Monthly Archives: March 2016

Braised Broccoli

Really very little muss or fuss goes into making this tasty veggie side dish, especially if, as did I, you spend the extra and buy your broccoli trimmed and separated into heads (check the fresh bagged veggies in your produce … Continue reading

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No-Peel Deviled Eggs, For Reals!

A couple of weeks ago, I came across a video on the interwebs that showed how to make deviled eggs without all that tedious peeling of eggs! Cool – if it worked – I’ve been burned before by interwebs food … Continue reading

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Sweet Chili Sauce With Grilled Halloumi

Most of us have our go-to chef resources; my sister is currently relying on Giada and the barefoot contessa. I tend to bounce around a bit, lately coming to appreciate Giada’s work, also lately coming into a deep respect and … Continue reading

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Parfait! Steak and Chop Marinade

This is an old standby – a marinade I rely on for steaks, lamb chops, pork, veal… really, just about anything other than fish or chicken; and I might give a thought to trying it on both of them, too. … Continue reading

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Pineapple Upside Down Bundt Cake

So, YEH, this cake happened. It didn’t come out of the pan exactly the way I’d hoped – and this despite the fact that I used my (almost, obviously) never fail, should be patented (by whomever came up with it … Continue reading

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Asparagus Stir Fry

I was looking for a veggie side to go with our teriyaki broiled salmon, and cobbled this recipe together from a couple of stir fry recipes I found on the web. The good thing about it – aside from the … Continue reading

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Teriyaki Marinated Broiled Salmon

Salmon, marinated for a couple of hours in a tasty teriyaki(ish) sauce, then baked in the oven for a surprisingly short time makes for a very good dinner. INGREDIENTS •1-1/4 cup teriyaki sauce* •1/4 cup Sherry Peppers Sauce** •1 salmon … Continue reading

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Corn Queso

Creamy and nicely cheesy, this hot dip is perfect to munch with corn chips, or mebbe drizzle over enchiladas – tho’ you’re gonna wanna make extra, ’cause it will go quickly! Good thing it all comes together in next to … Continue reading

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Parfait! Chicken Vadouvan Masala

I am loving the Vadouvan curry powder I’ve found at a local spice merchant; so much so that I find myself adding it to more and more recipes. Spaghetti sauce? Why not! So, when it came time to actually make … Continue reading

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Best! Roasted Potatoes

This recipe started out as “Portuguese Sweet Potatoes” from, but I’ve changed it around just a wee, tiny bit, and really do believe these potatoes (I used sweet potatoes, but really, this will work with just about any variety) … Continue reading

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