Quick and Easy Puff Pastry

Quick and Easy Puff Pastry plus mini Palmiers This makes a small amount of puff pastry and what I use for making mini palmiers- you won't get the flakiness of true puff pastry but these were gobbled up before I could take a picture when I first made them! You can...

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Texas Caviar

Texas Caviar

Texas Caviar 2 cans black-eyed peas- rinse and drained or sub in other canned beans 1 can diced tomatoes with green chilies-rinsed and drained 1 green pepper- finely diced1 red onion-finely chopped2 stalks celery- chopped1/2 c Italian Dressing (I'll have a post...

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Copycat Twix

Copycat Twix

To make Twix you will make version 1 or 2 of the shortbread recipe and make the caramel candy recipe and then simply need to have chocolate chips to melt and coat. That is a Twix, chocolate, shortbread, caramel chocolate. But you are the boss of creativity. So while...

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Artisan Caramel Candies

Soft Caramels- no corn syrup adapted from busyinbrooklyn.com 2 c sugar 1 tsp cream of tarter, can omit or sub in lemon juice or white vinegar. This helps prevents sugar crystals from forming. You can make caramel without it but it will make your results more...

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York Mint Patty Copycat Recipe

York Mint Patty Copycat Recipe

Copycat York Mint Patty 5 c powdered sugar1 can sweetened condensed milk1 1/2-2 tsp peppermint or mint extract4 T soften butterabout 3 cups chocolate chips (dark, semi sweet, milk, white- you are in control) and 1 T butter/oil/coconut oil In a bowl (stand mixer or...

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Basic Hummus Recipe

Basic Hummus Recipe

Basic Hummus Recipe 1 can garbanzo/chick peas 1 lemon or 1/4c lemon juice or packets of tru lemon with water, lime juice- this is a source of the acidity to the hummus- feel free to get creative 1 clove garlic- fresh or ground- use what you have and adjust to your...

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Persian Lime and Chili Potato Chips

Persian Lime and Chili Potato Chips Purple or White potatoes Harvest Persian Lime Olive Oil Harvest Baklouti Green Chili Olive Oil coarse sea salt Preheat oven to 425, convection if possible. Using a mandolin, thinly slice the potatoes and lay onto a baking...

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Mango Chipotle Corn Salsa

Mango Chipotle Corn Salsa 2 ears corn, cooked and cut off the cob1 pt grape/cherry tomatos, quartered 1/2 bunch cilantro, finely chopped2 avocados, diced1 kohlrabi (optional) peeled and diced1 mango, cut into same size pieces as other ingredients1/3 c Harvest Mango...

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Chocolate Chip Granola Bar

Chocolate Chip Granola Bar 4 T butter1/4 c honey1/4 c maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla2 c quick oats2 c rice crispy style cereal1/4 tsp salt1/3 c mini chocolate chips In a small saucepan, heat butter, honey, maple syrup and vanilla and let simmer for a few minutes then let...

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Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bar

  Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bar plus variations 1 1/2 c dates or prunes1 c peanuts1/4 c chocolate chipslarge pinch sea salt In a food processor blend peanuts and salt until well chopped.  Add in prunes/dates and blend until a dough forms  Pulse in...

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Honey Nut Cereal Bars

Honey Nut Cereal Bar 2 c peanuts 1 c honey4 c Cheerio style cereal large pinch of sea salt In a food processor, blend peanuts until they become peanut butter.  Scoop out and mix honey and peanut butter in a sauce pan over medium heat until well combined....

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Bacon Maple Pecan Salad

Bacon Maple Pecan Salad ~4 c lettuce 1/2 c chopped or halved pecans2 small-medium apples, diced1 package bacon, cooked and chopped1 egg/person, fried in bacon fat-sunny side upHarvest Maple Balsamic and Chipotle Olive Oil optional: shredded cheese In a large bowl, mix...

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Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush 1 medium eggplant 2 cloves garlic 2 T lemon juice 2 T tahini 2 T Harvest Lemon Olive Oil2 T Harvest Harissa Olive Oil Parsley- optional salt to taste Set oven to Broil setting.  Slice eggplant into 1cm thickness and sprinkle with salt and let sit in...

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Cucumber Tomato and Pepper Salad

Cucumber Tomato and Pepper Salad 3 cucumbers, thinly sliced2 medium tomatos, sliced 10 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 red onion, thinly sliced4 sweet peppers, thinly sliced 1/2 c fresh basil choppedsea salt to taste Dressing- I would start with 1 T of the olive oils and 2...

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Ginger Lime Beet Chips

Ginger Lime Beet Chips beets, thinly slicedSea SaltHarvest Persian Lime Olive OilPowdered GingerGarlic powder Preheat oven to 300 on convection setting if possible. Spread beet slices on a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil and then sprinkle with salt,...

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