Tag: celery seed

Fried Catfish v.2.0

Ingredients:2 lb catfish fillets, cut in half length-wise1/2 cup cornmeal1/4 flour1/4 corn flour1 tablespoon Old Bay1 1/2 teaspoons ground chipotle1 teaspoon celery seedsaltpepperjuice of one lemonoil for frying Directions: Place fish in single layer in a shallow bowl or tray, squeeze lemon juice over the fish. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. […]

How to: Holiday Meal Plan

I’m not claiming to be a holiday cooking expert but you wouldn’t believe the number of emails I’ve gotten asking for tips on making a complete holiday meal. With a little advance planning, the big day will be a snap. Many of the ingredients and flavors in this menu are […]

Chorizo & Quinoa

Ingredients:1/2 lb Spanish style chorizo, sliced on the bias2 cups chicken stock1 cup quinoa2 cloves garlic, minced1 onion, diced1 stalk celery, diced2 tablespoons olive oil1 teaspoon smoked paprika Directions:In a large sauce pan, heat the oil. Add the onion, garlic, chorizo, and celery. Saute until fragrent, about 2-3 minutes. Add […]

Creamy Butter Bean Mash

Ingredients:1 lb fresh butter beans*1/8 cup parcel**3 sprigs mint, leaves only 2 tablespoons yogurt (low fat is okay) 2 tablespoons olive oiljuice of 1/2 large lemon Directions:In a food processor or blender, pulse all ingredients until a pate like paste forms. Add more yogurt or oil as needed. Serve on […]

Creamy Cucumber Salad with Thyme

Ingredients:16 oz low fat sour cream4 medium to large cucumbers, sliced or diced3 tablespoons thyme, minced1 teaspoon celery seed3 bulbs of green onions OR 1 small onion, mincedsaltpepper Directions:In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Cover tightly and refrigerate 1 hour to 1 day before serving. The cucumbers might release […]

Tuna Pasta Salad with Spinach and Parsley

Ingredients: 12 oz canned albacore tuna, thoroughly drained 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped celery 1/4 cup chopped carrots 1/4 cup wilted fresh or defrosted and drained frozen spinach 1/8 cup flat leaf parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons capers 2-5 tablespoons mayonnaise (to taste) 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons […]


Ingredients:1 cup flour1/3 cup milk1 tablespoon butter1/2 teaspoon salt spices (for topping)shown here:kosher saltcracked peppertarragon poppy seedcaraway seedcelery seed suggested:paprikarosemaryoregano Directions:Preheat oven to 450. In a food processor or with a pastry cutter or with a mixer combine the flour, salt and butter until a coarse meal forms. Slowly stream […]

Spinach Parmesan Dip

Ingredients: 10 oz frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry8 oz cream cheese (from a block)1 cup sour cream1/2 cup Parmesan, grated1 tablespoon white pepper1 tablespoon smoked paprika1 teaspoon celery seed1/4 teaspoon nutmegsalt Directions: Preheat oven to 400. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients thoroughly. Scrape into a small (about […]

Pecan “Stuffing”

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups chopped onions1 ½ cups chopped celery½ cup parsley¼ cup pecans, choppedabout 25 slices bread, torn2 eggs, beaten1 tablespoon butter2 tablespoons poultry seasoning1 teaspoon sage1 teaspoon celery seed½ cup chicken or turkey stock Directions: In a large pan, sauté celery and onions in the butter until translucent. […]

Catfish Fry

Ingredients:2 lb catfish filets*, cut in half length-wise1/2 cup cornmeal1/4 flour1 tablespoon Old Bay1 1/2 teaspoons cayenne1 teaspoon celery seedsaltpepperjuice of one lemonoil for frying Directions: Place fish in a shallow bowl, squeeze lemon juice over the fish. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. On a plate, mix together flour, cornmeal, Old […]