South African Milk Tart

This is a recipe for traditional South African “melktert,” which translated just means milk tart – it is delicious and served at absolutely all social functions and Sunday afternoon teas in South Africa. *Makes 16 servings (two 9-inch pies) Ingredients For the crust: 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 2…

Chrystal’s Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

*Makes 56 cookies (4-5 dozen) Ingredients 1 cup of butter 1 cup of sugar 1 cup of brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon of vanilla 2 cups of flour 2 ½ cups of blended oatmeal ½ teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1 teaspoon of baking powder 12 oz. of chocolate chips 4…

Summer Salad

Summer Salad Looking for a recipe that’s fresh, simple, and delicious?  This summertime salad from our good friend Sarah Harmeyer has you covered. Put some chicken on the grill and throw everything else in a bowl, and before you know it, dinner is served. Ingredients 1 (11 oz) pkg spring mix salad blend 1 lb. sliced…

Ina Garten’s Roasted Vegetable Frittata

It’s summer time. Perfect for using fresh seasonal veggies that require minimal cooking! This is an Ina Garten recipe (which means it comes out perfect every time) that is lightly adapted. It’s so pretty when you pull it out of the oven and the great news is you can serve it hot, warm or cold…

Indonesian Chicken in Peanut Sauce

  Indonesian Chicken in Peanut Sauce Vivian Mabuni is sharing a dinner recipe with us this month — it is a great one for warm spring or summer nights. Colorful, full of veggies, tasty, and easy to make! Enjoy!   Ingredients 1 lb chicken cut into strips 2 cloves of minced garlic 2 T olive…

Artichoke Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

This month, our recipe inspiration is a family favorite around Maria Goff’s table. Take it from Maria herself: It’s easy to fix, makes the house smell so good, and tastes delicious!   Ingredients 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs Sea salt and pepper 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 6 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped 1 cup chicken broth…

Zuppa Toscano Soup

Ingredients 1 lb. turkey sausage 1/2 lb. bacon – chopped (I used pre-cooked) 1 qt. water 3 2/3 cups chicken broth 2 lg. russet potatoes – peeled & cubed mine 2 garlic cloves – peeled, crushed 1 med. onion – peeled, chopped 2 cups chopped kale 1 cup heavy whipping cream Salt and pepper –…

Winter Vegetable Chowder

Winter Vegetable Chowder Serves 6-8 • Working Time 20 minutes • Cooking Time 25 minutes Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large onion, diced 4-5 cloves minced garlic 2 parsnips, peeled and chopped 2 heaping cups chopped cauliflower 4 shallots, sliced into rings 1 1/2 tablespoon grainy mustard juice of half a lemon 4 cups…

Annette’s Chicken Enchiladas

  Annette’s Chicken Enchiladas For this month’s recipe, we are bringing back an old favorite from the IF:Table archives.  These enchiladas are the perfect fall food and come from our friend Shauna Niequist’s book, Bread & Wine.   Take it from Shauna: “This is serious comfort food—like, ‘eat it with a fork straight out of the pan in…