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Swiss Cheese and Bacon Spread

I came across this recipe on a page of vintage cheese recipes, and thought it’d be a nice addition to our Book Club gathering. The original recipe suggested serving on Ritz or Wheat Thins crackers, but this was a predominantly … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Creamsicle Cheesecake

And, just when you think it safe to smugly disparage jello, along comes something wonderful like this… A cheesecake that tastes like one of those orange and vanilla creamsicles. Oh, and it is Guten-frikkin-Free! So. Bonus! The nice folk at … Continue reading

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Berry Cream Cheese Galette

So… this was decent, but, I believe I overloaded it with the berries and their liquid. The original recipe, from the nice folx at budgetbytes.com, called for using 1/2 pound of blueberries and, well, I had a one pound bag … Continue reading

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Let’s Have a Guinness (Cake)!

It’s April, and so it was time to celebrate my husband’s birthday by having friends over to share a cocktail, some Thai-Style Stew, rather a lot of wine, and, of course, this tasty take on a chocolate Guinness cake. The … Continue reading

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Blueberry and Lemon Poppy Seed Bundt Cake

I have a ton of cook books. I mean, they are quite literally stacked all over my house. But. I get emails. And my husband gets emails. More recipes and ideas and… This one came to my husband fro the … Continue reading

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Beef & Pickle Dip

Hang in with me for a minute, because, YEH… Beef and Pickle Dip? Made with Dried beef? Yeppers! And you know what, it is pretty darned spiffy, not at all salty, and, well, really, it is more of a spread … Continue reading

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Burnt Basque Cheesecake, Again

Since I first made and posted about this tasty, wicked simple and totally non-fussy to make cheesecake back in May, I have easily baked it six or seven times; so often that my husband looks at it thinks “again?” and … Continue reading

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Beef Stroganoff

This is one of my husband’s favorite meals, but I really do not make it enough; so, when we had friends and family coming over for dinner just a bit after our tenth (official) anniversary, I decided to treat him. … Continue reading

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Barb’s Family’s Chili Crack

Well, technically, I guess this is Barb’s Sister-in-Law’s Chili Crack; and, you know it’s gotta be good, because: her mom is the justly famous Aunt Beezy – of Aunt Beezy’s Soda Bread, and… Just consider the leavings in this nine … Continue reading

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Burnt Basque Cheesecake

Score another win for Nigella Lawson! This cheesecake is so very good, and so very easy to – literally – toss in the mixer, and then a springform pan and and bake; I can totally see why she has said … Continue reading

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