Baba Ganoush

2 pounds Italian eggplants (about 2 small-to-medium eggplants*) 2 medium cloves of garlic, pressed or minced 2 tablespoons lemon juice, more if necessary ¼ cup tahini ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing the eggplant and garnish 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, plus extra for garnish ¾ teaspoon salt, to taste ¼ … Read more

Pimiento Cheese

Ingredients One 4-ounce jar chopped pimientos, drained 1 cup mayonnaise 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper 2 cups grated Cheddar (8 ounces) 2 cups grated Colby (8 ounces) Directions Combine pimientos, mayonnaise, garlic, lemon juice, dry mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and … Read more

Ginger Sauce

Ingredients 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger root (use more or less depending on strength preference) 1/3 cup tamari (highly recommended for the best flavor, but can substitute low sodium soy sauce) 3 tablespoons rice vinegar zest and juice of one lemon (1 1/2-2 tablespoons juice) 2 teaspoons brown sugar … Read more

Yum Yum Sauce

Ingredients 1 cup quality mayonnaise 1 tablespoon ketchup 1 tablespoon melted butter 1 tablespoon mirin 2 teaspoons rice vinegar 1/4 teaspoon paprika 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder 3/4 teaspoon onion powder 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1-2 tablespoons water , or until desired consistency is reached optional: a few splashes of hot sauce or cayenne pepper for … Read more

Easy Hot and Sour Soup

Source: cooks.com Ingredients 4 cups chicken stock or broth (or 4 cups water and 4 chicken bouillon cubes) 3 tbsp. soy sauce 1/4 cup cooked shredded chicken or pork (omit if desired) 1/2 cup mushrooms, diced 1/2 tbsp. garlic chili sauce 1/4 tsp. ground white pepper 1/4 cup white vinegar 1/3 cup canned bamboo shoots, … Read more

Epicurean Meltaways

…from the kitchen of Phil Greer, Esq. Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 1 square (1 ounce) unsweetened chocolate 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 beat-up egg 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 cup coconut 1/2 cup chopped nuts 1/4 cup butter 1 tablespoon milk 2 cups sifted powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 square … Read more

Sweet Lime Pickles

Ingredients 7 pounds of large cucumbers 2 cups lime 2 gallons water Solution 2 quarts vinegar 4 1/2 lbs sugar 1 teaspoon celery seed 1 teaspoon whole cloves 1 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon mixed pickling spice 1 1/2 tablespoon salt Directions Slice or cut in chunks large cucumbers, remove seeds and peel. Dissolve lime well … Read more

Tangy N’ Sweet Chicken

Layer 4 chicken breasts. Add 1 can tomatoe soup, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, 1 tablespoon vinegar, and 1/4 cup water. Cover and simmer until tender. Note: found as a handwritten recipe in a cookbook from Mom (Cheryl).

Porotitaos Verdes (Green Bean Salad with Lemon Herb Dressing)

Serves 6 Prep time: 30 minutes Green bean salad is another staple in Chilean summer menus and buffet meals. It is usually served with a tomato salad. 1 pound baby green beans (whole frozen beans may be used) 1/2 large onion, peeled and julienned 1/3 cup Alino para Ensaladas (Lemon Herb Dressing, recipe follows in … Read more