Cauliflower-Ham Chowder

Recipe of the Week  Cauliflower-Ham Chowder  Courtesy of Edna LaFleur  Ingredients 2½ cups cubed, fully cooked Ham 2 cups sliced Cauliflowerets 2 cups peeled, cubed Potatoes 1/2 cup chopped Onion 3 cups milk 1 cup water 1 chicken Bouillon cube or 1 tsp. granules 1/8 tsp....

Comfort foods of Ireland – hearty recipes from Grandma’s old file box

By Linda Gabris I take a lot of pleasure indulging in cuisines from around the world. One country that holds a special place in my heart is Ireland because my grandmother had Irish roots. Some...

Making delicious, unthinkable wines

By Lev G. Fedyniak Issue #110 • March/April, 2010 I love wines. Always have. I've drunk wine, studied wine, written about wine, and collected wine. But I got tired of hearing my back-to-nature friends chide me by...

Black & Blue Mango Pie

Recipe of the Week  Black & Blue Mango Pie  Courtesy of Carole Walter  Ingredients 1 small recipe flaky pie pastry 2 large or 3 medium mangoes 2 cups (1 pint) fresh blueberries 1-1/2 cups (6-ounce basket) fresh blackberries 2/3 cup sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch 2...

Pickled chili peppers

Recipe of the Week  Pickled chili peppers  Courtesy of Richard Blunt   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients       Brine: 2 lbs. (1 gallon) fresh, ripe, chili peppers 1 gallon water 2 cups of sea or...

Triple chocolate cheesecake

Recipe of the Week  Triple chocolate cheesecake  Courtesy of Tanya Kelley   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients Crust: 1-1/2 cups crushed Oreo cookies (about 10 cookies) 1/4 cup butter 1/2 of a 1-1/2-oz. chocolate bar Filling: 2...

Preserving plums

By Kristina Seleshanko Issue #171 • May/June, 2018 I’ve read that the Chinese believe plums symbolize good luck; perhaps that’s why plums are one of the most cultivated fruits on earth. (Or maybe it’s just that...

Venison — From the Field to the Fork

By Linda Gabris Issue #149 • September/October, 2014 Moose steaks marinating in my special marinade I shudder whenever I hear a fellow hunter complaining about his meat tasting gamey, high, or, worse yet, ripe (which is a...

Hummus

Recipe of the Week  Hummus  Courtesy of Richard Blunt   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients 1 cup dried chick peas 1 tsp. baking soda cold water 1/4 tsp. salt plus 1/2 tsp. salt 2 cloves fresh...

Jerusalem artichokes with brown rice

Recipe of the Week  Jerusalem artichokes with brown rice  Courtesy of Richard Blunt   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients 4 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 medium carrot, peeled and diced small 1 small...

Ham & Kidney Bean Soup

Recipe of the Week  Ham & Kidney Bean Soup   Courtesy of Beverly Rossman  Ingredients 1 pound spicy or sweet Italian sausage 2 Smoked pork hocks, sawed in half by butcher. 3 medium Potatoes, peeled and cubed 3 Celery...

Gourmet nutrition with beans and rice

<!-- Gourmet nutrition with beans and rice By Richard Blunt --> By Richard Blunt Rice is one of the first grains man domesticated. Today it is one of our most important food sources, accounting for one-fifth of the calories consumed...

A Native American feast

By Jackie Clay Issue #66 • November/December, 2000 When the holidays roll around, a lot of folks get bored with the "same-old meal." You know, turkey, mashed potatoes—the whole traditional meal. But some adventurous families might...

Apple ham salad

Recipe of the Week  Apple ham salad  Courtesy of Anne Westbrook Dominick   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients 4 McIntosh or Liberty apples, cored and diced (not peeled) 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 2 cups...

Green tomato kosher dill pickles

Recipe of the Week  Green tomato kosher dill pickles  Courtesy of Marjorie Burris   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients small, firm green tomatoes celery stalks sweet green peppers, cut into fourths garlic...

Layered Casserole & Pea Salad

Recipe of the Week  Layered Casserole & Pea Salad  Courtesy of Nathele Graham  Ingredients 1 cup uncooked rice 1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce Enough water to combine with tomato sauce to equal 2 cups 1 can corn, drained 1 can green beans,...