Best-Ever Boston Baked Beans

Best-Ever Boston Baked Beans 8 to 10 servings 3 (16-ounce) cans baked beans (see note) 6 to 7 slices bacon, partially cooked and divided (op…

New England Style Clam Chowder

New England-Style Clam Chowder With Spicy Seasoned Oyster Crackers 6 to 8 servings I like my New England clam chowder with a little kick to …

Oriental Fruit Toss

Oriental Fruit Toss 4 to 6 servings 1 (15-ounce) can whole pitted lychees, drained and each cut in half (reserve ½ cup liquid) ½ cup orange …

Marvelous Fried Rice

Marvelous Fried Rice 4 to 6 servings 1 cup long-grain white or brown rice (regular or quick-cooking as desired) 2 eggs or the equivalent of …

Stir-Fried Beef With Asparagus

Stir-Fried Beef With Asparagus 4 servings 1 to 1½ pound(s) boneless beef filet, or sirloin, or beef chuck, or top round steak, or flank stea…

King’s Cake

King's Cake one 10-inch tube cake My friend, Elinor Kuhn, shares her recipe for King’s Cake with us. It does not have yeast in its make-…

Big Easy Shrimp…New Orleans Style

Big Easy Shrimp…New Orleans Style 4 to 6 servings 1 pound raw medium shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails removed, and thoroughly cleaned and d…

Broccoli Creole Style

Broccoli Creole-Style 4 to 6 servings 1 to 1½ pound(s) fresh broccoli, or 2 (10-ounce) packages frozen broccoli spears, thawed 2 tablespoons…

Mardi Gras Party Cake

Mardi Gras Party Cake one four-layer 9-inch diameter cake This is Mardi Gras season in New Orleans, culminating with the huge celebration on…

Baked Crunchy Mixed Fruit Crisp

Baked Cruncy Mixed Fruit Crisp 6 to 8 servings 1 (3-ounce) package sweetened dried tart red cherries or cranberries Orange juice or brandy a…

Chilled Tipsy Grapefruit Dessert

Chilled Tipsy Grapefruit Dessert 4 servings 2 large red, white, or pink-fleshed grapefruit, peeled, divided into sections, seeds removed, an…

Scallops Or Shrimp Persillade

Scallops Or Shrimp Persillade 4 servings 1 teaspoon minced peeled garlic or to taste 1 to 2 tablespoon(s) butter or margarine, melted, or ho…

Chicken In Orange Sauce With Grapes

Chicken In Orange Sauce With Grapes 4 large or 6 small to medium servings 4 boneless chicken breasts, each cut in half lengthwise Non-calori…

Italian-Style Baked Fish

Italian-Style Baked Fish 4 to 6 servings 6 green onions, thickly sliced on-the-diagonal (include some green parts) 6 large fresh basil leave…