Monthly Archives: December 2010

Orzo Soup

 Description: Orzo is a small, rice shaped pasta that can be found in almost any grocery store.  This soup lends itself to a lot of variations. You can add more or less Orzo, according to your tastes.  Make it once … Continue reading

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Japanese Spinach Salad

 Description: This is a wonderful addition to a light summertime meal, or knocking back a few rounds of sushi and sake.  It is best made with young, tender spinach.  Don’t even think about using frozen spinach. Feeds Four people Ingredients: … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Pie

Description: Not for the calorie counter! This is surprisingly light and tasty.  It is very easy to prepare and has always been a hit with my customers This recipe yields 2 pies Ingredients: 8 oz. cream cheese 1 cup smooth … Continue reading

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Chick-Fil-A (knockoff)

Description: If you live outside of the South, you may not have heard of these. It originally started as the Dwarf House ( the first one is just a few miles from here) and their fried boneless chicken filet sandwiches … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Rolls

Description: These really are wonderful warm from the oven. They are nice and moist and not too sweet. Ingredients: 1-½ cups milk ½ cup warm water 2 tsp salt 6 cups flour ½ cup sugar 3 eggs 1 cup butter … Continue reading

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Pot Roast (crock pot)

 Description: Want a good meal 30 minutes after you get home without calling Papa John?  This is it.  Almost everything can be done ahead of time. Remember, your crock pot is your friend, and you don’t have to tip your … Continue reading

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Italian Catfish

 Description: Many Southerners would consider it sacrilegious to fix catfish any other way than rolling in cornmeal and deep-frying. The whole purpose to this website is to preserve the traditions of family cooking, which sometimes evolves from multi-cultural backgrounds. serves … Continue reading

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Jardiniere (Italian marinated vegetables)

Description: As part of an Antipasto, or a good cold side dish or snack, this is one of my favorites. Ingredients: 2 stalks celery, cut in half lengthwise and then cut in 3-inch strips 2 carrots, scraped or peeled, cut … Continue reading

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Flan (Caramel Custard)

  Description: Almost every country has a variation of this dessert.  Although it looks intimidating to make, it is surprisingly easy. You can use almost anything as a mold, as long as it is oven-proof. Custard cups or coffee cups are … Continue reading

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Egg Drop Soup

Description: This is one of the quickest and easiest soups to make.  It is perfect if you are just starting to try Oriental cooking. serves 4 Ingredients: 2 cans chicken broth or 1 qt. Chinese chicken stock 3 eggs 3 … Continue reading

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