The classic boiled egg

The simple, classic Boiled Egg, is indeed one of the finest and easiest edible delights known on earth, with just 70 calories, and full of nature’s most perfect form of protein.

While there are many ways of preparing Boiled Eggs, we suggest below the directions for making eggs which are the easiest to peel and which will not have the dark green discolored coating on the yolk (see step 2 for tips to help avoid the green discoloration).

Extremely fresh eggs will ...

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Potato pancakes

When Aunt Gertrude prepared potato pancakes, she used an old-fashioned grater, great for potatoes but not for knuckles! With homemade apple­sauce, this side dish complements a meal so well.

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 medium onion, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • i 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons cooking oil

In a blender or food processor, place the eggs, onion, flour, salt, pepper, baking powder and 1/2 cup of potatoes. ...

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Glumpki – stuffed cabbage

Core 2 or 3 heads of cabbage and immerse each one in boiling water for about 5 minutes each. Peel off all the larger leaves and cut out the stalky parts at the bottoms. Set aside.

Mix together: 1lb ground beef, 1 lb ground pork, 1 2 cups cooked long grain rice (al dente), 1 large chopped onion, salt, pepper and a little oil.

In each cabbage leaf place about 2 Tbsps of the meat mixture and roll up – first bring in ...

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Lefse, the Norwegian take on a crêpe, is just as delicious—and versatile—as its French cousin. Lefse is made from potato dough that is rolled into large, thin circles and cooked on a hot griddle. Topped with butter or cinnamon and sugar, golden-brown lefse are often served as dessert; wrapped around meats and cheeses, they work just as well as appetizers or a main course. This recipe calls for Russet Burbank potatoes, which are grown in Idaho and throughout the Midwest. ...

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Lasagna recipes

  • 1 box lasagna noodles
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • 1 pound ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley (chopped)
  • pinch of salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup romano cheese
  • 1/4 pound mozzarella cheese

Homemade Tomato Sauce:

  • 4 pounds Italian plum tomatoes (peeled) olive oil
  • 3 fresh garlic cloves
  • 1/4 onion (chopped fine)

To prepare sauce, place some oil in a medium sauce pan with the garlic and onions. When onion becomes translucent, discard garlic and add tomatoes. Simmer for 45 minutes. If you’re using bottled sauce, add a little ...

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Pork roast

  • 1 5-6 pound pork loin roast
  • 1 teaspoon course salt


  • 3 large cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoons dried rosemary leaves dash powdered allspice
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil

Rub inside of pork loin with salt. Tie into roll. Mix marinade ingredients and rub into roast. Let marinate for 6 hours or overnight. Bake, covered, at 350 degrees for 2 to 21/2 hours. Pork Roast is also excellent when grilled.

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Pork chops and spanish rice

  • 4 pork chops
  • 1 cup rice (white or brown long cooking)
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 3 ounces of tomato sauce
  • 1 chopped jalapeno or serrano pepper (optional)
  • season to taste with garlic salt, cayenne and black pepper

In heavy skillet brown seasoned pork chops, and set aside. In second (or cleaned skillet, if same skillet is used) pour in the cooking oil, heat on medium heat, and add rice. Stir rice until it loses its translucency and puffs (not until it ...

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