Wheat-Free Banana Bread

Wed, 23 Feb 2000 “The banana bread is pretty straightforeward. Barley flour gives it a hint of a nutty flavor. It has a better consistency than wheat flour because there’s less gluton. It got RAVE reviews at work today. –Michelle Ingredients 1/4 Lb butter (1 stick) 1/2 cup honey 1 tsp vanilla 2 tbsp water … [Read more…]

Mom’s Low Fat Lasagne

Serves 6 Sat, 27 Dec 1997 Lissy: This is the way I made the lasagna Wed. nite. You wouldn’t believe it but Muffin’s oil heaters broke thursday nite and smoke went all over the basement while dad was trying to stay “calm” and recover. All’s well now tho. Talk to you soon. C. Ingredients 1 … [Read more…]

Spinach and Gruyere Puff

(Williams Sonoma)serves 8 Sun, 9 Jan 2000“Ok we all know I’m on a limited diet right now. This is producing some interesting experiments for me. In any case, I found this wonderful recipe in the latest Williams Sonoma catalogue and tried it tonight. It came out brilliantly and very yummy. Not to mention full of … [Read more…]

Butternut Squash Soup

(from Enoteca Restaurant in Douglaston, Queens) Ingredients Two butternut squash – peeled seeded and cubed   Two red onions peeled and julienned   Four Tbs. Olive Oil   Four ounces proscuitto- sliced paper tin and then chopped   1 _ quarts chicken broth or stock   1 Tbs. Fresh sage – chopped   3 Tbs. … [Read more…]

Grandma’s Balic Fish

January 4, 1998 Lau- Gramma mailed me this recipe for the Balic Fish. That’s the Gefilte Fish made out of chicken. I copied it here directly. –Michelle Ingredients 4 chicken breasts (totally defatted) 1 large onion &anp; 1 medum size onion two slices challah or white bread– crusts cut off 1 tsp salt for the … [Read more…]

Mom’s Challah

Original Recipe from Mom’s friend’s grandmother in Little Rock circa 1976 (two loaves): Ingredients 2 packages dry yeast (4.5 teaspoons) 1/2 cup lukewarm water 1 tsp sugar 6 cups flour (if unbleached, use 5 1/2 cups) 1/2 cup sugar 2 tsp salt 4 eggs 1/2 cup corn oil 1 cup water 1 tsp honey poppy … [Read more…]