Daily Bread Recipe Index

Appetizers

First courses

  • Coquilles St. Jacques, December 26
  • Garlic shrimp, March 11

Cold dips and spreads

  • Basic crudité dip, July 28
  • Black bean salsa, April 2
  • BLT dip, September 22
  • Broccoli dip, July 28
  • Chunky guacamole, January 7
  • Dijon bacon dip, July 28
  • Dio’s bruschetta, December 10
  • Garlic hummus, May 14
  • Homemade salsa, May 4
  • Layered taco dip, February 2
  • Louise’s addictive chip dip, October 19
  • Olive and cheese bruschetta, September 24
  • Roasted red pepper hummus, May 14
  • Suzanne’s curry dip, July 28
  • Vegetable platter suggestions, July 28
  • Whipped lemon garlic dip, August 7
  • Zete tailgate dip, October 19

Hot dips and spreads

  • Artichoke spread, January 15
  • Hot crabmeat dip, January 21
  • Spinach and artichoke dip, November 1

Hors d’ouevres

  • Bacon and water chestnuts, May 9
  • Caramelized bacon, August 14
  • Cocktail mushrooms, April 28
  • Crab crostini, May 7
  • Deviled eggs, March 31
  • Drunk dogs, June 10
  • Hot dogs à la Winston, June 10
  • Loaded nachos, November 19
  • Marinated shrimp appetizer, December 23
  • Miniature blue cheese salad bowls, August 23
  • Miniature crab cakes with rémoulade sauce, April 5
  • Mini cheese quiches, May 27
  • Mini meatballs, August 3
  • Mushroom-onion tartlets, July 23
  • Parmesan herb bites, July 16
  • Party meatballs, August 3
  • Party rye goodies, June 15
  • Petite mushroom sandwiches, November 23
  • Potato skins, March 16
  • Roasted edamame, February 8
  • Sausage balls, December 6
  • Savory cheese puffs, September 19
  • Tea sandwiches, September 29
  • Toasted spinach triangles, November 23
  • Virginia ham biscuits, April 30

Snacks

  • Cheese straws, September 19
  • Holiday pecans, December 2
  • Nuts and bolts snack mix, February 29

Soups and Stews

Hot soups

  • Avgolemono soup, August 13
  • Beef and barley soup, October 1
  • Black-eyed pea soup, January 1
  • Carrot ginger soup, November 15
  • Celery soup, February 4
  • Chicken noodle soup, March 13
  • Chunky leek and potato soup, October 23
  • Corn chowder with bacon, February 17
  • Cream of broccoli soup, September 6
  • Cream of peanut soup, November 11
  • Cream of tomato soup, September 13
  • Cream of vegetable soup, April 10
  • Diet soup, January 22
  • Easy navy bean soup, January 19
  • “Feel better” soup, September 21
  • French Canadian pea soup with ham, February 21
  • French onion soup gratinée, February 28
  • Lobster bisque with cognac, December 31
  • Minestrone with meatballs, September 3
  • Mushroom soup with Brie, January 11
  • New England clam chowder, October 7
  • Pumpkin soup, October 12
  • She crab soup, May 1
  • Sorrel soup, May 21
  • Spring pea soup, April 14
  • Vegetable soup, March 19
  • Vegetable stock, October 18
  • Virginia ham chowder, November 4

Cold soups

  • Chilled carrot soup, June 4
  • Cold avocado soup, July 21
  • Cold beet soup, August 29
  • Gazpacho, July 9
  • Minty cucumber soup, July 13
  • Senegalese, April 24
  • Vichyssoise, June 19
  • Winter gazpacho, December 7

Stews and chili

  • Beef stew, February 9
  • Black bean chili with avocado salsa, December 11
  • Game day chili for 30, February 1
  • Irish lamb stew, March 17
  • Italian stew, December 5
  • Kielbasa stew, October 16
  • Texas chili, October 31
  • Virginia Brunswick stew, December 13

