Freezing Tomatoes

Freezing Tomatoes

  Freezing Tomatoes Too many tomatoes from the garden. You have given a bunch away. Freeze them for later use.Wash tomatoes, dry, place in freezer bags and freeze.When you are ready to use, place in a colendar and run warm to hot water over in order to skin them....
Apple Sauce

Apple Sauce

Apple Sauce 8 to 10 tart apples (Macs, Granny Smith, Cortland are all great – cored and chunked)1/4 cup brown sugar1/4 to 1/2 cup Maple Syrup1/4 cup boiled cider (optional)1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon fresh ground nutmeg Put everything in a saucepan...
Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp 6 medium tart apples or a combo or apples1/2 to 3/4 cup packed brown sugar (depending on tartness of apples)1/2 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup oats1/3 cup butter3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg (fresh grounded is desired) Heat oven to...
Tuna Cat Treats

Tuna Cat Treats

Tuna Cat Treats 1/2 C Whole wheat flour1/2 C Nonfat powdered milk1/2 Can Tuna1 T Vegetable oil or codliver oil1 Egg beaten1/4 C Water Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease cookie sheets with cooking spray.In large bowl, mash the tuna into smaller pieces. Then add...
Dog Treats

Dog Treats

Dog Treats 1 cup wheat germ2 jars meat baby food Combine the wheat germ and baby food to form a dough.Roll into 1-inch balls.Place on a baking sheet and flatten each with a fork.Bake at 350*F for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
Dog Cookies

Dog Cookies

Dog Cookies 2 cups all-purpose flour1 cup cornmeal1 large egg (beaten)3 tablespoon vegetable oil1/2 cup chicken broth2 teaspoons dried parsley1 cup chopped cooked chicken livers1 teaspoon brown sugar1 cup canned mixed vegetables (mashed) Combine flour and cornmeal.In...
Bird Seed Pinecone

Bird Seed Pinecone

Bird Seed Pinecone 1 PineconeSuet Fat or Peanut butterBird Seeds Put the fat or peanut butter on and in the pinecone, then place seeds on the cone.Place heavy twine or light wrie around large end of the pinecone
Dog/Cat  Meal

Dog/Cat Meal

Dog/Cat Meal 1 Hard boiled egg or 1 scrambled egg (nothing added)1 T Powdered Milk1 Small pinch garlic powder2 Small drops of olive oil or chicken broth1/4 Piece of dry toast Mince up the egg fine with a fork or in a food processor.Put in your pinch of garlic powder...
Crock Pot Hot Chocolate

Crock Pot Hot Chocolate

  Creamy Crock Pot Hot Chocolate 1 1/2 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips1/4 c. cocoa powder1/2 c. sugar1 tsp. vanilla extract1 c. heavy cream6 c. whole milkMini marshmallows (for garnish) Combine all ingredients except marshmallows in a slow cooker. Stir to...
Honey Oatmeal Bread

Honey Oatmeal Bread

  Bread Machine Honey Oatmeal Bread 1-1/4 cups room temp water1/2 cup honey2 tablespoons vegetable oil1 cup quick-cooking oats1-1/2 teaspoons salt3 cups plus 2 tablespoons bread flour2-1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast In bread machine pan, place all ingredients in...
French Meat Pie

French Meat Pie

  French Meat Pie 1 lb ground beef8 ounces ground pork1 ⁄2cup onion (finely chopped)1 ⁄2cup water2 large potatoes (peeled, cut into quarters)1 ⁄2teaspoon salt1 ⁄4teaspoon allspice1 ⁄4teaspoon ground cloves1 ⁄8 teaspoon pepper1 double crust pie crust Combine beef,...
Clam Chowder

Clam Chowder

  CLAM CHOWDER 8-10 bacon strips (divided)2 Tbsp. butter2 celery ribs (chopped)1 leek (finely chopped)1 large onion (chopped)2-3 garlic cloves (minced)3-4 small potatoes (peeled and cubed)1 cup broth (chicken or vegetable)1 bottle (8 ounces clam juice)1/2...
Alfredo Sauce

Alfredo Sauce

Alfredo Sauce 1 pound fresh pasta of choice1/2 stick unsalted butter2 cloves smashed garlic (optional)10 fl. oz. heavy cream2 oz. grated Parmigiano or Romano cheesePinch of saltPinch of nutmeg Melt butter over medium heat. If adding garlic do so when butter is melted...
Amish Cinnamon Bread

