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A touch of Portugal now infuses Rabbit’s menu (5/18/2011) - Ana Ferreira, "not without talking it over with my mother," added a touch of her own cooking heritage to the menu at Wild Rabbit Café in Gloucester. When asking her…
Recipes with a Portuguese touch (5/18/2011) - Chicken Tortilla Soup 4 chicken breasts 1 tsp. olive oil 1 tsp. minced garlic ½ tsp. cumin 48 oz. chicken broth 1 onion 2 cans corn 1 can black beans…
Treasure your old cookbooks (5/11/2011) - Just about every home of today has at least one cookbook and the majority has many more, some numbering into the hundreds. Collecting cookbooks is a hobby with many who…
Recipes from times past (5/11/2011) - BUTTERSCOTCH PIE C. R. Clement 2 Tbs. butter or Crisco 2½ c. scalded milk 2 Tbs. cornstarch 1½ c. brown sugar 2 eggs 4 Tbs. granulated sugar ½ tsp. vanilla…
Peasley School cooks up anniversary volume (4/27/2011) - Named the "Teacher of the Year" at Peasley Middle School, a person who serves as a leader of activities not confined to a classroom and one who could also be…
Recipes from Peasley (4/27/2011) - SPICY MEXICAN SPINACH DIP Mike Cole "A very popular dish here at school." 1 medium onion, chopped 2 Tbs. vegetable oil 2 Tbs. canned, chopped jalapeno chili peppers 2 medium…
Easter beauties (4/20/2011) - The term Easter comes from Eostre, the Anglo-Saxon goddess of spring to whom the month of April was dedicated; it has not always been celebrated as it is today. Now…
Easter egg recipes (4/20/2011) - PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE COVERED EGGS Joanna Mullis Nix   1 stick margarine 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. salt 1 Tbs. mashed potato 1 lb. confectioners’ sugar, divided Mix above ingredients,…
Italian feast based on family recipe from 1900 (4/13/2011) - A recipe that was brought to this country in 1900 will be the basis for the upcoming Knights of Columbus Italian Feast. The family recipe for meatballs was among the…
Italian recipes from the Knights of Columbus (4/13/2011) - MEATBALLS Made with meatloaf meat, equal amounts of beef, pork and veal; to 1 pound meatloaf meat add:   Soft bread crumbs, about 2½ slices Salt and pepper Handful of…
Arts of cooking and theater combine for Court House Players (4/6/2011) - Cooking and the consumption of what has been cooked appears, one form or another, in just about every aspect of life no matter where you are or what you might…
Recipes with a theatrical flare (4/6/2011) - RHETT BUTLER HAM STEAK Have a middle cut of smoked ham one-inch thick. Trim off lightly the brown edge leaving on all the fat. Put the ham in a large…
Baking rounds out a full schedule for area educator (3/30/2011) - She describes herself as a "wayward Girl Scout," and although Scouts have always been a very important part of her life, Rhoda-Jo Stress has worked, and continues working, in education.…
Recipes for baked goods (3/30/2011) - Italian Spumoni Bars (from Gold Medal flour) 1 c. butter or margarine, softened 1½ c. confectioners’ sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla 2½ c. flour Mix butter, sugar, egg and…
A standout among fruits (3/23/2011) - If the praises of the avocado could be put to music what a song it would be. The avocado is a sight to behold, with its green to purple to…
Avocado recipes (3/23/2011) - BLOODY MARY SHRIMP 2 lb. cooked medium shrimp, shelled and deveined 1 (32-oz.) bottle Bloody Mary mix or as needed 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped 1 large sweet…
Chef Jimmy’s at the kitchen helm of MYC (3/16/2011) - The dining season for members and guests is now open at the Mathews Yacht Club and to ensure it is the best, Chef Jimmy News is at the helm. Chef…
Recipes from the helm (3/16/2011) - EGGPLANT AND CRAB PARMESAN "This dish was created at Windmill Point in 1980 at the home of my friend, Mrs. Phyllis Licht. There were fresh eggplants and tomatoes in her…
Emmaus men celebrate heritage (3/9/2011) - The members of Emmaus Baptist Church at North recently celebrated Black History Month by recalling and producing the music, dance, prose and foods their culture has shared with the world…
Recipes with a cultural flavor (3/9/2011) - RED BEANS AND RICE 1 lb. dried kidney beans ¼ c. olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 2 Tbs. minced garlic 2 stalks celery, chopped…
When you need a lift (3/2/2011) - What really is baking powder, this white powdered substance we reach for each time we bake a cake, fry a fritter or make something that needs a lift? It hasn’t…
Baking powder recipes (3/2/2011) - DROP BISCUITS Rumford Common Sense Cook Book, Circa 1930 2 c. flour ½ tsp. salt 4 tsp. Rumford baking powder 2 Tbs. shortening About ¾ c. milk or milk and…
Cooking for a cause: ‘Black Men Cooking’ raises money for local scholarships (2/23/2011) - Once again Gloucester is in for a special culinary treat. On Saturday from 1-4 p.m. at Page Middle School, 20 to 22 men will be cooking. In celebration of Black…
‘Black Men Cooking’ recipes (2/23/2011) - SMOTHERED VENISON MEATBALLS Vernon W. Ellis 3 lbs. ground venison 1½ c. Italian-seasoned dry bread crumbs 1 10.5-oz. can cream of mushroom soup 3 eggs, lightly beaten ¼ c. grated…
Mathews, Williamsburg roots grow into a family cookbook (2/16/2011) - Her love for family, history and the art of cookery came together in Anne Geddy Cross’s publication, "Cooking with the Coles, Geddys, Lanes and Other Relatives and Friends." It’s a…