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Pumpkin recipes (10/27/2010) - COOKING WITH PUMPKIN Pumpkins are easily prepared for cooking and once prepared the pumpkin pulp may be frozen and enjoyed year around. Choose small to medium pumpkins. Sugar Pies are…
German recipes (10/20/2010) - CHEESECAKE Crust 11/3 c. flour 1/3 c. sugar ½ tsp. vanilla 1 egg yolk 1 stick unsalted butter Sift flour into bowl. Make well in center; pour in sugar and…
Great food from Apostles: German feast awaits visitors to Gloucester church (10/20/2010) - Residents of Gloucester, Mathews and surrounding areas are in for a very special treat on Saturday at Apostles Lutheran Church in Gloucester. The members of the church, which will celebrate…
Serving fine foods, in order to serve others (10/13/2010) - It was the Samaritans’ first Food Fest Fundraiser and it proved to be a success, "the first of what we hope will be many more," commented one volunteer. On Sept.…
Stuffed with shrimp, full of fellowship: Semi-annual dinner connects church with the community (10/6/2010) - What began in 1997 as a shrimp and spaghetti dinner at Central Methodist Church, Mathews is now in its 13th year. The spaghetti has been omitted but the much anticipated…
Central Methodist recipes (10/6/2010) - HOT SAUCE FOR SHRIMP DIPPING Stuart Woodcock 2 114-oz. containers of ketchup 3½ bottles horseradish ½ c. lemon juice 21 Tbs. Worcestershire sauce 3½ Tbs. Old Bay seasoning Mix all…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…