Charles Durand's Recipes

Perfection Salad De Luxe

Pour boiling water over gelatin in a bowl; stir until gelatin is dissolved. Mix in the cold water, salt, lemon juice, vinegar, onion, Worcestershire sauce, and Tabasco. Chill until slightly thickened. Blend in remaining ingredients. Turn into six 1/2-cup... - 39.2615

Asparagus Grapefruit Au Gratin

Cook onion and garlic in hot butter in a small skillet until onion is soft, but not browned. Add bread crumbs, parsley, basil, and rosemary; continue heating, stirring until crumbs are well browned. Put grapefruit with syrup into a small saucepan and heat... - 35.2978

Remoulade Sauce

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well and store in a covered container in the refrigerator. - 24.4331

Cucumber Salmon Ring

Dissolve lime-flavored gelatin with 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt in boiling water. Stir in 1 cup cold water and the lemon juice. Chill until slightly thicker than thick, unbeaten egg white. Stir in cucumber; turn into a 1 1/2 quart ring mold. Chill until just... - 42.771

Lady Baltimore Cake

Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together. Cream butter with extract. Add 3/4 cup sugar gradually, creaming well. Beating only until smooth after each addition, alternately add dry ingredients in fourths and milk in thirds to creamed mixture. Beat egg... - 42.8862

Oysters Royale

Heat butter in a saucepan. Add garlic, celery, and green pepper; cook about 5 minutes, or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove vegetables with a slotted spoon and set aside. Blend a mixture of flour, salt, and peppers into the butter in saucepan; heat... - 42.2943

Avocado Fluff Salad Dressing

Peel and pit avocado; cut into pieces. Put avocado pieces into an electric blender container with lime juice, sugar, mayonnaise, and salt; blend until smooth. Fold whipped cream into avocado mixture until blended; chill thoroughly. - 25.2173

Parmesan Eggplant Slims

Blend crumbs, cheese, and salad dressing mix. In a large skillet, heat olive oil and garlic over low heat about 10 minutes; remove garlic. Dip eggplant into crumb mixture, then into egg and again into crumbs. Pour off and reserve all but a few tablespoons of... - 28.6345

Lima Beans De Luxe

Mix lima beans, bacon, brown sugar, ketchup, and salt in a shallow 1 1/2 quart baking dish. Add cream; cover. Bake at 350°F 1 hour 15 minutes, or until beans are tender. - 27.3486

Filbert Form Cake

Generously grease a 3-quart fancy tubed or turk's-head mold; coat with graham cracker crumbs and arrange the whole filberts on bottom of mold. Set aside. Cream butter with lemon peel and extract. Add cups of the sugar gradually, creaming thoroughly. Add egg... - 44.4337

Beaumont Rice

Brown the rice in drippings in a large skillet over low heat. Saute the celery and onion together in the butter until onion is soft. Mix all ingredients thoroughly and turn into a 1 1/2-quart casserole; cover and bake at 300°F until rice is tender, about 1... - 30.9536

Bourbon Baked Beans

About 3 hours before serving time, empty beans into a 2-quart casserole. Stir in bourbon and coffee. Cover and let stand at room temperature. About 11/4 hours before serving time, remove cover. Bake at 350°F about 1 hour. Remove casserole from oven and... - 30.4871

Ratatouille With Spanish Olives

Toss eggplant and zucchini with 1 teaspoon salt and let stand 30 minutes. Drain and then dry on absorbent paper Heat 1/4 cup of the oil in a large skillet and lightly brown eggplant strips and then zucchini slices. Remove with slotted spoon and set... - 41.7335

Cauliflower Supreme

Cook mushrooms in hot butter in a skillet until lightly browned. Remove mushrooms with slotted spoon and set aside. Blend flour and salt into butter in skillet. Heat until bubbly. Add milk gradually, stirring constantly. Continue stirring and bring rapidly to... - 40.8013

