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My Very Favorite Pan

One year ago today, I was killing time with friends in the living room of the hillside house we were renting in Santa Barbara watching some infomercial on teevee. Selling this Amazing! Miracle! Lightweight! Nonstick cooking pan. I was intrigued, … Continue reading

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Vacation Stuff…

So, I KNOW that this is a BIG week for folk visiting food blogs and the like, looking for JUST THE THING for Passover or Easter or what have you. And, I have been on vacation. My husband and I … Continue reading

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Parfait! Best! Doctored Pasta Sauce

Well… I say pasta sauce, but, this zippy tomato combination is also pretty darned tasty over ‘za! or flatbread, and might just make you rethink how you do shrimp and rice, or grits, or mashed potatoes, for that fact. It … Continue reading

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Mrs B’s Cocktail Sauce

‘Tis the season! For planning for those food-laden holidays, or mebbe just tailgaiting or gathering for movies and munchies. ‘Tis also the season for beginning to get a bit overwhelmed by thoughts of hosting folk and mebbe stressing a bit … Continue reading

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Bone-In Thick Cut Pork Chops, Marinated and Grilled, With Artichokes and Cherry Peppers

So, yesterday, I shared my new take on buttermilk marinade; “Beertermilk.” Today, I will take you through turning your nicely marinated chops (or chicken, chicken will work, too) into a fine, kinda fancy, company-worthy even dinner with not too, too … Continue reading

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Peach and Feta Broccoli Slaw

With a nod to this week’s Food for Thought; peaches and ‘shrooms may not go together, but this salad proves that peaches and broccoli get along just fine! Well, broccoli slaw, anyway. The nice folk at myrecipes.com published this salad … Continue reading

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Beer Marinated Flank Steak

So. I was minding my own bidness, checking out the meat case at my market, and BAM! I come across a nice looking flank steak, and, it has a $3 off coupon slapped on top! Bonus! I rarely make flank … Continue reading

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I just can’t…

not today. Tomorrow, we will go back to food and (hopefully) fun; but, today… we need to step back and remember the innocents murdered in Orlando over the weekend. All because some nutjob was freaked out by seeing two men … Continue reading

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Parfait! Banzai Burger Sliders

The Banzai Burger at Red Robin has been one of my faves since I first discovered it when I was living in Northern California in the ’80s: a burger marinated in teriyaki sauce with grilled pineapple, melted cheese, and mayonnaise, … Continue reading

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Marinated, Roasted Sweet Potatoes

I was gonna add ‘glazed’ to this post title, but to too many people, I believe, ‘glazed sweet potatoes’ means brown sugar and marshmallows and way too icky sweet (ermmm, for me). And this is not that. These sweet potatoes, … Continue reading

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