Recipes

APPETIZERS

Bologna Stacks

Buffalo Chicken Wing Dip

Carnitas Canapes with Avocado Creme

Cheese Puffs #1, Nana’s

Chili-Bean Dip, Nana’s

Clams Casino

Clams with White Wine and Garlic

Country Terrine with Pork and Veal

Crab Meat Mold

Cream Cheese and Lox in Cucumber Cups

Cucumber-Boursin Tea Sandwiches

Deviled Eggs with Capers

Deviled Eggs with Sriracha

Egg Salad and Smoked Salmon Canape

Empanadas

Fried Stuffed Jalapenos, Nana’s (aka Jalapeno Poppers)

Glazed Spareribs a la James Beard

Green Curry Shrimp Salad in Wonton Cups

Guacamole

Hatch Chile Queso

Hot Onion Canapé

Hummus, with Parsley

Hummus, with Roasted Garlic

Morels and Spring Onions in Cream Sauce

Onion Sandwich Canape a la James Beard

Panko-Crusted and Deep Fried Anchovy-Stuffed Olives

Pimiento Cheese

Pizzettes with Gorgonzola, Tomato and Basil

Potstickers

Quiche, Mini

Reuben Dip, Nana’s

Roasted Red Pepper Dip with Walnuts and Chickpeas

Sausage and Cheese Biscuits

Shrimp, Broiled a la James Beard

Smoked Trout Salad on Endive Spears

Spicy Horseradish Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon

Spinach and Leek Dip, Nana’s

Sweet ‘n’ Sour Meatballs

Tortilla Roll-Up Canape, Nana’s

Truffled Parmesan Popcorn

Tyropita

BREADS

Bacon, Pepper and Onion Monkey Bread

Baking Powder Biscuits

Banana Bread, Nana’s

Beer Bread, Nana’s

Carrot Bread, Nana’s 

Cheesy Onion and Jalapeno Cornbread

French Bread Supreme, Nana’s

Golden Cornbread Supreme, Nana’s

Icebox Rolls (For Cinnamon or Dinner Rolls), Nana’s

Mexican Cornbread (Gluten Free), Nana’s

Mormon Muffins

Popovers, Nana’s

Pumpkin Bread with Egg Nog

Scones, Nana’s “Canadian”

“Spicy” Pineapple Zucchini Bread, Nana’s

BREAKFAST

Baked Cheese Blintzes

Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

Blueberry-Lemon Muffins

Eggs, Hangover Scramble

Dutch Baby

French Breakfast Puffs, Nana’s

French Toast in the Oven, Nana’s

Fritatta with Bacon, Mushroom and Leek

Granola

Grapefruit Brulee

Linguica, Braised in Red Wine

Mexican Chorizo, Eggs and Potatoes

Spiced Sausage

CANNING

Bread ‘n Butter Pickles, Nana’s

Dilly Beans

Garlic Pickles, Nana’s

Green Tomato Relish, Nana’s

Kosher-Style Dill Pickles, Nana’s

Pickled Beets

Seasoned Tomato Sauce

Strawberry Jam

Zesty Salsa

Zucchini Relish, Nana’s

COCKTAILS/Non-Alcoholic BEVERAGES

Alabama Fizz

Apple Hot Toddy

Arnold Palmer

Basil Gimlet

Egg Nog

French 75

Green Jello Shots

Irish Coffee

Mango Bellini

Margie’s Limeade Slush

Mint Julep

Radler

Sloe Gin Rickey

Strawberry Daiquiri

DESSERTS

Apple Crisp

Apple Streusel Pie

Apple and Cranberry Pie with Streusel Topping

Apricot-Blueberry Cobbler

Apricot Upside-Down Cake

Asian Pear Crisp

Bacardi Rum Cake

Banana Mallow Cake

Berry Crisp

Bing Cherry and Vanilla Bean Ice Cream with Dark Chocolate Chunks

Blueberry Ice Cream

Blueberry Pie, “Nana’s Favorite”

