Noah’s Liege Waffles for Yuletide

Ingerdients 3/4 c warm milk 1 1/2 T sugar 1 packet yeast (2 1/4 t) 3 cups flour 1/2 t salt 1 t vanilla 3 eggs 3/4 cups melted butter 1/5 cup pearl sugar In a small bowl, heat the milk to about 100 degrees F.  Sprinkle over the yeast and white sugar and let…

Dutch Babies from Kristen

Thanks Kristen! Dutch Babies 2 T butter 3 eggs 1/2 C four 1/2 C milk 1/2 t salt 1 t vanilla 1 t powdered sugar juice from one lemon Preheat a 10″, oven-proof skillet with 2 T butter to 400 degrees in the over. Combine the eggs, flour, milk, salt and vanilla and whisk until…

Summer Vacation – Day 3

Today started with a lovely German Pancake Blend together 8 eggs, 1 cup flour, 1 cup cream, and a pinch of salt. Preheat a large cast iron skillet to 425 degree oven, add 6 T of butter and then follow quickly with the blended mixture.  Bake for 25 minutes and serve with lemon juice and icing sugar. I…

Clotted Cream

  We had quite a bit of cream piling up and I ran into a wonderful new cookbook at the thrift store so I decided to combine the two and try my hand at clotted cream.  The book is called Forgotten Skills of Cooking by Darina Allen The process of making clotted cream was time consuming (about…

Boccone Dolce

I first had this dessert with my BFF on “girls day” at a local restaurant called Papa Hayden in Portland, Oregon.  It’s crunchy and creamy, light and fruity, and altogether delicious.  It looks so difficult to make, but when I found instructions online (thank you SubRosa) it didn’t look to bad to try. This morning…

Citrus-Coconut Granola

4 cups rolled oats 1 1/2 cups walnut pieces 1 cup shredded coconut 1/2 teaspoon salt zest of two oranges 1/3 cup butter 1/6 cup agave maple syrup 1/6 cup tangarine honey 1/3 cup of orange juice Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Combine the oats, walnuts, coconut, salt, and orange zest in a large…

Fantastic Oatmeal – What?

I’ve always been okay with eating oatmeal, but I’ve never loved it.  Today, I fell in love.  I followed the recipe at Kath Eats Real Food.  This is the creamiest, most flavorful and delicious oatmeal I have ever had. 1/2 cup skim milk 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup oats 3/4 banana – sliced Combine the…

Chicken Sausage

2 lb ground turkey 1 T salt 1 T sage 1/2 T red pepper flakes 1 t chili powder 1 t coriander 1 t ground ginger 1/4 t ground cloves 1 t brown sugar 1/2 t onion powder 1/2 t thyme 1 t paprika 1/2 t garlic Blend together and form into patties.

Bread Pudding with Dried Fruit and Sour Lemon Sauce

Kris Kringle Bread Pudding (adapted from: Martha Stewart December 2005) click here for gift tag link Ingredients: 1 1/3 cups Brandy 12 ounces assorted dried fruits, such as peaches, apricots, and pears, cranberries, raisins 5 cups heavy cream 2 cups half-and-half 3/4 cup vanilla or granulated sugar, plus more for sprinkling 2 cinnamon sticks 2…

Jim and Denise’s Wild Rice Casserole

1 lb sweet italian bulk sausage 1/2 cup chopped celery 1 T minced onion 1/2 cup chopped green pepper 1 can cream of mushroom soup mix 1.5 cup water 2 packages Uncle Ben’s Wild/White Rice mix (only use on seasoning packet) 4 oz  diced pimientos – drained 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese Brown the sausage…