Apple Bread Pudding with Golden Raisins

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 loaf Challah bread, crusts removed, cut into 1-inch cubes 3 granny smith apples, peeled, cored and cut into ½-inch pieces 1 cup (6 ounces) golden raisins, plumped in hot water for 15 minutes 3 large eggs ¾ cup sugar ¼ teaspoon cinnamon ⅛ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg […]

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Bourbon BBQ Sauce

Makes 5 Cups Ingredients 1 ½ cups molasses 2 cups white wine vinegar 1 ½ cups ketchup ½ tablespoon garlic paste (smashed garlic) ½ tablespoon ginger paste (smashed ginger) 2 tablespoons franks hot sauce ½ cup bourbon Directions Place all ingredients, except the bourbon, in a large sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce […]

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Dark Whole Wheat

Makes 2 regular sized loaves Ingredients 2 packages (1 1/2 tablespoons) active dry yeast Pinch of sugar 1/2 cup warm water (105 to 115 degrees) 2 cups water 1/4 cup molasses 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 ounce bittersweet dark chocolate 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour 3 cups medium rye flour 3 […]

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Garden Baked Beans

Serves 12 Ingredients 2 pounds dry beans or 3 pounds fresh (cranberry, navy, yellow, eye, heirlooms in general are best) 2 sprigs fresh thyme Olive oil 3 cloves fresh garlic 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 1 red onion, chopped 1 green onion, chopped 2 teaspoons salt ½ cup molasses 1 cup dark amber beer ¼ […]

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Natural Cola

Makes many colas Ingredients 3-4 cloves 1 cup molasses 2 cinnamon sticks ½ cup sugar ½ cup water Seltzer water Directions In a sauce pan combine cloves and molasses and simmer for about eight minutes, take off heat and cool, discard cloves. At the same time combine the cinnamon sticks, water and sugar and bring […]

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