Lemon Curd

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Sweet Somethings

By on April 22, 2014

Lemon curd magically derives from a simple mixture of fresh lemon juice, butter, egg yolks and sugar--a sprinkling of salt enhances. more >

Preserved Meyer Lemons

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On the Sideboard

By on April 10, 2014

Preserving lemons in salt is an ancient practice with delicious results. more >

Pimiento Cheese Cherry Bombs

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Snack Time

By on April 4, 2014

Our pimiento cheese has two kinds of cheddar, diced jicama, cilantro & pickled jalapeno juice in the mix. Stuff it into tomatoes for a cute… more >

Bill Kim’s Korican Sancocho Soup

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Chef Recipes With Vintage Flair

By on March 27, 2014

I love this soup chef Bill Kim shared with me. It mixes the best things: comfort with excitement; Korean spice with Puerto Rican nourishment; smooth/mellow… more >

Southern Buttermilk Biscuits with Country Ham OR Brown-Sugar Ham

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Celebrity Citings

By on March 19, 2014

Pull these soft little clouds of biscuit hot from the oven, slit them and fill them with salty country ham, or sweet/salty brown-sugar ham for… more >

Blue Ribbon Caramel Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

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State Fair Fun

By on March 10, 2014

There are iced cinnamon rolls and pecan sticky buns, but these huge state-blue-ribbon winners feature the best of both more >

Pomegranate, Mint & Fennel with Warm Spiced Honey

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Salad Days

By on March 8, 2014

This vibrant salad puts the refreshing anise-crunch of fennel with fresh mint, cayenne-spiced warm honey and lots of fiber-rich, pomegranate jewels. more >

Redwood Room Apple & Cheesecake Pie

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Pie Revival

By on February 16, 2014

Apples and cheesecake have been a popular combination for decades. But putting the two together in a dessert using canned apples, a pre-baked pie shell,… more >

Borscht (Beetroot & Beef Soup)

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Soup Kitchen

By on February 15, 2014

Our hearty borscht is made with oven-prepared, wine-enriched beef stock, plus beets, carrot, onion, dill and a little wine vinegar. more >

Pineapple Flakies

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Cookie Kitchen

By on February 7, 2014

These little pineapple fold-ups are reminiscent of the kolacky I used to eat at a little restaurant with my parents, when I was a kid… more >

StrawberryPieUSEforwebSwap Shop

This is the place to look for a lost recipe–help somebody else find theirs!

Monica’s Most Wanted

monicabestHi! Please do drop in at Swap Shop to see if you have any of the recipes people are looking for, or, to post a recipe request of your own. We just put up better controls to keep unwelcome spam out of the site. Looking forward to learning of your lost recipes. See you there soon!–Monica Kass Rogers

Lost Recipes Found Media center

Remember the Dressel’s Chocolate Fudge Whipped Cream Cake? Here’s our very own mini-documentary on the cake, plus info LRF used to recreate a recipe for the cake with the Dressel’s family as tasting panel. Added bonus: Check out our two-part cooking demo with Chef Heidi Hedeker of Kendall College.  Video editing by Sue McCosky, McCosky Film & Video.


From the Ground Up, by James Villas Sugar, Sugar: Every Recipe has a Story, by Kimberly "Momma" Reiner and Jenna Sanz-Agero Soup & Bread Cookbook: Building Community One Pot at a time, Martha Bayne Cake Ladies, Celebrating a Southern Tradition, Jodi Rhoden