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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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Baked Cod With Spicy Tomato Sauce

We are kinda blessed with two very good fishmonger options. One, a local place down the street is my go-t0 for salmon, in-house smoked salmon, and, their lobster salad? Yum! My other option is a national chain, but we are … Continue reading

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Amatriciana Sauce

One of my favorite places to go for breakfast is The Florentine in Chicago – mostly because of their over easy eggs served on top of a spicy pancetta and tomato sauce with grilled sourdough bread slices on the side. … Continue reading

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Ollie’s Burger, Steak, and Chop Marinade

Who’s Ollie? I haven’t a clue, but I came across this interesting vintage marinade after researching a restaurant mentioned in a novel. The restaurant is long gone in real life, but Ollie’s kinda surprisingly zippy marinade lives on across the … Continue reading

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Pickled Avocado

Stop right there. No, this is not a recipe to “preserve” avocados by canning the suckers and stashing ’em on a shelf in your pantry. This is, however, a wicked tasty way to add a big punch of flavor to … Continue reading

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Braised Broccoli

Really very little muss or fuss goes into making this tasty veggie side dish, especially if, as did I, you spend the extra and buy your broccoli trimmed and separated into heads (check the fresh bagged veggies in your produce … Continue reading

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Feta Dip With Lemon

Rich follows this magazine, Sweet Paul, on line, and forwards any recipes he thinks it’d be nice for me to try. This one, a cracker spread/dip made from crumbled feta cheese, garlic, and lemon, seemed like just the thing for … Continue reading

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