Monthly Archives: October 2015

Parfait! Better-For-You Chicken Wings

The first time I had home made chicken wings, I was at a friend’s house. She brought out this baking dish loaded with breaded chicken wings baked in a hot sauce and melted butter sauce. Heaven. But, ermmm, kinda heavy. … Continue reading

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Korean Potato Salad

We were meeting friends at a Korean restaurant in Milwaukee, and the start of the evening was not going well… Despite having been to this restaurant and neighborhood, a lot, we got turned around looking for parking, and then our … Continue reading

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Black Bean & Beef Manicotti

I came across this recipe on the interwebs and thought it looked promising: uncooked manicotti stuffed with a mixture of seasoned beef and refried beans, basted with picante sauce and ‘waved for, like, 20 minutes. Tasty! (and it was). But! … Continue reading

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Apple Dump Cake

Yesterday’s post was good, but a might involved, what with making buttermilk and all, so let’s take it easy today, and put together some dessert to go with our meatloaf – a cake! “But, but, wait!” you say “Cake is … Continue reading

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Tante Marie’s Monday Mixer Meatloaf!

I have a love/hate relationship with meatloaf. On the one hand, I really like a well made meatloaf. On the other, I seem to only be able to actually make a decent meatloaf about 50% of the time. So, I … Continue reading

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Parfait! Dirty Martini Cheese Spread

I cannot believe I don’t make this more often; it is dead simple to toss together, wicked tasty, and even folk who don’t care for olives seem to like it. Winning, right? We were having folk over for dinner, and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Bars

First; in my defense, allow me to say that I am terrible at most of these kind of things. I could not make chex mix to save my soul, and, if you recall the Fruity Pebbles cereal marshmallow ‘tree’ they … Continue reading

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Tasty! Bahn Mi – With a Twist…

It’s made with SPAM. Yeh. I know, but it’s one of those things I tend to keep on hand for last minute brunch casseroles and stuff like that. And I had a coupon. Before you start, yes, I am fully … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Bread Machine Pita Bread

I have a perfectly fine recipe for pita bread, but when I came across this whole wheat bread machine version, I had to try it out. Glad I did, ’cause it’s a keeper – and wicked simple to toss together. … Continue reading

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Parfait! French Apple Cake

Don’t get all worked up; yes, this is a French cake recipe, but no, it is not complicated, nor is it in any way difficult to toss together. You don’t even need an electric mixer; just some apples, eggs, rather … Continue reading

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