Baked Vegetable & Seafood Won Tons

Baked Vegetable & Seafood Won Tons  by Chef Murph 1 envelope vegetable soup mix 15 ounc; es  ricotta cheese 1/2 pound imitation crabmeat, chopped 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 40 won ton wrappers 1 Tablespoon vegetable or olive oil  Preheat oven to 350~F.  In a medium bowl, combine soup mix, cheese, crab,…

Why? Eat And Enjoy Raw Veggies, 20 Ways Too

Why? Eat And Enjoy Raw Veggies, 20 Ways Too Chef K.T. Murphy For some, the thought of eating vegetables is almost too much to bear, and while eating raw vegetables might not sound that appealing, there are numerous health benefits to doing so: Very low in calories No fat in the vegetables themselves and fat…

Brussels Sprouts Nature’s Perfect Food For Your Health

Brussels Sprouts Nature’s Perfect Food For Your Health by Chef K.T. Murphy Yea Right, you just may remember Brussels sprouts as those small, round veggies that ended up on your plate as a child. Like most children, you probably didn’t want to eat them or cringed at the way they smelled while cooking. Despite these…

Basil Broccoli Tureen

Basil Broccoli Tureen by Chef K.T. Murphy Ingredients 4-1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh broccoli 1/2 white wine 4 egg whites 2 egg yolks 1 T. grated Parmesan cheese 2 tsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp dried basil 1/4 tsp salt 1/8 tsp pepper 12 cherry tomatoes, halved Fresh basil leaves (optional)   Directions: Combine broccoli and water…

Green Beans And Pecan Salad

By Chef K.T. Murphy Ingredients: For the pecans: 2 tablespoons corn oil 2 cups shelled pecan halves. Lemon Vinaigrette: 1/2 cup lemon juice(freshly squeezed (2 to 3 whole lemons) 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 cup corn oil 1/3 cup walnut oil salt & pepper to taste. 2 pounds green beans) Instructions: Heat…

Baked Cauliflower with Parmesan Cheese

Ingredients: 1 large head (about 8 cups) of cauliflower cut in 1 inch thick slices of cauliflower florets 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tsp dried marjoram ½ cup Parmesan cheese, finely grated Salt and pepper Instructions: Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Combine cauliflower florets, oil and marjoram in a…

Vitamin K2: The Missing Nutrient For Heart And Bone Health 

Vitamin K2: The Missing Nutrient For Heart And Bone Health.  by Chef K.T. Murphy Most people have heard about vitamin K but few know that it comes in two forms: Vitamin K1 and Vitamin K2. Vitamin K2 is one of the vitamins that researchers are finding out is great for your bone health and for…

Quick Vegetable Dip

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 teaspoon crushed garlic 3 teaspoons tarragon vinegar 1 teaspoon grated onion 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish DIRECTIONS: In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, curry powder, garlic, vinegar, onion and horseradish. Mix together, cover and chill overnight.

Green Onion And Cornbread Stuffing

Ingredients: 1 Can (10-1/2 ounces) condensed French onion soup Soup Can water, 1/4 Cup margarine 1 Cup celery cut into 1/4-inch cubes 1 Cup green onions thinly sliced 1-1/2 Teaspoons poultry seasoning 2 Packages (8 ounces each) cornbread stuffing mix, Vegetable cooking spray. Instructions: Preheat oven to 350. In 5-quart saucepan combine soup, water, margarine,…

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Ingredients: 2 acorn squash 2 carrots, grated 1 can (8 oz.)crushed pineapple 2 tbsp. dried white raisins 1/4 tsp. ginger Instructions: Cut squash in half; scoop out seeds. Place in baking dish. Combine remaining ingredients and spoon into squash cavities. Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes or until squash is tender.     Variations: I…

Squash Casserole

Ingredients: 4 cups cooked yellow crook neck squash 1 medium onion 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1 stick butter or margarine 2 cups crushed Cheezit crackers 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup milk or heavy cream Instructions: Cook the squash, onion, butter, salt and pepper until onion and squash are tender. Mix remaining…