Monthly Archives: August 2016

Garlic Roasted Red Potatoes

Recipes don’t come much simpler than this one, by the barefoot contessa; but don’t let the simplicity fool you, they more than deliver in the taste department! I added a bit of duck fat to mine, well, because I could; … Continue reading

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Green Tomato Chow Chow

Essentially, a mix of pickled veggies, this chow chow is a bit zippier than the one I grew up with in New England, which certainly had no jalapeño in it. Not any green tomatoes, either, come to think of it, … Continue reading

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Asian BBQ Beef Burritos

This just looked too good not to try: thin (sammich sliced) sirloin steak, slow cooked in a pear, ginger, garlic, and tamari sauce rolled into a flour burrito with rice, fresh herbs, green onion, kimchee, and a spiced mayonnaise based … Continue reading

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Parfait! Cheesy Garlic Bread

Cheesy in a good way. I have a very good local spice merchant – – tho’ they also do a fine job with orders over teh interwebs – Penzey’s. Their prices are good, service excellent, and I love, Love, LOVE … Continue reading

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No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake Cups

I came across the idea for this recipe somewhere on line. had done a post about mint Oreo cheesecake cups, and I was pretty certain I could adapt it to accommodate the graham crackers and cherry all-fruit spread I’d … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Brioche

We were in New Orleans. In August. Not an optimal time to visit, but, my husband was presenting at a conference and we’d never been and friends had interesting restaurant recommendations and, there we were; melting just a little bit … Continue reading

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Meatloaf Quesadillas

Oh, bother! I had made my new fave no-gluten meatloaf (with oatmeal crumbs replacing the bread), and I kinda overdid the veggies added, yielding me a tasty, pretty healthy (with all those extra veggies and all), but very crumbly meatloaf. … Continue reading

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Parfait! Coney Dog Chili Sauce

I had never heard of “Coney” sauce until moving to the midwest. My loss. This beef-y, kinda spicy (you can zip it up to suit your own preferences), chili sauce is pretty darned terrific on a hot dog (might I … Continue reading

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Orange Chocolate Chess Bars

I had an email from the nice folk at All in Good Food for Chess Bars. I didn’t grow up with the concept, but I have dabbled in chess desserts a bit, so thought I might could dabble again. With … Continue reading

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Shaved Sprouts With Bacon and Grilled Halloumi

Yeh, I know what you’re thinking. “Sprouts!?! It’s August, man! We should be grillin’ and eatin’ meat and stuff!” And you know what? You can grill, but, while you’re doing the chicken (might I suggest Nigella’s chicken?) you can toss … Continue reading

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