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Spicy Cheddar Muffins

Ingredients:3/4 cup flour3/4 cup grated extra sharp cheddar3/4 cup milk1/2 cup cornmeal2 tablespoons olive oil1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon cracked black pepper1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper pinch of salt pinch of sugar Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Line or grease 10 wells in a muffin tin. In a large bowl, mix together […]

Carrot Spice Muffins

Ingredients:2 cups shredded carrot1 1/2 cups flour1/2 cup whole wheat flour1 1/4 cup sugar1 cup applesauce1/2 cup oil2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger2 teaspoons vanilla2 teaspoons baking soda2 teaspoons cinnamon1/2 teaspoon allspice1/4 teaspoon cloves1 teaspoon mace1/4 teaspoon salt3 large eggs Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour or line 20 wells […]

A Sauce of Two Fishes

Ingredients:32 oz can whole tomatoes, hand crushed1/4 cup olive oil1/4 cup chopped parsley6 oz can tuna, drained and flaked10 anchovy fillets6 canned or jarred artichoke hearts, coarsely chopped4 cloves garlic, mincedred pepper flakes Directions:In a large sauce pan, heat oil. Add garlic and saute until golden. Reduce heat to low […]

Cheerios Chocolate Marshmallow Bars

Ingredients: 5 cups Cheerios dry cereal 4 cups marshmallows* 1 tablespoon butter 3 oz semisweet chocolate chips Directions: Grease or spray a 9×13 inch baking pan. In a large pot, melt butter and marshmallows together, stirring** near continuously. When the marshmallows are almost totally melted, add the chips. Stir once […]

Cranberry Muffins

Ingredients:2 1/2 cups flour1 cup cranberries1 cup milk2/3 cup sugar1/3 cup cottage cheese2 tablespoons oil1 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt2 eggs Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour or line 12 wells of a muffin tin. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, oil and cottage cheese. In a medium […]

Butternut Squash Muffins

Ingredients:4 eggs3 1/2 cups flour2 cups sugar2 cups cooked butternut squash*, drained and cooled1 cup light brown sugar1 cup vegetable oil1/4 cup apple cider1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon vanilla1 teaspoon cloves1 teaspoon nutmeg1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon allspice Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour 3 loaf […]

Orange Carrot Muffins

Ingredients:2 cups flour1 cup sugar1 cup orange juice, at room temperature1/2 cup carrot, grated4 tablespoons butter, melted1 egg1 teaspoon lemon or orange zest2 teaspoons baking powder1/8 teaspoon salt Directions:Preheat oven to 375. Grease or line 15 wells in a cupcake pan. In a large bowl, mix together butter and sugar. […]

Sour Cream Muffins

Ingredients: 3 eggs, at room temperature3 cups flour1 1/2 cups sour cream1 1/2 cups sugar1 1/3 light brown sugar3/4 cup butter, at room temperature1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda2 teaspoons vanilla1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 350. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, […]

Tuna Croquettes

Ingredients: 2 cans albacore tuna (drained) 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 1 tablespoon good quality Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon Old Bay 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 eggs ½ cup bread crumbs Fresh dill, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil (for pan) Directions: Break up tuna in chunks in […]

Cranberry-Cornmeal Muffins

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups flour 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ cup yellow cornmeal ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup butter ½ cup sugar 1 cup milk 8 oz fresh cranberries Directions: Preheat oven to 400. Sift together flour and baking powder in a medium sized bowl. I don’t have a sifter […]