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Chocolate Fudge

Ingredients: 2 tablespoon butter 2/3 cup evaporated milk 1 2/3 cups sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups mini-marshmallows 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 teaspoons vanilla Directions: Combine butter, milk, sugar, and salt in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil; cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring […]

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Peanut Butter Fudge

Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter, plus more for greasing pan 1 cup peanut butter (use Peter Pan, it gets the best results in baking) 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 pound powdered sugar Directions: Microwave butter and peanut butter for 2 minutes. Stir and microwave for 2 more minutes. Add vanilla and […]

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Sesame Snow Peas

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups snow peas (about 6 oz) 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon dark sesame oil 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds (I bought them pre-toasted at an Asian grocery store but you can toast them yourself) Directions: Toss snow peas, oils and soy sauce in a medium microwave […]

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Orzo with Snap Peas and Squash

Ingredients: 1/2 lb orzo 1 lb sugar snap peas 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 small squash, cubed 2 tablespoons parmesan Directions: Cook orzo 5 minutes. Add peas and squash. Cook until orzo is done and vegetables are tender. Add olive oil. Drain if needed. Sprinkle with parmesan, salt and pepper. […]

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Cauliflower Parmesan

Ingredients: 20 oz cauliflower 1/2 cup grated parmesan 1/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs 3 tablespoons melted butter Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Butter 1 1/4 quart baking dish. Steam cauliflower. Place in dish. In a small bowl, stir together crumbs and cheese. Toss with butter. Sprinkle over cauliflower and toss. […]

cookies, dessert, pantry baking, recipes

Thumbprint Cookies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup flour 2/3 cup jam 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Grease cookie sheet. Separate eggs. Cream butter, sugar and egg yolk. Add vanilla, flour and salt and mix well. Shape dough […]

burgers, recipes

Inside Out Blue Cheese Burgers

1 1/3 pounds ground sirloin 1 tablespoon Worcestershire 1 shallot or small onion minced 1/2 pound crumbled blue cheese Extra-virgin olive oil, for pan McCormick’s Montreal Seasoning Combine first 3 ingredients and divide meat into 4 equal amounts. When forming each patty, nestle a pile of blue cheese crumbles into […]

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Mashed Potatoes with Bacon and Spinach

Ingredients:6 slices bacon, cut into 1/2 in pieces2 lbs potatoes (I like Yukon Gold, but Russets work well too)6 oz baby spinach2 tablespoons milk3 tablespoons butter1 cup grated fontina cheesesalt & pepper Directions:Cook bacon, drain on paper towel lined plates. Boil potatoes until just tender. Drain and let dry. Mash […]

quick bread, recipes

Ginger-Carrot Bread

Ingredients:1 1/2 cups flour1 cup carrot juice3/4 cup sugar1/2 cup chopped, toasted almonds1/3 cup canola oil2 eggs2 teaspoons baking soda1 teaspoon vanilla3/4 teaspoon fresh gingersalt Directions:Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly coat loaf pan with spray. In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, oil, eggs, vanilla, and carrot juice. In […]

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Red Onion and Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 3 red onions, chopped or sliced 3 cucumbers, thinly sliced 2 teaspoons grated ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons fresh chives 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1/4 cup canola oil pinch crushed red pepper black pepper Directions: In a colander, lightly salt cucumbers and allow to drain in sink […]