Creamy Garlic Herb Chicken

Ingredients

FOR THE CHICKEN BREASTS
  • 1 pound (about 4) boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
FOR THE CREAM SAUCE
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 4 ounces low fat cream cheese, cut up into cubes
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Freshly shredded parmesan cheese, for garnish (optional)
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish (optional)

Pane Bianco

Ingredients

DOUGH
  • 3 cups King Arthur Unbleached Bread Flour*
  • 2 teaspoons instant yeast
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup lukewarm milk
  • 1/3 cup lukewarm water
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
FILLING
  • 3/4 cup shredded Italian-blend cheese or the cheese of your choice
  • 1/2 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes or your own oven-roasted tomatoes
  • 3 to 6 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil, green or purple

Chilli, Garlic & Oregano Spatchcock Chicken with Chipotle Aïoli

Ingredients

  • 1.8kg whole chicken
  • 6 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 3 red chillies, halved, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
For the chipotle aïoli
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated to a purée
  • 115ml oil (a mixture of groundnut oil and olive oil)
  • 1 tbsp chipotle paste
  • 1 lemon, juiced, to taste (start with about 3 tsp)
  • Sweet potato wedges and salad, to serve (optional)

Whoopie Pies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sour milk
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups shortening
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 2 egg whites, beaten

Garlic-Yogurt Baked Chicken

Ingredients

  • 4 (16 ounces) chicken breasts
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 6 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs

Directions

  1. Lightly pound chicken just enough to even it out; do not pound it thin.
  2. Place chicken in a large bowl and season with salt and pepper; set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine garlic, yogurt, and thyme; mix until combined.
  4. Pour yogurt mixture over chicken; mix until chicken is thoroughly coated.
  5. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 to 6 hours.
  6. Preheat oven to 375.
  7. Grease a baking pan with cooking spray.
  8. Remove chicken from bowl and shake off any excess; discard yogurt mixture.
  9. Transfer chicken to prepared baking pan.
  10. Sprinkle panko bread crumbs over chicken breasts.
  11. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until chicken is done.
  12. Remove from oven.

Apple Raisin Bread

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
  • 1-1/2 cups warm water (110° to 115°), divided
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 8 to 9 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups diced peeled apples
  • 1-1/2 cups raisins
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons cornmeal
GLAZE:
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • Sugar

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients

  • 1 1⁄2 cups bananas, mashed, ripe
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 3⁄4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 1⁄8 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1⁄2 cups buttermilk
FROSTING
  • 1⁄2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 1⁄2 cups icing sugar
GARNISH
  • Chopped walnuts