Biscotti

By request, I’m posting my recipe for biscotti, which is sort of a synthesis of several recipes I had found online, but which I found to be the tastiest combination. Ingredients: 6 Tbsp unsalted butter 3/4 C sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 2-1/4 C flour 1-1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1-1/2 tsp…

Zucchini Bread OR Apple Cake

To help Frumpy Gibbon use her zucchinis, here's the recipe for zucchini bread that I've found to be the best. It's from one of those cookbooks that a church compiles from recipes submitted by its members – I got this one about 20 years ago. This "bread" is really more of a rich sweet cake. [The original…

Vegetarians, avert your eyes…

This year for the church Mardi Gras party, we were going to make gumbo instead of jambalaya, but then we saw them making muffalettas on Bobby Flay’s Food Network show, so we thought that looked like more fun – especially since Rose was still making jambalaya. We decided one soup was enough, what with all…

Thousand Layer Lasagne Recipe – 101 Cookbooks

As long as I'm clipping from my favorite cooking blog…  I've never met a lasagne I didn't like, but this one is so fresh and light – not adjectives normally used for lasagna. It includes fresh pasta, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil… and lemon juice, which is not an ingredient I'd ever put into an Italian tomato…

Pasta tutorial

Fulfilling my promise to Rocky Mountain High, herewith is a step-by-step post showing the fettucine I made for dinner this past Sunday… Ingredients The recipe I use is basically the one that came with my ravioli press (not the one that came with the pasta maker), though as everyone knows, I’m unable to leave well…

Baking day

Today was the bake sale at church to raise money for White Cottage at Glade Run, so I spent the day yesterday baking (recipes follow). Of course, first it took an hour and a half to get the kitchen cleaned up after a week of not really having time to both cook dinner and clean…