Cranberry Pot Roast

Ingredients: 4 -5 lbs boneless chuck roast, wipe dry1 1/2 teaspoons salt1/2 teaspoon pepper2 tablespoons butter2 tablespoons oil2 cups onions, chopped2 cups fresh cranberries, rinsed and drained1 (10 ounce) cans condensed beef brothsugar1 beef bouillonpeppersalt Directions: Sprinkle roast with salt and pepper.Heat butter and oil in Dutch oven until hot.Brown meat on all sides...

Garden Orzo Soup

Ingredients: 2 teaspoons margarine1 medium onions, chopped1 -2 garlic cloves, finely chopped1/2 cup dried lentils1 cup water3 (429 ml) cans low sodium chicken broth ( I make my own broth and use about a litre and a half)2 large carrots, peeled and thinly sliced2 medium red potatoes, cubed ( I leave skins on for...

Traditional Butter Cake

Ingredients: 250 g butter100 g margarine1/4 teaspoon salt250 g sugar250 g flour1 teaspoon baking powder5 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla Directions: Preheat oven to 180degrees celsius.Sift baking powder and flour into a bowl.In another bowl, cream margarine, butter, salt and sugar till fluffy. Add eggs in one at a time, only after the previous egg has...

Blueberry Bread

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar2/3 cup vegetable oil1 eggs1 cup sour milk1 teaspoon vanilla extract or 1 teaspoon lemon extract1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking soda2 1/2 cups flour1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries or 1 1/2 cups frozen blueberries1/3 cup chopped nuts Directions: In a large bowl, mix ingredients in order, mixing...

Country Ham Quiche

Ingredients: 1 single crust pie shells or 1 pastry dough4 eggs, slightly beaten1 cup half-and-half1 cup ham, cooked and finely chopped1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese1/2 teaspoon black pepper1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper Directions: In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs and half-and-half.Stir in ham, cheeses, pepper and red pepper.Pour mixture...

Stuffed Green Bell Peppers

Ingredients: 6 green peppers, washed2 lbs ground beef1 cup Minute Rice1/2 teaspoon pepper2 teaspoons salt1 teaspoon dried oregano1/4 teaspoon garlic powder1/3 cup water2 eggs16 ounces tomato sauce1 onions, chopped Directions: Cut green peppers and wash.Place peppers in a shallow pan.In a bowl mix beef, rice, salt, pepper, oregano, garlic powder, water, egg and 1...

Fresh Fig, Ricotta, and Prosciutto Pie

Ingredients: 1 (15 ounce) containers ricotta cheese4 large eggs1 cup milk2 tablespoons all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon kosher salt1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper1 cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves2 slices prosciutto di Parma, minced ( 2 ounces)4 ounces fresh goat cheese, well chilled and crumbled4 -6 large ripe figs, stems trimmed, cut into 1/4 inch...

Green Bean Soup

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs ham hocks8 sprigs parsley1 small onions, minced1 1/2 cups potatoes1/2 cup light cream ( or milk)2 teaspoons salt7 whole allspice4 sprigs summer savory ( or 1 tsp dried)4 cups green beans ( fresh or canned)1 tablespoon butter Directions: Place ham bone in soup kettle and cover with water.Put allspice, parsley,...

Crowd-Size Minestrone

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil2 garlic cloves, finely chopped1 medium onions, chopped ( 1/2 cup)4 cups chicken broth or 4 cups water4 cups tomato juice1 cup dry red wine or 1 cup water1 tablespoon dried basil leaves1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves1/4 teaspoon pepper1/2 medium green cabbage, chopped ( 3 cups)2 small zucchini,...