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This site is a collection of some of my Family’s recipes;  a digital cookbook where we share old and new favorite recipes (and stop texting each other asking for copies of those great dishes).

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Meatballs with any Meat

Meatballs With Any Meat Ratio: 1 lb ground meat : 1/2 cup panko : 1 egg : 1 TBSP ricottaPlus...

Dill Refrigerator Pickles

Quick & Easy Refrigerator Pickles 1¼ cups distilled white vinegar (5% acidity)3 tablespoons...

NYT Chicken Vesuvio

NYT Chicken Vesuvio 3 large russet potatoes (about 2¼ pounds, scrubbed, halved lengthwise, then...

Eggplant Lasagna

Eggplant Lasagna 2 to 3 large eggplants (4 pounds, stemmed and sliced vertically into ¼-inch-thick...

Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan 4 skinless (boneless chicken breast halves)salt and freshly ground black pepper...

Jamaican Jerk Chicken (w/ marinade)

Jamaican Jerk Chicken Original recipe from RecipeTinEats.com chicken (whole cut-up chicken or...

Grilled Chicken Street Tacos (w/ marinade)

Grilled Chicken Street Tacos For the Tacos:1.5 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs (or...

Braided Cardamom Bread

Cardamom Bread Recipe (aka Swedish Cardamom Bread) for a Bread Machine ¾ cup 170 g milk cool¼ cup...

Jamaican Jerk Chicken (w/ marinade)

  Jamaican Jerk Chicken Original recipe from RecipeTinEats.com chicken (whole cut-up chicken...

Coconut Rice

Restaurant Style Coconut Rice (Coconut Milk) COCONUT RICE2 cups jasmin rice (Note 1)400 ml / 14 oz...

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Meatballs with any Meat

Meatballs With Any Meat Ratio: 1 lb ground meat : 1/2 cup panko : 1 egg : 1 TBSP ricottaPlus seasonings 2 pound ground meat (pork, beef, veal, chicken, turkey or a combination)1 cup panko bread crumbs2 egg2 teaspoon kosher salt (more as needed)Black pepper and/or...

Dill Refrigerator Pickles

Quick & Easy Refrigerator Pickles 1¼ cups distilled white vinegar (5% acidity)3 tablespoons kosher salt2 tablespoons sugar2 cups cold water1¾ to 2 pounds Kirby cucumbers (about 6, cut into halves or spears)2 tablespoons coriander seeds6 large garlic cloves (peeled...

NYT Chicken Vesuvio

NYT Chicken Vesuvio 3 large russet potatoes (about 2¼ pounds, scrubbed, halved lengthwise, then cut into long 1-inch-wide wedges)5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil1½ teaspoons dried oregano3 pounds bone-in (skin-on chicken thighs (about 8 thighs))Kosher salt and...