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Wonderful, yummy elderberries, makes my mouth water just thinking about how good they taste, plain right off the bush, in pies, muffins, drinks, liquor!! This time of the year I not only daydream about them, I also dream a
Fire Cider, a warming, energizing concoction, its always in my kitchen, especially good in the winter time, we love sharing this with family and friends.
We first learned it from Rosemary Gladstar back in the early 90's.
Calendula Cheese Ball
By Donna Frawley
Makes about 2 ½ cups cheese
8 oz package cream cheese, softened
2 teaspoons of your favorite dried herbs.
Enough fresh or dried calendula flowers petals to cover the outside of the cheese ball.
Mix cream c
Green Beans and Roasted Red Onions
2 1/4 lb medium red onions (about 5) 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 cup water 1 1/2 lb green beans, trimmed and cut diagonally into 2-inch pieces Put oven rack in middle positio
Roasted Tomatillo Salsa
1 1/2 pounds fresh tomatillos 5 fresh serrano chiles 3 garlic cloves, unpeeled 1/2 cup fresh cilantro 1 large onion, coarsley chopped 2 teaspoons coarse salt Preheat broiler. Remove husks from tomatillos and rinse under warm water to remove stickin
Bruscetta with Eggplant
Ingredients: 1 lg eggplant, in 1/2"" slices 1 sm red pepper 1 T extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced to a paste* 1 tsp balsamic vinegar (NOT regular vinegar) 1/4 C chopped Italian parsley Salt and pepper, to taste 1 baguette Ital
Brinjals (Eggplant, Ceylon Style)
Ingredients: 1 clove of garlic, peeled 2 eggplants, peeled 3/4 C bread crumbs 3 T grated onion 3 T chopped parsley 1/8 tsp powdered ginger 1/8 tsp. turmeric 2 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1/4 C melted butter Directions: Rub a casserole dish with the ga
Pickled Eggplant with Mint and Honey
Ingredients: 1 pound small eggplants, blossom ends trimmed, cut into rounds about 3/8 inch thick 1 tablespoon kosher or other coarse salt 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 cup extra-virgin o
Ingredients: 1 large eggplant, unpeeled,cut in 1/2 inch cubes 1 large onion, chopped 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped 6 ripe tomatoes, chopped (or 1 large can crushed tomatoes) 1/2 cup chopped green olives 3 cloves minced garlic 1/3 cup extr
Morroccan Eggplant Dip
Ingredients: 1 large (about 1-1/2 pounds) eggplant 3 Tablespoons olive oil One 8-ounce can tomato sauce 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped 1 Tablespoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 teaspoons su
This fresh and crisp recipe for salsa combines sour cream, yogrut, and fresh herbs with chopped cucumbers. Serve it with grilled fish, or with taco chips for dipping. INGREDIENTS: 1 cup sour cream 1 cup plain lowfat yogurt 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1/4
Green Chile Stew
8 C. Water (chicken broth is better) 3 C. Chopped Green Chile (charred skins -- (6 to 8) removed) 2 C. chopped fresh onion) 1 C. Chopped Tomatoes 2.5 tsp. Salt 5 cloves fresh garlic pinch dried Oregano or teaspoon fresh 1 lbs. Pork Loin (any c