Apple & Cheddar Scones

INGREDIENTS 2 cup all purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup cold butter, cut into small cubes 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated 1 apple, peeled cored and diced 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper ½ cup buttermilk garnish: 6 …

No bake peanut butter cheesecake with dark chocolate

INGREDIENTS ginger snap crust 30 ginger snap cookies, crushed to a fine powder 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled peanut butter filling: 16 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter 1 cup powdered sugar 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup heavy cream dark chocolate ganache: 12 …

STRAWBERRY AND PEACH TOPPED

INGREDIENTS 4 large egg whites, room temperature 1 cup superfine sugar pinch salt 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon distilled vinegar 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup superfine sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 12 strawberries, halved 2 yellow peaches, diced mint leaves, optional DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 250˚F. 2. …

GARLIC ROASTED CHIKEN THIGHS WITH CARMELIZED FIGS AND ONIONS

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 1 large onion, thinly sliced 5 whole cloves garlic 3 sprigs thyme 6 skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs (plus more for garnish) 8 panache striped tiger figs, halved salt and cracked black pepper to taste DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat …

ROASTED DELICATA AND SPICY ITALIAN SAUSAGE PIZZA

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/2 small delicata, thinly sliced and seeded 1 recipe pizza dough or store bought pizza dough, room temperature 1/2 cup coarse cornmeal 2/3 cup marinara sauce 1 cup crumbled and browned spicy Italian sausage 6 ounces (part-skim) mozzarella, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons thinly …

Ham, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Braid

INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup milk 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 8 eggs 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder salt and pepper to taste 2 (8 ounce) packages refrigerated crescent roll dough 4 ounces cooked ham, thinly sliced 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375 degrees F …

YUMMY DESSERT RECIPES

INGREDIENTS 3 c. sugar 2 sticks margarine 1/2 c. Crisco 6 eggs 3 c. flour 1/2 tsp. salt 1 c. milk 4 tsp. butternut vanilla flavoring Nuts DIRECTIONS -Cream together sugar, margarine and Crisco until very smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until smooth after each. -Next add …

BEST ITALIAN WEDDING SOUP EVER

INGREDIENTS 1 small onion, grated 1/3 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley 1 large egg 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon salt 1 slice white bread (crusts trimmed), grated or shredded 1/2 cup grated Parmesan (optional) 8 oz ground beef 8 oz ground pork 12 cups chicken broth 1 box frozen …

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 (14.5 oz) cans low-sodium chicken broth (4 1/2 cups) 1 (14.5 oz) can petite diced tomatoes 1 1/4 cups finely chopped yellow onion 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsp chili powder 2 tsp ground cumin 3/4 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp ground coriander Salt and freshly ground black …

APPLE CRANBERRY WALNUT SALAD

INGREDIENTS 6 cups salad (I used a combination of arugula and baby spinach, any spring green mix will do) 1 red apple 1 green apple 1 cup walnuts, roughly chopped (such as Diamond of California) ⅓ cup crumbled feta cheese ⅓ cup dried cranberries dressing (see note) 1 cup apple …