Cheddary Scalloped Potatoes

2 tbsp. margarine 1 small onion, sliced 1 can (10 3/4 oz) Campbell’s NEW Broccoli Cheese Soup 1/3 cup milk 1/8 tsp. pepper 4 medium potatoes, cooked and sliced (about 3½ cups)  Chopped fresh parsley for garnish In skillet over medium heat, in hot margarine, cook onion until tender. Add remaining ingredients except parsley. Heat … Read more

Chocolate Cake Doughnuts

Chocolate Cake Doughnuts Mashed potatoes make these extra good 1½ cup of sugar 2 Tbsp baking powder ¼ cup melted margarine 1 tsp salt 1 cup cold mashed potatoes 1 tsp nutmeg 2 eggs beaten ½ cup cacao 3 cups sifted flour ½ cup milk Stir sugar, butter, and mashed potatoes into eggs. Whip until … Read more

Au Gratin Potatoes

Or scalloped potatoes as I make them 8 cups of cubed potatoes ½ cup of milk ¼ cup of margarine 1 lb processed american cheese cubed 2 Tbsp flour ¾ tsp salt Minced parsley 1/8 tsp pepper In a large saucepan cook potatoes in boiling water until done. Drain. Placed in a greased 2½ qt … Read more

Grilled Bacon and Chipotle-Blue Cheese Potato Salad

From Chile Pepper Magazine, June 2015 Ingredients 2 lbs fingerling potatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup prepared blue cheese salad dressing 2 tablespoons chipotle hot sauce 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 4 ounces crumbled blue cheese 6 slices bacon, … Read more

Pot Roast

Really good. We use beef broth rather than the wine mix. source: AllRecipes   3 pounds boneless beef chuck roast 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons canola oil 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup red wine 1 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 … Read more

Potato Pancakes

Potato Pancakes Dona Foltz 3-4 russet potatoes, abou 1 1/2 pounds 1 medium onion 1 egg salt and pepper 1 tablespoon milk 2 teaspoons oil Scrub potatoes; steam until almost tender. Plunge into cold water, then peel. Grate coarsely. Grate onion; add. Beat egg with salt, pepper, milk; add to potato-onion mixture Combine lightly. Preheat … Read more

Gobi Aloo (Indian Style Cauliflower with Potatoes)

From allrecipes 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon ginger paste 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon garam masala salt to taste 1 pound cauliflower 1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro Heat the oil in … Read more

Cuban Bean Soup

While in Tampa for work, I enjoyed a nice evening at Columbia Cafe. I especially enjoyed their Cuban Bean Soup. This is my recreation of that soup. This is a modification of Spanish Bean Soup, from

I often use a frozen package of chopped onions, peppers, and celery rather than the fresh ingredients.

Original recipe:

  • 1 large green pepper, diced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 6-7 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 cans of garbanzo beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 5 to 6 medium russet potatoes, cubed (about 1 1/2 inches)
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 2 quarts or so of chicken stock or water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 ham steak, cubed
  • 1 package sausage

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New Orlean’s Barbecued Shrimp

Brennan’s recipe as published in Chile Pepper Magazine April/May 2011 p45

  • 15-20 (about a pound) large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup (1stick) butter
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon thyme leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pinch paprika
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch white pepper

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

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