Month: September 2005

Unmashed Potatoes with Bacon and Onions

Unmashed Potatoes with Bacon and Onions Ingredients: 2-3 lbs russet potatoes, cut into 1/4 slices 1 cup onions, chopped 2 slices bacon, cut into 1/2 inch pieces Directions: In a large pot bring salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook about 5-8 minutes or until just soft. Drain […]

Chicken and Ricotta Stuffed Shells

Ingredients: 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts1/4 cup PLUS 4 tablespoons olive oil (divided)1/4 balsamic vinegar1 tablespoon dried oreganosaltpepper32 oz diced tomatoes12 oz tomato sauce2 handfuls of fresh spinach1 onion, diced finely4 cloves garlic, diced1 tablespoon butter1 cup ricotta cheese1/2 cup PLUS 2 tablespoons shredded mozzarella (divided)1/2 cup PLUS 2 tablespoons […]

Roasted Chicken Masala

Ingredients: 1 4 to 5 lb whole chicken3 cinnamon sticks4-5 cloves of garlic1 onion, cubed8 tablespoons butter1 teaspoon turmeric1 teaspoon cayenne pepper1 teaspoon mustard seeds1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon rice vinegar1/2 teaspoon whole coriander seeds1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds1/4 teaspoon garam marsala (from your Indian grocery)freshly ground black pepper to taste Directions: […]

Mustard Seed Potatoes with Carrots and Peas

Ingredients: 4 potatoes, boilled then diced 1 onion, diced 1 shallot, diced 1 cup carrots, diced 1 cup frozen peas 2 tablespoons oil 1 tablespoon mustard seeds 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon garam masala pinch sugar Directions: In a large shallow pan, […]

Oatmeal Bread

Ingredients: 1 cup rolled oats 1 cup boiling water 2 packages active dry yeast 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 cup warm water 1 cup warm milk 1 tablespoon salt 1/4 cup dark brown sugar 4 to 5 cups flour Directions: In a medium pot cook the oats in the boiling water […]

Broccoli Salad

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup fresh broccoli (cut into tiny florets)3/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled1/4 cup onion, diced3 tablespoons mayonnaise2 tablespoons white vinegar1 tablespoon sugar Directions: In a large bowl, combine the broccoli, cheese, bacon and onion. In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar and […]