Monthly Archive: January, 2016

Ricotta-Peppadew Stuffed Tomatoes

Makes: 8 stuffed tomato halves Start to finish: about an hour Ingredients 4 tomatoes (preferably Roma tomatoes) halved lengthwise, guts removed 1 cup (250g) ricotta cheese 13 Peppadews 8 basil leaves, chiffonade A… Continue reading

Well, Buck Me

Well, Buck Me (Sea Buckthorn Berry Cocktail) Makes: 2 drinks Start to finish: 45 minutes Sea Buckthorn Berry Syrup (makes enough for two drinks) 2 cups (500g) sea buckthorn berries 2 tablespoons sugar… Continue reading

Jalapeño Bacon Chicken (and it’s crispy AF)

Ingredients 5-ish pound (2kg) chicken (don’t forget to take the giblet sack out of the cavity…) 1 jalapeño, sliced (into rounds or strips), seeds removed 3 garlic cloves, peeled, smashed ½ bunch fresh cilantro 1… Continue reading

Grapefruit Mint Mouth Party

  Makes: enough for 1-2 people Start to finish: 5 minutes Ingredients 1 grapefruit, segmented 3 mint leaves, chiffonade pinch of sugar (raw sugar is best)   Method Arrange grapefruit as desired. Sprinkle… Continue reading

Blackberry Jalapeño Whisky Sour

Blackberry Jalapeño Whisky Sour     Makes: one drink Time until it’s in your mouth: 1 hour Ingredients 4 oz. (113g) blackberries 1/16 cup to 1/8 cup (12.5g-25g) sugar*  1/4-1/2 jalapeño, sliced, leave… Continue reading

Västerbottensostpaj (Cheese Pie)

Makes: Not sure. I split this with one other person.  Maybe 8 normal servings? Start to finish: An hour and a half Ingredients (100g) unsalted COLD butter 1-2/3 cup (100g) all-purpose flour pinch… Continue reading

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup       Makes: 4 large servings Start to finish: 1 hour Ingredients 1 tablespoon oil (15mL) of choice (I generally use coconut, but olive oil works.) 1 onion, peeled… Continue reading

Macaroni & Cheese

Macaroni & Cheese Makes: 6 servings How long until it’s in your mouth?  About 30 minutes. Ingredients 4 cups milk (I recommend whole) 8 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon… Continue reading

Latin Quinoa Soup

Latin Quinoa Soup Makes: 4 servings Start to finish: 45 minutes Ingredients 1/4 cup dry quinoa, put in a fine-mesh sieve and rinsed 1 quart low-sodium chicken (or vegetable) broth 1/2 teaspoon salt… Continue reading

Toasted Kale

Toasted Kale     Makes: 1 large serving Start to finish: 20 minutes   Ingredients   5 oz. (142g) baby kale 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper red chili flakes (optional) olive oil… Continue reading