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Sage & Sausage Stuffing With Dried Cherries

“Wait! What?” “It is late January and you are publishing a stuffing recipe?” Why yes, yes I am. Number one; because I made it for Thanksgiving and it was a hoooge hit, and, number two, because I promised to publish … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Guacamole

This. MIGHT BE. My NEW. FAVORITE THING. THIS image, is the pomegranate guacamole that Rich and I TOTALLY enjoyed at our first dinner in Scottsdale at Sumomaya. We had been discussing the different guacamole options, and asked our server their … Continue reading

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Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

One of my favorite combinations, pears and blue cheese, makes for a pretty terrific salad, too, with pistachios and dried cherries and red onion. The sherry vinegar and zippy mustard vinaigrette isn’t too, too bad, either. Paired with a baked … Continue reading

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Asparagus Salad With Blue Cheese and TWO(!) Dressings

We love asparagus; roasted, grilled, steamed, or, as here, blanched, then tossed into ice water to lock in that lovely green color, then dried and tossed in a salad – preferably with some blue cheese and thinly sliced red onion … Continue reading

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Mostarda With Dried Cherries and Apricots

This really lovely little concoction deserves real pride of place at your next gathering. Mostarda, an Italian mixture of mustard and wine and dried fruits has traditionally been used as a spread over meats – think your charcuterie board (and … Continue reading

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Endive and Blue Cheese Salad

Take a step away from Iceberg and Romaine and consider Endive for your next salad. I’d bought a bit too much endive for a gathering, and so had several left sitting around the crisper making me think I really need … Continue reading

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Country Captain Chicken

So… I gave in. Long ago, I posted about Chicken in the Style of the Country Captain, a recipe I have been making since the 70’s. My version, from a newspaper food section, eschewed raisins and curry and almonds and … Continue reading

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Green Bean, Feta, and Balsamic Salad

I came across a recipe on BigOven for a balsamic green bean salad, and it looked like just the thing to use up a big hunk o’ Bulgarian Feta cheese in the fridge and at least half a bag of … Continue reading

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Parfait! Aunt Beezy’s Soda Bread

My very most favorite of soda breads, Barb’s Aunt Beezy’s, is a moist, flavorful bit of bread-y goodness that really should not be brought out only on special occasions (or Irish themed dinners). It comes together in next to no … Continue reading

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Parfait! Blueberry Salad With Pita and Feta Cheese

When I first posted about this salad from Nadia G, I made it more or less the way she did, with Mshalale – a Lebanese string cheese – but substituted parsley for the mint, and dried cherries for the pomegranate … Continue reading

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