Vegetarian nacho burgers with nacho cheese sauce

Prep Time : 20 mins Cook Time : 10 mins Total Time : 30 mins   Servings: 3   Ingredients For the vegetarian nacho burgers: 30 g walnuts (~ 1/4 cup) 400 g tin black beans, drained (240g, or ~ 1 1/4 cups, when drained) 5 slices pickled jalapeño (red or green) 50 g cheese flavoured tortilla chips, roughly smashed (~ 1 1/2 cups, or ~ 1/2 cup when crushed) 1 tsp smoked paprika Salt Black…

Soda Gummy Candies

INGREDIENTS 2 Cups of each of your favourite soda: cream soda, orange creamsicle, black cherry 1 envelope (1 tbsp) of gelatine for each flavour of soda INSTRUCTIONS Begin by reducing one flavour of soda at a time in a saucepan over medium heat. You’ll need the liquid to reduce by half. Once reduced, remove from…

Watermelon, Cucumber, and Burrata Salad

Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 medium shallot, thinly sliced (about 1/4 cup) 1 small English cucumber (about 8 oz.) English cucumber (about 8 oz.) 4 cups seedless watermelon cubes (about 1 1/2 lb.) 6 ounces burrata cheese, torn…

Pineapple-Mint Salsa

Ingredients 2 cups 1/4-in.-diced pineapple (from 1 small pineapple) 1/4 small red onion, minced (about 1/4 cup) 1 small jalapeño, seeded and minced (about 1 Tbsp.) 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice Salt Preparation   Combine pineapple, onion, jalapeño, mint, and lime juice in a nonreactive bowl. Season lightly with salt…

Mediterranean Salsa

Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 shallots chopped (about ½ cup) 3 cloves garlic, minced (about 1 Tbsp.) 1/2 small orange or yellow bell pepper, seeded and minced (about 1/3 cup) 6 medium Roma tomatoes, diced (about 1/2 cup) 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper Preparation   1. Place…

Atlantic Beach Pie

Makes 1 pie For the crust: 1 1/2sleeves of saltine crackers (about 6 ounces or 60 crackers) 1/2cup softened unsalted butter 3tablespoons sugar For the filling: One14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk 4egg yolks 1/2cup lemon or lime juice or a mix of the two Fresh whipped cream, for garnish Coarse sea salt, for garnish Preheat oven…

Creamy garlic herb mushroom spaghetti

INGREDIENTS 8 ounces whole wheat pasta (spaghetti, linguine, etc.) – I like DeLallo brand 4 tablespoons butter, divided 3 cloves garlic, minced, divided 16 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced 2 tablespoons flour (or whole wheat flour) 1 teaspoon herbes de provence 1½ cups milk salt and pepper to taste 3 tablespoons olive oil additional ¼ cup…

Buttermilk Scones

Crisp outside, buttery and fluffy on the inside. These buttermilk scones are the perfect tea time option. Served with a delectable strawberry jam and whipped cream. Ingredients 500 grams of flour 2 tsp bicarbonate soda 2 tsp cream of tartar 75 grams of butter 2 tsp caster sugar 300 ml buttermilk 1 cookie cutter 1…

Grilled White House Pizza

“Sweet potatoes add welcome texture to pizza—and they’re delicious with tomato sauce!” — Cristeta Comerford and Sam Kass, executive chef and assistant chef of the White House TOTAL TIME: 1:15 PREP: 0:30 LEVEL: Easy SERVES: 8 Ingredients White Hamon sweet potatoes 2 Small Eggplants 2 tsp. red peppers ½ c. olive oil Salt and freshly…

English Pea Salad

Eggs, mayo, and Cheddar cheese lend extra creaminess to this decadent side. From: The B.T.C. Old-Fashioned Grocery Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from a Southern Revival © 2013 by Alexe van Beuren. TOTAL TIME: 0:05 PREP: 0:05 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 8 Ingredients 2 large hard-boiled eggs 1 yellow bell pepper 2 oz. Cheddar cheese ½ c….

