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Irish Potatoes (Candy)

Irish potato candy is a traditional Philadelphia confection that, despite its name, is not from Ireland, and this version does not contain any potato.... 

Battered French Toast

My family was never fond of French toast. We liked the flavor, but took issue with the mushy interior. One evening many moons ago at my Girl Scout meeting... 

Stove Rags or Lokshe

Made from mashed potatoes and flour, these are kind of like Slovak/Polish tortillas. You can make them with day old mashed potatoes or cook some potatoes,... 

Nougat Candy

When I was young, my family went grocery shopping at the local A & P every Friday evening because Fridays were payday for my Dad.  The local store... 

Raisin Filled Cookies

Sometimes, there is a food we see, taste, or smell that evokes vivid memories of times past, and if we are lucky, of someone very special.  Raisin-filled... 

Cheeseburger Soup

Welcome 2019! I hope everyone had a joyous and happy holiday season. Watching TV the other day, I was bombarded by ads for healthy living products, weight-loss... 

Meatless Borscht (Red Beet Soup)

A twelve-dish Christmas Eve supper is traditionally prepared in many Central European and Northern European cultures, especially those that were... 

Crullers

I never met a lump of dough I didn’t like…it is the “Dutchie” in me, I suppose.  But, why fight it?!?  So doughnuts are right... 

Crab Spread Appetizer

When it comes to “quick and easy”, I am all for it! This appetizer is a family and crowd pleaser, simple to put together, and great to use... 

Brown Stone Front Cake

One of the most used, spotted, and worn recipe cards in my collection is in my Mom’s handwriting and it is for “”Brown Stone Front Cake”....