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Korean Meatballs

I am always a bit iffy about calling a recipe “nation” whatever because, invariably, there will be that person who writes to say “that is nothing like “nation” food!” so – consider that mebbe these are Korean inspired meatballs, but … Continue reading

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Tuna Dip With Gingered Pickles

We were having a gathering of friends new and old, and the old friends had requested a dinner of Vietnamese marinated ribs with Thai tortellini salad on the side; so I had a kindofa Asian theme running for dinner. Ruth … Continue reading

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Thousand Island Meatballs

The recipe I came across somewhere on the interwebs sounded very interesting: glaze mini meatballs with thousand island salad dressing before baking, then allow them to cool and serve as an appetizer. Well, let me say this about that: great … Continue reading

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Fried Cheese Curds

We were away for a week in one of our favorite places, Door County, Wisconsin, and, since we were there a bit ahead of ‘the season’ one of our usual go-to restaurants was only open on the last night of … Continue reading

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Parfait! Pimiento Cheese

With just under a week to go before the food festapalooza we call Thanksgiving, let us take a moment away from planning the perfect, artisanal, locally-sourced, hand rubbed dinner/spectacle and consider this: folk’re gonna want munchies whilst you’re rolling the … Continue reading

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Parfait! Rumaki

What’s not to love about these bacon wrapped goodies? Canned whole water chestnuts are marinated in a zippy sauce (you can use plain ole soy sauce or tamari, but why not live a little and try a bit of my … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 39: Pizza Rolls

This’ll be the last* week I feature a variation on the Riot of Rolls Dough found in mom’s 1983 Yeast Baking & You booklet by the very nice folk at Fleischmann’s Yeast and Gold Medal Flour. I’ve done the garlic … Continue reading

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Gyro Dip

I came across a recipe for a “Greek Layered Dip With Pita Chips” from Sandra Lee in Food Network Magazine, and knew it’d be perfect for a couple of gatherings we had going on over the weekend, but… I wanted … Continue reading

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Shrimp & Pork Meatballs

The Book Club was coming over, and I was in search of fresh ginger at the mobbed market. The always helpful produce guy pointed it out to me, then assured me it was fine if I just broke off what … Continue reading

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Seasoned Oyster Crackers

Here’s a quick fix; made all the better because I normally have really bad luck with seasoned and baked snacks (think Chex Mix), but so far, two batches of these tasty little treats have turned out well. Yay! It all … Continue reading

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