RECIPE: Classic bean pie

(Electronic image by Ron Flaviano) CLASSIC BEAN PIE (RECIPE BY RON FLAVIANO) INGREDIENTS 2 frozen deep-dish pie crusts 2 (15.5 ounce) cans navy beans, rinsed and drained 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg, fresh is best 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 1/2 […]

RECIPE: Nantucket Cranberry Pie

(Electronic image by Sarah Sepanek) NANTUCKET CRANBERRY PIE (RECIPE BY SARAH SEPANEK) INGREDIENTS Butter, for greasing 2 heaping cups cranberries 3/4 cup pecans, chopped (measure, then chop) 2/3 cup sugar 1 cup flour 1 cup sugar 1 stick unsalted butter, melted 2 whole eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon almond extract 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon […]

RECIPE: Nanette’s 7UP Cake

INGREDIENTS 3 sticks of butter, softened 3 cups sugar 4 teaspoons  lemon flavor 5 eggs 3 cups flour 1 cup and 1 tablespoon 7UP Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Grease and flour a bundt pan. PREPARATION Using an electric mixer, in large bowl, cream butter.  Mix after each addition;  sugar. Add flour. Add eggs-one at […]

RECIPE: Italian Easter Bread

ITALIAN EASTER BREAD | RECIPE by JOAN V. CASAMENTO INGREDIENTS 6 eggs 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 pound butter 2 cups milk 2 tablespoons vanilla 1/2 teaspoon anise oil* 1 large package yeast 6-8 cups flour * (The original recipe called for 1/2 box anise seeds, but no actual quantity was given, so […]

RECIPE: Coffeehouse Apple Tart

RECIPE BY MITCH LYNCH for HOMEPLATE HOMESTYLE Serves 5-6. INGREDIENTS 1 1/4 cups (6 1/2 ounces) flour 1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar 2 large egg yolks 1-2 tablespoons whole cream 1/2 cup (4 ounces) unsalted butter (cut pieces into 1/4 inch cubes) 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 medium apples (peeled and cored) 2 ounces caramel sauce (You also […]

RECIPE: Apple Cake with Streusel Topping (Apfel Kuchen mit Streusel)

RECIPE by HELGA WENGLER for HOMEPLATE HOMESTYLE INGREDIENTS 2-1/4 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 2 eggs 1/3 cup butter or margarine at room temperature zest of 1 lemon 3-4 apples peeled and sliced ½ lemon (squeeze the lemon over apples to avoid browning) 1 heaping tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon PREPARATION […]

RECIPE: No-Bake Holiday Corn Flake Treats