Month: March 2015

Hot & Sweet Apple Butter Sloppy Johnny’s

Ingredients: 1 1/4 lb 90% ground beef 3/4 cup water or beef stock 3/4 cup Musselman’s apple butter 1 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 serrano peppers, diced 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon ground chipotle 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 […]

Irish Potato Candy

Ingredients: 2 cups unsweetened, finely shredded coconut (sometimes labeled as “desiccated coconut”) 2 cups confectioner’s sugar pinch salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla paste 1/4 cup PLUS 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream 1/4 cup ground cinnamon (I used Saigon cinnamon*) 1/4 cup cocoa powder Directions: In a large bowl, mix together the […]

Black Radish, Potato and Green Bean Salad

Ingredients: 1 lb red skin potatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 1/2 cup (1 1/2 inch) green beans 2 cups shredded Spanish black radish for the dressing: 1 1/2 tablespoon Dijon 3 tablespoons tarragon vinegar 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Boil the […]

Rueben Sliders

Ingredients: 6 oz Swiss cheese slices, halved 15 oz potato slider rolls 3 lb corned beef* 1 cup sauerkraut Russian dressing: 1/4 cup minced dill pickle 1/2 small onion, minced 1/4 cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons sour cream 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce white pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line a […]

Clams Casino

Ingredients: 3 strips thick cut bacon 4 oz jarred diced pimento, drained 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 shallot, minced 1/4 cup white wine or lemon 1/2 cup bread crumbs 2 tablespoon parmesan 2 lbs top neck clams Directions: Preheat oven for 350. Cook the bacon in a non-stick skillet until […]

Pretzel & Mustard Spiked Chicken Burgers

Ingredients: 1 lb ground chicken breast 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 teaspoons mustard seeds 1 teaspoon mustard powder 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 cup pretzel crumbs* to serve: 4 horseradish cheddar slices (I sliced up a brick of Cabot) potato rolls (pretzel rolls would be fun […]

Five Spice Minneola Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup flour 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla paste 1 1/2-2 tablespoons (fresh) coarse minneola* zest 1 teaspoon five spice powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 8 oz […]