American Classics

Crabmeat Grilled Cheese

June 27, 2015

I don’t know one person who doesn’t love a delicious grilled cheese sandwich. Make it even better by adding crabmeat to the mix. This delightful treat is perfect for weekend lunches or anytime for that matter. You can also cut it into bit-size pieces and serve it as an appetizer...

New England Crab Boil

June 5, 2015

A big pot of spiced boiled crabs, a New England tradition, is a delicious but messy affair. Cover the table with newspaper and have lots of big napkins on hand. Serve with coleslaw and rolls. P.S. You don’t need to live in New England to make a crab boil, but...

Black Friday Turkey Pot Pie

November 28, 2014

You cooked all day yesterday and have tons of leftovers and if you’re wondering what to do with leftover turkey you just might want to make this delicious Turkey Pot Pie. Sharp cheddar cheese gives this easy to make turkey pot pie its appeal.

Serrano Chile & Bacon Corn Bread

September 22, 2014

This Corn Bread is perfect with just enough chile zing and just the right amount of bacon. The cheddar cheese gives it a bit of a boost as well. I served this Corn Bread with my Weekend Chili, but you can serve it with nearly anything that you’re making for...

Picnic Fried Chicken

July 3, 2014

I love fried chicken and make it quite often. I’ve been known to make fried chicken for road trips even. Make my Picnic Fried Chicken ahead of time for a summer picnic or eat it at home. Serve it hot, cold or room temperature.  

Poached Eggs With Asiago Cheese Sauce

June 10, 2014

  Fathers need pampering too and this dish would make a good main course for a Father’s Day breakfast.   © Victoria Hart Glavin

Caramel Corn

May 30, 2014

Caramel Corn It’s Friday and you’ve been good all week. Ok, well maybe not all week, but hey it’s the weekend. Make some caramel corn and watch an old movie. It’s not difficult to make and you’ll love this weekend treat. You can hit the gym on Monday! INGREDIENTS 1...

Fried Pickles With Parmesan

April 30, 2014

Fried Pickles With Parmesan Talk about a guilty pleasure! Pretty naughty, but worth it! Finish off with Parmesan cheese and you’ve got a perfect treat. INGREDIENTS 50 to 60 Bread & Butter Pickles or Sour Dill Pickles 1 Cup Unbleached Flour 1 Large Beaten Egg 1 Cup Fine, Dry Plain...

Super Easy Coconut Cupcakes

April 21, 2014

Super Easy Coconut Cupcakes These cupcakes are so easy to make. They get their coconut flavor from coconut milk. INGREDIENTS 10 Tablespoons Softened Unsalted Butter 1 Cup Sugar 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 2 Large Eggs (Room Temperature) 2/3 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons Coconut Milk (Divided) 1/2 Teaspoon Coconut Extract 1...

Christmas Morning Frosted Cinnamon Rolls

December 5, 2013

  Christmas Morning Frosted Cinnamon Rolls I believe in planning ahead.  Heck, I start my Christmas shopping in July for goodness sake!  Most of us focus on Christmas dinner, but what about breakfast?  I always liked to have a warm batch of frosted cinnamon rolls ready for all to eat after...

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