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Crusty Potatoes and Creamed Feta Cheese

We spent the week of Thanksgiving with my sister and her family, and one night for dinner, she had mentioned thinking of making a barefoot contessa recipe of potatoes coated with olive oil, then rolled in a salt and herb … Continue reading

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Parfait! Dirty Martini Cheese Spread

You need this recipe to help you get through the holidaze. Cream cheese, olives, a dab o’ mayonnaise, a few other tasty bits, and then… Vodka! What part of martini did you not get? Though, I guess you might could … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Icebox Cake

Rich came across this recipe somewhere on the interwebs, and asked that I try it; but to wait until we had folk over to make it, because he was thinking that he would most likely lose any self-control it until … Continue reading

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Brioche, Sausage, and Egg Bake

I came across a breakfast casserole calling for brioche, sausage, cheese, and eggs, but; instead if whipping the eggs into the milk and cream cheese mixture, they are added on top, in little divots made in the sausage and brioche … Continue reading

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Try a Blintz for Brunch!

Traditionally, a blintz is kindofa cheese filled crêpe; but here, I’ve gotten rid of the flour in favor of an almond crust, and turned a Kraft Foods recipe into a tasty little gluten free treat for really any time of … Continue reading

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Parfait! Benedictine

Because this coming Saturday is the Kentucky Derby, and because folk do like to prepare ahead of time, I am adding a bonus Parfait! post today. Benedictine is a cream cheese spread that is said to be de rigueur for … Continue reading

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Liverwurst Pâté

Wait, don’t go! This updated version of an old party standby is really, really good; and dead simple to toss together – just what you need at this time of the year! Spread on some crusty bread with mebbe a … Continue reading

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Layered Pistachio Dessert

Catchy name, no? But… that really is what this is; a layer of walnut pastry, topped with a layer of  cream cheese and confectioners’ sugar whipped together with some cool whip, then a layer of pistachio pudding; all topped with … 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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Michigan Cheese Spread

Technically, the very nice lady and former coworker who gave me this recipe – years ago, now – calls this a cheese ball; but it has always worked better for me as a spread. Pretty frikkin’ fantastic with veggies, but … Continue reading

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