My grandmother taught me that the best food is simple food, well prepared.

The longer I live, the more I appreciate her wisdom.

David Nale

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The following links will take you to some sample recipes from my Recipe Book...

Main Dishes:

Baked Fish with Orange Sauce One of my own inventions

Chicken and Dumplings  A great "meal-in-itself"

Chili con Carne Hearty and satisfying


Harvard Beets A favourite with our guests. A Pennsylvania Dutch Specialty.


Corn Bread (Pennsylvania Dutch) Warm and golden

Sauces and Dressings:

Dutch Cupboard Salad Dressing A Pennsylvania Dutch Specialty, served warm

Desserts and Sweets:

Candied Citrus Peel  For nibbling after a meal or in baking.

Cranberry-Oatmeal Delight Rich in fruit flavour, with a variety of textures.

Cape Cod Oatmeal Cookies  Bet you can't eat just one!

Fruit Cake - Dark Rich and moist.

Lemon Custard Pie Very nearly perfect...

Maple Custard  Simple to prepare. Real "comfort" food.

Rhubarb Pudding  Easy to prepare. Delightful use of rhubarb.

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