posted in response to a recipe request from our local paper.
my mom used to make this delicious polynesian recipe when i was a kid. i just love the different toppings you can add to this basic coconut curry base. you can make it as spicy or as sweet as you want.
it is amazing how little this recipe has changed after 1800 years. the roman physician galinos (129 – 99 ac) describes this sweet in his book with many details. source:the classical cookbook, andrew dalby and sally grainger. excelent source regarding a
a romany gypsy recipe for a cheap and filling sausage and potatoes soup from paula stanford. paula stanford married into a large romany gypsy family 12 years ago. although they no longer follow the travelling life the family still spends most of the time
this is a super easy, great tasting, make ahead side dish that looks like you spent a lot more time preparing than you actually do. plus, most everything is done in advance. the times do not reflect the standing time of the potatoes.
this is so yummy - and easy to prepare! - a nice twist from the usual lemonade. great in warm weather! enjoy! prep time doesn't include 15-30 minute
muskellunge (also known as muskie or musky) are large freshwater fish of north america. they are the largest member of the pike family, and are primarily found in the great lakes region. cooking time is approximate based on the size of the fish. from th
while staying with us, our friend gerson, from namibia talked about having this at every meal. needless to say, while he was here in the united states he put on a pound or two. i really miss him! this recipe is an adaptation of an african staple food
i like to do the first and second step the night before, so i can put it together quickly the next morning for a hearty breakfast. the 30 minute baking time is the perfect amount of time for me to get a shower and dress for work, making this work for a w
my husband loves his tea made this way and has been drinking it this way for over 20 years that i know of.
another healthy looking recipe i have collected and intend to try. i am eating a lot of beans and pulses these days and another way to use chickpeas is never a bad thing. i collected this recipe from the february 2008 copy of the bbc good food magazine.
wonderful comfort food from rozanne gold, a favorite cookbook author. this is a creamless creamed soup and it's delicious. it's made thick with potatoes and rich with butter. the color of this soup is stunning.
my grandma lorraine stromgren would listen to wcco radio's joyce lamont as she broadcasted a daily recipe. my grandma would sit by the radio with pencil in hand to write down those recipe favorites! a cookbook was published in 1979 after 10 years of recip
this recipe comes courtesy of one the american girls cookbooks. specifically it comes from the kirsten one and so is swedish themed. several of these recipes from all of the books are all time favorites of mine so i will post them here. rice porridge, kn
fancy name for pork loin roast with potatoes and onions. this dish has been around forever and it's always a winner. if you can catch a pork loin on sale, then is the time to buy and freeze for special company dinners. this one is sure to wow them!
this is an easy, traditional, and delicious potato kugel (potato pudding) recipe from the jewish cookbook, "passover by design: picture perfect kosher by design recipes for the holiday", by susie fishbein.
great served in lettuce cups and garnished with tomato.
i got this recipe from my husbands mens health magazine. i made a few tweaks, one of which was to use boneless skinless breasts rather than the boneless skinless thighs the recipe called for. by making these changes i was able to get the fat down from ove
nice and creamy casual dessert. great for a dinner party! nice chocolate cinnamon mix. cook time includes chill time. pie is rich; serve in small wedges!
i originally got this recipe out of a taste of home book years ago and have been making it ever since--and always at thanksgiving. it can be dressed up to look as elegant or plain as you want to, and only takes about 18 minutes to make--start to finish.
absolute killer casserole that borders on addictive. other similar recipes are posted, but the magic ingredient here is the croutons! i substitue olive oil for half of the butter. have made this on many occasions and have found that at least 3/4 c chick
i found this recipe years ago and it's still one of dh's favorite dishes and it's very easy to make.
i don't know who susie is, but my mom has made this salad for years and it is my absolute favorite! everyone requests this dish whenever we go to barbecues! don't add the dressing until right before serving or the salad will become soggy. i have made this
i adore sushi, but my bh refuses to even look at it, let alone eat it. i thought he was squeamish about the fish, but after i made some vegetarian sushi he still wouldn't go near it (yay, more for me). it turns out that the seaweed also gives him the heeb
i always have onion and pepper relish on hand so i can make this dip if people stop by. it's great and a little out of the ordinary. you could probably do this whith any relish or chutney. i found this on the lid of a jar of harry and david's sweet onion
the original recipe is from the mangapwani beach club. located on the northwest coast of zanzibar, south africa, this beach paradise has a checkered past. nearby are the slave caves, where slaves were hidden after laws changed abolishing slavery. the ma
these little finger sandwiches look great on a buffet or at tea time. they taste great and are so simple to make. you can use any kind of nut bread, but i prefer pumpkin or banana nut bread.
after a recent move, with all that unpacking,, i came across a perpetual calendar from gooseberry patch that i'd stuffed in a drawer quite awhile ago. we moved to wv during a really hot spell (temps over 100* for many days). so you can imagine, on jul
a recipe i adapted from the traditional apricot chicken recipe my mother used to make. i was looking for a dish that had a thicker sauce with no bones that would allow for a less messy dish. with all the flavour of the original.
tasty wrap filled with hot veggies and beans, and cheese of course. great for lunch or dinner.
a very crisp and tender cracker. from the scandinavian chapter of the united states regional cookbook, culinary institute of chicago, 1947.
every year, on israel's independence day, we all go off and have a barbeque in a public park together with friends and family. every year, without fail, my sushiman makes his sick salad. sushiman is british, so sick means barf. and it really does look
make this the day before you need it and re-heat right before serving time. thanks to susan branch ("autumn") for this wonderful recipe. on the day of serving, prepare your "serving bowl" by baking a hollowed out pumpkin (remove seeds & stringy gunk,
susan branch has the most delightful books (and illustrations) filled with the most interesting recipes and home-making ideas. this recipe comes from her "summer" book, with a few of my own personal changes. feel free to switch ingredients, more or less
this is a matthew ford recipe from the guardian's weekend magazine. using barley makes a nice change from rice and it's good for you as well. if you want you can also add sautéed mushrooms or shredded meat. i often use butternut squash instead of pumpkin
ready, set, cook! reynolds wrap contest entry. my version of a favorite bakery treat, a butter-rich crust is topped with an almond-scented cream cheese filling, topped off with dark chocolate ganache and toasted almonds.
wonderful with cornbread.
i found this while searching for recipes to use up half a bag of white chocolate chips i had on hand. i wanted something a little special that was company worthy, but simple enough to do for any old time. this surely did fit the bill on all the criteria
my favorite juice is apple, but since there is a ton of sugar, i have made the move to the new ocean spray white cran with splenda. this recipe is a unique creation that is a delicious substitute to the traditional sangria using the white cran. this is
in the winter, kentucky weather can get really cold without any notice. sometimes, it's rolling out of bed on one of those cold mornings is just not what you want to do. but the thought of whipping up a batch of this oatmeal for yourself (or making enou
i was given this recipe years ago by a friend. i am not sure what country the dish "barinzila" comes from, but hope you enjoy it!
my favorite low-fat recipe creators, janet & greta podelski, dreamed up this thai fettucine dish while sitting under an old oak tree in orlando.
a friend gave me this recipe and it was an immediate hit with our family and friends. adapted from www.topsecretrecipes.com
what more can i say, this recipe comes courtesy paula deen. for a real treat, serve yourself a slice while it's still warm. if you use splenda instead of sugar use the splenda sugar blend for baking, it comes in a small yellow and orange bag.
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