Year: 2012

Bacon & Broccoli Risotto

Ingredients: 6 cups chicken or vegetable stock 1/2 cup dry white wine 4 cups bite sized pieces of broccoli 1 small onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups Arborio rice 1/3 cup Parmesan, grated 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 3 slices thick cut bacon, cooked and cut into bite-sized […]

Lucky Black-eyed Peas with Escarole and Ham

Ingredients: 1 lb dried black-eyed peas 1 onion, chopped 1-2 cayenne peppers, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 6 cups ham stock 1 lb cubed hickory smoked ham 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon fresh thyme 1 teaspoon hot paprika sea salt […]

Ham & Potato 16 Bean Soup

Ingredients: 1 lb mixed dried beans* 6 cups chicken or ham stock 2 cups cubed ham 2 medium carrots, diced 1 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 cubanelle pepper, diced 1 tablespoon ground mustard 1 teaspoon hot paprika 1 teaspoon thyme 1 teaspoon parsley […]

Rödbetssallad (Swedish Creamy Beet Salad)

Ingredients: 3 large cooked beets, cubed and cooled 1 large, tart apple, cubed 1 small white onion, diced dressing: 1/3 cup sour cream 1/3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1-2 tablespoons grated horseradish salt white pepper Directions: Place the beets, apple and onion in a medium bowl. Whisk together the dressing ingredients. Drizzle […]

Cardamom Rubbed Duck with Pomegranate Sauce

Ingredients: 1 5 lb duck for the dry rub: zest of one lemon 1 tablespoon cardamom 1 1/2 tablespoons salt 1/2 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper for the sauce: 1 small onion, diced 1/2 tablespoon red pepper flakes 3 cups pomegranate arils 1/2 cup duck or chicken stock olive oil or […]

Eggnog Overnight Spiced French Toast with Cranberries

Ingredients: 1 day-old French batard (about 1 lb) sliced into 1/2-3/4 inch slices 5 eggs 3/4 cup eggnog 1/2 cups milk 1/4 cup black rum 1/2 teaspoon vanilla paste 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon Vietnamese cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries Directions: Spray with baking spray a […]

Pom-Pom Jam

Ingredients: 7 cups supremed pomelo segments (from about 4 pomelos) 4 1/2 cups sugar 1 1/2 cup pomegranate arils (from 1 pomegranate) 1/2 box liquid pectin (3 oz., one of the little packets in the box) Directions: Prep jars/lids for canning. Add the pomelo segments and zest into a large, heavy […]

Dark Chocolate + Candy Cane Bits Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup flour 1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature 1 cup dark brown sugar 1 egg at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 5 oz semi-sweet Hershey Baking Melts OR dark chocolate disks 1/3 cup candy cane bits Directions: Preheat […]

Potato-Rutabaga Horseradish Latkes

Ingredients: 4 cups grated Russet potatoes 1 1/2 cups grated rutabaga 1 medium onion, grated 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup matzo meal 1 1/2 tablespoons prepared horseradish sea salt freshly ground black pepper canola oil Directions: In a large cast iron skillet or other heavy bottomed pan, heat about 1/4 […]

Gingerbread Kisses

Ingredients: 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1 roll (30 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated gingerbread cookie dough 1 bag (13 oz) KISSES® dark chocolates, unwrapped Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper. Whisk together the spices and […]