Boise Foodie Blog Recipes – Updates: (September 2017) – CS Baked Beans, CS Chicken Schnitzel, CS Chilles Rellenos


21sept2013_2_robins-bday-captains-shack_gumbo_getting-happyThis is an attempt to organize the recipes on the Boise Foodie Guild blog page. I would like to create this page so that as a reader, one can browse through the major categories and then choose a recipe that you may like to try. We have tried all of these recipes. Most of the recipes here are adapted from other sources. The recipes, however, are not the same as originally posted by others. This will be an ongoing project so please bear with us. Our complete recipe file can be found at The Recipes of Robin and Bob Young. These recipes can also be found at Rockin’ R’s Boise Foodie Page.

Updates

Starting January 2015, I am adding the “Add Date” to each entry. The dates will appear as [Jan 2015]. You will also be able to search on these dates, i.e., list all recipes added in January 2015.
Starting September 2016, I will be adding some recipes that we thoroughly enjoy and they will be listed as CS Marinara You will be able to search on the “CS”.

Please Note: If you want to Search for a particular Recipe or within a specific Category, use Control+F and type in your search item. Hit Return and you should go to that recipe or category.

And just as a Note: Some of these files are in PDF format. There are free Adobe readers online and an easy download. But in the meantime, the categories that I will use here are:

  • Appetizers
  • Salads, Chowders and Soups
  • Gameday
  • Main Course
    • Thank-You Yosef Silver for this list. 101 Meatball Recipes
    • Beef
    • Fowl (Chicken, Duck, Goose, etc)
    • Lamb
    • Pasta
    • Pork
    • Seafood – Including shell fish
  • Side Dishes
  • Breads
  • Desserts
  • Other – Gumbos, Relishes, Sauces and Classic Mother Sauces, Spice Blends, Etc.
    • Gumbos
    • Grilling, BBQ Rubs, Sauces and Mops
    • Relishes
    • Sauces – Traditional and Classic
    • Spices and Spice Blends: BBQ Rubs, Cajun and Creole Spice Blends
INDEX OF RECIPES 
(by Category)
Appetizers
Appetizer [May 2015] Biscuits and Gravy Dip – This recipe comes from and is linked to their blog site, the Noble Pig Winery in McMinnville, OR. The recipe looks like a great party dip or tailgate gathering.
Appetizer [Jan 2015] CS Caramelized Onion and Maytag Blue Cheese Dip – This is one of Robin’s creations.
Appetizer [Dec 2015] Caramelized Onion Dip – This is one of Robin’s creations. It is a great change to the standard Onion Soup Dip. [PDF}
Appetizer [Nov 2015] CS Crab Dip East Coast Style – Adapted from Bob’s Sister-In-Law, Marge Young. This is an awesome dip and can be habit forming. [PDF format]
Appetizer [June 2015] Crab Topped Shrimp – From Better Homes and Garden Appetizers
Appetizer [June 2015] Cranberry Turkey Meatballs – Just a good appetizer if you like turkey. A great change from beef. [PDF format]
Appetizer [July 2015]Fingerling Potato Dip – A delightful potato based appetizer with a super good dipping sauce – tangy, garlicky and creamy. [PDF format]
Appetizer [July 2015]Fruity Guacamole – A delightful change from your standard guacamole. Add some mango to the avocado and you’ve got an exciting dip! [PDF format]
Appetizer [Feb 2015] Italian Fried Olives – An easy and differently good appetizer. Just be sure to rinse the olives well. [PDF format]
Appetizer [July 2015] Lamb Meatballs with Cranberry Drizzle – Just a good appetizer if you like lamb.
Appetizer [Dec 2015] CS Maryland Deviled Crab – One of my Mother’s recipes
Appetizer [Dec 2015] CS Morel Mushrooms in Dry Sherry and Leek Fondue II – I know, a long title. But worth every word and bite. These are rich! [PDF Format]
Appetizer [Aug 2015] Pâté Maison Terrine – An awesome pâté from Mathieu Choux, Le Café de Paris in Boise.
Appetizer [Dec 2015] CS Pickled Beets and Eggs – This is a Pennsylvania Dutch and Family favorite.
Appetizer [Dec 2015] Robin’s Ranch Dip – This is a variation on the standard Ranch Dip that Robin adjusted to her liking. [PDF]
Appetizer [Dec 2015] CS Robin’s Silver Anniversary Cabernet Mushroom Pâté – An awesome pâté from Robin.
Appetizer [Jan 2015] Smoked Salmon Dip – Smoke your own salmon in a brine and tarragon. Awesome!
Appetizer [Jan 2015] CS Robin’s Icebox Lox – Wonderful homemade lox. Great with bagels and cream cheese or just scrambled eggs. [PDF format]
Appetizer [Jan 2015] Smoked Salmon and Dill Spread – This spread is an awesome crowd pleaser. Smoke your own salmon for this one. This is awesome!
Appetizer [Jan 2015] CS Spinach and Artichoke Dip – This dip is an awesome crowd pleaser. The basic recipe, before we adapted it, came from Chef Lou’s Westside Drive-In in Boise. This will serve 30. This is a super dip and a real crowd pleaser.
Appetizer [Oct 2015] Spinach Bacon Onion Dip – This dip is an awesome crowd pleaser. The onion and bacon combination brings out the sweetness of the spinach. Make lots!
Appetizer [Jan 2015] – Sweet Potato Dip – This dip is an awesome crowd pleaser. Don;’t be intimidated by the sweet potato ingredient. When mixed with the cream cheese, it is awesome! [PDF]