Asparagus, Peas, and Tomatoes with Herb Butter

These garden-fresh vegetables are full of flavor. Sauteed lightly in olive oil and garlic then served with homemade herb butter, they’re the perfect addition to any meal. TOTAL TIME: 0:25 PREP: 0:15 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 8 Ingredients 4 tbsp. unsalted butter 1 tbsp. chopped fresh chives 1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley 1 tsp. Freshly ground…

Corn Cake Stacks with Aged Cheddar and Arugula

Simple yet elegant, these sweet corn cakes topped with a fresh green salad and gooey Cheddar are the ideal summer dinner. From: The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook © 2011 by Brent Ridge, Sandy Gluck, Josh Kilmer-Purcell TOTAL TIME: 0:35 PREP: 0:25 LEVEL: Moderate YIELD: 4 Ingredients 2 c. fresh corn kernels ¼ c. finely…

Grilled Artichokes with Harissa-Honey Dip

A little sweet, smoky, and spicy, these simple grilled artichokes make an unexpectedly delicious appetizer or party dish. TOTAL TIME: 1:00 PREP: 0:20 LEVEL: Moderate YIELD: 8 artichoke halves Ingredients 4 medium Artichokes 1 lemon ½ c. mayonnaise 1 tbsp. harissa 1 tbsp. Honey 1¼ tsp. Freshly ground pepper Cooking spray 1 tbsp. salt Directions…

rainbow vegetarian pad thai with peanuts and basil

serves: 4 servings INGREDIENTS For the Pad Thai 4 ounces brown rice noodles (you can get stir-fry type noodles or Pad Thai noodles – and usually that’s half a box) 1 zucchini 1 red pepper half a yellow onion 2 carrots 2 tablespoons oil 1 egg, beaten ½ cup peanuts, chopped ½ cup fresh herbs like…

Sesame Watercress Salad

Fragrant, savory sesame is a beautiful complement to the crisp, peppery watercress in this salad. TOTAL TIME: 0:10 PREP: 0:10 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 6 Ingredients 3 bunch watercress 3 stalk celery ½ c. coarsely chopped roasted salted peanuts 2 tbsp. toasted sesame oil 2 tbsp. seasoned rice wine vinegar 1 tbsp. soy sauce 1 tsp….

kale and delicata squash salad with citrus-maple vinaigrette

Massaged kale leaves topped with roasted delicata squash, pomegranate seeds, wheat berries, and pepitas. Perfect for Thanksgiving! Ingredients 1 medium delicata squash, seeded, halved lengthwise, and cut into 1/2-inch slices 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided Salt and pepper, to taste 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (about 1 orange) 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 1…

BROCCOLI QUINOA CASSEROLE

YIELD: 5 SERVINGS COOK TIME: 30 MINUTES TOTAL TIME: 45 MINUTES INGREDIENTS: 2 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa 4 1/2 cup low-sodium vegetable stock, or water 2 tbsp pesto sauce 1/2 tsp celtic salt 2 tsp arrowroot powder, or cornstarch 2 cups fresh organic spinach 12 oz skim mozzarella cheese, I used 16oz 1/3 cup parmesan…

Creamy Polenta with Mushrooms & Collards

While both grits and polenta are made from stone-ground cornmeal (dent corn and flint corn, respectively), polenta tends to have a more toothsome, slightly coarser texture. TOTAL TIME: 0:35 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 2 c. whole milk 3 1/4 c. vegetable stock, divided 1 1/4 c. polenta (not quick cooking) 4 oz. Fontina…

Cauliflower Bisque with Brown Butter Croutons

You can make croutons two days early. Just store in an airtight container at room temperature. TOTAL TIME: 0:40 PREP: 0:25 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 2 c. whole milk 2½ c. vegetable stock 1 small head cauliflower (about 1 pound total), separated into florets 3/4 lb. Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and chopped 1…

