Pumpkin Seed Sprinkles

Ingredients: Pumpkin Seeds Canola Oil Warm spices (cinnamon, allspice, ginger, cayenne, clove) Directions: Soak the seeds in lukewarm water to loosen the flesh off of the pumpkin. Rub seeds, and rinse in a colander, until all pumpkin is off seeds. Spread seeds out on...
Fig Jam!

Fig Jam!

Ingredients: 2 Lbs Figs1 1/2 Cups Sugar1/2 Lemon1/4 Cup Water1 Cinnamon Stick2 Cloves Directions If figs are hard, dice them. If they are soft, leave them whole. Take the stems off.Put all ingredients into a heavy bottom pot, cook on a low simmer. Stir frequently (to...
Fig Jam!

Slow Roasted Pears

Ingredients PearsOlive oilHoneySalt Directions Preheat oven to 200Wash pears and halve them long ways leaving the peals on. Take core outIn baking dish, coat light with olive oil and drizzle with honey. Sprinkle salt over the topPlace all the pears cut side down in...
Pickled Pear

Pickled Pear

Ingredients: -Pears -Brine: 1.5 parts Apple Cider Vinegar1.5 parts White Wine Vinegar2 parts Water1 Part SugarSelection of Whole Spices (Cinnamon, Clove, Allspice, Nutmeg, Bay Leaf, etc.) Directions Make Brine: Heat all of the ingredients together until sugar...
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Corn Stock

Ingredients: 6-8 Naked Corn CobsWater Instructions Cut the corn off of the cobBreak the cobs in half and put in a stock pot or sauce potCover the cobs in water until they are barely floatingBring to a low simmer for about an hour (until you can see corn bits floating...
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Garlic & Lemon Plum Puree

Happy #zerowaste! INGREDIENTS: • 1-pound Italian plums (with pits)• 1 Tablespoon roasted garlic• Zest and juice of 2 lemons• 1 Tablespoon olive oil (plus additional to preference)• Sugar to taste• Salt to taste RECIPE: 1. Wash plums. 2. Bring a medium...
Marriage is to be Fun!

Marriage is to be Fun!

Marriage is a chance to join the forces with someone we trust to form a more perfect union. This union must not be for duty only! Boredom slowly kills more marriages than any malady. So… do not just do the simple acts of kindness but add a twinkle of the eye and...
Pickled Pear

Popcorn Party Mix

Bring a poppin’ snack to your next party with this delicious treat! Ingredients -Stale/Day Old Popcorn (Buttered or Not) -Seeds (Pepitas, Sunflower Seeds, Etc) -Nuts (Almonds, Walnuts, Cashews, Etc.) -Dried Fruit (Cranberries, Apricots, Etc.) -Powder/Sauce to...
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Confit garlic

If you have more garlic than you’ll use in a reasonable time, confit it. Ingredients: -1 Pint Oil -Garlic Directions: 1. Put in a non reactive sauce pot. Cover with oil. Bring to simmer & then reduce heat to low. 2. Stir frequently & be careful not to burn....
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Basil Sugar

This is BASILically the yummiest treat! Ingredients -1 Bunch Basil -1 Cup Sugar Directions: Buzz in food processor. Can be used in any recipes that call for sugar & would benefit from basil…whipped cream, cakes, ice cream, etc. But Chef Kevin recommends putting it...