it for at least 60-70 minutes or until a toothpick gets inserted into the center and comes out clean.

Cool the bread in the pans for 10 minutes, then remove and cool completely on wire racks.

2. Vegan Chocolate Recipe

If you are a chocolate lover, you must try this vegan chocolate recipe. The easy steps to make vegan chocolate are:

Ingredients:

  • One cup of cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • One teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • A pinch of sea salt

Instructions:

  • Use a small saucepan to melt the coconut oil over low heat.
  • Remove from heat and whisk in the cacao powder until smooth.
  • Add the maple syrup, vanilla extract, and sea salt, and whisk until well combined.
  • Pour the mixture into a silicone mold or a lined baking dish.
  • Refrigerate it for at least 3 to 4 hours or until the chocolate is firm.

Cut into squares and enjoy!

3. Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe:

Sweet potato casserole is a classic dish you can serve during the winter holidays. Here’s the easy steps to make it:

Ingredients:

  • 4-5 medium-sized sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

For the Topping:

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted

Instructions:

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Grease a baking pan with the help of butter, or use can use cooking spray.
  • In a pot, boil the sweet potato cubes. Drain and set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the melted butter, brown sugar, milk, eggs, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • Add the cooked sweet potatoes to the mixture and mix until well combined.
  • Pour the sweet potato mixture into the butter-greased baking dish.
  • Combine the flour, brown sugar, chopped pecans, and melted butter in another mixing bowl.
  • Sprinkle the topping mixture evenly over the sweet potato mixture.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the topping is golden brown and the sweet potato mixture is set.

Serve the sweet potato casserole when it’s cool.

4. Farmhouse Fried Chicken

Here are the easy steps to make it:

Ingredients:

  • 4 lbs of chicken, cut into pieces
  • 1 quart of buttermilk
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • vegetable oil for frying

Instructions:

  • In a bowl, mix the buttermilk, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper. Also, add the chicken pieces to the bowl and toss to coat them in the buttermilk mixture and keep aside for 4 hours.
  • Mix the flour, cornstarch, baking powder, salt, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, and paprika in a bowl.
  • Put the vegetable oil in a large skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Remove chicken from the mixture of buttermilk and let the excess liquid drip off. Dip each chicken piece into the mixture of flour to coat.
  • Add the chicken to the hot oil in the skillet in batches. Do not overcrowd the skillet since this will lower the oil temperature. Fry the chicken for 10-15 minutes per side or until golden brown and crispy.
  • Remove the chicken from the skillet and alow it to drain on a wire rack or paper towel.

Serve the Farmhouse Fried Chicken hot with your favorite side dishes.

5. Egg Omlete Recipe 

An egg omelet is the best breakfast option for people who go to work and have less time to cook in the morning. Here are the steps to make an omelet:

Ingredients: 

  • 1 tsp oil and 1 tsp butter
  • 3 beaten eggs
  • Salt to taste

Instructions :

  • Add salt and pepper to the beaten eggs. Heat the butter and oil in a pan, and let it heat on a medium flame until it melts.
  • Pour the eggs into the pan once the oil and butter heat. Let it cook for about 30 to 40 seconds.
  • Flip it to the other side. Repeat it once or twice until the egg sets.

The omelet is ready to eat now! Isn’t it quick and tempting? You can also grate some cheese at the end to make it tastier.

Conclusion 

The most popular recipes in recent years are these 4 Recipes for the Home Chef, which include a delectable Vegan Chocolate dish and Pumpkin Bread. These are simple to create and suitable for all ages, including kids. If you want to learn new recipes for weight loss, lunch, or desserts, you can visit Spicyum‘s official site.

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