Month: July 2009

Fresh Blackberry-Ginger Yogurt Pops

Ingredients: 1 cup plain, low fat yogurt (regular or Greek) 1 cup blackberries 2 inch knob ginger, chopped 1/2 teaspoon agave nectar Directions: Place the ginger in a blender. Pulse until fairly smooth and liquidy. Add the remaining ingredients and pulse until smooth. Pour into ice pop molds, leaving a […]

Blackberry Meringue Pie

Ingredients: for the pie crust: 1 cup flour 1/3 cup cold butter, cut into 1 inch chunks 3-4 tablespoons ice water 1 tablespoon lime zest for the filling: 4 egg yolks, beaten 1 1/2 cups water 1 1/4 cups sugar 1/2 cup blackberry juice 1/3 cup cornstarch 2 1/2 tablespoons […]

Blackberry Waffles

Ingredients:1 cup flour1/2 cup milk1/2 cup sour cream, at room temperature1/2 cup blackberries1 tablespoon canola oil1/2 tablespoon sugar1/2 tablespoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon vanillapinch salt1 egg, at room temperature Directions:Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a medium sized bowl. Stir together sour cream and milk in a […]

Chicken Chili Burgers

Ingredients:1 lb ground chicken1/2 cup drained dark red kidney beans, very slightly mashed1 small onion, very finely minced1 chipotle pepper in adobe1 teaspoon hot Mexican style chili powder1/2 teaspoon hot paprika 1/2 teaspoon garlic powderjuice of 1/2 lime Directions:Place the chipotle pepper, lime juice in a blender or food processor […]

Summer Fruit White Tea Sangria

Ingredients:1 bottle fruity red wine1 cup brandy1/2 cup triple sec2 mangos, cubed 1 crisp apple, small dice1 apricot, peeled and diced1 large orange, halved and sliced1 cup boiling water1 white tea bag2 teaspoons sugar Directions:Pour the boiling water into a cup with the sugar and tea bag. Allow to seep […]

Kiwi Lemongrass Icebox Pie

Ingredients: 4 cups diced kiwi 4 stalks lemongrass 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/4 cup water juice of 1 lime zest of 1 lime 1 9 inch graham cracker crust cheesecloth + something to tie it shut with extra kiwi for garnishing Directions: Cut off the tops of the […]

Baltimore Coleslaw

Ingredients: 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced 16 oz coleslaw mix (shredded red and green cabbage, carrot) 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 1/2 tablespoons Old Bay 1/2 teaspoon celery seed 1/2 teaspoon ground jalapeno Directions: In a large bowl, toss together the […]

Rainier Cherry Gingered Sour Cream Muffins

Ingredients:1 cup flour1 cup pitted Rainier cherries1/3 cup sugar1/4 cup sour cream, at room temperature1/4 cup milk2 tablespoon canola oil1/2 teaspoon ground ginger1/2 teaspoon vanilla1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1 egg, at room temperature6 whole cherries with stems attached (optional) Directions:Preheat oven to 400. Grease or line […]

Indian Tacos

Ingredients: for the taco meat 1 lb ground bison 1 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 15 oz pinto beans, drained 10 oz canned diced tomato with green chile 4 oz canned fire-roasted diced Hatch green chiles 1 tablespoon hot Mexican-style chili powder 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil 1 1/2 […]

Radish Pesto Potato Salad

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb red skin potatoes, diced 1 bunch radishes, greens attached 1 shallot 1 clove garlic 1/4 cup toasted pinenuts 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan 2 tablespoons olive oil salt pepper Directions: Halve and slice the radishes. Place the greens, nuts, shallot, garlic, oil, cheese, salt and pepper in […]