Asparagus Salad Served on the Titanic

This original recipe was served on theTitanic.

The asparagus would have been presented in elongated dishes and served with special asparagus tongs.  On an Escoffier menu, a salad course often followed the roast. In general, salads and vegetable dishes were served separately, not on the same plate as a meat dish.

Asparagus […]

Caramel Apples

8 small Granny Smith or Rome apples

Hint: To make the caramel stick, you will want soak your apples in hot water with a dash of vinegar and then scrub them with a towel to remove any wax.

8 caramel  apple sticks                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             1c. heavy cream 1c. sugar 3/4 c. light corn […]

Not just any Apple Pie

French Apple Pie Pastry for 2-crust pie                                                                                                                                   

Cream Filling

1/3 c. sugar 2 Tbsp.  all purpose flour 1 c. whole milk 3 egg yolks 1 Tbsp. butter, unsalted                    1/2 tsp. vanilla 2 lbs. Granny Smith apples 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 2 Tbsp. butter 2 Tbsp. butter 2 Tbsp. sugar Dash of nutmeg, freshly […]

Berries, Berries, Berries!!!

 

 

This is the season for those fresh berries. My family goes crazy for blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and strawberries.

BLUEBERRIES

Naturally blue food is not normal. The deeper blue or purple a berry is in color, the higher the antioxidant power. Even though our bodies have their own way of making antioxidants, […]

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake Preheat oven 375F 1 1/2 cups canola oil 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 2 cups all purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. salt

2 cups grated carrots 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup raisins, optional ( I prefer without)

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Eggplant Parmesan

Yesterday, my neighbor Carol brought us a bunch of eggplants and peppers from her brother’s garden. Right away I thought, eggplant Parmesan. Luckily it was not a hot day, as a matter of fact earlier in the day it was pretty cool here down at the shore. We were getting rain from Hurricane Danny as […]