Sardine Egg Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

Rinse tomatoes (peel if desired) and chill thoroughly in refrigerator. Drain 1 can of sardines, remove tails, and cut the sardines into pieces; reserve the other can of sardines for completing the salad. Lightly toss the sardines with the eggs and... - 40.4765

Barbecued Lima Beans

Add lima beans to boiling water gradually so boiling will not stop. Simmer 2 minutes. Remove from heat; set aside 1 hour. Add salt pork to lima beans in saucepan. Cover and bring rapidily to boiling. Simmer about 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Cook onion,... - 42.3021

Wilted Lettuce

Tear lettuce into pieces into a bowl; set aside. Fry bacon until crisp in a skillet; reserve 1/4 cup drippings. Drain bacon on absorbent paper; set aside. Stir the remaining ingredients into drippings in skillet. Heat mixture just to boiling, stirring... - 33.8581

Yum Yum Cake

Cream the 2 tablespoons butter with brown sugar until well blended. Mix in pecans; set aside. Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together; set aside. Cream the 1/2 cup butter and extract. Add the sugar gradually, creaming until fluffy. Add... - 44.2761

Harvard Beets

Mix sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a saucepan. Stir in reserved beet liquid (add water if necessary to make 3/4 cup) and vinegar. Bring to boiling, stirring constantly. Add beets and butter. Bring to boiling, stirring gently. Simmer 8 to 10 minutes. - 29.4314

Spanish Rice Casserole

Heat olive oil in a large skillet or Dutch oven. Add onion, green pepper, and garlic; cook over medium heat until tender and lightly browned. Remove vegetables with a slotted spoon; set aside.2. Add ground meat to oil remaining in skillet. Cook over medium... - 44.6569

Prune Topping

Mix sugar, flour, and cornstarch in the top of a double boiler. Add prune liquid gradually, stirring constantly. Bring to boiling over direct heat and cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Place over simmering water; cover and cook 12 minutes, stirring... - 33.7422

Cooked Orange Salad Dressing

Mix eggs, orange and lemon peels and juices in top of a double boiler. Gradually add a mixture of sugar, flour, and salt, blending well. Add butter. Cook over boiling water, stirring constantly, until thick, about 10 minutes. Cool. - 28.9699

Fried Shrimp De Luxe

Dip shrimp into egg, then into a mixture of the corn flake crumbs, soup mix and cheese. (Store leftover crumb mixture, tightly covered, in refrigerator to use for coating meat, poultry, and shellfish, or as topping for casseroles.) Fry the shrimp until... - 23.3209

Herbed Onions

Put onions into a skillet. Add a mixture of the broth and remaining ingredients. Cover tightly and bring to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer until onions are crisp-tender, about 25 minutes. Season with salt and pepper - 34.0426

Yellow Rice Pilaf

Add onion to hot butter in a large heavy saucepan; cook until onion is soft. Add rice gradually to onion in saucepan, stirring constantly. Cook 2 to 3 minutes. Mix in chicken broth, salt, and turmeric. Bring to boiling. Remove from heat and turn into a... - 32.9501

Chef's Fruit Salad

Line a salad bowl with crisp salad greens. Add shredded greens. Arrange fruit in bowl. Spoon some of the desired dressing over all. Top with cheese and ham strips alternately with Cinnamon-Buttered Raisins. - 29.64

Citrus Glaze

Combine 1/2 cup light corn syrup, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup orange juice, and 1/4 cup lemon juice in a saucepan. Stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Increase heat and boil 5 minutes. - 15.4483

Quickie Tuna Spaghetti Casserole

Mix tuna, spaghetti, soup, mushrooms, 2 tablespoons cheese, and seasoned salt. Turn into a greased 1 quart casserole. Top evenly with 1/4 cup cheese and then bacon. Heat in a 350°F oven 25 minutes, or until hot. - 30.5155

