Hobbit-y Herb Salad

Serves 8 Ingredients 1 small head butter lettuce 1 small head red leaf lettuce 1 cup baby arugula 1 cup baby spinach 1 cup watercress leaves 1/2 cup fresh basil 1/2 cup fresh Italian parsley, coarsely chopped 1/3 cup fresh chives, chopped 2 Tblsp dill, chopped 1 pint blackberries Pansies or other edible flowers, if…

Mushroom Tarragon Soup

November 2018 BUndle by Emily Wert @QueenNellie1 Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups) Ingredients 1 Tblsp teaspoons butter2.5 cups chopped onion1/2 cup dried porcini mushrooms (if can’t find dried, use 1 cup fresh)2 teaspoon minced fresh tarragon1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme2 bay leaves3 garlic cloves, minced2/3 cup dry white wine2 tsp sea salt,…

Apricot Lemon Scones

by Emily Wert @QueenNellie1 Yield: Makes 12 Ingredients: 4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1.5 cups chopped dried apricots (about 9 ounces) (chops easily in food processor) 2 tablespoon freshly grated lemon peel 2 1/2 cups whipping cream 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1/4 cup sugar…

The One (Cheese) Ring

Ingredients: 24 oz shredded cheddar cheese (sharp) 2 8 oz package cream cheese or Neufchatel 2 tsp celery seeds 2 tsp garlic powder  1 tsp hot sauce1 onion, chopped2 tsp Worcestershire sauce One Ring inscription: Cream cheese, sour cream, red food coloring  Instructions: Mix all in food processor till combined. Mold into a ring shape…

Smaug’s Scales Recipe

Ingredients: 3 sticks butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg 4 cups flour 1 tsp salt 1 (18 oz) jar raspberry jam 1/4 cup sliced almonds Instructions: Cream butter and sugar. Add egg. Mix well. Stir in flour and salt. Spread 3/4 dough in greased jelly roll pan. Spread with raspberry jam. Make lattice with remaining…