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Winning ways with crabmeat: Results from the 2010 National Crab Cooking Contest (9/22/2010) - The good folks of Crisfield, Maryland, our neighbor as the crow flies, have been delighting people, from far away as well as close to home, for the past 62 years…
Brunch contest entry wins blue (9/15/2010) - Although she has been a very good cook both at home and as a professional, Brenda Jenkins had never entered a cooking contest before winning the blue ribbon at the…
Brunch contest winning recipe (9/15/2010) - ASPARAGUS-POTATO BRUNCH BAKE 1 Tbs. butter ½ c. sliced green onions 8 eggs ½ c. milk 3 c. frozen pepper-onion hash brown potatoes, thawed 2 c. chopped lean cooked ham…
Prize-winning cook passes on her talents (9/8/2010) - Her culinary talents will live on; Barbara Delozier is teaching her granddaughter, Mary Williams, and other young friends how to cook and especially how to bake. "I guess I have…
Delozier recipes (9/8/2010) - KING DULCE DE LECHE POUND CAKE First-Place Winner ½ lb. unsalted butter, softened (2 sticks) ¼ tsp. mace ½ tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking powder 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1…
Baking Mom is a culinary artist (9/1/2010) - If it has to be baked and you need or want it, then Chef Linda Lock, owner and operator of Mom’s Bake Shoppe on Greenfield Lane in Gloucester, can fulfill…
Recipes from Mom’s Bake Shop (9/1/2010) - MIXED BERRY MUFFINS 2 c. all-purpose flour 1 c. sugar ½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. baking soda 1½ c. fresh or frozen blueberries, raspberries and blackberries 2 eggs, lightly…
Hospitality with a purpose: Food pantries benefit in a big way from White Hall shows (8/26/2010) - The food pantries in Gloucester County will be much more plentiful due to the dedication and support of Mari Ann Banks and her husband Charlie. Recently "in the barn" at…
White Hall recipes (8/26/2010) - GAZPACHO Mary Ann Banks Blend tomatoes and cucumbers in a blender. Add V8 juice and some salsa; mix well. Season to taste. Chill and serve topped with sour cream or…
Cheer up your menu: try fresh blueberries (8/18/2010) - They are ready for the picking. Those clusters of tiny green berries hanging from and sometimes hiding in those green-branched bushes have finally turned a beautiful dark blue. Blueberries are…
Blueberry recipes (8/18/2010) - BLUEBERRY SOUR CREAM CAKE ½ c. unsalted butter, softened 1 c. sugar 3 eggs 2 c. flour ½ tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1 c.…
Vietnam veteran, a garden novice, fills the shelves with produce (8/4/2010) - A frequent question to this writer is "How do you find all of these nice people to write about?" This is one example of how it all comes together. An…
Recipes from a Viet Nam vet (8/4/2010) - STUFFED PEPPERS (for slow cooker) 2 green peppers ¾ lb. ground beef 2 c. cooked rice ½ c. raisins 8 oz. tomato sauce Salt and pepper to taste Cut green…
Everyone’s favorite: Cantaloupe is now in season (7/23/2010) - It’s easy to understand why the cantaloupe with its refreshing rich flavor and aroma and minimal calories is the most popular variety of melon in the United States. The peak…
Cantaloupe recipes (7/23/2010) - MELON CHILLER 1 cantaloupe, halved and peeled 1 gallon water 2 c. white sugar Ice cubes as needed Scrape the cantaloupe meat lengthwise with a spoon or melon baller and…
Church Street recipes (7/14/2010) - MEDITERRANEAN PASTA 2 Tbs. garlic butter in a nonstick sauté pan over medium heat Large splash of wine Add a small handful of chopped onions, tomatoes, parsley and oregano. After…
Church Street spot marks a successful decade (7/14/2010) - Describing why they think their restaurant, Southwind Pizza, has been such a successful adventure, owners Ned and Dia Lawless jointly agree. "We are relaxed and have a sort of home…
Passing on those good recipes: Mathews resident learned from grandparents, hosts family gatherings (6/30/2010) - Now a grandmother herself who really enjoys cooking, Elizabeth Jones Hayes recalls how her grandmother and grandfather cooked; "they taught me." Elizabeth remembers that her grandmother’s biscuits "were always cut…
Keeping the customers satisfied (6/25/2010) - While sitting at the long table (Ralph’s creation), a table customers immediately encounter when entering their place of business, Ralph and Mary Valdrighi recall happenings during their 30 years of…
Seabreeze recipes (6/25/2010) - STEWED TOMATOES 1 #10 can tomatoes 2½ c. sugar 2 sticks butter 8 slices bread 1 c. cornstarch Combine in sauce pan the tomatoes (crushed), sugar, butter and bread (crumbled).…
Recipes from the Methodist community (4/23/2010) - ITALIAN SPAGHETTI WITH MEAT SAUCE 2 lb. ground beef 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 green pepper, finely chopped 2 cans (15-oz. each) tomato sauce 2 cans (15-oz. each) tomato…
Methodist men take over the kitchen for spaghetti night (4/23/2010) - While women may rule most of church kitchens (and the world over knows and respects Methodist women’s good cooking, especially their fried chicken), let’s not overlook what the men can…
Thai food finds a welcoming niche in Gloucester (2/21/2010) - Combining her love for the county where she was residing with the ability to foresee what would be an asset to Gloucester, Tusnee McDaniel and her husband Kerry opened Bangkok…