Category Archives: Onion

French Onion Soup

French onion soup is definitely the perfect solution for being holed up on a snowy weekend.  This soup is so easy to make and tastes so good when you use good ingredients.  I followed Deb’s recipe on, which is … Continue reading

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Kartoffelpuffer – German Potato Pancakes

We celebrated my Dad’s birthday on Sunday with his favorite meal of roast pork, potato pancakes – Kartoffelpuffers to be precise – and sauerkraut. German Potato Pancakes (Kartoffelpuffer) – makes 16 Betty Crocker International Cookbook 4 medium potatoes 2 eggs, … Continue reading

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Senate Bean Soup

We have been making this soup for years whenever we have left over ham and a ham bone.  It always tastes better the next day. Senate Bean Soup Soup Suppers, Arthur Schwartz 1 lb. dried white beans, rinsed and picked … Continue reading

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Northern Italian Beef Stew

Northern Italian Beef Stew Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 pounds lean top round, trimmed and cut into 1-inch cubes 2 large sweet onions, diced 2 cups large chunks of celery 4 large carrots, peeled and cut into large … Continue reading

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Dolmades (Stuffed Grape Leaves)

This was my third attempt at making dolmades over the past year or so and I am happy to report success at last.  I have always loved these ever since Uncle Tom and Aunt Evie introduced them to us, but … Continue reading

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Roasted Root Vegetable Soup

Mary Jo Boyd In roasting pan, place: 2 butternut squash, split, seeded, cavity-side up 1 acorn squash, split, seeded, cavity side up 2 sweet potatoes, halved, upside down 2 leeks, halved lengthwise 1 huge onion, in chunks 4-6 shallots 4-6 … Continue reading

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French Onion Soup

We have tried different versions throughout the years and this one is good.  The Campbell’s condensed beef broth is good.  If you are feeling flush use gruyere cheese instead of swiss – it makes a big difference. 4 medium onions, … Continue reading

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