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Pork Chop Steaks

My eye was caught by these BEEYOUTIFUL thick cut, bone-in pork chops at the butcher counter the other week, and nothing would do but to bring them home. But then… what to do with them? Hmmm. STEAK! I decided to … Continue reading

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Pork Tenderloin

A while ago, I did a post about a very tasty chicken souvlaki sammich; then I posted a parfait! recipe for just the marinade/salad dressing used to flavor the chicken. Now, we’re back again with the Greek-style marinade, but this … Continue reading

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Parfait! Greek Marinade For Souvlaki (or Salad)

Not too, too long ago, I posted about Chicken Souvlaki, which made for a fine pita sammich dinner. Now I’m back, having thought long and hard about the marinade/salad dressing that made the Souvlaki ermmm, Souvlaki; and I believe it … Continue reading

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Grilled Strip Steaks

So, yeh, technically, these strip steaks are pan grilled on top o’ the stove; but the recipe will easily work on a real big boy grill, too. Sometimes, a good piece of meat requires a simple preparation, and there is … Continue reading

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Feta Dip With Lemon

Rich follows this magazine, Sweet Paul, on line, and forwards any recipes he thinks it’d be nice for me to try. This one, a cracker spread/dip made from crumbled feta cheese, garlic, and lemon, seemed like just the thing for … Continue reading

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Baked Cod and Sweet Potatoes

The original version of this recipe was called Thanksgiving Cod and was found on bigoven.com, which has a cool web site as well as an app, so you can search out stuff on the go. I liked the idea of … Continue reading

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Shrimp With Pesto

Shrimp, warmed in butter, then tossed with a bit of freshly made pesto. See, it all started when Rich bough two bags of frozen cooked tail-on shrimp for New Year noshing… We only went through one bag with wicked good … Continue reading

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Cheese Croutons

Back in the day, my housemate’s fiancée and her housemates would make these killer croutons by cutting crusty bread into cubes, tossing ’em in melted butter, and then baking them to a crispity golden deliciousness that was a very good … Continue reading

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Parfait! Nigella’s Chicken

A new Trader Joe’s opened kindasorta close to our house a while ago, and we decided to check it out. The one (previously) closest to us was always packed with rude, pushy shoppers, and I always needed to psych myself … Continue reading

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Parfait! Summer Squash Carpaccio

Don’t wait for summer to try this tasty little salad; made up of yellow and green summer squash (or, to us around here: zucchini and yellow squash) thinly sliced and layered with shallots, lemon juice, olive oil, a bit of … Continue reading

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