HONEY CHIPOLTE PECANS

Abbey Cooks
These nuts are simply wonderful. Sweet and spicy. They will be a welcome addition to any holiday buffet. This recipe was developed especially for Honeycooks by Bob, a friend of the monastery and a retired caterer.


1.c Original creamed honey

¼ c sugar

1 tsp ground chipolte chiles (or powder)

2 c pecan halves

course kosher salt


• In a heavy frying pan, bring honey sugar & chipolte to a boil (med-high), stirring until sugar dissolves.
November 13, 2010 Read More

Mello Miso Dressing

Abbey Cooks
This dressing is very easy to prepare and can be used as a salad dressing as well as a sauce or dip for vegetables. Great for Miso lovers.

1/4 cup olive oil (can substiture canola oil)
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup Mellow White Miso
1 1/2 TBS brown rice vinegar or lemon juice
2 level TBS Original Creamed Honey
1
TBS green onion or shallot

Blend together in a blender until dressing is smooth
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

Monastery Granola

Abbey Cooks
Here is the much requested recipe for Monastery Granola. It is a staple breakfast food at Redwoods Abbey. Serve with milk or yogurt and add a dollop of creamed honey or a spoonful of preserves for a little sweetness.


In a large oven proof bowl:

1 cup wheat bran
1 cup brewers’ yeast
1 cup sesame seed
1 1/2 cups sunflower seeds
1 cup coconut
1 cup ground flax seed
4 cups of oats (a little more or less to
April 20, 2010 Read More

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
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