Monthly Archive: January 2010

Cornmeal Scones

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I usually think of scones as being sweet, studded with dried fruit and a wonderful accompaniment to a cup of hot tea. Never would I have imagined serving a “scone” with a bowl of soup. That all changed a couple years ago when I came across some recipes for savory scones. Of course I had to experiment and have my …

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Cornmeal Scones

January 2010 food 096

This savory scone is lovely with soup or stew. Cornmeal Scones 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour  (or whole wheat pastry flour) 1/3 cup yellow cornmeal 3 tablespoons sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 1/2 tablespoons chilled butter, cut into small pieces 1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk 1 large egg, lightly beaten …

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Creamy Chili-Corn Soup with Chicken and Black Beans

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Hunger hits, it is getting close to dinner time, you forgot to take the meat out of the freezer to thaw for your planned meal and take-out does not fit into your food plan today. Has this ever happened to you? If truth be told, frequently my daughter Katy asks me to go shopping and well, you know, one hour …

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Creamy Chili-Corn Soup with Chicken and Black Beans

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  Creamy Chili-Corn Soup with Chicken and Black Beans 2 teaspoons olive oil 4 large garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon chili powder (or to taste) 2 teaspoons ground cumin (or to taste) use 14.5 ounce cans for the following: 2 cans creamed corn 1 can petite diced tomatoes 1 can chicken broth 1 can black beans  drained …

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Pork Caramelized Onion & Gruyère Sandwiches

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Pork Caramelized Onion & Gruyère Sandwiches 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 cups diced onions 1  1/2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon low – sodium soy sauce 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper 2 garlic cloves 8 ounces thinly sliced cooked pork roast 8 slices sandwich size sourdough …

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