| Sep 1, 2011
Total time: 15 minutes, plus macerating and freezing times
Servings: 4 to 6
2 pounds red cherries, preferably Bing
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons orange liqueur, preferably Grand Marnier
1/4 cup cherry liqueur, such as Kirsch
1 1/2 cups...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 11:42 AM
Roasted Kalamata Olives (Elies sto Fourno)
2 cups Kalamata olives, with pits
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
1 tsp. dried oregano, crushed
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Drain and rinse brine from...
| Dec 15, 2011
"My mother, Wendy Johnson, had me brainwashed as a child. Chocolate cake with almond frosting for my birthday? Yes! Sugar cookies with almond flavoring? Delicious. It wasn't until I was in college and I made my roommate the homemade chocolate cake with...
| Dec 15, 2011
"I started making these six or seven years ago. I saw a recipe that was something like it and just extrapolated a little bit. I fix them mostly just for the holidays, but my beautiful daughters do love them, and I go with what they love. When you find...
| Jul 25, 2011
MINI BLUEBERRY ALMOND CHEESECAKES
16 ounces softened cream cheese
1/4 cup sour cream
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 tsp. almond extract
1 tbls. flour
1 1/4 cup blueberries
1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds
preheat oven to 350
line a 12 count muffin...
| Oct 19, 2009
| 3:48 PM
Stroll into my kitchen this holiday season and you'll smell the rich aromas of cinnamon, cardamom, melting chocolate and toasting nuts. Busy making dozens of festive cookies, most would presume.
Nope. Instead, I'm carrying on my family's tradition of...
| Dec 16, 2009
Total time: About 1 hour, plus chilling time
Servings: Makes about 6 dozen cookies
Note: Cake flour and coarse decorating sugar are available at cooking and baking supply stores, as well as at well-stocked markets.
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened...
| Nov 21, 2008
4 cups fresh or frozen tart cherries
1 to 1.5 cups granulated sugar
4 tablespoons cornstarch
1/8 tablespoon almond extract (optional)
Your favorite pie crust or pie dough recipe for 2 crust pie
1.5 tablespoons butter, to dot
| Dec 23, 2008
1 1/2 cups of butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
1 large egg
2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp salt
4 1/2 cups of flour
Mix butter, sugar, egg, vanilla, and salt until fluffy. Add in flour gradually until all flour has been added and is...
| Feb 13, 2009
Mint Ricotta Cheese, Almond Tulip
1 cup Carniola Rice
1/2 cup Sweet White Wine
1 quart Warm Vanilla Soy Milk (more or less depending on the rice)
1/2 cup Ricotta Cheese (drained)
4 sprigs Mint (finely chopped)...
| Mar 5, 2008
Dear SOS: Whenever I get out to L.A., I have to stop at Auntie Em's Kitchen in Eagle Rock for a cupcake fix -- specifically, for a coconut cupcake with coconut cream cheese frosting. It's a miracle of a baked good. Do you think you could get the recipe...