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Chop vegetables and thyme, roast spices (except nutmeg) until fragrant, then grind very fine in a grinder. Add everything (except tofu) to food processor or blender and blend for about 45 seconds or until desired consistency. Cut tofu into 1" squares and marinate ov

Three-Cheese Pasta with Almond Crust

Melt butter in heavy medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; saut? until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add flour; stir 3 minutes. Whisk in hot milk. Bring to simmer, stirring. Cover partially; simmer until sauce thickens slightly, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes. Remove from heat. Add c


Mix gelatin and hot water in a small bowl and stir until the gelatin thickens. Add the food color to a small amount of the scar goop, if you want the scar to be "fresh." Use a wooden craft stick or your fingertip to apply the "scar" to your skin. Dust with a small amount of baby powder until it

Fat-Free Vegetable Soup

1. In a large cooking pot, measure water, add onions, carrots, potatoes, green peppers, mashed tomatoes, chicken bouillon powder, black pepper, and curry powder. Boil for 20 minutes or until carrots are tender. 2. Add shredded cabbage, chopped celery, cauliflower florets, and dill weed, a


Combine beaten eggs, nutmeg, cinnamon, sugar, oil and salt. Beat well. Add baking soda, flour, water and pumpkin. Beating again, by hand add walnuts. Place in 3 greased 1 pound coffee cans 1/2 full or 2 loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

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Pacific Pot Roast

Make 8 slits in roast at random intervals. Into each slit insert one whole clove garlic and rub roast with a mixture of salt and pepper. Lightly coat bottom of a dutch oven with oil. Brown meat well on all sides. Add water and onion; cover and simmer 2 hours or until tender. When roas

Nutty Banana Smoothie

Combine ingredients and blend. This smoothie is delicious, and very healthy. The almond butter supplies vitamin E and monounsatured fat.

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Easy Vegan Chili

Dice onion, and saute in oil, add soy sausage, crumbling it like ground beef. Add all canned ingredients. Cook over medium heat until hot. Stir often to prevent sticking and burning. Serve hot. FAST AND EASY.

Cheese Fondue American Style

Heat cheese soup in fondue pot or heavy skillet on low. Slowly add grated cheddar cheese, Kirsch, and garlic (for best results use freshly pressed) If mixture looks too thin, add 2 or 3 tb flour to a small amt. of cold milk, stir until smooth, and slowly add to pot while sti

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Chinese Chicken Salad In Wun Tun Baskets

Combine sugar, vinegar, the 1/4 cup oil, the salt, and brown sugar; mix well. Pour over chicken, marinate for at least 20 minutes or longer. Heat oil to 375 F. Place one wun tun wrapper in basket ladle, fit another ladle on top wrapper to hold in place. Deep fry in hot oil u

Crockpot Caldillo Green Chili Stew

Cube meat, sprinkle with salt and fry until brown in oil. Dice potatoes and add to browned meat; slice onions and add, then garlic, salt, chilies and enough water to cover. Continue to add water if necessary. It will have a soupy consistency.     p

Boston Favorite Cake

1. Preheat oven to 350F. 2. Butter and lightly flour two 8" round cake pans. 3. Cream the butter until softened and slowly add the sugar, beating until light. Add the egg yolks and vanilla and beat to blend well. 4. Sift the flour, baking powder, and salt onto a piece o

Chocolate Waffles With Ice Cream

Sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and sugar. Make a well in center of sifted dry ingredients. 2. In a separate bowl mix buttermilk, oil, egg yolks, and vanilla. Pour into the well and mix with dry ingredients. 3. Beat egg whites with cream of

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Danish Coffee

In a very large heavy sausepan, combine all the ingrediants, cover and keep on low heat for about 2 hours. Serve in coffee mugs.     strongServings: 8/strong  


In a large bowl, combine the ground lamb with the bread, allspice, coriander, garlic, onion, savory, and salt and pepper, and knead thoroughly. The mixture should be spicy, though not too herby, and hold its shape. Break into 5 sections, each as large as a navel orange, then

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Avocado Hot Sauce

Place all ingredients in blender and puree until smooth. The Whole Chili Pepper From the collection of Jim Vorheis     strongServings:6/strong  

Kiwi Granita

In a saucepan, stir together water and sugar. Simmer over medium heat for about 5 minutes until the sugar has completely dissolved. Let syrup cool and put in blender. Add fruit and juice; blend until mixture is smooth. Place in a metal dish, cover and freeze for at least 3 h

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Mung Dal With Black Mustard Seeds

Wash mung beans. Place with turmeric & ginger in a large pot. Add 4 cups water & bring to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat to medium & simmer, partially covered, for 30 minutes. Turn off heat & beat with a wire whisk. When ready to serve, heat puree till pipin

Refrigerator Cookies

Cream butter, egg and vanilla until mixed and fluffy. Beat in dry ingredients gradually mixing well after each addition. Mix in dates, coconut and 1/ c of the nuts. Form dough into two 1 1/2 inch logs. Roll logs into remaining nuts (1/4 c each). Wrap in waxed paper and chill (or

Barbecued Ribs

Place ribs in shallow roasting pan, meaty side up. On each piece, place a slice of unpeeled lemon, a thin slice of onion. Roast in very hot oven, 450 F degrees, 30 minutes. Combine remaining ingredients; bring to a boil and pour over ribs. Continue baking in a moderate oven

