Halloween Sugar Cookies

Full disclosure: this is a recycled recipe. Halloween Sugar Cookies are the exact same as Holiday Sugar Cookies. But good recipes are worth repeating.

Servings: 24 cookies

Fresh 2 eggs 2 Tbsp. milk

Pantry 1 cup soft shortening ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup brown sugar 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract 2-¾ cups [...]

Baked Stuffed Lobster

The last recipe… we are done with the photographing and recipe development for the New England cookbook project, 16 months after our first recipe, Stewed Tomatoes.

Servings: 2

Fresh 2 lobsters, 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 lbs. each 2 oz. Clarified Butter, melted

Pantry 2 cups crushed plain crackers, such as Toll House Original or [...]

Pumpkin Cupcakes

We are having a Halloween party on Saturday. The last time we celebrated this holiday we were Sophomores in college. I dressed as a farm girl, wearing the overalls I was wearing three times a week anyway and putting my hair in braids. Jim dressed as a priest and was a big hit at [...]

Fish Chowder

Fish Chowder is a classic New England recipe served year-round at the Glen-Mor Restaurant.

Servings: 6

Fresh 2 medium onions 3 large potatoes (1.5 lbs.) 2 ribs celery 2 lbs. haddock 2 Tbsp. butter 1-1/2 cups whole milk

Pantry 3 cups water 2-1/2 Tbsp. flour 2 cups water 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. ground black [...]

Blueberry Cream Pie

Cranberry Orange Muffins

This is the last muffin recipe for the cookbook. Only one more pie, two more soups, and… we will be done.

Servings: 9

Fresh 1 egg 1 cup milk 2 tsp. orange zest 10 oz. cranberries

Pantry 2 cups all-purpose flour 3 tsp. baking powder 3/4 cup plus 3 Tbsp. granulated sugar, divided [...]

Perfect Yellow Cake Cupcakes

Jim said these are the best cupcakes he has ever eaten. Either this is an amazing recipe, or he is trying to use flattery to get me to bake more cupcakes.

Servings: 12 cupcakes

Fresh 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, room temperature 2 large eggs yolks, room temperature 1 egg white, room temperature 1/2 cup [...]

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Servings: 12 cupcakes

Fresh 2 large carrots 2 eggs 1/2 cup Applesauce

Pantry 1-1/4 cup flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg 1/4 cup canola oil 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Combine dry ingredients Preheat oven to 350 degrees-F. In [...]

Apple Cupcakes

Last Fall my office held an “Apple Challenge” cooking contest to promote use of local produce. I was very proud of my Apple Tart and Apple Ice Cream entries. My colleague, who was responsible for organizing the contest, recently left the company and we had a cupcake going away party for her to say goodbye. I [...]