Who needs store-bought caramel?! Just let sugar “melt” (caramelize) in iron pan, then add walnuts, if desired. Or add cream, for awesome caramel sauce! So easy.
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You do save your chicken carcass to make yummy stock out of, right? (It’s so healthy, too). Also- did you know this easy way to make raspberry vinegar?! (Just use mashed raspberries & white vinegar.)
Old friends recorded “From the Land to the Table” for me, shown on local TV back in 2007 (+ re-runs on occasion). Make it easy-style by using a plastic bag over an oven mitt, to “mash” beans.
The Veggie Tray with Ranch Dressing is a healthy recipe to serve at parties. The homemade Ranch Dressing below improves on the grocery store version, flavorful and chemical-free. Salad dressing recipes made from scratch are bound to be healthier than store-bought.
Here’s a streamlined shortbread recipe, unique and full of flavor. Change it up by using toasted fennel seeds in place of the lavender flowers, or dip half the cookie into melted chocolate… Makes almost 2 dozen cookies. INGREDIENTS 1 stick butter (1/2 c.), room temperature 1/4 tsp. salt, as desired (especially if using unsalted butter)…
French Onion Soup, a classic recipe, w/saved up, frozen meat drippings and stock adding flavor; unique “roux” makes it a simple recipe. Onions caramelize in pan.
Slowly stir boiling water into corn meal (vice-versa of traditional way). Bake or microwave to finish (stirring a few times). Then add other ingredients- so easy! (And so good…)
The garbanzo beans add protein, plus a sort of buttery richness. Also, after roasting the cauliflower (to develop flavor), “steeping” it in some hot water creates a creamier texture and flavors the broth. Chicken stock and other seasonings aren’t necessary, although one might play with the ingredients according to what’s on hand. On the nutritional…
What am I bringing to the 4th of July potluck? I suppose I better bring this- I know its the hostess’s favorite! Oh yay- it will even provide “resistant starch”, a prebiotic that helps us to have a healthy gut. (Healthy gut, happy life, isn’t that how the saying goes?!)
“Leftovers”? Put to Work, and Awesome! This popular Italian pasta dish, with its creamy base and fresh garlic flavor, can utilize “leftover” chicken. Delicious! While “Fettucine Alfredo” is most traditional, we use rotelle pasta at The New Deli, which cooks up easily (it’s less likely to stick together). Our version is also lighter than most…