Amish Cinnamon Bread

Amish Cinnamon Bread 1 cup butter (softened)2 cups sugar2 eggs2 cups buttermilk or homemade buttermilk— 2 cups milk plus 2 tablespoons vinegar orlemon juice4 cups flour2 teaspoons baking sodaCinnamon/sugar mixture:2/3 cups sugar2 teaspoons cinnamon Cream...
Vegetarian Minestrone

Vegetarian Minestrone

Vegetarian Minestrone Soup 1 1/2 cups celery (diced)1 large onion (diced)1 6 oz. can tomato paste1 28 oz. can tomatoes (crushed)1/2 cup parsley (minced)8 cups instant vegetable stock2 tsp oil2 bay leaves2 tsp basil1 1/2 tsp oregano1/2 tsp rosemary1/8 tsp garlic...
Crispy Baked Potato Skins

Crispy Baked Potato Skins

6 Russett potatoes medium size2 tablespoons butter melted1/2 teaspoon parsley1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon garlic powder3 slices cooked bacon finely chopped2 tablespoons green onions1 cup Shredded cheesesour cream for serving Preheat oven to 425°F. Combine butter,...
Basic Round Bread

Basic Round Bread

Basic Round Bread 3 Cups Reg. Flour1 teaspoon Sugar1 teaspoon Salt1 Tablespoon Yeast Mix together – Add 1 1/2 cups warm (120 degree) waterMix until it comes together, cover and let stand 30 minsTurn out onto a floured board. Fold over ten or twelve times –...
Zuppa di Pesce

Zuppa di Pesce

Zuppa di Pesce 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil5 cloves garlic8 large shrimp – cleaned1/2 pound fish (haddock, cod, swordfish)1 glass dry white wine10 fresh plum tomatoes2 cups fish stocksalt and pepper to taste1 pound clams1 pound mussels2 tablespoons...
Basic White Sauce

Basic White Sauce

Basic White Sauce 2 tablespoons flour2 tablespoons butter1 cup milkwhite or black ground pepper Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat; stir in flour. Cook for 3 minutes, but do not brown.Stir in milk and continue cooking over low heat, stirring constantly, until...
White Bean and Tuna Salad

White Bean and Tuna Salad

White Bean and Tuna Salad 1/2 lb. fresh green beans or frozen whole beans1/4 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes1 7.75 oz. can tuna (solid white in water)2 Tbsp. fresh parsley1 15.5 oz. can Great Northern beans3 Tbsp. olive oil1/4 cup chopped red onion1/4 Green Pepper...
Whiskey Sauce

Whiskey Sauce

Whiskey Sauce 3 cups heavy cream1/2 cup bourbon whiskey1/2 cup granulated sugar or 1/4 cup sugar & 1/4 cup maple syrup1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons cornstarch Combine 2-3/4 cups of the cream with the bourbon and sugar/syrup in a medium-size nonstick saucepan over...
Vegetarian Minestrone

Vegetarian Minestrone Soup

Vegetarian Minestrone Soup 1 1/2 cups celery (diced)1 large onion (diced)1 6 oz. can tomato paste1 28 oz. can tomatoes (crushed)1/2 cup parsley (minced)8 cups instant vegetable stock2 tsp oil2 bay leaves2 tsp basil1 1/2 tsp oregano1/2 tsp rosemary1/8 tsp garlic...
Turkey Tetrazzini

Turkey Tetrazzini

Turkey Tetrazzini 1/2 lb. sliced mushrooms2 T. butter2 T. chopped fresh parsley1 lb. cooked spaghetti3 C. cooked diced turkey1/2 C. grated Parmesan cheeseCream Sauce:1/2 C. butter1/2 C. flour1 C. hot milk1 C. hot chicken stock1 t. salt1/2 t. freshly ground black...
Turkey Roasting Tips

Turkey Roasting Tips

  Turkey Roasting Tips Do NOT test the bird by poking it with a fork! This will allow the precious juices to escape. To test for doneness, try moving the wings or legs. If the legs or wings of the cooked bird remove easily, the turkey is done.Roast a fully thawed...
Sugar On Snow

Sugar On Snow

Sugar On Snow Vermont Fancy (Grade-A Light Amber Maple Syrup)Pure white snowSour PicklesDonuts Boil syrup to 255 degrees Fahrenheit.Scoop snow into large bowl or pan.Drizzle hot maple syrup lightly over snow.Use forks to eat the sticky top layer.Follow with a bite of...
Strawberry Mousse

Strawberry Mousse

Strawberry Mousse 1 qt Strawberries (washed, hulled , less 6 or 8 for decoration (frozen without sugar can also be used))3/4 c Sugar1/2 c White Wine1/2 c Cold water1/2 c Boiling water2 c Heavy cream (whipped)2 Envelopes unflavored Gelatin Press berries through a fine...
Spinach with Garlic Sauté

Spinach with Garlic Sauté

  Spinach with Garlic Sauté 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil4 cloves garlic (minced)1 pound triple washed spinach (stems removed)1/4 teaspoon sugarSalt and freshly ground black pepper Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add oil and garlic.Saute garlic in oil 2...
Spinach Salad w/ Hot Bacon Dressing

Spinach Salad w/ Hot Bacon Dressing

Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing l bag baby spinach (washed and patted dry)8 large mushrooms (cleaned and sliced)8 hard boiled eggs (shelled and quartered)2 slices of sweet red onionl cup croutonsHot Bacon Dressing:3 chopped onions1-1/2 lbs diced raw bacon2-1/2...
Spinach & Squash Lasagna

Spinach & Squash Lasagna

Spinach & Squash Lasagna 2 16 oz. packages spinach lasagna noodles8 cups Tomato Sauce2 tsp olive oil2 cloves garlic – finely chopped1 large zucchini (sliced)1 large summer squash (sliced)2 cups cottage cheese1 egg white1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese1/2 cup...
Salmon or Tuna Pea Wiggle

Salmon or Tuna Pea Wiggle

Salmon or Tuna Pea Wiggle 3 cups whole milk3 tablespoons all-purpose flour2 cans salmon or Tuna (drained and flaked)1 cup baby peassalt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Place milk in a large saucepan over medium heat.Bring just to the boiling point, stirring...
Potato Salad

Potato Salad

Potato Salad 3 lbs. small red potatoes3 hard boiled eggs (diced)1/4 cup sweet pickle juiceSalt and pepperseasoned salt1 small red onion (finely chopped)1 cup sour cream1 cup mayonnaise1 large green pepper – dicedpaprika Peel and halve potatoes. Boil in large...
Peanut Butter Frosting

Peanut Butter Frosting

Peanut Butter Frosting 1/4 c. Crisco1/2 c. creamy peanut butter6 tbsp. milk3 c. sifted confectioners’ sugar Blend Crisco and peanut butter thoroughly. Alternately add milk and sugar. Beat until smooth and fluffy. Frosts two 9-inch layers or one 9x13x2 inch...
Maple Walnut Pie

Maple Walnut Pie

Maple Walnut Pie 3 Eggs (slightly beaten)¼ Cup Maple Syrup½ Cup Maple or Brown Sugar (packed)¾ Cup White Sugar½ Teaspoon Vanilla¼ Teaspoon Salt½ Cup Milk1/3 Cup Soft Butter1 Cup Broken or Chopped Walnut PiecesUnbaked 9″ pie crust In double boiler top, beat maple...
Maple Roasted Root Vegetables

Maple Roasted Root Vegetables

Maple Roasted Root Vegetables Carrots (scrubbed & thickly sliced)Parsnips (peeled & thickly sliced)Large sweet potatoes (peeled & medium chunked)White/reed potato chunkedButtercup or butternut squash (medium chunked)Turnip (peeled & small chunked)Sprig...
Maple Custard Pie

Maple Custard Pie

Maple Custard Pie 5 Eggs1 Cup Vermont Maple Syrup4 Cups Milk1 Unbaked 9” Pie Shell Heat milk almost to scalding, remove from heat.Slowly add eggs and syrup, which have been beaten together well.Pour into the pie shell.Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes. Reduce heard...

