Month: November 2014

Pomegranate and Grapefruit Green Salad

Ingredients: 5 oz Dole Sweet Baby Lettuces 1 cup pomegranate arils 1 ruby red grapefruit, supremed and diced 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 1/2 cup crumbled feta for the dressing: 1 oz ruby red grapefruit juice* 1 oz olive oil 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar 1/4 teaspoon honey sea salt […]

Turkey Kale Salad with Creamy Dijon Dressing

Ingredients: 1 lb sliced turkey breast 1/2 red onion, sliced 1 bunch kale, chopped 2 carrots, shredded 1 stalk celery, sliced for the dressing: 1/2 cup Hellman’s mayonnaise (Best Foods on the West Coast) 2 tablespoons buttermilk 1 tablespoon Dijon 1/2 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon finely grated Parmesan […]

Leek and Mushroom “Scalloped” Oysters

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 2 leeks, thinly sliced (white parts only!) 5 oz shiitake mushroom caps, sliced 1 pint oysters, drained and liquid reserved 1/3 cup half and half 1 bunch flat leaf parsley, chopped 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled 1 sleeve saltines, crushed (about 1 cup) and toasted* […]

Maryland Stuffed Ham Stuffing Balls

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, diced 3 cups cubed cabbage 3 cups cubed ham, lightly browned 1 bunch lacinato kale, torn into bite-sized pieces 18 oz sliced potato bread, torn into bite-sized pieces 1/2 cups turkey, ham or chicken stock 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 […]

Ostkaka (Swedish Cheesecake)

Ingredients: 2 1/4 cup whole milk, small or large curd cottage cheese* 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup 2% milk 3 eggs 1/4 cup almond meal 1/4 cup flour 1/2 cup sugar Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Grease or spray with cooking spray a 9-10 inch spring form pan. Set […]

Spiced Kuri Squash Pie

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups roasted Kuri squash*, cooled 1 cup buttermilk 2 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled 3 eggs 3 tablespoons spiced, dark rum (like Kracken) 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon Chinese Five Spice Powder 1/2 teaspoon ground roasted ginger 1 9-inch graham cracker pie crust Directions: Preheat oven to […]

Garlic Kale Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients: 2 lbs red potatoes, peeled and quartered 1 small onion, quartered 4 cloves garlic 1 bunch lacinato kale, torn into bite-sized pieces 1 tablespoon butter 3 tablespoons milk Directions: Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add the kale, onion, garlic and potatoes. Boil until the potatoes […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Tangerines

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb Brussels sprouts, halved 1 onion, cut into half moon slices juice and zest of 1 tangerine 2 tangerines*, peeled and quartered olive oil sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Arrange the onion, Brussels sprouts […]

Chipotle-Squash Lamb Tacos

Ingredients: 1 medium onion, cut into rings 3 1/2 lbs boneless leg of lamb 2-3 large banana leaves* for the sauce/marinade 1 (7-oz) canned chipotle peppers in adobo 1 small onion, quartered 4 cloves garlic 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 cup […]