Jellied Beef Mold

Toss the beef, celery, green pepper, and pi-miento together in a bowl; refrigerate. Sprinkle gelatin over 1 cup broth in a saucepan to soften. Stir over low heat until gelatin is dissolved. Blend in mayonnaise. Remove from heat and stir in remaining broth and... - 42.209

Raspberry Ring Cake

Cream the butter with extract. Add sugar gradually, creaming until fluffy. Add beaten egg, beating well. Sift the flour, baking powder, and salt together. Beating only until smooth after each addition, alternately add dry ingredients in fourths and milk in... - 42.4254

Herb Croutons

Trim crusts from 2 slices toasted white bread and cut into 1/4 to 1/2-inch cubes. Heat 2 tablespoons butter or margarine in a small skillet over low heat. Add 1/4 tea spoon thyme, crushed, 1/4 teaspoon marjoram, crushed, and bread cubes. Turn and toss cubes... - 20.6841

Hot Cucumber Relish

Fry bacon until crisp in a skillet. Add cucumber, vinegar, and sugar. Mix well and cook, covered, over low heat until cucumber is just tender. Blend cornstarch with a small amount of cold water and stir into liquid in skillet. Cook and stir until thickened... - 28.3872

Raspberry Crowned Yams

Cut yams lengthwise into halves. Place in a shallow baking pan. Cream butter with brown sugar. Sprinkle cut surfaces of yams with salt, then spread with creamed mixture. Top each half with a spoonful of raspberries and syrup. Heat in a 350°F oven about 20... - 28.6699

Fried Rice

Add rice, mushrooms, and onion to hot butter in a large heavy skillet; cook until golden brown. Stir broth into rice mixture. Cover and cook over low heat 30 minutes, or until rice is tender. Add carrot and green pepper and toss lightly. - 30.5038

Raspberry Ripple Icing

Combine 1 cup confectioners' sugar, 2 tablespoons cream, and 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract; beat until smooth. Stir 1/3 cup red raspberry jam, 2 teaspoons water together in a saucepan; Spoon over cake - 17.3537

Stuffed Eggplant Galatoire's

Cut eggplant in half and slash the cut surfaces. Bake at 350 °F about 20 minutes, or until tender. Scoop out the pulp and reserve the shells. Add scallions and parsley to butter heated in a large saucepan. Cook until the scallions are tender. Add the... - 39.6314

Peas With Sweet Basil

Cook green onion in hot butter in a skillet. Add peas and break apart with a fork. Stir in a mixture of sugar, salt, pepper, basil, and parsley, then water. Bring to boiling. Cook, tightly covered, about 10 minutes, or until peas are just tender - 33.6152

Frozen Fruit Salad

Blend cream cheese, pineapple syrup, and mayonnaise in a bowl. Mix in crushed pineapple, almonds, maraschino cherries, dates, and marsh-mallows. Fold in whipped cream. Turn into a 1 1/2 quart mold. Freeze until firm. - 32.4602

Ravigote Sauce

Thoroughly blend all ingredients, except chopped egg, in a small bowl. Mix in the chopped egg. Cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to chill and allow flavors to blend. Garnish, if desired, with a sprinkling of sieved hard-cooked egg yolk. - 29.4092

Rye Croutons

Heat 6 tablespoons butter in a large, heavy skillet over low heat. Add 6 slices toasted rye bread, cut into 1/4 to 1/2-inch cubes; turn and toss cubes until all sides are coated and croutons are browned. Remove from heat. - 18.8538

Zucchini In Salsa Verde

Combine oil, vinegar, parsley, garlic, anchovies, and pepper; set aside. Coat zucchini slices lightly with flour. Fry in hot fat, turning frequently, until lightly browned, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove with slotted spoon and drain on absorbent paper. Sprinkle... - 34.9958

Snappy Barbecue Sauce

Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Simmer over low heat 5 minutes. - 25.7369

