Favorite Recipes

I’ve collected cookbooks & recipes from many sources for years, and even written some recipes of my own. On this page, I’ve decided to share some of these recipes. Having collected them for so long I don't recall where I got each recipe, but I've given credit whenever possible. Recipes labeled with an * were written by me.


Flatbread with Roasted Vegetable-Feta Spread

Hot & Spicy Crab Dip

Potato Skins

Lobster Canapes

Blooming Onion with Dip


Chef’s Salad*

Warm Spinach Salad with Bacon Thyme Dressing

Smoked Turkey Salad


Caesar Salad

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Warm Chutney Dressing - Sara Moulton


Cream of Vegetable Soup*

Smoked Tomato Soup - I got this one & the following chowder from Caprial.

Fennel Corn Chowder

Baked  Potato Soup

Shrimp Gumbo - I got this one from Justin Wilson.

Roasted Red Pepper Soup with Green Chilies and Smoked Chicken

Main Dishes

Filet Mignon*

Linguini with Clam Sauce*

Mexican  Meatloaf*

Braciole (stuffed flank steak) I got this from Alton Brown, and it's WONDERFUL!

Down Home Ham - Got this from Paula Dean

Golden Country Fried Chicken - This is another of Alton Brown's.

Lancashire Hot Pot

Quiche Loraine

Portafino Chicken - Paul James

Stuffed  Pork Chops - Ceci Carmichael

Side Dishes

Twice Baked Pesto Potatoes

Jamie’s Overnight Potatos - I got this from my friend Jamie when she was
studying to get into cooking school.

Sweet Potato Fries - This is from a show called "Cooking Thin", but they go great
with the Bricole listed above.

The Once and Future Baked Beans - Alton Brown

Oyster Dressing

Hush Puppies

Corn and Wild Rice Pudding - Emeril Lagasse


Macadamia Fudge Torte

New York Cheesecake

Brooklyn Eggcream

Banana Cake

Poached Pears

Sweet Potato Pie - Alton Brown