Maple Cheesecake

Maple Cheesecake 2 cups of honey graham cracker crumbs4 Tbs. butter1/4 maple sugar or substitute 1/4 cup granulated sugar and 1/2 tsp. maple flavoring4 eggs (beaten)1 cup of real maple syrup24 oz. cream cheese (softened) Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.Combine and press...
Maple Charlotte

Maple Charlotte

Maple Charlotte 1 Tbs. 1 packet gelatin1/4 cup water1 cup Vermont maple syrup4 cups heavy or whipping cream3/4 cup chopped almonds (walnuts, or hazelnuts)Sponge cake or ladyfingers Soak gelatin in water for 10 minutes. Heat maple syrup until warm (not hot) and combine...
Maple Candy

Maple Candy

Maple Candy 2 Cups Fancy-grade Maple Syrup In a heavy-bottomed 4-quart pot, boil maple syrup on medium-high heat to 235 degrees F, stirring the surface occasionally to keep it from boiling over.Immediately remove the pot from the heat, leaving the thermometer clipped...
Lobster Salad

Lobster Salad

Lobster Salad 1 pound cooked Maine lobster meat (chopped)1/3 cup mayonnaise2 teaspoons lemon juicefinely chopped celery or onion optional1 pinch salt and pepper (to taste) Mix together. Chill.Can be used as a sandwich filling, or with a green...
Lobster Cooking Guide

Lobster Cooking Guide

  Lobster Cooking Guide 1 lb – 9 to 11 minutes1 1/4 lbs – 12 to 14 minutes1 1/2 lbs – 14 to 16 minutes1 3/4 lbs – 18 to 20 minutes2 lbs – 20 to 22 minutesOver 2 lbs – cook an additional 1 minute forevery 1/4 lb over 2 lbs Place...
Lobster Bisque

Lobster Bisque

  Lobster Bisque 1 Cup chicken stock2 Slices of onion2 Tablespoons of butter or margarine.2 Tablespoons of all-purpose flour2 cups of milk1/2 Teaspoon of salt1 LB lobster meat1/2 Teaspoon Worcestershire sauceWhite Pepper Place 1/4 cup of chicken stock and the...
Latkes

Latkes

  Latkes (Potato Pancake) 3 lb. potatoes2 eggs1 tsp. salt3 tbs. all-purpose flour or matzah meal1/2 tsp. baking powder1 onion (minced)Black pepper (to taste)Paprika (to taste)Vegetable oil for frying Wash and peel the potatoes. Grate the potatoes with a grater or...
Hot Fudge Sauce

Hot Fudge Sauce

  Hot Fudge Sauce 4 oz semisweet chocolate or dark chocolate broken up1/4 cup water1/4 cup sugar4 Tbs unsalted butterA pinch of salt1/3 cup light corn syrup1 tsp vanilla extract Combine the chocolate, water, sugar, butter, and salt in a saucepan over very low...
Gypsy Schnitzel

Gypsy Schnitzel

Gypsy Schnitzel 4 pork cutlets (pounded thin)Salt and pepper to tasteSprinkle of Paprika Powder3 Tablespoons of Butter (divided)1 red & 1 Green Bell pepper (sliced into thin strips)1 small onion (sliced into thin strips)1 Cup Mushrooms (sliced thin)1 tablespoon...
Grilled Citrus Ginger Salmon

Grilled Citrus Ginger Salmon

Grilled Citrus Ginger Salmon 2 10 oz salmon filets1/3 cup plain yogurt4 tsp minced ginger2 cloves minced garlic2 tbsp fresh lime juice1 tbsp honeysalt and pepper1/2 cup fresh mint (chopped)1 tbsp scallions (choppe) In a small bowl, whisk yogurt, ginger, garlic, lime...
Green Pea Salad

Green Pea Salad

  Green Pea Salad 4 cups green peas (cooked and chilled)1/2 cup shredded carrot1/2 chopped red bell pepper1 cup finely chopped red onion1/2 cup chopped celery1/2 cup ranch-style dressing1/3 cup mayonnaise1/4 teaspoon oregano1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper In a...
Fresh Blueberry Sauce

Fresh Blueberry Sauce

  Fresh Blueberry Sauce 2 cups fresh blueberries1/3 cup sugar1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice½ teaspoon cinnamon Wash blueberries; add sugar, cinnamon, lemon juice. Mix well.In a small saucepan, bring blueberry mixture to a simmer; Allow to cook until the...
Fiddle Head Pie

