Posts filed under 'Recipes'

Mint Pesto Recipe

Here’s one I haven’t tried yet, but I do have a lot of mint and parsley at the moment so maybe I will soon.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped mint leaves
  • 1 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

Directions

In a food processor, combine mint, parsley and garlic. Slowly add oils until emulsified. Serve at room temperature.

3 comments October 23rd, 2008

American Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients

  • 1 unbaked pie shell
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup strained orange juice
  • 1/2 tsp orange rind
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/4 cups fresh or canned pumpkin
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 3 tbsp unblanched almond slivers

Method

  1. Line a 9″ pie plate with the pastry of your choice.
  2. Mix together in a bowl the brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, salt and orange rind.
  3. Beat the eggs slightly. Add to the first mixture and stir well.
  4. Stir in the water, pumpkin, milk, orange juice and vanilla.
  5. Pour into the prepared pie shell. Sprinkle with the slivered almonds.
  6. Bake in a preheated 450°F oven for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 325°F and continue cooking approximately 45 minutes more, until the custard is set.
  7. Garnish with a crown of whipped cream.

August 7th, 2002

Cheeseburger Pie

Ingredients

Pastry:

  • melted butter
  • milk (not much)
  • 2 cups flour

Filling:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup grated onion
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 cup white breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 kg mince
  • grated cheese
  • salt

Method
Pastry:

  1. Mix melted butter through flour.
  2. Add milk and keep mixing until it forms a dough.
  3. Pat down into a greased tin, covering the bottom and sides.

Filling:

  1. Combine all ingredients except cheese in a mixing bowl.
  2. Mix well, then spread filling into pie shell.
  3. Bake in a moderate (220°-230°C) oven for 45 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven, arrange grated cheese on top, and return to oven until cheese melts.

February 16th, 2002


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