Monthly Archives: July 2014

Stir Fried Cabbage for…

It all started because I am kindasorta hooked on my new favorite coleslaw recipe. The market, as it happened, was only stocking these incredibly huge cabbages, I mean, they were ridiculously cheap, but wicked huge. Still, I really wanted  to … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 29: One-Pot Ravioli

This week’s post from The Doris Project bag is – surprise! – pasta. What can I say? Mom likes her pasta recipes (always handy for pitch-in suppers), and, while I must admit to being more than a bit skeptical about … Continue reading

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Sherry Peppers Barbecue Short Ribs

We are quite fond of the boneless beef short ribs in Costco’s meat department, and will normally pick up at least one packet whenever we visit (more, if I’ve cleared enough freezer space). Usually, I stick with the Korean-style marinade … Continue reading

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Basil & Buttermilk Cornish Hen or Chicken

While avoiding the sample offerers at our friendly neighborhood Costco, I came across a Cornish Game Hen in the freezer section and thought it’d be nice to try for dinner one evening. Just the one. For the two of us. … Continue reading

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Parfait! French’s Taco Nachos

So… it’s Friday, and everybody wants to get started on their weekend, and I just had a very good telephonic customer service experience (thanks, Crystal!) after a kindofa crappy customer service experience via the interwebs, so I say let’s all … Continue reading

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Marinated Pork Belly

Pork belly, sliced, then stashed overnight in a simple marinade and pan fried is, let us face it, a very good thing. A 12 ounce slab o’ belly, fully pre-cooked to cut out several hours of tedious boiling/braising, for a … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 28: Artichoke Tomato Sauce

This week’s Doris Project recipe comes from a company (literally) near and dear to mom’s heart; Red Gold Tomatoes. Based not too, too far from her Indiana home, she likes to buy and use their products, no doubt a big … Continue reading

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BLT Caesar Salad

The recipe for a BLT Layered Salad came in an email from the nice folk at Kraft, and I was lovin’ the whole idea, except… Their recipe made way too much for a salad for just the two of us, … Continue reading

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Best! Creamy Caesar Salad Dressing

I came across a recipe from the very nice folk at Kraft for a BLT Caesar layered salad that looked too good to not try, tho’ I’d have to make some changes. First, I’d need to scale it back a … Continue reading

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Parfait! New, Improved (and mebbe Best!) ‘Sup!

Rich, thick, nicely spiced (with a newly updated blend of seasonings), and really pretty darned simple to toss together – as long as you’ve got a tall pot and a spatter shield* to minimize those flaming hot balls of tomato … Continue reading

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