[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="62px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]KIDS SUMMER COOKING CAMP 2022 June 6-10; June 13-17; June 20-24 July 11-15; July 18-22 To register, go to "Classes" and select the month and week of the class you prefer. Calling all kids,...

  Thanksgiving Tips and Tricks: Weekend Before The hard work begins the weekend before Thanksgiving. The biggest task? The dreaded trip to your supermarket for non-perishables. Hopefully, you have found time to take care of at least some this shopping earlier in the month. Be prepared for...

UP COMING CLASSES - sign up online at trufflesandtrifles.com  - click on Cooking Class and then follow prompts after clicking on preferred class. Wednesday, November 8th at 6:30 pm MEDITERRANEAN Mediterranean Bites; Herb-and-Cheese-Stuffed Piquillo Peppers; Salade Niçoise; Moussaka; Ratatouille; Seafood Paella; Tortilla Potatoes; Spanikopita; Ravioli with Chicken...

    Thanksgiving Tips and Tricks: Two Weeks Out (One week out is also below) Make sure you have all the kitchen tools and utensils you need now. Check Your Linens: We have a hard time remembering what we had for dinner last week, much less remembering if the table...

Thanksgiving Tips and Tricks: Three Weeks Out We are now racing toward Thanksgiving and the Holidays. Yes, your Thanksgiving can be a stress-free smashing success. Use our checklist, tips and tricks below to impress your family and friends, without breaking a sweat. Thanksgiving is usually the...

Ghostly Greetings! Marci Arthur gives out one-of-a-kind treats at her house on Halloween. Instead of candy, Marci gives out fresh sweets made right at her shop, Truffles & Trifles! This years spooky treats included skeleton cookies and monster cupcakes. If you're in College Park on Halloween next year,...

Glazed Ham Ingredients 7-8 lb Spiral Cut Half Ham (with brown sugar glaze packet) I purchase from Costco 1 cup Bourbon 1 jar Apricot Preserves (18 oz.) 1/2 cup Stone Ground Mustard 2 tablespoons Fresh Thyme Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a roasting pan with foil. Place a rack in the...

Presidential Cherry Pie In honor of George (of course), the following recipe uses canned, frozen or bottled sour cherries. Canned cherry pie filling is a bright-red, gelatinous substance that bears only faint resemblance to the fruit from which it supposedly springs. Bakers who've used sour cherries...

Peach Melba Pie SERVES 8 INGREDIENTS FOR THE CRUST: 3 cups flour 1 tbsp. sugar 1 ½ tsp. kosher salt 1 cup plus 2 tbsp. vegetable shortening, cubed and chilled 2 tbsp. unsalted butter, cubed and chilled 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar 1 egg, lightly beaten FOR THE FILLING: ⅔ cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling ⅓ cup...

LEMON CREAM MERINGUE PIE Your favorite pie dough for a one crust pie Filling: 2 cups milk 2/3 cup sugar 4 lemons, Skin remove (not zested but cut) and juiced ¼ cup cornstarch 4 egg yolks 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened Meringue: Pan of boiling water 4 egg whites, room temperature 2/3 cup sugar, ground in food...

Butter Brickle Frozen Delight Pie Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/3 cup butter, melted 1/4 cup white sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup quick cooking oats 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup butter, melted 3/4 cup chopped pecans 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1-1/2 cups of...

CUPCAKE MINI PUMPKIN PIES ©copyright – all rights reserved 1 can pumpkin 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk 1 tablespoon pumpkin spice ¼ teaspoon salt 2 eggs, beaten ahead in a small bowl thoroughly 2 boxes refrigerator pie dough Heavy cream, whipped to stiff peaks Ground Cinnamon Preheat oven to 425 degrees in a medium...

Brie is split and filled with parsley, thyme, lemon and pepper, then baked until slightly runny and fragrant. Choose whole medium-size wheel. Brie can be assembled ahead through Step 2 and refrigerated up to one day. When ready to serve, continue from Step 3. 1 cup...

