Vegetable Egg Rolls

Prep time: 20-25 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Materials: 1 package spring roll or egg roll wrappers 1 cup dried fungus mushrooms 4 cups chopped cabbage 1 large carrot thinly sliced (I use a peeler) 5 garlic cloves diced 1 cup cilantro diced 1 green onion chopped 2 tbs soy sauce (separated into 1 tbs…

Christmas Sugar Cookies

Prep time: 15 minutes Bake time: 13-15 minutes Rest time: 2-3 hours/ overnight Cookie Materials: 1 cup unsalted butter softened 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 tbs. vanilla extract 4 cups flour 1 tsp. baking powder Pinch of salt Icing Materials: 2 egg whites at room temp 3-4 tbs. lemon juice 2 cups confectioners sugar…

Christmas Toffee

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 12-15 minutes Rest time: 2-3 hours Materials: 1 sleeve saltine crackers 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter 1 cup brown sugar 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup chocolate candies of your choice Process: Line a baking sheet with some parchment paper and preheat the oven to 400 degrees…

Baked Mac & Cheese

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 40-45 minutes Materials: 1 box of pasta of your choice 3 tbs unsalted butter 3 tbs all purpose flour 2 cups whole milk 1 tbs dried mustard 1 lb shredded cheddar cheese (about 2 cups) Salt/ pepper to taste For topping: 1 cup bread crumbs 3 tbs unsalted butter…

Roasted Butternut Squash

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 35-40 minutes Materials: 2 small or 1 large butternut squash 3 tbs olive oil Generous pinch of salt 1 tsp black pepper 1/3 cup brown sugar Process: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Set aside. Peel the skin off of…