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Lamb Chops & Beans With Chile Butter

May 24, 2013

Lamb Chops & Beans With Chile Butter All I can say is YUM! INGEDIENTS 8 Lamb Loin Chops (1 Inch Thick) 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper 15 Ounces Cannellini Beans (Cooked, Rinsed & Drained) 1 Stalk Chopped Celery 2 Chopped Green Onions Chile Butter 1 Tablespoon...

Deep Dish Rhubarb Pie

May 13, 2013

Deep Dish Rhubarb Pie Many people are hesitant to cook with rhubarb.  Rhubarb is, botanically speaking, a vegetable, and eaten like fruit.  The stalks are best picked when they are young and ready for eating in the spring and early summer.  The leaves should be thrown away as they are...

To The Manor Born Pound Cake

February 18, 2013

To The Manor Born Pound Cake My pièce de résistance is a beautiful pound cake swimming in silky-smooth whipped cream topped with fresh and fragrant berries.  INGREDIENTS 1 Cup Packed Light Brown Sugar 1 Cup Softened Butter 5 Eggs 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 1 3/4 Cup Unbleached Flour 1/2 Teaspoon...

Martha Washington’s Crab Soup

November 1, 2012

Martha Washington’s Crab Soup Tiny New York Kitchen will be honoring voting day by sharing with you First Lady recipes. Women's magazines did not exist back in the 1700s, but America's First Lady did have to entertain the President's guests.  This recipe has not only survived the centuries, but was a favorite...

Four Bean Salad

September 20, 2012

Four Bean Salad This is one of my favorite salads.  Quite the guilty pleasure as it does have quite a bit of sugar. Sometimes I like to mix it with a green salad just to change it up a bit.  My Four Bean Salad is great for a barbeque, picnic or potluck dinner. ...

Single Crust Pastry Dough

September 17, 2012

Single Crust Pastry Dough If you want to make a double crust then just double the recipe.  INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 Cups Unbleached Flour 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter – Cut Up 1/4 Cup Ice Water In a medium size bowl stir together the flour and salt.  With either two forks...

Boston Baked Beans

August 29, 2012

Boston Baked Beans Labor Day Weekend is coming up and you might want to round out your BBQ with my delicious Boston Baked Beans! INGREDIENTS 2 Pounds Dry Navy Beans 1/2 Pound Salt Pork 2 Quartered Onions 1/2 Cup Dark Molasses 1/2 Cup Packed Dark Brown Sugar 1/4 Cup Pure Maple Syrup 1/4 Cup Tomato Paste...

Busy Day Cake

August 3, 2012

Busy Day Cake Everyone needs to have my Busy Day Cake recipe at their fingertips.  It’s great to have in a pinch.  Top it off with whipped cream and berries or top it with your favorite ice cream or drizzle with honey, chocolate or caramel sauce.  Any of these toppings...

Olympic Fried Chicken

August 1, 2012

Olympic Fried Chicken Last night I made fried chicken, potato salad and a green salad for dinner.  I always eat at the table with a place setting and all that.  I do think that food should be eaten sitting down and with the television turned off, but last night I...


July 31, 2012

Cosmopolitan Ever wondered how to make a Cosmopolitan?  Perfect for backyard barbeques, holiday or dinner parties.  INGREDIENTS 2 Ounces Vodka 1 Ounce Orange Liqueur 1 Ounce Cranberry Juice 1/2 Ounce Lime Juice Lime Slice For Garnish In a cocktail shaker combine the vodka, orange liqueur, cranberry juice and lime juice.  Add...

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