Easy Garam Masala

Easy Garam Masala
Print Recipe
This is a quick Garam Masala (Indian spice) mix. Garam Masala is better when made with whole spices that have been roasted and ground, but this is a quick and easy substitute that's pretty good.
Servings Prep Time
1/2 cup 20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
1/2 cup 20 minutes
Easy Garam Masala
Print Recipe
This is a quick Garam Masala (Indian spice) mix. Garam Masala is better when made with whole spices that have been roasted and ground, but this is a quick and easy substitute that's pretty good.
Servings Prep Time
1/2 cup 20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
1/2 cup 20 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: cup
Instructions
  1. Mix cumin, coriander, cardamom, pepper, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg in a bowl.
  2. Place mix in an airtight container, and store in a cool, dry place.
Share this Recipe

Basil-Mint-Orange Pesto

Basil-Mint-Orange Pesto
Print Recipe
A different taste for the standard Pesto Sauce.
Servings Prep Time
1 Cup 30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 Cup 30 minutes
Basil-Mint-Orange Pesto
Print Recipe
A different taste for the standard Pesto Sauce.
Servings Prep Time
1 Cup 30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 Cup 30 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: Cup
Instructions
  1. In processor, blend first 5 ingredients until almost smooth. With machine running, gradually add 1/4 cup olive oil by spoonfuls.
  2. Season with salt and pepper. (Can be made ahead. Press plastic wrap onto surface of pesto. Cover and refrigerate up to 2 days or freeze up to 1 week. Bring to room temperature before using.)
Share this Recipe


Agliata Per Pasta (Garlic & Walnut Sauce)

Agliata Per Pasta (Garlic & Walnut Sauce)
Print Recipe
Pasta Sauce for your favorite pasta.
Servings Prep Time
6 people 20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 people 20 minutes
Agliata Per Pasta (Garlic & Walnut Sauce)
Print Recipe
Pasta Sauce for your favorite pasta.
Servings Prep Time
6 people 20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 people 20 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Soak the bread in the stock & then squeeze out any excess moisture.
  2. Combine the bread with the walnuts, parsley, garlic, salt & pepper in a food processor. Process, adding the olive oil in a very slow stream until you have a thick paste.
  3. Toss with your favourite pasta & serve hot.
Share this Recipe


Armenian Eggplant Dip

Armenian Eggplant Dip
Print Recipe
Armenian Eggplant Dip is great served with crackers, bagel chips, or strips of crisped pita.
Servings Prep Time
8 people 30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 people 30 minutes
Armenian Eggplant Dip
Print Recipe
Armenian Eggplant Dip is great served with crackers, bagel chips, or strips of crisped pita.
Servings Prep Time
8 people 30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 people 30 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400˚ F.
  2. Prick eggplant with a fork in 10-12 places and rub with olive oil. Bake uncovered for about an hour, or until the pulp feels quite soft.
  3. Scoop out the pulp and place in a small saucepan. Add lemon juice and cook over medium heat until the water has evaporated - about 5 minutes.
  4. Saute the onion in butter. Blend enough of the flour into make a thick roux, then add milk slowly to form a thick sauce. Beat lightly into the eggplant.
  5. Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  6. Add the Parmesan cheese and a few drops of warm milk if dip is too thick.
  7. Store overnight in the refrigerator but bring to room temperature before serving with crackers, bagel chips, or strips of crisped pita.
Share this Recipe


Arrowroot Sauce

Arrowroot Sauce
Print Recipe
Arrowroot Sauce is great served over hot vegetables, whole grains or stir frys.
Servings Prep Time
4 20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 20 minutes
Arrowroot Sauce
Print Recipe
Arrowroot Sauce is great served over hot vegetables, whole grains or stir frys.
Servings Prep Time
4 20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 20 minutes
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Mix the arrowroot thoroughly with the water in the saucepan, using a wire whisk.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened.
  4. Keep warm over low heat. Serve over hot vegetables, whole grains or stir frys.
  5. Keeps up to 7 days in refrigerator or may be frozen.
Share this Recipe


Mushroom Sauce

Mushroom Sauce
Print Recipe
Tasty mushroom sauce that can double as a gravy.
Servings Prep Time
2 Cups 15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 Cups 15 minutes
Mushroom Sauce
Print Recipe
Tasty mushroom sauce that can double as a gravy.
Servings Prep Time
2 Cups 15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 Cups 15 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: Cups
Instructions
  1. Saute the mushrooms in the butter, add the 2 cans of mushroom soup, juice from the mushrooms, sour cream.
  2. Season with the paprika, salt and pepper to taste, simmer about 10 minutes.
Share this Recipe


Mom’s Basic Cheese Sauce

Mom's Basic Cheese Sauce
Print Recipe
A basic cheese sauce.
Prep Time
30 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Mom's Basic Cheese Sauce
Print Recipe
A basic cheese sauce.
Prep Time
30 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Blend four and oil, add the water and blend with flat potato masher. Heat, stirring constantly and add the accent, salt, McKays seasoning. Blend well.
  2. Add the Velveeta, mayo, and lemon juice. Stir until well blended.
Recipe Notes

Variations:

1 - 2 cups of water may be added for a thin sauce (like that used on scalloped potatoes.)

Add a little marg. or butter with 2 Tbl lemon juice to use on vegetables like broccoli or creamed asparagus.

Share this Recipe


Moms Gravy

Moms Gravy
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
12 people 20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
12 people 20 minutes
Moms Gravy
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
12 people 20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
12 people 20 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Blend the savorex with the potato water or milk.
  2. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium low heat. Combine flour with oil using a potato masher.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to the flour and oil mixture.
  4. Stir constantly while on the fire until thick and bubbling.
Share this Recipe


Pesto

Pesto
Print Recipe
Fresh basil, garlic, and pine nuts.
Prep Time
20 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Pesto
Print Recipe
Fresh basil, garlic, and pine nuts.
Prep Time
20 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. In a blender, pour in the oil first, then the garlic, nuts, and finally the basil leaves.
  2. Blend on low to a smooth paste. Season with the kosher salt.
Share this Recipe


Grandmas Dressing

Grandmas Dressing
Print Recipe
Wonderful rich tasting and easy to make salad dressing that goes well on salads as well as a sauce on sandwiches.
Prep Time
20 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Grandmas Dressing
Print Recipe
Wonderful rich tasting and easy to make salad dressing that goes well on salads as well as a sauce on sandwiches.
Prep Time
20 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Blend all ingredients together until mixed well.
Share this Recipe