Fox Valley Foodie Recipes
Delicious easy recipes from FoxValleyFoodie.com focusing on Midwestern comfort food and more including slow cooker, grilling, lunch and easy dinner recipes!
Spice Rubbed Chicken Breasts
These Spice Rubbed Chicken Breasts are generously seasoned with an exotic blend of spices that really come to life over the flames of a grill. The spice rub I use on these grilled chicken breasts has been a favorite concoction of mine for years and over time it just became one of my favorite all-purpose seasonings.
French Onion Pot Roast
Cozy up to a pot of French Onion Pot Roast on a chilly winter evening. The rich flavors of French onion soup soak into hearty red potatoes and luxuriously tender beef. Red potatoes are perfectly suited for this dish. Not only is their creamy, mild, flavor a great addition to the pot roast, red potatoes hold up well to long cooking times.
Green Bean & Mushroom Side Dish Recipe
This easy Green Bean & Mushroom Side Dish is ready to serve in under 15 minutes with a only few simple ingredients. Sliced onions and fresh mushrooms are sauteed until tender. Minced garlic and balsamic vinegar are added, then the cooked green beans and seasonings. Toss everything to combine, serve, and enjoy!
How to Make Fried Cheese Sticks with String Cheese
Learn how easy it is to make Fried Cheese Sticks in your own kitchen without a deep fryer. To make homemade fried mozzarella sticks, I recommend using a cast iron fryer. It has deep walls which is perfect for containing any oil threatening to splatter over, and the heavy nature of cast iron is perfect for maintaining a steady temperature.
How to Bake BBQ Pork Ribs
Learn how to bake BBQ Pork Ribs. Once you master this easy two-step process, you can still savor finger-licking BBQ pork ribs without dashing through the snow to your favorite smoker. You can make great BBQ ribs in the oven. First, bake the ribs in the oven till tender, then broil until the sauce caramelizes.
Venison Meatloaf with Brown Sugar Glaze
This Venison Meatloaf with a Brown Sugar Glaze is delectably tender and perfectly seasoned. Venison Meatloaf is one of my favorite ways to enjoy deer meat. Honestly, you can use most beef meatloaf recipes with ground venison, and they will taste great. However, the best venison meatloaf recipes are the ones specifically tailored to the rich flavor of venison, like this one!
Blue Cheese and Mushroom Pasta
This savory Blue Cheese and Mushroom Pasta features penne noodles bathed in a creamy blue cheese sauce loaded with tender mushrooms. Blue cheese lovers won't be able to help sopping up every last drop of this incredible sauce infused with heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, and of course, plenty of pungent blue cheese crumbles. Best of all, this easy dinner can be served in under 30 minutes!
Pork and Sauerkraut Slow Cooker Recipe
This Pork and Sauerkraut Slow Cooker Recipe is perfect to make in advance because it stores and reheats well. It also tastes even better on the second day. The leftover pork should be stored in an airtight container with the sauerkraut mixture and set in your refrigerator to be enjoyed within five days.
How to Make Your Own Beef Jerky
How to Make Your Own Beef Jerky. To make homemade beef jerky you simply cut the beef into thin slices, let it marinate in the refrigerator overnight to soak up flavor, and then dry it at a low temperature in a dehydrator. My recipe is a great "original flavor" recipe that can easily be customized to fit your tastes.
Easy BLT Wrap Recipe
This is an easy BLT Wrap recipe that's perfect for lunch or a light dinner. These flavorful BLT Wraps are loaded with crisp thickcut bacon, fresh lettuce, basted tomatoes, and a mouthwatering sauce that makes this BLT completely out of this world! You can use this sauce on any traditional BLT as well.
Crockpot Bone-In Chicken Thighs
Crockpot Bone-In Chicken Thighs are so easy to make! As the chicken thighs cook the moisture renders out of the skin, pooling in the bottom, essentially cooking the chicken in its own flavorful juices. Not only does this make the chicken taste better, the moisture makes the meat more tender.
Crispy Homemade Hash Browns
These Crispy Homemade Hash Browns are made from scratch! I went slightly overboard perfecting how to make homemade shredded hash browns. Stock up on the required simple ingredients and you can easily whip them up multiple times a week. Once you have finished cooking your homemade shredded hash browns serve them immediately!
Easy Pan Fried Deer Heart
This easy Pan Fried Deer Heart is prepared by searing the venison heart in butter with fresh thyme and garlic. Before you can cook this easy deer heart recipe, the raw heart needs to be properly cleaned. Then the deer heart can be seasoned and quickly prepared in a large skillet.
English Pot Roast
This English Pot Roast will become ridiculously tender while braising in the oven. Using a Dutch oven rather than a slow cooker will result in much better flavor because you are able to sear the meat, saute the onions, and reduce the braising liquid into a delicious sauce. The best slow cooking is done in a Dutch oven!
Homemade Honey Roasted Cashews
Homemade Honey Roasted Cashews make the perfect holiday snack. Once you've made the glaze and coated the cashews in it, you will cook them until the cashews are golden brown and roasted. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with the remaining brown sugar and kosher salt. Perfect for when you are craving a sweet and crunchy snack!