Posted in DESSERTS, FROZEN, FRUITS

Baked Apples Stuffed With Frozen Custard

BAKED APPLES STUFFED WITH FROZEN CUSTARD

These bakers can be used for applesauce by removing all the pulp after they’ve been baked and combining it with the juices left in the baking dish. Or, they can be stuffed after they’re baked and chilled with a frozen custard, then drizzled with a Creamy Orange Ginger Sauce, then sprinkled with Crystallized Ginger Pine Nut Topping as we did here – this time!

Makes 12

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Posted in ENGLISH MUFFIN, HOLIDAY FEAST, STUFFING

Fig And Yam English Muffin Stuffin’

FIG AND YAM ENGLISH MUFFIN STUFFIN’

This Middle Eastern delicacy, straight from the influence of AFC’s London kitchen, was meant to impress on every level! Make any holiday great! A gift!

Serves 6-9

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Posted in APPETIZERS, BITES, SIDE DISHES

CHARRED BRUSSEL SPROUTS

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CHARRED BRUSSEL SPROUTS

Fresh steamed brussel sprouts charred in a little extra virgin olive oil. Tossed with garlic, smoked paprika, fresh grind sea salt and black pepper. Served with Ball Park Mustard mixed with a little veggie mayo! Serve as hors d’oeuvre or side dish vegetable. Low fat!

Serves 6

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Posted in SIDE DISHES

MAPLE MARSALA MUSHROOMS

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MAPLE MARSALA MUSHROOMS

Babybellas and white buttons sautéed with salt & pepper, rosemary & smoked paprika, Grade A maple syrup and Marsala wine! Something special going on here!

Serves 2-6

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Posted in MY ITALIAN, MY SPINACH & GREENS, SIDE DISHES, TOFU

IMPERIAL CREAMED SPINACH

IMPERIAL CREAMED SPINACH

A basic white sauce flavored with garlic, tarragon and nutmeg folded into fresh cooked, squeezed spinach, sauteed mushroom and sweet roasted pepper. The empress of all creamed spinach!

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Posted in MY TURNIPS, SIDE DISHES

POTATO TURNIP CARROT MASH

POTATO TURNIP CARROT MASH

with coconut milk, fresh garlic and extra virgin olive oil. Simplicity is key!

Serves 8

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Posted in CASSEROLES, HOLIDAY FEAST, MAINS, MY BEETS, MY SPINACH & GREENS

Roasted Beets and Greens in Creamy Mustard-Mincemeat Sauce

ROASTED BEETS AND GREENS IN CREAMY MUSTARD-MINCEMEAT SAUCE

Oven-roasted beets combined with fresh cooked collard greens and spinach along with caramelized onion and walnuts. Served in a casserole dish smothered in a rich sweet and sour mustard, mincemeat, garlic, rosemary and red grape cream sauce!

Serves 6

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Posted in APPETIZERS, BITES, HAPPY NEW YEAR, MAINS, MY ITALIAN, STUFFING

WALNUT BAKED STUFFED MUSHROOMS

WALNUT BAKED STUFFED MUSHROOMS

Italian-style. Potent, rich and satisfying. Great as an appetizer, hot or cold, or as a main dish with marinara sauce and salad!

Makes 19 stuffed mushrooms plus 6 small meatballs

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Posted in CREAMY, MY FRENCH, SOUPS, VEGGIE

CARROT AND ROASTED PEPPER BISQUE

 CARROT AND ROASTED PEPPER BISQUE

with curry, coriander, tarragon and fresh garlic. Simple, elegant, quick!

Makes 6-1/2 cups

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Posted in HOLIDAY FEAST, MY BARBECUE, MY TURNIPS, VEGETABLES

BARBECUED VEGETABLE ROAST

BARBECUED VEGETABLE ROAST

Root veggies with green cabbage and red apple tossed with marinated sun-dried tomatoes, walnut halves, garlic and rosemary in homemade fat-free, no-cook, hickory barbecue sauce. Roasted till caramelized!

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