Salads, Chowders and Soups

—-Salad Dressings——
Salad DressingCS Asian Salad Dressing– This is great with a simple salad of greens, tomatoes, crab and salad shrimp.
Salad DressingSandi’s Ranch Dressing– This is great with a simple salad of greens, carrot strips and grape tomatoes. A change from the standard Ranch Dressing. This is made with avocado and Greek Yogurt. [PDF format]
Salad Dressing [June 2015]Slaw Dressing – This is by far one of the best slaw dressings we have ever made. Great with a veggie slaw or your standard coleslaw. Really an easy dressing to make. [PDF format]
Salad DressingCS Russian Salad Dressing – A real total necessity for any Reuben or Rachel sandwich. A Reuben Sandwich is made with Corned Beef and a Rachel Sandwich is made with Pastrami. [PDF format]

—-Salads——
SaladBacon and Avocado Pasta Salad– Great variation on the traditional macaroni salad. This one boasts a wonderful Lemon-Thyme Dressing, which is included in the recipe. Enjoy! [PDF format]
SaladBagna Corda– Great Italian style Spring salad.
Salad [April 2016]Roasted Beets and Berries Salad – A superb blend of blackberries and strawberries with avocado and quinoa that could be a full meal. It also has toasted and chopped pistachios.
SaladBroccoli Salad– Great and different vegetable salad.
SaladCS Caesar Salad – A very traditional Caesar Salad. Some history is posted, also.
Salad [Jan 2017]CS Citrus and Celery Salad – A very refreshing and awesome salad. Great with lamb.
SaladCS Cobb Salad – A very traditional salad. Some history is posted, also.
SaladCS Fourth of July Coleslaw – An awesome coleslaw that was originally by Trisha Yearwood. We have adapted it slightly. Very slightly. This really is a super good coleslaw. No sugar! We love it. [PDF}
Salad [Mar 2016]Parsley Salad – Great springtime salad that goes well with Sauerbraten or Holiday Ham. Recipe from Michael Symon. [PDF]
Salad [Aug 2016]CS German Potato Salad – Great German style potato salad. [PDF]
SaladLobster and Potato Salad – Great seafood addition to the traditional potato salad. [PDF Format]
Salad [July 2015]CS Old Fashion Potato Salad – A great basic and delicious potato salad. Blue potatoes add some more color to this salad. [PDF Format]
SaladSeven-Layer Russian Salad – This is a great vegetable, seafood, egg salad with housemade mayonnaise that Robin made. I love it! [PDF Format]
Salad [Aug 2016]CS Scottish Potato Salad – An authentic Scottish recipe from http://www.clans.org.uk. Use waxy potatoes like New Red Potatoes or Fingerling Potatoes. Also known as Arran Potato Salad. [PDF]
SaladSpaghetti Squash Slaw – Great alternative to the traditional Cole Slaw with cabbage. This is a roasted spaghetti squash slaw, thus the name “Sqlaw”. Great on a hot pastrami sandwich on rye or as a side. [PDF Format]
SaladCS Spring Bounty Potato Salad – Great spring vegetables in this potato salad. I love it! [PDF Format]
SaladThai Cucumber Salad – A good, slightly spicy, refreshing summer salad. [PDF format]
Salad [Nov 2016]CS Wilted Lettuce Salad – A real family favorite. [PDF]
ChowderStatehouse Oyster Chowder – A rich and wonderful chowder. Great on a cold, winter day. [PDF Format]

—-Soup——
Soup – GreekChicken Soup Avgolemono – Greek Lemon Soup – This soup is perhaps the most iconic of all Greek soups and is found on every Greek menu. [PDF Format]
SoupCS Coconut Shrimp Soup – A really good seafood chowder/soup. Might be good also to try it with lobster or crab. [PDF Format]
SoupCS Cream of Mushroom Soup with Fenugreek and Tumeric – Great on a cold, winter day. [PDF Format]
Soup [Jan 2017]Egg Thread Soup with Asparagus – A really good soup. Quick and easy. [PDF Format]
SoupCS German Potato Leek Soup – Great on a cold, winter day. A big and hearty soup.[PDF Format]
SoupHam and Lentil Soup – Great on a cold, winter day. [PDF Format]
Soup [Nov 2016]CS Split Pea and Ham Soup – Really good and hearty soup for a cold Fall day. It’ll warm you up! [PDF Format]
Gameday
Gameday [Jan 2015]Gameday – CS Chesapeake Crab Reuben – A delightful change from your standard Reuben sandwich. And according to traditions, one can no longer call this a Reuben. Let’s just say a variation on a theme. [PDF format]
Gameday [Jan 2015]Gameday – CS Crab Balls – A delightful change from crab cakes. Individually sized. Use toothpicks to pick one up. Use your own tartar sauce or purchase one from your fish store. [PDF format]
Gameday [Jan 2015]Gameday – CS Crab and Spinach Dip – A delightful hot dip to be served with crackers, vegetables or toasted baguette. [PDF format]
Gameday [Jan 2015]Gameday – CS Sticky Chicken Wings – Finger lickin’ good, sticky wings. “Whare’s the beer, Zeke?” [PDF format]
Gameday [Jan 2015]Gameday – CS Sweet and Sour Pork Ribs – Wonderful pork slow cooked and sticky and delicious. [PDF format]
Gameday [Jan 2015]Gameday – Sweet and Sour Pork Sliders – Wonderful pork slow cooked and sticky and pork sliders with a slaw dressing. [PDF format]
Gameday [Aug 2015]Gameday – CS Tailgate Chili – Non-Traditional chili that is easy to make and has some surprise ingredients. [PDF format]
Gameday [Sept 2015]Gameday – CS Tailgate Hot Crab Dip – If you like seafood and particularly crab, this will be the game day dip for you! [PDF format]
Gameday [Sept 2015]Gameday – CS Tailgate Robin’s Chicken Wings – These are by far some of the best sticky and scrumptious chicken wings I have ever eaten. They take a while in the Crock-Pot, but are well worth it. [PDF format]
Gameday [Aug 2015]Gameday – CS Tailgate Sloppy Joes – About time we got back to the traditional Sloppy Joes and not that canned stuff. This is made from scratch! [PDF format]

