Category Archives: Parfait!

Stuff so tasty I keep coming back!

Parfait! Corned Beef Salad

My friend Jenny’s Gram knew her way around salads – especially potato salad and – yes – it’s true, corned beef salad. Jenny and her Gram used this almost exclusively as a sammich filling, but, it turns out it also … Continue reading

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Parfait! Barbecue Corned Beef

What’s not to love? Corned beef (flat cut, please); cooked on a bed of chopped sweet onions in a slow cooker with assorted seasonings and beer… then, slowly roasted over a bed of chopped potatoes with a very nice (if … Continue reading

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Parfait! Caramel Puff Corn

First, let me just warn you that this stuff is wicked addictive, and one handful will not be enough. Fortunately, it is also wicked simple to toss together, and makes a nice holiday foodie gift (at least a gallon zipper … Continue reading

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Parfait! Red Velvet Coke Cake

Here we are again. Another cake made with 12 ounces of soda, a cake mix, and nothing else – well, except for a nice riff on my buttercream frosting with the addition of cream cheese. Yum! I have a lot … Continue reading

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Parfait! Jardinière Salad

Into each life a little macaroni salad must fall, why not mix things up and make a macaroni and cheese salad? Interested? My mom sure was; she clipped the recipe off a box Kraft Mac and Cheese a long time … Continue reading

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Parfait! Dr. Pepper Espresso Cake

So… I know I haven’t made a dark chocolate and espresso Dr. Pepper cake before, but I have made a ton of different “soda” cakes – where you stir 12 ounces of soda, and nothing else, into a box of … Continue reading

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Parfait! Kit Kat Cookie Bars

It’s a lovely November Friday, so why not revisit a recent post and switch things up, just a wee, tiny bit? You will recall the Candy Cookie Bars, made with Snickers and M&Ms. Well, when shopping for Halloween candy, I … Continue reading

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Parfait! Cherry Crisp Bars

So… this is and it isn’t really a Parfait! recipe. It is a Parfait! because it is based on those wicked fine Apple Pie Bars and uses the same, most excellent, pastry recipe; but it also isn’t a Parfait! because … Continue reading

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Parfait! Better Apple Pie Bars

A few weeks ago, I made a batch of Apple Pie Bars according to a recipe from the nice folk at Kraft foods; and they were quite good. But… Tho’ I (for once) followed instructions and used the sized pan … Continue reading

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Parfait! Sherry Peppers Sauce

The holidays are fast approaching, so now would probably be a good time to ensure that your pantry is up to date and stocked with the besics you’re gonna be needing for the heavy cooking season to come. Even without … Continue reading

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