Year: 2008

Chocolate Sour Cream Cake

Ingredients:3 eggs, at room temperature2 1/2 cups flour1 cup light brown sugar1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup cocoa1/2 cup butter, at room temperature1/2 cup buttermilk, at room temperature8 oz sour cream1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon baking powder1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla1/4 teaspoon salt Directions:Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour one Bundt pan. […]

My Favorite Recipes of 2008

My two favorite posts from each month in 2008. January Cincinnati ChiliIntensely Dark Chocolate Ice Box Cookies FebruaryHome FriesSmoky, Spicy Fried Okra MarchMango Chile CupcakesPork & Shrimp Potstickers AprilNibby Toffee Rice Krispie TreatsSmoky Mango Pulled Pork MayChipotle Spinach Artichoke DipStrawberry-Thyme Cupcakes JunePea Shoot PestoCoconut Pancakes with Cardamom Syrup JulyHawaiian Hamburger […]

Potato-Carrot Latkes

Ingredients: 2 1/2 lbs Russet potatoes, grated 2 large carrots, grated 1 large onion, grated 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup matzo meal canola oil Directions: In a large pan, heat about 1/4 inch oil. In a large bowl, combine the eggs and the matzo meal. Add potatoes, carrots and onion. […]

Spiced Cranberry (Overnight) Oatmeal

Ingredients: 4 1/2 cups water 3 cups old fashioned rolled oats 2 cups (fresh) cranberries 3/4 cup light brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon allspice sprinkle salt Directions: Place all ingredients in the slow cooker. Cook on low overnight (6-8 hours). Stir […]

Lime & Coconut Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 sweetened flaked coconut 5 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 egg zest of one lime glaze: juice of one lime 1/2 cup confectioners sugar Directions: Preheat […]

Cranberry Ginger Muffins

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup flour 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats 1 cup cranberries 1/3 cup canola oil 1/3 cup chopped uncrystallized candied ginger 1/3 cup light brown sugar 2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line or grease and […]

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Ingredients:5 oz 70% dark chocolate1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar1/4 cup smooth peanut butter1/2 tablespoon butter12 roasted peanuts Directions:Line 12 wells of a mini muffin pan. Using an electric mixer, thoroughly combine the sugar and peanut butter. Set aside. In a small pan, melt the butter and chocolate together over low heat, […]

Golden Acorn Squash Chili

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups peeled, cubed golden acorn squash 30 oz canned dark red kidney beans, drained 15 oz canned diced tomatoes (with juice) 10 oz diced tomatoes with green chile (like Ro-tel) 3 cloves garlic, diced 2 chipotle chiles in adobe, chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 teaspoons mesquite liquid […]

Chocolate Dipped Animal Crackers

Ingredients: for the cookies: 1 1/4 cup flour 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup light brown sugar 5 1/2 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon mace 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 egg, at room temperature to decorate: 6 oz semisweet chocolate […]

Homemade Dog Biscuits

Ingredients: 2 cups whole wheat flour 2/3 cup cornmeal 1/2 cup rolled old fashioned oats 2 tablespoons canola oil 3/4 cup chicken stock2 eggs PLUS 1 egg, beaten Instructions: Heat oven to 350 degrees. Line 3 baking sheets with parchment paper. In a large bowl, mix together all of the […]