Month: November 2007

Israeli Couscous with Broccoli & Cauliflower

Ingredients: 1 cup Israeli couscous 1 1/4 cup mushroom broth 1/2 head cauliflower, chopped 1 bunch broccoli, chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil juice and zest of 1/2 lemon Directions: Heat the oil in a large pan. Add the onion, cauliflower, broccoli and saute until softened. Meanwhile, bring […]

Potato & Onion Pierogi

Ingredients: dough: 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup cold water 1 egg 1 tablespoon sour cream 1 teaspoon salt filling: 1 lb russet potatoes, baked, cooled, insides scooped out* 1/2 onion, diced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon milk 1 egg Directions: First, saute the onions in the oil until […]

Buffalo Chicken Burgers

Ingredients:1 lb ground chicken1/2 cup panko crumbs1/3 cup buffalo wing sauce2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce1 small onion, mincedsaltpepper to serve:split crusty rollsblue cheese dressingcelery sticks Directions:In a bowl, mix together all of the burger ingredients by hand. Do not over work the meat. Gently form into 4 patties. Spray with cooking […]

Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

Ingredients: 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup light brown sugar 3 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup milk 2 tablespoons dutch processed cocoa 1 tablespoon instant espresso powder* 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg, at room temperature peppermint cream cheese frosting red sugar for […]

Taste of the Tropics Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients: 8 oz (total) chopped macadamia nuts and semisweet chips* 3/4 cup light brown sugar 3/4 cup flour 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut** 4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 […]

Lion’s Head

Ingredients: 2 cups chicken stock OR mushroom broth1 1/4 pound ground pork1 large bunch scallions finely chopped1 large bunch garlic chives, cut into 1 inch pieces1 cup chopped bok choy (the remainder)¼ cup large dried shiitake mushrooms OR dried black mushrooms1/8 cup minced bok choy (white parts only)2 tablespoons Shaoxing […]

Simple, Fresh Sauerkraut

Ingredients: 7 cups finely shredded cabbage 4-5 teaspoons sea salt 2 teaspoons caraway seeds Directions: Mix all ingredients together until the cabbage starts to leak water. Place in a large, nonreactive container. Pack the cabbage in tightly. There should be enough liquid to cover the cabbage. If not, pour some […]

Potato & Celeriac Mash

Ingredients:1 1/2 lb Russet potatoes, peeled and chopped1/2 lb celeriac, peeled and chopped1/4 cup milk1/4 cup grated parmesan1/8 cup cream3 tablespoons buttersaltwhite pepper Directions:Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add the potatoes and celeriac and cook until fork tender. Drain and return to pot. Add cream, salt, pepper, […]

Tangerine Scented Roasted Turkey

Ingredients: 1 15 lb turkey 4 tangerines, quartered 1 small onion, quartered dried sage salt pepper olive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 400. Sprinkle the onion and tangerine quarters with sage. Meanwhile, rinse the (empty) turkey off with cold water. Place on the rack and position in the roasting pan. […]