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Almond Brittle Torte

Worth the hard work that's put into it.

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Applesauce Cookies

Elinor's version of delicious fruit and nut cookies.

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Athenian Orzo

Tasty side dish sprinkled with shrimp.

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Best Sugar Cookies in the World

That's quite a claim. Make them and let us know if they are, indeed, the best sugar cookies in the world...

_banana bread

Big Birds Banana Bread

Sweetened with only honey and ripened bananas, this delicious treat is perfect for an after dinner snack or breakfast in bed

_blackberryjam

Blackberry and Apple Jam

Originally from England B&B (1976)

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Blums Coffee Crunch Cake

This recipe is a long one. It will take a while to make. I am assured, however, that it is worth the effort, as it's one of my mom's favorite recipes!

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Boston Baked Beans

Delicious and tangy, these baked beans are just the side dish to wow your senses.

_broccolichickencasserole

Broccoli and Chicken Casserole

Quick and easy casserole.

_toffee squares

Buttery Toffee Squares

Yummy dessert bars that'll have your taste buds saying "Thelume Allo!"

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Candied Pecans

Top a salad with these or enjoy a handful after a meal.

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Carrot Fruitcake

Finally, a fruitcake your friends and family with look forward to eating!

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Chewy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Fantastically scrumptious and chewy to boot, these cookies will satisfy your sweet tooth!

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Chicken and Stove Top Stuffing

Quick and filling main course made from scratch!

_chicken souvlaki

Chicken Souvlaki

Skewered chicken laced with lemon and garlic, perfect for summer time grilling

_crabproski

Crab Proski

Crab pockets in a pie crust. Serve with your choice of sauce to suit the occasion.

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Cranberry Lemon Cheesecake

This recipe takes over a day to make, but it's well worth it!

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Crepes ala Linda

Savory or sweet, crepes are a welcome addition to any breakfast table

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Deviled Eggs

Love 'em or hate 'em, these little flavor bombs are a must at any gathering.

_dolmadas

Dolmadas

These grape leave flavor bundles can be stuffed with seasoned meat or served with a vegetarian filling. Topped with Avgolemono sauce, this dish is a must at any Greek Festival! A special thanks to Pam for this recipe!

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Easy Beans

Delicious, filling and super quick to make! This two bean side dish is perfect for any occasion.

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Eggless Chocolate Cake

From Hill Farm Inn in Arlington, Vermont

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Elinors Spaghetti Sauce

A simple spaghetti sauce that's delicious and easy to make.

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English Toffee Cookies

Toffee! On Cookies! What more do you need to know?!

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Frosted Delights

From the kitchen of Karen Johnson.

_germanberrycake

German Berry Cake

Perfect dessert when it's berry season! Quick and easy to make, top it with home-made ice cream if you're feeling adventurous!

_german pancakes

German Pancakes

Puffy and tasty, this pancake recipe makes for a fantastic breakfast when paired with fresh berries! It comes from the Junior League of San Francisco's "San Francisco Encore cookbook", 1986 edition. Thanks Deidre!

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Ginger Souffle with Chocolate Sauce

Drizzled in dark chocolate with a hint of citrus.

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Goat Cheese Salad

Courtesy of John, this gourmet side dish will excite your palate with blends of goat cheese and candied walnuts.

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Gold Cadillac

Ride in style with this refreshing frosty beverage.

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Greek Honey Puffs

Also known as Loukoumades, these fluffy bites of yummy will be the highlight of your meal. Combine these babies with vanilla ice cream and you're in heaven!

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Halvah

Requested recipe by Beverly Smyrnos via the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Hot Buttered Rum

This tasty warm drink keeps you toasty on a cold winter's night.

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Kourambiedes

Butter bombs in powdered sugar

_lemonchickenwithbulgur

Lemon Chicken with Bulgur

Hearty entree for a cold night.

_lemon drop martini

Lemon Drop Martini

High class and sophisticated, this citrusy cocktail is a fantastic addition to any soiree you throw

_lemon pudding cake

Lemon Pudding Cake

Lemon and pudding in cake form. What more do you need to know?!

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New York Style Cheesecake

From the Frugal Gourmet and shared by Beverly Smyrnos in the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Nihads Yummy Yogurt Marinated Lemon Chicken

Delicious served with pita bread and tzatziki, this dish will make your taste buds cry "Opa!"

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Orzo

A great side addition to souvlaki or spanikopita!

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Oysters Cristos

These baked mollusks excite your senses and are a cinch to make. Whip them up to enjoy by themselves, or wow your friends by showing up to a shin-dig with these tasty treats!

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Pecan Pie Bars

Delightfully flaky and gooey, pecan bars go well with coffee in the morning or tea in the evening.

_yummy pizza

Pesto Pizza

Enticing and aromatic, this version of Linda's pizza gets top marks!

_porkturnovers

Pork Turnovers

Scrumptious pork turnovers will tantalize your taste buds.

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Prawns with Broccoli

This comes from a blue recipe card found amongst other recipes. While we're not sure who the original chef is, it looked too good not to add!

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Rafting with Carol Margaritas

The best damn margarita you've had, made even better if you've got a blender powered by a weed whacker engine!

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Rhubarb Custard Pie ala Patti

Rhubarb pie may not be for everyone, but this recipe will create converts!

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Sangria a la Sifnos

One of Linda's favorite drinks was the Sangria served at the Old Captain's Bar on Sifnos, Greece. Whether this topped her list of fav's because of the drink, scenery or company, who knows. One thing that's certain is this is a fantastic beverage!

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Sherry Wine Cake

A delicious variation on a classic favorite.

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Sidecar

Pulled from the Old Mr. Boston De Luxe Official Bartender's Guide, this martini is classy and sophisticated enough to impress strangers when you sip it.

_greek salad

Simple Greek Salad

Just as the name implies: a quick, easy and fresh addition to your main course.

_spaghettisauce

Spaghetti Sauce

Another recipe for Spaghetti Sauce, handwritten by Linda.

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Spaghetti with Red Clams

Spaghetti with a spicy clam kick.

_spanikopita

Spanikopita

Fresh spinach and crumbled feta cheese tango over filo dough to create a flaky, fragrant entree that's sure to be a hit at any event!

_stollen

Stollen

Delicious spicy cake with almonds and brandy.

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Swedish Pancakes

Linda whipped these babies up in no time, and they were delicious every time. This versatile lil' pancake can be topped with anything you've got in the fridge, from fresh fruit to home made jam. From the Better Homes & Gardens recipes.

_to die for chocolate cake

To Die For Chocolate Cake

Also known as "Model's Nightmare", this dense and rich torte will coat your senses in chocolate!

_tsouraki

Tsoureki Greek Easter Bread

Although the bread is called Easter Bread, this delicious side can be served any time of the year.

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Turkey Enchiladas Supreme

Ginny Orndoff writes: Linda wrote out this recipe for me around 1973 or so. It is the most delicious way to prepare day-after-Thanksgiving leftover turkey and you can double it to feed a crowd!

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Twice baked taters

Mmmmmmm! Potatoes with toppings are delicious, but bake them twice and you're in heaven!

_tzatziki

Tzatziki

Yogurt based garlic spread that's great on pita or for dipping