Category: Recipes

Roasted-Beet Salad With Goat Cheese and Walnuts from Mark Bittman

DELICIOUS!!!!!!!!! Ingredients 3 large or 6 medium beets 3/4 cup walnuts 6 cups torn greens, one type or an assortment 1/3 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar 1 tablespoon minced shallot 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard Salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 ounces goat cheese Preparation 1. Heat the oven to 400. Wash the beets, and while they are…

Linguine With Caramelized Onions And Goat Cheese

You’ll love this pasta dish. Ingredients: 1/2 pound Fresh Linguine 1 tbsp Butter & Olive Oil 2–3 Vidalia Onions, finely sliced 1/2 c. Red Wine 1 tbsp of Balsamic Vinegar 1 tsp of Honey 1/2 Goat Cheese (more or less depending upon your fancy) Chopped Parsley, for garnish Directions: 1.In a heavy pan, melt the butter at medium-medium high heat.…

Drunken Stir-Fried Beef with Green Beans

From Cooking Light. Delicious! “Most Thai dishes are named after the main ingredients or cooking techniques. But occasionally, a dish has a playful or poetic name, such as this one. Serve over jasmine rice.”   Ingredients Drunken Paste: 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 7 garlic cloves, minced 1 1/4 teaspoons minced bird chile or 2 1/2 teaspoons minced serrano chile 2…

Delicious, Easy-To-Make No Bake Brownies aka “Date Nut Balls”

I just got this new cookbook. It is beautiful. It is called Superfood Kitchen. By Julie Morris. And this is the first thing I made. YUM! Bet you can’t eat just one! Ingredients: 1 cup (packed) soft Medjool dates (about 10 or 11), pits removed 1 cup raw walnut pieces 1/2 cup cacao powder 1 Tbsp – 1/c cup cacao…

Pork Chops with Mushroom Bread Pudding from Food & Wine

If you like pork chops and mushrooms and bread pudding, you’ll love this! From a cookbook I use all the time: Food & Wine, Quick From Scratch One-Dish Meals Cookbook Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1 onion, chopped 1 rib celery, chopped 3/4 pound mushrooms, cut into thin slices 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 pound baguette (or other crusty bread), cut…

Holiday Easter Bread

Delicious!!! Pretty easy to make, but boy did I dirty so many mixing bowls, measuring cups and spoons, etc!!! And I made one large loaf rather than two. TOTAL TIME 3 ½ hours For the Sponge 1 cup milk, at room temperature 1 package dry active yeast (2 1/4 teaspoons) 1 cup all-purpose flour (125 grams) For the Dough 1/4…

Pasta With Broccoli Rabe via Arthur Schwartz

This was my Dad’s favorite pasta. Served with sweet and hot sausage. Arthur Schwartz writes: “This ranks up there with pasta and beans, and pasta and potatoes in the pantheon of Campanian comfort dishes…….in this traditional version, the broccoli rabe is tamed by blanching, then cooked as usual with olive oil, garlic, and hot red pepper, while the pasta cooks…

Easy Chicken Mole from Paula Deen

I changed a few things but boy was this delicious! Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 can diced tomatoes, drained 1 bell pepper, chopped (I used a red pepper.) 2 chipotle peppers, roughly chopped 1 (10-ounce) can chicken broth (I used…

Creamy Carrot and Millet Soup from Better Homes & Gardens

So easy and so delicious! I served it with homemade croutons–from my no knead fig & fennel bread. The BH&G recipe called for grilled cheese croutons. 2 tablespoons butter 1 medium onion chopped 1 pound carrots peeled and chopped (about 3 cups) 1/2 cup millet 2 1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken or vegetable stock or broth(I used my homemade) 1/2 teaspoon…

Salmon With Caramelized Banana and Mandarin Orange

Years ago in New York City I had grilled salmon with bananas and I loved it. And I loved this: I roasted the salmon in a 410 oven for about 20 minutes. I should have grilled it, but it is winter, and it was cold and dark when I made dinner. Ingredients: About 1 1/2 pounds Shetland Salmon (Or Sockeye…