Month: November 2017

Spicy Cheddar Crackers

Ingredients: 4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 8 oz brick sharp cheddar, shredded 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 tablespoons water pinch salt Directions: Preheat oven to 375. In the bowl of a stand mixer or in a large bowl using a hand mixer, mix together all ingredients […]

Spiced Acorn Squash Pulled Pork Sliders

Ingredients: 2 1/4 lb boneless pork roast 1 onion, cut into half-moon slices 4 cloves garlic 1 cup roasted acorn squash pulp (from 1 acorn squash) 1/4 cup unfiltered apple cider vinegar 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamon (optional) 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 […]

Turkey, Ham, Kale and Mushroom Pie

Ingredients: 1 onion, diced 8 oz crimini mushrooms, diced 2 cups diced cooked turkey breast 2 cups diced smoked ham 1 bunch lacinato kale, chopped 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning 1 teaspoon crushed sage 1/4 cup flour 1 cup milk 1 cup turkey stock salt pepper 3 cups cooked plain mashed […]

Romanesco Salad with Ground Cherries, Prosciutto & Gorgonzola

Ingredients: salad: 1 head romanesco, cut into florets 1-pint ground cherries* (also known as Cape gooseberries or golden berries), halved 1 oz sliced Prosciutto, torn into bite-sized pieces 1/2 red onion, cut into thin half moons 1 Spanish black radish, cut into matchsticks 1/4 cup crumbled gorgonzola dressing: 1 tablespoon […]

Bacon Pepper Jack Cauliflower Casserole

Ingredients: 1 medium head cauliflower,  lightly steamed and cut into florets (about 2 cups) 8 oz brick pepper jack cheese, shredded 1 cup whole milk 1/2 teaspoon paprika 3 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup flour 1 bunch scallions, chopped 2 pieces cooked, thick cut bacon, crumbled 1/4 cup roughly chopped Italian […]

Fennel Potato au Gratin

Ingredients: 3 lb Russet potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1/4 inch thick rounds 2 1/2 tablespoons butter 1 small bulb fennel, sliced into 1/4 inch thick half-moons 1 medium onion, sliced into 1/4 inch thick half-moons 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/3 cup flour 2 cups whole milk 1 cup chicken […]

Chicken and Stars Udon Soup

Ingredients: 1 7 oz pack refrigerated udon noodles (I used these Fortune brand noodles) 1 boneless, skinless chicken thigh 1 oz dried king oyster mushrooms 1/2 oz dried cloud ear mushrooms (may be labeled as dried black fungus strips) 1-quart chicken stock 4 clove garlic, sliced 2 teaspoons grated ginger 1 carrot, […]