Month: December 2017

Turkey Cauliflower Hash with Shichimi Togarashi

Ingredients: 1/2 lb cubed cooked turkey breast 4 medium russet potatoes, cubed 1 large cauliflower, cut into florets 1 onion, sliced into half-moons 1-3 tablespoons shichimi togarashi (Japanese 7-spice) 4 eggs Directions: Heat some oil in a large pan. Add the potatoes, onion and cauliflower. Saute until the mixture until the […]

Freakishly Good Ham and Cheese Spread

Ingredients: 2 cups cubed smoked ham 8 oz brick extra sharp cheddar, shredded 1/2 cup spicy garlic pickle chips 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup Dijon 1/4 cup finely minced onion 1 teaspoon paprika freshly ground black pepper Directions: Mix all ingredients in a medium bowl until well distributed. Refrigerate at […]

Double Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

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

Soft Confetti Sugar Cookie Squares

Ingredients: 1/3 lb butter (at room temperature) 2 eggs (at room temperature) 1 1/3 cups sugar 2 1/3 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla 3-4 tablespoons colored sprinkles (I used Betty Crocker Hollyberry) Directions: Preheat the oven to 350. Grease and flour one 8×8 pan. In a […]

Bacalhau à Gomes de Sá

Ingredients: 2 1/2 lb salt cod 2 1/1 lb Russet potatoes, peeled 1 large or 2 medium onions, sliced into 1/4 inch half moons 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1/3 cup black olives Directions: 2-3 days before you want to make the dish, place the cod […]

Marble Chocolate Peppermint Spritz Cookies

Ingredients: 6 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 1/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1 cup flour 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa 2-3 drops peppermint extract pinch salt nonpareils for sprinkling Directions: Preheat oven to 375. In the bowl of a stand mixer or in a large bowl using a hand mixer, cream butter, and […]

Sauerkraut-Spiked Latkes

Ingredients: 4 cups grated Russet potatoes (about 4 medium potatoes) 1 cup sauerkraut, well drained 1 egg, beaten 1/4 cup potato starch freshly ground black pepper canola oil Directions: In a large cast iron skillet or another heavy bottomed pan, heat about 1/4 inch oil. Place the potato and sauerkraut […]

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

Ingredients: 5.3 oz bar (70%) semisweet chocolate, chopped 1/4 cup cocoa 6 tablespoons butter 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1/2 cup bittersweet chips 1/2 cup peanut butter chips for the topping: 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter handful […]

Ginger Spiced Cranberry-Apple Butter

Ingredients: 8 cups peeeled, diced (I used Jonagold) apples (about 10-12 medium apples) 12 oz fresh cranberries 1 large cinnamon stick 3/4 cup water or apple cider 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 cup dark brown sugar 1 2-inch knob fresh ginger Directions: […]