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Meps' family

“Best Ever” Pie

12/30/2013 meps 0

I found this in my mother’s recipe collection, in a pamphlet entitled “Pecan Facts from Sunnyland Farms.” I don’t remember her making it, but evidently, she was quite taken with the recipe, as evidenced by […]

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Bread machine

100% Whole Wheat Bread

7/30/2007 meps 0

When Tara got over her bread machine phobia, this is what she made. 3/4 C plus 2 T water 1 T margarine or butter, softened 2-1/3 C whole wheat flour 2 T packed brown sugar […]

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5/2 fasting diet

100-calorie fruit parfait

9/20/2013 meps 0

When you are eating carefully, as on the 5/2 diet, it’s best to eat food that nourishes your spirit as well as your body. This beautiful fruit parfait serves 2 healthy eaters, giving them each […]

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Non-refrigerated

3-ingredient beer bread

2/11/2006 meps 0

I discovered this recipe back in high school, when I didn’t know how to cook. This is what you do when somebody leaves a beer in your fridge that you won’t or can’t drink. 1 […]

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Desserts

4-ingredient Peach Crisp

8/12/2011 meps 0

2-1/2 C coarse cookie crumbs, divided (ginger snaps, shortbread, or molasses cookies) 4 C peach slices 2 T butter 1 T sugar In a shallow baking dish or pie pan, sprinkle 1-1/2 C of the […]

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Beverages

9-minute green tea

12/26/2007 meps 0

This method makes green tea that is not bitter, using green tea bags that are commonly available in US supermarkets. Bring a kettle of water to a rolling boil. Remove from heat and pour into […]

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Salads

A couple of gourmet salads

3/2/2007 meps 0

Green leaf, pear, and goat cheese salad 1/3 C chopped walnuts, toasted 1 head green leaf lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces 1/2 ripe pear, cored and sliced 3 oz crumbled goat cheese Toss ingredients with […]

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Indian

Aalu ka Rita “Yogurt with Potatoes”

7/14/2004 meps 0

3 cups plain yogurt 2 potatoes, boiled and cut into small pieces 3/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon garam masala Please put yogurt and potatoes (with an ‘e’) in a bowl and mix […]

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Breakfast

Aebleskiver

4/3/2012 meps 0

Aebleskiver (pronounced able-skeever) are the strangest pancakes I’ve ever eaten…also the most delicious! They’re Danish, and I was introduced to them by my friend Philip Wilson, who is a) tall and b) of Danish descent. […]

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Ethnic

Ajoblanco

11/9/2006 meps 1

When I was searching for Andalusian soup recipes, I found this authentic recipe from that region. It sounds very, very rich and wonderful, and you could use it as a sauce instead of a soup. […]

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Quick Breads

Alderney Bread

3/16/2014 meps 0

I ran across this in The Best of People and Food Cookbook, published in 1981. I’ve yet to try it, but the ingredients are different from anything I’ve ever seen, so it sounds yummy. Combine […]

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Dips

Alice Fobes’ Pink Shrimp Dip

7/14/2004 meps 0

My family has a tradition of serving a buffet on Christmas eve. This dip is a nice, colorful choice, with crackers. 2 3-oz pkgs cream cheese 1/3 C mayonnaise 3 T chili sauce 2 t […]

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Appetizers

Almond and Rice-Stuffed Dates

6/18/2006 meps 1

3/4 C water 2-1/2 T ground rice (you could probably substitute plain Cream of Rice cereal) 3/4 C plus 2 T blanched almonds, finely minced 1/2 t ground ginger 2 t sugar 1/2 oz butter […]

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Cakes

Almond Flour Cake, Gluten Free

1/4/2013 meps 0

Here’s an amazing original cake recipe from Philip Wilson. He serves it with King’s Cupboard Three Chilies Chocolate Sauce, a decadent treat we introduced him to. 1-1/2 lbs Sliced Almonds 4 C hot water 3 […]

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Favorites

Amazing Garlic Rice with Amaranth

4/23/2010 meps 1

The texture of this dish is amazing because it’s so creamy. But you can make it without the amaranth, using a whole cup of rice instead. It’s worth it for the taste of the garlic […]

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Mexican

Ancho Chile Salsa

1/29/2008 meps 0

5 dried ancho chiles, stemmed and seeded 5 sun-dried tomatoes (not the oil-packed kind) 1 C dark brewed coffee 3 oz pitted prunes 2 T toasted slivered almonds 1 chipotle chile in adobo 1 T […]

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Meps original

Andalusian olive soup

10/30/2006 meps 0

A caveat: This is not an authentic Andalusian recipe. But it needed a catchy name. And when I served it to my friend, John, he said it reminds him of the food he ate in […]

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Alcoholic

Anise Liqueur

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 tsp sesame seed 3 T anise seed 3 C vodka 1 1/4 C granulated sugar 1 C water Combine seeds in a clean quart jar, add vodka. Cover tightly, let stand 10 days, shaking […]

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Desserts

Aplets

7/14/2004 meps 0

This is a homemade version of a delicious treat called Aplets and Cotlets. We bought candy boxes and paper candy wrappers and gave these as Christmas presents one year. A big part of giving food […]

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Appetizers

Appetizer Ideas

7/14/2004 meps 0

I’m always on the lookout for appetizer ideas, since the right little morsel really shines at a party. It’s a challenge to come up with finger foods that are elegant without taking hours of preparation. […]

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Breakfast

Apple Bread Pudding

3/8/2005 meps 0

2 apples, cored and chopped Juice of 1 lemon 1/2 C raisins 1/4 tsp cinnamon 4 cups whole wheat bread, cubed 2 cups milk 1 large egg 1/4 cup brown sugar Mix apples with lemon […]

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Breakfast

Apple Cake With Thyme

1/24/2009 meps 0

This can be served plain, as a coffeecake for breakfast, or with whipped cream for dessert. 1 large tart apple (such as a Granny Smith) 4 T fresh thyme or lemon thyme 1 T lemon […]

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Favorites

Apple Cranberry Relish

7/14/2004 meps 0

Ingedients for Apple-Cranberry relish 1 c fresh cranberries 1 large eating apple, peeled and cored and chunked 1/2 med. orange, with rind, quartered, seeds removed 1/4 lemon, with rind, seeds removed 1/4 c raisins 2 […]

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Side Dishes

Apple Cranberry Sauce

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 tart apple 4 T frozen apple juice concentrate 1/2 t ground ginger 1/4 t cinnamon 1 C cranberries 2 T sugar 2 T dark rum Peel, core, and slice the apple. Combine with the […]

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Desserts

Apple Crunch (easy!)

1/28/2005 meps 2

I can never find this when I search, because I always type in “Apple Crisp.” Or “Pear Crisp,” because every year, we have an overwhelming abundance of pears. Either way, it’s a delicious apple- or […]

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Desserts

Apple Pie in a Jar

7/14/2004 meps 1

10 C water 4 1/2 C granulated sugar 1 C sieved cornstarch 2 t ground cinnamon 1/2 t nutmeg 1 t salt 3 T lemon juice Peeled and slice apples: enough to fill 7 quart […]

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Desserts

Apple Snow Sauce

3/16/2014 meps 0

Good on gingerbread or as a topping for fruit salad. 1 package Dream Whip 14-oz can applesauce 3 T lemon juice Fresh-ground nutmeg 3-4 T Amaretto, peach brandy, or Triple Sec (optional) Whip the Dream […]

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Baked

Apple Walnut Cobbler

7/14/2004 meps 0

Cross between coffee cake and pudding. Cuts nicely into squares, or else you can spoon it into dessert cups and pass the cream. 5 C thinly sliced, peeled tart apples (Cortland, Granny Smith, Jonathan, or […]

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Cakes

Applesauce Cake

1/16/2006 meps 0

An eggless cake without milk — if you use vegetable shortening, this would be completely vegan. For other eggless cakes, try searching for the word “eggless” in the search bar. 1/2 C butter or shortening […]

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Cookies & Candies

Apricot Balls

10/17/2009 meps 0

1 8-oz package dried apricots, chopped 2-1/2 C flaked coconut 3/4 C sweetened condensed milk 1 C chopped pecans or walnuts Stir apricots, coconut, and milk in bowl. Shape in walnut-sized balls (oil hands). Roll […]

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Cookies & Candies

Apricot ginger cookies

3/15/2006 meps 0

This is a great cookie recipe with no eggs — good for vegans, folks with allergies, and people who have run out of eggs! 1/4 C butter 1/2 C sugar 2 T light corn syrup […]

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Baked

Arepas (cornflour patties)

12/8/2013 meps 0

These are native to Colombia and Venezuela. 2 C yellow masa (corn) flour 1 t salt 3 C boiling water 3 T peanut or vegetable oil Preheat the oven to 400 F. In a large […]

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Ethnic

Arroz con Pollo (Spanish style)

11/13/2013 meps 0

I grew up eating a lot of Cuban Arroz con Pollo, a dish my mother learned when she lived in Florida. As a child, I naively assumed that all Arroz con Pollo was Cuban. But […]

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Barry's family

Artichoke Dip

7/14/2004 meps 0

This is a favorite for our traditional Christmas eve buffet. From Sharon Stellrecht. l 14oz can artichoke hearts (not the marinated sort) l cup Hellman’s Mayo (the “light” kind is fine, but why bother?) l […]

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Appetizers

Asian grilled eggplant

5/14/2012 meps 0

I don’t know anybody who just “sorta” likes eggplant. Either you love it or you hate it. We love it. Take a big purple eggplant. Wash it and cut off the stem end. Cut it […]

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Pressure cooker

Asian wheat berry salad

9/5/2007 meps 0

Makes about 5 cups 3/4 C wheat berries (you can substitute spelt if you like) 2-1/2 C water Dressing: 2 T soy sauce 1 T sesame oil 2 T vegetable oil 2 T rice vinegar […]

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Dips

Avocado and Banana Guacamole

2/16/2014 meps 0

I haven’t tried this one yet, but it seems like a good way to stretch a single avocado into a larger batch of slightly sweet guacamole. 1 ripe avocado 1 large ripe banana 1/2 medium […]

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Brazilian

Avocado Cream

7/22/2012 meps 0

3 ripe avocados 1/2 C + 2 T sugar Juice of 1 lime 6 T milk Pinch salt 3 T port wine Peel and chop the avocados. Place in a small bowl and sprinkle with […]

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Fruity desserts

Avocado Pie

3/16/2014 meps 0

1 avocado 8 oz cream cheese 1/4 C honey 1 T lemon juice Graham cracker crust Bananas, for garnish Mash the avocado with the softened cream cheese, honey, and lemon juice. Spread in the pie […]

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Holidays

Awesome Turkey Gravy

1/12/2012 meps 0

Gravy is a sauce and is usually just broth thickened with cooked flour. The broth-flour mixture doesn’t become thickened until the flour cooks, usually at boiling temperature. Most gravy tastes better if some of the […]

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Cookies & Candies

Babe Ruth Cookies (no-bake)

7/14/2004 meps 0

1/2 C semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 C coconut 1 C chopped walnuts 1-1/2 C powdered sugar 1-1/4 C graham cracker crumbs (about 9 whole crackers) 1/2 C peanut butter 1/4 C evaporated milk 1/3 C […]

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Dips

Bacon and roasted pepper spread

5/5/2007 meps 0

The next time I make this, I’ll probably add a little milk, sour cream, or yogurt to thin it down. This recipe is definitely a spread, but it would also be tasty as a dip. […]

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Brazilian

Bahiana Bolo

8/5/2010 meps 0

This cake recipe is supposed to be a very authentic version of the bolo made in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. My memories of Bahiana food are mainly the ultra-fresh seafood, vegetables, and fruits, but as I […]

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Meat

Baked Chicken Breast Divan

10/2/2005 meps 0

1/4 c. butter 4 chicken breasts, boned, skinned & split 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. paprika 2 (10 oz.) pkgs. frozen broccoli spears, cooked & drained (substitute spinach for Chicken Florentine) 1 (10 1/2 oz.) […]

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Breakfast

Baked eggs

9/28/2007 meps 1

This is an excellent way to prepare eggs for a large crowd. Barry once fixed this for a Mother’s Day brunch, where we served almost 50 people. One woman, as she took a third helping, […]

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Casseroles

Baked Lasagne

10/20/2011 meps 0

I think this is my Mom’s original lasagne recipe from the 1970’s. I found it in brother Stevie’s recipe collection, typed onto 2 yellowed index cards. 1-1/2 lbs ground beef 2 t minced parsley 1-1/2 […]

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Meat

Baked Lemon Chicken

10/2/2005 meps 1

1 pound skinless boneless chicken breast halves (4 halves) 1 egg white 1 teaspoon water 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne) Chinese Lemon Sauce (see below) Chopped […]

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Meat

Baked lemon-cinnamon chicken

8/21/2007 meps 0

8 large chicken thighs (bone-in, skin on) Salt and pepper 1 t cinnamon 1 t cumin powder 1 t Hungarian paprika 1/4 C fresh lemon juice (this is about 2 large lemons) Grated rind of […]

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Tried and tested

Baked macaroni and cheese

5/3/2006 meps 1

Serves 6 to 8. 8 oz macaroni 2 C shredded rat cheese (cheddar, colby, or co-jack) 3 eggs 1-1/3 C milk 1/2 t salt Dash cayenne pepper 1/2 C bread crumbs Paprika Boil the macaroni […]

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Side Dishes

BAKED MACEDONIA

7/20/2004 meps 0

3 T butter 3 T flour 2 T chopped onion 1 can tomatoes 1 C cooked rice 1 small can corn 2 hard boiled eggs, sliced or chopped 2 T lemon juice 1 t worcestershire […]

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Appetizers

Baked Oysters Espy

12/25/2006 meps 0

This is nice and spicy, and a great way to fix oysters for folks who don’t usually enjoy them. 12 medium oysters, shucked 1/4 C catsup 1-3 t Tabasco sauce 1 T Worcestershire sauce 2 […]

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Desserts

Baked Peaches with Cheese

8/12/2011 meps 0

4 fresh, ripe peaches 4 oz cream cheese or brie 1/4 C maple or agave syrup 1/4 C walnuts, chopped Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Cut the peaches in half and remove pits. Arrange […]

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Meat

Baked Ranch Chicken

10/2/2005 meps 0

1 envelope ranch dressing mix 1 cup Italian bread crumbs 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted 6 to 8 boneless chicken breasts In a shallow dish combine dressing mix, bread […]

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Meat

Baked Tarragon Chicken

9/19/2005 meps 0

1/2 C. sour cream 1/4 C. white wine 2 T. Dijon mustard 2 t. dried tarragon 4 boneless chicken breasts salt and pepper to taste Blend sour cream, wine, mustard and tarragon. Place the chicken […]

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Baked

Baklavas me amygdala

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 lb 2 oz fylo pastry 2 C almonds, pounded into crumbs 1 1/2 C butter 1/2 C sugar 1 T cinnamon Syrup: 3 C sugar, 1 C honey, 2 C water, cinnamon stick, 1 […]

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Seafood

Balsamic glazed salmon fillets

3/2/2007 meps 0

4 6-oz salmon fillets 1 C balsamic vinegar 2 t olive oil 1 t lemon juice Salt and pepper Place the salmon in an ovenproof baking dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for […]

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Desserts

Balsamic-mint marinated strawberries

10/9/2007 meps 0

Big thanks to David Merwin for serving this on Sunday…it was the talk of the party! 1/4 C balsamic vinegar 1/4 C sugar Big handful of fresh mint 1 lb strawberries, hulled and quartered Mix […]

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Desserts

Banana Bread

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Denise Morts, Expeditors, 2002 Ingredients 2 eggs 1 1/2 cup sugar (I use 1+ cups; my family uses 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cups) 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup oil 1/3 cup sour milk […]

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Breakfast

Banana Jam

2/16/2014 meps 0

3 C chopped bananas 1 C orange juice 1/4 C lime juice 3-1/2 C sugar Mix ingredients in a heavy saucepan and bring to a boil. Lower heat to a simmer, stirring occasionally, for at […]

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Salads

Banana nut salad

7/14/2004 meps 0

I’ll be the first to admit: I have not tried this recipe. It sounds pretty weird, but I’m thinking it will be useful when I’m in the middle of the Pacific ocean, and I have […]

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Side Dishes

Banana rice

2/7/2006 meps 1

2 cups white rice 12 ripe bananas 1 can coconut cream Salt Peel and slice the bananas. Place them with the rice in a pot. Add water to 2 inches above the rice and boil […]

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Beverages

Banana smoothie without a blender

2/10/2006 meps 0

1/2 very ripe banana 1/4 C vanilla soymilk 1/4 C yogurt 1/2 C water 2 t brown sugar In a jar or cocktail shaker, use a fork to mash the banana with the soymilk. Add […]

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Salads

Banana, tamarind, and mint salsa

1/29/2008 meps 0

4 bananas, peeled and finely chopped 1/4 C tamarind paste 2 T seeded and minced red pepper 1 T fresh mint, minced 1 T brown sugar 1 T fresh lime juice Combine all ingredients. This […]

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Quick Breads

Bannock

8/5/2010 meps 0

3 C all purpose flour 1-1/2 t salt 1 T baking powder 4-5 T butter or lard, plus some for greasing the pan 1-1/4 C lukewarm water If using an oven, preheat to 425 F. […]

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Cakes

Barb’s Double Chocolate Mocha Cake

6/6/2012 meps 0

Cake: 1 Pkg Cake mix, Devil’s food (with pudding in mix, if available) 1/2 C oil 3/4 C water 4 eggs 1 C sour cream 6 oz package of chocolate chips 8oz package chocolate instant […]

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Meat

Barbecued Hamburger Mix (aka Sloppy Joes)

11/26/2004 barry 0

4 medium onions, chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 cups chopped celery tops 4 pounds hamburger 1 tablespoon salt (go a little light) 1/2 teaspoon pepper 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 12-ounce bottles catsup […]

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Barry's family

Barbecued Lima Beans

3/8/2009 meps 0

Even lima-haters will enjoy this. It’s a family favorite from Barry’s Mom. 1/2 lb salt pork 2 C dried lima beans 5-1/2 C water 2 T vegetable oil 3/4 cup chopped onion 1 clove garlic, […]

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Vegetarian

Barbecued Soybean Burgers

2/17/2014 meps 0

2 C cooked soybeans (1 C dry) 2-3 T barbecue sauce (you can substitute ketchup mixed with hot sauce) 1-1/2 C  dry bread crumbs or matzo meal 1 T salt Black pepper to taste Small […]

