Monthly Archives: September 2021

Red Velvet Coca Cola Cake

And to think, this cake almost didn’t happen. A big chunk of family was coming, some last minute, for the weekend and, while I had the meals pretty well planned, and fruit and bakery cookies and other munchies all in … Continue reading

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Pineapple ‘n Pepper Relish BBQ Sauce – and Ribs!

I am pretty well known for my Barbecue Sauce so, when I make a variation with pineapple juice, Pepper Relish, and a wee, tiny bit of Arby’s Sauce and half the table asks about the sauce, I guess I should … Continue reading

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Marinated Bean Salad

The Washington Post called this “Marinated Pizza Bean Salad” when they published the recipe a few weeks ago and, this does have the bones of a good pizza – the oil, the basil, the garlic, the Mozz, etc.; I didn’t … Continue reading

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Pork Tenderloin Wellington

Looking for a pretty darned fast, wicked easy, recipe to make for family on a weekday or, heck, friends at the weekend? We have you covered with this lovely pork tenderloin with chutney wrapped in puff pastry recipe from Rachael … Continue reading

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Cheesy Ranch Broccoli

OK, so mebbe this should be called “Cheezzzy” Ranch Broccoli, since I used my Cheezzz; but if you don’t feel like making your own, wonderfully melty cheese, go ahead and use Velveeta. A big bag of frozen broccoli florets, thawed, … Continue reading

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Say Cheezzz!

Check. It. Out! This supremely well melting cheese looks a lot like that one in the bright yellow box at the market, but, with only four ingredients, and one of them is water! You can also, should you like, customize … Continue reading

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Banzai Burgers

Yeh, it’s September but there is still time to grill some burgers. Heck, these are even pretty terrific pan-fried, so, let us get our collective teriyaki on and enjoy some burgers with cheese and grilled pineapple! This is my home … Continue reading

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Microwave (!) Coconut Risotto

“Wait! What?” Microwave risotto? Yeh, youbetcha! And it is every bit as tender and creamy and what-have-you as risotto you’ve stood over, dribbling in bits of liquid and stirring, stirring, stirring. I have a recipe for oven baked risotto, too, … Continue reading

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Cod With Spicy Tomato Sauce

Yeppers! It’s baked fish with tomato sauce! And, aside from the hour or so the fish spends in a milk bath, it all comes together in about 30 minutes, including the scratch made (and wicked tasty) sauce! First thing first, … Continue reading

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Smashed Potato Salad

A nice, simple, tasty potato salad, this recipe is an adaptation of Korean Potato Salad, with more the traditional chopped red onion added in place of cucumber; and, while it certainly looks like there might be mustard in the dressing, … Continue reading

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