Chili Don Pedro

Toss cooked noodles with butter; keep warm. Mix remaining ingredients in a saucepan. Cover and simmer until the mixture is thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. If necessary, blend in additional sour cream until of desired consistency. To serve, combine... - 30.7102

Brown Beans

Put beans and water into a saucepan, bring to boiling and boil rapidly 2 minutes. Cover tightly, remove from heat and set aside 1 hour. Add salt to beans and soaking water, bring to boiling and simmer covered about 2 hours, or until beans are tender. Add the... - 26.9854

Lancaster County Lima Beans

Partially cook lima beans in boiling water in covered saucepan. Add potatoes and continue cooking until vegetables are tender. Drain. Add milk, butter, salt, and pepper to vegetables in saucepan; stir gently. Heat thoroughly. - 27.5372

Frozen Cheddar Cheese Salad Sensation

Cut plums into small pieces. Mix in the lemon juice, sugar, salt, and cheese. Fold in the whipped cream, then blend in the desired amount of green food coloring. Turn mixture into a refrigerator tray. Freeze until firm, 3 to 4 hours. Before serving, thaw... - 30.7689

Corn Gold Fritters

Blend the flour, baking powder, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Mix the milk, Worcestershire sauce, and oil with the eggs. Add all at one time to the dry ingredients and beat with a hand rotary beater just until smooth. Mix in the corn. For each frying, drop... - 40.3854

Mint Sauce

Combine vinegar, 1/2 cup water, and 2 tablespoons mint in a saucepan. Simmer 5 minutes; strain. Add remaining water and mint, lemon juice, sugar, and salt; bring to boiling over low heat. - 23.8876

Macaroni Alla Savonarola

Mix half of the ground veal with bread crumbs, egg, 2 tablespoons cheese, nutmeg, and salt to make a smooth mixture. Form into small balls In a large ovenproof skillet, cook peas in 2 tablespoons hot butter until lightly browned. Add the meatballs to the... - 37.2116

Green Beans With Garlic

Cook garlic and celery until just tender in hot butter in a large heavy skillet.2. Add beans; cover and cook (break frozen blocks apart with a fork as they thaw) about 5 minutes, or until beans are just tender. Sprinkle hot beans with seasoned salt, turn into... - 22.7579

Molded Gourmet Rice

Blend all ingredients and turn into a well-greased 1 quart shallow baking dish. Set in a pan of hot water. Bake at 350°F about 45 minutes, or until set. Unmold rice onto serving plate and cut into squares. Garnish with sprigs of watercress. - 33.6052

Stuffed Pattypan Squash

Put squash into a heavy saucepot having a tight-fitting cover. Add about 1/2 cup boiling water. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and monosodium glutamate. Cover and steam until just tender, about 35 minutes. Drain. Cut a thin slice from top of each... - 43.3756

Roquefort Vegetable Salad

Half-fill sfx individual salad bowls with the greens. Arrange vegetables on greens. Accompany with a bowl of the dressing garnished with snipped parsley. - 25.5272

Turnip Carrot Cabbage Slaw

Toss vegetables together gently with a mixture of salt, pepper, and mayonnaise until vegetables are evenly coated. Chill, covered, in refrigerator until ready - 27.7025

Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

Cut away stem ends of tomatoes. Scoop out 3/4 of each tomato, leaving about a 3/4 inch wall (if using a paring knife to cut away interior, be careful not to pierce skin). Partially fry the bacon in a large skillet. Add 4 tablespoons of the olive oil; heat and... - 43.0198

Asparagus Mushroom Supreme

Heat butter in a saucepan and blend in flour,seasoned salt, pepper, and paprika. Cook until bubbly. Add cream gradually, stirring until blended. Bring to boiling; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat; add cheese and stir until cheese is melted. Mix... - 40.9399

Crunchy Peanut Cole Slaw

Toss the green and red cabbage, celery, and cauliflower together and chill. Combine the sour cream, mayonnaise, sugar, salt, vinegar, cucumber, green onion, and green pepper for the salad dressing and chill thoroughly. Melt butter in a small skillet; add... - 33.867

