Monthly Archives: October 2020

Let’s Make Reubens!

Yeh, I know… “Who doesn’t know how to make a Reuben?” Well… me, for one. I mean, the basics are obvious, corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, Russian dressing, and then, cook’s choice; rye or dark pumpernickel bread. But! There are … Continue reading

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Chicken Thighs With Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

When my husband found this recipe from the nice folk at EatingWell Magazine and asked me to make it; I had a bit of an ingredient shopping breakdown while at the market. Slivered sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil? Check. Heavy … Continue reading

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Air Fryer Swordfish With Lemon Sauce

This started out as a recipe from the barefoot contessa: Sicilian Grilled Swordfish; but, it was cold and dark, and there was no way my husband was gonna grill, so, air fryer it was. And, though I loved the look … Continue reading

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Parfait! Swiss Turkey Casserole

We recently had some friends over for birthday celebrations, and the timing was perfect to do a Thanksgiving test-run while also celebrating Canadian Thanksgiving. Air Fryer Turkey Breasts and Italian Beef Stuffing were thoroughly enjoyed, but, as with most feast … Continue reading

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Air Fried Strip Steak – Plus Bonus! New (and Better!) Marinade

So… this happened: tender, tasty strip steak in the air fryer, and most certainly one of my better marinades. And it all started with a ‘buy one, get one free’ deal on strip steak at the butcher counter. A couple … Continue reading

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Spinach Salad With Spicy Baked Shrimp

When my husband shared this recipe from the nice folk at Betty Crocker, they were selling it as a ‘sheet-pan dinner’ which was then served over baby spinach with crumbled Feta. It took me actually making it for dinner to … Continue reading

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Deviled Ham Spread

Sometimes, you go back to the past and rediscover stuff that is so good, it makes you (well, me, anyway) wonder, “why haven’t I made this more often?” Such is the case with this deviled ham spread – which I … Continue reading

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Crispy Brussels Sprouts Salad

I recently got two new cookbooks from Alex Guarnaschelli, and my husband came across a crispy sliced Brussels sprouts salad that he really liked the look of. Thing was, the sprouts were fried, and in, like, 3 cups of canola … Continue reading

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Water Fried (?!?) Bacon

A bit over six years ago, I posted about Water-Cooked Bacon, how very tasty it was, and how mebbe one could play around with the seasonings and even the cooking liquids. Then… stuff happened and  never quite got back around … Continue reading

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Air Fryer Turkey Breast

When we had friends over last weekend, I had a nice Fall Cocktail to offer, and was experimenting with the very tasty Italian Beef Stuffing. What could be left, but a turkey? But, since this wasn’t actually a holidaze dinner, … Continue reading

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