Treats For Your Table

Miette’s Green and Yellow Tomato Salsa

By Miette Bretschneider Ingredients 1 lb green zebra and yellow tomatoes (4-5 cups) 1 garlic clove 2-4 tablespoons cilantro/parsley 1-2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon lime or lemon juice 2 chili peppers 1 chopped onion 1 can corn, drained Salt and pepper to taste Directions[…]

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Baked Penne with Fontina Cheese and Squash

Courtesy of Miette Bretschneider Ingredients 5 cups penne pasta 1 ¼ sticks butter 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove 1 zucchini, cut in fine julienne strips 1 medium squash, peeled and cut in fine strips Salt and pepper 8 oz. Fontina cheese, grated 1 cup grated Parmesan For[…]

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Fresh Strawberry Sorbet

Courtesy of Miette Bretschneider Ingredients 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 4 cups quartered hulled fresh strawberries (about 18 ounces) 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice Additional whole strawberries for garnish Directions Combine 1 cup water and sugar in medium saucepan then stir over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves and mixture[…]

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Veggie Chowder

Courtesy of Miette Bretschneider Ingredients 2 cups cubed peeled potatoes 2 cups chicken broth 1 cup chopped carrots 1/2 cup chopped oniion 1 can cream-style corn 1 can evaporated milk 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms 1/4 tsp pepper 2 tbsp bacon bits Directions 1. In a[…]

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Honey-Almond Lace Cookies

Courtesy of Miette Bretschneider Ingredients: 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1 cup toasted sliced almonds 1/4 teaspoon table salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped Directions: Combine butter, honey, and brown sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring[…]

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Round Bread With Swiss Appetizer

Courtesy of Hannah Horvath This “Round Bread with Swiss Appetizer” is the perfect go-to recipe for all of the holiday gatherings I know you are expecting in the near future. Not only is it incredibly easy to make, it offers an eclectic mixture of flavors in each bite that everyone[…]

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Pumpkin Squares

Courtesy of Rachel Brown Cake 4 eggs 1 15-ounce can pumpkin 1 1/3 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg Heat oven to 350 degrees. Beat together eggs, pumpkin, sugar, and[…]

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Crunchy Oven-Fried Cheese Ravioli

Courtesy of Miette Bretschneider Ingredients 1 pound frozen cheese ravioli (about 40 pieces) 3 egg whites, lightly beaten 1/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 3/4 cups panko breadcrumbs 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs 3 tablespoons grated romano cheese + more for topping pinch of salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper Marinara[…]

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Cherry Tomato Tart With Basil

Courtesy of Miette Bretschneider With tomato season in full swing, now is the best time to incorporate this vegetable into your cooking. Check out your local farmer’s market to explore the flavors and varieties of tomatoes, like the many types of heirloom and cherry tomatoes. This recipe calls for a[…]

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Candy Bar Ice Cream Sandwiches

Courtesy of Miette Bretschneider Cookies: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) unsalted butter 1 cup packed light-brown sugar 1/2 cup sour cream 1/3 cup mashed ripe banana OR: apple sauce 1 tablespoon instant coffee granules dissolved in 1 tablespoon water 1 teaspoon[…]

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