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Pepper Relish

Today, in part two of my “building phase” to make Holidaze Barbecue Sauce at the end of the week, I am making pepper relish. Pretty common where I am from in New England, and dead delicious on top of a … Continue reading

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Shrimp Fricassee!

Idunno, it just seems that any food ending with Fricassee needs a bang (!) at the end. And, in truth, this dish deserves that bit of advertising agency language excitement. First things first, back in the 1970’s the newspaper in … Continue reading

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Veggie Jambalaya…ermmm, with shrimp and sausage

My sister was driving out for a vist from the East Coast. One of our cousin’s dad lives a couple of towns over from my village in far northeastern Illinois, so they decided to share the drive and take two, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Chop Pickle

‘Tis the season… whether you garden or, like me, participate in a local family farm’s “goody bag” promotion (ours is called Mystery Bag); you will come back from your garden or farm with a bunch of cucumber. I was gonna … Continue reading

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Tante Marie’s Monday Mixer Meatloaf!

I have a love/hate relationship with meatloaf. On the one hand, I really like a well made meatloaf. On the other, I seem to only be able to actually make a decent meatloaf about 50% of the time. So, I … Continue reading

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Snap Pea Stir Fry

We were planning a low key New Year’s Eve dinner, Tamari and Sriracha and Tuna Steaks with home made Sriracha and Lime Mayonnaise, and Rich was poking around the produce section at Target looking for a likely veggie side. Hmmm. … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 18: Strawberry Salsa

Strawberry jam, sure; and strawberry cookie bars are a no-brainer, heck, even strawberry ice cubes dropped into a sparkling cocktail are pretty much of a given, but… Strawberry salsa? Yeah, youbetcha! Today’s Doris Project recipe is a tangy blend of … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 15: Fiesta Pie

This week’s Doris Project comes to us in the form of a hand-written recipe for Mexican Fiesta Pie from 1983. The author spiced things up a bit from the recipe I found on Cooks.com by using jalapeño Cheez Whiz in … Continue reading

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