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Frankie's Favorites

Cranberry Sauce With Mandarin Oranges

3/18/2020 meps 0

1 12-oz bag of cranberries, rinsed 11-oz can of mandarin oranges in light syrup 1/4 to 1/2 C sugar or brown sugar Drain the syrup from the oranges into a medium saucepan. Add the cranberries […]

Pork larb
Asian

Pork Larb (cold Thai meat salad)

1/3/2020 meps 0

I’ve had the chicken version of this many times in Thai restaurants. But what inspired me to make it this time was a very dry pork roast that was left over from Thanksgiving. The new […]

Asian

Savory tapioca snacks

5/2/2018 meps 0

Based on a traditional Indonesian dish. 1/4 C water or coconut milk 1 T diced onion or garlic 1/4 t black or white pepper Large pinch of salt 1/2 C tapioca starch Bring the first […]

Salsa verde
Meps original

Salsa verde

7/1/2017 meps 0

Also known as green salsa or tomatillo salsa. 6 tomatillos, cut into 2-inch pieces 6 large sprigs of cilantro Grind up in blender. You should not need to add water, but if it is too […]

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Asian

Simple Thai Coconut Curry

1/26/2016 meps 0

This is a pattern recipe, which means you can make it a bunch of different ways, and it will always be yummy. But it also means that the instructions are a little bit vague, similar […]

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Dairy-free

Yummiest Vegan Stuffing

1/3/2016 meps 0

1 loaf of whole wheat bread, cut or torn into 1-inch cubes (I use scissors for this) 2 green bell peppers, seeded and cut into chunks 1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into chunks […]

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Meps original

Sweet Potato Pie a la Meps

1/3/2016 meps 0

My father always raves about grocery-store sweet potato pie from the Publix bakery. As a homemade pie-baker, this offended my sensibilities, so I set out to research the best homemade sweet potato pie. Much to […]

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Desserts

Creamsicle (Orange-Vanilla) Fluff

6/11/2014 meps 0

I came up with this recipe for a 1970’s-themed book club potluck. It’s very much in keeping with the “fluffy salads” of the 70’s. They were so sweet, they were actually desserts that were served […]

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Meps original

Sour Milk Cornbread

2/22/2014 meps 0

Even though we don’t have refrigeration aboard Flutterby, we often buy milk anyway, in hopes that a half-gallon will keep long enough, down near the hull, to enjoy it in our coffee for 4 or […]

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5/2 fasting diet

Zucchini-Kidney Soup with Tomatoes

2/21/2014 meps 0

This has a wonderful blend of flavors, and it’s only 600 calories for the entire pot. It’s a filling lunch or a perfect dinner for two people on a diet. 3 T bacon bits 1 […]