Month: January 2019

Ultimate Hot Baltimore Crab Dip with Soft Pretzel Sticks

  for the dip: Ingredients: 1 cup blue crab claw meat 1 cup lump blue crab meat 1 cup cream cheese, at room temperature 3⁄4 cup sour cream 1⁄4 cup Frank’s® RedHot® Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce 2 1⁄2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 1⁄2 tablespoons Chesapeake Bay seasoning (Old Bay) 1⁄2 tablespoon […]

Lamb Merguez with Roasted Vegetable Couscous

Ingredients: 2 cups golden couscous 2 eggplants, cubed 2 zucchini, cubed 2 tablespoons ras el hanout 1 12-oz jar piquillo peppers, drained and chopped 10 oz lamb merguez sausages (I used these) 1/2 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Line a large baking […]

Steak and Smoked Oyster Pie

Ingredients: 3/4 cup caramelized onions* 1 celery stalk, diced 2 carrots, diced 2 parsnips, diced 8 oz crimini mushrooms 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves 2 tins (3.75 oz, each) smoked oysters, drained 2 1/2 lb stew meat superfine flour (like Wondra) 2 cups beef stock 1 sheet frozen puff […]

Cara Cara Orange and Roasted Beet Couscous

Ingredients: 6 oz dried couscous 3 medium beets, roasted and diced (I used golden beets) 1/4 red onion, cut into half moons 1 small green chile, minced 1 Cara Cara orange, supremed 1 large carrot, sliced into half moons juice and zest of 1 Meyer lemon sea salt freshly ground […]

Speculoos Butterscotch 7-Layer Bars

Ingredients 1 3/4 cups speculoos cookie crumbs* 1/2 cup butter 10 oz semi or bittersweet chocolate chips 1 cup butterscotch chips 1 cup unsweetened finely flaked coconut 1/2 cup roughly chopped toasted pecans 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9×13 inch […]