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Barry's family

Barbecued Spareribs

12/25/2006 meps 0

The original recipe for this came from Harrison’s Restaurant, in Grandview (Columbus), Ohio. Good barbecued spareribs are made in two basic steps: Cooking the ribs and then applying the barbecue sauce. First, cook the ribs […]

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Favorites

BARBIE’S “REAL” BREAD

7/14/2004 meps 0

Step one: Sponge Combine 6 cups lukewarm water 1 1/2 cups powdered milk 3/4 cup sugar/honey/molasses 1/2 cup soy grits or chopped garbanzo beans (optional) (bran flakes, wheat germ, oat germ, cracked wheat) 4 cups […]

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Breakfast

Barbie’s Breakfast

9/16/2007 meps 1

An old favorite from our dear friend Barbie deLackner, known to her fans as Elizabeth Bolton. Serves 2 4 strips bacon 1/2 green pepper, diced 1 medium onion, diced 1/2 C sliced mushrooms 3-5 eggs […]

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South Beach

Barley and Mushrooms

12/5/2006 meps 0

1/2 oz dried porcini mushrooms 1 C hot water 3 T olive oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 6 oz portobello mushroom caps, chopped 1 bunch scallions, diced 2 13-oz cans vegetable broth 1 C pearl […]

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Appetizers

Basil Polenta Squares

7/2/2006 meps 0

Polenta is all the rage these days. It’s fun to see what chi-chi restaurants do with it, considering that Southern “grits” have been around forever and never achieved such a level of sophistication. This is […]

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Breakfast

Basque Piperade

12/25/2006 meps 0

Basque piperade is a delicious egg dish, a specialty of the region of France that borders Spain. Because of the proximity of the two countries, many recipes of the region show a Spanish influence. 1/2 […]

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Asian

Batter-Fried Bananas

7/3/2006 meps 0

A Vietnamese dish that’s supposed to go well with frog legs. 1/2 C self-rising flour 1-1/4 C flour 1/4 t baking powder 1 egg white, beaten until stiff Vegetable oil 4 bananas Combine the flour […]

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Cakes

Beatnik Cake

3/5/2006 meps 1

This makes an excellent, long-lasting, moist cake. The texture is similar to carrot cake, but you cannot actually see the beets, so they are just a mystery ingredient. If you don’t garnish the cake with […]

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Meat

Beef Noodle Pie

11/12/2005 meps 0

1/2 lb lowfat ground beef (or substitute ground turkey) 1 small onion, diced 8 oz can stewed tomatoes (not drained) 8 oz can tomato sauce 1/2 t Italian seasoning 6 oz uncooked fettuccine 2 eggs, […]

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Asian

Beef Pho (Pho Bo)

7/3/2006 meps 0

The word “Pho” is pronounced as if it’s a question, even though, for me, the answer is always “Yes!” Quantities on this recipe, which was taken from Vietnamese Cooking, by Paulette Do Van, are a […]

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Meat

Beef Stew Stroganoff

10/31/2011 meps 0

From Stevie’s collection. 6 oz wide egg noodles, uncooked 24-oz can beef stew 4-oz can sliced mushrooms, drained 1/2 C sour cream 2 T chopped green onion Cook noodles according to directions and drain. Meanwhile, […]

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Pressure cooker

Beef, barley and vegetable soup

7/14/2004 meps 0

1-1/4 lbs ground beef 1 28-oz can crushed tomatoes 2-1/2 C water 1/2 C barley 3 large carrots, about 8 oz total 2 medium stalks celery 1 large potato, about 10 oz 1 medium onion, […]

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Spreads

Beer Mustard

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 C dry mustard powder 2/3 C strong-flavored beer or ale 1/4 C molasses 1/4 t salt 1/8 t turmeric 1/2 C minced dried peaches or apricots 1 T minced candied ginger Mix together mustard […]

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Salads

Beet and apple salad

8/22/2005 meps 0

4-5 medium beets, cooked and cut in cubes 1 large granny smith apple, unpeeled, cut in cubes 1/4 C slivered red or sweet onion 1 T canola oil 1 t balsamic vinegar 1/4 t salt […]

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Baked

Beet Chocolate Cake

8/22/2005 meps 1

I haven’t tried this version, but Barry’s mother has made the one using cocoa instead of chocolate. That version is simpler to make and still incredibly moist and delicious. The beets disappear; you won’t even […]

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Barry's family

Beet hummus

9/23/2010 meps 0

1/2 lb pound beets, cooked, peeled, and diced 2 T tahini 4-5 T lemon juice 1-3 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 T cumin 1 T lemon zest 1/4 t salt 1-1/2 t sesame oil (optional) […]

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Indian

Beets, Indian Style

7/14/2004 meps 0

I can’t remember where I found this, but the instructions were a little too terse: Saute some Indian spices with 1 T ground rice. Add grated beets. Simmer in coconut milk until beets are soft […]

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Salads

Bermuda Salad

10/10/2006 meps 0

We served this at our wedding in 1991. This version serves 6. 1-1/2 lbs green beans 1-1/2 C thinly-sliced red onions 2 C grated Colby cheese Marinade: 3/4 C olive oil 3/4 C wine vinegar […]

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Cookies & Candies

Bermuda Tea Scones

3/16/2014 meps 0

4 T butter 1 C self-rising flour Handful golden raisins or other dried fruit Splash of sour milk Mix all ingredients to a smooth paste. Drop by spoonfuls onto a greased baking sheet and bake […]

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Appetizers

Best Baba Ghanouj

3/18/2009 meps 1

The ingredient list for this one is simple! It’s the slightly unusual method of preparation that makes it awesome. If you want a more Americanized Baba Ghanouj, where the eggplant contributes more texture than flavor, […]

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Ethnic

Bife a Portuguesa – Portuguese Steak

11/13/2013 meps 0

4 large peeled garlic cloves, 2 crushed with a cleaver and 2 cut lengthwise into halves 1 T red wine vinegar 1 t salt Fresh-ground black pepper 4 beef tenderloin steaks, sliced about 3/4 inch […]

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Quick Breads

Biscuit Beer Bread

3/16/2014 meps 0

20-oz box baking mix (like Bisquick) 12-oz can or bottle of beer 2 T sugar Mix all ingredients and put in a greased loaf pan. Bake at 325 F for about an hour. Allow to […]

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Alcoholic

Bishop hot toddy

1/31/2006 meps 0

According to an article I found in Yachting magazine, hot toddies date back to the 17th century. They’re good for parties or head colds, kind of like Brazilian quentão. See also: The black stripe and […]

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Pressure cooker

Black and white bean soup

11/29/2006 meps 0

If you have two pressure cookers, as I do, this recipe is a snap. But you can also use two pots and simmer it a lot longer, or make it in one pressure cooker, serially. […]

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Vegetarian

Black Bean and Beet Burgers

7/4/2013 meps 0

A lifetime vegetarian friend of mine, who shall remain nameless, has known me since my literal salad days, when I was a vegetarian, too. He sometimes makes snide comments about the fact that I eat […]

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Dips

Black Bean Dip

5/9/2010 meps 1

1 can black beans, drained Several tablespoons of olive oil Several tablespoons of lime juice Several teaspoons of chili powder About a teaspoon of ground cumin Large clove of garlic, diced very fine Mash all […]

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Baked

Black Bottom Cupcakes

7/14/2004 meps 0

Filling: 2 egg whites, room temperature 8 oz fat free cream cheese 1/3C sugar 1/2t vanilla 1 oz mini-morsel semisweet chocolate chips (scant 1/4C) Cupcakes: 1-1/2C flour 1/4C cocoa 1t baking soda 1t baking powder […]

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Cakes

Black Forest Cake

7/20/2004 meps 0

18-oz devil’s food cake mix 21-oz can cherry pie filling 1 T almond flavoring 5.1 oz package of vanilla instant pudding 2 T vanilla 8 oz whipped topping, thawed 2 T chocolate sprinkles Maraschino cherries […]

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Barry's family

Black Hawk Salad

7/14/2004 meps 0

Toss with Lettuce: Dried Onion Flakes (re hydrated) or fresh chopped onions Italian salad dressing (e.g. Good Seasons) Put on plates, and sprinkle with: Parmesan Cheese Bacon Bits (or Bacos…)

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Indian

Black Pepper Rice

7/28/2009 meps 0

1 C basmati rice 8 C water 1 T lemon or lime juice 3 T butter 1 bay leaf 1 t salt 1-1/2 t fresh cracked black pepper Lemon or lime wedges for garnish Bring […]

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Asian

Black rice pudding

2/5/2007 meps 0

Black rice is also known as “forbidden rice.” It’s a whole grain with an excellent nutritional profile. I’ve just run across a version on FatFree Vegan Cooking made in the pressure cooker — it only […]

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Alcoholic

Black stripe

1/31/2006 meps 1

This is considered a “hot toddy.” 5 maraschino cherries 1 t honey 2 cloves 1 stick cinnamon 2 oz good dark rum In a heated mug, crush 4 of the cherries with the honey. Drop […]

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Favorites

BLACKFOOT FRY BREAD ~ DOUBLE RECIPE

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 cups warm water 2 packages dry yeast 4 Tablespoons soft butter 2 Tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons salt 6 cups white flour Place water in bowl. Sprinkle yeast over water and allow to stand in […]

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Alcoholic

Blender Sangria

3/9/2007 meps 0

This was the most beautiful course of our Valentine’s Day dinner this year. We took so long to photograph them, they sort of melted…but still tasted heavenly! 2 C red wine 2 C orange juice […]

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Appetizers

Blood orange shrimp escabeche

5/16/2012 meps 0

This multi-purpose dish can be an appetizer, a salad, or even a summer main dish. Serves 6 1 C freshly-squeezed blood orange juice 1/2 C fresh lemon juice 2 garlic cloves, finely minced (divided) Pinch […]

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Alcoholic

Blue blazer

1/31/2006 meps 0

This is so dangerous, I haven’t dared try it. It’s considered to be a “hot toddy.” 1 t sugar 2 oz boiling water 2 oz Scotch, heated Cinnamon Lemon twist Heat two large mugs. In […]

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Non-Food Items

Blue glowsticks (not edible!)

12/10/2008 meps 0

Warning! This is not a recipe for food. Do not eat this! 2 liters distilled water, divided 50 ml hydrogen peroxide (3% concentration) 0.2 gram luminol 4 grams sodium carbonate 0.4 gram copper sulfate pentahydrate […]

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Brazilian

Bolinho de Estudante

7/22/2012 meps 0

Another version of gluten-free Brazilian “doughnuts.” 1-1/2 C tapioca flour 1/3 C sugar 2/3 C grated coconut 1 C milk Pinch salt 1/2 to 1 C water Oil for deep-frying Cinnamon Powdered sugar n a […]

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Cuban

Bollos

7/14/2004 meps 2

Cuban/Key West fritters, similar to Brazilian Acaraje. Pronounced “BOY-oes.” 1 lb black eye peas 1 t salt 3 cloves garlic 2 bird peppers (small extremely hot peppers) Soak beans overnight and in the morning, slip […]

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Indian

Bombay-Style Chicken

12/5/2006 meps 0

1 C yogurt 1 t curry powder 1 t cardamom 1 t paprika 1 t dried cilantro 1-1/2 lbs chicken breast Salt and pepper Stir together the yogurt, curry powder, cardamom, paprika, and cilantro. Place […]

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Quick Breads

Boston Brown Bread

1/9/2006 meps 1

Makes 2 loaves, but if you have a large enough roaster, you can easily double it. 1 C rye flour 1 C cornmeal 1 C whole wheat flour 2 t baking soda 1 t salt […]

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Meat

Bourbon Baked Beans

3/8/2008 meps 0

These are addictive, and the wonderful aroma will fill the house. 1 lb bulk sausage or 1/2 lb bacon 4 16-oz cans baked beans 1 16-oz can crushed pineapple, drained 1 12-oz jar chili sauce […]

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Asian

Braised Quail Eggs with Tofu

7/3/2006 meps 0

1/2 lb firm tofu, cut into 1/2-inch slices 6 T vegetable oil 10 mushrooms 8 hard-boiled quail eggs, peeled (you can find these canned in Oriental groceries, or used about 3 regular eggs, quartered) 1 […]

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Quick Breads

Bran Boffins

3/16/2014 meps 0

1 C sour milk 1 egg 1/4 C oil 1 C bran 1 C whole wheat flour 1/2 C brown sugar 1/2 t salt 1 t baking soda Blend the milk, egg, and oil in […]

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Cookies & Candies

Brandy Truffle Balls (no-bake)

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 C brownie crumbs (purchase ready-made brownies or use your own) 1 C pecans 1/4 t cinnamon 1/4 C brandy 1 T light corn syrup 2-1/4 C powdered sugar, divided 1/4 C cocoa powder Combine […]

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Brazilian

Brazilian Fish in Coconut Milk

7/22/2012 meps 0

4 white fish steaks, about 9 oz each Juice of 2 limes 2 garlic cloves, minced Handful of fresh cilantro, chopped Salt 1 onion, diced 2 green bell peppers, seeded and diced 2 tomatoes, diced […]

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Bread machine

Bread machine ideas

7/22/2007 meps 0

The following is simply a list of ingredients that you can put into bread. It’s intended for cooks who are familiar with basic bread machine recipes and want to jazz up their bread a bit, […]

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Salads

Breadfruit Salad

2/17/2014 meps 0

Quarter, peel, and core one breadfruit and cook in salted water until tender. Let it cool, then dice it and continue with your favorite potato salad recipe. Here are a few options to inspire you: […]

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Breakfast

Breakfast cookies

3/26/2013 meps 0

Gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, egg-free…I don’t know how they’ll stick together, but I hear these are fabulous. 1-1/2 C rolled oats 3 ripe bananas 1 C unsweetened applesauce 1/2 C raisins 1/3 C nuts (mixture of […]

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Breakfast

Breakfast Lasagna

9/6/2013 meps 0

Serves 10-12. 1 pound bacon, diced 1 large onion, diced 1/3 C flour 1 t salt 1/2 t pepper 4 C milk 12 lasagna noodles, cooked and drained 12 eggs, hard-boiled and sliced (for a […]

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Cookies & Candies

Bret’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Bret Sutton at Expeditors International Affectionately known as COCCCs Oven 375. Makes about 100. 2 cups butter or margarine or Crisco 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 cups (packed) brown sugar 4 eggs 1 tsp. […]

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Non-refrigerated

Brining Butter

1/7/2009 meps 0

This will allow you to keep butter without refrigeration for up to 6 months. To make brine: Boil 2 cups of water and add 1/4 C of non-iodized salt (pickling or kosher salt works fine). […]

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Salads

Broccoli Bacon Salad

9/11/2005 meps 0

Barry just looked over my shoulder as I typed this. “Yum! That sounds good,” he commented. He doesn’t even like broccoli! I guess he likes bacon more than he dislikes that green stuff. 5 C […]

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Side Dishes

BROCCOLI CROWN (AKA SPINACH CROWN)

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 pkgs broccoli (or substitute spinach) 1 small onion, chopped 1/2 stick (1/4 C) butter 1/4 C flour 1 tsp seasoned salt 1 C milk 3 eggs 1/2 C mayonnaise 1/4 C parsley 1. Cook […]

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Vegetarian soups

Broccoli-Cheese Noodle Soup

9/6/2013 meps 0

3 C chopped broccoli — fresh or frozen 2 oz angel hair pasta, broken into small pieces (you can substitute tiny shells or Mexican Fideo noodles) 1/4 C butter 1 T flour 1 C water […]

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Desserts

Brown Butter Frosting

1/15/2006 meps 0

A tasty frosting for spice cake, or an alternative to cream cheese frosting on a carrot cake. 1/2 C butter 4 C sifted powdered sugar 5-6 T half and half 1/2 t maple flavoring Over […]

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Salads

Brown rice salad with dried fruit

9/29/2005 meps 1

1 C brown rice 1/3 C dried fruit (cherries, golden raisins, or diced apricots or apples) 1/2 C brandy 3 T balsamic vinegar 3 T olive oil Salt to taste Black pepper to taste 3/4 […]

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Pies

Brown Sugar Pecan Pie

9/27/2013 meps 0

No corn syrup! Yay! I can’t wait to try this one! Enough homemade (see “Food Processor Pie Crust”) or refrigerated pie crust to line a 9-inch pan 2 C dark brown sugar, packed 4 large […]

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Cookies & Candies

Brownie Sand Castle Mix

7/14/2004 meps 0

In a 1-quart jar, layer: 1/2 C chopped pecans 1/2 C chocolate chips 1/3 C coconut 2/3 C brown sugar 3/4 C sugar 1/3 C cocoa 1-1/2 C flour Seal and provide instructions. Instructions: Combine […]

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Desserts

Brownie Trifle

12/14/2006 meps 0

1 box of brownies, prepared as directed (or see Cake Mix Brownies Coffee liqueur or brandy 2 boxes of instant chocolate pudding, prepared as directed 1 large tub of cool whip 3-4 toffee candy bars […]

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Barry's family

Brownsville Shrimp and Rice

3/14/2008 meps 0

Serves 6. 1 lb medium frozen shrimp, peeled, or 3 cans (4-1/2 oz) shrimp, drained 1 C sliced celery 1 C chopped onion 1 clove garlic, minced 2 T butter or oil 1-lb can diced […]

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Cookies & Candies

Buckeyes

7/14/2004 meps 1

There’s a small warning about these: When you serve them, you may be mistaken for an Ohio State fan, or Buckeye. I went to a potluck in Seattle once, and I saw a plate of […]

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Side Dishes

BULGUR PILAF

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 T butter 1 minced clove garlic 1 T pine nuts 1/2 C bulgur 1 C beef broth Salt and white pepper Saute garlic and pine nuts in butter. Add bulgur and saute for a […]

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Alcoholic

Butter nut scotch

1/20/2007 meps 0

1 oz Scotch whisky 1 oz butterscotch schnapps 1 oz amaretto almond liqueur Combine and serve over ice.

