Author Archives: Sandy

Cheesy Zucchini Frittata

2 Zucchini grated 1/2 yellow onion grated 2 T butter 2 T Thyme 1 tsp Nutmeg 12 eggs 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup feta crumbled 1 cup parmesan grated 1 cup cottage cheese salt and pepper In your frying … Continue reading

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Creamy Mushroom Soup

4 T Butter 2 cups yellow onions 2 T Finely chopped garlic 4 pounds sliced mushrooms (Get a mixture. I used 2 pounds baby bellas, 1 pound shitaki, 1 pound chanterelles) 4 cups Chicken Stock 1 cup white wine, or … Continue reading

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Cranberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Made from butter, flour, sugar and sometimes nuts, streusel cooks into a topping similar to the American crisp and the British crumble, terms that are often used interchangeably. Streusel can be sprinkled over muffins, cupcakes, pies or fresh, soft fruit … Continue reading

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Preserved Lemons

Ingredients: Lemons Salt Pink or Kosher or Sea Salt (Non-iodized) Jars Wash your lemons Cut your lemons removing the top and bottoms. Cut in quarters almost all the way thru. Remove the top and bottom ends. Clean your jars in … Continue reading

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Brisket – Sous Vide

I was rather worried when I read the recommended time for this was 48 to 72 hours. Gee, that is a long time. Day and night watching my machine. But, it was worth it. Pick you favorite dry brine, rub … Continue reading

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Veggie Wellington – Mushrooms, Spinach, Roasted Butternut Squash

This has great eye appeal and it tastes great. Basically, you cook each of the ingredients independently and cool, then assemble and bake. Serves 8-10 1 sheet of Puff Pastry – Keep frozen until all your ingredients are cooked. 1 … Continue reading

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Six friends went to Italy and we came back excited to eat and drink the happiness we felt there. We had a reunion 1 year later at my house and we made Cannoli, Linquini, and Oso Bucco. Wonderful friends. This … Continue reading

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Meatball Bourguignon aka Meatball Burgundy

This is a Alyce Shultz’s recipe and her boys love it. It is their all time favorite and most requested dinner for a birthday or celebration! Thank you Alyce for sharing this recipe with me. Meatballs 1 pound of ground … Continue reading

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Chicken Walnut Grape Salad

My kids and friends love this. I always have two cans of chicken chilling in my refrigerator just in case someone stops by and it’s lunch time. Easy to pull together. 1 12.5 ounce can of white chicken meat 1/2 … Continue reading

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Corn Casserole

Had this corn casserole at an office pot luck and it is so very good and easy to make. I know that Paula Dean has a version and there are many versions made with Jiffy corn mix. You can also … Continue reading

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