Sausage Apple Stuffing

Written by Chacha on Nov 22nd, 2015 in Apple, Apple Cider, Bread, Celery, Chicken stock, Dressing, Herbs, Nuts, Onions, Sausage, Stuffing, Thanksgiving | No Comments

Ingredients 1 cup walnuts Extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, finely diced 3 ribs celery, finely diced Kosher salt 3 cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and finely diced 1 pound spicy Italian sausage, casing removed, broken up into bite-size chunks 3 granny smith apples, peeled, cored, and chopped 1 cup apple cider 10 fresh sage leaves, finely chopped 3 tablespoons chopped […]

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Gluten-Free Sandwich Bread

Written by Chacha on Jun 1st, 2014 in Bread, Gluten-Free | No Comments

After playing around with several gluten-free bread recipes, I found one that I really like. This Gluten-Free Sandwich Bread is simple to make, rises great in a standard bread pan, smells, looks, and tastes fantastic. The texture is phenomenal. When fresh, isn’t crumbly! For best results, use a stand mixer with a paddle attachment to make this bread. Mixing by […]

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Juiciest Cheese Burger

Written by Chacha on Sep 3rd, 2012 in Bacon, Beef, Bread, Cheese, Condiments, Onions, Recipe | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 8 slices bacon 1 1/2 pounds ground beef (preferable 85 % lean ground beef) 3/4 cup water or good-quality beef broth (preferable homemade) 1/2 medium white onion, finely chopped Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste Oil, for brushing grill’s grate 4 tablespoons good-quality mayonnaise 2 tablespoons good-quality ketchup 1 tablespoons good-quality yellow mustard 4 […]

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Shrimp Toasts

Written by Chacha on May 24th, 2012 in Appetizer, Bread, Cheese, Egg, Recipe, Seafood, Shrimp | No Comments

Servings: 28 Ingredients 7 slices Texas toast style bread, crusts removed Melted butter 1 8-oz. cream cheese, softened 2 egg yolks 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 1/2 cups cooked and chopped shrimp 1/4 cup finely minced red bell pepper 1/4 cup sliced scallions Kosher salt, to taste Cayenne pepper, to taste Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. […]

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Bruschetta with Fontina and Greens

Written by Chacha on May 23rd, 2012 in Appetizer, Bread, Cheese, Recipe, Spinach | No Comments

Ingredients For Toasts: ● 1 1-pound loaf ciabatta bread, trimmed and cut into 14 – 1/2 inch thick slices. ● Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling ● 1 garlic clove, halved For Topping: ● 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil ● 3 cloves garlic, minced ● 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes ● 12 ounces baby spinach ● Kosher salt ● 4 […]

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