Miso Dressing

Abbey Cooks
This dressing is a specialty of Sr Victoria and a favorite of guests and the sisters.

1 cup mellow miso (white miso)
1 cup water or less if thicker consistency is desired
1 cup oil
Juice from 1 lemon
1/2 cup rice vinegar
1/3 cup or less Original Creamed Honey or brown rice syrup
1 shallot chopped. You can substitute green onion

Combine ingredients in a blender and blend on medium for about 30 seconds until
March 29, 2010 Read More

Recipe from Holy Orders

Abbey Cooks
Here are some recipe ideas from Jeanne of Holy Orders. Holy Orders offers a unique selection of monastery products from monasteries all over the world. Visit Holy Orders website at www.holyorders.biz.


At our Holy Orders Christmas Open House we served barbecued sliced polish sausage with a dip using equal parts of your original Monastery Creamed Honey and Divinely Original Monastery Mustard from Queen of Angels Monastery in
February 03, 2010 Read More

Baked Grapefruit

Abbey Cooks
Serve this at breakfast, brunch, or dessert. Quick and easy.

Cut grapefruit in half. Loosen sections from the rind. Cook in a preheated oven at 375° for about 10 minutes or until heated through. While still warm - top with creamed honey. I used original flavor today - but ginger honey or cinnamon crea
December 15, 2009 Read More

Lentil Soup

Abbey Cooks
The winter rains have finally started at Redwoods Monastery. We are very thankful. This lentil soup is a hearty dish for these winter evenings.

2 Tablespoons butter
2 Tablespoons olive oil
2 onions - diced
1 large scallion sliced in small rings
4 medium leeks sliced in small rings
4 large cloves garlic minced
2 stalks of celery - diced
4 medium carrots - diced
2 Tablespoons salt
1 Tablespoon basil
2 teaspoons marjoram
2 teaspoons thyme
1/4 teaspoon
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Tomato Vegetable Soup

Abbey Cooks
Anyone who has been a guest at the Monastery knows that supper always includes soup. It is one of the traditions the Sisters brought with them from Belguim. Around here soups are made from what is on hand. That's how this version of Tomato Vegetable soup came to be.

3 quarts canned tomatoes
2 Tablespoons butter
2 Tablespoons olive oil
3 large onions chopped (not too small)
4 large garlic cloves minced
4 medium potatoes - cubed
5 medium carrots - diced not too finely
5 cel
December 15, 2009 Read More
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