Fiddle Head Pie

  Fiddle Head Pie 1 uncooked 9 inch pie crust2 cups of fiddle heads (sautéed and coarsely chopped)1 small onion (chopped)2 tablespoon of olive oil1 cup of shredded Cheddar cheese4 eggs1 cup half and half1 tablespoon of coarse mustard1 tablespoon of flour Preheat...
Fettuccine w/ White Clam Sauce

Fettuccine w/ White Clam Sauce

Fettuccine w/ White Clam Sauce 1 lb. fettuccine (cooked)2 tablespoons butter1/4 cup olive oil1 teaspoon minced garlic1/4 cup minced green onion4 teaspoons minced fresh basil3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley1/2 teaspoon black pepper1 teaspoon salt1 cup 2 cans drained...
Egg Salad

Egg Salad

Egg Salad 2 cups chopped hard boiled eggs (about 4 large eggs)½ cup chopped green onions½ cup chopped celery½ teaspoon dried mustard1 cup mayonnaiseSalt and fresh ground pepper to taste Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and stir until well mixed. Use immediately...
Dijon Sauce

Dijon Sauce

Dijon Sauce 3 tablespoons unsalted butter2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauceSalt and freshly ground pepper to taste1 teaspoon Dijon mustard1 tablespoon cider vinegarCayenne pepper to taste Combine all ingredients and heat until...
Curried Chicken Salad

Curried Chicken Salad

Curried Chicken Salad 2 cups chopped (cooked, chicken breast)½ cup chopped celery1/3 cup mayonnaise1/3 cup raisins3 tablespoons chopped scallions2 teaspoons curry powderSalt and ground pepper to tasteA few drops of hot pepper sauce (optional) In a medium bowl, stir...
Crab Imperial

Crab Imperial

  Crab Imperial 1 lb Jumbo Lump Crabmeat½ cup mayonnaise¼ cup chopped green bell pepper¼ cup chopped red bell pepper1 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce1 tsp dry mustard½ tsp saltdash hot pepper (optional) Mix all ingredients except crabmeat, Gently fold crabmeat into...
Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Ganache 3 cups heavy cream2 tablespoons sugar2 tablespoons unsalted butter (diced)1 pound extra-bittersweet chocolate (roughly chopped) In a medium saucepan, combine the cream and sugar and heat over medium heat just until hot.In a medium bowl, combine the...
Chilled Morning Berry Soup

Chilled Morning Berry Soup

Chilled Morning Berry Soup 2 cups fresh (slightly frozen strawberries)1 cup fresh (chilled raspberries)1 cup fresh (chilled blueberries (substitute with any berries))1 1/2 cups fresh (plain or vanilla yogurt)1/2 cup heavy cream or milkpowdered sugerfresh berries on...
Chicken Noodle Casserole

Chicken Noodle Casserole

Chicken Noodle Casserole 1 can (10 3/4 ounces condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted)1/2 cup mayonnaise2 tablespoons lemon juice2 cups cubed cooked chicken1 medium onion (sliced thin (I carmelize the onions first))1/4 cup chopped green celery & 3 cloves minced...
Cheddar Ale Soup

Cheddar Ale Soup

  Cheddar Ale Soup ¼ cup butter½ cup minced onion1/3 cup grated carrots¼ flour½ teaspoon dry mustard½ teaspoon paprika½ pound grated cheddar cheese (2 cups)3 cans Chicken or Vegetable Broth1¼ cups Half and Half1 can Ale or Beer Melt butter in a large, heavy...
Boiled Lobster

Boiled Lobster

Boiled Lobster 1 lobster1/2 cup saltmelted butterlemon wedges (optional) Fill very large pot with enough water to cover the lobster.Add salt and bring to a boil.Drop the lobster in the boiling water (upside down, head first) and cover quickly.Lower heat to a gentle...
Italian Salad Dressing

Italian Salad Dressing

Italian Salad Dressing 6 tb olive oil2 tb white wine vinegar2 tb chopped fresh parsley1 tb fresh lemon juice2 minced garlic cloves1 ts dried basil; crumbled1/4 ts dried crushed red pepper1 pn dried oregano Combine all ingredients in small bowl and whisk to blend....
Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette

Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette

Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette 1 Tbs finely chopped shallot or onion1 tsp Dijon-style mustard1/4 cup red winevinegarSalt and freshly ground pepper to taste3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil Combine the shallot, mustard, vinegar, salt, and pepper in a smallmixing bowl and whisk...
Baked Trout

Baked Trout

  Baked Trout 1 8 oz trout (boned)4 lemon slices1 Tbsp butter2 Tbsps lemon pepper1 cup water Place trout in baking pan with water.Open trout and spread with 1/2 tsp butter.Place 2 slices of lemon inside trout, add 1 1/2 Tbsps lemon pepper.Close trout and spread...
Apple Soup with Curry

Apple Soup with Curry

Apple Soup with Curry 2 Tbs butter1 medium onion (chopped)1 pound Granny Smith apples (peeled, cored and diced)1 Tbs curry powder2 1/2 cups chicken stock1/2 cup whipping creamsour cream (optional)chopped fresh chives (optional) Melt butter in a heavy large saucepan...
Winnie’s Wings

Winnie’s Wings

Winnie’s Wings 1/2 cup orange juice1/2 cup soy sauce1/4 cup sugar1 clove garlic (mashed)saltpepper Combine above ingrdients.Pour this marinate over chicken wings. Refrigerate overnightBake @ 350 degrees farenheit for 45 minutes to 1...
Warm German Potato Salad

Warm German Potato Salad

  Warm German Potato Salad 1 to 1 ½ Lbs new potatoes¼ pound bacon1 Medium onion (coarsely chopped)1 stalk celery (chopped)½ tsp sugar1 tsp salt1/8 tsp pepper½ Cup Beef Stock½ Cup cider vinegarFresh chopped parsleyHard Boiled eggs (optional garnish) Scrub potatoes...
Simple Syrup

Simple Syrup

Simple Syrup 1 part water1 part sugar Simple syrup, also known as Bar Syrup or Rock Candy Syrup, is a standard ingredient in several cocktails and is ideal for many cold beverages like lemonade, iced tea and iced coffee.Bring water to a boil.Add sugar. Stir until...
Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream 1 1/4 cups WHOLE milk3/4 cup Dark Brown Sugar1 1/2 tablespoons molasses1 1/3 cups pumpkin1 teaspoon cinnamon3/4 teaspoon ground ginger1/8 teaspoon nutmeg (freshly ground)1 1/2 cups heavy cream1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract In a blender, place...
New England Pumpkin Pie

New England Pumpkin Pie

New England Pumpkin Pie 1 can ONE-PIE Pumpkin or canned pumpkin1 tbsp. Cornstarch1/2 tsp. Cinnamon1/2 tsp. Ginger1/2 tsp. Nutmeg1/2 tsp. Salt (Scant)1/2 tbsp. Butter (Melted)1 1/2 cups Milk or 1-12 oz. can Evaporated Milk1 cup Sugar1/8 cup Moasses2 Eggs (beaten)1...
Old Fashioned Cherry Winks

Old Fashioned Cherry Winks

Old Fashioned Cherry Winks 2 1/4 cups flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt3/4 cup Crisco1 cup sugar2 eggs2 Tablespoons milk1 teaspoon vanilla1 cup chopped walnuts1 cup chopped datescrushed corn flakesmarachino cherries Preheat oven to...
New England Crab Cakes

New England Crab Cakes

New England Crab Cakes 1 lb. crab meat (canned crab meat can be substituted)1 egg1 slice bread (crumbled)1 tbsp. mayonnaise1 tbsp. mustard1 tsp. baking powder1 tbsp. milk1/2 tsp. parsley1 tbsp. old bay seasoning1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce Crumble bread in crab meat,...
Marinated Swordfish

Marinated Swordfish

Marinated Swordfish 1 pound swordfish½ cup extra virgin olive oil1 clove fresh garlic chopped1 teaspoon lime juice1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil¼ cup chopped onionsSalt and pepper to taste Combine all ingredients except for the swordfish in a bowl. Mix well.Add...
Maple Syrup Pie

Maple Syrup Pie

  Maple Syrup Pie 9 ” single pie crust2 1/4 cups pure Maple syrup (darker the more flavor)3/4 cup light cream1/4 cup all-purpose flour4 eggs1 cup finely chopped walnuts or pecans Whisk together the maple syrup, cream, flour and eggs until blended; stir in...
Maple Mousse

