Tag Archives: Half and Half

Turkey in Waffles

When I first came across the basis for this recipe (from the nice and helpful folk at Myrecipes.com), they called for using leftover fried chicken in these very, very fine savory waffles. Well… I was fresh out of leftover fried … Continue reading

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Lobster Pie With Cracker Crumb Topping

Cheers! What better way to start the week than with a nicely chilled glass of Vouvray and a New England classic lobster pie? In truth, the nice folk at Yankee Magazine, where I came across the original recipe, seem to … Continue reading

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Creamy Shrimp Pasta, Cajun Style

Shrimp. Cajun seasoned creamy shrimp. And pasta… pesto filled tortellini, to be precise. And pork belly, because I was (yet again) out of ‘shrooms – but, I gotta say, Air Fryer Sliced Pork Belly is the gift that keeps on … Continue reading

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Coquilles Saint-Jacques

The first time I had Coquilles Saint-Jacques was at a cool (supposedly mob-owned) French restaurant, with my friend Debbi. The last time I had Coquilles Saint-Jacques, my friend Diane made it, and served it in scallop shells (the ‘coquille’) with … Continue reading

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Walnut and Roasted Pepper Pesto

I honestly cannot recall where this book came from. It has been sitting in (one of) my stacks of ‘cookbooks to look through’ for a while and, well, both of us finally looked through it and found quite a lot … Continue reading

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Chocolate Rum Balls

New year, new take dark chocolate (liquor) ball truffles. This time, I swapped in spiced rum for the bourbon, used half and half in place of heavy cream, and chopped Virginia peanuts in place of pecans. The result? Still wicked … Continue reading

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Best! THESE Are Your New Way to Make and Mash Potatoes

A bit early for the holidaze on this side of the border, and, at the very last minute kickoff for our cousins to the North – this recipe, more or less from Tyler Florence and adapted a wee, tiny bit … Continue reading

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Parfait! Soup. Tomato Soup. With Basil

So… I’ve made a bunch of pretty decent tomato soups (just go check the table o’ contents thing-y); even a really very nice substitute for the red and white can in recipes, but this soup… Smooth. Creamy. Nice little bite … Continue reading

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