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Alcoholic

Buttered Rum Oatmeal

2/17/2014 meps 0

This was published under the title of “Off-Watch Rejuvenator,” to be enjoyed after a cold night watch. It was submitted to The Best of People & Food Cookbook (copyright 1983) by Ernie Copp. It looks […]

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Desserts

Butterscotch Pudding

7/14/2004 meps 0

A rather “chatty” recipe from the back of the brown sugar bag. 2-1/4 C milk, divided 3 T cornstarch 1/4 t salt 2 T unsalted butter 1 C light brown sugar, packed 1 t vanilla […]

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Desserts

Butterscotch Pudding — Old-fashioned

9/11/2005 meps 0

2/3 C packed brown sugar 2 T cornstarch 1 12-oz can evaporated milk 1/3 C water 1 large egg, lightly beaten 3 T butter, softened 1/2 t vanilla Optional: Whipped cream Combine sugar and cornstarch […]

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Desserts

Butterscotch Pudding Mix

1/11/2007 meps 0

1-3/4 C brown sugar 3/4 C dry milk powder (I used the “Kiss of Cream” kind) 1 C cornstarch 1/4 t salt Combine all ingredients and store in container with tight-fitting lid. Makes 3 cups […]

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Salads

Caesar potato salad

5/17/2012 meps 1

3 anchovy fillets 2 cloves of garlic 3 T olive oil 2 T lemon juice 2 t Dijon mustard 1 t hot pepper sauce 1/2 t Worcestershire sauce 1/3 C mayonnaise 2 pounds red-skinned potatoes, […]

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Salads

Caesar Salad

7/14/2004 meps 0

Serves 4 to 6 2 heads torn romaine lettuce 3/4 C olive oil (I use quite a bit less than this) 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1/4 tsp salt 8 grinds of fresh-ground pepper (with […]

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Favorites

Caesar salad (original version)

7/14/2004 meps 0

Serves 4-6, based on Caesar’s 1925 recipe from his restaurant in Tijuana. This version was written by his daughter. 2 large crisp heads romaine lettuce Garlic Salt About 3/4 C best-quality olive oil 2 C […]

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Alcoholic

Caipirinha

5/8/2006 meps 0

The quintessential Brazilian cocktail. Pronounced ky-pee-REEN-ya. 1 lime 1 T sugar 1 shot cachaça (the ones in Brazil were so strong, I suspect a “shot” means about 4 ounces!) Ice Cut the lime into 4 […]

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Barry's family

Cajun Jambalaya in the slow cooker

1/8/2006 meps 1

This flavorful recipe comes from Julie Miller, Barry’s sister. We had it with Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, but Melinda’s XXX would be even better. Serves 8. The smaller amounts allow it to fit in a […]

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Cookies & Candies

Cake Mix Brownies (super-easy!)

7/20/2004 meps 1

Lots of people are searching the web these days, wondering how to make brownies from a cake mix. It’s easy — although there is a lot of debate about whether they are an adequate substitute […]

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Baked

Cake-in-a-mug

9/25/2013 meps 0

Serves 1-2. 2 T butter 2 T flour 2 T sugar 1 T dark cocoa 1 T semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 t baking powder 1 egg yolk 1 T water 1 t vanilla (vary the […]

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Campfire

Campfire-grilled salmon

7/3/2007 meps 0

This also works with halibut (and probably lots of other kinds of fish). Take a big sheet of foil and place a pound of salmon on it. Place lemon slices, onion slices, crushed garlic, tomato […]

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Campfire

Campfire-roasted onions

7/3/2007 meps 0

If you’ve ever eaten a deep-fried “blooming” onion, you’ll find this to be a relatively healthy variation. You can do them in a campfire or use a charcoal barbecue. 2 large sweet onions, such as […]

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Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Candied Dill Pickle Chips

10/18/2009 meps 0

Take a jar of hamburger chips — just the regular pickle,s not garlic or kosher dills. Drain them. Cover with granulated sugar and refrigerate for at least two weeks. You can add more sugar halfway […]

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Epic fail

Canning Ground Beef

1/7/2009 meps 0

This recipe at the bottom of this page was given to me by Aggie, a circumnavigating sailor on Honey Moon from Mooloolaba, Australia. Unfortunately, when I tried it, none of my jars sealed, and the […]

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Cakes

Cannonball Cake

7/14/2004 meps 0

Bake a devils food cake in two 7- to 8-inch rounded mixing bowls. While they bake, melt 12 oz semisweet chocolate, 1 C butter, 2 T light corn syrup together in double boiler. When just […]

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Salads

Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad

7/27/2011 meps 0

1 cucumber, seeded, peeled and sliced very thin 1/2 cantaloupe, seeded, peeled, and sliced very thin 2 T fish sauce 2 T lime juice 1 jalapeno, seeded and diced (or substitute Sriracha to taste) 1 […]

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Dips

Caponata

11/7/2006 meps 0

1 large eggplant 2 T olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium onion, diced 1/2-1 t salt 3 T tomato paste 1/4 C red wine vinegar (you can also use a mixture of cider […]

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Baked

Caramel Roll Topping

7/14/2004 meps 0

1/4c butter 1c brown sugar 2T honey or corn syrup 2t cinnamon 1/2t lemon rind 1/2C nuts Bring to boil. Covers 12 rolls.

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Cookies & Candies

Caramel-frosted Pumpkin Cookies

10/18/2009 meps 0

The cookie part of this recipe can also be used to make large pumpkin whoopie (woopie) pies. Fill them with white cream from the woopie pie recipe instead of the caramel frosting. 3 C sugar […]

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Ethnic

Caribbean Callaloo Pork Stew

5/8/2006 meps 0

1 pound fresh greens (callaloo, kale, collards, or chard) 4 C chicken broth 10-oz box frozen okra, thawed 1/2 pound boneless pork loin, in 1-inch cubes 1 onion, diced 1 bay leaf 1 jalapeno pepper, […]

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Meps original

Carmelized Carrots

7/26/2011 meps 0

This is so simple, it’s hardly a recipe. It’s the most wonderful thing that has ever happened to a carrot. Julienne or slice 4 large carrots. In a large skillet, heat a tablespoon of sesame […]

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Side Dishes

CARMELIZED CORN

10/9/2005 meps 0

Canned yellow corn is supposed to be best for this recipe. 3 C corn, fresh, frozen, or canned 3 T butter (for frozen or canned) or 1 T butter (for fresh) 4 shallots or 1 […]

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Dairy-free

Carmelized Onion Veggie Burgers

7/4/2013 meps 0

Makes 4 burgers. 1 large onion, chopped coarsely 5 oz sliced mushrooms 2 T garlic, minced Salt and pepper 2 T maple syrup 2 T balsamic vinegar 1 C rice flour 2 T cornstarch 1/4 […]

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Salads

Carrot Apple Salad

11/12/2005 meps 0

2 large carrots, grated 1 large apple, grated 1/2 C raisins 2 T plain yogurt 1 T honey Juice of 1 lemon First, plump the raisins. You can put them in a small bowl and […]

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Cookies & Candies

Carrot Bars

7/14/2004 meps 0

4 beaten eggs 2 c. sugar 1 1/2 c. oil 2 t. soda 1 t. salt 1 to 2 t. cinnamon 2 c. flour 3 small baby food jars of strained carrots Mix first 7 […]

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Cakes

Carrot Walnut Cake

7/14/2004 meps 1

After much discussion about carrot cakes, Barry made this one for Margaret Willson’s birthday party in 2003. She was adamant: No pineapple! The results were still fantastic. If you’re looking for a recipe with pineapple, […]

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Vegetarian soups

Carrot-Orange Soup

7/14/2004 meps 0

4-6 portions 4 T butter 2 C chopped onions 1-1/2 to 2 lbs carrots, peeled and chopped 4 C stock 1 C OJ Salt, pepper Grated fresh orange zest Melt butter and saute onions until […]

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Meps original

Carrots in rhubarb sauce

4/26/2010 meps 0

6 medium carrots, in 1/2-inch dice 3 large stalks rhubarb, cut into 1-inch chunks 1 tsp lemon zest 1 C water 4 cloves garlic, minced fine Salt to taste Cook the carrots, rhubarb, lemon zest, […]

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Brazilian

Caruru (a Brazilian ritual dish)

10/17/2005 meps 0

On the 27th of September, Brazilians celebrate the festa of São Cosme e São Damião by eating carurú, a shrimp and okra stew. When people say they are having a carurú, they mean they’re serving […]

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Brazilian

Caruru — simple version

6/21/2006 meps 0

What makes this carurú (pronounced kah-ruh-ROO) simple is the use of the food processor, and the fact that it’s just an okra side dish. It’s not special, like the ritual version that’s served in Brazil […]

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Favorites

CASHEW RICE WITH PEAS

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 C basmati rice 1/2 C roasted cashew pieces 1/2 C peas 2 T ghee (or butter) pinch of turmeric pinch of hing (onion/garlic substitute) 1/2 t salt 1-3/4 C water Wash rice. In a […]

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Appetizers

Caviar-Artichoke Mound

7/14/2004 meps 0

4 14 oz cans artichoke hearts, drained 2 oz packages cream cheese, softened 1/4 c sour cream 2 T may 1/2 to 1 C finely chopped onion 2 2-oz jars black caviar, drained Chop artichokes, […]

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Baked

CAYENNE WAFERS

7/14/2004 meps 0

Makes about 56 wafers 1/2 C unsalted butter, softened 1-1/4 C grated sharp cheddar cheese 1/2 t cayenne pepper 1/2 t baking powder 1/2 t salt 2 C all-purpose flour 3-4 T water In a […]

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Appetizers

Ceviche

1/15/2007 meps 0

Pronounced “say-VEECH-ay,” this South American dish refers to raw fish marinated in a mixture of acid juices (lime, lemon, sour orange, or vinegar) and salt. The acid in the marinade causes the fish to become […]

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Salads

Chai vinaigrette

2/5/2007 meps 0

1/3 C olive oil 1/3 C orange juice 1 T sugar 1/4 t ground cinnamon 1/4 t ground cardamom 1/4 t ground cloves 1/8 t white pepper 1/8 t salt Whisk or shake together.

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Asian

Chap Chae

7/14/2004 meps 0

Korean mixed vegetables with cellophane noodles, from PCC newsletter Serves 4 to 6 5 dried black mushrooms (shitake) 1 C hot water 4 T soy sauce 2 t sugar 1/2 t garlic, finely chopped 4 […]

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Baked

Chapati

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 � C all purpose flour 1 � C whole wheat flour Salt to taste About 3/4 C water Melted butter or ghee Sift together flours and salt into a medium bowl, then toss in […]

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Side Dishes

CHARLESTON CABBAGE (1897 RECIPE)

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 small head cabbage 1 T sugar 2 T vinegar 1 T butter 1/2 C cream 1 small egg Cut cabbage as for serving. Steam or boil it until tender. Beat egg well and add […]

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Desserts

Cheap Cake

7/14/2004 meps 1

1 C salad dressing 1 C water 1 1/2 C sugar 2 t baking soda 3 T cocoa 1 t vanila 2 C flour Cream together dressing and sugar, add vanilla. Combine dry ingred and […]

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Appetizers

Cheddar cheese puffs with a surprise

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 C grated sharp cheddar 8 T butter at room temperature 1 C sifted flour 1/2 t salt 1/2 t paprika 48 small stuffed green olives, well drained Preheat oven to 400. Blend grated cheese […]

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Vegetarian

CHEESE PIE (GREEK)

7/14/2004 meps 0

14 oz feta cheese 3 1/2 oz gruyere cheese 3 eggs 9 oz yogurt 1 c flour 1/2 tsp baking soda or powder 7oz butter Beat eggs in bowl, add butter and yogurt and mix. […]

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Side Dishes

CHEESE PUDDING

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Stevie’s files, circa 1981 5-8 sliced buttered wheat bread, cut in cubes 3/4 lb grated cheddar cheese 4 eggs, lightly beaten 2 C milk 1/2 T salt and pepper 1/2 T dry mustard 2 […]

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Desserts

Cheesecake Crescent Rolls

3/20/2013 meps 0

2 cans of refrigerated crescent rolls 2 8-oz packages cream cheese, softened 1 C sugar 1-1/2 t vanilla 1/4 C melted butter Cinnamon-sugar or vanilla-sugar Unroll and spread one can of crescent rolls on the […]

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Meat

Cheesy Baked Chicken

10/2/2005 meps 0

In countries where turmeric it is used regularly in curries, fewer people get Alzheimer’s Disease. As a result, I put turmeric in just about anything I can think of! 4 boneless chicken breasts 3 T […]

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Meat

Cheezy Baked Chicken

11/17/2007 meps 0

2 chickens, cut into pieces 1/2 C oil 6 oz cheese-flavored saltines, crushed 2 t seasoned salt Place cracker crumbs in a pie plate and stir in the seasoned salt. Pour the oil into another […]

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Sauces

Chermoula

3/2/2007 meps 0

1 bunch cilantro or parsley, or a mixture of the two 4 cloves garlic 2 t cumin 1/4 t red pepper flakes 1/4 C olive oil 1/4 C lemon juice In a food processor, chop […]

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Desserts

Cherry Cheese Pie

12/2/2005 meps 1

1 9-inch graham cracker crust 1 8-oz package cream cheese, softened 1 14-oz can sweetened condensed milk 1/3 C lemon juice 1 t vanilla Canned cherry pie filling, chilled In a large mixer bowl, beat […]

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Desserts

Cherry Tiramisu

9/29/2005 meps 0

1 C italian-style ricotta cheese 1 C confectioners’ sugar 1/4 C sour cream 1/4 C coffee liqueur 1-1/2 C shortbread cookie crumbs (about 30 2-inch cookies) 1 21-oz can cherry pie filling Grated chocolate and […]

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Desserts

Cherry-Plum Slump

10/22/2004 meps 0

From an article entitled “Slumps, grunts, and betties” in BHG New England’s slump is topped with biscuit dumplings, which flatten or “slump” during cooking. In Cape Cod, a slump may be known as a “grunt” […]

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Cookies & Candies

Chewy flourless chocolate cookies

9/23/2010 meps 0

1-3/4 C powdered sugar 1/2 C cocoa powder 2 t cornstarch 1/4 t salt 2 egg whites 1 C coarsely chopped, toasted walnuts, pecans, peanuts, or sunflower seeds (I think this recipe would also be […]

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Baked

Chewy Granola Bars

4/27/2010 meps 0

2/3 C brown rice syrup 1/2 C peanut butter 1-1/2 T butter 1-1/2 T oil 1-1/2 C rolled oats 1/4 C oat bran (can substitute ground nuts or wheat germ) 1/4 C flax or sesame […]

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Appetizers

Chex (TM) Party Mix, Schulte-style

12/2/2005 meps 1

I recently discovered a truly antique recipe from my mother’s collection for Onion-Seasoned Bite-Size Biscuits, which seems to be the precursor to Chex Mix. Thank goodness some marketing guru came up with a catchier name! […]

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Ethnic

Chicken a la Budapest

11/13/2013 meps 0

I loved sitting at the counter and listening to Bob and Philip Wilson talking about cooking. This was one of Bob’s recipes, and I captured it with my new smartphone so Philip and I could […]

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Meat

Chicken and asparagus in red sauce

1/31/2006 meps 1

2 chicken breasts 3/4 C Italian dressing (homemade is best, do not use lowfat) 1 onion, chopped 1 green pepper, chopped 1/2 lb asparagus, cut in 1-inch pieces 3 T tomato sauce Marinate the chicken […]

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Meat

Chicken breasts with olive-lemon topping

9/16/2007 meps 0

2 cloves garlic 1/2 C pimiento-stuffed green olives, drained 1/2 C fresh parsley 1 t minced lemon peel 1 T fresh lemon juice 4 boneless chicken breasts, pounded to a thickness of 1/2-inch 1-1/2 T […]

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Meat

Chicken Capri

12/5/2006 meps 0

1 C lowfat ricotta cheese 1/2 t oregano 1/4 t salt 1/4 t pepper 4 boneless chicken breast halves 1/2 t garlic powder 2 T olive oil 1 C crushed tomatoes 4 slices mozzarella cheese […]

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Casseroles

Chicken casserole

10/20/2011 meps 0

From my brother Stevie’s extensive collection of casserole recipes. 1 chicken cut into pieces 1-1/2 C Minute rice 1 pkg onion soup mix 1 can cream of celery soup 1 can cream of mushroom soup […]

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Casseroles

Chicken Casserole

10/31/2011 meps 0

From Stevie’s collection, in his handwriting: Oil dish first 1/3 C long grain rice (optional: mix nuts in with rice) 1/4 C chopped onion 2 T chopped green pepper 1 chicken breast split lengthwise 1 […]

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Simpson family

Chicken Corn Soup

10/17/2009 meps 0

(this makes a big cold packer or stockpot full) 1 qt plus large handful chicken (the meat from 2 chickens) 8 qt corn, cut from the cob Double handful chopped hard cooked eggs Broth and […]

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Appetizers

Chicken Fingers Dijon

7/2/2006 meps 0

This is intended as a finger-food appetizer, but you could also serve it as a main dish, with the chicken pieces over a bed of salad greens and the dip as dressing. For an Italian […]

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Favorites

Chicken Fingers Parmesan

7/14/2004 meps 0

4 chicken breasts (about 1-1/3 lbs, boneless) 1/2 C bread crumbs 1/2 C parmesan, grated 1 t basil 1 T olive oil 1 14-1/2 oz can tomatoes, chopped 1 6-oz can tomato paste 1/3 C […]

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Asian

Chicken Hot and Sour Soup

1/15/2006 meps 0

This hot and sour chicken soup is a variant of our favorite Chinese soup, Sour and Pungent Soup. You can thicken this if you like with cornstarch, or slowly stir a beaten egg into the […]

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Appetizers

Chicken kebabs with mint

6/28/2006 meps 0

2 T lemon juice 1-1/2 t olive oil 2 T chopped fresh mint or 1 T dried 2 garlic cloves, finely minced Salt and pepper 1 lb boneless chicken breast, cut across the grain into […]

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Meat

Chicken Mole

12/5/2006 meps 0

This originally came from a South Beach cookbook, and it’s hard to believe it’s diet food. We’ve substituted pork chops for the chicken occasionally, and I documented the vegetarian version with a much better name: […]

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Asian

Chicken Pho (Pho Ga)

7/3/2006 meps 0

Not necessarily a Vietnamese traditional dish, but one that’s becoming very common around Seattle. This is a wonderful excuse to save your chicken bones and make homemade stock. You could also use fish stock and […]

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Meat

Chicken Ranch Pizza

7/14/2004 meps 0

1/2 C ranch dressing 3 oz cream cheese, softened 2 T tomato paste 1 C cooked chicken 1/2 C roasted red pepper strips, rinsed and drained 2-1/4 oz sliced ripe olives, drained 1/4 C chopped […]

