‘Basics’ Archive

Best Gluten Free Pizza Crust EVER! September 4, 2013 No Comments

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups King Arthur Gluten-Free Multi-Purpose Flour* (or see recipe below) 2 Tbs. buttermilk powder 2 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. dough enhancer 2 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. ginger ½ tsp. Italian seasoning 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. xanthan gum 1 tsp. guar gum 1 c. warm water 1 Tbs. olive oil […]

Nobody Will Know Sweet Potato Pie No Comments

“Nobody Will Know” Sweet Potato Pie This pie has an ancient secret, but nobody, and I do mean..”nobody” has ever guessed it was made with a mix. This recipe holds up to your being happy to bring pies to a family event. Delicious, creamy, old-fashioned homemade taste..they’ll even forgive the store-bought crust because the filling […]

Middle eastern rice with mince and spices May 3, 2011 No Comments

2 cups long grain rice 500g lamb mince 2 medium onions 2 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp grated ginger 1/2 tsp cardamom 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp tumeric 1/2 tsp coriander 1/2 tsp cloves 1 Tbsp pepper 1 Tbsp cinnamon

Roast Beet Puree – Master Chefs December 13, 2009 2 Comments

4 medium Beets, with greens, stems — trimmed, (save greens) 1/2 teaspoon(s) Oregano, dried 1/2 teaspoon(s) Thyme, dried 1/4 teaspoon(s) Fennel seed 1/4 teaspoon(s) Coriander, ground 1/4 teaspoon(s) Rosemary, dried 4 Bay leaves 10 Peppercorns 2 tablespoon(s) Oil, olive, extra-virgin 2 tablespoon(s) Butter, unsalted, cut — into pieces Salt Preheat the oven to 450 F. […]

Chili-Corn Sauce – Master Chefs No Comments

1 medium Onion, top and bottom cut – off and reserved 1 Pepper, red bell, top and – bottom cut off and re- — served 1 Pepper, green bell, top – and bottom cut off and — reserved 2 Corn, ears 2 tablespoon(s) Oil, vegetable or more 12 ounce(s) Beef, stew meat, (shin, – chuck, […]

Red Wine Sauce – Great Chefs No Comments

1/2 cup(s) Oil, olive 1 pound(s) Bones, salmon 1 pound(s) Butter 2 cup(s) Mirepoix 4 each Bay leaves 1/2 teaspoon(s) Oregano 1/2 teaspoon(s) Thyme 1/2 teaspoon(s) Peppercorns, white 4 tablespoon(s) Puree, shallot ** 1/4 cup(s) Cognac 2 cup(s) Wine, red 1 cup(s) Stock, fish ** ** See recipes for Shallot Puree, and Fish Stock. In […]

Chicken Stock – Master Chefs No Comments

5 pound(s) Chicken, parts, (backs, – necks, carcasses, and — giblets), (no livers) 2 large Onions, coarsely chopped 2 medium Carrots, peeled, trimmed – coarsely chopped 2 large Celery, stalks, with leaves, – trimmed, coarsely chopped 2 Garlic, cloves, crushed 1 bn Parsley, stems 2 Thyme, sprigs, OR 1 pinch Thyme, dried 1 Bay leaf […]

Puff Pastry – Master Chefs No Comments

– julienne strips 1 cup(s) Champagne OR 1 cup(s) Wine, white, dry 1 cup(s) Cream, whipping 1 tablespoon(s) Vinegar, wine, white 1 teaspoon(s) Seeds, caraway 1/2 teaspoon(s) Salt Pepper, black 4 cup(s) Flour, all purpose 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) Salt 1 cup(s) Water, cold 1 pound(s) Butter, unsalted, chilled, – cut into pieces This recipe produces […]

Brown Chicken Stock No Comments

Ingredients5poundchicken, parts, (backs, necks, carcasses, and giblets), (no livers) 2lgonions, coarsely chopped 2mdcarrots, peeled, trimmed and coarsely chopped 2lgcelery, stalks, with leaves, trimmed, coarsely chopped 2eachgarlic, cloves, crushed 1bnparsley, stems 2eachthyme, sprigs, or 1pnthyme, dried 1eachbay leaf 1/2teaspoonsalt, coarse 6eachpeppercorns Directions:Preheat your oven to 450 F.Roast the chicken bones in a roasting pan in the […]

Pastry Cream – Great Chefs No Comments

1 cup(s) Sugar 2 large Eggs 2 each Egg yolks 1/4 cup(s) Flour 1 1/2 cup(s) Milk, scalded 1/4 cup(s) Hazelnut paste (optional – if difficult to find) 1 cup(s) Cream, heavy 1/4 cup(s) Sugar Beat the sugar and eggs in a bowl until thick and lemon-yellow. Add flour and beat until smooth. Pour this […]