RJ Teich of Westminster, Md., was looking for a recipe for grilled tuna burgers. He said that Wegmans supermarket sometimes sells them in their fresh seafood section, usually during grilling season, but they are not always available and he is "addicted." Teich is a big fan of seafood and much prefers a tuna burger to the more ubiquitous salmon ...Read more
Sharlyn Bedford of Tracy, Calif., was looking for a recipe for making a "Toll House cupcake." She had the recipe many years ago but lost it and has had no luck finding anything quite like it. Bedford said the batter was heavier than normal cupcakes, and the cupcakes had a filling of nuts, brown sugar and chocolate chips that was put on top just ...Read more
Anita Pomeranz of Timonium, Md., was in search of a recipe for a black rice salad like the one that was served at a luncheon not long ago. She said it was delicious and made a wonderful warm weather side dish thanks to the lemony vinaigrette and combination of fresh vegetables and nuts.
Dawna Cobb of Baltimore shared a recipe for a black rice ...Read more
Bonnie Nelson of Bend, Ore., was searching for a recipe she had misplaced for making a cheesecake with two distinct layers, with the top layer consisting of sour cream and sugar, which can be made in a pie plate or a springform pan.
She said the recipe came from a newspaper in the 1970s and she often made it for special occasions. Nelson said ...Read more
Sue Dexter of Baltimore was looking for the recipe for the chilled tomato soup with crab meat that is served at the Baltimore Country Club. I contacted the club on her behalf, and unfortunately they were not willing to share their recipe for the soup.
Summer is the ideal time to make and serve a soup like this. Since I could not get the country...Read more
Fredona King from South Bend, Ind., wrote saying she is a big fan of the tiramisu served at Olive Garden restaurants. She said she has tried several recipes, but they were not as smooth and creamy as what is served at the restaurant. She was hoping I could find Olive Garden's recipe for her.
These days, there are multiple websites that provide ...Read more
Lynn Chambers of Baltimore was in search of a recipe for a salmon mousse similar to the one she enjoyed at a recent dinner party. She said her host had made the mousse in a fish-shaped mold and garnished it with olives for eyes. Chambers thought it was beautiful and delicious.
Stanley Scherr of Baltimore heard about Chambers' request and knew ...Read more