Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Yield:24 frosted cupcakes Ingredients 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cocoa powder 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil 1 cup buttermilk, room temperature 2 large eggs, room temperature 2 tablespoons red food coloring 1 teaspoon white distilled vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract For the

Asparagus Frittata

Serves 4 Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/3 cup minced shallots 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 pound asparagus, tough ends snapped off, spears cut diagonally into 1-inch lengths 6 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup shredded Gruyere or Swiss cheese Procedure 1 Heat butter into a 10-inch oven-proof frying pan over medium-high heat. Add shallots and cook,

Salmon with White Bean Mash

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind 2 x 400g cans cannellini beans, rinsed, drained 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 cup fresh continental parsley leaves 1 small red onion, halved, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon salted baby capers, rinsed, drained Olive

Stuffed Shells I

Original recipe makes 8 servings Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package jumbo pasta shells 4 cups large curd cottage cheese 12 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 pinch garlic powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried parsley 1 (26 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese   Procedure Cook shells according to package directions. Place in