Around the Kitchen

Enter The Call’s 2019 Back To School Recipe Contest

The deadline is fast approaching to enter your best recipes in The Call’s first-ever “Back To School Recipe Contest.”  The deadline for entries is Monday, Aug. 19. Send The Call your best after-school treats and brain food recipes. You can enter through the online form here.  Enter one or all of the contest categories and win

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Porkchops in blue cheese is a tribute to the Blues

Around the Kitchen By Bill Milligan For the Call  I’ve been thinking about porkchops in a blue cheese sauce ever since I noticed it on the menu when my son took my wife and I out to a sports bar in Newtown, Connecticut, this summer after one of my grandson’s baseball games. I figured it’s

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Home for the Holidays Contest: Holiday Hams

Sugar Spiced Holiday Ham 1 bone-in, pre-cooked ham 1 cup pinapple juice mixed with 1 cup water 2 cups white sugar ½ teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon ground cloves ½ teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 to 4 tablespoons water Score outside of ham with diamond cross-cuts.

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Home for the Holidays Contest: Super Soups

Gumbo-licious 1 pound of favorite sausage, sliced 1 pound boneless, skinless cubed chicken breast 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 red pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 3 celery ribs, chopped 1 teaspoon dried marjoram 1 teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper ½ teaspoon garlic powder 3 cans chicken broth 2⁄3 cup uncooked brown rice

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Home for the Holidays Contest: Super Salads

SAP Salad 8 cups baby spinach leaves ½ cup pumpkin seeds 2-3 avocados (peeled, cored and sliced) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 lime, zested and juiced ½ teaspoon salt Put the first three ingredients in a salad bowl. Mix the olive oil, lime and salt and whisk together. Pour over salad. Toss, being careful not

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Home for the Holidays Contest: Loveable Leftovers

Next Day Dinner ¼ cup chopped onion 1 cup mushroom pieces ¼ cup butter 2½ cups cooked noodles 2 cups cubed turkey Salt and pepper to taste 1 can cream of mushroom soup ½ cup chopped celery 2 cups leftover gravy 1 cup bread crumbs (dry out leftover rolls) Saute onions and mushrooms in butter.

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