Chocolate Mint Frosting

Directions; Combine cream and mint in a small saucepan. Heat to near boiling. Remove from heat and let sit until cool. Strain, pressing all the cream out of the leaves. Discard leaves. In a small mixer bowl add sugar, vanilla, butter, cocoa and cream. Beat until frosting is creamy and of spreading consistency. Garnish with […]

Chilled Cucumber Soup

Directions: In a food processor (blender) chop and blend together onion, cucumber and soup. Add yogurt and buttermilk. Move mixture to a sauce pan and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes. Chill at least 4 hours before serving. Garnish with fresh mint leaves or dill. Ingredients: 1 1/2 c cucumber, peeled, sliced 2 Tbsp onion 1/4 […]

Chile Rellenos

Directions: Wrap the peppers in a wet paper towel and microwave on high for 2 1/2 minutes. Allow to cool and carefully peel off the skin. Make a slit in the side of the peppers and scrape out the seeds. Beat the egg whites until stiff and firm. Add the flour and mix. Beat the egg yolks. Stuff […]

Chile Cornbread

Directions: Combine dry ingredients. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Pour batter into greased cast iron skillet. Bake at 450°F for 25 minutes. Ingredients: 1 c yellow cornmeal 1/2 c flour 4 tsp baking powder 1/4 c sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1 c fresh corn kernels 2 chile peppers, chopped 1/2 c milk 1 egg […]

Cherry Pepper Poppers

Directions: Slice tops off peppers and remove seeds. Wrap a slice of prosciutto around a cheese cube, and stuff into a pepper. Repeat with remaining peppers. Place stuffed peppers into a 1 quart jar and sprinkle with salt. Pour in enough olive oil to cover the peppers. Cover and allow to sit for 1 hour before eating. […]