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apple_eat Thankful for Apples (12/4/2019) - An apple a day keeps the doctor away. He’s the apple of my eye. The larynx in the human throat is often referred to as “Adam’s apple.” There are approximately…
Apple pie recipes (12/4/2019) - PAPER BAG APPLE PIE Cristella Arehart, 1996 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell 4 or 5 large apples (2-2½ lb.) ½ c. sugar 2 Tbs. flour ½ tsp. nutmeg 2 tbs.…
warner_hall_chkd A joyous start to the season (11/26/2019) -  Come December 10, ticket holders are in for a sumptuous and luxurious experience when the Ware River Circle of The King’s Daughters and Sons celebrates its 30th Christmas Open House.…
Holiday recipes (11/26/2019) - CORIANDER CHRISTMAS COOKIEs (modern recipe adaptation) Yield: 8½ dozen 1½ inch cookies 5¼ c. all-purpose flour plus extra for the board ½ c. ground coriander seeds (or more, if you…
womans_club_pies_1 Holiday happiness (11/20/2019) - Betty Dovel, from left, prepares the apples, Janet Griffin readies a pan while Roxanna Anderson rolls out pie crust. On piemaking day, the Gloucester Woman’s Club kitchen was a blur…
Pie recipes (11/20/2019) - PIE CRUST DOUGH 1½ c. flour 5½ Tbs. butter 3 Tbs. Crisco (stick type) 1 tsp. sugar Pinch of salt 5 Tbs. water, more if needed Mix all ingredients in…
Peanut butter lovers: This is your month (11/13/2019) -  November is noted for many familiar events and products, and Turkey Day is perhaps the first to come to mind; but did you know it is also National Peanut Butter…
Recipes using peanut butter (11/13/2019) - THE OFFICIAL TRADITIONAL  PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY SANDWICH RECIPE   2 slices sandwich bread 2 Tbs. peanut butter either smooth or crunchy 2 tsp. grape jelly or 2 tsp. strawberry  Spread the peanut…
Another battle at Yorktown (11/6/2019) -  In the fall of 1781 General George Washington and General Comte de Rochambeau led a combined force of Colonial and French troops to lay siege to the British Army at…
Recipes from a battle of the chefs (11/6/2019) - BRAISED SWEET POTATOES Small dice sweet potatoes to cook faster 1 Tbs. olive oil ½ stick butter 1 Tbs. cinnamon 1 Tbs. nutmeg ¼ c. bourbon Salt and pepper to…
Try that Shoofly Pie (10/30/2019) -  Three slices of Shoofly Pie arrived on my desk one morning and immediately the idea arose to research this pie and learn what it is all about. Shoofly Pie has…
Shoofly Pie recipes (10/30/2019) - GRANDMA’S SHOOFLY PIE 1 (9-inch) pie shell 1 c. molasses ¾ c. hot water ¾ tsp. baking soda 1 egg, beaten 1½ c. all-purpose flour 1 c. packed brown sugar…
The lady in the kitchen (10/23/2019) - Let us introduce you to a lady who loves to cook, loves to share, and makes sure her recipes are correct. In Della Belvin’s words: “Through trial and error I…
Recipes from a lady (10/23/2019) - VEGETABLE SOUP 3 lbs. stew beef  1 (8-oz.) can V-8 juice 4 carrots, sliced 4 celery stalks, sliced 3 medium onions, diced 3 medium potatoes, diced 5 c. beef broth…
The landscape turns orange (10/16/2019) - Come October, our world is suddenly beautified and our palates delightfully sated. The pumpkin, fruit of the month, has arrived. From the field in which it grows, to the doorstep…
Pumpkin recipes (10/16/2019) - PUMPKIN PIE DIP 1 8-oz. cream cheese, softened 2 c. confectioners’ sugar 1 c. canned pumpkin ½ c. sour cream 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice ½…
Getting to know okra (10/9/2019) - Just mention the word okra and you usually get these three responses: I like it and use it as often as I can; I don’t like it, it’s too slimy;…
Okra recipes (10/9/2019) - SHIRLEY’S ROASTED OKRA Rinse okra pods that are ideally no longer the 3 inches. Dry on paper towel. Put in a plastic bag and coat with olive oil or drizzle…
Taking over in the kitchen is his hobby (10/2/2019) -  Feeding people makes him happy but his culinary expertise makes its recipients happier. Mark Flanagan has enjoyed cooking most of his life. “I come from a family who loves to…
Recipes from a charter captain (10/2/2019) - CHESAPEAKE QUICHE Stuff ya need 2 deep dish pie crusts 1 lb. crabmeat 12 oz. shredded cheese 1 lb. bacon 1 onion diced 6 diced mushrooms 1 red pepper, diced…
Couple marks five years running Gloucester Main Street restaurant (9/25/2019) -   When a young man from Tehran living in Miami, Florida, met and married a young woman from New York who was also living in Miami, operating a restaurant in…
Lulu Birds recipes (9/25/2019) - GREEN SAUCE  5 ripe tomatillos 2 avocados 1 jalapeño  1 bunch cilantro 2 Tbs. fresh squeezed lemon juice  Salt to taste Combine all the ingredients in a food processor and…
Crabs shine in Crisfield (9/18/2019) -  Called Beautiful Swimmers, the Chesapeake blue crab (scientific name Callinectes sapidus translates to beautiful swimmer) has been in this vast body of water for centuries. John Smith wrote these words…
Crab recipes (9/18/2019) - CRAB RANGOON BITES Grand-Prize Winner, first-place in Appetizers June Lewis, Denton, Maryland 8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature ½ c. sour cream ¼ tsp. minced garlic (I use jar garlic)…
Korean food traditions (9/11/2019) -  Rice is the backbone of almost every South Korean meal although occasionally noodles can replace the rice. Typically, every person has his or her own bowl of rice and soup.…