Stonehouse Cooks Contest: Recipe 22 Red and Green Pasta Salad

Contest Rules Photo due: April 27, 2011Red and Green Pasta Salad 2 cups tubetti cooked al denté1 sweet red pepper cleaned and diced1 package frozen, chopped spinach thawed1 cup broccoli florets blanched½ cup diced turkey summer sausage (or whatever sausage or salami you wish)½ cup olive oil¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper¼ cup red wine vinegar2 cloves garlic minced finely Toss together all ingredients in a bowl. Cover and chill. How easy is that? And you…

Stonehouse Cooks Contest: Recipe 21 Stonehouse Apple Salad

Contest Rules Photo due: April 26, 2011Stonehouse Apple Salad 3 apples cored and cubed (I use pink Crispin, but also find Ida Red and Royal Gala very nice.) Zest and juice of one lemon 1 cup celery finely chopped 1/2 cup raisins (dried cranberries make a nice variation) 1/2 cup walnut halves 1/2 to 3/4 cup mayonnaise or low-fat yogurtSalt and pepper to taste Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Cover and chill at least…

Stonehouse Cooks Contest: Recipe 20 Chick Pea Salad

Contest Rules Photo due: April 25, 2011Chick Pea Salad 1 540 ml can chick peas drained and rinsed6 slices turkey summer sausage cut into ¼” cubes (or whatever summer sausage or salami you have) 2 large tomatoes diced½ large English cucumber diced3 cloves garlic minced3 tablespoons olive oilJuice of one lemonSalt and pepper to taste1 teaspoon dried or 1 tablespoon fresh mint Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Toss well and serve with fresh,…

Stonehouse Cooks Contest: Recipe 19 Chilli Cheese Biscuits

Contest Rules Photo due: April 24, 2011These biscuits are simply a must to accompany that winter bowl of chili. Chilli Cheese Biscuits 2 cups white flour1 teaspoon baking soda¼ cup low-fat margarine1 cup no-fat natural yogurt1 can green chillies (about ¼ cup)1 cup old cheddar cut into ½” chunks Preheat oven to 400°F. In a bowl combine flour and baking soda. Cut in margarine until mixture is fine and crumbly. Combine yogurt and chillies and…