Month: December 2006

Poppy Seed Cornbread

Ingredients:1 cup flour1 cup cornmeal1 cup milk1/3 cup oil1/3 cup sugar2 tablespoons poppy seeds2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 egg Directions:Preheat oven to 400. Grease or spray one 8×8 baking pan. In a medium bowl, whisk together the poppy seeds, cornmeal, flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Beat in the […]

Pasta with Mushrooms and Caramelized Onions

Ingredients:3/4 lb pasta8 oz mushrooms, sliced3 cloves garlic, minced1 large onion, sliced1/3 cup parmesan, grated1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped1/4 cup bread crumbs1 tablespoon butter*1 tablespoon olive oil Directions: Cook pasta as per package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, heat oil and butter. Add garlic and onion and cook until […]

Spanish Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 10 hardboiled eggs, peeled and sliced length-wise 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 1/2 teaspoons capers 1 teaspoon fresh parsley, finely minced smoked paprika Directions: In a small bowl, use a fork and thoroughly mix together the yolks, mayonnaise, mustard, capers, parsley, pepper, and a bit of […]

Cottage Pie

Ingredients: Filling:1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef1 1/2 cup chicken or beef stock1 cup frozen peas1 onion minced8 oz mushrooms, roughly chopped4 cloves garlic, minced2 stalks of celery, diced2 carrots, peeled and diced1/4 cup green onions, minced1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce1 tablespoon paprika (we use Hot Hungarian Paprika)1 tablespoon cornstarch2 […]

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup flour 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup cocoa 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/4 cup golden syrup* 3 1/2 tablespoons butter, melted 2 teaspoons cinnamon 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 350. […]

How to Prepare and Eat an Artichoke

Ingredients:1 artichoke per personmelted butterlemon juice Directions: Bring a large pot of water to boil. Meanwhile, remove most of the stem and carefully clean the artichoke, removing all dirt or grit. Place in a steamer and steam for about 20 minutes or until or until petal near the center pulls […]

Cranberry & Chocolate Chip Blondies

Ingredients:2 cups dark brown sugar1 1/4 cup flour1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips1/3 cup dried cranberries2 eggs, at room temperature6 tablespoons butter, melted2 teaspoons vanilla2 teaspoons baking powder3/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour or spray with cooking spray with flour one 8 inch square baking pan. […]

Eggplant Latkes

Ingredients: 1 medium eggplant, peeled and grated 1 small onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 3/4 cup matzo meal* 1 tablespoon corn starch 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon paprika salt and pepper to taste A nonstick frying pan with 1/2 inch of vegetable oil Directions: Heat the oil in the frying […]

Chocolate Coconut Brownies

Ingredients:1 1/2 cup flour1 cup applesauce1 cup dark brown sugar2/3 cup cocoa1/2 cup shredded coconut1/4 cup oil2 teaspoons vanilla1 teaspoon baking soda2 teaspoons baking powder Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour or spray an 8×8 inch baking dish. In a large bowl, beat together applesauce, oil, sugar and vanilla. […]

Migas

Ingredients:1 small onion, minced2 cloves of garlic, minced2 chili peppers, minced2 tablespoons green onions1 small tomato, diced and gently squeezed (to remove excess liquid)4 soft corn tortillas, cut into 1 inch strips4 soft corn tortillas, warmed (to serve along side)1 tablespoon salsa1 tablespoon sour cream4 eggs1/3 cup, cheddar cheese cubed1 […]