Served at both Mario’s Pizza & Pasta and Mario’s Via Abruzzi Customers would often line up waiting for freshly baked rolls to be brought out directly from the oven to the salad bar.
These Butter Tea Cookies from Oak Hill Country Club are buttery and mildly sweet, perfectly accented with a dollop of raspberry preserves.
This Vintage cookie recipe comes from an RG&E recipe booklet put together by their Home Service Department. These light fluffy cookies Pineapple are a nice break from some of the richer Christmas cookies. It may seem odd for a company like Rochester Gas & Electric to put out a cookbook today, but it was actually…
Rich and fudgy these crinkle cookies have an irresistible moist center and crispy crackly exterior.
These tender Polish Pierniki Christmas Cookies are a holiday favorite. The licorice-flavored cookies capture the holiday spirit with a generous topping of festive sprinkles.
These Italian Ricotta Cookies are soft and light and a holiday favorite at my house! Lightly lemon flavored and decked out in holiday sprinkles, no Christmas cookie tray is complete without these!
This olive cheese ball is a fun and festive appetizer for your holiday parties. Easy to make and always a crowd pleaser!
This Apple Spice Cake is a piece of Rochester history! McCurdy’s Department Store Apple Spice Cake as found in the Junior League of Rochester’s cookbook Applehood and Motherpie.
I am really starting to appreciate small batch jam making. We are just too busy lately for me to be able to devote an entire day to jam making and canning, and honestly, while it is nice to have a large supply of jams and jellies on hand I really don’t need 10 jars of…
This small batch apricot jam has a nice bright flavor, without being cloyingly sweet. It has the perfect balance of sweet to tangy.
Some bread machines have a specific jam-making setting, use it to easily make a small batch of raspberry jam. You can use fresh or frozen raspberries, and all the work is done for you!
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Garlic Dill Pickles are spicy, crunchy homemade pickles. The recipe comes from the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que: An American Roadhouse Cookbook. These pickles require no canning, you can store them in the fridge for up to a couple of months.
This quick and easy tart cherry sauce is the perfect topping for desserts – use it to top pound cake, waffles, yogurt and ice cream! It can be made year-round with fresh or frozen sour cherries. Ithaca, has long been known as an area having some of the best dining in Upstate New York, but…
I’m sharing my recipe for the perfect rack of ribs. Smithfield Extra Tender Ribs are dry rubbed, wrapped in foil and cooked slow and low in the oven for tender and juicy ribs that will have everyone coming back for seconds. Served with homemade BBQ Sauce, these ribs will turn out perfect every single time.
Poke Cakes seem to hit their peak popularity in the 1970s, originally a campaign created to increase sluggish sales for Jell-O gelatin. Women’s magazines featured full-page advertisements showcasing recipes for the fun and festive looking, new “Jell-O Gelatin Poke Cake.” The cake/gelatin/cool whip concoction was marketed as the perfect dessert for the busy housewife, and…
This Creole Seasoning Blend from Dinosaur Bar-B-Que needs to be in your pantry! Perfect for seasoning pork, steak, chicken, and seafood, and made from ingredients you probably already have.
Penn Yan made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for baking the world’s largest pancake during the Buckwheat Festival. This Buckwheat Pancake recipe doesn’t create nearly as big of a pancake, but it’s definitely a winner!
Loaded Baked Potato Soup is the perfect winter soup. Loaded with hearty potatoes, bacon, cheese and sour cream, this feel-good, hearty, savory, delicious soup is comfort food of the highest level.
Buffalo Chicken Wings are found at nearly every super bowl party, pizza shop, and sports bar. This messy finger food is an upstate New York original. Tracing its roots back to Buffalo, in a small family owned bar. The sauce that gives this spicy snack its signature taste is remarkably easy to make at home….
Sprinkle Robust Pizza Seasoning onto a plain jane pizza for more flavor, season ground meat with for a quick homemade sausage.