Appetizer

Crock Pot Split Pea Soup

March 17th, 2014, 7:33pm

1 pound dried green split peas, rinsed (450g) 2 medium carrots, peeled and medium dice 2 medium celery stalks, medium dice 1/2 medium yellow onion, medium dice 2 medium garlic cloves, minced 2 fresh Italian parsley sprigs (optional) 1 bay leaf (optional) 1 Ham (about 1 pound), cubed 4 cups low-sodium... more

Crock Pot Split Pea Soup

Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

December 22nd, 2013, 10:09pm

Make your favorite meatballs (ground beef, onions, salt, pepper..) or you can use frozen pre-made 1 can cranberry jelly 1 cup kraft BBQ sauce 1/2 cup frozen or fresh cranberries 1 small onion chopped Place meatballs along with all the other ingredients in the crock pot. Cook 2-3 hours on high OR 4-6... more

Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

Cream of Carrot Soup

November 26th, 2013, 2:31pm

1/4 cup butter 4 cups carrots peeled and chopped 1 large potato peeled and cubed 1 medium onion, chopped 4 cups (1 box) chicken broth 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 cup heavy cream salt, pepper, curry powder to taste Saute vegetables in butter for 5 minutes to soften, add broth and cream. Bring to a boil,... more

Cream of Carrot Soup

Roasted Tomato Soup with Toasted Garlic Cheese Bread

November 7th, 2013, 6:40pm

olive oil 2 tbsp butter 1 onion, chopped or grated a few garlic cloves, crushed lots of roasted plum tomatoes (about a dozen) a can of fire-roasted or diced tomatoes 1 L chicken or veggie stock a splash of cream salt and pepper to taste Toasted Cheese: crusty bread, thickly sliced garlic butter sharp... more

Roasted Tomato Soup with Toasted Garlic Cheese Bread

Apple Broccoli Soup

October 23rd, 2013, 11:39pm

1 medium onion 1 full head of broccoli (cut into small/medium pieces, stems and florets) 1 medium apple 3-4 tbls butter 4 cups chicken stock Sour cream to garnish if desired   1. Cut onion into rings or half rings and saute in a large pot with butter until soft and translucent. 2. Add the apple... more

Apple Broccoli Soup

Hearty Vegetable Soup

October 22nd, 2013, 3:17pm

3 Large carrots 3 Large celery stalks 1 medium onion Crushed Garlic Green beans Pees 1/3 Head of Cabbage 2 boxes low sodium chicken or vegetable broth 3 cups bowtie pasta OR you can substitute the pasta with cubed potatoes! Slice or cube your vegetables. Saute garlic and veggies for 5 minutes, add broth... more

Hearty Vegetable Soup

Cranberry Sauce

October 8th, 2013, 3:49pm

1 bag (2 1/3 cups) fresh or frozen cranberries 1/2 cup granulated sugar grated orange zest 1/2 cup orange juice In a medium saucepan, bring cranberries, sugar, zest and juice to a boil, stirring. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer for 4 to 6 minutes or until berries begin to pop. Cool and serve. If you... more

Cranberry Sauce

Bread Turkey Stuffing

October 8th, 2013, 3:40pm

1-2 loaves white and or whole wheat breadchopped 2 small onions chopped 1 head celery (4-5 stalks) chopped poultry seasoning salt and pepper to taste approx 4-5 tbsp olive oil olive oil approx 500-750 ml chicken broth (almost entire box) 2-3 cups.. Leave the bread out 2-3 days prior to preparing the... more

Bread Turkey Stuffing

Mushroom Croustades

August 6th, 2013, 11:48pm

1 loaf white bread, sliced 2 tbsp soft butter 1/4 cup butter 3 tbsp finely chopped shallots 1/2 lb mushrooms, finely chopped 2 tbsp flour 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 tsp salt 1/8 tsp cayenne 1 tbsp chopped parseley 1 tbsp chopped chives 1/2 tsp lemon juice 3 tbsp grated parmesan cheese Cut 3-inch rounds from... more

Mushroom Croustades

Garlic Chili Mushrooms

July 20th, 2013, 1:34pm

9 oz cleaned mushrooms – stems removed if button 5 cloves garlic – chopped 1/2 cup finely chopped parsley 1 dried chili – finely chopped 3 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon lemon juice 4 Tablespoon dry sherry 1/4 teaspoon Spanish paprika Ground black pepper and salt to... more

Garlic Chili Mushrooms