Recipes

Indonesian Slaw With Pineapple, Chicken, And Spicy Peanut Dressing     This recipe is from Jeanne Kelley’s “Salad for Dinner.” I left the sugar out of the dressing and forgot to buy pineapple so substituted sliced...
Raised Buckwheat Blini, Zhulien Mushroom Casserole, Garlic Cheese
Chicken Gravy     I’m sure you already have a good recipe for a roast chicken, but how often do you go to the trouble to make gravy? Here are some simple guidelines for gravy.     Take the neck, gizzards, and...

Dr. Oz Shake     If your kids are lucky enough to have a blender, here is a quick, healthy shake I saw demonstrated on the Dr. Oz Show.     Makes one shake. 1 cup whatever kind of milk you like to use 1 big...
Sauteed Mushrooms in Phyllo Cups     I just made this recipe up. It is delicious. Measurements are a guess.     Serves six as an appetizer. 1 lb. mixed mushrooms, stemmed and chopped (I used 3/4 button, 1/4...
Roasted Pork Leg (Ecuador) Patricia Moyano’s family gatherings at Christmas were big ones, and this favorite recipe she passed along from laylita.com, is enough to feed a hungry crowd and is possibly more than the average home oven can handle...
Chocolate Espresso Chews     This recipe, from the Firehook Bakery in Alexandria, Va., is the best cookie recipe, and I know I have published it before, but it is worth repeating. They are too delicate for long distance travel....
Sazerac Makes one.     Pack an Old Fashioned glass with ice.      In a second Old Fashioned glass place a sugar cube and add 3 dashes of Peychaud’s Bitters to it, then crush the sugar cube.  ...
Raspberry and Coconut Sherbet     When is the last time you had sherbet? You can make this with other fruit but my favorite is raspberry. This is my own version.     Makes one pint. 2 cups frozen raspberries 1/2...