Tag: Recipe

  • Stuffed Artichokes

    When I was in high school, I found out that most people do not eat artichokes the way my family does. One of my classmates said something about steaming them and dipping the leaves in mayonnaise… First you prep the artichokes: rinse them off, cut off the stems, cut the very tops off, and cut…

  • Pasta Havarti

    My family has been making this simple dish for the last 15 years or so, thanks to Diana Koeth. Basically, you make a “marinade” of the following ingredients and toss it with the cooked pasta. I know I didn’t give any measurements. The recipe does have them, but I find that this one can be…

  • Kahlua Cake

    A sweet treat that has been traveling through our family for a little while now. I think my cousin Joy started it. It is a chocolate cake with Kahlua, yum! It is so moist and decadent, no frosting is needed. So here is the simple recipe: Mix the first six ingredients together, then when blended…

  • Gram D’s Potato Chip Cookies

    Salty and sweet, odd but also kind of delish! Cream the butter, sugar and vanilla together. Then add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Roll into balls, and place on a cookie sheet. Then wet a cookie press with water, dip into granulated sugar and press each cookie to a uniform thickness. (If…

  • Homemade Chili

    First I chopped the onion and sauteed it in a bit of olive oil. (I seasoned with salt and pepper after every major ingredient went in.) Then I added all of the peppers and seasonings to toast in the oil. Then I added the garlic and tomato paste to concentrate the flavors. Next I added half of…

  • Homemade Cornbread

    Ingredients: I love making cornbread in my cast iron skillet. I heat the skillet up in the oven, melt the butter in the pan and add it to the bowl of ingredients so the skillet is well greased, then you pour the batter in the hot skillet. Only takes about 20 minutes to cook at…

  • Spicy Sausage Pasta

    Brown the sausage in the pan until cooked through. Remove excess fat if needed, but a little helps coat the pasta. Make a little “hot spot” and brown the tomato paste a little on the bottom of the pan, then mix into the meat. Let the meat start to caramelize. Add in the garlic clove…

  • Poppy Seed and Walnut Rolls

    My Aunt Mary used to make these and I loved them. In the last few years, I have tried out recipes and I think this is the winner. Dough Proof the yeast in the warm water with the sugar. Mix the flour and salt, then mix in the butter until the mixture is sandy (I do…

  • Un-scotti

    I am sure you’ve heard of biscotti, which means “twice baked”. We call these Un-scotti, since you only bake them once and get a cross between a soft cookie/muffin-y thing. They are delish. Thanks to Diane for this wonderful recipe. Mix together: Then add: Mix together quickly and form 2 long loaves on an ungreased…

  • Tomato Soup

    Here is my recipe for tomato soup, which started out as someone else’s recipe for tomato bisque, which I love, but I found it didn’t need quite that much cream, especially if you are serving with grilled cheese, yum! Here goes: Saute the onions and garlic in the pot with the melted butter until they…