Tag Archives: Corn

Mexican Street Corn – at Home

Sooo… Is this a side dish? An appetizer? A snack? “All of ’em, Katie!” This wicked simple (and wicked tasty) take on the corn on the cob you can get from street vendors here in Chicago (and, I am guessing, … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Cake Lettuce Wraps

Let me begin by saying that Rich does not care for sweet potatoes. I don’t either, really, if we are talkin’ about that marshmallow and brown sugar thing that folk trot out at the holidays; so, when I told him … Continue reading

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Corn Relish

My local family farm runs a deal they call “Mystery Bag.” The open the event on facebook on a Thursday, you join the event, then show up with $10 the following Tuesday and they fill a shopping bag with produce. … Continue reading

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Corned Beef Hash

Hash is, at its heart, I think, a dish of leftovers. A bit of meat, some potatoes, mebbe chopped onion, and…  well, whatever you have laying about the fridge that might work for breakfast or breakfast for dinner. I had … Continue reading

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Ham Bone Soup

So… yeh. NOT a great name, BUT, a very tasty soup! Loaded with veggies (I basically cleaned out the crisper drawer) and finally dealing with the last of the Christmas ham (note to self: do NOT buy the whole ham … Continue reading

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Celery Succotash Salad

Fret ye not! There are NO lima beans in this succotash! In fact, this rather refreshing salad – based on a Rachael Ray recipe – bears little resemblance to your more usual succotash… there are no beans at all (tho’ … Continue reading

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Barbeque Chopped Salad

Every couple of weeks, I get an envelope of goodies from my mom-in-law, Doris, y’know, coupons and stuff that she thinks I’d be interested in. A few weeks back, along with the always welcome coupons (thanks, mom!), she enclosed a … Continue reading

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Chicken Enchilada Chili

Monday, we made a very nice batch o’ black beans with no overnight soaking required. Tuesday, we pulled together a pretty quick, and also tasty enchilada sauce. Today, we’re gonna bring ’em both together to make a slow cooker chicken … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 40: Corn Casserole

This week’s Doris Project was a challenge. The recipe, hand written on a scrap of paper, carried only the barest of instruction: ingredients, oven temp, and time; no mention of what to do or how to assemble the casserole. And … Continue reading

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Black Bean Chili

Rich, full of flavor, vegetarian, and pretty darned simple to toss together, this chili is hard to beat. Based on a recipe from Rachael Ray, I adjusted the seasonings to my own taste and used home made corn stock in … Continue reading

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