Monthly Archives: July 2011

Glazed Fig Cookies

Sorry; this is a kind of accidental post… see, I WAS gonna feature a peach tart, or maybe a peach barbecue sauce (if you’re thinking I have some peaches on the edge, you are correct) – but yesterday got away … Continue reading

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Your Basic Grilled Tuna Steak

We’ve done the whole Auruduci thing – and it was good. Then we tried the Dalmation thing (again – no – not the dog – the coast on the Adriatic) – and it, too, was good. And THEN, I got … Continue reading

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Parfait! Wicked Good Clam Dip

“Peyote! Peyote and Clam Dip!” As any good follower of Doonesbury will know – this quote was Zonker Harris’ response to roving Time Magazine reporter Roland Hedley’s question about what the counterculture was all about – hey – it was … Continue reading

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Linguiça Sauce with Farfalle

Harken all the way back to last Sunday, and our tasty, TASTY Portuguese garlic sausages… We were home from a long weekend away, and there wasn’t much fresh in the larder, or quickly prepared from rock solid block of ice … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Pie

WAIT! I know this doesn’t look THAT good – as a matter of fact, Rich wouldn’t even take a little nibble off an edge – but this kinda, sorta failure is really, REALLY tasty! To be honest, I have no … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Marinade for Chicken or Chops

Yeah, I know the pic is grilled chicken slathered with some of Rich’s family favorite Sweet Baby Ray’s sauce – but trust me – you really don’t want to contemplate the raw marinated bits o’ chicken pounded into paillards for … Continue reading

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Travel Day!

We’re on the road with puppy today, peeps – and while Shiloh is an exceptional travellin’ hound, if I do say so myself, and I do – puppy travel can sometimes require, ermmm, unplanned stops – you would NOT believe … Continue reading

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AKA – Portuguese Sausage – AKA TASTY! garlic sausage. You can’t swing a supermarket loyalty card without coming across some o’ these beauties in my old Eastern Massachusetts markets, but finding them around about our little edge o’ the prairie … Continue reading

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Potato Salad with Bacon and Parsley

We’re deep down in Indiana this weekend, and, after the puppy was well and truly greeted and fussed over a bit, we sat down to a tasty dinner for a hot summer’s evening: ribs barbecued in the crock pot, really … Continue reading

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Parfait! Balsamic Roasted Peppers

When I first made these peppers, in October of 2010 (tempus fidgets, as my Aunt Buzz used to say), I wrote about how nice these were in salads and on sammiches. Need I add how totally wicked nizza they are … Continue reading

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