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Best! Pineapple Mustard

Years ago, I was able to buy a slightly sweet, slightly hot, and totally wonderful Pineapple Mustard, which went unbelievably well as a glaze over lobster stuffed breast of veal. Then, the company stopped making the wonderful mustard, and I … Continue reading

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Cherry Midori Lemonade

We were at Navy Pier in Chicago, enjoying lunch at Riva before attending a matinée at The Shakespeare Theater, and opted to sample a cocktail; specifically, a cherry limeade, notable because, aside from the bright green color, it contained no … Continue reading

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Yogurt Marinade for Pork Chops

We were at the market, and Rich was perusing the butcher’s case. He came across these lovely thick cut, bone in pork chops and asked me about having a couple for dinner. We were a couple of days away from … Continue reading

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Champagne Cake

Folk who follow this here web thing-y will be aware that I have made a ton of “soda cakes” – cakes made with a cake mix and a can (12 ounces) of soda, and nothing else. I’ve made a Dr. … Continue reading

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Jeanette’s Salad Dressing

Who is/was Jeanette? I have no idea, and, sadly, I neglected to note where I came across this interesting take on the classic French dressing, so… Thanks, Jeanette, whomever and wherever you may be, you make a fine salad dressing. … Continue reading

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Pan Grilled Reuben Sammich

So, yeh, this Reuben sammich isa thing of beauty indeed; and, the taste? Awesome! Here’s the thing, though… I made the mustard glazed corned beef, and then enjoyed a moderately sized sammich for dinner for two nights in a row. … Continue reading

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Mustard Glazed Corned Beef in the Slow Cooker

I was standing in line at the market and picked up a slow cooker recipes magazine to kill some time. Sadly, it had a ton of interesting, even a little different looking recipes, so I bought it. One of the … Continue reading

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Pasta Sauce With Beer

I’ve posted my method of doctoring jarred pasta sauce, with additional herbs and seasonings and, well, stuff; to make it my own. Now, I’ve made a couple of simple adjustments and, in my not-so-humble opinion, the sauce is even better. … Continue reading

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Black Bean Taco Salad

Today, we’re paying another visit to Nellie and Joe’s Famous Key Lime Juice. Yesterday, I adapted a recipe from their web site to make a very nice marinade for shrimp (it’ll work a treat on chicken and fish, too); and … Continue reading

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Key Lime Marinade for Shrimp, Chicken, or Fish

Who wouldn’t love a tasty batch of shrimp marinated in zippy key lime juice, then grilled with sliced Halloumi cheese on the side? Note: yes, you can grill Halloumi, it is actually better grilled. But wait, there’s more! I know, … Continue reading

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