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Robert St. John

Restaurateur, author, enthusiastic traveler, & world-class eater.


Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Using an electric mixer beat the butter, shortening sugar until creamy. Add eggs one at…

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Lemon Pie

Combine the first four ingredients and beat together. Continue to stir and add the boiling water. Place mixture in a…

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Joan Holland’s Almost Heaven Banana Pudding

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine sugar, flour, salt, eggs, milk and vanilla in a small non-reactive saucepot. Cook over…

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Chocolate Pie

In a small saucepan combine the sugar, heavy cream, buttermilk, cornstarch, and salt and whisk until smooth. Place over medium-high…

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Caramel Custard

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Arrange eight oven-proof bouillon cups in a baking dish, the sides of the baking dish…

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Pecan Brownies

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small saucepot, place pecans, butter, sugars and chocolate chips over a low heat.…

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Italian Cream Cake

Grease and flour three nine-inch round cake pans. Line pans with wax paper; grease paper, and set aside. Beat butter…

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Peach Shortcake & Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Sift the flour, 2 tablespoon sugar, the baking powder, and salt into the…

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Bombolini with Italian Cream Filling

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, mix the yeast, water, ½ cup sugar, egg,…

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