Month: August 2006

Zucchini au Gratin

Ingredients: 2 cups zucchini, sliced thinly1 large onion, sliced thinly3/4 cup sour cream*3/4 cup white extra sharp cheddar, shredded1/2 cup milksaltpepper Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Meanwhile, in a large pot, boil zucchini and onion until tender. Drain thoroughly and arrange in a medium sized casserole dish. Mix together sour cream […]

Carrot Zucchini Bread

Ingredients: 3 eggs 2 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 2 cups grated, raw zucchini 1 cup carrot, grated 3 teaspoons vanilla 3 cups flour or 1 1/2 cups AP flour and 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cloves 1 teaspoon […]

Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

Ingredients:2 cups flour1 cup sugar3/4 cup milk1/2 cup butter, at room temperature1 egg, at room temperature1 vanilla bean, cut length-wise2 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon salt Directions: In a small saucepan, heat the milk and vanilla bean together until the milk just boils. Remove from heat and let cool for about […]

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

Ingredients:2 1/2 cups flour1 1/2 cup water1 cup sugar3/4 cup vegetable oil2/3 cup cocoa6 tablespoons apple sauce2 teaspoons vinegar2 teaspoons baking soda1 teaspoon vanilla1/2 teaspoon salt Directions:Preheat oven to 375. In a large bowl, whisk together dry ingredients then thoroughly mix in all of the remaining ingredients. Fill 12 greased […]

Eggplant Marinara

Ingredients: 1 large eggplant, peeled and diced small 1 onion minced 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 carrot minced 36 oz canned peeled tomatoes (crushed by hand) 1/2 cup tomato puree 1/2 cup olive oil 1 tsp crushed hot red pepper salt pepper Directions: In large sauce pan, heat the oil […]

How to make Perfect Chicken Cutlets

2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts3/4 cup flour1 tablespoons olive oil1 tablespoon buttersalt pepperoregano Directions:Cut the chicken breasts cut horizontally into 2 thin pieces each. Sprinkle each side with salt, pepper and oregano. Press spices into chicken. Dredge in flour. In a medium pan, heat the olive oil and butter. Add […]

Corn, Potato & Leek Chowder

Ingredients:kernels from 4 ears of corn3 stalks celery, diced3 large potatoes, peeled and diced3 carrots, diced2 leeks, sliced thin2 cups milk2 cups chicken stock2 tablespoons butter2 tablespoons olive oil1 teaspoon mustard powder1/2 teaspoon sage leafsaltpepper Directions:In a large pot, heat butter and oil. Add carrots, corn and leeks. Cook covered, […]

Blackberry Cornmeal Cake

Ingredients: 2 eggs 8 oz blackberries 1 cup flour 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup cornmeal 1/2 cup buttermilk 5 tablespoons butter, melted 2 teaspoons baking powder Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Grease and flour or spray with baking spray with flour one 8 inch square pan. In a large bowl, […]

Blackberry Clafouti

Ingredients: 3 cups fresh blackberries 3 large eggs 1/2 vanilla bean 3/4 cup milk 3/4 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup sugar PLUS 1 tablespoon 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon Cointreau 1/8 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Butter or spray with baking spray with flour one 9 inch […]

Corn Fritters

Ingredients:kernels from 3 ears of fresh corn1 egg1/3 cup milk1/4 cup cornmeal1/4 cup flour2 tablespoons oil1/2 teaspoon sugarsaltpepper Directions: In a large bowl throughly mix together all of the ingredients without mushing up the corn. Heat the oil in a large pan, and drop 1/4 cup dollops of the batter […]