RECIPE: Eggplant Parmesan

Here’s a delicious recipe for Eggplant Parmesan, and if you can’t bare eggplant try any type of squash or zucchini. Anna Loutsos Ingredients 1 large eggplant (or squash) 2 pounds, sliced ½” thick crosswise 1 tablespoon olive oil Coarse salt and ground pepper 1 cup milk 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 […]

RECIPE: Fresh Tomato Sauce with Sun dried Tomatoes

Ingredients: 6 cloves garlic, chopped finely 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved ¼ cup sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil roughly chopped 1-28oz can diced tomatoes* 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes ½ cup fresh basil, roughly chopped Salt, pepper, parmesan and romano cheese to taste Prepare Heat olive oil and […]

Greek Christmas Cookies

Greek Christmas Cookies

When Christmas came around I knew exactly what my mom was going to bake. She made Greek Christmas cookies, or as I knew them, melo-ma-karona, our house felt special. With a little bit of effort, this recipe is delicious. Anna Loutsos Ingredients: 2cups vegetable oil 1cup sugar 1cup orange juice 1tbls. Orange rind shavings ¼ […]

Chicken or Turkey Casserole

By Theresa Delzer of La Crescenta It’s a good way to use left over turkey and chicken. It’s very good and easy to put together. INGREDIENTS 4 cups cooked chicken (cubed or cut up) 1-8oz creamed cheese (softened) 4 tbsp milk 1 can cream of chicken soup 2 tbsp green onions (tops) 2 tbsp pimentos […]


Dinner-in-a-Pumpkin By Lynne Baumheckel By Lynne Baumheckel For the turkey overload try a pumpkin treat 1 – 8 to 10 pound pumpkin (make sure it is not too big for your oven) 1-1/2 pound of ground beef 1 small onion chopped 2 sticks of celery chopped 1-1/2 t. sugar 1-1/2 t. mixed Italian herbs 1-1/2 […]

Recipes from our readers

TO Crescenta Valley Weekly….. Here is a favorite Potato Casserole recipe that has been taken to many potlucks and requested by family when asked to bring a dish to share. Carol Peterson Golden potato casserole Ingredients 6 medium potatoes, boiled in skins until tender 1/4 cup butter 2 cups sour cream 1 can cream of […]