Cornmeal Pancakes

Ingredients 1 cup water ⅔ cup veg. oil 3 eggs 3 tbs sugar 1 tsp vanilla ¼ tsp salt 1 tbs baking powder ½ cup flour 1 to 1½ cups corn meal Directions In blender add water, oil and eggs Spin 5 seconds Add remaining ingredients Blend till smooth Pour onto hot griddle Photo by Lynn Gardner via Flickr used…

Broccoli-Cheese Soup

This recipe comes from America’s Test Kitchen. It’s a very delicious broccoli soup, the trick is overcooking the broccoli (right? I know!) but the color is brought back by adding fresh spinach. Ingredients 2 tbs. unsalted butter 2 lbs. broccoli, florets roughly chopped into 1-inch pieces, stems trimmed, peeled, adn cute into 1/4-inch-thick slices. 1…

Sloppy Joe’s

Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 2 red bell peppers, seeded and cut into small dice 2 medium yellow onions, small dice 4 medium garlic cloves, finely chopped ¼ cup tomato paste 2 pounds lean ground beef ½ tsp cayenne ½ tsp paprika 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons kosher salt, plus more as needed 28-ounce can of tomato…