Recipes

June Recipes

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hot Pepper Relish 3 finely chopped jalapenos – remove the seeds and discard before chopping 1 large yellow or red onion, peeled and chopped 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1/2 cup white vinegar 1/2 cup sugar 1 – 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro Combine all ingredients in a non-aluminum [ ...click to read more ]

December Recipes

December 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Salmon Filet – moist and flavorful 1 pound salmon filet 1/4 cup Kraft Miracle Whip 1/2 teaspoon fresh or dried dill Preheat oven to 375 F. For easy clean-up line a baking sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray. Place the filet on the baking sheet. Spread the Miracle Whip evenly over the filet. Sprinkle [ ...click to read more ]

November Recipes

November 10, 2016 // 2 Comments

Pumpkin Soup 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped carrot 1 tablespoon fresh minced ginger 5 cups of low-sodium chicken stock 1 – 15 ounce can solid pack canned pumpkin In a large sauce pan, [ ...click to read more ]

October Eats

October 17, 2016 // 1 Comment

Tomato Soup with Sausage and Croutons 1 medium eggplant 2 medium zucchini 2 tablespoons olive oil 14 ounce kielbasa 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes 1/2 cup chopped, fresh basil 1 clove garlic 1 cup seasoned Italian croutons In a large sauce pan or Dutch oven add the olive oil. Dice the eggplant, zucchini, and garlic and [ ...click to read more ]

End of Summer Recipes

September 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Rice, Tomato, and Broccoli Casserole 3 cups of cooked broccoli florets 1 cup of cooked rice, brown or white 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup mild, shredded cheese 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed rosemary 1 cup of undiluted tomato soup 2 fresh tomatoes, thinly sliced Preheat oven to 375 F. Coat a deep dish 10-inch pie [ ...click to read more ]

Kitchen Tips and Suggestions

June 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Seed Spices Annatto Cumin Nutmeg Coriander Yellow Mustard Celery Fenugreek Green Cardamom Fennel Star Anise Caraway   Keep It Fresh – Storing Fruit, Vegetables and Herbs Correctly Leave on the counter: tomatoes, peaches, plums, avocados, melons, mangoes, kiwifruits, bananas. Store in fridge: berries, corn, [ ...click to read more ]

June Recipes

June 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Cherry Tomato and Feta Sauté 1 pound cherry or grape tomatoes 2 tablespoons minced shallots or green onions 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 2 tablespoons fresh, chopped mint In medium skillet over medium heat, cook cherry tomatoes, shallots and garlic in olive oil, or until [ ...click to read more ]

Herbal Cocktails

November 9, 2015 // 1 Comment

Herbs and spirits seem to go together. Many of today’s premium liqueurs are made from centuries old recipes that paired herbs with alcohol. For example, Benedictine was made from a secret blend of herbs, closely guarded by the monks who distilled the drink. Creme de menthe’s flavor comes from Corsican mint, Mentha [ ...click to read more ]

Autumn Recipes

November 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Greek Chicken and Potatoes 1/2 cup olive oil plus 3 tablespoons for greasing the pan 2 pounds of bone-in chicken 2 pounds of baking potatoes or you can use red potatoes 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 clove of garlic, crushed 1/2 teaspoon each sea salt and freshly ground pepper 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 [ ...click to read more ]