Month: October 2015

Crab-Broccoli Quiche with an Old Bay-Cheddar Crust

Ingredients: for the crust: Ingredients: 1 cup King Arthur flour 1/3 cup cold butter, cut into 1-inch chunks 1/4 cup grated Cabot Alpine cheddar 2-4 tablespoons ice water 1 teaspoon Old Bay filling: 1 small head broccoli,cut into small florets 1 1/2 cup lump blue crab* 1 small onion 3/4 […]

Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1/3 cup cocoa 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla paste 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips Directions: Preheat the oven to 350. […]

Roasted Shrimp and Vegetable Pearl Cous Cous Salad

Ingredients: 1 small head cauliflower, cut into bite-sized florets 8 oz crimini mushrooms, halved 2 carrots, cut into 1/2 inch-thick rounds 3 cloves garlic, minced (divided use) 1 3/4 cup pearl (Israeli) cous cous 2 1/4 cups water 1 1/2 lb medium shrimp 1 small onion, sliced greens from 1 […]

Roasted Shrimp and Vegetable Pearl Cous Cous Salad

Ingredients:1 small head cauliflower, cut into bite-sized florets8 oz crimini mushrooms, halved2 carrots, cut into 1/2 inch-thick rounds3 cloves garlic, minced (divided use)1 3/4 cup pearl (Israeli) cous cous2 1/4 cups water1 1/2 lb medium shrimp1 small onion, slicedgreens from 1 bunch carrots, minced*saltfreshly ground black pepper Directions:Preheat oven to […]

Marak Kubbeh Adom (Beet Soup with Meat-filled Dumplings)

Ingredients: meat filling: 1 lb lean ground beef 1 onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 bunch parsley, chopped 1 tablespoon ras al hanout, paprika or baharat sea salt freshly ground black pepper dumpling dough: 4 cups coarse semolina (not flour)* 2 cups water for the soup: 1 onion, […]

Dark Chocolate Pudding with Candy Topping

2/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup Divine Chocolate Cocoa 3 tablespoons cornstarch 2 1/4 cups 2% milk 2 tablespoons butter, diced 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla paste 1 teaspoon bourbon pinch salt chopped candy (I used Goldenberg’s Peanut Chews) Over medium heat and in a small sauce pan, whisk together sugar, cocoa, […]

Can’t Beet Chocolate Chip Brownies

Ingredients: 7 oz semisweet baking chocolate 1/4 cup cocoa 6 tablespoons butter 2 eggs 3/4 cup granulated sugar, such as Imperial Sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla paste 3/4 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup finely chopped roasted beets* 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips Directions: Preheat oven […]