Main Course

——Beef—-
Beef [June 2016]CS BBQ Skirt Steak Marinade and Grilling – A superb marinade for beef or pork, in this case a beef skirt steak. Great with Better Baked Beans in this file. [PDF format]
Beef [Feb 2016]CS Bœuf Bourguignon [Classic French Beef Stew] – The classic Julia Child French Beef Stew. [PDF format]
Beef [Mar 2017]CS Beef Negimaki [Classic Japanese dish] – This is a super good beef dish and not difficult to make. [PDF format]
BeefCS Favorite Chili – Here is a very good, almost superb, chili.
BeefCS Filet Mignon with Rich Balsamic Glaze – This is a wonderful and easy delicious dinner to make for “that special occasion”. The recipe includes a side and two wines. [PDF format]
Beef [Sept 2016]CS Italian Meatballs – A superb blend of meats to create a super meatball or a meat sauce. Use with any good homemade pasta or in a meatball sandwich with CS Marinara, listed in this recipe file. [PDF format]
BeefItalian Meatballs – Here is a very good, almost superb, meatball recipe with the right blend of beef, pork and veal.
BeefBoise Pot Roast – Here is a very good, almost superb, pot roast that is slow cooked in the Crockpot. [PDF format]
BeefItalian Pot Roast – Here is a superb, pot roast that is slow cooked in the oven. Full of flavor. Great with a Chianti, Cabernet Sauvignon or Pinot Noir. You won’t be disappointed. [PDF format]
Beef [Nov 2016]CS Korean BBQ Beef – Here is a super weay to make beef. Long marinading; fast and hot grill, or stove top grill pan. Well worth trying. [PDF format]
Beef [Sept 2016]CS Matambrito a La Pizza – Don’t be intimadated by the name. This is simply flank or skirt steak grilled and then made into a “pizza”. All kinds of great toppings. Great party treat. Wiki says, “Matambre is the name of a very thin cut of beef in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, taken from between the skin and the ribs, a sort of flank steak…The same word (or matambre arollado or matambre relleno) is also used for a dish made of a matambre meat roll stuffed with vegetables, hard-boiled eggs and herbs, then boiled or oven-roasted. It is served sliced—with the fillings making a colourful display—either hot or cold. It is often eaten with chimichurri sauce. It is a rather fatty meat and is usually eaten with vegetables. Pork matambre is also used…The name matambre is a portmanteau word, “matar” + “hambre” (“kill hunger”).” Interesting. We are using a derivitive of the word, matabre. [PDF format]
BeefCS Mom’s Chili Con Carne – Here is a superb, chili con carne that is slow cooked on the stove or in a crock pot. Full of flavor. This has been adapted from my Mother’s recipe. You won’t be disappointed. [PDF format]
Beef [July 2015]CS Pot Roast Slow Cooked – A delightful slow cooked beef pot roast. Full of fresh vegetables and then a luscious gravy from the cooking stock. You can also use lamb or pork or any other meat. [PDF format]
Beef [Oct 2014]Sauerbraten – Crock Pot – Here is a very good, almost superb, Sauerbraten that is slow cooked in the Crock Pot. For best results, though, marinate this beef roast for a minimum of 3 days and up to 10 days. The longer the better. Great for an Oktoberfest Party! [PDF format]
Beef [March 2016]CS Sauerbraten – Michael Symon – Here is a very good Sauerbraten, adapted from Chef Michael Symon of The Chew, that is slow cooked in the oven for 2 1/2 hours. For best results, though, marinate this beef roast for a minimum of 3 hours and up to 5 hours refrigerated. The longer the better. Great for an Oktoberfest Party! There is a superb salad that goes with this and is included in the recipe. Enjoy! [PDF format]
BeefCS Roasted Prime Rib of Beef – This roast is cooked at 500 degrees. We use a Rib-Eye, bone in, roast. [PDF format]
BeefSalisbury Steak – Superb comfort food – Salisbury Steak.
BeefSteak Oscar – Superb Steak Oscar! A variation on the traditional crab; made with shrimp instead. Also a tweaked Hollandaise sauce. Roasted asparagus. This is simply delicious. [PDF format]
BeefCS Veal Osso Buco – Superb Osso Buco
BeefWelsh Cawl – Superb beef stew usually served on St David’s Day, March 1.
BeefCS Texas Style Smoked Brisket with Rub – Superb beef brisket, Texas Style. There is a recipe for the rub here also. [PDF format]
Beef – Oriental [Nov 2015]Beef With Snow Peas – A superb Oriental style beef with snow peas. We use Chinese Peas. [PDF format]

