Cooking Club – Harry Potter

21 Mar

Thanks to Desiree for hosting and coming up with the delicious idea of a culinary trip to Harry Potter’s wizarding world! Fun was had, Dementor’s were fended off (Expecto Patronus!) and a delightful sugar rush was achieved!

Jeanette – Weasley’s Dragon Roasted Nuts

Paul – Butterbeer

Greg – Toad in the Hole with Onion Gravy

Kristine – Roasted Potatoes

Desiree – Cornish Pasties

John – Cockroach Clusters, Cauldron Cakes and Pumpkin Pasties


Quinoa Meatloaf

14 Sep

1/2 cup quinoa
1 1/2 pounds ground beef
1 egg
1 onion, chopped
1/2 cup milk
salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons prepared mustard
4 Tablespoons ketchup
1 Tablespoon Worcester sauce

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Shape into loaf on baking sheet
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour.


Cooking Club – Crock Pot/Slow Cooker

13 Apr

So Easy, so tasty!

(Need Pics)

Greg – Pulled Pork Sliders

Kristine – Crock Pot Taco Soup

Desiree – Cider-Maple Brussels Sprouts

Jeanette – Slow Cooker Brisket

Paul – Slow Cooker Peach Cobbler

John – Lemonade Ginger Cider and Mulled Riesling Punch

And, although we missed them, the Millers came up with some great sounding recipes:

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing
and Crock Roasted New Potatoes