Monthly Archives: June 2021

Salt and Vinegar Smashed Potatoes

Have you tried those crispy mashed potatoes yet? Y’know, where you boil the potatoes, then drain ’em, smash ’em flat as you can, and then bake ’em until crispity? Well, you should, they’re wicked tasty. Now, the nice folk at … Continue reading

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Jardinière Salad

Coming up on one of the biggest summer holiday weekends, I figure it is time to talk, once again, about pasta salad. But, not just another, everyday, macaroni and mayo pasta salad, nope. This salad, actually a refugee from the … Continue reading

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Pimiento Cheese Deviled Eggs

Two great tastes that taste great together! No, not chocolate and peanut butter; pimiento cheese and deviled eggs! I’ve made a version of this before, but this time, I’ve jazzed things up a bit by using some jalapeño cream cheese … Continue reading

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Chicken Tenders Salad

It all started with a conversation while checking out at my main market. I had a container of Peruvian Pearl Peppers from the olive bar and the cashier wondered what they were and how I used them. I replied that … Continue reading

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Crazy Good Corn on the Cob

My Aunt Buzz was of the opinion that the only way to truly enjoy corn on the cob was to set a large pot of water to boil on the stove, and only then head out to the field to … Continue reading

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Seasoned Salt – With a Twist!

Seasoned Salt? Like the stuff I can buy at the store? Yep; but better… because you get to decide what blend of seasonings to include. Cumin? Not for me, thanks; but curry powder? Yes, please! Besides, why not put those … Continue reading

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That Baked Feta and Tomato Thing

For about a year or so, this “Uunifetapasta” dish has been all over the interwebs, and I just got around to trying it. Attributed to Finnish food blogger Jenni Häyrinen, it is dead simple – a block (or more) of … Continue reading

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Doritos Taco Salad

Yesterday, I posted my Fave French Salad Dressing, which, while I have posted it before, I really needed to make a batch for this wicked tasty salad, or, as my friend, Barb, exclaimed when I set in on the table: … Continue reading

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My Fave French Salad Dressing

I was planning on making a taco salad for a dinner with friends, and the recipe called for using Catalina French as the dressing. Now, I love me some Catalina dressing, and quite often, I have a bottle in the … Continue reading

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Grilled Fireball Pineapple

So, YEH, this happened. And it was delicious! I served it as a side for dinner with friends: Lemonade Chicken, taco salad, and stuff; but the pineapple, soaked in cinnamon whisky for an hour or so, then sprinkled with cinnamon … Continue reading

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