Recipes

Black Bean Soup Recipe
Black Bean Soup Recipe

Black Bean Soup Pick over and wash the beans. Cover them with water and soak overnight. Drain the beans, add 8 cups of cold water, cover, and simmer for 1 1/2 hours. Melt the butter in a heavy kettle...

10 to 12 servings
Veal Saltimbocca Recipe
Veal Saltimbocca Recipe

Veal Saltimbocca Flatten out the slices of veal until they are as thin as possible. On each one lay a slice of ham and a leaf of fresh sage. Make each one into a little roll and secure them with a toot...

Cream Scones with Currants Recipe
Cream Scones with Currants Recipe

Cream Scones with Currants The most traditional sweet biscuit–like texture is obtained by using both butter and heavy cream. If you prefer a cake-like texture or want the scones to stay fresher longer...

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Chicken Piccata Recipe, from The Can Opener Gourmet
Chicken Piccata Recipe, from The Can Opener Gourmet

Chicken Piccata This is so easy I’m embarrassed to call it a “recipe,” but it makes a nice, sophisticated main course. Salt and pepper the chicken breasts to taste. Sauté the breasts in the butter or...

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Demi-glace/demi-glaze Recipe
Demi-glace/demi-glaze Recipe

Render fat from bacon in a large saucepan over medium-low heat, about 15 minutes. Add onions and carrots and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Sprinkle vegetables with flour and continue cooki...

2 cups
Little Mushroom Tarts, from Bay Wolf Restaurant
Little Mushroom Tarts, from Bay Wolf Restaurant

Little Mushroom Tarts Prepare these tarts as part of an appetizer platter. They reheat well the same day they are prepared, but not beyond that. If you need a million of them, assemble them the day be...

12 tarts.
Roast Easter Lamb with White Wine Recipe
Roast Easter Lamb with White Wine Recipe
For 4 servings

Roast Easter Lamb with White Wine Note: In Italy, to eat lamb is to welcome the end of winter and hail the coming of spring, to celebrate renewal, to connect one’s feelings with the Easter spirit of r...

Duck with Orange Sauce (Duck à l’Orange)
Duck with Orange Sauce (Duck à l’Orange)
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Duck with Orange Sauce (Canard à l’Orange) Truss the duck and rub the skin and the body cavity with 1 teaspoon of the salt and the black pepper. Place it on a rack in a roasting pan and put it in a pr...

Best All-American Apple Pie Recipe
Best All-American Apple Pie Recipe

The Best All-American Apple Pie Pie does not get better than this. Reducing and concentrating the juices of the apples make it necessary to use only about half the usual amount of thickener, resulting ...

Consomme Nesselrode Recipe
Consomme Nesselrode Recipe
5 litres (11 pints)

Prepare some game consommé and make some small savoury chou buns. Mix some chestnut purée with one-third of its weight of onion purée and use the mixture to fill half of the choux. Fill the remainder wi...

James Beard’s Fabulously Good Mincemeat
James Beard’s Fabulously Good Mincemeat
To make about 8 quarts [8 liters]

Our Fabulously Good Mincemeat Cover the beef and the tongue with water, and cook them over low heat until tender, about two and one half to three hours. Cool the meats, peel and trim the tongue, and p...

Original Recipe for Buffalo Chicken Wings
Original Recipe for Buffalo Chicken Wings

Buffalo Chicken Wings This curiously compelling dish was first served in a bar in Buffalo and almost overnight gained nationwide popularity. The chicken is served with celery sticks, which are dipped ...

6 servings
Grannie’s Chicken and Dumplings
Grannie’s Chicken and Dumplings

Grannie’s Chicken and Dumplings The dish is a Cracker favorite for a lot of reasons, economy not the least, as most Cracker homesteads had a flock of chickens pecking around the yard and a cook who co...

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Traditional Bread Stuffing or Dressing
Traditional Bread Stuffing or Dressing

Traditional Bread Stuffing or Dressing Fresh bread is like a sponge, able to absorb many times its own weight in liquid, until it practically disintegrates. That’s why you must always toast bread thor...

about 8 servings
Raised Buckwheat pancakes Recipe
Raised Buckwheat pancakes Recipe

Raised Buckwheat Pancakes Place the yeast in a bowl and gradually add the milk, stirring to dissolve. Stir in the flour and salt until the mixture is smooth. Cover with a towel and let stand at room t...

About 20 pancakes
Orange Frosting
Orange Frosting

Orange Frosting Kirby. Beat egg whites until stiff. Add sugar, orange juice, and grated rind. Blend well and spread on cake. Note: If the eggs in your area cause concern about problems with salmonella...

Rich Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Rich Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Rich Mashed Potatoes , Nov. 2007, by Ris Lacoste Put the potatoes in an 8-qt stockpot. Add the salt and enough water to cover the potatoes by about 2 inches. Cover and bring to a boil over medium-high...

About 12 cups; twelve.
Italian Tomato Sauce Recipe
Italian Tomato Sauce Recipe

Italian Tomato Sauce This classic tomato sauce and any of its variations may be kept in the refrigerator for up to 4 days or frozen for up to 3 months. Heat in a large skillet over medium heat: 2 to 3...

Sufganiyot Recipe for children, by Joan Nathan
Sufganiyot Recipe for children, by Joan Nathan

Sufganiyot The young State of Israel has created many of its own customs. One is serving jelly doughnuts at Hanukkah, which are fried in oil to symbolize the miracle of the oil that lasted for eight d...

about 12