Persian rice

On high heat, boil water. Once boiling, and some salt. Meanwhile, using basmati rice, rinse very well. Add rice to boiling water and set timer for 7 minutes from the time you put it in. Drain, do not rinse. Thinly and evenly slice one russet potato. On medium high heat with oil at bottom, place…

Hummus in Vitamix!

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, 1/4 cup raw sesame seeds, 1/4 tsp kosher salt, 1/4 tsp whole roasted cumin, 2 whole pepper corns, 15 oz chick peas, 1 clove of raw garlic, 1 tbsp EVOO Vitamix high pushing down all 4 corners with tamper. Or use food processor. Use tahini instead of raw sesame seeds….

West Indian Egg Curry

If you need to buy spices, these are good and the curry powder in the red tin, Lalah’s or Bolts. Recipe 18 boiled, peeled eggs ( plan for 2 per person) 3-4 potatoes cut in 4 1 small onion 4 green onions 8-10 garlic cloves 1/2 diced tomato 1 tsp tomato paste 2 tbsp curry…

Chicken Tikka Masala shortcut

I mixed the paste with yogurt and marinated it in the chicken overnight. I found one of these lunch trays on sale and it is great for prepping. Sauté the veg, then add the chicken, turn down the heat and allow to cook. At water or coconut milk. A bit ore chopping for the end….

Tres Leche Cupcakes!

Start with a boxed cake mix— vanilla, butter, whatever. Make as directed but half the fat a d one less egg. Poke some holes and add the milk mixture. Take a can of sweetened condense milk, mix with 1/2 cup of milk or a can of evaporated milk and pour in stages. After a few…

West Indian Tennis Rolls

Start with 3/4 c water, zap for 30 seconds then add sugar and yeast. Let rise. While this is rising, take 1/4 cup of butter and 1/2 cup of milk and zap until melted. Meanwhile, measure the flour 3.5 cups of bread flour and 1 tsp salt. Once the yeast has risen, about 15 min,…

Game day pretzels and beer cheese

I used this recipe/ video by Gemma. After allowing the dough to rise overnight, I rolled it out and cut into pieces. Allow to sit for a good 5 minutes so the gluten can relax. Roll out with your hands and make the pieces as even as you can. You want it to be thin…

Quick weeknight Salmon

Recipe Salmon filet Grainy mustard Salt, pepper, cayenne I used a ninja foodie on air crisp 370 for 12 minutes. Adjust time for thickness of salmon. Give it a try! Yum!

Creamy corn dip!

Mix the cream cheese, mayo, sour cream, lime zest and juice, cilantro. Mix well. Use mixer if there are lumps. Drain the corn and tomatoes. Add the shredded cheese, green onions, and any extras you’d like. Mix. Separating into a few different bowls is good for a large crowd, you can keep one in the…

Shortcut fruit cobbler!

You’ll need Box of cake mix Stick of butter, melted around 2 pounds berries, do not thaw 1/2 c flour 1 tbsp corn starch Orange or lemon zest w juice 3/4 c sugar (optional) Oven at 350 40-60 min. Enjoy!