Summer salsa

It’s summer and the farmers market is going full tilt.  Why not add some fresh salsa to your diet.  Loose the jar and meet your local framers. 2 medium tomatoes 1/2 red onion diced fine 1 jalapeño pepper use a pablano for less heat or habanero for more diced fine 2 peaches peeled and stone…

German Chocolate Cookies

Drys 1 1/4 cup AP flour 1/3 cup dark coco powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Wet 1 stick butter 1/2 packed cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup 1 large egg 1 extra egg yoke 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup chocolate chips Topping 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg yolk…

Molly’s Kugel

This is a recipe that I don’t remember eating as a kid.    I pulled out the old family cook book updated the ingredients (oleo really?)  I took some of the fat out and put my own spin on it.  Like with many of Molly’s recipes she left out something on this one: milk.  So…

Mushroom Swiss Sliders

Out of high school I worked at Lums on Woodward Ave.  (I know a couple of you came by for a beer or three.)  They were known for their hot dogs and burgers.  Their biggest seller was the Ollie burger but my favorite was the mushroom swiss burger.  Here is my take on that classic. …