BROCCOLI CASSEROLE WITH BLUE CHEESE Serves 8-10 2 Tbsp butter 2 Tbsp flour 3 oz package cream cheese, softened ¼ C crumbled blue cheese 1 C milk 20 oz broccoli, cooked, drained, and chopped (can use frozen) 1/3 C round butter crackers, crushed (about 10 Ritz-sized crackers) Preheat oven to 350o. Melt butter in a
This is a Big Food Favorite. In fact, I posted the recipe four years ago– almost to the day! Here it is.
“The cream will be reduced to a rich clotted sauce, needing no further thickening. Serve with rice mixed with peas.” —The New York Times Cook Book by Craig Claiborne (1961) CHICKEN BAKED IN CREAM 6 servings 6 Tbsp butter or bacon fat 2 2½-lb frying chickens, cut into serving pieces 3 C light cream 2/3
Clockwise from top: Creative Cooking Green Rice, Chicken Baked in Cream, Broccoli Casserole with Bleu Cheese It used to be Marica Cooks Monday but due to a deviation from Mr. Big Food’s normal teaching schedule, occasional Monday this semester will be Fancy. Mind you, that’s fancy food, not necessarily fancy dishes and such. That would