Archive | November, 2012

Truffle Mac & Cheese

Ingredients 8 ounces uncooked elbow macaroni 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons of OO&B White Truffle Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 cups milk 1/4 cup butter 2 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1 pinch paprika Directions Cook macaroni according to the package […]

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Sweet Potato Casserole

Ingredients 4 cups sweet potato, cubed 1/2 cup white sugar 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons butter, softened 1/2 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons butter, softened 1/2 cup chopped pecans Directions Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Put […]

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Green Bean Casserole

Ingredients 1/3 stick butter 1/2 cup diced onions 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 2 cups sliced green beans 3 cups chicken broth 1 (10 3/4-ounce) can cream of mushroom soup 1 (2.8-ounce) can French-fried onion rings Pinch House Seasoning, recipe follows 1 cup grated swiss cheese Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Melt […]

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Chocolate-Glazed Pumpkin Pie Cheese Cake

Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 1/2 cups finely crushed chocolate wafer cookies (about 24 cookies) 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 1 15 ounce can pumpkin 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup chopped dark chocolate 1/3 cup whipping […]

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Iced Pumpkin Cookies

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 large eggs 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup canola or olive oil 1 cup canned pumpkin purée (not pie filling) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup butterscotch chips ½ cup raisins Directions […]

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Chicken & Chorizo Jambalaya

Ingredients 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 5 links chorizo 1 small onion chopped 1 garlic minced 1 bell pepper chopped 1 lb chicken 1 1/2 cups rice 16 oz stewed tomatoes (do not drain) 1 tbsp Cajun Seasoning 1 chicken broth Salt and pepper to taste Directions Heat the oil in a large frying […]

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Spinach and Bacon Salad

Ingredients 1 lb. spinach 1/2 lb. mushrooms, sliced 3 hard boiled eggs, sliced 10 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled (save fat) 1/2 c. OO&B Tuscan Herb Olive Oil 3 tbsp. bacon fat 1/4 c. ketchup 1/4 c. cider or red wine vinegar 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 2 tbsp. sugar 1/2 sm. onion, grated Directions Put […]

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Macadamia Crusted Scallops with Beurre Blanc Sauce

Ingredients 8 diver scallops, rinsed and dried 1 cup raw, unsalted macadamia nuts Salt and white ground pepper to taste 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup OO&B Hojiblanca Australia EVOO Beurre Blanc: 1 shallot, finely chopped 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, sliced and softened, plus more for sautéing 1/2 […]

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Banana Bread

Ingredients 3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed 1/3 cup melted butter 1 cup sugar (can easily reduce to 3/4 cup) 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon baking soda Pinch of salt 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour Directions No need for a mixer for this recipe. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). With […]

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North Carolina BBQ Marinade

Ingredients 1 cup cider vinegar 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon brown sugar Directions In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, salt, cayenne pepper, crushed red pepper flakes and brown sugar. Mix well and allow ingredients to mesh for about 4 to 8 hours before using. […]

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