Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Pre-Christmas dinner with Jamey's folks

So this was my first holiday season far away from home. My in-laws came out to celebrate pre-Christmas with us and I got to make my first "Christmas" dinner. I don't think that I did too shabby! Here's the pictures of my food! I did a horseradish and rosemary crusted rib roast, cheddar and dill biscuits, creamed spinach and a tres leche cake. The Tres Leche cake and creamed spinach are from the Pioneer Woman cooks website....if you haven't already discovered her check her blog out it's fantastic!!!

Cheddar and dill herbed biscuits
4 ounces shredded cheddar cheese (you can you blue cheese or parm cheese or whatever variety you want)
2 tablespoons minced green onions
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp dried dill
2 cup all purpose flour
1 tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 cup unsalted butter cut into pieces
3/4 cup buttermilk

combine first 4 ingredients in small bowl set aside
combine flour baking soda and powder, salt Cut in cheese mixture and butter with a pasty cutter till crumbly. Add buttermilk and combine until moist. I just pat out little biscuits and then place them on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake 450 for 8-10 minutes

Creamed Spinach
Horseradish crusted rib roast
4 carrots
2 med onions
24 oz baby potatoes
8 celery ribs
2 tbsp olive oil
4-5 lb standing rib roast
1 tsp kosher salt
3 springs rosemary
3/4 cup horseradish sauce
1 1/2 tsp worchestire sauce
1/4 tsp pepper
Preheat oven to 475 cut carrots and onions into 1 inch pieces cut potatoes and celery into 1 inch pieces. Combine wiht olive oil and place in roasting pan. Season roast with salt and pepper and place over veggies. Reduce heat to 325 and bake for 1 hour. Combine chopped rosemary, horseradish sauce and worchestire and after roast has cooked for 1 hour coat roast with mixture and continue to bake for 1 1/2 to 2 hours additional. Let stand 20 minutes serves 8
Tres Leche cake

This was so yummy that I'll make it again and again!! Unbelievable good!!!!!


Clarissa and Matt said...

Good job, girl!! You amaze me!! Man, and I was proud of the "hello dollies" I just made! Nevermind! : )