Monthly Archives: June 2014

Wilted Green Beans

One thing I always search out in the Sunday paper (other than the coupons, gotta love the coupons!) is Leah Eskin’s column; she shares a story along with a recipe, and I very often decide that yes, I will be … Continue reading

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Parfait! Double Orange Spritzer

I woke this morning to Rich’s iPhone weather report of 100% humidity and no real breeze of the lake. Bummer. Fortunately, we have central air and freshly installed energy insulating draperies that I’ve drawn over our Southwest exposure patio doors … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Tabouli

I was looking for a different kindofa salad, and had very specific requirements: •no gluten •paleo autoimmune friendly •must work within the context of brunch And then I came across two sources offering up tabouli made using cauliflower in place … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 24: Grape Tomato Salad With Cucumber Salad Dressing

This week’s Doris Project is a kindofa hybrid; the recipe I pulled out of the bag called for using a cucumber, feta cheese, and Greek yogurt dressing on potato salad instead of the more usual suspects. Looked good! Except; we’re … Continue reading

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Mussels and Clams in Spiced Beer

What could be better than a steaming pot of mussels and steamer clams in garlicky spiced beer? How about a wicked simple cooking method that starts out with boxed frozen mussels and clams? None of that beard scrubbing and corn … Continue reading

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Brady Street Garlic Bread

Cheesy (in a good way), garlicky goodness spread on a loaf of supermarket French bread goes a long way toward making any meal a feast; and it is so simple to toss together… ermmm, with the help of a little … Continue reading

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Parfait! Honey Whole Wheat French Bread

We were going to have a big ole pot of mussels and clams cooked in spiced beer (details on that here), and needed some bread to soak up of those very tasty juices. French bread, I thought, but, made a … Continue reading

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Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Crustless Quiche

Rich came across this recipe in Diabetic Living magazine (which is now available as just one of many magazines to choose from for $9.95/month on the nextissue app) and asked me to make it. Since we were having a few … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 23: Bavarian Apple Torte

Buttery crust, creamy, cheesy (in a good way) filling, and topped with nicely spiced apple slices, this torte is kinda hard to say “no” to. Good thing it’s a snap to toss together! I freely admit to making some, ermmm, … Continue reading

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Coconut Oil Roasted Sweet Potatoes

We were having friends over for brunch and one, very apologetically, said that she was following a strict new diet – Paleo Autoimmune – and that she would be happy to bring her own foodstuffs. “Nonsense!”, I replied, I have … Continue reading

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