Oscar’s Okra Salad

Servings: 4 to 6 Source: Oscar Levy  INGREDIENTS 1/2 pound Okra (small, whole)  1 Vidalia onion  1 tablespoon red wine vinegar  3/4 tablespoon olive oil  1 splash lemon juice  1 dash tabasco  1 tablespoon white wine vinegar  DIRECTIONS Pierce okra (leave whole). Boil with white wine vinegar until bright green. Blanch. Chop onion finely. Marinate okra, onion, vinegar & oil (refrigerate overnight). Season with lemon … Read more

Fruit Salsa

Ingredients: 2 peaches 2 plums 1 small onion 3 tablespoons cilantro 1 clove garlic 2 serrano peppers 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 tablespoon olive oil salt white pepper Tabasco Directions: 1. Put lime juice in a cuisinart.  Add the seeded peppers and garlic, process until very fine.  Move to medium bowl. 2. Use cusinart to chop onion, … Read more

White BBQ Sauce

Ingredients: 2 cups mayonaise 1 cup cider vinegar 3/4 cup lemon juice 1 tbs. cayenne 1 tbs. white pepper 2 tbs. brown sugar 1 tbs. black pepper 1 tsp. cumin 1 tbs. horseradish (optional) Directions: 1. Mix all together, pour over cooked chicken (or use as grill sauce). 2. Marinate chicken in salt, pepper, lemon … Read more

Texas Barbecue Sauce

From “The Texas Cookbook”  Arthur and Bobbie Coleman, 1949 Ingredients: 1/2 cup melted butter 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 tsp. red pepper 1/2 tsp. mustard 1/2 pint Wesson oil 12 oz bottle catsup 1/2 bottle Lea and Perrin Sauce 2-3 garlic cloves, minced 1 large onion, grated 1 lemon lemon juice Tabasco Sauce to taste Directions: Brown the … Read more