Author: Food & Nutrition

Cream of Broccoli Soup

Cream of Broccoli Soup

With spring in the air, a bowl of cream of broccoli soup brings a little warmth on a brisk day and liven you up with its green color and taste of creaminess. Broccoli is an easy vegetable to prepare in a variety side dishes, soups, 

Three Bean Salad

Three Bean Salad

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD Serving Size: 8 Preparation Time: 0:15 Categories: Rice, Potatoes and Beans —————————————————- 15    ounces garbanzo beans, canned — rinsed and drained 15    ounces kidney beans, canned — rinsed and drained 15    ounces cannellini beans, canned — rinsed and drained 2    each celery stalks 

Whipped Horseradish

Whipped Horseradish

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD

Serving Size: 14 Preparation Time: 0:15

Categories: Sauces, Stocks and Accompaniments

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1    pint heavy cream

½    teaspoon salt

¼    teaspoon white pepper

2    dashes Tabasco sauce

1    teaspoon Gray Poupon Mustard

6    ounces prepared horseradish

Chill medium size bowl. Whip heavy cream in bowl until stiff. Add ingredients and fold into whipped cream. Refrigerate until served.

Bread and Butter Pickles

Bread and Butter Pickles

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD Preparation Time: 3:20 Categories: Sauces, Stocks & Accompaniments —————————————————- 4    pounds pickling cucumbers — 4 to 6 inches 1 ½    pounds onions — thinly sliced 1/3    cup canning salt ice cubes or crushed ice 3    cups cider vinegar 3    cups sugar 2    tablespoons mustard seeds 

Fruit Salad with Mixed Greens

Fruit Salad with Mixed Greens

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD Serving Size: 8 Preparation Time: 0:15 Categories: Fruits —————————————————- ½    cup sour cream ¼    cup frozen orange juice concentrate 1    tablespoon honey 1    cup strawberry — halved 1    cup apple slices 1    cup seedless grapes 1    can mandarin oranges — drained 16    ounces mixed salad greens In 

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD

Serving Size: 8 Preparation Time: 0:30

Categories: Soup

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1    pound mushroom — sliced

1    medium onion — diced

3    stalks celery — diced

2    cloves fresh garlic — finely chopped

4    tablespoons whole butter

4    tablespoons flour, all-purpose

1 ½    teaspoons chicken bouillon

¼    teaspoon white pepper

1 ¼    quarts water

1    cup heavy cream

In a medium sauce pan, sauté garlic in butter. Add onions and celery, cook until soft. Add mushrooms, cook until soft. Add flour and mix well, cook for 5 minutes over medium heat, stirring constantly. Add water and chicken bouillon and mix well. Bring to a boil. Using a hand held mixer, blend until smooth. Bring to the boil. Add heavy cream and white pepper.

Hard Boil Eggs

Hard Boil Eggs

You can think of eggs as a type of superfood food that contains the right amount of everything your body needs. Eggs are a great source of vitamins, antioxidants, essential amino acids and other nutrients; especially when you eat the whole egg. All of these 

Potatoes Au Gratin

Potatoes Au Gratin

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD Serving Size: 12 Preparation Time: 0:30 Categories: Rice, Potatoes and Beans —————————————————- 2 ¼    pounds Idaho potatoes — peeled and sliced 1/8″ thick 1    pint whole milk 1    pint heavy cream ½    teaspoon salt ¼    teaspoon pepper pinch nutmeg 6    ounces Gruyere cheese — grated 

Prime Rib Roast

Prime Rib Roast

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD

Serving Size: 15 Preparation Time: 0:15

Categories: Meats

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7    pounds bone-in beef rib roast — external cap of fat removed

3    tablespoons seasoning salt — to taste

2    pounds rock salt — to cover

Before cooking the prime rib, bring the beef to room temperature. Usually 2 -3 hours.

Preheat the oven to 325°F. In a large roasting pan, add the rock salt to cover bottom of pan. Liberally, season the beef and place in the roaster. Cook the prime rib at 325°F for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until it reaches an internal temperature of 110°F. Remove from the oven, cover lightly with aluminum foil, and allow to stand for 1 hour or until an internal temperature of 130°F.

NOTES: When cooking prime rib, it is important to allow the large piece of beef to rest to the desired internal temperature. The less done the better. For serving, cooking prime rib allows you serve medium well (end cuts), medium, and medium rare (center cuts) servings of prime rib.

Wild Rice with Mushrooms

Wild Rice with Mushrooms

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD Serving Size: 12 Preparation Time: 40:00 Categories: Rice, Potatoes and Beans ————————————————— 4    tablespoons butter ½    cup onion — chopped fine ¼    cup celery — chopped fine 8    ounces Chanterelle mushrooms — 1/4″ thick 2    cups wild rice 4    cups chicken broth ¼    teaspoon salt —