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Recipe of the Week – Tartiflette

We are back from another wonderful vacation, this time to the Trois Valle area of France.  We had absolutely fabulous skiing and even better eating. One of our favorite lunches on the mountain was Tartiflette. It’s essentially a local interpretation of a potato gratin, a rustic dish made with layers of starchy, buttery potatoes; crispy,…

Recipe of the Week – Apple Brownies

I tried this recipe over the weekend and our guests just loved them. Then Frank and I had some warmed with ice cream and some caramel sauce on top – Oh Heaven! 1 3/4 cup sugar 2 cups flour 3 eggs 1 cup oil 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp baking powder ½…

Recipe of the Week – Boeuf Bourguignon

Here’s an easy version of a French favorite that would be so good in front of the fire. 2-1/2 lbs. bottom round cubes 12 oz baby carrots, fresh, frozen or canned 8 oz small whole mushrooms or large quartered mushrooms 3/4 tsp dried marjoram leaves 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 8 oz pearl onions,…

Recipe of the Week – Quick & Easy Homemade Chicken Soup

This soup is made with store-bought broth and rotisserie chicken, which shortens the preparation time considerably. (If you usually make your soup from scratch, you may be surprised at how appealing this shortcut can be when you’re rushed.) Ingredients 1 (2-lb) rotisserie chicken 3 celery ribs 1 medium onion, quartered and left unpeeled 6 fresh…

Recipe of the Week – Apple Cinnamon Waffles with Cider Syrup

This is a wonderful winter breakfast that our guests love – me, too Cider Syrup 1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice or ground cinnamon 2 cups apple cider 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/4 cup butter or margarine Waffles 2 ¼ cups Bisquick® mix 1 ¼ cups milk 2 tablespoons sugar…

Recipe of the Week – Apple Pie Cake

We always like to have some type of cake as well as cookies waiting for guests when they arrive. This cake is perfect late in the afternoon with a cup of coffee or tea – dense, flavorful and not overwhelming sweet.     Topping 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup packed brown sugar ¼ teaspoon…

Recipe of the Week – Pumpkin Patch Chili

Our good friend, Karen brought this great chili to the farm’s Caroling party. At the end of the evening there was not a scrap left and everyone wanted the recipe. It’s simply perfect for a cold winter night. 2 Tb. Vegetable Oil 2 C. chopped onion 1 small green pepper, chopped 1 small red pepper,…

Recipe of the Week – Tandy Cake Recipe

My guilty indulgence is Tandy Cakes. One bite and I’m a happy 10 year old. It’s easy to capture that same memorable flavor at home with this quick recipe. 4 eggs 2 c. sugar 1 c. milk 1/4 tsp. vanilla 2 c. flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 c. peanut butter or more 8 oz.…

Recipe of the Week – Sacher Torte

Recipe of the Week – Sacher Torte This recipe is a quite special treat, worth every bit of the work. We are just back from an amazing trip to Austria with our grandson Nicholas. The trip was wonderful including beautiful scenery, lots of music, skiing even curling and fabulous food especially desserts. The original Sacher…

Recipe of the Week :: Beer Bacon Soup

 Recipe of the Week  – Bacon Beer Cheese Soup with Chicken It’s been so cold here that all I want is soup for supper. It seems to be the one thing that warms me through and through. Here’s a different, but easy, recipe that men love. It’s a great first course or  add salad and…