Glossy Chocolate Icing

Makes: 4 Cups Total Time: 10 minutes + Cooling Ingredients: 1 Stick unsalted Butter (8 Tbsp) 1 ½ Cups Sugar 1 ¼ Cups Unsweetened Cocoa Powder Pinch of Salt 1 ¼ Cups Heavy Cream ¼ Cup Sour Cream 1 tsp Instant Coffee Granules 2 tsp Vanilla Extract Directions: Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat Stir in sugar, …

Spicy Lime & Honey Wings

These wings have a nice flavor to them with a little spicy kick. I made them for a family dinner on Memorial day and they were a hit! Chicken: 4.5 pounds chicken wings/chicken drums Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 6 cloves minced garlic 8 tablespoons olive oil Sauce: 2 tablespoon grated lime zest 1 ¼ cup fresh lime juice …

Chile Infused Oil

Ingredients 3 cups of Oil (Canola, Corn, Peanut or Olive Oil) ¼ cups of hot red chilies (dried & crushed) Instructions Combine oil and crushed hot chile in a heavy-bottomed pan. Starting on the lowest heat possible, bring oil temperature to 140 degrees (use a deep-fry or candy thermometer), and maintain temperature for 10 minutes. Take oil off of heat …

Cream Cheese Frosting

1 stick Butter, softened 1 8oz brick of Cream Cheese, softened 4 C Powdered Sugar Cream ingredients together until smooth Hint: Great to use on Pumpkin Cupcakes or for Oreo cookie filling for Chewy Chocolate Cookies Print PDF

CHICKEN ENCHILADAS WITH RED CHILE SAUCE

Heat in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat until hot and simmering but not smoking, about 2 minutes: 1 ½ T. vegetable or corn oil Add and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened and beginning to brown, about 5 minutes. 1 medium onion, chopped fine (about 1 cup) Add, cook, stirring constantly until fragrant, about 30 seconds: 3 medium garlic cloves, …

Waldorf Red Cake

1/2 cup shortening 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1/4 cup red food coloring 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tbsp. cocoa 1 tsp. salt 1 cup buttermilk 2 1/2 cups cake flour, plus 2 Tbsp. 1 tsp. vinegar 1 tsp. soda Cream shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and beat. Make a paste of coloring and cocoa; add salt, buttermilk, …

Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Icing

12 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 1/2 sticks) at room temperature 2/3 cup granulated sugar 2/3 cup light brown sugar, packed 2 extra-large eggs at room temperature 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1 cup buttermilk, shaken, at room temperature 1/2 cup sour cream at room temperature 2 tablespoons brewed coffee 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup good un-sweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons …

Sprinkles Dark Frosting

INGREDIENTS 10 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1 lb. unsalted butter, at room temp 1 lb. 8 oz. powdered sugar 1/8 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup sour cream Melt and cool chocolate (until just slightly warm). Beat butter until light and fluffy. With mixer on low speed, gradually add powdered sugar. Add salt, vanilla and sour cream …

Jalapeño Pepper Jelly

Jalapeño Pepper Jelly Helpful Notes: From Dana: You need to make sure your jars and lids and caps are sterilized.  I run them through the dishwasher. This recipe makes 2 quarts. I use 8 oz. jars, usually.  I usually double the recipe. A double recipe will make about 15 jars. Be sure to stay with the jelly while it is boiling (it can …

Fudge Frosting

FUDGE FROSTING In the top of a double boiler over boiling water melt: 2 squares unsweetened chocolate ½ cup butter Keep water boiling while you add: ½ cup brown sugar, packed 1 lb. powdered sugar 1/3 cup sour cream 2 T. light corn syrup 1 tsp. vanilla 1/8 tsp. salt Cook only until dissolved. (Mixture will harden like fudge if …