Sauces, Tomato

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Simple Tomato Sauce 1 Tbs olive oil3 shallots or 1 medium onion (chopped)4-6 cloves garlic (pressed or chopped)35 oz whole plum tomatoes (drained and squeezed dry)1 Tbs dried basil28 oz…

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Casserole, Italian

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  Fettuccine Florentine 3/4 pound fresh fettuccine1 teaspoon unsalted butter1 teaspoon olive oil1 clove garlic (minced)1 pound fresh spinach (shredded)1 cup evaporated skim milk1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (more if…

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Vegetables, Onions

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Oven-Fried Onion Rings We had the best results with kettle-cooked potato chips. 1/2 cup  all-purpose flour1 large egg  (at room temperature)1/2 cup  buttermilk  (at room temperature)1/4 teaspoon  cayenne pepperTable salt…

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Sauces, Cucumber

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Yogurt Cucumber Sauce Use this sauce on falafels and gyros, or with fish. 2 cups plain yogurt½ cucumber (peeled, grated, drained)2 cloves garlic (crushed)1½ tablespoons juice of 1/2 lemonsalt and…

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Sauces, Chocolate

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Chocolate Sauce 2 1/4 cups granulated sugar3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon salt1 1/2 cups whole milk1 tablespoon vanilla Place first four (dry) ingredients in a…

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Sauces, BBQ

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Big Al's K.C. Bar-B-Q Sauce 2 cups ketchup2 cups tomato sauce1 1/4 cups brown sugar1 1/4 cups red wine vinegar1/2 cup unsulfured molasses4 teaspoons hickory-flavored liquid smoke2 tablespoons butter1/2 teaspoon…

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Snacks

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  Fruit Rollups 1 1/4 pounds chopped fruit3/4 cup sugar1 to 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice The idea is that you can take pretty much any fruit, puree it with…

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Stir Fry

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  Moo Goo Gai Pan A popular restaurant dish, Moo Goo Gai Pan means "fresh mushrooms with sliced chicken." 3/4 pound boneless (skinless chicken breasts)Marinade:2 tablespoons soy sauce1 tablespoon rice…

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