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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).

Featured Recipes

Maple Oat Skillet Bread

Maple Oat Skillet Bread 1 cup oats old fashioned or quick cook (but not steel cut)1 cup hot water2...

Sponge Cake

Sponge Cake from New York Times Cooking ¼ cup olive or vegetable oil (plus more for greasing if...

Egg Rolls

Egg Rolls 2 teaspoons vegetable oil3/4 pound ground porksalt and pepper to taste1 teaspoon minced...

1 Hour Pizza Dough for Grilling

1 Hour Pizza Dough for Grilling 1 2/3 cups water1 to 2 teaspoons active dry or instant yeast1/4...

Roasted Lemon Rosemary Garlic Chicken

ROASTED LEMON ROSEMARY CHICKEN 2 1/2 pounds bone-in (skin on chicken thighs and drumsticks, pat...

Easy Crusty French Bread (baked in Dutch oven)

EASY CRUSTY FRENCH BREAD 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast (9 grams)1 teaspoon sugar (4 grams (use...

Baguette Pan Baguette with sponge

Baguette Pan Baguettes with sponge King Arthur Baking Company recipe Starter1 1/2 cups 184g King...

Peach Crisp

Mom's Peach Crisp 4 cups sliced fresh peaches½ cup all-purpose flour½ cup brown sugar½ cup cold...

Maryland Crab Cakes

Maryland Crab Cakes ⅓ c. panko (or 8 saltine crackers finely crushed)2 tablespoons mayonnaise½...

Spoon Rolls

SPOON ROLLS 2 cups warm water (110 degree F)1 package dry yeast (or 2-1/4 tsp)1 ⁄4 cup sugar3 ⁄4...

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Maple Oat Skillet Bread

Maple Oat Skillet Bread 1 cup oats old fashioned or quick cook (but not steel cut)1 cup hot water2 ¼ tsp dry yeast1/3 cup warm water1/2 cup pure maple syrup not pancake syrup2 tsp vegetable oil2 tsp salt3 ½ cups all purpose flour all purpose or bread flour are equally...

Sponge Cake

Sponge Cake from New York Times Cooking ¼ cup olive or vegetable oil (plus more for greasing if baking in a jelly roll pan)4 large eggs (separated, at room temperature)½ cup granulated sugar½ teaspoon kosher salt¼ teaspoon cream of tartar⅔ cup cake flour2 teaspoons...

Egg Rolls

Egg Rolls 2 teaspoons vegetable oil3/4 pound ground porksalt and pepper to taste1 teaspoon minced garlic1 teaspoon ginger3 cups coleslaw mix1/4 cup sliced green onions1 tablespoon soy sauce12 egg roll wrappers Heat the 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil in a large pan over...