Monthly Archives: August 2017

Greek-Style Marinade for Pork, Chicken, or ???

Our favorite local pizza place also makes a mean souvlaki, and one day, after (as always) thoroughly enjoying our lunch there, Rich suggested I try a marinade that was kinda like Mama K’s. I also happened to have – thanks … Continue reading

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Midnight (Medianoche) Mayonnaise

Approaching the penultimate grilling weekend for the American summer; I have recently provided updated recipes for Terryaki Sauce, Zippy & Sweet Mustard, and a pretty darned terrific new Honey Bourbon Barbecue Sauce. Now; let us continue on the road to … Continue reading

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Zippy & Sweet Mustard – a Repeat

I’m away for most of this week, “roughing it” in a nicely equipped cabin Door County, Wisconsin; but, mindful of the fact that, at least in some parts, the long holiday weekend is coming up, I thought we could revisit … Continue reading

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Honey Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

I was organizing a box (literally, an old wooden crate) of liquor and came across a bottle of Red Stag Honey Tea Bourbon by the nice folk at Jim  Beam. What the heck? I have no idea where this came … Continue reading

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Another Take on My Terryaki

This is actually pretty close to my original Terryaki Sauce, but I’ve skipped the Tien Tsin Peppers and left the Szechuan Peppercorns whole; which, I believe, gave me a more flavorful, zippier Terryaki Sauce. All in all, very nice. I … Continue reading

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Red Grapefruit Sangria

My husband came across the original recipe for this sangria on the interwebs, and it did look tasty; rose wine, grapefruit vodka, grapefruit juice, ginger ale, and stuff. Thing is, the stuff was a bit much – making a simple … Continue reading

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Dr Pepper Jello Salad

Yeh, I went there. I made a molded jello salad, and you know what? It wasn’t half bad, and loaded with cherries and pineapple and Mandarin orange slices. Even the kids who Mira said wouldn’t touch a jello thing were … Continue reading

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Grilled Shrimp Burgers

For my brother, Butch, who always said: “Forget about the salad bar at a buffet, you wanna concentrate on the shrimp!” I’ve featured shrimp burgers in the past, and they were quite good, but, they were really fried shrimp cakes … Continue reading

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My Take on Waldorf Salad

As was made extremely plain in a 30+ year old episode of Fawlty Towers; a Waldorf Salad is: apples, celery, walnuts, and mayonnaise. Except, when it’s not. My Waldorf Salad has apples, sure. And celery. But then I go a … Continue reading

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Blue Cheese Basil Vinaigrette

I’ve had issues, in the past, making a vinaigrette I really liked. I watch friends and family toss a few things into a bowl or container and, voilà! Tasty vinaigrette. Me? Not so much. But this vinaigrette? With zingy gorgonzola … Continue reading

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