Princeton Community Recipes

If you were to welcome someone into your home or into the neighborhood, what food would you make? Food has been a way of building community since humans started coming together. Please enjoy these recipes submitted by members throughout this community; what would you share?

"The need for connection and community is primal, as fundamental as the need for air, water, and food." Dan Ornish

"Food is not just fuel. Food is about family, food is about community, food is about identity. And We nourish all those things when we eat well." - Michael Pollan.

“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat… The people who give you their food give you their heart.”– Cesar Chavez

“One cannot think well, love well and sleep well unless one has dined well.”– Virginia Woolf

Where photos were not submitted with a recipe, photos have been sourced from creative commons sites. Attribution for photos is at the end of each post.

Adafina (cholent) | Patricia Fernandez Kelly

Amish Friendship Bread | Hana Muzika Kahn

Apricot Chicken | Debbie Bronfield

Bahamian Baked Macaroni & Cheese | Tay Walker

Baked Cod | Felicia Spitz

Baklava | Fatma Badawy

Basil Pesto | Michelle Pirone Lambros

Beach Plum Jelly | Marlaine Lockheed

Beef Stew | Destiny Stoll

Berto’s Banana Bread | Shelley Krause

Blueberry Banana Pancakes | Liz Lempert

Broiled Salmon | Eve Coulson

Busy Mom Sofrito (Puerto Rican) recipe |Trinidad Rodriguez

blended, minced vegetables in a bowl, predominant colors orange, yellow and green

Butter Tarts | Janie Hermann

Bake Shop stand

Butternut Squash and Caramelized Onion Galette | Becky Bowers

Challah | Ross Wishnick

Chardonnay Spice Cake Recipe | Julie Moy

Cheese Grits Cakes | Mimi Omiecinski

Chicken and Broccoli | Sally Kornegay

Chocolate Brownies | David Wald & Everett Kline

Chocolate Raisin Cake | Caroline Quinones

Congo Squares | Martha Friend (sharing for Lyn Gelperin)

Conrad’s Out of Sight Fish Cakes | Denyse Leslie

Coquito | Trinidad Rodriguez (over 21)

Corn Bread Pudding

Cream-Cheese Pastry | Susan Orantes

Creamy Banana Pudding | Julie Moy

Dorset Apple Cake | John Burkhalter III

Egg and Tomato Noodles

Fire and Smoke Chicken aka Uncle Don’s Chicken | Jennifer Jang

Four Grain Pancakes | Sundari Kishore

Garlic Chicken a la Noha

Grammy Cookies (aka RIcotta Cheese Cookies) | Martha Liu

Grandma Hanna’s Chocolate Mousse | Jennifer Lea Cohan

Green Corn Soup | Eve Niedergang

Harvest Chip Muffins | joy Barnes-Johnson

Hot Spicy Sesame Noodles | Sally Kornegay

Hot Vegetarian Baked Beans | Joanne Parker

Jack’s Banana Bread | Linda Wilimer

Kiwi Lamb Chops | Ruth Miller

Lemon Cups Dessert | Constance Escher

Living Cauliflower Couscous | Karen Rose Tank

Mango and Black Bean Salad | Jean Durbin

Matrimonial Cake | Janie Hermann

My Aunt Shirley’s Family Famous Jello Salad | Paula Alekson

Box of Jello Salad

Oatmeal Cookies | The Freda Family

Oven Baked Polenta | Susan Solomon

Pandemic Sourdough Bread

Peach Cream | Annis Boudinot Stockton | Morven Museum

Peasant Bread | Susie Wilson

Peg’s Shortbread | Linda Willimer

Quick Pickled Onions | Venetia Kelly

Real Deviled Eggs | Diane Rago

Recipe for Chicken Thighs | Peggy Irving

Red Beans and Rice | Liz Winslow

Red Lentil Dal Soup from the Small World Coffee ‘Food Side’ Days

Rugelach | Susan Orantes

Scalloped Potatoes with Yellow Squash | Linda Mead

Social Justice Vegan Platano Salad

Sour Cream Twists | The Freda Family

Stewed Plums | Dorothea von Moltke

Sticky Lemon Chicken | Victoria

Sunday Morning Crepes

Tannies | Pam Wakefield


Tomato soup with a twist | Molly Jones

Torte Azteca | Leticia Fraga

Traditional Aussie Pavlova | Zoe McInally

Pavalova covered in Raspberries and blueberries with kiwi on the side

Turkey Vegetable Meatloaf | Constance Escher

raw egg sitting on top of raw minced meat with chives

Zucchini Pie

Zucchini Spice Bread | Kathleen Moore Tovar

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