Monthly Archives: March 2024

Steakhouse French Dressing

We have friends coming for a feast on Sunday, so I am busily making stuff ahead where I can. The cool thing (I think) is that stuff like this Steakhouse French Salad Dressing actually tastes better after it has rested … Continue reading

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Balsamic Onion and Garlic Pork Chops

OK, so, last post featuring my new fave Garlic Salad Dressing and Sauce, well, mebbe until after the weekend (we’re having folx over for the holiday). This is a version of a recipe my husband found, Blackberry Sage Pork Chops, … Continue reading

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Zanzetti, Now With Added Garlic Sauce!

I’ve long posted about my Aunt Buzz’s go-to no fuss dinner, Zanzetti. It is actually (I am pretty certain) a packaged foods version of Johnny Mazetti Spaghetti, which was pretty popular in the middle of the last century, and I … Continue reading

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Creamy Garlic Salad Dressing and Sauce

A new fave around here, this garlic dressing will liven up your salads, but it also makes a wicked tasty sauce, added directly to meats, or even stirred into sauces. It also happens to make a pretty spiffy pizza topping, … Continue reading

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Strawberry and Lime Poke Cake

My husband had a taste for one of these cakes where you bake the cake, then poke the out of it and pour jello over the top. We were having friends over for a Saint Patrick’s Day dinner (my barbecued … Continue reading

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Coleslaw With Tamari Dressing

A long time ago, I picked up a supermarket’s “Shoppers Fave Recipes” cookbook; and it had a really kinda cool ramen salad with a soy sauce dressing. It was, in fact, a really great salad, and dressing, except that I … Continue reading

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3. 2. 1. Ranch Cornbread

This is kinda crazy… but totally delicious. The whole “3. 2. 1.” thing in the title of this post is actually most of the recipe, and an easy way to remember what you need: 3 eggs. 2 boxes of cornbread … Continue reading

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Asparagus Ceviche

I was looking for something “different” to do with asparagus. I mean, yeh, I could blanch it (which I do a lot), I could sauté it in some garlic infused olive oil, grill it, roast it, you name it, but … Continue reading

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Garlic Balsamic Grape Tomatoes

I needed some tomatoes, and the market had this buy one, get one free deal going on, so I did. except… I really did not need that many tomatoes. Happily, I came across this recipe on, I think,, and … Continue reading

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Apricot BBQ Meatballs

I have this recipe filed under “Korean Barbecue Meatballs,” but really it is at best, I think, only kinda Korean-adjacent; and so I am opting for the more appropriate “Apricot BBQ” label. Still wicked tasty, though. I used a bag … Continue reading

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