Main Dish
Recipe Index
Dutch Ham Roll ups 

1 cup shredded Gouda or Edam cheese
1/2 tablespoon hot mustard
6 sliced cooked ham
6 thin sliced of bread
1/2 cup flour
2 eggs
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
2 tablespoon milk
1 cup bread crumbs
oil, salt

Cream shredded cheese and mayonnaise and hot mustard. Remove crust from bread, flatten slices and spread cheese mixture on each slice of bread. Add a slice of ham to each bread slice and top ham with remaining cheese mixture. Roll prepared slices and secure with a pick if necessary. (Cut in half if desired) Roll in flour. Dip into beaten eggs with milk. Roll into crumbs. Allow to dry for 5 minutes. Heat oil 2 inches deep at 375F. Fry 2 minutes of until golden. Drain on paper towel. Sprinkle with salt. Serve immediately.
Yield 6 large or 12 small.

Baked Noodles with Ham

This recipe is good, with slightly more prep time.


oz noodles, cooked and drained


tbsp butter


tbsp flour


tbsp mustard


cups milk


cups cooked ham, chopped fine or shredded


cup celery, chopped fine

salt and pepper to taste

bread crumbs

dots of butter

Combine butter, flour and mustard in saucepan. Add milk gradually, stirring constantly, cook until thick. Add ham, salt, pepper and celery, then stir in the noodles. Pour into greased baking dish. Sprinkle with bread crumbs and dot with butter over the whole mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes.


Lamb Loin Chops

3 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. fresh garlic, chopped
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped

Salt and black pepper to taste
3 (3-ounce) loin chops

Blend all ingredients except loin chops to make lemon sauce. Cover chops with lemon sauce and let marinate in refrigerator for 4-5 hours. Grill chops to desired doneness.
Serves: 3

Runderlapjes (Seasoned Steaks) 


lbs. round steak, cut in fours

salt & pepper accordingly


c. butter or bacon drippings


med. onions, sliced


c. hot beef stock


tbsp. wine vinegar


bay leaf


pepper corns 


whole cloves 

Scrore meat. Rub with salt and pepper. Over high heat, melt butter and brown meat on both sides. Reduce heat and add onions. Cook until transparent. Add beef stock and scrape bottom of pan to loosen particles. Add wine vinegar and spices. Cover and simmer for 2 hours, turning every 30 mins., until tender. Place meat on mashed potatoes on a heated platter. Strain juices to make gravy. Thicken as desired. Pour some gravy over meat for presentation.

Ham Potato Casserole

This one is easy and it doesn't take long to prepare


cup chopped onion


Tbsp oil


cup milk


potatoes, peeled and sliced


cups cubed ham


lb fresh string beans (or 1 package frozen)


oz shredded Cheddar cheese, optional

Place sliced potatoes in a 13x9 baking dish, add beans and ham. In a saute pan, cook the onion in the oil until it's tender, place in baking dish. Pour milk over all. Cover and place in a 350 degree oven for about 45 minutes. Check beans and potatoes for doneness. If not done, bake about 15 minutes more. Uncover and add cheese if you want and bake about 5 minutes more, until the cheese melts.


Pork Scrapple


2 pounds lean boneless pork
2 quarts boiling salted water
1 1/8 cups cornmeal
2 cups cold water
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon savory
1/4 teaspoon sage
salt to taste


  1. Simmer meat in salted water until very tender approximately 2 hours.
  2. With fork, shred cooked pork into fine pieces. Bring 1 quart of stock to boiling.
  3. Mix together cornmeal and cold water, stir into boiling stock. Cook, stirring until thick. Add pepper and other seasonings.
  4. Stir meat into stock and cook 5 mintues longer. Pour into butter loaf pans.
  5. Chill. When chilled, slice and fry until crispy.

Recipe Index

St. Nicholas Day     Christmas Index