Cinnamon Swirl Muffins

Ingredients: 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4 cup brown sugar 2/3 cup buttermilk 1 egg 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder Olive oil Salt and pepper To Make:  Preheat oven to 350. Line muffin tin with liners (recipe makes 6). Stir […]

Cinnamon Spice Cookies

Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup shortening 2/3 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup molasses 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup sugar To Make:  Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, whisk together […]

Turnip Leek (and Potato) Soup

Ingredients: 2 pounds turnips, diced 1 pound russet potatoes, diced 2 large leeks, thoroughly cleaned and thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 yellow onion, chopped 2 quarts vegetable stock 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped Olive oil Salt and pepper To Make:  In a large pot, heat a few tablespoons of olive oil and […]

Scalloped Turnips

Ingredients: 2 pounds turnips, thinly sliced 1/2 yellow onion, thinly sliced 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons flour 3/4 cup milk 1/3 cup heavy cream Salt and pepper To Make:  Preheat oven to 350. Butter the bottom and sides of a casserole dish and set aside. Saute the onions in 1 tablespoon of butter in […]

Pumpkin Risotto

Ingredients: 1 cup pumpkin puree 4 cups vegetable broth 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup arborio rice 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/2 cup dry white wine Olive oil Salt and pepper Nutmeg To Make:  Bring, and keep at a simmer, the broth. In a large pot, saute the onion […]

Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients: 1 can pumpkin puree 4 cups vegetable broth 1 large gold potato, diced 1 yellow onion, diced 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper Nutmeg To Make:  Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Saute the onion and potato until the onion is soft and the potatoes begin […]

Apple Cinnamon Ice Cream

Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups heavy cream 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon cinnamon 3/4 cup powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 large apples 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons total (cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, etc) To Make:  Which together the cream, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, powdered sugar, and salt. Cover and […]

Roasted Apples and Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients: 1 pound Brussels sprouts 2 apples 1 large onion 1 lemon Olive oil Salt and pepper To Make:  Preheat oven to 425. Extract the zest and juice from the lemon, set aside. Peel, core, and cut the apple into chunks. Cut the onion into similar size chunks. In a large bowl, mix stir the […]

Mango Shrimp Summer Rolls

Ingredients: 1/2 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 8 rice paper rounds 3 ounces rice noodles 1 bunch fresh cilantro 1 seedless cucumber 2 scallions 1 mango 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons sugar To Make:  Poach shrimp in simmering, lightly salted water for about 3 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside. […]

Bloody Mary Shrimp Cocktail

Ingredients: 16 jumbo shrimp (peeled, deveined, and cooked) 1 can crushed tomatoes, chunky (28 oz) 1 lemon, juiced 2 tablespoons horseradish 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons Tabasco, or other hot sauce 6 ounces cold vodka Celery ribs, washed and cut Salt and pepper To Make:  Mix together all ingredients except for shrimp and celery. […]