Saturday, August 28, 2010

Quick Apple Crumble

5 large apples, peeled, cored, and sliced thin
1 c brown sugar
2 T lemon juice
optional 1/4 c golden raisins
optional 1 T brandy

For topping:
3/4 c butter
3/4 c flour
3/4 c brown sugar
1/4 t baking soda

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat a large non stick skillet over medium high. Toss apple slices with 1 c brown sugar, lemon juice, and if desired, raisins, and brandy. Toss in skillet over medium high for about 5-10 minutes till apples are tender but not mushy. Put apples in a 8x8” baking dish or pie plate.

In a food processor toss topping ingredients till mixed and crumbly, or by hand use a pastry mixer or two forks to do the same. Pour topping over apples. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes till topping is golden.

Serve with ice cream or whipped cream.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Grains, Greens, Veggies and Beans Salad

Mixed greens - a good handful for whatever serving size you like
1/4 c leftover cooked wild rice
1/4 c black beans
1/4 c cherry tomatoes, cut in half
1/2 a cucumber, seeded and chopped
1/4 c blue cheese crumbles
1/4 c chopped walnuts
balsalmic vinegar
good olive oil
salt and pepper

Toss the greens, grains, beans, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, blue cheese, and walnuts. Drizzle with, balsamic vinegar and olive oil to taste. Add salt and pepper as desired.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Easy Citrus Ginger Fish

1 c Orange juice
1/4 c Honey
1 (1/2-inch) gingerroot, chopped very fine
4 servings thick white fish

Cook the whitefish however you like - pan, grill, or oven. While the fish is cooking brush on this sauce several times. Serve with slivered macadamia nuts or almonds! YUM! So easy!