Month: June 2017

Dill Sun-dried Tomato Kofta Sandwiches

Ingredients: for the kofta: 1 lb 93% lean ground beef 3 tablespoons minced dill 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes (dry, not packed in oil), minced 1/2 small onions, minced salt freshly ground black pepper tzatziki: 3/4 cup Greek yogurt 1/3 cup thinly sliced, seeded cucumber 1 tablespoon minced dill salt freshly […]

Raspberry Eton Mess

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon sugar 1 1/2 cup fresh raspberries (I used a mix of golden and red raspberries) 1 1/4 cup (whole) raspberry meringues Directions: In the bowl of a stand mixer or in a mixing bowl using a hand mixer beat the cream and sugar […]

Free Form Raspberry Meringues

Ingredients: 3 egg whites, at room temperature pinch salt 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 oz freeze dried raspberries Directions: Preheat oven to 250. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside. Place the raspberries in a Vitamix, mortar and pestle or food processor and grind […]

Top Drawer Crab Cakes

Ingredients: 1 lb jumbo lump blue crab meat 1 slice of loaf brioche, torn into tiny pieces 1/2 teaspoon good quality dry mustard (like Colman’s) 1-2 tablespoons Old Bay (depends on how Baltimore you are) 1 egg 1/4 cup mayonnaise Directions: Heat 1/2-inch canola oil in a large skillet. In […]

Chipotle Summer Squash and Sirloin Chili

Ingredients: 1 lb cubed sirloin or stew meat 3 cloves garlic, minced 2-3 small zucchini or yellow squash, sliced into coins 1 onion, diced 7 oz chipotles in adobe, minced (with sauce) 20 oz (2 cans) diced tomatoes with chopped chiles, drained 30 oz (2 cans) dark red kidney beans, […]

Greek-esque Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad

Ingredients: 1 small head cauliflower, cut into florets 2 heads broccoli, cut into florets 1/2 cup halved kalamata olives 1/2 crumbed feta 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon Greek seasoning salt freshly ground black pepper red pepper flakes Directions: […]

Coconut Mini Layer Cake

Ingredients: for the cake: 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup butter, at room temperature 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/3 cup coconut milk 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 cup flour pinch of salt for the icing: 4 oz brick cream cheese, at room temperature 3/4 cup confectioners sugar 1-2 teaspoons dark […]