Tag: nuts

Indian Spiced Peanuts with Toasted Coconut

Ingredients: 2 cups unsalted roasted peanuts 2 tablespoons unsweetened coconut 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons garam masala 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon cardadom 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon lime zest pinch tumeric Directions: Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Preheat the oven […]

Cardamom-Honey Roasted Peanuts

Ingredients:2 cups unsalted, roasted peanuts1/4 cup honey (I used mesquite honey)1 tablespoon sugar1 tablespoon ground cardamom2 teaspoons salt1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground ginger Directions:Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a small bowl, whisk together the sugar and spices. Set aside. In a heavy pan, heat the honey until […]

Sweet & Spicy Peanuts

Ingredients: 2 cups unsalted, roasted peanuts 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 tablespoon chipotle chile powder 1 1/2 teaspoon Chinese five spice powder 1 teaspoon chili powder salt Directions: Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Preheat the oven to 250. Toss all ingredients together except for the […]

Balsamic Glazed Almonds

Ingredients: 1 cup raw almonds* 1/4 cup light brown sugar 3 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder Directions: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place the nuts, brown sugar and vinegar in a heavy sauce pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until […]

Jelly Doughnut Cupcakes

Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1/2 cup light brown sugar ½ cup milk 1/4 cup butter, at room temperature 1 egg, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon lemon zest 1/4 teaspoon saltgood quality red jelly (any flavor) powdered sugarDirections: Preheat the oven to 350. Grease […]

Taste of the Tropics Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients: 8 oz (total) chopped macadamia nuts and semisweet chips* 3/4 cup light brown sugar 3/4 cup flour 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut** 4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 […]

Lion’s Head

Ingredients: 2 cups chicken stock OR mushroom broth1 1/4 pound ground pork1 large bunch scallions finely chopped1 large bunch garlic chives, cut into 1 inch pieces1 cup chopped bok choy (the remainder)¼ cup large dried shiitake mushrooms OR dried black mushrooms1/8 cup minced bok choy (white parts only)2 tablespoons Shaoxing […]

Roasted Garlic & Basil Pesto

Ingredients:2 cups fresh basil1/2 cup fresh arugula4 cloves roasted garlic1/3 cup asiago cheese (the longer aged, the better)1/4 cup toasted pinenuts1/3 cup olive oilsaltpepper Directions:Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender, pulse until a thick paste forms. Toss with 1 lb cooked pasta. My thoughts: Is there a […]

Basil Asiago Pesto

Ingredients:2 cups fresh basil4 cloves garlic1/3 cup asiago cheese (the longer aged, the better)1/4 cup toasted pinenuts 1/3 cup olive oilsaltpepper Optional garnish:8 oz sauted sliced mushrooms Directions:Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender, pulse until a thick paste forms. Toss with 1 lb cooked pasta. Garnish with […]

Baked Doughnuts Three Ways: Vanilla Bean, Green Tea & Chocolate

Ingredients:5 cups flour, plus more for kneading1 2/3 cup warm milk3/4 cup sugar plus more for dipping1/4 oz instant yeast2 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled PLUS 3 additional tablespoons (set aside) 2 eggs2 teaspoons vanilla CHOOSE ONE: 3 tablespoons matcha (green tea powder)5 tablespoons dutch process cocoa2 tablespoons vanilla paste […]