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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…
Recipes from a family cookbook (2/16/2011) - CLAM FRITTERS Carrie Cole Geddy (Grandmother) 8-10 shucked clams ½ c. clam liquor 1 egg, slightly beaten 3 Tbs. melted butter 3 Tbs. milk 1 c. sifted flour 4 Tbs.…
Arts and hearts (2/9/2011) - To keep herself in a French mode for "Toujours L’Amour," her upcoming first orchestrated social event benefiting Gloucester Arts on Main, Amy Castleberry has French music playing almost constantly. Even…
Valentine recipes (2/9/2011) - FRUIT TRUFFLES 6 oz. semi-sweet chocolate, chopped 2 Tbs. butter ¼ c. heavy whipping cream 1 Tbs. shortening 1 c. milk chocolate chips 3 Tbs. chopped dried apricots 1 Tbs.…
Bring on the food! (2/2/2011) - This event is so popular and so much a part of the American lifestyle, it’s not unthinkable to predict that one day the American dictionary will include these three words,…
Super Bowl Sunday recipes (2/2/2011) - BACON CHEDDAR PUFFS 1 c. milk ¼ c. butter 1 c. all-purpose flour 4 large eggs 1 c. (4-oz.) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled ½…
Feasting and helping others (1/26/2011) - With the approach of the sixth annual French Caribbean Gala of Appetizers, Dinner and Dessert, hosted by Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church in Mathews, the ladies of the church…
Recipes for a feast (1/26/2011) - SHRIMP FRITTERS Helen Keitz 2 c. flour 3 tsp. baking powder 8 eggs 4 tsp. butter, melted and cooled 4 tsp. vegetable oil 4 tsp. light rum 1 tsp. salt…
All-around sweet potato has deep Southern roots (1/19/2011) - Those who recall the days of wood cooking stoves still being around and used can also remember that on the back of those stoves, especially in the winter months, there…
Sweet potato recipes (1/19/2011) -   MOLASSES MASHED SWEET POTATOES ½ lb. sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks ½ lb. Idaho potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks 2 Tbs. butter 2 Tbs.…
Cake is this company’s main course (1/12/2011) - The history of making cakes goes a long way back. From the remains found in Swiss lake villages of crude cakes made from roughly ground grains, to today’s modern cakes…
Sweet recipes (1/12/2011) - Marshmallow Fondant ¼ c. shortening 1 lb. mini-marshmallows 1 tsp. clear vanilla flavor 1 tsp. butter flavor 2 lbs. powdered sugar Grease the inside of a large microwavable bowl with…
Late to find favor, garlic is now a vital ingredient (1/5/2011) - Garlic, dubbed The Stinking Rose, is a much-used herb, but do we know much about it? Americans consume more than 250 million pounds annually. It wasn’t until around 1940 that…
Recipes: Using garlic (1/5/2011) - HOW TO ROAST GARLIC Roasted garlic makes a delicious appetizer; squeeze the pulp out of the clove and spread on the bread of your liking or serve with bruschetta and/or…
What’s new in the food world? (12/29/2010) - The New Year 2011 will be welcomed bringing with it many changes in many areas of one’s life, but one of the most interesting forecasts is made by the Food…
Food Channel recipes (12/29/2010) - Zucchini Bread and Butter Pickles Trend No. 1 4 qt. small zucchini, cut into 1/8-inch slices 2 lbs. medium onions, peeled and thinly sliced 2 c. ice cubes ¼ c.…
The ‘kid glove orange’ adds a special touch to your table (12/22/2010) - More often seen in cans rather than fresh in this area (just about every kitchen has one or two of these cans on the pantry shelf), the mandarin orange is…
Orange recipes (12/22/2010) - MANDARIN MAGIC GLAZED CHICKEN Karen Grunwald, Auburn, California 2006 grand prize winner in the Mountain Mandarin Festival 1 jar Placer-made Mandarin jam 3 Tbs. Mandarin zest 10 PlacerGROWN Mandarin oranges…
From the homemakers to you (12/15/2010) -  Once again the Central Village Homemakers are sharing their recipes of good cooking for all readers to enjoy. It’s a gift from them to you for Christmas and the new…
Recipes from the homemakers (12/15/2010) - TRIPLE CHOCOLATE CHERRY BARS Sharon Frye 1 box chocolate fudge brownie mix 1 can cherry pie filling (21-oz.) 2 eggs, beaten ½ bag (12-oz.) white chocolate chips 1 can chocolate…
Return of chili cook-off reveals winning recipes (12/8/2010) - What is chili? Is it just called chili or is it chili con carne? Many sources define chili as a stew-like soup made entirely with meat, chilies or chili powder…
Winning chili recipes (12/8/2010) - WHITE BEANS CHICKEN CHILI Jutta Terrell, Two Hot Chicks Best Theme Award 4 large chicken breasts (boneless) 12½-oz. chicken stock or broth 2 large bay leaves 4 medium chopped onions…
A special Christmas gift: Mother compiles family recipes for her children (12/1/2010) - The recipes she, her family, and friends have cherished for years will go on for at least one more generation and it is hoped many more to come. Susan Barberry…
Family recipes (12/1/2010) - BAKED SPAGHETTI 1 c. chopped onion 1 c. chopped green pepper 1 Tbs. butter 1 28-oz. can tomatoes with liquid (cut up) 1 4-oz. can mushrooms (stems and pieces) 1…
Church families celebrate Thanksgiving with a huge dinner for all (11/17/2010) - The commercial world may have sort of pushed Thanksgiving Day aside, but not those who believe it’s a day to express thankfulness, gratitude and appreciation to God for one’s blessings.…