Sand Bakkel

In addition to the New England cookbook, I am working on a small Cookie Book filled with holiday treats – many are already posted on this site: Fudge, Tingalings, Sugar Cookies, Gingerbread Cookies, Meltaways, and many others. As summer turns to fall, I am picking-up the Cookie Book project with a few final recipe [...]

Pumpkin Pie

This first attempt included candied yams and the result was too much yam and not enough pumpkin. This version was true to the traditional pie.

Servings: 8

Fresh 1 single Pie Crust, rolled for a 9-inch pie pan 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup whole milk 3 eggs plus 2 egg yolks 2 tsp. [...]

Potato Bacon Soup

Jim took charge of this dish. His spotty memory recently produced two new soups, not previously identified on our To Do list: Potato Bacon and Mushroom Barley. 

Servings: 6

Fresh 8 oz. bacon, uncooked 2 oz. butter 1/2 small onion 2 celery stalks 4 large russet potatoes 1 qt. Chicken Stock 1 cup milk [...]