Thank you to my cooking instructor, Gloria Martin- so many fond memories of attending classes in your living room in Raytown! 1 bunch of watercress (or other fancy greens like frisee, arugula, endive) 4 ripe, bright orange persimmons 4 white or pink grapefruit Wash greens well and spin dry. Chill. Save until you are ready [...]
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This recipe was clipped from the Kansas City Star, many a moon ago. It was developed for Price Chopper/Hen House Markets by Bonnie Winston, a famous food stylist for the finest restaurants in KC. We miss you Bonnie. Thank you for your wonderful gifts of food. 1 1/4 pounds firm crisp red apples (about 3) [...]
This wonderful recipe is from Bon Appetit, January 2006 3 Tablespoons olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary 5 cups of low salt chicken broth 2 15-16 oz. cans of white beans, drained 2 15-16 oz. cans of garbanzo beans, drained 1 6 oz. package baby spinach [...]
1 can of cream of celery soup, undiluted 1 can chicken broth 1 can of whole peeled cooked chestnuts in water (unsweetened and drained) 1 teaspoon dried sage pinch of salt 1/3 cup of heavy cream In a large saucepan combine soups, drained chestnuts, sage and salt. Simmer for 10 minutes. Puree using a hand [...]
1 large can of chicken broth 2 large baking potatoes, peeled and diced 2 diced onions 1 cup of diced celery Cook these together until tender. Puree. Add: 1 pound velveeta cheese, cubed (or velveeta with Mexican flavors) 1 large can diced tomatoes 1 large can ro tel tomatoes 4 cups of whole milk, more [...]
My mom was the best cook in the world. No, really. Thanks, Mom, for another great recipe. Miss you lots. Crust: 1/2 cup margarine or butter 2T sugar 1/4 t salt Cream together and add 1 cup of flour. Press this crumb mixture into a lightly greased 9" pie pan. Filling: 1 small can of [...]
We love love love this recipe from "The Kitchn" website. The ingredients scream fall ! Serve with goat cheese spread and some dried apricots along with some bubbly- Yikes! Makes about 12 dozen crisps 1 cup dried cranberries 3/4 cup pecans 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat, rye, spelt, or other whole-grain flour [...]
Allow yourself plenty of time to make this beautiful dressing presentation! Make the Bread (or use a 1 1/2 pound loaf of frozen bread dough!) 1/2 pkg dry yeast 1/3 cup warm water 1 T sugar 3C all purpose flour 2T butter 1t salt 1 large egg 1/3 cup sour cream 1/3 cup water, room [...]
No, it's not a dance, but a delicious and healthy take on the old standard jelly-goo stuff (that Papa Steve adores, but oh, well.) 2 bags of cranberries, picked over and washed 1/2 jicama, shredded Juice and zest of 1 lime 1/4 cup orange juice 1/2 cup sugar (or more, to taste) 4 jalapenos, diced [...]
Hey, don't stress! Why not take the week before Thanksgiving to gather your supplies and make your gravy! It's easy-peasy! Makes about 2 quarts 6 turkey drumsticks, thighs, or wings reserved turkey giblets and reserved turkey neck if you have them 2 carrots, chopped coarse 1 head garlic, halved 2 ribs celery, chopped coarse Vegetable [...]