Year: 2004

Tuna Croquettes

Ingredients: 2 cans albacore tuna (drained) 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 1 tablespoon good quality Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon Old Bay 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 eggs ½ cup bread crumbs Fresh dill, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil (for pan) Directions: Break up tuna in chunks in […]

How to Boil Perfect Eggs

Place eggs in pan. Fill pan with cool water until it is about 1 inch above the eggs. Bring a rapid boil. Immediately cover and remove from heat. Sit covered for 15 minutes. Drain, cool under cold water. This method produces hard boiled eggs with nearly centered yolks with no […]

Spicy Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: a bit of cayenne a bit of mexican chili powder a squirt of good quality Dijon mustard salt a tiny dot of mayo for moisture fresh black pepper a sprinkle of Hungarian Hot Paprika (for the top) adjust amounts as needed depending on how many eggs you are making […]

Sugar Cookies

Ingredients: 1 lb butter (at room temperature) 6 eggs (at room temperature) 4 cups sugar 7 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons vanilla colored sugar Directions: In a large bowl, cream together sugar and butter until fluffy. Beat eggs separately then add to butter mixture. Add vanilla, baking […]

Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:1 cup plus 6 tablespoons flour1/2 teaspoon kosher salt1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature1/2 cup dark brown sugar1/2 cup sugar1 egg at room temperature1 teaspoon vanilla8 oz semisweet chips (I used Hershey’s Special Dark chips) Directions:Preheat the oven to 350. Lightly spray one cookie sheet with […]

Latkes

Ingredients: 2 lbs potatoes, grated 1 large onion, grated 2 eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons matzo meal olive oil Directions: In a large pan, heat oil. In a large bowl, combine the eggs and the matzo meal. Add potatoes and onion and combine. Fry in hot oil, flipping half way through, […]

Turkey Gumbo

6 quarts turkey stock 1 cup flour 1 cup oil 1 pound leftover turkey meat, in bite-sized pieces 1 pound andouille sausage 2 pounds shrimp (we used frozen) 2 pounds okra, chopped (frozen okay) 2 onions, chopped 1 bunch green onions with tops, chopped 2 bell peppers, chopped 5 ribs […]

Turkey Stock

8 quarts cold water 1-2 turkey carcass(es), meat removed, leaving some crisp skin on 3 onions, quartered 1 bunch celery cut up 1/2 lb carrots, chopped 2 heads garlic Spices (place in 4 inch square of cheesecloth or a tea ball) 1 teaspoon peppercorns 1 bay leaf 1/4 tsp. dried […]

Sour Cream Cake

Ingredients:1/2 lb butter3 cups sugar8 oz sour cream1/4 teaspoon baking soda2 teaspoons vanilla3 cups flour6 eggs Directions:Preheat oven to 325. Grease and flour one bundt pan. In a large bowl, cream the butter then add sugar and cream well. In another bowl, mix together sour cream, baking soda and vanilla […]

Broccoli-Cheddar Casserole

Ingredients: 4-5 slices white bread, torn into bite-sized pieces 1 head broccoli, cut into bite-sized pieces 3 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup milk 4 tablespoons butter, melted 1 cup grated sharp cheddar salt pepper *optional* 3 tablespoons sugar Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Grease the bottom and sides of one 8 […]