Monthly Archives: October 2020

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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Italian Beef Stuffing

We had a few friends over to celebrate October birthdays and, since it was that weekend, I chose to make dinner an homage to Canadian Thanksgiving. And, truth be told, I figured that it could not hurt to take a … Continue reading

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Apple of My Rye – A Fall Cocktail

We were having a small gathering to celebrate October birthdays, and I had come across an interesting looking apple cider and bourbon cocktail recipe. Except… I was nearly out of bourbon, totally out of apple cider, but, wait… I did … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

Because, of course, I get all my most authentic Asian recipes from the nice folk at Betty Crocker, courtesy of my husband’s email; I thought that this slow cooker recipe for Mongolian Beef – by way of Taiwan Barbecue, according … Continue reading

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Pickle-Brined Air Fryer Chicken

This is a pretty darned nifty method for getting tasty, moist fried chicken, without all the muss and fuss of deep frying. Soaking the chicken in pickle juice (and a wee, tiny bit of hot sauce) adds a nice flavor, … Continue reading

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