Month: October 2005

Minestrone Soup

Ingredients: 64 oz vegetable broth 24 oz crushed tomatoes 14 oz kidney beans, drained 1 cup onions, chopped 1 medium eggplant, chopped 2 small zucchini, chopped 4 carrots, cut into coins 4 stalks of celery, chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 cup fresh basil 1/2 cup fresh spinach 1/2 cup […]

Spinach Cornbread

Ingredients: 1 cup cornmeal1 cup flour1 teaspoon salt4 teaspoons baking powder1 1/2 teaspoons sugar3 eggs10 oz frozen leaf spinach (defrosted and drained)12 ounces cottage cheese5 tablespoons butter, melted Directions: Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl mix together the corn meal, flour, salt, baking powder and sugar together. In […]

Singapore Noodles

Singapore NoodlesIngredients: 1/2 pound thin rice noodles, prepared according to package directions1/2 pound baby shrimps, without shells, deveined, rinsed and drained1 skinless chicken breast, 1/4-inch strips1/4 cup chinese cooking wine2 tablespoons thin soy sauce1 tablespoon cornstarch1/2 teaspoon white pepper1 tablespoon minced ginger1/2 cup green onions, chopped1/2 cup frozen peas1 tablespoon […]

Madras Curry Powder

Ingredients: 2 1/2 tablespoons whole coriander seeds 1 tablespoon cumin seeds 1/2 tablespoon dry mustard 2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 teaspoon tumeric 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon cayenne powder 1/2 teaspoon allspice Directions: Combine all ingredients and grind into a smooth powder using a food processor, coffee grinder (that […]

Spinach Ricotta Pie

spinach ricotta pie Ingredients: 1 lb frozen leaf spinach, chopped (defrosted and squeezed dry)15 oz ricotta cheese1/8 cup Parmesan4 oz feta, crumbled5 eggs1 small onion, chopped3 cloves garlic, chopped3 tablespoon olive oil1 medium tomato, sliced1/4 teaspoon nutmeg2 tablespoons Italian bread crumbs Directions: Preheat oven to 325. In large pan, saute […]

Pulled Pork (in the slow cooker)

Pulled Pork Ingredients:3 lb boneless pork shoulder roast (trim off excess fat)1 cup chili sauce (like Heinz)1/4 cup cider vinegar1/4 cup Barbados mustard style hot pepper sauce1 teaspoon chili powder1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce1 teaspoon liquid smoke2 tablespoon dark brown sugar2 teaspoons black pepper2 teaspoons salt2 tablespoons barbecue dry rub (like […]

Spinach Potato Salad

Spinach Potato Salad Ingredients:3 lbs yukon gold potatoes, peeled and diced8 oz sour cream2 handfuls fresh baby spinach3 tablespoons Dijon mustard (Maille is best)saltpepper Directions: In a large pot bring 1 quart of salted water to boil. Add potatoes, continue to boil until potatoes are tender. Drain. Return to pot […]

Dark Chocolate S’mores

Dark Chocolate S’mores Ingredients:1 dark chocolate candy bar or 5 minatures3-4 marshmallows2 graham crackers Directions:On a cookie sheet, place the candy bar on top of one graham cracker. Top with marshmallows and second graham cracker. Bake in 350 degree over for about 5 minutes or until marshmallows are melted and […]

Chocolate Sour Cream Cupcakes

Chocolate Sour Cream CupcakesIngredients: 2 cups sugar1 3/4 cups flour1 cup boiling water3/4 cup cocoa3/4 cup milk1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter (at room temperature)1/4 cup sour cream3 eggs (at room temperature)1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line or grease cupcake […]

Bailey’s Irish Cream Icing

Bailey’s Irish Cream IcingIngredients: 1 lb confectioner’s sugar1/4 cup Bailey’s Irish Cream3 tablespoons milk1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: In a large bowl, combine all ingredients together until smooth and throughly mixed. Spread on favorite cupcakes. Excellent on Chocolate Sour Cream Cupcakes