Miscellaneous

Aunt Alice’s Blueberry Muffins
Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Breakfast « Desserts « Featured Recipe « Miscellaneous « Recipes  |  Submit Comment
One bite of these muffins and I’m transported back in time to my childhood visits with Aunt Alice and Uncle Pat and my cousins at their summer place in Kittery Point, Maine. On those evenings when Alice herself wasn’t cooking up something wonderful, the whole rowdy bunch of us would trek down the road to the Chauncey Creek Lobster Pier. A dock with picnic tables, Chauncey Creek features almost none of the amenities that might qualify it as a restaurant.… more »


Rick’s Barbecue Sauce
Posted on May 27th, 2014 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Featured Recipe « Miscellaneous « Recipes  |  Submit Comment
My cousin-in-law, Rick Bzdafka, frequently cooks for the large crowd spending holidays at our family’s farm. A very talented cook and the soul of affability, Mr. Rick always whips up two separate batches of his barbecue sauce, mild and very spicy. (Note the variations.) Whatever your preference, you’ll find that this versatile sauce is equally delicious on grilled chicken, ribs (See Slow-Roasted Spiced Baby Back Ribs, Sara Moulton Cooks at Home…, page 96), as well as your favorite barbecued more »


Super Bowl Recipe Collection
Posted on January 30th, 2014 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Miscellaneous  |  Submit Comment
It’s Super Bowl Sunday and each year at this time I get requests for party recipes that will sustain the crowd as they focus on the field, the half-time show, and even the ads. Here are some of my favorites: Chicken and Tomatillo Salsa Nachos (recipe) Chorizo Chicken Wings (recipe) Oven Baked Rosemary Potato Chips (recipe) Slow-roasted Spiced Baby Back Ribs (recipe) Vegetarian Chili Pie with Monterey Jack Cheese and Corn Bread Crust (recipe)… more »


Basic Barbecue Sauce
Posted on July 4th, 2012 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Miscellaneous « Recipes  |  2 Comments
This basic sauce recipe is easy to double if you are feeding a crowd or just want to have some on hand in the fridge. Makes 2 Cups Hands-On Time: 7 Minutes Total Preparation Time: 27 Minutes 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 garlic clove 2 cups ketchup 1/4 cup cider vinegar 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar 1 tablespoon Creole Seasoning, homemade or store-bought 2 teaspoons dry mustard Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Heat… more »


Chicken Stock
Posted on March 19th, 2010 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Miscellaneous « Recipes  |  1 Comment
I understand that most people are going to reach for a can of chicken broth on a weeknight (and yes, let’s be honest, even on a weekend) but I am hoping that one weekend, when you have a little time on your hands and you plan ahead at the supermarket and pick up some chicken wings and the appropriate vegetables, you will decide to make a batch of the homemade stuff. This amazing homemade head more »


Craig Smith's Beef Jerky
Posted on March 19th, 2010 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Miscellaneous « Recipes  |  Submit Comment
Courtesy of Craig Smith Makes 40 to 50 Strips Ingredients (Craig says the yield is, “Never Serves Enough”) 1/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce 1 clove garlic, minced or pressed ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ¼ to ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes or liquid smoke (optional) 1 pound well-trimmed beef flank steak from thickest end, frozen 1 hour Combine the soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, black pepper and red pepper flakes or liquid smoke, if… more »