Cooked Pineapple Salad Dressing

Melt the butter in a heavy saucepan. Blend in flour, sugar, and salt; heat until mixture bubbles. Add pineapple juice gradually, stirring constantly. Bring to boiling; stir and cook 3 minutes. Stir about 3 tablespoons of the hot mixture into the beaten... - 34.6669

Pumpkin Cake

Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices together and blend thoroughly; set aside. Cream butter; gradually add sugars, creaming until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition. Beating only until smooth after... - 40.2128

Holiday Onions And Peas

Blend a mixture of flour and seasoned salt into 1/4 cup hot butter in a saucepan. Heat until bubbly. Stir in the milk and bring to boiling; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes. Mix onions, peas, and pimiento into sauce. Turn mixture into a 1 1/2 quart baking... - 38.6893

Beef Lasagna

Prepare sauce, allowing 4 1/2 hours for cooking. When sauce is partially done, heat the water, salt, and olive oil in a large saucepot. When boiling, gradually add the noodles and bring rapidly to boiling; cook about 15 minutes, or until noodles are... - 45.4304

Quick Cocoa Cake

Sift flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together into a large bowl; blend to distribute cocoa. Add shortening. Add a mixture of the eggs, 1/4 cup milk, and extract to dry ingredients. Beat with electric mixer at medium speed for 2... - 44.2017

Piquant Orange Cartwheels

Pare oranges and slice crosswise. Add a mixture of sugar, vinegar, and onion; toss lightly. Store covered in refrigerator. - 23.046

Creamy Lemon Celery Seed Dressing

Blend thoroughly mayonnais*, pineapple juice, lemon peel and juice, celery seed, and a few drops Tabasco. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors. - 22.0728

Mushroom Caraway Sauce

Put mushroom soup into a heavy saucepan; stir until smooth. Gradually add lemon-lime carbonated beverage and then cream, stirring constantly. Blend in the remaining ingredients and heat until mixture begins to simmer. - 25.3813

Quick Tomato Sauce

Heat the butter in a skillet. Add the vegetables and cook, stirring frequently, until celery and green pepper are tender. Gradually add a mixture of soup, water, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce, stirring constantly. Mix in a blend of the remaining... - 32.8154

Buttered Parsnips

Pare parsnips. Cook whole or cut into sticks or slices. Heat salted water (1/2 teaspoon salt to 1 cup water) to boiling. Add parsnips; cover and bring to boiling. Cook until tender, about 30 minutes for whole and 10 to 15 minutes for sticks or slice. Drain... - 22.3469

Glazed Onions

Blend brown sugar into hot butter in a skillet and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add cooked onions to skillet and turn several times to glaze evenly. - 17.4882

Grapefruit Ring

Combine gelatin and sugar in a saucepan. Mix in water. Stir over low heat until gelatin and sugar are dissolved. Remove from heat and stir in fruit juices. Pour into a 1-quart ring mold. Chill until firm. Unmold onto a chilled platter. Garnish with crisp... - 34.4501

Cinnamon Buttered Raisins

Mix 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted, 1/4 cup dark raisins, 1/4 cup golden raisins, and 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon in a skillet. Set over low heat and stir 5 minutes. Cool. - 16.588

French Dressing

Combine all ingredients in a screw-top jar; shake well. Chill. Shake before using. - 26.4041

Vegetable Aspic

Cook mixed vegetables according to package directions, adding monosodium glutamate with the salt; drain and chill the vegetables. Soften gelatin in cold water in a saucepan. Stir over low heat until gelatin is dissolved. Blend in the broth, lemon juice,... - 42.3809

