Author Archives: Lora Murray

Tomato Soup or Sauce

Tomato Soup or Sauce Ingredients         10 Ripe Whole Tomatoes-Quartered with skin and seeds 1 Large Onion -Quartered 1-2 Large Garlic Cloves-Peeled and smashed 2 TBS Olive Oil 1 Serrano Pepper or Red Pepper Flakes-Optional 1 tsp. Basil Salt & Pepper … Continue reading

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Chicken from Start to finish…3 in 1 Roasted whole chicken with Garlic, Pepper and honey

Chicken from Start to finish 3 in 1 Roasted whole chicken with Garlic, Pepper and honey Ingredients 5-7 LB Chicken 1 small onion quartered 1 Granny Smith Apple quartered 2 sage leaves or a dash or dried 1 whole garlic … Continue reading

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Devilish Eggs

1 Dozen Eggs 1-2 tsp. Horseradish 1-2 tsp. Yellow Mustard ¼ Cup Miracle Whip 1 Medium Dill Pickle diced Hot Sauce Salt & Pepper to Taste Directions       Place the 12 eggs into a heavy sauce pan and fill with water … Continue reading

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Cucumbers: Too many to count slaw

 Ingredients 1 Large Cucumber Peeled and Sliced Thin/Mandolin Preferred Kosher Salt 1 Small onion diced 3 TBS. Red or Apple Cider Vinegar 1 TBS. Sugar Pepper Fresh or Dried Dill to Taste Directions Peel and slice your cucumber thinly either … Continue reading

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S ’more Pop’s

  24 Marshmallow’s 5 Graham Crackers 1 tablespoon butter 3 Hersey Bars 7 oz. Dipping Milk Chocolate Bamboo skewers or sucker sticks   Lightly Char the Marshmallow’s over a gas flame or grill. Set aside In a food processor, crush … Continue reading

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Baked Macaroni and Cheese recipe by Ryan Murray

    Ingredients ½ pound elbow macaroni 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons flour 3 cups milk 1 bay leaf ½ teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon fresh ground horseradish (add more if you like) Pinch of Nutmeg (fresh preferred) 1 large egg 16 … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Cheesecake

RHUBARB, RHUBARB, RUHBARD…      What to do with all that Rhubarb?  RHUBARB CHEESECAKE Ingredients         Crust 1 cup flour ¼ cup sugar 1/2 cup unsalted butter   Rhubarb Layer 3 cups fresh rhubarb, cut in ½ inch pieces ½ cup sugar … Continue reading

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Beurre Blanc Sauce Recipe

Beurre Blanc Sauce Recipe        Beurre blanc is a simple butter-based emulsified sauce that’s great with fish or seafood. Beurre blanc is a nice sauce to have in your repertoire because you can whip up a batch on … Continue reading

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Mussels in White Wine

Ingredients                3 pounds cultivated mussels 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons good olive oil 1 cup chopped shallots (5 to 7 shallots) 1 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic (5 to 6 cloves) 1/2 teaspoon good saffron threads … Continue reading

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Mushroom Risotto

Ingredients 8 cups canned low-salt chicken broth 1/2-ounce dried porcini or shiitake mushrooms 1/4 cup unsalted butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 10 ounces white mushrooms, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 1/2 cups Arborio rice or short-grain white rice … Continue reading

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