¾ cup room temperature butter (1-1/2 sticks) – take butter out 30 minutes before using to allow it to come to room temperature 1 cup sugar 2 beaten eggs (beat with a fork) 2 teaspoons fast-acting baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries (do not thaw...

2 cups granulated sugar or Splenda 1 cup softened butter 6 ripe bananas, mashed (approximately 3 cups) 4 eggs, well beaten 2-1/2 cups cake flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt Preheat oven to 350 degrees. With electric mixer, cream together sugar and butter until light and fluffy.       Add...

2-1/2 cups sugar 1 cup shortening (Crisco) 3 large eggs 1-1/2 cups mashed bananas 3 cups all purpose flour, sifted 1-1/4 cups buttermilk 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla paste ½ cup toasted chopped walnuts Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together in bow of electric mixer shortening and sugar. Add...

½ cup butter 2 cups self-rising soft wheat flour ¾ cup buttermilk Butter, melted Cut 1/3 cup butter into flour with pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.       Add buttermilk, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, knead 3 or 4...

2 cups all purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon sugar ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces ¾ to 1 cup buttermilk 2 tablespoons heavy cream Preheat oven to 450 degrees Into a medium bowl, sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar and salt. Pour...

2 cups sifted all purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup Crisco shortening About ¾ cup of whole milk, more if needed Sift flour before measuring. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Sift flour (after measuring) with baking powder and salt into a medium-size bowl. Cut in shortening with flour...

1 tablespoon active dry yeast 1 tablespoon sugar ¼ cup lukewarm water (105 to 115 degrees) 1 stick unsalted butter, melted and cooled ½ teaspoon salt 2 cups all purpose flour 1/3 cup minced dried apricots 2 large eggs In bowl of electric mixer, fitted with dough hook, combine yeast, sugar and water. Stir...

6 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 cups Granny Smith apples, chopped with skin on 2 cups all purpose flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup heavy whipping cream 1 teaspoon Chinese Five Spice ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoon sugar Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Melt 3 tablespoons of butter in medium...

5 cups all purpose flour ½ cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoon baking powder ¼ cup sugar 1-1/2 tablespoons live active yeast ½ cup warm water 1-3/4 cups buttermilk Sift flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder and sugar into a large bowl. Add oil and stir to a coarse...

1 cup all purpose unbleached flour ¾ cup stone-ground yellow cornmeal 2 absolutely level teaspoons baking powder ½ level teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted 1 large egg 1-1/4 cups buttermilk 1 tablespoon good honey 1 teaspoon hot chili sauce 2 tablespoons minced fresh chives ¼ minced bell pepper – any...

2 cups all-purpose flour 1-tablespoon baking powder ¾ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon baking soda 5 tablespoons chilled solid vegetable shortening 1-cup buttermilk Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut shortening into flour mixture...

¼ cup unsweetened applesauce ¾ cup sugar 2 large eggs 1-1/4 cups all purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking soda ¾ cup good sour cream 1 cup fresh blueberries (if out of season, use frozen but rinse well)* Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine applesauce with sugar and eggs. Mix well. Sift together flour, baking...

Cantonese Roast Pork Buns Char siu bao (roast pork bun) is a Cantonese specialty consisting of pork encased in a spongy dough that's then steamed or baked. The best are filled with the stir-fried trimmings of marinated and roasted pork butt—a slightly fatty cut that stays...

Chinese Chicken Noodle Salad Ingredients 4 cups (8 oz) cooked angel hair noodles ¾ cups JADE Sichuan Peanut Sauce About 2 cups coarsely shredded cooked chicken 1 cup diced cucumber 1 cup diced red bell pepper ¼ cup thinly sliced green onions ¼ cup chopped cilantro chopped peanuts (optional) Instructions In a wide shallow bowl, mix...

ALMOND COOKIES 2-3/4 cup sifted flour 1 cup sugar ½ teaspoon Baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup or 2 sticks unsalted butter 1 slightly beaten egg 1 teaspoon almond extract 1/3 cup whole almonds Confectioners’ sugar Preheat oven to 325 degrees. We will use confection oven in Kitchen #2. Sift flour, sugar, baking soda and...

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