Category Archives: Baked Dishes

Crushed Baby Potatoes with Garlic and Herbs

Ingredients Baby potatoes Garlic cloves, unpeeled Butter Chopped rosemary1 tbsp chopped flat leaf parsley Salt and black pepper Grated Parmesan cheese (optional) Directions Preheat the oven to 350. Place the potatoes, rosemary, and unpeeled garlic in a saucepan of lightly salted boiling water, add the garlic cloves and cook for 18–20 minutes until softened. Drain and place the potatoes …

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Gampy’s Beans

Sunday, September 21st, 2014 Dried beans, canned milk, and bacon were staples out west as they’d keep practically forever without refrigeration. This dish is one  the Grandfather grew up with on the ranch in Montana. He introduced it to us at Indian Point over fifty years ago. It was an immediate home run with everyone …

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Ratatouille with Penne

Ratatouille with Penne Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 Ingredients: 1 Long Japanese eggplant or small regular eggplant (about 10 ounces), cut into 1-inch pieces 2 Small zucchini cut into 3/4-inch cubes 2 Italian yellow peppers seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces 2 cups of roughly chopped onions 2 Tbsp. coarsely chopped garlic 1 Can diced tomatoes …

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Stew’s Meatloaf

Thursday, January 5th, 2012 Ingredients 4 slices white bread, torn into pieces 2 1/2 pounds ground beef 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and cut into eighths 2 cloves garlic 2 stalks celery, cut into 2-inch pieces 2 carrots, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 large egg 1 cup ketchup …

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Eggplant Bake

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 This is a lasagna with egg plant instead of pasta . Ingredients 1 large eggplant cut lengthwise into 1/2 inch strips extra virgin olive oil 1 onion finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 28 ounce can of crushed or diced tomatoes 1/2 tablespoon of dried oregano Handful of fresh basil, chopped …

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Stuffed Tomatoes I

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 Ingredients Medium sized tomatoes Parmesan cheese Ritz crackers Salt and pepper Butter Directions Cut tops off tomatoes and scoop out the pulp including part of the ribs. Lightly salt and pepper the inside of the tomato. Crush crackers (4 or 5 per tomato) with salt and pepper. Fill tomatoes about two …

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Stuffed Tomatoes II

Friday, January 9th, 2015 Ingredients 2 medium sized tomatoes 1 piece of sandwich bread 1Tbsp. of olive oil 1 tsp of dried basil tbsp. of tapenade (see recipe in this blog) 1 Tbsp. of grated parmesan 1 Tbsp. of crumbled feta Salt and pepper Directions 1. Cut tops off tomatoes, remove pulp, and season with …

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Scalloped Potatoes

Sunday, February 1st, 2015 Ingredients Butter Garlic Uniformly, thinly sliced waxy potatoes Salt and pepper Milk and cream mixture (roughly half and half) Nutmeg Directions 1. Mash garlic and spread around bottom of a buttered baking dish 2. Add potatoes in layers seasoning each layer with salt and pepper 3. Mix milk and cream seasoning …

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Cauliflower and Tomatoes with Parmesan Cheese

Friday, February 13th, 2015 Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower cut into flowerets 1 lb. of ripe tomatoes, seeded and juiced Salt and pepper Ritz cracker crumbs Parmesan or pecorino cheese 1 Stick of melted butter Directions 1. Blanch cauliflower in salted water for a few minutes and drain 2. Cut up tomatoes and arrange in …

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Chicken Parmesan

Saturday, December 31st, 2011 Ingredients 4 boneless chicken breasts, pounded to 1/2 inch thickness 1 egg 1/2 cup milk seasoned bread crumbs 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil 8 slices mozzarella cheese, or more 1 jar (16 oz) spaghetti sauce Parmesan cheese Directions Whisk together the egg and milk. Dip the chicken breasts in milk …

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