Monthly Archives: December 2016

Veggie Soup With Fried Eggs

I had never been all that thrilled about veggie soup; until I came across a recipe with beans and spinach and ‘shrooms and stuff, and topped with a fried egg and drizzled with vinegar. “This soup, I have to try!” … Continue reading

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Cannellini Beans

Let us be totally honest here; at this point in this month, most of us have been to at least one party or gathering, and have shared cheer over platters of rich, tasty food. What better time, then, to mebbe … Continue reading

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Snoop Dogg’s Bacon

I’ve posted before about how much we’ve been enjoying Martha and Snoop Dogg’s Potluck Dinner Party on VH1, and that we liked the recipes I’ve tried, like Snoop Dogg’s Tartar Sauce (yummy!); so when it came time to cook up … Continue reading

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Caramelized Onion Dip

One of the things my husband really does not care for is caramelized onions; so, when he sent me this recipe for a hot caramelized onion dip he’d found on the web at Sweet Paul Magazine, I was a bit … Continue reading

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Parfait! Caramel Puff Corn

First, let me just warn you that this stuff is wicked addictive, and one handful will not be enough. Fortunately, it is also wicked simple to toss together, and makes a nice holiday foodie gift (at least a gallon zipper … Continue reading

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Chocolate Truffles

‘Tis the season for small treats and treasures to share with family and friends; and the nice thing about this recipe from the barefoot contessa is that it is wicked simple to make. But… you’re gonna need some patience, along … Continue reading

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Best! Couscous Salad

So. Couscous. Tiny balls of semolina turned into one of our very favorite salads. Pretty quick. Pretty simple. Pretty darned tasty – and – mebbe even a bit better the next day! INGREDIENTS •3/4 cup pearl couscous •1 cup stock, … Continue reading

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Snoop Dogg’s Tartar Sauce

One of our favorite new shows this season has been Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party on VH1. Each week, Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg gather a couple of friends, make some cocktails, and cook based on a theme – … Continue reading

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Cowboy Candy (Candied Jalapeños)

Sweet heat, these are tasty! A friend shared this recipe with me last week and I had to make a batch for holiday gift gatherings and gift giving. I am not giving attribution, because I found, basically the same recipe … Continue reading

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Parfait! Red Velvet Coke Cake

Here we are again. Another cake made with 12 ounces of soda, a cake mix, and nothing else – well, except for a nice riff on my buttercream frosting with the addition of cream cheese. Yum! I have a lot … Continue reading

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