Tag Archives: Lemon

Gin and Tonic Pickles

!?! Yes. You read that headline correctly. Gin and Tonic. Pickles. The recipe, from the nice folk at delish.com, could not be simpler, or tastier, except… I was unaware that a lot of my friends are not fans of teh … Continue reading

Posted in Pickles | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lemon Ginger Cheesecake (Gluten-Free!)

It’s a cold, damp, gray Monday, so let’s bring a bit of sunshine to the table with this pretty spectacular lemon and ginger cheesecake. The original recipe, from my FAVORITE Mommy Blog and Recipe Hub: Wonkette.com, called for Lemon Oreos … Continue reading

Posted in Dessert | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Peach Marmalade

A long time ago, I stopped by to visit a friend from school, and his mom was busy making this incredibly wonderful smelling mixture of peaches and citrus and – surprise! – maraschino cherries! Mrs. B called it marmalade, but … Continue reading

Posted in Fruit, Sauces/Jellies/Condiments | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Crusty Potatoes and Creamed Feta Cheese

We spent the week of Thanksgiving with my sister and her family, and one night for dinner, she had mentioned thinking of making a barefoot contessa recipe of potatoes coated with olive oil, then rolled in a salt and herb … Continue reading

Posted in Potatoes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Try a Blintz for Brunch!

Traditionally, a blintz is kindofa cheese filled crêpe; but here, I’ve gotten rid of the flour in favor of an almond crust, and turned a Kraft Foods recipe into a tasty little gluten free treat for really any time of … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Cheese | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Creole Pork Chops With Lemon and Thyme

My husband came across this recipe somewhere on the faceplace, and, when he shared it to my wall, a bunch of our friends volunteered to come over for a taste test. I am always good for that, but, this recipe … Continue reading

Posted in Pork | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Best! Cranberry Relish

It is that time of year again. Time to make the cranberry relish. And not just any cranberry relish, no sirree. This is Julia Child’s recipe (well… ok… except for the Cointreau I’ve taken to adding of late) from Parade … Continue reading

Posted in Sauces/Jellies/Condiments | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pretzel Crusted Chicken

I was reading a trashy novel, and one of the main characters was making ‘pretzel crusted chicken with cheddar cheese mustard sauce, topped with chopped onion and dill pickle.” It all sounded too tasty to pass up, so I went … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken/Turkey/Duck | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pressure Cooker Beans With Tomatoes and Feta

I got an email from the very nice folk at Bon Appétit, featuring several of their favorite beans recipes. No, not green beans, not haricots verts; dried beans. The first recipe had me; they used one of those “multi-pot” pressure … Continue reading

Posted in Veggies | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Lemon Crunch Cupcakes

I was going through the rack of cookbooks I have downstairs (as opposed to the stacks and racks of cookbooks I have all over the rest of the house), and came across a 1973 recipe book from the editors of … Continue reading

Posted in Bread/Pastry, Dessert | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment