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Oatmeal, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted by on Sunday, November 13, 2016, In : Recipes 


Ingredients

1 cup butter
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 cup smooth peanut butter
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
2 cups quick-cooking rolled oats
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a medium bowl with a hand or stand mixer on medium speed, cream butter and sugars until smooth. Add peanut butter and mix until combined; then add eggs and vanilla, scraping down sides of b...
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Southwest Potato & Corn Chowder

Posted by on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, In : Recipes 

8 slices bacon, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 orange bell pepper, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp butter
1/3 cup flour
1 tsp salt, plus more to taste
1/2 tsp freshly-ground black pepper, plus more to taste
1 tsp ground cumin
8 cups chicken broth
4 cups unpeeled potatoes (about 6 potatoes), cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 lb frozen corn kernels
1 cup half-and-half
1/2 cup grated Pepper Jack or cheddar cheese, for serving
1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro, for serving
Cook bacon in a la...

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Caramelized Onion & Bacon Pizza

Posted by on Friday, February 7, 2014, In : Recipes 

6 strips bacon, chopped
1 Tbsp butter
1 large yellow onion, thinly sliced
3/4 tsp kosher salt
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 ball pizza dough
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 cup apple butter
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
4 ounces Gouda cheese, shredded
4 ounces sharp white cheddar, shredded
2 cups baby arugula
Preheat oven to 500°F. Place pizza pan or stone in oven to heat up.
In a medium skillet cook bacon over medium heat until starting to crisp up. Remove from pan and drain most of the rendered fat out of the pan, ...

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Buttermilk-Chive Mashed Potatoes

Posted by on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, In : Recipes 

2 lbs. russet potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters
2 tsp. kosher salt
1/4 cup buttermilk
2 Tbsp half-and-half
4 Tbsp butter
1/4 cup chives, chopped
freshly ground black pepper
Put the potatoes in a large pot. Add the 2 salt and enough water to cover the potatoes. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer until the potatoes are tender when pierced, 15 to 20 minutes. Turn off heat, drain well in a colander, and return to hot pan to evaporate some more moisture.
I...

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Roasted Butternut Squash “Risotto”

Posted by on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, In : Recipes 

Yield: 6-8 servings

1 lb butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1″ pieces
1-2 Tbsp REAL olive oil (Did you know your olive oil is likely fake?)
1 medium head cauliflower (should yield 1 1/2 lbs of florets)
1/2 medium onion, chopped
2 Tbsp REAL butter or ghee 
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup homemade chicken broth, divided (or if homemade isn’t available, find out where to get real bone broth without hidden MSG)
1 Tbsp chopped sage
Salt and pepper, to taste 

Preheat oven to 425 F.

Place the butternut squ...

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Bowtie Chicken Alfredo

Posted by on Friday, December 28, 2012, In : Recipes 
Adapted from Tasty Kitchen
Ingredients
12 ounces, Bowtie Pasta (farfalle)
4 Tablespoons Butter
2 whole Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
Salt And Pepper, to taste
2 cloves Garlic, Minced
¾ cups Dry White Wine (may Substitute Low-sodium Chicken Broth)
½ cups Half-and-half
3 Tablespoons Heavy Cream
Low Sodium Chicken Broth, As Needed For Thinning
¾ cups Parmesan Shavings Or Grated Parmesan
2 Tablespoons Fresh Parsley, Minced
Preparation Instructions
Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and s...

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Roasted Butternut Squash, Radicchio and Onion

Posted by on Friday, December 28, 2012, In : Recipes 
Adapted from Simply Recipes
Prep time: 15 minutesCook time: 45 minutes
INGREDIENTS
1 medium butternut squash (about 2 pounds), peeled and cut into chunks
1 large onion, peeled and cut into wedges through the root
1 head radicchio, cut into wedges through the root
Olive oil
Salt and black pepper
1/2 cup pine nuts
1/4 cup chopped parsley
Grated parmesan or pecorino cheese to taste, about 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup
Balsamic vinegar to taste, about a tablespoon
METHOD
1 Preheat the oven to 400°F. Toss the squash chu...

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Pupa con L'uova "Italian Easter Bread"

Posted by Chuck Murray on Sunday, March 18, 2012, In : Recipes 
1 package rapid rise yeast or 2 1/2 tsp. cake yeast
1-1/4 cup scalded milk, cooled to room temperature
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 whole eggs, beaten
1/2 cup granulated sugar
4 cups unbleached flour
1 whole egg, beaten with 1 tsp. cold water
6 whole Murray Hill Farm colored eggs, uncooked
Assorted candy sprinkles

The Easter eggs do not need to be hard boiled. They will cook when the bread bakes. I usually dye the eggs right out of the refrigerator. Just be careful not to crack them when dying them! In ...


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Raspberry Oatmeal Squares

Posted by Chuck Murray on Friday, March 9, 2012, In : Recipes 
Adapted from joyofbaking.com


Oatmeal Base:

1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature

1 cup light brown sugar

1 large egg

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1 1/4 cups wheat flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 cups rolled oats, divided

Filling:

1 cup raspber...


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Irish Soda Bread

Posted by Chuck Murray on Monday, February 27, 2012, In : Recipes 
Irish Soda Bread
Makes one loaf

4 cups flour
2 tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
4 tbsp. butter
1 cup raisins
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 cups buttermilk

1. Preheat oven to 425°. Sift together the flour, sugar, salt, and baking soda into a large mixing bowl.
2. Using a pastry cutter or two knives, work butter into flour mixture until it resembles coarse meal, then stir in raisins.
3. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture. Add beaten egg and buttermilk to well and mix in...

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Orange and Honey Glazed Carrots

Posted by on Tuesday, February 14, 2012, In : Recipes 
Adapted from Saveur magazine

Ingredients
12 tbsp. unsalted butter
4 lbs. carrots, peeled and cut into 1½-inch chunks
1 cup honey
Juice and zest of 1 orange
Pinch of salt and fresh-ground black pepper
2 tbsp. chopped fresh tarragon

Instructions
Melt butter in a 12"-wide, high-sided skillet over medium-high heat. Add carrots, honey, and orange zest and juice. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until sauce is thickened and carrots are soft,...

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