Passover Spinach Souffle

Posted by on Feb 18, 2016 in

Prep time: 20 minutes, Baking time: 45 minutes 1/2 C chopped onion, 1 clove garlic, minced, 1T butter, melted, 8 oz cream cheese, softened, 8 oz farmer cheese, 1/8 t each of salt and pepper, 3 eggs, 2 pkgs. (10oz) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained, ¼ t paprika, 1/8 t ground nutmeg Cook […]

Spinach Pear Salad

Posted by on Feb 18, 2016 in

SPINACH-PEAR SALAD 1 (10-oz.) package washed and ready-to-eat fresh spinach; 2 large pears, sliced; 1/2 c diced red bell pepper; 1/2 c chopped walnuts; 3 strips bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled; 1/4 c balsamic vinegar-based salad dressing; 1 tsp orange zest Combine spinach, pears, bell pepper, walnuts and bacon in a salad bowl.  Whisk orange […]

Swiss chard with raisins

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

1 pound fresh Swiss chard, rinsed, stems removed, and leaves chopped (10 cups) 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup apple juice 2-4 T golden raisins In large, deep skillet, combine the chard and water (if the greens don’t all fit, let some cook down then add the rest). Cover and cook, stirring and turning occasionally with […]

Chard soup with cream cheese “croutons”

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

3 packed cups finely chopped chard leaves 4 ounces cream cheese, cubed and at room temperature 4 cups chicken broth salt (if necessary) and pepper Combine chard and chicken broth in a pot. Bring to simmer and cook until chard is wilted and tender, about 6 minutes. You may leave it as is or puree […]

Asian style chard

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

1 bunch Swiss chard, cleaned 1 tablespoon peanut oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic scapes 1 tablespoon soy sauce freshly ground black pepper Cut off and discard thick stem ends of chard. Cut out ribs; chop ribs into 2-inch pieces; set aside in a pile. Stack the leaves in small piles; coarsely chop them. Heat oil […]

Swiss chard breakfast burritos

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

approximately 3 cups cooked and seasoned Swiss chard* 2 cups milk 1 tablespoon flour 6-8 flour tortillas 1 teaspoon mustard powder 2-3 cups shredded cheese (like cheddar or Swiss), divided salsa; sour cream 4 eggs, beaten Oil a 9-by-13-inch baking pan. Divide cooked chard down center of tortillas. Sprinkle each pile of chard with 3 […]

Chilled strawberry soup

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

1 quart fresh strawberries 1 cup sugar 1 cup plain yogurt 2 teaspoons minced fresh mint 4 cups ice water 3/4 cup dry white wine Chop the strawberries in a food processor and then force them through a sieve. Mix in the sugar, yogurt, and mint. Add the ice water and white wine and sample […]

Spinach and strawberry salad

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

1/2 c sugar 1 T poppy seeds 2 Tbsp sesame seeds 1 1/2 tsp minced onions 1/4 tsp paprika 1/4 c cider vinegar 1/4 c wine vinegar 1/2 c canola oil 2 Tbsp butter 3/4 c slivered almonds 1 lb spinach, washed, dried and torn into bite-size pieces 1 pint strawberries, sliced Put sugar, poppy […]

Beet greens with vinegar and caraway

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

1 bunch medium beets with greens (about 2 1b.) 1/8 cup cider vinegar 1/2 garlic clove, finely chopped 1/8 tsp. caraway seeds pinch of salt Preheat the oven to 400 F. Wash and trim the beets, leaving two inches of stem attached to each one, and reserve half of the beets for another use. Remove […]

Chilled sugarsnap pea soup with fresh mint

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

1 large Vidalia onion, minced 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock 1 pound sugar snap peas, ends trimmed 1/2 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint leaves, plus small sprigs for garnish salt and cracked pepper to taste Crème fraiche, clotted cream, or sour cream for serving […]

Green peas Lorraine

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

3 tbsp butter 1/3 cup water 2 cups sugar snap peas 2 tbsp finely chopped onion 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1/8 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg (optional) 4 to 6 outside lettuce leaves,  finely shredded ½ cup light cream Heat butter, water and peas together. Add […]

Pasta with peas, fresh basil, and bread crumbs

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

sea salt and freshly ground pepper 1/2 pound small pasta shapes 4 tbsp butter 1/4 cup finely diced scallion 1 pound sugar snap peas 3 tbsp chopped basil 1 tsp grated lemon zest 1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs ½ cup chopped parsley or more basil Bring a large pot of water to a boil and […]