Bourbon Pecan Pie

Brownies, Sister Marie’s

Cake, Yellow Jello, Nana’s

Carrot Cupcakes a la Martha, with Cream Cheese Frosting

Cherry Pie

Chopped Apple Cake

Chocolate Charlotte

Chocolate Chip Cookies, Nana’s BEST Ever

Chocolate Covered Potato Chips

Chocolate Layered Brownies

Chocolate Pots de Creme

Cocoa Brownies with Toffee Peanuts

Cream Cheese Frosting

Danish Pastry Cookies

Fran’s Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Fruity Krispy Treats

Graham Cracker Pie Crust

Guinness-Stout Chocolate Cupcakes with Irish Whiskey Zabaglione

Kahlua Cake, Nana’s

Lemon Cake, Nana’s

Lemon Cheesecake

Lemon Curd Ice Cream with Blackberry Sauce

Lemon Curd Marbled Cheesecake

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Lime Pie, Nana’s

Meltaway Shortbread, Nana’s

Meyer Lemon Bars

New York Cheesecake with Strawberry Sauce

No-Crust Pumpkin Pie

Orange Coffee Cake, Nana’s

Peaches and Cream

Peach Cake

Peach Yogurt Milkshakes

Peanut Butter Dates

Pie, Blackberry and Lemon Verbena

Pineapple Sheet Cake

Pomegranate Chiffon Pie

Posset, Mandarin Orange

Pound Cake, Nana’s

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

Rhubarb Clafouti

Rhubarb-Cherry-Strawberry Galette

Seven-Up Cake, Nana’s

Shortbread & Lemon Curd Sandwich Cookies

Snickerdoodle Cupcake Hack

Soda Cracker Candy

Soft Gingerbread

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

Strawberry Lemon Curd Shortcake

Strawberry Swirl, Nana’s

Sugar Cookies, Nana’s

Tea Tossies, Nana’s

Texas Cake

The Next Best Thing to Robert Redford

Vanilla-Strawberry-Marshmallow Cupcakes

Zucchini Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

ENTREES

$800 Chili

Asparagus and Chèvre Tart

BBQ Hamburger (“Messy Jeans”)

Baby Back Ribs with Bing Cherry and Dr. Pepper Sauce

Baby Back Ribs with Peach-Bourbon Sauce

Beef Ribs with Black Pepper Rub

Beef Salad with Broccoli and Asparagus

Beef Stew with Peas

Beer-Braised Pork Pressed Sandwiches with Mustard Slaw

Black Bean Chili

BLT Pasta Salad

Bow Tie Pasta with Peas, Onions and Parmesan

Braised Beef Stew

Breakfasty Sausage Burgers

Brie Quesadillas

Broiled Anisette Shrimp with Roasted Tomatoes

Bul Kogi, or Korean BBQ Steak, Nana’s

Burgers Cordon Bleu

Ceviche

Chicken, Dijon Glazed, Nana’s

Chicken, Fricassee

Chicken, Marinated in Peanut and Curry and Grilled

Chicken Breasts with Mustard-Cream Sauce

Chicken Fried Steak with Gravy, a la Loretta Lynn

Chicken, Oven Bar-B-Q, Nana’s

Chicken, Pan-Roasted

Chicken Paprikash

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken, Roasted with Garlic, Lemon and Thyme

Chicken Schnitzel with Browned Butter and Capers

Chicken Tortilla Casserole

Chile Verde

Chili, Skillet

Chili, Vegetarian

Chinese Style Pot Roast

Chow Mein

Chutney Chicken Salad

Cioppino

Clams with Spicy Sausage in Broth

Corned Beef Hash

Croque Madame Sandwich

Easy Chicken Curry

Easy Fried Chicken

Eggplant, Tomato and Mozzarella Pasta

Enchiladas with Cheese, Onion and Sour Cream

Enchilada Sauce, Red

Fluffernutter or Flufferjelly Sandwich

French/Irish Stew

Fritatta with Bacon, Mushroom and Leek

Frito Pie 

Green and White Chili

Grilled Tri-Tip

Hotdish

Jambalaya with Chicken and Sausage

Korean-Style BBQ Tacos

Lamb Chops, Broiled with Eden Hospital Marinade

Lemony Zucchini and Bow Tie Pasta

Lentil Salad with Sausage

Lima Bean and Ham Pasta

Lion’s Head

Manila Clams with Bacon and Somersault Ale Broth

Manila Clams with Garlic and White Wine

Merguez Burgers with Olive Chimichurri

Mushroom Business (Casserole), Nana’s

Oven-Barbequed Chicken

Pasta All’Amatriciana

Pasta and Crawfish Bordelaise

Pasta with Garden Vegetables and Parmesan

Pasta with Shrimp and Zucchini

Pizza, Bacon Marmalade, Chanterelle and Chard

Pizza, Buffalo Chicken

Pizza, Dough

Pizza, Fennel, Red Onion and Salami

Pizza, Hot Link and Greens

Pizza, New Haven Clam

Pizza, Smoked Salmon

Pizza, Steak and Chimichurri

Pizza, Tomato Sauce

Polenta, Sausage and Pepper Bake

Pork Burgers with Basil Mayonnaise

Pork Chops, Quick Brined, then Pan Roasted with a Shallot and Wine Reduction

Pot Roast, Hungarian, Nana’s

Prime Rib

Pueblo Chicken and Rice

Quiche with Spring Vegetables

Ratatouille

Red Beans and Rice

Roast Pork “Carnitas”

