Month: November 2011

Kåldolmar (Swedish Stuffed Cabbage)

Ingredients: 1/4 cup white rice 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup milk 1 onion, chopped 1 egg, beaten (if needed) 1 head cabbage, cored 12 oz ground pork 1/2 teaspoon marjoram 1/2 teaspoon thyme salt white pepper golden syrup Directions: Bring rice and water to a boil in small pot. Cover […]

Dilled Shrimp on Crispbread

Ingredients: 8 crispbreads (I use rye or sourdough Wasa crisps) 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons minced fresh dill 3 tablespoons minced celery 2 tablespoons minced shallot 8 ounces small salad shrimp white pepper salt butter Directions: Spread a very, very thin layer […]

Buffalo Turkey Sliders

Ingredients: 3 cups shredded cooked turkey 1 cup buffalo wing sauce 1/2 cup blue cheese dressing 12 slider rolls freshly ground black pepper Directions: In a saucepan, heat the sauce, turkey and pepper until warmed through. Stir occasionally to insure the sauce is evenly distributed. Divide amongst the rolls. Top […]

Cardone Cheddar Gratin

Ingredients: 8-10 cups* 2 inch chunks cardone(cardoon)soaked in salt water overnight 1 cup evaporated milk 1 cup milk 2 cups shredded cheddar 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 3/4 cup fresh bread crumbs juice of 1/2 lemon salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: […]

Pineapple Infused Turkey

Ingredients: 1 17 lb turkey guava wood smoked sea salt Chinese five spice powder coarsely ground pepper core of 1 fresh pineapple* 1 onion, quartered olive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 325. Place the turkey on the rack and position in the roasting pan. Drizzle olive oil over the turkey. […]

Hawaiian Bread-SPAM Stuffing

Ingredients: 1 16-oz loaf Hawaiian bread 12 oz SPAM (lite or regular), diced 2 large onions, diced (about 1 lb) 1 bunch celery, diced (about 1 lb) 1/4 cup chicken or turkey stock 1/4 cup pineapple juice 2 1/2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 eggs, beaten 1 1/2 […]

Pineapple-Cranberry Sauce

Ingredients: 12 oz whole cranberries 1 cup pineapple wedges 1 cup pineapple juice 1/2 cup sugar 1 inch knob ginger, grated Directions: Bring the cranberries, ginger, pineapple, sugar and pineapple juice to a boil. Reduce heat then simmer until thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, stir. Serve hot or cold. […]

Easy Pomegranate Cocoa Nib Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients: 1 16-oz refrigerated roll Pillsbury Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough 1/2 cup pomegranate arils 1/4 cup cocoa nibs Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper. Set aside. Slice the dough into 1/4 inch thick rounds. Place 2 inches apart on the lined cookie sheets. Gently […]

Delicata Squash Apple & Pearl Onion Saute

Ingredients: 1 delicata squash, peeled and cubed 1 large Stayman winesap apple, cubed 1 3/4 cup pearl onions, peeled 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon mustard seed seeds from the squash, washed well freshly ground black pepper salt Directions: Heat the butter and […]

Ricotta Polenta with Fennel Pollen

Ingredients: 4 cups chicken stock 1 cup polenta 1/2 cup ricotta 1/2 teaspoon fennel pollen* salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Bring the stock to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add the polenta, salt, pepper, and pollen and stir until it starts to thicken, 2-5 minutes. Simmer 30 minutes. […]