A West Virginian Cookbook with Marion County inspired recipesApril 22, 2014
A West Virginian Cookbook with Marion County inspired recipes
16 oz. package Oreos
8 oz. Cream cheese
Mash Oreos until finely ground. Combine oreos with cream cheese. Mix until all is black and roll into lumps. Chill for 20 minutes.
Healthier version: Replace Oreos with Newman’s Organic cookies. Replace cream cheese with Philadelphia ⅓ less fat cream cheese.
2 cups buttermilk
1 ½ cup buckwheat flour
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
½ tablespoon unsalted butter
Optional add ins- 1 egg, cinnamon oil, chocolate chips, blueberries,
Mix all ingredients except the buttermilk. Slowly pour in the buttermilk until you’ve reached the desired consistency. Pour onto hot, greased skillet and flip once bubbles arise.
Pepperoni (sticks or slices)
Mozzarella cheese (grated, slices, string cheese)
Demus Peppers (optional)
Grease baking sheet and lay out crescent rolls. Place 3 sticks or 6 slices of pepperoni on each roll. Sprinkle about 1 tablespoon mozzarella or place ½ round slice on each roll. Bake as crescent roll package instructs. Once out of the oven, add Demus Peppers and more cheese if desired.
Healthier version: Replace crescent rolls with pita. Replace pepperoni with turkey pepperoni. Replace cheese with nutritional yeast.
YIELD: 4 pints PREP TIME: 30 minutes COOK TIME: 12 hours
6 1/2 pounds apples – peeled, cored and sliced
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
1. Place the apples in a slow cooker. In a medium bowl, combine sugars, cinnamon, nutmeg cloves and salt. Pour the mixture over the apples and mix well.
2. Cook in slow cooker on low for about 10 hours, stirring occasionally, until the mixture is thickened and dark brown.
3. Uncover, stir in vanilla and continue cooking uncovered on low for about 2 hours.
4. Use an immersion blender to puree the apple butter until smooth.
5. Spoon the mixture into sterile containers, cover and refrigerate for up to two weeks or freeze.
10 ramps chopped
1/3 C olive oil
3 drops Rosemary Oil
1 oz ricotta salata
1/2 tsp salt
black pepper to taste
lemon wedges to make it pretty
16 oz of your favorite pasta cooked according to package directions
Can’t find ramps? Try substituting with leeks or green onions plus a little chopped garlic.
Prefer fresh pasta? Hermosilla’s Deli Market
If you’re looking for:
Irish Food: McAteers, Shenanigans
Lactose-Free foods: Dairy Creme Cornerhas many lactose-free desserts as well as numerous flavors of lactose-free ice cream!
Running low on your gluten and lactose?
Fill up here! Pufferbelly’s Ice Cream Station has the traditional gluten-filled and lactose-filled ice cream of our childhoods!
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