Category Archives: Parfait!

Stuff so tasty I keep coming back!

Parfait! Slow Cooker Salted Caramel

Also known as Dulce de Leche, this fine caramel sauce is dead simple to make, but it will take about ten hours in your slow cooker, so plan accordingly. We’re having friends over for diner this weekend, and Rich found … Continue reading

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Parfait! Honey Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

This might just be our new fave sauce for all things grilled (or sautéed – I added a dab to ham steaks last night, and, topped with chive cream? Tasty!) Based on my own Terryaki Sauce, but with extra pineapple … Continue reading

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Parfait! French Peas

I was meeting friends for lunch, general chat, and wine. I had a nice looking shrimp salad recipe I wanted to try on them, but… It called for broccoli and, much as I like broccoli, it just somehow sounded wrong … Continue reading

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Parfait! Tomato, Basil, and Cheese Soup

This is one of those recipes you want to keep in the back of your mind for when you have folk you want to impress, but not a lot of time. Or, when you just want a fine bowl of … Continue reading

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Parfait! Best! Carrot Cake

I’m not certain what the issue is. I’ve had the copy and images for this post ready for over a month, but every time a Friday has come around, I’ve avoided posting it. And, the thing is, I absolutely LOVE … Continue reading

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Parfait! Benedictine

Because this coming Saturday is the Kentucky Derby, and because folk do like to prepare ahead of time, I am adding a bonus Parfait! post today. Benedictine is a cream cheese spread that is said to be de rigueur for … Continue reading

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Parfait! Baked Brie With Pepper Jelly, Two Ways

Who knew, when I first published this recipe, that it would be the NUMBER ONE HIT on this little food blog thing-y? Certainly not me; I’ve seen a lot of Brie baked over the past several decades, and I thought … Continue reading

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Parfait! Blender Hollandaise Sauce

There are folk out there who maintain that one should be able to make Hollandaise the traditional way before giving in to the ease and convenience of using one’s blender to cut out all that (let us be totally frank, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Three Pigs Pasta Sauce

My Aunt Buzz had a spaghetti sauce recipe passed down from her mother in law. It was made with spare ribs and was really most excellent. Of course, Aunt Buzz being Aunt Buzz, she wouldn’t share the recipe; so I’ve … Continue reading

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Parfait! Corn Queso

A little over a year ago, we were at my sister’s house and I made a hot corn, cheese, and pickled jalapeño dip for a gathering. It was very popular so, when casting about for a munchie at a last … Continue reading

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