Once upon a time, I had a V8. No really. It was a recipe from Jeff Smith: The Frugal Gourmet. I don’t know where I put the actual recipe but I found my short notes for making it. I must have been making it a lot because I left off the quantities as if I had … [Read more…]

Sauce: Thai-Style Lime-Peanut Dressing

Full: 4 large garlic cloves 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup lime juice 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon smooth peanut butter 2 teaspoons chopped peeled fresh ginger (or 1.5 tsp ground ginger paste from the jar) 1 1/4 teaspoons hot chili paste (optional) 1/4 cup vegetable oil Half: 2 large garlic cloves 2 TBSP cup … [Read more…]

Pepperoni Roll

Ingredients: 1 1/4 tsp active dry yeast 1 1/2 tsp sugar 1/8 cup warm water 110° 1/2 cup warm milk 110° 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoons olive oil 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour 1/5 cup thinly sliced pepperoni 1/4 cup of mozzarella cheese 2 tsp Grated parmesan cheese eggwash (I coated it in olive oil) … [Read more…]

Frosting: Cream Cheese

Makes 20 servings, 2 Tbsp. each Ingrendients 1 pkg. (8 oz.) Cream Cheese, softened 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 tsp. vanilla 1 pkg. (16 oz.) powdered sugar (about 4 cups) Procedure Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add sugar gradually, beating after each addition until blended. … [Read more…]