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Classic Coleslaw – Like KFC

I am a big coleslaw fan, but am also pretty picky about it. A lot of commercial slaws are taste off to me – too creamy or too vinegar-y or some such; but KFC’s coleslaw is mebbe my second fave. … Continue reading

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Ciao! Picollo

No, I am not sending a greeting to a musical instrument. Instead, this is my homage to Chow Chow, a slightly zippy pickle relish usually based on cabbage. Mine does have cabbage, but the backbone of this pickle is cauliflower. … Continue reading

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Pizza, Motor City Style

Motor City ‘Za – a rectangular pizza with a not-t00-thick crust and a wicked crispity wall of cheese around the edges. *sigh* A solid fave around our house ever since I first saw Jeff Mauro make it on TV, though, … Continue reading

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Short Rib Multi-Pot Marinara

I really like this sauce. Three beef short ribs are turned into a wicked nice marinara that reminds me of old-school Italian restaurants, and I particularly loved it with frozen breaded ravioli. *SIGH* I want more, NOW, but tonight is … Continue reading

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Meatloaf Pasta Sauce

Yeh, sure – most folk have more than likely turned leftover meatloaf into a spaghetti sauce of some sort, but… What about if we start with the meatloaf mixin’s to make a sauce? The original version of this recipe, from … Continue reading

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Zucchini and Spinach Pasta Casserole

The nice folk at Food Network call this a “creamy zucchini and spinach pasta bake” – and it is. But. Because I used a shredded Italian cheese blend that included Parmesan, it cannot be called vegetarian. If, however,  you go … Continue reading

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Asparagus and Feta Salad

Sure, we all know about salads that don’t include lettuce: tuna salad, chicken salad, potato salad, bean salad, fruit salad… and the list goes on; but then, you start to think about a salad with tomatoes, and Feta cheese, and … Continue reading

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Swiss Burgers With Tomato Gravy

My mom-in-law was spending a month or so with us, and I was on the lookout for something interesting for dinner that appealed to our tastes, but would also not be too spicy for hers. And then, the nice folk … Continue reading

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Kedgeree With Smoked Salmon and Curried Peas

First things first. This is not your traditional kedgeree; I use packaged yellow rice as a base, and then locally smoked Lake Michigan salmon, and, I even bought my hard cooked eggs, well… hard cooked at the market, because, for … 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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