Month: September 2006

Apple-Pear Crisp

Ingredients: for the base: 3 large tart apples*, cubed 3 large pears**, cubed 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon corn starch for the topping: 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats 1/4 cup flour 1/4 cup light brown sugar 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon […]

Cheesecake Brownies

Ingredients: brownie layer:2 eggs, at room temperature4 oz unsweetened baking chocolate1/2 cup butter1/2 cup flour1 cup sugar1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon vanilla1/8 teaspoon salt cheesecake layer:1 egg, at room temperature8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature1/2 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon vanilla1 tablespoon flour Directions:Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and […]

Catfish Fry

Ingredients:2 lb catfish filets*, cut in half length-wise1/2 cup cornmeal1/4 flour1 tablespoon Old Bay1 1/2 teaspoons cayenne1 teaspoon celery seedsaltpepperjuice of one lemonoil for frying Directions: Place fish in a shallow bowl, squeeze lemon juice over the fish. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. On a plate, mix together flour, cornmeal, Old […]

Apple & Honey Cake

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups flour, 3/4 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon cloves 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 2 large apples, diced 2 eggs, at room temperature Directions: Preheat oven to 325. Grease […]

Double Chocolate Hot Chocolate

Ingredients:2 cups milk2 oz unsweetened chocolate1/3 cup sugar1/4 cup cocoa1/4 teaspoon vanilla Directions:In a medium saucepan, heat all ingredients until almost boiling, whisking continuously to incorporate the chocolate. Serve hot, with marshmallows.Serves 2. My thoughts: It is just starting to get cool enough for hot chocolate. I like to serve […]

Turkey Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups roasted turkey breast, diced 2 carrots, diced 1 stalk celery, diced 3 green onions, green part diced only 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 teaspoon celery seed 1 teaspoon hot paprika salt pepper Directions: Place all ingredients in a bowl, stir until thoroughly mixed. Serve as is or on […]

Tangerine Dream Cookies

Ingredients: 1 eggzest of one tangerine*2 cups flour1 cup sugar1/2 cup butter, at room temperature1/3 cup tangerine juice**4 teaspoons baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt Directions:Preheat oven to 375. In a large bowl, cream together butter, zest and sugar. Add egg and juice, mix thoroughly. Add flour, baking powder and salt, mix […]

Pineapple Coconut Squares

Ingredients: 3 eggs, beaten 2 cups sweetened, flaked coconut 1 cup flour 1 cup crushed pineapple in juice, drained 1 tablespoon butter, at room temperature 1 tablespoon butter, melted 1 tablespoon sugar 3 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Grease or spray one 8 inch […]

Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups

Ingredients: sauce:4 cloves garlic, minced1 small carrot, minced1 medium onion, diced28 oz canned whole tomatoes, hand crushed1/4 cup olive oil1/4 cup red wine1/2 teaspoon sugar filling: 2 eggs1 shallot, minced1/2 lb ricotta cheese1/2 chopped spinach2/3 cup mozzarella, cubed2/3 cup Parmesan, grated2 tablespoons fresh basil, minced1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, grated 1 lb […]

Apple Spice Mini Bundt Cakes

Ingredients:3 apples*, cubed2 cups flour1/2 cup sugar½ cup light brown sugar1 teaspoon baking powder1 tablespoon cinnamon1 tablespoon allspice1 tablespoon cloves1 tablespoon cornstarch2 teaspoons baking soda½ teaspoon salt25 ounces unsweetened applesauce Directions:Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, cornstarch, allspice, cloves, salt, […]