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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…
Cooking is what he loves to do, with a smile (7/31/2019) - You see the sign in big letters posted above the glass front of Moody’s Event Center in White Marsh Shopping Center. Open the doors and you find owner Gerald Moody…
Recipes from Moody’s (7/31/2019) - PARMESAN CREAM SAUCE OVER PASTA AND VEGETABLES 1 lb. pasta 1 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil 3 Tbs. butter 1 Tbs. chopped garlic (or minced) ½ tsp. red pepper flakes…
Classic blends with local foods (7/24/2019) - Atlanta, the capital of Georgia, is called by some (but rarely by Virginians) the capital of the South. This city played pivotal roles in both the Civil War (Union General…
Irish recipes (7/24/2019) - CURRIED DEVILED EGGS 1 Tbs. kosher salt, plus ¼-½ tsp. divided 6 large eggs 1/3 c. plain Greek yogurt 2 tsp. Dijon mustard 1 tsp. white vinegar ¾ tsp. curry…
Zucchini everywhere (7/17/2019) - Zucchini is a summertime staple, a vegetable that grows in abundance in local gardens and finds its way to the doorsteps of neighbors everywhere. Every zucchini gardener wonders what to…
Zucchini recipes (7/17/2019) - STOVETOP ZUCCHINI 2 medium zucchini, cut into ¼ inch slices 2 tsp. olive oil 1 tsp. butter 3 garlic cloves, minced ¼ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. pepper Place oil and…
From soccer to the kitchen (7/10/2019) -  “I always played soccer and thought that would be what I would do. However, due to an injury, I had to begin thinking about something else. Then this letter came…
Recipes from Chef Smith (7/10/2019) - COUNTRY SOUTHERN STYLE PULLED PORK ½ c. apple cider vinegar 2 c. water 2 Tbs. light olive oil 5-6-lb. pork butt, slightly trimmed ½ c. brown sugar 2 Tbs. each seasoning…
Avocados are hot (7/2/2019) - Whether you call it the Fertility Fruit, Alligator Pear, Butter Fruit or Avocado, by any name in today’s world it’s considered by many to be the healthy fruit. Avocados are…
Avocado recipes (7/2/2019) - TOMATO AND AVOCADO SALAD 3 medium tomatoes Olive oil Sherry vinegar ½ c. uncooked whole wheat orzo 1 clove of garlic A big handful of arugula ½. c. chickpeas, cooked,…
Sourdough and more (6/26/2019) - For 20 years, Polly Barnes has been making her popular sourdough bread, and for 15 of those years she has been baking it in Mathews. She has kept the same…
Bread recipes and more (6/26/2019) - SOURDOUGH BREAD Take starter out of fridge, shake it up a bit and dump in a bowl so you can feed it.  Use plastic or glass bowl and plastic or…
In charge in the kitchen (6/12/2019) - Even serving as CEO of The Bush Company and its other corporate entities, Mary Digges, known as the family cook, finds time to do a lot of cooking. “I love…
Recipes from a CEO (6/12/2019) - PECAN DELIGHTS Cream thoroughly 1 c. butter. Add: ½ c. sugar 2 c. flour 2 c. finely chopped pecans 1 tsp. vanilla 2 tsp. water Mix well. Shape into bite-sized…
Ancient grains revealed in RCC class (6/5/2019) - Q. What is an ancient grain and why would a cooking class be offered on the subject? A. Ancient grains (some are seeds, some are grasses) are whole grains that…
Recipes with ancient grains (6/5/2019) - QUINOA AND BARLEY SALAD WITH ROASTED BELL  PEPPERS AND SIMPLE RED WINE VINAIGRETTE Simple vinaigrette: 1/4 c. red wine vinegar 3/4 c. extra virgin olive oil  1/4 tsp. each salt and…
All about pound cakes (5/29/2019) - For the third year, the pound cake contest sponsored by the Mathews May Faire Celebration, in which 11 pound cakes were entered, proved just how very different pound cakes can…
Pound cake recipes (5/29/2019) - STRAWBERRY SWIRL CREAM CHEESE POUND CAKE Janet Burgess, first place  1½ c. butter, softened 3 c. sugar 1 (8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened 6 large eggs 3 c. all-purpose flour 1…
Strawberries are in season, local, ripe, and delicious (5/22/2019) - It’s the season to enjoy to the fullest what English writer Dr. William Butler said over 400 years ago; “Doubtless God could have made a better berry (strawberry), but doubtless…