Daily Archives April 23, 2015

scandinavian hamburgers

Scandinavian Hamburgers (Biff ? la Lindstrom)

1 pound ground beef
1 egg
1/2 cup cold mashed potatoes
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup minced pickled beets
2 tablespoons minced onion
2 tablespoons capers

Mix beef, egg, potatoes, salt and pepper. Stir in remaining ingredients. Shape mixture into 4 patties, each about 1 inch thick.

Set oven to broil or 550 degrees F...

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russian pot roast

Russian Pot Roast

Serve with hot buttered egg noodles.

5 medium potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 medium onions, sliced
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 (3 to 4 pound) beef boneless rump roast,
    chuck eye roast or bottom round
1 teaspoon instant beef bouillon
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup dairy sour cream
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/4 cup minced dill weed
1 teaspoon lemon juice

Cook and stir ...

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eggplant spread

Eggplant Spread (Baklazhannaia Ikra)

Serve this very cold with highly-flavored breads.

1 (1 pound) eggplant
1 medium green bell pepper
1 small onion, chopped
2 large cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4 cup tomato paste
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
Cocktail pumpernickel rye bread or black bread

Prick eggplant 3 or 4 times with fork...

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fried lumpia

Fried Lumpia

This is good with either pork or shrimp. Be sure to set aside enough time to prepare the rolls.

1 pound ground pork or chopped shrimp
1/4 cup chopped water chestnuts
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup minced fresh mushrooms
2 egg yolks
3 teaspoons soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt, or to taste
Pepper, to taste
Vegetable oil
Fresh spring roll wrappers
Sweet and Sour Sauce with Apricots

Mix a...

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caramel bananas with rum

Caramel Bananas with Rum

2/3 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons whipping cream
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
3 tablespoons rum
4 medium bananas
1/2 cup chilled whipping cream
1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
1/4 cup sliced almonds

Cook and stir 2/3 cup brown sugar, 2 tablespoons whipping cream and the butter over low heat until sugar is dissolved and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat; stir in rum...

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