Pasta Bolognese

4 servings Valz Notes: This is incredible and well worth simmering on a Sunday afternoon for dinner. The texture is actually silky. On Lebovitz's blog he suggests using mushrooms (I presume portabello) should you want it vegetarian. Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter, salted or unsalted, plus 1 tablespoon for finishing the pasta 3 tablespoons olive oil … Continue reading Pasta Bolognese

Sicilian Pizza With Pepperoni and Spicy Tomato Sauce Recipe

J. Kenji López-Alt The Spicy Spring from Prince Street Pizza, with its thick, olive oil–infused crust; spicy tomato sauce; mozzarella and Pecorino Romano cheese; and crisp-edged pepperoni, is an insanely good pizza with only one real problem: It doesn't exist anywhere else. No longer. Here's how to make that pizza anywhere in the world. Why … Continue reading Sicilian Pizza With Pepperoni and Spicy Tomato Sauce Recipe

Sautéed Dates

Serves as many as you like. Count on 4 to 5 dates per person as an appetizer.   Heat 1/4 inch olive oil in a small sauté pan over medium heat. Fill the pan with dates and cook, turning them a few times, just until they've warmed through. (They burn easily, so don't overdo it.) … Continue reading Sautéed Dates

Yorkshire Pudding

Mix in a large bowl: 1            cup         flour          (225g) 1/2         tsp          salt Add and beat until smooth: 4             eggs       beaten 1/2         cup         milk           (150 ml) Mix in: 3/4         cup         milk           (150 ml)   Let batter rest 30 minutes.   Pre-heat oven to 450oF. Using a 12-muffin baking pan, put 1 tsp … Continue reading Yorkshire Pudding

June (Heide’s) Light Fruit Cake

Valz Comments 2              cups       white sugar 2              cups       butter or margarine                                        coconut oil works 4              eggs 1              tin           crushed pineapple, juice & all 6              cups       flour 3              tsp          baking powder 1              tsp          salt 2              tbsp       vanilla extract 2              tbsp       lemon extract 2             tbsp       almond extract 4              tbsp       rum extract                                                        I use real rum … Continue reading June (Heide’s) Light Fruit Cake

Spiced Lamb Pita

Ingredients 2½ pounds ground lamb, preferably shoulder 1 medium onion, very finely chopped ¾ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 tablespoon ground coriander ¾ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ¼ cup olive oil, plus more for grilling 8 thick medium pita breads with … Continue reading Spiced Lamb Pita

Sweet Potato Skins with Kale with Cashew Cream

Prep Time: 20 mins      Cook Time:1 hr      Total Time:1 hr 20 mins A recipe for vegan Sweet Potato Skins with an Indian twist. The skins are stuffed with kale and onions and drizzled with some cashew cinnamon cream. Cuisine: gluten-free, Soy-free, Vegan Servings: 8 servings   Author: Vaishali Ingredients 4 medium sweet potatoes, skins scrubbed … Continue reading Sweet Potato Skins with Kale with Cashew Cream