Apple Pear Cider

Ingredients: 4 cups apple cider 4 cups pear juice or nectar 4 teaspoons dark brown sugar 2 (2 1/2-inch) cinnamon sticks 4 whole cloves 4 black peppercorns 4 allspice berries Directions: Place all the ingredients in a saucepan and simmer over medium heat for 5 minutes. Let steep, off the heat, for at least 20 […]

Spinach and Bacon Quiche

Ingredients: 6 large eggs, beaten 1 1/2 cups heavy cream Salt and pepper 2 cups chopped fresh baby spinach, packed 1 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled 1 1/2 cups shredded Swiss cheese 1 (9-inch) refrigerated pie crust, fitted to a 9-inch glass pie plate Directions: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Combine the eggs, […]

Anise Cookies

Ingredients: 2 1/3 cups all purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 5 tbs unsalted butter, softened 1/4 cup vegetable shortening 2/3 cup granulated sugar 2 tsp anise seeds, crushed 1 tsp finely grated lemon zest 1 large egg 1 large egg yolk Topping: 1 tbs sugar 1tsp cinnamon Directions: Whisk flour, baking […]

Rosemary Caramel Popcorn

Ingredients: *2 tablespoons organic coconut oil *1/2 cup organic popcorn kernels *1/2 stick organic unsalted butter *1/2 cup maple syrup *1 1/2 tablespoon rosemary leaves *3/4 teaspoon flaked sea salt *1/4 teaspoon baking soda Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. 2. Place corn kernels and oil in a large pot over medium-high heat […]

Cream Cheese Danish

Ingredients: 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 1/3 cup sugar 2 extra large egg yolks, at room temperature 2 tablespoons ricotta cheese 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest (2 lemons) 2 sheets (1 box) frozen puff pastry, defrosted 1 egg beaten with 1 tablespoon water, for […]

Pineapple Cheesecake

Bottom of Cheesecake 2 8oz. packages of cream cheese 3/4 c. sugar 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1 tbsp. lemon juice 3 eggs 2 graham cracker crusts Preheat oven to 375. Beat the cream cheese, adding one egg at a time. Add in sugar, vanilla and lemon juice. Put in graham cracker crusts. Bake for 20 minutes […]

Nutella Cookies

Ingredients: 1/2 c. unsalted butter 1/2 c. sugar minus 2 tbsp 1/2 c. brown sugar minus 2 tbsp 1/2 c. Nutella 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 c. flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter with both sugars until light and fluffy. Mix in egg, […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

2 Cups Flour 1 Cup Uncooked Oats 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoons Salt 1 Cup Softened Butter 1 Cup Packed Brown Sugar 1 Cup Granulated Sugar 1 Egg 1 Teaspoon Vanilla 1 Small Can of Pumpkin 1 Bag of Milk Chocolate Chips Preheat Oven to 350 Degrees Combine 1st 5 ingredients, […]

Buttermilk Pancakes

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 2 1/2 teaspoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 cups buttermilk, plus 2 to 4 tablespoons if needed to thin the batter 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, plus more for the pan (or nonstick cooking spray) 1 egg, lightly beaten Syrup, […]

Winter Squash Soup

Ingredients: – 2 tablespoon(s) unsalted butter – 1 tablespoon(s) olive oil – 2 onions cup(s) chopped onions – 1 1/2 pound(s) butternut squash, peeled and cut into chunks – 3 cup(s) chicken stock or broth – 1 can(s) (15-ounce) pumpkin purée (not pie filling) – Kosher salt – Black pepper – 1 cup(s) half-and-half – […]