Sloppy Joes

  INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 bell pepper, finely chopped 1 carrot, finely chopped 1 celery stalk, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced Coarse salt and ground pepper 1 pound ground beef or Turkey 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce 1/4 cup ketchup 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 4 hamburger…

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Italian Meatballs 1/2 pound ground pork 1/2 pound ground veal 1/2 pound ground beef 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped and Sauteed 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup finely chopped parsley Salt and freshly ground pepper Combine all the ingredients in a medium bowl and…

Mac and Cheese

Ingredients 4 cups Dried Macaroni 1 whole Egg, Beaten 1/4 cup (1/2 Stick Or 4 Tablespoons) Butter 1/4 cup All-purpose Flour 2-1/2 cups Whole Milk 1 teaspoons grated Nutmeg 1 pound Cheese, Grated (I like to combine Cheddar, Gouda and Jack but any cheeses work) 1/2 teaspoon Salt, More To Taste 1/2 teaspoon Ground Black…

My Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/celery-salad-walnuts-dates-and-pecorino http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/cider-glazed-turkey http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/sweet-potato-gratin-chile-spiced-pecans http://www.marthastewart.com/336412/glazed-pearl-onions Coconut Buttermilk Pie Prepare and chill a 9″  unbaked pie crust. Preheat oven to 425. 3 Tbls flour 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup melted butter 3 large eggs 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup flaked coconut 1 1/2 tsps vanilla extract 1/2 tsp almond extract Combine flour and sugar in a large bowl, beat in butter, eggs…

Sweet Potato Fritters

2 large sweet potatoes, grated 1 small onion, grated 4 eggs, beaten 1 Tbsp Salt olive oil or cocnut oil black pepper Fill a large bowl with water and add the salt.  Soak the sweet potatoes in the water for 10 minutes.  Drain the potatoes and lay on a baking sheet lined with towels and…

Butternut Squash Mac & “Cheese”

1 Butternut Squash, peeled, seeded and cubed 2 cups broth, veggie, chicken or water 4 tbsp butter 3 Basil Leaves Parmesean cheese Salt and Pepper 1 Lbs pasta Place butternut squash in a medium sauce pan with broth or water.  Cook over medium heat until soft.  Place in food processor with basil and butter.  Process…

Sweet Potato, Chickpea and Tofu Curry

Ingredients Olive Oil 1 large onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 3 tsp curry powder 1 tsp garam masala 2 large sweet potatoes, diced 2 large carrots, diced 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 can coconut milk 1 block extra firm tofu, cut into cubes 1 cup frozen peas, thawed water salt and pepper…

Banana Muffins

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 overripe bananas 1 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted and cooled 2 eggs 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and lightly butter 2 muffin tins. In a large bowl, combine…