Monthly Archives: December 2013

About Spices: Part II PEPPERS

Peppers The following is not meant to be a complete analysis or guide to peppers, but is intended to be a quick summary of some facts about their differences which may help in deciding their best usage as adaptation is … Continue reading

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New Year’s Party Bites VI

VI.  Cannellini Bean Tapenade w/ Black Pepper Soda Cracker Ingredients: 1-14 ounce can of Cannellini Beans, drained and rinsed 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (the fruiter the better) 1 teaspoon kosher salt pinch of ground dried rosemary, thyme and … Continue reading

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New Year’s Party Bites V

V.  Garlic Tomatoes Crostini Ingredients:                                                        Makes 36 slices 1 sour dough baguette sliced thinly, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Party Bites IV

IV.  Sausage and White Bean Pastels Bites Heat oven 350°F 4-9″ pie crusts 8 ounces chouriço or chorizo, cooked loose 1 cup cooked white beans, mashed 2 tablespoons grated onion 2 tablespoons grated carrot 2 tablespoons finely diced celery 2 cloves garlic, made … Continue reading

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New Year’s Party Bites III

III.  Honeyed Blue Cheese Empanada Bites Ingredients:                               Yield: 24 Heat oven 350°F 3-9″ pie crusts 12 oz. premium blue cheese, crumbled 3 tablespoons organic honey … Continue reading

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New Years Party Bites II

  II.  Pulled BBQ Chicken Biscuit Bites You’ll need round biscuit/cookie cutters of  1/2″ and 1″ to do this recipe.  You can use  glasses and/or bottle caps of an appropriate size if you don’t have these sizes of cookie cutters. … Continue reading

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New Year’s Party Bites I

I.   Thin Crust Tomato Pesto Pizza Bites Ingredients:  Parchment Paper (2 pieces – aprox. 12” x 18”) 12 slices of fluffy white bread (crusts removed) ½ c evoo (extra virgin olive oil) 3 large cloves fresh garlic ½ teaspoon chopped … Continue reading

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Quick Linguini in Clam Sauce

Quick Linguini in Clam Sauce                               Serves 4 Pasta 8 ounces dry linguini 6 quarts of water 2 tablespoon kosher salt (maybe more) drizzle of extra virgin … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Latke

Traditional or Non-traditional, latke is a wonderful accompaniment to any meal.  Sweet Potato Latke fried in oil on the last day of Hanukkah has been a family custom to double the sweetness for us of the tradition of the miracle of … Continue reading

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Traditional Potato Latke

Traditional or Non-traditional, latke is a wonderful accompaniment to any meal. Done well, it can be the meal itself and in our home, often is: traditional @ breakfast with eggs, applesauce and sour cream.  While potato latke is that with … Continue reading

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