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…