Month: February 2018

PB&J Hamantaschen

Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter, room temperature 2 eggs, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1/2 cup peanut butter powder (I used PBFit) 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder  jam (I used elderberry jam) Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. […]

Weekday Ramen

Ingredients: 4 cups mushroom, chicken, pork or veggie stock 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 knob ginger 1 jalapeno, sliced 6 oz ramen noodles* 1 cup snow peas, halved 2/3 cup chopped green onion 8 oz enoki mushrooms 2 6 1/2 minute soft boiled eggs, halved 3/4 cup cooked pork […]

6 1/2 Minute Soft Boiled Eggs

Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add as many eggs that can safely fit on the bottom of the pan. (I use my spider to lift them in and out of the water carefully). Keep the water at a slow boil for 6 1/2 minutes then place in […]

Stone Ground Buckwheat Bittersweet Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1/3 cup stone-ground buckwheat flour 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 1/4 teaspoon salt 2/3  teaspoon baking powder 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips Directions: Preheat the oven to 350. Line 2 cookie sheets […]

Black Bottom Brownies

Ingredients: For the brownies: 4 oz unsweetened baking chocolate, chopped 1/4 cup cocoa 6 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs, at room temperature cream cheese layer: 1 egg, at room temperature […]

Red Rice with Andouille Sausage

Ingredients: 1 lb andouille sausage 2 cups long grain rice (Carolina Gold, if possible) 1 onion chopped 2 cubanelle peppers, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 28 oz can crushed tomatoes 1 teaspoon smoked paprika salt freshly ground black pepper 1 1/4 cup water or stock 1 bay leaf Directions: Preheat […]

Meyer Lemon Bundt Cake

Ingredients: 2 cups milk 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 1 cup canola oil 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 3 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder juice and zest of 1 Meyer lemon 1/2 cup diced candied lemon peel* for the glaze 1/4 cup Meyer lemon juice 1/2 […]

Double Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup light brown sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup flour 1/3 cup cocoa 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/3 cup sweetened shredded coconut 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips Directions: Preheat the oven to 350. […]