Good Food Hour Recipes

The amazing dishes Steve and John speak about on The Good Food Hour aren’t trapped in your radio-  you can make them at home!  Elevate your dinner table with the delicious dishes below.

APPLE LOVE

Who doesn’t love apples? From eating raw to the myriad of products that we turn them into. You’re lucky to find a half dozen varieties in your local supermarket, which is why you go to Farmer’s Markets

COOKING WITH COFFEE

We usually think of coffee mostly as a beverage and then maybe as a flavoring for ice cream or candies. Coffee however has a rich culinary history and has been used in a variety of ways, both

A LIFE SAVER

From “A Bold Knife and Fork”, MFK noted that this could be made quite sophisticated by substituting some white wine for some of the tomato juice.  It should be brought just to the steaming point and served

M.F.K. FISHER’S WARM SANDWICH

This is more a remembrance than a recipe.  I had the pleasure of knowing and often visiting M.F.K. Fisher at her house in Glen Ellen. We had an “Tuesdays with Morrie” kind of relationship long before that

LITTLE-KNOWN BUT NOT FORGOTTEN DESSERTS

These are sweets that shouldn’t be forgotten. They are often the stuff of our childhood. Many have regional or international roots but if you aren’t from that part of the world, you may not know about them.

BANANAS

BANANAS FOSTER Serves 4 This is thought to be the Bananas Foster recipe from the original source and creator of this dessert: Brennan’s Restaurant in New Orleans. Created in 1951, the dessert was purportedly named for Richard

ICED AND FROZEN SWEETS FOR SUMMER

A quick history: Iced sweets such as ice cream, sherbets, granitas, snow cones, frozen drinks and the like have been around a long time, since at least 4000 B.C. Nobles along the Euphrates River built icehouses to

TACOS

FISH TACOS WITH CITRUS SALSA AND CABBAGE SLAW Serves 4 Fish tacos have become all the rage in recent years and trace their roots to Baja Mexico. In this recipe all the components can be made ahead

NOT YOUR ORDINARY BURGER

John Wayne and Jean Arthur in “A Lady Takes a Chance” 1943.   A little history about burgers. According to Alan Davidson in his wonderful encyclopedic book The Oxford Companion to Food (Oxford University Press 1999), the

FATHERS DAY RECIPES FROM CHEF JOHN ASH

GRILLED BRINED SHRIMP WITH A GRILLED CORN SALSA Serves 6 There are a couple of things going on in this recipe, which makes it interesting. The first thing is that we have brined the shrimp before cooking

 

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