Classic French onion soup

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in

4 large onions 2 tablespoons sunflower or olive oil, or 1 tablespoon of each 2 tablespoons butter 3 1/4 cups vegetable stock 4 slices French bread 11/2-2 ounces Gruyere or Cheddar cheese, grated salt and freshly ground black pepper Peel and quarter the onions and slice or chop them into 1/4 inch pieces. Heat the […]

Arabian squash cheese casserole

Posted by on Jan 19, 2014 in

2 medium-large Acorn or carnival squash 1 cup onion 2-3 cloves crushed garlic 1 cup red or green pepper, chopped 3 Tbsp butter 1 tsp salt 2 beaten eggs 1 cup buttermilk or yogurt l/4 cup sunflower seeds 1 cup crumbled feta Heat oven to 375 degrees. Cook squash for 35 minutes or until soft. […]

Easy butternut squash soup

Posted by on Jan 19, 2014 in

2 tablespoons butter or olive oil 3-4 cloves garlic, mashed with side of thick knife 1 1/2-1 cup chopped onion 2 1/2-3 pounds butternut squash, halved, seeded, and baked until soft 4 cups chicken stock or 2 bouillon cubes dissolved in 4 cups hot water 1 bay leaf pinch of sugar 1/2 teaspoon or more […]

Cream of winter rutabaga soup with cinnamon

Posted by on Jan 19, 2014 in

2 Tbsps butter 1 onion, peeled and chopped 1/2 cinnamon stick 1 1/4 pounds rutabaga 4 Tbsps light cream salt and freshly ground black pepper caramelized onion rings to garnish (optional) Melt the butter in a large saucepan, put in the onion, cover and cook with the cinnamon stick for 10 minutes. Peel the rutabaga and cut it into […]

Steak and rutabaga pasties

Posted by on Jan 19, 2014 in

Crust: 3 cups flour I teaspoon salt I cup (8 ounces) chilled shortening or lard, cut into pieces 1 egg ice water Filling: 1 1/2 pounds cubed sirloin 4 cups diced rutabaga I cup chopped onion 3 tablespoons heavy cream 4-6 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 3 tablespoons cold butter, […]