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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.…
Korean recipes (9/11/2019) - BIBIMBAP 1 bowl cooked rice 6 or 7 lettuce leaves ½ medium cucumber, sliced 1 c. mushroom of choice ¼ carrot ¼ zucchini Sauce 2½ tsp. chili paste, Korean if…
New Guinea cookbook (9/4/2019) - Cookbooks may not seem like an interesting literary genre to some people, but to others, it is fascinating. Did you know that in this country some 65 million copies of…
Guinea cookbook recipes (9/4/2019) - BUCK’S COUNTRY SAUSAGE by Buck Rowe, 1981 Grand Marshal 22 lbs. pork (70% lean/30% fat). 4 oz. salt 3 Tbs. black pepper 7 Tbs. sage Divide meat in half. Lay…
Cake sale to sweeten Guinea Heritage Day program (8/28/2019) -    “The Guinea Heritage Association was established in 1995 to celebrate the people and traditions of a unique area renowned for men and women who work on the water.” From…
Guinea Heritage recipes (8/28/2019) - ALMOND SOUR CREAM  POUND CAKE Nan Evans (BY ALICE OLDFIELD) ½ lb. butter (2 sticks) plus more for pan 3 c. flour plus more for pan 3 c. sugar 1…
National Banana Split Day – Celebrate like members of Gloucester Point Baptist Church (8/21/2019) - Remember the days when you could visit your favorite drug store, sit at the counter with a friend, and order a banana split sundae? Those days seem to have long…
Banana split recipes (8/21/2019) - GLOUCESTER POINT BAPTIST CHURCH  20-FOOT BANANA SPLIT  135 servings 2 sections of vinyl gutter 4” wide with a flat bottom (worked well to sit level on the table), also connector…
Food from the Heart: New recipes emerge at historic site (8/14/2019) - On a land site in Gloucester that was patented in 1666, an event took place last month, as it now has for 11 years, that greatly benefits the county’s food…
Food from the Heart recipes (8/14/2019) - TUNA TARTARE  Keyvan Behnam, Chef/Owner of Lulu Birds 1 lb. sashimi grade tuna ¼ c. mayonnaise 3 Tbs. sriracha 1 Tbs. sambal  1 Tbs. sweet chili sauce  1 ripe avocado,…
Recipes from Hong Kong native (8/7/2019) - BEEF AND CHINESE BROCCOLI  8 oz. beef  12 oz. to 1 lb. Chinese broccoli 1 segment/clove of garlic  2 slices of ginger 1 Tbs. oyster sauce (for final saucing before…