Pan-fried razor clams in a crunchy crust make a tasty shellfish appetizer when breaded with coarse Japanese panko bread crumbs. Allow enough additional time before cooking to freeze breaded clams so the coating sticks well.
A guaranteed show stopper. It's a big hit in my family. I learned this dessert from the best cook in the whole world, my (late) Grandmother. The apples and walnuts are optional - serve warm with whipped cream.
A rich potato soup that also has carrot, onion and celery. The chicken base also contributes to it's complex flavor. Chicken base is a strong reduction of chicken stock that is normally sold in a resealable plastic jar and should be kept refrigerated.
This recipe has a lot of sweetness and spice, so if you're looking for a classic BBQ sauce that's easy to make, look no further. It is very popular with users of 'ceramic' type smokers and grills, (i.e. Primo, Kamado, Big Green Egg, etc.)