—–Breakfast—–
Breakfast [Nov 2010]CS Eggs Florentine with Orange Dill Sauce – A different way to present a low cal Eggs Benedict.
Breakfast – Italian [April 2016]Frittata – An awesome breakfast treat that you can use refrigerator “left-overs” if you want. [PDF]

—–Buffaloe—–
BuffaloCS Grilled Buffalo with Sauce Diane – What a great way to make buffalo. The Sauce Diane is a Classic Sauce. See below. Serve with Roasted Sweet Onions (below).
BuffaloBuffalo Pasta – What a great way to make buffalo. The noodles for this are really interesting and delicious. Counting your carbs? And you have a gluten allergy? Try this dish. It is awesome.

—–Chicken—–
ChickenChicken In Basil Cream Sauce – Great chicken recipe with a rich basil sauce.
Chicken [French May 2016]CS Coq au Vin (Chicken in Wine) – The classic French chicken dish that is moderately easy to do – it takes some time – but is well worth the effort! [PDF].
Chicken [Russian – Jan 2013]Chicken Kiev for Rosh Hashana – Great and easy to do chicken.
Chicken [Italian – April 2015]CS Chicken Marsala – Great and a very traditional Italian chicken dish. One of my favorite chicken entrees. Delicious sauce! [PDF format]
Chicken [Italian – May 2014]Chicken Piccata – Great Italian chicken. Delicious sauce! [PDF format]
Chicken [Welch – Jan 2016]Cornish Game Hens with Wild Mushrooms – Think Sunday dinner. The wild mushrooms make a wonderful addition to the stuffing. Delicious! Try serving with green beans and oven roasted red potatoes. [PDF format]
Chicken [June 2015]CS Fried Chicken Southern Style – Great Southern style fried chicken. Think Sunday dinner. Delicious! [PDF format]
Chicken [Mexican – May 2012] Molé Chicken for White Wine Connoisseurs – Great chicken recipe with a rich and delicious white chocolate molé sauce.
Chicken [Greek – March 2016]CS Roasted Chicken with Avgolemono Sauce – Awesome roasted chicken for any special dinner or Sunday dinner. Chef Michael Symon wrote the original recipe. [PDF]
Chicken [Italian – July 2013]Roman Style Chicken – A traditional Italian roasted chicken dish that goes well on St David’s Day, March 1. This is an intriguing chicken recipe from the Foodnetwork.
Chicken [German – Sept 2017]CS Chicken Schnitzel – A traditional German style chicken dish that goes well mashed garlic potatoes. This is an intriguing chicken recipe from the. You can also do a pork schnitzel using the same proceedure. [PDF]
ChickenSkillet Chicken and Dumplings – A good and quick Chicken and Dumplings all done in a cast iron skillet. Super easy. This is delicious! [PDF format]
ChickenSweet Mustard Chicken Thighs – A good alternative to fried or the standard baked chicken. You don’t have to use the thighs, but make sure whatever you use has bone-in and skin on. This is delicious! [PDF format]
Chicken [April 2016]CS Grilled Spatchcock Chicken with Blood Orange – A great grilled chicken recipe. Spatchcocking a chicken is actually to butterfly the chicken – remove the backbone. Easy to do and delicious. [PDF format]
Chicken [Nov 2016]CS Spatchcock Roasted Chicken with Carrots and Parsnips – A great roasted chicken recipe – One of the best I have eveery eaten. Spatchcocking a chicken is actually to butterfly the chicken – remove the backbone. Easy to do and delicious. [PDF format]
Chicken [Mediterrean – Sept 2011]Tagine of Chicken – Great chicken recipe with a rich and delicious Mediterrean style sauce.

—–Duck—–
Duck [October 2015]CS Canard  l’Orange – Duck in orange sauce.
Duck [October 2015]CS 5-Hour Crispy Roasted Duck – A wonderful way to prepare duck. Crispy skin. Very low amount of grease, but still very moist. Great with a Petit Verdot. [PDF format]
Duck [October 2015]Sauce For The 5-Hour Crispy Duck – A great sauce to go with the 5 Hour Roasted Duck above. Sweet, yet tart and herbal. Would go great too with pork. [PDF format]
DuckTagine of Duck – Great duck recipe prepared in a delicious Mediterrean style.

