pantry cooking

OLD BAY Party Mix

Ingredients: 6 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon OLD BAY 4  cups corn squares cereal 4  cups rice squares cereal 1 cup unsalted dry roasted peanuts 1 1/4 cup mini-twist pretzels 2 cups oyster crackers Directions: Preheat oven to 250°F. Melt butter on the stovetop in a small […]

Sweet Chocolate Halloween Chex Mix

Ingredients 5 cups Chocolate Chex cereal 1/2 cup honey roasted peanuts 1 1/2 cup broken vanilla pizzelles 1/2 cup chocolate-ginger pumpkin seeds* or plain pepitas 1 cup Halloween mix (like Brach’s Mellowcreme Autumn Mix) 3 tablespoons butter 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon Ingredients: Pre-heat […]

Tuna Niçoise Burgers

Ingredients: for the burgers: 4 5-oz canned solid white albacore tuna in water, drained 1/4 cup coarsely chopped niçoise or kalamata olives 2 teaspoons anchovy paste 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup matzo meal or bread crumbs to serve: 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1 tomato, sliced 4 […]

Tuna Artichoke Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 8-10 oz cooked pasta 14 oz canned artichoke hearts in brine, drained and chopped 15 oz canned solid albacore tuna in water, drained 2 stalks celery, diced 1 onion, diced 2 tablespoons nonpareil capers zest of 1 lemon dressing: 1/2 cup mayonnaise juice of 1 lemon 2 teaspoons Dijon […]

Sardine Tagliatelle

Ingredients: 2/3 cup breadcrumbs, toasted 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 1/2 tablespoons nonpareil capers 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes 2 4-oz cans boneless, smoked sardines in lemon olive oil 3/4 cup roughly chopped Italian parsley 8-9 oz tagliatelle, cooked to package instructions Directions: Heat the […]

Wild Sardine Spread

Ingredients: 4.2 oz canned sardines* in extra virgin olive oil 4.2 oz canned sardines in water, drained 1 tablespoon Dijon 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers 1 large shallot, chopped 1/2 teaspoon hot peri-peri sauce 1 stalk celery, finely diced freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place the sardines, Dijon, capers, pepper, peri-peri […]

Pineapple Coconut Matzo Granola

Ingredients: 5 sheets egg matzo, broken into bite-sized pieces* 1 1/2 tablespoons milled flax seeds 2/3 cup blanched slivered almonds 1/4 cup sweetened or unsweetened dessicated coconut 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 1/2 cup bite-sized dried pineapple 1/4 cup bite-sized crystallized ginger 1/4 cup melted butter 1/3 cup golden syrup […]

Holy Trinity Pizza Sauce

Ingredients: 1 onion, minced 1 stalk celery, finely diced 1 cubanelle pepper, finely diced 1 clove garlic, minced 28 oz canned crushed tomatoes 2 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons parsley freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper Directions: In a large saucepan, saute the onions, celery, pepper and […]

Moroccan Shakshuka

Ingredients: 2 Anaheim chiles, diced 1 onion, diced 2 clove garlic, minced 24 oz canned crushed tomatoes 15 oz (canned) diced fire roasted tomatoes 14 oz canned chickpeas, drained 1 teaspoon Moroccan spice blend sea salt freshly ground black pepper 6 eggs Directions: Saute the chiles, onion and garlic in […]

Pan Bagnat

Ingredients: 1 short loaf French bread or 1/2 long loaf* 1 (very loose) cup flat leaf parsley 1 clove garlic, smashed 10 oz canned tuna in olive oil 6 oz marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons minced Nicoise and Picholine olives 1 anchovy, minced 1/4 cup sliced […]