• Green Goddess Dressing

    Green Goddess Dressing

    Food historians credit the origin of this dressing to San Francisco’s Palace Hotel, where chef Philip Roemer created it to honor actor George Arliss, who was performing in William Archer’s 1923 play “The Green Goddess.” The dressing is bright green (as is the huge green idol in the play), creamy, rich and tangy … addictive really.

  • Cream of Onion Soup

    Cream of Onion Soup

    The following recipe for cream of onion soup comes from “The Dewey Cook Book,” which was published as a fundraiser by the Women’s Auxiliary of the YMCA in Montpelier, Vt. The title honors Adm. George Dewey, and the frontispiece shows his birthplace in Montpelier. The cookbook was published in 1899 when Dewey returned home from

  • Spicy Lamb Meatballs

    Spicy Lamb Meatballs

    These spicy lamb meatballs are delicious with a pesto or mint-yogurt sauce, and shine in a tomato-based sauce. Enjoy as cocktail fare, and freeze them for a quick and easy supper. Spicy Lamb Meatballs Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Print Recipe CourseAppetizer, Main Dish Servings 40 meatballs Servings 40 meatballs Spicy Lamb

  • Grilled Applesauce

    Time Estimate: 40 minutes, including 20 minutes of preparation and 20 minutes unattended. Storage Notes: Keeps for one day when refrigerated Level of Difficulty: Moderate Special Requirements: Sous vide set-up, grill The apples for this sauce are twice cooked: first sous vide (a method of cooking in tightly sealed plastic bags), which establishes just the

  • Shrimp Scorpio

    While I’ve not tried it, friends who dislike shrimp say this dish is wonderful with haddock, halibut or swordfish. It’s a great company dish, as it allows the cook to socialize with guests while it bubbles merrily away in the oven. I’ve served it with many different starches, but my favorites are jasmine rice and

  • Gingerbread Muffins with Sweet Ricotta Filling

    Published in September, “Memoirs of a Mad Innkeeper: The Muffin Recipes Revealed” can be purchased at two locations online and in two local businesses. Author Susan Starr hopes to have the book for sale in more local bookstores in the future.