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Carrots and pimiento add pizzazz.
Many of us have grown to love some of the good dishes introduced to our table by friends and family...
This elegant combination of good looks and good taste is a real showpiece.
For a smooth bisque, press tomatoes through a food mill before adding to the soup.
Crabs that inhabit New England waters have hard shells and you must spend hours cleaning them to...
Cranberry beans are beige colored with red spots, and have a taste all their own. But if they are...
Serve this dish over egg noodles.
Nice cranberry sauce made with orange juice instead of water.
Rich in flavor and nutrition.
Fresh asparagus makes this impossible to resist, but frozen works almost as well.
Trim the Brussels sprouts of any discolored outer leaves and cut an “x” in their bases before...
Enhanced with herbs and cashews, enriched with sour cream, with an appealing texture and attractive...
… in which the lowly carrot proves to be star material.
With a rich stock, you can omit the meat and still enjoy good chicken flavor.
When we had our own inn in Vermont, we ran a buffet every Saturday night, and this soup was always...
Jerusalem artichokes are easy to grow; in fact, they can spread vigorously in an untended garden.
A sprinkling of herbs or paprika will brighten up this creamy soup.
Please do not use anything but fresh mushrooms and butter in this.
This is really delicious, and if you use my recipe for creamed onions (available at our Web site;...
This “sweet” pea soup is a beautiful bright green. Try it with tender peas fresh from the garden.
“Our special soup always receives favorable comment. It makes a fine accompaniment for a vegetarian...
“Made from our home-grown Swiss chard, this is the most popular soup served at the inn. Use fresh...
Pour (hot or cold) into a thermos and take to work for lunch.
This creamy, golden soup with satisfying flavor may be transformed into party fare by liquidizing...
A useful winter dish.
Sprinkle with chopped parsley just before serving.
An interesting and original way to use left-over turkey.
Don’t overcook the spinach or it will lose its bright green color.
Goes particularly well with duck and venison.
Raymonde’s entry in the national chicken-cooking contest incorporates the flavors of sage, mint,...
“This is a curry everyone can enjoy. Serve it with white rice.” –Snowvillage Inn, Snowville, New ...
To save time, use canned broth and cooked chicken, cooking only until the vegetables are tender...
Dandelions are a green with high food value which nature conveniently provides in abundance in...
“One way to start conversations among our guests in the dining room is to serve unusual sounding...
Start out with just a couple tablespoons fresh dill or half teaspoon of dried. Then increase the...
It’s good to know that this favorite of so many households is also a favored dish at Maine’s Blaine...
Duck makes an especially rich and flavorful soup.
In Greek communities, this soup is known as Avgolemono.
The appearance of the eggs is important For bright yellows, place eggs into cold water immediately...
A tasty blend of eggplant and yogurt accented by a touch of mint.
Elderberries grow along many New England roadsides and are a long-time favorite for jelly anti pie...
Use as a filling for small tarts or any white layer cake. When you feel you deserve a special treat...
From an old cook book, here is the lineal descendant of the soup for which Esau sold his birthright...
Optional additions to this “sign of forgiveness” soup are sliced hard-boiled eggs and freshly...
This is a lovely, creamy soup – its warm coral color just right for a cold winter’s day in Maine or...
Poached salmon is a tradition for many on the Fourth of July. So it follows that this Salmon Loaf...
Finnan haddie is haddock cured with the smoke of green wood.
Grated carrot supplies an interesting bit of color.
There are many ways to make fish balls, which should be the consistency of uncooked meat loaf...
Make with any firm-fleshed white fish, fresh or frozen.
Use fresh herbs if possible.

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