Thursday, September 15, 2005

Stuffed Roasted Strawberries

12 large strawberries
1 - 2 oz. bittersweet chocolate
1 tsp. sugar (optional)
Spray whipping cream
Cocoa powder

Preheta oven to 400 degrees.
Slice off the top of the berries below the stem.
Cut the tips off so they will stand up
Scoop out the center and stuff with chocolate.
Place in a baking dish an sprinkle with sugar.
Roast until the berries are tender and the chocolate melts.
Serve with whipped cream and sprinkle with cocoa.

From Rachel Ray 30 Minute Get Real Meals Cookbook

Saturday, September 03, 2005

Walnut Butter Sauce

1 lb. butter
3 Tbs. heavy cream
3 egg yolks
1 c. grated parmesan cheese
1 c. lightly toasted ground walnuts
2 tsps. each salt and pepper
1 1/2 tsp. minced garlic

In a food processor or blender,
or by hand, cream the butter.
Add the cream and egg yolks
and blend until smooth.
Add the remaining ingredients.
Refrigerate, well covered,
if not using immediately.

From the Frog and Commissary Cookbook.