Lemony Veggie Bruschetta

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 2 APPETIZERS MAKES: 16 TOASTS PREP: 15 MINS TOTAL TIME: 30 MINS       Ingredients 6 ounces fresh green beans and/or yellow wax beans, trimmed 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 1 lemon (1 tsp. zest; 1/4 cup juice) 1 8 ounce carton marscapone cheese or whipped goat cheese… Read More

Smoked Ribs

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS PREP: 20 MINS MARINATE: 6 HRS GRILL: 1 HR 15 MINS         Ingredients 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons dry mustard 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 4 pounds pork loin back ribs or pork spareribs 4 cups hickory or fruitwood chips 1/2… Read More

Cobb-Style Hot Dogs

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 HOT DOG MAKES: 4 HOT DOGS START TO FINISH: 20 MINS         Ingredients 4 hot dogs 2 tablespoons buttermilk 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt 2 teaspoons snipped fresh basil 1 clove garlic, minced 4 hot dog buns, split and toasted 1 avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, and… Read More

Pickled Beet and Sage Conserve

MAKES: 24 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 2 TABLESPOONS MAKES: 4 HALF-PINTS PREP: 20 MINS COOK: 40 MINS       Ingredients 2 16 ounce jars sliced or whole pickled beets, undrained 2 cups coarsely chopped, peeled fresh pears (2 medium) 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted 2 tablespoons snipped fresh… Read More

Everything Cracker Crisps

MAKES: 36 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 PIECE PREP: 30 MINS STAND: 30 MINS BAKE: 8 MINS 450°F PER BATCH       Ingredients 1/4 cup sesame seeds 1/4 cup poppy seeds 2 tablespoons dried minced garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons dried minced onion, crushed 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 1/2… Read More

Hot Reuben Dip

MAKES: 20 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1/4 CUP PREP: 10 MINS BAKE: 25 MINS 350°F         Ingredients 1 14 ounce can sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (6 ounces) 1 1/2 cups shredded Swiss cheese (6 ounces) 6 ounces corned beef, chopped (about 1 cup) 1 cup mayonnaise… Read More

Stuffed Endive with Pear Walnut and Goat Cheese

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 2 APPETIZERS MAKES: 12 APPETIZERS START TO FINISH: 25 MINS         Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons lemon juice Salt and ground black pepper 1 firm medium pear such as Bartlett, cored and thinly sliced lengthwise 1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts (toasted if desired) 1/4 cup… Read More

Caprese Surprise Meatballs

MAKES: 36 SERVINGS MAKES: ABOUT 36 MEATBALLS PREP: 35 MINS BAKE: 30 MINS 375°F         Ingredients 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup fine dry bread crumbs 1/2 cup finely chopped onion (1 medium) 1/3 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 pound bulk Italian sausage 1 pound ground… Read More

Sunshine Toast with Bacon and Tomatoes

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 EGG TOAST START TO FINISH: 20 MINS         Ingredients 4 slices white sandwich bread 4 teaspoons olive oil 4 eggs Salt 3/4 cup chopped tomatoes Ground black pepper 2 teaspoons snipped fresh parsley or sliced green onion (optional) 2 tablespoons finely shredded cheddar cheese 8 slices… Read More

Birdie in the Basket

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS PREP: 20 MINS BAKE: 18 MINS 350°F STAND: 23 MINS         Ingredients 1 recipe Perfect Hash Browns* 1/4 cup shredded Italian blend cheeses or mozzarella cheese (1 ounce) 8 eggs Ground black pepper 8 teaspoons refrigerated basil pesto (optional) 8 cherry tomatoes or grape tomatoes, halved Directions Preheat oven… Read More

Breakfast Ham and Egg Cups

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 EGG CUP MAKES: 8 EGG CUPS PREP: 20 MINS BAKE: 18 MINS 350°F STAND: 3 MINS       Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 8 thin slices deli-style cooked ham 1/4 cup shredded Italian cheese blend or mozzarella cheese (1 ounce) 8 eggs Ground black pepper 8 teaspoons basil pesto… Read More

Egg-in-a-Bundle

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS PREP: 15 MINS BAKE: 15 MINS 400°F         Ingredients 2 eggs 1 package (8 rolls) refrigerated crescent rolls 4 1 ounce slice American cheese 2 tablespoons cooked bacon pieces Milk Caraway, poppy, or sesame seed 4 strawberries, sliced (optional) 4 orange wedges (optional) Directions Preheat the oven to 400… Read More

Ginger-Sesame Oats with Mushrooms and Charred Green Onions

MAKES: 1 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 2/3 CUPS HANDS ON: 15 MINS TOTAL TIME: 45 MINS         Ingredients 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth or water* 1/2 cup steel-cut oats 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 1 cup assorted mushrooms, chopped or sliced 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger 2 green onions, cut into 1-… Read More

Bagel & Lox Skillet Strata

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS HANDS ON: 20 MINS TOTAL TIME: 50 MINS         Ingredients 1 4 ounce plain bagel, cut into pieces (2 1/3 cups) 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 leek, thinly sliced (1/3 cup) 5 ounces asparagus, trimmed and cut into pieces (1 1/2 cups) 5 eggs 1 cup whole milk 3… Read More

Avocado-Egg Breakfast Sandwich

MAKES: 2 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 SANDWICH MAKES: 2 SANDWICHES START TO FINISH: 10 MINS         Ingredients 4 slices whole wheat bread, toasted Dijon-style mustard (optional) 1 avocado, pitted, peeled, and mashed 8 – 12 asparagus spears, steamed 1 hard-cooked egg, sliced Cracked black pepper and coarse sea salt Olive oil Directions… Read More