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Antipasto Pasta Salad

So, yeh, fergettabout the mayonnaise for this salad; and, while we’re at it, let’s fergettabout the gluten, too, because we’re making this salad with chickpea pasta! Penne chickpea pasta, blanched asparagus, grape tomatoes, chopped marinated artichoke hearts, onion, Feta cheese, … Continue reading

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Pork Loin Ends, Ollie’s Way

One of my local markets carries Pork Loin Ends – a slightly fattier tip of the tenderloin – for a ridiculous price – 1.99 per pound. Each package contains four boneless loin ends – more than enough for a couple … Continue reading

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Ollie’s Most Excellent Sammich Sauce

So… recall when we were making Ollie’s Marinade yesterday, and I had you save back two tablespoons? Well, this is what we’re gonna use it for and, I gotta say, this sammich sauce is good enough to justify keeping at … Continue reading

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Ollie’s Burger, Steak, and Chop Marinade

Who’s Ollie? I haven’t a clue, but I came across this interesting vintage marinade after researching a restaurant mentioned in a novel. The restaurant is long gone in real life, but Ollie’s kinda surprisingly zippy marinade lives on across the … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice Salad

I belong to a Facebook group called “Recipe Clippings.” It consists of folk sharing images of recipes – usually old ones – they’ve come across that they think look interesting. That’s how I came across the original recipe for this … Continue reading

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Reuben Za!

I had this corned beef in the freezer, so I went ahead and cooked in in Guinness in the slow cooker, then finished it off in the oven with Barbecue Sauce. Nice. But… There was a lot of corned beef … Continue reading

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Best! ‘Za! Dough

So, yeh. This is still my very favorite ‘za! dough, no real changes to the method or the ingredients, but… the implementation? Well, now, that is a whole different ball o’ fine home made pizza dough. See, for this ‘za! … Continue reading

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Even Newer! Best! Thousand Island Dressing

Today’s post, and tomorrow’s, are both kinda Parfait! (repeat) recipes, except… I’ve switched some ingredients out here and there, mebbe changed my method a wee, tiny bit, and, now, I think they deserve to stand on their own. Take this … Continue reading

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Party Shrimp

Rich came across this recipe, from the nice folk at Taste of Home, and asked me to give it a try. I added a few ingredients to the original recipe – Aleppo pepper and my own Sherry Peppers Sauce – … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Marinade!

I picked up a couple of really nice looking steaks at the butcher, then considered what, exactly to do with them. Grilling was a no brainer; the weather was perfect and Rich had spent the day chilling, so, no issues … Continue reading

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