11-15 Ingredients Articles

Recipe: Coconut Chicken Soup (Tom Ka Gai)

Recipe: Coconut Chicken Soup (Tom Ka Gai)

Coconut Chicken Soup (Tom Ka Gai) 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 tablespoons ginger; grated 5 teaspoons red curry paste 6 cups chicken broth 3 tablespoons fish sauce 1 tablespoon brown sugar 28 ounces coconut milk 1 pound chicken breasts, cut thin in strips 1/2 pound mushrooms; sliced 1 white onion, sliced 8 oz snow peas 2-3 carrots, sliced 3 tablespoons lime juice 1/2 cup cilantro In a soup pot, heat vegetable oil. Stir in ginger and curry paste and cook one minute. Add 1/2 cup broth and stir into curry paste. Stir in remaining broth, fish sauce and brown sugar. Simmer for 15 minutes. Add chicken and simmer until the chicken is cooked. Turn heat to med/low and add coconut milk and carrots. Cook on med/low for one half hour to a hour. Add mushrooms, onions, and snow peas and continue to cook on med/low for 2-5 mins. Add the lime juice and cilantro before serving. Season with salt to taste at the end as a lot of the ingredients can vary in the salt.   VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please... Read the rest of this article »

Recipe: Pumpkin Bars

Recipe: Pumpkin Bars

Ingredients Pumpkin Base 4 eggs 3 cups pumpkin 3/4 cup oil or applesauce 2 cups sugar 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp baking soda Frosting 8 oz cream cheese 1 stick butter 1 tsp vanilla 1 1/3 cup powdered sugar Instructions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Mix the eggs, sugar and oil and pumpkin Mix and add: flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and baking powder Bake in jelly roll pan for 25 minutes Mix frosting ingredients, smooth over baked pumpkin bars VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 4.3/10 (36 votes cast) Read More →

Recipe: Corn Chowder

Recipe: Corn Chowder

Ingredients 6 potatoes  peeled and cubed 3 carrots  diced 6 tablespoons butter 2 jalapeno seeded and minced 1 red onion chopped 3 cups corn 4 tablespoons flour 4 cups chicken stock 2 ounces Canadian bacon 3 cups half and half 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese grated 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce salt and pepper to taste Instructions Combine potatoes and carrots in pan with some salt and cover with water. Bring to boil and reduce heat. Cook until tender and drain. In soup pan, melt butter. Add jalapeno, onion and corn and flour. Cook until onion is clear. Add remaining ingredients until onion is clear. Simmer 1-3 hours. add cream last hour and garnish with cheese. Variations – Add ham to the chowder while cooking or crispy bacon as a garnish   VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast) Read More →

Recipe: Pot Sticker Dumplings and Soy Vinegar Sauce

Recipe: Pot Sticker Dumplings and Soy Vinegar Sauce

From Martha Stewart’s Website Ingredients Soy-Vinegar Dipping Sauce 1/2 cup soy sauce 1 teaspoon rice vinegar 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 2 teaspoons sugar 1 whole scallion, trimmed and sliced 1 hot green chili, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons water Dumplings 1/2 pound ground turkey, chicken, or pork (if using poultry, add 1 teaspoon peanut oil to the mixture) 1 cup finely chopped bok choy 1/2 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger 1 small garlic clove, minced 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt 1 large egg white 36 dumpling wrappers Peanut oil, for frying Instructions In a small bowl, combine all ingredients for the dipping sauce. Set aside. In a medium bowl, mix together the turkey, bok choy, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil, and salt. Stir in the egg white. Working with 6 at a time, lay down the dumpling wrappers on a work surface. Spoon 1 teaspoon of filling onto each one. Lightly wet the edge of each wrapper with water. Fold the dough... Read the rest of this article »

Recipe: Sausage Bread Stuffing

Recipe: Sausage Bread Stuffing

From Martha Stewart’s Website Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 pound sweet Italian sausage, casing removed 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 onion, chopped 3 celery stalks, sliced on the bias 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 heaping tablespoon minced fresh sage leaves, or 1 teaspoon crumbled dried sage 1 cup white wine 1 whole loaf bread, crusts removed, cubed (5 to 6 cups) 1 cup chicken broth 1/2 to 1 teaspoon coarse salt (depends on saltiness of sausage) Instructions Heat a large skillet, add the olive oil, and cook the sausage, stirring and breaking it up until browned, about 8 minutes. Remove to a plate. Add the butter to the skillet and when it melts, add the onion and celery. Saute until the onion is translucent, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in the garlic and sage and cook for 1 minute. Pour in the wine and deglaze the pan, stirring up any browned bits with a wooden spoon. Add the cubed bread to the mixture and toast and turn a bit. Stir in the cooked sausage,... Read the rest of this article »

