Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sesame Salad Dressing

Looks tasty, no? It is! And best of all, it’s really quite simple: add a bag of chilled mixed lettuce greens to a bowl, then dress with a dastardly simple dressing made with sesame oil(s), rice vinegar, lower sodium soy … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Chuck Steak

See, here’s the deal – I was poking through the meat case at our local Target, and came across this chuck steak that was nearing its last sale date, and so had been slapped with a $3 off (!) sticker. … Continue reading

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Aioli + Sriracha = YUM!

When I posted the Cheesy Sex Tots (with Bacon) recipe on Saturday, our Canadian cousin (hi, Lois!) chided me for making her wait for the details about the sauce I served with said tots of sessy cheese (and bacon) fame. … Continue reading

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OK Corn Bread, GREAT Croutons!

Crispity crunchy, toasted with butter, and good enough to just eat on their own, these are a fine example of bread turned into croutons. The bread itself was, to be perfectly honest, kinda *meh*, or, mebbe I am just not … Continue reading

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Bonus Post! Cheesy Sex Tots (with Bacon)

Yep. You read that correctly – technically, these are simply tots laid atop a strip of bacon and some (rather nice) Buffalo spiced New York Cheddar, then rolled, dipped in brown sugar, and baked – but they achieved this new, … Continue reading

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White Chili

What better way to wrap up a week of Parfait!(ish) posts than with one that’s brand, spanking new? This recipe arrived in my email from the nice folk at General Electric, who called it ‘Easy White Chili’. I had planned … Continue reading

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Parfait! (Nicely) Seasoned Oyster Crackers

Put down the soup spoon, these tasty tidbits are good for much more than a bit o’ chowdah! Well… with a wee, tiny bit of help. I first wrote about making these seasoned crackers for a little fête we were … Continue reading

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Parfait! Best! Carrot Cake

Love him or loathe him, Bobby Flay and his team make One. Fine. Carrot Cake. And now I do, too. When we first saw him make this cake, on Throwdown, a few years back, Rich asked if I would make … Continue reading

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Parfait! Curried Tuna Salad

The second entry in our Parfait!(ish) Week assortment is curried tuna salad, and, my!, is it nice! I originally planned to serve this batch as a cracker spread for a party (yes, this versatile combo works as well on a … Continue reading

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Parfait! Candy Apple Chicken Wings

Welcome to Parfait!(ish) Week – wherein I revisit some pretty darned tasty recipes from the past and, ermmm, adjust them a wee, tiny bit. First up, Candy Apple Chicken Wings were a big hit when I first made them last … Continue reading

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