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Hauntingly Green Treats for Halloween

October 22, 2015By

Green Tea Shortbread with Poppy Seeds 1/2 pound (2 sticks) unsalted butter, well softened and cut into small chunks 1/2 cup granulated sugar, plus 1-2 tablespoons for topping Generous 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon rice flour 2 tablespoons finely ground green tea 1/4 cup poppy seeds Position […]

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Halloween Pull-Apart Bread. So fun to decorate, then pull-apart to eat.

October 20, 2015By

For Basic Bread Dough (3 batches need to be made: one for white bread, one for black cocoa bread, and one for the orange pumpkin bread) 125 g baker’s flour 12 g sugar 2 g salt 12 g butter 90 ml warm milk (microwave it) 1 tsp dry yeast For the Pumpkin Bread- add 30g […]

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Peach Cobbler

June 30, 2015By

8 tb Butter 1 c Sugar 3/4 c Self-rising flour 3/4 c Milk 1 cn Sliced peaches in syrup; -undrained (see variation) -(28 oz.) Preheat oven to 350?. Put butter in deep baking dish and place in oven to melt. Mix sugar and flour; add milk slowly to prevent lumping. Pour over melted butter. Do […]

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Macaroni Salad

June 30, 2015By

2 c Macaroni — cooked 4 Eggs — chopped 4 tb Green onion — chopped 2 tb Sweet pickle juice — to Taste Salt and pepper — to taste 1 Jar pimiento 2 tb Olives — chopped 1/2 c Mayonnaise — to taste Blend all ingredients together. Add pickle juice to taste. Sample generously before […]

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Beef Tenderloin Recipe

June 30, 2015By

2 c Beef or veal stock 2 c Dry red wine, preferably Pinot Noir 1/2 c Garlic cloves — roasted 1/2 c Shallots — chopped 1/2 c Fresh parsley — chopped 1 ds Salt — to taste 1 ds Fresh ground black pepper — To taste 1/4 c Toasted pistachios — Chopped 1/4 c Toasted […]

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The Best Lemonade Recipe

June 30, 2015By

2 Lemons — white pith Removed 1/2 c Water 1/4 c Simple syrup — recipe in Directions 1 1/2 c Crushed ice FOR EACH SERVING: Place 2 lemons, simple syrup, and water in a blender with top on and blend at medium speed until lemons are liquified. Add ice and blend on high until pureed […]

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Red Beans and Rice Recipe

June 30, 2015By

3 lb Ham hocks 1 lb Kidney beans; dried, red Water; to soak beans 2 c Onion; chopped 2 c Bell pepper; chopped 2 c Celery 3 Bay leaves 1 1/2 ts Thyme;dried 1 Garlic clove; crushed 1 ts Oregano; dried 2 ts Louisana hot sauce 1 ts Cayenne pepper 1 ts Pepper 6 c […]

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Sweet Yellow Cake Recipe

June 30, 2015By

1 c Butter; softened 2 c Sugar 5 lg Eggs 3 c All-purpose flour; sifted 1 tb Baking powder 1/2 ts Salt 1 1/4 c Milk 1 ts Vanilla Let eggs, milk, and butter stand till room temperature. Cream butter, gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each […]

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Baked Oysters

January 11, 2013By

4 tb Butter 1 ts Garlic, finely chopped 2 tb Parsley, finely chopped 3 tb Parmesan cheese, grated 1 c  Fresh bread crumbs 2    Dozen fresh oysters, shucked In a heavy skillet, melt 2 T of the butter over moderate heat. When foam subsides, add bread crumbs, and garlic. Toss for 2-3 minutes or until […]

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Baked Clams

January 11, 2013By

12    Cherrystone clams 2 tb Butter or margarine 1/4 c  Finely chopped onion 1    Clove garlic, peeled -and crushed 1    Egg, slightly beaten 1/4 c  Seasoned bread crumbs 1/8 ts Dried oregano leaves 1/3 c  Seasoned dry bread crumbs 2 tb Butter or margarine, melted 1. Remove clams from half shell and chop coarsely. Set […]

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