Sunday, October 13, 2013

Grilling For Any Great Cause

Exactly what does it decide to try grill the right steak? According to a different cook book, the reply is a couple of good Marine corps.

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A Brief History of Tiramisu Cake: Where and just how this famous dessert was invented

Open a classic Italian cook book, search through the index and… surprise! No Tiramisu cake recipe. My first encounter with Tiramisu was at 1985. I had been in Italia in those days: A friend explained relating to this new cake recipe she got. She am passionate about this which i felt compelled to test it immediately. The flavour was unbelievably good, as never I'd sampled before. Since that time I fell deeply in love with this dessert.

Famous-Barr's French Onion Soup

Certainly one of St. Louis's favorite soup quality recipes was lately printed within the Publish-Dispatch. I recall likely to St. Louis after i was youthful and my loved ones entering the department store's restaurant with this famous soup. Enjoy!

Makes: 16 portions or 4 quarts

5 pounds let's eat some onions, unpeeled

1/2 cup butter (1 stick)

Monday, June 10, 2013

Russian vegetable salad


  • Beets, diced and cooked — 2 cups Russian vegetable salad
  • Potatoes, diced and cooked — 2 cups
  • Carrots, diced and cooked — 2 cups
  • Peas, cooked — 1 cup
  • Dill pickles, diced — 2-3
  • Onion, diced — 1/2
  • Scallions, chopped — 3-4
  • Fresh dill, chopped — 1/4 cup
  • Red wine vinegar — 1/4 cup
  • Dijon mustard — 1 teaspoon
  • Sugar 1 teaspoon
  • Salt and pepper — to taste
  • Sunflower or vegetable oil — 1/2 cup


Mix together the beets, potatoes, carrots, peas, pickles, onion, scallions and dill in a large bowl. Whisk together the vinegar, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Whisk the oil slowly into the vinegar mix to lightly soften it. Stir the vinaigrette into the vegetables, adjust seasoning and serve Russian vegetable salad well chilled.

Aubergine Fritters Recipe

Aubergine Fritters Recipe 
1 med eggplant
1 cup sugar
4 – 6 tbsp vanilla extract
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 tsp baking powder
2-1/2 cups flour
1 tsp salt

6 cups water

Step 1 # Peel eggplant, then cube in to 1-inch chunks.

Step 2 # Place eggplant, water, and salt in a pot over medium heat until chunks soften. Remove from stove and drain water. Place eggplant in a large bowl with the sugar and allow to cool for about 10 minutes.

Step 3 # Mix in the egg and vanilla, then sift in the flour and baking powder, making sure to mix well.

Step 4 # Heat oil in a large pan, and drop in the batter by spoonful. The batter should swell and sink.

Step 5 # Cook until golden brown, and then transfer to a paper towel to drain oil. Allow to cool.

Baba Ghanouj (eggplant dip)

Baba Ghanouj (eggplant dip)

2 medium eggplants, (about 1 pound each)
Extra-virgin olive oil (garnish)
4 cloves garlic, unpeeled
2 tablespoons tahini, (see Note)
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
1/4 cup lemon juice

Step 1 # Heat grill to a high temperature. Repeatedly poke eggplants with a fork to create air holes. Place on grill until tender and lightly charred, about 10-12 minutes.

Step 2 # Place garlic on a skewer, and grill to the same consistency.

Step 3 # Remove from grill and allow to cool, then peel. Place eggplant and garlic in a food processor, and add remaining ingredients except for the olive oil. Blend until mostly smooth.

Step 4 # Lightly poor olive oil over the top, and sprinkle with salt or any desired seasoning.

Ratatouille Recipe

Ratatouille Recipe

2 tablespoons olive oil
2 large tomatoes, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 eggplant, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 large onion, sliced into rings
2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
1 green bell pepper, sliced
2 teaspoons dried parsley
salt to taste
2 zucchini, sliced

Step 1 # Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a large baking pan with 1 TBS of olive oil. Saute garlic in the remaining olive oil, as well as the eggplant.

Step 2 # Cook until eggplant is tender, which should take roughly 10 minutes.

Step 3 # Place garlic and eggplant in the oiled baking dish.

Step 4 # Top with parmesan cheese and  layer sliced zucchini over top. Add salt and cheese, then add remaining ingredients, topping each layer of vegetable with additional cheese and salt. Bake for 45 minutes, until vegetables are tender and cheese is melted.