Month: June 2006

Strawberry-Coconut Scones

Ingredients:2 large eggs, at room temperature12 oz strawberries, diced1 3/4 cups flour1 cup sweetened flaked coconut1/4 cup sugar PLUS 2 tablespoons for sprinkling3/4 cup heavy cream1 tablespoon baking powder1 tablespoon grated lemon peel1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: Heat oven to 375. Coat a large cookie sheet* with nonstick spray (with or […]

Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:1 ¼ cup flour1/2 teaspoon kosher salt1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 cup butter. at room temperature1/2 cup light brown sugar1/2 cup sugar1 egg, at room temperature1 teaspoon vanilla8 oz semisweet chips3 ½ oz toffee chips Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Lightly spray one cookie sheet with spray oil. In a medium sized […]

Stuffed Pattypan Squash

Ingredients: 6 small pattypan squash 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, minced 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs or matzo meal 1/4 cup grated Romano* cheese 2 tablespoons oregano salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Lightly grease or spray one 8 inch square baking dish. Using […]

Yogurt Herb Bread

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 2 eggs, at room temperature 4 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled slightly 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon tarragon 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon fresh […]

Tomato Sauce with Anchovies

Ingredients: 28 oz canned whole tomatoes, crushed*1/3 cup olive oil1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley2 tablespoons garlic, minced10 anchovy filets, roughly chopped1 teaspoon red pepper flakes1 lb fun pasta of your choice, cooked and drained Directions: In a medium pot, saute garlic in olive oil until just golden. Remove from heat. […]

Key Lime & Apple Bread

Ingredients: 1 2/3 cup flour2/3 cup sugar¾ cup shredded Granny Smith apple (skin on)2 eggs, at room temperature5 tablespoons butter, at room temperature3 tablespoons key lime juice*2 tablespoons milk1 tablespoon key lime zest1 teaspoon baking powder½ teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour or […]

Coconut Key Lime Pie

Ingredients:14 oz can of sweetened condensed milk (fat free is fine)3 egg yolks2/3 cup toasted coconut1/3 cup key lime juice*2 1/2 teaspoons key lime zest9 inch round coconut crust or graham cracker crust Directions:Preheat oven to 300. In a large mixing bowl, using your electric mixer, beat the egg yolks, […]

Coconut Pie Crust

Ingredients: 7 oz toasted coconut * 2 egg whites 2 tablespoons sugar (optional) 2 tablespoons flour Directions: Preheat oven to 250. Grease or spray (with nonstick spray with flour) one 9 inch pie plate. In a small mixing bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Beat in sugar until […]

How to toast coconut

Preheat oven to 350. Arrange shredded/flaked coconut on a single layer on a cookie sheet. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until light golden brown. Stir and check frequently to prevent burning. Remove from oven and allow to cool before using. My thoughts: This works for either sweetened or unsweetened coconut. […]

Savory Yogurt Sauce

Ingredients:1 1/4 cup nonfat, plain yogurt3 oz brick style cream cheese, at room temperature1 onion, quartered1 stalk celery, cut into pieces3 anchovy fillets2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce2 tablespoons capers1 tablespoon mustard powder1 tablespoon hot paprika1 teaspoon celery seedblack pepper to taste Directions:Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Pulse […]