—–Goose—–
Goose [Dec 2015]Roast Goose with Chestnut Stuffing – A very good special dinner. Great for a Christmas dinner. This 8 lbs goose easily fed 6 of us. There were no left-overs. It was that good. [PDF format]

——Lamb—-
LambArugula Stuffed Leg of Lamb – This is one awesome recipe for a boned leg of lamb. It takes a little time to do it, so be prepared. If you like lamb, you will be pleasantly surprised with the end product. It also has Miner’s lettuce and spinach in the stuffing. [PDF format]
LambLebanese Lamb Dolmades – These are wrapped in grape leaves and steamed or eaten pre-cooked. They also make great appetizers.
Lamb – Greek [March 2016] – CS Moussaka – A very traditional Greek dish made with ground lamb and eggplant. [PDF]
LambLamb Shanks alla romana – Slow cooked lamb that just falls off the bone!
LambCS Lamb Shank Osso Buco – If you like a slow cooked and a very tender meal, here is one you’ll love!
Lamb – Greek [August 2015]Pastitsio – A very traditional Greek main dish made with delicious lamb and noodles. [PDF]
LambRoasted Leg of Welsh Lamb with Ginger, Honey, Cider and Rosemary – A traditional Welsh roasted leg of lamb usually served on St David’s Day, March 1. This is an intriguing lamb recipe.
LambTagine of Lamb with Preserved Lemon and Olives – If you like a slow cooked and a very tender meal, here is one you’ll love! This is a very Mediterranean style lamb dish. Serve with a Mosel Riesling or Chardonnay.
Lamb [Jan 2017]CS Lamb With Peppers Ragu – Slow cooked in a cast iron pot. Super good and not a strong pepper taste. Good with a Merlot or Malbec. Served over steamed Jasmine rice.
Lamb [Mar 2017]CS Salisbury Lamb – A great variation to Salisbury Steak made with beef. Add some boiled beets and some cauliflower and you’ve got a great meal. [PDF format]

—–Pasta—–
Pasta [Italian April 2016]CS Lasagna – A very good pasta. A superb and big dinner. All made from scratch. It takes some time, but well worth it. [PDF format]
Pasta [Italian Jan 2015]CS Pasta – A very good pasta. I do not use All-Purpose flour as in the recipe, but rather semolina. I don’t use straight olive oil either, but rather garlic infused olive oil. This is a basic recipe. Adapt it to fit your need. [PDF format]
Pasta [Italian March 2016]Pasta with Pea Pesto and Potatoes – A very good pasta. Another recipe found on The Chew that looks very inviting and differently good. Original recipe by Chef Mario Batali. [PDF format]
Pasta [Italian August 2015]CS Shrimp and Scallop Pasta – A very good pasta. Made a modified Bechamel with coconut milk to pour over the pasta. Wonderful!! [PDF format]

—–Pork—–
PorkBone In Pork Chops with Hawaiian Marinade – An awesome and different way to serve bone in pork chops! This is simply superb.
Pork [Jan 2015]Creole Slow Cooker Pork Chops – An awesome and different way to serve bone-in pork chops with a Cajun twist! [PDF format].
Pork [Jan 2015]CS Crock Pot Kahlua Pork Chops – Super easy, very slow cooked, Boston pork butt. [PDF format].
Pork [Apr 2016]CS Grilled Margarita Pork Ribs and KC Style Rub – Such a super way to grill pork ribs. There is also a great recipe for KC Style pork rub with this recipe. These ribs may also make a great Gameday or Tailgate treat. [PDF format].
Pork [Apr 2016]CS Holiday Ham – A good way to prepare ham. The original recipe came from Chef Michael Symon. We have changed it tom use a picnic ham. Chef Symon uses a ham steak. We just had to adjust a little because of the size. We changed the ham to a Shank Portion Smoked Ham, about 11 lbs. A good Easter meal. [PDF format].
PorkMoroccan Grilled Pork Chops – An awesome and different way to serve center-cut pork chops!
PorkCS Orange Mojo Pork Tenderloin – An awesome and different way to serve pork tenderloin! It takes a little time and pre-planning, but well worth it. [PDF Format]
Pork (Mar 2015)Pan Seared Pork Tenderloin with Rosemary, Balsamic and Orange Sauce – This dish is awesome! It takes some prep time, but “just do it!” [PDF Format]
Pork (May 2015)Pork Tenderloin with Rhubarb BBQ Sauce – This dish is awesome! The sweet and tangy BBQ sauce with this recipe goes equally well with chicken or beef. Well worth the try. [PDF Format]
Pork (April 2015)Pernil Pork Puerto Rican Style – This dish is awesome! It takes some prep time, but “just do it! Then put it in the slow cooker and let it do its thing!” [PDF Format]
PorkPulled Pork – A Traditional pork dish!

—–Rabbit—–
RabbitCS Braised Rabbit with Valpolicella – If you like rabbit, here is a very country-style rabbit. Serve it in the pot!
Rabbit – CS Rabbit In Mustard Sauce (Lapin a la Moutarde) – A very French creation. The sauce would also be great on Pork Chops.

