Sample Recipes

Two Sample Recipes from our cookbook “The Taste of Gloucester

1 1/2 pounds fillet of haddock
1/2 teaspoon powdered mustard
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 teaspoons water
1 teaspoon instant minced onion
1/2 teaspoon thyme leaves
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
dash fresh ground black pepper
salt to taste

Wipe fish with a damp cloth and arrange in a buttered baking dish, and sprinkle with salt. Soak mustard in water 10 minutes, and then add mayonnaise along with onion, lemon juice, thyme leaves, and pepper. Spread mixture on the fish. Bake in a preheated moderate oven 350 degrees F., 25 minutes or until brown and fish is flaky. Garnish with paprika.

Makes 6 servings

For a printable version of this entire recipe, click here.


Fish Florentine
2 packages frozen spinach
4 tablespoons melted butter or margarine (divided)
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 cup minced onion
2 pounds haddock, cod, or pollock
cheese sauce (see recipe listed below)

Cook spinach as directed on package. Cook onion in 2 tablespoons butter until tender. Place fish fillets in greased shallow baking dish. Dot with remaining butter. Sprinkle with lemon juice. Cover with spinach and top with cheese sauce. Cook in oven at 350 degrees F., for 15 minutes, or until fish flakes easily.

Makes 6 servings

For a printable version of this entire recipe, click here.


Cheese Sauce
1 cup white sauce (see below)
3/4 cup cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons sherry

Combine all ingredients, mixing well.

Makes 4 – 6 servings.


White Sauce
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 cup milk
salt and pepper

In double boiler, or small heavy pan, melt butter and stir in flour. Blend over low heat and slowly stir in milk. Stir constantly and bring slowly to the boiling point. Cook 2 minutes and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Makes 4 – 6 servings