Savoury Thoughts

Category: savoury

Scones!

photo of baked scones in a cast iron frying pan

1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 tbsp baking powder 1/2 tbsp sugar 3/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup cream Preheat oven to 400* Cut butter into dry mixture. Stir wet ingredients into dry mix. Mix with wooden spoon until just mixed through. Don’t overwork the dough! Turn out onto a floured surface and cut…

Nettle-Pumpkin seed Yum

Nettle-Pumpkin-Seed Yum My good friend adds this to everything! Some of the favourite combos are: rice and veggies, plain rice with flax oil and sea salt, pasta (plain or with lightly sauteed veggies). Ingredients Dried nettles Pumpkin seeds, lightly toasted Instructions Blend dried nettles until they are a fine powder. Add pumpkin seeds and pulse…

Becky’s Cassoulet style stew

Becky’s Cassoulet style stew Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 6 hours Total time: 6 hours 20 mins Ingredients 6-8 sausages 4 pieces bacon, cut into small pieces 2 pieces of chicken, breast or thigh 1 onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 6 carrots, chopped in half lenghtwise then into 3/4″ pieces (approx) 3 small…

Lentil and Vegetable Stew

A photo of a bowl of lentil and vegetable stew, garnished with cilantro.

Lentil and Vegetable Stew Prep time: 25 mins Cook time: 25 mins Total time: 50 mins Ingredients 1 tbsp black mustard seeds 1-2 small onions, finely chopped salt and pepper 3 gloves garlic, minced 2 inch piece of ginger, minced 2 potatoes, chopped into 2 cm cubes 6-10 carrots, chopped into med. size pieces (I…

Lefse

Lefse on a griddle

Lefse Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup whipping cream 3 1/2 scant cups flour 6 cups riced potatoes (patted down a little) 1 tsp salt Instructions Rice the potatoes, and melt the butter and mix. Mix it for a long time, maybe six or ten minutes, with a mixer. Make it into balls – maybe…

Lazy Lasagna

Lazy Lasagna Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 45 mins Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs ground beef 2 zucchini, medium sized (or spinach) 1 clove garlic 1 can tomato sauce (7 1/2 oz) 1 can tomato past (5 1/2 oz) 1 tsp oregano salt pepper 1/4 cup parmesan (you can add more)…

Roast beef rub

Roast beef rub Cook time: 2 hours Total time: 2 hours Ingredients 3 tbps dijon 4 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp dried rosemary 1 tsp pepper 5 cloves garlic, minced Instructions Mix together, and rub over roast. Then sprinkle coarse salt over roast. For 2 kilo roast, cook 30 min at 450’f, then 1 to…

GG’s Baked Beans

GG’s Baked Beans Cook time: 2 hours 30 mins Total time: 2 hours 30 mins Ingredients 1 14oz can red kidney beans 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 tsp dry mustard 3 slices bacon – cut in pieces 1/4 cup catsup Instructions Bake uncovered in slow oven at 325’f for 1 to 2.5 hours (usually closer…

Kale and butternut squash salad

Kale and butternut squash salad Ingredients Kale and braising greens Squash Almonds, roasted Dressing Honey Coarse ground mustard Olive oil Salt and pepper Instructions Cube the squash and toss with oil (I used coconut butter). Roast the squash at 400*F. For the dressing, mix the honey, mustard, oil, salt and pepper 3.2.1310  

Pizza dough

pizza dough before rolling it out

Pizza dough Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 10 mins Ingredients 1 1/4 cups of water 2 cups of flour package of dry yeast (quarter ounce or 7 grams) 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/2 to 2 cups of flour (to your preference) Instructions Heat the water to roughly 48 degrees Celsius. Put in flour, salt…

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