Hachiya Persimmon Purée

Directions:Tart cranberries meet their perfect match in persimmons, the glorious fruit that ripens in time for Thanksgiving. For this cranberry relish, use Fuyu persimmons, which are eaten while still hard, like apples.This take on a very popular Thai bar snack—freshly fried cashews tossed with salt, chiles, scallions, and fragrant lime zest—is simple but so good … Read more

Hachiya Persimmon Cardamom Sherbet

Ingredients:2/3 cup sugar2/3 cup water2 teaspoons light corn syrup1/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom2 cups Hachiya persimmon purée1 cup whole milk1 cup half-and-half2 teaspoons fresh lemon juiceSpecial Equipmentan ice cream maker Directions:Bring sugar, water, corn syrup, and salt to a boil in a 1 1/2-quart saucepan, stirring until sugar is dissolved, then boil syrup until … Read more

Hubby’s Stovetop Pumpkin Pie Filling

Ingredients:Ingredients For Hubby’s Stovetop Pumpkin Pie Filling1 can (large) pumpkin, plain1 1/2 c sugar1 tsp cinnamon1/2 tsp ginger1/4 tsp cloves1/2 tsp salt2 Tbsp (heaping) flour1 can evaporated milk1 c milk4 eggs, beaten Directions:How To Make Hubby’s Stovetop Pumpkin Pie Filling1 Mix everything together in a large saucepan and cook over medium heat until mixture thickens, … Read more

Deep Dish Keto Brownies with Allulose

Ingredients: 7 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 tablespoons 18 grams of Trader Joe’s unsweetened chocolate chips or equivalent unsweetened baking chocolate 1/2 cup Dutch process cocoa powder 2 large eggs room temperature 180 grams of allulose about 1 cup of the granulated type 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup … Read more

Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup (269g) smooth peanut butter 3/4 cup (161g) brown sugar, packed 1/2 teaspoon baking soda pinch of salt 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup (85g) chocolate chips or mini chips Directions Preheat your oven to 350°F. Beat the peanut butter, sugar, baking soda, and salt at medium speed of your … Read more

Epicurean Meltaways

…from the kitchen of Phil Greer, Esq. Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 1 square (1 ounce) unsweetened chocolate 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 beat-up egg 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 cup coconut 1/2 cup chopped nuts 1/4 cup butter 1 tablespoon milk 2 cups sifted powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 square … Read more


Pastry Ingredients 2.5 cups blender ground nuts (1/2 pistachios and 1/2 almonds), reserve 2 T 1 T. sugar 1 t. cinnamon 1/2 t. ground cloves 1 lb phyllo dough 2–3 sticks unsalted butter (NOT margarine, etc.), melted and clarified, (or equivalent amount of ghee). Sauce Ingredients Make sauce while phyllo layers are baking) 1 cup … Read more

Butter Icing for Sugar Cookies

Ingredients Ingredient Checklist 1 ½ cups confectioners’ sugar 3 tablespoons butter, softened 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon milk 3 drops red food coloring 1 (2.25 ounce) jar red decorator sugar Directions Instructions Checklist Step 1Combine confectioners’ sugar butter, vanilla and milk, beating until creamy. Thin with a few more drops of milk (if necessary) to … Read more

Molasses Sugar Cookies

Ingredients Ingredient Checklist 1 ½ cups shortening 2 cups white sugar ½ cup molasses 2 eggs 4 cups all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon salt Directions Instructions Checklist Step 1Melt the shortening in a large pan on the stove, and cool. Step … Read more

Oreo Dessert

1 large package Oreo cookies 1 large container cool whip 1 8 oz package of cream cheese 2 small packages instant vanilla pudding 1/2 cup butter 1 cup powdered sugar 3 cups milk 1 tablespoon vanilla Take 1/2 package of cookies and smash up. Put in the bottom of a 10 by 13 inch dish. … Read more

Old Fashioned Rice Pudding

3 ½ cups skim milk 1/2 cp uncooked long grain rice 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup raisins 1 teaspoon vanilla In a saucepan, combine milk, rice, sugar, and salt. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Pour into a greased 1 1/2 quart baking dish. Cover and bake at 325 … Read more