Categories: Difficulty, Easy, Hard, Intermediate

Apple Cranberry Pie

November 26th, 2012
  IngredientsOne pie crustFruit Filling2 cups fresh cranberries1 3/4 cups sugar1/3 cup tapioca1/4 cup waterJuice of one large orange5 large tart apples, peeled and thinly slicedTopping3/4 cup flour1/4 cup brown sugar1/… more »

Sesame Chocolate Chip Cookies

November 23rd, 2012
  Ingredients3/4 cup granulated sugar3/4 cup brown sugar1 cup butter1 tsp vanilla1 egg2 1/4 cups flour1 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt10 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips1 cup sesame seeds DirectionsCream together the sugars, bu… more »

Cottage Pie

November 19th, 2012
  Ingredients2 lbs lean ground turkey3 carrots, finely chopped2-3 celery ribs, finely chopped1 large white onion, finely chopped3 garlic cloves, minced2 tbsp flour1 tbsp thyme2 tsp rosemary2 tsp worcestershire sauce1 1/2 tsp salt… more »

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

November 16th, 2012
  Yield: 32 cookies Ingredients1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup brown sugar1/2 cup peanut butter1/4 cup shortening1/4 cup butter, softened1 egg1 1/4 cup flour3/4 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp salt10 oz. semi-sweet chocolate… more »

Sesame Bread

November 12th, 2012
Ingredients6-7 cups flour, divided3 tbsp sugar1 tbsp salt2 tbsp sesame seeds1 tbsp milled flax seed2 tsp wheat gluten4 1/2 tsp yeast2 tbsp shortening2 tbsp tahini2 1/4 cups warm water DirectionsIn a large bowl, mix 3 cups of… more »

Raspberry Lemonade Bars

November 8th, 2012
  IngredientsCrust8 tbsp butter, softened1/4 cup sugar1/8 tsp salt1 cup flourFilling1 1/2 cup sugar1 egg3 egg whites2/3 cup lemon juiceZest from two large lemons2/3 cup flour1/8 tsp salt2 cups frozen raspberries, t… more »

Crispy Roasted Potatos

November 5th, 2012
  Ingredients4 tbsp butter4 tbsp oil4 lbs. potatoes1 shallot, slicedSaltPepperThyme DirectionsCombine the butter and oil.  Brush onto a 12" cast iron skillet.  Set the remaining butter mixture aside.Peel the potatoes and slice… more »

Chocolate Cake

November 1st, 2012
Yield: 10 servings IngredientsCake1 box (18.25 oz.) chocolate cake mix + ingredients to prepare1 box (3.9 oz.) instant chocolate pudding mix1 cup mini chocolate chips1 cup sour creamFrosting1 1/2 cups butter at room temperature… more »

Balsamic Pot Roast

October 29th, 2012
  Ingredients1 Beef roast (3 - 4 lbs)Vegetables3 celery ribs with leaves, cut into 1.5" pieces2 carrots, peels and cut into 1" pieces1/2 large onion, coarsely chopped3 turnips, peeled and cut into pieces1 large potato, cut into pieces… more »

Potato Kielbasa Skillet

October 25th, 2012
  Yield: 8 servings Ingredients2 lbs. red potatoes, cleaned and cubed2 tbsp oil2 packages (14 oz. each) kielbasa sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices1/2 large white onion, chopped4 tbsp brown sugar4 tbsp red wine vinegar2 tbsp dijon must… more »

Chicken with Sun Dried Tomato Sauce

October 22nd, 2012
  Yield: 6 servings IngredientsChicken2 chicken breasts, flattened and cut into three piecees each1 cup flour3 eggs1 1/2 cups seasoned Italian bread crumbsSauce1 1/2 tbsp butter1/2 cup chopped white onions4 green onions, c… more »

Five Cheese Baked Macaroni

October 18th, 2012
  Ingredients1 package (16 oz.) rotini6 tbsp butter1 medium onion, thinly sliced1 garlic clove, minced1/3 cup flour1/2 cup chicken broth4 cups heavy whipping cream1 tsp pepper1/2 tsp salt8 oz. havarti cheese, grated8 oz. goat ch… more »

Nutella Meringue Cookies

October 15th, 2012
  Yield: Ingredients8 egg whites1 tsp vanilla1/2 tsp salt1 cup sugar2 cups confectioners' sugarNutella DirectionsPlace the egg whites, vanilla, and salt into a large bowl.  Using a hand mixer, whip on medium speed until foamy.  … more »

Chocolate Drizzled Gingerbread Cake

October 11th, 2012
This cake has very strong flavor of gingerbread, made extra potent by the use of blackstrap molasses.  The topping counters that just perfectly, though, so you'll have a good balance of sweet and bitter. IngredientsCake1 cup butter, softened1… more »

Quick and Hearty Tomato Soup

October 8th, 2012
  Yield: 5 servings Ingredients2 strips of thick-cut bacon2 cans (10.75 oz.) condensed tomato soup1 can (12 oz.) evaporated milk1 can (5 oz.) evaporated milk1 can (14.25 oz.) diced tomatoesSour creamShredded cheese (I used asiago)… more »