Better than Mashed Potatoes Casserole 1 stalk of celery, chopped 1/2 a medium onion, diced 1 carrot, chopped 1 butternut squash, peeled and cubed ~1/4 C Olive oil 1/2 Tbsp. Thyme 2 bay leaves 2 Tbsp minced garlic Salt & Pepper to Taste 1 egg plus 1 egg white 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, freshly... Continue Reading →

Julia Child is Genius

Julia Child's Potato Cake Recipe Ingredients: 4 pounds boiling potatoes, thinly sliced (food processor works well) 2 sticks butter, melted Salt/pepper to taste Directions: Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Clarify the butter (melt and let the white pieces move to the top). Using a basting bulb, squeeze the end of it in the clear butter... Continue Reading →

Picnic Fare

Mom’s Macaroni Salad Mix Together: 16 oz macaroni, cooked 6 boiled eggs, sliced 4 T diced onion 1 T red vinegar 1 T white vinegar 1 T relsih 1 ½ t mustard ¼ C green pepper ½ C celery ½ pickle spear, chopped 1 T pickle jiuice 2 T oil I know this isn’t your... Continue Reading →

A Cracking Recipe

Yorkshire pudding 3/4 c. flour 1/2 tsp salt 2 eggs 1 c whole milk 4 Tbsp oil Beat flour, salt, eggs and milk until they are very smooth.Refrigerate 2 hours or longer. Heat oven to 450 degrees. Transfer batter into freezer for the next 15 minutes. Add oil to a 8x8 pyrex dish, put in... Continue Reading →

A Lil Bit of Irish

Colcannon 1 medium cabbage, quartered and cored 2 pounds of potatoes, cleaned, skins on 2 leeks, diced 1 cup of whole milk 1/2 tsp mace 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 stick of butter Salt and pepper to taste Boil cabbage in water for about 15 minutes. Drain and set cabbage aside. In a new... Continue Reading →

I brought the….

Green Bean Casserole 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided1 large bag of frozen green beans1 - 1 1/2 C of half and halfCornstarch1 medium onion, chopped2 Tbsp butter1 can of mushrooms1/2 t nutmegSalt & pepper to taste1 can of french fried onionsCook green beans in a large bowl in the microwave according to... Continue Reading →

He’s Choppin’ Broccoleeee…Broccoliiiieeee

Broccoli Cheese Rice 2 boxes of frozen broccoli, defrosted2 C of instant rice, cooked3/4 C celery, chopped16 oz Cheese Whiz1 C shredded cheese1 C Milk3/4 C onion, chopped1 can of cream of chicken1 can of cream of mushroom1 stick of butter1 can of mushroomsPreheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all ingredients except shredded cheese and... Continue Reading →


Hashbrown Casserole1 bag of cubed frozen hashbrowns, defrosted1 1/2 C. Cheddar cheese, shredded1/2 C chopped onion1 can cream of chicken1/2 C of bread crumbs1 stick of ButterCook hashbrowns and onion in a little butter. Mix with cheese and soup. Pour into greasted 10x13 Pyrex dish. Melt remaining butter and mix with bread crumbs, sprinkle on... Continue Reading →

Thanks Martha

Roasted Parsnip Bread Pudding1 pound of parsnips cut into 1/2 inch pieces 5 T of butter, separated into 2 T and 3 T Olive oil Salt *Pepper large leeks, white and pale green only, halved lengthwise and then sliced.~3 C. 1/2 C dry white whine 2 T chopped fresh thyme2 C heavy cream 5 large... Continue Reading →

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