Cheesy Summer Squash and Crab Bake

Ingredients: 1 small onion, diced 1 large clove garlic, minced 5 small Japanese eggplants, cut into 1/4 inch coins 2 small-medium zucchini, cut into 1/4 inch coins 2 small-medium golden zucchini, cut into 1/4 inch coins (like goldenrod squash) 3/4 cup blue crab meat* 1 cup shredded extra sharp cheddar […]

Guinness Mushroom Pot Pie

Ingredients: 16 oz crimini mushrooms, diced 1 1/2 cups Guinness 3/4 cups chicken or vegetable stock 1 3/4 cup milk 1 Russet potato, peeled, diced 1/2 cup super fine flour (like Wondra) 1/8 cup dried shiitake mushrooms, chopped 2 carrots, cut into coins 2 stalks celery, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced […]

Herbed Turkey and Stuffing Bake

Ingredients: 12 oz soft potato bread cubes* 1 lb boneless turkey cutlets (about 4) 1 cup turkey or chicken stock 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 lb onion, diced 1 lb celery, diced (greens included) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon herbs de Provence 1 1/2 teaspoons tarragon […]

Pennsylvania Dutch Potato Filling

Ingredients: 4 slices potato bread, toasted and cubed 1 onion, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 5 cups leftover mashed potatoes (I used leftovers from this) 2 tablespoons parsley 3 eggs 2 tablespoons butter sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Spray with cooking spray or grease […]

Potato & Acorn Squash Gratin

Ingredients: 2 pounds potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced 1 1/4 pound acorn squash, peeled, halved and thinly sliced 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced 1 small onion, halved and thinly sliced 3/4 cup shredded extra sharp cheddar (divided use) 2 1/2 cups milk (I used 2%) 1/2 cup sour cream (light […]

Cardone Cheddar Gratin

Ingredients: 8-10 cups* 2 inch chunks cardone(cardoon)soaked in salt water overnight 1 cup evaporated milk 1 cup milk 2 cups shredded cheddar 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 3/4 cup fresh bread crumbs juice of 1/2 lemon salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: […]

Baked Spaghetti

Ingredients: 1 lb spaghetti 28 oz canned crushed or ground tomatoes 28 oz canned diced tomatoes 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 small to medium carrots, diced 1 jarred whole pimiento, diced 1 onion, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon basil, finely chopped 1 tablespoon oregano, finely chopped 1 tablespoon […]

Celeriac & Potato Gratin

Ingredients:1 bunch green onions, chopped1 large celeriac*, peeled and thinly sliced1 1/4 lb potato**, peeled and thinly sliced1 3/4 cups milk1/4 cup heavy cream2 sprigs fresh thyme1/4 teaspoon nutmegshredded asagio, for sprinklingsaltpepper Directions:Preheat oven to 375. In a small pot, bring the the cream, thyme and milk to a boil. […]

Mashed Potatoes Gratin

Ingredients:2 1/2 lb potatoes, peeled* and chopped1/2 lb frozen spinach1 cup frozen peas1 cup fresh broccoli1/2 cup sharp cheddar, grated1/2 cup milk2 eggs1 onion, sliced3 tablespoons bread crumbs1 tablespoon paprika1 tablespoon butter1 tablespoon olive oil Directions:Preheat oven to 425. Grease or spray a 3 quart lidded casserole dish. Bring a […]

Zucchini au Gratin

Ingredients: 2 cups zucchini, sliced thinly1 large onion, sliced thinly3/4 cup sour cream*3/4 cup white extra sharp cheddar, shredded1/2 cup milksaltpepper Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Meanwhile, in a large pot, boil zucchini and onion until tender. Drain thoroughly and arrange in a medium sized casserole dish. Mix together sour cream […]