Recipes

All of Gale's recipes that are available on the site are listed below. Or, you can choose to filter by cookbook by clicking on one of the following links:

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  • Cuccidati (Sicilian Fig Cookies)
    February 12th, 2018

    Makes 4 – 5 dozen cookies Ingredients For the filling: 8 ounces dried figs, chopped 4 ounces citron or candied … Continue reading


    Chocolate Pavlova Wreath
    December 16th, 2017

    Serves 8-10 Ingredients ½ cup egg whites, at room temperature (from 3-4 eggs) 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/8 teaspoon … Continue reading


    Chocolate Chip Orange Bread Pudding
    December 16th, 2017

    Makes 8 to 10 servings Ingredients 8 cups cubed challah or other soft golden bread 6 eggs 1 cup granulated … Continue reading


    Almond-Ginger Tea Cake
    December 16th, 2017

    Makes 1 cake Ingredients 1 ¼ cups sugar 8 ounces almond paste 10 ounces (2 ½ sticks) unsalted butter, softened … Continue reading


    Almond Lemon and Rosemary Cake
    December 16th, 2017

    Makes 12 – 16 servings Ingredients For the cake: ¾ cup Greek yogurt or sour cream 1 ½ cups sugar … Continue reading


    Toasted Cous Cous with Kalamatta Olives
    December 16th, 2017

    Makes 8 servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 large shallot, diced 2 cups Israeli cous cous 3 … Continue reading


    Ratatouille
    December 16th, 2017

    Makes 8 – 10 servings Ingredients 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 large red onion, large dice 1 large or 2 … Continue reading


    Poultry Kofta Kebabs
    December 16th, 2017

    Serves 6-8 Ingredients ½ pound chicken thigh meat ½ pound ground turkey 3 cloves garlic, minced ½ teaspoon kosher salt … Continue reading


    Pea and Garlic Dip
    December 16th, 2017

    Serves 8 as an appetizer Ingredients 1 pound bag frozen peas, thawed 10 mint leaves 2 medium cloves garlic, peeled … Continue reading


    Cranberry Angel Food Cake
    November 8th, 2017

    Makes 1 cake that serves 10 – 12 Ingredients For the cake: 1 ½ cups egg whites (from about 1 … Continue reading


    Green Beans with Shallot Butter
    November 8th, 2017

    Serves 8 Ingredients: 2 pounds green beans, stem ends removed 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 large shallots, minced Salt and … Continue reading


    Oat Berries with Wild Mushrooms, Roasted Carrots, and Toasted Pecans
    November 8th, 2017

    Serves 8 Ingredients: 1 cup oat groats (I call them oat berries) 1 ½ cups apple ginger cider 2 cups … Continue reading


    Braised Leeks with Sea Salt
    November 8th, 2017

    Serves 8 Ingredients: 4 large leeks 2 cups chardonnay or other white wine 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 teaspoon sea … Continue reading


    Pumpkin Spice Cake
    November 7th, 2017

    Makes 1 9-inch cake Ingredients: 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 … Continue reading


    Peas with Tarragon Butter
    November 7th, 2017

    Serves 8 Ingredients: 1 pound frozen peas 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons chopped tarragon Salt and pepper Warm the … Continue reading


    Sweet Corn Pudding
    November 7th, 2017

    Serves 8 Ingredients ½ cup chopped bacon 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup chopped onion 4 ears sweet corn, kernels removed … Continue reading


    Rolled Pork Loin with Dried Fruit Stuffing and Apple Cider Sauce
    November 7th, 2017

    Ingredients: ½ cup dried cherries ½ cup chopped dried figs ½ cup chopped dried pears ½ cup brandy 1 pork … Continue reading


    Pâte Brisée
    October 1st, 2017

    Makes 1 crust Ingredients 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour 6 ounces (1 ½ sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces and … Continue reading


    French Tomato Tart
    October 1st, 2017

    Makes 1 tart that serves 6 – 8 Ingredients For the pastry 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt … Continue reading


    Blueberry Frangipane Tart
    October 1st, 2017

    Makes 1 tart that serves 12 Ingredients 1 recipe Pâte Brisée (see above), rolled out to fit a 10-inch tart … Continue reading


    Apple Strip Tart
    October 1st, 2017

    Makes one tart that serves 6 Ingredients 1 sheet Puff pastry Egg wash from 1 egg and 1 tablespoon cream … Continue reading


    Almond Lemon and Rosemary Cake
    September 10th, 2017

    Makes 12 – 16 servings Ingredients ¾ cup Greek yogurt or sour cream 1 ½ cups sugar 4 eggs 1 … Continue reading


    Sicilian Caponata
    September 10th, 2017

    Serves 4 Ingredients: 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1 eggplant, cubed 1 red bell pepper, cubed 1 red onion, chopped 2 … Continue reading


    Kofta Kebabs
    September 10th, 2017

    Serves 6 Ingredients: 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 pound ground lamb 3 Tablespoons minced onion 3 … Continue reading


    Greek Potato Garlic Dip
    September 10th, 2017

    Makes 2 cups Ingredients: 2 russet potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters (about 1 pound) 1 teaspoon salt, plus 1 … Continue reading