This recipe used to be an American favourite at Thanksgiving.
Classic North American drop cookies.
This banana bread is so tropical, you’ll almost be tempted to serve it with a paper umbrella sticking out of each slice.
A classic North American drop cookie recipe. Recipe from: Farmer, Fannie Merritt.
A very easy candy to make at home.
Dead easy cheeseballs to make, with surprise fruit-and-nut centres that give them a bit of sophistication.
With a name like this, who is going to be able to resist trying them?
A classic Marzipan recipe.
This recipe requires a food processor, but on the upside, a food processor makes it lightning fast.
If you haven’t made a steamed pudding before, we have simple guidelines!
A rich, gutsy pasta dish.
Nut Meal is almost the same as “nut flour”, but whereas “nut flour” is used to describe nuts ground to a fine powder, for a Nut Meal, the nuts are ground a bit more coarsely, but not as coarse as “finely chopped nuts.” It is about the coarseness of cornmeal (or polenta.) Nut flours are…
A Nut Mill is used to grind shelled nuts into a meal or flour. It can be hand-cranked or electric. It looks very similar to a coffee or spice grinder. There will be a hopper on top into which you feed the nuts. A crank or paddle inside rotates, pressing the nuts against a grater…
You’ll never find a simpler pie to make — or a harder one to keep people’s hands off of until dinner time.
A gorgeous looking and gorgeous tasting salad. Allow your guests to dress it themselves with the salad dressing served separately.
This is a monumental recipe, both in the quantity of cookies it makes, and in the breathtaking fashion with which it calls for sugar, lard, and meat, of all things.
A classic English dessert.
The actual seed at the very middle of an apricot looks a fair bit like an Almond. The Chinese not only often use Apricot Kernels and Almonds interchangeably in their cooking, they also use the same word for both. If you are in China and are having an Almond dessert, chances are that you are…
A rich soup, nice in small portions as a starter.
You can use any kind of greens you like: mustard, beet, chard, etc. Good as a side to meat or pork.
This is a real mid-Atlantic dish: British mincemeat meets North American cranberries, pecans and corn syrup. And it is really good.
Nut oils are oils that are pressed from nuts. They have a low smoke point, so they are generally not something you’d pour into a skillet to fry up onions in. And even if that didn’t deter you, the price and taste would. They are generally too expensive, and too strong-tasting, to use in any…
This is a bit fiddly, but you can make it a day ahead.
A hearty, tasty rendition of Brussels Sprouts.