Monthly Archives: October 2022

Pork Tacos

This isn’t so much a recipe as a method. and mebbe a suggestion to look at leftovers from a different direction. When my dad mad a roast pork loin, he saved the leftovers, thinly sliced them, and made them into … Continue reading

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Air Fried Polenta Cakes

Polenta, if you’ve never had it, is a gluten-free corn thing-y that can be served almost like a porridge or, my preference, allowed to solidify, then cut into cakes and fried. Well, air fried, in this case. Some folx claim … Continue reading

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Corned Beef Hash Breakfast Casserole

I call this a breakfast casserole, but really, you could serve it anytime. Tho… one very cool thing about this is that you can do all of the heavy lifting the day before, and just whisk the eggs together with … Continue reading

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Buttered ‘n Baked Saltines

So, yeh. Yesterday, I posted a fine and dandy Creamy Tomato Soup recipe; and, other than grilled cheese, what works an absolute treat with a hot bowl of tomato soup? Why, crackers of course! But these are not just any … Continue reading

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Really Good (And Gluten-Free!) Creamy Tomato Soup

Martha Stewart shared a really good looking, and wicked simple t toss together tomato soup recipe and I wanted to try it, but… I also had to tweak it a bit. I mean, there was no basil called for, and … Continue reading

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Drums, Like Wings

Back in the day, I could find chicken “drumettes” – the meatier, easier to eat part of a chicken wing – at one of my local markets pretty regularly. Now, I am lucky to find packets of whole wings! I … Continue reading

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An Easy Cherry Tart

When my mom-in-law came to visit, she brought along a jsr of cherry butter she had come across at a farm market, and I knew exactly how we were going to use, at least some of it… as part of … Continue reading

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Teriyaki Strip Steaks With Bleu Cheese Butter

Two great tastes that, it turns out, actually taste terrific together: teriyaki and bleu cheese infused butter! It was our anniversary, but, it was a Friday night, and we had a busy weekend coming up, so a nice dinner in … Continue reading

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My Take on Maid-Rite Sammiches

Yeh. I know, they look like Sloppy Joes, but in Iowa, they are called Maid-Rite, and it seems as though most everyone has their own recipe. Brown sugar or white? Add ketchup will cooking or add it to the sammich … Continue reading

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Jalapeño Popper Bean and Bacon Soup

And now, finally we come to the reasons I made Ranch Jalapeños and Welsh Rarebit earlier in the week… Bean and Bacon Soup with creamy cheese and zippy jalapeños to make it like a big ole bowl of jalapeño poppers. … Continue reading

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