Monthly Archives: August 2014

Parfait! Golden Chutney

Lot’s of folk have chutney recipes. Heck, I posted a chutney recipe – just last week. And it was this recipe! But. I’ve adjusted the quantities to make for a more satisfying yield of six half-pints, and I’ve zipped the … Continue reading

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(My) Garam Masala

After a quick tour o’ da Google, it is my understanding that Garam Masala is, or can be, different things to different people. Aarti, over at Food Network, shares my disdain for cumin and coriander, preferring her own blend rich … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 33: Scalloped Potatoes

I looked at this recipe, on a xeroxed card from I-don’t-know-where, in the Doris Project Bag (now box, really) and thought to myself; “this isn’t gonna work.” Sliced raw potato, diced raw onion, canned cheese soup, and a sprinkling of … Continue reading

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Tomato Chutney Mussels

One of my favorite meals ever, and wicked simple to toss together, because I use frozen mussels from my grocer rather than fresh from the fish monger, is made even better when I added a bit of my new favorite … Continue reading

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Cornish Hens with Chutney and Pepper Jelly

I’m on vacation this week in scenic Sturgeon Bay, so let’s keep things simple, with a sweet and spicy roasted Cornish hen recipe. This recipe came about because I had, stoopidly, bought a bottle of ridiculously sweet red wine that … Continue reading

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Parfait! Best! Tante Marie’s French Dressing

One of my favorite salad dressings just got a little bit better, with just a few, tiny adjustments that I really should’ve thought to try long, long ago. The dressing? French. Not unlike the Catalina dressing on the shelves at … Continue reading

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Strawberry Jam With Riesling and Rosemary

So, yeh, strawberry jam in your slow cooker; flavored with a bit of sweet German wine and rosemary. Not too, too bad. And definitely worth the time to make, just don’t expect a lot of jam from your two pounds … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 32: Nut Pie

This recipe, from mom’s Tampa Sewing Class, is a pretty simple to toss together and tasty dessert. Except for the fact that it comes out in pieces. Of course, that could’ve been due to the fact that – oops! – … Continue reading

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Tomato Chutney

A lot of folk have a surfeit of tomatoes this time of year, what with gardens bursting with the buggers and all. Me? Not so much. This year, I tried a different variety and moving my tomatoes to the front … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Lasagna

A faceplace friend posted a recipe from for a grain free, slow cooker sweet potato lasagna – and it looked and sounded good! But I needed to make a few, small changes. See, my slow cooker – barely nine … Continue reading

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