How To Candy Citrus Peel

30th April, 2014 - Posted by ksenior - No Comments

A step by step guide for candying any citrus rind!   1) Use the Rosle Zester with Canelle to remove the peel from your citrus fruit. 2) Put the zest in to a saucepan filled with water. 3) Bring the water to a boil, and let it boil for 3-4 minutes. 4) Pour the boiling […] Read More

Eggplant Stacks

30th April, 2014 - Posted by ksenior - No Comments

  Ingredients (makes 4 stacks) ½ large eggplant ¾ cup ricotta cheese 1 ¼ cup panko bread crumbs 2 tbsp dried oregano 1 tbsp dried basil 1 egg 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 zucchini, sliced  ¼” thick ½ red onion, sliced ½ sweet yellow onion, sliced 1 bell pepper, diced 1 handful Italian parsley 1 […] Read More

Oatmeal Cookie Crunch Bites

30th April, 2014 - Posted by ksenior - No Comments

Happy National Oatmeal Cookie Day! These “crunchies” are delicious and small enough that you can eat a few without feeling guilty. Enjoy with a nice cold glass of milk or your favorite cup of tea. Ingredients 2 sticks butter 2 cups all-purpose flour ¼ cup graham cracker crumbs 2 tbsp light mayo 3 tsp veg […] Read More

Ramp Puff Pastry

28th April, 2014 - Posted by ksenior - No Comments

Ingredients 125g pastry (cake) flour 125g bread flour Pinch of salt 50g butter, room temperature cut into pieces 100-120ml very cold water 150g cold ramp butter, cut into ½” cubes Procedure Start making the ramp butter by washing and trimming the ramps, finely chop the ramps and set aside. In the bowl of your stand […] Read More

Ramp and Potato Fritters

28th April, 2014 - Posted by ksenior - No Comments

Ingredients 3 russet potatoes 1 bunch ramps- trimmed, finely chopped 1 egg 1/4 cup all-purpose flour Salt Pepper Vegetable oil Procedure Peel the potatoes and using a grater, shred the potatoes. Put in a mesh strainer over a bowl and squeeze out as much water/,posture as possible. Add the  ramps, egg, flour, and a pinch of […] Read More

Risotto with Ramps, Peas, Mushrooms, and Spinach/ Quinoa Risotto with Ramps, Peas, and Mushrooms

25th April, 2014 - Posted by ksenior - No Comments

  Ingredients 1 cup Arborio rice 3 tbsp butter 3 ½-4 cups chicken or vegetable broth ½ cup sliced baby bella mushrooms ¼ cup frozen peas 1 handful fresh baby spinach 1 bunch ramps, trimmed and chopped ¼ cup Parmesan cheese Procedure Put the broth in a pot and bring it to a simmer, keeping […] Read More

Pizza with Ramps, Yellow Squash, Baby Kale, and Candied Almonds

25th April, 2014 - Posted by ksenior - No Comments

Ingredients 1 bunch ramps, cleaned and trimmed 1 yellow summer squash, sliced into ¼” rounds ½ cup whole almonds Granulated sugar Ricotta cheese Fresh parsley, chopped Fresh baby kale Pizza dough -7g instant dry yeast -120ml water -250g all-purpose flour -25g olive oil -1 ½ tsp salt Cornmeal Procedure In a small bowl combine the […] Read More

Individual Vanilla and Lemon “Cup” Cakes

25th April, 2014 - Posted by ksenior - No Comments

Duralex glassware isn’t just for drinking; they can double as wonderful serving vessels for dessert. If you are hosting a party or brunch for Mother’s Day, don’t go out and buy expensive pre-made sweets, create your own this year, not only will it be fun but it will save you money.   Ingredients (makes 16-20 […] Read More

Ramp Spanakopita–“Rampakopita”

23rd April, 2014 - Posted by ksenior - No Comments

Ingredients 3 tbsp olive oil 1 medium sweet onion, chopped 1 bunch ramps, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 pounds fresh baby spinach ½ cup parsley 2 eggs ½ cup ricotta cheese 1 cup feta, crumbled 12 sheets phyllo dough, thawed Melted butter or extra virgin olive oil Procedure In a sauté pan combine oil, […] Read More

Whole Wheat Pasta with Ramp Pesto, Spicy Sausage, and Sautéed Ramps.

23rd April, 2014 - Posted by ksenior - No Comments

  Ingredients For the pesto 2 cloves garlic 1/2 cup of basil leaves stems removed 1 bunch ramps 1 cup baby arugula 1 cup baby kale 1/4 cup pine nuts 3/4 cup to 1 cup olive oil ½-1/4 grated parmesan cheese Place all ingredients in a blender and purée until smooth. Season with salt and […] Read More

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