Balsamic Honey Orange Dressing

Abbey Cooks


This recipe post is dedicated to libbiali.

Today in the kitchen, we needed to make a quick salad dressing for our guests.  Here's what the Spirit cooked up for us.

1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
1 cup total salad oil. ( I used half olive oil and half canola oil)*
1/4 tsp salt or more to taste
1 clove garlic pressed
1 dollop** of orange creamed honey 
Whisk until all the ingredients are blended toget

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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

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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

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Spiced Chai Tea with Creamed Honey

Abbey Cooks

This delicious drink is the creation of Sr Kay, a faithful monastery guest.

Chai Tea

It's important to get the right Spiced Chai tea bag. It can be either black or green, spiced but without additional flavoring. Recommended brands Peet's or Stash tea.

Brew tea bag with 8 oz of boiling water in a tall mug
Add 1/2 cup hot mild
Stir in 1-2 teaspoons Monastery Creamed Honey - Orange honey shines!

For a non caffei

April 20, 2010 Read More

Honey Squash

Abbey Cooks

This is an easy idea for squash that came from Debbie, a friend and neighbor of the monastery.

Cook one large buttternut squash or any other kind of equivalent size, remove skin, and mash it in a large bowl. Mix with about 1/4 cup honey and 1/4 cup butter. You could also top with pecans.

Experiment with cinnamon flavored honey or

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