This is an attempt to organize the recipes on the Boise Foodie Guild blog page. I would like to create this page so that as a reader, one can browse through the major categories and then choose a recipe that they may like to try. This will be an ongoing project so please bear with us. Our complete recipe file can be found at The Recipes of Robin and Bob Young. These recipes can also be found at Rockin' R's Boise Foodie Page. And just as a Note: Some of these files are in PDF format. There are free Adobe readers online and an easy download. But in the meantime, the categories that I will use here are:
INDEX OF RECIPES
Biscuits and Gravy Dip - This recipe comes from and is linked to their blog site, the Noble Pig Winery in McMinnville, OR. The recipe looks like a great party dip or tailgate gathering.
Crab Dip East Coast Style - From Bob's Sister-In-Law, Marge Young. This is an awesome dip and can be habit forming. [PDF format]
Robin's Icebox Lox - Wonderful homemade lox. Great with bagels and cream cheese or just scrambled eggs. [PDF format]
Spinach and Artichoke Dip - This dip is an awesome crowd pleaser. The basic recipe, before we adapted it, came from Chef Lou's Westside Drive-In in Boise. This will serve 30. This is a super dip and a real crowd pleaser.
Spinach Bacon Onion Dip - This dip is an awesome crowd pleaser. The onion and bacon combination brings out the sweetness of the spinach. Make lots!
Salads, Chowders and Soups
Salad Dressing - Asian Salad Dressing- This is great with a simple salad of greens, tomatoes, crab and salad shrimp.
Salad Dressing - Sandi's Ranch Dressing- This is great with a simple salad of greens, carrot strips and grape tomatoes. A change from the standard Ranch Dressing. This is made with avocado and Greek Yogurt. [PDF format]
Salad Dressing - Russian Salad Dressing - A real total necessity for any Reuben or Rachel sandwich. A Reuben Sandwich is made with Corned Beef and a Rachel Sandwich is made with Pastrami. [PDF format]
Salad - Caesar Salad - A very traditional Caesar Salad. Some history is posted, also.
Salad - Cobb Salad - A very traditional salad. Some history is posted, also.
Salad - Seven-Layer Russian Salad - This is a great vegetable, seafood, egg salad with housemade mayonnaise that Robin made. I love it! [PDF Format]
Beef - Italian Meatballs - Here is a very good, almost superb, meatball recipe with the right blend of beef, pork and veal.
Beef - Boise Pot Roast - Here is a very good, almost superb, pot roast that is slow cooked in the Crockpot. [PDF format]
Beef - Sauerbraten - Crock Pot - Here is a very good, almost superb, Sauerbraten that is slow cooked in the Crock Pot. For best results, though, marinate this beef roast for a minimum of 3 days and up to 10 days. The longer the better. Great for an Oktoberfest Party! [PDF format]
Beef - Welsh Cawl - Superb beef stew usually served on St David's Day, March 1.
Buffalo - Grilled Buffalo with Sauce Diane - What a great way to make buffalo. The Sauce Diane is a Classic Sauce. See below. Serve with Roasted Sweet Onions (below).
Buffalo - Buffalo Pasta - What a great way to make buffalo. The noodles for this are really interesting and delicious. Counting your carbs? And you have a gluten allergy? Try this dish. It is awesome.
Chicken - Roman Style Chicken - A traditional Italian roasted chicken dish that goes well on St David's Day, March 1. This is an intriguing chicken recipe from the Foodnetwork.
Chicken - Sweet Mustard Chicken Thighs - A good alternative to fried or the standard baked chicken. You don't have to use the thighs, but make sure whatever you use has bone-in and skin on. This is delicious! [PDF format]
Chicken - Tagine of Chicken - Great chicken recipe with a rich and delicious Mediterrean style sauce.
Duck - 5 Hour Duck - A wonderful way to prepare duck. Crispy skin. Very low amount of grease, but still very moist. Great with a Petit Verdot.
Duck - Tagine of Duck - Great duck recipe prepared in a delicious Mediterrean style.
Lamb - Arugula Stuffed Leg of Lamb - This is one awesome recipe for a boned leg of lamb. It takes a little time to do it, so be prepared. If you like lamb, you will be pleasantly surprised with the end product. It also has Miner's lettuce and spinach in the stuffing. [PDF format]
Lamb - Lebanese Lamb Dolmades - These are wrapped in grape leaves and steamed or eaten pre-cooked. They also make great appetizers.
Lamb - Lamb Shank Osso Buco - If you like a slow cooked and a very tender meal, here is one you'll love!
Pork - Orange Mojo Pork Tenderloin - An awesome and different way to serve pork tenderloin! It takes a little time and pre-planning, but well worth it. [PDF Format]
Rabbit - Rabbit In Mustard Sauce (Lapin a la Moutarde) - A very French creation. The sauce would also be great on Pork Chops.
Seafood - Baked Salmon II - This is a delightful change from fried seafood. A good use of salmon, Red Rice, Asparagus and Pico de Gallo.