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Favorites

Chicken Salad, Hot

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 chicken, boiled and boned (10 oz boned) 1 can cream of chicken soup 2 2/3 cups crushed potato chips 2 hardboiled eggs, cut up 1 cup diced celery 1 tsp onion, minced 3/4 cup […]

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Salads

Chicken tahini salad

3/2/2007 meps 0

Dressing: Whisk together 6 oz plain yogurt 1/4 C tahini 3 T lemon juice Dash salt and pepper Salad: 4 oz snow peas, cut in half 3/4 lb green or napa cabbage, finely shredded 1-1/2 […]

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Meat

Chicken with Artichoke Hearts

7/14/2004 meps 0

This recipe was annotated for Charles Mickelson by Gerie Ventura. I love her sense of humor! 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves salt and pepper to taste 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp butter 14 […]

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Meat

Chicken with grapes (djej bil einab)

6/28/2006 meps 0

1-1/2 in fresh ginger 1 t ground cinnamon 4 chicken breasts 1/2 C butter 1 T olive oil 8 oz green seedless grapes, halved Squeeze the ginger in a garlic press to extract the juice […]

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Meat

Chicken with Lemon and Herbs

7/14/2004 meps 0

From the Silver Palette Cookbook 1 C chopped herbs – mint, dill, parsley 2 cloves of garlic, minced 6 boned chicken breasts 2 lemons 4 T butter Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix herbs in […]

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Meat

Chicken, Apple, and Walnut Salad

7/14/2004 meps 0

3 chicken breasts, boned 1/4 C sherry wine vinegar 1 t dried tarragon 1/4 C salad oil salt and pepper 2 T lemon juice 1 C ice water 3 Granny smith apples, medium-sized 1/2 C […]

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Cookies & Candies

Chickpea Flour Goodies

8/6/2009 meps 0

3/4 C buter 2 C chickpea flour 2 T coconut 2 T chopped walnuts 1/4 t nutmeg 3/4 C brown sugar, packed Melt the butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add the chickpea […]

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Mexican

Chile-meatball soup

2/21/2013 meps 0

Meatballs 2 large poblano chiles 1 lb ground beef 1/2 C grated zucchini 1/4 C grated onion 1/4 C panko 1 large egg, beaten 2 minced garlic cloves 1 T ground cumin 1 t oregano […]

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Meat

Chili

10/31/2011 meps 0

My brother Stevie was legendary for his chili. He never needed a recipe, but I found this reminder among his recipes: Gr. beef, drain fat Onions Gr. pepper Jalapeno Tomato sauce Noodles Crackers Chili powder […]

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Meat

Chili Cheese Squash

7/14/2004 meps 0

From the newspaper — annotated “yummy!” 4 Delicata or 2 acorn squash (about 2 lbs), cut in half lengthwise and seeded 2 C cooked turkey or chicken, cut in 1/2-inch pieces 8 dried apricots, cut […]

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Meat

Chili verde

5/11/2006 meps 0

3 lbs boneless pork butt 1 T oil 1 onion, diced 6 cloves garlic, chopped 2 jalapeno peppers, chopped (with seeds) 1 t oregano Salt and pepper 2 4-oz cans whole green chilies 1 lb […]

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Favorites

Chillaquillas

8/23/2004 meps 2

I fixed this for our friend Wally of Gypsy Wind last night. I referred to it as “Mexican Lasagna.” After his first couple of bites, Wally asked, “What is Mexican Lasagna?” Barry replied, “Chillaquillas.” Wally […]

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Beverages

Chilled cafe au lait

9/6/2007 meps 0

This is my favorite version of iced coffee — it comes out cold and creamy, but the ice cubes stay behind! In a small Melitta cone (one that takes a #2 filter), place a filter […]

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Asian

Chinese Radish Salad

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 1/2 cups red radishes 1 t. salt 1 cup ice water 1 T. soy sauce 1 t. sugar 1 t. sesame oil 1 t. vinegar Wash radishes and trim ends. Make cuts 1/16 of […]

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Meat

Chipotle chicken salad

2/5/2007 meps 0

Serves 6. 2-lb roasted chicken, cooled 1 onion, diced 15-oz can black beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 C cilantro leaves 1 T canned chipotles in adobo 1/3 C olive oil 1/3 C lime juice 3/4 […]

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Appetizers

Chipotle Shrimp

6/24/2013 meps 0

4 T butter, divided 6 cloves garlic, minced 2 lbs uncooked shrimp, large unpeeled 2 t minced canned chipotle chiles (adobo) 1/4 dry white wine 1 T minced parsley Melt 3 T of the butter […]

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Cookies & Candies

Chocolate candy slab

2/7/2011 meps 0

1-1/2 lbs chopped chocolate or chocolate chips (semisweet, dark, or milk) A couple of small handfuls of candy: Peppermint patties, peppermint hard candies or broken candy canes, nonpareils, butterscotch discs, peanut butter cups, broken Butterfingers […]

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Bread machine

Chocolate Chip Bread

7/14/2004 meps 0

This is so decadent, it’s almost like a cake. A great way to impress houseguests. Place ingredients in your bread machine in the order indicated in the manual, and press start. If you add the […]

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Favorites

Chocolate Chip Pie

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Jerrol, former roommate to Margaret and Phyllis during house remodeling phase (1997?) 1 C sugar 1/2 C flour, less 2 T 2 eggs, beaten 1 stick butter 1 t vanilla 1 C semi-sweet chocolate […]

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Mixes

Chocolate Chip Pie Mix

7/14/2004 meps 0

Mix 1 C sugar and 1/2 C flour. Put in a ziploc and label “dry ingredients.” Mix 6 oz chocolate chips, 1/2 C coconut, and 1/2 C chopped pecans. Put in a ziploc and label […]

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Cookies & Candies

CHOCOLATE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

7/14/2004 meps 0

From the Gooseberry Patch 1 devil’s food cake mix 1/2 C oil 2 eggs 1 C or more chocolate chips Mix all ingredients. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and bake on ungreased cookie sheet at […]

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Desserts

Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Pudding

1/9/2010 meps 0

1 egg 2 T cornstarch 2 T cocoa 2-3 T sugar (depending on your sweet tooth) Generous pinch of salt 2 C milk Lots of chocolate chips and white chocolate chips Beat the egg in […]

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Cookies & Candies

Chocolate Crinkles

1/21/2009 meps 0

1 C cocoa 2 C sugar 1/2 C oil 4 eggs 2 t vanilla 2 C flour 2 t baking powder 1/2 t salt 1/2 C powdered sugar Combine cocoa, sugar and oil. Beat in […]

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Desserts

CHOCOLATE DESSERT IN CREME ANGLAISE

7/14/2004 meps 0

16 1-oz squares semi-sweet chocolate, chopped 2/3 C butter 5 large eggs 2 T sugar 2 T flour Line bottom of 9-inch springform pan with parchment paper, set aside. Melt chocolate and butter in large […]

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Desserts

Chocolate Mousse

9/25/2013 meps 0

4 egg yolks 4 T sugar 16 oz whipping cream 8 oz bittersweet or semi-sweet chocolate, melted 1 t vanilla Whisk the yolks and sugar together in a medium saucepan with 6 oz of the […]

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Cookies & Candies

CHOCOLATE OATMEAL BARS

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 C flour 1/2 t cinnamon 1 C (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened 1/2 C sugar 1/2 C packed brown sugar 1-1/2 t vanilla 1 egg 1-1/4 C quick or old-fashioned oats, uncooked 2 […]

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Cookies & Candies

CHOCOLATE PEANUT SQUARES (NO-BAKE)

7/14/2004 meps 0

1-1/2 sticks (12 T) unsalted butter, divided 6 1-oz squares semisweet chocolate, chopped, divided 1 C flaked coconut 1-1/2 C graham cracker crumbs 1/2 C finely chopped dry roasted peanuts 2 8-oz packages cream cheese, […]

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Holidays

Chocolate Pecan Pie with LOVE

11/21/2012 meps 0

This comes from my beautiful and generous friend Lisa, who refers to herself as “Your friendly neighborhood LOVE-terrorist!” Ingredients: 1 Large Bucket Filled to the Brim with LOVE!! 1 unbaked pie shell 1-1/2 C pecans […]

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Appetizers

Chocolate Popcorn

7/3/2006 meps 0

1 lb semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 C butter 1 t vanilla, almond, coconut, or orange extract 3 quarts popcorn, popped (about 6 T unpopped) 2 C powdered sugar 2 T cocoa powder Melt chocolate and […]

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Cakes

Chocolate Rum Pound Cake

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Denise Morts, Expeditors Recipe can be doubled. Have all ingredients at room temperature. Preheat oven to 300F. Grease & flour one 6-cup fluted tube or Bundt pan or one 8-1/2″ X 4-1/2″ (6-cup) loaf […]

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Desserts

CHOCOLATE SYRUP

7/14/2004 meps 0

3 Tbs Butter 2/3 Cup Cocoa 1 Cup Milk 3/4 Cup Sugar 1 tsp Vanilla Melt butter over low heat in heavy saucepan; add cocoa and whisk. Whisk in the milk, add the sugar, and […]

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Desserts

Chocolate tart with fruit and nuts

2/21/2013 meps 0

1 refrigerated pie crust 1/4 orange marmelade or raspberry preserves 1/2 C whipping cream 12 oz bittersweet chocolate chips 1 C assorted nuts, such as pistachios, pecans, almonds, or hazelnuts 1 C assorted dried fruit, […]

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Pies

Chocolate Truffle Pie

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 env. unflavored gelatin 1/3 cup cold OJ 1 T instant coffee 1 6-oz package of semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 tsp vanilla 2 eggs 1/4 cup white sugar 1 1/2 cup whipping cream, whipped 8- […]

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Cookies & Candies

Chocolate Truffles

7/14/2004 meps 0

6 ounces good quality semisweet, bittersweet or milk chocolate 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon whipping cream Dutch process cocoa powder (if coating, 8 to 10 ounces good quality coating chocolate, semisweet, bittersweet, or milk) Coarsely […]

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Cookies & Candies

Chocolate walnut drops (big soft cookies)

7/14/2004 meps 0

For another soft-batch cookie recipe, see Giant chocolate chippers. 3 squares (1 ounce each) semisweet chocolate 2 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened 3/4 cup […]

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Cookies & Candies

Chocolate-dipped peanut-butter crackers

10/18/2009 meps 0

This can be done with Saltines, Ritz crackers, or even oyster crackers (little miniature ones). People LOVE these. Spread peanut butter on one cracker and top with a second cracker. Dunk in dipping chocolate and […]

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Appetizers

Chocolate-Dipped Sweet Potato Chips

12/9/2013 meps 0

1 bag of thick, crinkle-cut sweet potato chips 1 small bag chocolate chips 1 T shortening or coconut oil 1/2 C finely chopped nuts (almonds, walnuts, or pistachios) In a small double-boiler, melt the chocolate […]

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Appetizers

Chocolate-Mocha Dusted Almonds

5/5/2006 meps 1

1/2 C powdered sugar 1 T cocoa 1 T instant coffee powder 2/3 C semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 C almonds In a large bowl, comgine the sugar, coffee, and cocoa. Pour chocolate chips into a […]

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Cookies & Candies

Chocolate-Nutella Sandwich Cookies

6/10/2013 meps 0

1-1/2 C flour 3/4 C cocoa 1/4 t baking soda 1/4 t salt 1 C sugar 3/4 C butter (1-1/2 sticks), at room temperature 3 T milk 1 t vanilla 1-1/2 C Nutella, at room […]

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Desserts

Chocomint Chex Snacks

4/28/2013 meps 0

I saw something like this on the internet and realized that this was the answer to Girl Scout Thin Mint cookies for gluten-free eaters. Here’s how I made my first batch. It’s not very sweet; […]

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Side Dishes

Chowchow

7/14/2004 meps 0

16 green med tomatoes 1 med head cabbage 6 med onions 6 green bell peppers 6 red bell peppers 1/4 c picling salt 6 C distilled white vinegar (5% acidity) 2 C granulated sugar 2 […]

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Side Dishes

CHOWCHOW (MOM’S)

7/14/2004 meps 0

Green tomatoes Small head cabbage 1/2 doz onions 2 green peppers (optional) Grind up. 1/2 gal vinegar Sweeten with sugar, salt, whole mixed spices in bag. Boil liquids, add veggies, and return to a boil.

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Meps' family

Chris’ Spinach Lasagna “Surprize”

10/31/2011 meps 0

This is a recipe card from my brother Stevie’s collection. I do not exactly understand what the items in parentheses mean though — they are not referenced in the instructions, so maybe they’re just optional? […]

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Cookies & Candies

CHRISTMAS CRUNCH

7/14/2004 meps 1

Like a Heath bar. Served at SWSA Mother’s Day brunch with rave reviews. 1-3/4 C sugar 1/3 C light corn syrup 1 C margarine or butter (2 sticks) 8 oz slivered blanched almonds, lightly toasted […]

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Holidays

Christmas Eve Salad

7/23/2013 meps 0

From Karen Barnaby, Vancouver Sun, 2012 There are as many variations of this as the people who make it. Some versions have bananas, pineapple and peanuts. What seems to be constant are the beets and […]

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Desserts

Christmas Salad

10/18/2009 meps 0

Mix and chill until firm: 2 packages lime jello 1 C crushed pineapple (drain first, save the juice) 3-1/2 C water Mix and chill until firm: 2 packages strawberry jello 3-1/2 C water Heat pineapple […]

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Meps original

Cilantro brown rice

10/23/2007 meps 0

2 C brown rice 3-1/2 C water 2 T olive oil 2 T lime juice 1 t grated lime rind, or 1/2 t Key Lime oil 2 t sugar 1 t salt 1 C cilantro, […]

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Side Dishes

Cilantro rice

2/5/2007 meps 0

1-1/2 C long-grain white rice 2 C water 1-1/2 t kosher salt 1 C cilantro leaves 1/2 C white onion, diced 1/4 C chopped scallions 1-1/2 T chopped jalapeno, including seeds 1-1/2 T fresh lime […]

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Meat

Cincinnati Chili

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Erika Reithmiller-Bol, when we stayed with them in Denver in 1993 2 lbs ground beef 4 medium onions, chopped 1 clove garlic 2 t vinegar 1 12-oz can tomato paste 2-3 T chili powder […]

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Cookies & Candies

Cindy’s Sugar Cookies

2/2/2010 meps 0

Our friend Cindy Johns, who is 11, is going to be a student ambassador with People to People this summer, and she’s going to Paris and London. She’s selling giant decorated cookies to help pay […]

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Bread machine

Cinnamon Raisin Bread

7/14/2004 meps 0

After we got rid of our bread machine, I noticed that we had fewer visitors from out of town. Perhaps that was because they missed treats like this one? Place ingredients in your bread machine […]

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Cookies & Candies

Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

12/9/2013 meps 0

2 eggs 2/3 C vegetable oil 2 t vanilla 3/4 C sugar 2 C flour 2 t baking powder 1/2 t salt Preheat oven to 400 F. In a small bowl, beat the eggs, then […]

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Meat

Cioppino

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Pat Ingrassia. I have no idea how many this serves, but it looks like a lot. First, The Base: 1 large onion, cut in 1/2 inch chunks 1 lb. carrots, cut in attractive, bite-sized […]

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Casseroles

Clam Pie

3/16/2014 meps 0

2 pints clams, shucked and minced (save the clam juice) 1 C Stovetop stuffing 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 T oil, butter, or bacon grease 1/2 C dry white wine or chicken stock 1/2 C […]

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Sauces

CLARIFIED BUTTER

7/14/2004 meps 0

Will stay fresh for weeks, because the casein and whey, which are subject to bacterial change, have been removed. Also has a higher burning point than butter and is a good choice for delicate sauteeing […]

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Desserts

Classic French Buttercream Icing

1/16/2006 meps 1

1 C sugar 2 oz water 4 eggs 4 egg yolks 1/2 t salt 1 lb butter, softened 1/2 lb shortening, softened Dash vanilla Dissolve the sugar in water and cook until a candy thermometer […]

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Appetizers

Claudia’s Cheese and Peppers

5/1/2007 meps 2

This tasty appetizer – also known as a “horror d’hoover” – comes from Barbara Cole of s/v Complexity, who got it from Claudia Hendricks of Ogden, Utah. Along with their spouses, they learned to sail […]

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Cookies & Candies

Cocoa Powder Brownies

12/15/2013 meps 0

This is such a basic recipe, I always have the ingredients on hand. 6 T extremely soft butter 1 t vanilla 2 eggs 1 C sugar 6 T cocoa 1/2 C flour 1/2 C chopped […]

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Cakes

Coconut Cake Filling

7/14/2004 meps 0

This is a bit too much of a rich thing for one cake; try a smaller recipe? 2 C sour cream 1 t vanilla 5 C shredded coconut 1 C confectioner’s sugar Mix and spread […]

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Cookies & Candies

Coconut Creams

10/17/2009 meps 0

From Odessa of Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania. She and her husband used to make dozens of varieties of homemade candies every year for the church bazaar and holiday season. 3/4 lb butter 8 oz marshmallow cream 8 […]

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Cookies & Candies

COCONUT DROP COOKIES

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 C butter 2/3 C firmly packed light brown sugar 1 egg 2 t vanilla 1/4 t salt 1 3/4 C flour 1 1/2 C shredded coconut Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Mix in […]

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Pies

COCONUT PIE

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 eggs 1 C milk 1 C sugar 1 C coconut 1 T flour 1 t vanilla 3 t butter Beat eggs. Add sugar, milk, vanilla, flour, butter, mixing well. Add coconut. Bake in unbaked […]

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Asian

Coconut rice

2/5/2007 meps 0

1-1/2 C white rice 1-1/2 C water 1 t sugar 3/4 t salt 1 C coconut milk, well-stirred Rinse rice. In a heavy medium saucepan, combine with water, sugar, salt, and coconut milk. Bring to […]

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Appetizers

Coconut shrimp balls

4/24/2007 meps 1

1-1/3 C shredded coconut 2 8-oz pkgs cream cheese, at room temperature 2 T minced onion 1 clove garlic, minced or grated 1/4 C parsley, chopped 1/2 t salt 8-oz shrimp, chopped Toast coconut in […]

