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New! Improved! Baked (and Better!) Buffalo Wings

I have been making Buffalo Wings since the 1980’s, and have always loved them, but, I have also worked on my recipe to keep them every bit as tasty, but mebbe just a wee, tiny bit less likely to induce … Continue reading

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Barbecue & Sage Pork Chops

One of our fave pork dishes is Blackberry Sage Pork Chops, pan fried and then braised to tender, tasty perfection. Well… I had some nice bourbon brown sugar barbecue sauce leftover from making Super Bowl Nachos, and I got to … Continue reading

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Braised Celery

Waaay back in 2005, I loved the novel “Julie and Julia” by Julie Powel. Then, in 2009, I loved the movie version, with Meryl Streep and Amy Adams. Both the book and the movie had scenes of a dinner party … Continue reading

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Brandied Spinach

When I first came across this idea on All Recipes, I knew it was going to be served at one of the feasts over the holidaze. The person who posted the article said that this recipe had made her mom … Continue reading

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Baked Cod

Yesterday, I shared my quick, wicked tasty, Spicy Tomato Sauce. Today, we’re gonna make some baked cod, which really works a treat with the sauce. It so happens that this Atlantic Cod was frozen from Trader Joe’s, but my foolproof … Continue reading

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Sticky Chicken WIngs

So, yeh… we could go to one of the seemingly endless chicken places out there, but why? Tasty chicken wings at home are a snap to toss together, and my default recipe calls for baking in place of frying, so, … Continue reading

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Cranberry Dijon Grilled Cheese

Back in the day, my Aunt Buzz made a mean grilled cheese, with a bit of mayonnaise and mebbe some sweet relish added to make things interesting. I was thinking of her as a prepared to serve my new fave … Continue reading

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Sticky Toffee Date Cake

We had some friends and family over for dinner, and I thought about this cake, which, amazingly, I have not made in like 12 years (!) Full disclosure: although the cake we enjoyed on Saturday was delicious, I did make … Continue reading

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Mississippi Pork Roast

By now, if you haven’t heard of Mississippi Pot Roast, where you put a chuck roast in your slow cooker, top it with ranch dressing mix, sliced peperoncini, and a stick of butter, you must’ve been living under a rock. … Continue reading

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Mashed Potatoes in Cream

Julia Child used to say “If you’re afraid of cream, use butter.” Well, this mashed potato recipe, a version of a Tyler Florence recipe – I adjusted the seasonings a bit) – calls for both! As a matter of fact, … Continue reading

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