Month: September 2017

Tacopaj (Swedish Taco Pie)

Ingredients: for the pie crust: 1/2 cup butter, cubed 1 1/2 cup flour 3 tablespoons water 1/2 teaspoon paprika for the filling: 1 1/4 lb 93% lean ground beef 1 teaspoon Chili powder 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon ground chipotle 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne 1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic 1/4 teaspoon […]

Takoraisu (Okinawan Taco Rice)

Ingredients: 2 lbs ground beef 1 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons Chili powder 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic 1/2 teaspoon dried onion 1/2 teaspoon Mexican oregano freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons soy sauce […]

Homemade Taco Seasoning

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons hot Mexican-style chili powder 2 tablespoons paprika 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1 tablespoon ground chipotle 1/2 tablespoon ground cayenne 1 tablespoon granulated garlic 1/2 tablespoon dehydrated onion 1/2 tablespoon Mexican oregano 1 teaspoon ground jalapeno 1/2 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper pinch salt Directions: Mix all ingredients in […]

Sambal Eggplant with Oyster Mushrooms and Spinach

Ingredients: 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 small onion, chopped 5 baby eggplants, cut into 1 1/2-inch planks 1 1/2 lbs oyster mushrooms, stem removed and separated into small pieces 1 lb baby spinach 1 1/2 tablespoons sambal oelek Directions: Saute the garlic, onion, and eggplant in a small amount of […]

Honeycrisp Apple Honey Blondies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, cubed 1/3 cup honey* 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 Honeycrisp apple 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla pinch salt Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Spray with baking spray or grease and flour an 8×8 inch pan. Set aside. In a […]

Mochiko Chicken

Ingredients: 1/4 cup chopped scallion 1/4 cup mochiko flour 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/4 soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon mixed black and white sesame seeds 2 egg, beaten 1 1/2 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs (trimmed of excess fat if desired) […]

Squash Succotash

Ingredients: 2 ears’ worth of corn kernels 1-pint fresh lima beans, shucked 2 yellow squash, cubed 1 medium onion, chopped 1 cubanelle pepper, chopped 1 1/2-2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon thyme salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Heat some butter  in a large pan. Add the squash, onion, […]

Iced Chocolate Malted Brownies

Ingredients: For the brownies: 5.3 oz bar (70%) semisweet chocolate, chopped 1/4 cup cocoa 6 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 cup flour 1/4 cup malted milk powder 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs To decorate: 1 16-oz Pillsbury […]

Cauliflower + Beef Chili

Ingredients: 1  1/4 lb cubed sirloin or stew meat 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 large head cauliflower, cut into florets 1 onion, diced 2-4 jalapenos, diced 15 oz fire-roasted diced tomatoes, drained 10 oz  (1 can) diced tomatoes with chopped chiles, drained 30 oz (2 cans) dark red kidney beans, […]

Chocolate Malted Spritz Cookies

Ingredients: 6 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 1/4 cup sugar 1 egg 3/4 cup flour 3 tablespoons malted milk powder 3 tablespoons Dutch processed cocoa pinch salt powdered sugar for decorating Directions: Preheat oven to 375. In the bowl of a stand mixer or in a large bowl using a […]