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Dairy-free

Coconut-Chia Pudding With a Kick

12/5/2013 meps 0

Chia seeds are my new favorite ingredient these days. This recipe is as easy as instant pudding, but it’s made from unprocessed ingredients — a win, win, win. 14-oz can coconut cream, well-shaken 1/4 C […]

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Meat

Coconut-Pecan Chicken Fingers

12/24/2006 meps 0

This can also be made with shrimp. 1-1/2 C plain fat-free yogurt 1 C sweetened coconut flakes 1 C panko (Japanese bread crumbs) 3/4 C finely-chopped pecans 1-1/2 lbs boneless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch […]

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Seafood

Coconut-Pecan Shrimp

12/24/2006 meps 0

This can also be made with chicken. Above: The ingredients and the finished product 1-1/2 C plain fat-free yogurt 1 C sweetened coconut flakes 1 C panko (Japanese bread crumbs) 3/4 C finely-chopped pecans 1-1/2 […]

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Asian

Coconut-Tamarind Chicken

11/21/2006 meps 0

This is based on a recipe from Bali for chicken braised in coconut milk. 1 T olive oil 4 chicken breasts, cut into strips 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 t grated fresh […]

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Alcoholic

Coffee Herbie

12/18/2005 meps 0

This comes from the legendary Bill Brown, who discovered it at Anthony’s Home Port in Kirkland. Bill had a strange hypothesis, that Anthony’s took it off the menu because “herbie” sounded too much like “herpes.” […]

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Asian

Cold Sesame Noodles

9/27/2013 meps 0

Reminiscent of a dish I fell in love with 25 years ago. It was called “dan dan mein,” but when I later tried to order it in another Chinese restaurant, they told me that simply […]

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Beverages

Cooked Egg Nog

12/19/2005 meps 0

My Microplane (TM) grater changed my life. That’s when Barry and I discovered that real, freshly grated nutmeg is a completely different animal from the stuff that comes in a little spice tin. That plus […]

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Cookies & Candies

Cookie Cups

9/11/2005 meps 0

1/2 C pine nuts, toasted 3 T butter 1/3 C sugar 1/2 t vanilla 3 egg whites 1/4 t cinnamon 1/8 t salt 5 T flour Toast the pine nuts and then grind them carefully […]

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Cakes

Cool Whip Chocolate Frosting

1/25/2010 meps 0

This was published by Baker’s Chocolate as a frosting for cookies, but it seems like a super-simple idea for frosting a cake or cupcakes as well. I haven’t tried it yet, since I don’t have […]

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Non-Food Items

Copper and Brass Cleaner

10/6/2005 meps 2

1/2 cup salt 1/2 cup flour white About a cup of vinegar Heat vinegar until warm, then add just enough to the salt and flour to make a paste. Spread cleaner on copper or brass. […]

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Meps original

Corn on the Cob

8/23/2005 meps 0

The easiest way to cook corn on the cob: Take an ear of corn and pop it in the microwave. Do not remove either the husk or the silk! It will be done after 5 […]

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Holidays

Corn Pudding

11/24/2006 meps 0

A Thanksgiving favorite. 1 can creamed corn 1 can whole kernel corn 1 C evaporated milk 3 eggs 2 T butter 2 t honey 2 T flour Combine all, put in a greased casserole dish. […]

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Holidays

Corn Pudding (aka Corn Puddin’)

11/24/2006 meps 0

A Thanksgiving favorite, and also Ed Willson’s favorite: 2 C corn 1/3 C sugar 1 t salt 2 eggs, beaten 2 C milk 3 T melted butter 1/2 t nutmeg In a medium bowl, sprinkle […]

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Holidays

Corn Pudding with Cornmeal

11/24/2006 meps 0

A Thanksgiving favorite. 6 T butter 3/4 C cornmeal 1 C boiling water 3 eggs 2 C milk 2 t baking powder 1 t salt 1/2 t pepper 1 C corn kernels Preheat oven to […]

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Gluten-free

Cornmeal pizza with pink beans

5/3/2010 meps 0

1 C yellow cornmeal 1-1/3 C cold water 1/4 C plus 2 T grated parmesan 1 T olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, sliced thinly 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 green pepper, seeded and […]

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Cookies & Candies

Cornmeal Shortbread Cookies

6/10/2013 meps 0

1-1/2 C high-gluten bread flour 1/4 C cornstarch 1/2 t salt 1/2 C yellow cornmeal 1 C butter (2 sticks) at room temperature 1/2 C powdered sugar 1 T orange zest Granulated sugar for top […]

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Middle Eastern

Couscous with olives and garbanzo beans

6/24/2013 meps 0

14 oz chicken broth (if you use canned, use low-salt) 10 oz couscous 15-oz can garbanzo beans, drained 1 C chopped red onion 1/2 C chopped pitted Kalamata olives 1/2 C chopped parsley 5 T […]

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Favorites

Cowboy Caviar

7/14/2004 meps 1

Originally from a Sunset Magazine clipping, but I’ve changed it to make it my own. Then I changed it some more. I’ve even made it with pinto beans and anasazi beans, instead of black-eyed peas. […]

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Meat

Crabs – how to cook and clean a blue crab

7/14/2004 meps 0

This technique works for East coast blue crabs, where you don’t have paralytic shellfish poisoning. For Dungeness crabs, we consider it safer to kill the crabs first and clean them, removing all the organs before […]

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Bread machine

Cracked Wheat Oat Bread

7/22/2007 meps 0

Place ingredients in a bread machine, in the order indicated by your manual, and press start. 1-1/3 C water 3 T oil 2 T honey 1 C cracked wheat, soaked for 20 minutes in water […]

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Desserts

Cracker Pudding

10/18/2009 meps 0

I’ve modified this to make 4 flavorful half-cup servings, and I’ve simplified the instructions as well. The original recipe is at the bottom. 2 C milk 3 T sugar 1/2 C crushed saltine crackers 1/2 […]

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Holidays

Cranberry Bread

7/14/2004 meps 0

A good Thanksgiving and Christmas sweet bread. 2 C flour, sifted 1 C sugar 1-1/2 t baking powder 1 t salt 1/2 t baking soda 1/4 C shortening 1 t grated orange rind 3/4 C […]

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Spreads

CRANBERRY BUTTER WITH ORANGE ZEST

7/14/2004 meps 0

3 lbs cranberrries (4 12-oz bags) 1 c water Sugar 1-2 tsp grated orange zest Place cranberries in large nonaluminum pan with water. Bring to a boil and simmer, stirring occasionally, 35-40 minutes or until […]

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Cookies & Candies

CRANBERRY CANDY

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 16-oz can cranberry or cran-raspberry sauce 1 T unflavored gelatin 1/2 C cold water 1 6-oz package raspberry gelatin 1 1/4 cups sugar, divided 2 C chopped walnuts 1/4 C powdered sugar Heat cranberry […]

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Meps original

Cranberry chickpea stew

1/31/2006 meps 0

Soak 1/2 C garbanzo beans in water for at least 6 hours. Drain. In the pressure cooker, saute half an onion with some garlic. Add the garbanzos with just enough stock to cover. Pressure cook […]

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Alcoholic

Cranberry Cordial

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 C superfine sugar (can make by processing granulated sugar in a blender before using) 2 C vodka or gin 6 whole cloves 1 strip orange zest 4 C fresh cranberries Mix sugar and vodka […]

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Cookies & Candies

CRANBERRY JELLY DELIGHTS

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 16-oz can jellied cranberry sauce 1 6-oz package strawberry, raspberry, or black cherry gelatin 1 C granulated sugar 2/3 C chopped nuts Granulated or powdered sugar Beat cranberry sauce until smooth and heat. Dissolved […]

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Sauces

CRANBERRY KETCHUP

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 large onions, coarsley chopped 1 large tart apple, peeled, cored, chopped 1 large garlic clove, minced (1 1/2 tsp) 1 T minced fresh ginger 1 tsp grated orange zest 1 C water 6 C […]

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Desserts

Cranberry Pecan Pie

12/4/2006 meps 0

2 C cranberries 1 C orange juice 1/2 C honey 2 T cornstarch 2 T cold water 1/2 t orange extract 1 9-inch pie shell, baked and cooled Pecan topping (see below) In medium saucepan, […]

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Sauces

CRANBERRY SALSA

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 12-oz pkg fresh cranberries 2 whole oranges 1/2 C sugar 1 bunch cilantro 1/2 med onion 2 jalapenios, deveined, seeds removed 1 inch chunk fresh ginger, peeled 1/4 t green chile powder, if available […]

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Side Dishes

Cranberry stuffing

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 1/2 cups cranberries, coarsely chopped (grinder, blender, etc.) 4 cups cooked wild rice 1/3 cup melted butter 3 4 T. sugar 2 T. grated/chopped onion 1 t. salt (less) 1/2 t. sweet marjoram 1 […]

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Holidays

Cranberry Wobbler

10/17/2009 meps 0

This is a favorite holiday dish from Odessa. 1-1/2 C ground cranberries 1/2 C sugar 2 3-oz packages Jello orange or lemon 1/4 t salt 2 C boiling water 1-1/2 C cold water 1 T […]

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Meps original

Cranberry-Cherry Sauce

12/31/2009 meps 0

In a prior life, when I had a freezer, I bought extra bags of cranberries in the fall and froze them to use all year. This past year aboard Flutterby, I missed my frozen cranberries. […]

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Cookies & Candies

Cranberry-Orange Drop Cookies

12/21/2006 meps 0

Many thanks to Kathleen Davis for sharing the cookies and the recipe! 2 C (packed) dried sweetened cranberries (about 10 oz) 1/3 C orange juice 2 C flour 1 t cinnamon 1 t baking powder […]

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Meps original

Cream of tomato-cilantro soup

8/5/2008 meps 0

1 medium onion, diced 1 T butter 14.5-oz can finely diced tomatoes 2 C chicken stock or 2 C water and 2 tsp chicken base 1 bunch of cilantro, finely minced 3 cloves garlic, minced […]

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Side Dishes

CREAMED MUSHROOMS

10/9/2005 meps 0

This would also be good with a mixture of fresh and dried mushrooms. 1-1/2 oz dried exotic mushrooms (shitake, morel, cremini, or porcini) 1/2 C sherry 4-5 slices of bread, toasted, buttered, and cubed 1 […]

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Desserts

Creamsicle (Orange-Vanilla) Fluff

6/11/2014 meps 0

I came up with this recipe for a 1970’s-themed book club potluck. It’s very much in keeping with the “fluffy salads” of the 70’s. They were so sweet, they were actually desserts that were served […]

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Beverages

Creamsicle Lassi

2/4/2006 meps 0

1/2 C orange juice 1/2 C plain yogurt 2 t vanilla sugar (you can substitute regular sugar with a drop of vanilla) Shake well in a cocktail shaker or a jar. See also Sweet Lassi […]

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Beverages

Creamsicle mimosa

9/29/2007 meps 1

These are mindbogglingly delicious! 4 oz champagne (substitute Martinelli’s sparkling cider for non-drinkers) 4 oz orange juice Generous splash vanilla syrup (such as Torani) Generous splash half-and-half Stir together in a tall glass and fill […]

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Desserts

Creamy almond-rice pudding

8/6/2009 meps 0

1/2 C blanched almonds 1/3 C basmati rice 1 C boiling water 4 C half and half 2/3 C sugar Dash of rosewater 1/4 toasted sliced almonds 1/2 C blueberries or dried cherries Stir the […]

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Meat

Creamy Chicken Paprikash

12/5/2006 meps 0

This is like a chicken version of beef stroganoff. 8 oz whole wheat linguine 4 boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces 1/2 t salt 1/4 t pepper 2 t oil 1 large onion, chopped […]

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Recipes

Creamy curried red lentils

4/23/2010 meps 1

1 C red lentils 2 C water 1-3 t Madras curry powder 1-2 T butter Salt to taste Put the lentils and water in a pressure cooker and bring it up to pressure. Cook for […]

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Salad dressings

Creamy Gorgonzola Dressing

7/14/2004 meps 0

This reminds me of the time when my mother first got a food processor. One of the first recipes she discovered for her new toy was blue cheese dressing. For months, every salad we ate […]

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Cajun

Creole chicken breasts

10/22/2007 meps 0

1/4 C onion, diced fine 1/4 C red or green bell pepper, diced fine 3 cloves garlic, minced 14 oz can diced tomatoes, not drained 2 t Worcestershire sauce 2 t apple cider vinegar 2 […]

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Baked

Crepes

7/14/2004 meps 0

Makes enough for one or two people. Mix together: 1 egg 1/3 cup milk 1 T melted butter 1/4 cup flour 1 T sugar dash salt Cook in a well-oiled crepe pan over medium heat […]

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Meat

Crispy baked chicken

5/8/2006 meps 0

Tastes like fried chicken! 1/4 C mayonnaise (can use reduced-calorie) 1 t Dijon mustard 2 t grated lemon zest 1/2 t salt 4 drops hot pepper sauce 1 3- to 4-lb chicken, cut in eights, […]

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Appetizers

Crispy Coconut Tofu Squares

5/8/2006 meps 0

1 onion, diced 1 t whole black peppercorns 2 thumb-size pieces of ginger, in small chunks 1/4 C tamari 1/4 C rice vinegar 2 T miso 4 C water 1-lb block of tofu, pressed for […]

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Appetizers

Crispy Coffee Nuts

7/2/2006 meps 0

See also Chocolate-Mocha Dusted Almonds, which are less crispy but have chocolate on them. 1/4 C butter, melted 1 lb pecans, almonds, cashews, or a mixture of these 1-1/2 C sugar 2 T instant coffee […]

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Cookies & Candies

Crispy Peanut Butter Brownie Bars

1/17/2009 meps 0

I haven’t tried these yet, but the topping sounds deliciously decadent, and a good way to use up extra Rice Krispies. 1 9×12 pan of brownies, baked and cooled (you can use brownie mix from […]

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Appetizers

Crispy tuna balls

4/24/2007 meps 0

2 cans tuna in oil 1 1/2 C bread cubes 1 medium onion, diced finely 2 cloves garlic, minced finely 2 t parsley 1/2 t salt 1/2 t pepper 1/2 C mayonnaise Juice of 1 […]

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Casseroles

Crock Pot Chicken Casserole

10/20/2011 meps 0

This is a very simple crockpot recipe from Stevie’s collection: Chicken breasts Cans of cream of chicken soup Sour cream Place chicken and soup in crock pot and cook 6 to 8 hours. Add sour […]

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Meat

Crock pot stroganoff

10/20/2011 meps 0

1 lb steak, cut in strips 1/2 C onion, diced 1 can golden mushroom soup 1/3 C water Celery or green peppers – optional 1/2 C sour cream Put all ingredients except sour cream in […]

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Italian

Crockpot Lasagne

4/7/2013 meps 0

I just discovered that it’s super-easy to make lasagne in a slow-cooker! I’ll have to rework this to come up with a vegetarian version. 1 lb ground beef 1 large onion, diced 29-oz can tomato […]

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Dips

Crudite stars

7/2/2006 meps 0

You can use either jicama or kohlrabi for this. Peel and slice the vegetables into 1/4-inch discs. Use a star-shaped cookie cutter to cut one or more stars from each slice. If you have other […]

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Baked

Cruisers’ Cornbread

2/6/2011 meps 0

2 eggs 3 T melted butter 1/2 red pepper, chopped (you can substitute one can minced green chilis or pimientos) 1/2 onion, chopped 4 oz cheese, diced or grated (cheddar, colby, monterey jack, or mozzarella) […]

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Asian

Cruisers’ Pad Thai

2/5/2014 meps 0

This is a very loose approximation of Pad Thai that can be made from items that keep a long time aboard a boat with no refrigeration. 8-10 oz rice stick noodles or thin spaghetti 2 […]

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Meps original

Crunchy Cottage Cheese Veggie Salad

12/6/2005 meps 0

Too often, cottage cheese is served plain, a bland, boring food. But I fell in love with the stuff after I discovered Mollie Katzen’s “March Hare,” in her Moosewood Cookbook. Here, it’s full of crunch […]

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Desserts

Crunchy Pear Cobbler

10/9/2007 meps 0

I feel pretty strongly that when you get invited to a potluck, you’re supposed to bring a completed dish, not a bunch of raw ingredients that are going to take over the host’s kitchen and […]

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Bread machine

Crunchy Wheat and Honey Bread

7/30/2007 meps 0

3/4 C plus 2 T water 2 T honey 1 T butter, softened 1-1/4 C whole wheat flour 1 C bread flour 1/3 C slivered almonds, toasted 1 t salt 1-1/4 t regular active dry […]

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Breakfast

Crunchy wheat berries

5/14/2006 meps 0

4 C wheat berries 12 C water Bring water to a boil in a large pot. Stir in the wheat berries and remove from heat. Allow to sit overnight. Grease a large cookie sheet. Spread […]

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Desserts

CRYSTALLIZED GINGER

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 lb fresh gingerroot 1-1/2 C plus 1/4 C sugar Peel ginger and cut into 1/4-inch thick slices. In 2-quart saucepan, heat ginger and 2 C water to boiling over high heat. Boil 5 minutes. […]

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Cuban

Cuban Black Beans

7/14/2004 meps 0

(From my 1940’s Key West Cookbook, I think) 1 pound black beans 3 cloves garlic 1 sweet pepper 2/3 C olive oil 2 bay leaves salt 1 T vinegar Soak beans overnight. Wash and place […]

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Cuban

Cuban Dinner (aka Picadillo)

7/14/2004 meps 0

This one comes from Meps’ Mom, Esther. It’s an old, old family favorite, but after Mom died, she only left a list of ingredients and no quantities. Most of her recipes were that way, just […]

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Cuban

Cuban Sandwich

12/2/2005 meps 0

I always wondered how they made these…the secret must be the weight on top when you bake them. Makes 2 (but I could eat ’em both). 1 loaf Cuban or Italian bread 2 T mayonnaise […]

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Dips

Cucumber dish

5/1/2007 meps 1

This reminds me of an Indian “raita,” used to cool your mouth alongside super-hot curries. Or a Greek “tzatziki.” Karen, of s/v Panta Rhei, brought it to the PSCC “Horror d’Hoover” contest. From “Recipes for […]

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Indian

Cucumber Raita

7/28/2009 meps 0

2 cucumbers 1/2 T salt 1-1/2 C plain yogurt (you can substitute up to 1/4 C sour cream for part of the yogurt) Pinch of cayenne or paprika 2 T chopped fresh mint leaves 1 […]