Tangy Brussels Sprouts

Cook Brussels sprouts until tender adding bouillon cube to cooking water; drain. Blend the remaining ingredients except bacon in a small saucepan. Set over low heat and heat thoroughly (do not boil). Spoon sauce over hot Brussels sprouts. Sprinckle with... - 34.3918

Golden Orange Crunch Cake

Thoroughly mix the walnuts, melted butter, bread crumbs, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Turn mixture into a 9-inch tubed pan and press firmly into an even layer on bottom and sides of pan. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together. Cream the 3/4 cup butter... - 44.0225

Seafood Salad Supreme

Combine seafood in a bowl, cover and refrigerate. Put into a large salad bowl the lettuce, celery, walnuts, radishes, and green onions. Chill 1 hour. When ready to serve, dice the avocado. Drizzle with lemon juice and toss lightly. Add avocado to salad bowl... - 38.9053

Chocolate Potato Cake

Prepare 1 cup lightly packed riced or sieved potato from instant mashed potatoes according to package directions, using only the water (omit milk, butter, and seasonings). Blend potato with the 1/2 cup milk; set aside. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt... - 42.8328

California Fruit Jumble

Arrange on a platter or in an attractive bowl 4 fully ripe unpeeled avocados, cut in serving-sized pieces with crenshaw, casaba, Persian, cantaloupe, honeydew, or watermelon, cut in serving-sized pieces. Brush cut surfaces of avocado with lemonjuice. Top with... - 17.628

Cucumber Mayonnaise

Wash, pare, and finely chop 1 medium sized cucumber; blend 1 cup mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon minced parsley, then mix in cucumber. - 13.7282

Molded Fruit Compote Salad

Heat apricot nectar to boiling. Pour over gelatin in a bowl and stir until gelatin is dissolved. Mix in orange and lemon juices. Chill until gelatin is slightly thicker than thick, unbeaten egg white. Stir in the fruit. Turn into 6 individual molds. Chill... - 36.4915

Spiced Carrots

Put carrots into a large heavy skillet or saucepan. Mix the orange juice concentrate, water, and remaining ingredients; pour over carrots. Cover tightly and bring to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer until carrots are tender, about 20 minutes. Remove spices... - 34.1525

Cranberry Salad

Put cranberries, apple, and lemon through coarse blade of food chopper. Add marmalade, horseradish, and salt; blend thoroughly. Sprinkle gelatin over cold water to soften. Stir over low heat until gelatin is dissolved. Blend in the fruit mixture. Chill until... - 39.0613

Deep Fried Zucchini

Blend the flour, salt, monosodium glutamate, and pepper in a bowl. Add a mixture of eggs, milk, Worcestershire sauce, and butter; beat just until smooth. Dip zucchini sticks into batter, using a fork or slotted spoon to coat evenly. Allow any excess coating... - 38.5508

Coliflor Acapulco

Cook the cauliflower in boiling salted water about 10 minutes, or just until tender; drain. Place cauliflower, head down, in a deep bowl and pour the marinade over it. Chill several hours or overnight; occasionally spoon marinade over all. Shortly before... - 43.739

Linguine With Marinara Sauce

Brown garlic in hotiolive oil in a large deep skillet. Add gradually, stirring constantly, a mixture of the tomatoes, salt, pepper, oregano, and parsley. Cook rapidly uncovered about 15 minutes, or until sauce is thickened; stir occasionally. If sauce becomes... - 28.9201

Crab Meat Mousse

Sprinkle gelatin over cold water and lemon juice in a bowl; dissolve over hot water. Mix in salt, paprika, and pepper. Remove from heat and place over ice water about 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in crab meat, then fold in whipped cream. Turn into a... - 33.9507

Crunchy Wax Beans

Heat beans with liquid in a saucepan; drain. Meanwhile, heat butter and onion over low heat until butter is browned. Stir in lime juice and corn flakes; toss with hot beans and parsley. - 24.8486

