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Beer Brats

So, full disclosure (and, just about apostasy, given where I live), but I never really saw the big deal about brats. Until, I discovered the bit about where you simmer the suckers in butter and beer and onions and peppers … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Heath Toffee Fudge

Sometimes, fudge just happens. In this case, dark (60%) chocolate fudge with Heath toffee pieces stirred in to make things just that much better. Pretty simple to toss together, and wicked tasty. I guess I could’ve added some walnuts, but … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Creamsicle Cheesecake

And, just when you think it safe to smugly disparage jello, along comes something wonderful like this… A cheesecake that tastes like one of those orange and vanilla creamsicles. Oh, and it is Guten-frikkin-Free! So. Bonus! The nice folk at … Continue reading

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Tuscan Butter Shrimp

We spent a quiet Easter at home, just the two of and the pets. So. No ham. No multitude of side dishes. But. The nice folk at Delish did provide us a creamy shrimp recipe that looked really good, not … Continue reading

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Shrimp Toast

For the holidaze, my husband had a taste for shrimp cocktail, with my own home made Cocktail Sauce, of course, so, since we were at a store known for their spendy, but usually quite good stuff; we picked up a … Continue reading

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Carrots Vichy

Supposedly, the pure waters of Vichy, France are optimal for cooking carrots, but really to make this recipe wicked simple and wicked tasty, I find that lemon-lime soda (think Sprite or 7-Up) really works a treat! Seasoning the carrots with … Continue reading

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Parfait! Carrots Vichy

Normally made with sparkling water, some lemon juice, a dash of white vermouth, and sugar; this most excellent glazed carrot recipe easily adapts to using lemon-lime soda, thus cutting out the need for sugar and lemon juice; and, as it … Continue reading

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Pudding Cake

I came across a thing-y on the interwebs – so you know it must be true – where the author talked about how much better you could make a cake mix by stirring a packet of instant pudding in with … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free – and Baked! – Buffalo Wings

Yep. You read that correctly. Not only are these Buffalo Wings gluten-free, thanks to the use of coconut flour; they are also baked, using just two tablespoons of olive oil for 20 wings! Of course, that stick of Irish butter … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Coca Cola Cake

And to think, this cake almost didn’t happen. A big chunk of family was coming, some last minute, for the weekend and, while I had the meals pretty well planned, and fruit and bakery cookies and other munchies all in … Continue reading

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