Sugar snap peas with red grapes

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

3/4 lb. sugar snap peas, strings and stems removed 1 tbsp. unsalted butter 1 shallot, finely chopped 1/4 tsp. salt; freshly ground black pepper 1-2 cup seedless red grapes, halved lengthwise 1 tbsp. dry white wine Blanch the peas in boiling water for two minutes. Drain the peas, and then refresh them under cold running […]

Sugar snap peas with mushrooms

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

2 tablespoon oil 6 mushrooms, sliced ¼ pound fresh sugar snap peas, cut into half crosswise 2 teaspoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seed Heat oil in wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and stir fry until lightly browned. Reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer 3 minutes. Increase heat, add […]

Swiss chard noodle bake

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

1 pound fresh Swiss chard, cooked just until wilted, drained and chopped 1/2 pound penne or ziti noodles, freshly cooked and drained 1/2 pound ricotta cheese 1 15-ounce jars marinara sauce 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper Preheat oven to 350°F. Generously […]

Swiss chard pizza

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

First Chop the chard leaves and stems separately. Then microwave them separately as the stems will take a bit longer. Knead dough into pan. Massage oil onto dough. Spread on the chopped chard leaves then cover with chopped onion, 4 garlic cloves, oregano, chopped stems and grated Parmesan cheese. Cover with another layer of dough […]

Swiss chard quiche

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

1 LB. Swiss chard or spinach, cook and drain thoroughly 4 eggs, beaten 1 cup milk 1 cup Swiss cheese shredded 1 cup bread cubed 1/2 cup sliced green onions 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated. Combine all ingredients with cooked greens. Pour into 2 quart baking dish. Cover and bake in 375 degrees oven until […]

Charlemagne salad with hot brie dressing

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

Salad greens 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice garlic croutons 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1/4 cup olive oil 4-5 ounces ripe brie, rind removed, cheese cut, or cheese of your choice 2 teaspoons minced shallots or green onions into small pieces and brought to room temperature 1 teaspoon minced garlic freshly ground […]

Rhubarb dessert surprise

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

6 c diced rhubarb 3 1/2 c sugar, divided 6 Tbsp butter, softened 2 c flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt, divided 1 c milk 2 Tbsp corn starch 3/4 c boiling water Spread rhubarb over bottom of buttered 9×13-inch baking pan. In a mixing bowl, cream together 1 1/2 c sugar and butter. […]

Rhubarb mustard salsa (for grilled fish)

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

 1 tsp olive oil ½ lb rhubarb ½ c sugar 1½ T Dijon mustard ½ small red onion, chopped ¼ tsp lime juice 1 T chopped fresh parsley 1 tsp chopped fresh basil salt, freshly ground black pepper. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat; add rhubarb and sugar, cook, stirring often, until rhubarb is soft, about 5 minutes. Remove […]

Rhubarb crumb bars

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

For the Streusel: 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus room-temperature butter for pan 1 cup all-purpose flour, (spooned and leveled), plus more for pan 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt                                                                                                                                                   For For the Cake: 1/2 pound rhubarb, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 tablespoon light-brown sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour, (spooned and leveled) 1/2 teaspoon […]

Rhubarb custard kuchen

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

CRUST: 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup unsalted butter 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon whole milk FILLING: 1 1/2 pounds rhubarb, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 4 cups) 1 egg, beaten 3/4 cup whole milk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon […]

Broccoli bacon salad

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

1 head broccoli, flower and stems chopped 1/2 lb. fried bacon, crumbled 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese Dressing: Stir together:1/2 cup mayonnaise; 1/4 cup sugar; 1 Tbsp vinegar Mix all salad ingredients and stir in dressing. Refrigerate at least one hour before serving. (Adjust ingredients to the amount of broccoli […]

Napa-wasabi slaw

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

1 tablespoon wasabi paste 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1/4 cup sesame oil 1 cup orange juice 1 head Napa cabbage, very thinly sliced 6 carrots, shredded 1 chopped onion 2 tablespoons sesame seeds Whisk wasabi, soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, sesame oil, and orange juice until thoroughly […]

Chinese cabbage salad

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in

5 cups chopped Chinese cabbage 3/4 c. sliced or shredded radishes 1 1/2 cups chow mein noodles (the crunchy ones) 1 cup crushed peanuts 1/4 cup sesame seeds (black, if available) 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 4 tablespoons sesame oil 3 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon honey 1/2-1 teaspoon dry mustard Combine cabbage, radishes, chow mein […]