Mother’s Day Crepes

Makes: 12 Crepes
Total Preparation Time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients:
2 large eggs
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 ¼ cup milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Vanilla
Cooking Spray
Filling
1 (13oz) Jar Nutella, chocolate hazelnut spread
1 quart Strawberries, Sliced
2 pints Blueberries
Directions

Directions:
For the batter place all ingredients in a blender and mix for 30 second until smooth, and set aside. For the filling slice the strawberries and combine the blueberries in a bowl and set aside. Heat a 9-inch non-stick pan on medium heat, coat lightly with cooking spray. Ladle a small amount (1/4 Cup or 2 ounces) of the batter onto the pan and then immediately tilt and swirl so the bottom is coated evenly with a thin layer of batter. Cook the crepe for about one minute, until the bottom is light brown. Loosen with a spatula, turn and cook the other for another minute. Stack finished crepes on a plate, Continue until all batter is gone. To assemble the crepes, spread about 1 tablespoon of Nutella on the crepe, add about 1/3 cup of fruit mixture, roll up like a burrito and serve.

Mother's Day Crepes Recipe

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Easter Brunch Casserole

Serves: 6-8 people
Cooking Time: 1:20

Ingredients:
1 pack English muffin (6 whole muffins)
6 ounces ham, thinly sliced
15 shiitake mushrooms, stemmed, caps sliced
1 onion, diced
2 tablespoons butter
4 ounces goat cheese, crumbled (about 1 1/2 cups)
4 ounces Swiss cheese, grated (about 1 1/2 cups)
4 ounces Parmesan cheese, grated (about 1 1/2 cups)
1/4 cup chopped Basil
18 large eggs
2 1/2 cups whole milk
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon salt
cooking spray

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350°F. Melt butter in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and mushrooms and sauté about 8 minutes until tender. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Let the mushroom and onions cool. Spray a 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cut the English muffins in half, Line the bottom of the baking dish with 1 layer of bread (6 halves), Arrange half of ham evenly over bread. Sprinkle half of the goat cheese, Swiss cheese, parmesan cheese, basil, and mushrooms on top of the ham. Next add a second layer of English muffins. Layer remaining ham, goat cheese, Swiss cheese, parmesan cheese, basil, mushrooms and onions on top of bread. Whisk eggs, milk, mustard, and salt in bowl and a pinch of pepper. Pour egg mixture over bread and press down on the bread with a spatula allowing the bread to soak up egg mixture.

Bake about 1 hour until center is set and golden brown. Remove from oven and cut into squares to serve.

Easter Casserole Recipe

 

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Holiday Shepherd’s Pie

Serves: 6-8 People
Cooking Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:
2.5 lb Ground Beef
1 Medium Sweet White Onion, Diced
6 Large Cloves of Garlic, Minced
7 Shitake Mushrooms
2 Packs 3.5oz Bunapi Mushrooms
2 Cans Campbell’s Golden Mushroom Soup
½ Teaspoon Black Pepper
1 ½ Teaspoons Salt
2 Teaspoons Better Than Bouillon Beef Base
2 Tablespoons Fresh Ginger

Topping Ingredients:
1 Small Size Kabocha, Peel & Dice
7 Small Russet Potatoes, Peel & Dice
½ Stick Butter
½ Teaspoon Salt & Pepper
5oz Bag of Sargento Artisan Parmesan Cheese, Pre Shredded

Directions:
Preheat the oven to 450°. First you must wash, peel and dice both the russet potatoes and kabocha squash, place them into a pot with a touch of salt, cover with a lid, and bring to a boil and cook until tender. Drawn the water out and then add the butter, salt & pepper and mash together well. Set the potatoes aside. Next take the meat and place it into a pot on the stove on medium to high heat. Cook the meat until its brown and then remove from the heat and pour out excess grease. Then add the onion, mushrooms, garlic, ginger, beef base, salt and pepper and mix together. Next add the Campbell’s soup along with ½ a can of water, stir the ingredients well. Finally take a 13” x 9” Pyrex dish and pour the meat mixture inside on the bottom. Then grab your mashed potatoes and smear evenly on top of the meat mixture. Top with shredded Parmesan cheese and then bake in the oven for 20 minutes, until golden brown.

holiday Sheppard’s pie

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Peppermint Greek Yogurt Frozen Pie

Serves: 6-8 People
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Freezing Time: 4-6 Hours

Ingredients:
1 Oreo Pie Crust
8 oz Kraft Cool Whip
2 Cups of FAGE Non-Fat Greek Yogurt
1 Teaspoon of Peppermint Oil
2 (1.4 oz) York Peppermint Patties
15 Peppermint Mints

Directions:
Let the cool whip defrost to room temperature and then put it into a large mixing bowl along with the Greek yogurt and peppermint oil. Next take a food processor and pulverize all the peppermints. Put half of the peppermints to the side for the pie topping and add the rest to the mixture. Now break up the York patties into small pieces. Set half aside for the topping and mix the rest into the bowl with the other ingredients. Pour the mixture into the Oreo Pie crust and top it with the remainder of the York Patties and Peppermints. Place into freezer overnight and enjoy for a holiday dessert.

peppermint cool whip pie recipe

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Candy Ginger & Apricot Cranberry Relish

Serves: 12-14 people as a condiment
Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:
1-tablespoon olive oil
1 medium size onion, small diced
1 tablespoon minced garlic
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
1 7oz pack Mediterranean apricots, small diced
3 tablespoons minced candy ginger
1 cup orange juice
2 15 oz cans whole cranberry sauce
¼ teaspoon Chinese 5 spice (optional)
½ bunch cilantro, finely chopped
1 orange, zested

Directions:
Place a medium saucepan over medium heat, add olive oil, onions, garlic, kosher salt and cook for 5 minute or until the onions are soft and translucent. Meanwhile, chop the apricots and candy ginger into small pieces and place into the saucepan, add orange juice. Cook the mixture until the juice is adsorbed completely into the mixture (about 5 more minutes). Once the orange juice is cooked down add in Chinese 5 spice and cranberry sauce. Remove from heat, and transfer to a bowl and let cool down. Once the cranberry sauce is cool to the touch, add in chopped cilantro and orange zest. Great for the holiday – serve with Turkey, Chicken, or Lamb.

Cranberry Relish Recipe

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