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Old 09-09-2008, 05:13 PM   #1
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What is your signature dish?

Maybe a two part question.

What one dish do you consider to be your signature dish? The one dish that says YOU all over it. The one you are most proud to put in front of company.

Possible secone question. Those that you cook for on a frequent basis, may view a different dish as your signature. If you are aware of this then what is that one.

I feel that my signature dish is my cheesecake. I got the recipie from a restaurant that drew from miles around for just this cake. I top mine with three kinds of fruit and seldom have leftovers.

Many of my friends are very enamored with my Rye Bread. I have shipped it as far as Atlanta. Also great reviews.

Hope you all have fun with this.


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Old 09-09-2008, 05:26 PM   #2
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my signature dish is my stuffed tuna steak over wilted extra-petite baby spinach. posted in an actual cookbook, now, fer a recipe contest i won.
my frequent, & often signature dish is my chili. several people request my chili.

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Old 09-09-2008, 05:34 PM   #3
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My signature dish is my Thanksgiving dinner, the best 3 being my Turkey (stuffed with meyer lemons & fresh grown herbs), carrots in a dill cream sauce and the greatest sweet potato dish ever (and I got it here!): Best way of cooking sweet potato?

The one that most ask for is my cookies, specifically my Grandma's Monster Cookies. They're big & chewy and IMO, the greatest cookie in the world. Someday I hope to publish them (as well as other recipes) as a tribute to my Grandma.
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Old 09-09-2008, 05:59 PM   #4
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grannys chicken casserole.involves brocc.cooked chicken, cheese,and crumb topping. sauce added in has cream of chicken soup, mayo ,lemon juice , and chili powder. this is a top request from each person in the family. however i do get tired of it.babe
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Old 09-09-2008, 06:02 PM   #5
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I would have to say my Lasagna is my signature dish. My sons have requested it and others have raved about it.
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Old 09-09-2008, 06:04 PM   #6
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I have no idea what my signature dish is. Wow. I have never thought about that. I'll get back to you on this one. Maybe my husband will see this and weigh in. Ken? You out there?
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Old 09-09-2008, 06:04 PM   #7
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MY family and friends love my homemade ravioli and the sauce or gravy for them..They also request my stuffed onions..All three were from tying my mother-in-law to a chair and forcing the ingredients out of her These I learned to give my DH something he dearly loved after his mom couldn't do them anymore and also for his brothers who's wives just didn't want to be bothered..So I learned
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Old 09-09-2008, 07:09 PM   #8
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My signature dish is illegible
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Old 09-09-2008, 07:24 PM   #9
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has to be baby back ribs .. or mac and cheese ...
people are disappointed when they come over and i am
not cooking them ..
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Old 09-09-2008, 07:49 PM   #10
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I got a couple three or four

Chicken Moscow: a Russian chicken dish cooked on the bone with butter dill brandy and cream.

A lamb and eggplant lasagna (meat optional)

A lamb and cashew chili

A mesquite smoked whole chicken served with ratatouille (summer at its best!)

a fine putanesca sauce

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