Monthly Archives: January 2015

Parfait! Aunt Beezy’s Soda Bread

Barb’s Aunt Beezy makes the best soda bread! Well, Barb’s Bob (not Don’s Bob, or Justin’s Barb, for that matter – we seem to know a fair number of Barbs and Bobs) makes the best soda bread – from Barb’s … Continue reading

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Baked Cod and Sweet Potatoes

The original version of this recipe was called Thanksgiving Cod and was found on, which has a cool web site as well as an app, so you can search out stuff on the go. I liked the idea of … Continue reading

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A Pretty Terrific Sauce for Fish or Chicken

I was poking around some site featuring all things mid-century, and came across screen captures for a cookbook from 1969. Dedicated to cooking with… 7-Up. Well, I make a pretty decent cherry cola barbecue, and Rich’s very favorite cake right … Continue reading

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Chili Mac (a Slow Cooker Recipe)

I got this handy dandy new casserole style slow cooker for Christmas, so, I had to try it out. The first experiment, made by (more or less) following a recipe in the book that came with the cooker was… okay, … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Coleslaw

A friend posted a recipe for South Carolina Style (mustard based) coleslaw, and Rich was really hot on trying it, so we did… and, it was ok, but mebbe a little on the sweet side, for our tastes; so, while … Continue reading

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Parfait! Oven Fried Zucchini Sticks

It is next to impossible to pass up an oh so tempting platter of battered and fried veggies, so, why not give in? Especially when these veggies are battered (just a bit) and then baked to a pretty darned tasty … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Salad Dressing (and Brussel Sprout Salad)

Not so much a recipe as a new addition to Stuff I Like, this buttermilk salad dressing mix from Penzeys is the real deal in more ways than one: It is every bit as tasty as the stuff from bottles … Continue reading

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Eggplant Meatballs

Nicely spiced meatballs are baked before adding a bit of marinara and cheese and baked again to an ooey-gooey goodness that went pretty darned nicely will baked pork chops with cherry peppers and artichokes. Made out of roasted eggplant and … Continue reading

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Pork Green Chile Stew

Rich was reading a series of cozy mysteries – this about a woman from Austin, Texas who moves to Maine, written by a woman from Maine who moved to Austin – and came across a recipe for Hatch Chile Stew … Continue reading

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Monday Pie

So, you’ll recall from Friday’s Parfait! post that we’d had a pretty nice pot roast; now, what to do with the leftovers? Well, a quick search of da Google came up with an interesting solution called Monday Pie – wherein … Continue reading

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