recipes

Spiced Applesauce Corn Muffins

Ingredients: 1/2 cup  canola oil 1 1/2 cups unsweetened applesauce 1/4 cup full-fat vanilla Greek yogurt 2 eggs 1 1/4 cups flour 1/2 cup coarse cornmeal 1 teaspoon baking soda pinch ground anise 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon mace 2/3 cup light […]

Russian Mimosa Salad with a Twist

Ingredients: 1 medium-large white potato 1 medium beet, cooked 4 eggs 1 8.8 oz can smoked sprats in oil (I used Riga brand), drained 1/2-1 teaspoon prepared horseradish mayonnaise (about 1/2 cup, maybe more) 1 bunch spring onions, sliced, greens only (save whites for another use) 2-3 oz brick sharp […]

Gaufre de Liège (Liège Waffles)

Ingredients: 3/4 cup milk 1 tablespoon instant yeast (I used LeSaffre Saf-Instant Yeast Gold) 12 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 2 3/4 cups flour 2 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 eggs, at room temperature pinch salt 2/3 cup Belgian pearl sugar Directions: About 3 1/2-4 hrs prior to when you […]

Smoked Sardine & Dandelion Greens Spaghetti

Ingredients: 4.25 oz tinned smoked sardines in oil 1 onion, sliced into half-moons 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 large bunch dandelion greens, chopped (about 6 cups) 1/2 cup sliced cherry tomatoes (about 1/2 pint) 1/4 cup kalamata olives salt freshly ground black pepper 12 […]

Beef, Mushroom, Root Vegetables & Barley Soup

Ingredients: 1 3/4 lb cubed sirloin 2 stalks celery, diced (greens too!) 2 medium carrots, sliced 2 parsnips, sliced 1 onion, diced 1 lb (6 caps) portobello mushrooms, cubed 8 oz button mushrooms, sliced 4 cloves garlic, sliced 1 medium rutabaga, diced 1-quart beef stock 1 cup pearl barley 1 […]

Spiced Zucchini Muffins with Walnuts

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon mace 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ginger pinch salt 1 egg 1/2 cup canola oil 2 cups shredded zucchini (one medium zucchini) Directions: Preheat oven […]

Potato, Cauliflower and Spring Onion Gratin

Ingredients: 2 1/2 lbs Yukon Gold Potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 medium head cauliflower, chopped 4 tablespoons butter 1 bunch (4) spring onions, greens, and whites chopped* ground mustard 1/2 teaspoon paprika salt freshly ground black pepper 4 oz sharp cheddar cheese 2 tablespoons shredded parmesan 3 tablespoons toasted bread […]