Recipes

Sneezing Purple Cow Salad

September 6, 2009

Turn a Salad into a Meal… Slice some strips of beef (chicken would be ok too). Marinade or season the meat to your preference & then grill or pan grill. Slice the fantastic purple marker potatoes into French fry slices & fry in oil. Season the fries generously, immediately after removing from oil. Mix some […]

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Snakes ‘n Brains Salad

September 6, 2009

Eat Smart & Slimy … Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Slice the brain tomato into long ways slices & place aside. You can cut up the purple beans, but it will be coolest to leave the snake beans whole & long. Add the beans to the boiling water and cook for […]

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Eggplant French Fries

September 6, 2009

French Fry Your Eggplant… Heat oil to 450 degrees. Combine 2 eggs & a half a cup of milk into a bowl. In another bowl, mix a cup of flour and your favorite seasonings (garlic and onion powder, Italian, or Creole are good). Peel your eggplant and slice into French fry sticks. Dip the fries […]

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Bean Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette

September 6, 2009

Dress Up Your Beans with this Recipe… In a small skillet over low heat, stir cumin seed until fragrant and lightly toasted. Transfer to a cutting board to cool, and then crush with the side of a chef’s knife. In a small bowl, combine the cumin seed with some olive oil, sherry vinegar, fresh cilantro, […]

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Calendula Biscuits

September 6, 2009

Give this Recipe a Whirl… Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Mix 2 cups flour, 4 teaspoons baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cut in 1/4 cup butter and roughly 2 tablespoons of finely chopped calendula petals, and then stir in 3/4 cup milk. Turn out onto a floured board. Shape and knead (as little as possible) […]

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Stuffed Flying Saucers

September 6, 2009

An Out of This World Recipe…Batteries Not Included… Add patty pan squash to a skillet with one inch of boiling water, cover & cook shortly. Drain & cut a lid into the stem top of the squash. Remove & scoop out the centers of the squash. Chop the spooned-out squash pieces, and saute with onion […]

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Colored Vegetable Chips

February 8, 2009

Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 6 cups of the following root veggies, cut in 1/4 inch slices: blue potatoes, sweet potatoes, beets, parsnips & carrots 4 tablespoons of cooking oil 1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme, crushed 1 teaspoon of garlic salt 1/4 teaspoon of pepper Preparation: Hint: Rub your hands lightly with vegetable oil when working […]

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Salsa

February 8, 2009

Yield: serves 4 Ingredients: 6 medium tomatoes, peeled & chopped 1 small red onion, minced 1 small cucumber, chopped 1/2 sweet pepper (orange or purple work nicely) 3 fresh jalapenos, minced 1 clove of garlic, minced 2 tablespoons of lime juice salt & pepper to taste Preparation: Combine all the ingredients, cover & chill for […]

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Grilled Cuban Sandwich

February 8, 2009

Yield: 4 sandwiches Ingredients: 8 soft french rolls, sliced 1/4 cup of mustard 4 sandwich sliced pickles 4 slices of swiss cheese 4 slices of provolone cheese 4 slices of deli ham 4 slices of deli turkey breast 1 clove of garlic, minced salt & pepper Panini press Preparation: Preheat your panini press. Spread mustard […]

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Tomato & Mozzarella Panini

February 8, 2009

Yield: 4 sandwiches Ingredients: 8 slices of ciabatta bread 3 medium tomatoes (a nice sandwich slicer heirloom works great too) fresh mozzarella cheese 12 leaves of fresh basil 1 clove of garlic, minced salt & pepper to taste drizzle of extra virgin olive oil balsamic vinaigrette salt & pepper panini press Preparation: Preheat your panini […]

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