Delicious Recipes

Creamy Lettuce Soup

(6-8 servings) 2 T. butter 3 c. chicken broth 1⁄2 c. chopped scallions 1/8 t. white pepper 15 cups chopped lettuce 6 ounces cream cheese (redleaf, boston, greenleaf, or romaine) In a large pot melt the butter and sauté the scallions and lettuce until the...

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Sweet Maple and Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

1 cup extra virgin olive oil  3 tablespoons maple syrup  2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar  2 tablespoons finely sliced fresh basil  1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice  1 teaspoon dry mustard  1 clove garlic, minced (about 1/2...

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Red Beet Relish

2 cooked red beets, peeled and chopped ¼ Golden Delicious apple, peeled and roughly chopped 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon mayonnaise Pinch ground allspice Salt and freshly ground black pepper  In a food processor, combine...

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Speared Prosciutto Wrapped Melo

Recipe courtesy Sara Moulton Recipe Summary Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 30 minutes Yield: about 30 pieces 1 ripe cantaloupe or honeydew melon About 3/4 pound very thinly sliced Prosciutto de Parma Equipment: toothpicks Cut the ends off the melon and stand it on end....

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Chocolate Beet Brownies

Vegetable Oil 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa 1 cup boiling water 1 cup unbleached, all-purpose flour ½ cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ¾ cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar ½ cup unsweetened applesauce 3...

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Zucchini-Melon Salad

2 medium zucchini 1 teaspoon salt 2 (3-inch-wide) wedges melon, seeded and rind removed 1 whole smoked chicken breast (1 lb), skinned and thinly sliced crosswise with a knife 1 (1/2-lb) piece Parmigiano-Reggiano 1/4 cup packed fresh mint leaves, cut crosswise into...

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Chocolate Beet Cake

1 1/4 C beet puree (see below) 3 eggs 1/2 C vegetable oil 1/2 tsp. salt 3/4 C cocoa powder 1 1/2 C sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 1 1/2 C flour 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda The beet puree can be made ahead of time. Basically, cook them any way you like... boil, bake, whatever, then...

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Basmati Rice with Sweet Onions & Herbs

1 1/2 cups basmati rice 2 tablespoons butter 2 cups chopped sweet onions 2 1/2 cups water 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh Italian parsley 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh tarragon Rinse rice under cold...

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Cantaloupe, Arugula, and Prosciutto Salad

Cantaloupe, Arugula, and Prosciutto Salad (Martha Stewart) 1/4 cup champagne vinegar or white-wine vinegar 1 tablespoon minced shallot 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper,...

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Chard, Ricotta, and Sweet Onion Calzones

12 ounces Swiss chard 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 sweet onion, peeled and cut into thin wedges 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg Salt and pepper 1 pound purchased or home-made pizza dough, at room temperature 1 cup ricotta cheese 2/3 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/3 cup drained...

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Various Beets Recipes

 Beet and Apple Saute 6 medium beets, boiled or roasted until tender 3 tablespoons butter 3 shallots, minced 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tart green apples, peeled, thinly sliced Salt and pepper 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar ½ cup toasted walnuts, coarsely chopped...

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Blueberry Buckle

A blueberry buckle is a blueberry coffeecake with a streusel topping. The batter will be extremely thick and heavy, and some effort will be required to spread it into the prepared cake pan. This buckle is best made with fresh blueberries, not frozen ones, which are...

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