Banana Bread

Yield: 1 loaf requires 9in x 5in x 3in loaf pan. You can use whatever oven safe pan you have, it just won’t be a loaf shaped bread anymore. Double recipe if using a bundt pan Ingredients 1 cup granulated sugar 1 stick (8 tablespoons) butter, room temp 2 large eggs 3 ripe (or way…

Spanish Rice

Yield: 6 servings Ingredients First list of Ingredients: 2 tablespoons oil 2 tablespoons chopped onion 1 1/2 cups uncooked white rice 2 cups chicken broth 1 cup chunky salsa Directions Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a medium sized pan over medium high heat. Stir in 2 tablespoons of chopped onion and cook until tender,…

Carne Asada

This recipe requires marinating the protein at least overnight Ingredients 2 pound flank steak (or skirt steak) Marinade: 4 tablespoons lime juice 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1/2 cup orange juice 1 cup chopped cilantro 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoons black pepper 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 jalapeno minced 2 tablespoons white vinegar Whatever you like…

Chicken Enchiladas

Requires a pressure cooker Yield: 12 enchiladas / 1 serving if you are brave Ingredients 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil 1 cup of diced onion 4 cloves of garlic minced 1 cup of chicken broth 2 – 8 oz cans tomato sauce 2 tablespoons of chili powder 1 tablespoon of sugar 1 teaspoon of cumin…

Bob’s Dutch Baby

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 3 eggs 1⁄2 cup flour 1⁄2 cup milk 1 tablespoon sugar 3⁄4 cup butter, divided 1⁄4 cup and 1⁄2 cup 1⁄2 cup sugar 1 1⁄2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons molasses 1 cup powdered sugar 2 tablespoons half-and-half Directions Preheat oven to 425° F In a large bowl whisk together the 3…

Vampire Tacos

This recipe requires marinating the protein at least overnight Ingredients 1 pound flank steak (or skirt steak) Marinade: 1⁄2 cup soy sauce 4 cloves sliced garlic 1⁄4 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon oregano Vampire tortillas: 1 package corn tortillas 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese (or…

Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Yield: 10 to 12 servings Ingredients 3 1⁄2 pounds russet potatoes 2 tablespoons kosher salt 16 fluid ounces half-and-half 6 cloves crushed garlic 6 ounces grated Parmesan Directions Peel and dice the potatoes, all 3 1⁄2 pounds, making sure the diced pieces are all relatively the same size. Place in a large saucepan, add the…

Teriyaki Sauce

Yield: about 2 cups Ingredients 1 1⁄2 cups low-sodium soy sauce 1⁄2 cup honey 2 1⁄2 teaspoons peeled, finely grated fresh ginger 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon water Directions Bring the 1 1⁄2 cups of soy sauce and 1⁄2 cup of honey to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring often until…

Pizza Dough

Yield: 2 (14 Inch) pizza crusts Ingredients 3 1⁄2 to 4 cups bread flour, plus more for rolling 1 teaspoon sugar 1 envelope instant dry yeast 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 1⁄2 cups water, 110 degrees F 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus 2 teaspoons Directions Combine the 3 1⁄2 to 4 cups of bread flour,…

Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients ½ cup butter ½ cup peanut butter ½ cup sugar ½ cup brown sugar 1 egg ½ teaspoon vanilla 1¼ cups sifted flour ¾ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt Directions Preheat oven to 375° F. Mix the ½ cup of butter, ½ cup of peanut butter, ½ cup of sugar, ½ cup of…