Maple Mousse

Maple Mousse 3 egg yolks3/4 cup maple syrup (preferably 100% pure grade A amber)2 cups heavy cream Beat egg yolks in the top of a double boiler (off heat) until lemon colored.Heat maple syrup to boiling point, pour very slowly into egg yolks, whisking...
Maine Blueberry Pie

Maine Blueberry Pie

Maine Blueberry Pie 1 prepared double pie crust3/4 cup sugar1/2 cup flour1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 Cup sugar1/4 teaspoon nutmeg6 cups blueberries (fresh or thawed drained frozen)1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice1 tablespoon salted butter Heat oven to...
Laurie’s Lemon Lush Squares

Laurie’s Lemon Lush Squares

Laurie’s Lemon Lush Squares 1 cup flour1/2 cup butter or margarine (softened)1/4 cup powdered sugar1 cup granulated sugar2 teaspoons grated lemon peel2 tablespoons lemon juice1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt2 eggs Heat over to 350 degrees. Mix flour,...
Italian Zucchini Squares

Italian Zucchini Squares

Italian Zucchini Squares 3 cups thinly shredded unpeeled (zucchini)1 cup Original Bisquick Mix1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese2 tablespoons chopped parsley1 teaspoon basil1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt1/2 teaspoon oregano1/8 teaspoon pepper1 – 2...
Homemade Lemonade

Homemade Lemonade

Homemade Lemonade 64 ounces water1.5 to 2 cups simple syrup (to taste)Juice of 6 lemons In large container, combine water, syrup and fresh-squeezed lemon juice.Float lemon wedges and refrigerate.
Holiday Bourbon Eggnog

Holiday Bourbon Eggnog

Holiday Bourbon Eggnog 8 large eggs3/4 cup sugar1/8 teaspoon salt2 1/2 cups heavy cream2 cups whole milk1 tablespoon Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg3/4 cup bourbon1/4 cup brandy Combine the 6 whole eggs, 2 egg yolks, (save egg whites)...
German Streusel Cake

German Streusel Cake

  German Streusal Cake ¾ C Unsalted Butter¼ C Sugar2 Eggs¼ tsp. Salt2 C Flour2 Tsp Baking Powder1 ¼ C Milk½ tsp. real vanilla extract1 C fresh sliced fruit of choice (apple, peach, pear, or whole cherries) For the Cake: Mix flour, baking powder and salt in a...
Greek Spinach Pie

Greek Spinach Pie

  Greek Spinach Pie Recipe An authentic and delicous Greek Spinach Pie aka Spanakopita made with Phyloo dough 1 kilogram spinach (either raw or frozen)1 large onion½ cup of olive oil½ kilogram feta cheese1 cup of milk½ cup of cream4 eggs1 cup of dill1 teaspoon...
Angel Crisp Cookies

Angel Crisp Cookies

  Angel Crisp Cookies 1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup brown sugar1 cup shortening1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla2 cups flour1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon cream of tartarwater for dippingsugar for dipping DirectionsCream shortening, sugars, vanilla and egg. Add...
Apple and Cheddar Tart

Apple and Cheddar Tart

  Apple and Cheddar Tart Pastry2 cups unbleached flour12 tb chilled butter (cut into ¼” dice)½ c shredded Vermont sharp cheddar cheese¼ tsp salt1/8 tsp freshly ground pepper6 tb cold waterOnions8-10 large yellow onions (thickly sliced (16 cups))4 tb butter4 tb...
Basic Butter Cookies

Basic Butter Cookies

  Basic Butter Cookies 8 oz. 16 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened1 cup confectioners’ sugar (sifted)1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/4 teaspoon almond extract2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour Cream the butter and sugar together until well blended. Add the vanilla...
Black Forest Cake

Black Forest Cake

  Black Forest Cake CAKE:1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 cups white sugar2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda1 teaspoon salt1 1/2 cups butter milk1/2 cup shortening2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla1/2 cup KirschwasserFILLING:1 cup sugar powder1...
Blueberry Ice Cream

