Honey Glaze for Beets

Abbey Cooks
This is a modification of a recipe found on the packaging of a pack of butter from Organic Valley. We use Monastery Creamed Honey instead of maple syrup and our own home grown herbs. Although the original recipe uses this glaze only for beets, I think it would be a nice glaze on winter squashes as well.

Mix together in a large skillet:

2 TBS balsamic vinegar
2 heaping TBS Orange flavored Creamed Honey
2 TBS Salted Butter
2 t
October 26, 2010 Read More

Applesauce

Abbey Cooks
Now that it's Autumn, it's time to start cooking again at the monastery. Sr Veronique always produces wonderful preserves and applesauce. A great way to use Cinnamon Creamed Honey is as a topping on hot tart applesauce. Just put a dollop of honey on top and let it melt into the applesauce. Delicious!
October 26, 2010 Read More

Cottage Cheese Bread

Abbey Cooks
Sr. Kay, friend, guest, and frequent contributor to Honeycooks, gave us this recipe. She in turn received it from Rev. Glenda Hope, Presbyterian minister and founder of San Francisco Network Ministries which serves the people of the Tenderloin District providing affordable housing, vocational training, and a safe house for women as well as HIV/AIDS pastoral care. You can find out more about Rev. Glenda’s ministries at http://www.sfnetworkministries.org

Cott
July 12, 2010 Read More

Tofu Meat Loaf

Abbey Cooks
Tofu meat loaf is a favorite with our guests. It is another of Sr Annette's culinary specialties. A great vegetarian recipe that satisfies a hungry crowd.

Preheat oven to 350º F

Mix together:
1 ½ lbs tofu, mashed
1/3 cup ketchup
1/3 cup soy sauce
2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
½ cup parsley, chopped
½ tsp black pepper
1 medium onion, chopped fine
¼ tsp garlic powder
1 cup whole grain bread crumbs, rolled oats, or corn flakes, crushed

Mix all ingr
July 11, 2010 Read More

A Visit to the Monastery

Abbey Cooks
In January my husband came home from the supermarket with a surprise jar of lemon flavored Monastery Creamed Honey that he had spied on the shelf. A delicate hint of lemon in the honey gives it a twist of subtle perfection that makes morning toast and tea pure pleasure! I have raved about its delights to all who would listen.
My husband, a quiet observer to my great joy of spreading honey on my toast or using it to add a gentle touch of lemon to my tea, clearly understood my deep appreciation for this wonderful cr

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