Salads and Salad Dressings

Salads

  • Antipasto salad platter, September 7
  • Aunt Pat’s pasta salad, July 25
  • Beet salad, August 30
  • Boston lettuce salad with avocado dressing, May 8
  • Caesar salad, May 12
  • Caprese salad, July 2
  • Chicken salad, March 27
  • Chickpea salad, February 20
  • Cole slaw, September 26
  • Curried chicken salad, June 8
  • French potato salad, September 1
  • Fresh corn and edamame salad, July 27
  • Gert’s Cloisonné salad, April 1
  • Greek tomato salad, July 29
  • Hot chicken salad, October 13
  • Kathy’s pasta salad, March 12
  • Lookout picnic potato salad, June 6
  • Mixed field greens with fresh herbs, January 3
  • Pasta salad with Parmesan dressing, April 8
  • Pea salad, May 31
  • Roasted shrimp salad, July 5
  • Spinach and bacon salad, April 18
  • Tabbouleh salad, June 17
  • Taco salad, August 30
  • Tomato and cucumber platter, August 19
  • Tomato aspic with cucumber salsa, June 23
  • Wedge salad, February 27

Dressings

  • Avocado dressing, May 8
  • Basil ranch dressing, June 26
  • Chunky blue cheese dressing, February 27
  • Creamy tarragon vinaigrette, March 24
  • Homemade mayonnaise, March 3
  • Lemon vinaigrette, July 3
  • Lulu dressing, May 11
  • Mrs. Common’s salad dressing, July 3
  • My basic vinaigrette, January 3
  • Nini’s salad dressing, December 4
  • Oregano vinaigrette, March 24
  • Parmesan dressing, April 8
  • Petite marmite salad dressing, December 18

Main Courses – Crêpes

  • Crêpes, August 8
  • Crêpe fillings, August 9

Main Courses – Poultry

  • Baked chicken breasts with mushrooms. June 21
  • Buddy’s chicken tenders, December 14
  • Chicken and broccoli Alfredo. April 17
  • Chicken and sausage jambalaya, August 16
  • Chicken Divan, May 10
  • Chicken Marbella, August 28
  • Chicken piccata, January 29
  • Chicken pot pie, February 13
  • Chicken Tetrazzini, February 26
  • Chicken with herb butter, June 2
  • Community cookbook chicken, September 27
  • Coq au vin, October 22
  • Creamed chicken with sherry, November 24
  • Crisp chicken with garlic paprika sauce, July 20
  • Fried chicken, August 2
  • Grandma’s Christmas Eve casserole, December 24
  • Grilled chicken skewers, May 25
  • Hot chicken salad, October 13
  • Maple baked chicken breasts, August 24
  • Roast chicken, January 8
  • Rosemary baked chicken, February 22
  • Stuffed chicken breasts, March 7
  • Tarragon chicken, July 24
  • Thanksgiving turkey, November 28
  • Union Club hot turkey sandwich, January 17
  • Virginia Brunswick stew, December 13

Main Courses – Meat

Beef

  • “5 minute” steak with blue cheese butter, January 4
  • All-American burgers, July 4
  • Baked steak McKean, March 14
  • Bargain cut roast beef, October 5
  • Beef fajitas, May 5
  • Beef medallions with Roquefort sauce, February 16
  • Beef stew, February 9
  • Black bean chili with avocado salsa, December 11
  • Blade steaks with lemon butter steak sauce, November 22
  • Boeuf Bourguignon, August 11
  • Bourbon braised short ribs, November 16
  • Chianti braised short ribs, June 13
  • Dawn’s brisket, May 16
  • Denise’s meatloaf, April 27
  • French Canadian shepherd’s pie, March 25
  • French onion ground beef, September 8
  • Game day chili for 30, February 1
  • Herbed roast beef in salt crust, November 8
  • Marinated and grilled London broil, May 23
  • Marinated flank steak, April 4
  • Meatloaf with spicy mushroom gravy, November 5
  • Perfect beef tenderloin, October 27
  • Philly cheesesteak sandwiches, February 10
  • Pot roast with pan gravy, January 28
  • Ragù sauce, March 4
  • Roast beef, December 16
  • Roast beef panini, July 17
  • Steak au poivre, June 5
  • Tourtière de Québec, December 21
  • Texas chili, October 31
  • Texas pot roast, April 13