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Salads

Cucumber Salad (no-oil)

7/14/2004 meps 0

Scrub and slice thin one cucumber. Layer with salt in a bowl. Weight and cover. Refrigerate for several hours, drain. Rinse. Mix with 2 t flavored white vinegar, 1 T sugar, 1 T minced fresh […]

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Appetizers

Curried chicken balls

4/24/2007 meps 0

8 oz cream cheese, softened 1/4 C mayonnaise 2 C cooked chicken, finely chopped 1-1/2 C chopped almonds 3 T chutney, apricot preserves, or jalapeno jam 1 t salt 2 t curry powder 1-1/2 C […]

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Vegetarian soups

Curried Pumpkin Soup (low fat)

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 medium onion, chopped 1 C unsweetened applesauce 1 T firmly packed dark brown sugar 1 tsp curry powder 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1/4 tsp ground cardamom 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 […]

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Breakfast

Curried Tofu Scramble

4/8/2009 meps 1

This morning, I diced up peppers and onions and crumbled tofu, planning to make a Provencal Tofu Scramble. But to my surprise, when I started rummaging in my spice bin, the scramble went in a […]

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Alcoholic

Cynthia’s Sangria

3/27/2006 meps 0

We enjoyed this version of sangria during a south-of-the-border potluck aboard Wind Dancer. It’s sweeter than my traditional Schulte Sangria, and it goes down like adult Kool-Aid. The mandarin oranges and pineapple at the bottom […]

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Breakfast

DAISY’S PANCAKE RECIPE

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 C flour 2 T brown sugar 2 t baking powder Pinch salt 1-2 eggs 1 C buttermilk (or 3 T buttermilk powder and 1 C milk) 2-7 T oil or melted butter August 23, […]

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Cookies & Candies

DARK AND WHITE CHOCOLATE CLUSTERS

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 8-oz package bittersweet chocolate bars, chopped 2 t vegetable shortening 1 C finely chopped crystallized ginger slices or chunks 1 C diced dried apricots 1 C finely chopped toasted hazelnuts 8 1-oz squares or […]

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Cookies & Candies

Dark Chocolate Compost Cookies

6/10/2013 meps 0

1 C flour 1/2 C cocoa powder 1/2 t baking soda 1/4 t baking powder 1 T instant coffee 1/2 t salt 2/3 C butter, softened 1/2 C white sugar 1/2 C brown sugar 1 […]

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Cakes

Death by Chocolate

1/15/2006 meps 0

4 eggs 1 C sour cream 1/4 C water 1/4 C Creme de Cocoa, Kahlua, or Grand Marnier 1/2 C vegetable oil 1 boxed chocolate cake mix 1 box (4-serving size) instant chocolate pudding mix […]

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Meat

Deep-dish pizza

1/31/2006 meps 1

Crust: 1-3/4 C flour 1/4 C cornmeal 1/2 t salt 1/2 pkg dry yeast 1/2 C water 2 cloves crushed garlic 3 T olive oil Filling: 1/2 lb of shredded cheese, a mixture of provolone, […]

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Non-refrigerated

Delicious sauerkraut soup

1/31/2006 meps 0

This is an amazing soup, something that even non-sauerkraut people will love. My husband, who says he dislikes sauerkraut, goes back for seconds every time. This is another good offshore cruising recipe; you could substitute […]

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Dips

Dhal Dip

3/23/2006 meps 1

A pressure cooker recipe… 1 T olive oil 1 t butter 1 small onion, chopped 2 t ginger, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 serrano chile pepper, seeded and minced 1/2 garam masala 1/4 t […]

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Cookies & Candies

Dinghy Dings

3/16/2014 meps 0

From The Best of People and Food Cookbook, submitted by Joan Young. 12-oz package semi-sweet chocolate chips 14-oz can condensed milk (not sure if this means sweetened condensed milk or evaporated milk, but I suspect […]

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Cakes

Dirt Cake

7/14/2004 meps 0

I got this recipe from Janice Schwartzenberger, when we both worked for Arthur Andersen. She flew from Portland to Seattle with an assembled dirt cake, and the entire department was amazed. A few years later, […]

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Cookies & Candies

Disappearing chocolate bars

2/7/2011 meps 0

It’s all too easy to run out of chocolate chips or baking chocolate — and that’s when this recipe comes in handy. It only needs baking cocoa, an easy thing to keep on hand. 1-1/4 […]

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Recipes

Don Roberto’s Spanish Coffee

1/30/2007 meps 1

I have watched this made over a dozen times by my friend, Don Roberto (aka Rob Jablonski), and I never tire of his dramatic presentation. The problem is that I could never remember the recipe […]

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Baked

DOUBLE CHOCOLATE MUFFINS

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Jane Fleetwood of Expeditors Easy, easy, easy…. That’s my motto. Three boxes (one dozen per box) of Duncan Hines (pretty sure them were DH) double chocolate muffin mix for making two dozen muffins. With […]

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Barry's family

Dream Bars

12/24/2006 meps 0

When Grandma used to send us a huge box of cookies every Christmas, this one was my favorite kind. She would wrap every cookie individually in plastic wrap, and I’d root through the whole box […]

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Cakes

Dried Cherry Upside-Down Cake

9/29/2005 meps 0

I love upside-down cake. I usually make it with pineapple rings, apricots, or peaches and then use a yellow cake mix on the top. But this recipe gave me all kinds of ideas for dried […]

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Desserts

DRIED CRANBERRIES

7/14/2004 meps 0

First, pour boiling water over cranberries and let them sit until they pop. Drain immediately. (this breaking down of the outer skin is called “checking”) Arrange on baking sheet, sprinkle with granulated sugar and freeze […]

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Cakes

Drunken Rum Cake

1/14/2007 meps 0

I found this on Bert Christensen’s site, thinking it might be similar to my own Rum Cake. I was in for a surprise! It was on a Sunday morning, and I swear, we were both […]

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Quick Breads

Early American Brown Bread

7/14/2004 meps 3

From Barry’s first cookbook: Where’s Mom Now That I Need Her 2C whole wheat flour 3/4 C white flour 1C brown sugar, packed 2t baking soda 1/2 t salt 2t cinnamon 2C milk 4t lemon […]

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Meat

Easy artichoke chicken

11/23/2008 meps 0

1 T olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 roma tomatoes, diced 2 large cloves garlic, chopped 1 T dried basil 2 T lime juice 1 C cooked, diced chicken (or 1 large can) 1 can […]

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Baked

Easy As Apple Pie

6/24/2013 meps 0

If you don’t count the water, this only has 6 ingredients! 1 C flour 1/2 C butter, diced, at room temperature 1 C sugar 1-1/2 lb Granny Smith apples 1 C water 3 T lemon […]

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Favorites

Easy BBQ Chicken Over Rice

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 onion 1 pound boneless chicken, diced 14 oz can chicken broth 1-1/2 C instant rice 1/4 C catsup 1 T brown sugar 1 T lemon juice 1 T vinegar 1 t worcestershire sauce Garlic […]

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Desserts

Easy Blackberry Cobbler

10/31/2011 meps 0

2 C sugar 1/3 C butter 2 C flour 2 t baking powder 1 t salt 1 C milk 2 C blackberries 2 C boiling water Cream 1 C sugar with butter, add flour, baking […]

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Recipes

Easy Chocolate Chip Pan Cookies

5/16/2009 meps 0

My boat’s oven is so small, I never make cookie-sheet cookies. Instead, I put the batter into an 8×8 pan (or a 9×13 for large recipes) and make bars or “pan cookies,” and they’re just […]

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Desserts

Easy chocolate mousse

10/10/2007 meps 0

Now that raw eggs are out of fashion, I’ve been searching for a chocolate mousse recipe that doesn’t use them. This one is somewhere between chocolate mousse and chocolate cheesecake — and it’s all good. […]

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Cookies & Candies

Easy chocolate-chip cookies

12/9/2013 meps 0

These simple cookies are made with oil instead of butter, and they come out soft and chewy. 2-1/2 C flour 1 t baking soda 1/2 t salt 1 C brown sugar, packed 1/2 C white […]

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Cookies & Candies

Easy Christmas Pretzel Treats

11/12/2014 meps 0

A bag of little round pretzels A bag of Hershey’s kisses -or- a bag of Rolos A bag of red and green M&Ms -or- a bag of pecan halves Preheat the oven to 350 F. […]

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Desserts

Easy cream cheese frosting

1/17/2007 meps 3

8 oz cream cheese 8 T (1 stick) butter 1 C powdered sugar 1 t vanilla extract Cut cream cheese and butter into pieces and place in a medium mixing bowl at room temperature. Let […]

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Tried and tested

Easy Garlic Garbanzo Soup

11/12/2005 meps 0

1 onion, chopped 1 T olive oil 1 can of garbanzo beans, drained 1/4 C brown rice 4-1/2 C water 2 t beef bouillon (I used a mixture of salted and unsalted bouillon, but you […]

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Breakfast

Easy Granola

5/17/2010 meps 0

1/2 t salt 6 C rolled oats 1 C wheat germ 1 C nuts 1 C raisins 1 t cinnamon 1/2 t nutmeg 1/2 C honey 1/2 C canola oil Mix the dry ingredients first, […]

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Cookies & Candies

Easy Hazelnut Sandwich Cookies

12/28/2005 meps 0

There’s a great story here… Our neighbor, Barbara Cowan, gave us some of these for Christmas. We already had dozens of homemade cookies, from oatmeal scotchies and Tollhouse cookies to molasses sandwich cookies and rum […]

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Pies

Easy no-bake cheesecake

6/5/2007 meps 0

A single recipe fills a pie crust; a double recipe fills a 9×13 rectangular pan. 8 oz package of cream cheese, softened 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1/3 C lemon juice 1/2 C sour cream […]

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Cakes

Easy Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

1/19/2006 meps 0

In a cast-iron skillet, melt about 3 T butter. Stir in about 3 T brown sugar and a pinch of cinnamon. Drain a can of pineapple rings (reserving the juice) and place a single layer […]

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Meps original

Easy polenta with oysters and capers

3/16/2006 meps 0

1 t salt 1-1/2 C water 1/2 C dry polenta (corn grits) 1 small can oysters in spring water 1 T capers, divided Bring water and salt to a boil. Slowly stir in the polenta, […]

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Seafood

Easy Shrimp Creole

12/5/2006 meps 0

2 strips low-fat bacon or Canadian bacon 1 onion, diced 1/2 green bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 14-oz can diced tomatoes 1 bay leaf 1/2 t pepper […]

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Favorites

Easy Tamale Pie

7/14/2004 meps 0

This is from the cookbook Where’s Mom, Now That I Need Her? It’s the only cookbook Barry had when he first started living alone. If you like recipes that use canned soup, I highly recommend […]

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Ethnic

Ecuadorian Tomato Soup with Bananas

2/15/2006 meps 0

Sopa De Tomates Con Platanos (Ecuador) Serves 4-6, but you can halve it easily Barry says, “This is just about the best tomato soup I’ve ever eaten.” 1 large can tomato puree 4 bananas, peeled […]

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Salads

Edible flowers for salads

6/24/2010 meps 0

The first time I saw a salad decorated with edible flowers, I was blown away and had to photograph it. Stuart Prado brought this to Barry’s 40th birthday party. Recently, Julia Wharton shared this list […]

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Soups

Egg Drop Soup

1/19/2007 meps 1

This is a regular offering at Chinese restaurants, where it’s also called Egg Flower Soup. It’s great when you have a cold. If you like spicy soups, try also Chicken Hot and Sour Soup. 2 […]

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Cakes

Eggless Chocolate Cake

1/16/2006 meps 0

An eggless cake recipe. For alternatives to this, search for “eggless” in the search bar or see Eggless Fudge Cake. 1 C sugar 1-2/3 C sifted flour 1/2 C cocoa 1 t baking soda 1/2 […]

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Cakes

Eggless Fudge Cake

1/16/2006 meps 1

An eggless cake recipe with cheap ingredients. 2 C light brown sugar 3 heaping T shortening 1-1/2 C sour milk 1-1/2 t baking soda 4 heaping T cocoa 3 C flour Cream shortening and sugar. […]

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Cakes

Eggless Gingerbread

1/16/2006 meps 0

An eggless cake recipe for ginger-lovers. 1/2 C melted shortening 1/2 C sugar 1/2 C molasses 2 C flour 1/2 t salt 1 t baking soda 1 t ginger 1 t cinnamon 1/4 t cloves […]

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Cakes

Eggless Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

1/16/2006 meps 0

An eggless cake recipe. For alternative eggless cakes, you can view the entire restricted diets/egg-free baking category. 1 C brown sugar, firmly packed 2-3 T butter Large can sliced pineapple, drained Pecan or maraschino cherry […]

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Desserts

Eggnog Pastry Cream

12/6/2006 meps 0

Makes 2-1/2 cups. You can use this to make a parfait involving grated chocolate or chocolate syrup, sweetened pumpkin puree, and whipped cream. 1 C eggnog (not fat-free) 1 C milk (not fat-free) 4 egg […]

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Meps original

Either-Or Oriental Chicken Salad

11/4/2012 meps 0

This is an either-or recipe. You can either use this or use that. It’s easy to make with standard things we keep on the boat, no shopping required. 1-2 C chopped cabbage (2-3 large leaves) […]

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Cookies & Candies

Elma’s Butter Bars

9/17/2017 meps 0

Cheesecake-flavored decadence… 1 package yellow cake mix 1 beaten egg 1 stick butter (melted) Mix together, spread in a greased and floured 9×13 pan, and press firmly. 8 oz cream cheese 1 pound powdered sugar […]

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Tried and tested

Enchanted Cauliflower Garden

1/19/2006 meps 0

I’ve always been a big fan of Mollie Katzen’s Enchanted Broccoli Forest, both the cookbook and the recipe itself. But what if you happen to have cauliflower instead? It’s not an Enchanted Cauliflower Forest, since […]

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Favorites

Enchiladas

9/13/2007 meps 0

Makes one 9×12 pan with 12 enchiladas. Sauce: 2 T olive oil 1 C chopped onion 2 cloves garlic 2 T chili powder 2 t cumin Salt, pepper 2 C tomato puree 1 C stock […]

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Cookies & Candies

Export Department Brownies

7/14/2004 meps 0

This recipe comes from my coworkers at Expeditors International, back before they were on the S&P500. The recipe was so important to corporate culture, it was saved on the department file server. I have included […]

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Meps original

Fake em out vegan chili

7/24/2008 meps 0

I invented this recipe, and I practically faked myself out — when you combine the toasted TVP with the chilis, it turns into the color and consistency of ground beef. 1 C TVP 6 large […]

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Appetizers

Falafel

7/4/2013 meps 0

1-3/4 C dried chickpeas 2 cloves garlic 1 small onion, quartered 1 t ground coriander 1 T ground cumin Dash cayenne 1 C chopped fresh parsley 1 t salt 1/2 t pepper 1/2 t baking […]

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Menus

Fall brunch menu

9/29/2007 meps 0

Here’s an elegant menu to celebrate a fall birthday or anniversary: First course: Raspberry mimosas and Granola-yogurt parfaits with blueberries, blackberries, and black grapes Second course: Baked eggs and cheddar in bacon rings and Raspberry-almond […]

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Cookies & Candies

Fennel and Sesame Seed Cookies

11/22/2013 meps 0

1 stick of butter (1/2 C) 2 T sesame seeds 2 T fennel seeds 1/2 C powdered sugar 1 egg 1 C flour 1/2 t baking soda Handful slivered almonds In a skillet, melt the […]

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Favorites

Fideo Delicioso

8/12/2005 meps 0

Eating in Mexican restaurants, one comes to the conclusion that all Mexican food involves rice and tortillas. When my mother-in-law introduced me to a Mexican pasta, called fideo, I was surprised. “I’ve never seen that […]

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Asian

FIERY PICKLED VEGETABLES

7/14/2004 meps 0

Similar to kim chee, but a lot simpler Makes 30 3T servings 1 small head Napa cabbage, cut into pieces 1 lb carrots, peeled and cut into 3-inch pieces and quartered 1/2 pound green beans, […]

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Cakes

Fig and Almond Cake

8/2/2011 meps 0

An excellent desert for gluten-free friends, or people who are unable to eat sugar, eggs, or dairy. 1/2 lb dried black mission figs 1/4 C almonds 2 t lemon zest Prepare the figs by removing […]

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Breakfast

Figs with lemon-yogurt sauce

5/8/2006 meps 0

Serves 4 8 oz dried Calimyrna figs 1 C water 1 lemon 1 T brown sugar 1 T honey 1/4 C yogurt 1-1/2 T pine nuts Cut a large strip of lemon peel (yellow only, […]

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Asian

Filipino Corned Beef Hash

3/20/2006 meps 0

1 T vegetable oil 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 onion, diced 1 tomato, chopped 1 large potato, diced 12-oz can corned beef In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and […]

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Salads

Fish Ambrosia

2/19/2014 meps 0

1 pound fish fillets, cut in 1-inch cubes 1/2 C mayonnaise 2 T lemon juice 1/2 C shredded coconut 1/2 C diced celery or water chestnuts (optional) 2 t sugar (optional) 1 medium pineapple, cut […]

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Middle Eastern

Fish Baked in Tahini

5/5/2006 meps 0

A recipe from Palestine and Jordan, from the cookbook From the Land of Figs and Olives. 1/2 C cooking oil 2 lbs fish fillets, cut into 2-inch cubes 4 potatoes, peeled and sliced 5 T […]

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Middle Eastern

Fish Salad (Sudan)

5/5/2006 meps 0

4 T butter 2 lbs firm-fleshed fish fillets (such as cod, haddock, salmon, or bass) 1 C shredded cabbage 5 tomatoes 1/2 t cumin Salt, pepper 6 T lemon juice 1/2 C olive oil 1 […]

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Seafood

Fish Stew for Two

7/14/2004 meps 0

This would be good with shrimp or scallops, too 2 T olive oil 1 small green pepper, diced 1 small onion, diced 1 large clove garlic, minced 14-oz stewed tomatoes 1 T tomato paste 1-1/2 […]

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Seafood

Fish stew over couscous

2/28/2009 meps 0

Serves 6 to 8 2 T olive oil 1 large onion, large dice 6 cloves of garlic, minced and divided 2 t cumin 1 t salt Ground black pepper to taste 28-oz can diced tomatoes […]

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Soups

FIVE PEPPER SOUP

7/14/2004 meps 0

4 slices pepper-backed bacon, cut in 1-inch pieces 1 onion, chopped 4 sweet peppers, seeded and chopped in 1/2-inch pieces (red, green, yellow, orange, purple) 2-3 potatoes, peeled and diced in 1-inch cubes (about 2 […]

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Cakes

Flourless Chocolate Torte

9/21/2010 meps 0

I’m not gluten-intolerant, but some of my favorite people are. That’s why I served this awesome, simple chocolate torte at a birthday gathering. It was delicious and decadent — no compromises or weird ingredient substitutions […]

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Barry's family

Fluffy Salad

7/14/2004 meps 0

16 oz. cottage cheese 8 oz. frozen whipped topping, thawed 20 oz. crushed pineapple, drained 6 oz. pkg. any flavor gelatin Combine everything and chill.

