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Puff Pastry Cream Horn

by August 6, 2017 » Add the first comment.
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Here is a recipe I created after seeing the contestants make Puff Pastry Horns on The Great British Bake-off.  This recipe makes 12 horns. Ingredients Commercial Puff Pastry Sheets Lemon Curd Filling 3 egg yolks 1 whole egg 1 cup granulated sugar 2 dashes of salt lemon Read more »

Butternut Squash Gnocci

by August 1, 2017 » Add the first comment.

Step by Step Bake 1/2 of a butternut squash at 375º for 30 minutes Scrape out the meat Chop and squeeze the liquid out of it Push through a ricer or food mill Mix with one boiled (peeled) cooled pototo, also through a food mill Mix with 1 egg Read more »


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Sweet Potato Gnocci Easy Ricotta Gnocci Gnocci in a Pan Sauce Potato Gnocci Gnocci with Tomato Sauce Butternut Squash Gnocci  


by July 29, 2017 » Add the first comment.

Personal Carrot Cake This makes a cake small enough for two people Showpiece Carrot Cake As tasty as it is beautiful Carrot Cake A private recipe from Iona James Ormshy’s Whole-Wheat Carrot Cake I am not even sure where I got this recipe Read more »

Personal Carrot Cake

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You will need a scale to do this recipe justice. Dry Ingredients 1 large carrot – grated and weighed (eg) 130 gm ± 1 C AP flour (sifted and weighed (eg) 130 gm – same weight as your carrot 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp Read more »


by July 28, 2017 » Add the first comment.

Crepe Lasagna Cok au Vin Crepe Filling

Heath Bars – Copy Cat Recipe

by July 25, 2017 » Add the first comment.

Ingredients 3/4 C sliced or lightly crushed almonds 1 pound Vermont or Irish butter (higher fat content) 2 1/2 C granulated sugar 1/2 tsp coarse sea salt 1/4 C dark Karo syrup 1/3 C water 2 bags semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 C Canola oil Step by Step Read more »


by July 23, 2017 » Add the first comment.

Spelled by some Fritatta, but according to Google, the title spelling is correct. New Life Frittata Zucchini Frittata North American Frittata Spanish European Frittata    

Brunch Quiche

by July 15, 2017 » Add the first comment.

Use the specified pastry dough recipe, but add a bit of rosemary to it. Quiche filling: 6 eggs 1-1/2 C half and half Salt, pepper Gruyere Add desired ingredients Cooked bacon Cheddar cheese Gruyere cheese Onion Spinach Chives Mushrooms Tomatoes Bake 350º for about 30 minutes Read more »

Fried Salmon

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Fresh salmon Cut cross hatches across skin – about 3/4 inch slices – halfway through Oil and Salt both sides lightly Cook in 400º hot canola oil just till it cooks about halfway (2-3 minutes per side)

Watermelon Beverage

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Use a biscuit cutter to mark the top of a seedless melon Use an immersion blender to liquify the inside Pour out the guts and strain Return to the melon, and serve with a straw

Ice Cream French Toast

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INGREDIENTS 6 egg yolks 1/2 C sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp vanilla extract scant salt 1 C whole milk 1 C heavy whipping cream Soft bread (brioche, banana bread, croissant, Hawaiian rolls, etc) 4 TBL clarified butter (for the fry pan) STEP BY STEP Cream together Read more »

Brownies and Fudge – COLLECTION INDEX

by May 18, 2017 » Add the first comment.

CLASSIC BROWNIES Grandpa’s Brownie Snack – a mixture of OTC ingredients for night snacks Fudge Brownies – from a friend Salted Caramel Fudge Brownies – from Food and Wine magazine Caramel Pecan Brownies – from a misc third party Easiest Fudge in the World – Read more »

Brownie Snack

by May 13, 2017 » Add the first comment.

Brownie Snack Packets were created using 1 or 2 bags Betty Crocker Dutch Cocoa Fudge Brownie Mix Combine ¼ C brownie mix with 1 T Bisquick, 1 T whey isolate, 1 T powdered or brown sugar, 1-2 tsp prepared cocoa Note: I used the cantaloupe baller the Read more »


by April 23, 2017 » Add the first comment.

Here is a collection of several recipes – some more complex than others, but all of them are good. Easy Ketchup Large can of ripe tomatoes OR 10 tomatoes – halved, salted and broiled until edges just start to blacken 1 can tomato paste 1 large onion – minced Read more »

Olive Garden sliders

by March 29, 2017 » Add the first comment.

If you’ve ever eaten at Olive Garden, you are familiar with their buttery garlic breadsticks.  They just keep coming.  If you ask for some near the end of your meal to take home, they always oblige.   You can create tasty little sliders with the left-over bread sticks. For Grandma, Read more »

Ahi Tuna Poke

by March 27, 2017 » Add the first comment.

Sushi Grade Ahi Tuna cut into 1/2 inch small cubes Ask for sushi grade – Whole Foods or AJ’s Green onions Cilantro Jalapeño – deseeded 1/2 Avocado Pour in sauce (bottom) Toss gently Plate with Won Tons and Shrimps Fry Won Tons – 145º – Fry up Read more »

Machaca Beef

by March 19, 2017 » Add the first comment.

Thanks to Ninos Restaurant in Sun City and Macayos Restaurant in Phoenix for this recipe. Use a chuck roast or chuck eye roast or bottom roast Cut into large pieces – about 2-3 inches Put into a pot of water and cover with water plus two inches Add large Read more »

Asian Dipping Sauces – COLLECTION

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Spring Roll Dipping Sauces Peanut Dipping Sauce Ingredients 2 TBL sesame oil 1 tsp garlic 1 tsp cumin 1/4 CU orange juice 1/4 CU smooth peanut butter 1 tsp ketchup 1 TBL brown sugar or 2 TBL honey handful of minced cilantro 1 tsp rice wine vinegar 1 TBL soy Read more »

Healthy Snack Granola

by February 25, 2017 » Add the first comment.

This recipe is based on a recipe by Sarah Bea.  To buy directly from her, visit her website BY CLICKING HERE. 1/2 C ready-to-eat almonds – * Pulse 1/2 C ready-to-eat cashews – * Pulse 1/4 C ready-to-eat walnuts – * Pulse 1/4 C ready-to-eat coconut flakes 1/4 C Read more »