Recipes

Banana Walnut Muffins

1 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus more for preparing the pan 1 cup sugar 3 very ripe bananas, peeled,...

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Red Velvet Cake

Ingredients 1 cup vegetable shortening 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon cocoa powder 2 ounces red food coloring 2 1/2 cups cake flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon vinegar White frosting, recipe follows...

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Healthier Chicken Pot Pie

Ingredients For the Crust:1 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon fine salt 4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 large egg 2 tablespoons 2% milk For the Filling: 2 small russet potatoes 4 1/2 cups...

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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Cream Cheese Filling

Makes 12-14   3 cups All Purpose Flour 1 Tablespoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg ¼ teaspoon ground cloves 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 1 - 15 oz....

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Baked Summer Squash and Zucchini Cakes

FROM BACK ROADS LIVING Ingredients 2 zucchini, shredded using a box grater 2 yellow squash, shredded using a box grater 2 eggs, lightly whisked 4 heaping tablespoons flour 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese big pinch salt and pepper 2 tablespoons oil Directions...

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Lemonade Pie

Ingredients For the Crust: 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup sugar 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted For the Filling: 2 cups heavy cream 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk, chilled 1 6-ounce can frozen lemonade concentrate (do not thaw) For the Topping: 1...

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Tiramisu Cookies

Ingredients   Cookies 3/4 of 8 oz tub mascarpone cheese 1-1/4 c sugar or artificial sweetener 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 2 c flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt Filling 3 tsp instant coffee (dry) 1/4 cup heavy cream 3tsp rum flavoring 3 squares unsweetened Baker's...

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Greek Quinoa Salad

Yield: Serves 6 A simple quinoa salad with all of your favorite Greek flavors. Ingredients: 2 cups water 1 cup quinoa Pinch of salt 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved 1 cup chopped cucumber 1/3 cup pitted kalamata olives, halved 1/4 cup diced red onion 1/3 cup feta cheese...

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Mushroom Parmesan

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis Total Time: 40 min Prep 15 min Cook 25 min Yield: 4 to 6 servings Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra for greasing the grill pan 4 to 6 portobello mushrooms 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground...

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Whole Wheat Pizza Crust

1 teaspoon white sugar 1 1/2 cups warm water (45 degrees C) 1 tablespoon active dry yeast 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 3 cups whole wheat flour plus 1/2 cup all-purpose flour combined Directions In a large bowl, dissolve sugar in warm water. Sprinkle yeast...

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