Russian Tea Cakes (Butter Nut Cookies)

Many families have a heirloom recipe of nut ball cookie, This recipe I have had since I was a kid. It didn’t get made very often because the cost of butter and nuts. This cookie brings back memories of holidays and special occasions. They are a delicate cookie but it freezes well. Easter will be…

Honey Ginger Glazed Acorn Squash

A delicious way to bake this vegetable. Acorn squash has a very mild flavor that honey just enhances with a light dusting of ground ginger. There is few ingredients and can be baked in 45 minutes. It is a nice complement side dish to any roast meat. One acorn squash makes 2 large servings or…

Basil Butter Pats

Make pretty little herbed butter pats to dress up a special meal.  They are easy to do and you can mold them in silicon ice cube or candy trays.  The trays are inexpensive and are found with seasonal items at hobby and craft stores.  I have a selection of them that I collected over the…

Fried Liver and Onion

What makes this liver and onions recipe different is the onions are fried crispy first and reserved to top the cooked liver.  The liver is dredged in seasoned flour and browned in the same pan that the onions was cooked.  After the liver is browned, the liver is then braised in the same pan until…

Buffalo Wings Recipe

Buffalo wings recipe was given to me many years ago that feeds just 4 people.  You will need  8 wings to cut up into pieces discarding the tips.  The wings are baked first with a little salt, oil and flour.  The sauce is made from butter, hot sauce, cayenne pepper, garlic and vinegar.  It is…