Nutcracker Museum

Bavarian Leavenworth, Washington

Featured Recipes from The Nutcracker Lady


SPICY CASHEW SAUCE

 1-1/2 c. toasted cashews
2 cloves minced garlic
1/4 tsp cloves
1 pinch sea salt
1/4 tsp cayenne (or black pepper)
1/2 c. hot water
2 Tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp ground cumin
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp curry powder

Place nuts and water in blender to make a smooth paste. Add rest of ingredients and set aside for several hours to allow flavors to blend. Serve warm surrounded by a variety of fresh vegetables.


SPINACH & PINE NUT DIP

1 pkg frozen spinach, thawed, chopped
1/2 c onion, finely chopped
1/2 c pine nuts
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded
1/2 stick butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
8 oz cream cheese
1/2 c mayonnaise
1 c Parmesan Cheese, shredded
Red pepper flakes, to taste or 1 Tbsp lemon juice

Saute' onions, pine nuts and garlic in butter until onion turns yellow. Add ingredients in order, mixing after each addition: spinach, cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, Parmesan and crushed red pepper flakes. Remove from heat and put in microwave dish. Top with Monterey Jack cheese. Microwave until hot and cheese is melted.


 

Added 04/11/17




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Federal ID #91-2143303

A Non-Profit 501(c)3 Organization

 

Contact Us

735 Front Street
P.O. Box 2212
Leavenworth, WA 98826

(509) 548-4573

MUSEUM HOURS
Open 7 Days a Week
1:00PM - 5:00PM

Nutcracker Museum Mission Statement:

"To foster and encourage the interest of the general public of the importance of nuts in the diets of humans throughout history and in the evolution of the nutcracker. No other tool or collectible has shown such a wide diversity of material and design as the implements used to crack the hard shell of a nut"

Museum Admission:

Adults  - $5.00  (Ages 17 - 64yrs)
Seniors - $3.50  (Age 65yrs +)
Youth   - $2.00  (Ages 6 - 16yrs)
Child    - FREE   (Ages 0 - 5yrs)
Military & Families - FREE