Category Recipes

Braised Barbecued Short Ribs 0

Barbecue Styled Braised Short Ribs Recipe by Judi Woodman McComiskey BBQ Braised Short Rib Ingredients 4 beef short ribs (14 to 16 ounces each) ½ teaspoon salt Fresh ground black pepper, to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium onions, diced 1 carrot, diced 1 rib celery, diced 3 14.5 ounce cans chicken broth (or […]

Strawberry Shortcake 0

Strawberry Shortcake Recipe by Woodman’s of Essex Strawberry Shortcake Ingredients 2⁄3 cup sugar ¼ cup shortening 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon salt 1½ cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ cup milk How to Make Strawberry Shortcake Preheat the oven to 350˚ F. In a medium-size bowl, cream together the sugar […]

Roasted Green Beans 0

Roasted Green Beans Recipe by Patti Woodman D’Alelio Roasted Green Beans Ingredients 1 pound green beans, trimmed ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, pressed 3 fresh thyme sprigs Salt and freshly ground pepper 3 anchovy fillets ¼ cup milk Zest of one lemon 2 to 3 teaspoons fresh lemon juice How to make […]

Crab and Corn Chowder 0

Corn and Crab Recipe by Patti Woodman D’Alelio Bessie wasn’t always certain what Chubby might bring home. Sometimes creativity was called for. Here’s a favored solution to what can be done with that bucket of Jonah crabs your husband just lugged into the kitchen. Crab Corn Chowder Ingredients 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 1 small […]

Barbecued Shrimp 0

BBQ Shrimp Recipe by Tom Shea Barbecue Shrimp Ingredients 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon black pepper ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper ½ teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed 1⁄8 teaspoon dried oregano leaves ½ cup plus 5 tablespoons unsalted butter ½ teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 […]

Escarole Soup 0

Beef Escarole Soup Recipe by Erica Woodman While tasty and delectable, this recipe also features a main ingredient that has salubrious benefits. A less bitter “cousin” to endive and chicory, escarole is high in fiber and contains substantial amounts of Vitamin A (linked to lowering the risk of osteoporosis), Vitamin C (supporting neurological health), Vitamin […]

Four-Onion Soup 0

Four-Onion Soup Recipe by Patti Woodman D’Alelio Onion Soup Ingredients 4 to 7 onions of your favorite variety (at least 4 different varieties), peeled and diced (approx. 8 cups) 6 to 8 tablespoons butter 1 to 3 teaspoons granulated sugar (optional) 48 ounces beef stock, preferably homemade 16 ounces chicken stock, preferably homemade Salt and […]

Lobster Mac n Cheese 0

Lobster Macaroni and Cheese Recipe by Craig Fougere An accomplished artisan, Craig’s craft began with the Stone Age, which makes the 4,000 year-old noodles recently discovered in China seem downright modernistic. Legend has it that Marco Polo was first to introduce pasta to Italy in 1292, but since spaghetti and macaroni were already Sicilian staples, […]

Marie Rose Sauce 0

Marie Rose Sauce Recipe by Maureen Woodman Here’s a variation of what is popularly called Marie Rose sauce. First concocted in the UK and allegedly named in celebration of the raising of Henry VIII’s flagship, Mary Rose (437 years after she sank in battle), the sauce is often served with prawn in an avocado half, […]

Tartar Sauce 0

Tartar Sauce Recipe by The Woodman Family Found in cookbooks since the 1800s, tartar sauce was first used by the mayo-mad French as a condiment to their raw minced beef dish, Steak tartare, and is purportedly named for the Tartars of Russia’s Volga Region. Also popular on this side of the Atlantic, tartar sauce (at […]