Monthly Archives: September 2018

Louis Louis Louis LouEYE (Sauce)

We recently spent a week in Arizona, and were able to meet up with some good friends from back east, who were also out and about and exploring. And, as it often happens when  we get together with friends, whether … Continue reading

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Chicken with Artichokes

I had a taste for chicken. And there was that jar of marinated artichoke hearts in the pantry… Surely there was something I could do with chicken and artichokes and… Hmmm. That basil on the front porch is getting a … Continue reading

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Boiled? Smashed? Baked? ALL of ’em, Katie!

THIS is a stoopidly simple (but tasty) way to get crispity potatoes, and, from the outset, apologies to whomever posted this concept on the interwebs. It is totally my fault that I did not note your name and/or web site … Continue reading

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Aunt Buzz’s Banana Bread, Again

Most folk know that our friend Barb’s Aunt Beezy has the best soda bread recipe. And that is totally cool because: 1: I have the recipe (thanks, Barb!) and… 2: my own Aunt Buzz (no relation to Aunt Beezy, except … Continue reading

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Jalapeño Cheese Spread

It is hard not to love a schmear of cream cheese on a bagel, but, for me, anyway, even harder to pass up a schmear of jalapeño cream cheese spread on a bagel. Folk who’ve been paying attention will note … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Pizzas

On our last trip to Trader Joe’s, we noticed a new product featured just inside the entrance; flatbread-like pizza crust, made, baked, and ready to be topped, popped into an oven or on the grill, and served. So… as one … Continue reading

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Marinated Asparagus

This, is an amazingly simple, but totally tasty recipe. Serve it as a munchie, a snack, a salad, or a side dish. Add sliced onion, Feta or blue cheese, nuts, dried cherries, cubes of salami, it is really all very, … Continue reading

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Beef and Pineapple Tacos

Yeh, so I know I’ve already lost some folk out there by putting pineapple and taco in the same headline; but, if you’re still here for this post, you really want to check this out. Because it is GOOD! Leftover … Continue reading

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A Nice Roast Beast

So, my dad loved him a roast beast on a Sunday; specifically an Eye of the Round roast beast, so, when a local market advertised them for a stooopid cheap price, I thought I might as well pick one up … Continue reading

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A New Take on an Old Sauce

One of my all-time favorite sauces for steak, chops, lamb, burgers, other sammiches, you name it, is the barefoot contessa’s horseradish sauce. It is wicked simple to toss together, uses no funky or hard to find ingredients, and is simply … Continue reading

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