Coq au Vin Recipe

Coq au vin   Coq au vin is French for “rooster in wine [sauce],” a fricassee* traditionally cooked with lardons (salt pork), mushrooms and garlic. Older roosters were preferred because they contain more connective tissue, which creates a richer broth. In postwar America, chicken is most often substituted for rooster and smoked ham for the […]

Cream Puffs

  Cream Puffs   Ingredients:   3/4 cup water 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 3 ounces unsalted butter 3/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 3 extra-large eggs, at room temperature (plus one egg for glazing, whisked) Whipped cream or ice cream for filling Cocoa powder for finishing Optional sauce or topping Optional garnish (berries, mint leaves, etc.) […]

Stuffed Chicken & Baked Apples

Stuffed Chicken & Baked Apples   Stuffed Chicken: 4 large chicken breast, cut slits in side of each for filling.   Filling: ½ of one Red delicious apple, finely chopped. 4 oz shredded Munster cheese – Fill each breast with mixture put one peace of bacon around each piece and pin with toothpicks. Sear both […]

Dotti’s Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Dotti’s Salted Caramel  Chocolate Chip Cookies   Ingredients 18 Fun Size Milky Way Caramels cut in half 4 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon sea salt, plus extra for sprinkling 1 ½ cups unsalted butter, melted 2 cups brown sugar, packed 1 cup granulated sugar 1 ½ tablespoon vanilla bean paste 2 eggs […]

Rhubarb Cake Recipe

Spring Rhubarb Cake This is the time of year when the rhubarb leaves are big and those inviting red stalks just beg to have something made from them. Here is a family favorite that  we have made for years and even the people who say they don’t like rhubarb, love this cake. So enjoy a burst of […]

Grilled Apple Panini

For dipping I love to make a quick homemade apple sauce. Just use a blender and blend a few fresh apples. Put them on the stove to heat up while making your Panini. 1 Loaf of fresh sourdough bread 1 small onion 1 cup sour cream 1 stick butter 1 package of turkey bacon Equal […]