Recipes From Tacoma Boys
Enjoy the seasonal recipes below which feature fresh and delicious food from Tacoma Boys.
Featured Customer Recipe
from Linda of Fox Island
1 cup cold water • 2 oranges peeled • 1/4 lemon peeled • 1 banana •
1/2 cup of frozen fruit (ie.raspberries) • 1 small beet scrubbed well or peeled and cut into small pieces •
1 small piece of peeled ginger root • 2 cups of beet greens •
- Place food items into the Vitamix in the order listed, and blend for 30 seconds or until smooth.
GINGERED BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP
Featured Customer Recipe
from Faye of Tacoma
- 1 butternut squash peeled and seeded
- 1 TBSP olive oil
- 1 medium onion, diced
- 1/2 cup chopped leeks (white and green parts)
- 1 TBSP ginger, peeled
- 5 cups chicken stock
- 2 tsp nutmeg
- Cut butternut squash into about 1 inch even sized cubes.
- Heat a large pot or dutch oven over medium heat. When hot add olive oil and once oil is hot add in onions and leeks
- Add in squash, ginger and chicken stock and bring to a simmer, cooking until the squash is tender (about 15 minutes)
- Pour off most of the stock in a large bowl and reserve
- Carefully add squash, onions, ginger and leek mixture to blender or food processor and puree (careful will be very HOT!)
- Once pureed, add contents back to pot and add in the chicken stock until the desired consistancy is attained.
- Stir well and add in nutmeg, salt, and pepper to taste.
Soup freezes well! I got this recipe from Paleo Comfort Foods Cookbook.
Rugged Mature English Cheddar
MACARONI & CHEESE
9oz macaroni • 3T butter • 1/3 C flour • 1-1/4 C whole milk • 17 oz grated Coastal Cheddar
1/4 C breadcrumbs • salt & pepper to taste • add onions and/or crumbled bacon if desired
- Heat oven to 375°.
- Cook macaroni in large saucepan of boiling salted water for 8-10 minutes; drain well and set aside.
- Melt the butter over low heat in a saucepan slightly larger than that used for the macaroni. Whisk in the flour to form a roux.
- Gradually add in the milk, whisking constantly to keep the sauce smooth. Add spices, onion and or bacon if desired. Bring the sauce to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.
- Remove the sauce from the heat, add 13 oz of Coastal cheese and stir until the cheese is well combined and melted.
- Add the macaroni to the sauce and mix well. Transfer to a deep 9x9 glass pan and sprinkle over remaining cheese and breadcrumbs.
- Place in oven and cook until cheese is bubbling; approx. 20 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes, and then serve.
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