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Pork and Shrimp Soul Rolls

A long time ago – at least two behemoth televisions back – Coolio appeared on the Food Network in Celebrity Cook-Off and made Soul Rolls for one challenge. Coolio’s were filled with ground turkey and fried; mine have evolved into … Continue reading

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Brown Rice Pasta With Veggies and Peanut Sauce

With a fair number of friends and family needing to be gluten-free; I am always in search of tasty alternatives to traditional menu staples, like pasta. So, when I came across some bronze cut Italian brown rice pasta, of course … Continue reading

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Czech Garlic Soup

One of our nephews was spending the night, and they are vegan, so I went in search of something to make for dinner. My French bread was easily adapted by using maple syrup in place of honey, but what for … Continue reading

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Pork Gumbo

Wait! What?!? Pork gumbo? Yeh, and it starts with a jar of gumbo, so… I know that this isn’t authentic, but I had some pork tenderloin and country-style ribs leftover and, after considering Three Pigs Pasta Sauce, I opted for … Continue reading

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Chow Mein

I picked up a couple of boxes of gluten-free brown rice spaghetti noodles to try out for when we have friends and family over who need G-F options and, well, it was pretty decent; Italian bronze cut and all that, … Continue reading

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Classic Coleslaw – Like KFC

I am a big coleslaw fan, but am also pretty picky about it. A lot of commercial slaws are taste off to me – too creamy or too vinegar-y or some such; but KFC’s coleslaw is mebbe my second fave. … Continue reading

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Ciao! Picollo

No, I am not sending a greeting to a musical instrument. Instead, this is my homage to Chow Chow, a slightly zippy pickle relish usually based on cabbage. Mine does have cabbage, but the backbone of this pickle is cauliflower. … Continue reading

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Short Rib Multi-Pot Marinara

I really like this sauce. Three beef short ribs are turned into a wicked nice marinara that reminds me of old-school Italian restaurants, and I particularly loved it with frozen breaded ravioli. *SIGH* I want more, NOW, but tonight is … Continue reading

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Meatloaf Pasta Sauce

Yeh, sure – most folk have more than likely turned leftover meatloaf into a spaghetti sauce of some sort, but… What about if we start with the meatloaf mixin’s to make a sauce? The original version of this recipe, from … Continue reading

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Zucchini and Spinach Pasta Casserole

The nice folk at Food Network call this a “creamy zucchini and spinach pasta bake” – and it is. But. Because I used a shredded Italian cheese blend that included Parmesan, it cannot be called vegetarian. If, however,  you go … Continue reading

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