Roasted Red Pepper Sauce for Pasta or Meatballs

Romertopf Chicken

Sandwich, Grilled Cambazola and Fig Jam

Sandwich, Grilled Monterey Jack with Asparagus and Fried Egg

Sandwich, Grilled Swiss Cheese with Sauteed Onions and Mustard

Sandwich, Open-Faced Grilled Cheese

Shrimp, Kung Pao

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti with Four Cheeses

Spaghetti with Tomatoes, Rosemary and Bacon

Spaghetti Squash with Mizithra Cheese

Stir-Fry, Eggplant, Shrimp and Gai Lan with Soba Noodles

Summer Squash Parmesan

Sushi Bowl, Vegetarian

Three-Cheese Tomato Tart

Tuna Noodle Casserole, Updated

Turkey, Roasted in Foil, Nana’s

Turkey and Bok Choy Chow Mein with Peanut Sauce

Turkey-Bacon-Avocado Sandwich

Turkey Burgers

Turkey Tacos

Turkey Tetrazzini

Twistees de Demenico

Uncle Bobby’s Sausage Burgers with Peppers and Onions

Vegetable Hobo Packets on the Grill

Whole-Grain Pasta Salad with Ham and Summer Vegetables

Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Mixed Herbs

Wild Mushroom Stroganoff

Soups

$800 Chili

Baked Potato Soup

Beef Stew with Peas

Black Bean Chili, Vegetarian

Broccoli Soup

Broccoli and Vegetable Soup

Cauliflower Soup with Dill, Nana’s

Chicken-Chile-Corn Chowder

Chicken Noodle Soup

Chili, Vegetarian

Cock-a-Leekie Soup, Nana’s

Cream of Spinach Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

French/Irish Stew

Green and White Chili

Lentil Soup, Curried, Nana’s

Linguica and Kale Soup

Meatball Soup, Nana’s

Minestrone

Mushroom and Wild Rice Soup

Pea Soup

Potage Parmentier (Puree of Potato and Leek)

Pumpkin Soup with Croutons, Nana’s

Split Pea and Bacon Soup

Turkey and Black Bean Chili

Yellow Split Pea Soup

Zucchini Soup

Side Dishes and Salads

A Good Salad, with Green Goddess Dressing

Aloo Gobi

Artichokes, Grilled

Artichokes, Sauteed

Artichokes with Lemon-Tarragon Aioli

Asparagus with Sauce Gribiche

Asparagus, Roasted with Olive Oil and Balsamic

Bacon and Egg Salad

Barbeque Baked Beans

Beet Greens with Smoked Turkey

Broccoli with Garlic and Red Chili Flakes

Brussels Sprouts, Crispy Roasted

Cabbage Salad, a la Mike Singleton

Carrots and Apples, Nana’s Lemony

Carrots, Roasted with Orange and Paprika

Cauliflower, Roasted with Parmesan and Almonds

Chard, Swiss Style

Cherry Red-Hot Jello Salad

Chickpea Salad

Coleslaw, Old Fashioned

Cobb Salad

Corn Salad with Creamy Basil Dressing

Creamed Onions, Thomas Keller’s

Cucumber Salad, Japanese Style

Cumin Rice, Shankari’s

Eggplant Salad, Marinated and Grilled

F ava Bean Succotash

French Fries, a la Les Halles

Fried Rice a la Craig Claiborne and Virginia Lee

Fried Rice, Uncle Woody’s

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Greek (Style) Salad

Green Beans with Tofu, Black Bean Sauce and Sesame Seeds

Green Beans with Tomatoes, Stewed

Green Bean Salad, German

Greens, ‘Easy’

Greens, Sweet and Sour

Irish Potato Gratin

Japanese Chicken Salad, Nana’s

Leek Bread Pudding, Thomas Keller’s

Macaroni Salad, Nana’s

Okra with Tomato Sauce

Pea Salad, Nana’s

Pommes Americaines

Potato, Perfectly Baked

Potatoes, Roasted with Thyme

Potato and Leek Gratin

Potato Gratin, Irish

Potato Salad, Classic, Nana’s

Potato Salad with Almonds, Nana’s

Quinoa-Black Bean Salad

Rice Baked with Chilies, Nana’s

Roasted Acorn Squash and Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar

Roasted Beet, Spinach and Chevre Salad

Roasted Cauliflower with Browned Butter

Salad, Romaine with Honey-Sesame Dressing, Nana’s

Sauteed Kale with Onion, Garlic and Chili Flakes

Snow Peas with Sesame

Spanish Rice

Spoonbread, with Sweet Corn and Cheddar

Squash Puff

Strawberry Jell-O Mold, Nana’s-‘The Favorite’

Sweet Potatoes with Maple Butter and Bacon

Tennis Club Rice Salad

Whole Grain Pasta Salad with Ham and Summer Vegetables

Wild Rice Salad

Zucchini Pickles

EXTRAS—Sauces, Snacks, Dressings and Snacks

Basic Pesto

Beer Mustard with Caraway Seeds

Bing Cherry and Dr. Pepper BBQ Sauce

Brown Sugar

Cinnamon-Sugar Popcorn, Nana’s

“Come Back” Salad Dressing

Creamy Caesar Salad Dressing

Croutons

Fresh Salsa

Honey-Mustard Salad Dressing

Horseradish Cream Sauce

Mango Ketchup

Meyer Lemon Curd

Olive Chimichurri

Orange-Dijon Ham Glaze

Peach Chutney, Nana’s

Pumpkin Seeds, Roasted with Chili and Lime

Roquefort Salad Dressing

Sherry Vinaigrette

Spiced Party Nuts

Tomato Catsup

Truffled Parmesan Popcorn

Zucchini Pickles

Zucchini Relish