Monthly Archives: July 2016

Parfait! Garlic Parsley Rolls

A couple of years ago, my mom-in-law gave me a bunch of cooking pamphlets and recipes she’d collected over the years, and then decided she wasn’t likely to be using them. Lucky me, I love stuff like that! And so … Continue reading

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Old School Lemon Pound Cake

One day, Amazon dropped a surprise on my doorstep. My husband came across a cookbook he thought I’d like and ordered it for me. He was correct, “A Real Southern Cook in Her Savannah Kitchen” by Dora Charles is loaded … Continue reading

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Celery Succotash Salad

Fret ye not! There are NO lima beans in this succotash! In fact, this rather refreshing salad – based on a Rachael Ray recipe – bears little resemblance to your more usual succotash… there are no beans at all (tho’ … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas

The world’s best mom-in-law was wrapping up her two week visit, and, on her last evening with us, we took her out to a new-to-us restaurant just over the border in Wisconsin. Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen makes all of their food, … Continue reading

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Riesling & Rum Sangria

Friday, we suggested a lovely (well, we like it) cold potato soup to help you deal with these hot and sultry days. Today, we’re  gonna give you something refreshing to wash all that potato soup goodness down with. Or, if … Continue reading

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Parfait! Vichyssoise

Yep. I am going there. It is hot. It is sticky. My solution? Cold. Potato. Soup. Loaded with sour cream and heavy cream, but still, a touch lighter than my earlier versions – mebbe it’s the chicken stock. Still also … Continue reading

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Snickerdoodle Poke Cake

This cake recipe slipped into my email box from the always nice folk at Betty Crocker, and, since Rich LOVES snickerdoodle cookies, I figured the cake would be a big hit. It was. But, I had a couple of issues … Continue reading

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Steak and Chop (and more?) Sauce

Here’s the cool thing about making your own stuff; you can then turn around and make MORE stuff – and waaay better than store bought! Take, for example, yesterday’s Date and Tamarind Chutney. Delicious, certes, on its own, dabbed on … Continue reading

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Date and Tamarind Chutney

I had about one cup of dates leftover from making a batch of sriracha pimiento cheese stuffed dates wrapped in duck bacon; and I knew, by sad past experience, that I had to do something with them before I came … Continue reading

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Peach and Feta Broccoli Slaw

With a nod to this week’s Food for Thought; peaches and ‘shrooms may not go together, but this salad proves that peaches and broccoli get along just fine! Well, broccoli slaw, anyway. The nice folk at published this salad … Continue reading

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