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Tried and tested

Focaccia

1/16/2006 meps 0

Focaccia is an easy bread to make, only having to rise once. I’ve recently discovered that you can cut squares of it horizontally to make wonderful sandwiches. 2 packets of yeast 1 T sugar 1 […]

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Sauces

Fondue recipe from occupied France

11/4/2007 meps 1

From Horned Pigeon, by George Millar, published 1953. The book tells the story of Millar’s World War II capture in North Africa and imprisonment in Italy and Germany. In 1943, he escaped from the Germans […]

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Baked

Food Processor Pie Crust

7/14/2004 meps 0

The “Mac” was our dear friend Barbie’s nickname for the food processor, named after a kitchen helper who was slower than molasses. Put the metal chopper blade into the Mac. Sift 1 cup of all-purpose […]

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Cookies & Candies

Forgotten Cookies

7/20/2004 meps 2

My sister Julie used to make these when I was a kid — I’d never heard the term “merengue” back then. I was just impressed with my big sister’s ability to make cookies! 2 egg […]

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Desserts

Fresh ricotta cheese

2/3/2007 meps 0

2 quarts whole milk 1 C heavy cream 1/2 t salt 3 T fresh lemon juice Line a large sieve with cheesecloth and place over a large bowl. Bring the milk, cream, and salt to […]

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Cajun

Fried Artichoke Po’Boy

5/8/2006 meps 0

A vegetarian alternative to the oyster po’boy. Are artichoke hearts an aphrodisiac, like oysters? 1 14-ounce can artichoke hearts, rinsed and well-drained 2 eggs 1/2 C milk 1/2 C flour 1 t onion powder 1/4 […]

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Appetizers

Fried Capers

5/8/2006 meps 0

A tasty little garnish for salads and dips. 1/2 C capers 1 C vegetable oil Rinse the capers in a mesh strainer. Shake to remove excess water and drain on paper towels. Blot them until […]

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Side Dishes

Fried Green Bananas

2/17/2014 meps 0

6-8 hard green bananas 3 T oil or butter 1/2 t salt 1/4 t pepper 1 medium onion, diced Use a sharp knife to peel the green skin from the bananas. Slice them into 1/4-inch […]

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Baked

Frosted carrot-apple muffins

9/13/2007 meps 0

What exactly is the difference between a cupcake and a muffin? If you make these without the frosting, they’re great for breakfast. 1-1/3 C grated carrot (2 large carrots) 1 medium apple, peeled, cored, and […]

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Cookies & Candies

Frosted Drop Cookies

10/18/2009 meps 0

2 C sifted flour 1 t baking powder 1/4 t salt 1/2 t vanilla 1/4 C milk 1 egg white 3/4 C butter 1 C powdered sugar 1 egg yolk Sift together flour, baking powder, […]

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Cookies & Candies

FROSTED MOLASSES GINGER SANDWICH COOKIES

9/29/2005 meps 0

Cookies: 1 cup butter 1 cup white sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup molasses 2 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 3 tablespoons boiling water 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour Frosting: 1 tablespoon butter 3 tablespoons boiling water […]

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Salad dressings

Fruit and basil salad dressing

7/25/2007 meps 0

This is a great dressing for a green summer salad, or a sweet chicken salad. 1/4 C fresh basil 2 nectarines or peaches, peeled, pitted, and coarsely chopped 1 C yogurt (you can substitute sour […]

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Alcoholic

Fruity cocktail

3/10/2009 meps 0

This is one of those mixtures that happened serendipitously, and I simply didn’t want to forget it. It was very smooth and potent. 1 shot lemon vodka 1/2 shot triple sec 1/2 shot peach schnapps […]

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Cakes

Fuzzy Navel Cake

1/15/2006 meps 0

Here’s another one of those cake recipes where you pour something yummy over the top to flavor it and keep it moist, like rum cake and lemonade cake. 1 box yellow cake mix 1/2 C […]

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Breakfast

GARLIC CHEESE GRITS CASSEROLE

7/20/2004 meps 0

1 C grits, cooked 1-1/2 T worcestershire sauce 3/4 lb or more grated cheese 1 stick butter 1 clove of garlic, grated dash of tabasco 2 egg whites Cook grits to a thick, but not […]

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Bread machine

Garlic-Herb Bread

7/30/2007 meps 0

3/4 C water 2 t butter or margarine 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 C bread flour 1 T sugar 1 t salt 1/4 t dried rosemary 1/8 t dried thyme 1/8 t dried basil 1-3/4 […]

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Appetizers

Garlicky Mushrooms

7/3/2006 meps 0

A fine finger food when served with toothpicks…also a great side dish. 50 button mushrooms 1/2 C butter 2 T extra-virgin olive oil 1 T diced onion 8 cloves garlic, minced Handful parsley, minced Clean […]

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Ethnic

Gazpacho

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Jeanie Shaw, who has been like a sister to me since I was 13. This version of gazpacho is kind of like a liquid salad, and I find it hard to stop eating it […]

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Cakes

Genoise Cake

1/16/2006 meps 0

6 large eggs, room temperature 1 C sugar 1 t vanilla 1 C flour 6 T butter, melted Preheat oven to 350 F. Butter two 8-inch cake pans. Line both pans with circles of waxed […]

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Meat

German Hot Noodle Salad

9/6/2013 meps 0

Similar to German potato salad, but a pasta salad instead. 1 package wide egg noodles 3 bacon strips, diced 1/4 C onion, diced 1 T sugar 1 T flour 1/4 t salt 1/8 t ground […]

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Cookies & Candies

Giant chocolate chippers

7/14/2004 meps 0

For another soft-batch cookie recipe, see Chocolate walnut drops. The corn syrup is the key to their soft texture. 2 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter or margarine, […]

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Spreads

GINGER AND WALNUT SPREAD

7/14/2004 meps 0

8 oz cream cheese 4 T (about 2 oz) chopped, crystallized ginger 4 T small walnut pieces Bring cream cheese to room temperature. Rinse the ginger with water to soften it and remove the excess […]

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Dips

Ginger Dip for Vegetables

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 C Hellmann’s mayonnaise 1/2 t ginger 2 t grated onion 4 t soy sauce 2 t milk 2 t vinegar Mix ingredients together and refrigerate for 2 or more hours. Serve with fresh veggies, […]

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Alcoholic

Gingerbread martini

2/7/2011 meps 0

We usually have butterscotch schnapps, also known as “Buttershots,” on hand, because it goes extremely well in hot chocolate. Here’s another use for the super-sweet liqueur. 1-1/2 oz vanilla vodka 1-1/2 oz Frangelico or hazelnut […]

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Appetizers

Gingered Borscht Shots

6/11/2013 meps 0

This was originally published as an easy appetizer for a summer party. You can put a couple of tablespoons into shot glasses and place them in a bowl filled with ice, like vodka shots. Or […]

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Beverages

Gingered Cranberry Punch

7/14/2004 meps 0

Ginger syrup: 1 C water, 1/2 C sugar, 1/4 C chopped fresh ginger Stir together in small saucepan and simmer for 30 minutes. Strain and chill. Punch: 1 liter ginger ale, chilled 32 oz cranberry-apple […]

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Asian

Gingered Cucumber Salad with Seaweed

11/2/2013 meps 0

1/4 C wakame 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, and sliced ultra-thinly (I use a peeler for this) 2 t ginger, sliced ultra-thinly 1 shallot, sliced Place the dried seaweed in water and soak for 10 minutes. […]

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Appetizers

Glazed bacon crisps

7/14/2004 meps 0

Serves 8 1/2 lb sliced bacon at room temperature 1 C dark brown sugar Preheat oven to 250 F. Dredge both sides of the bacon in the brown sugar, patting it to make it stick. […]

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Cookies & Candies

GLAZED NUTS (SKILLET)

7/14/2004 meps 0

1-1/2 C nuts 1/2 C sugar 2 T butter In a heavy skillet, combine and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 6-8 minutes or until sugar is melted and golden and nuts are brown. Spread […]

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5/2 fasting diet

Gluten-free apple tarts

9/25/2013 meps 0

Crust 1/2 C almond meal 1/2 t cinnamon 1/2 C brown rice flour 2 T agave syrup 2 T applesauce 1/4 C ice-cold water Preheat oven to 375 F and spray a 12-cup muffin pan […]

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Cookies & Candies

Gluten-free coconut-chocolate macaroons

3/14/2011 meps 0

I haven’t tried this recipe yet, but it sounds delicious. 6 T sweet rice flour 1/4 t salt 4 egg whites 1 t almond or vanilla extract 14-oz package shredded coconut 1/3 C chocolate chips […]

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Bread machine

Gluten-free yeast bread

6/21/2012 meps 0

2-1/2 t yeast 1-1/2 C warm milk (cow, rice, soy) 3 C Bob’s Red Mill gluten-free all-purpose baking flour 2 T sugar 1 T potato flour 1 T xanthan gum 3/4 t lecithin granules 3 […]

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Cakes

Go Seahawks chocolate cake

2/4/2006 meps 0

Today is Saturday, February 4th. It is the day before the Superbowl, the first time our Seattle Seahawks have ever gone to play in what some consider the nation’s top sporting event. Almost everyone I […]

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Meat

Goat Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

4/14/2006 meps 0

I always thought stuffed food looked like way too much work. This recipe changed my mind. It’s great for impressing your friends at a dinner party. 3 oz goat cheese 3 oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, minced […]

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Side Dishes

GOLDEN PEPPER PICKLES

7/14/2004 meps 0

6 medium onions 2 gold peppers 2 red peppers 1 yellow pepper Sprinkle with 1/4 cup salt and let sit for 12 hours. Drain, rinse. 3 cups vinegar 3 1/2 cups sugar 15 whole cloves […]

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Breakfast

Goldenrod Eggs

4/15/2006 meps 1

This is especially good at Easter, because it uses up lots of hard-boiled eggs. But it’s not difficult, and it’s beautiful anytime. Serves 2, but can be easily doubled or tripled. 4 hard-boiled eggs 3 […]

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Dips

Good Baba Ghanouj

5/6/2006 meps 0

I used to like this recipe, but then I found a better way to do it, one that really showcases the eggplant. See “Best Baba Ghanouj.” This version is more like hummus-with-eggplant. However, if you […]

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Alcoholic

Goombay Smash

5/2/2007 meps 2

The original Goombay Smash recipe is a secret, passed down from mother to daughter at Miss Emily’s Blue Bee bar in New Plymouth (Green Turtle Cay), Bahamas. As you can see from the photograph below, […]

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Casseroles

Goulash

10/20/2011 meps 0

From Stevie’s collection — a stained index card probably typed by Mom. There’s a certain familiar character to things typed on the old manual family typewriter as I was growing up. 1/2 lb ground beef […]

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Appetizers

Gourmet cornbread pizzas

2/7/2011 meps 0

6 slices bacon 1 package corn muffin mix (8.5 oz) 2/3 C flour 1 t chili powder 1 egg 1/4 C milk 3 tart apples, cored and sliced thinly 1/3 C crumbled blue cheese Fresh […]

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Breakfast

Gourmet French Toast

3/5/2006 meps 0

This was inspired by our visit to the Blue Fox cafe, in Victoria, British Columbia. Read about the Blue Fox and other Vancouver Island dining experiences in the March 5th edition of the Foodie Gazette. […]

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Breakfast

Grain Mill Whole Wheat Pancakes

2/17/2014 meps 0

Grind about 2 C wheat flour in a grain mill Add: 1/2 t baking soda Pinch salt 1 C instant milk powder 2-3 T melted butter or vegetable oil 2-3 egg yolks Add water until […]

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Cakes

Grammy Cake (Devils Food)

10/18/2009 meps 0

Combine: 2 C dark brown sugar 1/2 C shortening 2 eggs 1 C hot water Pour half of this over 1/2 C cocoa Into the remainder, put: 1 t soda 2 C flour Some vanilla […]

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Alcoholic

Grand Orange-Cognac Liqueur

7/14/2004 meps 0

1/3 C orange zest (use a bitter type, like Seville or Haitian) 1/2 C granulated sugar 2 C cognac or French brandy 1/2 t glycerin Place zest and sugar in a small bowl. Mash and […]

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Mexican

Grandmother’s Frybread Recipe

7/14/2004 meps 0

Not my grandmother…not sure whose grandmother this is referring to! Ingredients * 1 package of dry yeast (quick rising is okay) * 2-3 cups warm water * 2 tablespoons instant potatoes * 2-3 cups warm […]

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Meat

Granny Dameron’s Black-Eyed Peas

7/14/2004 meps 0

From the Gene Hovis cookbook, with my pressure cooker adaptation. 1 lb black-eyed peas 1/4 lb slab of lean bacon, in 1/4-inch cubes (about a cup) 1/2 C finely chopped red or green pepper 1/4 […]

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Breakfast

Granola bars

9/29/2005 meps 0

This recipe has some flaws (they omitted the oven temperature), but I’ve always wanted to try making homemade granola bars, so I might try it anyway. 1-1/2 C plain granola 1 C quick oatmeal 3/4 […]

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Bread machine

Granola Bread

7/22/2007 meps 0

Place ingredients in a bread machine, in the order indicated by your manual, and press start. 1 C milk or water 2 T plus 2 t oil 2 T plus 2 t honey 2/3 t […]

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Pies

Grape Pie

7/20/2004 meps 0

Crust 2 scant cups flour 2 stick plus 2 T butter 1 T rum 2 T sugar 1 egg yolk Filling 1 pound whole seedless grapes 3/4 C sugar 1/2 C ground pecans 2 egg […]

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Meat

Grapefruit chicken

5/8/2006 meps 0

Serves 2. Although Barry doesn’t like grapefruit, so I don’t know who I’d share it with. Someday I’ll make this for myself and eat the leftovers, too! 1 grapefruit 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 2 […]

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Barry's family

Grasshopper Pie

7/14/2004 meps 0

Barry’s favorite, from his Grandma Crust: 1 1/4 c. crushed oreo type cookies(about 20 cookies) scant 1/3 c. melted butter or margarine Mix ingredients together and pat into a 9 inch pie pan covering bottom […]

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Desserts

Grasshopper ricotta cheese dessert

9/17/2007 meps 0

A South Beach-friendly recipe. 1 C nonfat ricotta 3 T cocoa powder 1/2 t peppermint extract Artificial sweetener to taste Combine all ingredients. Makes two servings.

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Appetizers

GRAVLAX

9/11/2005 meps 0

3 parts sugar 1 part salt 1 part black pepper Fresh salmon fillets (1 lb serves 6 people) Line a 9×13 glass dish with salmon, skin side down. Combine the sugar, salt, and pepper and […]

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Salads

Greek salad

7/14/2004 meps 0

3-4 tomatoes 2 med cukes 1 head lettuce, finely cut 1 onion, thinly sliced 7 oz feta 1 green pepper, sliced thinly 2-3 T vinegar, 3-4 T olive oil, 5 oz black olives, 2 T […]

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Meps original

Greek tuna over zucchini strip “pasta”

11/12/2006 meps 0

This came about because I needed a South Beach-acceptable substitute for pasta, which I was craving. In this recipe, the zucchini takes the place of pasta. The only problem is that unlike pasta, the zucchini […]

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Holidays

Green Bean Casserole

10/31/2011 meps 0

I found this in my brother Stevie’s recipe collection. It’s one of my Dad’s favorite recipes to make, too. 1 10-3/4 oz can cream of mushroom soup 1/2 C milk 1 t soy sauce Dash […]

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Meps original

Green beans in “cheesy” yeast sauce

4/17/2010 meps 0

Nutritional yeast may not taste just like cheese, but in this dish the flavor can only be called “cheesy.” We had it over quinoa and amaranth, but it would be nice to have bread to […]

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Asian

Green Beans with Crushed Garlic

7/3/2006 meps 0

A Vietnamese side dish. 1 T vegetable oil 1 onion, finely diced 4 cloves garlic, chopped 3 large green chilis, seeded and sliced 1 t ground coriander 1/2 t ground cumin 2 large ripe tomatoes, […]

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Side Dishes

Green beans with lemon zest and bitters

2/5/2007 meps 0

1-1/2 lb green beans, trimmed 2 T olive oil 3-4 cloves garlic, sliced 1 t finely grated lemon zest 1/4 t Angostura bitters 3/4 t salt 1/4 t black pepper Steam beans until crisp-tender and […]

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Meat

Green chili-stuffed pork chops

6/12/2007 meps 0

4 1-inch thick boneless pork chops 1/2 C chopped green onions 1/3 C fresh cilantro, finely chopped 1 4-oz can mild diced green chilis 1/2 C grated Monterray Jack cheese 3 cloves garlic, diced 1 […]

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Vegetarian soups

Green gazpacho

5/8/2006 meps 0

A refreshing chilled soup. 2 slices hearty white bread 2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and coarsely chopped 2 C watercress leaves 1/2 C cilantro 1/4 C flat-leaf parsley 1 small clove garlic, chopped 1 yellow bell […]

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Sauces

Green olive and cilantro salsa

5/11/2006 meps 0

2 C green olives 2 cloves garlic 4 serrano chilis 1 C cilantro 1 C olive oil 1 t lemon zest, minced finely Combine the olives, garlic, chilis, and cilantro in a food processor and […]

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Appetizers

Green Onion and Cheese Popovers

6/24/2013 meps 0

This makes a dozen standard-sized muffins. If you want to use large muffin tins, it will only make six, and you’ll have to bake them for 48 minutes. 3 T plus 1/2 C butter, melted […]

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Indian

Green sauce (not really a sauce)

