October 1978

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G-G-Ghost Stories

Oct 21, 2015 By Joe Nick Patoski

All Hallows Eve, which descends from the grand Celtic festival of the dead, was stirring up a cauldron of super­natural activity long before kids started donning costumes to harvest candy from the neighbors. But, alas, for some time, Halloween and the belief in spirits of the departed…

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Deep-Dish Pizza

Sep 30, 1978 By Texas Monthly

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 4 Pistou Deep-Dish Pizza Strawberry-Cassis Sherbet Crust 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1/2 cup unbleached white flour 1/2 cup wheat germ 1 stick plus 2 Tbsp butter, or use half wheat germ oil margarine…

Pistou

Sep 30, 1978 By Texas Monthly

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 4 Pistou Deep-Dish Pizza Strawberry-Cassis Sherbet Pistou 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 quarts water 1 potato diced 1 carrot, chopped 1/2 cup navy beans,…

Bavarian Creme au Cafe

Sep 30, 1978 By Texas Monthly

Lettuce Entertain You—Menu 3 Houmos Cream of Raw and Cooked Mushroom Soup Spanokopita Bavarian Crème au Café 2 Tbsp plain unflavored gelatin 1/2 cup strong coffee in a small bowl or pan 3/4 cup honey 8 egg yolks in a…

Spanokopita

Sep 30, 1978 By Texas Monthly

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 3 Houmos Cream of Raw and Cooked Mushroom Soup Spanokopita Bavarian Crème au Café 2 pounds fresh spinach or 2 12-ounce packages frozen spinach 1 pound filo dough (or strudel dough, available at most specialty stores)…

Houmos

Sep 30, 1978 By Texas Monthly

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 3 Houmos Cream of Raw and Cooked Mushroom Soup Spanokopita Bavarian Crème au Café 2 cups cooked garbanzos 1/3 cup sesame tahini 2 cloves garlic 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil…

Oranges Grand Marnier

Sep 30, 1978 By Texas Monthly

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 4 Garlic Soup Black Bean Enchiladas Oranges Grand Marnier 4 oranges, peeled and sliced crosswise and membranes removed 1/4 to 1/2 cup Grand Marnier 2 to 3 Tbsp slivered almonds 3 to 4 Tbsp chopped fresh mint…

Black Bean Enchiladas

Sep 30, 1978 By Texas Monthly

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 4 Garlic Soup Black Bean Enchiladas Oranges Grand Marnier Beans 2 Tbsp safflower or vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups black beans 6 cups water 1 Tbsp salt…

Garlic Soup

Sep 30, 1978 By Texas Monthly

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 4 Garlic Soup Black Bean Enchiladas Oranges Grand Marnier 2 heads garlic 2 quarts water or stock 2 tsp salt 2 whole cloves 1/4 tsp sage 1/4 tsp thyme 4 sprigs parsley 1…

Pears Poached in Red Wine

Sep 30, 1978 By Texas Monthly

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 1 A Different Onion Soup Spinach Timbale Pears Poached in Red Wine 2 cups red wine 1/4 cup crème de cassis 1/2 cup raisins stick of cinnamon 1/2 cup honey 4 pears, sliced, cored…

Spinach Timbale

Sep 30, 1978 By Texas Monthly

Lettuce Entertain You Menu 1 A Different Onion Soup Spinach Timbale Pears Poached in Red Wine 2 pounds fresh spinach or 2 12-ounce packages frozen spinach 1 Tbsp butter salt and ground pepper to taste pinch of nutmeg 1…

Strawberry-Cassis Sherbet

Sep 30, 1978 By Texas Monthly

Recipe from Lettuce Entertain You. 3 egg whites 1/3 cup water 3/4 cup honey 3 cups pureed strawberries 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/2 cup crème de cassis Grand Marnier (optional) Beat the egg whites until stiff. Boil the water and honey in a large,…

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