Month: April 2018

Double Double Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 tablespoon cocoa 2 tablespoon peanut butter powder 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup light brown sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 2/3 cup bittersweet or semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup peanut butter chips Directions: Preheat […]

Pea Shoot Macaroni Salad

Ingredients: 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon pepper seasoning 1 tablespoon ground mustard (ground, like Colman’s) 1 medium red onion, diced 1/2 teaspoon celery seed 3 tablespoons dill pickle relish 1/2 lb pea shoots, blanched and chopped 16 oz warm, slightly over-cooked macaroni* Directions: […]

Green Bean Salad with Speck and Hearts of Palm

Ingredients: for the salad: 1 lb green beans, blanched and cooled 6 oz (drained) hearts of palm medallions, quartered* 1/2 red onion, cut into thin quarter moons 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers dressing: 2 tablespoons prosecco white vinegar 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon Dijon freshly ground black pepper […]

Garlic Chive & Dill Shrimp Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 1  lb freshly steamed, peeled large shrimp, cut in half 2/3 cup chopped garlic chives 1/4 cup diced green onion 8 oz cooked, small pasta (I used regular old macaroni) for the dressing: 3-4 tablespoons mayonnaise 2-3 teaspoons minced dill 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar salt pepper Directions: Place […]

Crispy Pork Chop Sandwiches with Pickles and Coleslaw

Ingredients: 1 lb thin-cut boneless pork chops (about 1/4 inch thick) 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup breadcrumbs spice mixture: 1 1/2 tablespoons ground mustard (powder, like Colman’s) 2 teaspoons granulated garlic 2 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning freshly ground black pepper salt to serve: 1 1/2 cup prepared […]

Buttermilk & Mustard Brined Pretzel Fried Chicken Bites

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs (could also use breasts) 1 cup buttermilk 1 tablespoon ground mustard (powder, like Colman’s) 1 teaspoon granulated garlic 1 teaspoon paprika freshly ground black pepper 6 large sourdough hard pretzels (I used these) Directions: NOTE: THIS MUST BE DONE THE DAY BEFORE […]

Double Turnip Soup with Ham

Ingredients: 2 purple-topped turnips, cubed 1 1/2 cup cubed Russet potatoes (1-2 potatoes) 1 cup 1/4 inch dice garlic chives 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large onion, diced 2 cups large cubed ham* 2 quarts ham or chicken stock freshly ground black pepper fresh thyme 1 lb chopped turnip greens […]

“Everything Bagel” Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 12 hard-boiled eggs, halved lengthwise for the filling: 12 yolks 3 tablespoons-1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons sour cream 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard sea salt freshly ground black pepper “everything” seasoning mix: 1 1/2 teaspoon dehydrated minced onion 1 1/2 teaspoon dehydrated minced garlic 1 teaspoon  mixed […]