Steven Wolock

Greek Burgers

.5 t paprika .5 t dried parsley .5 t ground pepper .5 t salt .5 t garlic powder .5 t onion powder 1 T softened butter, optional if using lean meat like turkey 1 lb ground lamb, beef, or turkey Mix spices together in a bowl. Blend in softened butter if using. Add ground meat […]

Rotisserie Chicken

This could be done in an oven too. 1 whole chicken 1/2 C kosher Salt 1/2 C white or brown sugar or combo 1 t whole peppercorns 2 bay leaves 1/2 stick salted butter, softened 1 t paprika 1 t onion powder 1 t garlic powder 1/2 t ground black pepper 1/2 t salt Remove […]

Pickled Onions

1/3 C white vinegar 1/3 C apple vinegar 1 T water 3/4 T sugar 1 T kosher or sea salt 1 medium or 2 small red onion sliced very thin (use mandoline) 1 jalapeño, sliced, seeds and membrane removed if it’s a hot one (optional) Mix vinegar, water, sugar and salt in a 1 small […]

Instant Pot Jambalaya

1 T canola oil 1/2 lb smoked sausage, sliced into 1/4-in.-thick rounds 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs cut into 1-in. pieces 2-1/2 t Cajun seasoning divided 1 chopped medium yellow onion 1 chopped large celery stalk 1 chopped small green bell pepper 1 chopped small red bell pepper 2 t minced garlic 2 C […]

Lloyd’s Pizza Dough

266 gm warm water 3/8 tsp dry active yeast 200 mg 00 flour 200 mg all purpose flour 6 gm salt (heaping 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt) Dissolve water and yeast in a glass measuring cup. Combine flours and salt in a large bowl. Add water/yeast mixture and thoroughly combine with heavy spoon or a wet […]

New England Clam Chowder

This recipe uses a slow cooker but it could be done equally well on the stove. 1/3 salt pork, cut into small cubes 1 small onion, finely chopped 6 6.5 oz cans chopped clam in clam juice 2 8 oz bottles clam juice 2 bay leaves 2 large potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks 1/3 […]

Roast Turkey

Directions for an 18 lb brined turkey. Remove all oven racks except for one. Set this rack in the next-to-the-lowest position. Preheat the oven to 500°. Rinse turkey with cold water and then pat dry with paper towels. Loosely pack turkey with a combination of herbs, carrots, celery, and onion. Keep packing loose. (NOTE: skip […]

Brazilian Slow Cooker Black Beans

Original recipe 1 lb. black beans 6 cups water 1/2 onion, not chopped or sliced 1 or 2 whole garlic cloves 1 bay leaf 2 Tsp salt Rinse the beans a few times. Place black beans, onion, garlic cloves, and bay leaf in a slow cooker. Add water. Cook on high for about 4 hours or 6 […]

Whole Wheat Bread

From, but modified a bit. The original makes 4 loaves, I half it to 2  loaves. I use a stand mixer with the dough hook instead of kneading it by hand. Ingredients 1 envelopes yeast 2 cups water 1⁄4 cup butter, softened 1⁄8 cup molasses 1⁄4 cup honey 1 teaspoons salt 4 cups whole wheat flour 1 cups white flour […]

Turkey Chili

The original recipe is from 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 medium onion, chopped 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 tablespoons dried oregano 1 tablespoon salt 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 green bell peppers, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 2 (4 ounce) cans chopped green chile peppers, drained 2 lbs ground turkey 3 (28 ounce) […]

Tater Knots

3/4 stick melted butter 2 eggs 1/3 cup sour cream or plain yogurt, plus more for serving 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan a sprinkle of onion powder salt and black pepper, to taste 3 cups mashed potatoes Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Butter 12 cups of a muffin pan with some of the melted […]

Chicken Cassoulet

This recipe is from Makes 6 to 8 servings. Bake a lot longer than the recipe calls for. 8 bone-in chicken thighs (about 2 pounds) 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 8 ounces chicken kielbasa or better sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices 1 medium onion, […]

Pizza Sauce 2

Pizza Sauce 2 Pizza

Makes enough for one medium pizza. 1 C Basic Tomato Sauce* 1 28 oz can peeled whole plum tomatoes Salt and pepper to taste Heat the sauce in a small sauce pan. In a bowl, crush the plum tomatoes with your hands. Squeeze out most the liquid. Add to the tomato sauce. Add salt and […]

Bloody Mary Mix 2

64 oz tomato juice 6 T fresh squeezed lime juice 4 T white vinegar 2 T sugar 1-2 T horseradish 1-2 T Louisiana style hot sauce 1-2 t Worcestershire sauce 1/3 t salt 1/3 t pepper 1/4 t onion powder 1/8 t garlic powder

Make Ahead Latkes on the Grill

Makes about 24 latkes. This is for a Weber gas grill. 5 lb russet potatoes 8  eggs, well beaten 1/2 C minced onion (optional) 1-1/2 t baking powder 2-4 t salt white pepper to taste 9 T matzo meal Vegetable, peanut or other mild oil for frying. Peel potatoes and cut into large chunks. Grate potatoes […]


An easy to prepare quiche. Serves four. 1 9″ pie crust, refrigerated pre-made from the grocery store works great 2 C coarsely chopped fresh spinach 3/4 C coarsely chopped ham 3/4 C grated cheddar Hefty sprinkle of grated parmesean 6 large eggs 1 C half and half salt and pepper Pre-heat oven to 450º. Line […]



Makes 2 Margaritas Kosher salt 2 pieces of fresh lime 3 oz Tequilla 2 oz fresh squeezed lime juice 1 oz Cointreau (not Triple Sec) 1 oz Rose’s Lime Juice Pour some salt into a container wide enough to fit the glasses. A small plate works. Wet rim of 2 glasses with lime or a damp […]