Lamb

  • Butterflied leg of lamb, June 12
  • Grilled lamb chops, July 31
  • Herb roasted leg of lamb, April 25
  • Irish lamb stew, March 17
  • Italian stew, December 5
  • Rack of lamb with Marsala wine sauce, August 15
  • Rack of lamb with mustard crust, January 23
  • Rosemary lamb chops, March 26

Pork

  • Barbecued baby back ribs, August 21
  • Bourbon pork tenderloin with mustard sauce, May 18
  • Chicken and sausage jambalaya, August 16
  • Christine’s slow-baked ham, October 25
  • Crown roast of pork, December 25
  • Crusted pork chops, August 4
  • French Canadian meat pie, May 29
  • Glazed baked ham, March 28
  • Italian stew, December 5
  • Kielbasa stew, October 16
  • Marinated pan-grilled pork chops, September 4
  • Quick and easy baby back ribs, June 30
  • Quick cassoulet, May 3
  • Pork tenderloin with marmalade sauce, March 21
  • Sausage ragout, November 10
  • Slow-cooked pulled pork barbecue, September 25
  • Tourtière de Québec, December 21

Veal

  • Tourtière de Québec, December 21
  • Veal piccata, June 28
  • Veal scaloppini with tomato sauce, February 5

Main Courses – Pasta

  • Chicken and broccoli Alfredo. April 17
  • Chicken Tetrazzini, February 26
  • Fettuccine Alfredo, January 26
  • Lasagna, January 13
  • Manicotti with ragù sauce, March 5
  • Penne à la vodka with sausage meatballs, October 8
  • Rigatoni with peas and arugula, November 3
  • Saffron linguine with shrimp, April 23
  • Spaghetti carbonara, September 17
  • Spaghetti with meatballs, August 27
  • Summer pasta with tomatoes and pesto, July 22
  • Super simple pasta, December 3

Main Courses – Fish & Seafood

Clams, crab

  • Crab cakes with basil ranch dressing, June 26
  • New England clam chowder, October 7
  • Halibut, sea bass, swordfish, tuna,
  • Grilled swordfish with lemon caper sauce, April 16
  • Pan grilled halibut fillets, December 8
  • Sea bass with tomatoes and capers, September 12
  • Tuna steaks braised with wine and olives, February 19

Lobster

  • Baked lobster with hollandaise, July 18

Salmon

  • Poached salmon with spinach sauce, January 2
  • Salmon with leek sauce, June 16

Shrimp

  • Grilled shrimp, August 25
  • Saffron linguine with shrimp, April 23
  • Sea Island shrimp, September 18
  • Shrimp and artichoke casserole, October 9
  • Sweet and sour shrimp, February 6

Slow Cooker Recipes

  • Bourbon braised short ribs, November 16
  • Italian stew, December 5
  • Kielbasa stew, October 16
  • Ragù sauce, March 4
  • Slow-cooked pulled pork barbecue, September 25
  • Virginia Brunswick stew, December 13

Sides

Artichokes

  • Artichokes with lemon thyme dressing, April 22

Asparagus

  • Asparagus stir fry, October 20
  • Asparagus tips with lemon butter sauce, December 12
  • Roasted asparagus with lemon butter, February 11

Beans

  • Baked beans, June 18
  • Green bean casserole, October 29
  • Green beans with grilled shallots, January 10
  • Southern green beans with bacon, November 7
  • Succotash with bacon bits, June 11

Beets

  • Roasted beets with sautéed greens, October 4

Broccoli and broccolini

  • Broccoli and cheddar gratin, January 30
  • Broccoli casserole with almonds and bacon, August 17
  • Roasted broccolini, February 11
  • Risotto with broccoli and almonds, October 24

Brussels sprouts

  • Brussels sprouts with bacon, January 27
  • Roasted Brussels sprouts with pecans, October 14
  • Buttery Brussels sprouts, November 18

