Monthly Archives: December 2011

Bacon Chocolate…

or should I call it Chocolate Bacon? No matter, it is all good. We were catching up on Nadia G’s Bitchin’ Kitchen last week on the Cooking Channel, and this recipe looked too tasty not to try. Ermmm, there were … Continue reading

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Parfait! Challah in the New Year!

Well, Challah rolls, at least. We’re BACK! And we’re BAD! And we now have a SEARCHABLE TABLE OF CONTENTS! OK, so mebbe we aren’t really BAAAAD – but we are, I believe, technologically up to date – and just in … Continue reading

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As the card says…

                Greetings o’ the season, peeps! This image – a 2010 shot of Chicago City Hall taken by my husband (I like the sound of that!) that I played around with a wee, … Continue reading

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Russian Gougère

It was the fourth test that did the trick. I came across this recipe for “Russian Cheese Galette” while on a web surf. The title is what made me stop – a lovely, savory cheese pie, baked into – who … Continue reading

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Parfait! Roasted Garlic Salad Dressing

I know that when I first posted this recipe for creamy garlic salad dressing, I said it was the Best! Well, I was wrong. It was good – but roasting the garlic first in a bit of olive oil, sea … Continue reading

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Lemon Basil Butter Cookies

This recipe showed up in an email from the nice folk at Southern Living Magazine featuring their favorite cookies. Hmmm. I like these, but I am not sure they’ll make my favorites list. Still, I have a goodly sized batch … Continue reading

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Salt and Pepper Calamari

I got this really cool, little, deep fryer as an early Christmas gift from some friends who are hittin’ the road today for festivities o’ the season elsewhere, and felt the need to take it out for a spin. I … Continue reading

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Wicked Good Cocktail Sauce

Who knew? I could’ve sworn I’d done a post on cocktail sauce, but no. Oh well, now’s as good a time as any! An old friend’s mom used to make da bomb of a cocktail sauce that was loaded with … Continue reading

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Pineapple Barbecue Meatballs

I get a lot of food-related email. Surprise! Some of it gets trashed right after I look through it, some of it gets marked to explore again at a later date, and some get looked over, then quickly copied to … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season!

Yup – it’s time to gather all the tasty treats I’ve been working on into a gift basket for good little buzzyfoodies. Or, in this case, a group of goodies for Jon, the very nice gentleman who cuts our hair. … Continue reading

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