Mushroom Bolognese for Two

1 ½ teaspoons butter 1 ¼ teaspoons olive oil ½ pound portobello mushrooms, chopped ¼ cup chopped onion ¼ cup chopped carrot 2 tablespoons chopped celery 2 tablespoons white wine ½ cup broth (chicken, beef or vegetarian) 1 ¼ teaspoons tomato paste 1…

Lemon Pine Nut Spinach

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 clove garlic, minced 1 pinch sea salt 1 pinch ground black pepper 5 ounces baby spinach 1 tablespoon pine nuts Add all ingredients except…

Chocolate Mousse Cake with Raspberries

Cake 1-3/4 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups granulated sugar 1 cup unsweetened cocoa (King Arthur Triple Cocoa Blend) 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 cup yogurt (plain,…

Stovetop Popcorn

6 tablespoons canola oil 1/2 cup unpopped popcorn butter, melted (optional) Add the oil to a large soup kettle. (Use the nonstick one with the clear lid.) Add 3 kernels of popcorn and turn the heat to medium (setting 4…

Shrimp Scampi for Two

2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 large cloves garlic, minced 1-1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning (such as Old Bay®) 1 pound large shrimp, shelled and deveined 8 ounces angel hair…

Crab Cakes

8 Ritz crackers, finely crushed 2 tablespoons mayonnaise ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard ½ teaspoon seafood seasoning (such as Old Bay®) ¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 egg, beaten 1 pound fresh crabmeat, well drained, chopped ¼ cup dry bread crumbs or…

Spinach Zucchini Soup

2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon curry powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 medium potato, peeled and cubed 1 medium zucchini, peeled and cubed 1 Jalapeno chili, deseeded and finely diced 1 cup broth or vegetable…

Forgotten Mint Meringue Cookies

4 large egg whites, at room temperature 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon pure peppermint extract green food coloring 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate (60% to 70%…

Honey Roasted Nuts

2 cups raw almonds 2 cups raw cashews 1/3 cup honey 1 teaspoon kosher salt 3/4 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons brown sugar sprinkle of kosher salt Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a baking sheet with…

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