Carrots

  • Baked carrots, September 10
  • Buttered carrots, January 24
  • Creamed peas and carrots, December 19
  • Roasted carrots with thyme, May 19

Cauliflower

  • Cauliflower au gratin, February 7
  • Cauliflower with broccoli sauce, September 28

Corn

  • Corn pudding, November 14
  • Succotash with bacon bits, June 11

Mushrooms

  • Mushroom gratin, June 9
  • Sautéed mushrooms and shallots, November 21

Onions

  • Club des Monts onions, July 30
  • Creamed onions, November 27
  • Onion rings, June 29
  • Vidalia onion casserole, May 22

Peas

  • Creamed peas and carrots, December 19

Potatoes

  • Fingerling potatoes with arugula, January 16
  • Les frites, June 24
  • Mashed potatoes, February 18
  • Michelle’s potatoes gratin, April 11
  • Oven-roasted red potatoes with Roquefort, May 13
  • Oven crisp red potatoes, April 19
  • Parmesan potato cake, March 9
  • Potato and Parmesan gratin, August 10
  • Poutine, June 24
  • Red potatoes with parsley and chives, August 31
  • Scalloped potatoes, November 20
  • Skillet potatoes, October 15
  • Twice-baked potatoes with cheese, January 5

Spinach

  • Creamed spinach, March 15
  • Creamed spinach with Boursin cheese, May 6
  • Spinach stuffed tomatoes, June 30

Squash

  • Squash casserole, April 20

Tomatoes

  • Broiled tomatoes, February 23
  • Caramelized tomato slices with melted cheese, May 28
  • Fried green tomatoes, June 3
  • Katherine’s Provençal tomatoes, March 2
  • Spinach stuffed tomatoes, June 14
  • Tomato pie, July 14
  • Tomato tart, August 6

Turnips

  • Mashed turnip casserole, March 6
  • Mashed turnips, October 10

Vegetable variety

  • Roasted vegetables with rosemary, December 1
  • Vegetables in cream sauce, March 29
  • Rice, grains, pasta, and other sides
  • Baked rice with consommé, September 14
  • Cheesy grits, September 5
  • Herb sausage stuffing, November 29
  • Macaroni and cheese, August 1
  • Parmesan risotto with vegetables, March 20
  • Risotto with broccoli and almonds, October 24
  • Sarah’s vermouth rice, April 9
  • Yorkshire pudding, December 17

Sweets Cakes and frostings

Cakes

  • Apple cake, October 6
  • Applesauce cake, February 24
  • Bakery cake icing, October 2
  • Butter frosting, October 2
  • Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting, March 22
  • Harvey Wallbanger cake, November 9
  • Lemon butter cake, August 18
  • Lemon pound cake with blueberry sauce, September 30
  • Molten chocolate cakes, May 15
  • Pam’s chocolate cake, April 26
  • Rum cake with glaze toppings, January 6
  • Sally’s wine cake, July 11
  • Tanasha’s red velvet cupcakes, November 12
  • Vanilla butter cream frosting, April 26

Pies and tarts

  • Apple tart, November 25
  • Berry tarts with custard and chocolate, July 6
  • Black bottom pie, September 16
  • Chocolate raspberry blueberry pie, September 23
  • Fresh summer berry tart, June 25
  • Fudge brownie pie, February 14
  • Grasshopper pie, October 17
  • Kentucky bourbon pie, May 2
  • Key lime pie, April 12
  • Pastry dough, August 20
  • Pumpkin pie, November 26
  • Tarte au sucre, December 30

Cookies and bars

  • Chocolate chip cookies, October 26
  • Cindy’s frosted butterscotch cookies, January 14
  • Holiday shortbread, December 22
  • Lemon bars, January 20
  • Lucie’s sucre à la crème, June 20
  • Marbled brownies, September 11

Desserts

  • HBS apple crisp, November 2
  • Canadian maple mousse, July 1
  • Chocolate mousse, March 1
  • Crème caramel, April 29
  • Crêpes with rum sauce, December 20
  • Peach and blueberry crisp, July 26
  • Peach cobbler, June 22
  • Profiteroles with Caramilk sauce, January 25
  • Strawberries Romanoff, May 30