—–Seafood—–
Seafood [April 2016]CS Asian Grilled Salmon – A wonderful way to prepare salmon fillets. Slightly sweet, a little mustardy and super soy – use a good one! Serve with Creamed Mushrooms and Steamed Asparagus. [PDF]
SeafoodBaked Salmon II – This is a delightful change from fried seafood. A good use of salmon, Red Rice, Asparagus and Pico de Gallo.
SeafoodCS Coquilles St Jacques (Scallops with Mushrooms) – This is a delightful scallop dinner. Rich enough for 1 helping, 1 person. It takes a little time to prepare but well worth the effort. It’s a Date Night Dinner! [PDF format]
SeafoodCrab Meat Pie – This is a delightful. A slight change from the standard Crab Cakes. Great, too, with poached eggs in the morning. [PDF format]
Seafood (Feb 2016)Crawfish Pie – This is a delightful Louisiana dish. A very traditional dish of New Orleans and usually served on Fat Tuesday. [PDF format]
SeafoodDijon Baked Cod – This is a delightful change from fried seafood. And a good use of cod.
SeafoodCod with Tomato Shrimp Sauce – This is a delightful change from fried seafood. And a good use of cod.
SeafoodCS Fish and Shellfish Chowder – This is by far one of the best chowders we have had in many years!
SeafoodGinger Scallion Crusted Copper River Salmon – A delightful way to prepare and serve salmon. Especially Copper River Salmon.
SeafoodFour Star Scallops – A delightful and different way to prepare scallops.
SeafoodGinger Scallion Crusted Copper River Salmon – A delightful way to prepare and serve salmon. Especially Copper River Salmon.
Seafood [Feb 2016]Orange Maple Glazed Salmon – A delightful way to prepare and serve salmon. The “from scratch” teriyaki sauce is wonderful and could be used with other dishes.
SeafoodCS Idaho Crab Cakes – This is a delightful change from fried seafood. Broil then bake these crab cakes in muffin tins. They keep their shape and cook very well.
SeafoodScallop Cakes – [PDF Format] A nice adaptation of the standard Maryland Crab Cakes. The recipe for our Homemade Tartar Sauce is Located Here
Seafood [July 2017]CS Poached Idaho Trout A La Nage – A delightful way to prepare and serve fresh Idaho Trout. Prep takes longer than cooking. This is Delicious! {PDF Format}
Seafood [Sept 2015]Shrimp and Scallop Pineapple Stir Fry – A wonderful shellfish stir fry. Take your time and prep all ingredients. It cooks fast. And be sure to marinate the seafood. [PDF]
SeafoodLinda and Johns Seafood Chowder – This is a delightful change from fried seafood. A great chowder from New Brunswick, Canada. Thanks to Linda McCormack for allowing us to post this recipe.

—-Vegetable – Main Dish——
Vegetable Main DishVegetarian Dolmades – These are wrapped in grape leaves and steamed or eaten pre-cooked. They also make great appetizers.
Vegetable Main Dish [August 2015]CS Ratatouille – A very traditional French dish using all fresh and local vegetables. An awesome dinner. [PDF]
Vegetable Main Dish [Sept 2017]CS Robin’s Chilles Rellenos – These are by far the best chilli rellenos that I have had. Try them and let us know what you think. [PDF]
Vegetable Main Dish – CS Potato Latkes – This dish will really surprise you. Potato Latkes are a traditional Jewish dish served at Hanukkah.
Vegetable Main Dish – Stuffed Pattypan Squash – This dish will really surprise you. It is really delicious and you can also use the stuffing in sweet peppers for Stuffed Peppers.

Side Dishes
Side DishAsparagus Stuffed Walla Walla Sweet Onions – A great use of fresh sweet onions and fresh asparagus. [PDF Format]
Side DishBaked Beans – A great use of either a single type of dried beans or a mixture of dried beans. Great with a BBQ. [PDF Format]
Side Dish [June 2016] – CS Baked Beans – A better mixture of some commercial baked beans – Bush’s – and some black beans, from The Captain’s Shack. Great with grilled foods like BBQ Skirt Steak and other grilled foods. [PDF Format]
Side DishCS Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts – A great variation on Brussels Sprouts. Sweet and that “cabbage” smell/taste is gone. We do like these sprouts done this way. [PDF Format]
Side DishCS Corn Pie – A family favorite in the late summer. Serve with sliced fresh tomatoes and you have a full meal!
Side DishCreamy Cauliflower Purée – Even the kids like this as a replacement for mashed potatoes. It’s that good!
Side Dish – [July 2015] Hush Puppies – A very, very Southern side dish. Delicious! [PDF format]
Side Dish – [Sept 2016] CS Idaho Rosemary Polenta – Think of polenta as very fine grits. It goes with almost anything and is easy to prepare. We eat a lot of polenta from Next Generation Organics, Homedale, ID. Delicious! [PDF format]
Side DishOven Roasted Vegetables with Veal Osso Buco – Superb Roasted Vegetables
Side DishFagiolini alla Panna – From the blog Memorie di Angelini. Greens Beans in Cream Sauce
Side DishRoasted Sweet Onions – Superb roasted onions and a vegetable medley. Great with the Grilled Buffalo Diane above.
Side DishDirty Rice – A good use of rice. A great side dish.
Side DishCS Mango Salsa – This is a great fruit salsa that Robin makes. Great with seafood or center cut, bone in pork chops. [PDF Format]
Side Dish – [Sept 2016] CS Pig Candy Baked Beans – “Pig Candy”. Love the name. It’s Bacon and anything with bacon is supposed to be eaten. These are super baked beans. Delicious! [PDF format]
Side Dish – [Oct 2016] CS Sauerkraut – Great homemade sauerkraut. Great with pork – Pork mit Kraut – or on sandwiches or straight from the jar. Delicious! [PDF format]

Breads
BreadCS Boise Sourdough Bread – A good sourdough bread started in Boise, Idaho.
BreadCS Challah – A Jewish braided celebration bread.
BreadCheddar Soda Bread – This is a great twist to the standard Irish Soda Bread.
BreadCS Dilly Casserole Bread – One of Robin’s family favorite breads.
BreadCS Guatemalan Corn Bread – One of Robin’s favorite corn bread recipes. [PDF Format]
Bread [March 2016]Irish Soda Bread – Great for St Patrick’s Day. By far the BEST soda bread I have ever had or made! Barring none! [PDF format]
BreadNew York Style Jewish Rye Bread – Don’t buy any more Jewish Rye. Make your own!
Bread – Pizza Dough [July 2015]Basic Pizza Dough – Your basic pizza dough that can be used for a wide variety of pastries. [PDF format]
BreadRustic Sourdough – A good hearty sourdough bread.
BreadCS Rye Bread with Beer and Orange – A super, good and hearty dark bread. Recipe submitted by Gail McClellan Parker.
BreadSan Francisco Style Sourdough French Bread – A really good French bread.