8/5/2010 meps 0

This is actually a side dish or a vegetarian main dish. Tastes great with lentil dal. Nancy Bacon, who modified this from Yamuna Devi’s Broccoli and Spinach Puree, calls it “mainlining vegetables.” It’s a staple […]

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Dips

Green tomatillo salsa (salsa verde)

1/29/2008 meps 0

15 tomatillos, husked and finely chopped 3 serrano chiles, finely minced 1 bunch cilantro, finely minced 2 T lime juice 2 t sugar 1 t salt Combine ingredients and allow flavors to blend for a […]

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Pies

Green Tomato Pie

7/14/2004 meps 0

Core 3-4 green tomatoes. Cut into thin wedges as you would an apple. Need 4 cups. Mix 1 c light brown sugar, 1/2 tsp each cinnamon, nutmeg, 1/4 tsp salt, 5 T flour, and 2 […]

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Pies

Green Tomato Pie (2)

7/14/2004 meps 0

3 c. thinly sliced green tomatoes 3/4 c. brown sugar, firmly packed 1/4 c. granulated sugar l T. Minute tapioca(or flour) 1/4 t. salt 1/2 t. cinnamon generous pinch of nutmeg and ground cloves (about […]

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Middle Eastern

Greens with tahini

2/5/2007 meps 0

1 clove garlic, chopped 3 T tahini 1-1/2 to 2 T lemon juice 1/4 t salt 3/4 C water 15 oz loosely packed greens, such as spinach, swiss chard, or dandelion greens 2 T toasted […]

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Breakfast

Grigs Breakfast

5/8/2006 meps 0

Up in Newfoundland in 2004, we ate a lot of cod cheeks, moose, and fish ‘n’ chips. However, we never tried “Jigs Dinner,” their traditional dish of boiled corned beef, cabbage, and potatoes. We thought […]

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Baked

Grill or skillet biscuits

7/24/2009 meps 0

Makes 12 1-3/4 C flour 1 t salt 1 T baking powder 3/4 C butter or shortening 3/4 C milk Combine dry ingredients and cut in shortening until the mixture is crumbly. Warm the milk […]

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Grilling

Grilled carmelized eggplant

6/4/2009 meps 0

This serves 2, but I could probably eat the whole thing myself. 1 large eggplant 2 T honey 2 T olive oil 2 T balsamic vinegar 2 cloves of garlic, minced or grated Salt and […]

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Meat

Grilled chicken salad with beets

3/16/2006 meps 0

For the dressing, whisk together: 3/4 C mango nectar (you can substitute orange juice) 2 T wine vinegar 1 T honey 1 T olive oil 1/4 t salt Set aside. For the chicken, you need: […]

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Meat

Grits Casserole

12/2/2005 meps 0

My mother’s note on this one said “1/2 it.” That’s because the recipe says it serves “10 to 12.” 1 pound sausage 1/2 C chopped peppers 1 C chopped onion 1 C chopped celery 1 […]

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Asian

Ground Pork and Pineapple Salad

7/3/2006 meps 0

1 lb lean ground pork 2 T water 1-1/3 cooked shrimp (tiny bay shrimp are fine) 2 T lemon juice 2 T fish sauce 1/4-1/2 t cayenne 2 T finely sliced onion 2 T green […]

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Cookies & Candies

Grownup gumdrops

2/7/2011 meps 0

I love the texture of gumdrops, but the flavor of the cheap ones can be appalling. Here are a couple of sophisticated, homemade alternatives. Coconut gumdrops Nonstick cooking spray 1 C sugar 1 C light […]

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Appetizers

Gyoza

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Cecily Hiatt at Expeditors: about 1 lb ground turkey or ground chicken about 1/2 smallish head of green cabbage can of water chestnuts, drained about 2 t grated fresh ginger, or 1 t powder […]

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Seafood

HALIBUT CHEEKS VERMOUTH

7/14/2004 meps 0

1/2 lb halibut cheeks 2 T butter 2 T dry vermouth 1/2 lemon pinch fresh dill, finely chopped salt pepper Melt butter in pre-heated saute pan. Add vermouth and the juice of the half lemon. […]

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Seafood

HALIBUT TONSINA

9/11/2005 meps 0

This looks like it would serve an army, but the cookbook didn’t indicate how many servings it makes. I figure you could probably cut it by a factor of four and still serve 4 to […]

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Desserts

HALVAS

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 C olive oil 2 C flour 1 T cinnamon Chopped walnuts Syrup: 3 C water, 2 1/2 C sugar Heat oil in frying pan. Gradually add flou and cinnamon, stirring constatnnly, until flour is […]

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Casseroles

Hamburger and vegetable casserole

10/20/2011 meps 0

1 lb hamburger 1 small onion 1 medium potato 1 large carrot 1 small can of mushrooms 1 can Campbell’s Cheddar Cheese soup Brown hamburger. Slice potato, carrot, and onion. Add these ingredients along with […]

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Beverages

Hank Junior’s Sangria (non-alcoholic)

12/28/2008 meps 0

This recipe was created in honor of two of my brothers, Hank and Steve. It’s a non-alcoholic sangria that captures the flavors of Cynthia’s Sangria and my Dad’s signature Schulte Sangria. Mix up a pitcher […]

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Middle Eastern

Harissa (chili paste)

6/28/2006 meps 1

2 oz dried red chilis, soaked in hot water for an hour 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 t coriander seeds 2 t cumin seeds 2 t caraway seeds Pinch salt 1/4 C olive oil, divided […]

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Cakes

Harvey Wallbanger Cake

1/15/2006 meps 1

Yet another cake-with-sugar-syrup, along the lines of rum cake, lemonade cake, fuzzy navel cake, and pina colada pound cake. 1 pkg orange cake mix 1 pkg (4 servings) instant vanilla pudding mix 4 eggs 1/2 […]

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Cakes

Hat Cake

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 cake mix 4 C powdered sugar 5 T water/juice/milk 1 stick margarine Prepare cake mix. Bake 3 1/2 cups of batter in a greased bowl. Bake remainder on a greased round pizza pan (spread […]

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Cookies & Candies

Healthy banana chocolate-chip cookies

8/28/2009 meps 0

I was looking for a “healthy” cookie recipe to make for my brother-in-law, ultra-marathoner Ed. My fear was that taking a regular cookie recipe and replacing all the decadent ingredients (eggs, butter, sugar) would result […]

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Cakes

Heavenly Coconut Cake

1/16/2006 meps 0

Another example of cake-with-sauce-poured-over. See also… Rum cake Lemonade cake Pina colada pound cake Fuzzy navel cake Harvey Wallbanger cake 1/2 C chopped pecans or macadamia nuts 1/3 C flaked coconut 1 pkg yellow cake […]

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Appetizers

Helen’s caramel corn

7/14/2004 meps 0

Fifi Fine brought a bag of this over to Cayenne, when we were living in a New Orleans boatyard. It was one of the most dangerous things I’ve ever eaten — impossible to stop. 5 […]

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Cookies & Candies

Heloise’s Fudge

7/20/2004 meps 0

4-1/2 C sugar 1 12-oz can evaporated milk 3 6-oz packages chocolate chips 1 10-oz package miniature marshmallows 1/2 C butter 1 t vanilla 2 C chopped nuts Mix the sugar and milk in a […]

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Cookies & Candies

Hemenway’s No-Bake Cookies

12/2/2005 meps 0

1/2 to 2 C granulated sugar, or use half granulated and half brown sugar 3 to 8 T unsweetened cocoa 1/4 to 1/2 C margarine or butter 1/2 C milk pinch salt 1/2 to 1 […]

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Side Dishes

HERB STUFFING

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Sharon Stellrecht 3 quarts slightly dry bread cubes 1 t. sage 1 t. thyme 1 t. rosemary 1 1/2 t salt 1/3 c.snipped parsley about 12 mushrooms,sliced 1/3 c.chopped onions 6 T. butter or […]

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Meps original

Herbed roasted turnips

1/31/2006 meps 0

I recently ran a Google search for “roasted turnips with herbs,” and nothing came back. So I decided I’d better publish this one, for all you herb and turnip fans. This treatment also lends itself […]

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Breakfast

Hoecake (Unleavened Bread)

3/16/2014 meps 0

3/4 C milk (reconstituted dried milk is fine) 1/4 t vinegar 2 T wheat bran About 1 C self-rising flour Mix the dough gently, until it’s the consistency of stiff cake batter. Do not overbeat. […]

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Alcoholic

Holly Jolly Roger (modified)

12/16/2009 meps 0

Based on a drink I found on barnonedrinks.com. I love the name, and the flavor is unique and very smooth. 2 oz Cruzan blackstrap rum 1 oz amaretto Dash of anisette 6 oz apple juice […]

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Favorites

Holy frijole mole

3/13/2009 meps 1

This stuff is awesome. You can substitute tofu or cooked potatoes for the beans, or just eat the sauce over rice. Or skip the rice and just eat it with a spoon. It’s that good. […]

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Salads

Homemade Croutons

5/8/2006 meps 0

4 C French bread, cut in 1/2-inch cubes 1/2 t basil 1/2 t oregano 1/2 t thyme 1/2 rosemary 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 T olive oil 1/2 t salt Preheat the oven to 350. […]

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Breakfast

HOMEMADE HONEYDEWS (DONUTS)

10/22/2004 meps 0

(from Cruising World) 2 eggs, beaten 1 T molasses 3 C flour, sifted 1 t baking soda Dash cinnamon, nutmeg 1 C milk 4 C oil Honey or sugar (for dipping) Combine eggs and molasses […]

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Beverages

Homemade Instant Coffee and Tea Drinks

3/16/2014 meps 0

Each of these makes 20-30 servings. Store in an airtight container. To serve, mix 2 t with a cup of boiling water and stir well. Swiss Mocha: 1 C instant coffee granules 1/2 C sugar […]

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Non-Food Items

Homemade sunscreen

5/19/2011 meps 0

Makes one small batch of unscented sunscreen, about SPF 20: 4 oz coconut oil 4 oz almond oil 1 oz emulsifying wax 2 oz powdered zinc oxide Measure the oils and put into a large […]

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Alcoholic

Homemade Tonic

1/5/2016 meps 0

This makes the best gin and tonic ever. 4 C water 2-1/2 C sugar (or more, to taste) 1/2 C (about 2 stalks) finely chopped lemongrass Zest and juice of 2 limes 3 T powdered […]

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Bread machine

Honey bread

7/14/2004 meps 0

This entry originally contained a number of bread machine recipes and a list of ideas for bread machine ingredients. Those items are now available by browsing the category: Baked – Bread – Bread Machine. Place […]

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Baked

Honey Peanut Loaf

7/14/2004 meps 0

This is super-decadent, and a nice way to impress houseguests around the holidays. 2 T butter 1/4 C honey 1/4 C peanuts 1/4 C golden raisins 1/4 t cardamom 1 pkg of 10 refrigerated biscuits […]

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Desserts

HONEY PUFFS (LOUKOUMADES)

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 lb 2 oz flour 2 tsp yeast 1 t salt 2 t cinnamon oil for frying Syrup: 2 C honey, 1 C sugar, stick of cinnamon, 2 C water Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water. […]

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Side Dishes

HOPPING JOHN

7/14/2004 meps 0

AKA Hoppin’ John, a relative of Limpin’ Susan. From 1940’s Key West cookbook. 1 pound black eye beans 1 C rice 1 large onion 2 small red peppers 1/4 pound fat pork 2 C water […]

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Meat

Hopping John – pressure cooker version

2/8/2009 meps 0

Makes two 400-calorie servings. 1-1/2 oz diced salt pork 1 onion, coarsely chopped 1/2 large green pepper, coarsely chopped 1/2 C dried black-eyed peas 1 C water 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 C cooked brown […]

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Beverages

Hot Buttered Lemonade

12/13/2006 meps 0

A non-alcoholic alternative to hot buttered rum. 3 C water 3/4 C fresh lemon juice 2/3 C sugar 1-1/2 t grated lemon peel 1 T butter Cinnamon sticks Simmer water, lemon juice, sugar, and lemon […]

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Alcoholic

Hot buttered rum mix

1/20/2007 meps 0

2 sticks butter, softened 3 C brown sugar 1 t grated nutmeg 1 t cinnamon Pinch cloves Pinch salt Mix all ingredients together well. For each serving, put a heaping tablespoon of the mix in […]

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Appetizers

Hot Garlic Popcorn

7/3/2006 meps 0

1/2 C popcorn, unpopped 3/4 C oil, divided 6 cloves of garlic, minced 2 t chili powder 1/4 t cayenne 1/4-1/2 t salt In a small pot over very low heat, combine and cook 1/2 […]

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Breakfast

Hot Shredded Wheat

2/17/2014 meps 0

Heat about an inch of water in a small pan and dissolve a teaspoon of salt in it. Carefully dip some shredded wheat biscuits into it (they’ll fall apart if you handle them too much). […]

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Appetizers

Hot Vidalia Onion Dip

12/2/2005 meps 0

1 C mayo 1 C grated swiss cheese 1 C grated sweet onion juice of 1/2 lemon (1 T) A few drops of Tabasco Mix ingredients and put in small baking dish. Bake at 325 […]

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Breakfast

How to cook amaranth

2/21/2007 meps 0

Barry shuffled out to the kitchen in his bathrobe and peered into the just-opened pressure cooker. “What’s that?” he asked. “It’s amaranth,” I replied, stirring a little salt into the light brown porridge. “I thought […]

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Articles

How to eat all day long and not get fat

3/2/2011 meps 0

We recently drove from Vero Beach to Titusville, Florida with some friends we met at the marina, Don and Joan. The four of us wanted to watch the final launch of the space shuttle Discovery. […]

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Equivalents and substitutions

How to Make Cottage Cheese

2/17/2014 meps 0

Start with the basic ingredients for Sour Cream (http://www.foodiegazette.com/how-to-make-sour-cream). Instead of letting it sit until the consistency of jelly, wait a while longer, until it’s even stiffer (like jello). Cut into 1- or 2-inch cubes […]

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Snacks

How to make popcorn on the stovetop

2/8/2011 meps 0

When I was growing up, somebody gave my Dad a popcorn popper. It had a black heating element on the bottom, with legs, and a giant see-through orange/yellow top. In 1975, the first summer after […]

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Dips

How to Make Sour Cream

2/17/2014 meps 1

1 quart milk (mixed from powder)1/2 C buttermilk (mixed from powder) Combine and let stand for 12-15 hours at about 75 degrees Fahrenheit (either a warm place, or in a thermos or insulated pitcher). When […]

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Dips

Hummus

5/6/2006 meps 1

1 can chickpeas 1/2 C tahini 6 T lemon juice Salt 2 T olive oil 1 T finely chopped parsley or mint Drain the chickpeas, reserving the liquid. Blend the chickepeas, 1/4 C of the […]

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Favorites

Hungarian Mushroom Soup

7/14/2004 meps 1

This is probably my all-time favorite soup, and my sister Julie’s too. It’s from the original Molly Katzen Moosewood cookbook. This can also make a good sauce for pasta, rice, or potatoes. 12 oz sliced […]

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Favorites

Ian’s Butterscotch Pie

5/17/2005 meps 0

I had this pie at Fougere’s Restaurant, in Pictou, Nova Scotia (Canada!). The name is misleading — it has a light caramel flavor, not necessarily what you’d think of as butterscotch. It was the best […]

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Cookies & Candies

Icebox Cookies

10/18/2007 meps 0

1 C butter, at room temperature 1 C sugar 1 C brown sugar 1 egg 2-1/2 C flour 1 t baking soda 1/2 t salt 1/2 C chopped walnuts 1 t vanilla Combine flour, baking […]

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Cakes

Iced Lemon Bread

2/25/2015 meps 0

This is similar to the lemon loaf sold at Starbucks. It’s guaranteed to be the first thing to disappear at a potluck. 1-1/2 C flour 1/2 t baking soda 1/2 t baking powder 1/2 t […]

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Appetizers

Ideas for some exotic salsas

1/29/2008 meps 0

These are just ideas to spark the imagination, no measurements or instructions. Some were inspired by Mark Miller’s Great Salsa Book. Mango Ginger Lime Cayenne Seared pineapple Red bell pepper Chipotle Orange juice Lime juice […]

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Breakfast

Impossible Quiche

7/14/2004 meps 0

I once lost track of my friend, Tara Narcross. When I Googled her name, I found this Impossible Quiche recipe. That’s how I knew I’d found the right Tara, since she introduced me to Impossible […]

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Indian

Indian Cauliflower and Peas

7/23/2009 meps 0

At a house-sitting gig, I perused Yamuna Devi’s excellent cookbook, The Art of Indian Vegetarian Cooking. Then I scrounged the fridge and found almost all the ingredients to make “Gobhi hari matar sabji” or Sauteed […]

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Cookies & Candies

Indian Coconut Fudge

8/6/2009 meps 0

1/2 C honey 1/2 C peanut butter 1/2 C finely chopped dates 2/3 C powdered milk (not reconstituted) 1/2 T rose water or orange extract 1-1/2 C coconut Combine honey, peanut butter, dates, and powdered […]

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Baked

Indian Dosas

7/28/2009 meps 0

2/3 C split urad dal, without skins 1-1/2 C basmati rice 1/2 T salt 3/4 C butter or oil Wash and sort the dal and soak it in 3 C cold water for 4 hours. […]

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Desserts

Indian Pudding

7/14/2004 meps 0

I got this recipe from the waitress at Chequers restaurant, outside Burlington, Vermont. I can’t believe how simple it is. Original version — restaurant quantity! Scald 1-1/2 gallons of milk with 8 T butter. Then […]

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Alcoholic

Irish Cream Liqueur

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 eggs 1 1/3 C evaporated milk 1/2 tsp chocolate syrup 1 T vanilla extract 1/3 t lemon extract 1/4 t instant coffee granules 1/4 C granulated sugar 1 3/4 C Irish whiskey Blend ingredients […]

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Salads

Jacquie Caters Broccoli Salad

5/5/2006 meps 0

8 C broccoli florets, rinsed and drained 12 strips bacon, cooked, drained and crumbled 1/2 C shelled, salted sunflower seeds 1 C dried tart cherries 1-1/2 C mayonnaise 4 T raspberry or cherry vinegar 2/3 […]

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Quick Breads

Jalapeno Cheese Cornbread

3/7/2006 meps 0

A piece of this cornbread is a meal in itself! Judyrae Kruse published this recipe in honor of the Seattle Seahawks going to the Superbowl in 2006 — she called it “Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl […]