Sfingi or St. Joseph’s Day Zeppole

March 16, 2011

Sfingi St. Joseph’s Day Zeppole INGREDIENTS Ricotta Cream Filling One 15 Ounce Container Ricotta ¾ Cup Confectioners’ Sugar 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract ¼ Cup Mini Chocolate Chips 1 Tablespoon Finely Chopped Candied Citron Or Orange Peel Dough 1 Cup Water 4 Tablespoons (1/2 stick) Unsalted Butter 1 Teaspoon Salt 1...

Chai Tea

March 11, 2011

Chai Tea Chai is the word for tea in many parts of the world.  It is a centuries old beverage which has played an important role in many cultures.  Chia from India is a spiced milk tea that has become increasingly popular throughout the world.  The spices used vary from...

Creamy Potato Gratin

March 5, 2011

Creamy Potato Gratin INGREDIENTS 3 Garlic Cloves Cut In Half 4 Tablespoons Butter 3 Pounds (Peeled & Scrubbed) Yukon Gold Potatoes 3 Cups Milk 1/8 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon Salt ½ Teaspoon Fresh Ground Pepper Preheat the oven to 425° F.  Rub half of 1 garlic clove all over...

Old Fashioned Pancakes

February 20, 2011

Old Fashioned Pancakes You Don’t Need To Purchase Mixes… make your own! INGREDIENTS 1 ½ Cups Unbleached Flour 3 ½ Teaspoons Baking Powder 1 Teaspoon Salt 1 Tablespoon Sugar 1 ¼ Cups Milk 1 Egg 3 Tablespoons Melted Butter In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, salt and...

Herb Cheddar Scones

February 15, 2011

Herb Cheddar Scones INGREDIENTS 3 Cups Unbleached Flour 2 Teaspoons Chopped Fresh Rosemary, Dill or Chives 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda ¼ Teaspoon Salt ½ Cup Butter ½ Cup Shredded Sharp White Cheddar Cheese ½ Cup Heavy Cream 1 Large Egg 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1 Tablespoon Sea Salt Preheat oven...

Victoria’s Banana Bread

February 5, 2011

Victoria’s Banana Bread INGREDIENTS 1 ½ Cups Unbleached Flour 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon ½ Teaspoon Baking Soda ½ Teaspoon Salt ¼ Teaspoon Baking Powder ¼ Teaspoon Nutmeg 1 Beaten Egg 1 Cup Sugar ¼ Cup Molasses 3 Ripe Bananas ¼ Cup Olive Oil Preheat oven to 350° F.  Grease bottom and...

Jalapeno & Tomato Frittata

January 15, 2011

Jalapeno & Tomato Frittata INGREDIENTS 10 Beaten Eggs ½ Cup Unbleached Flour 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder Salt & Pepper To Taste 1 Diced Jalapeno 1 Diced Tomato ½ Diced Red Onion 2 Cloves Grated Garlic 16 Ounces Low-Fat Cottage Cheese 1 Cup Shredded Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese ¼ Cup Melted...

Streusel Coffee Cake

January 14, 2011

Streusel Coffee Cake INGREDIENTS Topping: ½ Cup Brown Sugar ¼ Cup Sifted Unbleached Flour ¼ Cup Butter (Room Temperature) 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon Cake: 1 ½ Cups Sifted Unbleached Flour 2 ½ Teaspoons Baking Powder ½ Teaspoon Salt 1 Beaten Egg ¾ Cup Sugar 1/3 Cup Buttermilk (or Sour Milk) 1...

Healthy Breakfast Muffins

January 5, 2011

Healthy Breakfast Muffins A Perfect Way to Start the Day! INGREDIENTS 1 Cup Unbleached Flour 1 Cup Wheat Flour 1 ¼ Cups Raw Sugar 1 Tablespoon Ground Cinnamon 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder ½ Teaspoon Baking Soda ½ Teaspoon Salt 2 Cups Grated Carrots 1 Peeled & Chopped Apple 1 Cup...

Lemon Curd Challah French Toast

January 2, 2011

Lemon Curd ChallahFrench Toast Challah is rich braided bread typically made with eggs.  It is perfect for making French toast.  If you don’t have Challah bread you can use Portuguese or Hawaiian bread.  INGREDIENTS 6 Large Eggs ¾ Cup Milk ¾ Cup Heavy Cream 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract 2 Tablespoons...

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