Red Wine Sauce

Here’s a great red wine sauce for short ribs, steak, and more. Ingredients 2 TBL unsalted butter 1 TBL minced garlic 1/4 cup minced shallots 1 cup red wine 1 TBL balsamic vinegar 1 sprig rosemary 2 sprigs thyme 1 cup beef stock 1/4 cup parsley leaves  Instructions Reserve 1 TBL of drippings Warm drippings […]

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Dutch Baby Pancakes

Martha Stewart’s Dutch baby pancake is inspired by a now-famous recipe from writer and editor David Eyre that was featured in the New York Times in 1966. 4 Servings Ingredients 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup whole milk 2 large eggs, lightly beaten Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg Pinch of coarse salt 4 tablespoons unsalted […]

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Spiced Tea

This spiced tea recipe is a inherited tradition for us.  Great when you’re getting a cold, or on a cold snowy day.  Enjoy. ½ container Crystal Light Lemonade (82.5 oz container) 1 9oz container of Tang ½ cup sugar (think we usually use about 1/2 that amount or a ¼ cup) ⅓ jar Nestea unsweetened […]

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Pam’s Rib Rub

From a coworker. Pam’s Rib Rub   Ok ladies, so story we didn’t get together to mix this up! I just mixed up a batch and here is your base. Is you like a sweeter rub, add a little more sugar, half cup. If you like it a little hotter, add another half tsp cayenne. […]

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Mom’s Zuchinni Bread

Mom’s Zucchini Bread This recipe from all recipes makes perfect Zucchini bread.  Moist, succulent, delicious; worthy of gifting. Ingredients Original recipe makes 2 loaves 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon 3 eggs 1 cup vegetable oil 2 1/4 cups white sugar 3 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups grated zucchini 1 cup chopped walnuts Grease […]

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Tomato Bisque Sous Vide

Tomato Bisque Soup A perfect tomato bisque taken from http://littlefrenchbakery.com/blog/tomato-bisque-soup-a-la-sous-vide This won first place in a soup contest at Nelnet. 1 stick of butter, plus 2 T 1/3 cup flour 1 quart milk 1 cup heavy cream 3 cans (large) diced or whole peeled tomatoes (diced and crushed if whole) 1-2 fresh chopped tomatoes 1 green […]

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Big List of No Oil Dressings

Lots of dressings here.  A lot from Dr. Furhman’s website.  If you’re interested in eating healthy, living longer, etc, visit his site. Big List of No-oil Salad Dressings Almond Ginger Dressing adapted from a recipe from drfuhrman.com makes about 2 1/2 cup 1/2 cup raw almonds 1/2 cup unsweetened soy, hemp or almond milk 1 cup water […]

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Orange Sesame Dressing

Trying to eat healthier- which includes limiting my intake of oil.  Here’s a healthier orange sesame no-oil dressing.  This is a no-oil dressing from Veronica Grace of  Low Fat Vegan Chef. I think this is a riff on the Dr. Furhman Orange Sesame dressing, but made a little easier by using tahini instead of sesame […]

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Potato Salad (Sous Vide)

I love good potato salad, and I’ve made batch after batch in pursuit of duplicating the best I’ve made (a few of which were the one’s made by a friend- Aaron DiGeorge,) and have regularly come up disappointed.   The secret is in cooking the potatoes.  I’ve tried roasted, boiled whole (no), boiled diced, etc.. and […]

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Pink Lemonade Cookies

HISTORY Every year at Coors, when I was there, we had a cookie exchange.  Since I organized the exchange, I always made sure I got some of these.  They are delicious.  This was Statia Shelton’s recipe. INGREDIENTS 1 Cup butter 3 Cups flour 1 Cup sugar 1 Tsp baking soda 2 eggs 1 6 oz […]

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