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Costillas De Puerco (Pork Ribs) En Salsa Verde 0

Costillas De Puerco En Salsa Verde (Pork Ribs in Green Sauce) Recipe by Vanessa Woodman de Lazo

What musical rhythm comes to mind at the mention of tomatillos, cilantro, pork ribs and Serrano chilies? If you’re thinking Latin pop with some reggae flair, then you are unquestionably ready for this flavorful recipe proffered by Vanessa’s husband, musician and producer, Franco Lazo Morales, born in Mexico City and decidedly a citizen of the world.

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Lobster Tricia (Lobster Casserole) 0

Lobster Casserole Recipe by Patti

Lobster Casserole Ingredients

1 large green pepper, diced

1 large red pepper, diced

2 large sweet onions, diced

1 pound mushrooms, sliced

2 tablespoons butter

1 4-ounce jar pimentos, sliced

1 4-ounce can black olives, sliced

8 ounces Monterey jack cheese, shredded

1 cup cracker crumbs, crushed
(use Ritz or combination Milk Lunch
and Ritz)

Lobster meat from 3 to 4 boiled lobsters

How to Make Lobster Casserole

woodmans lobster casserolePreheat the oven to 400˚F.

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Fish Chowder 0

New England Fish Chowder Recipe by  Steve Woodman

Fish Chowder

Fish Chowder Recipe


Fish Chowder Ingredients

3 pounds haddock or cod fillets, skin off

2 pounds all-purpose potatoes, peeled and diced

1 ½ cups heavy cream (milk or half-and half)

1 medium onion, diced

5 cups fish stock

Salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Fish Chowder

In a 4- to 6-quart heavy-bottomed pot, add the potatoes and onion and enough fish stock to just cover the potatoes. 

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Pork Chop Suey 0

Chop Suey with Pork Recipe by “Auntie” Nancy Story

In 1880 a small seaside amusement park was opened at the end of a willow-lined esplanade in nearby Salem, Massachusetts. Soon popular throughout the North Shore, Salem Willows (or “the Willows”) was famous for its flying-horse carousel, waterfront attractions, nationally known ballroom, and for its many pleasure garden festivities.

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Baked Stuffed Clams 0

Baked Stuffed Clams Recipe by Doug Woodman

Stuffed Clams Ingredients

1 pound bacon

½ pound butter

12 large cloves garlic, minced

2 medium red onions, chopped

1 gallon minced clams

8 ounces Parmesan cheese

8 sleeves (30.2 ounces) Ritz crackers (crushed)

How to Make Stuffed Clams 


Fry the bacon in a frying pan until crispy, and set aside to drain on paper towels.

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Turkey or Chicken Croquettes Recipe 0

Turkey Croquettes Recipe / Chicken Croquettes Recipe

Turkey or chicken croquettes are an excellent way to use up leftover meat. The dish is easy to make, and is a popular after-Thanksgiving meal.

In reference to the day after Thanksgiving, the term “Black Friday” is thought to have originated with the Philadelphia Police Department in the late 1950s—as an epithet for the wearisome day that brought unyielding traffic jams and relentless storefront mobs.

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Christmas Night Tenderloin 0

Beef Tenderloin Recipe by Steve Woodman

Along with his recipes for Christmas Chili and Roast Turkey  this is one of Steve’s great specialties, helping to put the “feast” in Thanksgiving and Christmas festivities for decades.

Beef Tenderloin Ingredients

6- to 8-pound beef tenderloin

Olive oil

2 to 3 cloves garlic, minced

Salt and pepper, to taste

How to Make Beef Tenderloin

woodmans christmas tenderloin

Preheat the oven to 450˚F.

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Grilled Hot Chicken Wings 0

Spicy Chicken Wings Recipe by  Eian Woodman

A fourth-generation manager at Woodman’s (with its dining area still featuring many of the remnants of his great-grandfather’s Rough House), Eian maintains a surprisingly cool demeanor for one who likes his wings so hot!

Spicy Chicken Wing Ingredients

2 pounds full chicken wings, not clipped

2 to 4 tablespoons cayenne pepper, according to taste

12 ounces Red Hot Sauce

3 to 4 ounces Habanero Sauce (less if you prefer it less hot)

Woodmans Hot Wings

¼ cup butter, melted

How to Make Spicy Chicken Wings

Preheat the oven to 350˚F.

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Essex Causeway A.D. 2039 0

It would be fascinating to learn what a future reader makes of this time and place. Let’s say you’re reading this 25 years from now, in 2039. What will have changed? What will the Woodman’s menu look like? If you could communicate back in time, what would you tell us here in 2014?

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Christmas Chili (Chili con Carne) 0

Chili con Carne Recipe by Steve Woodman

Yet another family tradition that stretches back to Chubby’s day was to have the kids come down to the Restaurant for breakfast on Christmas morning while “Gramp” cooked “braaakfast.” Deck did the same, making French toast from hot dog rolls. These days everyone has their own Christmas tradition, including Steve and Rhonda, whose children and grandchildren look forward to fried doughChristmas tenderloin, and this Yuletide variation of an American frontier dish called chili con carne.

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