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Microwave (!) Coconut Risotto

“Wait! What?” Microwave risotto? Yeh, youbetcha! And it is every bit as tender and creamy and what-have-you as risotto you’ve stood over, dribbling in bits of liquid and stirring, stirring, stirring. I have a recipe for oven baked risotto, too, … Continue reading

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Beer Brats

So, YEH. I have a confession. And it’s a big ‘un (for these parts, anyway). I could really take or leave – and usually would choose to leave – brats. Unless… they’ve been boiled in beer and butter and onion … Continue reading

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MICROWAVE Risotto? Yeah, You betcha!

A friend turned us on to one of those food kit things – y’know, where you get a weekly email with a list of menu options and you chose which you like, or skip it entirely. For this week, one … Continue reading

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NOLA-Style Shrimp in the Air Fryer

OK, so, in reality, this recipe by Al Roker from Parade Magazine calls for the shrimp to be grilled, but, we were not grilling that afternoon and, truly, these cook in the air fryer so nicely, and with so little … Continue reading

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Meatball Crescent Sliders

When I posted about the most excellent Stuffing Mix Meatballs yesterday, a friend asked me “why would a large meatball be a bad thing?” And, really, it isn’t, except… These meatballs, while very good, are also very filling, so, better … Continue reading

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Parfait! Guinness Cake

Rich. Dense. Chocolatey goodness. And, Guinness! This cake is not one of those light and airy confections. Nope, it is denser than your average fruitcake, but so loaded with flavor that you will not really care, so, let us explore … Continue reading

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Garlic Butter

When I first moved to Chicago in the late 90’s, I came across a strange – to my New England eyes, anyway – item in the markets around the holidaze. Turkey Butter. No. Not butter made, somehow, from turkey, but … Continue reading

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Check Out This Cheeez Sauce!

So, YEH. Full disclosure: this cheese sauce is made with Velveeta. And I am not really even all that put out about it; because it tastes that good. Now… if you really cannot handle the thought of Velveeta Cheese Sauce, … Continue reading

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Best! Reuben Casserole

By now, most folk will have had their corned beef and cabbage and are kinda over the whole thing. Except… You have leftover corned beef, don’t you? Not to worry – we have you covered with this wicked tasty Reuben … Continue reading

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Grilled Swiss With Onion Jam

Back in the day, my Aunt Buzz would make her grilled cheese sammiches with American cheese, yellow mustard,  and pickle relish; so she might not object too much to this riff on a Martha Stewart grilled cheese. Now, Martha’s sammich … Continue reading

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