Tag: cheddar

Cheddar & Black Pepper Pie Crust

Ingredients: 2 cups flour 2/3 cup cold butter, cut into 1 inch chunks 1/2 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese 5-8 tablespoons ice water 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Place the pepper, butter, flour and cheddar into a food processor. Add water one tablespoon at […]

Crab Pretzel

Ingredients: for the dip: 1 small shallot, grated 8 oz fresh blue crab meat 3 oz shredded sharp cheddar 3 oz cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 tablespoons sour cream 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1/2 tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning 1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard for the pretzel: 3/4 oz […]

Chipotle Cheddar Spread

Ingredients: 3 cups shredded extra sharp cheddar 6 chipotle chiles in adobo, chopped 6 tablespoons mayonnaise 4 teaspoons adobe sauce 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce salt white pepper to serve: 4 hamburger patties* hamburger rolls Directions: Mash together all of the ingredients with a fork in a medium bowl. Grill hamburgers […]

Corned Beef and Cabbage Quesadillas

Ingredients: 1/2 lb leftover corned beef, cut into batons 1/2 cup leftover cabbage, sliced into 1/4 inch wide strips 1/2 cup leftover potatoes, sliced thinly deli style mustard shredded Irish cheddar 2 flour tortillas Directions: Heat a pan large enough for a large tortilla to lay flat. Place one tortilla […]

Cincinnati Chili

Ingredients: 2 lb ground beef 28 oz can diced or crushed tomato in tomato juice 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium onion, chopped 1/2 cup water 2 tablespoon chili powder 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa 1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon cinnamon […]

Creamy Macaroni and Cheese with Rapini

Ingredients:1 cup evaporated milk*1 cup milk*1 cup shredded cheddar1 cup shredded asiago1/4 cup panko3 tablespoons grated parmesan3 tablespoons butter3 tablespoons flour1/2 teaspoon nutmeg1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper1 bunch rapini, chopped and steamed**1 lb small or medium sized pasta, cooked Directions:For the béchamel: In a medium pan, melt the butter. Add the […]

Shrimp & Grits

Ingredients: for the grits: 4 cups shrimp stock 1 cup stone-ground grits* (not instant) 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar 1/2 cup grated Parmesan for the shrimp: 1 lb medium sized shrimp, peeled 3 slices raw bacon, chopped 2/3 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 stalks celery, […]

Macaroni & Cheese with Artichokes

Ingredients:10 oz frozen artichoke hearts, defrosted1 1/4 cup shredded asiago cheese3/4 cup panko1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese1/4 cup milk1 tablespoon red pepper flakes1 tablespoon olive oil1 teaspoon smoked paprika2 cloves garlic, minced16 oz short pasta, cooked almost to al dente Directions:Preheat oven to 375. In a large pan, saute the […]

Breakfast Quesadillas

Ingredients:4 eggs1 hot chile pepper*, diced1 small potato, diced1 small onion, diced1 small zucchini, diced2 tablespoons olive oilsharp cheddarflour tortillas**salsa*** Directions:Whisk together the eggs and the hot pepper. Scramble in a small pan, leaving large curds. Set aside. Meanwhile, in a small heavy pan, saute the onions, potato and zucchini […]

Quesadilla Deliciosa

Ingredients:For the marinade:2 tablespoons olive oil2 tablespoons mango juice1 Tablespoon tequila1 teaspoon dark soy sauce5 cloves of garlic1 onion, roughly chopped1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper*juice of a limejuice of half a lemonfreshly ground pepper to taste Everything else:1 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts8 oz portobello mushroom caps, […]