Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Cod Cakes

1 pound cod fillets, finely chopped
1 large egg
6 Tbsp plain dried bread crumbs
1 shallot, minced
2 Tbsp fresh parsley
3/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
pinch of crushed red pepper
4 tsp olive oil

Mix together cod, egg, 2 Tbsp bread crumbs, shallot, parsley, salt, 1/8 black pepper and pinch of red pepper in large bowl.  With damp hands, shape mixture into 4 (3 inch) patties.  Transfer to wax paper lined plate; refrigerate until firm, about 3 minutes.

Spread remaining bread crumbs on sheet of wax paper.  Lightly coat patties with crumbs.

Heat oil over medium heat.  Add patties and cook until golden brown and cooked through, about 5 minutes per side.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Momma's Pumpkin Pie

4 eggs, slightly beaten
29 oz pumpkin
1 1/2 C sugar
1 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 C brown sugar
2 13 oz evaporated milk
2 9 inch unbaked pie crusts

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.  Combine filling ingredients in order given; divide evenly into pie shells.  Bake 15 minutes at 425, then reduce temperature to 350 degrees and continue baking for another 45 minutes.  Cool.  Serve with whipped cream.