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* Posted by lindac (My Page) on
Mon, Dec 7, 09 at 0:18

As long as we are adding recipes to the FAQ page....would you want to add this
Donn's DelightThis is my best interpretation of the Blue Cheese dressing made by the Lark in Tiffin.

2 oz. Maytag blue cheese
1/2 cup of mayonnaise ( I use Kraft)
3 T. milk or cream
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp dried parsley
2 tsp lemon juice
2 tsp vinegar
1 tsp grated fresh onion ( make that heaping!)
1/2 tsp Worcestershire
1/2 tsp horseradish
1/4 tsp (or a little more) garlic salt.
Mix. ( I use an electric mixer or a fork so as to leave lumps) and serve over salad of your choice. Serves about 4.
Recipe may be doubled....or quadrupled.

And here's another:
Shrimp Fettuccine, serves 4

4 oz Maytag Blue Cheese
8 oz cream cheese ( no one said this was low fat!!)
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1/3 cup dry white wine
2 tablespoons light cream
I clove of garlic, minced
4 scallions chopped (tops too)
1 pound cooked, shelled and deveined shrimp
Fresh ground pepper.lots is good.
I pound fettuccine cooked
Mix cheeses, wine and cream at room temperature in a 2 quart casserole.
Add seasonings and shrimp and bake at 375 degrees until heated through
(about 25 minutes) serve over cooked pasta.

And here's another:
Blue satin soup: one 14 oz. can chicken broth 1 cup milk
4 T. butter 4 oz Maytag Blue cheese 2 oz dry sherry
1/2 c. flour 1 cup light cream Fresh ground pepper, to taste
1/4 c. each very finely minced celery,

green onion and green pepper

melt butter in heavy sauce pan, add vegetables and saute very slowly until soft and translucent, but not brown. Add flour and cook for a few minutes, stirring constantly, until the flour is cooked but not brown, add the warmed chicken broth whisking all the while to prevent lumps. Simmer 2 minutes, Add the crumbled blue cheese and stir until smooth. Add milk and cream and heat to serving temp, but do not boil ( it will curdle) add sherry and pepper. Garnish with chopped chives and sour cream if desired.

* Posted by kandm (My Page) on
Sun, Dec 6, 09 at 23:47

Hasselback Potatoes

4 medium yukon gold potatoes
2 cloves garlic sliced
2 Tbs olive oil
2 tablespoons butter, melted
sea salt
black pepper

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Slice the potatoes into 2 centimeter slits almost all the way through but leaving the potato connected at the bottom. Slice the garlic thinly and insert between the potato slices. Place the potatoes on a lipped baking sheet and cover with the olive oil and melted butter. Season with sea salt and pepper. Bake 30 to 40 minutes until the outside is crisp and the inside is soft.

Lemon Custard Cakes
Posted by dishesdone (My Page) on Thu, Feb 17, 05 at 14:07

I made these today. They're very light! I could have eaten all six of them!

Lemon Custard Cakes

Unsalted butter, room temperature, for custard cups
3 large eggs, separated
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 to 3 teaspoons grated lemon zest (1 lemon)
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
Confectioners sugar, for dusting

Preheat oven to 350°. Set a kettle of water to boil. Butter six 6-ounce custard cups and place in a dish towel-lined baking dish or roasting pan.

In a large bowl, whisk egg yolks and sugar until light; whisk in flour. Gradually whisk in lemon juice, then milk and zest.

With an electric mixer, beat egg whites and salt until soft peaks form. Add to lemon batter and fold in gently with a whisk (batter will be quite liquid).

Divide batter among prepared custard cups; place baking dish in oven and fill with boiling water to reach halfway up sides of cups. Bake until puffed and lightly browned (but pudding is still visible in bottom), 20 to 25 minutes. Serve slightly warm or at room temperature, dusted with confectioners sugar. from Everyday Food

Peppercorn Shortbread
* Posted by: dishesdone (My Page) on Sat, Mar 4, 06 at 12:54

This was Cookie of the Month in Martha Stewart Living.


