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Gazpacho!

What could be better on a hot, steamy August day than a refreshingly cold bowl of veggies? By which I mean, of course, gazpacho! Cucumbers, tomatoes, garlic, onion, sweet peppers, and basil; all tossed together and puréed just enough, then … Continue reading

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Balsamic Marinated Grilled Asparagus

We like asparagus most any way, but this recipe, where the asparagus is marinated in balsamic vinegar and oil with garlic and shallots before being grilled is one of my new top ten faves. I used a fig balsamic vinegar … Continue reading

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Pasta Pie

We were having family over for a feast and, while I had the basics covered – Pickled Avocado, Snoop Dogg’s Most Excellent Ham, Deviled Eggs and the like; I was in need of some options. One nephew was vegetarian, and … 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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Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs

Ah yes, ’tis the season for gathering together and spearing small balls o’ meat with toothpicks while sipping sparkling cocktails. Sounds like a plan to me! Now, these meatballs are bit different; none of that grape jelly stuff – we … Continue reading

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Zippy Asparagus Pickles

I really wanted to make a batch of these nicely spiced pickles to bring to my sister’s house for Thanksgiving, but, asparagus was kinda pricey and the warehouse-sized mega market I happened to be shopping at was out of jalapeños! … Continue reading

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Honey Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken

It’s a birthday surprise! We’re in NOLA to celebrate my day, and our (very nice) French Quarter hotel has just discovered that the city has turned our room’s water off for the day for… stuff. *sigh* Still and all, we … Continue reading

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1905 Salad

In the Ybor City section of Tampa, there is a famous restaurant, The Columbia. I had always wanted to check it out when my parents lived there, but my dad was not a fan of anything with a hint of … Continue reading

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Another Take on My Terryaki

This is actually pretty close to my original Terryaki Sauce, but I’ve skipped the Tien Tsin Peppers and left the Szechuan Peppercorns whole; which, I believe, gave me a more flavorful, zippier Terryaki Sauce. All in all, very nice. I … Continue reading

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Hot Sautéed Slaw

I have a fair number of coleslaw recipes on this site, this is one of my faves, and for those who don’t care for a traditional slaw, there’s this version made with mustard. Then… there is this  tasty version; made … Continue reading

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