Monthly Archives: November 2016

Stuffing Strata

For your sake, I really hope you have a couple of cups or so of leftover stuffing (dressing, call it what you will) stashed in the freezer, ’cause you are gonna want to try this make ahead recipe. Thoughtfully provided … Continue reading

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Turkey (or Chicken) Taco Casserole

The “big” day was done. The turkey – brown sugar, cider, and bourbon – was enjoyed, but… What to do with all those leftovers? Enter this recipe for spicy baked tacos, originally developed by The Cookie Rookie for the folk … Continue reading

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Bacon Cups With Deviled Egg Dip

I’m gonna start by saying that this recipe is just a bit tetchy – there is a lot of cooking spray application involved. But. Everything can be done well in advance of having folk over, so, when they have arrived, … Continue reading

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Pressure Cooker Eggs

A lot of my friends and I have found ourselves in possession of electric pressure cooker “multi pots” in the past year or so; and collectively, we have been learning exactly what to do with them. I’ve made risotto, cooked … Continue reading

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Moo Shoo Pork Tacos

Genius. That is really all I can say about this recipe, from a remainder cook book I picked up at Barnes and Noble earlier this year. Boneless pork – I used country style ribs, but you could use any cut, … Continue reading

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Cherry and Coke Cake

Nope. Not “Cherry Coke Cake” – this is a cherry and Coke cake – made with Cherry Chip Cake Mix and one, 12 ounce, bottle of Mexican Coke (because it is all sugar and no corn sweeteners, look in the … Continue reading

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Best! Cranberry Relish

It is that time of year again. Time to make the cranberry relish. And not just any cranberry relish, no sirree. This is Julia Child’s recipe (well… ok… except for the Cointreau I’ve taken to adding of late) from Parade … Continue reading

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Sausage Stuffing

So… yeh… this is not, really “stuffing,” because I do not, actually, put it inside the bird on the big day. It is, however, very, very good, and pretty simple to toss together so, why not follow my family’s tradition, … Continue reading

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Best! Bourbon and Brown Sugar Turkey

And so, we again find ourselves on the precipice of Thanksgiving. For many of us in the USA, this is THE day. You do NOT mess around with the food. Great aunt Gertrude may very well make the worst sweet … Continue reading

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Parfait! Dr. Pepper Espresso Cake

So… I know I haven’t made a dark chocolate and espresso Dr. Pepper cake before, but I have made a ton of different “soda” cakes – where you stir 12 ounces of soda, and nothing else, into a box of … Continue reading

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