Lunch & Dinner
Cucumber, Pepper and Arugula Salad
Cucumber, Pepper and Arugula Salad Caramelized Balsamic Vinegar2 Cups balsamic vinegar In sauce pan over medium low heat reduce vinegar to about 2/3 cups (about 2 hrs.)Remove from pan and chill.
Any questions, ask the Boss (aka Mom).
Pulled Turkey Seibels
A very vinegary and delicious BBQ that requires very little effort. It can also be cooked in a slow-cooker.
Pulled Turkey Seibels
Pulled Turkey Seibels A very vinegary and delicious BBQ that requires very little effort. It can also be cooked in a slow-cooker. 2 large1 garlic clove ((or 5 - do your thing))2 cups apple cider vinegar1/2 stick unsalted butter1/2 cup ketchup3 tbsp Worcestershire...
Nonna Smith’s Escarole Soup
Truly comforting- a family favorite!
Baby Lettuces and Cayenne-Roasted Peanuts with Creole Honey Mustard Vinaigrette, and Homemade White Cheddar Crackers
An Emeril Legasse recipe.
Baby Spinach Salad with Thyme and Dijon Vinaigrette with Crisp Swiss Cheese Crisps
A Rachel Ray recipe.
Butternut Squash Apple Soup
The apple cider adds a beautiful tang to this soup.
Butternut Squash Soup
Terrific with toasted bread.
Chicken Soup with Pasta and Spinach
A Grandmom Ricci recipe.
Chicken and Dumplings
Serious comfort food!
Creamy Cole Slaw With Blue Cheese
A unique take on a standard.
A rich and creamy starter or main.
Another nice Thanksgiving side.
Goat Cheese and Black Pepper Biscuits
Makes about a dozen.
Ishbel’s Yorkshire Pudding
A traditional dish from Epicurious.
A simple and satisfying version of a typically time-consuming restaurant classic.
This soup freezes beautifully.
Butternut Squash Custard
An unusual but delicious addition to the Thanksgiving table!
Fish House’s Fried Oyster Caesar Salad
An Emeril Lagasse recipe.
Berret’s Mushroom Tart
A special occasion dish.
Green Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing
Green Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing Absolutely delicious! 4 ounces good Roquefort cheese (chopped)1 cup mayonnaise1 cup heavy cream2 tablespoons tarragon vinegar1 teaspoon kosher salt1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1 head iceberg lettuce (cut in quarters, or...
Grilled Shrimp with Warm Rice Noodle Salad
A light, tropical meal.
Smoked Salmon and Asparagus Frittata
Good for a main with salad, or for brunch.
Worth making at home!
Lovely with chicken or turkey broth.
Rigatoni with Hot Italian Sausage
The sauce can be prepared two days ahead and refrigerated. Just re-heat and toss with the rigatoni before serving.
From Barefoot Contessa Parties!
Use chicken stock if to be used on fowl or beef stock if to be used on beef.
You can roast the peppers under the broiler or over a gas flame, if you prefer, but I like to do them in a hot oven. It takes a little longer, but you don’t have to monitor them as closely. I always make this sauce in quantity because it freezes well and has a million uses.
Apple Rutabaga Soup
This soup looks and tastes like liquid autumn. It’s incredibly simple to put together and can be made well in advance and frozen. The elusive secret ingredient is a bit of maple syrup which enhances the natural sweetness of the rutabaga.
Delicious and elegant!
Asian Mushroom Soup
Quick, easy and tasty.
Green Beans with Lemon and Pine Nuts
Another Thanksgiving hit- very simple and fast to prepare, can be done while the turkey is resting.
Super Sloppy Joes
Serve with your favorite sides or sliced tomatoes seasoned with salt and pepper and dill pickles.
Hot and Sour Coleslaw
This is a quick and delicious side dish, especially good with grilled food.
Mama’s Baked Spaghetti
From Margaret Keefauver, passed down from her mother, Gladys Moore.
Best Tartar Sauce
This is the best tartar sauce I’ve ever had- well worth the trouble to make it yourself.
Indian Turkey Burgers With Lime, Cucumbers & Chutney
A blend of spices – cumin, coriander, cloves, and cinnamon – give Indian flavor to this spicy turkey and spinach burger.
Kevin’s Hot Hoagies
I made this up while trying to emulate a favorite sandwich from a deli I frequented at my first college.
Le Yaca Cream of Onion Soup
Possibly the BEST soup I have ever had. First made by Larry & Elaine, and now a holiday staple.
Bourbon Cranberry Sauce
This is the BEST (and easiest to make) cranberry sauce I have ever made- try it on ice cream- Yum!
Turkey Cutlets with Pan Salsa
The salsa is so good you might want to double it!
Cider-brined and Glazed Turkey
We made this for Thanksgiving in 2005, and it was terrific.