Dessert sauces

  • Blueberry sauce, September 30
  • Brandy hard sauce, February 24
  • Butterscotch-pecan sauce, July 8
  • Hathaway Brown chocolate sauce, December 27
  • Hot fudge sauce, February 15
  • Hot strawberry sauce, July 8
  • Mint chocolate sauce, December 27

Breads and Brunch

Breads and muffins

  • Banana bread, January 31
  • Blueberry coffee cake, January 18
  • Blueberry orange bread, July 7
  • Carrot cake muffins, October 11
  • Cheese toasts, September 9
  • Ciel sur Mer blueberry muffins, June 1
  • Corn bread muffins, February 3
  • French toast, March 10
  • Ginger bread, September 20
  • Herbed French bread, August 26
  • Monkey bread, August 5
  • Oatmeal bread, November 17
  • Parmesan cheese bread, August 26
  • Pumpkin bread, October 3
  • Skillet corn bread, October 30

Eggs and cheese

  • Baked eggs Florentine, April 21
  • Breakfast casserole, July 12
  • Cheese and bacon quiche, February 12
  • Croque Madame, May 20
  • French omelet, March 23
  • Herb-leek tart, January 12
  • Leek and corn quiche, June 7
  • Mike & Charley’s quiche, August 22
  • Monica’s VGF breakfast casserole, April 6
  • Scrambled eggs, December 28
  • St. Paul’s cheese soufflé, March 18

Meat, chicken, potatoes

  • Caramelized bacon, August 14
  • Corned beef hash, December 15
  • Creamed chipped beef, February 25
  • Crêpes, August 8
  • Crisp bacon, May 31
  • Croque Madame, May 20
  • Hash browns, December 29

Sauces and Condiments

Sauces and gravy

  • Barbecue sauce, May 17
  • Béarnaise sauce, July 19
  • Béchamel sauce, November 30
  • Gravy, January 9
  • Hollandaise sauce, July 19
  • Homemade salsa, May 4
  • Lemon butter sauce, December 12
  • Marinara sauce, November 13
  • Mornay sauce, November 30
  • Mustard sauce, May 18
  • Mustard sauce for ham, October 25
  • Mushroom sherry sauce, March 8
  • Quick béarnaise sauce, October 28
  • Quick hollandaise sauce, October 28
  • Ragù sauce, March 4
  • Rémoulade sauce, April 5
  • Spicy mushroom gravy, November 6
  • Velouté sauce, November 30

Steak sauces

  • Au poivre sauce, June 5
  • Béarnaise sauce, July 19
  • Caramelized onion and mushroom steak sauce, April 15
  • Chive and shallot steak sauce, April 15
  • Lemon butter steak sauce, November 22
  • Quick béarnaise sauce, October 28

Butters and marinades

  • Blue cheese butter, January 4
  • Maître d’hôtel butter, December 8
  • Marinade for beef, May 23
  • Marinade for lamb, June 12

Condiments

  • Avocado crème fraîche for grilled fish, September 2
  • Avocado salsa, December 11
  • Basil pesto, May 26
  • Céline’s onion relish, June 27
  • Corn and tomato relish, June 27
  • Cretons, July 10
  • Herb rub for meat or fish, April 7
  • Herbes salées, September 15
  • Homemade croutons, May 24
  • Persillade, March 2

Beverages

  • Bloody Caesar, October 21
  • Bloody Mary, October 21
  • Honeydew-Kiwifruit smoothie, July 15
  • Hunter’s Planter’s Punch, April 3
  • Monticello eggnog, December 9
  • Strawberry-Lemonade smoothie, July 15

Tips

  • How to clarify butter, September 28
  • How to make crème fraîche, September 2
  • How to peel peaches, June 22
  • How to store and peel tomatoes, July 9
  • Pasta cooking tips, January 26
  • Perfect hard-boiled eggs, March 30