Serves 4 to 6 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 1 pound thick-sliced bacon Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a 15- by 11-inch baking pan with foil and top with a baking rack. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar and spices. Spread the mixture out on a sheet-pan and press each side of the bacon slices into it, coating heavily.
(not recommended for groups of 1,000) 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic 2 red bell peppers, diced 2 green bell peppers, diced 1 yellow bell pepper, diced 2 teaspoons minced fresh jalapeno pepper 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon crumbled dried rosemary 1 teaspoon dried oregano Salt and pepper 4 extra-large eggs 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese In a large skillet sauté the onion in olive oil over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes.
I should be ending my culinary career any day now. After more than three decades in the business it is a reasonable assumption. It's time to back away and take on something a little less stressful—like making loon refrigerator magnets or cliff-diving. Or, I could choose to go down swinging and hang out in one of the busiest kitchens in the entire lakes area. I've been helping out with breakfast over the holidays, and I'm not talking about two eggs over easy. Instead, let's try scrambled eggs for nearly 1,000. Anybody have time to cook off 100 sheet-pans of bacon?
Makes 6 servings 1 cup cut-up watermelon 1 cup cut-up honeydew melon 1 cup cut-up mango 1 cup cut-up pineapple 1 cup strawberry halves 1/4 cup sugar 1 cup orange juice Crushed ice Mix together the fruit, sugar and orange juice. Using a blender, fill half the container with the fruit mixture and then add crushed ice to the top. Cover and blend on high speed until the mixture reaches a uniform consistency. Repeat with the remaining mixture and serve the frappé in stemmed glasses.
1 cup butter, softened 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 large eggs 1 cup sour cream 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 4 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar Additional sugar for sprinkling Using a mixer beat the butter until creamy. Gradually add the sugar, beating well. Mix in the eggs, beating well. Add the sour cream and vanilla and beat well. Combine the flour and the next 5 ingredients.
6 ounces eggnog 2 ounces rum 1 candy cane Heat eggnog. Add rum. Stir with candy cane. Drink. Repeat if necessary. Felice Navidad!
Noodles: 3 cups flour 1 large egg 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 cup cold water Soup: 6 large russet potatoes, peeled and diced 1 medium yellow onion, diced 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1 tablespoon paprika 2 cups sour cream, at room temperature Salt and pepper, to taste For the noodles: Mound the flour on a flat surface and make a well in the middle. Add the egg, salt and a little bit of the water. Mix very well, gradually adding all the water.
Dear Santa, It is with extreme regret that I must deliver such un-jolly news, especially this time of year. But as head of personnel at North Pole Industries, I'm afraid I'm going to have to let you go, Santa. I'm sorry, things are just not working out anymore. Times have changed since the 20th century industrial revolution when you and the elves were forced to modernize and suspend production of wooden toys. You and your staff did a very admirable job in those days of drastic change.
Serves 6 to 8 2 pears 2 apples 1/2 cup fresh cranberries, split 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 cup maple syrup 10 tablespoons butter, melted 1 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup flour 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1 teaspoon cinnamon Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cut the pears and apples in half and remove the core. Leaving the skin on, cut the fruit into 1/2-inch-thick slices and place in a large bowl.
Serves 6 to 8 Dressing: 1/2 cup rice vinegar 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon curry powder 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh garlic 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt Fresh cracked pepper Salad: 6 medium cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 3 scallions, thinly sliced 1 small can mandarin oranges, drained 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro 3/4 cup dry roasted peanuts For the dressing, combine the first 7 ingredients