• Stuffed Pepper Soup

    Ingredients: • 1 lb ground beef • 1 (8 oz) can of tomato sauce • 1 (14.5 oz) can of diced tomatoes • 2 TB spoons brown sugar • 32 oz beef stock • 1 green pepper, chopped • 1 onion, chopped • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 2 teaspoons salt • 1/2 teaspoon black… [Continue Reading]

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    Stuffed Pepper Soup
  • Turkey Gravy

    Ingredients: • 1/2 cup butter • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, plus 3 tablespoons • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper • 4 cups pan drippings (or see options below the recipe) Directions: • Drain the pan drippings for the roasted turkey through a fine strainer. • Let sit and then remove any fat from the top of the drippings. • Add in… [Continue Reading]

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    Turkey Gravy
  • Beef Tips and Noodles

    Ingredients: • 2 lb top sirloin, cut into one-inch pieces • 2 TB spoons olive oil divided • 2 onions sliced • 2 TB spoons cornstarch • 1/2 teaspoon thyme • 2 cups beef broth • salt,pepper • 1/2 cup white wine • 8 oz fresh mushrooms, sliced • egg noodles Directions: • Saute the onions in the large skillet in 1 tablespoon… [Continue Reading]

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    Beef Tips and Noodles
  • Meatballs with Pumpkin

    Ingredients: For the Meatballs: • 1 lb ground beef • 1/2 onion, finely chopped • 2 cloves garlic, minced • zest of one lemon • 2 egg yolks • 2 TB spoons oil For the Sauce: • 1/2 onion, chopped • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 2 cups chicken broth • 1 pumpkin, peeled and… [Continue Reading]

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    Meatballs with Pumpkin
  • Hard Boiled Eggs

    Ingredients: • Eggs Directions: • Place eggs in a heavy-bottomed saucepan and cover them with cold water. Make sure the tops of the eggs are covered by at least an inch of water. • Bring the water to a full boil, uncovered. •  Remove the pot from the heat and cover it. • Let the pot stand… [Continue Reading]

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    Hard Boiled Eggs
  • Dark Chocolate Apricot Cookies

    Ingredients: • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour • 1 teaspoon baking soda • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder • 1 cup butter, softened • 1 1/2 cups white sugar • 1 egg • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract • 1 cup chopped dried apricots • 1 package (12 oz) dark chocolate chips Directions: • Preheat oven to 375… [Continue Reading]

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    Dark Chocolate Apricot Cookies
  • Pie Bites

    Ingredients: • 1 Package of Pillsbury Refrigerated pie Crust (2 ct.) • Approx. 1.5 cups of your favorite marmalade • 1 Egg • Sparkle Sugar for sprinkling..a.k.a. “Salt” Directions: • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. • Unroll each crust and spread the marmalade onto one of them (leave a 1/8″ border around the edge). • Put the other Pie… [Continue Reading]

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    Pie Bites
  • Crisp Oatmeal Cookies

    What you need: • ¾ cup butter, softened • ¾ cup white sugar • ¾ cup packed light brown sugar • 2 eggs • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour • 1 teaspoon baking soda • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon • ½ teaspoon salt • 2 ¾ cups rolled oats What… [Continue Reading]

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    Crisp Oatmeal Cookies
  • Apple Crisp

    Ingredients: • 5 lb apples • 4 TB spoons orange juice • 1/2 cup granulated sugar • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg For the topping: • 1 1/2 cups flour • 3/4 cup granulated sugar • 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt • 1 cup oatmeal •… [Continue Reading]

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    Apple Crisp
  • Chocolate Mousse

    Ingredients: • 9 TB spoons butter • 7 oz dark chocolate, chopped • 6 egg yolks • 6  egg whites • 5.5 oz sugar • 6  TB spoons brewed coffee Directions: • Melt butter in the top of a double boiler over hot, but not simmering, water. • Add chocolate. •  Stir frequently until smooth.… [Continue Reading]

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    Chocolate Mousse
  • Pasta with Salmon

    What you need: • 2 TB spoons olive oil • 1 medium onion, chopped • 4 garlic cloves, minced • 4 tomatoes, chopped • 2 TB spoon lemon juice • 1 TB sugar • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes • ½ teaspoon ground pepper • salt • 1 lb uncooked salmon, cut in 1 inch… [Continue Reading]

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    Pasta with Salmon
  • Corned Beef and Cabbage

    Ingredients: • 3 lb corned beef brisket, with spice packet • 12 small red potatoes • 7 carrots, peeled and sliced in 2 inch chunks • 1 head cabbage, cut in wedges Directions: • Place corned beef in  Dutch oven and cover with water. • Add the spice packet that came with the corned beef. •… [Continue Reading]

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    Corned Beef and Cabbage
  • Italian Double Chocolate and Espresso Cookies

    Ingredients: • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature • 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips • 1 cup flour • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder • 1 tablespoon instant espresso powder • 1 teaspoon baking powder • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 3/4 cup sugar • 2 eggs, at… [Continue Reading]

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    Italian Double Chocolate and Espresso Cookies
  • Southwest Cilantro Ranch Dressing

    Ingredients: • 1 packet TRADITIONAL Hidden Valley Ranch mix (not BUTTERMILK) • 1 cup mayonnaise • 1 cup buttermilk • 2 tomatillos, remove husk, diced • 1/2 bunch of fresh cilantro • 1 clove garlic • juice of 1 lime • 1 jalapeno, remove the seeds, minced. Directions: •Mix ingredients together in blender. • Chill for a… [Continue Reading]

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    Southwest Cilantro Ranch Dressing
  • Pork Ragu

    Ingredients: • 2 1/2 lb pork butt, sliced • 2 teaspoons ground fennel • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt • 1/2 pepper • 3 TB spoons olive oil •  1 large onion, chopped fine • 1 large fennel bulb, halved, cored, and chopped fine • 4 large carrots, peeled and chopped fine • 1/4 cup minced… [Continue Reading]

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    Pork Ragu
  • Candied Walnuts

    Ingredients: • 4 oz walnuts • 1/4 cup powdered sugar • 1/8 teaspoon salt Directions: • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. • In a medium sized bowl, mix together the sugar, cayenne and salt. • Bring a small saucepan of water to boil. • Add the walnuts and blanch them for 3 minutes. •… [Continue Reading]

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    Candied Walnuts
  • Green Tea Roll

    Ingredients: For cake: • 5 egg yolks • 5 egg whites • 100 gram of sugar • 150 gram flour • 2 teaspoons matcha powder For filling: • 200 gram white chocolate chips • 100 gram whipped cream • 1 teaspoon lime juice Preparation: Filling: • Heat the cream, do not bring to boil. •… [Continue Reading]

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    Green Tea Roll
  • Buzhenina

    What you need: • 2 lb  pork • 5  garlic cloves, crushed • 3 teaspoons salt • black pepper • 4 tbsp.  coarse ground mustard • 1/2 teaspoon sugar • 4 bay leaves, crushed • Water (as required) What you do: • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. •Rinse the meat and dry with paper towels. • Mix together garlic,… [Continue Reading]

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    Buzhenina