Andhra Apple Pickle (Chutney)

Ingredients: 6 cups chopped apples (tart and firm apples are best 1 cup ground mustard seeds 1 cup salt 1 cup red pepper powder (Kashmiri variety or other hot chili pepper used in pickling) 1 tablespoon ground fenugreek seeds (aka methi) 1 tablespoon whole fenugreek...

Fresh Bean Soup

Ingredients: 3 tbsp lard (this is the old-fashioned amount of fat – you can use less lard or substitute olive oil if you wish) 1 cup coarsely chopped onion 1 cup chopped fresh parsley (do not substitute dried parsley in any amount) 1 cup carrots, cut in...

Rhubarb Juice Concentrate

Ingredients: 4 cups rhubarb 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 1 tbsp lemon juice Directions: Combine all ingredients and bring to a boil. Continue boiling for approximately 20 minutes until rhubarb is mushy and has lost most of its colour. Strain rhubarb through a fine mesh...

Butternut Squash Bisque

Ingredients: 3 tbsp butter 1 medium onion 2 garlic cloves, sliced 1/2 tsp dried thyme 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1/8 – 1/4 tsp cayenne coarse salt, to taste 1 large butternut squash (4 lbs) 1 can (14 ounces) reduced sodium chicken broth 1 cup half & half milk...

Roasted Tomato Spaghetti Sauce

Ingredients: 25 cups tomatoes (peeled and chopped) 3 green peppers chopped 9 onions chopped 1-1/2 c sugar (optional) 1 cup olive oil 2 tbsp oregano 1 1/2 tbsp basil 3 cloves garlic 4 (13oz) tomato paste 1/4 cup salt Directions: Saute onions and peppers in a pan until...