Monthly Archives: August 2015

Coney Dog Chili Sauce

Stop right there. I am well aware that this is not the Coney Chili Sauce of your childhood dreams. This is a Coney Chili Sauce, and my take on it to boot; so get over it. There. That unpleasantness out … Continue reading

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Parfait! Quiche Lorraine

An old brunch fave, Quiche Lorraine (AKA Bacon Quiche) is most always a welcome sight second or third thing on a Sunday morning (after coffee and checking the news feeds, of course). How handy that it can be made ahead … Continue reading

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Bread and Butter Banana Peppers

It has been a good summer for pickling. Thanks to friends; I started following a local family farm on facebook. They publish an ‘event’ on Friday, you ‘join’ it, then, come the next Tuesday, you show up with $10 and … Continue reading

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Watermelon and Feta Gazpacho

I was still working my way through my $10 Mystery Bag of fresh veggies from a local farm when my email pinged with a recipe for gazpacho from Tyler Florence at the Food Network. Since I was currently in possession … Continue reading

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Shrimp Burgers

Why be predictable? Sure, and there’s a ton of good burgers out there made from beef or turkey or chicken – this one in particular comes to mind – but don’t ignore sea food. True, these may be more shrimp … Continue reading

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Red Sammich Sauce

This recipe is based on Won Ton Sauce, a spread for roast beef sammiches, from Tune Inn Restaurant and Bar in Washington D.C., who were featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. I cut way back on the amounts … Continue reading

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Parfait! Cauliflower ‘Za!

I’ve been doing this local farm ‘Mystery Bag’ thing, where you show up with a reusable bag and $10, and they give you a ton of great veggies. I can’t do it every week, because there’s just the two of … Continue reading

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Grilled Strip Steaks

So, yeh, technically, these strip steaks are pan grilled on top o’ the stove; but the recipe will easily work on a real big boy grill, too. Sometimes, a good piece of meat requires a simple preparation, and there is … Continue reading

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Chopped Salad

I follow a local farm on facebook, and each week, they do this “Mystery Bag” thing, where you join an event on Friday, and the following Tuesday you show up at the farm with a bag, fork over $10, and … Continue reading

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Creamy French Dressing, Plus, A Bonus!

Yes, I am aware of just almost exactly how many French dressings I have posted to this here interwebs thingy… There is your Catalina, your Western style, your ‘Fresh‘ (tho’ that’s not one of my favorites), and myriad other variations. … Continue reading

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