Cooking Show Recipes

Three Hands Are Better Than One - February 2020

Three Hands Are Better Than One - February 2020

Carolyn & MCTV staffer Michelle Houle team up to make a favorite recipe.  The hitch?  Carolyn has a cast on one hand and Michelle doesn't cook!  Super fun:) Chicken & Roasted Garlic Scampi Yield: Approx. 6 servings 2 whole heads garlic, left intact and 1/4" sliced off the pointed endExtra-virgin olive oilkosher salt, cracked black pepper to taste1 1/2 c. flour1 1/2 lb. boneless breast of chicken, cut into 2" pieces1/2 c. white wine2 c. chicken stock4 c. packed baby spinach1 lb. angel hair pasta Preheat oven to 375.  Use 2 squares of tinfoil to make two deep pouches in...

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January 2019 - Winter Comfort Food

January 2019 - Winter Comfort Food

Roasted Chicken & Biscuit Pot Pie Yield: 6-7 servings Filling Ingredients: 6 Tbl. unsalted butter 1 small onion, diced 4 large carrots, sliced (about 2 cups) 1/3 c. all-purpose flour 4–4 ½ c. chicken stock 2 large yukon potatoes, skin-on, diced ¾ c. fresh or frozen corn ¾ c. fresh or frozen cut string beans (or peas) 2 bay leaves 1 tsp. fresh thyme leaves (or ¼ tsp. dried) Kosher salt, cracked black pepper to taste 4 c. roasted (or rotisserie) chicken, pulled into large pieces (white & dark meat, boned & skinned) In a large heavy pan or Dutch...

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September 2018 - Fall Baking

September 2018 - Fall Baking

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies Yield:  Approx. 8 medium whoopie pies (or 2 dozen mini) Ingredients: 3 c. all-purpose flour 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. ground ginger 2 c. packed light brown sugar 1 c. vegetable oil 2 c. pumpkin puree (roasted & mashed fresh* or use canned puree) 2 large eggs 1 tsp. vanilla extract Preheat the oven to 350.  In a medium bowl combine the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and ginger.  Blend well and set aside.  In another large bowl use a hand mixer (or whisk)...

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July 2018 - You Say Tomato.....

July 2018 - You Say Tomato.....

  Pasta with Fresh Heirloom Tomato Sauce & Fresh Mozzarella Yield:  6 servings Ingredients: 2 lb. heirlooms tomatoes (mixed varieties, colors, shapes) ½ c. + 2 Tbl. good-quality extra-virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic, very thinly sliced ½ c. lightly packed chopped fresh basil leaves, plus extra for garnish 1 tsp. kosher salt ½ tsp. cracked black pepper 1 lb. cavatappi pasta ½ lb. (8 oz.) fresh mozzarella, at room temperature (can also use burratta cheese) Core and cut the tomatoes into wedges or large chunks depending on the size of the tomatoes.  Grape and cherry tomatoes can be halved.  Place the...

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May 2018 - Farmhouse Favorites

May 2018 - Farmhouse Favorites

Spring Vegetable Carbonara Yield: 4-5 main course servings Ingredients: 2-3 slices thick-cut smoked bacon (approx. ¼ lb.), diced ¾ c. heavy cream 1 whole egg 2 egg yolks Cracked black pepper to taste 1 lb. penne pasta (or any favorite) 1 bunch (3/4 lb.) fresh asparagus, trimmed and sliced into 1” pieces (cut thick stalks in half lengthwise for quicker cooking) 1 c. shelled fresh peas (or frozen) 1 ½ c. (about 1/3 lb.) grated sharp cheese (such as Asiago, Parmesan, or Romano) 1 bunch chopped fresh chives Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.  Add the bacon to...

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