Month: December 2020

Cranberry and Jalpeneo Relish

Tomato Bisque

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons of butter. 1  large sweet onion diced. 6 large heirloom tomatoes 1 large sweet pepper diced – choice of color. Remove seeds 2 minced cloves of garlic 3 stalks of celery chopped 1 teaspoon salt Fresh ground pepper 1 teaspoon thyme 1 teaspoon oregano 15-20 basil piece 1 cup of milk or …

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Moroccan Carrot Salad

Moroccan Carrot Salad Serves 10-12 5 pounds of peeled carrots 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 tablespoon finely minced fresh parsley. 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ cup olive oil 1/3 cup red wine vinegar (use less if it seems like too much) Salt and pepper to taste Peel carrots and slice on …

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Pasta with Fresh Pesto

Ingredients A big batch of basil leaves, stems removed 1/2 c pine nits a pinch of salt 3 garlic cloves olive oil Directions Put all the basil in a food processor along with the pine nuts, garlic and salt. Turn on the food processor and drizzle olive oil. It will be thick. You can add …

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Tomato Pesto

Meatless Monday   Ingredients: 1 lb cherry tomatoes – make sure they are tasty. 1/3 cup Italian breadcrumbs seasoned 20 leaves fresh basil 2 cloves garlic 1 tsp salt 1/4 or more tsp red pepper flakes 1/2 cup olive oil a few grinds of black pepper another half pound or so of small cherry tomatoes …

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Pistachio Cream Cheese Log

Pistachio Cranberry Cream Cheese Log. 1 pkg cream cheese Dried cranberries Pistachio nuts Chop the nuts and cranberries.   Soften the cream cheese. In a bowl mix the cheese with a handful of the berries and nuts plus a pinch of salt. Next, drop this mixture by spoonful into some plastic wrap.   Firm your …

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Yule Log for Dessert

Making the Famous Yule Log for Dessert The chocolatey Bûche de Noël, also called Yule Log in French, is a luscious and creamy rolled-up cake shaped like a log. It is the very essence of the holiday season, and it’s permeated with tradition! People have been making this beauty for centuries. Popular around Europe since …

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Christmas Rum Cake!

Rum Cake Everyone loves a delicious, mouth-watering and buttery rum cake but do you know where it came from? Most people think rum cake has English origins, which is quite right. It is believed that the Caribbean rum cake originated as the British  in the 18th century. Their cake recipe was so loved by the …

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