Brown Gravy

Add the fat to roasting pan (with brown residue); stir in the flour and seasonings until smooth. Heat until bubbly. Brown slightly if desired. Stir in the liquid and cook until sauce thickens; continue stirring and cooking 2 or 3 minutes longer, scraping... - 23.3149

Tangy Plum Sauce For Poultry

Pit plums, and force through a sieve or food mill into a bowl. Blend in reserved syrup, orange juice, and Worcestershire sauce. During final hour of roasting, brush turkey (or other poultry) with the sauce at 15-minute intervals. If desired, blend remaining... - 21.2997

Coconut Mallow Salad In Cheese Tarts

Thoroughly drain pear halves and pineapple chunks. Cut pear halves into quarters. Put drained fruit into a bowl with the marsh-mallows and coconut; add sour cream and toss lightly until mixed thoroughly. Cover; chill 12 to 24 hours. When ready to serve, spoon... - 30.943

Artichokes In Mushroom Cream

Cook artichoke hearts according to package directions, substituting seasoned salt for salt. Drain and set aside. Meanwhile, heat butter in a double-boiler top; add mushrooms and onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are lightly browned. Blend... - 41.9798

Creamed Onions Williamsburg

Blend flour, salt, nutmeg, and pepper into hot butter in a saucepan. Heat until bubbly. Stir in the cream. Bring to boiling; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes. Add onions and peanuts to sauce; heat well. - 28.4792

Shrimp A La King

Combine wine, shallots, and oyster liquid in a saucepan; bring to boiling and add shrimp. Simmer 15 minutes. Drain and reserve 3/4 cup stock. Meanwhile, stir flour into melted butter in a saucepan, making a roux. Blend in reserved stock; cook and stir until... - 40.3918

Salad Provencal

Fry the green pepper strips in the oil until partially tender. Remove strips to a bowl. Add the tomatoes, onion, mushrooms, and olives; toss. Shake well in a covered jar, 4 parts oil (halfsalad oil and half olive oil, including the oil from frying), 1 part... - 33.4133

Tomato Meat Sauce

Heat the olive oil in a saucepot. Add onion and cook until lightly browned. Put the meat into saucepot and brown on all sides. Stir in tomatoes and salt. Add bay leaf. Cover; simmer about 2 1/2 hours. Mix tomato paste into sauce. Simmer, uncovered, stirring... - 39.2452

Avocado Salad Dressing

Blend 3/4 cup orange juice, 2 tablespoons cider vinegar, and 1 envelope salad dressing mix in an electric blender container. Add 3/4 cup salad oil and blend. Peel 3 fully ripe avocados and cut into pieces. Adding a few pieces at a time to the container, blend... - 21.1759

Celery And Almonds Au Gratin

Cook celery, covered, in a small amount of boiling water until crisp-tender; drain. Mix celery and almonds in a 1 1/2 quart casserole and set aside. Blend a mixture of flour, salt, and pepper into hot butter and cook until bubbly. Gradually add chicken broth... - 39.3626

Shrimp Ernie

Marinate shrimp overnight in refrigerator in a mixture of remaining ingredients. When ready to broil, put shrimp on sides in a large shallow pan, pour some marinade over them and broil slowly until lightly browned on both sides, allowing 7 to 8 minutes for... - 24.9302

Dill Mushroom Sauce

Cook onion and mushrooms in hot butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat about 5 minutes. Blend in a mixture of flour, salt, pepper, and dill weed. Cook, stirring constantly, until bubbly.Remove from heat and gradually add milk, continuing to stir. Add... - 29.9548

Kraut With Apples

Mix all ingredients. Cover and simmer 5 minutes, or until apples are tender. Garnish with apple wedges and parsley. - 21.9724

Gala Lobster Salad

Blend mayonnaise, chili sauce, orange and lemon juices, parsley, and egg; chill. Combine remaining ingredients. Lightly toss with enough chilled dressing to coat evenly. Mound individual servings on chilled plates lined with salad greens. - 32.7564