Karl’s Peanut Butter Balls

“After Warhol: Double Mona Lisa (Peanut Butter and Jelly)” by Vik Munizphoto from the High Museum of Art This image is from Brazilian contemporary artist, Vik Muniz. Muniz works with unconventional materials to produce imitative drawings and surreal photographs. Ingredients:2/3 c. chunky peanut butter1/3 c. Honey1 c. Instant nonfat dry milk Directions:Blend peanut butter…

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Karna’s Swedish Meatballs

“Jag älskar dig!” means “I Love You!” in SwedishIllustration by Karna Holub Meatballs 1 medium onion finely chopped 1 pound ground beef 1 pound ground pork 2 eggs ½ cup Panko breadcrumbs* ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper ¼ teaspoon allspice 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil Gravy…

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Lisa’s Mac & Cheese

Still Life with Cheese by Floris Claesz. van Dijckas seen on Tiquets Blog Ingredients: One pound elbow macaroni, cooked, rinsed with cool water and drained well 1 quart (4 cups) whole milk1 tbsp coarse ground mustard1 clove garlic, minced6 Tablespoons butter1/2 cup flour1 tbsp salt12 ounces (4 cups) grated Monterey…

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Alex’s Æbleskiver (Danish Pancakes)

Rhododendron in Tuxen’s Garden by Laurits Tuxen from Google Arts & Culture “I was lucky to grow up with strong Danish traditions in my family, including these festive, round pancake balls called æbleskiver. As a kid, I would eat about as many as there are rhododendron in Tuxen’s garden! The warmth and tenderness of…

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Judy’s Blackberry Breakfast Bars

Blackberry Gathering by Elizabeth Forbesas seen on Google Arts & Culture FILLING:2 C. Blackberries, defrosted if frozen2 T. Sugar2 T. WaterZest and juice from ½ lemon1 tsp Cinnamon BARS:1 C. whole-wheat flour1 C. Rolled Oats½ C. packed light brown sugar1 tsp. Cinnamon, plus more for dusting¼ tsp. baking soda8 T.…

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Lindsey’s Banh Mi Noodles

Blue Night Life by Trần LươngImage from the Hanoi Grapevine Ingredients: 1 bundle udon noodles (most brands have 3 bundles per package)2 medium carrots1 medium daikon radishfresh basil, coarsely chopped (I do not recommend dried basil for thisrecipe)1 Tbsp minced ginger (fresh or from a jar)1 clove fresh garlic, grated1…

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Sara’s Butternut Squash Risotto

2 Tbsp olive oil1/2 cup shallots 2 cloves garlic, minced1 Tbsp chopped sage1 cup Arborio rice1/2 cup dry white wine3 cups vegetable broth2 cups Butternut Squash, diced (frozen is so easy!)1/2 tsp salt1/4 tsp pepper1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated (I use Follow Your Heart alternative) DIRECTIONS: Using saute mode on…

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Bon Sommerville’s very own Lazy Day Guacamole Dip

Thank you to Board Member Bon Sommerville for this recipe, perfect for the start of summer weather. You can find Bon’s husband Craig featured in the 2020 Heart4Art@Home video.  Mash up however many avocados you desire (skins off).  Add Wishbone Italian Dressing to desired consistency.    Not so Lazy Day Dip: …

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Swedish Rusks from Sue Ahlcrona

Sue Ahlcrona is a WBCA champion and emeritus Board member. This recipe for Swedish Rusks was her mother Ruth’s. Paired with it are two Swedish artworks: a painting by Carl Larssen, and a heart-filled tapestry (artist unknown) picturing a couple on horseback.    Ruth’s Swedish Rusks 1/2 cup butterI cup…

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Gina Giambruno’s Mango Coconut Tofu Bowl

You can find step by step photo instructions here for this recipe.  Thanks again to WBCA’s Program Director Gina Giambruno for sharing this recipe!   INGREDIENTS SAVORY COCONUT RICE 1.5 cups uncooked jasmine or basmati rice ($0.66) 1 clove garlic, minced ($0.08) 3/4 tsp salt ($0.03) 1 13.5oz. can coconut milk ($1.50) 1 cup water ($0.00) HONEY LIME GLAZE 1 lime ($0.25) 1/4 cup honey ($0.48) 1/2 Tbsp soy sauce ($0.03) 1 tsp corn starch ($0.04) PAN…

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