1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pan
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon white peppercorns, coarsely ground
3/4 teaspoon black peppercorns, coarsely ground
3/4 teaspoon pink peppercorns, coarsely ground
3/4 teaspoon green peppercorns, coarsely ground
3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
Preheat oven to 300°, with rack in center. Lightly butter a 10-inch springform pan, and set aside.
Stir together flour, salt, and 1/2 teaspoon of each ground peppercorn; set aside. Put butter and confectioners' sugar into the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, and mix on medium speed until fluffy, about 2 minutes, scraping down sides of bowl as needed. Reduce speed to low. Gradually add flour mixture, and mix until combined.
Using a small offset spatula, spread dough evenly into prepared pan, smoothing top. Bake until shortbread is golden brown, about 1 hour 20 minutes.
Transfer pan to a wire rack. Immediately sprinkle with granulated sugar and reserved 1/4 teaspoon of each ground peppercorn. Remove springform; let shortbread cool completely. Cut into wedges.

Home Cookin Chapter: Recipes From Thibeault's Table

Brownies - Decadent Brownies

1 Cup butter
20 Ounces chocolate
1-1/2 Cups sugar
Pinch of salt
4 eggs
1 Cup flour
vanilla to taste
1 Cup toasted pecans/walnuts

(Optional: use 3/4 cup brown and 3/4 cup white sugar

Add a shot of espresso

Method One

Melt chocolate and butter in microwave bowl. Beat in sugar and salt
Beat in eggs add vanilla Mix in flour Mix in pecans. Pour into
rectangle cake pan that has been lined with tin foil and rubbed with
butter. Bake in oven at 350 for approximately 30 minutes. Do not over
bake. Should still be soft in the middle. Put into freezer immediately
for 1 hour or until cold. Cut into 8 bars and wrap each in plastic wrap
and freeze.

Method Two

Another Option. Both methods are good and I use them interchangeably.

Melt butter and sugar together over medium heat until the butter has
melted and the mixture is smooth. Add the chocolate and stir until
chocolate melts. Continuing stirring until the mixture is smooth.

Add one egg at a time and mix until each is well incorporated before
adding the next egg.

Add vanilla (and espresso if using).

Stir in flour and salt and mix well. Stir in the pecans or walnuts and
pour into prepared pan. Bake in a 350 °F for approximately 30 minutes.
Do not over bake. Brownies should be set in the middle but still
slightly soft. Place immediately in the freezer. When cold, remove
and cut into bars. Wrap each bar in plastic wrap and store in the

Home Cookin Chapter: Recipes From Thibeault's Table

Scones (Raspberry, Blueberry, Fresh Currants,etc..)

2 1/4 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 Tbsp. cold butter
1 cup heavy cream
3/4 cup fresh raspberries
extra cream and sugar

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and
salt. Cut butter into mixture with pastry blender until it resembles a
course meal. Add cream and raspberries to dry ingredients. Mix lightly
with fork until mixture forms a stiff dough. Knead on floured board
just to incorporate all flour; try not to damage berries.

Roll into 7-inch round and cut into 6 or 8 wedges. Place 1 inch apart
on greased baking sheet; brush tops with cream and sprinkle with sugar.
Bake for 15 to 18 minutes.

Note: When adding fruit to the scone mixture, make sure the raspberries
or blueberries are frozen. Otherwise you end up with crushed fruit.
Still tastes as good, but not as pretty. I usually add the cream and
when the dough has almost come together I add the frozen fruit. If you are adding
Chocolate you can add it along with the cream.

Jessica's recipe for -

Lime-Chipotle Sauce - Sunset Magazine

Food processor:

1/2 cup honey
2 tablespoons minced canned chipotle chilies in adobado sauce (WAAAY too much for me, the heat wus)
3 tablespoons brown mustard
1/2 cup lime juice
1 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Season with salt and pepper

Serve sauce as a marinade grilled meats, poultry, and fish if your guests don't get to it first with tortilla chips. Makes 1 1/2 cups.


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