Tag Archives: Jeff Smith

The Frugal Gourmet’s Greek Salad

This salad is common at good Greek restaurants, and it is a great favorite of my family. If you make a gigantic version, it will provide a grand summer evening meal. The wine should be white; the bread, crunchy. Cherry … Continue reading

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Basic Fennel Dressing

1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup peanut oil 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 1/2 cup white vinegar 1 tsp sugar or more to taste 1 Tbsp dry mustard 1 tsp fennel, ground 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1/8 cup dried parsley … Continue reading

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The Frugal Gourmet’s Cream of Mushroom Soup

3 pounds chicken backs and necks 2 quarts water 4 stalks celery, chopped 6 carrots, chopped 1 yellow onion, peeled and chopped 1 ounce dried European mushrooms 1 1/2 cups water 1 pound white mushrooms, sliced 2 Tbsp butter or … Continue reading

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The Frugal Gourmet’s Tomato Soup

6 ripe tomatoes, chopped 2 Tbsp butter or oil 3 cups Chicken Soup Stock 1 cup milk or cream salt and pepper to taste butter celery leaves for garnish Saute the tomatoes in the butter or oil until they are … Continue reading

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