Shrimp and Grits

4 cups water Salt and pepper 1 cup stone-ground grits 3 tablespoons butter 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined 6 slices bacon, chopped 4 teaspoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1 cup thinly sliced scallions 1 large clove garlic, minced Bring water to a boil. Add salt and pepper. Add grits and cook …

Winter Squash Soup with Gruyere Croutons

Bon Appétit |  December 1996 In France, this soup would be prepared with a baking pumpkin. A mixture of butternut and acorn squashes mimics the French pumpkin’s exceptional taste and texture. Pour a lightly chilled rosé with this colorful first course. Either a Rhône Tavel or a Provençal Bandol would be lovely. Servings: Serves 8. Ingredients Soup 1/4 cup ( 1/2 stick) …

Buttermilk Scones

2 Cups Buttermilk ¼ Cup Warm Water 1 TBSP Sugar 1 Egg 1 ½ TSP Baking Powder 1 TBSP Yeast 4 Cups Flour 1 TBSP Vegetable Oil ¾ Tsp Salt Place all ingredients except Flour in a large bowl or mixer. Add 2 cups flour & beat well. Add enough additional flour to make a soft dough. Let rise until …

Baked French Toast

1 cup heavy cream, half-and-half or milk 6 eggs 1/4 cup maple syrup, plus additional for serving 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon salt 8 slices white sandwich bread or challah, crusts trimmed Sliced fresh fruit, for garnish In a large bowl, whisk together cream, eggs, 1/4 cup maple syrup, brown sugar, vanilla and salt. …

Banana Nut Bread

3 Ripe Bananas, Well Mashed 2 Eggs, Well Beaten 2 Cups Flour ¾ Cup Sugar ½ Cup Shortening or Margarine 1 Tsp Salt 1 Tsp Baking Soda ½ Cup Coarsely Chopped Walnuts Preheat oven to 350°F.  Grease a loaf pan. Mix the bananas & eggs together in a large bowl.  Stir in the flour, sugar, salt, baking soda & shortening.  …

Irish Soda Bread

2 CUPS UNSIFTED ALL-PURPOSE FLOUR 2 TBL SUGAR 2 TSP BAKING POWDER 1 TSP BAKING SODA ½ TSP SALT 3 TBL BUTTER, SOFTENED 1 CUP BUTTERMILK 1 TBL BUTTER, MELTED PREHEAT OVEN TO 375.  LIGHTLY GREASE A SMALL COOKIE SHEET. IN LARGE BOWL, SIFT FLOUR, SUGAR, BAKING POWDER, SODA AND SALT. CUT IN SOFTENED BUTTER WITH A PASTRY BLENDER OR …

OATMEAL-BUTTERMILK PANCAKES

2 cups old-fashioned oats or quick-cooking oats 1/2 cup all purpose flour 3 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 cups buttermilk 2 large eggs 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Additional melted butter (for brushing skillet) Lingonberry preserves Fresh blueberries (optional) Whipped cream (optional) Combine first …

SPICED PUMPKIN BREAD

3 ½ CUPS FLOUR 3 CUPS SUGAR 2 TSP BAKING SODA 2 TSP SALT 2 TSP GROUND ALLSPICE 1 TSP BAKING POWDER 1 TSP GROUND NUTMEG 1 TSP GROUND CINNAMON ½ TSP GROUND CLOVES 4 EGGS 1 CAN (15 OZ) SOLID-PACK PUMPKIN ¾ CUP VEGETABLE OIL 2/3 CUP WATER IN A LARGE BOWL, COMBINE THE DRY INGREDIENTS.  IN ANOTHER BOWL, …

RHUBARB DUMPLINGS

Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare sauce. In a small saucepan, combine: 1 ½ cups sugar 1 T. flour ¼ tsp. cinnamon, rounded ¼ tsp. salt Gradually mix in: 1 ½ cup water Add: 1/3 cup butter Bring to a boil over high heat and cook 1 minute. Add and let cool: 1 tsp. vanilla Prepare dough. In a medium mixing …

Soda Bread

Pre Heat Oven to 375°F Lightly grease small cookie sheet 2 Cups Sifted Flour 2 TBSP Sugar 2 Tsp Baking Powder 1 Tsp Baking Soda ½ Tsp Salt 3 TBSP Butter, Softened 1 Cup Buttermilk 1 TBSP Butter, Melted In large bowl sift flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, & salt. Cut in softened butter with pastry knife or fork until …