Desserts
DessertAlmond Macaroons – Such a great treat! These macaroons are gluten and flour free. They are delicious.
Dessert – [March 2016] Apple Rose Pie Such a great treat! Fun way to make a delicious apple pie, but for individual pies. They are delicious. [PDF Format]
DessertBanana Cream Pie – A scrumptious banana custard based pie. It just does not last! Make two!
Dessert – [Jan 2016] Beet Panna Cotta A scrumptious panna cotta made from beets and coconut milk, of all things!. It just does not last! Eat two! [PDF Format]
DessertCS Chez Pannise Almond Tarte – If you like a wonderful almond taste, you’ll love this tarte. Use the French Tarte Dough recipe with this.
DessertChocolate Ganache Tarte – For chocolate lovers only! Use the French Tarte Dough recipe with this.
DessertCoeur à la Crème with Caramelized Strawberries – An awesome dessert with some fantastic caramelized strawberries. [PDF format]
DessertCS Dockside’s Peanut Butter Pie – For peanut butter lovers only! The original recipe from the Dockside Yacht Club, South Chesapeake City, MD. This pie is awesome and so easy to make. No cooking!
DessertDecadent Chocolate Cake – This is an awesome chocolate cake that Robin made for Marnie’s birthday. And the cake has no flour!
DessertCS Fasnachts Berliner – Such a great Pennsylvania Dutch Shrove Tuesday treat! A real family favorite and treat.
DessertFrench Tarte Dough – A quick and easy French tarte dough.
DessertHonig Lecheril – An awesome Holiday German cookie. Sweet with honey and taste bud excitement with cinnamon and clove.
DessertJeweled Fruitcake – You’ll love this fruitcake! It is awesome! Be sure to read Ode To A Fruitcake.
DessertLiebkuchen Dark Cookies – German Gingerbread cookies. This is a family favorite. Sweet and spicy. Great at Christmas.
DessertCS Falcon Fan’s Chocolate Birthday Cake – This is an awesome ganache and chocolate cake that Robin makes for Margaret Gunnell (Falcon Fan). There’s another story there but Maggie will have to tell you. Enjoy the cake! [PDF Format]
DessertMexican Chocolate Tofu Pudding – Don’t be surprised by the tofu! This is an extremely smooth, chocolatey, delicious pudding. Less than 100 calories per serving.
Pan Baked Lemon Almond Tart – A wonderful fruit tart.
DessertCS Skillet Apple Pie – A wonderful variation on the Great American Apple Pie. This is so very easy and Robin says the best apple pie she has ever had. Adapted from Trisha Yearwood. [PDF Format]
DessertStarfruit Pineapple Upside Down Cake – A wonderful variation on the Pineapple Upside Down Cake that Robin found and adapted. I love it! [PDF Format]
DessertTuscan Orange Cake – A wonderful fruity cake with the unmistakeable flavor of fresh orange. Also known as Schiacciata Alla Fiorentina. [PDF Format]

Other – [Gumbos, Relishes, Sauces, Spice Blends, Etc.]

—–Gumbo—–
Gumbo – [Sept 2010] CS Robin’s 70th Birthday Gumbo This is an awesome gumbo recipe that can be scaled. You must try this! [PDF Format]

—–Grilling, BBQ Sauces and Mops—–
BBQ Mop – [Aug 2014] Casey’s BBQ Hot Sop – This Hot Sop comes directly from South Central Tennessee. Aspen Hill, TN to be exact. [PDF format]
BBQ Rub – [Aug 2014] CS Basic BBQ Rub – This is a very versitile BBQ rub. It only has 4 ingredients, but will make a grilled or smoked pork product awesome. [PDF format]
BBQ Rub – [April 2016] CS Captain’s Shack KC Style Rub – This is a very versitile BBQ rub. Will make a grilled or smoked pork product awesome. [PDF format]
BBQ Rub – [April 2016] CS Captain’s Shack Memphis Rub – This is a very versitile BBQ rub in the Mempohis Style. Will make a grilled or smoked beef or chicken product awesome. [PDF format]
BBQ Rub – [April 2016] CS Captain’s Shack Montreal Rub – This is a very versitile BBQ rub in the familiar Montreal Style. Will make a grilled or smoked beef or chicken product awesome. [PDF format]
BBQ Sauce – [July 2015] CS BBQ Sauce Base – This is the recipe to start with for making your own BBQ sauce. Simple and exquisite. I have extended this one to make a Bourbon BBQ Sauce, but you don’t need to go that far. Make your own adjustments and add your own unique ingredients. [PDF]
BBQ Sauce – [Aug 2014] CS BBQ Sauce for Chicken or Beef – Really a Classic BBQ Sauce. This is great with chicken and probably beef and maybe pork. So easy to make.

