Lemony Summer Squash Bread With Lemon Icing
1 cup melted butter
2 ¼ cups sugar
¼ cup plus 2 Tbs lemon juice
2 tsp lemon zest
3 cups flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
2 ½ cups grated summer squash
Optional: 1/2 c chocolate chips (mix into batter)
3/4 cup confectioner’s sugar
3tsp of lemon juice
1 pepper (any color but I like red, yellow or orange best)
1/2 of a large cucumber, de-seeded
2 small or 1 large tomato
1 slice bread (any type, stale even better)
1 garlic clove
1/8 sweet or red onion
2 t white vinegar (apple cider, sherry, white wine etc.)
2 t olive oil
salt + pepper
Place tomatoes, peppers, cukes, garlic, onion in a food processor and chop until mix is in small chunks. Add oil + vinegar and half of the slice of bread and pulse until mix is almost smooth with few small pieces.
Add salt + pepper to taste.
Chill in refrigerator.
Cut remaining bread into small cubes and toast. Use these as croutons.
Serve in a bowl or glass chilled with croutons and a dollop of sour cream if you like!
Apple Pie “Pizza”
1/2 (15-ounce) package refrigerated pie dough
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 pounds apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
2 1/2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 425°.
Place dough on a lightly floured surface; roll into a 12-inch circle. Place on a 12-inch pizza pan. Combine sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon sugar mixture over dough. Arrange apple slices spokelike on top of dough, working from outside edge of dough to the center. Sprinkle apple slices with remaining sugar mixture.
Bake at 425° for 30 minutes. Combine honey and vanilla in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at high 40 seconds. Brush honey mixture over warm tart. Serve warm.
Tofurky Hot Dogs
Toast the dogs in the toaster oven
Mix 3 parts ketchup to 1 part siracha hot sauce
Minced raw onions, shredded cabbage and carrots dressed in rice wine vinegar and a pinch of sugar
Sprinkle crushed potato chips on top. Viola!
1/4 cup panko
2 Lbs Of Tomatoes (Dark Red, Plums Or Mix Of Varieties) Fresh Cilantro 1 T Cumin Kosher/Sea Salt (To Taste) 1 Lime Jalapeno Pepper 1 Sweet Onion Fresh Corn Optional ***Ideally made in a food processor LIGHTLY processed
- Cut tomatoes in quarters
- Put in a bunch of tomatoes along with handful of cilantro, handful of onions. CHOP for a few seconds.
- Add salt, pepper, squeeze of lime, cumin and tiny bit of jalapeno
- CHOP again.
- Keep doing this and taste as you go along to balance salt, lime and hot peppers
- Consistency should be a fine chop, small pieces but not too runny