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Cracker Candy

Ingredients: 1 sleeve Club crackers / Captain’s wafers 1 cup sugar 1 cup butter (2 sticks) 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 12-ounce package milk chocolate chips 1-2 cups pecan pieces Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Spray bottom of rectangular cookie sheet (with sides) or line it with no-stick baking paper. Line bottom with crackers abutting each […]

Disappearing Marshmallow Brownies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 1 cup butterscotch chips 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups miniature marshmallows 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9×13 inch pan. 2. Using […]

Flourless Chocolate Cake!

Ingredients: Cake: 12 ounces bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate, chopped 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces 6 large eggs, separated 12 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extractGlaze: 1/2 cup whipping cream 1/2 cup dark corn syrup 9 ounces bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate, finely choppedYou’ll also need a 9-inch […]

Carrot & Craisin Salad

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablesoon spicy yellow mustard 1 tablespoon lemon juice salt and pepper to taste 1 lb carrots, shredded* 1/4 head cabbage, shredded 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped 1 granny smith apple, unpeeled, diced 1/2 cup craisins (dried cranberries) Directions: Stir together olive oil, honey, mustard, lemon juice, […]

Yellow Split-Pea Soup with Sweet Potatoes and Kale

  Ingredients: 2 medium onions, chopped 1 1/2 teaspoons whole cumin 1 teaspoon black mustard seeds 1/8 – 1/4 teaspoon canola oil (necessary for tempering the spices) 2 teaspoons ginger paste or 1 tablespoon finely minced fresh ginger 2 teaspoons finely minced garlic 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes 8 cups […]

Saints and Sinners - Spring 2012

Saints and Sinners – Spring 2012

Our Spring 2012 program included Lana Walter’s Magnificat, opera choruses by Bizet and Verdi, and other music about angels, devils, rogues, and saints.