Monthly Archives: September 2017

Parfait! Slow Cooker Salted Caramel

Also known as Dulce de Leche, this fine caramel sauce is dead simple to make, but it will take about ten hours in your slow cooker, so plan accordingly. We’re having friends over for diner this weekend, and Rich found … Continue reading

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Swiss Steak

Seriously. Swiss Steak? Yep. And, you know what? This is pretty darned tasty! Of course, my Swiss Steak has a bit more seasoning than your mama’s Swiss Steak probably did; beginning with a nicely spiced seasoned flour and ending up … Continue reading

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Parfait! Honey Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

This might just be our new fave sauce for all things grilled (or sautéed – I added a dab to ham steaks last night, and, topped with chive cream? Tasty!) Based on my own Terryaki Sauce, but with extra pineapple … Continue reading

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Sweet Chili Grilled Bok Choy

Rich was with me at the market, and for some reason, they had a huge display of bok choy in the produce department. Which then reminded him that we both really like grilled bok choy, so, why not pick some … Continue reading

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Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

One of my favorite combinations, pears and blue cheese, makes for a pretty terrific salad, too, with pistachios and dried cherries and red onion. The sherry vinegar and zippy mustard vinaigrette isn’t too, too bad, either. Paired with a baked … Continue reading

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A (Tasty!) Multicultural Quesadilla

“What?” you may well ask, “Is a multicultural quesadilla?” Well, it’s like this… we’d had friends over for dinner just after coming home from a week up north, and I needed something simple and tasty, so I picked up some … Continue reading

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