Month: June 2015

Garlic Scape Corn Relish (for hot dogs)

Ingredients: 2 ears’ worth of corn (raw) kernels 3 garlic scapes, diced 1/4 cup minced fresh shallot (or spring onion) 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon yellow mustard seed sea salt to serve: hot dogs buns Direction: Stir together all ingredients in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate at […]

Apple Butter-Peanut Butter Thumbprint Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) 3/4 cup smooth peanut butter* 4 ounces butter, at room temperature 2/3 cup light-brown sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla paste 1/2 cup sugar 1/2-3/4 cup Musselman’s Apple Butter Preheat oven to […]

Spiralized Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 1 cucumber, spiralized* 2/3 cup matchstick carrots 1 bunch’s worth of green tops of fresh shallots or spring onion, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 clove garlic, minced 12 grape tomatoes, quartered juice of 1/2 lemon sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Cut the spiralized cucumber in half. […]

Triple Raspberry Cake

Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup seedless raspberry puree* 1/4 cup milk, at room temperature 1/2 cup olive oil pinch salt 1 cup whole raspberries for the icing: 1/4 cup seedless raspberry puree 1 […]

Cherry-Blueberry Shrub

Ingredients: 1 cup blueberries 3 1/2 cups pitted cherries (otherwise left whole) 1 1/3 cup light brown sugar 1 3/4 cups apple cider vinegar Directions: Place the fruit and the sugar in a nonreactive bowl, jar or plastic bag. Crush the fruit with a muddler or, if using a bag, […]

Cherry-Chipotle Ketchup

Ingredients: 4 cups well-crushed sweet cherries 3 cloves garlic, quartered 2/3 cup light brown sugar 2/3 cup apple cider vinegar 2/3 cup water 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 tablespoon ground chipotle 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black […]

Cherry-Raspberry Jam

Ingredients: 1 cup crushed raspberries 3 cups crushed sweet cherries 3 tablespoons powdered pectin* 2 cups sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla paste Directions: Evenly sprinkle the bottom of the Ball Jam Maker with the pectin. Spoon the fruit in a relatively even layer over the pectin.  Press the jam button. You […]

Old-Fashioned Zucchini Corn Pie

Ingredients: 3 cups shredded zucchini 1 cup shredded Mexican mix cheese* 2 ears’ worth of corn kernels 1/2 onion, chopped 5 sprigs’ worth of thyme 3 eggs 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 cup olive oil sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Lightly […]

Marinated Tomato-Radish Salad

Ingredients: 1 quart Campari tomatoes, quartered 1 bunch red radish, diced (reserve greens for future use) 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 sprigs’ worth of thyme leaves 1/4 cup diced onion 2 1/2 tablespoons nonperil capers 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons avocado or olive oil freshly ground black pepper […]

Littleneck Clams with Bacon, Radishes, Potatoes and Corn

Ingredients: 1 small-medium Vidalia onion, small dice 3 slices thick cut bacon, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 1/2 lb small potatoes, halved* 1 bunch red radishes, quartered (save leaves for another use) 1 cup stock, water or clam juice 2 bay leaves 3 ears’ worth of corn kernels 4 sprigs […]