Pickled Jalapenos

Wash and pack jalapeno peppers tightly into hot jars. Combine remaining ingreds. in an enameled or glass saucepan and bring to boil. Cover peppers with boiling liquid, leaving 1/2″ head-space. Seal jars with sterilized 2 pc. canning lids and process in boiling water to cover by 2″ for 10 min. Cool on rack. Store for […]


This recipe combines two other Native American crops, squash and corn, with chile. One of the most popular dishes in New Mexico, it is also so colorful that it goes well with a variety of foods. Saute the squash and onion in the butter until the squash is tender. Add the chile, corn, and milk. […]

Cold Shredded Vegetables With Chicken

Prepare Dressing: In mixing bowl, mix mustard & sugar; gradually add thin soy sauce, blend to avoid lumping. Squeeze some peeled ginger root through a garlic press to extract juice. Squeeze juice from tomato. Add other sauce ingredients; stir well and set aside. Prepare salad: Wash, then soak, wood ear fungus in 3 cups warm […]

Aromatic Cabbage

Remove coarse outer leaves from cabbage, quarter and core. Cut into fine fine shred, either by hand or with food processor. Set aside. Peel onions; cut in half lengthwise. Cut crosswise into thin half rings; set aside. In large wok or large wide pot over medium heat, heat oil. When very hot, add the cumin […]

Grilled Chicken Breasts With Salad

SALAD sm Radicchio sm Butterhead Lettuce md Belgian Endive 2 tb Dry red wine 2 tb Olive oil 1 tb Balsamic vinegar 1/2 c Salsa (purchased or homemade 1. Remove skin from chicken breasts and discard. Whisk together red wine, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper in a shallow bowl just large […]

Friars Zucchini Relish

Put zucchini, onions and salt in bowl and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse in cold water. Drain again. Put in a large kettle with remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Simmer for 30 minutes. Uncovered stirring occasionally. Pour into 6-8 sterile pint jars. Seal and process for 15 minutes in a boiling water bath.

Leeks In Vinaigrette

Trim the root ends from the leeks, leaving the bases intact. Trim the tops of the leeks to a uniform length. If you are using very young leeks, the green tops are nice and tender and only 1 inch need be trimmed. The upper greens of mature leeks tend to be tough and stringy, and […]

Shrimp And Broccoli Risotto

Make a shrimp stock by adding the shrimp shells to 1 quart of water and bring to a boil. Heat the olive oil in a pan and add the garlic and onion. Saute for a couple of minutes. Add the tomatoes, parsley and wine and cook for a few minutes. The heat on your stove […]

Marinated Onions

Vidalia Onions are the sweetest summer onion you can find! Enhance their natural mild and sweet flavor with the above marinating recipe. Slice the onions 1/4 inch thick, separating rings. Ingredients are more estimated than measured, add or subtract to your own individual taste. Mix all ingredients in a container you can cover and shake, […]

Fresh Tomato Relish

Put the onion, green pepper, vinegar,sugar, celery seed, salt, and pepper in a blender container and blend until the pepper and onion are coarsely chopped. Add the tomatoes and blend until coarsely chopped. Chill and drain before serving. Yield: 1 1/4 Cups

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