Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Ingredients 3 cups flour, sifted 1 Tbls. baking powder 1 1/2 sticks butter 1 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup milk 1/2 tsp. vanilla 2/3 cups egg whites Preparation Preheat oven to 325 F. Grease the bottom of baking pan and lay parchment paper on the bottom Sift the... Read more
” The only thing better than a good friend is a good friend with a piece of chocolate cake” Many warm thanks to contributing Pastry Chef in training Samara Rabah for this delicious recipe.  Ingredients (Prepare before starting} 1 ½ bars or 6 oz unsalted butter 1 ¾ cups... Read more
Cranberry Stuffed Apples
“Your neighbors will be banging down your door to see what that great aroma is”   Ingredients 3 green apples 1  cups fresh cranberries 1  cup water 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder 1 tablespoon cloves whole    ... Read more
Chef Ed’s Tiramisu
(this recipe was inspired by Susu, a great chef from Escoffier) Ingredients 1 pound mascarpone cheese 1 1/4 cups heavy cream 2/3 cup strong espresso coffee, room temperature 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons dark rum 2 tablespoons Kahlua 2 tablespoons Sambuca 2 (3 ounce)... Read more
Lime Thyme Bars

Lime Thyme Bars

DessertsRecipes February 23, 2012

“great for diabetics” Prep Time: 10 minutes and 1 ½ hour to rest before cooking Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients Bars 2 sticks  unsalted butter  room temperature 2 cup all-purpose flour 4 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme leaves 1 teaspoon fine sea salt 1 cup powdered sugar 4 tablespoons fresh... Read more
Gingerbread Cookies
“Easy to prepare and bake and delicious and yummy to eat” Ingredients 1 ½ cup butter, softened 2 eggs free range 1 ½  cups brown sugar 2 tablespoons dark corn syrup 1  tablespoons orange zest 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon ground ginger 2... Read more
Chef Ed’s Christmas Pecan Pie
“This will be a hit even when everyone has had enough” Prep Time: 10 minutes Baking Time: 45 minutes 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 3/4 cup dark corn syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon freshly grated ginger 3 tablespoon butter  melted 3 large eggs 1 ¾  cup pecan halves toasted... Read more
Chef Ed’s Christmas Pumpkin Pie
“This delicious recipe will have you making this pie for any occasion” Ingredients: 2 cups pureed pumpkin fresh or canned 3 eggs 1 1/4 cups evaporated milk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla essence 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon freshly grated ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon ground... Read more
Christmas Classical Pumpkin Pie
“A classic favorite that is easy and quick to make. Makes one 9 inch pie that can easily feed 6” Prep Time: 5 minutes Baking Time: 55 minutes Ingredients: 15 ounces canned pumpkin 14 ounces condensed milk (sweetened) 2 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1 teaspoon... Read more
Roasted and Healthy Peanuts
“Peanuts and peanut butter contains over 30 essential nutrients and phytonutrients”   Prep time: 5 minutes Roasting time: 35 minutes   Ingredients 3 pounds raw shelled peanuts 4 tablespoons canola oil 2 tablespoons peanut oil 2 tablespoons sea salt (try using garlic salt or onion salt or any other... Read more