Monday, November 30, 2015



  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Turkey
  • Ambrosia Salad
  • Creamed Onions
  • Giblet Gravy
  • Cornbread
  • Green Beans Amandine (with almonds)
  • Multiple Stuffings
  • Littleneck Clams
  • Cranberry-Orange Relish (not salad)
  • Lakh (a dish of millet perfumed with orange water and vanilla)
  • Mafe (lamb stew)
  • Millet (cereal grain) Couscous with Beans
  • Pepe (generic name for pepe) (West African Chile Chowder with Butternut Squash and Scotch Bonnet Ppeppers (hot))
  • Raw Shredded Collard Greens Salad
  • Creamed Cooked Collard Greens with Peanut Butter and Chile Pepper
  • Turkey Burnished with Tamarind Pulp (Tamarind is a Legume with Seeeds Inside and a Brown Sticky Pulp Which is Sweet and Sour in Taste)
  • Fonio (Ancient Grain) with Dates, Carrots and Peanuts
  • Mango and Pumpkin Spice Cake
***New Orleans
  • Oyster Pie with Buttermilk Biscuits
  • Pickled Shrimp with Satsuma (like a tangerine)
  • Duck and Andouille Sausage Gumbo
  • Braised Venison Shoulder with Mushroom Pierogies
  • Redfish on the Half Shell with Creamy Grits
  • Roasted Turnips and Greens with Bacon Vinaigrette
  • Grilled Oysters with Pecorino and Shaved Bottarga 

        (Bottarga is the Italian name for a delicacy of           salted, cured fish roe, typically of the grey mullet}
  • Cornbread Financiers (round savory cookies) to be dipped in 
  • Sea Salt Ice Cream

Grilled Oysters with Pecorino and Shaved Bottarga




Lamb Stew

Collard Greens

AMERICAN: Betty Crocker - Sugar Cookie Recipes

Friday, November 27, 2015

AMERICAN: Cocktails with Liquore Galliano from 1960-1980 Part 2 AND Link for Part 1

Liquore Galliano began making a comeback 
2 years ago!!

What is Liquore Galliano?  The original. The classic. Golden Yellow in colour with a light green hue. A perfectly balanced blend of Mediterranean exotic herbs and plants, all sourced and blended in their natural form. The resulting taste is rounded with a powerful aromatic top note that softens to a mellow deep taste.

Galliano = Liquore Galliano  Pronunciation:   gal-YAH-noh   Notes:  This excellent Italian liqueur is flavored with anise and comes in a bottle that's one inch taller than your liquor cabinet.  It's used to make Harvey Wallbangers and other cocktails. Substitutes: Neopolitan liqueur (a cheaper American substitute for Galliano) OR sambuca


(When I can't find a photo of the exact drink because these drinks are unique yet not made today I list the ingredient photos)


Golden Glow

1 oz Liquore Galliano

1 oz Drambuie

1 ox Gin

Mix with ice in shaker.  Serve in martini glass. 


Italian Stinger #1

2 oz Liquore Galliano

1 oz White Creme de Menthe

Shake well with ice and strain into cocktail glass. 


(Note about the recipe below. It uses greengage plums (European plum) so I substitued a tart plum in the recipe since the greengage is tart.) 

Photo of greengage plum
Photo of regular plum 

Photo of sour plum


Drink Ingredients for the Plum Galliano

Plum Galliano

1/2 jigger Liquor Galliano

1 canned small Greengage plum (substitute canned purple 

plum which you have rinsed)

1 scant teaspoon suger

3/4 jigger White Rum

1 clove

Stud plum with clove, springle with sugar, add

Galliano. Stir Slightly, let stand a few minutes, add 

rum and stire with equi valent of one ice cube and

add one squirt of soda water. 


Akvavit or aquavit is a flavoured spirit that is principally produced in Scandinavia, where it has been produced since the 15th century. Akvavit gets its distinctive flavour from spices and herbs, and the main spice should be caraway or dill. From Wikipedia. 


1 oz Liquore Galiani

1/4 oz Akvavit

Pour Galliano into tapered cordial glass. Float 

Akvavit on top with spoon to float).

Photo of layering