Worth the hard work that's put into it.
Elinor's version of delicious fruit and nut cookies.
Tasty side dish sprinkled with shrimp.
That's quite a claim. Make them and let us know if they are, indeed, the best sugar cookies in the world...
Sweetened with only honey and ripened bananas, this delicious treat is perfect for an after dinner snack or breakfast in bed
Originally from England B&B (1976)
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!
Delicious and tangy, these baked beans are just the side dish to wow your senses.
Quick and easy casserole.
Yummy dessert bars that'll have your taste buds saying "Thelume Allo!"
Top a salad with these or enjoy a handful after a meal.
Finally, a fruitcake your friends and family with look forward to eating!
Fantastically scrumptious and chewy to boot, these cookies will satisfy your sweet tooth!
Quick and filling main course made from scratch!
Skewered chicken laced with lemon and garlic, perfect for summer time grilling
Crab pockets in a pie crust. Serve with your choice of sauce to suit the occasion.
This recipe takes over a day to make, but it's well worth it!
Savory or sweet, crepes are a welcome addition to any breakfast table
Love 'em or hate 'em, these little flavor bombs are a must at any gathering.
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!
Delicious, filling and super quick to make! This two bean side dish is perfect for any occasion.
From Hill Farm Inn in Arlington, Vermont
A simple spaghetti sauce that's delicious and easy to make.
Toffee! On Cookies! What more do you need to know?!
From the kitchen of Karen Johnson.
Perfect dessert when it's berry season! Quick and easy to make, top it with home-made ice cream if you're feeling adventurous!
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!
Drizzled in dark chocolate with a hint of citrus.
Courtesy of John, this gourmet side dish will excite your palate with blends of goat cheese and candied walnuts.
Ride in style with this refreshing frosty beverage.
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!
Requested recipe by Beverly Smyrnos via the San Francisco Chronicle.
This tasty warm drink keeps you toasty on a cold winter's night.
Butter bombs in powdered sugar
Hearty entree for a cold night.
High class and sophisticated, this citrusy cocktail is a fantastic addition to any soiree you throw
Lemon and pudding in cake form. What more do you need to know?!
From the Frugal Gourmet and shared by Beverly Smyrnos in the San Francisco Chronicle.
Delicious served with pita bread and tzatziki, this dish will make your taste buds cry "Opa!"
A great side addition to souvlaki or spanikopita!
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!
Delightfully flaky and gooey, pecan bars go well with coffee in the morning or tea in the evening.
Enticing and aromatic, this version of Linda's pizza gets top marks!
Scrumptious pork turnovers will tantalize your taste buds.
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!
The best damn margarita you've had, made even better if you've got a blender powered by a weed whacker engine!
Rhubarb pie may not be for everyone, but this recipe will create converts!
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!
A delicious variation on a classic favorite.
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.
Just as the name implies: a quick, easy and fresh addition to your main course.
Another recipe for Spaghetti Sauce, handwritten by Linda.
Spaghetti with a spicy clam kick.
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!
Delicious spicy cake with almonds and brandy.
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.
Also known as "Model's Nightmare", this dense and rich torte will coat your senses in chocolate!
Although the bread is called Easter Bread, this delicious side can be served any time of the year.
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!
Mmmmmmm! Potatoes with toppings are delicious, but bake them twice and you're in heaven!
Yogurt based garlic spread that's great on pita or for dipping