Monthly Archives: December 2020

Grape Jelly Meatballs

New Year’s Eve, at last! And, while this year, we will gather remotely, we still want to have a tasty munchie or twelve while we shove 2020 to the curb. How about some meatballs? This classic recipe shouldn’t work, but … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Rolls, for Dinner, or???

Planning our holidaze feast, my husband came across a recipe, from the nice folk at Fleischmann’s yeast, I think, for dinner rolls made with buttermilk and honey. The recipe looked simple enough, and, because it called for fast-rising yeast, it … Continue reading

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My Mom’s Lasagna – and The Real Deal About ‘No-Boil’ Noodles

What could be more welcome than a large, steaming pan of cheese and noodles in a lovely, bubbly sauce? Yeh. Trick question – obviously two pans would be way more welcome. But… do you really need to buy that box … Continue reading

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Avgolemono Soup

I was looking through new recipe emails when I came across one for Avgolemono – Greek lemon chicken soup – but this Avgolemono recipe had a pretty big shortcut. It started with a can of condensed chicken and rice soup. … Continue reading

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Louis, For All Your Seafood & Salad Needs

Back when we could go out to eat, if a restaurant featured a “… Louis” salad, I was pretty much guaranteed to be ordering it. Shrimp Louis. Lobster Louis. Even plain ole Chopped Louis with asparagus and egg. It was … Continue reading

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Creamy Shrimp Pasta, Cajun Style

Shrimp. Cajun seasoned creamy shrimp. And pasta… pesto filled tortellini, to be precise. And pork belly, because I was (yet again) out of ‘shrooms – but, I gotta say, Air Fryer Sliced Pork Belly is the gift that keeps on … Continue reading

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A Tale of Corned Beef (Salad)

My best friend came to visit for Thanksgiving – don’t get all worked up, she isolated before driving out and had been tested several times, and we, well, we go basically nowhere but the market, so everything was good – … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken Soup

This recipe came across my inbox from the nice folk at Betty Crocker, and, well, I just had to try it. Ermmm… with just a few, tiny changes. First things first; this is one fine soup, but, I was a … Continue reading

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Again With the Garlic Rolls

I know, I know… For, like, the third time since this year, I am featuring these stoopidly wonderful and easy to make rolls – just in time for everyone’s holidaze feasting. Because, really, shouldn’t we have one simple thing, that … Continue reading

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Turkey Tenderloin Wellington

Are you planning a smaller holidaze feast this year? Looking for a little sumpin’ sumpin’ tasty, impressive as heck, and still wicked simple? Check this out: a turkey (or pork, pork works really well here, too) tenderloin, wrapped in puff … Continue reading

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