Month: December 2009

My Favorite Recipes of 2009

Here are two of my favorite recipes from each month of 2009. It was really difficult to narrow it down to just two for each month, I posted 160 original recipes this year! Check out over five years’ worth of recipes by browsing the archives located on the right column. […]

Eggnog Waffles

Ingredients: 2 1/4 cup flour 1 cup milk 1 cup eggnog 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 2 teaspoons rum or 1 teaspoon rum flavoring 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 2 eggs Directions: Whisk together the dry ingredients in a large bowl. In a […]

Chocolate Chip Vanilla Bean Hazelnut Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients: 6 oz semisweet chips 3/4 cup dark brown sugar 3/4 cup flour 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats 1/3 cup chopped hazelnuts 4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg, at room temperature 1 vanilla bean Directions: Preheat […]

Tangerine Cranberry Poppy Seed Bread

Ingredients: 2 eggs 2 1/3 cups flour 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup cranberries 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup canola oil 1/3 cup sour cream 1/3 cup tangerine juice 2 tablespoons tangerine zest 2 teaspoons poppy seeds 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and […]

Chocolate Candy Cane Sandwich Cookies

Ingredients: for the cookies: 1 egg, at room temperature 1 cup flour 1 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 3/4 cup cocoa 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt for the cream filling: 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup confectioners sugar 1/2 cup cold butter 1/4 […]

Dill Sour Cream Rolls

Ingredients: 3 1/4 cups flour 1/2 cup sour cream, at room temperature 1/4 cup lukewarm water 1/4 cup butter, melted and cooled 1/4 oz active dry yeast 2 tablespoons minced dill 1/2 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs (divided use) Directions: Place water in a a large mixing bowl, […]

Smoked Salmon & Green Onion Latkes

Ingredients: 2 1/2 lbs Russet potatoes, grated 1 medium onion, grated 2 eggs, beaten 3/4 cup minced smoked salmon (lox) 1/4 cup matzo meal 1/4 cup finely minced green onion (green parts only) canola oil Directions: In a large pan, heat about 1/4 inch oil. In a large bowl, toss […]

Bittersweet Cranberry Brownies

Ingredients: 3/4 cup butter 12 oz bittersweet chocolate chunks 1 3/4 cups sugar 1 1/2 cups fresh cranberries 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup flour Directions: Heat oven to 350. Grease or spray with baking spray a 8×8 baking pan* very thoroughly. In a medium saucepan, over […]

Slow Cooker Galbi Jjim

Ingredients: 3 lbs boneless beef short ribs 4 dried shiitake mushrooms, rehydrated and sliced 4 cloves garlic, sliced 1 pound butternut squash, peeled, de-seeded and cubed 2 onions, halved and sliced 2 green onions, cut into 2 inch pieces 2 carrots, cut into 1 inch long chunks for the sauce: […]