Mom’s Chicken Soup

From Deadly Appraisal 2 Tbs. vegetable oil 2 Tbs. butter 1 chicken, cut in parts Water to cover whole chicken 1 bouquet garni opened 1 bay leaf 1/8 tsp garlic 1 tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper For tossing in the chicken, a mixture of: ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper ½ tsp garlic ½ tsp...

Mrs. Chan’s American Spare Ribs

Ingredients: One slab of baby back ribs For the glaze: 2 tsp. peach jelly 2 tsp. apricot jelly 2 tsp. soy sauce 1 tsp. ketchup For the marinade: 1 tbsp. ketchup, plus 1 tsp. 1/4 c. soy sauce 1/4 c. brown sugar 1/8 c. dry sherry 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 tsp. ginger...

Sweet and Sour Onions

Ingredients: 2 large Vidalia onions 1/8 cup cider vinegar 1/8 cup melted butter 1/8 cup boiling water 1/8 cup sugar Preparation: Pre-heat the oven to 300° Thinly slice the onions Arrange them in a shallow baking dish Whisk together the remaining ingredients Pour the...

Blueberry Pancakes

Josie’s mom wrote, “Josie, this makes for a sumptuous breakfast! Serve it with a fresh fruit salad. I like to mix together pineapple chunks and mango slices. Yum! And of course, hickory-smoked bacon–your dad’s favorite!” Ingredients: 2...

Jerry’s Chicken

Josie’s mom wrote, “Josie, dear, this is your grandfather’s recipe. He was, as you know, an onion fanatic, and he often experimented with different onions. He favored Vidalias, but I prefer red onions. Also, because of the pungent, nutty flavor of...

Beef Wellington

Ingredients: 3 1/2 to 4 lb. beef tenderloin 8 oz. white mushrooms, cleaned and chopped 1/4 c. scallion, chopped 1/4 c. fresh parsley, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tabs butter 2 tsps all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp bouquet garni 1/4 tsp pepper 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce...