using home canned food

Pickled Beet and Gorgonzola Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 1 dozen hard-boiled eggs 1 16-oz jar sliced pickled beets 3-4 oz crumbled gorgonzola 1 tablespoon dijon 3 tablespoons mayonnaise freshly ground black pepper Directions: The night before you want to serve: Drain the beets reserving both the beets and the brine. Refrigerate the beets in an air-tight container. […]

How-to: Sweet & Savory Blue Cheese Boards

You can’t beat a cheese board for holiday entertaining! Litehouse approached me to create a cheese board using their center cut cheese, which is cut from the center of a cheese wheel that has been aged 100 days,  and I jumped at the chance. I love having snacks for dinner and assembling […]

Reuben-Inspired Twice Baked Potatoes

Ingredients: 4 large Russet potatoes (about 3 lbs) 2 1/2 tablespoons minced dill pickles OR dill relish 1/2 tablespoons tomato paste 1/4 cup sour cream 1 1/3 cup chopped corned beef* 3/4 cup sauerkraut 2/3 cup shredded Swiss or Gruyère freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Bake […]

PB&J Hamantaschen

Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter, room temperature 2 eggs, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1/2 cup peanut butter powder (I used PBFit) 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder  jam (I used elderberry jam) Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. […]

Sauerkraut-Spiked Latkes

Ingredients: 4 cups grated Russet potatoes (about 4 medium potatoes) 1 cup sauerkraut, well drained 1 egg, beaten 1/4 cup potato starch freshly ground black pepper canola oil Directions: In a large cast iron skillet or another heavy bottomed pan, heat about 1/4 inch oil. Place the potato and sauerkraut […]

Pickle-Spiked Cheeseburgers

Ingredients: for the burger: 1 1/4 lb 90% lean ground beef 1/4 cup chopped “Hamburger” dill pickle chips* 1/2 medium onion, finely diced 2 tablespoons horseradish deli mustard 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 4 slices Butterkäse cheese** freshly ground black pepper. to serve: 4 pretzel rolls horseradish deli mustard “Hamburger” dill […]

Double Orange Hamantaschen

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter, room temperature 2 eggs, at room temperature 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon orange extract orange jam/marmalade (I used Seville Orange Fiordifrutta) Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. In a large bowl, […]

Toasted Marshmallow Apple Butter Milkshakes

Ingredients: for the milkshake: 1/2 cup Musselman’s apple butter 1 1/3 cup vanilla bean gelato 1 cup milk 8 large marshmallows to serve: whipped cream cinnamon cinnamon sticks Directions: Skewer marshmallows on a wooden skewer or fondue fork. Toast over an open burner. Place on parchment paper to cool. When […]

Turkey Apple Butter-Cheddar Sliders

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Musselman’s apple butter 8 oz shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 1/2 lb good quality deli sliced turkey 1-pack Martin’s 12 Sliced Potato Rolls Directions: In a large bowl, mix together the apple butter and cheddar until smooth with the paddle attachment of an electric mixer. Scrape into […]