Tag Archives: olives

Parfait! Caprese Za!

It’s late August in North America and, even if you don’t have a big pot o’ basil on your front porch and a local family farm practically begging you to take their tomatoes off their hands; you more than likely … Continue reading

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Parfait! Puerto Rican Pork Roast

No. I do not know if this is authentically Puerto Rican, or if Don Struble, the no doubt very nice person who shared the recipe I originally found on Allrecipes.com back in 2009, is actually Puerto Rican; but I do … Continue reading

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Parfait! Dirty Martini Cheese Spread

I cannot believe I don’t make this more often; it is dead simple to toss together, wicked tasty, and even folk who don’t care for olives seem to like it. Winning, right? We were having folk over for dinner, and … Continue reading

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Parfait! New! Improved! Best! Thousand Island Dressing

See, here’s the deal; when I was a kid, Thousand Island Dressing was THE salad dressing for me – Pfeiffer’s, Kraft, or, if I was very lucky, Marie’s; who also make another big fave of mine – blue cheese dressing. … Continue reading

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Parfait! Dirty Martini Cheese Spread

Just in time for New Year’s gatherings; a re-visit to one of my favorite party spreads – Dirty Martini Cheese – cream cheese with olives, olive juice, garlic, and stuff. When first I tried this recipe out, I split the … Continue reading

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Don Struble’s Puerto Rican Pork Roast

How’s this for a little something different? A boneless pork roast marinated in hot sauce and Worcestershire and salt and pepper, then stuffed with Spanish olives and garlic and uncured pepperoni and baked. I first came across this recipe years … Continue reading

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The return o’ the cheesy olive bombs

Tis the season for noshing and all that happy happy, merry merry stuff – so it’s a good time to repeat this tasty little gem of a munchy from, I believe, the glory days of cocktail parties and twelve martini … Continue reading

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