Monthly Archives: September 2009

Last Tomato of The Season: Pineapple

This made an excellent first course:  Tomatoes with Goat Cheese, drizzled with Green Zebra-Jalapeno Puree. Advertisements

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Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Preheat oven at 425F 2 pints fingerling potatoes, quartered or halved depending on size 1 rosemary sprig fresh thyme fresh basil jalapeno pepper, diced 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil salt and pepper Combine all ingredients, bake for 20 minutes in … Continue reading

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Creme De Violette-Laced Mandarin Orange Cupcakes

My niece Jamie makes this Mandarin Orange cake that has become my favorite.  For the school picnic, I made them into cupcakes.  Since I’m not a baker, I was a little apprehensive… In lieu of vanilla, I used Creme De … Continue reading

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Mini Monterey Jack-Jalapeno Popovers

Mini Monterey Jack-Jalapeno Popovers The original recipe is from Gourmet Magazine, September 2009 issue.  In lieu of provolone I used Monterey Jack.  Replaced chives with jalapeno! Ingredients 1 cup whole milk 2 large eggs 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Roasted Asparagus

Prosciutto-Wrapped Roasted Asparagus

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Step Out: Walk to Fight Diabetes

Together we can stop diabetes.  One step at a time. I am walking and raising funds for the American Diabetes Association’s signature fund-raising walk, Step Out: Walk to Fight Diabetes. Every step I take and every dollar I raise will … Continue reading

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Mark’s Oven-Roasted Marinara Sauce

Edited, finally! Calphalon Nonstick Roaster Cuisinart Hand Blender 5 pounds of tomatoes, quartered 2 bell or roasting peppers 12-15 baby carrots(or 2 large carrots) 2 heads of garlic, peeled 1 large yellow onion, chopped 1 cup of fresh basil leaves … Continue reading

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