Bucatini with Winter Pesto and Sweet Potatoes

Ready in under 30 minutes, this deserves a spot in your weeknight dinner rotation come winter. TOTAL TIME: 0:20 PREP: 0:20 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed 1 medium red onion, cut into wedges 1/3 c. plus 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided Kosher salt and freshly ground black…

Carrot-and-Black Bean Crispy Tacos

Dig into vegetarian tacos with tons of fresh flavor. TOTAL TIME: 0:30 PREP: 0:30 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 small onion, chopped 1 poblano pepper, diced 1 tsp. chili powder 1 (15.5-oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 tbsp. fresh lime juice, plus wedges for serving…

Recipe of Seared Mushrooms and Chicken Broth

A hearty broth made using chicken and an assortment of mushrooms – button, shiitake, shimeji, enoki, chanterelle, and simmered for over 6 hours. Patience is the key here! Ingredients 1kg chicken bones, cleaned and chopped 300gm fresh mushrooms, assorted (button, shiitake, shimeji, enoki, chanterelle) 1 large onion, diced Salt and pepper to taste 1 Tbsp…

Baked Cheesy Corn Dip

INGREDIENTS 4 ears corn, kernels stripped 1 1/4 c. shredded Cheddar 1/4 c. mayonnaise 1/4 c. sour cream kosher salt Black pepper Tortilla chips, for serving DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a medium bowl, stir together corn kernels, 1 cup cheddar, mayo, and sour cream and season with salt and pepper. Transfer…

Cheesy Baked Brussels Sprout-Artichoke Dip

TOTAL TIME: 0:30 PREP: 0:10 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 8 INGREDIENTS 8 oz. cream cheese 1/2 c. mayonnaise 1 c. freshly grated Parmesan, divided 1/2 c. shredded Gruyere 2 c. artichoke hearts packed in water, chopped 2 c. Brussels sprouts, blanched and chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper Pita chips or…

Biscuit And Gravy Ring

TOTAL TIME: 0:40 COOK: 0:30 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 1 RING INGREDIENTS 1/2 lb. pork sausage, casings removed 1/4 c. all-purpose flour 2 c. whole milk kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper Pinch cayenne pepper 1 can refrigerated biscuit dough Egg wash 1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an…

Garlicky Shrimp Dip

TOTAL TIME: 0:40 PREP: 0:15 COOK: 0:25 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 8-10 INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined 3 cloves garlic, minced kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper Juice and zest of 1 lemon 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1/4 c. mayonnaise 3/4 c. shredded mozzarella 1/4 c. grated Parmesan…

Heath Bar Dip

This dip is a toffee lover’s dream. TOTAL TIME: 0:15 PREP: 0:15 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 8 INGREDIENTS 8 oz cream cheese, softened to room temperature 1/2 c. brown sugar 1/4 c. powdered sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 2 c. heavy cream 3 Health bars, chopped 1/4 c. caramel sauce Pretzels, for serving apple slices, for…

Crab Rangoon Dip

TOTAL TIME: 0:35 PREP: 0:10 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 6-8 INGREDIENTS 12 oz. cream cheese, softened to room temperature 1/2 c. sour cream 1 c. Shredded Monterey Jack 2 tsp. soy sauce 2 tsp. sriracha 1 tsp. garlic powder 6 oz. lump crab 3 green onions, sliced Pita chips, for serving DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350…

Spinach Maria

This recipe is inspired by the famous side dish served at Calhoun’s, a Knoxville-based restaurant chain. TOTAL TIME: 0:45 PREP: 0:25 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 10-12 INGREDIENTS 6 tbsp. butter, divided 1/2 yellow onion, diced 4 c. whole milk 2 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes 1 tsp. mustard powder 5 packages frozen…

Holiday Apple Salad

Looking for the best salad recipe for a dinner party? TOTAL TIME: 0:30 PREP: 0:20 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 6-8 INGREDIENTS FOR THE CANDIED PECANS 1/2 c. brown sugar 1/4 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. kosher salt 2 tbsp. water 1 c. pecans FOR THE SALAD 6 c. mixed greens 2 apples, thinly sliced 1/2 c. crumbled…