Blueberry Ice Cream

  Blueberry Ice Cream 2 cups blueberries3/4 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/8 tsp salt1 cup milk1-1/2 cups heavy cream Place blueberries, sugar, cinnamon and salt in a small saucepan, boil over medium low heat. Using a potato masher, mash berries. Simmer mixture...
Brew Cheese

Brew Cheese

  Brew Cheese German Beer & Cheese Fondue or Brew Cheese3 ½ Oz Sharp Cheddar Cheese1 ½ Oz Gruyere Cheese4 Oz German Beer (Pils or Lager)1 Tablespoon Flour1 Tablespoon German Sweet Hot mustard or spicy brown mustardDash of Worcestershire SauceFew drops of...
Chocolate Fudge

Chocolate Fudge

  Chocolate Fudge 3 cups sugar¾ cup butter1 small can (5 oz. evaporated milk (2/3 cup))2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips1 jar (7 oz. Jet-Puffed Marshmallow Crème)1 teaspoon vanilla1 cup walnuts (chopped) Heat sugar, butter and evaporated milk to full rolling boil...
Chocolate Chip Cookies Mirror Lake Inn

Chocolate Chip Cookies Mirror Lake Inn

  Chocolate Chip Cookies From The Mirror Lake Inn 2 cups butter2 cups sugar1 cup brown sugar4 eggs4 teaspoons vanilla4 cups flour2 tsp. baking soda3 tsp. salt4 cups chocolate chips2 cups broken walnuts Preheat oven to 350 degrees.In large bowl, mix until light...
Chocolate Mayo Cake

Chocolate Mayo Cake

  Chocolate Mayo Cake 3 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda1 1/2 cups white sugar1 1/2 cups mayonnaise1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 1/2 cups water2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly...
Corned Beef Hash

Corned Beef Hash

  Corned Beef Hash 4 cups chopped Corned Beef1 large onion – chopped1/4 cup chopped cooked carrots3 cups chopped or mashed potato1 med clove minced garlic1 stick of butter In a large skillet sauté chopped onion, and garlic in the melted butter until lightly...
Crabmeat Stuffed Mushrooms

Crabmeat Stuffed Mushrooms

  Crab Meat Stuffed Mushrooms 1 pound large mushrooms1 can crab meat or 6 oz fresh crab meat¼ cup mayonnaise1 teaspoon lemon juice1 teaspoon grated onion2 tablespoons minced mushroom stems½ teaspoon salt½ teaspoon black pepper½ pound bacon Preheat oven to 350...
Rum Punch Recipe

Rum Punch Recipe

  Debi’s Rum Punch 1/2 shot Coconut Rum1 shot white rum1/4 cup fresh orange juice2 shots pineapple juice1 shot pomegranate juice Half-fill a 12 oz. highball glass with crushed ice.Pour all ingredients over ice, starting with alcohol shots.Garnish with...
Garlic Shrimp

Garlic Shrimp

Garlic and Ginger Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta 2 Tbs. oil1 Tbs. Fresh Ginger sliced2 Garlic cloves thinly sliced½ lb Med Raw Shrimp peeled & deveined2-3 Fresh garden Roma tomatoes chopped1 tbs fresh parsley chopped1 tbs fresh basil chopped1/4 Cup chicken stock¼...
Dog Biscuit Recipe

Dog Biscuit Recipe

Dog Biscuit A natural, good, homemade, dog biscuit for your pet. 2 1/2 C Whole wheat flour1/2 t Salt1 t Brown sugar1 Egg (beaten)1/2 Cup Powdered dry milk1/2 t Garlic powder6 T Meat drippings1/2 Cup Ice water Preheat oven to 350. Lightly oil cookie sheet.Combine...
Baked Beans

Baked Beans

  New England Baked Beans An easy, sweet, and delicious authentic Baked Beans recipes using real maple syrup. 2 lbs dried beans (Soldier, Navy, Jacobs Cattle, Yellow-Eyed, or Great Northern)1 Large Onion (Quartered (optional))6 strips of bacon cooked and diced or...
Baked Onion Rings

Baked Onion Rings

  Baked Onion Rings ¼ cup all-purpose flour¼ teaspoon dry mustard½ teaspoon garlic powder¼ teaspoon table salt2 large onions, Spanish, sliced into 1/4-inch-thick rounds½ cup buttermilk1 cup seasoned bread crumbs cooking spray, olive oil flavored, or enough to...
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