Braised Red Cabbage

December 27, 2021

From Time/Life series. 325º oven, 2 hours. (Best served next day)

Ingredients

Small 2 lb red cabbage finely cut/shredded

4 TB butter

1 TB salt

1/3 C water

1/3 C red vinegar

1/4 C red currant jelly (or lingon berry)

1 small apple minced

DIRECTIONS

Add butter, salt, sugar,water & vinegar to large stainless steel dutch oven/pot. Bring to a boil on stove.

Add shredded cabbage, cover, bring back to a boil.

Remove covered pot from stove, move to oven, braise 2 hours. ( In the last 10 minutes add jelly and minced apples.)

Panko Pecorino Bread Crumbs

December 7, 2021

3/4 C Panko bread crumbs, cook in skillet with 3TB oil until golden brown 4-6 min.

Add 1/4 C finely grated Pecorino cheese, toss to coat bread crumbs.

Remove from skillet and cool in bowl.

Serve on top of soups, casseroles, etc. Crunchy and delicious .

Roasted Cauliflower Soup

December 6, 2021

Nordstjernan 2021 serves 4 (recipe for 2 is below) Roast 425°

Ingredients

•3 TB olive oil

•1 onion sliced

• 1 Large head cauliflower cored, cut into 1 ” pieces

• 3 cloves garlic smashed

Toss onions, cauliflower, garlic with oil and roast in over 30 min, stir occasionally, until caramelized.

Transfer to large saucepan, ADD

4C chicken broth

2C water

2 TB white rice

1 Bay leaf

Simmer 20 minutes, remove bay leaf. Puree soup.

Optional, add 1TB lemon juice & baked croutons. OR Pecorino panko bread crumbs

REDUCED RECIPE FOR 2

1 1/2 TB olive oil

1/2 onion sliced

1 small head cauliflower

2 cloves garlic

Bake 425° , 30 minutes.

Put into large pot with

2 C broth

1 C water

1 1/2TB white rice

1 bay leaf

Simmer 20 min, remove bay leaf, Puree.

add toppings from above.