Category Recipes

Fish Chowder 0

New England Fish Chowder Recipe by  Steve Woodman 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Cheesy Cauliflower 0

Baked Cauliflower Recipe by Nana Gini Cheesy Cauliflower Recipe Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter, melted 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup milk 1⁄8 pound orange Cheddar cheese 1⁄8  pound white Cheddar cheese 1⁄8  pound American cheese 1 large head cauliflower, washed and then trimmed into small florets ¼ cup breadcrumbs How to make Cheesy Cauliflower Preheat […]

New England Boiled Dinner 0

Smoked Shoulder Boiled Dinner Recipe by Woodman’s of Essex In an age when meals were cooked in heavy iron pots hung over a fire, the Colonial-era appeal of an all-in-one dish like this one is obvious. With the prep work done in the morning, the big afternoon meal of meat, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, etc. could […]

Fried Parsnips 0

Fried Parsnips Recipe by Judi Woodman McComiskey Fried Parsnips Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) bag parsnips Cooking water 3 to 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 to 2 tablespoons butter How to Make Fried Parsnips Peel parsnips, slice thinly lengthwise, and quickly blanch in a small amount of water, almost just to steam them. Drain in a […]