Monthly Archives: May 2012

Clam Chowder (the easy way)

What could be nicer on a (suddenly) cold and dreary day than a steaming pot of chowder on the table for supper? How about a steaming pot of home made chowder made from scratch, but easy (and still wicked tasty) … Continue reading

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Rémoulade Sauce

I cannot believe I haven’t yet given this tasty little sauce its own post before! Still, a search of pages and posts and stuff revealed that I only mentioned it as a solution to mask some less-than-perfect Salmon Croquettes. Well, … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Scotchies

Rich was getting bored with the Angeletti in the cookie jar, so I set out to try a little something different. He likes a nice oatmeal scotchie – oatmeal cookies with butterscotch chips – now and then, and usually makes … Continue reading

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BARcelona Tapas in Indianapolis

We were going to be in Indiana for the weekend, for to pick up Rich’s mom (the world’s BEST mother-in-law, in my not-so-humble-opinion) for a visit with us up here on the edge o’ our prairie; and it worked out … Continue reading

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Parfait! Barbecue Sauce

‘Tis the season, peeps; for white shoes and straw hats and suntan lotion and gin and tonics in a tall, frosty glass and lounging on the grass in the sunshine and… ‘Tis the season for barbecue. And so, since it’s … Continue reading

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Chickpea and Artichoke Salad

After a week filled with smoky peanut oil T-Bones and double-risen ‘Za dough used for flat bread and stromboli; I think this is a good time for a simple salad – just open a can and a jar, chop some … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken Stromboli

I got this recipe from the nice folk at Pillsbury®, who would have really preferred I used their refrigerated pizza crust and a bottle of Buffalo Wing Sauce, but I had other plans… I had more than enough dough leftover … Continue reading

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Flat Bread or Stromboli Dough

I was really pleased with this dough recipe when I first made it for Sloppy Joe ‘Za, but I had thought it made too much dough for one ‘za, and really, two were a bit too much for just us. … Continue reading

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T-Bone Steak With Peanut Oil

Mmmm, steak. Rich came home from a recent trip to Target with a couple of decent looking t-bone steaks that had called out to him from the meat case; they were on sale, AND I believe he had a coupon, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Pork Chops and Sweet Potato Poutine

“That’s beautiful…” was the reaction of a friend when I first posted this image. It’s delicious, too, and one of my very favorite ‘non-fancy’ fancy dinners: pan-fried pork chops smothered and braised in stock and buttermilk gravy, and French-fried sweet … Continue reading

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