Month: January 2013

Green Chile Pineapple Chicken Chili

Ingredients: 2 lb ground chicken 2 cups diced fire-roasted Hatch Green Chiles 30 oz canned black beans, drained 15 oz canned diced tomatoes, drained 20 oz canned pineapple chunks in 100% juice, drained 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 large onion, chopped 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon Ancho chile powder […]

Tiny Burgers with Pickles and Onions

Ingredients: 1 lb 94% lean ground beef 1/4 cup minced white onion 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce sea salt freshly ground black pepper to serve: minced white onion soft dinner rolls, cut in half horizontally dill pickle slices (sometimes labeled “hamburger pickles”) Directions: In a medium bowl, combine the beef, onion, […]

Homemade French Fries

Ingredients: 3-4 lb russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch wide, 3 inch long pieces peanut oil Directions: Soak the cut up potato in cold water for 10-15 minutes. Drain and pat dry. Meanwhile, bring a heavy, tall sided pan* of oil up to 300. Add the fries in […]

Mushroom Barley & Beef Soup

Ingredients: 1 3/4 lb cubed sirloin 2 stalks celery, diced 1 big carrot, diced 1 onion, diced 3.5 oz (fresh) oyster mushrooms, diced 3.5 oz (fresh)shiitake mushrooms, diced 8 oz (fresh) crimini mushrooms, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 large Russet potato, diced 6 cups beef stock 1/2 cup (loose) […]

Persimmon Blood Orange Jam

Ingredients: 4 cups peeled, cubed fuyu persimmons 3 tablespoons powdered pectin 3 tablespoons lemon juice juice and zest of 2 Moro blood oranges 1/2 cup brandy (optional) 2 1/3 cups sugar Ingredients: Prep jars/lids for canning. Place the plums into a large, heavy bottomed pan. Add the sugar, liquids and […]

Green Goddess Dip

Ingredients: 16 oz sour cream 1 teaspoon dried chervil 1 1/2 teaspoons anchovy paste 1/4 cup minced fresh chives 2 tablespoons minced fresh tarragon 1 tablespoon lemon juice freshly ground black pepper sea salt Directions: Stir together all ingredients in a medium bowl. Refrigerate at least 1 hour prior to […]

Chicken Salad with Tarragon and Almonds

Ingredients: 4 cups cooked, shredded chicken breast 1/2 cup blanched, slivered almonds 2 stalks celery, diced for the dressing: 6 cornichons, minced 1 tablespoon tarragon white vinegar 1 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice 1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh tarragon 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1/8 teaspoon celery seed 2/3 […]

Tomato Aspic

Ingredients: 3 cups bottled tomato juice 1 1/2 tablespoons unflavored powdered gelatin (1 little packets) 1/2 tablespoon sea salt salt 1 bay leaf 1/2 teaspoon celery seed 1 1/2 teaspoon yellow mustard seed 1 1/2 teaspoon dill seed 1 1/2 teaspoons spicy Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons lemon juice 3 black […]

Creamy Pimento Cheese

Ingredients: 8 oz shredded aged sharp cheddar 4 oz jarred diced pimentos, drained 2/3-3/4 cup mayonnaise 2-3 tablespoons cream cheese, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons minced shallot sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place all ingredients in […]

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Ingredients: topping: 1/3 cup butter 1/3 cup dark brown sugar 1 tablespoon black rum 1 tablespoon light corn syrup 20 oz canned pineapple rings in 100% pineapple juice, drain and reserve juice for batter maraschino cherries* cake: 1 1/2 cups flour** 1 cup sugar 1/3 cup butter, at room temperature […]