Herb Salt

Herb Salt

Ingredients 4 to 5 garlic cloves 1/2 cup Himalayan pink salt 2 cups loosely packed fresh herbs such as sage, rosemary and thyme. Instructions Strip the herbs from their stalks and give them a rough chop. Smash the garlic cloves with the side of your knife and chop...
Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 3/4 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder 2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 2 large eggs 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 cup hot water   Filling: 2 cups heavy cream, whipped, 1/4 cup sugar, 1 tsp...
Roasted Root Vegetable Soup

Roasted Root Vegetable Soup

Roasted Root Vegetable Soup Ingredients 4 1/2 cups vegetable broth, unsalted 5 cloves garlic 1 15 ounces can navy beans, unsalted 10 cups root vegetables: Celery root or celeriac, Turnip, Rutabaga, Carrot, Parsnip, Potato, Sweet potato, Butternut squash 1 tbsp...
Oven-Roasted Root Vegetables

Oven-Roasted Root Vegetables

Ingredients 1 lb sweet potatoes) – 2 small or one large, peeled 3/4 lb red potatoes scrubbed clean, keep the peel on 1/2 lb beets, trimmed and scrubbed clean 1/2 lb large carrots peeled and halved lengthwise 1 parsnip medium-sized (4-5 oz), peeled and halved...
Italian Wedding Meatball Soup

Italian Wedding Meatball Soup

Ingredients 1 medium sweet onion diced 2 large carrots diced 2 stalks of celery diced 3 cloves garlic minced 1 tablespoon dried parsley 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 8 cups low sodium chicken broth 1 cup acini di pepe 4 cups baby spinach Instructions...
Italian Butter Ball Cookies

Italian Butter Ball Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup soft butter 1/2 cup powdered sugar 2 cups sifted “cake flour” (sift before measuring) 1 t. vanilla 3/4 cup finely chopped nuts   Instructions Cream butter and sugar. Add vanilla, flour and nuts. Roll into small balls. Bake at 350 for 25...
Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil or ¼ cup water/broth for water saute1 large onion, diced4 – 6 cloves garlic, minced1 – 2 teaspoons fresh thyme, choppedgenerous pinch of red pepper flakes4 – 5 lb. baking pumpkin, skin peeled, seeds removed and cubed1 cup dried red...
Pumpkin Oat Cookies

Pumpkin Oat Cookies

Ingredients 5 Ingredients to a heathier cookie1 cup pumpkin puree2 1/2 cups rolled oats1/2 cup chocolate ships1 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice2 tbsp Maple Syrup Instructions Preheat oven to 350°. Mix all ingredients in a bowl to form a thick dough. Start with 2 tbsp of maple...
Almost Famous Pumpkin Cheesecake

Almost Famous Pumpkin Cheesecake

Ingredients 12 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1/3 cup toasted pecans, roughly chopped 2 1/2 cups graham cracker crumb 2 3/4 cups sugar  1/4 teaspoon ground cloves pinch of Salt 1 teaspoon ground ginger 2 pounds cream cheese, at room temperature 1/4 cup sour cream...
Apple Dumplings

Apple Dumplings

Apple dumplings are the perfect fall dessert warm and comforting with the spice of the season. Serve while warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. salt 1 cup vegetable shortening (chilled) ⅓ cup ice water   FOR THE...