BARB’S RECIPES

Beef Braciole

Ingredients 6 thin slices boneless top round (about 2 pounds) 12 cloves garlic 1/2 cup finely chopped Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, plus more for garnish 1 cup shredded Parmesan or Romano cheese, plus more for serving if desired 2 tablespoons seasoned dry breadcrumbs salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste […]

 

St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef Cabbage

I have so many culinary favorites, but I must say that my wife Barb’s St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef Cabbage is one of my Top 10 Food Favorites! It’s definitely not the most sophisticated of meals nor the most complicated to prepare, but sometimes simplicity rules the day. That is […]

 

Grilled Squid Baby Greens Salad

One of our favorite meals is Grilled Squid over Toasted Ciabatta Bread and Baby Greens with Meyers Lemon Vinaigrette. This is a must dish if you love squid! 1/2 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/4 Cup Meyers Lemon Juice 1 Tablespoon Soy Sauce 1 Teaspoon crush red pepper flakes 2 […]

 

Oysters Rockefeller

Ingredients: 18 Blue Point Oysters or comparable oysters (shucked) 4 slices bacon, chopped 3 TBLS butter 11 oz. fresh (I used organic) spinach 1 small shallot finely chopped 2 to 3 cloves garlic finely chopped splash of Pinot Grigio wine 4 TBLS heavy whipping cream 6 oz. shredded Swiss cheese […]

 

Ham & Cheese Dijon Mustard Sliders

Want a quick, easy, and delicious party treat? Well, this one is right up there! Try these Ham & Cheese Dijon Mustard Sliders. You’ll get raves all-around and definite requests for seconds! Ingredients: 3/4 cup melted butter 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons […]

 

Polish Kielbasa Leeks & Cabbage Soup

In today’s recipe, I am going to make Kielbasa, cabbage and leek soup.  I was never a real fan of kielbasa until our friend and neighbor Jane Dancey brought us some Kowalski’s Polish Kielbasa from Michigan. The Kowalski Sausage Company that was established 95 years ago by Polish immigrants.  It […]

 

Red, White & Blue Fruit Brownie Parfaits

When visiting our daughter Jen and her girls (Sophie & Georgia) over Memorial Day weekend in Upstate New York, she hosted a holiday family picnic.As I have mentioned before, Georgie, aged 14 is a fabulous baker so of course she was put in charge of dessert. We racked our brains trying […]

 

Classic Backyard Burger Deluxe

Even though we live in Florida where it’s seems like the endless Summer, we do have seasons as slight as they are. But now there were in June, I think back to the many fond memories of living in the Hamlet of Pultneyville, New York o the shores of Lake […]