Recipe: Brined and Oven-Roasted Turkey

Recipe: Brined and Oven-Roasted Turkey

From Martha Stewart’s Website Ingredients Brining Liquid 2 quarts water (at the very least) 1 1/2 cups coarse salt 1/2 cup sugar 1 large red onion, sliced 1 head of garlic, smashed (8 to 10 cloves) 2 bottles white wine Brine Add-Ins (Optional) 2 tablespoons crushed black peppercorns 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes 2 teaspoons dried coriander 1 tablespoon dried fennel 1 tablespoon dried cumin 1 whole cinnamon stick 5 whole cloves 4 bay leaves 4 large sprigs of fresh sage Turkey 1 16-pound turkey (approximate) 1 Sausage Bread Stuffing Extra-virgin olive oil Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper Instructions In a 2-quart pot, bring 2 quart of water to a boil with the salt and sugar, stirring occasionally until the salt and sugar have dissolved. Cool completely and place in a clean 5-gallon bucket with the onion, garlic, wine, and any of the optional spices or herbs. Stir in the remaining water completely to combine. Add the turkey. Cover and store in a cold place... Read the rest of this article »

Recipe: Breakfast Cake

Recipe: Breakfast Cake

Ingredients 1 ½ c. flour ¾ c. sugar 2 ½ t. baking powder ¾ t. salt ¼ c. shortening ¾ c. milk 1 egg Heat oven to 375 degrees. Grease round layer pan 9X 1 ½ inches or square pan, 8X8X2 or 9X9X2 inches. Blend all ingredients for ½ minute. Spread in pan. Topping: 1/3 c. brown sugar packed ¼ c. flour ½ t. cinnamon 3 T firm butter Instructions Place all topping ingredients in bowl and cut through with 2 knives until crumbly. Sprinkle over batter in pan. Bake 25-30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Drizzle with glaze made from powdered sugar, vanilla, milk, butter. Serve warm. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast) Read More →

Recipe: Lumpia with Sweet and Sour Sauce

Recipe: Lumpia with Sweet and Sour Sauce

Lumpia Ingredients 1 lb. ground beef, cooked/drained 4-6 green onions, chopped 1/3 c. or 1 sm. can water chestnuts, chopped 4 c. shredded cabbage (I buy the packaged cole slaw mix which includes the carrot) 1 large carrot shredded 1/8 c. ground pepper Instructions Mix all of the above in large bowl. Wrap in lumpia/eggroll wrappers (seal with a little water at last fold) Fry in oil or oil/shortening mix till golden brown, drain on paper towels. Sweet & Sour Sauce Ingredients Combine and set aside - 1/2 c. vinegar 1/2 c. sugar 1/2 t. salt 4 t. cornstarch 2 T. water Instructions Heat 2T. oil and pour in 1/4 c. ketchup, stirring lightly. Add ingredients which were set aside, stirring constantly until sauce thickens and boils.  Ready to serve! VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 5.8/10 (10 votes cast) Read More →

Recipe: Swedish Meatballs

Recipe: Swedish Meatballs

Ingredients 1 pound ground beef chuck 1 pound ground pork 3 cups panko (Japanese breadcrumbs) 1 1/2 cups whole milk 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 garlic cloves, minced Coarse salt and ground pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 3 tablespoons butter 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 3 cups canned reduced-sodium beef broth grape or current jelly, cooked egg noodles, chopped parsley, for serving (optional) Instructions Preheat oven to 475 degrees. In a large bowl, combine beef, pork, panko, 1/2 cup milk, eggs, garlic, 1 tablespoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, and allspice. Mix just until combined. Using a rounded 1-tablespoon measure for each, form mixture into meatballs (you should have about 48). Place meatballs onto two rimmed baking sheets; bake until golden brown and cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes, rotating sheets halfway through. Meanwhile, make sauce: In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium-high. Add flour; cook, whisking, 1 minute (do not let darken). Gradually whisk in... Read the rest of this article »

Recipe: Old Fashioned Cinnamon Rolls

Recipe: Old Fashioned Cinnamon Rolls

Ingredients Dough 1 yeast cake or 1/4-ounce package yeast 1 c. warm water 1/2 T. sugar 1 c. mik 1/4 c. sugar 1/4 c. margarine 2 eggs beaten well 1/2 t. salt 4-6 cups flour Filling 1/4 -1/2 c. margarine cinnamon sugar mixture raisins (opt) chopped walnuts (opt) Glaze 4 tablespoons margarine 2 cups powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 to 3 tablespoons milk Instructions Mix yeast cake, warm water, and sugar in bowl. Scald milk in a pan and then let cool. Add sugar, 1/4 c. margarine, and eggs to milk. Milk should melt margarine. Pour milk mixture into yeast mixture. Add flour and salt and form a soft dough. Knead 10 minutes. Turn into greased bowl. Roll dough ’til greased on all sides. Raise dough ’til doubled,  about 1-1.5 hours covered. Roll out on table into a rectangle. Rub margarine on dough and sprinkle with sugar/cinnamon mixture. Raisins and walnuts are options too. Roll dough into a tub and then slice into rolls. Raise in greased pan for one... Read the rest of this article »

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