SAVORY POLENTA

SAVORY POLENTA

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus additional if preferred for grilling or sautéingRed onion, finely diced, in a cup, with 1 1/2 teaspoons of kosher salt.2 garlic cloves, minced finely1 gallon of chicken broth or stock1 cup of coarse cornmeala third of a cup of unsalted butterkosher salt, 1 1/2 tablespoonsfreshly ground black pepper, one-fourth…

FRENCH TOAST

FRENCH TOAST

Ingredients Half-and-half, 1 cupThree big eggstwo tablespoons of warmed honey (20 seconds in the microwave)14 teaspoon of salt8 (1/2-inch) slices of day-old or stale brioche, challah, or country loaf breadButter, 4 tablespoons Directions 1) Combine the half-and-half, eggs, honey, and salt in a medium mixing bowl. You can complete this the evening before.2) Pour the…

CHEESE GRITS

CHEESE GRITS

Ingredients two mugs of whole milk2-cups of waterkosher salt, 1 1/2 tablespoons1 cup of coarse cornmealfreshly ground black pepper, half a teaspoonUnsalted butter, 4 tablespoons4 ounces pointed Shredded cheddar Directions 1) Over medium-high heat, combine the milk, water, and salt in a big, heavy-bottomed saucepan. Bring to a boil.2) Once the milk mixture has reached…

Apple Sauce in 10 Minutes

Apple Sauce in 10 Minutes

ingredients 3 Golden Yummy apples, quartered, cored, and peeledPeeled, cored, and quartered three Fuji applesunfiltered apple juice, 1 cup2 tablespoons of brandy or cognacButter, two tablespoonshoney, 3 tablespoons1/8 teaspoon cinnamon powder Directions 1) Combine apples with all other ingredients in a microwave-safe container and seal. 2) Close the lid, leaving a small opening in one…

FRESH YOGURT

FRESH YOGURT

Ingredients 1 quart of 2% milk12 cup of milk powderHoney, 1-2 teaspoonsPlain yogurt in a half-cup, at room temperature Directions 1) Add powdered milk, honey, and milk into a small pot of milk.2) Place in a medium-hot area and heat until an instant-read thermometer reads 120° F.3) When milk reaches 120 degrees Fahrenheit, pour it…

SAUSAGE FOR BREAKFAST

SAUSAGE FOR BREAKFAST

Ingredients 2 lbs. of pork butt (and 2 1/2 lbs. with bone),cut into pieces of 1/4-inch sizea half pound of diced 1/4-inch-thick fat backkosher salt, two tablespoonsBlack pepper, freshly ground, 1 1/2 teaspoons2 tablespoons of fresh sage leaves, cut finely.2 tablespoons of fresh thyme leaves, cut finely.1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary leaves, cut finelyone teaspoon of…

BLUEBERRY MUFFINS

BLUEBERRY MUFFINS

Ingredients 12 A half-ounce of cake flourone tablespoon of baking sodaBaking powder, two tablespoonslarge pinch of saltOne sugar cup50 ml of vegetable oil1 eggYogurt, one cupFresh blueberries, 1 1/2 cupsspray with vegetable oil for the muffin tins Directions 1) Set oven to 380 degrees Fahrenheit.2) Combine the flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder in…

FRITTATA

FRITTATA

Ingredients 6 beaten eggsgrated 1 ounce of parmesanBlack pepper, half a teaspoonSalt, a pincha tsp. of butterSliced half a cup of roasted asparagus1 tablespoon of minced parsley leaves and half a cup of sliced country ham Directions 1) Set the broiler setting on the oven.2) With a fork, stir the eggs, Parmesan, pepper, and salt…

OMELET

OMELET

Ingredients 3 eggs, warmed for 5 minutes in boiling waterSalt, a pinch1 teaspoon butter at room temperature + 1/2 teaspoon for the omelet’s final coatingOne-half teaspoon of freshly chopped chives Directions 1) Break heated eggs into a basin, season with salt, and stir with a fork. 2) In a 10-inch nonstick aluminum pan, heat the…

CRÊPES

CRÊPES

Ingredients two huge eggs14 cup of milk1 cup flour and 1/2 cup water3 tablespoons of butter, melted Butter is used to coat the pan.*Savory Variation: To the egg mixture, add 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh herbs, spinach, or sun-dried tomatoes.*Sweet variation: To the egg mixture, add 2 1/2 teaspoons sugar, 1…