Month: November 2008

Cranberry Sauce Muffins

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup flour 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats 3/4 cup whole berry cranberry sauce* 1/3 cup canola oil 1/3 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon zest of a lemon, lime, orange or […]

Thai Noodle Salad with Turkey and Shrimp

Ingredients: for the dressing 1 shallot, thinly sliced 2 Thai green chiles, thinly sliced juice 1 lime 2 tablespoons fish sauce (nam pla) 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon palm sugar 1 tablespoon tamarind juice (optional) salad ingredients: 1/2 seedless cucumber, thinly sliced 3 oz bean sprouts 1/4 cup fresh […]

Cranberry Cheesecake Squares

Ingredients: crust: 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1/4 cup light brown sugar 4 tablespoons butter, melted 1/8 teaspoon salt filling: 1/2 cup whole berry cranberry sauce 16 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons flour 2 large eggs juice of one tangerine zest […]

Wild Rice Medley

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups broth (chicken, turkey, mushroom or vegetable would be good) 1 cup wild rice 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium onion, diced 1 large carrot, diced 1 stalk celery, diced 2 tablespoons dried porcini 1/2 teaspoon dried chervil black pepper Directions: Place all ingredients in the slow […]

Ginger Lime Spiked Cranberry Sauce

Ingredients:2 cups fresh cranberries3/4 cup sugar3/4 cup water1/4 cup lime juice2 tablespoons dark rum1 inch knob ginger, gratedzest of 1 lime Directions:Place the cranberries, water, juice, sugar, ginger and zest in a medium saucepan and, stirring occasionally, cook for 20 minutes over medium high heat to reduce and thicken. Remove […]

Heirloom Apple Pie

Ingredients: 2 1/2 pounds baking apples*, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/4 inch slices 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup light brown sugar 2 tablespoons butter, cubed 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg double pie crust (I used cheddar-black pepper) Directions: Mix all of the ingredients together. […]

Cheddar & Black Pepper Pie Crust

Ingredients: 2 cups flour 2/3 cup cold butter, cut into 1 inch chunks 1/2 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese 5-8 tablespoons ice water 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Place the pepper, butter, flour and cheddar into a food processor. Add water one tablespoon at […]

Rosemary and Sage Stuffing Balls

Ingredients:25 slices torn sandwich bread2 large onions, diced1 bunch celery, diced1/2 cup chicken or turkey stock1 tablespoon butter2 tablespoons olive oil2 eggs, beaten1/2 oz fresh sage, torn2 tablespoons chopped rosemary8 oz sliced crimini mushrooms1 teaspoon white pepper Directions: In a large pan, saute celery, mushrooms and onions in butter and […]

Slow Cooked Rosemary Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients: 2 1/2 to 3 lb red skin potatoes, quartered 4 cloves garlic, sliced 3/4 cup chicken or turkey stock 1/3 cup sour cream 1/4 cup milk 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon chopped rosemary pepper Directions: Place the potatoes in the slow cooker. Add garlic, broth and rosemary. Stir. Cook […]

Peppermint Pattie Brownies

Ingredients: 9 Peppermint Pattie miniatures (.6 oz each) 6 oz semisweet chocolate chips 3/4 cup flour 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/4 cup cocoa 1/4 cup sugar 4 tablespoons butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Spray with baking […]