Seafood - Crab Meat Pie - This is a delightful. A slight change from the standard Crab Cakes. Great, too, with poached eggs in the morning. [PDF format]
Seafood - Dijon Baked Cod - This is a delightful change from fried seafood. And a good use of cod.
Seafood - Idaho Crab Cakes - This is a delightful change from fried seafood. Broil then bake these crab cakes in muffin tins. They keep their shape and cook very well.
Seafood - Scallop Cakes - [PDF Format] A nice adaptation of the standard Maryland Crab Cakes. The recipe for our Homemade Tartar Sauce is Located Here
Seafood - Linda and Johns Seafood Chowder - This is a delightgful change from fried seafood. A great chowder from New Brunswick, Canada. Thanks to Linda McCormack for allowing us to post this recipe.
Vegetable Main Dish - Vegetarian Dolmades - These are wrapped in grape leaves and steamed or eaten pre-cooked. They also make great appetizers.
Vegetable Main Dish - Robin's Chiles Rellenos Recipe - These are by far the best chili rellenos that I have had. Try them and let us know what you think.
Vegetable Main Dish - Potato Latkes - This dish will really surprise you. Potato Latkes are a traditional Jewish dish served at Hanukkah.
Vegetable Main Dish - Stuffed Pattypan Squash - This dish will really surprise you. It is really delicious and you can also use the stuffing in sweet peppers for Stuffed Peppers.
Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts - A great variation on Brussels Sprouts. Sweet and that "cabbage" smell/taste is gone. We do li8ke these sprouts done this way. [PDF Format]
Corn Pie - A family favorite in the late summer. Serve with sliced fresh tomatoes and you have a full meal!
Roasted Sweet Onions - Superb roasted onions and a vegetable medley. Great with the Grilled Buffalo Diane above.
Dirty Rice - A good use of rice. A great side dish.
Mango Salsa - This is a great fruit salsa that Robin makes. Great with seafood or center cut, bone in pork chops. [PDF Format]
Challah - A Jewish braided celebration bread.
Almond Macaroons - Such a great treat! These macaroons are gluten and flour free. They are delicious.
Banana Cream Pie - A scrumptious banana custard based pie. It just does not last! Make two!
Chez Pannise Almond Tarte - If you like a wonderful almond taste, you'll love this tarte. Use the French Tarte Dough recipe with this.
Dockside's Peanut Butter Pie - For peanut butter lovers only! The original recipe from the Dockside Yacht Club, South Chesapeake City, MD. This pie is awesome and so easy to make. No cooking!
Decadent Chocolate Cake - This is an awesome chocolate cake that Robin made for Marnie's birthday. And the cake has no flour!
Jeweled Fruitcake - You'll love this fruitcake! It is awesome! Be sure to read Ode To A Fruitcake.
Liebkuchen Dark Cookies - German Gingerbread cookies. This is a family favorite. Sweet and spicy. Great at Christmas.
Falcon Fan's Chocolate Birthday Cake - This is an awesome ganache and chocolate cake that Robin makes for Margaret Gunnell (Falcon Fan). There's another story there but Maggie will have to tell you. Enjoy the cake! [PDF Format]
Mexican Chocolate Tofu Pudding - Don't be surprised by the tofu! This is an extremely smooth, chocolatey, delicious pudding. Less than 100 calories per serving.
Other - [Gumbos, Relishes, Sauces, Spice Blends, Etc.]
Relish - Green Tomato Relish Very much of a family recipe. My Mother, Scottish, would save and use the "end of season" green tomatoes for this one. Instead of unripe, green tomatoes, if I can find some, I have used Green Zebra tomatoes - an heirloom tomato.
Relish - Robin's Cranberry Orange RelishA real Idaho Family favorite around Thanksgiving and Christmas. This goes extremely well with turkey - make enough so you have some on sandwiches - and chicken.
Sauce - BBQ Sauce for Chicken or Beef - Really a Classic BBQ Sauce. This is great with chicken and probably beef and maybe pork. So easy to make.
Sauce - Italian Marinara Sauce - One of the Classic Italian sauces. This is great with spaghetti and a variety of pastas.
Sauce - Sauce Alfredo - One of the Classic Italian Sauces. This is great with and designed for fettuccini. In her book Easy Tasty Italian, Laura Santtini says that an Alfredo Sauce is ".. the king of the fresh pasta sauces ... and is described as a 'heart attack on a plate'" This is our interpretation of the original sauce. Enjoy the sauce.[PDF format]
Sauce - Sauce Beurre Blanc - One of the Classic French Sauces. This is great with halibut, or any mild white fish, or asparagus. [PDF format]
Sauce - Sauce Hollandaise - One of the Classic French Mother Sauces. A very Easy Blender sauce. This is great with asparagus and with Eggs Benedict. So easy to make. [PDF Format]
Sauce - Sauce Diane - One of the Classic French Sauces. Great with grilled meats, especially buffalo.
Sauce - Sauce Montmorency - One of the Classic French sauces. This is great with Duck, Chicken or Bone-In Pork Chops. [PDF format]
Sauce - Sauce Robert - One of the Classic French Sauces. Great with pork or boar.