Monthly Archives: February 2014

Parfait! Pepper Jelly Ribs

There are a couple of ways you can play this… ONE: you buy yourself whichever bottled barbecue sauce you like, along with a jar of pepper jelly. or, TWO: make your own barbecue sauce and your own pepper jelly; that … Continue reading

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Cherry Pastry Bars

I came across this recipe on the interwebs, and knew I’d have to make it – cherries are one of my very favorite treats, and a cherry pastry that looked to be as simple to toss together as this did … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 8: Taco Bake

There are a LOT of ways to play this… this week’s Doris Project post is a riff on Campbell Soup’s Beef Taco Bake casserole; and you can make it exactly as the nice folk at Campbell’s suggest via the clipping … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

(Nicely) cheesy pasta with crispity edges is a very good thing… or, at least I thought so. We were having very important guests for an early dinner, two lovely young ladies and their dad, and I was looking for something … Continue reading

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Langostino Newburg

Looks kinda impressive, no? And it tastes kinda impressive, if I do say so myself. But you would not believe how simple it is to toss together: precooked frozen langostinos (available at Trader Joe’s and Costco), a bit of butter, … Continue reading

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Parfait! C’est si Buns

Yeh, you can go boo and hiss your own selves, that there headline is pretty darned good – if I do say so myself. Almost as good as these sammich buns, made with the same dough I use for no-fuss … Continue reading

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Longaniza Sausage

There’s an old adage that you really do not want to see how politics or sausage is made. While that no doubt still holds for most politics, I believe we can pull the curtains wide open on at least this, … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 7: Ego Batter Buns

Funky name, right? Rich saw the teaser on buzzyfoods’ Facebook page and thought, mebbe, I’d meant to type ‘Egg’ batter buns. Nope. The nice folk at Gold Medal flour and Fleishmann’s yeast way back in 1963 came out with a … Continue reading

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Asparagus Soup

Many more years ago than I care to think about, I was going to The Theatre with friends (live performance, don’tchaknow, not the movies), and we were pressed for time for dinner. Hmmm. There was this little place below stairs … Continue reading

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Pizza Stuffed Shells

I had a box of large shell pasta in the pantry and wanted it gone – it was a big box, and was taking up entirely too much space. Thing is, I wasn’t really feeling the love for the stuffed … Continue reading

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