Year: 2019

Ham, Delicata Squash and Wild Rice Soup

Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, sliced 2 carrots, sliced into coins 1 delicata squash, cubed (you can leave the skin on!) 1 (loose) cup green beans (about 1/3 lb), cut into bite-sized pieces 3 green onions, chopped 2 cups ham, cubed 8 oz cooked wild rice* 64 oz […]

Black Bottom Cupcakes

Ingredients: for the filling: 8 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature 1/3 cup sugar 1 beaten egg 6 oz. mini  semisweet chocolate chips for the batter: 1 1/2 cups flour 1  cup sugar 1/3 cup cocoa 1  teaspoon baking soda 1 cup water 1/3 cup canola oil 1 1/2 teaspoon […]

Salted Butterscotch Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup flour 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup dark brown sugar 1 egg at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 2/3 cup bittersweet or semisweet chocolate chips 2/3 cup butterscotch chips sea salt Directions: Preheat the oven to 350. Line 2 […]

Salt Cod & Leek Latkes

Ingredients: 8 oz salt cod 4 cups finely grated Russet potatoes (about 4 medium potatoes) 1 small onion, grated 3 leeks (white parts only), chopped 3 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup matzo meal freshly ground black pepper canola oil Directions: 36 hours before you want to make the cakes: Place the […]

Cranberry Sauce Crumb Cake

Ingredients: for the cake: 1/2 cup light brown sugar 6 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg, at room temperature 2 cups flour 1 tablespoon baking powder pinch salt 3/4 cup milk, at room temperature 1 cup whole berry cranberry sauce (I used this apple-cranberry sauce) for […]

Apple Cinnamon Cranberry Sauce

Ingredients: 2 cups fresh or frozen (not defrosted!) cranberries 1 medium-large Stayman-Winesap apple, small dice (skin-on) 1 cup Honeycrisp apple cider 1 cup sugar (to taste) 1 short cinnamon stick (or long if you really like cinnamon!) Directions: Place the cranberries, apple cider, sugar, and cinnamon sticks in a medium […]

Gingerbread Chocolate Chip Blondies

    Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled slightly 1 tablespoon light brown sugar 1 tablespoon molasses 1/2 teaspoon vanilla pinch ground mustard pinch salt 1 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon mace 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup flour […]

Fruitcake Cookie Bars

  Ingredients: 1 cup flour PLUS 1/4 cup (divided use) 3  cups fruitcake mix candied fruit (a mix of candied cherries, pineapple, citron, lemon peel, and orange peel) 3/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans 3/4 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 1 egg, at room temperature 1 teaspoon orange zest […]

Beef and Potato Stew with Olives and Stewed Tomatoes

Ingredients: 2 lbs russet potatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 1/2 lb cubed sirloin or stew beef  (can brown if desired, I didn’t bother) 1 stalk celery, sliced 1 onion, cut into quarter moon slices 1/3 cup chopped green olives with pimentos 15 oz canned stewed tomatoes (with juice!) 3 […]