30 12, 2014

Cheddar Cheese Wafers (aka Cheddar Cheese Crackers)


These wafers are also known as Cheddar Cheese Shortbread. They are great for parties and make excellent gifts. Ingredients 1 cup flour 1 stick butter (8 Tbsp.) 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper 5 oz. sharp cheddar cheese, grated (about 1 1/2 cups)---sharp white cheddar works ...[ get the full recipe ]

23 12, 2014

Perfect Pie Crust Recipe


Servings:   This recipe makes two pie crusts. Ingredients (shown in the yellow dish) 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup cold unsalted butter 1/4 cup vegetable shortening* 3/4 tsp. salt 5-7 Tbsp. ice cold water Variations:  You can replace the 1/4 cup vegetable shortening with 1/4 cup of any of the following ingredients:  1/4 cup ...[ get the full recipe ]

22 11, 2014

Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe


Ingredients Graham Cracker Crust 1 2/3 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 2 Tbsp. sugar 6 Tbsp. butter, melted Cheesecake Layer 3 8-oz. packages cream cheese, room temperature 3 eggs 1 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. vanilla Pumpkin Layer 1 15 oz. can Pumpkin puree (pure pumpkin) 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed ...[ get the full recipe ]

18 11, 2014

Pork Roast with Salsa Verde—Slow Cooker Recipe


Ingredients 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 lb. pork shoulder roast 1 cup salsa verde (homemade or store bought) 1 tsp. coarsely ground black pepper 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. chipotle chili powder Instructions Combine pepper, salt and chili powder in a small bowl Use paper towels to pat the pork shoulder dry Rub the spice ...[ get the full recipe ]

11 11, 2014

Southern Cornbread and Biscuit Dressing (aka Stuffing)


Ingredients 9 3-inch squares of cornbread (see recipe tab for cornbread recipes or use your favorite recipe or mix) 6 biscuits (use your favorite recipe or mix) 3/4 large onion, chopped 4 3/4 cups low sodium chicken, turkey, or vegetable stock or broth 4 hard-boiled eggs, chopped (optional) Salt and pepper to taste Instructions ...[ get the full recipe ]

11 11, 2014

Wild Rice, Bacon, Cranberry and Apricot Dressing (aka Stuffing)


Ingredients 2 cups uncooked wild rice blend, quick cooking (such as Rice Select's Royal Blend with white, brown, wild and red rice) 1/2 lb bacon, cut into ½ inch strips 1 cup dried cranberries 3/4 cup dried apricots, quartered (preferably Mediterranean apricots because they are not as dry as the California apricots) 1 1/4 ...[ get the full recipe ]

11 11, 2014

Ciabatta, Sausage and Mushroom Dressing (aka Stuffing)


Ingredients 1 lb. Ciabatta bread, cut into ¾ inch cubes 12 oz. sausage (remove casings) 8 oz. cremini mushrooms, quartered and sliced 1/2 large onion, chopped 3/4 cup chopped bell pepper (preferably red, yellow, or orange) 1 Tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme, choped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup grated parmesan ...[ get the full recipe ]

5 11, 2014

Pumpkin Muffin (or Pumpkin Bread) Recipe


If you want cupcakes rather than muffins, add cream cheese icing.  A little decadent and delicious! Ingredients 1 can 100% pure pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling) 2 cups flour 2 cups sugar 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt (table salt, not kosher salt) 2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 4 eggs 1/2 cup ...[ get the full recipe ]

5 11, 2014

Polenta, Bacon, and Gouda Stuffed Peppers (Recipe)


Ingredients 12-15 jalapenos or mini-bell peppers (or a combination) 1/2 cup quick cooking polenta 1 1/4 cups milk 5 slices bacon 1/2 cup grated smoked gouda 1/2 tsp. salt Instructions Slice off 1/3 of each pepper (lengthwise from stem to tip) exposing inner cavity Use a grapefruit spoon or paring knife to carefully remove the ...[ get the full recipe ]

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