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Mixed Berry Vodka – How Was It?

A bit over a month ago, I put a batch of Mixed Berry Vodka together to serve friends at the holidaze. The thing is, I got started late, because, stuff, and so, it has taken until this snowy January Saturday … Continue reading

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Creamed Spinach

With the new year, a lot of folk have made promises to eat a better, more balanced diet, and we are no exception. Of course, that still doesn’t mean I plan on giving up my Irish butter and whole milk! … Continue reading

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Pineapple Pepper Barbecue Sauce

Sweet, but with just the right amount of a kick to it, this sauce is a pretty terrific way to zip up your cocktail meatballs, ribs, chicken, or pulled pork. Here’s the thing, though… I started out with my own … Continue reading

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Gyro Dip

Yeh. It’s January 2, so, technically, the holidaze are over… But… I still have some celebratin’ to do; and what better way to celebrate with friends and family with a delicious layered dip that tastes a whole heckuva lot like … Continue reading

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Pâté for the New Year!

Some folk maintain that it is good luck to eat beans at the new year. Not me. I believe that any year that ends with, and then the next year begins with peppery, smooth as silk chicken pâté has got … Continue reading

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Drunken Grapes

Just in time for the new year – here’s a way to up your alcohol consumption whilst seeming to be healthy (we call it “Drinking Wisconsinbly” around about here)! You steep grapes in a blend of prosecco and vodka, then … Continue reading

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Caramel Puff Corn – Now With a Hint of Maple!

Tis the season for all things savory and sweet, and I would be remiss if I did not, once again, share this most favorite of gathering sweets – caramel coated puffed corn – now, as the title suggests – with … Continue reading

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No Bake, Gluten-Free Cheesecake

Every gathering needs to have a little sumpin’ sumpin’ sweet at the end, most particularly at this time of year; so when we set the date for our holidaze Book Club lunch, I set to thinking about a dessert. Our … Continue reading

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Marinated Chuck Steak

I was poking around the meat case at my grocer – as one does – and came across a special on boneless chuck steak. Hmmm. Two pounds of boneless – sure, kinda fatty (but still tasty – if done right) … Continue reading

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Holidaze Bonus! Marinated Stuffed Cherry Peppers

These need to rest for a week, so if you’re wanting some cherry pepper goodness for Christmas, you’ll need to make ’em this weekend or early next week. It’s a good thing they are so easy to make; and as … Continue reading

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