Grub Americana


Chicago Style Hot Dog

Often described as “dragged through the garden” (reference to all of the vegetable toppings) this hot dog is a joy to eat in honor of the Windy City.

Carolina Slaw Dog

Delicious Carolina style slaw dogs topped with a creamy tangy coleslaw.

New York Pushcart Hot Dog

The recipe for onion sauce was given to me by a former co-worker and friend who sold his pushcart after 14 years selling hot dogs in New York City’s Central Park.

Fresh Fig Tart

The sweet tart crust is layered with almond cream, fig jam (either homemade or store-bought) and fresh figs.

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie was created as a way thrifty housewives could utilize their leftover roasts and meats to prepare hearty, tasteful meals . . .

Italian Ricotta Cheesecake

This cake is very rich, therefore the following recipe will make one 9-inch cheesecake from which you should get 14 slices.

New York Style Cheesecake

This classic New York cheesecake is the ultimate cheesecake. It’s dense, rich and creamy and so incredibly easy to make.

Ham and Sausage Strata

This strata needs to be refrigerated for at least 4 hours or overnight before baking, so plan accordingly.