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Foods/Recipes



Boy, oh boy, do I love chili
by Betty Rossi
... the cook shares her secrets ...

My favorite Christmas recipes ...
from the SilverStringers
... vital culinary expertise from various SilverStringers

Apple, sweet potato and raisin bake
By Joan Alcala
... This is one of my favorite sweet potato recipes and easy to prepare.

Dorothy's blueberry soup
by Betty Rossi
... a few days ago, I received a lovely note

Betty's Potato Salad
by Betty Rossi
... I was asked for my recipe

One of my favorite potato dishes
By Joan Alcala
... this SilverStringer spent years in Peru

Bob's lentils
by Betty Rossi
... Bob's mother has the best recipe

Irish Bread Recipe (sort of)
by Louise Fennell
...my improvised version of Irish Bread

Gramma's Bread
by Betty Rossi
... as told to me by my Uncle Richard

Polenta Bread
by Betty Rossi
... this is a very different bread

Lemon bread
by Kay McCarte
... if you like lemon, you'll love this

Portuguese Sweet Bread
Joan Alcala
This is a recipe for a delicate round loaf that is delicious with butter, marmalade, jam or honey. The recipe is from the book "Beard on Bread". Author is James Beard/ 2005 /Alfred A. Knopf/ New York, pages 23 and 138-139

Peach bread
by Florence Shea
...this recipe is for use in a bread machine

Hot Cross Buns
By Florence Shea
... a Lenten favorite

Delicious breads
Dorothy O'Connor
... tasty breads to create at home

Irresistible Irish soda breads to bake
from the web
... Two different recipes, one with caraway seeds

Hearty Hodgepodge soup
by Elizabeth Samit
... a favorite recipe

Outstanding Oatmeal Cookie Recipes
from Caroline McGrane; Henry & Maude
... one great recipe came from - maybe - Quaker? The other recipe uses whole wheat flour.

Minute chocolate mug cake
by Kay McCarte
... This could be dangerous!!!

Lace Cookies
by Kay McCarte

The All-American breakfast, served in Melrose
from Don Norris
... easy, economical, tastey and um-so-good!

Spiced Pecans
by Kay McCarte
... you can't eat just one

Getting older is inevitable
Lilia Dianderas
...Feeling older? Optional

Roti, nectar of the gods
By Len Dalton
... old Indian recipe in Trinidad

Couple of light recipes for the holidays
from Kay McCarte and Ella Letterie
... Traditional cranberry salad and a delightful Italian favorite

Nana is 100 years old
by Ella Letterie
... pizzelle making - Nana is 100 years old

Playing with food
from Phyllis Fewtrell
... a reasonable four-egg omlet

IloveMeatLoaf
SteveJohnson
...tooyoungfortheDepression,but...

Kiwi-grapepopsicles
NatalieThomson
...coolandgreen

Phyllis'sChocolateMayonnaiseCake
fromPhyllisFewtrell
...Stringerstryit,thenbuyit.

Forgottencookies
byKayMcCarte
...niceandlightafterabigmeal,orjustanytime

Do-aheadmashedpotatoes
byKayMcCarte
...greatforservingacrowd

Sugaredwalnuthalves
fromLorryNorrisinMelrose
...providesfibre,caloriesandcan't-put-'em-downflavor

Crazyhotbroiledshrimp
fromJoannePhillipsinBelmont,NH
...this'llmakeyourguestsstandupandcheer!

DoughLog
EllaLetterie
...apredecessorofcalzone

BravoBiscotti
byEllaLetterie

LobsterStew
ForRoyalty

byLenDalton
...Tokillforrecipe!

Savignonblanc
asapopsicle

byDonNorris

Scallopswrapped
withbacon--
oh,sogood!

byDonNorris

Bobotie
byHedyKodish

Greentomatoes
RussPriestley
...whattodo.

UncookedFudge
EllaLetterie
...Thisrecipeisforgoodfudgewithoutthework.

PartyPunch
MarieMoreland
ThepunchweusedforJackBeckley'sbirthdayparty.

Melanzanesottoolio
EllaLetterie
...DirectlyfromAlbanella,Italy

RhubarbSupreme
KayMcCarte
...Quickandeasyrecipesforthebumpercropofrhubarbthisyear.

SourCreamRhubarbSquares
IreneSidman
...Adeliciousrecipeforyourgastronomicalpleasure.

Melanzane
EllaLetterie
...EggplantonthegrillandFriedeggplant

BBQChicken&FieryJimBeamSteak
BobRoss
...Ifyoulike'umhot

Famousblueberrymuffins
EllaLetterie
...RecipefromfamousdepartmentstoreinBoston,Ma

FrozenOrangeCranberryCheeseCake
RussPriestley
...it'sgoodeatin'

Six-WeekRaisinBranMuffins
byRussPriestley
...SilverStringers'FavoriteRecipes

BakedScallops!!!
bySilverstringerKayMcCarte
...withabsolutelynoconcernforcholesterollevels--butscrumptious!

MinestroneSoup
FromNatalieThomson,NanaGoldbergandHunt'srecipes.
...acooperativeeffortforafinesoup.

IrishBread
byMaryMacDougall
...ASilverStringerspecial...

TheOlderIGet,theBetterthePorkStew!
SilverStringerDonNorris
....ajournalistendsupwithninepoundsofstew.

TheMaineDiner'sSeafoodChowder
ProvidedbyLenDalton
...abandonyourdietforthisscrumptiousdish!!!

PudgyguygetsPromise
Poet,writer,motorycleracerDonNorris
...Ofcourse,you'veheardaboutthenewS.P.U.F.F.N.M....

Oma'sYellowCake
AnnaEndter(viaInge)
...or,"howOmacaughtherman".


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