Making potato peel pie using “scant butter, less flour, and no sugar” wasn’t going to satisfy our modern taste buds so I modified this dish a bit.
These biscuits are firm on the outside with a soft center. They are best served with soup or chili.
The Guernsey Literary Potato Peel Pie Society came to be because of one hidden pig. In this dish, pork chops and sliced apples are baked with a creamy mushroom sauce.
Gache Melee is an apple dessert served in Guernsey. You can serve it warm as is or decide to go a la mode.
Bean Jar is a local dish of the Channel Island of Guernsey. This recipe was traditionally made in pottery jars or bean jars that were cooked overnight in the local bakers oven. I have tweaked the recipe a little to make it easier for your book club party.
Bring on fall with this colorful salad made with apples, walnuts, cranberries and gorgonzola cheese.
Baked apple chips are a delicious and healthy snack, alone or with a Peanut Butter Dip.
The flavors of the apples, thyme, lemon zest and Gorgonzola blend beautifully in this pork recipe.
The Italian sausage adds a spicy kick to these mini muffins.
A melding of sweet and sour flavors makes this one of my favorite dressings.
Five different liquors come together to make a refreshing (and potent!) southern drink.
This cookie recipe’s original name is Lori Taylor’s Chocolate Chippers and can be found in one of my all-time favorite cookbooks: Chef Paul Prudhomme’s Louisiana Kitchen (1984). Chef Prudhomme describes these cookies as “the most deliciously expensive cookie in the world.”
Back before baking powder was a common kitchen staple, these biscuits used to be beaten with a mallet or rolling pin to get the dough to blister. The little blister air pockets helped the dough to rise. In this recipe, we’ll cheat a bit and add some baking powder.
This buttermilk cake is lemony and moist and loaded with poppy seeds. It’s topped with a buttermilk caramel glaze and is downright delicious.
This cranberry relish is spicy and can be as hot or mild as you like. Cilantro and cumin are added for extra freshness and zing. My husband David, who isn’t a fan of cranberry sauce, ate this Spicy Cranberry Relish with relish!
This peanut butter dip is delicious with apples, apple chips or chocolate. Better yet, serve all three!
This is a cinnamon spiced cake made with apricots and walnuts. If you have any leftovers, the cake is a great way to start your day. Warm a slice, add a pat of butter and enjoy with your morning coffee.
A lassi is a yogurt drink that the Pakistanis like to drink sweet for breakfast or salty for lunch and dinner. This recipe is sweetened with honey and is a nutritious drink to enjoy anytime of day.