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Easy Chocolate Coconut Sea Salt Tart

Wow your valentine with this easy chocolate tart. They’ll never know it took you less than an hour to make! 1.5 c full-fat coconut milk 2.5 c dark chocolate chips Sprinkle sea salt, we used Malden’s Sea Salt Favorite tart crust Tart Pan, we used Patisse...

Valentine’s Wine Tasting Notes

We fell in love with wine all over again at our February monthly wine tasting on Thursday, February 13 with Alison Cheevers from M. S. Walker. Jim Laughren, author of “50 Ways to Love Wine More: Adventures in Wine Appreciation” was also in the kitchen...

Comforting Lamb Tagine

3 T olive oil 2 lbs lamb shoulder, cut into 1″ pieces 5 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1 large cinnamon stick, broken in half 1 large yellow onion, sliced in rounds 5 tsp Ras-el-Hanout spice blend 1 T chopped peeled ginger 2 1/2-3 c beef stock 1/2 c halved dried...

Gingerbread Cookies

5 c sifted flour ½ tsp baking soda 2¼ tsp ginger (Gryffon Ridge Spice Merchants) 3 tsp cinnamon (Gryffon Ridge Spice Merchants) 1 tsp cloves (Gryffon Ridge Spice Merchants) 1 c + 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, softened 1 egg, at room temperature 1 c sugar ¾ c molasses 1...
Hearty Pot Roast

Hearty Pot Roast

Now You’re Cooking’s Hearty Pot Roast 3#        Boneless Chuck 2 ea      Medium Onions, coarsely chopped 3 ea      Garlic Cloves, coarsely chopped 3 ea      Medium Carrots, coarsely chopped 3 ea      Celery Stalks, coarsely chopped 3 ea      Medium Potatoes,...
Raclette Fondue

Raclette Fondue

1C           Dry White Wine2 cloves  Garlic, minced Gently simmer wine and garlic in a heavy duty pot until garlic is soft.1 #          Raclette Cheese, grated or cut into small piecesStir in and whisk until melted and mixed well.½ C         Flour Whisk in to...
Sweet Potato & Mushroom Quiche

Sweet Potato & Mushroom Quiche

EGG MIXTURE 6 eggsMake a batch of pie crust. (You can make this in a pie dish or a sheet pan, the pie dish will require longer baking. A full sheet pan will require a double batch, or double crust recipe.) Add a handful of chopped fresh rosemary if you want! Place...
Quick Ricotta Tart

Quick Ricotta Tart

Crust1.25 C      All Purpose Flour1/2 t          Salt1/2  t         Sugar1 sticks    Butter, cold, cut into ½” cubes3+ T        Water, coldToss flour, salt & sugar together in a large bowl.Gently mix in butter with pastry blender, fork or by hand until the mixture...