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
Ellen Rogers of Granger, Ind., was in search of the recipe for a dish that her mother used to make with orange Jell-O, shredded carrots and small pineapple bits. She cannot locate the recipe and she has been unable to re-create the same taste.
Patricia Walter of Kingsville, Md., saw Rogers' request and thought she knew exactly the recipe Rogers...Read more
Bette Arnold Henderson of Bradenton, Fla., was in search of a recipe for baked stuffed eggplant, like the one she and her husband used to enjoy some years ago when they lived in Santa Barbara, Calif. It was served at Mariann's Italian Villa, and they liked the dish so much it came to be the only thing they would order from the restaurant's ...Read more
Gloria Luperini of Timonium, Md., was looking for a recipe for ricotta pie that she said is popular in the Italian-American community. She said that she has gathered many different recipes for the pie and has tried at least two that have been unsatisfactory. She was hoping a reader would be able to share a tried and true family recipe.
Dee ...Read more