Cheese Chiles

* Cut the cilantro stems into 1/2 inch pieces.     strongServings:12/strong  

Turkey Macaroni Chili

Heat oil in 4 qt. dutch oven over medium high heat until hot. Crumble turkey into dutch oven; stir in onion and green pepper. Cook until turkey is no longer pink; drain, reserving juices in dutch oven. Stir broth into juices. Heat to boiling. Stir in macaroni; reduce heat. Simme

Firehouse Hot Chili Powder

Mix all ingredients and grind to a fine powder using a mortar and pestle, or food processor or blender. Spice will keep 6 months or so on the pantry shelf. TO USE: This powder is somewhat more pungent and fresher tasting than a packaged brand, so use a bit less. b

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Turkey Chicken Tetrazzini

Note: 1 more Tb flour can be substitute for tapioka flour but the sauce won t be as rich (note the 1% milk instead of half and half) Chop chicken (or turkey) and set aside. Saute mushrooms, onions, celery in 2 tbs olive oil. In a separate 9 or 10" fry pan, melt ma

Harvard Beets Ii

1. Drain liquid from beets into measuring cup. Add enough water so that beet liquid measures 2/3 of a cup. Set aside. 2 Mix together cornstarch, sugar and salt in a deep, 1 1/2 quart, heat resistant, non metallic casserole. 3. Gradually add beet liquid and vinegar to cornsta

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Chirizu Spicy Dipping Sauce For Sashimi

Warm the sake in a small sucepan. Ignite with a match, off the heat, and shake tha pan gently until the flame dies out. Pour the sake into a dish and cool. Put the sake with the grated daikon, onions, soy sauce, lemon juice, MSG, and the 7 pepper spice into a mixing bowl. Mi

American Country Biscuits

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Combine all the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Cut the butter into small bits and stir them into the dry ingredients, using your finger tips to make sure its well combined. (Note:I used a pastry cutter.worked just as well as my fingers

Dinner Rolls

For my Hitachi: Have all ingredients at room temperature. I microwave the water and butter for approx. 50 sec on high, then stir in the egg to warm it as well. Place ingredients in machine in order suggested by manufacturer. Select dough cycle. At end of dough cycle, re

Escargots (Snails)

Escargots (Snails)Snails are cooked for about half an hour in rapidly boiling salted water. Drain in a colander, remove the snails from the shells (which are reserved), and remove intestines. Then place the snails in another kettle, add a bouquet garni made of parsley, bay leaves, and th

Peach bread

Peach Bread1 1/2 cups granulated sugar2 eggs2 cups all purpose flour1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 cup shortening2 1/4 cups pureed fresh peaches (6 to 8 medium size)1 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1

Montrachet cheesecake

Montrachet CheesecakeThis recipe is from Piret`s, San Diego, California.1 1/2 cups all purpose flour1/8 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon sugar6 tablespoons unsalted butter2 tablespoons solid vegetable shortening2 to 3 tablespoons ice water1 (11 ounce) log Montrach

Mexican potato salad

Mexican Potato SaladIf you like a little heat in your food, add a diced jalapeno to this recipe. Serves 4.10 new red potatoes1 small green bell pepper, seeded and diced1 small red bell pepper, seeded and diced1/4 cup onion, diced1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped1/4

Swiss chocolate almond liqueur cake

Swiss Chocolate Almond Liqueur Cake1 (18.25 ounce) box Pillsbury Plus dark chocolate cake mix1 1/4 cups water1/3 cup vegetable oil3 eggsuFilling and Frosting/u1 pint (2 cup ) whipping cream1/2 cup confectioners` sugar3 to 5 tablespoons Swiss chocolate a

Butter crunch cheesecake bars

Butter Crunch Cheesecake BarsSource: Family Circle 3/4/03Makes 16 barsuCrust/u3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar1/3 cup granulated sugar2 cups all purpose flour1 cup walnuts, choppeduFilling/u16 ou

Maraschino cherries

Maraschino Cherries4 1/2 pounds pitted red cherries4 1/2 pounds granulated sugar3 cups waterJuice of 1 lemon1 ounce almond extract1 ounce red food coloringuBrine/u2 quarts water2 tablespoons salt1 teaspoon alumSoak pitted cherries overnig

Cheesy vegetable lasagna

Cheesy Vegetable LasagnaMakes 12 servings.12 dry lasagna noodles2 tablespoons olive oil2 heads fresh broccoli, chopped2 carrots, thinly sliced1 large onion, chopped2 green bell peppers, chopped2 small zucchini, sliced3 cloves garlic, minced1/2 cup all purpos

Buca di beppo orecchiette pugliesi

font face="arial" size ="4"Buca di Beppo Orecchiette PugliesiSouce: Executive Chef Vittorio Renda, Buca di Beppo3/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped garlic 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes 2 (6 ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts,   

Cranberry Cookies

Cranberry Cookies3 cups all purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 cup margarine1 cup granulated sugar1 cup firmly packed brown sugar1 egg1/4 cup milk2 tablespoons lemon juice3 cups stemmed and chopped fre

Natalie wood`s eggs ranchero

Natalie Wood`s Eggs Ranchero4 tortillas 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 large clove garlic, mashed 1/2 teaspoon marjoram 1 small serrano or other chile pepper, chopped or 2 teaspoons red chili powder 1 cup fresh tomatoes, peeled and chopped or   

Pink Champagne Turkey

Pink Champagne Turkey1 bottle pink champagne1 (12 pound or larger) turkey1 teaspoon seasoned salt1 teaspoon garlic salt1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper2 cups waterClean and dry the turkey. Put turkey breast down on roasting pan. Pour the entire bottle of champag



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