Tag Archives: cherries

Cherry Vodka

I normally make a couple of batches of Limoncello to share at the holidaze; but this year, I came across a recipe from the book “From From a Polish Country House Kitchen” by Anne Applebaum & Danielle Crittenden for cherry … Continue reading

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Dr Pepper Jello Salad

Yeh, I went there. I made a molded jello salad, and you know what? It wasn’t half bad, and loaded with cherries and pineapple and Mandarin orange slices. Even the kids who Mira said wouldn’t touch a jello thing were … Continue reading

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My Take on Waldorf Salad

As was made extremely plain in a 30+ year old episode of Fawlty Towers; a Waldorf Salad is: apples, celery, walnuts, and mayonnaise. Except, when it’s not. My Waldorf Salad has apples, sure. And celery. But then I go a … Continue reading

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Fruit Salad With Cucumber

??? Yep, you read that headline correctly; I was looking at a surfeit of fruit and cucumbers that I was wonder what, exactly, to do with. But then, I was meeting friends for lunch and conversation and mebbe some wine. … Continue reading

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Parfait! Cherry Crisp Bars

So… this is and it isn’t really a Parfait! recipe. It is a Parfait! because it is based on those wicked fine Apple Pie Bars and uses the same, most excellent, pastry recipe; but it also isn’t a Parfait! because … Continue reading

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Spicy-Sweet BBQ Pulled Pork

So. I bought this recipe magazine as a joke for my very favorite mom-in-law, who kinda (secretly) hates pitch in dinners. But, as it happens, there were a lot of interesting ideas packed into those pages, so I ended up … Continue reading

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Granola Bars

We were visiting my sister for an extended weekend and, mindful of all of us trying to eat (at least a little bit) healthier, she forewent her traditional morning sideboard groaning with croissant, danish, and other pastry treats in favor … Continue reading

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Cherry Pastry Bars

I came across this recipe on the interwebs, and knew I’d have to make it – cherries are one of my very favorite treats, and a cherry pastry that looked to be as simple to toss together as this did … Continue reading

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Cherry Tree Fireball

And we’re back… It was a perfect day to explore Robie House and environs in Hyde Park – as you can mebbe guess from this image – but now we’re back home and closing out the long, holiday weekend. With … Continue reading

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Parfait! Cherry Cola Ribs

“If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe” I found myself thinking of this Carl Sagan quote one day while scrounging in my pantry for a jar of barbecue sauce to slather … Continue reading

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