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Recipes

Potato-Cheese Strata and Bread Pudding with Apple Cider Sauce

Posted on Aug 4, 2012

POTATO-CHEESE STRATA – brought to you by the Mandolin Inn   Serves 8-12 people    (indicates changes you can make to lower the fat)   ½ cup green onions, chopped – optional 2/3 cup milk (I use skim milk) ½ teaspoon Tabasco sauce (I use 1+ teaspoons) –or   omit and use oregano and and basil for flavor 2 tablespoons butter (I use lower fat or fat-free   margarine) 1 ½ cup sour cream (I use light or fat free sour   cream) ¼ teaspoon salt (I don’t use) 1 ½ lbs. frozen hash browns...

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Sour Dough Baked French Toast and Old Fashioned Rhubarb Sauce

Posted on Jul 26, 2012

Sour Dough Baked French Toast - brought to you by The Mandolin Inn Serves 6-8     (What I do to lower the fat content if you are so inclined)   1 loaf sour dough bread   (or French or Italian) cut in 1 inch slices ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg 6 large eggs (egg beaters) ¼ cup butter (light butter   or margarine) 1 ½ cups milk (skim) ½ cup firmly packed light   brown sugar 1 cup cream (fat free half   and half) ½ cup sliced  almonds (use sparingly or delete) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon...

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Recipe for Apricot and Butterscotch Scones – Easy and Delicious

Posted on May 18, 2012

Apricot-Butterscotch Scones – brought to you by The Mandolin Inn   Serves 12 generous scones     2 cups flour 6  tablespoons butter 2 ½ teaspoons baking   powder ½ cup chopped dried   apricots (or any combination of dried cherries, currants, raisins, etc.) ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup butterscotch chips   (or any other flavor that appeals) ¼ cup sugar 1 egg slightly beaten,   combined with enough buttermilk to equal 1 cup   Combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Cut in butter with a...

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Recipe for Curried Sausage – A Signature Dish here at the Inn

Posted on May 18, 2012

Sausage and Mushrooms with Curry Sauce – brought to you by The Mandolin Inn   Serves 12-25     3-5 pounds mild pork bulk   sausage 4 teaspoons curry powder 3 cups sliced mushrooms 2 cups half & half 4 tablespoons butter 1 cup julienned red, green   and yellow peppers 4 tablespoons flour ½ cup grated parmesan or   romano cheese   In skillet, brown sausage, breaking up with spatula.  Drain sausage in a colander. Sauté mushrooms in skillet.  Place sausage and mushrooms into 2-4...

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Recipe for Spinach Quiche – Enjoy!

Posted on May 17, 2012

Crustless Spinach Quiche - brought to you by The Mandolin Inn   Serves 12 – 16     (What I do to lower the fat content if you are so inclined)   16 eggs (equivalent # egg   beaters) 1 tablespoon chopped   parsley 8 ounces crumbled feta   cheese – black peppercorn or tomato-basil flavored 1 cup grated Swiss cheese 4 tablespoons melted   butter (omit) 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 12 ounces small curd   cottage cheese (low or nonfat) 10 ounces frozen chopped   spinach, thawed, drained and...

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