Famous Recipes

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Sesame-Soy Vinaigrette

Sesame-Soy Vinaigrette Recipe

1/4 cup tamari soy sauce

1/4 cup rice vinegar

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon honey

1/2 cup light sesame oil

Salt and pepper to taste

In bowl or jar, mix soy sauce, vinegar, mustard, honey, oil. Add salt, pepper.

Serve with Asian greens, meat or poultry, or as desired.

February 19, 2008 Posted by | Condiments, Famous Recipes, Recipe, Recipes, Salad Recipes, Salads | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Creamed horseradish

Creamed horseradish:

1/2 pint of heavy cream (whipping cream).

1 ounce fresh horseradish root (peeled and finely grated).

1 teaspoon Lawry’s seasoned salt.

2 to 3 drops hot pepper sauce (to taste).

In a medium bowl, whip cream until soft peak form. Gradually add horseradish, seasoned salt and hot pepper sauce. Continue to whip until very stiff. Refrigerate until ready to use. Makes 2 cups.

February 8, 2008 Posted by | Condiments, Famous Recipes, Food, Recipe, Recipes | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Famous Recipes – Beau Monde Seasoning Recipe


1 tablespoon salt

1 tablespoon ground bay leaf

2 tablespoons white pepper

2 tablespoons black pepper

1 teaspoon nutmeg

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 tablespoon allspice

1 tablespoon mace

1 teaspoon celery seed

1 tablespoon cloves


Mix thoroughly. Place in an airtight container and store in a cool, dark

place up to 4 months. Use to season poultry, fish, beef, vegetables, and sauces.

Yield: about 1/2 cup

November 8, 2007 Posted by | Condiments, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Famous Recipes, Ingredients, Recipe, Recipes | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Roquefort or blue cheese salad dressing

1/4 pound Roquefort or blue cheese
1/2 cup mayonnaise( if its homeamde, better)
1/2 cup cream
1/2 cup sour cream
2 Tbs lemon juice
1 tsp grated onion
2 Tbs chopped parsley
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp garlic salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 tsp salt

Mash cheese in a mixing bowl. Add all other ingredients and mix well.
Yields 2 cups Keep refrigerated.

September 27, 2007 Posted by | Condiments, Famous Recipes, Salad Recipes | Leave a comment


Yield: 1-1/2 cups


– 1/2 cup finely-chopped red onion
– 2 mangoes (or 2 papaya or 6 nectarines),
peeled and diced small
– 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice, or to taste
– 1/2 cup finely-minced fresh cilantro leaves
– 1-2 Tbsp. rice vinegar, or to taste


Place chopped onion in a heatproof bowl (e.g. Pyrex) or measuring cup and add boiling water to cover. Let stand for a few minutes.

In the meantime, mix fruit and juice in a large bowl. Add cilantro and vinegar and mix well.

Drain onion and add to fruit mixture, mixing well. Taste, adding more vinegar and/or juice if desired.

Salsa may be served immediately or can be stored, covered, in the refrigerator 2 to 3 days.

December 9, 2006 Posted by | Condiments, Events, Famous Recipes, Food, Fruits, Recipe, Recipes, Snacks, Vegetables | Leave a comment



6 eggs, hardcooked, cooled and peeled
6 oz whipped cream cheese
12 green olives stuffed with pimientos
red food coloring or ketchup

Half eggs widthwise.
Remove yolks and fill the hole with cream cheese, smoothing surface as much as possible.
Press an olive into each cream cheese eyeball, pimiento up, for an eerie green iris and red pupil.
Dip a toothpick into ketchup and draw broken blood vessels in the cream cheese.

October 27, 2006 Posted by | Cheese, Condiments, Events, Famous Recipes, Food, Halloween, Halloween Recipes, Ingredients | Leave a comment

Famous Recipes – Walnut Butter Recipe

Famous Recipes – Walnut Butter Recipe

1 1/2 cups walnuts, toasted
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 tsp raw honey

pinch of salt

Toast the walnuts by spreading on a baking sheet.  Heat at 200 degrees 5 minutes or until lightly browned.

Place walnuts in a small food processor and start the machine.   Slowly pour in the olive oil.   Use an additional 1 teaspoon at a time until it becomes pasty. Stop the machine often and scrape down the sides. When it reaches the consistency of “butter”, add the salt and honey then stop the machine.

Store in a sealed container and refrigerate for up to one month.

October 19, 2006 Posted by | Condiments, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Famous Recipes, Food, Ingredients, Nuts, Recipe, Recipes, Walnut Butter, Walnuts | Leave a comment