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  • Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

      Ingredients 1 Medium sized butternut squash 1 small carrot 1 medium yellow onion, rough medium dice 3 cloves of garlic, peeled 1 tbsp kosher salt 2 cups vegetable stock 2 cups heavy cream 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp cloves 1 tsp pumpkin spice ⅓ cup maple syrup 1 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp olive oil Directions Preheat your oven to 375 F. Peel and deseed the squash. Peel and rough chop your carrot cut into similar […]

  • Beef Skillet Burritos

    1 lb. ground beef 2 teaspoons chili powder 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 cup water 1 cup prepared salsa 1 (15.5 oz.) can black beans 2 burrito size flour tortillas, cut into 1” strips 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped 4 green onions, chopped 1/3 cup sour cream Salt and Pepper, to taste   In […]

  • Butternut Squash Fundido

    2 teaspoons olive oil ½ red onion, diced ½ red bell pepper, diced 1 garlic clove, minced 1½ tablespoons all-purpose flour ¼ cup unsalted chicken stock 2 cups butternut squash, roasted and pureed 2-3 chipotles chiles in adobo sauce, minced 2 teaspoons adobo sauce (optional) 3 ounces shredded fontina cheese or mozzarella cheese, divided 3 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese (about ¾ cup), divided ⅓ cup radishes, thinly sliced ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves 4 green onions, thinly sliced 1 […]

  • Easy Beef and Mac Skillet

    12 oz. elbow macaroni pasta 1 lb. ground beef 1 small yellow or white onion, chopped 1 small bell pepper, any color, chopped 2 garlic cloves, diced 1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 1/2 cups Monterey Jack, mozzarella or cheddar cheese, shredded 1/4 cup parmesan cheese Salt and pepper, to taste   Cook elbow macaroni pasta according to package directions.   In a large skillet up to medium high heat, cook beef, while breaking up, […]

  • Hearty Steak Chili

      4 tablespoons canola oil, divided 2 lbs. sirloin steak, cut into bite size pieces 1 large white onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, diced 2 (15 oz.) cans chili or kidney beans, drained 2 (14.5 oz.) cans diced tomatoes 1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce 1 cup beef broth 3 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes Salt and Pepper, to taste Suggested Toppings: Sour cream Shredded cheese Chopped onions Tortilla strips […]

  • Goat Cheese Ravioli with Brown Butter Lemon Hazelnut Sauce

    Ravioli: 2 tablespoons butter 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 lb arugula Zest of one lemon 4 ounces goat cheese 4 ounces ricotta cheese ¼ cup Parmigiano Reggiano Kosher salt and freshly cracked pepper About 40 wonton wrappers   Sauce: 4 tablespoons butter 1/3 cup hazelnuts, skins removed, roughly chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced Juice from ½ lemon ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ½ cup chopped basil ¼ cup chopped mint 2 tablespoons chopped chives Kosher salt and freshly cracked […]

  • zucchini bread

    2 small zucchini 2 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground allspice ½ teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups sugar 6 tablespoons unsalted butter melted and cooled 2 large eggs ¼ cup low fat yogurt 1 tablespoon of lemon juice Directions 1.    Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease loaf pan. 2.    Shred the zucchini using a cheese grater. Squeeze shredded zucchini into some papers towels to draw out as much […]

  • Beef Breakfast Burritos

    12 ounces Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner) 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 teaspoons ground ancho chile powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 4 eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional) 1/3 cup reduced-fat shredded Mexican cheese blend or shredded Cheddar cheese 4 medium spinach or plain flour tortillas (10-inch diameter), warmed Salsa Lime-Cilantro Cream (optional): 1/2 cup reduced-fat dairy sour cream 1 tablespoon fresh lime […]

  • Triple Chocolate Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches

    8 cookie sandwiches   10 ounces bittersweet, chopped 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon flour 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 3 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 4-5 cups ice cream of your choice slightly softened to room temperature *Optional: Toppings of your choice: chocolate chips, sprinkles, toffee pieces, cookie pieces, etc.     Position rack in […]

  • Beef and Roasted Tomato Sauce over Pasta

      12 oz. pasta, any shape 1 lb. ground beef 1/2 large white onion 1 cup white mushrooms, sliced 2 1/2 lbs. tomatoes, cut in half 1 medium yellow onion, cut into quarters 4 cloves garlic 1 large carrot, peeled, cut into 1” pieces 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 cup fresh parmesan cheese 8-10 fresh basil leaves, torn (optional) Salt and Pepper, to taste   Preheat oven to […]

  • Chicken Tikka Masala

    Ingredients For the chicken: • 1 1/2 pounds chicken thighs • 1/4 cup plain whole-milk Greek-style yogurt • 2 tablespoons peanut oil or vegetable oil • 2 teaspoons fresh lime or lemon juice • 1 large clove garlic, minced • 1/2 teaspoon cumin • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom • 1 teaspoon paprika • Pinch of salt and pepper For the sauce: • 1 tablespoon ground coriander • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom • 1/2 teaspoon ground […]

  • Caribbean beef burgers with mango salsa

    1-1/2 pounds Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner) 2 tablespoons Caribbean jerk seasoning Mango Salsa: 1 large mango, peeled, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon chopped green onion 1 tablespoon finely chopped seeded jalapeño pepper 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice Combine Ground Beef and jerk seasoning in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 3/4-inch thick patties. Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 11 to 15 minutes (over […]