Chicken & Waffles

Ingredients: for the chicken: 1 whole chicken, cut up marinade: 1 small onion, sliced 5 cloves garlic 1 1/2 cups buttermilk 2 tablespoons hot sauce batter: 2 cups Wonder (or other superfine) flour 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon hot paprika 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder freshly ground black pepper salt 4 […]


Ingredients: 1 lb sliced corned beef 4 slices Swiss Cheese 8 slices rye bread (or rye and pumpernickel swirl) 1 cup sauerkraut, at room temperature or slightly warmed butter Russian dressing: 2 slices dill pickle, minced 1 shallot, minced 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 3 tablespoons sour cream 1/2 tablespoon prepared horseradish […]

Frito Pie

Ingredients: group #1 2 lb very lean ground beef, browned 5 cloves garlic, chopped 1 carrot, diced 1 large onion, diced 1 habanero chile, minced 3 serrano chiles, minced 15 oz canned dark red kidney beans, drained 15 oz canned fire roasted tomatoes 15 oz canned fire roasted tomatoes with […]

Homemade Twinkies

Ingredients: for the sponge cake: 2 cups flour 1 cup milk, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 8 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 2 eggs, at room temperature 1 tablespoon baking powder 2 teaspoons vanilla for the cream filling: 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup confectioners sugar 1/2 cup cold butter […]

Cobb Salad

Ingredients: 1 head Boston lettuce, torn 1 bunch watercress, roughly chopped (if needed) 1 head romaine, chopped 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 5 strips thick cut bacon, cooked and crumbled 1 lb chicken breast, poached* and cubed 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1 avocado, cubed 1/2 cup crumbled Roquefort (or other […]

Monte Cristo Sandwiches

Ingredients: batter: 1 1/4 cup milk 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 egg sandwich: 12 slices thin white sandwich bread, crusts removed 1/3 lb sliced smoked ham 1/3 lb sliced turkey 8 slices Swiss cheese Dijon mustard butter for the pan berry jam confectioners’ sugar […]

Retro Ranch Dressing

Ingredients: 1 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon minced parsley 2 teaspoons minced chives 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons minced dill 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon onion powder salt pepper Directions: Whisk together all ingredients in a small bowl. […]

Smoked Salmon Cheese Ball

Ingredients: 2 cups grated Cabot extra sharp cheddar 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 3 oz smoked nova salmon 1 inch chunk of shallot, minced 1/2 cup minced flat leaf parsley Directions: Place the cheese, cream cheese, shallot, salmon and Worcestershire sauce in a blender. […]

Hot, Hotter, Hottest Buffalo Wings

Ingredients: 2 lbs chicken wings (separated at the joint and wing tips clipped off) 2 cups Buffalo Wing sauce* 2 tablespoons Wondra flour 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper salt pepper canola oil for frying to serve: blue cheese dressing and celery sticks Directions: Sprinkle both sides of each wing part with […]