—–Grilling—–
Grilling – [June 2017] CS – KC Spare Ribs – Really a Classic Pork Rib BBQ. There is a sauce and a rub with the recipe. These were soooooo good on Memorial Day! Really a great picnic/party dish.

—–Relish—–
Relish – [Sept 2015] CS Green Tomato Relish Very much of a family recipe. My Mother, Scottish, would save and use the “end of season” green tomatoes for this one. Instead of unripe, green tomatoes, if I can find some, I have used Green Zebra tomatoes – an heirloom tomato. [PDF]
Relish – [Nov 2016] CS Robin’s Cranberry Orange RelishA real Idaho Family favorite around Thanksgiving and Christmas. This goes extremely well with turkey – make enough so you have some on sandwiches – and chicken. [PDF]

——Sandwich—-
Sandwich – Monte Cristo Sandwich – An interesting and filling sandwich.

—–Italian Sauces—–
Sauce – [Jan 2015] Bolognese Sauce – One of the Classic Italian sauces. This is great with pasta and a variety of pastas. There are as many bolognese sauces as there are beef stews. Everyone has their own. [PDF]
Sauce – [Sept 2016] CS Marinara Sauce – One of the Classic Italian sauces. This is great with spaghetti and a variety of pastas. A Captain’s Shack favorite. [PDF]
Sauce – Italian Marinara Sauce – One of the Classic Italian sauces. This is great with spaghetti and a variety of pastas.
Sauce – Roasted Sweet Red Pepper and Sun Dried Tomato Sauce – McDonald’s has their “special sauce”. Wendy’s has their “special sauce”. Burger King has their “special sauce”. So do we and here is the recipe. Much better than any of the others!
Sauce – Sauce Alfredo – One of the Classic Italian Sauces. This is great with and designed for fettuccini. In her book Easy Tasty Italian, Laura Santtini says that an Alfredo Sauce is “.. the king of the fresh pasta sauces … and is described as a ‘heart attack on a plate'” This is our interpretation of the original sauce. Enjoy the sauce.[PDF format]

—-Classic and Mother Sauces——
Sauce – [March 2016] Crème Anglaise – One of the Classic French Sauces. A wonderful custard based sauce. Great with desserts. This particular has an apple brandy variation. [PDF format]
Sauce – Sauce Béarnaise – One of the Classic French Sauces. This is great with beef, lamb or asparagus, especially a grilled steak. [PDF format]
Sauce – [Dec 2015] CS Sauce Béarnaise II – One of the Classic French Sauces. Same sauce as above, only done in a blender. This is great with beef, lamb or asparagus, especially a grilled steak. [PDF format]
Sauce – CS Sauce Beurre Blanc – One of the Classic French Sauces. This is great with halibut, or any mild white fish, or asparagus. Original cooking style. [PDF format]
Sauce – CS Sauce Hollandaise – One of the Classic French Mother Sauces. A very Easy Blender Hollandaise sauce. This is great with asparagus and with Eggs Benedict. So easy to make. [PDF Format]
Sauce – [Sept 2016] Sauce Hollandaise – Roasted Garlic and Tomato – One of the Classic French Mother Sauces. A very Easy Blender Hollandaise sauce. This is great with Eggs Benedict. So easy to make and different. [PDF Format]
Sauce – Sauce Diane – One of the Classic French Sauces. Great with grilled meats, especially buffalo.
Sauce – [Sept 2016] CS Sauce Gribiche – One of the Classic French Sauces. CS Sauce Gribiche is similar to an aioli or a mayonnaise sauce with chopped hard cooked eggs, capers, pickles and herbs. It is also terrific over meat or fish or even potatoes! You can substitute 1/2 cup mayonnaise (or to taste) instead of making your own. Taste and add mustard and/or vinegar, if desired. [PDF]
Sauce – CS Sauce Montmorency – One of the Classic French sauces. This is great with Duck, Chicken or Bone-In Pork Chops. [PDF format]
Sauce – CS Puttanesca – One of the Classic Tuscan Sauces. This is the very basic recipe. It makes a wonderful Pasta di Gamberetti Puttanesca. [PDF format]
Sauce – Sauce Robert – One of the Classic French Sauces. Great with pork or boar.
Sauce – Tartar Sauce – Really a great tartar sauce for seafood. Great with salmon or any white fish. Slightly spicy and creamy and good. [PDF format]
Sauce – [Jan 2015] Thai Brown Sauce – A really good and versitle Asian style brown sauce. Great with chicken, pork, salmon or any white fish. Slightly spicy and rich. [PDF format]
Sauce – Yogurt Cucumber Sauce – One of the Classic Mediterranean Sauces. Great with lamb dishes.
—–Cajun Seasonings—–
Spices – [Feb 2015] Cajun Seasoning – A good Cajun spice blend. [PDF format]
Spices – [Feb 2015] Cajun Spice Blend – A good Cajun style spice blend. Slightly sweet. [PDF format]
Spices – [Feb 2015] Creole Seasoning – A good Creole spice blend. This is different from the one above.[PDF format]
Spices – [Sept 2015] Herbs de Provence – A good basic spice blend that can be used in a variety of dishes, including, chicken, pork and lamb to name a few. This is how we make it. [PDF format]

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