Recipes

Turkey gravy Recipe
Turkey gravy Recipe

Turkey Gravy (, ). Be sure to measure all the ingredients in advance, so the gravy can be made quickly just before serving. For added flavor, stir in 1 or 2 tablespoons sherry at the last minute. I ha...

about 4 cups (32 fl oz/1 1iter)
Stuffed kibbeh Recipe, by Rosamond Man
Salad Stuffed kibbeh Recipe, by Rosamond Man

Stuffed Kibbeh (Kibbeh Mahshi) These are the ultimate in kibbeh – long, thin, crisp shells filled with sweet, sweet pine nuts. Wet your hands thoroughly both to make the shells and to stuff them, patc...

5 to 6
Fig Compote Recipe
Fig Compote Recipe

Fig Compote The fig’s elegant flavor needs nothing else. Therefore, this recipe is a rarity in my repertoire: I add neither spices nor honey, nor any other flavor foreign to the fruit. At the beginning...

Tostones Recipe
Tostones Recipe

Tostones Cut the peeled plantains into lengths of 2-1/2 inches. Heat the oil – which should be at least 1-1/2 inches deep in the pan – and add a few of the plantain pieces. Be careful not to crowd the...

Recipe for traditional pound cake
Recipe for traditional pound cake

Pound Cake Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C), a slow oven. Line three bread loaf pans with waxed paper. Cream butter well, add sugar gradually and cream until light and fluffy. Add eggs, two at a time, ...

Simple Pljeskavica Recipe
Simple Pljeskavica Recipe
4

Simple Pljeskavica (Serbian or Otherwise) Instead of using pork and veal, you can also use lamb. You can experiment with the addition of garlic, paprika, thyme, or rosemary. This dish is traditionally ...

Hush Puppies Recipe
Thai Hush Puppies Recipe
5

Hush Puppies Hush puppies are the classic fish-fry favorite and really nothing but a spiced-up hoe-cake, dropped into grease instead of fried flat. The variations are endless. This is my tried-and-tru...

Asparagus in Fragrant Sauce
Asparagus in Fragrant Sauce

Choose the largest, scrape the bottoms and wash, then cook in water, salt well, and don’t let them cook too much. When cooked, put them to drain, make a sauce with good fresh butter, a little vinegar, s...

Couscous with Mergez Sausage Recipe
Salad Couscous with Mergez Sausage Recipe

Couscous with Mergez Sausage I got to appreciate the rich and exotic cooking of Morocco when I visited that country several years ago. The cuisine is amazingly varied, but it doesn’t have to be compli...

Mussels Pernod Recipe
Mussels Pernod Recipe
2 to 3

Mussels Pernod Debeard the mussels as necessary. Dice the Roma tomatoes into 1 in. cubes. Peel and dice the shallots finely. Mix the dill, vegetable oil, and salt into a paste. Slice the green onions...

Chocolate Ice Cream Heart Recipe
Chocolate Ice Cream Heart Recipe

Chocolate-Banana Ice Cream Heart with Raspberry Sorbet These waffles start with a fluffy batter and become thin and slightly crispy when cooked, the better to stand up to the ice cream filling. They a...

8 standard-sized waffles
Vanilla sugar cookie Recipe
Vanilla sugar cookie Recipe

Vanilla Sugar Cookies Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). In a large bowl, beat together the butter and sugar with an electric beater. Add the egg, vanilla, and salt; beat until smooth. Stir in the flo...

3-1/2 to 4 dozen cookies
Lamb with Couscous Recipe
Salad Lamb with Couscous Recipe

Lamb with Couscous Kelly. Vary this recipe as you will, using beef or chicken instead of lamb and adding or subtracting vegetables. The heat level is also optional: harissa or another hot sauce can be...

8, with leftovers
Red Velvet Cake Recipe
Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Red Velvet Cake Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Cream the butter and sugar thoroughly, then add the eggs. In a small bowl, make a paste of the food coloring and cocoa, and add it to the creamed mi...

Marinade for Beef, Lamb, or Venison
Marinade for Beef, Lamb, or Venison

Uncooked Marinade for Beef, Lamb, or Venison Combine all ingredients and pour over meat. Marinate 3 to 4 days, turning meat once every day.

2 quarts
Balkan Pljeskavica Recipe
Salad Balkan Pljeskavica Recipe

Politically Correct Balkan Pljeskavica A kind reader passed along the following recipe, which, he says is a hybrid of the pljeskavica he found in Serbia (where it is best), in Macedonia (where they cla...

Vanilla Pudding Recipe
Vanilla Pudding Recipe

Vanilla Pudding In the top pan of a double boiler combine the sugar, salt, and cornstarch. Add the milk gradually, stirring to dissolve the dry ingredients. Cook over simmering water, stirring constan...