Tag: homemade takeout

Cara Cara Orangeade

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups Cara Cara orange juice (from about 6 large Cara Cara oranges) juice from 1 large lemon 2 1/2 cups cold water simple syrup Directions: Add the orange and lemon juice and water to a large pitcher. Stir in syrup to taste. Serve cold. My thoughts: I […]

Baltimore Peach Cake

Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 oz yeast 3 tablespoons lukewarm water 3 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled 1/3 cup milk, at room temperature 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon salt 4-6 halved or quartered peeled and pitted peaches, at room temperature 1-2 tablespoons raspberry jam (I […]

Coachella Valley Date (Gelato) Shake

Ingredients: 1 cup 2% milk 1 cup pitted California Medjool dates 1 pint vanilla bean gelato Directions: Place the milk and dates in a blender. Pulse until smooth. Add gelato. Pulse until blended. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 large date shakes My thoughts: I had read about date shakes, the supposed […]

Homemade Raspberry Lime Baltimore Snowballs

Ingredients: for the “syrup”: 1 1/4 cup (fresh) raspberries juice and zest of 2 small limes 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup simple syrup or liquid turbinado sugar (to taste) to serve: finely crushed ice cup spoon Directions: Place all “syrup” ingredients in a blender and pulse until smooth. If necessary, […]

Sabich

Ingredients: 2 Italian eggplants, thinly sliced 6 pitas, halved 6 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1/3 cup hummus for the Israeli salad: 2 tomatoes, cubed 1 English cucumber, cubed 1 small onion, cubed 3 tablespoons minced Italian parsley juice and zest of one lemon sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Toss […]

Salvadoran Enchiladas

Ingredients: 2 cups instant corn masa flour 1 1/2 cups warm water 3 tablespoon canola oil 1 1/2 cup Old El Paso Traditional Refried Beans 2 avocados, sliced 1 1/2 cups chopped romaine and red cabbage mix 3 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1/4 cup diced white onion 1 pint grape tomatoes, […]

Tiny Burgers with Pickles and Onions

Ingredients: 1 lb 94% lean ground beef 1/4 cup minced white onion 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce sea salt freshly ground black pepper to serve: minced white onion soft dinner rolls, cut in half horizontally dill pickle slices (sometimes labeled “hamburger pickles”) Directions: In a medium bowl, combine the beef, onion, […]

Homemade French Fries

Ingredients: 3-4 lb russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch wide, 3 inch long pieces peanut oil Directions: Soak the cut up potato in cold water for 10-15 minutes. Drain and pat dry. Meanwhile, bring a heavy, tall sided pan* of oil up to 300. Add the fries in […]

Homemade Orange Julius

Ingredients: 12 oz frozen pulp-free orange juice concentrate 1 1/2 cup milk 1 1/2 cup very cold water 2/3 cup confectioners sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla paste 1 cup standard sized ice cubes Directions: Add the frozen concentrate, milk, water, sugar and vanilla paste to a blender. Blend until smooth. […]

Fauxtisserie Chicken

Ingredients: 6 lb roasting chicken 1 tablespoon paprika 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder 1/2 tablespoon dried oregano 1/2 tablespoon dried parsley 1/2 tablespoon lemon pepper seasoning kosher salt freshly ground black pepper 2 lemons, quartered 1/2 head garlic 3 onions, peeled Direction: Mix the spices together. Set aside. Cut the end […]